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The Legal Aid Commission of NSW has a firm commitment to privacy in accordance with the Privacy & Personal Information Protection Act 1998.  All personal information provided to the Legal Aid Commission NSW will be treated confidentially and handled in accordance with the privacy principles outlined in the Act.

All officers of the Legal Aid Commission are subject to this Act and privacy standards must be adhered to at all times.  This statement discloses the type of information that may be collected from this  internet site.  For information about your right to privacy and the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act, visit

What type of information is collected when you visit this site?

When you visit this site, our server logs the following information which is provided by your browser for statistical purposes only:

  • the type of browser and operating system you are using;
  • your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc);
  • the address of the referring site (for example, the previous site that you visited); and
  • your server's IP address (a number which is unique to the machine through which you are connected to the Internet: usually one of your service provider's machines).
  • In addition, our server logs the following information:
  • the date and time of your visit; and
  • the address of the pages accessed and the documents downloaded.

What do we use this information for?

The Legal Aid Commission only uses this information for statistical  analysis or systems administration purposes.  No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant.

What we won't do with the information?

The Legal Aid Commission of NSW will not disclose or publish information which identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent.  

If you have any questions about our privacy statement, please contact us at: