At mandurahlegal.com we are committed to protecting your privacy as a client and an online visitor to our website. We endeavour to ensure your privacy is protected and that all confidential matters are protected in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
We use the information we collect about you to maximise the services we provide to you. We respect the privacy and confidentiality of the information provided by you and adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles.
By providing us with your personal information, further instructions on a matter and by using our website you are accepting Mandurah Legals practices as outlined in this policy.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
How we collect information:
Generally this is done through direct contact such as when you enquire about utilising our services usually this is done by contacting and communicating with our office in person, by telephone, email, facsimile or courier pigeon, when you visit our website or any other way where you directly provide your personal information to use.
Providing personal information via email or our website has inherent risks in which you accept by sending the information via those methods.
Type of information we collect:
In the course of your visits to our website or use of our products and services, we may obtain the following information about you: name, company name, email address, telephone number, credit card details, billing address, geographic location, IP address, survey responses, support queries, blog comments and social media handles. During your visits in our office or communication with our office we may collect and hold information about you such as your family circumstances, details of your relationships, financials and children and any other information relevant to provide you with legal advice. (together ‘Personal Data’).
Our services are not directed to persons under 18 and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under 18. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Data, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you are the parent or guardian of a child and you believe they have provided us with Personal Data without your consent, then please contact us.
You can review, correct, update or delete your Personal Data by contacting us directly to do so.
How we use your information:
We will generally use the information collected only for the purpose for which it is collected however in limited circumstances we may use it for a purpose permitted under the Privacy Act.
The main purpose of the information collected is to conduct business and deal with client matters, record keeping, quality assurance, occasional promotional marketing and to maintain communication with you.
Marketing communications are only sent to you if you have requested or subscribed to them. You can opt out of our marketing communications at any time by unsubscribing or emailing us and your request will be actioned immediately.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We also use the information we collect in aggregated and anonymized forms to improve our services, including: administering our website, producing reports and analytics, advertising our products and services, identifying user demands and assisting in meeting client needs generally.
Any information you choose to make publicly available, such as blog comments and testimonials on our website, will be available for others to see. If you subsequently remove this information, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages on other websites or if others have copied or saved the information.
Disclosing personal information –
We will not provide your information to a third party without your consent. In some circumstances we may rely on the information we recieve from you and report it to third parties such as government authorities.
We may disclose your information to employees of Mandurha Legal, any person involved in progressing your matter such as a Barrister, accountant, expert or the other party by way of disclosure.
Managing your personal information:
We take confidentiality seriously. We take all reasonable steps to safe guard your information.
All information we receive from you is stored and protected on our secure servers from unauthorized use or access. Credit card information is encrypted before transmission and is not stored by us on our servers.
To enable us to deliver our services, we may transfer information that we collect about you, including Personal Data, across borders for storage and processing in countries other than Australia. If your Personal Data is transferred and processed outside Australia, it will only be transferred to countries that have adequate privacy protections.
We retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide services to you and as otherwise necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
In the event there is a breach of our security and your Personal Data is compromised, we will promptly notify you in compliance with the applicable law.
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Sharing with third parties:
We do not and will not sell or deal in Personal Data or any client information. We passionately dislike telemarketers calling us during Home and Away so we wouldn’t sell your information to someone to enable them to interrupt your quiet time!
Your Personal Data details are only disclosed to third party suppliers when it is required by law, for goods or services which you have purchased, for payment processing or to protect our copyright, trademarks and other legal rights.
Disclosure of your information:
We would always check with you before we disclose your information unless we are compelled to by law.
We may from time to time need to disclose certain information, which may include your Personal Data, to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request. Also, we may use your Personal Data to protect the rights, property or safety of mandurahlegal.com, our clients or third parties.
If there is a change of control in one of our businesses (whether by merger, sale, transfer of assets or otherwise) client information, which may include your Personal Data, could be transferred to a purchaser under a confidentiality agreement. We would only disclose your Personal Data in good faith and where required by any of the above circumstances.
Changes to the policy:
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