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Changes to the Australian Privacy Principles- collection and treatment of personal information. Is your business compliant?

A topical issue lately has been the collection and use by various organisations of an individual’s personal information. In March of this year changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act) were enacted along with the introduction of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs). The APPs set out minimum standards for business organisations who collect, store and handle personal information of individuals. Personal information is considered any information that can reasonably identify a person. For example a person’s name, age, DOB, credit card details. Sensitive information that can identify a person such as their race, religious beliefs or health information also come under the APPs. In a business environment much of this information can be collected and retained on databases regarding clients and customers. In many cases this information can be provided to third parties. Compliance with...

New Associate Office in New Zealand

We are delighted and proud to announce that we have a new associate office. Focus Law is a boutique legal practice in the heart of Auckland city. This engagement has been made possible through extraordinary negotiations, extensive exchanges between the directors of both parties and valuable consideration for their respective clients. United by a common business culture, a new alliance between Zimsen Partners and Focus Law has been signed. This partnership makes Zimsen Partners the forerunner in the accounting industry providing its clients base an opportunity to defy boundaries and make business possible around the world. This new avenue of opportunity will facilitate the connection of our clients with New Zealand and assist clients referred from our associate offices to connect with Australia. Below is a small introduction to our new associate Focus Law in Auckland City, New...

SuperStream has Arrived

SuperStream covers following points: - Employers with 20 or more employees - Employers with 19 or fewer employees - SMSF members - SMSF trustees - Service Providers - Choose a service provider - Collect superannuation fund information - Update their payroll records - Making contributions through a payment system Click here for – SuperStream...
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