Terms and Conditions
1 Use of Site
Access to and use of www.sportindustry.biz ("Site") is provided by The Sport Industry Group ("Us"/"We") subject to the terms below:
By using the Site you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of the Site. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use the Site.
We may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by Us. Your continued use of the Site after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.
You may print and keep a copy of these Terms.
When you register, you are registering as a personal user of the Site. Access to registration areas is via [your email address and password].
We allow you access to the registration areas of the Site on the basis that:
2.1 your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the Site
2.2 you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of the Site
2.3 you do not maliciously create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the Site, or other users; nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user
2.4 you comply with these terms and conditions
If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, We may, at our discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of the Site immediately and without giving you any advance notice.
3 Termination of registration
If We wish to bring the agreement to an end, we will do so by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated. The agreement will terminate and your email address and password will become invalid on the Site immediately.
You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use Site content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any Site's content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of the Site content requires Our prior written consent.
You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of the Site. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within the Site.
You may download information from the Site for your own personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without our express permission and that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.
If We provide hypertext links to other sites such sites are operated by other companies. Using such a link means you are leaving our Site and we take no responsibility for, and give no warranties, guarantees or representations in respect of linked sites.
You should independently verify any information before relying on it.
5 Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
The Site's content, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to The Sport Industry Group (“Company”), its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "IS AVAILABLE" basis without any representations or any kind of warranty made (whether express or implied by law) to the extent permitted by law, including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
Under no circumstances will the Company be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Site regardless of the form of action.
We do not warrant that functions contained in the Site content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
Any views expressed in messages, commentaries etc on the Site are not necessarily those of the Company.
The names, images and logos identifying Us or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of the Company and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence or right to use any of our trademark, patent, design right or copyright or those of any other third party.
Further to paragraph above, by submitting your contribution to the Site, you warrant that your contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to Us for all the purposes specified above is not defamatory and does not infringe any law and indemnify Us against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by Us as a result of your breach of the above warranty; and waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Site and the purposes specified above.
7 Bulletin Board
We encourage users of the Site to contribute to our bulletin boards. You must follow our Bulletin Board Rules of Posting (below) and use is only authorised on that basis.
We expect many of those contributing to our message boards to have strong views about the matters discussed, but the Site is subject to the laws of libel and you and we could be sued if you are not careful in what you say. You should not make libellous postings or any postings which are illegal or breach copyright, database or other related rights. It is your responsibility to check this out and We do not accept any liability in this respect.
If you see any information there which breaches your or anyone else's rights or may be illegal, defamatory or otherwise should be removed, let Us know immediately and, where we agree, we shall do our best to remove it as soon as possible.
You must indemnify (pay) Us for any losses we suffer if you breach this provision or any other provision of these Terms or the Bulletin Board Rules of Posting (below).
Although We listen to users' suggestions for new message boards, we cannot guarantee to include every topic everyone requests.
We reserve the right to remove postings to message boards or edit them at our discretion, but have no obligation to do so.
Subscribers must ensure only they use those message boards and they do not allow non-subscribers to use them using a subscriber's own password.
Subscribers must keep their passwords confidential.
Rules for Bulletin Board of Sportindustry.biz
We encourage users of the www.sportindustry.biz site ("the Site") to contribute freely to our bulletin board, as long as they do so in a responsible fashion and show respect for others. To ensure you and we are protected, we have developed a standard of conduct that is strictly enforced. This standard should be read with our Terms and Conditions for Use of Website which contain important information about our liability and copyright matters.
Comments posted here may at our discretion be removed, whether in breach of the standards or not, without further comment or notice to you. We reserve the right to identify you in response to a court order or threat of legal action. You acknowledge that you have read and accepted our Terms and Conditions of Use of Website and you permit us to remove any material which is in breach of these Rules or our Terms and Conditions of Use of Website.
No profanity or obscenities of any kind, even disguised with asterisks.
No personal attacks on other participants.
Defamatory, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, insulting, threatening and harassing comments are not permitted.
Do not stray from the discussion topic.
No impersonation of other participants or public figures. A user may choose an appropriate nickname as long as a real name is used in the personal information field (which is not publicly visible).
No advertising or marketing of any kind, including non-profit organisations.
No third party copyright material should be posted. Use links instead of quotes from sources rather than copying the material.
Violations and Further Information
To report violations of these rules and to obtain further information on these Rules or any queries on them contact:
The Chairman of The Sport Industry Group (Sport Industry Awards Limited)
23/24 Henrietta Street
Facsimile (+44) (0) 20 7240 7703
Sport Industry Awards Limited is a company registered in England. Registered number 4236764.
Barring from Site
We reserve the right to bar users from the Site, on a permanent or temporary basis at Our discretion. Any such user shall be notified and must not then attempt to use the Site under any other name or through any other user.
If you're under 16
Please get a parent's or guardian's permission before taking part in any discussion on the Site.
Never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example, telephone number, home address or email address).
If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
Further information on these conditions or any queries on them can be obtained from:
The Chairman, The Sport Industry Group, of Sport Industry Awards Limited.
Telephone (+44) (0) 20 7240 7702 Facsimile (+44) (0) 20 7240 7703
Sport Industry Awards Limited is a company registered in England, registered number 4236764