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    Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using this site. By using this site, you signify your consent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use please do not use the site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Adventure Accreditation International (AAI) website following the posting of changes to these terms (including the Adventure Accreditation International website privacy policy and house rules) will mean you accept those changes. The AAI reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online.

    Restrictions on use of materials

    This site is operated by Adventure Accreditation International and its affiliates, (collectively referred to as “Adventure Accreditation International or AAI,"or "theworldsoutdoorcommunity," "we," "us," or "our" herein). No material from any web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Adventure Accreditation International may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Adventure Accreditation Internationals copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to Adventure Accreditation International. In the event you download software from the site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "software") are licensed to you by Adventure Accreditation International. Adventure Accreditation International does not transfer title to the software to you. You own the medium on which the software is recorded, but Adventure Accreditation International retains full and complete title to the software, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the software to a human-readable form.

    Corporate Identification, Site Content & Trademarks

    Adventure Accreditation International is a company registered in Australia as AAI PACIFIC PTY LTD with company number  ACN 157 922 588.  Our registered office is:   Thomas Noble & Russell Suite 1 120 Johnson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481
    All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Adventure Accreditation International used herein (including but not limited to: the Adventure Accreditation International name, the Adventure Accreditation International corporate logo, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Adventure Accreditation International. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify Adventure Accreditation International trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this site, without prior written consent. The use of Adventure Accreditation International trademarks on any other web site or network computer environment is not allowed. This protects you, too. When you see the Adventure Accreditation International marks, you can be sure of our quality and performance. Adventure Accreditation International prohibits the use of Adventure Accreditation International trademarks as a "hot" link on or to any other web site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance. Information on this site is provided "as is." Adventure Accreditation International disclaims warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. Adventure Accreditation International does not warrant the functions contained in this site or that its content will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or its server are free of viruses or other harmful components.

    Usage Restriction
    Permission is granted to electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of using this site as a training resource or placing an order. Any other use of materials on this site, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, such as modification, distribution or republication, without Adventure Accreditation International prior written consent, is strictly prohibited.

    Limitation of Liability
    Because we value you, we make reasonable efforts to place accurate, current content on this Site. However, Adventure Accreditation International makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in content. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence and gross negligence, shall Adventure Accreditation International be liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages resulting from the use of, or the inability to use, this Site or its content, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
    Governing Law. (Settlement) Any claim relating to, and the use of, this Site and the materials contained herein is governed by UK law.

    Links to other sites
    Users should be aware that when you are on an Adventure Accreditation International site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from Adventure Accreditation International pages that take you outside our service. For example, if you "click" on a link in a news item, the "click" takes you off the Adventure Accreditation International site. This includes links from partners that may use Adventure Accreditation Internationals logos as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. Always be aware of where you may end up! Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online, for example, via message boards or chat that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While Adventure Accreditation International strives to protect its user's personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk. Adventure Accreditation Internationals policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the internet, and therefore beyond Adventure Accreditation Internationals control, and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation. We reserve the right at our discretion to make changes to this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes.

    Policies for individuals under 16 years of age

    Adventure Accreditation International encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the activities offered with the multitude of sites the internet offers. No information should be submitted to or posted on the Adventure Accreditation International website by guests under 16 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian. Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, Adventure Accreditation International does not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever. All registrants receive e-mail confirming their registration. No information collected from members under 18 years of age is used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside Adventure Accreditation International except as explicitly stated during registration for contests or promotions. Although members under 16 years of age are allowed to participate in contests and promotions, if such a member wins, notification and prizes are sent to the parents or guardians identified in the initial registration process. Publication of contest winners names and ages for individuals under 18 require parental or guardian consent during contest registration.

    Adventure Accreditation International is pleased to hear from its loyal supporters & staff and welcomes your comments regarding Adventure Accreditation International products, including Adventure Accreditation Internationals online services. We regret that we are unable to return or reply to all submissions. Please send your e-mail to

    Forums and public communication.
    "Forum" means a chat area, bulletin board, or e-mail function offered as part of the Adventure Accreditation International online presence. You shall not upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through an Adventure Accreditation International website any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable that would constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law.

    The forums may be used in a commercial manner by AAI Professionals, AAI Providers and AAI Partners. You shall not, without our express written approval, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services. You specifically acknowledge that soliciting other guests to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organisation is expressly prohibited. You must also follow the house rules whenever you are using any Adventure Accreditation International website.

    By uploading materials to any forum or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials has expressly granted) us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe. In addition, you warrant that all so-called "moral rights" in those materials have been waived.

    Sign up for e-newsletters
    Our e-newsletters and AAI Providers Blogs are only sent out to those who have chosen to receive them. Each email you receive will contain 'unsubscribe' information - should you wish to unsubscribe, simply log in to your AAI members page and use the 'Manage my Account' function to change your preferences.

    These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by destroying all materials obtained from any and all Adventure Accreditation International website(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of these terms or otherwise. These terms will terminate immediately without notice from Adventure Accreditation International if in Adventure Accreditation Internationals sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of these terms. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this site and any and all other Adventure Accreditation International site(s) and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of these terms or otherwise.

    Website disclaimer
    The Adventure Accreditation International web site and material relating to information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services) is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
    Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in these pages. Adventure Accreditation International, its servants or agents shall not at any time, in any circumstances, be held responsible or liable to any party in respect of any loss, damage or costs of any nature arising directly or indirectly from reliance placed on the material in these pages, or any other guidelines or policies issued by Adventure Accreditation International. Visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk.
    Adventure Accreditation International policies are subject to change from time to time. Adventure Accreditation International reserves the right to amend, supplement and/or discontinue, at its absolute discretion for whatever reason, any or all of the policies and guidelines set out on these pages.

    Adventure Accreditation International is not responsible for the content or reliability of linked web sites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of pages.
    We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or server that makes it available are free or viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Adventure Accreditation International web site.

    If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that Term or Condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from this clause and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

    If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, you do not have permission to access the contents of this website and therefore should cease using this website immediately.
    The materials in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. Adventure Accreditation International does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes such materials available is free of viruses or other harmful components. Adventure Accreditation International does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Adventure Accreditation International) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.


    Members of any accreditation area on any Adventure Accreditation International website are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their password and account. Furthermore, users are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under their account and agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the providers for any liability or expense arising from such use or misuse. Users agree to immediately notify the Adventure Accreditation International of any unauthorised use of their account or any other breach of security known to them.
    All liability for loss, disappointment, negligence or other damage caused in the event of the bankruptcy or liquidation or cessation of trade of any company, individual or firm mentioned is hereby excluded.
    Similarly no adverse inference should necessarily be drawn from the fact that any organisation or person or other information has been omitted from these pages, the content of the pages being determined in the sole discretion of the Adventure Accreditation International.

    Adventure Accreditation International reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. Your continued use of this Site is conditioned on the terms and conditions stated at the time of your use. Please visit this page prior to using this Site to determine the current terms and conditions to which you are bound.

    Transmission of Information.
    Information you transmit through this Site is subject to Adventure Accreditation Internationals privacy policy and remains Adventure Accreditation Internationals property. Users are prohibited from transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory or pornographic material or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

    Entire Agreement
    These terms and conditions are the entire agreement between the user and Adventure Accreditation International and supersedes any prior understandings or agreements (written or oral).
    Secure Shopping
    Adventure Accreditation International has taken steps to ensure all credit card information received from our online visitors is secure from unauthorised access and use. All transactions are completed on a secure server and our site is protected with a Secure Server certificate (SSL). In secure mode, your computer and our server send data back and forth in an encrypted format.
    Additional Terms
    Additional terms and conditions may apply to the purchase of product and other uses of this Site. By using this Site, you agree to such terms and conditions.
    Intellectual property
    The names, images, pictures and logos identifying International Paddlers Association, are proprietary marks of Adventure Accreditation International. Copying our logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.

    Requests for permission to use our logo should be directed to Adventure Accreditation International. Tell us how and why you wish to use our logo. Please include your contact details, name, address, telephone number and email.

    Hyperlinking to us at Adventure Accreditation International
    You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information hosted on our site. However we do not permit use of our logo as a link without prior permission or our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Adventure Accreditation International pages must load into the users entire window.

    Virus protection awareness
    We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.


    All rights reserved, including copyright and database right. All material on this web site is copyright of Adventure Accreditation International.
    Material on the site may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium for research, private study and personal non-commercial use. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.
    You can download and print out a single hard copy of any part of the content on Adventure Accreditation International website for your personal use.
    Otherwise no part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior permission of Adventure Accreditation International.
    The permission to reproduce Adventure Accreditation International material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
    Requests for use of copyright material should be emailed to Adventure Accreditation International.

    Complaints Procedure
    If you have a complaint or are unhappy with any aspect of the AAI website, please e-mail 
    Any complaint will aim to be acknowledged within 5 working days and a resolution or explanation proposed as soon as possible. All complaints will be dealt with fairly and in the strictest confidence. No information supplied will be used for any other purpose other than to respond to the complaint.

    Adventure Accreditation International is a company registered in Australia as AAI PACIFIC PTY LTD with company number ACN 157 922 588. 
    Our registered office is:   Thomas Noble & Russell 120 Johnson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481 Australia