1. Your Acceptance
BY USING AND/OR VISITING THIS WEBSITE (collectively, including all Content available through the iSportz.com domain name, the "iSportz Website", or "Website", or other web sites owned or operated by iSportz (the "iSportz Sites")), YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO BOTH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (the "Terms of Service") AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ISPORTZ'S PRIVACY NOTICE, WHICH ARE PUBLISHED AT https://www.isportz.com/privacy.cfm
, AND WHICH ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. If you do not agree to any of these terms, then please do not use any of the iSportz Sites.
2. iSportz Sites
3. Website Access
A. iSportz hereby grants you permission to use the Website as set forth in this Terms of Service, provided that: (i) your use of the Website as permitted is solely for your personal, noncommercial use; (ii) you are not employed by, contracted to, a director, a shareholder or otherwise have a financially vested interest in a business of a competing or similar nature to iSportz; (iii) you will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium without iSportz's prior written authorization; (iv) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose; and (v) you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service.
B. In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create an account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify iSportz immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. Although iSportz will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of iSportz or others due to such unauthorized use.
C. If you have not changed your password to access the iSportz website for a period of 12 months, your password will expire automatically. The next time you attempt to login, a new password will be automatically generated for you. You may then change this automatically generated password using the My Account page. We strongly recommend you change your password regularly, choose a difficult password and not use the same password on other websites.
D. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," "offline readers," etc., that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the iSportz servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a convention on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, iSportz grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. iSportz reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions.
E. While iSportz makes every reasonble effort to provide the iSportz Sites as a free service, iSportz does reserve the right to introduce a fee for the use of the iSportz Sites at any point in time. If you choose not to accept the fees for use of the iSportz Sites your account may be disabled.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
The content on the iSportz Sites, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to iSportz, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under New Zealand and foreign laws and international conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. iSportz reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, ordistribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the iSportz Sites or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the iSportz Sites or the Content therein.
5. User Submissions
A. The iSportz Sites may now or in the future permit the submission of videos or other communications submitted by you and other users ("User Submissions") and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, iSportz does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submissions.
B. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize iSportz to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service; and (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Submission to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting the User Submissions to iSportz, you hereby grant iSportz a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the iSportz Sites and iSportz's (and its successor's) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the iSportz Sites (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the iSportz Sites a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Service. The foregoing license granted by you terminates once you remove or delete a User Submission from the iSportz Sites.
C. In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not:
(i) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights,
including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their
rightful owner to post the material and to grant iSportz all of the license rights granted herein;
(ii) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage iSportz or any third party;
(iii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically
offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability,
violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate;
(iv) post advertisements or solicitations of business:
(v)impersonate another person.
iSportz does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein,
and iSportz expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.
iSportz does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property
rights on its Website, and iSportz will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such
Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights.
iSportz reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.
iSportz will also terminate a User's access to its Website, if they are determined to be a repeat infringer.
A repeat infringer is a User who has been notified of infringing activity more than twice and/or has had a User Submission removed from the Website more than twice.
iSportz also reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with
these Terms of Service for violations other than copyright infringement and violations of intellectual property
law, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length.
iSportz may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such material in violation of these
Terms of Service at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.
D. In particular, if you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Submission or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the New Zealand Copyright Act ("NZCA") by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
(v) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
For clarity, only Copyright notices should go to the iSportz Legal Department; any other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications should be directed to iSportz customer service through http://www.iSportz.com/contact. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section 5(D), your NZCA notice may not be valid.
E. You understand that when using the iSportz Sites, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that iSportz is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against iSportz with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold iSportz, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
F. iSportz permits you to link to materials on the Website for personal, non-commercial purposes only. In addition, iSportz provides an "Embedded Link" feature, which you may incorporate into your own personal, non-commercial websites for use in accessing the materials on the Website, provided that you include a prominent link back to the appropriate iSportz Site on the pages containing the Embedded Link. iSportz reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the iSportz Sites at any time.
G. Links added to the iSportz Sites must not link to websites, web pages or any content containing objectionable material including pornographic material, sites of a competing nature to iSportz, material that requires a fee to access or other sites or material you do not have permission to access or link to.
6. iSportz Products and Services
A. Returns & Refunds on Physical Products
'Physical Products' include non-electronic physical products (eg. products that you could purchase through a retail outlet).
We understand that purchasing products over the internet does not always provide the same advantage as viewing a product in a physical store.
We therefore offer you a 14 day return period from the date you receive the product.
Please note the following conditions when returning a product and/or requesting a refund:
(i) To receive a refund, your product must be in its original condition.
(ii) Any entitlement to a refund is void when the product is presented after the return period has expired, or it is not in its original condition.
(iii) When returning your product to iSportz for a refund, you are responsible for all shipping costs.
B. Returns & Refunds on Electronic Products
'Electronic Products' are products not physically shipped - eg. Subscriptions, Downloads, etc. iSportz does not offer refunds for purchases of electronic products.
C. Returns & Refunds on Faulty Products
We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused should you ever receive a faulty product from iSportz.
We will replace your faulty product at no cost to you.
Please follow these steps for the return and replacement of the faulty product:
(ii) Send your faulty product (in its original packaging or similar) with your invoice to iSportz.
(iii) Notify us of your standard shipping costs. Note that we do not accept shipping costs if you choose to send the faulty product by International/National Courier.
(iv) Failure to follow these steps may void your replacement.
Upon iSportz receiving your faulty product and proof of purchase (e.g. emailed receipt), we will dispatch a replacement product to you within 2 working days (subject to product availability).
7. Warranty Disclaimer
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE ISPORTZ SITES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ISPORTZ, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. ISPORTZ MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONSIN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE ISPORTZ SITES. ISPORTZ DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE ISPORTZ SITES OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND ISPORTZ WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
8. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL ISPORTZ, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE ISPORTZ SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ISPORTZ SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Website is controlled and offered by iSportz from its facilities in New Zealand. iSportz makes no representations that the iSportz Sites are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the iSportz Sites from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless iSportz, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the iSportz Sites; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the iSportz Sites.
10. Ability to Accept Terms of Service
You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service.
These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by iSportz without restriction.
You agree that: (i) the iSportz Sites shall be deemed solely based in Auckland, New Zealand; and (ii) the iSportz Sites shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over iSportz, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than New Zealand. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of New Zealand, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and iSportz that arises in whole or in part from the iSportz Sites shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Auckland, New Zealand. These Terms of Service, together with the Privacy Notice at https://www.isportz.com/privacy.cfm
and any other legal notices published by iSportz on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and iSportz concerning the iSportz Sites. If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and iSportz's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. iSportz reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of the iSportz Sites following any amendment of these Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND ISPORTZ AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ISPORTZ SITES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
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