The materials presented in the Department of Sport and Recreation website and its subdirectories are provided voluntarily as a public service. The information and advice provided is made available in good faith and is derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of release on the Internet. However, the information is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the matters discussed herein and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information.
Changes in circumstances after a document is placed on the Internet may affect the accuracy of the information. Additionally, materials may be maliciously vandalised. No assurance is given as to the accuracy of any information or advice contained after the publication on the Internet.
Material in the Department of Sport and Recreation website and its subdirectories include links to external Internet sites. These external information sources are outside the State's control. It is the responsibility of the Internet user to make his or her own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information found.
Each user waives and releases the State of Western Australia to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the usage of material or information made available through the Department of Sport and Recreation website and its subdirectories. In no event shall the State of Western Australia be liable for any incidental or consequential damages resulting from use of the material. The State of Western Australia does not accept liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by reliance on the information or advice provided in the Department of Sport and Recreation website and subdirectories or incorporated into them by reference.
The Western Australian Government has no control over the content of material accessible on any non-Government sites cross-referenced. It accordingly is the responsibility of the Internet user to make their own decisions about the relevance or accuracy, currency and reliability of information found on those sites.
The Department of Sport and Recreation records visits to this website and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
The information is used to analyse our server traffic. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except where authorised by law. For example in the event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency may exercise their legal authority to inspect the internet service provider's logs. If you send us an email message we will record your contact details (in accordance with government record keeping standards).
This information will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it. We will not use your email for any other purpose and will not disclose it without your consent. You need to be aware of inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet.
If you have concerns in this regard, the department has other ways of obtaining and providing information. Normal mail, telephone and fax facilities are available. The Department of Sport and Recreation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the linked websites.
This website is provided to enhance customer service and to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of interactions between the Department of the Sport and Recreation and its customers.
This website supports the following browsers:
Certain functions on this website 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 Department of Sport and Recreation will use reasonable endeavours to have the general functions of this website fully available to you at all times (i.e. 24 hours per day, 7 days per week) but this is not guaranteed.
Specific applications operating within this website may have restrictions on availability due to operational or security constraints.
You should ensure that you have other means of undertaking urgent or time-sensitive transactions and obtaining information, if for any reason this website is unavailable.
The Department of Sport and Recreation may need to temporarily suspend the service for operational reasons (e.g. for planned maintenance or upgrades). The Department of Sport and Recreation will use its reasonable endeavours to restore the service as soon as possible after any suspension.
The Department of Sport and Recreation may need to alter code or access details or technical specifications associated with specific web applications for operational reasons. Where we need to inform you about this, we will give you as much notice as is reasonably possible.
Permission to place a hypertext link to any page, image, or other item on this website should be sought by contacting the Communications branch at the Department of Sport and Recreation.
The Department of Sport and Recreation would appreciate notification from you of any errors identified within this website or its applications by contacting our Communications branch.
For enquiries regarding information in this website please contact the relevant business area.
For application specific enquiries, please use the contact details provided when you are logged on to that application.
In these General Conditions:
application means a specific application on the website for which authorisation is required for the use of that application;
authorised user means a person who is authorised by the Department of Sport and Recreation by means of a unique username and confidential password to access and use specific specialised applications which are available on this website;
General Conditions means these General Conditions for Use of the Department of Sport and Recreation’s website as amended from time to time;
material means any document, information, data obtained from this website or any application;
non repudiable means authentication that with high assurance can be asserted to be genuine, and that cannot subsequently be refuted;
Special Conditions means the specific conditions which apply for the use of an application;
user means any person using this website;
Department of Sport and Recreation, we, our or us means the Department of Sport and Recreation, its officers, employees, agents and contractors;
website means, unless otherwise stated, the Department of Sport and Recreation website perating under the registered domain of dsr.wa.gov.au as well as participating service providers required to perform a Department of Sport and Recreation business function;
you or your means the person who accepts the General Conditions, either personally or on behalf of a company or other legal entity and includes, if acceptance is on behalf a company or other legal entity, the company or other legal entity’s officers, employees, agents and contractors.
Specific areas of the website provide specialised services, which are restricted to authorised users. In addition to the General Conditions, Special Conditions may apply for the use of those applications. If any Special Conditions apply to the use of an application, the Special Conditions will be advised to and must be agreed by the User as part of the authorisation process for that application.
The General Conditions and the Special Conditions are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Western Australia and are within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Western Australia.
Refer to the Freedom of Information details on this website
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Where the authorised use of an application provides permission to copy or receive data, use of that data must be in accordance with the Department of Sport and Recreation’s intended purpose only and;
Our online security measures include, but are not limited to:
The Department of Sport and Recreation undertakes electronic backup of its computer based systems for its own purposes but does not provide backup and recovery of data not required for its own purposes. We suggest that you implement your own backup and recovery facilities and procedures for data accessed from or transmitted to the Department’s website and associated applications.
Encryption is not used in transmitting and receiving your data to and from this website as a default. When your sensitive data, such as personal and financial records and payment methods are transacted, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption is used.
You acknowledge that you are responsible for your own hardware and software and for your internet connection and associated costs.
The Department of Sport and Recreation reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately suspend or terminate your access to and use of the website or to revoke your authorised use of any application available through this website at its discretion. This discretion is likely to be exercised in the following circumstances:
The Department of Sport and Recreation is under no obligation to continue providing an application on this website, which it considers, is out-dated, superseded or which cannot be supported by the Department of Sport and Recreation’s current operating environment. The Department of Sport and Recreation may from time to time upgrade, replace or retire any application available on this website. If an application is to be withdrawn, Department of Sport and Recreation will use its reasonable endeavours to notify all authorised users in advance of significant changes.
No Liability and Indemnity
To the fullest extent permissible at law you release and indemnify the State of Western Australia from any and all loss, damage, cost, charge, expense, diminution in value or deficiency of any kind or character that you pay, suffer or incur, or are liable for, relating to or arising from your usage of, or reliance on, any material or advice obtained from this website or any associated application.
In all instances where a transmission or transaction is successful you will receive an electronic confirmation. Accordingly, if you do not receive confirmation of receipt, you should assume that your transmission or transaction was not successful.
You are advised, where a transmission failure has occurred, to clean and resubmit the transmitted data. To the fullest extent permissible at law you release and indemnify the State of Western Australia from any and all loss, damage, cost, charge, expense, diminution in value or deficiency of any kind or character that you pay, suffer or incur, or are liable for, relating to or arising from the failure of your transaction due to viral problems.
Application specific conditions of use will be provided as part of the request for access package for each application. No users will be registered until they have signed, or electronically acknowledged the specific conditions of use for a particular application.