Private Registry Authority Agreement
The Private Registry Authority Agreement ("Agreement") governs the terms and conditions which apply to the use of the services, data and website ("Services") provided by the Private Registry Authority ("PRA"). By using the services/website provided by PRA you (as defined below) acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to all the terms and conditions set forth herein as well to any referred conditions, agreements or policies.
You further agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement for transactions entered into by:
You also agree to be bound by any representations made by third parties You use to purchase the services provided by PRA. You further agree to abide by the terms set out by any associated entities with relation to the services you use in conjunction with PRA Services.
Services provided by PRA
PRA’s primary objective in the provision of Services is to maximise Your right to privacy whilst you maintain valid domain license registration.
By subscribing to PRA Services through an affiliated Registrar You will be placing any designated domain name registration’s under the care of PRA. On Your behalf PRA shall keep your name, postal address, email address, phone and fax numbers confidential, subject to terms contained herein. PRA information will be made publicly available in the WHOIS directory as determined by ICANN (and other relevant entity) policy. Whilst every effort will be made to maintain normal domain name registration benefits, it is Your responsibility to ensure the cancellation of PRA Services should they be required to restore full benefits.
Any reports of abuse or infringement of trademarks or other rights of third parties may be reported through the Registrar directly in accordance with the Registrar’s relevant terms. Any circumstances under which communications will be relayed, services will be terminated, identity and/or contact data shall be revealed and/or published, and any support services will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the relevant Registrar.
Domain name registration benefits
Although PRA will be maintained as the listed Registrant, Admin, Billing and Technical contact for the duration on Service maintenance to the designated domain name registrations, PRA will endeavour to maintain full benefits of domain registration, subject to applicable registry (and related entity) requirements.
Obligations, Representation & Warranties
You agree to provide to us Your accurate and current information as to:
You agree to:
It is Your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of information provided with relation to Your domain name. You will maintain all liability should any action, legal or otherwise arise as a result of incorrect information. Likewise it is Your responsibility to ensure Your domain name registration remains active with the nominated Registrar. PRA Service subscription is valid and active whether or not the domain is in active state. No refund, full or pro rata will be provided if a domain name registration expires, is deleted or cancelled during the PRA subscription term.
You understand and agree that PRA has absolute power, in its sole discretion, without any liability whatsoever to:
It is not acceptable to use our service(s) to:
In the event of any action being taken on your PRA Services, whether authorised or actioned by Yourself or by PRA, neither PRA nor your Registrar will refund any fees paid by You whatsoever.
Correspondence will occasionally made directed to you as the domain name registrant issued to PRA via PRA’s contact details as per PRA Service. You agree to waive all liability claims arising from Your failure to receive all such correspondence.
Information that is collected
We collect or maintain the following personal information about our users:
This information will be collected with your knowledge and participation. If you choose not to provide this information we may decline to accept your registration. It will not be possible for you to deal with us anonymously.
Our website may track user access sessions using cookies, without your specific knowledge or participation, by automated means in the course of your use of our network. Cookies are a Web browser technology that is used to improve your experience of using our website, but are not used to record any personal information. You may disable cookies in your Web browser at the cost of some possible loss of functionality in your use of our website.
We will not collect information revealing your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, or details of health, disability or sexual activity or orientation, unless compelled to do so by law.
The personal information we collect may be used for the following purposes:
Disclosure of your personal information
Your personal information may be disclosed in the following circumstances:
Otherwise we will use reasonable endeavours to avoid the disclosure of your personal information, save that aggregated demographic information may be disclosed so long as the information is unable to identify you or any other individual.
Accessing your personal information
You can contact us to request a copy of your personal information by emailing our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Privacy Officer shall attend to your request on a confidential basis within 14 days of the request being received.
Fees for access to personal information
No fee will be levied for access to information described in above clause.
Refusal of access
Access of your personal information may be refused if:
We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy and quality of the information collected about you. Should personal information that you know has been collected about you change, it is your responsibility to bring the changes to our attention which you may do by email to the Privacy Officer at email@example.com.
We will endeavour to keep your personal information as secure as reasonably possible. Without limitation, registration information is not accessible over the Internet, but only from a secure password-protected internal workstation. Our Internet server utilises a modern Linux-based operating system that is maintained with the latest available security patches and updates.
We may amend the terms applying to the use of your personal information at any time, subject to informing you of the amendments by publishing the revised policy on our website.
Liability & Indemnity
This agreement does not exclude some laws, particularly the Trade Practices Act 1974. Such laws may provide rights and remedies that cannot be changed or excluded by this agreement.
This clause is in addition to any other release or indemnity that you give us under this agreement and any of the relevant registry operators’ policies and agreements.
You indemnify us against any dispute between you and any third party with respect to any service offered by us.
You must indemnify, defend and hold harmless:
Each indemnity and release given to us or any other party under this agreement survives the termination or expiration of any service agreement.
Amendment & General
We may amend this policy at any time. It is your responsibility to review our website periodically to ascertain whether this policy has been changed. The amended policy will become effective as soon as they are posted on our website, following which if you continue to use the services, you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by those amendments.
This policy is governed by the law of Western Australia.
Each party submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia.
This policy embodies the entire understanding and agreement between the parties as to the subject matter of this policy.