Simpson Quinn Lawyers Pty Ltd – Privacy Policy

  1. Simpson Quinn Lawyers Pty Ltd (ACN 649 841 547) (‘we, or us, or ours’) takes the protection of your privacy and private information seriously. If we collect any personal information about you, it will only be used for the purpose which we collected it, or where permitted or required by law. We will comply with the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act.
  2. This privacy policy applies to all private or personal information we might collect about you (as defined herein). It applies regardless of where or how we obtained said information. I.e. whether via or website or otherwise.
  3. By ‘personal information’ we mean information or opinion about a specific individual or someone who is plausibly identifiable. The personal information held may include credit information. By credit information, we mean information of the type held by finance and credit providers, credit reporting entities, etc.
  4. We may collect the following types of personal information about you:
    1. Name;
    2. Date of birth;
    3. Address;
    4. Bank account and/or credit card details;
    5. Occupation;
    6. Position;
    7. Phone Number;
    8. Email Address;
    9. Religious, philosophical or cultural beliefs;
    10. Any other information necessary for us to identify you or supply or goods.
  5. We may indirectly or directly collect personal information from you. We will only collect said information if it is reasonably necessary for the purposes of providing services to you.
  6. We collect your personal information for the purposes of providing you with services and managing the relationship between us. We may collect this information during any interactions between us, whether in the course of us providing you with services, a query through or website or social media, a telephone call, etc.
  7. Your personal information may be used by us as authorised or required by law.
  8. If you are our client, we may disclose your personal information to the following entities:
    1. Barristers, experts or consultants who we have instructed on your matter, as well as other specialist legal personnel such as mediators;
    2. Anyone who represents you, including any agent;
    3. Anyone, provided you have given your consent;
    4. Persons as allowed or required by law, such as the police, persons entitled to same pursuant to Court Order, etc.
      Professional advisors (such as accountants) who have an interest in our business;
    5. Entities that provide us with IT services or support, including website support;
    6. Entities that provide services or products used or markets by us.
  9. We may hold your personal information in any secure fashion we chose. This may include on our personal web server, or in the cloud. We may store your information outside Australia.
  10. In the course of providing you with goods or services, we may collect and hold your credit information. The types of credit information we might hold includes details of your liabilities regarding default information, information about court proceedings or consumer credit information. If we collect any credit information, it is to help us in managing any credit afforded to you. You may access or seek correction of credit information of yours that we hold. You can also ask us how we have used this credit information, if at all. We will respond to your query within 30 days.
  11. Our website uses Cookies. You can choose whether to agree to a cookie by altering the options in your web browser.
  12. We may collect your IP address when you access our website.
  13. For the purposes of providing information about our services, we may use your personal information. I.e., for marketing. If you do not wish for this to occur, please email us at If the direct marketing is by email, you can also click ‘unsubscribe’ in the email message.
  14. You may request a copy of your personal information at any time. We will respond within 14 days. To fully respond, we may need to contact other entities. You may also request that we correct information that we hold about you that is incorrect. We may refuse to correct information if we reasonably consider that it is not incorrect.
  15. If we collect government information that might identify you, such as your TFN (tax file number), we will not use or disclose that information unless required by law or with your consent.
  16. We may change this policy from time to time at our discretion.