Compensation for Privacy Breaches (2016 – 30 June 2020) Determined by the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner

Legal Update – July 2020 Data breaches involving an individual’s personal, medical and financial/credit information can result in reputational damage and financial losses.  The Australian privacy law provides for an individual affected by a data privacy breach to seek compensation from the organisation involved in the breach. Stephens Lawyers & Consultants provides a review of… Read More

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Protecting Confidential Information and Personal Data during COVID-19 – April 2020

by Katarina Klaric, Principal, Stephens Lawyers & Consultants COVID-19 restrictions have resulted in many workplaces requiring their employees to work remotely from home. This has resulted in unprecedented technological challenges for government agencies and private sector/non-for-profit organisations to implement technological solutions which enable secure data access and connectivity for their employees. The use of video… Read More

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