Netmaster Solutions Ltd

CaseLines Digital Court Platform

CaseLines is an award winning cloud based service for preparation and presentation of legal bundles, used in Family Courts, Crown Courts, Civil Courts and Tribunals. Compared with CMS bundling tools, CaseLines is less complex to implement and manage, is preferred by Counsel, court staff and judges, and delivers increased savings

Features

  • Cloud based
  • One click video evidence streaming from the case bundle
  • Secure sharing without extra email tools or data rooms
  • Automatic bundle creation from zip files or existing CMS bundles
  • Browser based, no software to install or manage
  • GSI, eJudiciary, CJSM, Local Government, solicitors can access same case
  • Works with desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones
  • Includes virtual hearing and conferencing with no extra hardware
  • Role based access controls
  • Courtroom presentation

Benefits

  • Avoid costs and complexity of paper or composite PDF bundles
  • Easy low cost way to share and present video evidence
  • Access cases remotely, 24 * 7
  • Save on labour costs of bundle preparation
  • Eliminate 3rd party bundle preparation costs and delays
  • Never lose documents
  • Begin case preparation and cross referencing before bundle is settled
  • Popular with over 1,400 judges and magistrates
  • Present quickly and easily in Court
  • Avoid cost and effort of data rooms or secure mail

Pricing

£0.11 to £0.25 per unit

  • Free trial available

Service documents

G-Cloud 9

603385304018783

Netmaster Solutions Ltd

David Jackson

020 3301 3762

info@caselines.co.uk

Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension No
Cloud deployment model Public cloud
Service constraints No material constraints
System requirements
  • Internet access
  • A computer or mobile internet enabled device

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, usually within 4 hours. Saturday and Sunday support requests will be dealt with on the next working day. Extended support hours can be purchased.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility WCAG 2.0 A
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Onsite support Yes, at extra cost
Support levels First, second and third line support for the CaseLines Digital Court Platform in UK business hours is included in the Cloud Software price. CaseLines Cloud Support provides Extended Service, which can include a dedicated technical account manager and/or cloud support engineer. Cost is determined according to the scope (for instance the required service hours, whether extended service includes all support levels, and the level of service reporting).
Support available to third parties Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started On-boarding is a very simple process - there is no desktop software to install and user training takes under 1 hour. A new customer can be set up and begin bundling in less than 1 day. There is extensive user documentation and also training videos on YouTube. For larger departments CaseLines provides a full onboarding service that incorporates onsite classroom training, help guides and communications.

CaseLines can help design training strategies, write training materials, script and shoot interactive training videos and set up learning management systems for clients.

CaseLines can deliver blended training strategies that incorporate one-to-one user support, webinars, roadshows and classroom training. We can also train up your own super-users.
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • ODF
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction Extracting data is simple. All bundles can be saved from the system as PDFs, with notes and hyperlinks retained in case they are needed later (for instance, for an appeal). For larger customers, CaseLines can write scripts which will perform an automatic bundle download.
End-of-contract process At the end of the contract users/customers are responsible for extracting their own data and then deleting the data from the system. CaseLines can write scripts to perform these actions - for which there is a modest cost (specified according to user requirements).

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10+
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install No
Designed for use on mobile devices Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service None, CaseLines is accessed through a responsive website. In practice we recommend a minimum display size of 10cm for effective viewing of documents.
Accessibility standards WCAG 2.0 A
Accessibility testing The website was designed in accordance with GDS guidelines and has been tested by court users.
API Yes
What users can and can't do using the API All controller actions can be addressed via an API. Access to API functions is a non-standard option described in the Service Definition document.
API documentation No
API sandbox or test environment No
Customisation available No

Scaling

Scaling
Independence of resources The CaseLines service uses a combination of scheduled and automatic scaling to ensure complete availability of resource for all users. The service has been independently performance tested to respond as designed with 5,500 simultaneous users.

Analytics

Analytics
Service usage metrics Yes
Metrics types Customers can appoint admin users with the ability to review and manage service usage. On request CaseLines can provide a full audit trail showing which users have accessed specific data within the system, including at what times and what action was taken by those users with that data.
Reporting types
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Regular reports
  • Reports on request

Resellers

Resellers
Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations European Economic Area (EEA)
User control over data storage and processing locations No
Datacentre security standards Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency At least once a year
Penetration testing approach ‘IT Health Check’ performed by a CHECK service provider
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
  • Physical access control, complying with SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
  • Encryption of all physical media
  • Scale, obfuscating techniques, or data storage sharding
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach A third-party destruction service

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach Data is downloaded securely to a local drive.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data export formats PDF
Data import formats
  • CSV
  • ODF
  • Other
Other data import formats
  • PDF
  • Word
  • Excel
  • MPEG
  • HTML
  • JPG
  • Powerpoint
  • XML

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks TLS (version 1.2 or above)
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability CaseLines delivers better than 99.9% availability. Customers procuring Extended Service levels can incorporate service guarantees.
Approach to resilience CaseLines software is hosted on Microsoft Azure. Further information is available on the Microsoft Azure website. Security and resilience is assured by, inter alia: CPA Foundation-grade assured components; FIPS-assured encryption; Secure containers, racks or cages; and Physical access controls
Outage reporting Email alerts

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels Strong password and username authentication
Access restriction testing frequency At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification Yes
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001 BSI
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date 12/08/2016
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover No relevant exclusions
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security accreditations No

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security Yes
Security governance accreditation Yes
Security governance standards ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes CaseLines is fully ISO27001:2013 compliant.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach Managed under the ISMS Secure Development Policy and ISMS IT Security Policy, independently assessed under ISO27001
Vulnerability management type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach Managed under ISMS IT Security Policy and independently certified under ISO27001. CaseLines uses the Microsoft Azure PaaS, which includes vulnerability management capability.
Protective monitoring type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach Managed under ISMS IT Security Policy and independently certified under ISO27001. CaseLines uses the Microsoft Azure PaaS, which includes protective monitoring.
Incident management type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example, CSA CCM v3.0 or ISO/IEC 27035:2011 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Incident management approach Pre-defined incident processes have been agreed with major customers, which are governed by the ISMS framework under ISO27001

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Independent review of processes (for example CESG CPA Build Standard, ISO/IEC 27034, ISO/IEC 27001 or CSA CCM v3.0)

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No

Pricing

Pricing
Price £0.11 to £0.25 per unit
Discount for educational organisations No
Free trial available Yes
Description of free trial The free trial option is allowed once per domain (e.g. eastingscc.gov.uk) and allows, for a two month period, unlimited users from multiple organisations to collaborate, building up to three complete bundles of up to 1,000 pages each. During the trial period all service features are available without cost.

Documents

Documents
Pricing document View uploaded document
Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card View uploaded document
Service definition document View uploaded document
Terms and conditions document View uploaded document
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