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Legal Aid Queensland is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals' personal information.
The Information Privacy Act 2009 (the IP Act) regulates how public sector agencies, including Legal Aid Queensland, manage personal information. There are 11 Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) which:
The full text of the Information Privacy Principles can be found in Schedule 3 of the Information Privacy Act 2009.
Personal information is defined in the IP Act as:
“Personal information is information or an opinion, including information or an opinion forming part of a database, whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.”
For information about personal information held by Legal Aid Queensland, see What personal information is held by Legal Aid Queensland and why?
For information about accessing or amending personal information held by Legal Aid Queensland, see How do I access information?
If you think your personal information has not been handled by Legal Aid Queensland in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 you can make a complaint by writing to:
Senior Governance Officer
Legal Aid Queensland
GPO Box 2449
Brisbane Qld 4001
Phone 1300 651 188
Fax 07 3238 3410