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Commercial & Asset Finance Brokers Association

The national peak professional body of the equipment finance industry.

 

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Advocacy

Representing you. CAFBA advocates for the equipment finance industry to federal and state governments and the regulators on issues that affect our industry
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Training and events

Network and learn. From professional development days to web-based programs, CAFBA provides you with the knowledge and resources to help you succeed.
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Membership

As a professional commercial equipment finance broker, joining CAFBA will provide you with the skills and backing that only the peak national association can provide
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Privacy – Data Breach Reporting

Privacy Law Changes One of the Australian Privacy Principles applying as law requires personal information to be kept secure, protecting it from loss, misuse, interference and unauthorised access, modification or destruction.  From 22 February 2018, it will be mandatory to report significant privacy breaches. When the changes to the Privacy Act become law, businesses and other organisations will be required to notify individuals and the Privacy Commissioner of a data breach of personal information if the breach is likely to result in serious harm to the individuals. A breach of this nature, categorised as an ‘eligible’ or ‘notifiable’ breach, can involve the release or destruction of, or unauthorised access to, personal information in circumstances in which the affected individuals are likely to experience physical, reputational, financial, emotional or other serious harm.  This can arise in relation to one or a number of individuals, depending on the nature of the breach and its seriousness.  In assessing the impact on the individual, the ‘reasonable person’ test is used – whether a reasonable person would assess the impact as significant. A data breach could include lost or stolen computers or mobile devices, disposal, loss or theft of hard-drives or similar memory devices, hacked computer systems, hard-copy records lost or thrown out, sending personal information to the wrong person, customer details exposed online, staff taking records about individuals to another business, leased computers returned with personal information still on them, etc. The data breach regime sets out what and when actions are to be taken, including informing both the OAIC and the affected individuals.  The website of the Office of the Australian Information... read more

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