Fox & Staniland are committed to respecting the privacy of information about individuals.
We are bound by the National Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 and other laws which protect privacy.
We must only collect personal information that is necessary for our functions and activities. For example, we may collect personal information to provide our legal services or other associated services, such as training and consulting. We may also collect personal information about individuals seeking employment with us.
In certain circumstances we may collect sensitive information or health information about you. We will only collect this information if you provide it voluntarily, consent to us collecting it or we are otherwise authorised by law to do so.
If we are not provided with personal information that we request, we may not be able to fully provide our services to you.
Irrespective of whether personal information is stored electronically or in hard copy form, we take reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
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