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Protecting your privacy
The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for the State of Queensland (ICLRQ) is committed to protecting the personal information we collect and hold about you. This policy explains how we collect, use, disclose and protect personal information, how you can request access to and correction of any personal information we hold about you and how you can make a privacy complaint.
The ICLRQ is a charitable institution which was founded in 1907. Our principal function is to publish the authorised reports of the Supreme Court of Queensland (the Queensland Reports), which contains a selection of the key decisions of the Supreme Court, as corrected and approved by the deciding Judges. It is the policy of the ICLRQ to further develop its own website located at the domain names www.queenslandjudgments.com.au and www.queenslandjudgments.org.au (the Websites), so that online access to the full set of the Queensland Reports, and all earlier reported Queensland judgments, is readily available to the courts, the legal profession and the public on a not-for-profit basis.
Since 1908, the ICLRQ has also produced a weekly publication – the Queensland Law Reporter. The Queensland Law Reporter contains advance notice of cases which have been selected by the Editors for reporting. It also contains public notices, including those placed pursuant to the requirements of the Rules of the Supreme Court in probate matters or prior to applications for admission to the legal profession. This publication is available free of charge at http://www.queenslandreports.com.au (also, the Websites).
(Together, the Services).
What is personal information?
Personal information is any information or an opinion in any form about an identified individual or an individual who is reasonably identifiable by ICLRQ from the information or opinion.
Collection of personal information
The ICLRQ only collects personal information that is reasonably necessary to provide the Services. The types of information collected by the ICLRQ include your email address, name, postnominal, user type, region and locality, email subscription preferences and information about your website usage when you visit and use our Websites as explained further below.
The ICLRQ collects your personal information when you:
The ICLRQ also collects information based on how you use the Websites. The Websites use session and browser ‘cookies’ and other similar technologies to collect information when you visit and use the Websites, such as your IP address, type of browser, device type, screen resolution you are using and your traffic patterns and activities through the site such as:
Storage and protection of personal information
The security of your personal information is of paramount importance to the ICLRQ and the ICLRQ will take reasonable steps to protect personal information against misuse, loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure. If it is necessary to disclose a document to a third party in connection with the provision of the Services, all reasonable steps will be taken to prevent unauthorised use or disclosure by that third party.
Reasonable steps will be taken to dispose and destroy personal information that is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected.
Use and disclosure of information
We will use and hold your personal information only for the purpose of providing the Services, developing the Websites and for related internal management purposes.
We will not share or disclose personal information about you with third parties unless:
In some circumstances your personal information may be disclosed to service providers that provide a range of services on behalf of the ICLRQ including auditors and solicitors, accountants, information technology vendors, and other consultants.
Access and correction of personal information
The ICLRQ will provide you with access to your personal information upon receiving a written request. The ICLRQ will process your request within a reasonable time.
If you believe that ICLRQ is holding inaccurate or outdated personal information about you, you should notify ICLRQ by using the contact details below or using the “my profile” page on the Websites. We will take reasonable steps, including making appropriate corrections, to ensure the quality of the personal information we hold.
In certain circumstances, the ICLRQ may not be able to correct or provide you access to your personal information. In these circumstances, the ICLRQ will write to you providing reasons why.
Last updated: 21 March 2018