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Understand how to legally manage personal information in your community organisation
Are you handling the personal details of volunteers, members or clients? Privacy laws can be tricky for community organisations to navigate, particularly with developments in technology and increasing numbers of organisations collaborating to deliver services. Attend this seminar to make sure your organisation is doing the right thing. You’ll learn about:
- Overview of privacy laws and how to know whether they apply to your organisation
- An explanation of key terms – personal, sensitive and health information – and the importance of understanding these
- The documents, systems and checks you should put in place today to protect personal information and comply with privacy laws
- How to legally collect, use, disclose, handle and store personal information
- Responding to requests for personal information from courts, police and others
- What to do if there is a privacy complaint or data breach
- Top tips for complying with privacy law
“Really insightful and succinct, thank-you! [The trainer] was awesome, really engaging, knowledgeable, interesting and helpful! I’ve been on privacy training before, it was really ‘dry’- this was the opposite.” (Eleanor Flanagan)
Suitable for staff, volunteers and management committees of not-for-profit community organisations of all sizes and legal structures, including unincorporated groups.
Standard length 3 hours
Facilitator A lawyer from NFP Law with expertise in charity and not-for-profit law and experience in providing training to community groups