Newlands Legal may need to collect personal information from each of our clients to provide legal services. We are obliged to and will protect this confidential information.
Personal information may be obtained by:
• You providing instructions to us
• Obtaining such information with your consent from another party in the course of legal proceedings or otherwise
• Other means allowed by law and under the National Privacy Principles
• You visiting this Website, as follows:
• The browser you are using
• The Website(s) you visited before this website
• The term typed in your search engine to locate this Website
• The time spent on each page of this Website
• Your operating system
• Your IP address
In accordance with the National Privacy Principles, Newlands Legal will not use or disclose your personal information for a purpose unless:
• You as the client have consented to the use or disclosure
• We reasonably believe that the use or disclosure is necessary to lessen or prevent a serious and imminent threat to an individual’s life, health or safety
• The use or disclosure is required or authorised by or under law
• It is otherwise permitted under the National Privacy Principles
Newlands Legal will take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is kept secure from unauthorised access, disclosure, misuse or modification.
When your matter is completed, we will archive your matter in a storage area which we access only when necessary. After 7 years from archiving your matter, we will destroy your file if we do not require your personal information anymore.
If you require any further information about the way we collect, use and secure your personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us.