Legalite understands the importance of protecting the privacy of an individual’s personal information and adopts the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act).
During the provision of our services or through your use of our website, Legalite may collect your personal information. Personal information is information or an opinion about an identified, or reasonably identifiable, individual, whether or not the information or opinion is true and whether or not it is recorded in a material form.
The kinds of personal information Legalite collects may include:
You must notify us as soon as reasonably practicable of any changes to the information provided to us by you or if you are aware of any inaccurate, out of date, misleading or false information.
Generally, Legalite will collect your personal information through:
When you use our website, the following information may be logged for statistical purposes and for the purposes of marketing and advertising to you:
Cookies may be used on our website. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to a computer’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies and do not personally identify the user.
Legalite may require your personal information for the following reasons:
Legalite may also use and disclose your personal information in order to inform you of products and/or services that may be of interest to you. In the event you do not wish to receive such communications, you may, at any time, request not to receive direct marketing communications from us or use any opt-out mechanism provided and we will comply with that request.
Generally, Legalite will only disclose your personal information for the purpose of providing legal services. This may include disclosing your personal information to third parties engaged to perform administrative or other business management services. This disclosure is always on a confidential basis or otherwise in accordance with law.
Legalite may also disclose your personal information with your consent or if disclosure is required or authorised by law.
We will not actively disclose your personal information outside Australia, unless such disclosure is required in order to deliver the services that you have requested and you have provided consent (either express or implied). Before disclosing any personal information to an overseas recipient, Legalite will take reasonable steps to ensure that the overseas recipient complies with a similar privacy scheme, but cannot guarantee or make any warranties as to same.
Legalite takes steps reasonable to ensure that the personal information it holds is protected from misuse, interference and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Generally, Legalite holds your personal information electronically, but may from time to time hold your information in paper form also.
Legalite will destroy your personal information in circumstances where it is no longer required, unless required by law to retain the information.
Under the Privacy Act, you have a right to access and seek correction of your personal information that is collected and held by Legalite.
If at any time you would like to access or correct the personal information that Legalite holds about you, please contact our privacy officer:
PO Box 3096, Richmond VIC 3121
To obtain access to your personal information:
If Legalite refuses your request to access or correct your personal information, we will provide you with written reasons for the refusal and details of complaint mechanisms.
Please direct all privacy complaints to our privacy officer. At all times, privacy complaints will be treated seriously and dealt with in a prompt and confidential manner.
You will be informed of the outcome of your complaint following completion of the investigation, which will take no more than 30 days.
In the event that you are dissatisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may refer the complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.