ITnews reports the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is using a court-enforceable undertaking to force investment firm Wilson Asset Management International to delete all campaign data holdings. The order to delete the holdings comes as the OAIC cracks down on proxy campaigns related to political parties and candidates, which have their data assets exempt from Australia's Privacy Act. “The community expects that all organisations handling personal information will be clear about what information they are collecting and how it will be used,” Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk said in a statement. “Organisations should only collect personal information that is necessary for their activities.”
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