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    Conditions of Use

    Definition

    In these Conditions of Use, including Copyright and Disclaimer:

    Application means an online application on this Web Site, including e-Lodgement and the Probate forms;

    Application Specific Conditions of Use means the terms and conditions applying to the use of an Application;

    Conditions of Use including Copyright and Disclaimer means these terms and conditions for use of this Web Site;

    Court, we, our or us means the Supreme Court of Western Australia, its officers, employees, agents and contractors;

    Material means any audio, data, document, graphics, information and video on this Web Site or any Application;

    Web Site means, unless otherwise stated, the web site operating under the registered domain name of www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au, and includes all Applications available on it;

    you or your means the person who agrees to these Conditions of Use, including Copyright and Disclaimer and any Application Specific Conditions of Use, either personally or on behalf of a legal entity and includes, if acceptance is on behalf a legal entity, the legal entity's officers, partners, employees, agents and contractors; and

    User means any person or other legal entity using this Web Site and any Application.

    Failure To Agree

    If you do not agree to these Conditions of Use, including Copyright and Disclaimer, you may not use, and must leave, this Web Site.

    Copyright

    Copyright in this Web Site and any application and their respective Material is owned by the State of Western Australia. Material is reproduced here with the permission of the State of Western Australia, but does not purport to be the official or authorised version.

    You may download, store in cache, display, print, and otherwise reproduce, the whole or any part of this material in unaltered form only for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation.

    You may not reproduce or communicate the whole or any substantial part of this material for commercial purposes without prior express written permission, requests for which should be directed by letter to the Principal Registrar of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

    You may not create links to the Web Site without prior written permission, requests for which should be directed by letter to the Principal Registrar of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

    Apart from the uses permitted above and any other use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, all other rights are reserved.

    No licence to reproduce, communicate or otherwise use this material other than as expressly stated above is to be implied by the availability of the Material on this Web Site.

    Browser Versions Supported

    This Web Site supports Internet Explorer V5.0 and higher and Netscape Navigator V6.00 and higher.

    Cookies

    Certain functions on this Web Site require your browser to be set to allow the creation of "cookies" on your computer. Cookies are required for security reasons and to allow our systems to uniquely identify you and your computer.

    The Court does not use cookies to collect personal information. Personal information is only collected from this Web Site in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

    Statistical Information

    Statistical information is collected by the Court in relation to the use of this Web Site, which allows us to improve the Web Site by understanding how our customers use the Web Site. The information collected is described in our Privacy Policy.

    Freedom of Information

    Refer to the FoI details on the Department of the Attorney General's web site.

    Links to and from the Court's Web Site

    Permission to place a hypertext link to any page, image, or other item on this Web Site should be sought by sought by writing to the Principal Registrar of the Supreme Court of Western Australia (see clause 3 above).

    Links To and From Other Web Sites

    This Web Site may have links to and from external Internet sites. These external information sources are provided purely for convenience and are outside the Court's control. The Court does not:

    • endorse or provide any approval of anything obtained from other web sites;
    • warrant or assume any responsibility for the quality, accuracy, source, merchantability, fitness for purpose or any other aspect of anything on those web sites, and you must make your own assessment regarding anything obtained from another web site.

    Contacting the Court

    For enquiries regarding information in this Web Site please contact the relevant business area in the Contact section.

    For Application specific enquiries, please use the contact details provided when you are logged on to that Application.

    Email enquiries and customer feedback will be answered as soon as we reasonably can.

    Compliance With Laws

    You must comply with all State and Commonwealth laws when using this Web Site and any Application.

    Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    These Conditions of Use, including Copyright and Disclaimer and any Application Specific Conditions of Use are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Western Australia and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Western Australia.

    Disclaimer

    The material presented on this Web Site are provided by the Supreme Court of Western Australia as a service to the community. The Material is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of release on the Web Site. However, the Material is provided solely on the basis that you will be responsible for making your own assessment of the matters contained or discussed herein and you are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements, information and advice.

    Every effort has been made to comply with suppression orders or statutory provisions prohibiting publication of Material in a judgment of sentencing remarks. The onus remains on any person using Material in a judgment or sentence to ensure that the intended use of that Material does not breach any such order or provision.

    Changes in circumstances after Material is placed on the Web Site may affect the accuracy of that Material. Additionally, Materials may be maliciously vandalised. No assurance is given as to the accuracy or completeness of any representation, statement, information or advice contained after the publication of Material on the Web Site.

    Neither the Judicial Officers of the Supreme Court of Western Australia nor the State of Western Australia nor any employee or agent of the Supreme Court of Western Australia or of the State shall be responsible or liable for any loss, damage or injury (including death) however caused (whether caused by any negligent or other unlawful act or omission of, by or on the part of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the State, or any agent or employee of the Supreme Court of Western Australia or the State) arising from the use or reliance on any information, data or advice (including incomplete, out of date, wrong, inaccurate or misleading information, data or advice) expressed or implied in, or coming from, the Web Site, by any person.

    Availability

    The Court will endeavour to have this Web Site and any Application available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

    You acknowledge however that the Web Site and any Application may become temporarily unavailable due to:

    • computer, web server or software malfunction or network congestion; or
    • the failure of the communication network provided by your "Internet Service Provider" or ours; or
    • ancillary equipment failures; or
    • the need to carry out scheduled maintenance; or
    • if, in our opinion, a serious threat is posed to any part of the system supporting this Web Site or any Application; or
    • other circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

    Therefore you should ensure that you have other means of undertaking urgent or time-sensitive transactions and obtaining information, if for any reason this Application is unavailable.

    The Court may in its sole discretion also stop providing this Web Site or any Application completely.

    The Court accepts no liability if this Web Site or any Application is temporarily or even permanently unavailable.

    Changing Conditions Of Use, including Copyright and Disclaimer

    The Court reserves the right to change these Conditions of Use from time to time at its sole discretion. You must periodically check this section of the Web Site to see if any of the changes affect you. By your continued use of this Web Site you are deemed to agree to any such changes. If you do not agree to any changes you must not use and must leave this Web Site.


    Please contact the web manager with any requests for further information, inquiries or comments.

    Contact details:
    The Supreme Court of Western Australia
    Stirling Gardens
    Barrack Street
    Perth, WA 6000
    Email: business.services@justice.wa.gov.au

    Last updated: 29-May-2015