The Acts contain requirements in relation to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of such personal information. The Acts acknowledge that particular agencies will have important roles to carry out on behalf of the public that may require these restrictions on personal information to be departed from or modified. In such cases, a Code of Practice can modify the Acts to allow the agency to carry out its function.
The Department of Education and Training's Privacy Code of Practice (PDF 0.1MB) allows for the work of schools and TAFE NSW colleges. It modifies the Acts and broadly covers the following domains: