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[STJM1] Terms of Use

 

About Laureus World Sports Awards Limited (“Laureus”) and these Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your use of Laureus websites and mobile applications (together the “Platforms”). In these Terms of Use, we use the term Laureus (and "we", "us" and "our") to refer to the head office of Laureus at the registered address below. You can find out more about Laureus [here][STJM1] .

 

We may make changes from time to time so please check back regularly to keep informed of updates.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Platform. You expressly acknowledge that you have been advised of these Terms of Use upon entering the Platform and have had access to the same.  Consequently, by using the Platform, you signify your assent and agreement to these Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, then you are not authorised to continue use of the Platform. 

 

About Laureus

Laureus has its registered offices at 15 Hill Street, London, W1J5QT, United Kingdom.  The Platforms are owned and edited by Laureus and the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

 

About our hosting services

Hosting Services for our website is provided by Rackspace Limited, Rackspace Limited, 5 Millington Road,
Hyde Park Hayes, Middlesex UB3 4AZ which is located in the United Kingdom.

 

Mobile applications may be hosted by us or by other companies and you should refer to the relevant conditions of such other company.

 

Our privacy policy

Our information collection practices on the Platforms, such as the types of information we collect regarding visitors to the Platforms and the ways in which we may use that information, shall be governed by the terms of our Privacy Policy[STJM2] .

 

Use of materials on the Platforms

Laureus has created its various Platforms to provide information about its company and associated entities for your personal use. Accordingly, Laureus cannot be held liable for any apparent differences in the information provided on the Platforms.

 

You may download one computer copy, download the application on to your mobile device or print one copy of the material made available to you for your own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided that proprietary notices, in particular intellectual property notices such as copyright©, trademark™, are preserved intact and are not modified, deleted or changed. Unless otherwise stated, you should assume that everything that you see or read on the Platforms (such as images, photographs, including any person represented in the photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, music, written and other materials) ("Laureus Material") are protected by legislation such as copyright, designs and trademark legislation and under international treaty provisions and national laws worldwide.

 

You are not authorised to sell, reproduce, distribute, communicate, modify, display, publicly perform, report or otherwise prepare derivative or second hand works based on or use any Laureus Material in any way for any public or commercial purposes. Furthermore, Laureus Material may not be displayed or communicated on any other platform, in a networked computer environment or on any other digital platform for any purpose whatsoever. In the event of breach of any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use Laureus Material will automatically terminate and any copies made of Laureus Material must be immediately destroyed. Any unauthorised use of Laureus Material may infringe copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

 

Your submissions and unsolicited communications

This section concerns communications sent to Laureus. Any unsolicited communication or material that you transmit to Laureus via the Platforms, by electronic mail or otherwise, including, but not limited to, any data, questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by Laureus. By sending communications to Laureus, you automatically grant Laureus a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display such communication(s) alone, or as a part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known of hereafter developed and to sublicense such rights to anyone. Anything that you transmit may be used by Laureus and its affiliated companies for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting, or developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

 

Laureus tries to ensure that the information provided is accurate and complete. However, Laureus does not warrant or represent that Laureus’s Material is accurate, error-free or reliable or that use of Laureus Material will not infringe rights of third parties. Your use of the Platforms is at your own risk.

 

Laureus does not warrant that the functional and/or technical aspects of the Platforms or the Laureus Material will be error free or that the Platforms, Laureus Material or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If use of the Platforms or Laureus Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment, data or other element, Laureus is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Platforms is provided to you "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Laureus and its suppliers make no warranties about the Laureus Material, software, text, downloads, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the Platforms.

 

Under no circumstances whatsoever shall Laureus be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from the Platforms whether direct or indirect including, without limitation, any liability relating to any loss of use, interruption of business, lost profits or lost data, or incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, even if Laureus has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

Please note that in some jurisdictions consumer protection laws may not allow certain exclusions or limitation of warranties or liabilities, and consequently some of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply.

 

Trademark notice

In general, all trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") that appear on the Platforms are registered, unregistered or otherwise protected Laureus trademarks or are licensed for use by Laureus by third parties. Other trademarks are proprietary marks and are registered to their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Platforms should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademark without Laureus’s prior written permission or that of such third party who owns the trademark. Misuse of any trademark displayed on the Platforms, or any other content on the Platforms, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

 

Copyright notice

All content (including Laureus Materials) on the Platforms are either Copyright © Laureus or are licensed for use by Laureus. All rights are reserved. Please refer to the section above on Use of Materials on the Platforms.

 

Links & linking

The Platforms may contain links to other platforms operated by third parties not affiliated to Laureus. The inclusion of any link to such third party sites does not imply endorsement by Laureus of those sites. Laureus has not reviewed all of the content contained in the linked sites and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to any of the Platforms. If you choose to click through any link to off-site pages or third party sites then this is at your own risk.
Laureus does not authorise linking to any of its Platforms from a third party platform without its express prior written authorisation.

 

Termination and suspension

You agree that Laureus may terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Platforms if Laureus reasonably believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use, or violated the rights of Laureus, its affiliated companies or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to you. You agree that Laureus may modify or discontinue providing any of the Platforms, with or without notice to you. You agree that Laureus will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation. The provisions entitled "Limitation of liability" and "General provisions" will survive termination of these Terms of Use.

 

General provisions

Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials presented on the Platforms are presented solely for the purpose of promoting. Laureus makes no representation that Laureus Material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. You use the Platforms at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to Laureus Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries.

 

If any provision, or part of a provision, of these Terms of Use is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall be deemed not to form part of these Terms of Use, and the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder of the provisions of these Terms of Use shall not be affected, unless otherwise required by operation of applicable law.

 

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to the use of the Platform, and replace and extinguish all prior agreements, draft agreements, arrangements, undertakings, or collateral contracts of any nature made by the parties, whether oral or written, in relation to such subject matter.

 

The waiver by Laureus of a breach of any provision of these Terms of Use will not operate to be interpreted as a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.

 

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without reference to conflict of law provisions. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to the Terms of Use, including the validity, invalidity, breach or termination thereof, shall be adjudicated or arbitrated in accordance with said Terms of Use.  Where the laws of England and Wales are different to the mandatory consumer laws in your own country, we will afford you with similar protection.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about these Terms of Use, or matters generally, please contact us at the address provided below. You can also use this address if you wish to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.

 

Data Protection

Laureus World Sports Awards Limited

15 Hill Street

London

W1J 5QT

 

Last updated: January 2015

 

 

 


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