Understand the terms when you work with Augustine & Co.
Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers respect the privacy of individuals and will be open about the way it handles all personal information provided by employees and members of the public. Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers will collect, use, disclose and manage personal information in accordance with relevant legislation. Personal information is information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not, that is recorded in a material form, about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the information or opinion.
Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers will collect personal information only where it is necessary. Information will be collected fairly, and where possible, directly from the individual. When Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers collects information about an individual, it will take reasonable steps to inform the individual of:
- The purposes for which the information is collected
- Whom at Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers would have access to the information
- Any law that requires the particular information to be collected
- The main consequences (if any) for the individual should they not provide all or part of the information
Use and disclosure
Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers may only use or disclose an individual’s personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected; or for a secondary purpose that is related to the primary purpose and the individual would reasonably expect their information to be used or disclosed for this secondary purpose; or with the individual’s consent; or as otherwise allowed under the relevant legislation or as required or authorised by law.
Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is kept accurate, complete, and up to date, protected from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification, or disclosure, and destroyed or permanently de-identified when no longer needed.
Individuals may seek to access or make corrections to their personal information held by Augustine & Co. Immigration Lawyers.