Information Privacy Principles - Victoria


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

Contact details

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Privacy and Data Protection Victoria

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Operating address: Level 6 121 Exhibition Street
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: PO BOX 24014
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9651 5111
Fax: 03 9651 2062
Other: 1300 666 444
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