Data61 and the Consumer Data Standards team have just released the Christmas working draft of the API standards in support of the Australian Government’s Consumer Data Right Regime.
Included in this release are:
- a summary of progress across each work stream, including key documents, deliverables and issues still to be resolved
- an updated version of the API standards (v0.2.0)
- an information security profile (v0.1.0)
- an independent review of the information security profile by consultancy Galexia
The Christmas working draft API standard doesn’t include:
- An updated product reference payload – feedback was sought from major banks through the Australian Banking Association as to how a product reference payload might be designed for Version 1 of the standard. That feedback, received in mid-December, has yet to be incorporated into this working draft and will be a priority for inclusion in January 2019 alongside feedback from FinTech Australia.
- A draft payload for scheduled payments – this is the focus of discussions with the ACCCAustralian Competition and Consumer Commission The ACCC is Australia's competition regulator and national consumer law champion. and will be included, once resolved in the ACCCAustralian Competition and Consumer Commission The ACCC is Australia's competition regulator and national consumer law champion. Rules, in January 2019
- Detailed non-functional requirements – the ACCCAustralian Competition and Consumer Commission The ACCC is Australia's competition regulator and national consumer law champion. and Data61 are working together to articulate NFRs in draft rules and standards. A preliminary draft proposal, designed to begin eliciting feedback, has been published on the Consumer Data Standards GitHub here
- Insights from Consumer Experience permissions language testing – the current scopes and arrangement of payloads may change in order to improve consumer understanding of what is contained in each payload, for them to grant consent to an accredited data recipient to access.
In parallel with
Also attached is a summary of progress that provides an update on consumer experience testing currently underway by Data61 with further testing scheduled in January 2019.
- Consumer Experience work stream report, Defining the UX of Consent, and a draft work stream roadmap (v2.0)
You can access all of the documentation and reports included in the Christmas 2018 Working Draft here (if the links above don’t work).
Please note that feedback on the Christmas working draft will be open for four weeks, closing on Friday 18 January 2019. All submissions received via email ([email protected]) will be published publically on the dedicated GitHub.
- Comments and queries on the API standards: A dedicated GitHub Issue for capturing feedback has been created here: https://github.com/ConsumerDataStandardsAustralia/standards/issues/44
- Comments and queries on the information security profile: A dedicated GitHub Issue for capturing feedback has been created here: https://github.com/ConsumerDataStandardsAustralia/infosec/issues/45
- Comments and queries on the CX Roadmap or Defining the UX of Consent report: email Michael Palmyre ([email protected]) with feedback and questions on the draft Roadmap or Defining the UX of Consent report.