Goboko

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Goboko, free online aircraft booking software

Terms and conditions of use of GOBOKO INTL

GOBOKO.com and its mirror websites are published by GOBOKO INTL, entered in the trade and companies register of Saintes, France, under number 850319906 NAF 6312Z. GOBOKO INTL’s offers comply with the terms and conditions of use and the privacy policy, which together constitute a contract below. GOBOKO INTL reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions of use without prior notice. Your continued use of the service constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. Violation of any condition shall result in the termination of your account.

1. General terms and conditions

  1. The Service is not intended for children under 13 years of age. By using the Service, you declare that you are at least 18 years of age or that you are at least 13 years of age and have the permission of your parent(s) to use the Service.
  2. At its sole discretion, GOBOKO INTL may ban any user from using the Service at any time and for any reason whatsoever and shall not be liable for any damage or losses resulting from such ban.
  3. You are responsible for using the Service in a private and secure manner. GOBOKO INTL shall not be liable for any damage or losses resulting from unauthorized access to your account resulting from your actions.
  4. You are not permitted to use the Service for illegal activities or to violate the laws in force in your jurisdiction.
  5. You may not use the Service to distribute unsolicited “spam” emails or malicious content such as viruses or worms.
  6. You are not permitted to use the Service to access unauthorized information.
  7. Any abuse or threat of abuse against other users of the Service or against GOBOKO INTL staff shall result in the immediate termination of the account.
  8. Any failure by GOBOKO INTL to assert or exercise a right provided for in these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right.
  9. If any provision of these terms is declared invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms shall remain applicable.
  10. These terms and conditions of use constitute all the agreements between you and GOBOKO INTL and supersede all prior written or verbal agreements between you and GOBOKO INTL, including previous versions of the terms and conditions of use.
  11. These terms and conditions of use are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the European Union without giving effect to the principles of conflict of laws. You and GOBOKO INTL agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or related to these terms and conditions of use shall be brought before only the commercial courts of Saintes 17100 and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of these courts for the purpose of settling such actions.

2. Modification of the service

  1. GOBOKO INTL reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the service for any reason whatsoever with or without notice.

3. User conduct and submissions

  1. Comments, ideas, graphics, photographs, and other information (collectively “Content”) communicated to the account holder (defined below) and posted on the service in a hosted area (as defined below) belong to the person who posted such Content. You may use any content posted by yourself in any other way without restriction. You may only use the content posted by others in the manner described in these terms and conditions of use.
  2. Submission of your content on the service is entirely voluntary. You can choose the level of confidentiality of each of the contents that you post on GOBOKO INTL. You understand that the account holder may be working on the same or similar content, that the account holder may already be familiar such content from other sources, and that the account holder may simply wish to develop such content (or similar content) independently. In consideration for the account holder’s review and consideration of your content, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and accepted the terms and conditions below and further agree that these terms and conditions apply to any additional material previously or subsequently submitted.
  3. For your contributions, please respect the following rules:
    • Your comments should be useful to the discussion and intelligible.
    • Be courteous and polite to other participants or any other person to whom they make reference. Also ensure respect for the privacy and dignity of such people by not harming the reputation or image of participants, platforms, or third parties through defamatory, abusive, disparaging, or demeaning remarks;
    • Do not post contributions of an offensive, hateful, racist, xenophobic, sexist, homophobic, revisionist, discriminatory, or pornographic nature, use participatory features for commercial, political, religious, or advertising purposes (non-exhaustive list), or post information inciting or permitting the counterfeiting of works or software or explaining methods of such nature.
    • Ensure that you can, at any time, provide evidence of any right and authorization required for the reproduction of any text, image, sound, or video contained in each of your contributions. The posting of any content constitutes that contributor’s guarantee to GOBOKO INTL that the contributor holds all the related rights and/or that the content is rights-cleared. The Internet user must indicate the name and source of the publications of other participants and/or any third-party writings that you cite or use;
    • Comply with the terms and conditions of use of the website of origin of any hyperlinks used or information generated automatically by the approved platforms.
    GOBOKO INTL may delete any post that does not respect these terms and conditions of use.

4. GOBOKO shall supply the following services to you:

  • Allow you to use a system to book your aircraft and manage your aircraft and member reminders
  • Store and allow you to view your flight booking data for at least one calendar year after the flight date
  • Make reasonable efforts to ensure the continued operation of the booking service
  • Make reasonable efforts to respond to bugs (errors in our software) that you report
  • Consider your requests to add features to the system, provided that they are related to booking, managing an aircraft, or managing a flight group
  • Protect your personal data, including the email addresses of Internet users
  • Protect your personal data, including the email address of system users who are not members of your flight group
  • Record and verify use of the system to ensure proper system administration
  • GOBOKO accesses the data stored in the booking database to ensure proper system administration
  • GOBOKO provides free support for its services by email seven days a week.

All the features available now

  • iPhone apps
  • Android apps
  • Management of club/airport opening times, exceptional openings/closures
  • Reminder of renewals for members with programmable e-mail alerts
  • Management of instructor availability schedules
  • Aeronautic night
  • Instructor Downtime
  • Management of instructor absences, aircraft maintenance
  • Flying club opening hours with exception openings and closings
  • Member invitation reminder
  • Synchronization of member bookings with their Google Calendar
  • 5 possible statuses: administrator and/or instructor, pilot, student, suspended
  • Internal messaging, sending to one member or categories of group members (administrators, instructors, pilots, students)
  • Document storage for each aircraft with confidentiality levels
  • Document storage for each member with confidentiality levels
  • Document storage for flying clubs with confidentiality levels
  • Management of confidentiality parameters for flying clubs
  • Management of confidentiality parameters for members
  • Management of confidentiality parameters for publications
  • Next of kin to be informed
  • WINDY and SKYVECTOR widgets as an open access app and resident software
  • Export booking history for the club and club members
  • Creation of events and sending of invitations
  • Publishing of photos and videos
  • Creation of pages or groups
  • GDPR compliant site
  • Recurrent booking

Features available in 2020

  • Management of engine potential-hourmeter
  • Fuel tank management
  • Invoicing of members for products or services (aircraft rental with or without an instructor, charts, fuel, etc.)
  • Online payment
  • Notifications by SMS

In return for this service, we ask you to:

  • Provide and maintain your actual email address in your profile data
  • Set your member profile to opt in to receive email if you wish to receive booking confirmation emails and other automated communications from GOBOKO
  • Protect your data by changing your initial password to a non-obvious password and take precautions to protect that password, including changing it regularly
  • Maintain the contact information (last name, email address) of other members of your group (if you are administrator of your flight group) in the system
  • Use the export feature provided by this system to download copies of your booking data as often as you deem necessary to back up your bookings.
  • Inform GOBOKO of any bugs (errors) that you may find in the booking system

GOBOKO reserves the right to suspend your user account and delete all data that you have entered if:

  • You provide misleading or deceptive identity information.
  • You do not provide or maintain in the system a verifiable and active email address able to receive emails from GOBOKO.
  • You use the booking system for purposes other than reserving your aircraft and related equipment or facilities.
  • You add an aircraft that does not exist or for which you are not authorized to schedule usage to your group
  • You specify an airfield that does not match the one where the group or aircraft is actually based.

Technical & financial terms and conditions for using our services

  • To access our Web app, you must use a browser running JavaScript code.
  • For technical reasons, it is not possible to use the Service from Russia or China.

GOBOKO.COM is completely free of charge for flying clubs for 4 months. After this period, a subscription is offered to your flying club for a rate based on the number of aircraft registered in your flying club Number of aircraft

Number of aircraftMonthly fee $/£/€
18$ - 7.20£ - 7.20€
215$ - 13.50£ - 13.50€
321$ - 19£ - 19€
426$ - 25.50£ - 25.50€
530$ - 27£ - 27€
633$ - 30£ - 30€
735$ - 32£ - 32€
840$ - 36£ - 36€
945$ - 40£ - 40€
1050$ - 45£ - 45€
>10 per aircraft5$ - 4.50£ - 4.50€
  • A 7% discount is granted for a two-year subscription
  • A 15% discount is granted for a three-year subscription
  • Rates are presented in $, £, or €. The subscription is payable in the currency used by your country. The subscription is paid for one year in a single payment by PAYPAL, CB, or bank transfer. Because the flying club pays for the subscription, GOBOKO.COM is completely free of charge for users: pilots, instructors, student pilots, and administrators.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small files that store information on your computer or mobile device and are essential for the operation of most websites.

  • Session cookies are stored in the memory of your browser and are not written to the disk. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. GOBOKO uses session cookies to manage your connection each time you log into this website. If you do not allow session cookies, you will not be able to book your aircraft via GOBOKO or access the “test flight” section. Session information containing cookies uses system resources. You will therefore be signed out if your session remains inactive for too long, and you will need to log in again.
  • Cookies are stored in your browser’s memory on your computer or mobile device. GOBOKO uses stored cookies to remember who you are (if you checked “remember me”) and your favorite airfield so that each time you return to GOBOKO, we can help you connect more quickly and can display relevant information, such as aviation weather. If you do not allow cookies to be stored, you may need to enter your email address and password each time you visit GOBOKO.
  • The price of the subscription does not include the cost of telecommunications and Internet access permitting use of the GOBOKO.COM website, access to the hosted data, or helpdesk questions. The user shall remain responsible for these costs.
  • GOBOKO INTL never discloses any personal information that you post on GOBOKO.com to third parties.
  • The website uses the outside services of the following websites: SPARKPOST, WINDY, SKYVECTOR, PAYPAL, and GOOGLE CALENDAR. It is up to the users to read the terms and conditions of use of each of these websites.
  • You have the option to choose the level of confidentiality of your content: visible to search engines or visible to only you.

Limitation of liability

Under no circumstances, including negligence, may GOBOKO be held liable for any direct or indirect harm arising from use of or the inability to use the GOBOKO system. If you are dissatisfied with the website’s features or content or with any of GOBOKO’s terms and conditions of use for this website, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of this system. In all cases, GOBOKO’s financial liability shall be limited to the amount paid by the customer for one month’s subscription. In particular, GOBOKO INTL reserves the right to disrupt its service for maintenance purposes (change of hardware following a failure, correction of errors, updates) and undertakes, to the extent possible and barring exceptional circumstances, to carry out such interruptions during periods of lower usage of the services by End Users. It shall inform the Customer by email or internal chat or by a post on the GOBOKO OFFICIAL internal pages when the start of a maintenance operation is foreseeable. The parties expressly agree that GOBOKO INTL cannot be held liable for service disruptions related to a case of force majeure, a decision of the authorities ordering the closure of the service, a change in regulations, an interruption of the power supply or telecommunication lines due to public or private operators, or abnormal or fraudulent use by the Customer, End Users, or third parties requiring the disruption of the service for security reasons. Users have a non-exclusive, personal right to use the GOBOKO.COM website during the term of validity of their subscription. Users undertake to use their access to the website only for the specific needs of their structure (flying club, flight school, aircraft co-owners association). Users are prohibited from making access available to anyone except their employees involved in the context of their employment contract or members of their club. Users may not grant any right of use to third parties, even free of charge. If a flight group (Customer) is dissolved before the end of the subscription period, no refund shall be given. Any subscription period that has begun shall be payable for the entire period. The Customer shall refrain from making any copy of all or part of the GOBOKO.COM website. GOBOKO INTL reserves the right to make corrections to the GOBOKO.COM website. GOBOKO INTL reserves the right, at any time, to modify all or part of the features of the GOBOKO.COM website in order to update them. IT IS CLEARLY STIPULATED THAT GOBOKO INTL OR ITS MANAGERS CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING THE MONITORING OF MAINTENANCE, EVEN IN THE EVENT OF A BUG IN THE PLATFORM COVERED BY THIS LICENSE. USERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDUCTING ANY TECHNICAL VERIFICATIONS REQUIRED BY THE REGULATIONS IN FORCE IRRESPECTIVE OF THE REPORT AND THE INFORMATION GATHERED AND PROCESSED BY THE GOBOKO.COM PLATFORM. CLUB ADMINISTRATORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING AND MONITORING THE VALIDITY OF THE DATA ENTERED BY USERS, IN PARTICULAR CONCERNING THE DATA NECESSARY TO MANAGE THE ENGINE TIME OF THEIR CLUB’S AIRCRAFT AND ANY DATA NECESSARY FOR THE OPERATION OF THE FLYING CLUB, AS GOBOKO.COM IS MERELY A TOOL FOR GATHERING AND CENTRALIZING YOUR DATA. USERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR EXPORTING THEIR DATA FREQUENTLY.

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