Our Website and Internet Services
The raf.mod.uk domain is managed by the Royal Air Force as part the Ministry of Defence (referred to as ‘we’ below).
This page defines the terms and conditions which you agree to when you use our website and access the internet services we provide to manage your online accounts and applications.
This page was last updated on 10 November 2017.
Using our website and internet services
This website and the internet services we provide on the raf.mod.uk domain are maintained for your personal use.
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content and services at any time.
You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by any third party.
Monitoring and security
Our websites and systems are monitored to maintain security and ensure that these services remain available to all users. This includes automated and manual audit procedures to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Any information recorded for monitoring purposes is not used to identify individual users unless this is required for duly authorised security or law enforcement activities.
Unauthorised attempts to upload information or change information on these services are strictly prohibited and are punishable under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
This is the official Royal Air Force website and the only website to use the official raf.mod.uk domain name. If you are unsure about the authenticity of any website or service not falling within this naming convention, please contact us using the form/details at the bottom of this page.
Linking to and from our siteWe welcome and encourage other websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages, and you don’t have to ask permission to link to our website.
However, we don’t give you permission to suggest that your website is associated with, or endorsed by the Royal Air Force or Ministry of Defence.
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the content, functionality or availability of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Using the content published on our site
This website is published under the authority of the Secretary of State for Defence and contains information that has been sanctioned for release to the general public.
The material featured on this site is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. Content is published under the Open Government Licence and you can reproduce this information as long as you obey the terms of that licence.
All material may be downloaded or printed for the purposes of non-commercial research or private study. Any other proposed use of the material may be subject to a copyright licence. Licences are issued in accordance with the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005. The permission to reproduce Crown protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the appropriate copyright holder.
Trademarks and designs
Royal Air Force, the Royal Air Force logos and other marks on our website are trademarks or registered trademarks or designs or registered designs of the Secretary of State for Defence, in the European Union and/or other jurisdictions.
The Ministry of Defence's graphics, logos, scripts and service names are the trademarks of the Secretary of State for Defence.
The Secretary of State for Defence's trademarks and designs may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not the Ministry of Defence's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that misrepresents the Secretary of State for Defence, the Ministry of Defence or its component parts.
All other trademarks not owned by the Secretary of State for Defence that appear on this website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the Ministry of Defence.
DisclaimerWhile we make every effort to keep this site up to date, we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information on the site.
We don’t accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of the website, whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise. This includes loss of:
- income or revenue
- profits or contracts
- anticipated savings
- tangible property
- wasted management or office time
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Information about you and your visits to our site
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production and publication. However, you must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system or compromise your online identity.
We can’t accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the servers on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site.
You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.
If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on one occasion, this does not mean that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.
If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.
Revisions to these terms
We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check these terms and conditions regularly, as continued use of this website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please write to
SO1 Strat Plans
Directorate of Recruiting and Selection
PO Box 1000