MIR 3.7.3

Past version: effective from 21/10/2015 - 20/10/2015
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(a) In respect of arrangements facilitating the consolidation of data, the Regulator considers information as being made public, if it:
(i) is accessible by automated electronic means in a machine-readable way;
(ii) utilises technology that facilitates consolidation of the data and permits commercially viable usage; and
(iii) is accompanied by instructions outlining how users can access the information.
(b) An arrangement fulfils the 'machine-readable' criteria where the data:
(i) is in a physical form that is designed to be read by a computer;
(ii) is in a location on a computer storage device where that location is known in advance by the party wishing to access the data; and
(iii) is in a format that is known in advance by the party wishing to access the data.
(c) Publication on a non-machine-readable website would not meet the requirements.