This website contains general information about law and legal practice. The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such.
The legal information on this website is provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied. We make no representations or warranties in relation to any legal information on this website.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, we do not warrant that:
- the legal information on this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
- the legal information on this website is complete, true, accurate, up-to-date, or non-misleading.
You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to legal advice from your lawyer or other professional legal services provider. If you have any specific questions about any legal matter you should consult your lawyer or other professional legal services provider. You should never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any legal action because of information on this website. Please contact us if you require our assistance.
Nothing in this legal disclaimer will:
- limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
- limit or exclude our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- limit any of our liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
- exclude any of our liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
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We grant to you a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable licence to:
- view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser;
- copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory; and
- print pages from this website for your own personal and non-commercial use
We do not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website. In other words, all other rights are reserved.
For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without our prior written permission.
The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited.
You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by writing to email@example.com or by post to PO Box A237 Sydney South NSW 1235.
We take the protection of our copyright very seriously.
If we discover that you have used our copyright materials in contravention of the licence above, we may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.
If you become aware of any use of our copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the licence above, please report this by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to PO Box A237 Sydney South NSW 1235.
If you become aware of any material on our website that you believe infringes your or any other person’s copyright, please report this by email to email@example.com or by post to PO Box A237 Sydney South NSW 1235.
Landerer & Company does not warrant that the servers that make this website available will be error, virus or bug free and you accept that it is your responsibility to make adequate provision for protection against such threats. We recommend scanning any files before downloading.
In no event will Landerer & Company be liable to you or to any other person for any incidental, indirect, consequential, punitive or special damages of any kind, or any other damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of profit, loss of contract, loss of reputation, goodwill, data, information, income, anticipated savings or business relationships, whether or not Landerer & Company has been advised of the possibility of such damage, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or any linked websites.
In respect of legal services provided in New South Wales, liability is limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. Landerer & Company is a solicitor corporation under the Legal Professional Act, 1987.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of our contacts, customers, suppliers and employees (“you” and when relating to you, “your”) and complying with the Australian Privacy Principles set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act).
In this policy we describe how we manage your personal information.
The kinds of personal information we collect
- contact details such as name, role or position, address, email address, mobile number, landline number and fax number;
- information relating to your circumstances and affairs relevant to the matter/s in which we are instructed;
- information about your legal interests and requirements and the legal services that you may wish to purchase;
- information regarding our communications with you and your attendance at seminars and promotional events held by us;
- if you are an employee or prospective employee, information about your qualifications, skills and work experience;
- if you are a supplier or prospective supplier, information about your business skills, services, products and prices;
How we collect personal information
- you contact us with a question or inquiry;
- you subscribe to our newsletter or legal updates service;
- you attend a seminar or event where we are hosting or presenting;
- you instruct us to act for you and we open a file and conduct a conflict check;
- our clients provide information relating to related and adverse parties relevant to the advice or services we are providing;
- we undertake a search or investigation;
- you visit our website.
The purposes for which we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information
- respond to your enquiries;
- provide legal services;
- employ competent and diligent personnel;
- monitor or improve the use of and satisfaction with our legal services; and
- let you know about legal developments, our expertise and legal services that may be of interest to you.
- in order to carry out the instructions of our clients; and
- subject to our confidentiality obligations, when using services in support of our legal practice.
The parties to whom your personal information is disclosed
- parties related to a matter you have with us, government authorities and service providers as reasonably required to carry out your instructions;
- our e-mail marketing provider for the purposes of providing you our newsletter, invitations and legal updates; and
- third party service providers who assist us with archival, auditing, accounting, legal, business consulting, website or technology services.
Disclosure of information outside the jurisdiction of collection
Opting out of marketing communications
Access/correction/updating personal information
- giving access would be unlawful;
- we reasonably believe that giving you access would pose a serious threat to the life, health or safety of any individual or to public health or public safety;
- giving access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others;
- the information could reveal the intentions of a party in negotiations;
- giving access could prejudice the taking of appropriate action in relation to unlawful activity;
- giving access could reveal evaluative information in a commercially sensitive decision making process.
Notification of Changes
Complaints / Contact us
The kinds of personal information that we collect include:
2.1 We collect personal information by various means including when:
2.2 Where practicable we collect personal information about you directly from you. However, we may have collected information about you from a third party such as a client, a third party information provider, the courts or a person responding to our questions or inquiries.
2.3 We are required to collect the full name and address of our clients by the Solicitors Rules made under the Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW). Accurate name and address information must also be collected in order to comply with the trust account record keeping requirements in the Legal Profession Regulation 2005 (NSW) and to comply with our duty to the courts.
2.4 If you are a client and do not provide us with name and address information we cannot act for you.
2.5 If you do not provide us with accurate personal information we may not be able to carry out our instructions or achieve the purpose for which the information has been sought.
3.1 We collect, hold, use and personal information in order to:
3.2 We disclose personal information:
4.1 Subject to our confidentiality obligations, we may share some relevant personal information with:
4.2 We also will disclose your information if required by law to do so or in circumstances permitted by the Privacy Act – for example, where we have reasonable grounds to suspect that unlawful activity, or misconduct of a serious nature, that relates to our functions or activities has been is being or may be engaged in, in response to a subpoena, discovery request or a court order.
5.1 We do not disclose personal information to overseas recipients.
6.1 We may, from time to time, send you newsletters, invitations and legal updates about our services. You can opt out of receiving further such communications by notifying us using our contact details below by clicking the “unsubscribe” option at the bottom of any marketing e-mail received from us.
7.1 We take reasonable physical, technical and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from misuse, interference, loss, and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. For example, we maintain our files in secure offices and limit access to personal information to individuals with a need to know.
8.1 You can contact us to access, correct or update your personal information. Unless we are subject to confidentiality obligation or some other restriction on giving access to the information and we are permitted to refuse you access under the Privacy Act, we will endeavour to make your information available to you within 30 days. Examples of circumstances where we may refuse to give you access to your personal information include where:
8.2 If you request to correct your personal information, we will correct, or, if we consider more appropriate, note your request for amendment of the information on your record.
8.3 We will not charge you to make a request to access your record but we may charge you to actually provide access depending on the costs associated with obtaining and providing the material.
8.4 These actions can usually be taken by contacting a customer relations representative using the contact information on the “Contact Us” section below.
|By mail:||Landerer & Company
PO Box A237
Sydney South NSW 1235
|Or by calling:||+ 61 2 9261 4242|
|Or by email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
We will endeavour to respond to any complaint within 30 days. If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint you may seek a review by contacting the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner using the information available at http://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/privacy-complaints.
We reserve the right to revise and amend any of the above legal notices from time to time and any revised version will be deemed to be applicable from the first date of publication on this website.