Terms of Website Use

These Developer.aero terms of use (together with the documents referred to on it) (“Terms of Use”) explain the contractual agreement between you, who agree to the Terms of Use (“you”, “your”) and SITA, regarding your use of our website www.Developer.aero (“Developer.aero”), use of APIs, activities and transactions conducted through Developer.aero, whether as a guest or a registered user.

Certain services provided by or through Developer.aero (“Services”) require your airline employer or airline customer to appoint a properly authorised person (“Administrator”) who will manage and control your use of Developer.aero. For some APIs an Administrator will not be required and we will notify you of these APIs when you register for your API key.

By using Developer.aero, you indicate that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using Developer.aero.


Information About Us

www.Developer.aero is a site operated by SITA Information Networking Computing Ireland Limited registered in Ireland under company number 369682 and we have our registered office at Office Building 1, IDA Business & Technology Park, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland (“SITA”,"we", “us” or “our”). Our VAT number is IE 6389682G EORI.

We are a limited liability company.


Additional Terms

SSome of our Services may contain additional rules, guidelines, charges or terms and conditions entered into by us and your airline employer or airline customer (“additional terms”). By subscribing to or using any APIs, Services and/or facilities relating to those Services, you agree to be bound by, and comply with those additional terms.

In the event there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the additional terms, the additional terms shall prevail.


Accessing Our Site

TThe Terms of Use are entered into by and between SITA, you and your employer and govern your and your employer’s use of Developer.aero and any Services.

Subject to the provisions in the additional terms, if any:

you acknowledge and agree that access to Developer.aero is provided on a temporary basis;
we reserve the right to withdraw, end, amend, change, interrupt, and/or suspend access to all or any part of the Services, APIs and/or facilities we provide on Developer.aero, without notice, at any time and from time to time;

we will not be liable if for any reason Developer.aero is unavailable at any time or for any period; and
from time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of Developer.aero, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

Any changes will become effective when we publish them on the Developer.aero website and you must check the Developer.aero website and the terms regularly for changes.

By continuing to use the APIs, Services and/or facilities after we make any changes, you agree to be bound by the changed terms and charges. If you do not accept the changed terms or charges, you must stop using the APIs, Services, Developer.aero services and facilities.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, the Terms of Use will govern your use of any new features that augment or enhance the current Services, including the release of new SITA services through Developer.aero.

When using Developer.aero, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to Developer.aero. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access Developer.aero through your internet connection are aware of and agree to these Terms of Use, and that they comply with them.


Service Availability

We do not accept orders from individuals who are consumers or who intend to resell our APIs, Developer.aero services and facilities. Some restrictions are placed on the extent to which we accept orders from specific countries. These restrictions can be found on our Non - Serviced Countries page. Please review our Non - Serviced Countries page before ordering Services from us


Registration

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have or may have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

In consideration of your use of the Services, You agree to be solely responsible for: (a) providing true, accurate, current, and complete information about you as prompted by Developer.aero registration form (the “Registration Information”), and (b) maintaining and promptly updating the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

Different passwords may be issued to you or you may be required to provide your own password to enable you to access individual Services. You are solely responsible for the security of your password or passwords.

SITA is not liable for any unauthorised use of Developer.aero or Services, APIs or facilities. You acknowledge and agree that certain Services may provide password-restricted access to customer information such as names and certain terms of your existing contracts with a company in the SITA Group, if any.

If you provide any information that is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, or SITA has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, SITA may suspend or terminate your use of Developer.aero (or any portion thereof).

SITA accepts no liability if it fails to implement accurately your requested changes, additions, or deletions to Registration Information. You are responsible for all costs and charges, including without limitation, phone charges and telecommunications equipment that you incur in order to use the Services.


Application Programming Interface (API) Services and Use of APIs

SITA provides its API Services to enable SITA Group business customers and their partner businesses to connect to our servers in order to facilitate communication to our application services via the use of APIs issued by us through Developer.aero. The application services are provided to SITA customers under a separate contract between a company in the SITA Group and the relevant SITA customer.

We may approve or decline clients and API connections at our sole discretion.

We encourage the use and publicity of anti-spam policies.

We provide you with a login and password. You must comply with all up to date security practices. This will aim to ensure that the connection is at all times secure from our side. All other security measures over and above these are your responsibility.

Although we provide API connection specifications and will attempt to keep the specifications accurate and up to date, these specifications may be incomplete and may change from time to time without notice to you. You must test the specifications thoroughly on a regular basis, as we are not liable for specifications that may be incorrect or incomplete.

TThe SITA APIs are owned by or licensed to SITA and are licensed to you, and your company to use, on a worldwide, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicense able basis in accordance with the provisions of, for the permitted use set out in and subject to the restrictions in these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use define the permitted use of the SITA APIs, all updates, revisions, substitutions, and any copies of the SITA APIs made by or for you. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by SITA.

Permitted Use – Subject to the restrictions set forth in these Terms of Use, you may use the SITA APIs and any updates provided by SITA for the sole purpose as contemplated in the contract entered into by your employer and a company in the SITA Group. Your license to use the SITA APIs under these Terms of Use continues until it is terminated by SITA, you or your employer. You shall use the instructions provided in the SITA APIs to place application identification information (the API key) into any application or service you develop that incorporates or makes any use of the SITA APIs. You may only create a single API key per application or service and such API key must accompany all web services requests coming from that application or service. You can sign up for an API key at https://www.developer.aero/login

Restrictions – in addition to the restrictions elsewhere in these Terms of Use you shall not:

  1. create any script or other automated tool that attempts to create multiple API keys;
  2. use the SITA APIs for any commercial purpose or in any product or service that competes with products or services offered by SITA;
  3. use the SITA APIs in any manner or for any purpose that violates any law or regulation, any right of any person, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, rights of privacy, or rights of personality, or in any manner inconsistent with the these Terms of Use;
  4. sell, lease, share, transfer, or sublicense the SITA APIs or access codes or derive income from the provision of the SITA APIs, whether for direct commercial or monetary gain or otherwise, without SITA's prior express written permission;
  5. use the SITA APIs in a manner that exceeds reasonable request volume, constitutes excessive or abusive usage, or otherwise fails to comply or is inconsistent with any part of the SITA API documentation located within Developer.aero as determined by SITA in its sole discretion; and/or
  6. use the SITA APIs in connection with or to promote any products, services, or materials that constitute, promote or are used primarily for the purpose of dealing in: spyware, adware, or other malicious programs or code, hate materials (e.g. Nazi memorabilia) or materials urging acts of terrorism or violence, hacking/surveillance/interception/ descrambling equipment or gambling items.

SITA may from time to time for its business purposes produce statistical information on SITA API transactions for promotional and sales activities and you consent to SITA's use of such information.

For more details on what we consider to be permitted use, see the relevant API documentation.

You may terminate the licence by discontinuing use of all or any of the SITA APIs. SITA will terminate the licence by serving notice on you as described below [see below]. If your use of Developer.aero is terminated for any reason then all licences for SITA APIs also terminate and you shall thereupon cease all use of SITA APIs.

SITA will provide support for APIs provided by Developer.aero. For support please see the support documentation and support forum at API Docs and if further support is required please contact support@developer.aero. For support in relation to SITA customer services under a separate contract with a company in the SITA Group please use your usual support process.

Some countries require the adopting of regulations for some APIs please see FAQ for further information.


Charges and Payment

Charges and payment terms for each API and Services are contained in the additional terms, if any.


Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold SITA, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, supplier, or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of Developer.aero and/or information, including any use by your employees, your connection to Developer.aero, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.


Notification, Modification and Termination

SITA may send notices to you via either email or regular mail. Developer.aero may also provide notices of changes to the Terms of Use or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on Developer.aero.

SITA, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, your account, use of Developer.aero, use of SITA APIs or use of any other SITA service, and remove and discard any content within Developer.aero, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if SITA believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use. Any termination of your access to Developer.aero and its facilities under any provision of the Terms of Use may be effected without prior notice, and SITA may immediately de-activate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or Developer.aero. Further, SITA will not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination, modification, or suspension of Developer.aero.


Links

Developer.aero may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other Internet sites or resources. Because SITA has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that SITA is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. SITA will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

This Developer.aero may be linked to other websites which are not under the control of and are not maintained by SITA. SITA is not responsible for the content of those sites. SITA is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by SITA of those sites.


Confidentiality of Information

You acknowledge that you may obtain direct access via Developer.aero to certain SITA confidential information, including SITA databases containing confidential information of SITA and its suppliers, such as technical, contractual, pricing, marketing, and other valuable information ("Information"). You must hold Information in strict confidence and may provide Information to employees in your organisation only on a need-to-know basis. You may not disclose any Information to anyone outside your organisation without the written permission of SITA. Title to Information remains with SITA and its suppliers. You agree, as an individual and on behalf of your employer, to be bound by the provisions of these confidentiality obligations.

You do not acquire any rights in Information, except the limited right to use Information as described above.

Your obligations regarding Information expire five (5) years after the date of disclosure. Upon termination of the Terms of Use or SITA's written request, you must cease use of Information and return or destroy all Information.

The Terms of Use impose no obligation upon You in respect of Information that You can establish: (a) you possessed, or knew, prior to Your receipt from SITA, without an obligation to maintain its confidentiality; (b) is or becomes generally known to the public through no act or omission by You, or otherwise without violation of the Terms of Use; (c) You obtained from a third party who had the right to disclose it, without an obligation to keep such information confidential; (d) You independently developed without the use of Information and without the participation of individuals who have had access to Information, or (e) in response to a valid order by a court or other governmental body, as otherwise required by law, or as necessary to establish the rights of either party under these Terms of Use and as disclosed after prior notice to SITA adequate to afford SITA the opportunity to object to the disclosure.


Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights” means all intellectual property rights including current and future registered and unregistered rights in respect of copyright (including rights in software and databases), database rights, designs, circuit layouts, trade marks, patents, inventions and discoveries, rights in confidential information, and all other intellectual property as defined in article 2 of the convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organisation 1967.

SITA Materials” means all content, materials which show, display, describe or contains information about other material, including screen layouts, user command sets, user queries, business logic, database structure, tables and stored procedures in whatever form and which is accessed by you or provided by SITA pursuant to these Terms of Use.

All Intellectual Property Rights in the Developer.aero, APIs, Services and the SITA Materials are either licensed to or are the property of SITA and other than as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, these Terms of Use do not convey to you any right, title or interest in them.

SITA hereby grants to you a non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use the SITA Materials solely for the purposes of these Terms of Use until its termination or expiry. You undertake not to use, or authorise any third party to use, the SITA Materials for a purpose outside the scope of these Terms of Use.

SITA is committed to respecting others' intellectual property rights, and we ask our users to do the same. SITA may, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts or access rights of users who infringe or otherwise violate others' intellectual property rights. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement on our SITA Developer.aero, please contact us.

"SITA Trademarks" means all logos, symbols, get up, trade marks, trade names, trade mark rights in any registered business names, service marks, brand names and similar rights, whether registered or unregistered, anywhere in the world, that are owned by a member of the SITA Group. You agree not to modify or obscure in any way the SITA Marks provided as part of or in relation to the Services.


Disclaimer and Warranties

YOUR USE OF DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIS AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, ACCESS, APIS, CONTENT, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, THE CONTENT ON SITA'S WEBSITES IS PROVIDED "AS IS", "WITH ALL FAULTS," IS EXPERIMENTAL, AND IS FOR COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. SITA DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY AND/OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SITA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR GUARANTIES AS TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON SITA'S WEBSITES. SITA MAY MAKE AVAILABLE ON SITA'S WEBSITES CONTENT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING WHICH HAS BEEN SUBMITTED BY THIRD-PARTY USERS OF SITA'S WEBSITES. ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONTENT SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE PROVIDERS OF SUCH CONTENT. IN NO EVENT WILL SITA OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR INFORMATION FROM SITA'S WEBSITES.

SITA MAKES NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR CONDITION THAT: (i) DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs, CONTENT, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR OR ANY REQUIREMENTS, (ii) DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIS, CONTENT, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs, CONTENT, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR THAT (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SITA OR THROUGH OR FROM DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS OF USE. SITA'S EMPLOYEES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO VARY THESE TERMS OF USE.


Limitation of Liability

TTO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SITA IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED ORDERS, OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE (EVEN IF SITA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), HOWEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT (INCLUDING FUNDAMENTAL BREACH), TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO: (i) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs CONTENT, SOFTWARE AND/OR SERVICES; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES; (iii) UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES, INCLUDING CONTENT YOU MAY DOWNLOAD, USE, MODIFY OR DISTRIBUTE FROM SITA'S WEB SITES.

YOU HAVE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED IN CONNECTION WITH DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES AND WILL NOT MAKE A CLAIM AGAINST SITA FOR LOST DATA, RE-RUN TIME, INACCURATE OUTPUT, WORK DELAYS OR LOST PROFITS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES.

YOU COVENANT NOT TO SUE SITA FOR, ANY CLAIMS BASED ON USING DEVELOPER.AERO FACILITIES, APIs AND SERVICES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT (INCLUDING FUNDAMENTAL BREACH), TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.


SITA's Privacy Policy

SITA respects your desire for privacy. SITA's Privacy Policy can be found Here. By using Developer.aero, you are consenting to the processing of your data by SITA and consenting to the terms of our Privacy Policy.


General

The Terms of Use and relevant additional terms constitute the entire agreement between you and SITA and govern your use of Developer.aero facilities, APIs and Services, superseding any prior agreements between you and SITA (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Use). You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use other SITA services, third-party content or third-party software. You must not assign or otherwise transfer the Terms of Use nor any right granted hereunder. Provisions 12, 14 and 17 survive termination of the Terms of Use.

The laws of England and Wales govern any action related to the Terms of Use. No choice of law rules of any jurisdiction apply. The parties specifically disclaim the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. You and SITA agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Belgium.

SITA controls and operates this Developer.aero from its various locations in UK, Ireland and the US and makes no representation that this Content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this Developer.aero from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws including but not limited to the export and import regulations of other countries.

This SITA Developer.aero could include inaccuracies or typographical errors. SITA and the Third Party Providers may make improvements and/or changes in the products, services, programs, and prices described in this SITA Developer.aero at any time without notice. Changes are periodically made to Developer.aero. SITA may amend these Terms of Use at any time by posting the amended terms on this site. Your continued use of Developer.aero after any changes to these Terms of Use are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.

SITA shall be entitled at any time to assign, novate or transfer these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, to any company within the SITA Group without your consent or notification to you.

The failure of SITA to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms of Use to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of Developer.aero facilities, APIs and Services or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

These Terms of Use and relevant additional terms represent the entire understanding relating to the use of Developer.aero and prevail over any prior or contemporaneous, conflicting, or additional, communications.