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This online course provides privacy training for general staff in private sector organisations and public sector agencies (Commonwealth & ACT) whose tasks involve the handling of personal information, such as customer service officers and administrative staff.
The course focuses on requirements under the Commonwealth Privacy Act's new Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) (due to commence in March 2014 following the privacy reforms in December 2012). The course equips workers with a detailed awareness of privacy, key obligations under the APPs and core areas of risk relevant to their day-to-day work functions. It uses real-life case studies to demonstrate privacy issues in practice and interactive quizzes to enable users to apply principles learned in practical scenarios.
The course contains a final assessment (optional) that enables staff to test and demonstrate their knolwedge. Users who successfully complete the assessment are issued with a Certificate of Completion. Reports on user assessment scores are available to training managers.
The course aims to equip staff with a detailed understanding of:
The course is accessible through a web-browser. No software is required.
If required by the client, course content (SCORM-compliant) can be installed on the client’s Learning Management System.
Consistent with Australian Standards
Good privacy practice
Role of staff
Why is privacy important?
Sensitive & health information
2-Australian Privacy Principles
Information must be necessary
Collection must be fair
Use & disclosure
Primary purpose of collection
Related use within expectations
Authorised by law
Unauthorised staff access
Unauthorised disclosures outside of work
Protecting information against misuse and loss
Portable storage devices
Unauthorised staff access
Data security policies
Document disposal and destruction
The course is authored by Jeremy Douglas-Stewart, a specialist privacy lawyer and Principal Consultant at Privacy Law Consulting Australia. Jeremy was a member of the Privacy Commissioner's Consultative Group during her review of the Privacy Act in 2004/05 and of the Australian Law Reform Commission's Privacy Principles Roundtable in 2007. Jeremy has been delivering privacy training workshops to organisations and agencies since 2007. Jeremy is author of the Australian Privacy Law Handbook, a national privacy law loose-leaf service.
Cost depends on the number of users. Please request a quote specifying the number of users.
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How to order
An invoice for payment will be sent following receipt of order.
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