You need not disclose your identity to us in order to use this website and this website does not use “cookies” or “web bugs” to track or record use. This website does not collect personal information about people who access the website, except where personal information is voluntarily supplied. Any information supplied to us (for example if you send us an email) is treated in accordance with our Privacy (“Policy”) below.
Privacy at Baybridge Lawyers
Baybridge Lawyers Pty Ltd is an incorporated legal practice and a reference to “Baybridge Lawyers” means the incorporated legal practice, not any individual representing or employed by that practice. This Policy describes the way that Baybridge Lawyers collects, holds and discloses information about individuals. Baybridge Lawyers is subject to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”). We may vary this Policy from time to time. Protecting confidential information is fundamental to our relationship with our clients and to our business. All information received in connection with a client matter is subject to strict duties of confidentiality. We will not disclose that information except in accordance with our professional obligations, as authorised by the client or as contemplated by this Policy.
What kinds of information do we hold?
During the course of carrying on our business, we may collect personal information. We usually collect the following kinds of personal information:
- name, address, occupation professional membership and contact information;
- interests in areas of legal practice or events; and
- information about people’s dealings with us or our clients. If you do not give us any of the personal information which we ask you for, it may affect our ability to meet our obligations to you or our clients.
Use and disclosure of your personal information
We use your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected and related purposes (which are discussed when we collect your personal information), including to:
- provide our services to you or our clients, to manage and account for the services and to improve the services;
- manage our relationships with you or our clients;
- provide you or our clients with information about legal developments, events or other products or services of interest; and
- facilitate our internal business operations, including to fulfil our legal requirements.
We may disclose personal information for the purposes for which it was collected, and also:
- subject to our professional obligations, to any person where necessary or desirable in connection with our provision of legal services, such as to the client, regulatory
- authorities, or other partners or advisors (whether in Australia or overseas);
within our law practice;
- on a confidential basis to external service providers so that they can provide financial, administrative or other services in connection with the operation of our business, for
- example photocopy and archive services providers and financial institutions;
subject to our professional obligations, as required by law; or with your consent.