We may amend or update this policy from time to time. Any changes will be effective from the date of publication on our Website.
Personal information means information or an opinion we hold about you from which we can determine your identity or where you identity can be reasonably established. For example, we will collect your name, address and other pertinent details when we take instructions from you in relation to a particular matter.
We may with your consent collect personal information from you or from publicly available sources of information. The type of personal information that we collect will depend on the nature of your dealings with us. For example, when you:
The type of personal information we collect from you generally comprises your name, address (home, business and email), occupation, Internet Protocol (IP) address, gender, contact details (telephone, mobile, facsimile) and information which is relevant to the service you require from us. We will not ask to collect sensitive information about you (such as details of your racial or ethnic origin, political affiliation, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual preferences, criminal convictions or health information) unless it is needed for the purposes of providing legal advice.
Eagar & Associates Pty Ltd uses its own identifiers and does not use any government related identifiers such as drivers licence numbers, Medicare numbers, Australian passport numbers or Centrelink reference numbers.
Failure to collect this personal information will prevent us from providing our clients with legal services or from achieving the purpose for which the information was given to us.
Eagar & Associates Pty Ltd collects personal information from you so that we can verify your identity and provide legal services to you. We may also collect personal information about you from third parties with whom we are dealing on your behalf. We know you may be concerned about what we do with your personal information. You have our assurance that we will not disclose the information, and will use reasonable endeavours to prevent the disclosure of the information, except to the extent:
Eagar & Associates Pty Ltd may use or disclose your personal information for the purpose for which it was collected including where you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose your personal information. We may also subject to confidentiality provisions disclose your personal information to third parties, including barristers, our advisers, third party service providers and consultants. The countries in which overseas specialists are located will depend on the circumstances. We will only disclose your personal information overseas with your express or implied consent.
We may use the personal information we collect from you to contact you and provide you with updated information about Eagar & Associates Pty Ltd in relation to events or to provide you with other information about our services. If you do not wish to receive such information, please notify us at the contact details below.
Eagar & Associates Pty Ltd takes reasonable steps to ensure the personal information it collects is accurate, up to date and complete. You also have the right to request access to your personal information and to request its correction or update.
In certain circumstances, the law permits us to refuse your request to provide you with access to your personal information where:
If we refuse to give you access to your information, we will give you a written notice that sets out the reasons for the refusal, the mechanisms available to complain about the refusal and any other matter prescribed by regulations made pursuant to the Privacy Act.
Eagar & Associates Pty Ltd takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of your personal information. We employ appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures to protect personal information from misuse, interference and loss, unauthorised disclosure or alteration. We regularly conduct targeted internal and external audits on our security systems to validate the integrity of our security practices.
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