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Woolworths & Big W under investigation

Postby Rev. Chris Roubis » Tue Sep 14, 2021 12:56 pm

Woolworths & Big W under investigation by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Breaking the Privacy Act by forcing customers to sign up to the covidsafe app.

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PRIVACY ACT 1988 - SECT 94H
Requiring the use of COVIDSafe

(1) A person commits an offence if the person requires another person to:

(a) download COVIDSafe to a communication device; or

(b) have COVIDSafe in operation on a communication device; or

(c) consent to uploading COVID app data from a communication device to the National COVIDSafe Data Store.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years or 300 penalty units, or both.

(2) A person commits an offence if the person:

(a) refuses to enter into, or continue, a contract or arrangement with another person (including a contract of employment); or

(b) takes adverse action (within the meaning of the Fair Work Act 2009 ) against another person; or

(c) refuses to allow another person to enter:

(i) premises that are otherwise accessible to the public; or

(ii) premises that the other person has a right to enter; or

(d) refuses to allow another person to participate in an activity; or

(e) refuses to receive goods or services from another person, or insists on providing less monetary consideration for the goods or services; or

(f) refuses to provide goods or services to another person, or insists on receiving more monetary consideration for the goods or services;

on the ground that, or on grounds that include the ground that, the other person:

(g) has not downloaded COVIDSafe to a communication device; or

(h) does not have COVIDSafe in operation on a communication device; or

(i) has not consented to uploading COVID app data from a communication device to the National COVIDSafe Data Store.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years or 300 penalty units, or both.

(3) To avoid doubt:

(a) subsection (2) is a workplace law for the purposes of the Fair Work Act 2009 ; and

(b) the benefit that the other person derives because of an obligation of the person under subsection (2) is a workplace right within the meaning of Part 3-1 of that Act.

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