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Disclaimer

Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. Although we make every effort to ensure that all information is accurate and complete, we make no guarantee in that respect. Users should verify the information before acting on it.

The use of this website constitutes the user's agreement to the following terms and conditions. Information on this website is provided by the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador solely for the user's information and it is provided without warranty, guarantee, or responsibility of any kind, either expressed or implied. The Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador and its employees will not be liable for any loss or damages of any nature, either direct or indirect, arising from the use of the information provided on this website or information provided at any other site that can be accessed from this site.

All external links featured on the website are provided solely as a convenience to online visitors. The Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador does not endorse the content found on any linked external websites, nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of the information found on such websites. Individuals who visit external websites are encouraged to read and familiarize themselves with the privacy statements found on those particular sites.

Copyright

Materials on this website were produced and/or compiled by the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. Unless otherwise stated, the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador is the owner of copyright in all information found on this website.

Where the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador is the owner of copyright in information on this website, permission is hereby granted for the information to be used or reproduced, in part or in whole, and by any means without change or further permission from the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador subject to the following conditions:

  • Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy and currency of the materials reproduced.
  • The reproduction is not represented as an official version of the material reproduced, or as having been made in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of, the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Persons and organizations using this information agree to indemnify and save harmless the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador against any claims or actions of any kind of manner resulting from its use.

The Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador uses multi-media, i.e. graphics, audio and visual materials, on this website with permission of third party copyright holders. Reproduction of such materials is not permitted.

Privacy Statement

Our Commitment

The Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador is committed to respecting and protecting the personal information and privacy of all individuals who visit this website. Below is a summary of the privacy practices in effect for the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador website, herein referred to as the website.

Whether individuals are visiting the website for general information or conducting online transactions with the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, the collection, use, disclosure, retention, and disposal of information collected on the website is governed by the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPPA).

Collection and Use of Personal and Non-Personal Information

Personally identifiable information such as an individual's name, address, phone number, credit card information or e-mail address is only obtained if a visitor has supplied it voluntarily, provided it in an application, or given it through an online Small Claims Electronic Filing (E-Filing) payment/transaction. Online E-Filing technology is integrated with secure ePayment Broker Credit Card processing software that is owned and supported by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador does not automatically gather personally-identifiable information when visitors browse the website. However, some aggregate, non-identifiable information is automatically collected via Google Analytics session cookies. Session cookies are small text files temporarily placed on a computer's hard drive from the website server. Session cookies collect general information such as:

  • The date and time that a user accesses the website
  • Keywords entered on the website's search engine
  • The number of webpages accessed in a visit
  • Geographic locations of visitors
  • Operating systems and the types of browsers used to view the website

This data is collected in an effort to tailor content, improve visitor experience, evaluate statistics and understand what kind of information visitors are seeking.

Internet browsers can be configured several ways to manage cookies, including detecting and rejecting all cookies or prompting for user intervention when a website wants to send a cookie or to accept cookies from website servers. Individuals with concerns over the collection of aggregate data from session cookies can download and install the free Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on to disable the automatic collection of this information. Use of the Google Analytics opt-out browser software will not prevent or impede visitors from accessing any area of the website.

Both personal and non-personal information is only used by authorized government employees to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally collected, or for a use consistent with that purpose. Personal information is not disclosed to other government agencies or individuals without consent, except as authorized by law.

Links on the Website

As previously stated, all external links featured on the website are provided solely as a convenience to online visitors and the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador does not endorse the content found on any linked external websites, nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of the information found on such websites. Individuals who visit external websites are encouraged to read and familiarize themselves with the privacy statements found on those particular sites.

Changes to the Privacy Statement

Any substantive changes to the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador's privacy practices will be reflected on this webpage.

Contact Information

Supplementary information regarding the protection of personal information and privacy can be found here. Individuals with specific questions about this privacy statement should contact:

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Office
Department of Justice
5th Floor, West Block, Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700 Station A
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6

Phone: (709) 729-7072
Fax: (709) 729-5466