General Terms and Conditions for membership of
The Aeronautical Society of India, P. O. Box No. 7080, Air India Complex, Near Operations Building, Santacruz(E), Mumbai – 400029, India :
The following Terms and Conditions apply for all legal transactions of the The Aeronautical Society of India, hereinafter: referred to as Society with its contracting member, hereinafter referred as Member.
Insofar as individual contractual regulations exist, which deviate from or contradict the regulations of the General Terms and Conditions, these take priority over the General Terms and Conditions.
Deviating, opposing or supplementary General Terms and Conditions of the Member shall not become a contract component, unless otherwise provided in the individual contractual regulations. They also do not apply in the case of the Society not expressly contradicting them.
2. Object of Contract
2.1 The Society offers support and services for research activities of all Members, including organization of scientific meetings, workshops and conventions.
2.2 The Contracting Parties agree upon co-operation in accordance with the specific, individual contractual regulations.
3. Conclusion of Contract
3.1 The contractual relationship shall commence when a membership request is sent by the Member and accepted by the Society.
3.2 The basis of such a contract always is a formal written membership offer by the Society, sent to the Member via regular mail or as a PDF-file via e-mail. To confirm the request, the written offer has to be signed by the Member and returned to the Society via mail, fax or e-mail.
3.3 The subject of the contract and the scope of the services contained therein are described in full in the written offer.
4. Duration and Cancellation
4.1 The contract shall commence and end on the individually agreed dates.
4.2 The Member will be able to cancel the contract at any time after signing the contract. The cancellation must be declared in written form. This cancellation is without any cost, penalty or fee whatsoever.
4.3 A cancellation fee will be charged by the Society, which depends on the time of the cancellation by the Member and the services already provided by the Society.
4.4 Either party may terminate the contract with immediate effect for good cause. There shall be good cause if:
The Society fails to fulfil its contractual obligations. The Society is to be granted an appropriate period and opportunity to rectify any defects.
The Member is in default of a payment obligation and a reasonable period of grace to fulfil this obligation has expired.
5. Miscellaneous Provisions
5.1 The Society is not authorized to assign claims from the contractual relation to third parties.
5.2 The Society reserves the right to change or update these General Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice.
6. Obligation of Confidentiality
6.1 The data and contents administered with the offered system lie in the Member’s area of responsibility.
6.2 The Society is sworn to secrecy with regards to knowledge which he acquires within the scope of the cooperation on the occasion of the contractual regulation. The Society commits himself to impose a corresponding obligation of confidentiality on his staff. The obligation of confidentiality applies beyond the end of the contract and is unlimited in time.
6.3 The obligation of confidentiality does not apply to information made known to the Society legitimately and lawfully by third parties, information already generally known upon conclusion of the contract, or information which – without breaching the terms and conditions outlined in the obligation of confidentiality – became known after conclusion of the contract.
7. Severability Clause
Should one or more provisions of these General Terms and Conditions be or become partially or wholly invalid or unenforceable, the validity of the remainder of the contract remains unaffected. This applies also if a part of a provision is invalid, but another part is valid. The invalid or unenforceable provision shall be replaced by a provision that is valid and enforceable and comes as close as possible to the economic intent of the invalid or unenforceable provision.