Privacy Policy

The Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission’s Privacy Policy sets out how the Commission manages personal information when performing its functions.

Document NameTypeSize Published date
ICRC Information Privacy Policy DOCX 824 KB 07/03/2018
ICRC Information Privacy Policy PDF 274 KB

Website information

The Commission applies the below information gathering and dissemination practices in relation to the use of this website. The Commission has additional policies and guidelines in place for the management of privacy and personal information that can be located on this website.


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google).  Google Analytics uses cookies and JavaScript code to enable analysis on usage of this website.  The data collected about your use of this website, (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on Google's servers.  Google will use this data for the purpose of compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may transfer this data to third parties where required to do so by law, or where third parties process this data on Google's behalf.   For more information on how Google Analytics handles data and privacy, please see and

Statistical information

When you browse this website, our system automatically makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:

· your server address;

· top level domain name (e.g.: .com, .net, .gov, .au);

· the type of browser and operating system you used;

· date and time of your visit;

· the previous site visited;

· which pages are accessed;

· the time spent on individual pages and the site overall;  and

· which files were downloaded.

This information is analysed to determine this website’s usage statistics.

No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except in the event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency (e.g. the Australian Federal Police) exercises a warrant to inspect our service provider’s log files.

Your name and email address

Your name and email address is not recorded through this website unless you specify it through a website activity that involves the provision of personal information e.g.:

· sending electronic mail to this website;

· submitting / completing a website form;

· subscribing to one of our newsletters;

· participating in a survey on this website.

If you choose not to participate in the above activities, your choice will not affect your ability to use this website.

Use of personal information collected

If you supply personal information through this website, it will only be used for the purpose for which you provided it.  It will not be added to any mailing list unless you ask for this to be done, nor will it be disclosed to other persons or organisations without your consent or as required by law.

The internet is an insecure medium and users should be aware that there are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet.

Information submitted unencrypted via electronic mail or web forms may be at risk of being intercepted, read or modified.  If you do not wish to email or send an online form to the Australian Capital Territory Government, you can mail your communication directly to the Commission.

External websites

This site contains links to external websites.  This privacy statement does not extend to external websites. The Australian Capital Territory is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites.