RCL Law Pty Ltd (ACN 106 344 003) (together “Mason Black Lawyers”)
Mason Black Lawyers respect and uphold your rights to privacy protection under the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). With regards to Privacy, we adhere to the APPs
which were introduced in 2012.
information we have about you.
Established in 1991, Mason Black Lawyers (ABN 69 052 098 012) has been providing specialist advisory services and legal representation to the commercial and insurance markets.
As a member of the Recoveries Corporation Group of Companies, we have been providing expert legal advice on insurance and recoveries matters to the group for over 20 years and have gained extensive
knowledge and expertise in these areas of law.
With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Mason Black Lawyers represents clients in Courts in all states and jurisdictions throughout Australia.
The information we collect about you is regulated by law. Mason Black Lawyers may hold the following information about you, but is not limited to:
We will only collect sensitive information (such as race, religion, ethnicity, health information, criminal record, sexual orientation) if you have given us express consent to do so, and:
We collect personal information about you in a number of ways, including:
We also may collect Personal Information about employees and prospective job applicants, so that we can meet internal operational requirements, complete business transactions, conduct research, deliver services, and provide client support or meet regulatory requirements.
Mason Black Lawyers is bound by legal obligations of confidentiality and legal professional privilege. We will treat and protect the information we receive (including any personal information) in accordance with these obligations.
We are dedicated to keeping the highest quality of information as well as ensuring that your personal information is stored in a secured and compliant manner. The personal information that we keep is secured within our practice management systems.
We may use personal information about you:
Mason Black Lawyers may disclose personal information about you to any person in the ordinary administration of our business where it is required or permitted by law to do so.
Personal information that is collected by us will be used by and disclosed to our employees in Australia, and where contractually permitted, may be disclosed to employees within the Recoveries Corporation Group of Companies in overseas locations whose duties require them to use it. Employees that will have access to your information are trained in the protection, handling, usage, management and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
You may request access to personal information we hold about you by writing to the ‘Privacy Officer’ at the address below. Where we hold information that you are entitled to access, we will endeavor to provide you with a suitable range of choices as to how you access it.
However, we may not be able to tell you what Personal Information we hold about you in certain circumstances, including where the information relates to legal matters in which you are involved, and the information would be confidential, commercially sensitive or legally privileged information.
If you believe that personal information we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate, you may request amendment of it. We will consider if the information requires amendment. If we do not agree that there are grounds for amendment, then we will add a note to the personal information stating that you disagree with it.
For any questions about this policy, or complaint regarding treatment of your personal information by Mason Black Lawyers, please write to the Privacy Officer via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the following address:
The Privacy Officer
Mason Black Lawyers
333 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000
We retain information gathered for a minimum of 7 years as necessary for the ordinary administration of our business and for ongoing record management unless a long period is required under legislation.
In this policy “personal information” has the same meaning as under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). We may change this policy from time to time. Although we intend to observe this policy at all times, from time to time we may regard it as necessary or desirable to act outside the policy.
Mason Black Lawyers may do so, subject only to any other applicable contractual rights you have and any statutory rights you have under the Privacy Act or other applicable legislation.