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Privacy Statement

Our commitment to your privacy

The Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) is governed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to which state regulators are signatories. State regulators are bound by privacy legislation consistent with commonwealth privacy legislation.

EESS is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information. Management of personal information is compliant with National Privacy Principles as contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Further information is available regarding these principles.

Your privacy

EESS is bound by the eleven (11) Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) contained in the Information Privacy Act 2009 (IPS Act), which outline how personal information is collected and managed.


A ‘cookie’ is a small file that is sent to your computer when you visit our website. When you visit our website again, the cookie provides us with information about your interactions within our website. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some of our website features or services may not function properly without cookies.


If you wish to make a complaint or inquiry to a particular state regulator you can do so by sending an email or telephoning them. Contact details for participating jurisdictions.

In the case of a complaint, you will be required to provide personal information such as your name, organisation and address so that we can contact you. If you do not wish to give this information by email, there are a variety of alternative ways to contact us. While the risk of anyone intercepting and misusing information transmitted by email is very low, you should be aware that a determined individual with the right skills may be able to do so.