UK Trade & Investment Webinar: Australia's privacy legislation April 2014

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  • 1. UNCLASSIFIED 1 Australia’s New Privacy Laws Scott Strain, UKTI Director for Trade Albert Iwanowski, Solicitor, Peters Linnette’s Lawyers
  • 2. Itinerary Presented by: UKTI Australia & New Zealand: Scott Strain Peters Linnette Lawyers: Albert Iwanowski 2In partnership with:
  • 3. Your ideas welcome! We are getting ready for our next webinar season! What more would you like to know about doing business in Australia? Please send your ideas to Scott.Strain@fco.gov.uk 3
  • 4. Our presenter Peter’s Linnette Lawyers is a boutique Anglo-Australia law firm that has supported many UKTI clients enter the Australian market. Albert Iwanowski Qualified as a Solicitor in 2007 and specialises in commercial & corporate law, commercial transactions, IP law, IT law. 4
  • 5. Australia Privacy Reforms March 2014 UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014 Photo by Flickr user Alex E. Proimos
  • 6. Today’s webinar • Overview of Australian privacy reforms • What has changed • Compliance steps • Questions UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014 Photo by Mark Ehr
  • 7. Who is covered by the Privacy Act? • National system • SMEs and corporates • Exemptions Photo by TobiasSchumann UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 8. What has changed? • Transparency • Robustness • Enforcement powers Photo by PublicDomainPictures UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 9. Why it is important even if you are exempt... • Cost • Market expectations • Future changes Photo by Flickr user Canned Muffins UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 10. Who kind of information is covered? • Disclosing identity • Sensitive information • Health matters Photo by Flickr user Canned Muffins UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 11. Policies • Consents • Notice requirements • Maintenance and execution of policy Photo by kolobsek UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 12. Cross-border information • Consents • Contracts & liability • Cloud computing UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014 Photo by Flickr user BriYYZ
  • 13. Direct marketing • Permissions • Opt-out Photo by FlashBuddy UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 14. I didn’t ask but you told me anyway – unsolicited personal information • Notice • De-identification • Social media UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014 Photo by Flickr user S Baker
  • 15. Anonymity • Right to: • anonymity; • pseudonymity. • Exceptions Photo by Flickr user Frederic Poirot UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 16. Credit reporting • Greater variety of data collected • Enhanced protections Photo by Alan Cleaver UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 17. How to prepare? • Policy review • Implementation and training • Contracts Photo by Nemo UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 18. Powers of information commissioner • Assessments • Investigations • Enforceable undertakings • Penalties Photo by Flickr user Canned Muffins UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 19. 3 things... • Clear policy • Systems and training • Review contracts Photo by Flickr user Canned Muffins UKTI PRIVACY WEBINAR Thursday 3 April 2014
  • 20. Questions? Photo by Flickr user Milos Milosevic UKTI WEBINAR 9:30am (GMT) Wednesdays 12 December 2012
  • 21. Need help? Albert Iwanowski Solicitor Tel: +61 (0)2 9241 6677 Douglas Linnette Partner Tel: +61 (0)2 9241 6677 www.peterslinnette.com.au @PLL_Law Photo by Kozzi UKTI WEBINAR 9:30am (GMT) Wednesdays 12 December 2012
  • 22. Contact details Scott Strain Director of Trade UK Trade & Investment Australia and NZ Scott.Strain@fco.gov.uk @UKTIAustralia Albert Iwanowski Solicitor Peters Linnette Lawyers Albert@peterslinnette.com.au @PLL_Law 22