1.1. At the French Australian Lawyers Society (‘FALS’ or ‘we’) we are committed to maintaining policies and procedures which protect the privacy of personal information collected from our members and others who visit our website or participate in our events.
2.1. We collect information that personally identifies you (‘Personal Information’) only if you choose to share it with us. This includes:
2.2. All correspondence from you may also be collected and stored. This may be via email, mail, telephone or directly through the website.
3.1. We automatically collect information that does not reflect or reference an individually identifiable user (‘Non-Personal Information’) to help us understand how our users use the site. Like most websites, we automatically collect and use the data contained in log files.
3.2. The information in the log files may include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the Web browser you used, time you visited the site, which pages you visited and other anonymous site usage data.
4.1. We use and disclose your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information for the following purposes:
5.1. We will not sell your Personal Information to third parties.
5.3. From time to time we may establish relationships with service providers who assist us in providing the services to you through the operation of FALS, including this site. To the extent that we share Personal Information with a service provider so they may provide these services, we would only do so when strictly necessary for the service sought from the third party to be provided to us.
5.4. We may disclose your information to our professional advisors in order to obtain professional advice.
5.5. We may disclose your information to other parties as permitted or required by law.
7.1. The information that we collect is stored on servers that are managed using standard security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information. These security measures are designed to protect the information from unauthorised access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure.
7.2. However no transmission over the Internet can be designed to be 100 per cent secure. As a result, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit on or through the site, and you do so at your own risk.
8.1. Please be aware that, as with social media sites generally, whenever you post content to any community or interactive areas of the site such areas may be accessed by the public. This means that any person or entity with access to such information can potentially use it for any purpose, including sending unsolicited communications. Please be mindful of the Personal Information you share in such forums.
9.1. If you wish to access your Personal Information held by us or if you believe that any Personal Information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may provide access to, or update or correct (as applicable) any such information.
10.1. You may complain about the handling of your Personal Information or other privacy related matters by emailing us at email@example.com.
10.2. We will do our best to respond to all requests in a timely manner. If we are unable to resolve your complaint, we will inform you of the next steps available to you.
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11.2. Cookies allow us to provide you with a better website experience by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. Cookies in no way give us access to your computer or any additional information about you.
11.3. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually accept or decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the features of our website.
12.1. This site contains links to other websites. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or approval of these websites by FALS.