PilotPlanet.com Terms of Use

Your access to and continued use of the PilotPlanet.com web site constitutes your acceptance of, and is conditional upon your continued acceptance of and compliance with, the following provisions.

Use of Site
You are free to browse our website. However, it is illegal to reproduce any of the content on our site without our written permission. The data that is submitted to PilotPlanet.com becomes the property of PilotPlanet.com to be used in the manner which we see fit. Soliciting PilotPlanet.com users is not allowed under any circumstance. All of the information posted on this website (“Information”), including the look, feel, design and concept of the site and all of the reviews, text, HTML code, multimedia clips, audio, video images, graphics, icons, Java code, the selection and arrangement and other components, constitutes trademarks, service marks, trade names or other copyrighted or proprietary material of PilotPlanet.com or other entities. Your submission of a review to this website does not imply that a license has been granted to you for any further use of this website or its content.

No Warranties
You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this website and of the Information. PilotPlanet.com does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the website or the Information. PilotPlanet.com shall not be liable for any loss, liability, cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from your access to or use of (or inability to access or use) this website or the Information including, but not limited to, any loss of use, system damage, impairment or interruption, lost data, lost profits, business interruption, personal injury or any other pecuniary or financial loss, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other legal theory. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all reviews, opinions, advice, services and other Information provided on this website. You agree that access to this website is provided on an "as is" basis. PilotPlanet.com does not guaranty or warrant that your use of the website will be error free or that the website will operate without interruption.

No Liability
You specifically acknowledge and agree that PilotPlanet.com is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, illegal or other conduct whatsoever of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any material or content of any review posted on this website, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website.

This site is protected under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 which states: ”No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. …. No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be held liable on account of any action voluntarily taken in good faith to restrict access to or availability of material that the provider or user considers to be obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected.”

Viruses; Security
PilotPlanet.com does not guarantee or warrant that the website or any Information will be free of infection, viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or other codes or features that manifest contaminating or destructive properties, nor can PilotPlanet.com provide any assurance that unauthorized persons will not be able access your computers, data or systems by means of the PilotPlanet.com website or systems or through use of e-mail addresses, user names or other Information they may find on the website. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for system security, accuracy of data input and output and for maintaining your own means for the reconstruction of any lost data or otherwise dealing with system security breaches.

Confidentiality Warning
Even with the use of encryption, the Internet is not a 100% secure medium and privacy cannot be guaranteed. Internet e-mail and review postings are or may become vulnerable to interception and forging. PilotPlanet.com will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission that you make to PilotPlanet.com through the Internet, or that you expressly or implicitly authorize PilotPlanet.com to make, or for any errors, data corruption or any changes made to any transmitted information.

Contact Information
Registered users of PilotPlanet.com must keep a current and up to date email address. PilotPlanet.com uses email addresses to reach registered users should a review require further information or accuracy verification. Failure to keep accurate contact information may result in the account becoming disabled.

PilotPlanet.com urges users to write reviews in a professional manner. PilotPlanet.com reserves the right to obfuscate profanity. PilotPlanet.com reserves the right to remove reviews that contain abusive swearing. Idiomatic and emphatic profanity are acceptable, but may be susceptible to obfuscation.

This website includes reviews of flight schools. Although PilotPlanet.com does not control the content or information in the reviews and will not normally edit any reviews, it reserves the right to edit or remove any review that violates any of these terms and conditions or for any other reason is objectionable to PilotPlanet.com. It is a condition of your use of this website that you do not:

  • Post, transmit or link to any untrue, abusive, unlawful, threatening, vulgar, libelous, defamatory, obscene, harassing, fraudulent, pornographic, abusive profanity, or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from posting a review.

  • Make any posting anonymously or under any false or misleading user name or other identifier.

  • Post any reviews from within a flight school or using a flight school's internet connection.

  • Post any reviews through a proxy connection in an attempt to obfuscate or anonymize your origin.

  • Post any reviews about experiences that date back further than 60 months.

  • Post a duplicate or similar review based on the same experience, including that of another user.

  • Work or are currently affiliated with any flight school or OEM, nor have in the past 5 years for any flight school or OEM. Persons not permitted to write a review also include spouses and immediate family members of flight school employees.

  • Post, transmit or link to any information, software or other material which contains a virus, corrupted file, worm, Trojan Horse" or other contaminating or destructive code or feature that may damage or impair the operation of someone else's data, computer or systems.

  • Post, transmit, link to or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or which contains advertising or other forms of solicitation, including chain letters and pyramid schemes or anything else that is not relevant to the purposes of PilotPlanet.com.

  • Post or transmit any material that you don't have the right to transmit under law (e.g., that which is the intellectual property of another). PilotPlanet.com will follow the procedures required under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act if it believes in good faith that copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and submitted to this website.

    You understand that PilotPlanet.com has no obligation to monitor the reviews. However, PilotPlanet.com reserves the right at all times to store, use or disclose any information as necessary to protect its own interest, or the interest of its employees, customers or other business partners, or to satisfy any law, regulation, government request or private subpoena. PilotPlanet.com further reserves the right, without prior notice, to edit, refuse to post, or remove any review or information, in whole or in part, that in PilotPlanet.com’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions.

    Flight schools may contact reviewers through our site on items related to a review. Email addresses are never given out to either party without prior consent. If it is necessary to retrieve more information about a review, a user may be contacted by PilotPlanet.com Support, or through the PilotPlanet.com website by a Flight School. Because this communication happens through email, each user who posts a review must provide a valid email address, and update their email address when necessary, in order for us or a flight school to be able to communicate with each user. Failure to maintain a valid email address may lead to your account being revoked and your reviews being removed. Failure to acknowledge receipt of a communication by PilotPlanet.com Support or from a flight school may result in your account being revoked and your reviews being removed. To update your email address, please contact us to have it changed.

    Blacklisting Policy
    PilotPlanet.com reserves the right to Blacklist a flight school immediately and without warning for any violation intended to defame another flight school and do harm to that flight school’s business. Flight schools that submit reviews under fraudulent terms including writing a review about a competing flight school, submitting a review written by the flight school’s employees, writing a review within the flight school or submitting reviews by are by outsourced companies on behalf of the flight school are subject to Blacklist. Blacklisted flight schools will have a warning message posted on their review page for six (6) months. Certified Flight Schools will be removed of this distinction during the Blacklist period and must reapply to the Program.

    By using this website, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold PilotPlanet.com harmless from and against any losses, actions, claims, proceedings, suits, judgments, settlements or liabilities arising out of your violation of these terms and conditions or out of any review or information you may post or submit. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your user name and password and you are responsible for all statements or reviews made and acts that occur through the use of your user name and password.

    - The PilotPlanet.com Team

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