New Law for Web Privacy March 12th 2014

RS Net logo - RS stands for Renton Solutions Network- a web development business in Adelaide South Australia.

RS Net brought this to your attention last month

There are important changes to Web Privacy Laws coming into effect on March 12th, 2014 and it affects most online interactions from email to website contact forms etc and e-commerce.


Most of our web clients are affected in one way or another.

If you are and you don't have a compliant website or email Privacy Policy, there may be a risk of a fine.

Information can be found at the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)

See privacy-fact-sheet-17-australian-privacy-principles

 

So what do you need to do?

Firstly, make sure whether it applies to you! Check the links above.

A group called Legal 123 have produced a business package just for website privacy and they charge $159 ex GST. Please click on http://legal123.com.au/privacy-policy-deadline-approaching/

 

RS Net have purchased the package and can see how much work has been put into the documents,
which Legal123 say they will keep updated.
There are several pages of legalities including an email disclaimer, and they are also pitched at particular types of sites
- this means they have written information directly for food sites for example.

Because of the numbers of domains in our hosting panel, we have been able to get a bulk price.

Who needs this package?

From our reading of the information on the links above, most of us do if we have an online presence etc.
We certainly all have emails. The rules as spelled out by Legal123 can be read here.
If you don't have a compliant set of documents then you should seriously consider it.

 

What will it cost?

  • Option 1 - Buy it direct from Legal123 - $159ex GST, and you install it yourself - no need to call us. Total $174.90
  • Option 2 - Buy it direct from Legal123 - $159ex GST, and you ask RS Net to install it  if you generate send  and then send the special text to us- plus $66 inc  Total $240.90
  • Option 3 - Buy it direct from Legal123 - $159ex GST, and pay RS Net to generate and install the
    text for you
    - plus $99.00 inc  Total $273.90

  • Option 4 - Order it through RS Net - $99.00inc, and you install it yourself  Total $99inc 
  • Option 5 - Order it through RS Net - $99.00inc, and pay RS Net to generate & install it - plus $66 inc  
    Total $165.00

 What if I have multiple sites?

 eg, RS Net has other domain names like www.webbrochure.com.au, www.localitylist.com.au.

If they are not registered to the same entity, then they need to have separate packages.
 
If buying direct from Legal123 you buy one to cover each active website unless they are registered to
the same entity.
If buying from us at the RS Net special rate you buy one to cover each active website.

 

How can I check the registration?

 Go to http://whois.melbourneit.com.au and enter your domain names.

 

When  do I need to act? 

 

NOW! They need to be installed by March 12th 2014
 
 
To purchase the Privacy Package and/or Installation
 
Please print and fill in the following - one for each site
 
Website name...........................................................
 
Business name............................................................
 
Business Address.........................................................................................................................
 
 Your business ABN/ACN/ARBN (e.g. ABN:11-222-333-444)................................................
 
The State where your business is headquartered (e.g. NSW).......................................................
 
Email ...................................................................................

Phone...........................................
 
 
Ring one of the following to describe your site
 
  • General/eCommerce (most of you you will be here)
  • Fitness/Exercise
  • Dietary/Sports Supplements
  • Education/Life Coaching
  • Classifieds
  • Photography
  • Financial broker
Please invoice me for Option _______________ I will pay $ ____________ once invoiced. 
 
I have direct deposited $______________ for Option _________. Please send me a receipt.
 
 Signed ________________________________ Date_____________
 
 CONFUSED?
Please call us to discuss your requirements.
08 7324 3024