South Australian Italian Association

1. Introduction

1.1 Welcome to our website. This website with URL address is owned and operated by South Australian Italian Association (ABN 98 304 101 864).

1.2 Should you continue to use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern South Australian Italian Association’s relationship with you in connection with this website. Should you not agree with any of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.


2. Definitions

2.1 ‘South Australian Italian Association’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’ or ‘we’ refers to South Australian Italian Association, the owner of the website, whose registered office is ABN 98 304 101 864, South Australia.

2.2 ‘You’ or ‘your’ refers to the website user.

2.3 ‘Site’ refers to all web pages located at, including all sub-domains, related and affiliated sites.

2.4 ‘Member’ refers to any type of current member of the South Australian Italian Association including, but not limited to, Foundation, Life Governor, Life Vice President, Life Member, Pensioner, Individual and Non-Financial (or such other category of membership established by the South Australian Italian Association from time to time).

2.5 ‘Terms’ refers to these website terms and conditions between you and us.


3. About us

3.1 The South Australian Italian Association is a non-profit and non-partisan organisation supported by a community of passionate volunteers, who preserve, promote and celebrate all aspects of Italian culture.


4. Access and use of Site

4.1 Subject to these Terms, you may access and use the Site at no charge and without applying for membership.

4.2 You acknowledge and accept that access to and use of parts of this Site may:
• be restricted to Members;
• be subject to term and conditions in addition to these Terms; and
• require payment.

4.3 We may restrict, limit or remove your access to any part of the Site at our sole discretion (regardless of whether you are a Member or not).

4.4 Unauthorised use of this Site may be a criminal offence and/or give rise to a claim for damages.


5. Transactions

5.1 You may be required to make a make transaction through the Site for products and services that include use of secure online membership payment facilities or event registration.

5.2 In relation to online membership payments:

  1. We use the Fat Zebra Online Payment Gatewayfor our online credit card transactions.
  2. Fat Zebra provides a safe and secure means of collecting payments via the Internet and is a Tier-1 PCI-DSS Certified Gateway.
  3. All online credit card transactions performed on this site using the Fat Zebra gateway are secured payments.
  4. Payments are real time with an immediate response.
  5. Your complete credit card number cannot be viewed by us or any outside party.
  6. All transactions are performed under a 256 Bit SSL Certificate.
  7. All transaction data is encrypted for storage within Fat Zebra’s system protecting your credit card data.
  8. Fat Zebra is an authorised third party processor for all the major Australian banks.

Fat Zebra at no time touches your funds; all monies are directly transferred from your credit card to the merchant account held by us.

5.3 All products and services offered on the Site are subject to the restrictions and disclaimers contained in these Terms, in addition to any other terms and conditions which apply to those services.

5.4 By completing a transaction, you agree to pay all amounts related to the transaction, including all taxes, by the relevant due date. Once a transaction is completed on the Site it cannot be cancelled or reversed.

5.5 We reserve the right to change prices for any products, services or membership categories offered through the Site at any time without notice.

5.6 You acknowledge and accept that for any transaction related to products or services supplied by third parties:
• we may use a third-party supplier to facilitate the transaction,
• those products or services may be subject to additional third party terms and conditions. You should review these terms and conditions before making any transaction for third party products or services,
• any description or images on the Site of third party products and services are provided by the relevant third party supplier and not us,
• to the extent permitted by law and in addition to any other part of these terms, we accept no liability for any loss or damage directly or indirectly related to any third party product or service purchased through the Site, including a third party’s inability to supply a particular physical product or service, and
• any warranty claims related to third party products or services purchased through the Site will lie with the third party supplier of the product or service and not us.

5.7 You acknowledge and accept that, while we make all reasonable commercial efforts to ensure transactions occur in a secure environment, transacting through the Internet has inherent risks and we are not responsible for any unauthorised:
• interception, modification or diversion of a transaction request
• access or copying of details relating to a transaction (including personal or financial information) that may result in a breach of your privacy.

5.8 In relation to online event payments:

  1. We use Eventbrite to manage registration for certain events.
  2. Eventbrite is a third-party service provider that is not owned or managed by us.
  3. Eventbrite has its own privacy policy and terms and conditions which apply to your use of its website and services. You should review Eventbrite’s policies as we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.

5.9 We reserve the right to refuse a membership application. If this occurs, full payment for the membership will be reimbursed within six weeks.


6. Refund policy

6.1 If you need to withdraw from an event after completing your payment, we ask that you contact SAIA at to arrange your refund as early as possible. Refunds are paid as follows:

  • Withdrawal prior to the RSVP close date will receive a full refund
  • Withdrawal after the RSVP close date will not receive a refund
  • Withdrawal on event day or a no-show will not receive a refund.

6.2 If you wish to cancel your membership, we ask that you contact SAIA at to outline the reason for cancellation. Refunds are paid as follows:

  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

6.3 We take steps to encrypt information transmitted between our website services and your browser. Secure payment transactions are enabled via Fat Zebra. We do not retain or store your credit card details.


7. Member Acknowledgment

7.1 Any person who submits an application for membership or renewal of membership with the South Australian Italian Association through this Site acknowledges and agrees:
• that their application for membership or renewal of membership is subject to approval by the South Australian Italian Association; and
• to abide by the Constitution and regulations of the South Australian Italian Association.


8. Privacy

8.1 We respect the importance of your privacy and the personal information in our care. Please refer to our Privacy Policy at for further details on how we collect and protect your information.


9. Cookies

9.1 This Site uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties: date of birth, gender, address, email, phone number.


10. Content

10.1 The content of this Site is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without prior notice.

10.2 Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the performance, accuracy, timeliness, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this Site for any particular purpose. You hereby acknowledge that such information and materials may contain mistakes, inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude any liability for such to the fullest extent permissible by law.

10.3 Your use of any information or materials on this Site is entirely at your own risk and you agree to release us and our officers, agents, employees and contractors from any claim, demand or cause of action that you may have against any of them arising from these Terms or your use of this Site. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this Site meet your specific requirements. Your sole remedy against us for dissatisfaction with the Site or any contents is to stop using the Site or any such contents.

10.4 We are not liable for any loss of confidentiality or for any damages arising from your failure to comply with security measures.

10.5 This Site may also, on occasion, include links to other websites which are not controlled by us. These links are provided for your convenience to provide you with further information. You acknowledge that they are used at your own risk. They do not signify that we recommend or endorse the websites. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those websites.

10.6 You must indemnify us and hold harmless the South Australian Italian Association or its employees, contractors and agents and keep them indemnified against all loss, actions, proceedings, costs, expenses, claims and damages arising from:

• any breach by you of these Terms; or
• reliance by you on any information obtained through the Site.


11. Limitation of Liability

11.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, all warranties and representations in relation to the goods or services provided by us are excluded.

11.2 To the extent permitted by law, you agree that any liability on our part arising out of or in connection with any breach of any express or implied warranty or condition in respect of any goods or services supplied to you by us will be limited to:
• if the condition relates to goods, the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods; and
• if the condition relates to services, the supplying of the services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

11.3 To the maximum extent permitted by law, you release and discharge us from all direct, special, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including loss of profits, loss of data or loss or damage that may reasonably have been supposed to have been in the contemplation of the parties as at the date of this agreement) arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site or these Terms, including, without limitation, loss or damage caused by the negligence of the South Australian Italian Association.


12. Intellectual property

12.1 This Site contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the content, design, layout, appearance, look and graphics of the Site. Any reproduction of the Site’s material is prohibited without our consent.

12.2 All trademarks reproduced in this Site, which are not the property of, or licensed to us, are acknowledged on the Site.


13. General

13.1 Your use of this Site and any dispute arising out of your use of it is subject to the laws of South Australia.

13.2 You may only use the Site for lawful purposes and in a manner consistent with the nature and purpose of the Site.

13.3 These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time. Your continued use of our Site following any such amendments will be deemed to be confirmation that you accept those amendments.

13.4 You indemnify us from and against all claims, suits, demands, actions, liabilities, costs and expenses (including legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) resulting from your use of the Site.

13.5 In no event will we be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense including legal costs and expenses (whether direct or indirect) incurred by you in connection with the use of this Site.

13.6 Every effort is made to keep the Site up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Site being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. To the maximum extent permitted by law, and without limiting any other provision of these Terms, the South Australian Italian Association excludes liability for any delay in performing any of its obligations under these Terms where such delay is caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

13.7 This Site is governed by the laws of South Australia.

13.8 If any provision of these Terms is (or is found to be) invalid or unenforceable, then it may be severed from these Terms without affecting the validity and enforceability of any of the remaining provisions.