The public is more informed of their rights and this area of law is constantly evolving around the right to privacy and related issues. The new Privacy Act 2020 has significantly increased the protections to personal information in the digital age. Businesses and organisations have strict obligations when it comes to protecting the privacy and data of employees, customers/clients and other stakeholders.
One significant change is an organisation’s obligations around mandatory breach notifications. Failure to comply may result in stiff penalties.