"Agencies" that have to comply with the Privacy Act come in all shapes and sizes clubs, businesses and government departments alike. Even an individual can be an "agency". Almost everyone is covered if they hold personal information.
Is privacy just PC nonsense, or does it make good sense? Here are our answers to the question Why Bother?
We also have a page of specific Info for Employers.
Giving notice to website visitors about how you collect and use personal information is good privacy practice. View our 2005 website privacy notices survey. Read our notes on how to approach the task of writing an effective website privacy notice.
See the our books "Privacy at Work - A guide to the Privacy Act for employers and employees" and "Privacy in Schools - A guide to the Privacy Act for principals, teachers and boards of trustees". These books use examples to illustrate some of the major privacy questions. There are downloadable versions available or contact us if you wish to purchase copies.
See the text of our brochure Good Privacy is Good Business for some useful tips. Contact us at email@example.com if you would like copies of the brochure itself.