Terms and Conditions

By using the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety website and Online system, you agree to be bound by its Terms and Conditions, and consent to receiving electronic communications from us

Accessibility

This website has been designed to be accessible to as many users as possible including:

  • people with disabilities who may use assistive technologies
  • those with slower internet connections
  • rural and regional users
  • those with hand held devices and mobile phones.

The accessibility features available on this site include:

  • instructions for printing pages
  • a list of software plug-ins users may require to view our content
  • information about compatibility.

Please note that documents on the website can also be provided in other formats. Please contact us to request alternative document formats if required.

Printer friendly

You can print content pages on the site by selecting the ’Print page’ link. This will open a new browser window for you to print from if you have a printer connected.

Plug-ins requirement

Documents available for download on this site are in Word or PDF. If you require these plug-ins to view the documents, please select the appropriate link below:

Browser compatibility

We recommend using one of the following web browsers when accessing our site and online systems

  • Internet Explorer- version 9 or above
  • Mozilla Firefox- latest version
  • Google Chrome- latest version

Privacy

This website privacy statement applies to Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS). When you follow a link from this website to another site, we recommend you read and consider the privacy statement for that site.

Collection of personal information

You can browse the general content of DMIRS website anonymously, without disclosing your personal information. However some functionality on this site may require you to provide personal information. Examples of this include where you wish to make an enquiry or undertake a transaction. We may need to collect, use or disclose personal information to allow us to answer your enquiry or process your transaction.

Use and disclosure of personal information

Any personal information we collect through the DMIRS website may be used or disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected. We may also use or disclose personal information for related purposes, for example where you have asked us to inform another agency of a change of address transaction.

In some limited circumstances we may also need to use or disclose personal information for other specific purposes, for example where required to do so by law, for example pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 or in response to a subpoena.

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 only:

  • 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 unless that is necessary to investigate a breach of law or regulation.

Cookies

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 DMIRS to make this website more efficient.

If you have any queries about our privacy policy please contact us.

Disclaimer

Materials presented by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety are provided by the department as a service to the community. The department is committed to providing a quality service to all citizens of the state and makes every attempt to ensure accuracy, currency and reliability of the data contained in these documents. However, changes in circumstances after time of publication may impact the quality of this information.

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 contained or discussed herein and readers are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements, information and advice.

Changes in circumstances after a document is placed on the Internet may impact on the accuracy of information. Additionally, materials may be maliciously vandalised. No assurance is given as to the accuracy of any representation, statement, information or advice contained after the publication on the Internet.

Material on this site may include links to external Internet sites. These external information sources are outside the department’s control. It is the responsibility of the reader to make his or her own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information found.

Neither the department nor the State of Western Australia nor any employee or agent of the department or of the State shall be responsible or liable for any loss, damage or injury (including death) however caused (whether caused by any negligent or other unlawful act or omission of, by, or on, the part of the department, the State, or any agent or employee of the department or the State) arising from the use of or reliance on any information, data or advice (including incomplete, out of date, wrong, inaccurate or misleading information, data or advice) expressed or implied in, or coming from, the department's web site, by any person whosoever.

 

Copyright

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety materials, including internet pages, documents and on-line graphics, audio and video, are protected by copyright law.

Copyright for Western Australian Government materials resides with the State of Western Australia.

Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced or re-used for any commercial purposes whatsoever without the written authorisation of the department.

Permissions requests

Requests for permission to use copyrighted materials developed by the Department of Mines, Industrial Regulation and Safety, the former Department of Mines and Petroleum, or the former Department of Commerce may be directed to webmaster@dmirs.wa.gov.au.