OUR EXPERTISE

Privacy

Given the importance of privacy compliance, Bespoke has extensive experience in advising clients on all aspects of privacy and data protection matters. Bespoke provides advice to a wide range of clients, including those in the financial services, technology, superannuation and insurance, retail, e-commerce and online shopping portals, human resources and recruitment sectors.

The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) sets out rules with which many organisations must comply regarding the collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information. Organisations that fail to comply with these laws can face monetary penalties of up to $1.8 million.

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Our privacy and data protection expertise includes:

  • advising on all aspects of compliance with the privacy guidelines and legislations
  • preparing and implementing policies and procedures
  • developing compliance programs, manuals and compliance training and workshops
  • conducting internal privacy audits and audits of third party service providers and vendors
  • advising on ancillary legislation such as the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) and Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth)
  • acting for clients in relation to complaints and dealing with data breaches and data notification
  • advising clients on trans-border data flow issues and the implications of outsourcing and cloud computing arrangements
  • issues arising out of the use of social media

This expertise is enhanced by our collaborative culture and passion for what we do. Drawing on expertise across the firm our lawyers deliver exceptional quality, and meaningful advice.

Our service and processes are always guided by our ‘in-house philosophy’. Many of our lawyers have experience in-house, including General Counsel roles.

Bespoke’s ‘in-house philosophy’ puts us at the heart of your business to drive a  commercial and strategic legal approach. It sounds simple, but it makes remarkable differences to how we we work with our clients.

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