Thank you for selecting www.findyoursparring.com (referred to as “Site”, “FYS”, “Find Your Sparring”, "we", "our", or "us"). Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms") carefully. The Terms are a legal agreement between you and us in relation to your use of the Site and its associated services (the “Agreement”).
2. USE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE
By accessing the Site or using any of our services you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not use the Site or services and should leave this Site immediately.
4. OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU
FYS is a platform that helps people find sparing partners and other exercise and sporting buddies. We are an independent contractor for all purposes, and are not your agent or trustee. We do not have control of, or liability for, any activities arranged between members. We do not guarantee the identity of any member or ensure that any member will satisfactorily complete any transaction and we do NOT HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ACTIONS OF SUCH THIRD PARTIES. Our role is STRICTLY LIMITED to that of a facilitator and third-party record-keeper. We do not endorse, promote or represent the truthfulness or accuracy of any statement made on or through the FYS Site or Services.
5. PROTECTION OF MINORS
You must be 13 years or older to use the Site or any Service and must be 18 years or older to register on FYS, enter a profile or create an Activity Plan. In cases where you have authorized a minor (someone under 18 years of age) to use the Site or Services, you acknowledge and agree that you are fully responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such minor; (ii) controlling the minor's access to and use of the Site or Services; and (iii) the consequences of any misuse by the minor.
6. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY AND HEALTH
The information and services provided through FYS are not intended for use without appropriate health and safety knowledge on your part. None of the information or services provided by FYS is intended to replace consultation with a physician or other health care provider.
7. NO DUTY TO MONITOR
You agree that we are not liable for content that is provided by others. We have no duty to screen content supplied by users, but we have the right to refuse to post submitted content. We reserve the right to remove any content for any reason at any time.
8. CHANGES TO FINDYOURSPARRING.COM
We may discontinue or change any FYS content, service, function or feature at any time with or without notice.
If you wish to register with the Site you will need a username. You can select any username you like (including your own name), except that your username cannot be an impersonation of another person, a term that is the same or confusingly similar to a famous trademark, or a term that is offensive in any way. You may, but are not obligated to, use your own name. If you do use your own name, you consent to it being passed to others by use of certain of the functions of Site. FYS reserves the right to reject or remove any username.
10. THIRD PARTIES AND EXTERNAL LINKS
10.1 Third Party Suppliers: You agree that your dealings with third party suppliers found on or through the Site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the third party supplier, and you agree not to hold FYS liable for any disputes you may have with such third party supplier.
10.2 Links: This Site provides, and third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. As we have no control over such websites and resources you agree that links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience and we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and are not liable for the content found at such websites or resources. If you decide to access any third party websites linked to this Site you do so entirely at your own risk.
12. OWNERSHIP AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
12.1 You Gain No Ownership: No intellectual property ownership rights transfer from you to us, or us to you, as a result of this Agreement. The content of the Site is protected by copyright, trade-marks, database and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Site, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Site without written permission from FYS.
12.2 License to Host Your Content: In these Terms, "your content" means all works and materials (including but not limited to text, images, documents, comments, graphics, audio material, video material, audio-visual material and files) that you submit to us or the Site for publication on the Site. You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to:
You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available by us. Without prejudice to our other rights under this Agreement, if you breach this Agreement in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached this Agreement in any way, we may delete, un-publish or edit any or all of your content.
12.3 No Infringement of Third Party Rights: You warrant and represent that your content will not infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right; and you possess all sufficient permissions, rights and/or licenses to provide or upload all and any content shared by you on or through the Site or Services.
You agree and acknowledge you must not infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right of any third party through your use of the Site and Services and must only share content when you possess all sufficient permissions, rights and/or licenses to provide or upload all and any content shared by you on or through the Site. Further, in the event of you infringing the intellectual property rights of any third party through your use of the Site or Services, it is you and not FYS that will be liable.
12.4 Copyright Infringing Content: A portion of the Site’s content is contributed by our users and is known as User Generated Content (UGC). We do not check UGC for violations of copyright, trademarks or other rights but the Site is protected by international safe-harbor provisions for online service providers and follows international best practice such as the principles of the EU Directive on Electronic Commerce and the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
We will act expeditiously to remove content as soon as we have we have actual knowledge that it infringes copyright. If you believe there is copyright infringing material on the Site, please contact us via the Contact section of the Site with the following information:
13. LICENSE TO USE OUR SERVICES
14. ACCEPTABLE USE OF OUR SERVICES
You must not:
15. PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PRIVACY
16. YOUR CONTENTS
16.1 Your Content: You grant us a perpetual, worldwide, fully transferable, sub-licensable, non-revocable, fully paid-up, royalty free license to use the content you provide to us in any way.
16.2 Use of Your Feedback: You agree that we may use your feedback, suggestions, or ideas in any way, including in future modifications of the Site or Services, other products or services, advertising or marketing materials. You grant us a perpetual, worldwide, fully transferable, sub-licensable, non-revocable, fully paid-up, royalty free license to use the feedback you provide to FYS in any way.
16.3 Prohibited Content: You may not use the Site or Services for any of the following purposes:
16.4 Right to Remove: We reserve the right to refuse to post material on our Site or to remove material already posted on the Site.
17. WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS
We provide this Site and its contents “AS IS.” We and our suppliers make no express warranties or guarantees about this Site. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE IS OR WILL BE MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURATE, TIMELY, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, OR NON-INFRINGING. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, IS ERROR-FREE, RELIABLE, OR WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION. Because some jurisdictions do not permit disclaimer of implied warranties, you may have additional consumer rights under your local laws.
18. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
You may not assert claims for money damages arising from this Site or its contents. We and our suppliers shall not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, even if we knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such jurisdictions, our liability, and the liability of our company and suppliers, shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.
19. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
You represent and warrant to us that:
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless www.findyoursparring.com and its employees, representatives, agents, and affiliates, against any and all claims, suits, actions, or other proceedings brought against them based on or arising from any claim resulting from your breach of this Agreement, your violation of any law or third party right, any claim that use of our services has harmed a third party, your use of the Site, the Services or your data. You will pay any and all costs, damages, and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by us in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action, or proceeding. FindYourSparring.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion and at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any claims. You agree to reasonably cooperate as requested by FindYourSparring.com in the defence of any claims.
FYS reserves the right, in our absolute discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of the Site or Services without notice. Upon such termination or suspension you will be denied access to any information or files you have stored on the Site.
22. JURISDICTION LIMITATIONS
As some jurisdictions do not allow some of the exclusions or limitations as established above, some of these exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. In that event, the liability will be limited as far as legally possible under the applicable legislation.
23. INTERNATIONAL USE
We make no representation that content on this Site is appropriate or available for use in locations outside England. If you choose to access this Site from a location outside England, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.
24. GENERAL PROVISIONS
24.3 Relationship of Parties: Parties are independent contractors and neither Party’s employees will be considered employees of the other Party for any purpose. This Agreement does not create a joint venture or partnership, and neither Party has the authority to bind the other to any third party.
24.4 Assignment: You may not assign your rights or obligations under this Agreement to any party, and any attempt to do so will be void and without effect. We are free to assign this Agreement.
24.5 Amendment: You may not amend or waive any provision of this Agreement unless in writing and signed by both Parties.
24.6 Titles and Headings: Titles and headings are inserted in this Agreement for reference purposes only, and must not be used to interpret the Agreement.
24.7 Communication and Notices: You consent to receive notices and information from us in respect of our Site and Services by electronic communication. You may withdraw this consent at any time, but if you do so we may choose to suspend or close your account. We may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to these terms by email, paper mail, publication on our Site, by SMS, or in any other way recognised by law. You may contact us at https://www.findyoursparring.com/contact_us
24.8 Waiver: Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms is not a waiver of such right or provision.
24.9 Severability: If any provision is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties agree that the court must as far as possible give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in it, and these terms otherwise remain in full force and effect.
24.10 Subcontracting and Outsourcing: We will solely determine how to operate our systems and provide Services. We may subcontract or outsource any function as we see fit.
24.11 Compliance with Laws: In using the Services, you must comply with all applicable laws and regulations and, without limitation you must not use Services (or allow them to be used) in connection with or in furtherance of any fraudulent scheme or purpose.
24.12 Law Enforcement: You authorise us to provide any information or comply with any request in relation to you or your account that is requested by any government, court or law enforcement agency. We are not obliged to verify or validate the identity or authority of any such government, court or law enforcement agency if it appears to us, acting in good faith, to be legitimate.