Disclaimer Notice

General disclaimer

The Office of Public Prosecutions Victoria (OPP) operates and maintains the website www.opp.vic.gov.au (Site) for the purpose of providing general information about the OPP.  

The Site and the content contained on the Site is for general information purposes only, and is not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice. The OPP does not accept any liability which may arise from the use of or reliance on any part of the Site or information on the Site.  

While the OPP has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the content on the Site, you must independently verify the accuracy of the information and its relevance to your particular circumstances before relying on it. To the extent permitted by law, the OPP disclaims and excludes all representations, warranties, undertakings and guarantees, express or implied, in respect of the Site and information on the Site, including without limitation its accuracy, availability, reliability, quality or completeness.

The OPP does not warrant that this Site or its server will be free from viruses or defects. The OPP does not warrant that access to the Site will be uninterrupted, or that the Site will be error-free. All information on the Site is subject to change without notice.

The OPP reserves the right to change or discontinue any feature on the Site, hours of availability and equipment or software required for access.

There are risks in transmitting information across the internet, so while the OPP has made reasonable efforts to protect any information transmitted through the Site it does not warrant the security of any information transmitted through the Site.

Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the OPP and its agents and employees are not liable for any loss, damage, liability, claims, cost or expense, including any indirect or consequential loss, loss of data, arising from or in connection with the Site or content contained on the Site, whether or not caused by the OPP’s negligence, and whether or not the possibility of loss was known to the OPP.

In respect of any condition, warranty, representation or consumer guarantee implied or provided by law that cannot be excluded, where permitted by law the OPP’s liability is limited, at the sole discretion and option of the OPP, to the minimum obligations or liabilities permitted by law.

Use of Site

By using this Site you are agreeing to the terms of this Disclaimer Notice, the Website Privacy Statement and OPP Privacy Policy, and the Copyright Notice, as set out on this Site.
You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with accessing and using this Site. You must not use this Site for any activity that is unlawful or illegal. You must not bypass any security mechanisms imposed by the Site.

The inclusion of any email addresses on this Site is not consent to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages or SPAM.

Links to External Sites

Certain parts of the Site may contain links to other websites (External Sites). These links are provided for convenience only, and the OPP is not responsible for the External Sites and their content including their availability, accuracy, legality or privacy practices. When following links to External Sites from this Site, you should read the privacy statement and any terms of use of those websites. The OPP does not endorse any External Sites or any products, services or other material on External Sites.

Copyright

The materials on this Site are protected by copyright as set out in the OPP Copyright Notice on this Site. You may only print or download material contained on this Site in accordance with the OPP Copyright Notice. If you copy, reproduce, reuse, retransmit, adapt, republish, broadcast or distribute any materials on the Site, you must not remove or alter any copyright notice or disclaimers that accompany those materials.

Privacy

When you access this Site, personal information provided by you may be collected by the OPP. Please refer to the Website Privacy Statement and OPP Privacy Policy as set out on this Site.

Applicable Law

The terms of this Disclaimer Notice are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia. By using the Site, you are agreeing to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia, and the Commonwealth of Australia.