- Collection of personal information;
- Use and disclosure of personal information;
- Security of personal information;
- Accessing and updating personal information;
- The Lindsay Bennelong website;
- Contact details;
- Complaints; and
- Changes to this Policy.
In addition to our general personal information management practices, section 5 of this Policy covers the way in which an individual’s personal information is treated when they access and interact with the Lindsay Bennelong website at www.lindsaybennelong.com.au and www.whittonlane.com.auActs and practices of employers that are directly related to both employee records and an employment relationship are exempted from the Privacy Act and are not covered by this Policy.
Collection of personal information
Personal information is information or an opinion that can identify an individual or from which the identity of the individual can be reasonably ascertained. An individual’s name, address and telephone number are examples of personal information.
When Lindsay Bennelong provides you with project information we need to collect certain information from you. We collect personal information provided by you or your authorised intermediaries which is reasonably necessary to:
- provide you with quality products and services;
- all things necessary to administer, manage, develop and protect those products and services;
- consider applications and approaches which you make to us; and
- maintain your contact details.
Indirect collection of information
We generally try to collect personal information directly from you or through your authorised intermediaries.
Use and disclosure of personal information
Personal information which is collected by Lindsay Bennelong is generally only used and disclosed for:
- the main purpose for which the information was collected; or
- related purposes, which would be within your reasonable expectations.
We may otherwise use or disclose your personal information where the use or disclosure is required or authorised by law (for example, disclosure to government regulatory and law enforcement agencies) or in emergency situations.
If Lindsay Bennelong wishes to use or disclose your personal information in other circumstances, we will obtain your consent to do so.
Members of the Lindsay Bennelong may share an individual’s personal information with their related entities. In this case, the information may only be used or disclosed by the related entity for the main purpose for which it was collected, for purposes related to the main purpose, where required or authorised by law, or for other purposes if the individual has consented.
Lindsay Bennelong does not sell personal information to companies outside Lindsay Bennelong.
The Spam Act 2003 restricts the circumstances in which the Lindsay Bennelong can send you commercial electronic messages (including email and SMS text messages). We may send other advertising material to you where the advertising material is related to the purpose for which the personal information was collected. If you no longer wish to receive such promotional information from Lindsay Bennelong, you may advise us in writing. Commercial electronic messages from us will include information about how to contact us, and unsubscribe if required. Lindsay Bennelong’s records would normally be amended within 30 days or as otherwise required by the Spam Act. Details of how to contact us are set out below.