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Sydney Airport Online Services Terms of Use

Welcome to Sydney Airport Corporation Limited’s (“Sydney Airport”) online services.

Sydney Airport’s “Online Services” include our:

  • “Website”: www.sydneyairport.com.au
  • mobile operating applications such as online applications for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and other devices (“Sydney Airport Apps”); and

  • WiFi and free internet services
  • e-mail subscription services

that we may offer from time to time. 

Each time you use our Online Services you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, as varied from time to time.  These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of New South Wales.

1. Your use of our Online Services

1.1     Unless otherwise specified, we provide our Online Services free of charge.  However, your standard network charges will apply.

1.2     By using our Online Services, you agree that you will not engage in any conduct that is:

a. disruptive or detrimental to Sydney Airport; or 
b. disruptive or detrimental to the operation and functionality of our Online Services; or
c. unlawful.

1.3     In this respect, you agree that you will not:

a. infringe Sydney Airport’s intellectual property rights in our Online Services or the content on our Online Services including any
copyright material or our trade marks;

b. modify, copy, publish, frame, distribute, upload, post on another website, cache, mirror or otherwise communicate any part of our Online Services or content on our Online Services;
c. use data gathering, monitoring, extraction or hacking tolls including data mining, spiders and robots to gain unauthorised access to our Online Services or content on our Online Services;
d. use metatags or any other “hidden text” that utilises Sydney Airport’s name or other intellectual property without the written consent of Sydney Airport; or
e. use our Online Services for any purpose that has an unreasonable load on the infrastructure of Sydney Airport’s network or that has the effect of undermining the integrity of our Online Services or damaging or disrupting our Online Services, including by way of virus.

2. Privacy

2.1     Please read our Privacy Policy. This policy sets out how we will collect and use any personal information we obtain about you through your use of the Website.

3. Copyright and Other Intellectual Property

3.1     Our Online Services and content on our Online Services, including all text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sounds and illustration, is protected by copyright and trademark laws.  You agree to abide by these laws. Your use of the material and content we provide, or access through our Online Services, does not grant you any ownership rights in such material. You are not licensed to use any of our trademarks displayed on our Online Services without our express written consent.

4. External links, Advertising, Promotions, e-Commerce Offers and Third party Content

4.1    Our Online Services may contain links to external websites operated by third party service providers. These external links allow you to connect with businesses that operate in or around Sydney Airport including airlines and transport providers. Third party advertising may also appear on our Online Services. The links to external websites and third party advertising are not under the control of Sydney Airport and are provided for your convenience only. The relevant third party service provider is responsible for its external link and each will apply their own terms and conditions of use.

4.2    Sydney Airport is not able to warrant the reliability of the Content on the linked external websites or third party advertising and we will not be responsible for liable for it. While linked external websites or third party advertising may be useful to you, Sydney Airport does not recommend or endorse the products and/or services offered by these third parties. Please contact the relevant third party should any issues arise with their products or services.

4.3    You will not link our Online Services or part of our Online Services to any other website without the express written authorisation of Sydney Airport.

4.4    Our Online Services may also contain third party promotions (including banner ads and full page advertisements) and other content provided by third parties. All third party promotions (including referral buttons and embedded hyperlinks) are paid for by the relevant third party and do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of the promoted product, service, or third party website by us.  We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the advertisements on our Online Services, or the information, or products or services, provided, offered or sold by advertisers or other third parties on, or via links on, our Online Services. The relevant third parties should be contacted directly for any information regarding the advertisement, product, or service.

4.5    Certain sections of our Online Services, including travel booking sections, provide you with the opportunity to interact with and use the services of third-party suppliers.  We do not warrant the reliability of any links to any site of any third-party carriers or suppliers, and are not in any way responsible for, or liable for any failure in relation to, the communication from you to the third party of any reservation or purchase you may make with such a third party, or the confirmation of such a reservation or purchase.  We make no warranty with regards to any goods or services supplied by third party carriers or suppliers.

5. Content

5.1    Content provided on our Online Services has been compiled for your convenience and includes information sourced from third parties over whom we have limited control.  While we make every effort to make sure that content is correct and up to date our reliance on these third parties means that we are not able to guarantee the accuracy of all content on our Online Services.

5.2    If you upload or otherwise provide any information or content in the course of accessing or using our Online Services, you agree that such content will be true and correct and you grant Sydney Airport a perpetual non-revocable licence to use the content in any manner Sydney Airport considers fit, subject to applicable Australian law, including the privacy laws. Any content you provide must not be unlawful or infringe the rights of anyone else.

6. Liability and indemnity

6.1    While we have taken great care in the preparation of our Online Services and have endeavoured to provide you with accurate and up-to-date information in good faith, Sydney Airport does not represent, warrant or guarantee:

a. the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, completeness or suitability of the content on our Online Services or that our Online Services is provided or available without errors, omissions or viruses;
b. merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any product or service contained or referred to on our Online Services; or
c. continuous, uninterrupted, error free, virus free or secure access to our Online Services and content on our Online Services.

6.2     We do not accept any responsibility or liability for all direct, indirect or consequential loss, damage or inconvenience suffered or incurred by any person as a result of use of our Online Services or the reliance on any content on our Online Services. 

6.3     To the extent that Sydney Airport is unable to limit its liability under these Terms of Use as a result of a warranty or condition implied by law, Sydney Airport expressly limits its liability to the maximum extent possible to the flowing, the choice of which is at Sydney Airport’s sole discretion:

a. In the case of goods – the replacement of the goods or supply of equivalent goods or the repayment of the cost of replacing the goods or acquiring equivalent goods.
b. In the case of services – the supply of the services again or the repayment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

6.4     You are responsible for your use of our Online Services and fully indemnify Sydney Airport in connection with your use of our Online Services.

7. Termination and variation

7.1     We can terminate your use of and/or access to our Online Services at any time at our own discretion.

7.2     We may vary these Terms of Use at any time.  If we do so, we shall post new the new Terms of Use on our website and will draw any changes to your attention if it is practical and reasonable to do so.