1. Membership Policy
1.1 Alitaliavirtual.com reserves the right to cancel pilots membership if deemed necessary without prior notice but providing an explanation. Alitaliavirtual.com reserves the right to refuse any virtual pilots application for membership without cause or explanation. Alitaliavirtual.com is in no way connected to Alitalia, they maybe reached Here.
1.2 Alitaliavirtual.com reserves the right to make random checks on your Vatsim / IVAO account for the purpose of validating flights where necessary.
1.3 When joining Alitaliavirtual.com pilots may credit initial hours to their logbooks that have been gained from a previous VA via a verifiable link.
1.4 Transfer hours can only be added to your account on your initial application and will not count towards your rank or status here at Alitaliavirtual.com.
1.5 You may fly on or off-line at Alitaliavirtual.com however on-line flying is preferred on either network (Vatsim IVAO).
1.6 You may terminate your membership of Alitaliavirtual.com at any time by providing a written (email) notice of termination. Your flight data and complete profile information including hours and awards will be permanently deleted and all data will be irrecoverable your account will be closed so you will no longer be able to access the forum, Team Speak or other password protected areas of the site. Should you wish to rejoin the VA at a later stage then you can create another account and start a fresh.
1.7 If after terminating your membership you wish to rejoin this is just a simple case to register your details again on our system.
1.8 Any staff member who resigns or has their position terminated will be subject to both their management and flying accounts being closed while permissions are reset to a standard pilot, there will be no data loss to your flying hours or status or ranking except your ability to enter the administration of the site.
1.9 You must be aged at or above 18 to join the VA. Pilots not adhering to this rule will have their accounts terminated without prior notice.
1.10 Registrations from an email account that gets returned by the system ie bounced emails will be refused instantly.
2. Flight Policy.
2.1 You must file your first pirep within 7 days of membership starting or the system will make your profile inactive and you will have to request a rejoin as described above, section 1.7.
2.3 We would respectfully ask you to only credit flying hours to your logbook gained flying approved company flights, aircraft and call signs.
2.4 Flights logged on FSACARS, FSPASSENGERS, must use the same call sign and format as displayed on the flight you have booked from the schedules as that used on the VATSIM / IVAO network (or vice versa). Failure to follow this will prevent your PIREP from being transmitted to the system and approved.
2.5 The approved call sign for easyJetva.com is "ALI" and your flight number from the schedules example ("ALIXXXX"), this format is to be used when flying online at all times and crediting your logbook accordingly.
2.6 Pilots may only credit hours to their logbooks that have been gained on an aircraft and route that is part of the Alitaliavirtual.com fleet and schedules.
2.7 All PIREPS are subject to approval before being entered in to your log book and checks maybe made where ever possible to verify the flight.
2.8 It is not allowed to make extended flights where you are not at the controls of the aircraft. This means overnight flights, where the pilot is sleeping but still gaining hours and seniority. Pilots found to be flying for extended periods whilst not at the controls will have any hours gained removed from their log book. A continual breech of this rule may find your account closed.
3.1 We reserve the right to use your personal registered email address to send you communications in regard to any aspect of your membership.
3.2 Your email address will not be used as part of any sales, marketing or promotional offer not connected to Alitaliavirtual.com and will not be distributed to any third party.
3.3 You must provide a valid and working email address when joining, Your welcome information will be sent to this address for verification and validation. You must ensure that this email address is kept up to date, failure to provide this will be a breech in these terms and conditions and your account will be closed, Bounced emails will result in the immediate closure of your account.
4. Code of Conduct Policy
4.1 No use of foul or unsuitable language will be tolerated by ANY member of the VA in any of our communications, forums or any other form of communication between members.
4.2 We reserve the right to use disciplinary procedures against members which may result in the suspension or termination of their account.
4.3 Under no circumstances will insults, personal abuse or threats to other members be tolerated anywhere and throughout Alitaliavirtual.com.
4.4 Pornography, vulgarity and obscene behaviour will not be tolerated anywhere throughout Alitaliavirtual.com.
4.5 Violation of these terms and conditions will result in suspension of your account and/or expulsion from Alitaliavirtual.com.
4.6 Every pilot and staff member at Alitaliavirtual.com has the right to be treated with respect and in a polite manner. Any correspondence with staff or other pilots which is deemed to be insulting, rude or generally not polite behaviour will result in the persons being contacted by management. The outcome of this is likely to be the suspension or closing of the account in question.
4.7 The forums are a place for friendly discussion, debate and making new friends. They are not the place for arguments of any sort. Any persons found to be engaging in arguments on the forum will be referred to the moderation team. The outcome of this is likely to be the suspension or closing of the account in question.
5. Disciplinary Proceedings Policy
5.1 Alitaliavirtual.com operate a strictly adhered to policy for conducting our disciplinary proceedings. If the moderation team deem this is required then they will write to you (via email) explaining the wrong doing. We operate a strict two strikes policy which will be implemented as follows:
5.2 In the event of the moderation team deeming your actions as misconduct you will be sent a formal warning to your registered email address.
5.3 In the event of a formal warning being issued you will be suspended from flying duties and from accessing the forum for 7 days. Note that this is the standard suspension and maybe increased.
5.4 In the event of a second incident considered by the moderation team to be misconduct you will be given a written notice of dismissal from Alitaliavirtual.com. Your account will be closed immediately and under no circumstances will you be able to rejoin Alitaliavirtual.com.
5.5 The Moderation Team and creator of this VA may when deemed required, or when acting upon a complaint from another member of staff or pilot, dismiss a pilot immediately if the misconduct is considered to warrant it without issuing the initial formal warning.
5.6 You have the right to appeal any judgement made by and this will be considered by the Moderation Team. Note that Alitaliavirtual.com are the final authority in determining your actions as misconduct and no discussion will be entered into after our final consideration has been made. You may appeal formal warnings and if that appeal is successful the warning will be retracted. You may appeal dismissal and if that appeal is successful then you account will be reinstated. If you feel a certain member of staff has acted inappropriate then you may appeal to the next level up the chain.
5.7 In all cases, details or formal warnings and dismissals will be kept indefinitely on our database and the owner of this VA will have the final say regarding all actions and may not be over ruled in any way whatsoever.
6. Other Terms and Conditions
6.1 Alitaliavirtual.com reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without providing prior notice. However we will inform all users typically via a NOTAM, mail or on our forum when these terms and conditions change. You may leave the virtual airline at any time including if you are not happy with a change to the Terms and Conditions.
6.2 Alitaliavirtual.com's owner and creator will have the final say regarding all matters arisen and may not be challenged in any way what so ever in a legal manor. We will not accept any liability for damage caused to your network systems or PC via the use of this site. If you do not accept these terms and conditions then please do not join!
If you have any further questions that have not been covered here then please contact us.
All that is left is to Welcome you to the VA and i hope you enjoy your stay here. Welcome aboard!!