SLS Privacy Policy

At Specialist Legal Services we are committed to protecting your privacy. We only use the personal information to process orders and provide customised service. Please read the information below for more detail about our privacy policy.

At SLS our reputation depends on the protection of your privacy. We are therefore extremely concerned to protect your privacy and confidentiality. We understand that all users of our site are rightly concerned to know that their data will not be used for any purpose unintended or unauthorised by them, and will not fall into the hands of a third party.

Our policy is designed to comply with Australian privacy legislation (Privacy Act) and therefore any details provided by us and will be kept strictly confidential. Our Policy is bot specific and strict; any information will only be used by us for the specific purposes outlined below and will not be disclosed to third parties for any reason, unless specifically authorised by you.

If you think our policy falls short of your expectations or that we are failing to abide by our policy, please contact us.

SLS legal documents, related hints, questions and logic flow are authored by lawyers working in those particular areas of practice. SLS is not the author of any legal documents on this websites.

Information may be unlawfully available to hackers and snoopers. We take no responsibility for this. The risk is no different from a similar risk in a bricks and mortar establishment. Except as set out below, we do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any personally identifiable information collected at this site.

What information do we collect? How do we use it?

  • Basic identification and contact information, such as your name and contact details. This information is used to maintain our accounts; to provide you with the services which you request; for billing; for answering your enquiries; for verifying your identity for security purposes; for marketing our services; to help make our web site as useful to you as possible; to inform Network Specialists about referrals or users about new services and product offers.
  • Your domain name and e-mail address are recognised by our servers and the pages that you visit are recorded. This information is used in a collective way not referable to any particular individual, for the purpose of quality control and improvement of our site; to send you news about the services to which you have signed up.
  • Financial informationincluding credit card details. This information is used to obtain payment for goods and services you have ordered from us. All such information is automatically encrypted and decrypted for use. Our staff and contractors never have access to it. We do not retain this information. However, in the future, we may retain this information because: Our services are sold in a way which involves repeat ordering at unspecified future times. It is convenient for clients to provide credit card information just once, rather than on many occasions.
  • Business information.This is information given to us in the course of your business and ours, such as in relation to your application to partner us or advertise with us. Such information is retained for business use only. We undertake to preserve the confidentiality of the information and of the terms of our relationship. It is not used for any other purpose. We expect any partner to agree to reciprocate this policy.
  • How does Specialist Legal Services protect customer information?

    When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts or encodes all information you complete before it is sent to Specialist Legal Services. All of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorised access.

    What about "cookies"?

    "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. To ensure that browsing the site is both enjoyable and efficient Specialist Legal Services may use cookies to reduce page download times. Specialist Legal Services does not use cookies to collect personal information about you. To access the full features of the Specialist Legal Services site, your Browser must be set to accept cookies.

    Will SLS disclose the information it collects to outside parties?

    Specialist Legal Services does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. Specialist Legal Services may provide statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors. These statistics will not include any personally identifiable information such as your name and address.

    Disclosure to Government

    We are subject to the law like everyone else. We may be required to give information to legal authorities if they so direct or if they have the proper authorisation such as a search warrant or court order.

    Credit reference

    To assist in combatting fraud, we share information with credit reference agencies so far as it relates to clients or customers who instruct their credit card issuer to cancel payment to us without having first provided an acceptable reason to us and given us the opportunity to refund their money.

    Your consent

    By using the website you consent to the collection and use of information by Specialist Legal Services. If changes are made to our privacy policy we will post any changes on this page. This ensures that you are always aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.