Practical guidance to support South Australian government agencies meet their obligations under the Information Privacy Principles Instruction.
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:
- Government's Information Privacy Principles Instruction and
- outlines what South Australian Government employees need to know to ensure they meet their obligations under the Information Privacy Principles.
Personal Information Data Breaches
The Government’s Personal Information Data Breach Guideline advises South Australian Government agencies how to be prepared for, and respond to, occasions when there may have been a breach of privacy. It outlines the processes of identifying the breach and what notifications need to be issued.
The Privacy Committee of South Australia must be notified of breaches as soon as possible after a breach has occurred. For more information go to the Privacy Breach Notification webpage.
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.
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.
This document was developed by the Crown Solicitor's Office to assist agencies to meet their obligations under the:
- Information Privacy Principles Instruction, and the
- Contracting and Official Records Standard issued under the State Records Act, 1997.
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.
(document currently under review)
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.
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.
(document currently under review)
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:
- mobile applications and
- social media.
The purpose of this information sheet is to provide general advice to SA public sector agencies regarding the application of the GDPR and how it may impact those agencies providing goods or services to individuals in the EU.