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Haarsma Lawyers respects your privacy. This Privacy Statement explains how Haarsma Lawyers collects, uses and protects the privacy of your personal information in accordance with the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988 (“Privacy Act”).
Haarsma Lawyers also complies with the requirements of the Spam Act 2003.
We generally collect your personal information directly from you when we provide services to you. We collect this information when you contact us in person, by telephone, or in writing (either by post or email).
We may also collect personal information from third parties with whom you have or have had dealings in the course of providing legal services to you, your employer, or to someone else.
Generally the information we collect about you includes (but is not limited to) your name, street address, email address and telephone number. We may also collect other information depending on the circumstances.
If you are a client the other personal information collected would generally include information about the services that you require, any information needed to arrange for the service to be provided and any information that would enable us to improve the quality or efficiency of the services provided to you. We may also contact you after services are provided to collect information about the services that were provided to you. In addition we may collect your bank account or credit card details from you if these details are required for payment.
Like many commercial websites, this website may collect certain information about visitors to the website, such as the date and time of your visit and the pages that you accessed. This information will not include your identity or any other personal information unless you specifically provide this information when visiting our site.
Tracking technologies such as cookies may be used on this website to recognise your browser each time you visit our site and to track which pages you visit whilst on our site.
Cookies are small strings of information that a website transfers to your browser for identification purposes. Most internet browsers are set to accept tracking technologies such as cookies. These tracking technologies do not personally identify the user. If you do not wish to receive any cookies you may set your browser to refuse them. Rejecting cookies, can limit your use of our website.
We collect and disclose personal information about clients and third parties so that we can:
If any personal information is not provided then we may be unable to provide the services that you have requested. We note that if the Privacy Act requires or allows us to use or disclose information in circumstances other than those set out in this privacy statement, then Haarsma Lawyers reserves the right to disclose or use information as required or permitted by the Privacy Act.
Haarsma Lawyers takes the view that the security of your personal information is extremely important.
The electronic form of your personal information is stored on a cloud server and access to this server is protected by firewalls and other security measures such as passwords. We also restrict access to hard copies of your personal information held in our offices.
We do not sell your personal information to third parties. Further, we do not, without your consent, provide your personal information to third parties so that those third parties can direct market their goods or services to you.
We process credit card payments using EFTPOS. All transactions processed by us meet industry standards. If we receive instructions to make payments to your bank account, we may disclose your personal information to the extent necessary to ensure that bank account or identity information provided to us is accurate.
You have full control of your personal information. If you wish to access any of your personal information you should contact us in writing (by post, fax or email) and subject to the Privacy Act we will provide this personal information to you. Your personal information will be provided to you within a reasonable time.
If you wish to change or update any of your personal information or any of your information is inaccurate please contact us in writing (by either post or email) and we will amend your personal information accordingly as soon as possible.
The Privacy Officer
GPO Box 828
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 08 8410 8788
Fax: 08 8410 8077