Terms and Conditions
Please read the following agreement, drawn up by GrassrootsConnected.co.uk, for your use of the Grassroots Connected website product and any affiliated services.
1.1 grassrootsconnected.co.uk (“We”, “Us”, “Our”, “Service”, “Supplier” or Grassroots Connected), our website products, and any affiliated services unless otherwise stated, are operated by Grassroots Connected, jointly managed by Jack Wright and Morgan McLellan. Should you wish to contact them in regards to the services they provide, please use this website’s contact form.
1.2 Grassroots Connected provides an affordable website product built specifically for grassroots football teams, with appropriate feature-related pricing as well as paid graphic design services.
1.3 You acknowledge that you have provided the Supplier with accurate and complete registration information and that it is your responsibility to update the Supplier of any changes to that information (including your email address) by emailing email@example.com.
1.4 This document, along with other related documents which may be referred to in it, tells you the terms of service (“Terms”) which apply to Our website grassrootsconnected.co.uk and websites using Our framework. The Terms apply to you whether you are a guest or registered user.
- CHARGES AND PAYMENT
2.1 Our paid website packages are only available if you pay for them. The charges for the different packages are shown on Our Website, grassrootsconnected.co.uk.
2.2 You can pay for the package which is most suitable to your club, using a credit or debit card on Our Website, by selecting the appropriate package.
2.3 Payment via our website is processed and through popular third-party payment processor, Stripe, which accepts credit and debit cards. We advise to pay in UK Pounds Sterling to avoid additional currency conversion rates.
- CANCELLATION AND TERMINATION
3.1 This agreement and your use and access to the Service may be terminated at any time without written or prior notice by Us.
3.2 If your club is using our website template or one designed by Us, we reserve the right to delete, destroy and remove access, files and the entirety of the Service provided by Us at any time without written or prior notice. The total amount made payable shall be the amount that is equivalent to the remaining number of payment cycles (in months) subtracted from the total amount made payable on a yearly basis. This shall be according to the appropriate website package used by a club/league.
3.3 You may terminate this agreement and receive a pro-rata refund if the Service is discontinued or if we are in material breach of this agreement and the breach is not remedied within the period of 14 days after written notice of the breach has been given to us.
3.4 If you cancel the Service, your cancellation will take effect immediately. A request of this nature, to request a refund, must be made in writing within 14 days of payment being processed. After cancellation, you will no longer have access to your website and all information contained therein may be deleted. We accept no liability for such deleted information or content.
3.5 We would, in the event of suspending or discontinuing the Service (and any affiliated services, functionality or features), give 21 days notice, providing a backup file of your website’s Contents in an XML format. One exception to this clause is in the event that you have breached the terms and conditions set out in this policy or any accompanying policies.
3.6 For club website customers, you can cancel your website subscription at anytime by logging into your website’s admin panel, go to Dashboard and then proceed to the Website Subscription screen. For graphic design customers you can cancel your order or request a refund in writing, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include relevant details to avoid a delay in processing your request.
- CONTENT, CONDUCT RULES AND OBLIGATIONS
5.1 You (“The Club”) are solely responsible for the posting, publication and distribution of content to your Website and that content deemed irresponsible or unsuitable for online publication, shall be in breach with your use and therefore termination of your use of the Service.
5.2 You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, goods, products, services or other materials (“Content“) are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. You are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. We do not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.
5.3 You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will We be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
5.4 We do not pre-screen Content, but We and Our designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in Our sole discretion to refuse, move or delete any Content that is available via the Service. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. You acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created or submitted by Us.
5.5 You agree to not:
5.5.1 upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy (including the disclosing of any address, email, phone number, or any other contact information without the written consent of the person to which such information relates), hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
5.5.2 impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, Us, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
5.5.3 upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
5.5.4 upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party;
5.5.5 upload, post, or transmit unsolicited commercial email or “spam”. This includes unethical marketing, advertising, or any other practice that is in any way connected with “spam”, such as (a) sending mass email to recipients who haven’t requested email from you or with a fake return address, (b) promoting a site with inappropriate links, titles, descriptions, or (c) promoting your site by posting multiple submissions in public forums that are identical;
5.5.6 upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; and
- VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
6.1 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.
6.2 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.
6.3 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it
- ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE AND SERVICES
7.1 If you choose to download or access any or third party Content or additional software that may be made available by Us in connection with the, or any other affiliated, Service, you understand that you may have to agree to additional terms and conditions before you use such software or third party Content.
7.2 If you do not agree to the terms of service or licence agreement, do not download the software or Content.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
8.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Service, Website, and in the material published on it and any necessary software used in connection with the Service (“Software”). These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You hereby agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
8.2 We do not claim ownership of the Content you place on your website. By submitting Content to your website, you agree to allow Us a world-wide, royalty-free and non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your website. This licence shall be terminated at the time your website is terminated.
- RESALE OF SERVICE
9.1 You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission of Grassroots Connected.
- USE AND STORAGE
10.1 If we, as the Service provider, deem your website subscription is taking up a significant amount of memory or disk space on our hosting account, we shall notify you (The Club), in which we would give 14 days notice to allow the deletion or transfer of relevant files or attachments.
11.1 This, or affiliated services for that matter, may contain hyperlinks or other forms of links to external websites. The content of these webpages are uncontrollable, due to being external and third party webpages, and by entering such webpages, you do so at your (the “User”) own risk.
11.2 Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
11.3 Nothing on this Website constitutes advice, nor does the transmission, downloading or sending of any information or the Material create any contractual relationship.
11.4 You acknowledge that We may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service and may modify such practices and limits from time to time without notice to you.
12.2 This agreement shall be governed by English law.
12.3 We reserve the right to change or alter this policy and in accordance of your continued use of the Service, we presume your agreement of these terms and conditions and other policies as declared on this Website.
12.4 These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements.
- CONTACT US
13.1 Please use the following methods of contacting us:
13.2 If you wish to report misuse or breach of the above terms of service and conditions please use the contact details found above.
We reserve the right to amend and update our policies from time to time. Links to updated policies can be found on our website. We assume with your continued use of the Service, your account or any websites using the Grassroots Connected template, that you agree to these updated terms and conditions and other appropriate policies.