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Final Set of APPs Released for Comment

DATA PROTECTION—AUSTRALIA

November 21, 2013

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released the final set of Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), reports Computerworld. APP 12 and 13 cover access to and correction of personal information and require organisations to give consumers access to the information organisations hold on them and to take reasonable steps to correct information as well as “contact other organisations that hold the same information about a person so that they can update these details,” the report states. The consultation period is open until 16 December.
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