The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria’s commitment to best practice in all areas of its activities extends to respecting and safeguarding the personal information of its members.

Our privacy policy adheres to the National Privacy Principles of the Privacy Act 1988 (“the Act”).

Additional information regarding privacy can be found on the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner’s website at www.privacy.gov.au


Collecting Information

All information collected by the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria is solely for the purpose of providing better services to its members via the website at www.commbar.com.au (“the website”).

Typically, we will obtain relevant work profile information from our members, which will include contact details that is necessary for the delivery of services to our members.

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria does not guarantee the security of information sent via electronic mail.

Please telephone, facsimile or post information if members have concerns regarding the security of the message.


Use and Disclosure of Information

Any information obtained by the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria is used to help provide an efficient service to our members and keeps them informed of our activities in other areas.

In the course of providing our services, we may need to disclose our members’ information to other parties. Reasonable steps will be taken to protect such information from misuse, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

We will endeavour to keep such information confidential unless disclosure is consented to, authorised by you, required by law or is otherwise necessary. We will destroy or remove such information if it is no longer required or is contrary to any relevant and applicable legislation.


Accuracy of Information

The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria will take all reasonable steps to ensure the information it retains is accurate and up to date. If any information is incorrect or missing, please contact us immediately and we will correct or add the information as soon as practicable.

All information we hold is to the best of our knowledge protected in a secure environment. Computer database information is protected by firewalls and also requires password access.

Whilst all reasonable steps will be taken to maintain the security of all personal information (in both electronic and physical form), no guarantee can be provided that information made available is completely secure.


Accessing your details

Information provided by members of the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria can be accessed via the website. We do not hold any other personal information other than as provided by our members.


Additional information

Any further queries about the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria’s privacy policy should be directed at first instance to:

The Privacy Officer
Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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