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This ten tip guide will help you comply with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) when you handle your customers’ personal information.

protect-customers-piOn Wednesday March 12, 2014 the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) began enforcing the Privacy Amendment Act 2012 (No. 197, 2012) which includes a set of new, harmonised privacy principles that will regulate the handling of personal information. The Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and will apply to all Australian organisations with revenue greater than $3 million.

The APPs cover the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information. They allow individuals to access their personal information and have it corrected if it is incorrect. There are also separate APPs that deal with the use and disclosure of personal information for the purpose of direct marketing (APP 7), cross-border disclosure of personal information (APP 8) and the adoption, use and disclosure of government related identifiers (APP 9). More information can be found at the OAIC website.

Shred-X is a proud sponsor of IAPPANZ and partner of the Privacy Awareness Week Initiative.

For over 15 years Shred-X Document Destruction has been the leader in secure destruction services. We assist organisations in complying with the Privacy Act 1988 and its Amendments providing tailored services to thousands of commercial sites and households across Australia.

Shred-X is very proud to be the ONLY Australian document destruction company with eight (8) NAID AAA certified sites across Australia: