Terms and Conditions

Marketplace Terms and Conditions

Sports Bridge Pty Ltd ABN 85 606 289 267 (referred to as Sports Bridge) provides a social network and introductory service from its website at www.sportsbridge.com.au (Site) between sportspeople, sporting personalities and celebrities, amateur and professional athletes (Athletes) who wish to promote, advertise and otherwise market themselves, their skills, talents and sporting abilities and sporting industry professionals (Professionals) who are able to offer services and products to Athletes including but not limited to coaching and training services, sporting goods, employment, fixed term engagements, sponsorship, affiliations, sporting, media and public engagements and other types of sports based offerings (Services). The Site will also offer additional functionality, access to which will require payment of a subscription by users, details of which will be set out from time to time on the Site (Subscription Services).

1.    Contract

(a)    These Marketplace Terms and Conditions (Terms) form a binding legal agreement between Sports Bridge, its directors, officers, employees, successors and assignees, and each person, organisation or entity using the Site (referred to as a User). By using the Site each User agrees to comply with and be legally bound by these Terms. Please read the Terms carefully.  If there are any questions, the User is encouraged to contact Sports Bridge using the contact details at the end of these Terms.

(b)    The User’s use of the Site indicates that:

(i)    the User has had sufficient opportunity to access these Terms;
(ii)    the User has read, accepted and will comply with these Terms;
(iii)    the User has legal capacity to enter into a contract; and
(iv)    the User is 18 years or older or if younger than 18 years, the User has the approval of its parent or guardian.

If this is not correct, or if the User does not agree to these Terms, the User is not permitted to use the Site.

(c)    These Terms may be amended from time to time, without prior notice.  Use of the Site following any such amendments will be deemed to be confirmation that the User accepts those amendments.  Sports Bridge recommends that each User check the current Terms, before continuing use of the Site. (d)    These Terms supplement:

(i)    the Sports Bridge company policies, including without limitation the Privacy Policy posted on the Site;
(ii)    the Stripe and/or PayPal Terms of Service including, without limitation, the Stripe and/or PayPal user agreement; and
(iii)    any other terms of service and/or user agreements of any other merchant facility that we may mention on the Site from time to time.

2.    Introductory Service Only

(a)    The Site provides a social network and an online introductory platform for Athletes and Professionals through which each User will be able to create a profile on the Site as per information requested on the site (Profile).

(b)    Athletes can view the Profiles of Professionals and contact Professionals via the in platform messaging service on the Site.

(c)    Professionals can view the Profiles of Athletes, and contact Athletes the in platform messaging service on the Site.

(d)    Each User understands and agrees that the Site is an online social and introductory platform only, and that Sports Bridge’s responsibilities are limited to facilitating the availability of the Site and the Subscription Services.

(e)    Sports Bridge is not a party to any agreement entered into between Users. Sports Bridge is not a referrer or booking agent, and provides no such related services. Sports Bridge has no control over the conduct of Users of the Site, the Services or the Subscription Services.  Sports Bridge disclaims all liability in this regard, as set out in these Terms.

(f)    Any arrangement between Users is solely between the Users.  It is strictly and expressly not part of the User’s agreement with Sports Bridge.

3.    Online Registration

(a)    A User can browse and view Profiles and the Site as an unregistered user of the Site.  A User must register on the Site and create an account (Account) to access some services and features on the Site, including creating a Profile and contacting other Users.

(b)    Each User may only have one (1) Account on the Site including a Profile.

(c)    Basic information is required when registering on the Site for an Account.  Each User is required to provide certain information including name, email address, and location and select a username and password.

(d)    Each User agrees to provide accurate, current and complete information during the registration process and to update such information to keep it accurate, current and complete.  Sports Bridge reserves the right to suspend or terminate any User’s Account and his/her access to the Site and if any information provided to Sports Bridge proves to be inaccurate, not current or incomplete.

(e)    To keep information secure and confidential, Sports Bridge uses a SSL certificate with a 256 bit encryption to secure the connection between the Sports Bridge server and your web browser. Users will be requested by Sports Bridge to change their passwords at regular intervals.  Further information on the storage and security of your personal information can be found in our Privacy Policy.

(f)    It is the User’s responsibility to keep its Account details, username and password confidential.  The User is liable for all activity on its Account, including purchases made using its account details. The User agrees that it will not disclose its password to any third party and that it will take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under its Account, whether or not it has authorised such activities or actions.

(g)    The User will immediately notify Sports Bridge of any unauthorised use of its Account.

4.    Users and User Profiles

(a)    Users who have created an Account are permitted to create Profiles. The User’s Profile for its use of the Site is created from the personal information it provides to Sports Bridge.

(b)    Each User acknowledges and agrees that it is responsible for its own Profile.

(c)    Each User warrants that they have never been charged with or convicted of any offences related to sexual assault.

(d)    Users can access the Site to communicate with other Users and obtain or provide Services and Subscription Services.

(e)    If a User contacts another User, any agreement entered into is between the Users. Sports Bridge is not a party to the agreement.

(f)    Each User acknowledges and agrees that any communications entered into with another User is at his or her own risk.  Sports Bridge does not provide a User with and cannot guarantee that other Users have genuine intentions.

(g)    Each User should report to Sports Bridge, any activities or requests of Users which are, or which the User reasonably believes to be:

(i)    suspicious;
(ii)    unusual;
(iii)    illegal; or
(iv)    likely to have a negative effect on the reputation of Sports Bridge, the Site, and/or a User.

(h)    Each User acknowledges and agrees that while the Site allows Users to communicate with each other, Users are not permitted to share the contact information of other Users.

(i)    Each User represents and warrants that any content that it provides and Profile that it posts:

i.    will not breach any agreements it has entered into with any third parties;
ii.    will be in compliance with all applicable laws, and rules and regulations that may apply to any User in its local area and country; and
iii.    will not conflict with the rights of third parties.

(j)    For the avoidance of doubt, Sports Bridge assumes no responsibility for a User’s compliance with any applicable laws, rules and regulations.

(k)    Sports Bridge reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or disable access to any Account and/or Profile for any reason, including Accounts and/or Profiles that Sports Bridge, at its sole discretion, considers to be objectionable for any reason, in violation of these Terms or otherwise harmful to the Site.

5.    Ratings and Reviews

(a)    Users may be able to rate a Profile (Rating), which determines the popularity of individual Profiles. Users may also be able to provide feedback regarding other Users, the Site, Services or Subscription Services (Review).

(b)    Ratings and Reviews of a User can be viewed by any User. Ratings and Reviews will remain viewable until the relevant User’s Account and Profile until the Account and/or Profile is removed or terminated.

(c)    Users must provide true, fair and accurate information in their Review.

(d)    If, in Sports Bridge’s reasonable assessment, a Review is untrue, unfair, inaccurate, offensive or inappropriate, Sports Bridge may delete the Review or ban the User from posting the Review. Sports Bridge does not undertake to review each Review made by Users.

(e)    To the fullest extent permitted by law, Sports Bridge is not the publisher and is not responsible for the content of any Reviews.

6.     Social Media Platform

(a)    The Site has a social media platform on which Members are able to communicate and search for other Users via a directory (Platform).

(b)    Sports Bridge asks Users to limit their discussions to topics which are relevant to Sports Bridge’s Site, the Services and the Subscription Services.

(c)    Sports Bridge reserves the right to remove any posts by Users which Sports Bridge, at its sole discretion, deems to be inappropriate.

(d)    Users acknowledge and agree that they are not permitted to post posts which contain foul language, illegal material, defamatory comments, business advertisements, spam, religious debates, comments which incite fear, and/or any form of abuse, insults, personal attacks or infringe others copyright or intellectual property.

(e)    Users acknowledge that posts may be viewable by other Users.

7.    Subscription Services and Payments

(a)    Users are not required to pay any fees for their registration on the Site but may be required to pay Fees for any Subscription Services.

(b)    If a User purchases Subscription Services they must subscribe for the term and pay the fees as set out on our Site (Fees).

(c)    Fees for Athletes and Professionals may differ.

(d)    Each User agrees to pay the relevant Fees, in the currency specified on the Site at the time that it seeks the Subscription Services.

(e)    Goods and services tax (GST) will be charged where applicable.

(f)    The User may pay for the Subscription Services by PayPal, Stripe, credit card or such other merchant facility specified on the Site.  The payment will be processed upon receipt of the request for a Subscription Service.  The User must not pay, or attempt to pay, for the Subscription Services through any fraudulent or unlawful means.  If a User’s payment is not able to be successfully processed then the request for the Subscription Service will be cancelled.

(g)    In the absence of fraud or mistake, all payments made are final and the User shall not have the right to cancel its purchase for any reason and further each User agrees to satisfy all such payments made.

(h)    If the User makes a payment by debit or credit card, the User warrants that the information provided to Sports Bridge is true, accurate and complete, that the User is authorised to use the debit or credit card to make the payment, that the payment will be honoured by the card issuer, and that the User will maintain sufficient funds in the account to cover the purchase price.

(i)    Nothing prevents Sports Bridge from taking any action necessary to recover any unpaid fees.  If the User fails to pay, the User’s information will be passed on for collection and or legal action.  The User acknowledges and agrees that it is liable for and will pay all costs including debt collection, commission, solicitor’s fees and any out of pocket expense. If the User at any time exceeds Sports Bridge’s payment terms and as a result are passed on for collection and or legal action, Sports Bridge may place a default against the User with a credit reporting agency.

(j)    Sports Bridge’s pricing structure or payment methods may be amended from time to time at its sole discretion.

8.    Offers and Promotions

(a)    Sports Bridge may, from time to time, make offers or promotions which may be applicable to the Services.

(b)    The conditions of such offers or promotions will be specified on the Site.

(c)    The User acknowledges and agrees that Sports Bridge may, at its sole discretion, remove or extend any offers or promotions, and Sports Bridge will not be responsible or liable for any potential loss or damage which the User incurs as a result of the removal or extension of any offers or promotions.

9.    Dispute Resolution

(a)    By using the Site, each User agrees that any legal redress that they may seek for acts or omissions of Athletes, Professionals, or other third parties, will be limited to claims against the Athletes, Professionals or other third parties who caused them harm, and they will have no claim against Sports Bridge.  Sports Bridge encourages Users to communicate directly with the relevant Athletes, Professionals or third party to resolve any disputes.

(b)    Sports Bridge welcomes feedback from its Users.  Sports Bridge will take all reasonable steps to resolve legitimate User concerns quickly and effectively.  

(c)    If there are any complaints from a User, Sports Bridge will aim to respond and provide a suitable solution within 30 days.  If a User is not satisfied with Sports Bridge’s response, the User and Sports Bridge agree to the following dispute resolution procedure:

(i)    The complainant must tell the respondent in writing, the nature of the dispute, what outcome the complainant wants and what action the complainant thinks will settle the dispute.  The User and Sports Bridge agree to meet in good faith to seek to resolve the dispute by agreement between them (Initial Meeting).
(ii)    If a resolution cannot be agreed upon at the Initial Meeting, either the User or Sports Bridge may refer the matter to a mediator.  If the User and Sports Bridge cannot agree on who the mediator should be, the complainant will ask the Law Society of Queensland to appoint a mediator.  The mediator will decide the time and place for mediation.  Each party to the dispute must attend the mediation in good faith, to seek to resolve the dispute.

(d)    Any attempts made by a party to resolve a dispute pursuant to this clause are without prejudice to other rights or entitlements of either party under these Terms, whether in law or equity.

10.    Cancellation of registration

(a)    Users can deactivate their Account at any time via the Site which will have the effect of cancelling their registration.

(b)    The User will not be entitled to a refund in the event of cancellation of their registration.

11.    Consumer Guarantees

(a)    Consumer legislation in Australia including the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) in the Consumer and Competition Act 2010 (Cth) provides consumers with guarantees that cannot be excluded, restricted or modified (Rights). Similar consumer protection laws and regulations in other countries may provide consumers with similar guarantees.

(b)    If the User is a consumer as defined in the ACL, the following notice applies to the User from Sports Bridge: “We guarantee that the services we supply to you are rendered with due care and skill; fit for the purpose that we advertise, or that you have told us you are acquiring the services for or for a result which you have told us you wish the services achieve, unless we consider and disclose that this purpose is not achievable; and will be supplied within a reasonable time.  To the extent we are unable to exclude liability; our total liability for loss or damage you suffer or incur from our services is limited to us re-supplying the services to you, or, at our option, us refunding to you the amount you have paid us for the services to which your claim relates.”

12.    Intellectual Property

(a)    All logos, slogans, content, designs, diagrams, drawings, graphics, images, layouts, appearance, videos, ideas, methods, databases, codes, algorithms, software, fees, pricing, notes, documents, domain names, confidential information, copyright, rights in circuit layouts (or similar rights), registered or unregistered trade marks, trade names, patent, know-how, trade secret and any other intellectual or industrial property whether such rights are capable of being registered or not (collectively Intellectual Property), including but not limited to copyright which subsists in all creative and literary works displayed on the Site, the layout, appearance and look of the Site, together with any applications for registration and any rights to registration or renewal of such rights anywhere in the world, whether created before or after the date of these Terms and whether used or contained in the Site is owned, controlled or licensed to Sports Bridge (or its affiliates and/or third party licensors as applicable).

(b)    The User agrees that, as between the User and Sports Bridge, Sports Bridge owns or holds the relevant licence to all Intellectual Property rights in the Site and that nothing in these Terms constitutes a transfer of any Intellectual Property. The Intellectual Property and Site  are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, international treaties, laws and other proprietary or industrial rights whether such rights are capable of being registered or not, and also may have security components that protect digital information only as authorised by Sports Bridge or the owner of the content.

(c)    Some Intellectual Property used in connection with the Site are the trademarks of their respective owners (collectively Third Party Marks).

(d)    Sports Bridge’s Intellectual Property and Third Party Marks may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Sports Bridge or the applicable trademark holder or Intellectual Property owner.

(e)    Users of the Site do not obtain any interest or licence in the Intellectual Property or Third Party Marks without the prior written permission of Sports Bridge or the applicable Intellectual Property owner. Users may not do anything which interferes with or breaches the Intellectual Property rights.

13.    User Licence

(a)    Subject to these Terms, Sports Bridge grants the User a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited and revocable licence to use the Site and Subscription Services for its own personal and/or internal business use only on a computer or mobile device owned or controlled by the User as permitted in accordance with these Terms (User Licence), and not to use the Site and Subscription Services in any other way or for any other purpose, apart from local fair dealing legislation in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). All other uses are prohibited without Sports Bridge’s prior written consent.

(b)    The right to use the Site and Subscription Services is licensed to the User and not being sold to the User.  A User has no rights in the Site and Subscription Services other than to use it in accordance with these Terms.

(c)    This Agreement and User Licence governs any updates to, or supplements or replacements for the Site and Subscription Services, unless separate Terms accompany such updates, supplements or replacements, in which case the separate Terms will apply.

14.    Permitted and Prohibited Conduct

(a)    The User is solely responsible for compliance with any and all laws, rules, regulations, including but not limited to tax obligations that may apply to its use of the Site and Subscription Services. In connection with the User’s use of the Site and Subscription Services, the User may not and agrees that it will not:

(i)    use the Site or Subscription Services for any purposes that are not expressly permitted by these Terms;
(ii)    register for more than one Account or register for an Account on behalf of another individual and/or entity, unless you are an authorised agent of the individual and/or entity;
(iii)    misrepresent its current or previous position and/or qualification or misrepresent its affiliation with a person or entity, whether past or present;  
(iv)    post any Review or upload any content (including but not limited to User Content as defined in clause 16 of these terms) that is offensive, contains nudity or inappropriate language, contains racial or religious ranting or discrimination or defames another User or Profile;
(v)    submit any false or misleading information;
(vi)    offer any services or products that it does not intend to honour or cannot provide;
(vii)    make any offers to another User that it does not intend to honour;
(viii)    violate any local, state, provincial, national, or other law or regulation, or any order of a court, including, without limitation, zoning restrictions and tax regulations;
(ix)    copy, store or otherwise access any information contained on the Site and Subscription Services or content for purposes not expressly permitted by these Terms;
(x)    infringe the rights of any person or entity, including without limitation, their intellectual property, privacy, publicity or contractual rights;
(xi)    use the Site or Subscription Services to transmit, distribute, post or submit any information concerning any other person or entity, including without limitation, photographs of others without their permission, personal contact information or credit, debit, calling card or account numbers;
(xii)    use the Site or Subscription Services in connection with the distribution of unsolicited commercial email, i.e. spam or advertisements;
(xiii)    stalk or harass any other user of the Site or Subscription Services or collect or store any personally identifiable information about any other User other than for purposes of transacting as a User on the Site;
(xiv)    use, display, mirror or frame the Site or any individual element within the Site, Sports Bridge’s name, any Sports Bridge trademark, logo or other Intellectual Property, information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, without Sports Bridge’s express written consent; or (xv)    advocate, encourage, or assist any third party in doing any of the foregoing.

15.    User Content Rules

(a)    The Site, Subscription Services, and Intellectual Property are protected by copyright, trade mark, and other laws of Australia and international countries.  The User acknowledges and agrees that the Site, Subscription Services and Intellectual Property, including all associated intellectual property rights are the exclusive property of Sports Bridge and its licensors.  The User will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Site and Subscription Services, or Intellectual Property.

(b)    The User must not post, upload, publish, submit or transmit any content that:

(i)    infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy;
(ii)    is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive;
(iii)    denigrates Sports Bridge, the Site, the Subscription Services, or a User;
(iv)    violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability;
(v)    is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, offensive, promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group;
(vi)    is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any other person; or
(vii)    promotes illegal or harmful activities or substances.

16.    User Content licence to us

(a)    Users are permitted to post, upload, publish, submit or transmit relevant information and content (User Content).  By making available any User Content or any User’s Intellectual Property on or through the Site and Subscription Services, the User grants to Sports Bridge a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free licence to use the User Content and User Intellectual Property, with the right to use, view, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast, access, or otherwise exploit such User Content and User Intellectual Property on, through, or by means of the Site and Subscription Services.

(b)    The User agrees that it is solely responsible for all User Content and User Intellectual Property that it makes available through the Site and Subscription Services.  The User represents and warrants that:

(i)    it is either the sole and exclusive owner of all User Content and User Intellectual Property that it makes available through the Site and Subscription Services, or that it has all rights, licences, consents and releases that are necessary to grant to Sports Bridge the rights in such User Content or User Intellectual Property, as contemplated under these Terms; and
(ii)    neither the User Content nor the posting, uploading, publication, submission or transmittal of the User Content or Sports Bridge’s use of the User Content (or any portion thereof) on, through or by means of the Site and the Subscription Services will infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other Intellectual Property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation.

(c)    Sports Bridge may at its sole discretion remove any User Content that is offensive or in breach of these Terms.

17.    Disclaimers

(a)    Sports Bridge does not guarantee that Professional will offer Services to Athletes, nor does Sports Bridge guarantee that Professionals will be able to find Athletes to offer Services to.

(b)    Sports Bridge does not endorse any User, Account, Profile or Service. Sports Bridge requires Users to confirm that they have provided accurate information.  Sports Bridge does not perform any sort of background checks of Users, and does not confirm any User’s identity, ability, qualities, qualifications, Account, Profile or the Services they offer.

(c)    Sports Bridge cannot and does not control the content contained in any Accounts or Profiles  or the condition, legality or suitability of any Services. Users are responsible for determining the identity and suitability of other Users that they contact via the Site.

(d)    Sports Bridge accepts no responsibility for and makes no representations or warranties to the User or to any other person or entity as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information contained on the Site.  Sports Bridge disclaims any and all liability related to any and all Users, Accounts, Profiles, and Services.

(e)    Sports Bridge recommends all Users check the background, references and identity of other Users prior to the accepting provision of Services or information from them.

(f)    To the fullest extent allowable under applicable law, Sports Bridge disclaims all warranties, representations and conditions, whether express or implied, including any warranties, representations and conditions that the Site or Subscription Services are merchantable, of satisfactory quality, reliable, accurate, complete, suitable or fit for a particular purpose or need, non-infringing or free of defects or errors.

(g)    For the avoidance of doubt, Sports Bridge is not responsible for any duties, fees, taxation, visa or immigration matters associated under these Terms.  Sports Bridge advises that all Users using the Site and Subscription Services should seek advice in relation to these matters.

(h)    Each User who uses the Site and the Subscription Services does so at their own risk.

(i)    Subject to clause 11, Sports Bridge excludes all express and implied conditions and warranties, except for the User’s Rights, to the fullest extent permitted by law, including but not limited to:

(i)    Sports Bridge expressly disclaims any implied or express guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions of any kind, which are not stated in these Terms;
(ii)    Sports Bridge does not warrant that the Site or the Services, content on the Site (including pictures, videos, sound clips, resumes, links etc.), or the User’s access to the Site or the Subscription Services will be error free, that any defects will be corrected or that the Site or the server which stores and transmits material to the User is free of viruses or any other harmful components;
(iii)    Sports Bridge takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Site, the Subscription Services, Users or Services being unavailable, of a particular standard of workmanship, failing to meet the Profile description, failing to meet the User’s needs, or being of less than acceptable quality; and
(iv)    Sports Bridge will not be liable for any loss, damage, costs or expense whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential and/or incidental, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill, service interruption, computer damage or system failure or the cost of substitute products or services, or for any damages for personal, bodily injury, death or emotional distress, loss of revenue, production, opportunity, access to markets, goodwill, reputation, use or any indirect, remote, abnormal or unforeseeable loss, or any loss or damage relating to business interruption, loss of programs or other data on the User’s information systems or costs of replacement goods, or otherwise, suffered by the User or claims made against the User, arising out of or in connection with the Site, Subscription Services, content and User Content on the Site, inability to access or use the Site, the Subscription Services, any Profile or the Terms, even if Sports Bridge was expressly advised of the likelihood of such loss or damage.

(j)    The User agrees not to attempt to impose liability on, or seek any legal remedy from Sports Bridge with respect to the abovementioned matters.

18.    Limitation of Liability

(a)    Subject to clause 11, Sports Bridge’s total liability arising out of or in connection with the Site and the Subscription Services or the Terms, however arising, including under contract, tort, including negligence, in equity, under statute or otherwise, will not exceed the total fees paid by the User to Sports Bridge in the twelve (12) month period prior to the event giving rise to the liability, or one hundred dollars (AUD$100) if no such payments have been made, as applicable.

(b)    The limitations of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between Sports Bridge and the User.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the above limitation may not apply to the User.

(c)    This limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties.  The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these terms is found to have failed in its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these terms inure to the benefit of Sports Bridge.

19.    Indemnity

(a)    Each User agrees to defend and indemnify and hold Sports Bridge (and Sports Bridge’s related bodies corporate, officers, directors, contractors, employees and agents) harmless from and against any claims, actions, suits, demands, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses (including legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis), including in tort, contract or negligence, arising out of or connected to the User’s use of or access to the Site and the Subscription Services; any breach by the User of these Terms; any wilful, unlawful or negligent act or omission by the User; and any violation by the User of any applicable laws or the rights of any third party.

(b)    Sports Bridge reserves the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by the User, in which event the User will cooperate in asserting any available defences.

(c)    This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and the User’s use of the Site or Subscription Services.

20.    General

(a)    Accuracy: While Sports Bridge will endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, Sports Bridge makes no representations, warranties or guarantee, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of any information, images, products, services, or related graphics contained on the Site for any particular purpose.  The User hereby acknowledges that such information and materials may contain mistakes, inaccuracies or errors and Sports Bridge expressly excludes any liability for such to the fullest extent permissible by law.

(b)    Security: Sports Bridge has a secure business system with a SSL certificate with a 256 bit encryption to protect all User transactions and to ensure maximum security.  Sports Bridge also uses individually ‘salted’ passwords and encrypts all financial information.  All credit card payments are processed by a secured third party processor.  

(c)    Termination: Sports Bridge reserves the right to refuse supply of the Site and the Subscription Services required by any User, suspend or terminate any User’s Account or Profile, suspend or terminate its contract with any User, and remove or edit content on the Site at its sole discretion, without incurring any liability to the User. If Sports Bridge decides to suspend or terminate a User’s Account or Profile any of the following may occur, with or without notice to the User: (a) the User’s Account/Profile will be deactivated, its password will be disabled and it will not be able to access the Site, Subscription Services, its Account/Profile or its User Content; (b) any pending or future dealing (in respect of a User) will be immediately terminated; (c) Sports Bridge may communicate to the relevant User  that the dealing has been cancelled; (d) Sports Bridge may or may not refund the User in full or in part, regardless of the current cancellation and refund policy; and (e) the User will not be entitled to any compensation for any dealings or transactions that were cancelled, terminated or otherwise interrupted or failed to eventuate as a result of a suspension, deactivation or termination of their Account by Sports Bridge.  

(d)    Illegal Activities: Each User acknowledges and agrees that, in the event Sports Bridge reasonably suspects that there are fraudulent or other illegal activities occurring within the Site and Subscription Services, Sports Bridge reserves the right to immediately terminate any Accounts involved in such activities, contact the relevant authorities and provide all necessary information to assist in proceedings and investigations.

(e)    Force Majeure: Sports Bridge will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform its obligations under the Terms if such delay is due to any circumstance beyond its reasonable control.

(f)    Notice: Any notice in connection with the Terms will be deemed to have been duly given when made in writing and delivered or sent by email or post to the party to whom such notice is intended to be given or to such other address or email address as may from time to time be notified in writing to the other party.

(g)    Waiver: Any failure by a party to insist upon strict performance by the other of any provision in the Terms will not be taken to be a waiver of any existing or future rights in relation to the provision. No waiver by Sports Bridge of any of the Terms shall be effective unless Sports Bridge expressly states that it is a waiver and Sports Bridge communicates it to the User in writing.

(h)    Assignment: Sports Bridge may, but a User must not assign any rights and obligations under the Terms whether in whole or in part without Sports Bridge’s prior written consent.

(i)    Severability: If any of the Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

(j)    Jurisdiction and Applicable Law: These Terms, use of this Site, the Subscription Services and any dispute arising out of any User’s use of the Site or Subscription Services is subject to the laws of Queensland, Australia, and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Queensland courts. The Site may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas.  Sports Bridge makes no representation that the content of the Site comply with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia.  If a User accesses the Site from outside Australia, it does so as its own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where he/she accesses the Site.

(k)    Entire Agreement: These Terms and any document expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between Sports Bridge and each User, and supersede any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between Sports Bridge and each User, whether oral or in writing.

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Last update:     23 February 2016     

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