The Sport on Spec User Agreement – Terms and conditions effective 1 January 2016
Throughout this document shorthand may be used for clearer communication. When we say “Website”, or “Service,” we mean SportonSpec.co.uk and the Services provided through that Website. When we use “we,” “Sport on Spec,” “us,” or “our,” we are referring to Sport On Spec Ltd the owner of the Website and Service and registered company number 8298644. Office address, Orkney Street Enterprise Centre, 18-20 Orkney Street, Glasgow G51 2BZ. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of the Website and Service. When we say “Sport on Spec content,” we are specifying copyrightable text, media, graphics, and other materials produced and owned by Sport on Spec including but not limited to the Sport on Spec weekly e-newsletter. When we say “terms,” we mean these terms of Service.
2. Using Sport on Spec
Sport on Spec is a guide for discovering spectator sports. We curate events and fixtures with ticket availability on our Website, email and social channels. Sport on Spec is appropriate and intended for all ages, but we do not accept responsibility for any content links that may contain information not suitable for those younger than 18. Furthermore, we are not responsible for the availability of the content we link to.
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You must not self-promote events in social media groups we have created for the specified purpose of discussion about or in relation to Sport on Spec. Failure to comply with this rule may result in the removal of membership from any social media group belonging to Sport on Spec.
3. Copyright Policy
On Sport on Spec, all content, the selection, compilation, arrangement and presentation of all materials, and the overall design of the Website are copyrighted by us, and are protected by the laws of England and Wales. Use of any of this content without our expressed written consent prior to use is strictly prohibited. You must abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in this Service.
You retain ownership of any content you write and submit to our blog. However, it should be noted that by sharing your content with us you are granting us a non-exclusive, sub-licensable, royalty-free license to access, use, and display said content in connection with our Website and the Services which it provides you.
While we agree to do our best to protect the security, privacy, and information of our users, Sport on Spec cannot cannot guarantee that unauthorised third-parties may break through our security measures and gain access to your information. If you become aware of any such occurrences, please contact us immediately.
5. Third-Party Website
You agree to be aware that our content may be used on third-party Websites for advertising purposes and media partnerships. No party, whether an individual or a third-party, may use the contents and content of Sport on Spec without our expressed consent, or in any way that infringes on our rights or copyright. We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of content shared by those companies who advertise with Sport on Spec. If you access any third-party Websites by way of Sport on Spec we are not responsible for any viruses, spam, or problems tangible or intangible arising from your interaction with said third-party Website.
6. Limitations of Liability
a. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Sport on Spec accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website and its content at their own risk.
b. Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts Sport on Spec’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of Sport on Spec.
c. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.
d. You agree that neither Sport on Spec, nor its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, shareholders, affiliates, licensors, content providers or suppliers shall have any liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnity, including, but not limited to, liability for consequential, indirect, incidental, special or punitive damages, whether in action under contract, negligence or any other theory, in connection with your use of the Website, including but not limited to your reliance on content on the Website and any goods, services or other websites advertised on the Website, even if Sport on Spec or such related party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against Sport on Spec, its officers, directors, employees, consultans, agents, shareholders, affiliates, licensors, content providers or suppliers (including but not limited to, claims based upon the negligence of such parties) for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of the Website.
7. No Waiver
In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
By using the Website you agree to indemnify Sport on Spec and its affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, resulting from any breach by you of this Agreement in any way related to (a) your access to or use of our Products, (b) your User Content, or (c) your breach of any of these Terms.
Sport on Spec maintains the right to terminate your subscription to our Website forthwith upon any breach of the Terms and Conditions herein.
10. Force Majeure
Any delay in or failure of performance by Sport on Spec under this Agreement will not be considered a breach of this Agreement and will be excused to the extent caused by any occurrence beyond the reasonable control of Sport on Spec including but not limited to acts of God, power outages, natural disaster, closure of airspace and governmental restrictions.
11. Changes to the Terms and Conditions of this User Agreement
Sport on Spec reserves the right to change these terms and Conditions as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Terms and Conditions on your first use of the Website following the alterations. In the event that there are any material changes to these Terms and Conditions Sport on Spec will use reasonable endeavours to advise you that changes have been made but it is your responsibility to check regularly for updates to these Terms and Conditions. Each version of these Terms and Conditions will have an effective date from which it applies posted at the commencement of the Terms and Conditions. Unless stated otherwise, the currently effective Terms and Conditions applies to your use of the Website and Service.
12. General Provisions
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be invalid or unenforceable, it shall not affect any other provision, which shall remain in full force and effect.
Failure or delay by Sport on Spec in enforcing or partially enforcing any provision of these Terms and Conditions will not be construed as a waiver of any of its rights under these Terms and Conditions.
13. Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Sport on Spec shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and Sport on Spec and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
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