Terms & Conditions
- Creation of an Account and a Blog
If you comment on an article on this site, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and content, and you are responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the content.
You are prohibited from using this site to post any type of spam, machine- or randomly-generated content, or unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third-party sites or boost the search-engine rankings of third-party sites.
- Compliance with Laws
You assume all knowledge of applicable law and are responsible for compliance with all such laws. You may not use this site in any way that violates applicable UK law or international laws, regulations, or other government requirements. You shall not post or transmit through this site any material that violates or infringes in any way on the rights of others or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable. You further agree not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable UK law or international law or regulation. You are prohibited from using this site to facilitate mail abuse or unsolicited email or content of any type (spam), machine- or randomly-generated content, or unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third-party sites or boost the search-engine rankings of third-party sites.
- User Warranty and Indemnification
You warrant and represent that all content, including, without limitation, text, photographs,sound recordings and videos submitted, uploaded or added to this site by or at the behest of you or your agents or representatives (“User Content”), is free of third-party claims and does not infringe the rights of any third party. By adding or uploading User Content, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all rights to the User Content. You agree to indemnify and hold us and our employees, agents, representatives, sponsors and service providers harmless from any claim, demand, liability, loss, damages, or cause of action, including reasonable legal fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of the warranties and representations herein, your use of this site, the violation of these Terms,or infringement by you, or other user of this site using your computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defence of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you will not in any event settle any such matter without our written consent.
- Your Responsibility for User Content
We are not responsible or liable for any User Content. User Content does not express our views. We do not guarantee that we will edit or delete User Content. We reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) if a complaint or legal action arises from your behavior. Unless otherwise specified, we do not claim ownership of the User Content. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy of any User Content and that you are solely responsible for the User Content. By posting the User Content, however, you are granting us permission to use the User Content in connection with this site.
- Public Forums and Communication
You acknowledge that the comments and User Content offered on this site are for public and not private communications and that you make all disclosures on this site at your own risk. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content you post on this site and for the consequences of submitting and posting same. Also, you should be skeptical about information provided by others, and you acknowledge that the use of any content posted on this site is at your own risk.
- Not Professional Advice
The content on this site is provided for informational and/or entertainment purposes only, and should not be construed as advice. The content is not intended to, and does not, constitute legal, professional, medical or healthcare advice or diagnosis, and may not be used for such purposes.
- Our Intellectual Property
Unless otherwise noted, all content on this site is subject to intellectual-property rights including copyrights and trademarks held or licensed by us, including, without limitation, the word and logo marks samrobertsrugby.com and Double Dummy Scissors. Neither these Terms nor your use of this site transfer from us to you any intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with us.
- Your Intellectual Property
By adding, submitting or uploading content to this site or any blog on this site, you grant us a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your blog. If you delete content, we will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the site, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the content may not be made immediately unavailable.
- Security of Information
Although we may provide certain security in an effort to protect the electronic transmission of certain information that you submit to us through this site, we do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from this site, including to or from any third-party websites linked to this site.
13. Denial of Access
14. Modifications and Interruption to Service
We will in good faith endeavor to provide uninterrupted service to this site, but you acknowledge and accept that we do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this site, and operation of this site may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.
15. Third Parties and Third-Party Sites
16. Disclaimer of Warranties
This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. We shall have no liability for any interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other harmful components in the use of this site. WE DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. THIS INCLUDES LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
17. Limitations of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SPONSORS, OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In those jurisdictions, our liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
18. Governing Jurisdiction
The site is operated and provided in the United Kingdom. As such, we are subject to the laws of England and Wales. Any legal issues arising from or related to your use of this site shall be construed in accordance with, and all questions with respect thereto shall be determined by, the laws of England and Wales. By using this site, and thereby agreeing to these Terms, you consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in the courts of England and Wales, with respect to any dispute.