Events

Griffin Legal regularly holds seminars and forums for our current and new clients to discuss topical issues and changes to the legal environment in which those clients operate.

Canberra Events

Privacy Awareness Week: Government Training Session - 17 May 2018 Canberra

Privacy Awareness Week: From Principles to Practice

You are invited to come and join us for what is sure to be Canberra’s leading event for the public sector during 2018 Privacy Awareness Week. This year marks numerous changes to the Privacy Act, on the eve of the 30th anniversary since the commencement of the legislation.

This year, the theme for Privacy Awareness Week is “from principles to practice”. As experts in privacy law, our solicitors at Griffin Legal will be sharing their experience with the legislation in this upcoming session.

The session will cover:

  • a summary of the Australian Privacy Principles;
  • information regarding this year’s changes to the Privacy Act 1988, in particular, mandatory notification of data breaches;
  • how to put the Principles and Privacy Laws into practice, including some practical examples and case studies. The facilitators will lead a discussion regarding where we have seen organisations do it right and do it wrong; and
  • a summary of the Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code, due to commence on 1 July 2018, and how to prepare your department for the changes.

Anyone tasked with privacy compliance or who is required to collect and handle personal information should come along to this session.

Breakfast will be provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements by contacting us here.

Location:         Griffin Legal, Level 1 – 10 Moore Street, Canberra City
Date:                Thursday, 17 May 2018
Start:                 7:30am
Finish:                9am

You may register below.

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Privacy Awareness Week: Business and Not-for-Profits - 16 May 2018 Canberra

Privacy Awareness Week: From Principles to Practice

Businesses and not-for-profit organisations are invited to come and join us for what is sure to be Canberra’s leading event for the private sector during Privacy Awareness Week, on the 30th anniversary of the Privacy legislation.

This year, the theme for Privacy Awareness Week is “from principles to practice”. Griffin Legal is an expert in the Privacy Laws and their implementation and will be sharing their experience with the legislation in this upcoming session.

The session will cover:

  • a summary of the Australian Privacy Principles;
  • information regarding this year’s changes to the Privacy Act 1988, in particular, mandatory notification of data breaches;
  • how to put the Principles and Privacy Laws into practice, including some practical examples and case studies. The facilitators will lead a discussion regarding where we have seen organisations do it right and do it wrong; and
  • a summary of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, due to commence on 25 May 2018, and how this impacts Australian organisations.

Anyone in your organisation tasked with privacy compliance or who is required to collect and handle personal information should come along to this session.

Breakfast will be provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements by contacting us here.

Location:         Griffin Legal, Level 1 – 10 Moore Street, Canberra City
Date:                Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Start:                 7:30am
Finish:                9am

You may register below.

Privacy Awareness Week: Businesses and Not-for-Profits - 14 May 2018 Melbourne

Privacy Awareness Week: From Principles to Practice

Businesses and not-for-profit organisations are invited to come and join us for what is sure to be a practical and informative event for the private sector during Privacy Awareness Week, on the 30th anniversary of the Privacy legislation.

This year, the theme for Privacy Awareness Week is “from principles to practice”. Griffin Legal is an expert in the Privacy Laws and their implementation and will be sharing their experience with the legislation in this upcoming session.

The session will cover:

  • a summary of the Australian Privacy Principles;
  • information regarding this year’s changes to the Privacy Act 1988, in particular, mandatory notification of data breaches;
  • how to put the Principles and Privacy Laws into practice, including some practical examples and case studies. The facilitators will lead a discussion regarding where we have seen organisations do it right and do it wrong; and
  • a summary of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, due to commence on 25 May 2018, and how this impacts Australian organisations.

Anyone in your organisation tasked with compliance or who is required to collect and handle personal information should come along to this session.

Refreshments will be provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements by contacting us here.

Location:         To be confirmed closer to the date
Date:                Monday, 14 May 2018
Start:                 4pm
Finish:                5:30pm

You may register below.