Privacy statement

Protecting your privacy and your personal information is important to us.

About this statement

This privacy statement sets out how we collect and use your information when you visit our websites or use forms or applications enabled through our websites.

Our websites are hosted on the domain This privacy statement does not apply to other external websites referred to on our websites that are not hosted on this domain.

Information we collect

When you look at our websites or use applications or forms enabled through our websites, we make a record of your visit and may log the following information for authentication, authorisation or statistical purposes:

  • your server address and location
  • your top-level domain name (e.g. .com, .gov, .au, .org)
  • your username
  • date and time of your visit
  • type of browser and technology you use
  • pages you access
  • documents or files you download
  • information provided through a specific application or form, including personal details and contact information.


Information you give us through an online form or application will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. We will not use your personal details or contact information for any other purpose and will not disclose them without your consent (unless required by law).

Our websites and applications may use cookies to facilitate authentication and authorisation processes, collect statistical information and improve your experience. We also use software provided by third party vendors, including Google Analytics, to gather anonymised information about how visitors use our websites and services. This information about your use is only analysed on a bulk basis for broad demographic content. Individual use is not analysed.


We use industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, to ensure the highest security for information you send us through online forms or applications. Although we try our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of information you send us through the internet.


The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.