Need help with Data & Privacy?
In today’s connected world, it’s more important than ever that you keep data and privacy protected within your business. Our commercial lawyers are experts in privacy law and can make sure you meet your legal obligations around privacy for your business and industry. We specialise in drafting custom privacy policies which comply with the Privacy Act in Australia and/or the GDPR in Europe.
What You Get
Why do I need to worry about privacy?
Trust. Reputation. Security. There are many good reasons why you should care about privacy and how you handle sensitive information within your business. Apart from that, many businesses are required by law to comply with the Privacy Act. Fines apply if you are found to have breached the law. We can advise you on any obligations or special requirements which apply to your industry (e.g. healthcare).
Frequently Asked Questions
In Australia, the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) contains the rules and regulations which apply when it comes to privacy. The Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) are 13 rules which govern the standards, rights and obligations around privacy. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is the regulatory body responsible for compliance and enforcement of privacy laws in Australia.
If you have a complaint about privacy, or you ever suffer a data breach, the OAIC is the body you will need to report to.
Every situation is different, which is why you need expert advice from a commercial lawyer. We’re small business specialists, so you know you’re in safe hands with us.
We’ll consider your unique situation and let you know if we think this is right for your business.
Our head office is at Inspire Cowork – a coworking space in Sydney – but we also support flexible work for our team. Our lawyers can work from anywhere.
We use technology to come to you, wherever you’re located around Australia. Many of our clients work from home or at coworking spaces, just like us.
We communicate with our clients via phone, email and Zoom – whatever works best for you. There’s no need to meet face to face, but if you’re ever in the area you’re welcome to drop in!