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FIE Website Terms and Conditions of Use
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE “WEBSITE”) AND/OR ANY OF ITS PAGES, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE FIE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE DESCRIBED HEREIN AND BY ALL TERMS, RULES, POLICIES AND GUIDELINES APPLICABLE TO THE WEBSITE CONTENTS AND SERVICES. FIE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. YOU ARE THEREFORE RESPONSIBLE FOR REGULARLY REVIEWING THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
1. Ownership of the Website and its Contents
Welcome to FIE.org official website. This website is owned and operated by FIE - Fédération Internationale D’Escrime, the international federation for the sport of fencing, with registered office at MSI – Maison du Sport International, Av. de Rhodanie 54, 1007 Lausanne, CH.
Unless otherwise indicated, all of the content featured or displayed on this Website, including, but not limited to text, video, graphics, data, pictures, audio, illustrations, magazines, games, software, as for the selection and arrangement thereof ('FIE Content'), is owned by the FIE, its licensors, or its third-party image partners and all rights are reserved. Therefore no “FIE Content” may be reproduced in any circumstance for commercial or promotional purposes without prior permission from the listed owners or suppliers.
All elements of the Website, including the FIE Logo, Name and Content are protected by copyright, trade dress, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property.
2. Use of Content
Nothing in the Website is designed to grant any licence or right to use of names, logos, pictures or trademarks. No act of downloading, copying or reproducing from the Website will transfer title for you to any “FIE Content”.
Except as otherwise expressly stated above, you are granted permission to view, store, print, reproduce, distribute any pages or download any material from the Website for personal non-commercial use only, provided that:
(a) You do not modify any such page or material and
(b) You include these Terms and Conditions with any reproduction.
FIE shall bear no responsibility whatsoever for unauthorized copying and/or use of any material property of third parties on the Website.
You represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including, but no limited to those relating to the Internet, data, e-mail, privacy and the transmission of technical data exported from Switzerland or the country in which you reside.
YOU AGREE NOT TO REPRODUCE, COPY, SELL, RESELL OR EXPLOIT FOR ANY COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES ANY PORTION OF THE WEBSITE, USE OF THE WEBSITE, OR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF FIA. ANY UNAUTHORIZED REPRODUCTION OR USE FOR COMMERCIAL OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY PART THEREOF IS A VIOLATION OF FIE’S COPYRIGHTS.
FIE Name Mark, Trademarks, the FIE logo and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Website are trademarks of the FIE and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the FIE. In addition, the design, structure and feel of the Website, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of the FIE and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Website are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.
You may not use an FIE logo or other proprietary graphic of the FIE to link to this Website without the express written permission of the FIE. Furthermore, you may not frame any FIE trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the FIE Content, without FIE express written consent.
In the event you wish to establish a link to the Website, you expressly agree to: (a) ask prior written approval of FIE to establish a link to the Website; (b) not to include the Website into the frame of another website; (c) create a direct link to FIE’s official Website at www.fie.org; (d) not to create any third party association with the Website; and (e) ensure that the link does not state or imply that FIE sponsors or endorses any other website activity, company or entity, or presents FIE and/or fencing in a false, misleading, defamatory or derogatory manner.
The link to our Website does not permit you to use any FIE, or third party content, names, logos, images, videos, graphics or trademarks, unless separately agreed in writing by the related rights-holders.
Detailed requests can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The FIE makes no claim or representation regarding and accepts no responsibility for, directly or indirectly, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party websites accessible by hyperlink from the Website, or websites linking to the Website. Because FIE has no control over such content links, you acknowledge and agree that FIE is not responsible for the contents, advertising, products, services or any other materials on or available from any linked website, resources, any link contained in a linked website, or any review, changes or updates to such websites. The FIE provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by the FIE of any website or any information contained therein.
Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third party found on or through the Website, regarding the payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that the FIE shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage or other matters of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.
When you leave the Website, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices of any website to which you navigate from the Website.
5) Data Registration and Account Security
In consideration of your use of the Website you or any person you permit access and use of your account may provide FIE with certain personal data, including the Registration Data and certain other information about you. By submitting your personal information to the Website you agree (and shall ensure that each other person agrees) to: (a) use of such data and the Website in accordance to the Terms and Condition; (b) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Website ('Registration Data'); (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data and any other information you provide to the FIE, to keep it accurate, current and complete; (d) maintain the security of your password and identification; (e) notify FIE immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or other breach of security; (f) accept all responsibility for any and all activities that occur under your account; and (g) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to the FIE.
If you communicate with FIE by e-mail, you should note that the security of internet access and e-mail is uncertain. By sending sensitive or confidential e-mail messages, which are not encrypted, you accept the risks of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the internet.
Any personal data submitted by the visitor to this Website will not be used for any direct marketing or unsolicited follow-up unless the FIE has previously informed the visitor of this possible use and the visitor has given the FIE his express permission.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the FIE, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, employees, agents, third party information providers and independent contractors against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to your conduct, your use or inability to use the Website, your breach or alleged breach of the Website Terms or of any representation or warranty contained herein, your unauthorized use of the FIE Content, or your violation of any rights of another.
THIS WEBSITE AND THE FIE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND THE FIE AND ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES EXCLUDE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FIE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE FIE CONTENT, OR THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE SAME, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS AND DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THE FUNCTIONS EMBODIED ON OR IN THE MATERIALS OF THIS WEBSITE ARE NOT WARRANTED TO BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERROR. YOU, NOT THE FIE, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE FIE CONTENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE FIE CONTENT IS FREE SUFFERING INFECTION BY VIRUSES OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT HAS CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES.
The FIE uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the FIE Content, but makes no representations or warranties as to the FIE Content's accuracy, correctness or reliability.
8) Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FIE, ITS DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, THE FIE CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE FIE, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE FIE'S RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE FIE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO THE FIE FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE.
9) Applicable Law and Arbitration
This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Switzerland.
Any dispute arising from or in connection with your use of the Website or the FIE Content which cannot be settled amicably, shall be finally settled, to the exclusion of the ordinary courts, in accordance with the Statute and Regulations of the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The parties undertake to comply with the said Statute and Regulations, and to enforce in good faith the award to be rendered. The seat of arbitration shall be at Lausanne, Switzerland.
10) Termination and Modifications to Service
Notwithstanding any of these Website Terms, the FIE reserves the right, without notice to you and in its sole discretion, to block your use of the Website, or to discontinue, and to modify the Website temporarily, or permanently.
11) Miscellaneous Provisions
Any waiver of any provision of the Website Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by the FIE. If any clause in these Website Terms is found to be unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
12) Changes to Website Terms
The FIE reserves the right to change any of the terms and conditions contained in the Website Terms or any policy or guideline of the Website, at any time and in its sole discretion, without notice to you. When we make changes, we will revise the 'last updated' date at the top of the Website Terms. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. We encourage you to review the Website Terms whenever you visit one of our websites.