Privacy.

Blog

Spamalanche: when inbox overflow leads to penalty blow

In 2023, businesses paid almost $10 million in penalties for breaching the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) (Spam Act). This involved breaches by household names including Kmart, Ticketek, DoorDash and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. This was a significant increase in penalties from previous years, showing that consumers are fed up with receiving spam messages and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is as vigilant as ever.

Read More

Blog

Navigating the changes: privacy law reforms in 2024

Privacy is paramount, especially in today's digital age where our personal information is constantly being collected, stored, and shared. The Australian Government is set to make significant changes to privacy laws to protect consumers and align with global standards after a series of data breaches. Here's what you need to know:

Read More

Blog

Beware of the phish when you surf – recent changes to privacy laws

We’ve all heard about it – personal information being leaked into the public domain or perhaps sold to third parties without knowledge or consent. Whilst these occurrences can be catastrophic, we seem to have developed a ‘breach fatigue’ or desensitization as data breaches become more of ‘the norm’. Protecting your personal information is not as simple as having a 12-character…

Read More

Get in touch.