Legal Stuff

Lock Group Enterprise Pty Ltd (trading as National Companion Pets Institute)

 By visiting and using the information contained within this Web site you agree to the following:

Pet Insurance

National Companion Pets Institute acts as a referrer for Pet Insurance Australia Pty Ltd. Any information or advice given by National Companion Pets Institute is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. The consumer should consider if the product is right for them. The consumer must read the PDS provided by Pet Insurance Australia Pty Ltd. 


 You may provide hypertext links to this site in any other Web site, unless National Companion Pets Institute requests you to remove the link.

All NCPI Logos and names are intellectual property of Lock Group Enterprise Pty Ltd. They must NOT be used, manipulated or replicated in any way, shape or form without prior permission from the Directors of Lock Group Enterprise Pty Ltd.  

Trade Marks

 You or any other person except as part of an authorised reproduction of the material at this site MUST NOT use the National Companion Pets Institute logo. You must not modify, or permit the modification of, the National Companion Pets Institute logo in any way. 

Intellectual Property

All content contained within this website is intellectual property of National Companion Pets Institute of our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers and licensors. At no time may you copy or replicate and of the content contained within this website. Any copy or replication of this content will be investigated and legal action may be taken. 

Virus Warning

 The Internet and World Wide Web are unsecured, public networks. There is a risk that:

  • Information sent to or from this site may be intercepted, corrupted or modified by third parties; and

  • Files obtained from or through this site may contain computer viruses or other defects.

In using this Web site and material from it, you assume these risks and responsibility for any loss or damage caused, directly or indirectly, by these risks.


The materials on this Web site have been prepared to provide general information only and may not necessarily be accurate or current. No person should act or fail to act on the basis of these materials.

This site may contain hypertext links, frames or other references to other parties and their Web sites. We cannot control the contents of those other sites, and make no warranty about the accuracy, currency or suitability of the material located on those sites. Those references are not an endorsement of those parties or their products or services.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, National Companion Pets Institute disclaims any liability to any person arising out of any action or failure to act by that person, in accessing, down loading, using or relying on any materials from this Web site.


General Disclaimer of Liability

National Companion Pets Institute has taken every care in the preparation of information, which has been made available for access at this Web site. Whilst National Companion Pets Institute has attempted to ensure the accuracy and reliability of that information, errors can occur even in the best-maintained systems, especially where those errors are contributed to or caused by others. Accordingly, National Companion Pets Institute cannot and does not warrant the accuracy or reliability of any information stored on this site and will not be held responsible for any damage or loss (including consequential loss) which any person may suffer because they have directly or indirectly used or relied upon any such information. National Companion Pets Institute specifically excludes all liability to any person arising from the negligence of National Companion Pets Institute its directors, staff, contractors or agents in the preparation and publication of any and all material contained within this site and distributed to the public.

 The publication of information regarding the goods or services of any entity other than National Companion Pets Institute should not be taken as an endorsement of those goods or services or any association between that entity and National Companion Pets Institute. 

 National Companion Pets Institute reserves the right to alter any of the information stored on this site, including prices and the availability of goods and services, at any time and without notice.

Disclaimer for Linked Sites

National Companion Pets Institute provides links to other Web sites as a service to its clients and the public. Because it has no control over information stored on other sites, National Companion Pets Institute does not endorse the content of any such information and will not be responsible for any person’s use or reliance of said information. Users of such information do so at their own risk and will not hold National Companion Pets Institute responsible for any loss or damages (including consequential loss) which any person may suffer due to their use of content and information held on there linked sites.

Disclaimer for Breeders Directory

NCPI accepts no responsibility in respect of the information contained in our Breeders Directory or in respect of any kitten or puppy that you may decide to acquire from any breeder registered with us.

All breeders who are members of National Companion Pets Institute have agreed to abide by the National Companion Pets Institute Code of Ethics, Local, State and Federal Government regulations and the regulations put in place by NCPI.

The breeders who appear throughout our directory and website are breeders that NCPI understands may have litters for sale. In providing you with access to their details, National Companion Pets Institute makes no representations or guarantees as to the reputation of any breeder or to the soundness or suitability of any kitten or puppy you may decide to purchase or acquire from any breeder. You must satisfy yourself and do your own investigations into the breeder and any kitten or puppy you may decide to purchase or acquire is healthy, sound and meets your requirements.

National Companion Pets Institute to the full extent of the law accepts no liability for any injury, illness or death incurred by any kitten or puppy as a result of mistreatment by the breeder or owner of the animal. Or due to the use of materials and guides contained within our website and third-party websites.


National Companion Pets Institute may collect personal information through this Web site (for example, if you complete an online form or application). Information about how National Companion Pets Institute handles personal information is set out in our Privacy Policy Statement. Click here to view our privacy policy.

Like most Web site providers, we generate statistics about how many people visit our site and what they look at (this monitoring is done through Google analytics). We use Web logs and cookies to do so. This enables us to keep our site relevant and useful for all consumers. Generally this information will not identify you, only the computer you are using and the pages you access. Most web browsers are set by default to accept cookies. However, if you do not wish to receive cookies you may set your browser to either prompt or refuse cookies (for information on how to do so please contact your browser issuer.

As noted above, sometimes our website contains links to other websites and pages, for Your convenience and information. When You access a website other than ncpi.net.au, please understand that we are not responsible for the privacy and general practices of that site. You may wish to review the privacy policies and conditions of each site you visit.