Privacy Policy

Copyright and Trademarks

eCourts Portal of Western Australia materials; including website pages, documents and online graphics, audio and video are protected by copyright law. Copyright of Western Australia Government materials resides with the State of Western Australia. Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced or re-used for any commercial purposes whatsoever without prior written permission of the State of Western Australia.

Information Collected

The eCourts Portal will not make an attempt to identify users or their browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority and we may need to share information on user activity with them.


Where this website includes material customised for download by you, it is provided without charge. Although we have made every effort to ensure that the material provided in the download is complete, current, and reliable, free from error and virus contamination, we do not warrant or make any representation about the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information or whether the download has been corrupted or tainted by viruses. We do, however, welcome feedback from you about downloads.


The information contained in this website is only to be displayed in full screen format (not framed). No liability is accepted for any information or services that may appear in any other format.

Links from this website

This website includes links to other websites operated by other government bodies.

These linked sites will have their own terms and conditions of use and you should familiarise yourself with these. Linked websites are provided as part of the government's commitment to online initiatives. Neither this site nor the eCourts Portal of West Australia makes any warranty or representation about any linked sites nor can any responsibility or liability be accepted for any loss or damage which may arise as a result of accessing or using any material which may appear at a linked site.

Links to other websites are provided for your assistance but do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship of the practices, views or information contained at any linked site. In the same manner, the absence of a link from this website to any other website should not be treated as an absence of endorsement or support for the operator or content of that website.

Links to this website

As a general principle, the eCourts Portal of West Australia encourages links to its websites, however it reserves the right to bar links in the event that they are provided in a manner which is incompatible with the workings of a democratic, diverse and tolerant community or if it considers, in its absolute discretion, that any link is inappropriate.

Individual Access

The eCourts Portal of Western Australia does not store any information you have obtained from this website for longer than required.

Should you wish to access any information we have stored, and you are within the timeframe, you are able to make application to access your personal information held by the eCourts Portal of Western Australia. You can do this by making an application. There are a number of reasons the eCourts Portal of West Australia can refuse this access, but where access is granted you are also able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of your information and have it amended. For more information, and to make an application, go to Freedom of Information.

Online Lodgment

In order to lodge case-related documents online or to participate in online lodgment, you must supply some personal information - such as your name, mailing address, phone numbers and email address. This information is only used to enable you to electronically lodge documents and/or contribute to an online lodgment discussion through the eLodgment application and will not be disclosed to any third party unless required by law.

The following information is recorded for the purpose of providing you with support if required:

  • Major and specific activities under a user name, e.g. Login, Create Template, Save Incomplete Lodgment, contribute to an online lodgment discussion, Log out etc.
  • Uploaded documents as part of the lodgment process and failed attempts to upload documents are recorded
  • Browser, operating system and compilers information is recorded for troubleshooting
  • Email address information is only used for the purposed for which you provided it.


This web site only uses session cookies to maintain session information about you when you log into the website so that it can personalise your visit. Upon closing your browser the session cookie set by this website is destroyed and no personal information is maintained.