- Privacy and protection of personal information on the websites
- Registration of an online account
- Votes, contests and sweepstakes
- Links to third party sites
- No unlawful or prohibited use
- User of services
- Materials provided to BaseballSoftballUK or posted on the Website
- Storage space and other limitations
- Termination/access restriction
- Disclaimer of warranties
- Liability disclaimer
Use of the official websites of BaseballSoftballUK encompasses the following sites:
Collectively, these are referred to as the "Website" in this policy. The Website and all products, services and properties provided and/or distributed (whether via this Website or elsewhere) by BaseballSoftballUK Ltd, are subject to this Agreement. References to this Website and all materials contained in this Website and/or otherwise accessible via other BSUK-controlled products or services or BSUK-operated interactive media locations will be referred to herein collectively as the "BSUK Properties" and individually as a "BSUK Property."
The Website is owned and operated by BaseballSoftballUK Ltd (“BSUK”), the national development agency for baseball and softball in the United Kingdom.
By using this Website or the other BSUK Properties or by clicking a box that states you agree to this Agreement, you agree to be bound by this Agreement.
2. Privacy and protection of personal information on the Website
3. Registration of an online account
BaseballSoftballUK does not require site users to register for an account or to log in.
4. Votes, contests and sweepstakes
This Website and other BSUK Properties may offer you opportunities to vote in connection with certain events and also to enter contests and sweepstakes. By participating in any such event, you signify your agreement to all special terms set forth on this Website and/or the other applicable BSUK Properties applicable to the event as well as the terms of this Agreement.
Advertisements on the BaseballSoftballUK Website are authorised and uploaded to display by BaseballSoftballUK, and are appropriate for a general audience with an interest in baseball and softball. BSUK does not allow third-parties to directly display advertisements on the Website that are not authorised or uploaded by BSUK.
6. Links to third party sites
The BaseballSoftballUK Website may contain images of and links to third-party websites and services ("third-party sites"). The third-party sites are not under the control of BaseballSoftballUK and BaseballSoftballUK is not responsible for the contents of any third-party site, including without limitation any link contained in a third-party site, or any changes or updates to a third party site. BaseballSoftballUK is not responsible if the third party site is not working appropriately. BaseballSoftballUK is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by BaseballSoftballUK of the third-party site or its content, or any association with its operators. You should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the website administrator or webmaster of the applicable third-party website or location.
7. No unlawful or prohibited use
8. User of services
In consideration of your use of the applicable BSUK Properties, you agree (i) to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself as may be prompted by any registration forms ("Registration Data"); (ii) to maintain the security of your password and identification; (iii) to maintain and promptly update Registration Data and any other information you provide to BaseballSoftballUK, and to keep it accurate, current and complete; (iv) not to sell, transfer or assign your account; and (v) to be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account. You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
a) Use the Communication Service in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise);
b) Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
c) Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any material, information, statement or communication that is false, inappropriate, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, profane, obscene, vulgar, demeaning, offensive, pornographic, sexually explicit, indecent or unlawful;
d) Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any topic, name, material, information, statement or communication that incites discrimination, hate or violence towards one person or a group because of their race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or gender, or that insults the victims of crimes against humanity by contesting the existence of those crimes;
e) Upload, transmit, store, embed or otherwise make available any information or material that infringes any right of BaseballSoftballUK or any third party, however denominated, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right;
f) Use any material or information, including images or photographs, that are made available through the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of any party;
g) Transmit, store or otherwise make available material that disrupts the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties, imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on this Website's or the other BSUK Properties' infrastructure, or otherwise adversely affects, restricts or inhibits any other user from using and enjoying this Website or the other BSUK Properties;
h) Upload, transmit, store, embed or otherwise make available files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, bots, spyware, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another;
i) Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
j) Transmit, store or otherwise make available material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law;
k) Transmit, store or otherwise make available material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law;
l) Transmit, store or otherwise make available material that contains any information, software or other material of a commercial nature including but not limited to that which contains advertising, promotions, junk mail, spam, pyramid schemes, chain letters, or solicitation of any kind;
m) Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages;
n) Transmit, store or otherwise make available material that constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact;
o) Impersonate players, coaches, management, employees or volunteers of baseball, softball, BaseballSoftballUK or the British Softball Federation, or any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
p) Use or attempt to use another's information, account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted, or solicit, collect, transmit, store or otherwise make available private information of any third party including, without limitation, telephone numbers, addresses, last names, email addresses, or credit or debit card numbers;
q) Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties, or other user or usage information or any portion thereof;
r) Use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties;
s) Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services;
t) Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service;
BaseballSoftballUK has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, BaseballSoftballUK reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials at its sole discretion. BaseballSoftballUK reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
BaseballSoftballUK reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as BaseballSoftballUK deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in BaseballSoftballUK's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. BaseballSoftballUK does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, BaseballSoftballUK specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorised to act as BaseballSoftballUK spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of BaseballSoftballUK.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination; you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
9. Materials provided to BaseballSoftballUK or posted on the Website
BaseballSoftballUK does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to BaseballSoftballUK (including feedback and suggestions) or that you post, upload, input or submit to the Website or BSUK Properties or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private group, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting BaseballSoftballUK, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees (i) permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all BaseballSoftballUK Websites or BSUK Properties) (ii) the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission, to publish your name in connection with your Submission, (iii) and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. BaseballSoftballUK is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and BaseballSoftballUK may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.
From time to time photographs and video of events are provided to, or shared with, BaseballSoftballUK for use on the Website, social media and other communications. BaseballSoftballUK will use these shared images in the same way as if it had taken these images itself (e.g. for promotion and marketing purposes, etc). BaseballSoftballUK accepts such materials on the understanding that any necessary permissions have been agreed before providing to BaseballSoftballUK and that no copyright will be breached by its use of such materials.
10. Storage space and other limitations
You agree that BaseballSoftballUK may establish limits concerning the use of any BaseballSoftballUK Service offered on a BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties, including the maximum number of e-mail messages that may be sent from or received by an account on any BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties, the maximum size of an e-mail message that may be sent from or received by an account on any BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on BaseballSoftballUK's servers on your behalf either cumulatively or for any particular service, such as for storing digital photographs, and the maximum number of times and duration you may access any BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties in a given period of time.
You agree that BaseballSoftballUK has no responsibility or liability for the deletion, corruption or failure to store any messages or other content maintained or transmitted by any BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties. You acknowledge that the features, parameters (for example, the amount of storage available to users) or existence of any BaseballSoftballUK service may change at any time. You acknowledge that BaseballSoftballUK reserves the right to sign out, terminate or delete your accounts for the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties that are "inactive" for an extended period of time. "Inactive" means that you have not signed in to a particular service for an extended period of time, as determined by BaseballSoftballUK, in its sole discretion. The amount of time that BaseballSoftballUK considers as an "extended" period of time is determined based on the particular BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties to which it pertains, and will be published on the website prior to any termination or deletion.
11. Termination/access restriction
BaseballSoftballUK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to any or all BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. BaseballSoftballUK may also terminate or suspend your access to BaseballSoftballUK Site/Service(s) for inactivity, as set forth, above, in "Storage Space and Other Limitations". BaseballSoftballUK shall have no obligation to maintain any content or to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.
12. Disclaimer of Warranties
a. Use of this website, all other BSUK properties and the products, merchandise, tickets and services, included herein and therein, are at your exclusive risk, and the risk of injury from the foregoing rests exclusively with you.
b. Except for any warranties that may be expressly provided by BaseballSoftballUK and/or the applicable vendor, this website, the other bsuk properties, and all materials contained or distributed herein and therein, including, but not limited to, all products, merchandise, tickets and services are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to any warranties of title or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
c. BaseballSoftballUK does not warrant that: (1) this website, the other BSUK properties or any products or services will be uninterrupted or error-free; (2) Defects or errors in this website, the other BSUK properties, the products, merchandise or services will be corrected; (3) This website, the other BSUK properties, the products, merchandise or services will be free from viruses or other harmful components; or (4) any information contained in this website, the other bsuk properties, the products, merchandise or services will be accurate or reliable.
13. Liability Disclaimer
The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the BaseballSoftballUK website and BSUK properties and to the information therein. BaseballSoftballUK and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties at any time. Advice received via the BaseballSoftballUK website and BSUK properties should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.
BaseballSoftballUK and/or its respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, lack of viruses or other harmful components and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained within the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties for any purpose.
Notwithstanding any term in this agreement, other applicable terms and conditions of the BaseballSoftballUK properties or any act or failure to act by BaseballSoftballUK or its vendors, you are exclusively liable for any and all submitted content you transmit via the community features of this website.
You specifically agree that BaseballSoftballUK shall not be responsible for unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties. You specifically agree that BaseballSoftballUK is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that BaseballSoftballUK is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties by any third party. You specifically agree that baBaseballSoftballUK is not responsible for the use by third parties of personal details you have consented to being published on the sites.
In no event shall BaseballSoftballUK be liable for any breach in transaction security caused by a third party arising out of or relating to any attempt to purchase products, merchandise, tickets or services.
To the fullest extent permitted by law in no event shall BaseballSoftballUK and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data revenues or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties, with the delay or inability to use the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties, or otherwise arising out of the use of the BaseballSoftballUK website and bsuk properties, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if BaseballSoftballUK or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
Claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this Agreement shall be adjudicated under the laws of England, without reference to conflict of laws principles. All other claims, including without limitation claims under or for violation of state consumer protection laws, unfair competition laws, and in tort, shall be adjudicated under the law of your state of residence. You hereby irrevocably consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and BaseballSoftballUK as a result of this agreement or use of the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties. You agree to indemnify and hold BaseballSoftballUK, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable legal fees on a solicitor-client basis, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the BaseballSoftballUK Website or BSUK Properties.
This policy was last modified on 31 March 2022 for the launch of the new BaseballSoftballUK website