Porsche Advanced Driver Training NSW Terms and Conditions

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Is PCA’s liability excluded?
Yes. If the Activity is cancelled, altered or interrupted, PCA will not be liable to you for any losses, damage, costs, expenses or liabilities you may suffer or incur due to that cancellation, alteration or interruption.
You will not be able to make a claim against PCA for any losses, damage, costs, expenses or liabilities you suffer or incur due to that cancellation, alteration or interruption.
This exclusion of liability only applies to the extent permitted by any law, including the Australian Consumer Law.
If PCA cancels the Activity and/or reschedules the Activity, PCA will not be liable to you for any failure to hold the Activity other than providing you with a refund if:
  1. the Activity was cancelled; or
  2. you cannot attend a rescheduled Activity.
You will not be able to make a claim against PCA for failing to hold the Activity on the date you booked.
See clause 13 for further information.
Are any warranties or guarantees provided by PCA in relation to the Activity?
No. PCA does not provide any warranties or guarantees in relation to the Activity, including any warranty or guarantee that the Activity will be provided with due care and skill or that any materials or equipment provided in connection with the Activity will be fit for the purposes for which they are supplied.
This exclusion of warranties and guarantees only applies to the extent permitted by the Australian Consumer Law. The only guarantees that you will be entitled to are those provided by the Australian Consumer Law.
See clauses 11 and 12 for further information.
Will PCA share any of your information or your likeness, image or voice with a third party?
Yes. PCA may disclose your information to third parties including Porsche AG (located in Germany) and its related entities, service providers, business partners and as required by law. PCA will handle your personal information in accordance with its privacy policy, which is available online at https://www.porsche.com/australia/privacy-policy/.
PCA may use your name, likeness, image and/or voice, including in printed form, online and on social media, to promote its events and/or products or in relation to the Activity.
See clauses 10 and 22 for further information.
 

Terms and Conditions

  1. The organiser of the Activity is Porsche Cars Australia Pty Ltd ACN 004 327 048 (PCA).
 
  1. These Terms and Conditions govern your participation in the Activity. By completing and submitting an online application form to participate in an Activity (Booking Form), you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in this document (Terms) and acknowledge that you have read and understood the Terms.
     
  2. The following words have the following meanings:
    Activity means a Porsche track experience, or an opportunity to observe the experience, offered by PCA.
    Australian Consumer Law means Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and any equivalent State or Territory legislation.
    Booking means a booking with PCA to participate in an Activity using the Booking Form.
    Deed of Release and Indemnity means the deed poll made by you in favour of PCA, as set out at (https://porscheevents.com.au/Media/2021ADTNSWDeed.pdf).
    Fees means the fee, as notified by PCA, payable by you to PCA in respect of your participation in an Activity.
    Health Condition means any impairment of your mental or physical condition, including but not limited to any of the following:
    a) recent stroke;
    b) surgery or illness;
    c) heart or respiratory conditions, or cardiac disease;
    d) neck or back pain, ailments or weakness;
    e) broken bones or joint or limb ailments;
    f) high blood pressure or aneurysms;
    g) diabetes (on insulin therapy);
    h) epilepsy;
    i) prescription medication that may adversely affect my participation in the activity; or
    j) any other pre-existing medical or physical condition that prevents safe participation, including pregnancy, in an Activity.
    Voucher means a gift voucher issued by PCA in respect of an Activity.
     
  3. Places are strictly limited and payment details are required to be provided with your Booking Form.
     
  4. A binding contract between you and PCA for your participation in the Activity in accordance with these Terms will arise as soon as PCA has:
    a) accepted your application to participate in the Activity as set out in the Booking Form by sending you written confirmation of your Booking;
    b) received full payment of your Fees or your Voucher; and
    c) received all required Deed(s) of Release and Indemnity duly executed by you (at or before the Activity).
     
  5. Participation in an Activity will not be permitted if PCA has not received all required Deed(s) of Release and Indemnity duly executed by you (at or before the Activity).
     
  6. You acknowledge, warrant and represent to PCA that:
    a) you have read, understood, accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and COVID-19 Sydney Motorsport Park venue guidelines;
    b) all details provided by you on your Booking Form are true and correct;
    c) you understand all the risks involved in driving a vehicle at an Activity, including those detailed in the Deed of Release and Indemnity;
    d) you have not been charged with any serious road offence, including, but not limited to, any road related death or dangerous driving charges;
    e) at any and all times during the Activity, you will:
    1. be over the age of 18 and provide evidence of such at the request of PCA;
    2. have a current valid full Australian driver’s licence or a current valid overseas driver’s licence recognised in the jurisdiction in which the Activity is held;
    3. comply with all rules and directions in relation to the Activity provided by PCA or their personnel or contractors;
    4. comply with all applicable laws;
    5. not be under the influence of any alcohol, legal or illegal drugs or substances that may impact on your ability to participate in the Activity, including your ability to drive a vehicle; and
    6. not be affected by any Health Condition or will provide written certification from your physician that the Health Condition will not affect your participation in the Activity and will not be aggravated by your participation in the Activity.
 
  1. Due to the nature of the Activity, participation and vehicle usage is at the sole and absolute discretion of PCA. PCA may refuse to allow you to participate, suspend or ban you from participating in any part of or whole of the Activity, at any time, in its absolute discretion, including if:
    a) you breach any term of these Terms;
    b) a warranty or representation provided by you is, or at any time becomes, untrue or inaccurate; or
    c) PCA determines, in its absolute discretion, that you are mentally or physically unfit to participate in any aspect of the Activity.
     
  2. Photographs and/or videos may be taken during an Activity. By participating in an Activity, you grant PCA the right to use your name, likeness, image and/or voice (including photograph, film or other recording) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration in relation to the Activity and/or for the purpose of promoting any of PCA’s events and/or products. This might include using them in printed and online publicity and social media.
     
  3. Subject only to clause 11, PCA does not provide any warranties that the Activity (or any services in relation to the Activity) will be provided with due care and skill or that any materials or equipment provided in connection with the Activity will be fit for the purposes for which they are supplied. To the fullest extent permitted by any law, all conditions and warranties implied by law arising out of or in connection with the supply of the Activity by PCA are excluded.
     
  4. PCA acknowledges that you may have certain rights under the Australian Consumer Law in respect of the Activity and nothing in these Terms should be interpreted as attempting to exclude, restrict or modify the application of any such rights if to do so would be contrary to that law. To the extent of any inconsistency between any of those rights you may have and these Terms, those rights will prevail.
     
  5. Should the event be cancelled, shortened, altered or interrupted PCA, will not have any liability to you in relation to any losses, damage, costs, expenses or liabilities you may suffer or incur as a result of or arising out of such cancellation, alteration or interruption, including any travel and accommodation expenses you may have incurred, unless required by law (including under the Australian Consumer Law). PCA reserves the right to cancel an Activity or combine the Activity with another session on the same date or to hold the Activity on another date. PCA will provide a refund where it cancels the Activity or where you are unable to attend the rescheduled Activity, but otherwise will have no liability to you for any failure to hold the Activity, or the rescheduled Activity.
     
  6. Subject to the Australian Consumer Law and any other applicable law, PCA will not provide any refunds in respect of the Fees, or replacement in respect of a Voucher, where:
    a) you change your mind;
    b) there is a change in your personal circumstances;
    c) you do not attend the Activity that is the subject of your Booking; or
    d) there is inclement weather or any other unforeseen conditions during the Activity that prevent the Activity from proceeding.
     
  7. If you cancel your Booking, PCA may provide you with a refund if there are special circumstances that PCA considers, in its sole and absolute discretion, warrant a refund. If you believe such special circumstances exist and you wish to cancel your Booking, you should contact PCA immediately (Cancellation Request). If you make a Cancellation Request and PCA decides, in its sole and absolute discretion, to provide you with a refund, then, subject to clause 15, if your Cancellation Request is made:
    a) 90 days or more before the Activity - Porsche may refund 95% of the Fee;
    b) Between 60 and 89 days before the Activity - Porsche may refund 75% of the Fee;
    c) Between 31 and 59 days before the Activity - Porsche may refund 50% of the Fee;
    d) Between 16 and 30 days before the Activity - Porsche may refund 25% of the Fee.
    Any request received from a person holding a Voucher that has not expired will be considered on a case-by-case basis and they may be offered a new Booking.
     
  8. Where your Booking was made using a Voucher, any refund given by PCA under clause 14 will be made by way of issue of a new voucher in an amount equal to that refund on the same terms and conditions as the original Voucher (Replacement Voucher). In the event that you wish to re-book to participate in the Activity, if the value of the Replacement Voucher is not sufficient to cover the Fees for the Activity, you will be required to pay to PCA the difference between the Fees and the value of the Replacement Voucher.
     
  9. If your Cancellation Request is made between 1 and 15 days before the Activity, no refund of the Fee will be given.
     
  10. It is a requirement that you are comfortably dressed in non-flammable clothing that is suitable to the weather conditions and fully covers flesh from ankles up to and including the neck. PCA recommends non-flammable clothing for all Activities. Fully enclosed flat-soled shoes are mandatory. Race suits and helmets are provided when necessary.
     
  11. Helmets will be required for selected activities in the ADT Level 1 program, Level 2 program and Open Track program. Participants can bring their own Motorsport Australia compliant helmet to the event. Should you chose not to bring your own, PCA will provide a limited number of helmets in various sizes for use on the day. PCA follows Motorsport Australia‘s guidelines in relation to helmets, recommending usage of helmets that comply with Level A of the Motorsport Australia’s helmet requirements. Please refer Schedule D - Apparel Standards of the 2021 Motorsport Australia manual found at:  https://motorsport.org.au/docs/default-source/manual/general-requirements/2021/schedule-d---apparel.pdf?sfvrsn=ced8b77f_2. Participants can bring their own Motorsport Australia compliant helmet to the event, or a helmet that at a minimum meets the requirements of Australian Standard AS 1698.
     
  12. Personal, third party property insurance and/or Vehicle insurance is the sole responsibility of the participant. I agree my personal insurance arrangements are ultimately my responsibility and I will arrange my insurance at my expense.
     
  13. You understand and accept that PCA may:
    a) require you to submit to a random alcohol breath test; and
    b) refuse to allow you to participate, suspend or ban you from participating in any part of or whole of the Activity, at any time, in its absolute discretion, including if you fail to pass an alcohol breath test.
     
  14. You consent to PCA collecting, storing, handling and using your personal information to assess your Booking Form, contact you about the Activity, for the purpose of direct marketing about its products and services and any other purposes set out in PCA’s Privacy Policy. PCA may disclose your information to relevant third parties including Porsche AG (located in Germany) and its related entities, service providers, business partners and as required by law. PCA is committed to protecting your personal information and agrees to handle it in accordance with its Privacy Policy, which is available online at www.porsche.com/australia/privacy-policy/or by phoning PCA on 1800 711 911.
     
  15. Due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID -19, PCA or facility staff may conduct individual screening of participants and guests on arrival (forehead temperature check).  PCA reserves the right to decline entry or participation to any participant or guest if their temperature is 38 degrees or higher, or showing COVID-19 symptoms, however mild (please refer to the below list of symptoms). Guests are free to wear face masks.
     
  16. You must not participate in an Activity if you:
    • have COVID-19 or have had COVID-19 in the last 14 days; or
    • are feeling unwell, have a fever, sore throat or other cold/flue like symptoms; cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, aches and pain, headaches, runny or stuffy nose, loss of sense of smell or taste and diarrhoea;  or
    • in the last 14 days, have been in close contact with someone showing any of the above symptoms and/or diagnosed with COVID-19; or
    • have been in a COVID-19 case location identified by the NSW Government – (see https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/covid-19/Pages/case-locations-and-alerts.aspx)
    • have travelled from overseas within the past 14 days; or
    • have been recommended to self-isolate or quarantine by health professionals.
       
  17. These Terms are governed by the laws in force in the State of Victoria and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Victoria.
     
  18. Important notice: If you are in a high-risk category due to your age group or a chronic condition (including a compromised immune system), the Federal Government’s Guidelines recommend that you avoid contact with others as one of the best defences against COVID-19.  If you are in a high-risk category, PCA kindly requests that you consider if it is appropriate for you to participate in an Activity.

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