Optus Data Breach

Maurice Blackburn has made a representative complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner against SingTel Optus Pty Ltd trading as Optus for a breach of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

The complaint concerns the mistaken disclosure of customer data by Optus.

In October 2019, Optus wrote to customers to tell them that it had mistakenly released names, addresses and phone numbers and as a result, this information was:

  • Listed online at whitepages.com.au;
  • Potentially printed in the local printed White Pages;
  • Listed with operator directory assistance; and
  • Possibly listed in other smaller online directories.

If you received the following letter* and feel you have been adversely impacted please register here or contact us via optusclassaction@mauriceblackburn.com.au or call us on 1800 318 061

*If you received the letter from Optus but no longer have a copy of it, please still register. If you think you received the letter but are not sure, please register and indicate this in the comments box.

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Have you been adversely affected by Optus incorrectly disclosing your data?

You are eligible to enquire if you received the following letter* in October 2019 and believe you have been adversely affected by Optus incorrectly disclosing your data. 

Please register here or contact us via optusclassaction@mauriceblackburn.com.au or call us on 1800 318 061

*If you received the letter from Optus but no longer have a copy of it, please still register. If you think you received the letter but are not sure, please register and indicate this in the comments box.

Representative Complaint

Maurice Blackburn has made a representative complaint against SingTel Optus Pty Ltd trading as Optus for a breach of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

You can learn more about the breach here.

 

 

 

 

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