Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines how Macleay William (ABN 16 823 098 461) ('we', 'us' or 'our') collects, holds and discloses personal information about individuals. 

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time in our sole discretion.


We may collect personal information from you in the course of carrying on our business, including when we provide our services to you or your employer. If you are our client or employed by our client, the personal information we may collect from you may include your name, address, occupation, contact information or information about your dealings with us or our clients. 

We only collect personal information from this website when it is provided with your permission.

We only collect information by fair and lawful means where the main purpose of collection is to carry out the necessary functions or activities of our legal practice.

Use and disclosure of information

We use personal information to give effect to the particular interaction you have with us. The personal information we collect may be used for a number of purposes, including:

• to provide, market and improve our services to you;
• to manage and account for our services, to manage our internal business operations and our relationship with you;
• to provide you with information about legal developments, events or other products or services (including seminars, events or publications) that may interest you.

We may also use personal information for related purposes that would reasonably be expected.


We may disclose personal information for the purposes for which it was collected and related purposes including:

• subject to our professional obligations, to any person where necessary in the course of carrying on our business, including the provision of our services;
• to external service providers to assist us to carry on our business, including archiving services;
• as required or permitted by law;
• with your consent.

We may need to disclose personal information in order to give full effect to the services we provide.

Where we provide information to any of these organisations, we will ensure that the other organisation commits to the preservation of privacy and compliance with the Act in respect of those transactions.

We are bound by professional obligations of confidentiality, including in relation to personal information.


'Cookies' are a standard method for storing data on a web browser. Our web browser may store cookies in your web browser or request your web browser to transmit the data to our web server. 

We may make limited use of cookies on this website. This website may store cookies on your web browser to better serve your future use of this website. We may use cookies to monitor the usage of this website, to gain a clear picture of which areas of this website attracts traffic, to provide user content or to allow the use of password protection. Use of cookies does not mean your identity is revealed to us. Most web browsers are set up by default to accept cookies. However, you may set your web browser to prevent the receipt of cookies if you wish.

Please also see our 'Terms of Use'.


We take reasonable steps to protect all personal information that we hold secure from misuse or unauthorised use or disclosure, including a number of security measures such as restricting access to our office, firewalls and secure databases.

The internet is not a secure environment. If you do use the internet to send us personal information, please be aware of the risks associated with such practises and note that we do not assume any responsibility for the risk of the reception of such personal information by others.

Access and Correction

You may request access to your personal information that we hold about you. We may refuse access if we are compelled, required or allowed by law to do so.

If you believe that your personal information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us and we will endeavour to ensure that it is corrected and/or updated.

Contact Us

If you require any further information about our Privacy Policy please contact us:
Tel: (02) 9326 0522 or (03) 9826 5566