The information you provide helps the Law Society to process your application and enables the Law Society to carry out its regulatory and representative functions under the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006. The Law Society will collect, use, hold and disclose your personal information only for the purposes of processing your application, to compile a membership database, communicate with you and provide membership services. Only authorised staff will have access to your information which is held in a secure environment. The provision of information by you is voluntary. However, if you do not provide full information, the Law Society may not be able to progress your application.
As part of the LENZ membership process you have consented to LENZ and the Law Society sharing your name, contact and employment details and membership status for the purposes of the Law Society’s Associate Membership scheme for Registered Legal Executives throughout your membership of LENZ. We periodically confirm to LENZ the names and preferred contact details of Associate Members joining through their LENZ membership. The purpose of this is to enable us to check on-going eligibility under the Law Society’s Associate Membership scheme for LENZ members.
Under the Privacy Act 2020 you may request access to and request correction of your personal information held by the Law Society. This includes any information that we may collect while you are an Associate Member, such as attendance at events. For more information about the Law Society’s Privacy and Information Handling Policies please refer to www.lawsociety.org.nz/privacy. General information about the Privacy Act 2020 is also available on the website of the Privacy Commissioner at www.privacy.org.nz