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Commissioner to Improve Access to Privacy Rights Information

PRIVACY—VICTORIA

April 30, 2010

Victoria Privacy Commissioner Helen Versey has announced a new community engagement project, to be implemented over the next 18 months, aimed at helping Victorians from diverse backgrounds have improved access to information about their privacy rights. "All Victorians have privacy rights and it is important that they are aware of these rights and know what to do when they have a problem," Versey said in an announcement of the project. Based on increasing calls to her office, Versey said, it is clear that Victorians are concerned about their privacy rights, but "often don't know where to start, particularly if English is their second language or their access to information and services is limited."
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