terms of use

Welcome to sportaholik.com, the service that helps you find people to play sports with. By using the sporthaolik.com web site (the "Web site") you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (this "Agreement"), whether or not you register as a member of sportaholik.com ("Member"). If you wish to become a Member and make use of the sportaholik.com service (the "Service"), please read these Terms of Use and indicate your acceptance of them by following the instructions in the Registration page or the posting of a new game. If you object to anything in this Agreement or the sportaholik.com Privacy Policy, do not use the Website or the Service. The Terms of Use are subject to change by sportaholik.com at any time, effective upon posting on the sportaholik.com website, and your use of the Service after such posting will constitute acceptance by you of such changes.

  1. Eligibility. You must be eighteen (18) years of age or over to register as a member of sportaholik.com or use the Web site. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using the Web site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
  2. Term. This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Web site and/or are a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by contacting sportaholik.com. sportaholik.com may terminate your membership for any reason, at any time. If sportaholik.com terminates your membership in the Service because you have breached the Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of unused subscription fees should such fees be charged. Even after membership is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect.
  3. Proper Commercial Use by Members. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Web site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Web site will be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
  4. Proprietary Rights in Content on sportaholik.com. sportaholik.com owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Web site and the Service. The Web site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of sportaholik.com, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.
  5. Account Security. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the user name and password that you designate during the Registration process, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your member name and password. You agree to (a) immediately notify sportaholik.com of any unauthorized use of your user name or password or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. sportaholik.com will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
  6. Content Posted on the Site.
    1. You understand and agree that sportaholik.com may review and delete any personal information or profiles (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of sportaholik.com violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of Members
    2. You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Service, or transmit to other Members.
    3. By posting Content to any public area of sportaholik.com, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to sportaholik.com an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.
    4.  The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Web site. sportaholik.com reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Service and terminating the membership of such violators. It includes Content that:
      • involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
      • promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
      • provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses; and
      • solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users

Even though all of this is strictly prohibited, there is a small chance that You might become exposed to such items and You further waive Your right to any damages (from any party) related to such exposure.

    1. You must use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
    2. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members. Although sportaholik.com cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the Web site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Service in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect our Members from such advertising or solicitation, sportaholik.com reserves the right to restrict the number of emails which a Member may send to other Members in any 24-hour period to a number which sportaholik.com deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
  1. Member Disputes. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other sportaholik.com Members. sportaholik.com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.
  2. Privacy. Use of the Web site and/or the Service is also governed by our Privacy Policy.
  3. Disclaimers. sportaholik.com is not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Web site or in connection with the Service, whether caused by users of the Web site, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service. sportaholik.com is not responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Web site or Member of the Service. sportaholik.com assumes no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user or Member communications. sportaholik.com is not responsible or liable for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to users and/or Members or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Service. Under no circumstances will sportaholik.com be responsible or liable for any loss or damage whatsoever, including but not limited to personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the Web site or the Service, any Content posted on the Web site or transmitted to Members, or any interactions between users of the Web site, whether online or offline. The Web site and the Service are provided "AS-IS" and sportaholik.com expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. sportaholik.com cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Web site and/or the Service. The service may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by user from sportaholik.com or through or from the service shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
  4. Links. Certain links on this Site may take you to other web sites. sportaholik.com is not responsible for the contents of any linked web site. sportaholik.com makes no representations or warranties regarding, and does not endorse, any linked web site, the contents thereof, the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that the sportaholik.com sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the entity that owns or is responsible for any linked web site. If you decide to visit any linked web sites, you will do so at your own risk.
  5. Limitation on Liability. In no event will sportaholik.com be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including but not limited to lost profits arising from your use of the Web site or the Service, even if sportaholik.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, sportaholik.com’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to sportaholik.com for the Service during the term of membership.
  6. Disputes. If there is any dispute about or involving the Web site and/or the Service, by using the Web site, you agree that any such dispute shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and will be subject to the courts of the Province of Ontario and the federal courts applicable within the Province.
  7. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold sportaholik.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
  8. No Third Party Beneficiaries. You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
  9. Other. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and sportaholik.com regarding the use of the Website and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

Please contact us with any questions regarding this agreement.