Kemp & Co Lawyers is committed to providing quality service and have adopted the Australia Privacy Principles (APPS) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act).  The APPs govern the way in which we collect, use disclose, store, secure and dispose of personal information.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of the Office of the Australia Information Commissioner at

It is Kemp & Co Lawyer’s policy to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016.

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual.  Examples of personal information we collect including names, addresses, email addresses, phone, facsimile numbers, financial records, medical records and alike.

This personal information is obtained in many ways including correspondence, by telephone, by facsimile, by email, by legal process, from other publicly available sources and from third parties. 

We collect personal information for the primary purposes of providing our services and providing information to our clients.  We may also use personal information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, including circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure.

Sensitive Information

 Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, memberships of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual preferences or practices,  membership of a trade union or other provisional body, criminal records or health information.

Sensitive information will be used by us only:

  • For the primary purpose for with it was obtained;
  • For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose;
  • With consent; or where required or authorised by law.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Personal information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:-

  • To authorised third parties;
  • Where required or authorised by law.

Security of Personal Information

Personal information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

When personal information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information.  

Access to Personal Information

Access to personal information we hold may be accessed, up-dated and/or corrected subject to certain exception.  If access to personal information is requested, then the request is to be made to Kemp & Co Lawyers in writing.

Kemp & Co Lawyers will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of personal information.

In order to protect personal information we may require identification before releasing the requested information.

Maintaining the Quality of Personal Information

It is important to us that personal information is up to date.  We will take reasonable steps to make sure that personal information is accurate, complete and up to date.  If information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.

Policy and Policy Updates

To request a copy of our  Privacy & Personal Data Protection Policy please contact us at

The Kemp & Co Lawyers Privacy & Personal Data Protection Policy is subject to review and may change from time to time.

Privacy Policy Complaints and Enquiries

If you have any queries or complaints about our Privacy & Personal Data Protection Policy please contact: