PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE
Terms of website use
Other applicable terms
- Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
If you purchase goods and/or services from our site, our Terms and conditions of supply will apply to the sales.
Information about us
www.hq9.co.uk is a site operated by HQ9 Limited (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09856617 and have our registered office at 21 Kings Head Road, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, WF14 9SJ. Our main trading address is 21 Kings Head Road, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, WF14 9SJ. Our VAT number is [VAT NUMBER].
We are a limited company.
Our business consists of providing a platform on which aspiring young sports people can make themselves known to potential recruiters in professional sport, and can obtain information to help them in their determination to become professional sports people. We are not a players’ agency or sports agency, we are not an employment agency and we do not directly represent any sports club or clubs.
All details that appear on our site relating to players or clubs are details provided to us by our subscribers and clubs and we cannot independently verify these details or take responsibility for their accuracy. Before acting upon any information on this site provided by any subscriber or club you should satisfy yourself independently of the accuracy and reliability of that information.
We do not act in anyway as advisors to the public and in no circumstances give any form of financial or investment advice nor any advice in respect of mortgages or credit of any nature.
Without prejudice to the other provisions of these Terms of Website Use we cannot take any responsibility or accept any liability for any content on our site relating to any player or club and no representation, warranty or undertaking of any nature and no information on which you are entitled to rely in any circumstances in relation to such player or club shall exist or arise out of or in connection with any materials that appear on our site.
Changes to these terms
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
Changes to our site
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any 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.
Accessing our site
Our site is made available free of charge to general users, excluding “subscriber only” areas. If you become a subscriber to our site, you must agree to enter into our website terms and conditions of supply which take effect in addition to these terms. You will then be permitted on those terms to access “subscriber only” areas of our site.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
Our site is directed to people residing 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.
Your account and password
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected] or call us on 0800 118 5995
Intellectual property rights
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.
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 (subject, in the case of any sports club which is subject to any subscription agreement with us, to the terms of that subscription agreement).
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.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors, and you must not in any way use or reproduce any part of the content of our site in any form, format or medium made available to the public (including but not limited to posting such content to any website or web page of any nature and for any purpose) without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
No reliance on information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis 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 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.
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.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. 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.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods or services by us to you, which will be set out in our Terms and conditions of supply.
Uploading content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site 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. 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.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
Rights you licence
When you upload or post content of any nature and in any form, format or medium to our site (which may without limitation be or include any personal description and/or photograph of any person, details and/or records of that person’s sporting activities and achievements, details of any club or team that person is involved with and photography, video or audio-visual footage of that person and any sporting activity in which that person is involved) (“content”), you grant the following licences:
- By uploading or posting content to our site, you agree that by doing so you grant to HQ9 Limited a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, communicate to the public (either by way of broadcasting or making the same available to the public by any means and/or using any technology of any nature) and perform that content in connection with the service provided by the site in any and all media throughout the world and/or in order to publicise the service provided by way of the site in any and all media throughout the world. Although you will still own the copyright in your content, HQ9 Limited will have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish, distribute and/or communicate to the public the material contained in your content without restriction throughout the world. This licence will be free of charge, perpetual and capable of sub-licence. HQ9 Limited may exercise all copyright and publicity rights in the material contained in your content in all jurisdictions, to their full extent and for the full period for which any such rights exist in that material.
- By uploading or posting content to our site, you agree that by doing so you grant other users of our site to view that content freely, to store and access that content without restriction as permitted from time to time by the functionality provided by way of the site. This licence will terminate at the time you delete the content in question from the site or the content is taken down from the site for any reason whether by you or by us.
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.
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.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [ HQ9 on 0800 118 5995 or email at [email protected] ]
Third party links and resources in our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
“HQ9” and the HQ9 logo are trade marks of HQ9 Limited.
To contact us, please email [email protected]