Digby Law ABN 40 778 684 633 and its service company, Amanda Consulting Pty Limited ACN 110 553 690 (“Digby Law”) are bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended by the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Amendment Act 2000 (“the Act”). The Act, together with the Uniform General Rules requires us to tell you the following in relation to personal information we collect about you.
Digby Law collects personal information from you, including your full name and address, for the purposes of providing legal advice and representation to its clients and administering its business. If you do not provide us with your full name and address we cannot act for you. We also collect personal information for our human resources and marketing requirements. The personal information Digby Law collects from clients and marketing contacts is strictly confidential.
The personal information that Digby Law collects in the course of legal proceedings and in advising clients in relation to legal claims will be used for the purposes for which it is collected. This may involve disclosure to other parties’ advisers and experts involved in those legal proceedings or claims.
Other than as described above, we will not disclose your personal information to any third parties, without first obtaining your consent, other than to any contractor Digby Law engages to provide mailing services or as we may be required to do by law. We do not disclose your information overseas unless your instructions involve dealing with parties located overseas.
Digby Law will take reasonable steps to manage and protect your personal information and ensure that any personal information disclosed to a third party is protected by that party in accordance with the Privacy Act.
On request to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, you may have access to your personal information held by Digby Law, except in circumstances where access may be denied under the Privacy Act or other law. Examples of these circumstances are:
– where providing access will pose an unreasonable impact on the privacy of another individual;
– where providing access would be unlawful, would pose a threat to the life or health of an individual, may prejudice an investigation of possible unlawful activity, may prejudice enforcement of laws; or
– where denying access is authorised by law.