FISHINGMAD Website Access
Before using the FishingMad website it is mandatory that you have read and understand all of the below “Terms and Conditions”. Your usage and access to this online service are conditioned on your acceptance and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all who access this online service. By using this service, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms and conditions outlined below, then you may NOT access the Website and Service.
Digital Copyright Statement and Conditions
All content on the FishingMad website and FishingMad members area including information, images, videos, text, graphics, logos, GPS marks, and other material on this website is the property of FishingMad and protected under Australian intellectual property laws and international treaties. All who access this site may not download, display, distribute, or print the contents of this website in unaltered form for their personal use and, except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, must not otherwise use, copy, modify, transmit, redistribute, decompile, store, publish or distribute any of the contents of this website. You are responsible for the protection and usage of the information on this website. It must NOT be copied, shared, or distributed in any way, commercially or otherwise, and is protected under Intellectual Property laws.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, FishingMad excludes all liability for loss or damage arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information contained on this website whether or not caused by any negligence on the part of FishingMad or any of their agents or for any inconvenience caused or loss incurred as a result of the use of, or reliance on, the online system.
The information contained on this website is provided in good faith on an “as is” basis and does not constitute the provision of professional services or advice. FishingMad makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, suitability, or fitness for the purpose of the information contained on this website. Users should make their own independent inquiries and, where necessary, obtain their own professional advice in relation to the information found herein and in particular regarding weather reports, planned voyages at sea, catch restrictions, and requirements.
Other Web Sites
Our website contains links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by FishingMad. FishingMad has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that FishingMad is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time.
FISHINGMAD MEMBERSHIP T&C’s
Membership Auto-Renewal Payments ( Subscription Service )
All FishingMad Memberships ( Monthly & Yearly ) are automatically renewed just like other online subscription services. You can check the date of your next automated ( Monthly or Yearly ) renewal by logging into your account and selecting the “My Subscription” tab found under the “My Account” section. Should you wish to cancel your account before your next automated renewal please read the notes below in “Cancellation Request”.
Payments are automated via Stripe. We do NOT keep your banking details on record. You will be automatically billed on a recurring basis either yearly or monthly without notice ( depending on the subscription term which you signed up for ( Monthly or Yearly ). The subscriptions are ongoing and can be canceled at any time via the cancellation policy below. Please note that the charges and benefits are clearly outlined on the member’s signup page to avoid any confusion.
Yes, you can cancel your membership at any time. There are no lock-in terms and your membership will remain active until the end of your current billing cycle. If you need to cancel your FishingMad subscription, simply email email@example.com confirming that you want your subscription canceled and we will take care of the rest. Please confirm the email address that you registered your FishingMad account with and allow 48 hours for this to be processed. We will confirm via reply email once completed. We would greatly appreciate it if you provided some feedback on why you’re canceling so we can continue to develop and improve the service for all members.
Cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your next automated renewal. Refunds will not be issued for cancelation requests after your automated renewal date. You can check the date of your next automated ( Monthly or Yearly ) renewal by logging into your account and selecting the “My Subscription” tab found under the “My Account” section.
Please note we do not issue membership subscription refunds. You can cancel your subscription at any time via the method above. Cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your next automated renewal. The FishingMad member’s signup page clearly outlines the charges, terms, benefits, and features you get by becoming a member. You also get to decide if you prefer a monthly or yearly subscription. If you cancel your subscription no further payments will be made and you will still be able to access the membership platform until your subscription timeframe formally lapses.
Membership Payment issues
If your payment method fails, you will need to update your account with new payment details. To do this log on to the FishingMad member’s area, select the “Payment Methods’ tab, and edit or update your banking details. Your account will be suspended if payments are not made. At this point, you will be able to log in to the member’s area but only have access to limited pages.
As a FishingMad member, you can choose either a monthly or yearly subscription. As stated above all subscriptions are automatically renewed. The current pricing options are as follows
- Monthly Subscription – $9.50 + GST ( Total – $10.45 automatically paid monthly )
- Yearly Subscription – $95 + GST ( Total – $104.50 automatically paid yearly )
Forgotten your password?
You can easily reset your password by visiting https://fishingmad.com.au/my-account/lost-password and entering the email address or username that you registered your FishingMad members account with. Soon after you will receive an email with the updated password details. Just remember emails like these can sometimes go into your junk or spam folders. If your still having issues then email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request your password to be reset and we can do this on your behalf. Just remember email replies are not instant so always try and reset this yourself first.
Members Monthly Giveaways
Only active and paid members are eligible for member giveaways. Should you cancel your subscription you can still access the member’s area and content until your pro-rata subscription days finally lapse however you will immediately become ineligible for any giveaways.
Members Monthly Competitions
Only active and paid members are eligible for membership competitions. Should you cancel your subscription you can still access the member’s area and content until your pro-rata subscription days finally lapse however you will immediately become ineligible for competitions.
Is the membership site safe?
Yes, we take cyber security very seriously. Our team of web developers ensures we are using the latest software revisions, plugins, and security patches. We also have an active Wordfence Premium firewall subscription running in real-time on the website looking for any suspicious activity with included firewall and malware scanning. We keep minimal personal information ( only First Name, Surname, Address, and email address ), to minimize any risk and we do not have access to any of your passwords or banking details. ( Please note address is needed because of GST compliance ). If you have any concerns don’t hesitate to email us.
Members Forum Rules
The FishingMad forum is a place to share, help, encourage, and connect with other FishingMad Members in a private and welcoming setting with like-minded anglers.
Please Note | FishingMad takes no responsibility for communication between members, buy/swap/sell items, or meet-up days between members. This is a communication tool that you use at your own risk. As with all forms of online communication, it is highly recommended being cautious and diligent about sharing personal information and actions with others.
If you have any questions relating to your FishingMad account, then send them to email@example.com the forum is not the place to have those answered.
The FishingMad Community Forum has important rules that must be followed to ensure the experience is fair, welcoming, and encouraging for all. Poor and offensive behaviour will not be tolerated, Comments or posts will be taken down without notice should they break any of the rules below.
The FishingMad community forum is to be always encouraging, respectful and friendly. There is zero tolerance for any type of abuse or offensive behavior. Offensive comments will be removed, and the author banned from the forum. This will include but not be limited to
- Any offensive comments
- Inappropriate language
- Bullying of any type
- Any inappropriate or threatening comments
- Racial or sexist comments
- Discouraging comments
- Breach of any privacy
- Non fishing related topics
Forum Information Disclosure
We encourage members to engage and connect with each other and even coordinate meet-ups so you can fish with like-minded anglers close to you. For many, this will be a great opportunity to meet people, gain some new fishing buddies and fast-track your learning experience.
FishingMad takes no responsibility in any meet-up days coordinated by members. If you do so you do at your own risk.
Forum Sales and Advertising
Many members have expressed they want a buy/Swap/Sell feature within the FishingMad Members Forum. We have created a section to accommodate this request. However, FishingMad takes no responsibility for any items bought or sold. If you buy, swap, or sell any items here it is your responsibility to communicate with those parties and to qualify the pricing, delivery, and condition of the item yourself. Otherwise, we would encourage you to buy gear directly from local stores that we recommend including Melbourne Marine Centre and Hooked on Bait and Tackle.
If you notice any suspicious activity, please report it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will remove posts and ban anyone looking to exploit others.
Also, Exploitation of the FM FB page for commercial or financial gain will not be tolerated and any content of this nature will be removed immediately without notice. Continued pursuit to post such content will result in the removal of that member permanently.
Forum External links
All external links will be turned off in this forum to ensure safety and security and to ensure the information is relevant.
Exploitation for commercial or financial gain will not be tolerated and any content of this nature will be removed immediately without notice.
PRINTFUL Terms and Conditions ( for FishingMad Merchandise Shop )
Please note the following important details before buying merchandise from the FishingMad online shop.
- All items purchased are made on-demand, we do NOT store premade stock on hand
- Times expected to include 10-15 business days for printing/embroidery. 20-25 business days for shipping. This can be significantly faster or slower depending on many variables including stock availability, COVID restrictions, and more
- Items are sourced and made locally from warehouses in Melbourne and Brisbane. Please note that from time to time depending on stock availability, printing and embroidery requirements, and product type this may be made and shipped from the US.
- Shipping and Courier of items are typically handled by FedEx and DHL. Tracking updates are sent periodically via email.
- The items available in our online store have been carefully designed and tested by the FishingMad team. We own all rights to designs and logos.
- All returns and refunds are handled directly by Printful.
- If you have any suggestions on additional items, you would like to see available in the online store do let us know by emailing email@example.com
Shipping rates are as follows ( please note shipping rates are determined by the integrated courier company ). The rates include individual packing of items in secure and branded packaging. Confirmation of creation and shipping tracking is included as part of the service.
- Shirts, hats & beanies $9.80 and $1.75 for each additional shirt
- Hoodies & Jackets $15.40 and $2.80 for each additional hoodie
- Mugs $12.60 and $5.60 for each additional mug
Returns Policy ( directly from distributor Printful )
Claims for misprinted/damaged/defective items must be submitted within 4 weeks after the product has been received. For packages lost in transit, all claims must be submitted no later than 4 weeks after the estimated delivery date. Claims deemed an error on our part are covered at our expense.
If you notice any issue with the products or the order, please submit a problem report.
The return address is set by default to the Printful facility. When we receive a returned shipment, an automated email notification will be sent to you. Unclaimed returns get donated to charity after 4 weeks. If Printful’s facility isn’t used as the return address, you would become liable for any returned shipments you receive.
If you provide an address that is considered insufficient by the courier, the shipment will be returned to our facility. You will be liable for reshipment costs once we have confirmed an updated address with you. For more info on returns, please read our FAQs.
If you use our Services to execute orders and deliver products to third parties, you are to be considered as the “Merchant” and with regard to your contact details and the other data listed in Section 1 below, we are the data controller. Where we act on a Merchant’s behalf to fulfil an order with regard to the Merchant’s customer, we are a data processor: please see our Data Processing Terms.
We collect information that may contain the following personal data:
- Company name;
- Shipping information;
- Email address and phone number;
- Payment and billing information (payment method details, first and last digits of your payment card);
- Order handling information