Information Privacy Principles - Victoria

Service summary

You are required to comply with these principles if you collect, hold, manage, use, disclose or transfer personal information. Personal information is any information or opinion that is recorded about an individual who can be identified from that information or opinion.

There are ten Information Privacy Principles. These are:

  • Collection
  • Use and Disclosure
  • Data Quality
  • Data Security
  • Openness
  • Access and Correction
  • Unique Identifiers
  • Anonymity
  • Transborder Data Flows
  • Sensitive Information.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Premier and Cabinet
Privacy and Data Protection Victoria

Act(s) name

Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Victoria)

Contact details

Department of Premier and Cabinet
Privacy and Data Protection Victoria

Operating address:
Level 6 121 Exhibition Street
Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
PO BOX 24014
Melbourne, Victoria 3001


03 9651 5111


1300 666 444


03 9651 2062

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Supporting information


The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.