Experian Australia Credit Services Pty Ltd is a credit reporting body under the Privacy Act, and does not collect, use or disclose your personal information other than as part of its credit reporting business. As a result, the information Experian Credit Services collects, uses and discloses is regulated under Part IIIA of the ‘Privacy Act 1988’ rather than the Australian Privacy Principles. You should be aware that other entities within the Experian corporate group may collect, use and disclose personal information not related to credit reporting.
Privacy (credit Reporting) Code 2014 – Independent review
Following an independent review pursuant to clause 24.2 of the Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014. Experian Australia, Credit Services welcomes the release of the Final Report on the review of Credit Reporting Body – specific obligations of the Privacy Act and CR Code conducted by independent consultant, Ms Andrea Beatty, Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law.
The object of the review was to assess Experian Australia, Credit Services’ compliance with the credit reporting obligations in Part IIIA of the Privacy Act, the Privacy Regulation and Credit Reporting Code. It should be noted the review does not cover compliance with the Australian Privacy Principals or any other obligations under the Privacy Act.
In summary the report confirms Experian Australia, Credit Services is compliant with Part IIIA of the Privacy Act and the CR Code.
Experian Australia, Credit Services would like to thank all stakeholders who have made valuable contributions to the review.
To download a copy of the report please click here