Resolving privacy complaints is one of the most important things we do as an office. Last year, we received 725 complaints and 2015 is not slowing down.
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In trying to resolve a privacy dispute or complaint, the Privacy Commissioner has the power to make people attend a compulsory conference. This is a little known feature of the Privacy Act and it has been perhaps underutilised in the 21 years that the Act has been around.
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