Privacy Statement


Privacy Policy

We are highly committed to protecting the privacy of its users. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you of the information may gather about you when you use the site or services, and how that information may be used. Please note this privacy policy only applies to Other websites are not governed by this privacy policy. This policy makes known the practices for hereafter referenced as, "us", "we" or "the Site".

PLEASE REVIEW THIS POLICY CAREFULLY, AS WELL AS THE SITE'S TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE OR SERVICES. By using the Site or it's services, you agree to the terms of these policies. If you do not agree, you must exit this website.

Keeping our user's personally identifiable information secure and protected is our highest priority. Unfortunately due to the nature of the Internet, no data transmission of any type can be guaranteed to be completely secure. As a result, even though we use our best efforts, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmission or information you send to us or through us by using our services, and you agree to do so at your own risk. We cannot positively guarantee the security of the Site, and will not be held responsible for any malicious use of the Site or services or any violation of security.

We collect personally identifiable information only when you knowingly submit that information to us. If you do not wish to provide this information, you may still use the Site but may not be able to access any services that require such information. will never sell or rent your personal information. keeps logs of user activity for short periods of time with the only purpose being to assist with any abuse reports. These logs contain a record of URL's visited through the service. These logs are not personally viewed or revealed to any organization except in such small portions that it may be needed to confirm abuse or to act on abuse reports.

All use of our site is confidential. We disclose user information only when we believe in good faith that law requires it, or when disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be using our service in a malicious way or disturbing's property.

In the event of a sale or other transfer of some or all of, you agree that we can accordingly provide the information that has been provided to us. However, the purchasing party cannot use any personal information you have provided in a way that is incoherent with this Privacy Policy without your consent.

We may provide aggregate information about our Users with advertisers and other third parties. We also use this information in a non-personally identifiable way. This information is used to modify our content and advertising and to further tailor the Site or services.

USE OF COOKIES may require cookies to be enabled to use the site or services. While using our services, you may receive cookies from other websites, such as advertisers or sponsors. does not control these cookies or use this data.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If the Privacy Policy changes in the future, we will not use any personal information you may submit to us in a way that is incoherent with this policy.


Copyright Notice

Australian copyright legislation has been strictly adhered to where possible. Acknowledgement has been given to authors and the Harvard form of referencing has been utilised. Any breach of copyright has been unintentional and any problems should be immediately directed to the National Karate Academies Webmaster.

Material used in this website has either been sourced through the National Karate Academies, (formerly Zen Do Ryu Freestyle Karate Academies), and has been used with the permission of the Founder, Professor Steve Miranda, or used with the permission of the original author. The names “ZDR Karate”, “ZDR Freestyle Karate”, “Zen Do Ryu Freestyle Karate Academy”, “Zen Do Ryu Freestyle Karate Academies”, "National Karate Academies" "National Karate Academies Zen Do Ryu System", "NKA" and "National Karate Academies Miranda Kai System" and their associated symbols and brands are recognised business names and symbols, holding historical value with the National Karate Academies organisation, and as such are covered under Common Law. The web domains “”, “” and “” are registered domain names with the National Karate Academies organisation and remain the property thereof.

The logo consisting of the white eagle, gold katana and red Japanese words "Karate" on the left hand side and "Ju-jitsu" on the right hand side, with the name "National Karate Academies" above and the name "Miranda Kai System" below is a Registered Trade Mark with IP Australia and should not be used without the written permission of the owner, Professor Steve Miranda. The slogan "Better Martial Arts Through Research" is a Registered Trade Mark with IP Australia and should not be used without the written permission of the owner, Professor Steve Miranda. The slogan "Seriously Great Martial Arts" is a "Common Law" Trademark and as such is covered under the Commonwealth Trade Practices Act 1974. The name "National Karate Academies" when used alone without the associated symbol is a "Common Law" Trade Mark and is covered under the Commonwealth Trade Practices Act 1974.

Anyone using the above-mentioned names or logos without written permission may be in breach of Australian Commonwealth legislation and is advised to contact National Karate Academies for clarification.