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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
   
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The '''[http://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/privacy-act/australian-privacy-principles Australian Privacy Principles]''' ('''APP'''s) regulate the handling of [[personal information]] by Australian government agencies and some [[private sector]] organisations.<ref>The APPs, which came into force on 12 March 2014, replaced the [[Information Privacy Principles]] ([[IPP]]s) that previously applied to Australian and Norfolk Island Government agencies and the [[National Privacy Principles]] ([[NPP]]s) that previously applied to [[private sector]] organisations. The [[IPP]]s continue to apply to ACT Government agencies.</ref> The 13 APPs are contained in schedule 1 of the [[Privacy Act 1988]], ''as amended by the'' [[Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012]].
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The '''[http://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/privacy-act/australian-privacy-principles Australian Privacy Principles]''' ('''APP'''s) regulate the handling of [[personal information]] by Australian government agencies and some [[private sector]] organisations.<ref>The [[APP]]s, which came into force on 12 March 2014, replaced the [[Information Privacy Principles]] ([[IPP]]s) that previously applied to Australian and Norfolk Island Government agencies and the [[National Privacy Principles]] ([[NPP]]s) that previously applied to [[private sector]] organisations. The [[IPP]]s continue to apply to ACT Government agencies.</ref> The 13 [[APP]]s are contained in schedule 1 of the [[Privacy Act 1988]], ''as amended by the'' [[Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012]].
   
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The APPs cover the [[data collection|collection]], use, [[disclosure]] and [[storage]] of [[personal information]]. They allow individuals to [[access]] their [[personal information]] and have it corrected if it is incorrect. There are also separate [[APP]]s that deal with the use and [[disclosure]] of [[personal information]] for the purpose of [[direct marketing]] (APP 7), cross-border [[disclosure]] of [[personal information]] (APP 8) and the adoption, use and [[disclosure]] of government related identifiers (APP 9).
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The [[APP]]s cover the [[data collection|collection]], use, [[disclosure]] and [[storage]] of [[personal information]]. They allow individuals to [[access]] their [[personal information]] and have it corrected if it is incorrect. There are also separate [[APP]]s that deal with the use and [[disclosure]] of [[personal information]] for the purpose of [[direct marketing]] (APP 7), cross-border [[disclosure]] of [[personal information]] (APP 8) and the adoption, use and [[disclosure]] of government related identifiers (APP 9).
   
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The APPs generally apply to Australian and Norfolk Island government agencies and also to [[private sector]] organisations with an annual turnover of $3 million or more. These entities are known as "APP entities." In addition, the APPs apply to some [[private sector]] organisations with an annual turnover of less than $3 million, such as health service providers.
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The [[APP]]s generally apply to Australian and Norfolk Island government agencies and also to [[private sector]] organisations with an annual turnover of $3 million or more. These entities are known as "APP entities." In addition, the [[APP]]s will apply to some [[private sector]] organisations with an annual turnover of less than $3 million, such as health service providers.
   
 
{{Quote|The Australian Privacy Principles . . . apply in the current context of [[data]] and [[information management]], and they continue to apply in the context of [[big data]]. Considerations include:
 
{{Quote|The Australian Privacy Principles . . . apply in the current context of [[data]] and [[information management]], and they continue to apply in the context of [[big data]]. Considerations include:

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