The Western Australian Government
is not responsible for the content, policy or practices of websites
operated by third parties that are linked to this website. Links to
third party websites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or
approval by the Western Australian Government of the content, policies
or practices of those third party websites. When you follow a link from
this website to another website, we recommend you read and consider the
privacy statement of that website.
Collection of personal information
You can browse the general content of dlgsc.wa.gov.au anonymously, without
disclosing your personal information. However, some functionality on
this website may require you to provide personal information. Examples
of this include where you wish to make an enquiry or undertake a
transaction. We only collect personal information through dlgsc.wa.gov.au when
it is knowingly and voluntarily provided by you.
If you choose not to provide personal information to the Western
Australian Government through dlgsc.wa.gov.au, we may not be able to provide
you with access to parts of the website or to certain content, products
and services available on or from the website or generally from the Western
The retention and destruction of records of personal information held
by the Western Australian Government is governed by legislation and
policies including the State Records Act 2000.
Use and disclosure of personal information
Any personal information we collect through dlgsc.wa.gov.au may be used or
disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected, for
example, to allow us to answer your enquiry or process your transaction.
We may also use or disclose personal information for related purposes,
for example, where you have consented to the use or disclosure for the
related purpose or you would reasonably expect the personal information
would be used for that related purpose.
In some limited circumstances, we may also need to use or disclose personal information for other specific purposes, including:
- where the Western Australian Government reasonably determines
that the use or disclosure of the information is necessary for one or
more enforcement-related activities conducted by or on behalf of an
- where required by or under a law of Western Australia; a law of the
Commonwealth; or a court or tribunal order, for example, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1992; or in response to a subpoena.
Personal information will be dealt with in accordance with the
applicable legislation in Western Australia and consistent with any
Collection and use of site visit data
The following information may be automatically recorded by this
site's web server for statistical and system administration purposes
- your server address
- your top level domain name (e.g. .com, .au, .gov)
- the date and the time of your visit to the site
- the pages you accessed and downloaded
- the address of the last site you visited
- your operating system
- the type of browser you are using.
We will not attempt to identify individuals from the above
information. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law
enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal
authority to inspect records of the above information.
A cookie is a block of data that is shared between a web server and a
user's browser. Cookies, and the information collected through them,
are used by the Western Australian Government to make this website more
If you have any questions relating to privacy, please submit your comments using the contact us form.