Privacy Policy

Court Services Victoria values and is committed to protecting your privacy.

This privacy statement outlines information collected from you as a result of your visit to this website (

We may update this privacy statement from time to time. Any changes to this privacy statement will be published on this website.

Collection of Information

Automatic Collection of Information

Some information is automatically collected as a result of your visit to this website including:

  • your network location and IP address
  • the date and time of your visit to this website
  • your type of web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari) and operating system (e.g. Windows 10, Mac OS X etc).
This is technical information used to assist with investigating problems or performance improvements of the website. Court Services Victoria does not use this information to identify individual users.

Personal Information

Your personal information is collected when you use the portal to make an online application, enquiry, submission, complaint, feedback or electronic communication to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, Children’s Court of Victoria or Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.

These jurisdictions handle your personal information in accordance with applicable legislation including the Magistrates’ Court Act 1989, the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005, the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 and the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.

They are exempt from the application of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 in respect of personal information which relates to the judicial or quasi-judicial functions of a magistrate, judicial registrar or registrar.

Further information about the handling of personal information by these jurisdictions can be found at:

Use of cookies

Cookies are small files that are transferred to your web browser when you visit a website. These files contain certain pieces of information that help you navigate the website efficiently. Cookies are used to save information about your interaction with a website – for example, your login details, preferences, and how and when you use a website. They cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

Our website uses session cookies which are stored in temporary memory and are not retained after you close the browser session.

Contact us

For further information about this privacy statement or how we handle personal information, please email