Spam Act 2003 (Cth) - Level 2

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This Act sets up a scheme for regulating commercial electronic messages. Under the Act, the practice of sending unsolicited commercial electronic messages is prohibited; commercial electronic messages must state the name of the individual or organisation who authorised the sending of the message; there must be an 'unsubscribe' function and software that can harvest electronic addresses must not be used, supplied, or acquired (note: for the purposes of the Act, email addresses and telephone numbers are electronic addresses, however, voice calls are not considered to be electronic messages).

Relevant Compliance Frameworks

Legislation, Standards and Codes may be linked to one or more of the University's compliance frameworks either as the driver of the requirements, or as a component of the framework.

The relevant frameworks are listed below.

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