Our Commitment to Privacy
As a professional legal services provider, Northam & Associates is committed to protecting the privacy of all users of our services and to maintaining applicable agent-client privileges. Please review this policy to understand the steps Northam & Associates has taken to secure your personal information.
Northam & Associates may request personal information for purposes including:
- Subscribing to our online newsletters
- Case management
- Obtaining services
- Access to account information
Northam & Associates will not disclose your personal information to any outside party without your consent. We take great care to protect your information using best practice and current security standards regarding encryption and data storage. Northam & Associates has designed our website to ensure the privacy of your personal information.
Information Collected by Northam & Associates
While navigating our website, we may collect the following information from you to use in our efforts to provide the highest quality products:
IP Address/OS/Software – Your Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system (e.g., Windows XP), browser software (e.g., Internet Explorer) and other site usage data is used to gather broad demographic information. This data is viewed in aggregate and helps us serve you by allowing us to understand how visitors use our website.
Cookies – We use a technology called “cookies,” small files stored by your browser to help keep track of your user profile. Our cookies do not collect personally identifiable information, nor do we share them with anyone.
Registration and Subscription Services – Northam & Associates will collect information, including your name, email address, phone, and company name. This information is stored in a secure manner and kept as you consented.
Case Management – Using Northam & Associates’s services will include providing an extensive amount of personal information for the preparation of submissions and applications for visas, recruiting, and other immigration and business matters. This information is password protected, and extreme care is taken so it is shared only with the agents and staff responsible for preparing the case, and with the government agencies that process the submissions and applications.
Credit Cards – As needed, credit card information will be transmitted from Northam & Associates through secure servers to our merchant provider. The data is strongly encrypted during transmission to ensure that personal and payment information is secure.
Why We Collect Information
Northam & Associates collects personal and contact information for several reasons. We provide updates on the company as well as Australian immigration news to registered users. Personal data collected in questionnaires is used on your behalf by Northam & Associates’s staff to prepare and submit submissions, applications and supporting documents to government agencies for the purpose of obtaining visas, citizenship, and visa related services. All Northam & Associates accounts are kept separate from one another and require secure authentication to access personal information.
As a legal services provider, we will submit required information, petitions, applications, and other documents to the appropriate government agencies. Forms and documents related to your case will be completed using the information you have provided.
Please check this page periodically for changes and updates.