Privacy statement

This statement applies to all who access the National Competition Policy web site. This site is subject to the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 and the Commonwealth Crimes Act 1914, which regulate the collection, storage, quality, use and disclosure of personal information.

Statistical Information

When you visit this website the National Competition Council, as managers of the site, or service providers may record the following information for statistical purposes:

  • a record of your server address (Internet service provider);
  • the top level domain name (for example,;
  • the date and time of your visit to the web site:
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded;
  • the previous web site visited; and
  • the type of browser that you use.

These log files are used for statistical purposes to help improve the services offered by the web site and to diagnose any problems with our server. No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities, except where a law enforcement agency in the event of an investigation, may exercise a warrant to inspect our log files.

This web site does not make use of web browser cookies or referral data and does not collect user profiles or send unsolicited mail.

Contacting Us

We will record your email address only if you send us a message. The address will be used only for the purpose for which you provided it. Further, it will not be passed onto third parties or disclosed to anyone without your consent. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

All personal data described in the preceding sections are stored in our transmission log files and archived for a limited period. Users of this web site should also be aware of the inherent security risks associated with transmitting personal information over the Internet. You should consider these risks when deciding whether to use the electronic communication facilities available on this web site over more conventional means (telephone, fax or post).

This web site contains links to other sites and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites.