Anti-match-fixing policy template

8. Information Sharing

Page last updated: 01 August 2016

It needs to be outlined here that the Sport may share personal information of Relevant Persons with Betting Operators, law enforcement agencies, government agencies and/or other sporting organisations to prevent and investigate match-fixing incidents.

However, it is important the Sport complies with all legal obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) in sharing information.

8.1 Monitoring by Betting Operators

  1. Relevant Persons to whom this Policy applies must disclose information to the Sport of all their business interests, and connections with Betting Operators.
  2. The Sport will work with Betting Operators to help ensure the ongoing integrity of the Competitions and Events played under the auspices of the Sport and Authorised Providers.
  3. Betting Operators will monitor and conduct regular audits of its databases and records to monitor the incidents of suspicious betting transactions (including single or multiple betting transactions or market fluctuations) that may indicate or tend to indicate that Relevant Persons have engaged in conduct that is Prohibited Conduct under this Policy.
  4. In order to enable the Betting Operator to conduct such audits, the Sport may, from time to time and subject to any terms and conditions imposed by the Sport (including in relation to confidentiality and privacy), provide to Betting Operators details of Relevant Persons who are precluded by virtue of this Policy from engaging in Prohibited Conduct.
  5. Betting Operators must provide the Board with regular written reports on incidents of suspicious betting transactions (including single or multiple betting transactions or market fluctuations) that may indicate or tend to indicate that Relevant Persons have engaged in conduct that is Prohibited Conduct under this Policy.
  6. All requests for information or provision of information by the Sport or a Betting Operator shall be kept strictly confidential and shall not be divulged to any third party or otherwise made use of except where required by law or where information is already in the public domain other than as a result of a breach of this Policy.

8.2 Sponsorship

  1. The Sport acknowledges that betting is a legal activity, and recognises that Betting Operators may wish to enter Commercial Partnerships to promote their business.
  2. The Sport may enter Commercial Partnerships with Betting Operators from time to time, subject to any applicable legislative requirements.
  3. A Member Organisation or any Team may enter into a Commercial Partnership with a Betting Operator with the written consent of the Sport. Such consent may be withheld at the discretion of the Sport and specifically where the proposed Commercial Partnership:
    1. conflicts with an existing Commercial Partnership held between the Sport and a Betting Operator(s), and/or
    2. is with a Betting Operator with whom the Sport has not entered into an integrity agreement as required under the National Policy on Match-Fixing in Sport and recognised by the applicable state gambling regulator.
  4. Subject to clause 8.2 c. above, a Relevant Person shall not be permitted to:
    1. enter into any form of Commercial Partnership with a Betting Operator, or
    2. promote a Betting Operator, or
    3. have any form of commercial relationship with a Betting Operator.