The following privacy statement is designed to help visitors to the Jersey Legal Information Board website understand how personal information is collected, used and safeguarded. We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

The Programme Director
Jersey Legal Information Board
Royal Court House
Royal Square
St Helier

Telephone: 01534 441361

Jersey Legal Information Board (JLIB) is registered for data protection purposes under the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005. Any information obtained through our website or online services may be used by JLIB in accordance with its data protection registration. All data is held in accordance with Jersey Data Protection legislation and a printed copy of all information we hold relevant to you is available upon request. You have the right to access your information at any time to check whether it is accurate and up to date. If you wish to access any information we process/hold about you contact us by emailing There will be a small charge for each request and identification of the person making the request will be required before releasing the information.

General Visitors

No personal information is collected about general visitors to the JLIB website. However, your browser supplies some basic information about your visit. The collection of this information is common practice and is used to analyse and understand how the website is being used. The following information is logged: IP address (the internet address of your computer), date and time of your visit, the type of computer, browser and operating system you are using, URLs of websites that referred you to the website and the path you take through the website

Unreported Judgments Users

You may access most Unreported Judgments (the judgment as handed down by the Court) freely and without subscribing to the JLIB website and no extra information over and above that mentioned in the General Visitors section above will be collected.


If you are a subscriber and are logged in while accessing any part of the website, your user name will be logged for audit purposes, in addition to the data items identified in the General Visitors section.

Jersey Law Reports (JLR) and short term subscription purchasers

If you are not a subscriber and you wish to purchase a JLR we will, in addition to the data items identified in the General Visitors section above, collect your name and email address.

Privacy-sensitive information will only be made available to a third party if (a) we have express permission by the individual concerned (b) for the purpose of providing the service (c) by order of any competent governmental authority. We will only share information with business partners if necessary for the provision of the services, provided that they use such information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy

JLIB does not collect credit card information. When you make a purchase you will be redirected to another website – You will find their Privacy Policy at 

Please note that:

Once you have become a subscriber to JLIB you can change your password at any time by logging on and clicking on the Change Password link.
If you forget your password you can use the Forgotten Password link on the login page.


A cookie is a small piece of information that many websites write to a computer's hard drive when a visit is made to a website; cookies can either be stored temporarily (i.e. for the duration of your visit to a particular website) and are known as "session" cookies, or on a permanent basis (although you can delete them at any time). Cookie files are extremely small, comprising no more than 255 characters and 4KB of disk space and can contain a variety of information.

The JLIB website uses session cookies as part of the log-in process for Unreported Judgments users. You must have session cookies enabled in order to access these secure areas of the JLIB website..

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

JLIB will not sell, trade, or lease personal information (including e-mail addresses) to third parties.


JLIB takes its security responsibilities very seriously. Access to privacy-sensitive information is subject to rigorous procedural and technological controls. Only a few employees have access to such data, and then only for the purpose of administrating your accounts.

Page Last Updated: 29 May 2015