Gryphon collects personal information in order to conduct our business, to provide and market our services and to meet our legal obligations.

The type of information we may collect and hold includes (but is not limited to) personal information about:

  • employees of Gryphon;
  • clients, business associates and potential clients and their employees
  • suppliers and their employees
  • prospective employees, employees and contractors; and
  • other people who come into contact with employees and agents of Gryphon.

Personal information - Gryphon will generally collect personal information by way of forms filled out by people, face-to-face meetings, interviews, business cards, telephone conversations and from third parties. In general, the type of personal information Gryphon collects and holds includes (but is not limited to) names, addresses, contact details, occupations and other information which assist us in conducting our business, providing and marketing our services and meeting our legal obligations.

Website collection - Gryphon collects personal information from the website through receiving subscription applications, information requests, support requests and emails. We also analyse traffic at this website, which may involve the use of cookies. Information collected through such analysis is anonymous.

Information logged - When you visit this site, our server logs the following information which is provided by your browser:

  • the type of browser and operating system you are using;
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc.);
  • the address of the referring site (for example, the previous page that you visited); and
  • your IP address (a number which is unique to the machine through which you are connected to the Internet: usually one of your service provider's machines).
  • the date and time of your visit; and
  • the address of the pages accessed and the files downloaded.

All of this information we use only for statistical analysis, service improvements or systems administration purposes. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant.

Email addresses - We will only record your email address if you send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you provide it, and will not be added to a mailing list unless you request that this be done. We will not disclose it without your consent.

Cookies - A cookie is an electronic token that is passed to your browser and your browser passes it back to the server whenever a page is sent to you.

Our ISP’s server may generates cookies, which are used to keep track of the pages you have accessed while using our server. The cookie allows you to page back and forwards through the website and return to pages you have already visited. The cookie exists only for the time you are accessing our server.

Disclosure – Gryphon may use and disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it is collected, for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to the primary purpose and in other circumstances authorised by the Privacy Act. In general, we use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
  • to conduct our business;
  • to provide and market our services;
  • to communicate with you;
  • to purchase from you;
  • to comply with our legal obligations; and
  • to help us manage and enhance our services.

We may disclose your personal information to:
  • other companies or individuals who assist us in providing services or who perform functions on our behalf (such as mailing houses, specialist consultants and barristers);
  • courts, tribunals and regulatory authorities; and
  • anyone else to whom you authorise us to disclose it.

We also collect personal information from these organisations and individuals, and deal with that information in accordance with this policy.

Sensitive information - Some personal information which we collect is 'sensitive information'. Sensitive information includes: information relating to a person's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional or trade association membership, sexual preferences and criminal record, that is also personal information; and health information about an individual. Sensitive information will be used and disclosed only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose, unless you agree otherwise, or where certain other limited circumstances apply (e.g., where required by law).

General - The National Privacy Principles require us to take reasonable steps to protect the security of personal information. Gryphon personnel are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and the privacy of individuals. Gryphon takes reasonable steps to protect personal information held from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure, for example by use of physical security and restricted access to electronic records.

If you are submitting personal details, credit card numbers, or other information over the Internet which you wish to remain private, please note that, while all attempts are made to secure information transmitted to this site, there is a possibility that information you submit could be observed by a third party while in transit. In this eventuality, Gryphon accepts no responsibility for any resulting inconvenience or loss.

Gryphon endeavours to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We encourage you to contact us in order to update any personal information we hold about you. Subject to the exceptions set out in the Privacy Act, you may gain access to the personal information which Gryphon holds about you by contacting Gryphon. A fee may be charged for providing access.

This site contains links to other sites. Gryphon Management Consultants Pty Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.