Salinger Privacy was established in 2004 by one of Australia’s foremost privacy experts. We offer privacy consulting and advisory services, as well as a range of privacy resources, eLearning and face-to-face privacy training options.
Our clients come from government, the non-profit sector and businesses across Australia. No matter what sector you are in, we believe that privacy protection is essential for your reputation. In everything we do, we aim to demystify privacy law, and offer pragmatic solutions – to help you ensure regulatory compliance, and maintain the trust of your customers.
Salinger Privacy is:
- on the Australian Government’s Privacy Services Provider Panel for Privacy Impact Assessments, privacy advice, and privacy training
- a fully pre-qualified supplier to the NSW Government; under the NSW Prequalification Scheme ‘Performance and Management Services’ (SCM0005), Salinger Privacy can be engaged, with no value limit, for business performance reviews and risk management advisory services, such as PIAs and privacy audits
- an approved supplier on the Victorian Government’s eServices Register
- an approved seller on the Australian Government’s Digital Marketplace, in relation to our Compliance Kits and privacy training solutions
- an Official Training Partner of the International Association of Privacy Professionals
Check out our Training Calendar for all our up-coming courses including live virtual options, as well as eLearning modules you can do anytime.
We have updated our Checklist on Handling a Privacy Complaint, to reflect new OAIC determinations. This checklist offers a nine step process to follow when handling a privacy complaint about a breach of the APPs, from initial acknowledgement of the complaint through to finalisation. Includes an explanation of the principles involved in awarding compensation, and a table summarising all OAIC determinations (as at 30 June 2021) in which compensation was ordered. See our Data Breaches & Privacy Complaints Compliance Kit, or the ‘Everything…’ Compliance Kit for your sector.
Out now: August edition of PPIPA in Practice. Unlock a wealth of knowledge from over 485 NSW privacy cases, and find out why our subscribers refer to our annotated guide as their ‘bible’. Now in its 15th year of publication. Latest edition includes the first case to determine whether COVID-19 poses a “serious and imminent threat” to override privacy protections.
OUT NOW! Our eBook Algorithms, AI, and Automated Decisions – A guide for privacy professionals offers a plain language guide and practical framework to use when assessing algorithmic systems for privacy-related risks and harms.
We have also updated our FREE Privacy Officer’s Handbook to reflect the latest guidance. Download your copy today.
The International Association of Privacy Professionals has released a Global Privacy Law Mapping Chart. Our Principal Anna Johnston was pleased to be a contributor to the project.
On 16 September our Principal Anna Johnston joined fellow panelists to discuss “Shaping choices in the digital world: how consent can become meaningful again“, a virtual event hosted by the Future of Privacy Forum’s brand-new Asia-Pacific team, as part of Singapore PDPC’s Personal Data Protection Week. You can read a write-up of the discussions here.
Our Principal Anna Johnston was the guest on the Burning Platforms online forum to talk about the latest revelations about Facebook, the Privacy Act review and likely direction of reforms. Listen to the podcast here.
Anna was also interviewed by The Australian Financial Review, about the compliance headaches for small businesses when collecting evidence of vaccination.
Fresh on the Salinger Privacy blog page: We examine the 7-Eleven case on facial recognition tech. Plus what covid apps can teach us about privacy, utility and trust in tech design, and ‘Cat or carrot?’ looks at how to assess the privacy risks from algorithmic decisions.
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