Terms & Conditions

Welcome to www.sportingcapital.org.uk. Access to this website is provided by Sporting Capital Limited (“Us” or “We”), registered company number 10673757, registered address N107 Vox Studios 1-45 Durham Street, London, United Kingdom, SE11 5JH.

These terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website [www.sportingcapital.org.uk) (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our site.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

Our site is directed to people and organisations in the United Kingdom.  We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations.  We may limit the availability of our site or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time.  If you choose to access our site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.

Changes to terms and conditions 

We may amend our terms and conditions at any time and without notice.   Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. 

Changes to website

We may amend the content on our site from time to time.  However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Access to our site

Our site is made available free of charge. 

Access to our site is not guaranteed and We may suspend, discontinue or withdraw all or part of the site at any time and without notice.  We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Anyone who accesses our site through your internet connection agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

We may deny you access to this website or any part of this website without notice.

You agree not to use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to this website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of this website; or in any way which is illegal, fraudulent, harmful, offensive or obscene or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person.

Registration and password

If you register on our site and enter a password, you must treat this information as confidential and not disclose it to any third party.  We have the right to disable your password if, in our reasonable opinion, you have failed to comply with any of these terms and conditions.  If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify Us at enquiries@sportingcapital.org.uk.

Intellectual Property

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.  Requests for permission to use our logo should be directed to enquiries@sportingcapital.org.uk

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

You agree not to use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence to do so from Us or our licensors.  

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of the content on our site must always be acknowledged. 

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Materials submitted to us

Any content you upload to our site including photographs, a video or any graphics will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.  You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us [and other users of the Site] a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties and in particular to the Sporting Capital Investment Committee. The rights you license to us are described in the next paragraph (Rights you licence). 

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

Rights you licence

When you upload or post content to our site, you grant the following licenses:

  • A worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that content in connection with the services provided by our site and across different media and to promote the site or services; and
  • A worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to allow third parties to use the content for their purposes.

We will only ever use your materials to carry out your instructions to Us – unless, very exceptionally, a court or other regulator orders us to disclose them.

No reliance on information 

The content on our website is not advice and should not be relied upon. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or not taking, any action based on any of the content on our site. 

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Limitation of our liability

To the extent permitted by law, We shall not be held liable to any party in respect of any loss, damage or costs of any nature arising directly or indirectly from reliance placed on the material on this site or in connection with the use of or loss of use of this site.

Nothing in these terms and conditions (or elsewhere on our website) excludes or limits our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. 

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site. 

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

Viruses

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Data Protection

We keep information disclosed by you to Us through this website, including but not limited to your contact details (the “Information”) for the purposes of assessing your application for investment or other services provided by Us.

We may disclose this Information to other people (such as Access – the Foundation for Social Investment, our investors, professional advisers and third-party contractors) from time to time. 

We do not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination or sale to external parties for marketing purposes.  However, We may occasionally use your personal information to let you know about programmes which may benefit your organisation and these mailouts may be administered by third parties. 

Otherwise, it is our policy to disclose information to third parties only if explicitly required to do so by United Kingdom Law or where your consent has been obtained.

As with the vast majority of websites, We automatically log certain information about every request made of Us, including users’ IP addresses. This information is used for the purposes of system administration, maintenance, problem solving and the production of usage statistics. Subsets of this data may be passed to the administrators of other computer systems or computer security teams for purposes such as the investigation of access problems or as part of investigations of computer misuse. Otherwise the logged information is not passed to any third party except as stated elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions. Summary statistics may be made publicly available, but those that are do not include information from which individuals could be identified.

All personally identifiable information (e.g. names, addresses, e-mails and telephone numbers) provided to Us is processed and secured in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.  We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and our registration number is ZA271758.

Third party links and resources 

Any links on our site to third party websites and content are provided for information only.  Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by Us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Linking to our site 

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact enquiries@sportingcapital.org.uk

Cookies

Our site may use cookies.  We use cookies to help identify you so We can provide a better user experience and allow Us to improve our site. You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but this may stop our website from working properly. See our Privacy Policy for further details. 

Governing Law 

These terms and conditions and any matters relating to this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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