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Terms of Use

This website is operated by Royal Life Saving Society – New South Wales (“RLSS-NSW”) under the domain name Your use of the  (RLSAA) site is subject to the provisions below.


While we have made every effort to ensure that information is free from error, RLSS-NSW does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information, graphics and materials on the RLSAA Site or any third party web site linked to the RLSAA Site (“Third Party Site”). RLSS-NSW does not guarantee that the RLSAA Site or any Third Party Site will be free from viruses.

RLSS-NSW is not responsible for the results of any action taken or not taken on the basis of any information on the RLSAA Site, nor for any error or omission in that information. RLSS-NSW expressly disclaims all and any liability and responsibility in respect of anything done consequent on the whole or any part of the information on the RLSAA Site. RLSS-NSW shall not be liable for any loss, damage, liability, expense, cost or personal injury, whether direct or indirect, consequential or incidental, which you suffer, incur or are liable for, howsoever caused (whether due to RLSS-NSW’s negligence or otherwise), arising from or in connection with your use of the RLSAA Site.


The information, graphics and materials on the RLSAA Site are protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and, through international treaties, other countries. You may view the RLSAA Site and its contents using your web browser and save an electronic copy, or print out a copy, of parts of the RLSAA Site solely for your own information, research or study; but only if you (a) do not modify the copy from how it appears on the RLSAA Site unless expressly authorised by RLSS-NSW and then only in accordance with RLSS-NSW’s conditions; and (b) include the copyright notice “© RLSS-NSW” on each copy.

All water safety information remains the property of Royal Life Saving Society – New South Wales.


RLSS-NSW understands and appreciates that you, as an RLSAA Site visitor, are concerned about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of information we may gain about you online. RLSS-NSW is committed to protecting your privacy. To find out how your personal information will be treated as you access and interact with the RLSAA Site please click here.

The RLSAA Site also contains links to Third Party Sites. If you have accessed a Third Party Site through the RLSAA Site and if those third parties collect information about you, they will do so in accordance with their own privacy policy. Third parties are responsible for informing you about their own privacy practices.


We use “cookies” as a fundamental part of our interaction with your Internet browser. The purpose is to provide you with better and more customised service and with a more effective RLSAA Site.

A “cookie” is a small text file placed on your computer by our web page server. A cookie can later be retrieved by our webpage servers. Cookies are frequently used on web sites and you can choose if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring your preferences and options in your browser.

We allocate a cookie to each Internet browser that visits the RLSAA Site. This cookie does not allow us to collect personally identifiable information about you. We use this cookie:

  • to determine if you have previously visited the RLSAA Site;
  • to identify pages you have accessed and Third Party Sites you have accessed;
  • for marketing purpose; and
  • for administrative and security purposes.

How we Handle Email

We will preserve the content of any email that you send us, if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. Any personal information contained in your email, including your email address, will be used or disclosed in ways set out in this Website Terms of Use. Your email message content may be monitored by our Internet Service Provider or RLSS-NSW employees for trouble shooting and maintenance purposes or where email abuse is suspected.

Security of Information

RLSS-NSW takes reasonable steps to preserve the security of cookie and personal information in accordance with these Website Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. If your browser is suitably configured, it will advise you whether the information you are sending us will be secure (encrypted) or not secure (not encrypted).

RLSS-NSW regularly reviews developments in security and encryption technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Accordingly, although RLSS-NSW strives to protect such information, RLSS-NSW cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we take reasonable steps to preserve the security of the information in our own systems.

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