Terms and Conditions


This website is operated by Royal Life Saving Society - Australia ("RLSSA") under the domain name www.royallifesaving.com.au. Your use of the RLSSA Site is subject to the provisions below.


While we have made every effort to ensure that information is free from error, RLSSA does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information, graphics and materials on the RLSSA Site or any third party web site linked to the RLSSA Site ("Third Party Site"). RLSSA does not guarantee that the RLSSA Site or any Third Party Site will be free from viruses.

RLSSA is not responsible for the results of any action taken or not taken on the basis of any information on the RLSSA Site, nor for any error or omission in that information. RLSSA expressly disclaims all and any liability and responsibility in respect of anything done consequent on the whole or any part of the information on the RLSSA Site. RLSSA shall not be liable for any loss, damage, liability, expense, cost or personal injury, whether direct or indirect, consequential or incidental, which you suffer, incur or are liable for, howsoever caused (whether due to RLSSA's negligence or otherwise), arising from or in connection with your use of the RLSSA Site.


The information, graphics and materials on the RLSSA Site are protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and, through international treaties, other countries. You may view the RLSSA Site and its contents using your web browser and save an electronic copy, or print out a copy, of parts of the RLSSA Site solely for your own information, research or study; but only if you (a) do not modify the copy from how it appears on the RLSSA Site unless expressly authorised by RLSSA and then only in accordance with RLSSA's conditions; and (b) include the copyright notice "© RLSSA" on each copy.

All water safety information remains the property of Royal Life Saving Society - Australia.


RLSSA understands and appreciates that you, as a RLSSA Site visitor, are concerned about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of information we may gain about you online. RLSSA is committed to protecting your privacy. To find out how your personal information will be treated as you access and interact with the RLSSA Site please click here.

The RLSSA Site also contains links to Third Party Sites. If you have accessed a Third Party Site through the RLSSA Site and if those third parties collect information about you, they will do so in accordance with their own privacy policy. Third parties are responsible for informing you about their own privacy practices.


We use "cookies" as a fundamental part of our interaction with your Internet browser. The purpose is to provide you with better and more customised service and with a more effective RLSSA Site.

A "cookie" is a small text file placed on your computer by our web page server. A cookie can later be retrieved by our webpage servers. Cookies are frequently used on web sites and you can choose if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring your preferences and options in your browser.

We allocate a cookie to each Internet browser that visits the RLSSA Web Site. This cookie does not allow us to collect personally identifiable information about you. We use this cookie:

to determine if you have previously visited the RLSSA Site;
to identify pages you have accessed and Third Party Sites you have accessed;
for marketing purpose; and
for administrative and security purposes.

How we Handle Email

We will preserve the content of any email that you send us, if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. Any personal information contained in your email, including your email address, will be used or disclosed in ways set out in this Website Terms of Use. Your email message content may be monitored by our Internet Service Provider or RLSSA employees for trouble shooting and maintenance purposes or where email abuse is suspected.

Security of Information

RLSSA takes reasonable steps to preserve the security of cookie and personal information in accordance with these Website Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. If your browser is suitably configured, it will advise you whether the information you are sending us will be secure (encrypted) or not secure (not encrypted).

RLSSA regularly reviews developments in security and encryption technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Accordingly, although RLSSA strives to protect such information, RLSSA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we take reasonable steps to preserve the security of the information in our own systems.