Privacy Policy

Hetherington Family Law respects your right to privacy. As an organisation which discloses personal information to third parties for a benefit, service or advantage we are bound by the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.  Those Principles regulate most of our activities with respect to personal information collected, stored, used and disclosed by us.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

We collect information from you when you make contact with us to undertake work on your behalf.  The information we collect includes your name, address, phone number, email and information of any other parties involved, and any other information we require to undertake work for you.

DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?

Hetherington Family Law does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal identifiable information.

We may disclose this information to other parties as required to perform our duties under our agreement, to achieve the other purposes specified above or as otherwise allowed under the Privacy Act 1988.

The Legal profession and tax law requires some of this information to be collected. If the information is not provided, we may not be able to act on your behalf effectively or at all.

REPRESENTATION OF YOU WHILST YOU HAVE ENGAGED OUR SERVICES

Hetherington Family Law will at all times represent themselves as a representative of you to any third party.

In our business we use personal information collected from you for the purpose for which it was collected which is to act on your behalf and to perform our obligations under our agreement with you.  We may also include your information in our database to receive regular market updates and special offers. In providing the information you agree to this use unless you advise us differently.