At Blumers Personal Injury Lawyers, we are required to comply with the Privacy Act 1988 (Act) and with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Act. APP 1.3 requires us to have a clearly expressed and up-to-date Privacy Policy about the management by us of personal information.

We are also required to comply with any applicable registered APP code and with other legislation relating to privacy, such as the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) and the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth).

In addition, our Privacy Policy meets the requirements of the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 which came into force on 23 February 2018.

A copy of this Privacy Policy can be requested by contacting us by email at blumers@blumers.com.au or phone (02) 6208 2600.

This Privacy Policy does not cover nor limit in any way our client confidentiality obligations and issues of professional privilege.

The Act covers ‘personal information’ and ‘sensitive information’. Personal information is information or an opinion (whether true or not) about an identified individual (or an individual who is reasonably identifiable) whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.

Sensitive information includes personal information about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual orientation or practices and criminal record and also health and genetic information about an individual. 2. What kinds of information do we collect and hold?