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Aurora AIM System Website Terms & Conditions

 

NATS (Services) Limited (company number 4129270) ("NATS", "we", "us" or "our") provides the information set out on http://www.aurora.nats.co.uk (the "Website").  By using the Aeronautical Information Management System (the "System") , any part of the Website, completing any registration with us and/or submitting any information to us on the Website, you agree and accept:

(a) to be bound by the Website Terms and Conditions set out below;

and

(b) to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions specific to the System:

·         It is intended that principal use of the System will be for users to propose changes to the content of the UK Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP), Aeronautical Information Circulars (AIC) and AIP Supplements (SUP). NATS cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of content presented within the System. The UK Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) website (http://www.ais.org.uk) remains the authoritative source for UK AIS Products. 

 

·         NATS will maintain the integrity of the information and data supplied via the System, from receipt through to the point of publication.  However, because the System is compiled using information originating from and supplied by numerous external parties, NATS cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the content.

 

·         To the fullest extent permitted by law, NATS accepts no liability for your use of the System.

 

 

Terms and Conditions

NATS ("we", "us" or "our") provide the information set out on the Website primarily to facilitate the provision of aeronautical information and data to the Aeronautical Information Service (AIS).

By using any part of this Website, completing any registration with us and/or submitting any information to us on the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, together with our Cookies policy and Privacy notice.

1. Disclaimer

This Website is made available for the provision of aeronautical information and aeronautical data to AIS. The Website is presented "as is". The content of this Website is not intended to amount to advice, nor any recommendation or endorsement, as to any investment or other service.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this Website, NATS makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content of this Website is accurate, current, complete, error-free or fit for any particular purpose.

We reserve all rights to remove or edit any materials or content on the Website at any time.

We are not responsible for the content of any off-Website pages or any other websites linked to or from the Website. Links appearing on the Website are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by us, our affiliates or our partners of the referenced content, product, service, or supplier.

We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal. We will not be liable to you or any third party if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

2. Use of the Website

2.1. Terms of Use

You may use this Website only for lawful purposes and, unless otherwise authorised by NATS in writing, non-commercial use in support of your better knowledge of NATS. You must not:

(a) use this Website in any way that may damage NATS' reputation or take advantage of it;

(b) use this Website in any way that is or has the potential effect of being unlawful or fraudulent, or that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;

(c) use, reproduce, copy or re-sell any part of the content of this Website for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence to do so from NATS or NATS' licensors;

(d) transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);

(e) knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware;

(f) access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of this Website; any equipment or network on which this Website is stored; any software used in the provision of this Website; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Access to parts of the Website (for example, to use some of NATS' web-based tools and services) may require you to comply with additional or specific terms of use. In such instances, these will be communicated to you prior to your access and, in the event of conflict, specific terms of use shall prevail over the Website Terms and Conditions and the Cookies & Privacy Policy.

2.2. Content Standards

The following content standards apply to any and all material and information which you supply to NATS; including any personal information which you are required to provide when accessing or using certain sections of the Website.

Any and all material and information which you supply must:

(a) be accurate (where they state facts);

(b) be genuinely held (where they state opinions);

(c) comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Your use of the Website, together with all material and information which you supply, must not:

(a) advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act;

(b) infringe any copyright, database right, trade mark or any intellectual property rights of any other person;

(c) contain or disseminate any material which is or could be construed as defamatory of any person, obscene, offensive, threatening, abuse, vulgar, invades another's privacy or is otherwise objectionable;

(d) promote discrimination (based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age), violence and/or contain sexually explicit material and/or promote any illegal activity;

(e) be likely to deceive any person or be used to impersonate any person, or  misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;

(f) be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

3. Copyright, Trademarks and other Intellectual Property Rights

3.1. NATS' Intellectual Property Rights

All content available on the Website including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, data compilations and software, and the compilation thereof (the "Content") is the property of NATS, our affiliates, our partners or our licensors, and is protected by UK and international copyright laws. All such rights are reserved.

The trade marks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website (collectively, the "Trade Marks") are the registered and unregistered marks of NATS, our affiliates, our licensors or our partners in the UK and other countries, and are protected by UK and international trade mark laws. Any other intellectual property rights not owned by us, our affiliates, our partners or our licensors that may appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners who may or may not be affiliated with or connected to us. All such rights are reserved.

Except as set forth in the limited licence section below (section 3.2 Limited Licence), or as required under applicable law, neither the Content, Trade Marks, nor any other portion of the Website may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in full or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent.

No licence is granted to you in these Terms and Conditions to use any Trade Marks belonging to NATS, our affiliates, our licensors or our partners in the UK and other countries.

3.2. Limited Licence

We grant you a limited, revocable and non-exclusive licence to access and make personal use of the Website including making a single, electronically stored transient copy of the Content for the purpose of viewing the Website. Please note that you may not frame or utilise framing techniques to enclose the Website or any portion thereof without our prior written consent.

The limited licence hereby granted does not include the right to:

(a) modify or download the Website or any of its Content (except caching or as necessary to view the Content); or

(b) create any derivative work based upon either the Website or its Content; or

(c) collect information for the benefit of another party; or

(d) use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilising our name or the Trade Marks without our express written consent; or

(e) use software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or take any other action that may impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.

You are granted a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Website provided that any link you create to our Website:

(a) may link to, but not replicate, our Content; and

(b) may not misrepresent its relationship with us; and

(c) may not imply that we are endorsing such website or its services or products; and

(d) may not portray NATS or our tools or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive or objectionable manner, or associate us with undesirable products, services, or opinions; and

(f) may not infringe our Trade Mark or any other intellectual property right belonging to NATS or any other person; and

NATS may, in our sole discretion, request that you remove any link to the Website, and upon receipt of such request, you shall immediately remove such link.

4. Your Account and Password

Access to part of the Website (for example, to use some of NATS' web-based tools and services) may be restricted to users with a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

In such instances, you are responsible for the activity that happens on or through your account. If you learn of any unauthorised use of your account, you must contact NATS immediately.

NATS may review account usage and content to monitor NATS' system performance and audit your use. NATS reserves all rights to disable or suspend any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, in the event NATS suspects infringing or improper use.

5. Unsolicited Suggestions and Ideas

You may provide us with unsolicited suggestions and ideas, including enquiries, feedback, suggestions, ideas or other information (collectively referred to as "Submission").

By transmitting or posting any Submission, you consent to our use of your Submission without restrictions and you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights to your Submission. You further represent and warrant that such Submission does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam". You agree to indemnify us for all claims arising from any rights in any Submission.

Without liability to you or third parties, NATS shall have full right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, assign, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display any Submission in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works. You also acknowledge that your Submission may not be returned and we may use your Submission and any ideas, concept or know-how contained therein for any purpose including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing products.

6. Limitation of Liability

Notwithstanding the provision of section 1 (Disclaimer) above, you agree that in using this Website, to the fullest extent permitted by the laws of England and Wales, NATS' maximum aggregate liability shall not exceed one hundred pounds Sterling (£100.00) and NATS shall not be held responsible or liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind, related to the Website regardless of the form of action whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise,  even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, for any:

(a) loss of profits, interruption of business, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, revenue, goodwill or reputation; or
(b) access delays or access interruptions to the Website; or
(c) data non-delivery, mis-delivery, corruption, destruction or other modification; or
(d) loss or damages of any sort incurred as a result of dealings with or the presence of off-website links on the Website; or
(e) computer viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, system failure or malfunction which may occur in connection with your use of the Website, including during hyperlink to or from third party websites, and accordingly you acknowledge that it is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that this Website and whichever third party website(s) you select for your use is (are) free of viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature; or
(f) any inaccuracies, omissions or misleading, false or deceptive statement in the Content; or
(g) events beyond our reasonable control.

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by the laws of England and Wales.

Some countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, and in such countries our liability is limited to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

7. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the Website. You also agree to indemnify us for any loss, damages, or costs, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from your use of software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.

8. General

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, then these Terms and Conditions shall continue to be valid as to the other provisions and the remainder of the affected provision. Any waiver of any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions by us shall not be deemed a waiver of any subsequent breach or default and shall in no way affect the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

No failure to exercise and no delay on the part of either party in exercising any right, remedy, power or privilege of that party under these Terms and Conditions and no course of dealing between the parties shall be construed or operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or privilege. The rights and remedies provided by these Terms and Conditions are cumulative and are not exclusive of any other rights or remedies provided by law. Time shall not be of the essence of these Terms and Conditions as regards any of the times, dates and/or periods mentioned herein.

9. Changes to these Terms

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time and we encourage you to revisit these Terms and Conditions periodically to ensure that you are at all times fully aware of our Terms and Conditions. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Website. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such Terms and Conditions.

10. Governing Law

Your use of this Website shall be governed by English law, and by accessing the Website you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

11. Contact us

If you have any questions, comments and/or requests concerning our Website, please contact us by email at aissupervisor@nats.co.uk.