Privacy and Legal Notices: What you need to know about using our website
About AEMO and our website
The Australian Energy Market Operator Limited, ABN 94 072 010 327 is responsible for operating Australia’s largest gas and electricity markets and systems. References below to “AEMO”, “we” or “us” are references to Australian Energy Market Operator Limited.
We publish information and content on our website that is associated with our role, emerging issues and other matters, and may include links to or content from third parties (“website content”). We may update our website and website content from time to time by publishing updated website content.
Our website content is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute advice on any matter.
Use of any content of this website is at your risk. AEMO does not warrant or represent that the content of this website is accurate, reliable, complete or current or that it is suitable for particular purposes. You should verify and check the accuracy, completeness, reliability and suitability of any content from this website for any use to which you intend to put it and seek independent expert advice before using it.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, AEMO and its contractors, advisers, consultants and other contributors to our website (or their respective associated companies, businesses, partners, directors, officers or employees) shall not be liable for any loss or damage, claims or expenses (including any legal or settlement costs) whether direct, indirect or consequential and however caused (including negligence), arising out of or in connection with: the use of our website or reliance on our website content (including any third party content or links accessible from our website); the availability of our website or website content; the accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of our website content (including any third party content accessible from our website); the suitability of our website content (including any third party content accessible from our website) for a particular purpose; or any errors, omissions, defects or misrepresentations in our website content (including any third party content accessible from our website). If any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability or otherwise implies a term that cannot be lawfully excluded, then to the maximum extent permitted by law, our liability will be limited, at our option, to the re-supply of the website content, provided that this limitation is permitted by law and is fair and reasonable.
AEMO does not represent or warrant that the site and any information or material contained in, downloaded or accessible from this site, is free from computer viruses (including macro viruses) or other programs that might affect software or systems of users. Users should protect themselves by installing and implementing their own security checks and systems.
Our website may contain links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Accessing such third party websites, plug-ins and applications by clicking on those links or enabling those connections is subject to any terms set by those third parties and may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. If you follow a link to any third party website, please be aware that these websites have their own privacy notices or policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability in respect of your access, including in respect of their data processing activities.
Security of your systems
You acknowledge and agree that your use of our website and website content is subject to the risks associated with your use of the internet, including cyber security risks and vulnerabilities. We do not represent or warrant that our website and our website content (that is downloaded or accessible from our website) is free from malware or other programs that might affect your software or your systems or data. You are responsible for and should protect yourself by installing and implementing your own cyber security checks and systems.
Except where expressly agreed by us, we will not treat any communications or emails sent through our website as confidential and we reserve the right to reproduce, transmit, modify and publish (in any form) such communications.
Intellectual Property Rights
We, or our licensors, are the owners of all copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the contents of this website, including text and images, except where indicated otherwise. You may only use our, or our licensor's, contents for personal use or as authorised by us or our licensors. Please refer to our Copyright Permissions Notice on this website.
We have made every effort to ensure that our website content reflects the current regulatory regime and refers to the current legislation and other regulatory instruments, however, we do not guarantee that every reference is up to date.
In some instances, material on this website will continue to refer to superseded legislation or regulatory instruments, such as the National Electricity Code or the National Third Party Access Code for Natural Gas Pipeline Systems for historical reasons.
Where any website content inadvertently refers to superseded legislation or regulatory instruments, you should note that transitional arrangements in legislation and other regulatory instruments generally provide that things done under the previous legislation or regulatory instruments will continue to have effect as if made under the new legislation or regulatory instruments.
The authorised version of all legislation and other regulatory instruments should be obtained directly from the relevant owner or publisher.
References to Predecessors
We have made every effort to ensure that our website content is accurate in its references to AEMO and its predecessors, including the Independent Market Operator (IMO), National Electricity Market Management Company Limited (NEMMCO), the Victorian Energy Networks Corporation (VENCorp) and the Electricity Supply Industry Planning Council of South Australia (ESIPC), Gas Market Company (GMC) and REMCo (SA). However, we do not guarantee that every reference is up to date.
In some instances, it will be necessary to refer to AEMO’s predecessors in the content of this website for historical reasons. Where any content inadvertently refers to a predecessor of AEMO in a different context, it should be read as referring to AEMO.