Practical guidance to support South Australian government agencies meet their obligations under the Information Privacy Principles Instruction.

Short guide to the Information Privacy Principles

Most State Government agencies collect and use personal information provided by the public when accessing government services.

All government employees have an obligation to manage this information appropriately.

The Short Guide to the Information Privacy Principles information sheet provides a summary of the:

 

Personal Information Data Breaches

This has been developed to advise South Australian Government agencies to be prepared for, and respond to, occasions when there may have been a breach of personal information.

It outlines the processes of identifying the breach and what notifications need to be issued.

 

Contracting and the Information Privacy Principles

This information sheet provides advice to agencies on their obligations under the Information Privacy Principles when engaging a contracted service provider to provide services on behalf of Government.

The information sheet also introduces a set of model terms and conditions an agency can use when entering into a contract for service that will involve the handling of personal information.

 

Information Privacy Principles and Child Protection Information Sheet

This information sheet provides an outline as to how the Information Privacy Principles Instruction works with existing laws and policies to promote the protection of children and young people.

 

Model terms and conditions for Information Privacy Principles and Records Management

This document was developed by the Crown Solicitor's Office to assist agencies to meet their obligations under the:

 

Photographic images and privacy

When using photographic images or video footage agencies must ensure that they are not breaching their obligations under the Government's Information Privacy Principles Instruction.

This information sheet provides guidance to agencies on managing the use of photographs while maintaining respect for individual privacy.

 

Privacy and Cloud Computing Guideline

This guideline has been developed to assist agencies subject to the South Australian Government's Information Privacy Principles Instruction  better understand how to comply with the Information Privacy Principles when utilising cloud based technologies.

 

Privacy and Open Data Guideline

This guideline aims to assist agencies to understand and address the risks to privacy when considering the public release of government datasets through the Government's Declaration of Open Data policy.

The guideline has been developed to ensure compliance with the South Australian Government's Information Privacy Principles Instruction.

 

Privacy Guidelines for SA Government Websites and Online Applications

This guideline has been developed to assist South Australian public sector agencies understand how the Government's Information Privacy Principles Instruction applies to agency websites.

It aims to assist agencies to develop privacy statements that explain how they handle personal information collected via:

  • websites
  • mobile applications and
  • social media.