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Documents under "Guidelines", sorted by "name".
A Guide for Directors, Privacy and Boards: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You (May 2004)
Australian Government agencies in the Northern Territory - Indigenous Protocol (entitled Australian Government agencies in the Northern Territory - Indigenous Protocol (entitled "Minding Your Own Business" - February 1998)
Automated Assistance in Administrative Decision-Making - Better Practice Guide (Non-OPC document with OPC contributions) (February 2007)
Covert surveillance in Commonwealth administration (February 1992)
Data-matching in Commonwealth administration (February 1998)
Federal and ACT Government World Wide Web sites (May 1999)
March 2003 The purpose of these Guidelines is to assist Federal and ACT government agencies to adopt best privacy practice and comply with the Privacy Act in respect to their websites. If personal information may be transmitted, published, solicited and collected via the Internet, agencies need to consider the relevant privacy implications whe...
Guidelines for Job Applicants
Introduction Background The Technical Realities of E-mail Use and Privacy Jurisdiction and Legal Issues Developing a Policy Guidelines Conclusion Introduction The use of the Internet by governments and organisations has raised concerns about the privacy of staff e-mail and web browsing activities. Despit...
Guidelines under section 95 of the Privacy Act 1988: privacy and medical research (March 2000)
Guidelines under section 95A of the Privacy Act 1988 (December 2001)
Information Privacy Principles 1 - 3 (October 1994)
Information Privacy Principles 4 - 7 (February 1998)
Information Privacy Principles 8 - 11 (November 1996)
Legislative Data-matching Program Annotated (September 1991)
September 2001 Copyright Office of the Privacy Commissioner 2001 ISBN 1-877079-22-7 This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. Requests and enquiries concerning re...
OECD Privacy Guidelines 1980
Privacy and Public Key Infrastructure: for Agencies using PKI to communicate or transact with individuals (December 2001)
FOREWORD The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 extends the operation of the Privacy Act 1988 to cover much of the private sector. An integral feature of the Amendment Act is the option for organisations to develop their own privacy codes, which when approved, replace compliance with the National Privacy Principles....
Privacy Guidelines for the Medicare Benefits and Pharmaceutical Benefits Programs (issued March 2008 - effective from 1 July 2008)
Issued under section 135AA of the National Health Act 1953 Issued on 6 March 2008 to take effect on 1 July 2008 Part A) Australian Government Agencies Guideline 1: Handling of claims information Part B) Medicare Australia Guideline 2: Management of claims information by Medica...
Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner 9 November 2001 Foreword The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 extends the operation of the Privacy Act 1988 to cover the private health sector throughout Australia. The co-regulatory approach offered by the legislation allo...
Provision of personal information to members of Parliament (August 1990)
Procedures for handling applications from organisations and agencies seeking a Public Interest Determination.