Enterprise Legal recognises the importance of your privacy and we are committed to protecting all of the personal information our clients entrust to us.
What information will Enterprise Legal collect and how?
Enterprise Legal will likely collect information that personally identifies you. We will collect this when we open a file for you, engage you, when you subscribe to our newsletters, publications, events and so on. The information is typically collected via client forms, via telephone calls, over emails, during interviews or discussions, directly from our website and so on.
The types of personal information we collect will vary, but can commonly include, your:
(c) email address;
(d) contact numbers;
(e) job title;
(f) company name;
(g) when browsing our website, your IP address or other information you provide to us via our website; and
(h) other information relevant to the legal services we provide, including information about your assets, contracts, property interests, directorships, employment etc.
How do we hold your information?
In some circumstances, we may also hold other personal information provided by you. We will hold this information electronically or as paper copies.
How will we use your information and who will we share it with?
We will use the information collected to conduct our business and provide the services you have engaged us for. We may also sometimes use the information to invite you to events or to provide you with information or services which we think may benefit you or your company. We may also use the information collected to communicate and correspond with third parties such as companies or persons assisting us or acting on your behalf or our behalf, relevant Courts, Tribunals or Regulatory Authorities and so on.
Enterprise Legal is bound by strict professional obligations of confidentiality and legal professional privilege. We will always maintain our obligations in respect of the treatment of your personal information in accordance with those duties.
Enterprise Legal may disclose the information we collected to overseas recipients in order to provide the services that you have engaged us for. Before we disclose any information we collected to an overseas recipient, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the overseas recipient complies with the Act and the APPs.
Accessing or updating your information
Upon request, you are able to access, update or remove any personal information that Enterprise Legal holds about you, provided that it complies with the relevant laws.
To access or correct your personal information, please write to our Compliance Officer, Peta Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may deny your request in certain circumstances, specifically if the law requires us to do so, but we will advise you of this and our reasons for doing so.
Dealing with us anonymously
You have the right to deal with us anonymously or under a pseudonym, unless it is impracticable or unlawful for us to engage you or carry out services on your behalf without verifying your identify and certain other information.
If you believe that Enterprise Legal has misused the information collected about you, or if you have any other privacy complaint, question, concern or request, you may contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner on 1300 363 992 or on https://www.oaic.gov.au/about-us/contact-us.