(Updated July 2017)
This website www.creativelegal.com.au and its related pages, including any mobile or other site or application that we may offer (Website), are owned and operated by M Tucak trading as creative|legal (creative|legal, us, our or we).
We recognise the importance of protecting the privacy of any information capable of identifying an individual (Personal Information) and adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles (AAP’s) in the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) which amends the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
1. Collection of Information
If you do not provide your Personal Information to us we may not be able to provide you with the goods and services you have requested.
You may use a pseudonym in providing Personal Information to us for the purposes of receiving our Newsletter or general information from our website.
3. Use of Information
As part of you using the Website, we may collect Personal Information about you in order for us to provide you with legal services, information, news and surveys and for you to take full advantage of our services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide certain Personal Information to us to collect, hold and use as detailed below.
We may collect your Personal Information to provide you with our legal services or representation. We may collect Personal Information about you, your legal matter or related parties from you personally, by telephone, email, written correspondence or from third parties that you authorise to provide us with your Personal Information.
Subscribing to our Newsletter may involve submitting your Personal Information to us. This information is necessary for us to provide you with the services offered by the Website or the Newsletter, including news and information about the use of our Website. You acknowledge that you have the option to opt out of your subscription by choosing to unsubscribe.
General Enquiries about our services may involve you providing us with your Personal Information. This information is necessary for us to respond to your enquiry.
You agree to us collecting, holding and using your Personal Information for these purposes.
4. Collection by Third Parties
Our servers and third parties may gather your IP address and browser details, and related information on location, software and ISP, to collect website statistics associated with our Website. This aggregate information may be collated by third parties and provided back to us to assist in analysing usage of the site.
Cookies and Applets
Please note that this opt-out tool and cookie management via the browser is specific to each computer including each version and type of browser. If an opt-out cookie is deleted from the browser’s cookie files, or if a different computer or browser version or browser type is used, the user will need to repeat the opt-out process.
5. Disclosure of Information
Apart from where you have consented or any disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which Personal Information was submitted, Personal Information may be disclosed in particular situations where we have a reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring action against anyone who may be damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose Personal Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
We may engage third parties to provide you with goods and services either on our behalf or directly to you, or to assist us or to assist other third parties in providing you with goods and services. In these circumstances only, you agree to the disclosure of your Personal Information to those third parties in order to meet your request or order for any goods or services.
We disclose Personal Information to overseas recipients located in the United States of America and we believe these recipients protect your Personal Information under their local laws in a substantially similar way to the Australian Privacy Principles and have mechanisms in place should you need to take action to enforce those protections.
6. Holding of Information
We will store Personal Information by holding it in physical form or printed copies, internal database and third party databases or data services for the uses and purposes listed in Clause 3. We will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify Personal Information that is no longer needed for any purpose for which the Personal Information may need to be used. However, some Personal Information may need to be stored as archives for record-keeping purposes.
7. Integrity of Personal Information
We endeavour to take reasonable steps to protect and keep secure, and ensure the security, integrity and privacy of, Personal Information submitted to us, and ensure it is not misused, lost or accessed without authorisation, and to review and update our security measures regularly.
Our employees and the contractors who provide services to us are obliged to keep confidential any Personal Information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your Personal Information.
8. Access to Information
9. Links to other sites
10. Problems or questions
For more information about privacy in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Australian Information Commissioner's website: http://www.oaic.gov.au/.