Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association of Australia

Terms of Use


1. Conditions of use

1.1 This document contains the terms and conditions which apply to your use of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association of Australia (‘AOPA’ or ‘we’) web site (‘web site’).

1.2 Your use of this web site is governed by these terms and conditions and any additional terms and conditions posted on the web site from time to time (‘Terms’).

1.3 By participating and continuing to use this web site you indicate your consent and agreement to these terms of use

2. Copyright and Trademarks

2.1 What you can do: All the material on this web site is subject to the copyright of AOPA.

2.2 The AOPA logo is a registered trademark of AOPA. Other trade marks may be displayed on the web site from time to time. These may belong to third parties. Nothing displayed on the web site should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any logo or trademark displayed on the web site, without the express written permission of the relevant owner.

3. Conduct

3.1 You must not use this web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations and codes of conduct.

3.2 In particular, you agree not to:
(a) use this web site to disparage, defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others;
(b) publish, distribute, e-mail, transmit or disseminate any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate;
(c ) engage in or promote any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited e-mailing or spamming via the web site;
(d) impersonate any person or entity; or
(e) upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available using the web site any material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual obligation or which contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware.

3.3 AOPA retains the right at all times to monitor, retain or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

4. Disclaimers

4.1 The information contained on this web site is for general information purposes only. You must not rely on any statement contained in this web site without taking specialist advice. While we endeavour to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information contained on this web site, we make no warranties and accept no responsibility for any loss or damage you may suffer as a result or your reliance on any part of it.

4.2 In particular, we make no representations or warranties and exclude all liability:
(a) in relation to any of the material of this web site (including any as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such material);
(b) in relation to any material of any other web site referred to or accessed by a hyperlink through this web site (‘Third Party Web Site’). We do not endorse or approve the material of any Third Party Web Site, nor will we have any liability in connection with any of Third Party Web Site howsoever arising; or
(c ) that this web site or any of its material is virus free. You should take your own precautions in this respect and we accept no responsibility for any harmful code that may be introduced into your system by using this web site.

5. Access

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to this web site, we can not and do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

6. Privacy

Use of any personal data that you provide to us is governed by our Privacy Policy Statement.

7. Advertising

Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of any advertising material which is submitted to us and published on the web site, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of any advertising material published on this web site.

8. Liability and Indemnity

8.1 You will indemnify us if we suffer any loss or damage or incur any costs in connection with your breach of these Terms or any other legal obligation by you or your use of or conduct on the web site.

8.2 AOPA does not exclude any rights and remedies available to you in terms of the Trade Practices Act (Cth) or any similar State or Territory legislation in relation to the provision by us of any goods or services via the web site which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Otherwise we exclude all conditions and warranties which may be implied by law.

8.3 You agree that in no circumstances will we be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits of whatever nature howsoever arising, including from:
(a) the use of or access to, or any inability to use or access, the web site or any material on the web site;
(b) unauthorised access to or alterations of your transmissions or data; or
(c ) statements or conduct of any third party on the web site.

9. General

9.1 Variations: These Terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these Terms regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.

9.2 Applicable law: These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New South Wales, Australia.

9.3 Contact Details: Please contact our webmaster should you have any technical issues regarding this web site. To the Top
Collection of Information

10. Deidentified Information

When you access our web site, the AOPA’s Internet Service Provider makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • Your server address
  • The date and time of your visit to the site
  • The pages you accessed and documents downloaded
  • The previous site you visited
  • The type of browser you are using

Our Internet Service Provider provides this information to us as monthly log files. This non-identified information is used to monitor usage patterns on this site in order to improve navigation and design features & helping you to get information more easily.

11. Indentified Information

Please see the relevant sections below on the use of personal information collected from this web site.

Online Payments

12. Collection of Credit Card Details

This web site utilises a SSL certificate to secure any page that collects credit card information. Please ensure that your browser is indicating that the page is secure before submitting your credit card details.

13. Retrieval of Credit Card Details

AOPA Staff will retrieve all credit card information using a secure connection under our shared SSL certificate. To the Top

Online Marketplace

14. General

14.1 AOPA provides this service for both its members and the aviation industry in general. All advertisements submitted must be related to aviation. The AOPA President has the authority to deem advertisements as inappropriate.

14.2 Advertisements deemed as inappropriate will be removed without refund.

14.3 Advertisements will expire on the 25th of the third month from advertisement submission.

14.4 As per clause 5, AOPA does not guarantee uninterrupted access to this web site. To the Top

Event Calendar

15. General

15.1 AOPA Provides this service free for the Australia aviation industry.

15.2 All events submitted to the Event Calendar must be related to aviation.

15.3 AOPA reserves the right to remove any event listing without notice or explanation.

Online Applications

16. General

16.1 Applications made online are processed by the AOPA Office as soon as practicable.

16.2 The will be some delay between submission of your application and it being processed. This will delay your account setup on both the AOPA Australia Online Web site and the AOPA Forum. Please contact the AOPA Office it you wish to gain access to these sites immediately.