Updated: May 15, 2009
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAIN LEGAL OBLIGATIONS.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING HockeyClubhouse.com.
HockeyClubhouse.com ("HockeyClubhouse", "we" or "us") provides the Service (as defined herein) to you, subject to the following Terms and Conditions. By using HockeyClubhouse.com, or any of the products or services (collectively the "Services") available on HockeyClubhouse.com, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these terms and conditions and such other additional or alternative terms, conditions, rules and policies which are displayed or to which you may be directed in connection with any particular HockeyClubhouse.com or Service, all as may be modified by HockeyClubhouse.com from time to time in its sole discretion (collectively the "Terms and Conditions"). If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you may not use HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services on HockeyClubhouse.com
Please note that we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please check periodically for changes. Your continued use HockeyClubhouse.com following the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions will mean you accept those changes.
REGISTRATION, ACCOUNTS and PASSWORDS
Certain of the Services and related features made available on HockeyClubhouse.com require registration or subscription. Should you choose to register or subscribe for any such Services or related features, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself as required by the relevant registration or subscription process, and to promptly update such information as necessary to ensure that it is kept accurate and complete. You agree to be responsible for: (a) maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account identifiers which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration or subscription on HockeyClubhouse.com, and (b) all activities that occur under such password or account. Further, you agree to notify HockeyClubhouse.com of any unauthorized use of your password or account. HockeyClubhouse.com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this Section.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
All material, information and content (collectively "Content") available on HockeyClubhouse.com, including the manner in which such Content is presented, and the Services are: Copyright 2006 HockeyClubhouse.com, its affiliates and/or licensors. All rights reserved. Such Content is protected by Canadian and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. HockeyClubhouse.com grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display on your computer or other electronic access device, the Content and Services for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify the Content and that you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices. Except as provided herein, you agree not to reproduce, make derivative works of, retransmit, distribute, sell, publish, communicate, broadcast or otherwise make available any of the Content obtained through HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services, including without limitation, by caching, framing or similar means, without the prior written consent of the respective copyright owner of such Content.
All associated designs and logos are trademarks of HockeyClubhouse.com used under license. All other product, brand and company names and logos used or mentioned on HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Any use of any trademarks appearing on HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services without the express written consent of the owner of the trademark is strictly prohibited.
In consideration of the availability, and your use, of HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and these Terms and Conditions when using such HockeyClubhouse.com or Service. You acknowledge that HockeyClubhouse.com may investigate any violations of law and may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users in this regard. Additionally, you agree not to:
• post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any materials, information or content constituting, advocating or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services in a manner which is contrary to law or would serve to restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying HockeyClubhouse.com, any of the Services, or the Internet;
• defame, abuse, stalk, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation, rights relating to privacy and publicity;
• post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
• post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information, materials or content (including for greater certainty, software) which contains a virus, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful or disruptive component.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR MINORS
In cases where you have authorized a minor to use HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services, you recognize that you are fully responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such minor; (ii) controlling the minor's access to and use of HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services; and (iii) the consequences of any misuse by the minor. You acknowledge that some of the areas of HockeyClubhouse.com may contain material that is inappropriate for minors.
Information, advice, text, data, software, messages and other materials uploaded to the HockeyClubhouse.com ("Your Content"). Your Content is your sole responsibility. This means that you, and not HockeyClubhouse.com, are entirely responsible for all of Your Content that you upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make. If you post personal information on publicly available areas of the Service then you may receive unsolicited messages from third parties. HockeyClubhouse.com cannot ensure the security of any information you post on publicly available areas of the Service. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any of Your Content including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in Your Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any of Your Content made available via HockeyClubhouse.com.
HockeyClubhouse.com does not claim ownership of Your Content. However, you hereby grant us (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display Your Content and to incorporate Your Content in other works in any form, media, data, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all "moral rights" in such materials have been waived.
You acknowledge that we do not pre-screen Your Content, but that we have the right, but not the obligation, in our sole discretion to modify, transmit over various networks, refuse or move any of Your Content that is available on the Service. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any of Your Content including, but not limited to, any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of Your Content.
You acknowledge and agree that HockeyClubhouse.com may archive Your Content and may also disclose Your Content at any time and for any reason.
Since we do not pre-screen user generated content, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Please note that HockeyClubhouse.com reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions.
You acknowledge and agree that you have been granted permission by and have notified any and all parties whose names, photos or likeness you have included or posted on any of HockeyClubhouse.com Sites. Incase of including names and photos or likeness of minors, you certify that the legal guardians of such minors have been notified of your actions in regards to your posts on HockeyClubhouse.com. We strongly encourage you to use our Privacy Features when using HockeyClubhouse.com Sites that contain names, photos or likeness of minors.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (A) HockeyClubhouse.com AND ANY OF THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND THAT HockeyClubhouse.com MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR CONDITIONS (as used in this section "WARRANTIES") OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THAT ANY SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED, AND (B) HockeyClubhouse.com SPECIFICALLY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT HockeyClubhouse.com OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE USE OF HockeyClubhouse.com OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, WILL BE PROVIDED ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS OR THAT SUCH SERVICES OR THE RESULTS DERIVED THEREFROM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS.
SERVICE CONTENT AND INFORMATION DISCLAIMER
HockeyClubhouse.com contains information, advice, text, materials, and goods and services (collectively, the "Materials") that are provided for your convenience and enjoyment. Third parties provide some of the Materials. You should be aware that the Materials might contain errors, omissions, inaccuracies, outdated information, and inadequacies and that the Materials may be subject to terms and conditions which may be found on the Service or in the documents and policies of third parties. We make no representations or warranties as to the completeness, accuracy, adequacy, currency or reliability of any Materials and will not be liable for any lack of the foregoing.
Third party advertisers may offer goods, services and other materials to you on the Service. Your correspondence and business dealings with advertisers found on or through the Service including, but not limited to, the payment and delivery of goods and services, and any terms, conditions, warranties and representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the advertiser. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or the offering of such goods, services, and other Materials on HockeyClubhouse.com.
Descriptions of, or references to, products or publications within HockeyClubhouse.com do not imply endorsement of that product or publication.
We do not represent or warrant that every action you take with regard to your account and related activities on HockeyClubhouse.com will be lawful in any particular jurisdiction. It is incumbent upon you to know the laws that pertain to you in your jurisdiction and act lawfully at all times when using HockeyClubhouse.com
HockeyClubhouse.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to add to, remove, modify or otherwise change any part of these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Except as otherwise expressly contemplated herein, changes will be effective when notice of such change is posted on HockeyClubhouse.com. Please check these Terms and Conditions regularly for updates by checking the date of "Last Update" at the top of this document. If any change is not acceptable to you, you must discontinue your use of HockeyClubhouse.com and any of the Services immediately. Your continued use of HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services after any such changes are posted will constitute acceptance of those changes. Further, HockeyClubhouse.com reserves the right to change, modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of HockeyClubhouse.com, Services or Content from time to time without notice or liability and for any reason whatsoever.
DOWNLOADS AND SHAREWARE
Certain HockeyClubhouse.coms allow you to download software applications or other forms of Content, including files, images and/or data incorporated therein (collectively, the "Software"). The Software is made available to you by HockeyClubhouse.com or third parties subject to the terms and conditions made available to you during the software installation process. Additionally, you agree that the Software is licensed to you by HockeyClubhouse.com or third parties for your personal and non-commercial use only provided that you do not modify the Software and that you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices and that HockeyClubhouse.com or the designated third parties retain full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form. You agree that it is your responsibility to review and evaluate the Software and the related terms and conditions, and that all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, the Software rests with you. You further agree that HockeyClubhouse.com, including its suppliers, shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with your use of, or reliance on, the Software, including the failure of the Software to meet your needs, standards, expectations or specifications.
CONTENT LINKED TO HockeyClubhouse.com
Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. Please note that certain links on HockeyClubhouse.com may take you to other websites. HockeyClubhouse.com provides these links only as a convenience and not as an endorsement by HockeyClubhouse.com. These linked sites are not necessarily under the control of HockeyClubhouse.com. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. HockeyClubhouse.com is not responsible for the content of any such linked sites or any other web page which is not part of HockeyClubhouse.com and under HockeyClubhouse.com's control. Unless otherwise expressly provided, HockeyClubhouse.coml makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked site or the information, products or services appearing thereon. Accordingly, you agree that HockeyClubhouse.com will not be responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in any site linked from HockeyClubhouse.com.
DEALINGS WITH THIRD PARTIES
You acknowledge and agree that your correspondence or business dealings with any third parties, including any merchants or advertisers, found on, or through, HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services, including payment for and delivery of related goods and services, and all other terms, conditions, representations and warranties related to such dealings, are solely as between you and such third parties. HockeyClubhouse.com assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any charges you or any user of your account incurs when making purchases or other transactions in this manner. Further, the responsibility for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws in connection with any such transactions shall be your's alone. You agree that HockeyClubhouse.com shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, any such dealings or transactions.
SUBSCRIPTION/FEE BASED SERVICES
Certain of the Services made available on HockeyClubhouse.com may be offered by HockeyClubhouse.com on a payment basis (a "Pay Service"). Pay Services may be offered by HockeyClubhouse.com on a prepaid usage basis or on a periodic subscription ("Subscription") basis. Should you choose to purchase a Pay Service, you will be required to register as described above, and you will be assigned an account for such Pay Service (the "Pay Service Account") based on the information you provide as part of the registration process. You agree to pay all the fees applicable for such Pay Service you incur through your Pay Service Account, including any fees associated with the use of such Pay Service together with all applicable taxes (the "Fees"). Unless otherwise indicated on the relevant Pay Service description page (the "Pay Service Description"), the Fees for a Pay Service purchased through your Pay Service Account are chargeable immediately (and at the beginning of each renewal period for periodic Subscription Pay Services) to the credit card you designated for the particular Pay Service Account or through such other billing process as applicable. All Fees are non-refundable. HockeyClubhouse.com reserves the right to change the amount of, or basis for determining, any Fees for a Pay Service, and to institute new Fees or terms at any time effective upon notice to you, which notice may for certainty include the posting of any such changes on the relevant pages related to the use of the Pay Service.
Please note that Subscription Pay Services renew automatically at the end of the relevant period as set out in the applicable Pay Service Description and Fees in respect of each such renewal shall be based on the then current rate for the particular Subscription Pay Service. You may terminate your subscription at any time, which termination will only be effective at the end of your subscription period. By registering for a Pay Service, you warrant that: (a) you are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside, (b) all information you submit is true and correct (including without limitation all credit card information), and (c) you are the cardholder of the credit card you designated for your Pay Service Account.
In consideration of the availability, and your use, of a Pay Service, you acknowledge and agree: (a) to these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation the disclaimers, limitation of liability and provisions related to prohibited conduct set out herein as well as any terms and conditions which may be set out in the relevant Pay Service Description, (b) that you are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur through your Pay Service Account, (c) that the Pay Service is for your personal, non-commercial use and you agree not to resell, distribute, transfer, share or otherwise use any Pay Service, including any coupons or credits related to same for any commercial purposes whatsoever, (d) that HockeyClubhouse.com reserves the right to specify an expiry date for the use of any coupons or credits purchased in connection with any Pay Service, and (e) that HockeyClubhouse.com reserves the right to suspend or terminate your Pay Service Account and your use of a Pay Service at any time, including without limitation, where HockeyClubhouse.com has determined, in its sole discretion, that your use of the Pay Service is, or was, in breach of these Terms and Conditions. Any such termination by HockeyClubhouse.com shall be in addition to and without prejudice to such rights and remedies as may be available to HockeyClubhouse.com, including injunction and other equitable remedies. Your ability to use the Pay Service is also subject to any limits established by HockeyClubhouse.com or by your credit card issuer. If Fees cannot be charged to your credit card or your charge is returned for any reason, including chargeback, HockeyClubhouse.com reserves the right to either suspend or terminate your Pay Service Account and your access to the Pay Service.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of HockeyClubhouse.com, its affiliates and licensors and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, including all third parties mentioned on HockeyClubhouse.com, from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or related to: (a) your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions; (b) your access to or use of HockeyClubhouse.com, Services or Content; or (c) your use or reliance on, or publication, communication or distribution of anything on or from HockeyClubhouse.com or through any of the Services. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL HockeyClubhouse.com, INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, AND ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER HockeyClubhouse.com HAD BEEN ADVISED OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY OF THE SERVICES OF HockeyClubhouse.com, OR (B) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR MODIFICATION TO ANY OF YOUR CONTENT OR TRANSMISSIONS, OR (C) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO HockeyClubhouse.com OR ANY OF THE SERVICES.
You expressly acknowledge that HockeyClubhouse.com has entered into this agreement, and has and will make HockeyClubhouse.com, Content and Services available to you in reliance upon the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein, and that the same form an essential basis of the bargain between you and HockeyClubhouse.com. You expressly agree that the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein will survive, and continue to apply in the case of, a fundamental breach or breaches, the failure of essential purpose of contract, the failure of any exclusive remedy or termination of this agreement.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES
All HockeyClubhouse.coms and Services are controlled, operated and administered by HockeyClubhouse.com from its offices within Canada. HockeyClubhouse.com makes no representation or warranty that HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services are appropriate or available for use at any locations outside Canada. If you access HockeyClubhouse.com from outside Canada, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. You may not export any of the Content accessible through HockeyClubhouse.com in violation of applicable export laws and regulations. These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws in force in the Province of Ontario, Canada, without reference to its conflict of laws principles. Subject to the Arbitration and Actions paragraph below, each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario and to waive any objections based upon venue. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms and Conditions.
ARBITRATION AND ACTIONS
Any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, your use of any HockeyClubhouse.com or Service or the relationship which results from these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation, the performance, breach, enforcement, existence or validity of the matters provided for in these Terms and Conditions which cannot be amicably resolved, even if only one of the parties declares that there is a difference (collectively, a "Claim"), will be referred to and finally settled (to the exclusion of the courts) by private and confidential binding arbitration before a single arbitrator held in Toronto, Ontario in English and governed by Ontario law pursuant to the Arbitration Act, 1991 (Ontario), as amended, replaced or re-enacted from time to time. The arbitrator shall be a person who is legally trained and who has experience in the information technology field in Canada and is independent of either party. Any such Claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim, controversy or dispute of any other party. You agree to waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against us related to any Claim and, where applicable, you also agree to opt out of any class proceedings against us. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to pursue the protection of intellectual property rights and confidential information through injunctive or other equitable relief through the courts.
You acknowledge and agree that HockeyClubhouse.com, in its sole and absolute discretion, may, without notice to you, suspend or terminate your account or your use of, or access to, HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services, and remove and discard any information or content related to HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services (and your use thereof), for any reason, including where HockeyClubhouse.com believes that you have violated any of these Terms and Conditions. You further agree that HockeyClubhouse.com shall not be liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination. If you are dissatisfied with HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of HockeyClubhouse.com in operating HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using HockeyClubhouse.com or any of the Services.
SUBMISSION OF IDEAS AND/OR SUGGESTIONS
HockeyClubhouse.com is always improving its websites and Services and developing new features. If you have ideas and/or suggestions regarding improvements or additions, we would like to hear them - but any submission will be subject to these Terms and Conditions. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ANY DISCLOSURE OF ANY IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR RELATED MATERIAL TO HockeyClubhouse.com BE SUBJECT TO ANY OBLIGATION OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR EXPECTATION OF COMPENSATION. BY SUBMITTING THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL TO HockeyClubhouse.com, YOU ARE WAIVING ANY AND ALL RIGHTS THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL AND ARE REPRESENTING AND WARRANTING TO HockeyClubhouse.com THAT THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL ARE WHOLLY ORIGINAL WITH YOU, THAT NO ONE ELSE HAS ANY RIGHTS IN THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL AND THAT HockeyClubhouse.com IS FREE TO IMPLEMENT THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION AND TO USE THE RELATED MATERIAL IF IT SO DESIRES, AS PROVIDED OR AS MODIFIED BY HockeyClubhouse.com, WITHOUT OBTAINING PERMISSION OR LICENSE FROM ANY THIRD PARTY.
This agreement is personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between HockeyClubhouse.com and you pertaining to your use of HockeyClubhouse.com, Services and Content and supercede any prior agreements between you and HockeyClubhouse.com with respect to the subject matter hereof. HockeyClubhouse.com's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of any right or provision. If any of the provisions (or parts thereof) contained in these Terms and Conditions are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions (or parts thereof) contained herein. No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made except by a revised posting on this page or except as otherwise expressly contemplated herein.