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Privacy

Optus is subject to a number of privacy regulations including requirements under the:

  • Telecommunications Act 1997 - regulates the disclosure of information about an individual's personal particulars and the content of communications;
  • Privacy Act 1988 - regulates how credit providers, gather, use and disclose information about an individual's credit rating and history;
  • Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 - regulates the handling of Personal Information, including the collection, use, disclosure and security of personal information via ten National Privacy Principles;
  • ACIF Calling Number Display Code - sets minimum standards for the management of Calling Number Display to ensure the privacy protection of users.

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