Collection, storage and use of Personal Information
I collect personal information in the following ways:
- Directly from you or from third parties acting on your authority or who authorise me to make contact with you, including:
- When you contact me seeking information about me, my products or services or anything on my website (including when you register on my website to receive my news and updates services);
- In the course of conducting client enquiries;
- In the course of providing my products and services to you;
- When you apply to work at Steph Dyhrberg Barrister; or
- As part of your employment with me.
- Through publicly available information searched as part of the provision of my products or services to you;
- Indirectly through your use of my website and the services and functionality offered through it;
- Through agents and service providers that I may engage to assist me with fulfilling any of the purposes recorded in this policy; and
- Through third parties connected with the substance of the matter(s)/purpose(s) for which you have engaged me, or contact me in respect of.
I may also keep a record of any information that you provide to me or obtain from me. Your personal information may be used for the following purposes:
- To advise and represent you (if you are a client);
- To communicate with you;
- To send you publications and invitations to functions and seminars;
- To provide you with information which may be of interest to you;
- For internal business purposes, such as invoicing and debt recovery;
- To analyse your usage of this website; and
- For recruitment and employment purposes.
I collect and store personal information for the purpose of conducting my practice, to make our services known, and to meet my legal obligations, including those under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009. I may disclose your personal information if it is permitted by myr Terms of Engagement; authorised by you; or required or permitted under the law or the New Zealand Law Society’s Rules of Conduct and Client Care for Lawyers. You are entitled to access the personal information I hold about you at any time and to request your personal information be removed or corrected from my records. When receiving such a request I will consider whether it is appropriate and will communicate with you about the request.
As you browse the Steph Dyhrberg Barrister website no personally identifiable information about you is collected. I do collect anonymous information on my visitors and their activity on my site for the purpose of providing a better and more targeted service. In particular, the Steph Dyhrberg Barrister website uses “cookies” and collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.
General Data Protection Rules
I have not included any reference to the additional requirements for customers based in European Economic Area, as I do not believe the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) applies to the Steph Dyhrberg Barrister website. Article 3 of GDPR states ‘2. This Regulation applies to the processing of personal data of data subjects who are in the Union by a controller or processor not established in the Union, where the processing activities are related to:
- the offering of goods or services, irrespective of whether a payment of the data subject is required, to such data subjects in the Union; or
- the monitoring of their behaviour as far as their behaviour takes place within the Union.’
Further guidance on this is provided by the New Zealand Law Society which provides ‘all businesses with customers in the European Union or business that merely monitor the behaviours of individuals who live in the EU must abide by the new EU data protection standards.’ I believe Steph Dyhrberg Barrister does not fall into this definition.
Privacy Act 2020
We will comply with the (New Zealand) Privacy Act 2020.
Our Privacy Officer is Steph Dyhrberg from Steph Dyhrberg Barrister.