Sport Clubs International

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

www.rugby-ipa.com

 

Latest Update: 17-OCT-2012

 

Introduction

 

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website and your participation in tours and events organized by Sport Clubs International and its member clubs; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full.   If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website or express interest in or join any tour, tournament or event organized by Sport Clubs International or its member clubs.

 

You must be at least 16 years of age to use this website.  By using this website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you warrant and represent that you are at least 16 years of age.  

 

You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in a Sport Clubs International organized tour.  If you are not 18 years of age, then you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian unless the tour has been specifically indicated to be organized for participation by minors - in which case this will be clearly communicated.

 

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to Sport Clubs International's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of Sport Clubs International's privacy policy.

 

These terms and conditions

 

This terms and conditions document was created for the beta release of Sport Clubs International’s Rugby International Players Association social networking website (www.rugby-ipa.com) and associated tours and events organized by Sport Clubs International and the Rugby International Players Association in conjunction with various travel partners. It is based on a free Contractology template available at www.freenetlaw.com. Premium Contractology templates include website agreement forms.

 

License to use website

 

Unless otherwise stated, Sport Clubs International and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  All these intellectual property rights are reserved.

 

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions. 

 

You must not:

 

·          republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

·          sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

·          show any material from the website in public;

·          reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;

·          edit or otherwise modify any material on the website except for your personal information pertaining to your profile; or

·          redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

 

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.

 

Acceptable use

 

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

 

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

 

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Sport Clubs International’s express written consent.

 

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

 

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Sport Clubs International’s express written consent.

 

General and Restricted Access

 

You must ensure that your user ID and password are kept confidential at all times and used only by you.  Sport Clubs International may disable your user ID and password at Sport Clubs International’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

 

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.  Sport Clubs International reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Sport Clubs International’s discretion.

 

You must review and accept the Terms of Club Ownership if you wish to be granted restricted access to manage, update and edit Club information on this website.

 

User content

 

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

 

You grant to Sport Clubs International a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to Sport Clubs International the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

 

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Sport Clubs International or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). 

 

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

 

Sport Clubs International reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Sport Clubs International servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

 

Notwithstanding Sport Clubs International’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Sport Clubs International does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

 

No warranties

 

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  Sport Clubs International makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website. 

 

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Sport Clubs International does not warrant that:

 

l        this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or

l        the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

 

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. 

 

Limitations of liability

 

Sport Clubs International will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

 

l        to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;

l        for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or

l        for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

 

These limitations of liability apply even if Sport Clubs International has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

 

Participation in a Tour or Event

 

Sport Clubs International and its member clubs will from time to time organize sports tours and events for either or both playing and spectator purposes.  Should you choose to express interest in and/or join one or more of these tours or events, you acknowledge that:

 

l     your participation is completely voluntary and you recognize that there is inherent risk in participating in such tours and events associated with sporting activity including, but not limited to, bodily harm, financial loss, death, dismemberment, etc;

l     you have reached age of consent, you are over 18 years of age, you are in good health and you are responsible for and capable of making your own decisions regarding participation in the tour and all aspects therein, including but not limited to attending and/or participating in planned or unplanned activities; 

l       for international travel a valid passport is required, passengers must have valid passports for travel abroad and visas for some countries; Sport Clubs International, its partners and its member clubs do not accept responsibility for participants who do not meet correct visa and passport requirements.  Please also be advised that entry to another country may be refused even if the required information and travel documents are complete; 

you are strongly encouraged to purchase Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance, and Comprehensive Assistance, Health Coverage, Individual Accident Coverage, and Baggage and Personal Effects Insurance; you have the option to purchase such insurance from one of the Sport Clubs International travel partners, but it is your own responsibility to have researched, chosen and purchased your own insurance coverage as it is NOT included in your tour package; 

l        you are participating in such tours and events as an amateur athlete, you are entitled to no compensation of any kind from Sport Clubs International or its member clubs and you are participating for the enjoyment of sport and camaraderie;

l      the Tour Manager, Coach and/or Sport Clubs International representative is responsible for making playing decisions for the team, you are not guaranteed or entitled to any minimum length of playing time and you may be required to leave the playing field to give another player the opportunity to play; 

l     there are other members of the tour or event that deserve your courtesy and respect regardless of their athletic capability or other qualities and characteristics;

l      you will be required to sign a waiver; if you choose not to sign the waiver you will not be able to participate in the tour activities and cannot and will not hold Sport Clubs International, its partners or its member clubs liable in this situation; 

l    event prices are subject to change for matters over which Sport Clubs International, its partners and its member clubs have no control, such as fuel surcharges, government taxes, airline schedule changes or cancellations which may be imposed by our suppliers; Sport Clubs International reserves the right to alter the itinerary as required for the comfort, convenience and safety of the participants and for the proper management of the tour;

l     all payments are 100% non-refundable.

 

Many people and companies are involved in the planning of a Sport Clubs International tour or event.  We do not own or operate the travel companies, hotels or transport services.  These are provided by independent contractors, therefore, Sport Clubs International and our member clubs cannot accept and expressly exclude, all and any liability for the actions and omissions of those involved in event arrangements over whom we have no control or employment.  We will, however, give assistance in good faith to resolve any such disputes you may have.  In return, you agree that Sport Clubs International and its member clubs will have no liability for inconvenience, injury, delay, airline schedule changes or cancellation due to war, riot, terrorist activity, natural disaster, sickness, weather conditions, airport regulations or other circumstances considered Acts of God.  Sport Clubs International reserves the right to make any changes before or during the event for the comfort and enjoyment of the participants and it is agreed and understood that any increase in costs occasioned by such change shall be paid by the participants or any decrease in costs occasioned by the change shall be refunded to the participants.

 

By expressing interest in and/or joining a tour or event organized by Sport Clubs International you accept the need for Sport Clubs International, its partners and its member clubs to protect themselves from liability.  At any point before, during or after an organized tour or event a representative of Sport Clubs International, its partners or its member clubs may need to take action and/or make decisions to limit such liability.

 

Exceptions

 

Nothing in this disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this disclaimer will exclude or limit Sport Clubs International’s liability in respect of any:

 

l        death or personal injury caused by Sport Clubs International’s negligence;

l        fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Sport Clubs International; or

l        matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Sport Clubs International to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

 

Reasonableness

 

By using this website or by participating in any Sport Clubs International tour or event, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this disclaimer are reasonable. 

 

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website or participate in an event.

 

Other parties

 

You accept that Sport Clubs International has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Sport Clubs International’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website, the company or any of its organized events.

 

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this disclaimer will protect Sport Clubs International’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Sport Clubs International.

 

Unenforceable provisions

 

If any provision of this disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

 

Indemnity

 

You hereby indemnify Sport Clubs International and undertake to keep Sport Clubs International indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Sport Clubs International to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Sport Clubs International’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Sport Clubs International arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

 

Breaches of these terms and conditions

 

Without prejudice to Sport Clubs International’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Sport Clubs International may take such action as Sport Clubs International deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website, prohibiting you from participating in any organized events and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

 

Variation

 

Sport Clubs International may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will be applicable from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

 

Assignment

 

Sport Clubs International may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Sport Clubs International’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

 

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions. 

 

Severability

 

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

 

Entire agreement

 

These terms and conditions, together with Sport Clubs International’s Privacy Policy, Copyright Policy and, where applicable, Terms of Club Ownership, constitute the entire agreement between you and Sport Clubs International in relation to your use of this website and participation in club events, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website and participation in club events.

 

Law and jurisdiction

 

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Swiss Law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Central Switzerland.  Proceedings shall be conducted in English in Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Contact details

 

In regards to your use of the Rugby International Players Association website, you can contact Sport Clubs International through the “Contact Us” link on the webpage or through the email address:  info@rugby-ipa.com.

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