Grace Lawyers Pty Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy of our clients and those who interact with us. As such, we take all reasonable measures to safeguard personal information. This policy has been produced regarding the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles contained in Schedule 1 of that Act.
Grace Lawyers may collect personal information provided to us by you, or from interactions that you may have with us.
This information may include:
- contact information (such as name, address and phone number);
- financial information;
- business circumstances;
- information about assets and investments;
- insurance information;
- banking information;
- credit information;
- information otherwise required by law; and
- any other personal information required to perform the legal or other service to the individual.
Use and disclosure
We only use or disclose personal information which is collected by us for the primary purpose for which the collection of information pertained. We may use the personal information to, amongst other things:
- respond to queries or inquiries from you;
- supply legal services;
- arrange for payment for our services; and
- meet our legal obligations.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties for these purposes, such as disclosing to barristers, consultants and third-party experts.
We may collect your personal information in a variety of ways, such as through interaction with us by way of a telephone call, interview, through written communication or via our ‘contact us’ form on our website.
We may also collect your information through a third party, for example from a body corporate.
We also collect personal information from visitors to our website via “cookies”. “Cookies” are pieces of information which are sent from websites and stored in your computer, containing information such as your browsing preferences and habits. We may also use these cookies for analytical and advertising purposes.
These cookies do not identify you personally, instead they identify your internet browser.
You can disable cookies at any time; however, it may impact your ability to use some parts of our website.
Newsletters and marketing
We may use your personal information to send you newsletters relevant to the industry or legal issues that may be of interest, as well as information about our services. We may send you marketing material, such as information regarding seminars, activities or events by us.
You may opt out from receiving this material from us by using the ‘unsubscribe’ facility or by contacting us directly.
Access, correction and complaints
It is important that you are aware that you have the right to request access to any information that relates specifically to you, and you have the right to request the correction of any such information that is inaccurate.
We may refuse access to personal information where it would be unlawful or result in another person’s privacy being breached, or if the information requested relates to pending or anticipated legal proceedings.
Mail: PO Box 20727, World Square NSW 2002
Phone: (02) 9284 2700