a Disclaimer of warranties and representations
The content of this website is provided for information purposes only. The material on this website is not and should not be regarded as legal advice. The Australian Energy Market Commission (ABN 49 236 270 144) (AEMC) does not give any express or implied warranties and makes no representation in relation to this website. In particular, while reasonable care is taken in its preparation, the AEMC does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the information in this website or its usefulness in achieving any purpose. In particular, information on this website should not be used without validating that information from appropriate sources and obtaining professional advice where it is prudent to do so. You should make and rely upon your own assessments and enquiries to verify the accuracy of the information provided.
The AEMC does not warrant that the information contained in this website is without errors, omissions or viruses nor does the AEMC guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this website. You acknowledge that access and use of this website (including the software operating in connection with this website) may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of the AEMC's control.
b Limitation of the AEMC's liability
Subject to the provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), the AEMC accepts no liability arising from the information on this website, or on websites linked from this website, being incorrect, incomplete or misleading. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the AEMC will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred in or arising by reason of any person relying on the information on this website. Where conditions and warranties implied by law cannot be excluded, the AEMC limits its liability, where it is entitled to do so, to the resupply of the relevant service, or paying the you for the cost of that resupply.
c Links to third party websites
This website may contain links to other websites that are not operated or controlled by the AEMC. Those links are provided for convenience only and may not be current. Provision of a link should not be construed as an endorsement or approval of the third party website by the AEMC.
2 Linking to the AEMC website
You may link to this website on the following conditions:
- Links must be presented in a way which fairly represents the AEMC's role and website.
- The context in which you insert the link must not give your visitors the impression that your website, or your company, is sponsored or endorsed by the AEMC.
- The context of the link must not suggest that the AEMC has created any of your content i.e. the source of the material must be clear.
The AEMC reserves the right to require you to remove any of your links to this website at is absolute discretion.
3 Copyright and trade marks
The AEMC retains copyright in all of the content on this website; with the exception of the trade marks of other entities shown on the website, or other information owned by third parties and used with the permission of its owner(s).
You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form for your personal, non-commercial use. Otherwise, except as permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), you may not alter, reproduce, re-transmit, distribute, display or commercialise the material from this website in any way without written permission from the AEMC.
Further, the copyright to some material on this website is not owned by the AEMC. Any requests concerning this material will be forwarded to the appropriate agency or person.
You may not use any trade marks or logos from this website without the prior written permission of the AEMC or (if not the AEMC) the owner of such trade mark or logo.
Requests for consent to use material from this website or any trade marks or logos from this website should be directed to the HR and Business Manager on (02) 8296 7800 or PO Box A2449, Sydney South NSW 1235.
4 Availability and use
You must ensure that your access to, and use of, this website, is not illegal or prohibited by laws which apply to you or in your location.
6 Privacy Statement
The AEMC is subject to the South Australian Government's Information Privacy Principles Instruction.
This privacy statement explains how the AEMC collects personal information through this website, how the AEMC uses and discloses that personal information and how you can contact the AEMC if you have any queries. This privacy statement does not apply to personal information collected by the AEMC elsewhere.
a What is personal information?
Personal information means information or an opinion, whether true or not, relating to a natural person or the affairs of a natural person whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.
b Collection of personal information
The AEMC collects your personal information on this website only when you choose to provide it to the AEMC, for example, if you:
- lodge a submission containing personal information in the course of one of AEMC's statutory consultation processes (including the Rule Change Process);
- contact the AEMC through the website with a query; or
- register to receive AEMC Updates.
As an alternative to using this website, you can always call the AEMC on (02) 8296 7800 or write to PO Box A2449, Sydney South NSW 1235.
c Information that does not identify You
Some of the information that is collected during your visit to this website is not personal information, because it does not reveal your identity. For example, the AEMC may record your server address, domain name, the date and time of your visit to this website and the pages that you viewed. This information is used by the AEMC in anonymous, aggregated form only, for statistical and website development purposes.
However, the AEMC reserves its right to use or disclose this information to try to locate an individual in the unlikely event that it reasonably believes that the individual may have engaged in any unlawful or inappropriate activity in connection with this website.
A cookie is a small data file that a website transfers to your internet browser for identification purposes. The cookies that the AEMC uses do not identify you individually. Instead, they identify your internet browser.
Most internet browsers are set to accept cookies. If you prefer not to receive them, you can adjust your browser to reject cookies, or to notify you when they are being used. There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Rejecting cookies can however limit the functionality of this website.
e Use and disclosure of personal information
The AEMC will use and disclose the personal information that you have provided to it through the website forms for the purpose for which it was provided (for example, to respond to your query or, where you lodge a submission, for the consideration and publication of the submission, for consideration of the submission within the context of the AEMC's published decisions or determinations and the identification of interested parties that have made submissions).
In addition, if you have indicated that you would like the AEMC to keep you informed via the AEMC Updates, the AEMC will also use your details to send you information about its activities. You can let the AEMC know at any time if you no longer wish to be contacted for this purpose. Your permission will remain current until you advise the AEMC otherwise.
Your personal information may also be disclosed to the AEMC's contractors and agents (such as consultants, information technology providers, marketing and communications agencies, conference organisers and printers) for the purposes outlined in this privacy statement.
If the AEMC has further dealings with you that require the collection of additional personal information, it will offer you more information about privacy then.
Your personal information may also be used and disclosed for other purposes with your consent, or if those purposes are required or authorised by law.
The AEMC is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1991 (South Australia). Information about gaining access to your personal information that may be contained in AEMC documents can be viewed on our Freedom of Information page.
Please contact the AEMC's HR and Business Manager on (02) 8296 7800 or at PO Box A2449, Sydney South NSW 1235 if you have any queries about your privacy or if you would like to update or correct any of your personal information held by the AEMC.