WBL Terms of Use

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
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    INTRODUCTION:
The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Use”), govern your access to and use of worldbowlingleague.io, including any content, functionality, products and services offered on or through worldbowlingleague.org, the (“Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user, owned and operated by League Sports Co ("WBL" or “We” or “Our” or “Us”).
Please read these Terms of Use (the "Term of Use") carefully as by accessing, viewing or otherwise using this Website you are agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions set out below, this Website’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) (currently located at https://docs.worldbowlingleague.org/wbl-privacy-policy , this Website’s Cookie Policy (“Cookie Policy”) (currently located at https://docs.worldbowlingleague.org/), and our Disclaimer(currently located at https://docs.worldbowlingleague.org/wbl-disclaimer), including any additional rules, guidelines, policies, terms and conditions that may be applicable to this Website (“Additional Terms”), as amended from time to time. By using the Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use, Our Privacy Policy, our Disclaimer and/or the Additional Terms, incorporated herein by reference. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use including the agreements incorporated by reference herein, you must not access or use the Website.
At all times, you are bound by the then-current version of this Terms of Use and all applicable laws. WBL highly recommends that you review this Term of Use from time to time to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version as WBL reserves the right to modify, alter or update these terms and conditions at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations and updates. All amendments to these Terms and Conditions will be posted on this page. Please review these terms and conditions regularly to remain informed of any amendments. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, or any modifications, alterations or updates thereto please discontinue using this Website immediately.
WBL also reserves the right, periodically, to extend to you the chance to utilize services on the Website, such as the ability to participate in events, enter into contests (the "Contest(s)"), or WBL Tour Draw Challenge or sign up for official newsletters. By participating in any such Contests, events, or programs, you agree to any and all special terms set forth in connection with any such Contest, event, or program, as well as the terms in this Term of Use.
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    ACCEPTENCE OF TERMS:
Your utilization of the Website is governed by these Terms of Use, which WBL may periodically update, amend, modify, or revise without prior notice to you. It is imperative for you to periodically review these Term of Use to stay informed of any additions, revisions, or modifications WBL may have made. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SIGNIFIES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERM OF USE.
You must be 18 years or older to use and/or access the Website. If you are less than 18 years of age and would like to use and/or access to any of the services and Content made available therein, please ask your parent or legal guardian to review and agree to these Terms of Use before you use any part of the services.
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    SERVICES:
The Website presently furnish users with access to a diverse array of online resources, including but not limited to various potential communication tools, specialized content, web based streaming and branded features. Unless expressly specified otherwise, any new features that enhance or expand the Website, including the introduction of new or specialized web-based services by the WBL, are subject to these Terms of Use. On certain occasions, these Term of Use may coexist with a separate end-user license agreement or a similar contract applicable to a service or product offered by the WBL and/or the Website.
WBL retain the right to append, modify, remove, suspend, or terminate any facet of the Website at any juncture without prior notice. Additionally, WBL may impose constraints on specific features and services or limit access to sections or the entirety of the Website without notice or incurring any liability. To access the Website, you must secure internet access, either directly or through devices capable of retrieving web-based Content and satisfy any associated service charges. Furthermore, you are responsible for procuring all the necessary equipment required to establish this internet connection (e.g., personal computer, modem, cell phone, or other access devices).
THE CONTENT (AS DEFINED BELOW) PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE IS OFFERED SOLELY FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO SERVE AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, OR REPLACEMENT OF, ANY PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS.
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    WEBSITE ACCESS
You are sole responsible for ensuring that your computer system, mobile phone, or other communication device meets all the necessary technical requirements to access and use WBL’s Website. WBL reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to make modifications, replacements, deny access to, temporarily suspend, or permanently discontinue any part or feature of Our website, either globally or for specific individuals. Additionally, WBL may block access from particular Internet addresses, IP addresses, or geographical territories to Our Website at any time, without providing reasons for such actions. All changes will become effective when they are posted on the Website, unless otherwise specified.
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    PERMITTED USE OF WEBSITE
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    You are permitted to use the Website and its Content solely for personal, non-commercial purposes related to entertainment and information about bowling-based sports. Any other use, including for commercial, gambling, or wagering purposes, is strictly prohibited. Retrieving data or other Content from the Website, such as scores, statistics, and rankings, in a systematic manner, whether for the purpose of creating a collection, compilation, database, or directory, is also prohibited without prior written permission from the Website's administrators.
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    By using the Website, you agree to the following terms:
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      You agree not to misuse the Website or any communication systems it utilizes, including hacking;
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      You will not use the Website for any unlawful purpose in your jurisdiction or violate these terms in any way;
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      You will not access or tamper with non-public areas of the Website, Our computer systems, or Our technical delivery systems;
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      You will not attempt to probe, scan, or test Our system's vulnerabilities or breach security measures.
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      You will not bypass or circumvent any technological measures WBL or Our providers have implemented to protect the Website or its Content.
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      You will only use the generally available third-party web browsers (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, or Opera) to access or search the Website and its Content.
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      You will not send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, email, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any form of solicitation.
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      You will not use any meta tags or hidden text or metadata containing Our trademark, copyright, logo, URL, or product name without Our express written consent.
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      You will not use the Website or its Content or any other product or services for commercial purposes that are not permitted by these terms.
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      You will not forge any TCP/IP packet header or source-identifying information when using the Website.
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      You will not attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software used in the Website and its services or product or its Content.
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      You will not interfere with other users, hosts, or networks, including sending viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or engaging in actions that overload, flood, spam, or disrupt the Website.
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      You will not collect Content from the Website using automated means (e.g., spiders, scrapers, bots, or robots) without Our prior express permission.
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      You will not encourage or enable others to engage in any of the above actions.
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    Additionally, WBL may co-operate fully with law enforcement authorities or comply with court orders or directions from regulatory authorities in Our jurisdiction, such as disclosing the identity or locating shall not considered as material breach of these terms or applicable laws.
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    WBL reserve the right to use cookies in line with Our Privacy Policy and process your personal data as described in these terms and Our Privacy Policy. Your use of the Website, its Content, and any other materials available through it is solely at your own risk and discretion, and WBL disclaim any and all liability to you or any third party in connection with such use.
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    COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS.
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    Ownership:
WBL owns or has the right to use all of the data, information, text, images, streaming media, video, sounds, icons, scores, rankings, statistics, and other Content contained on this Website (the "Content"), and the copyrights and other intellectual property rights therein, unless otherwise noted. You may not make copy of such Content, modify it in any way, distribute or transmit it to any other person or company, frame or otherwise display any of the Content of this Website on your own or any other website, or make any other use of it. Such copying, modification, distribution, transmission, display, or use is a breach of this Terms of Use and infringes WBL's copyrights, copyrights licensed to WBL, rights of privacy and publicity of WBL members and others, trademark rights, and/or other rights owned or licensed by WBL.
Trademarks and service marks owned by WBL include but are not limited to: WBL, the Bowling Player Design, WBL Masters 1000, WBL Open Series 500, WBL Challenger Series 250, etc.
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    Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
It is WBL's policy to respect the intellectual property rights of others. In connection with this Terms of Use, WBL will not knowingly post Content of any kind that infringes the copyright rights of others. WBL has designated a dedicated representative to receive notifications of alleged copyright infringement on the Website. If you believe that your work has been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send (a) a description of the work; (b) a description of the location of the work on the Website, including the URL; (c) your name, address, and telephone number, (d) a signed statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is unauthorized under current law; and (e) a signed statement by you that you believe, that your allegations are true and that you are the copyright owner or acting on behalf of the copyright owner. Please submit these materials to [email protected].
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    LINKS
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    Links to the Website.
You can use Our Content or link Our Website in a good faith, but you are not permitted to use any trademarks or service marks as links to Our Website from external websites, or as machine-readable search terms like metatags. WBL retain the right to withdraw your authorization to link to Our Website at Our absolute discretion.
Any third-party website that links Our Website must adhere to the following guidelines:
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    Do not create a frame around Our Website's Content.
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    Do not duplicate Our Website's Content.
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    Do not make any claims or suggestions that Our organization sponsors or endorses your third-party website.
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    Do not engage in libel or provide false or deceptive information regarding Our organization, its members, or players.
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    Do not include Content that could be considered illegal, immoral, offensive, controversial, or inappropriate in the context of Our Website.
Additionally, deep linking to Our Website's internal pages is expressly prohibited. By posting or creating any link to Our Website, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to comply with this Terms of Use. If you believe that any website that links to the Website contains illegal, offensive, or inappropriate Content, please contact [email protected]
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    Links from the Website.
While using WBL’s Website, you may find links that lead you to other websites. Please be aware that such linked websites are not managed or controlled by WBL. WBL have not conducted reviews or due diligence for these linked websites. As a result, WBL are not responsible for the Content or accuracy of the Content or any missing information on these linked websites.
Your use of any third-party websites, content, data, information, applications, goods, services or materials (collectively, “Third Party Services”) does not constitute an endorsement by, nor does it incur any obligation, responsibility or liability on WBL’s part or of Our affiliates. WBL do not verify, endorse, or have any responsibility for Third Party Services and any third-party business practices (including, without limitation, their privacy policies), whether the services or Content or Our logo is on the Third-Party Services as part of a co-branding or promotional arrangement or otherwise. Accordingly, WBL encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each Third Party Service you use. Please understand that WBL are not liable for any damages that may occur when you click these external or third-party links. YOUR USE OF THE SAID LINKS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
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    UNSOLICITATED MESSAGE.
While WBL appreciate the enthusiasm of bowling enthusiasts and value your feedback and suggestions, WBL cannot accept unsolicited submissions. PLEASE AVOID SUBMITTING UNSOLICITED MATERIALS OF ANY KIND TO OUR WEBSITE.
If you decide to share any information on Our Website, including creative ideas, inventions, concepts, or materials such as text, photos, or drawings, you affirm, warrant, and agree to the following: that you have the unrestricted right to share this information, that it does not violate copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights of others, that it is not confidential or proprietary to you or anyone else, that it does not harm any individuals or entities, and that Our Website may utilize, copy, distribute, modify, display, disclose, obtain intellectual property protection under Our own name, or otherwise use this information (including any ideas contained therein). WBL may also manufacture, use, and sell products, methods, and processes derived from this information, without limitations, anywhere in the world, free of charge, and at Our sole discretion, with or without crediting the source or authorship. Our Website shall not be held responsible for any compensation, royalties, license fees, claims, or damages arising from the use of such information.
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    WBL SHOP:
The WBL Shop available on the Website enable users to initiate merchandise orders through the Website. When you place an order through Our Website, you explicitly acknowledge and agree the terms and conditions stipulated in this Website.
Furthermore, you hereby commit to fulfilling all financial obligations associated with such orders, including payment of any applicable taxes, as well as covering shipping and handling charges.
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    WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WBL’S SERVICES AND ALL CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WBL, OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCT AND/OR CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH WBL, NOR DO WBL GUARANTEE THAT THE CONTENT AND/ OR SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCT WILL BE ERROR-FREE, SECURE OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WBL MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (I) WBL’S SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCT AND/OR CONTENT WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (III) THE QUALITY OF ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCT AND/OR CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR (IV) ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICES AND/OR PRODUCT AND/OR CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED. ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES 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 MAY RESULT.
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    INDEMNITY AND RELEASE.
You agree to release, indemnify, defend, and hold WBL, League Sports Company and Our officers, directors, employees, affiliates, group companies, agents, representatives, directors, and subcontractors each, harmless from any and all claims or demand including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your misuse of WBL’s Website (including the Content made available by WBL), your violation of these Terms of Use or your violation of any rights of another.
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    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WBL OR LEAGUE SPORTS COMPANY OR OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, EVEN IF WBL HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM (A) YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, OR (B) ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
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    DELAYS IN SERVICES.
WBL (including its and their directors, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives or subcontractors) shall not be liable for any loss or liability resulting, directly or indirectly, from delays, inaccuracies, errors, omissions, temporary outages or interruptions, or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part of the Content or for any resulting damages, due to electronic or mechanical equipment failures, telephone interconnect problems, defects, weather, strikes, walkouts, fire, acts of God, riots, armed conflicts, acts of war, or other like causes. WBL shall have no responsibility to provide you access to Our Website and/or the Content while the said interruption continues.
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    CONFLICTING TERMS.
In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms of Use and any other documents, regardless of whether such documents precede or follow these Terms of Use, or whether they are executed or acknowledged by any director, officer, employee, representative, or agent of WBL, these Terms of Use shall take precedence and govern.​
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    TERMINATION
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    WBL retains the authority to modify or discontinue, without prior notice, any features, Contests, content, materials, equipment, specifications, models, products, programs, or services mentioned on the Website, as well as their availability. The product, Content, methods, and processes outlined on the Website may be protected by applicable law or foreign patents and/or other intellectual property rights. Additionally, WBL holds the discretion to terminate this Terms of Use and your access to some or all of the Website, with or without notifying you.
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    Your responsibilities as outlined in these Terms and Conditions will remain in effect for as long as you continue to access or utilize this Website or maintain any of its Content or copies. You have the option to end your responsibilities at any time by ceasing your use of the Website and deleting and/or return all content obtained from it, along with any copies.
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    Termination or cancellation of these Terms of Use shall not affect any rights or remedies to which WBL may be entitled, either at law or in equity. Upon termination of these Terms of Use, all rights granted to you under these Terms of Use will cease and revert to WBL. With the exception of what is explicitly stated herein, irrespective of the reason for the cancellation or termination of these Terms of Use, any fees charged (if applicable) for access to WBL’s Website and/or services and/or product and/or Contest shall be non-refundable.
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    ENTIRE AGREEMENT.
This Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between you and WBL concerning their subject matter. If any portion of this Terms of Use is deemed unlawful, invalid, or unenforceable, then such portion of this Terms of Use shall be deemed severed herefrom and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of this Terms of Use.
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    NO WAIVER.
Our failure to insist upon or enforce any right or provision within these Terms of Use shall not be interpreted as a waiver of such right or provision of WBL.
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    SURVIVAL.
In the event that any clause or provision under these Terms of Use is declared invalid, it shall be considered separable, and such invalidity shall not impact the validity or enforceability of the remaining clauses under these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use can only be modified through a written agreement signed by WBL.
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    JURISDICTION AND CHOICE OF LAW.
This Website is hosted on servers located in the Dubai, United Arab Emirates. All disputes arising out of or relating to this Terms of Use or Privacy Policy or this Website shall be resolved in the Court of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. All such disputes shall be governed by the Federal laws of the United Arab Emirates. You agree that the courts in Dubai have personal and subject matter jurisdiction over any dispute arising from your use of the Website.
WBL controls and operates this Website from Dubai, United Arab Emirates and makes no representation or warranty that the content of this Website is appropriate, lawful, or available for use in other geographic locations. If you use the Website from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws.