Australia: privacy compliance for apps is an OAIC focus
Having kept a watchful eye on mobile privacy trends in the US, it comes as no surprise that the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has now focused on privacy compliance in respect of apps and the mobile environment.
In April the OAIC released a consultation draft of a proposed practice guide entitled ‘Mobile Privacy: A better practice guide for mobile app developers’, which we expect will be soon finalised with no significant amendments. This Practice Guide will be the key guidance on privacy in the app and mobile environment under the new Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principals, which are effective from 12 March 2014. As we predicted, privacy compliance in the mobile environment (including apps) is ‘front and centre’ in the OAIC’s thoughts and will be an area of ‘increased scrutiny’ for the OAIC…
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