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:
- 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.
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 given Privacy Breach Notification as soon as possible after a breach has occurred.
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.
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:
- Information Privacy Principles Instruction, and the
- Contracting and Official Records Standard issued under the State Records Act, 1997.
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 (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.
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
(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.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
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.