THE RANGERS FOOTBALL CLUB WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Terms and Conditions
1. Site usage
The contents and materials on this Site and the software used to provide this Site are the property of, or are under licence to, The Rangers Football Club or its licensors (including the Club). You acknowledge that you are only entitled to use the site/s for personal purposes and to purchase goods or services. You will not use any area of this Site for any commercial purpose or gain without the prior written consent of The Rangers Football Club.
2. Availability and Security of the Site/s and any Interactive Service
Due to the nature of the Internet, The Rangers Football Club does not promise full and error free operation of the Site/s and/or the Interactive Services at all times. All liability of The Rangers Football Club, its directors or employees howsoever arising for any loss whatsoever arising from your use of or inability to use the Site and/or the Interactive Services is excluded, insofar as it is possible to do so in law.
The Rangers Football Club shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Site, the Interactive Services and any information it holds on you are kept secure. However, due to the nature of the Internet, The Rangers Football Club cannot accept any liability for those who intentionally attempt to and/or gain unauthorised access to the same by means such as, without limitation, computer hacking (save to the extent that The Rangers Football Club is unable to exclude such liability by law).
3. Website Links
The Site contains links to third party websites. These third party websites are beyond the control of The Rangers Football Club and The Rangers Football Club does not accept any responsibility for the content of these websites or for any transactions that you may make on these websites. Your use of these third party websites, and any resultant transactions, will be subject to separate terms and conditions of use.
You must not create a link (of whatsoever nature) to the Site without the prior written consent of The Rangers Football Club. Separate written consent from The Rangers Football Club is required before you may use any of the content or materials that appear on the Site/s for whatever purpose.
4. Trade Marks and Copyright
The design, text, graphics, footage, images and other feed you receive (and any selection or arrangement) are subject to the copyright and other intellectual property rights of the Company, its licensors and others and no rights are granted in respect of your use of the Service other than as expressly set out in these Conditions.
The Rangers Football Club is the owner of:
(a) those trade mark(s) indicated as such throughout the Site from time to time; and
(b) all other trade marks used in the Site and/or the Interactive Service which are not licensed to it by any third party.
All other trade marks, product names and company names or logos cited therein are the property of their respective owners.
Copying or reproduction of all or part of the materials or content appearing in the site/s is prohibited unless permission has been granted in writing.
5. Data Protection and Use of Personal Information
Information may be gathered from your registration form(s) and your use of the Site and/or the Interactive Services including through "cookies". Cookies are blocks of text placed in files on your computer's hard drive when you visit a web site which contain information to identify you. A cookie does not contain any personal information you have provided us with, except your user name, unless the cookie is attached to personal information collected another way, such as by means of your on-line registration form.
The information gathered may be used by The Rangers Football Club internally, for purposes relating to your use of the Site and the Interactive Services and for marketing activities, and may be passed to carefully selected third parties to use for marketing activities. By marketing activities, we mean the communication directly to particular individuals (by e-mail, post or telephone) of any advertising or marketing material. If you do not wish to receive marketing material from The Rangers Football Club you should tick the appropriate box on the registration form(s) or notify us by e-mail. If you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive direct marketing/information from The Rangers Football Club or no longer wish us to pass your information to third parties you should again notify us by e-mail.
The Rangers Football Club may forward your personal details to the Police or other regulatory body to comply with the law or in relation to suspected misuse by you of the Site and/or the Interactive Services. Where it is lawful The Rangers Football Club may also monitor e-mails you send and receive.
Other than as set out elsewhere in this clause 5, your information shall not be disclosed or used by us. You hereby agree to these terms in this clause 5 by your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
6. Information that you send to or post on the Site
The Rangers Football Club ask you not to introduce prohibited material or content to the site/s. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions prohibited material or content include materials or content which in The Rangers Football Clubs sole discretion could: (a) be illegal or contain information or instructions relating to illegal activities; (b) be abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist or otherwise undesirable; (c) involve the transmission of junk mail or unsolicited mass mailing; (d) contain sexually explicit or pornographic images or content; (e) be harmful to people under the age of 18; (f) infringe the rights of any person, business, company or organisation; or (g) engage commercial activity without consent. The Rangers Football Club reserves the right to remove any prohibited material or content at any time and without notice.
Any material and content that you send to or post on the site/s will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You will not have any claim that the use of such material or content infringes any of your rights, including moral rights such as the right to approve the way in which The Rangers Football Club uses such material. All material or content (other than Personal Data) that you submit to the site/s and services in whatsoever form may be used by The Rangers Football Club in any way without liability for any royalties or other fees and without limit in time and throughout the world.
You undertake that you will only submit material or content to the site/s containing any third party personal or financial data if you have the express written consent of that third party.
You acknowledge that the internet is not a completely private or secure medium, and any material or content that you send to this Site may be intercepted by others.
7. Our right to terminate
The Company may terminate this agreement with immediate effect at any time and in its sole discretion for any reason and if you commit a breach of these Terms and Conditions. The Rangers Football Club reserves the right to pursue any and all legal remedies available to it in order to enforce such a suspension or termination.
8. Reservation of Rights
The Rangers Football Club reserves the right to suspend all or any of the services offered through the website/s or access to the website itself for technical, legal or regulatory reasons. Wherever possible, The Rangers Football Club will provide notice of such matters.
You agree at all times to indemnify and keep indemnified The Rangers Football Club against all losses, damages, costs or expenses and other liabilities (including legal fees) incurred by, awarded against or agreed to be paid by The Rangers Football Club arising from your use of the websites/s (including the creation of a link to the website or the introduction of content or material to the website/s).
UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING THE RANGERS FOOTBALL CLUB SHALL NOT, IN ANY EVENT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR:
ANY DIRECT LOSS IN EXCESS OF THE SUBSCRIPTION CHARGES; ANY LOSS OF PROFIT OR INCOME; OR ANY LOSS OF, DAMAGE TO OR CORRUPTION OF DATA; OR LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED TO YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, DATA OR OTHER PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF YOUR ACCESS TO THE SERVICES OR USE OF THE WEBSITE IN ANY WAY; OR ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF CONTRACTS OR BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OF MONEY, OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED IN ANY WAY TO BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR SHOULD REASONABLY KNOW OF SUCH LOSS. NOTHING IN THESE CONDITIONS SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY DUE TO ITS NEGLIGENCE OR FOR ITS FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION. THIS DOES NOT AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS AS A CONSUMER.
11. Force Majeure
The Company will have no liability to you for any delay or failure to deliver the Services to the extent that such delay or failure to deliver arises from causes beyond the reasonable control of the Company including, but not limited to, the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, third party action, denial of service attack and overuse or misuse of the Services, telephone or other inter connect problems, computer viruses or the like, unauthorised access, theft, operator errors, fire, severe weather conditions (including without limitation floods), acts of God, acts or regulations of any regulatory, governmental or supranational authority, war, riot, strike, lock-out, industrial disputes and the cancellation or postponement (by any football club or body) of any relevant football match).
No waiver by the Company shall be construed as a waiver of any rights or remedies, or any subsequent breach of any provision of these Conditions.
The Rangers Football Club is not responsible for any material or content included on the Site by any third party. The Rangers Football Club makes no representations or warranties that the material or content contained on or accessible via the site/s is accurate, complete or current or that use of the site/s is free from defects including but not limited to viruses or other harmful elements.
14. Entire Agreement
Employees or agents of the Company are not authorised to make any representations concerning the Services unless confirmed in writing by the Company.
You confirm that you do not rely on, and waive any claims for breach of, any such representations which are not so confirmed.
15. Governing Law
These Conditions and the agreement created between you and the Company is governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Scotland and any claim, dispute or matter arising under or in connection with them or their enforceability shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Scotland. The parties hereby prorogate the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.
The Rangers Football Club