Privacy Policy

Sewells Lawyers is committed to providing quality services to our clients and ensuring the protection of their Personal Information. This policy outlines our ongoing obligations in managing your Personal Information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect Personal Information through various channels, including conferences, correspondence, telephone, email, and our website. Examples of Personal Information we collect include names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, and information about your dealings with us. We may also collect sensitive information, such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, or memberships, when relevant.

We collect Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our legal services to you. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, with your consent, or as required or authorized by law. Additionally, we use Personal Information to provide communications, manage and improve our legal services, and maintain client relationships.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties in various circumstances, including with your consent, as part of providing our services, to our professional advisors and insurers, or where required or authorized by law.

Security and Retention of Personal Information

We store Personal Information in a manner that protects it from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure. When Personal Information is no longer required, we take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify it. Please note that some Personal Information may be stored in client files for a period of 7 years.

Access and Correction of Personal Information

You have the right to access and correct the Personal Information we hold about you, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to do so, please contact us in writing. We may require identification to ensure the security of your Personal Information.

Policy Updates

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time, and the latest version is available on our website.

Privacy Policy Complaints & Enquiries

If you have any queries or complaints regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at: