Privacy Policy


Ski Instructor Academy GmbH & Co KG

Registered Office: Kleinsonnberg 52. 5660 Taxenbach, Austria.

Company Registration Number: 90026/0274.

UID number: ATU 67503524

Companies Register Number (COMM): FN 386374 y

Registration Court: Landesgericht Salzburg

Membership: Member of SBSSV

Regulating Authority: Bezirkhauptmannschaft Zell Am See

Represented by:

Mr Wouter Kuit – Academy Director

Mrs Ashley Hamer-Kuit – Academy Director

Mr Gary Clark – Academy Director


Description of Activities

Ski Instructor Academy (SIA) sells and operates ski and snowboard training courses around the world. Any examinations included within instructor training courses are conducted by independent professional bodies without bias towards SIA participants.

Austrian training courses are conducted by our own ski school, The Snowsports Company Kaprun which is owned and operated by Mr Wouter Kuit. Examinations are conducted independently by professional Austrian Ski Associations including Salzburger Berufschilehrer & Snowboardlehrer Verband (SBSSV), Snowsports Academy Vienna Schilehrerverband (WSSV) and the Tiroler Schilehrerverband.

Canadian training courses are conducted by Whistler Blackcomb ski school and Lake Louise Ski School respectively. Examinations are conducted independently by the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) and Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI).

French training courses are conducted by BASS Ski School in Morzine. Examinations are conducted independently by the British Association of Snowsports Instructors (BASI).

Privacy Policy

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Ski Instructor Academy’s relationship with you in relation to this website. The term ‘Ski Instructor Academy’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Ski Instructor Academy and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Ski Instructor Academy. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Ski Instructor Academy takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Austria.


This privacy policy sets out how company Ski Instructor Academy uses and protects any information that you give Ski Instructor Academy when you use this website. Ski Instructor Academy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Ski Instructor Academy may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from June 1, 2010.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to judge your suitability for one of our courses

What we do with the information we gather:

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

If we would create email lists, these will always be of the “opt-in” type and never of the “opt-out” type. These lists typically contain special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write an email to If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.