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Information Privacy

Information Privacy

Information privacy refers to individual's right to exercise some control and influence over the way information about them is collected, used, stored and disclosed.

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is committed to protection of people's privacy. All DHS staff and agencies are bound by the Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) Instruction issued as Premier and Cabinet Circular No. 12. This document contains the Privacy Principles which guide the collection, use, disclosure and handling of personal information.

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For further information regarding IPPs, please refer to the State Records website. If you have any further questions about the Department's privacy obligations please email DHS Enquiries


Page last updated : 29 Mar 2022

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