|Membership Terms & Conditions|
Nikon Professional Services ("NPS") Membership Terms and Conditions ("Terms and Conditions") – Eligibility Criteria
1. ELIGIBILITY FOR NPS MEMBERSHIP
1.1 NPS Membership is only available to working professional photographers, as defined in this Clause 1.1. By applying for NPS Membership, you hereby accept and agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions, and any additional terms & conditions as may be added from time to time. You are eligible to apply for NPS Membership only if you meet the following requirements:
1.1.1 You are a photographer who owns a registered photography-related company or you are a photographer appointed by/attached to/employed by a registered company to provide photography services; and
1.1.2 You own at least two (2) Nikon Professional bodies (The prevailing camera models stated in https://nps.nikon.com.au/pages/requirement.asp shall apply) and (3) FX Nikkor lenses (Current Nikkor f/2.8 zooms, f/1.4 primes and Nikkor 200mm & larger super telephoto lenses); and
1.1.3 You reside in Australia
1.1.4 A registered Australian company which owns at least two (2) Nikon Professional bodies (The prevailing camera models stated in https://nps.nikon.com.au/pages/requirement.asp shall apply) and at least three (3) FX Nikkor Lenses (Current Nikkor f/2.8 zooms, f/1.4 primes and Nikkor 200mm & larger super telephoto lenses); will be eligible for an organizational membership.
1.2 Your NPS Membership shall be conditional upon you fulfilling the requirements for NPS Membership at all times during the term of your NPS Membership.
1.3 Each application for NPS Membership must be supported by relevant documentary proof of your fulfilment of the requirements imposed by Nikon from time to time. Nikon reserves the right to request additional supporting documents at any time, which must be provided to Nikon upon reasonable notice.
1.4 Each application for NPS Membership will be processed and considered on a case-by-case basis.
1.5 Nikon reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any application for NPS Membership.
1.6 All NPS Members must be 18 years of age or older.
1.7 Your NPS Membership shall only be effective upon Nikon's approval of your application. Upon approval of your NPS Membership, Nikon shall issue you a:
1.7.1 NPS Membership card; and
1.7.2 NPS Membership ID and password.
1.8 Your NPS Membership and all benefits or privileges granted to you by Nikon are strictly non-transferable.
2. VALIDITY OF NPS MEMBERSHIP
2.1 Your NPS Membership is only valid insofar as you remain eligible and fulfil the qualifying criteria for NPS Membership at all times.
2.2 Subject to this Clause 2, NPS Membership is valid for a term of two (2) years, and is renewable subject to Nikon's terms and conditions as amended from time to time.
2.3 During the term of your NPS Membership, you are required to promptly inform Nikon of any changes in the information which you have provided to Nikon in your application for NPS Membership, including but not limited to your contact details, profession or employer and the details of your registered Nikon products and/or equipment.
3. NPS MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES
3.1 Upon approval of your NPS Membership, you will be eligible to receive the following privileges, which are subject to these Terms and Conditions and to changes from time to time, in Nikon's sole discretion:
3.1.1 Access to the NPS web portal at the URL/domain name http://nps.nikon.com.au (the "Site") Site and its content, which will include first-hand news and sports events support for NPS Members;
3.1.2 Pre-purchase product evaluation (subject to availability);
3.1.3 Invitations to Nikon product launches, seminars and other events;
3.1.4 Participation in photography events (subject to availability);
3.1.5 Priority counter service at Nikon service centres;
3.1.6 Priority servicing and repairs of your registered Nikon products or equipment at Nikon service centres;
3.1.7 Free on-the-spot image sensor cleaning of your registered Nikon products or equipment in Australia at Nikon service centres;
3.1.8 Loan of Nikon products and/or equipment for your emergency use (strictly subject to Nikon's availability and in Nikon's sole discretion)
3.1.9 Specialised technical support and consultation; and
3.1.10 Subject to applicable eligibility requirements, benefits under the NPS Global Support and Services program.
3.2 NPS Membership privileges will be provided in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and such other terms and conditions advised by Nikon from time to time and will be subject to availability and subject to changes from time to time, in Nikon's sole discretion.
4. REGISTRATION OF YOUR NIKON PRODUCTS/EQUIPMENT
4.1 All benefits and privileges shall only be extended to Nikon products which have been purchased from Nikon's authorised dealers in Australia, and which have been registered with Nikon via an online application on the NPS Site. Non-registered products/equipment do not qualify, and shall not be eligible, for the benefits and privileges.
4.2 Nikon reserves the right and sole discretion to reject any Nikon product for registration if it has not been purchased from a Nikon authorised or approved dealer in Australia.
5. USE OF THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT
6. PARTICIPATION IN NPS MEMBERS' PHOTOGRAPHY EVENTS
6.1 Participation in NPS Members' photography events is subject to your successful registration for each event, and the terms and conditions governing such event registration.
6.2 In the event of unexpected circumstances, Nikon may in its sole discretion elect to cancel NPS Members' photography events.
7. LOAN OF NIKON PRODUCTS/EQUIPMENT
7.1 Subject to the terms of this Clause 7, Nikon may extend loans of Nikon products and/or equipment to NPS Members.
7.2 Any and all loans of Nikon equipment to NPS Members are strictly subject to availability and eligibility requirements, and shall be granted in Nikon's sole discretion, and subject to any further terms and conditions imposed by Nikon.
7.3 Applications for loans of Nikon products/equipment are required to be submitted in the prescribed form.
7.4 Products/equipment loaned to you by Nikon shall remain the property of Nikon. You agree to be fully responsible for any products/equipment borrowed from Nikon, and to fully indemnify and hold Nikon harmless for any loss or damage to such products/equipment.
8.1 Nikon may at any time in its sole and absolute discretion terminate your NPS Membership or take any other action it deems necessary and/or appropriate, if it believes that you have violated any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions or any other terms and conditions imposed by Nikon.
8.2 Nikon may terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Site at any time, without liability and for whatsoever reason or cause, without notice.
9. OTHER CONDITIONS