Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Privacy Policy


King & Company is committed to maintaining the privacy and protection of your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”). King & Company complies with the Australian Privacy Principles (“APPs”) to the extent required by the Privacy Act.

This policy applies to King & Company and its associated operating entitles including but not limited to Trekbay Pty Ltd.

This policy sets out how we collect, maintain, handle, use, store and disclose personal information.

We will amend our Privacy Policy from time to time, and as required by law. The Privacy Policy published on our website will be the latest version governing the information we hold.

What is “Personal Information”?

Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable: whether the information or opinion is true or not; and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.

Personal information includes your name, address/es, contact details, occupation, date of birth and financial information.

The Personal Information We Collect

King & Company may collect and hold personal information you submit to us as part of any enquiries or correspondence you engage in with our office or as part of other information we prepare to assist to conduct and promote our business and comply with our legal obligations.

King & Company may also collect and hold personal information from you if you engage us to perform legal services.

From Whom Do We Collect Personal Information

We may collect and hold personal information from our clients, prospective clients, business associates, suppliers and contractors, our employees and prospective employees.

How We Collect Personal Information

King & Company may collect personal information from a variety of sources, including:

  • from your point of contact with us by email, phone, in person and in documents supplied by you;
  • by contacting third parties whom you have authorised us to contact;
  • by contacting referees provided by you if you are seeking employment with us;
  • from you when you provide information via our website - including by making an inquiry to us via our website;
  • through third party websites used by King & Company, including for marketing purposes, such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

How Personal Information Is Collected Through Our Website

We collect combined information about individuals who use our website. This means that each time you access our website we may collect information about how you are accessing our site, including your location, operating system, internet browser, language and whether you have accessed our site before. Our website may use cookies which enable our systems to recognise your browser. 

When collecting this information, we do not collect anything which will identify you specifically. We use this information to improve our business systems, including our website, so we can provide our clients and prospective clients with optimal service.

King & Company is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites to which we may provide links.

How King & Company May Use Personal Information

We may use your personal information:

  • to respond to an inquiry from you;
  • to provide legal services to you;
  • for record keeping and administrative purposes;
  • to track use of our website;
  • to promote our business;
  • to monitor and improve the quality of our service.

How King & Company May Disclose Personal Information

We may disclose personal information to third parties to provide legal services to you. These may include barristers, courts and tribunals, law enforcement and regulatory authorities, government agencies, insurers, valuers and other experts, and couriers and other companies or individuals who perform functions on our behalf.

Disclosure Of Personal Information Overseas

If, during the course of providing legal services, it is necessary to disclose your personal information to an overseas entity, King & Company will take reasonable steps to ascertain the overseas entity will handle your personal information in accordance with the APPs. 

Security Of Personal Information

King & Company stores personal information electronically and on paper. The security of your personal information is important to us.  We aim to take all measures reasonably necessary to ensure your personal information is safeguarded from loss, interference, misuse and unauthorised access or disclosure.

Statutory requirements may necessitate that we hold records for a significant period of time.

King & Company uses online or ‘cloud’ service providers to store personal information and to provide services that involve the use of personal information, such as email services. Some limited personal information may also be provided to these service providers to enable them to authenticate users that access their services. King & Company’s cloud service providers’ servers are located in Australia in Sydney and Melbourne. Other servers or systems the firm uses are on site.

King & Company also from time to time uses file share websites as a means of disclosing your personal information to other persons or entities in accordance with this privacy policy. Examples of file share websites King & Company uses include Hightail, Dropbox and Box. The file share websites King & Company use may be based in, or have services located outside Australia.

Your Rights To Access And Review Personal Information

King & Company will take all reasonable steps to ensure the personal information we have is accurate, up to date and complete.

You have the right to access your personal information held by King & Company, to request its updating or correction, and to request its erasure or de-identification. This may be subject to exceptions provided by law such as our obligation to preserve information for statutorily defined periods.

Contacting Us Anonymously Or By Using A Pseudonym

If you choose to contact us anonymously, or by using a pseudonym, we may be limited in the services and assistance we can offer you.

Complaints And Inquiries About Our Privacy Policy

King & Company has appointed a Privacy Officer to ensure that all employees comply with the Privacy Act and this Privacy Policy.

Inquiries about privacy-related issues should be directed to the appointed Privacy officer, King & Company’s Executive Partner Tim Fynes-Clinton on 07 3243 0000.


Terms of Use


Your use of King & Company’s website is governed by these Terms of Use. By using our website in any capacity, including browsing, means that you agree with and to be bound by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy.

Website Ownership

This website is the sole and exclusive property of King & Company.

Intellectual Property

The content on this website is the sole and exclusive property of King & Company, unless otherwise indicated.  King & Company holds copyright on all works contained in this website. You may reproduce work or works only if the reproduction is for private or non-commercial purposes and on the basis the works are attributed to King & Company.

Limit Of Liability

The content of King & Company’s website does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on for legal advice.

Your use of any of the content on our website does not create, nor is it intended to create, a solicitor-client relationship between you and King & Company.

King & Company makes no warranties or representations about our website or its content and will not be liable to you for any loss arising from or relating in any way to your use of our website or its content.  This includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any computer viruses, malware or anything else that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems.

Links To Other Sites

This website may provide links to other sites operated by other entities. These links are provided as a convenience. Use of these other sites is at your own risk.

Links To This Site

You may link to our site.  However, we reserve the right to deny any person permission to link to our site.

Restricted User Behaviour

You agree not to use our website for any unlawful purpose including, but not limited to, uploading or otherwise transmitting material that is obscene, offensive, threatening, abusive, defamatory or that breaches another person’s privacy.


King & Company does not consent to the receipt of unsolicited electronic “spam” messages by publishing the email addresses of staff on this website.

Changes To Terms Of Use

We may change these Terms of Use from time to time.

Contact Us About These Terms Of Use:

King & Company Solicitors
Level 7, Quay Central
95 North Quay
Brisbane Q 4000
Tel: 07 3243 0000

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