Privacy statement

Tony Hollands Funerals privacy policy

Your Information is Private

At Tony Hollands Funerals, we’re committed to protecting the privacy of our clients to that ensure best practices are employed at all times.

While providing our services, Tony Hollands Funerals will need to obtain certain information about the deceased’s family. We will collect this information only if it is relevant to making funeral arrangements or complying with legal requirements.

Your information is kept private. The information we require about the deceased and the deceased’s family is lodged with the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages and is required by law.

Privacy laws prevent us from giving friends and certain family members contact information such as phone numbers and addresses. When a funeral notice is placed in the newspaper, we often receive calls from distant friends wanting to know if the person is someone they knew years ago. Unfortunately, we are unable to give out this information. We will ask for a contact number and pass that on to the next of kin so they can call them back directly if they wish.

The information we need includes:

  • Name, sex, and address
  • Date of birth and date of death
  • Place of birth and place of death
  • Occupation during working life
  • If the deceased was born overseas, when the deceased first arrived in Australia
  • Whether or not the deceased was of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin
  • Marital status and marriage details
  • Details about the deceased’s spouse, parents and children, including any maiden names
  • Cause of death
  • Duration of last illness
  • Certifying medical attendant
  • Date the deceased was last seen by a medical attendant
  • Date and place of burial or cremation

For immediate help with funerals,
call us on 07 3392 9919 day or night, seven days a week.

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