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 December 3, 2019  Posted by  Business, Laws, Non-U.S.

Aimee Chanthadavong reports:

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recommended for loyalty schemes run by the likes of Telstra and the big four banks to improve data practices in its final report into customer loyalty schemes.

In calling for broader changes to be made to consumer and privacy laws, the ACCC’s final report [PDF] has put forward five main recommendations to address its concerns around how existing loyalty schemes do not present terms, conditions, and privacy policies in a way consumers can easily understand; and are collecting, using, and disclosing consumer data in ways that does not align with consumer preferences, including providing limited insight and control over the sharing of their data with unknown third parties.

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