Data Ethics

Apply legal and ethical principles in the collection, use, storage and disposal of data.

Proficiency Level

Level 1 (Follow)


Level 2 (Assist)


Level 3 (Apply)

  • Apply and uphold principles of professional, legal and ethical conduct, policies and procedures in the handling of data.
  • Fully understand the importance and application of security and ethics to own work and the operation of the organisation.
  • Understand how own role impacts security and ethics, and demonstrate routine security and ethical practice and knowledge required for own work.
  • Fully aware of and comply with essential organisational security and ethical practices expected of the individual.
  • Proactively ensure security and ethics are appropriately addressed within their area by self and others.
  • Engage or work with security and ethics specialists as necessary.
  • Contribute to the security and ethics culture of the organisation.

Level 4 (Ensure)

  • Analyse unethical practices and apply ethical decision-making models and strategies to address ethical dilemmas and issues.
  • Contribute to the security and ethics culture of the organisation and ensures implementation in area of responsibility.

Level 5 (Strategise)

  • Champion security and ethics within own area of work and throughout the organisation.
  • Take a leading role in promoting security and ethics throughout own area of responsibilities and collectively in the organisation.