Online Competition Payment Terms and Conditions
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Content” means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site; “county name” means Gloucestershire Golf Union and trading name/address; “Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Gloucestershire Golf Union makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future; “System” means any online communications infrastructure that Gloucestershire Golf Union makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links; “User” / “Users” means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Gloucestershire Golf Union and acting in the course of their employment; and “Web Site” means the website that you are currently using www.gloucestershiregolfunion.co.uk and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2. Intellectual Property
2.1 All Content included on the Web Site, unless uploaded by users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Gloucestershire Golf Union our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Web Site you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other relevant laws.
2.2 Subject to sub-clause 2.3 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Web Site unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by Gloucestershire Golf Union
2.3 Material from the Web Site may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.
3. Links to Other Web Sites
This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Gloucestershire Golf Union or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Web Site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
4. Links to this Web Site
Those wishing to place a link to this Web Site on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site www.gloucestershiregolfunion.co.uk without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of Gloucestershire Golf Union here.
5.1 Gloucestershire Golf Union makes no warranty or representation that the Web Site will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Service.
5.2 No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Web Site should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
6. Availability of the Web Site
The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality. Gloucestershire Golf Union accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Web Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
7. Limitation of Liability
7.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, Gloucestershire Golf Union accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Web Site or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Web Site and its Content at their own risk.
7.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts Gloucestershire Golf Union liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of Gloucestershire Golf Union
7.3 Every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. However, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.
8. No Waiver
In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
9. Previous Terms and Conditions
In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above). Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.
11. Cancellation Policy
You can withdraw your competition entry by calling the County Secretary on 0793 6416775 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and quoting your unique reference number. If you withdraw after the competition start sheet has been published your entry fee will not be refunded unless in exceptional circumstances. If a championship or competition is cancelled for whatever reason a full refund of the relevant entry fee will apply. The Championship Committee’s decision will be and deemed to final in the event of a dispute.
12. Privacy Statement This website is owned by Gloucestershire Golf Union whose contact details are on the website.
Important: By submitting personal data to us and/or by using our website you give your consent that all personal data that you submit may be processed by us in the manner and for the purposes described below.
We are continually improving our methods of communication and adding new functionality and features to this website and to our existing services. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data protection practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will notify you. We encourage you to check this page frequently.
Collection of personal data including email addresses
You may choose to receive information or services from us. When you contact us, we request personal information about you such as your name, postal address, email address and telephone number. The information you provide is either manually or electronically stored.
Use of personal data
We will use your personal data to fulfil your instructions and requirements and we will ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. Where we send you information for any purpose, it may be sent by email or post. When we ask you for personal data it may be for any of the following purposes:
To contact you to inform you of our services or events
To send you regular updates on issues we think will be of interest to you
To send you requested information on our people and services
To use your personal data in connection with your access to information and materials on our website
To use your personal data for marketing purposes and market research
To administer this website and help us improve our services
To use your personal data in relation to or arising from our events and publications
To issue invoices, manage accounts and records, and collection of payments and debts.
By entering a Gloucestershire Golf Union event all competitors are consenting to being filmed or recorded (images and sound) by or on behalf of the Gloucestershire Golf Union, or another authorised third party, and consent to these images (or likenesses) being used in any film, recording, photograph or other footage (“recording”) in the promotion of Gloucestershire Golf Union activities. All rights in the recording shall be owned by the Gloucestershire Golf Union or the authorised third party. Competitors agree that any recording may be used by the Gloucestershire Golf Union or an authorised third party in any media and for any purpose throughout the world, including, without limitation, for promotional materials and activities, merchandise, or other commercial activities. Competitors acknowledge that no payment or compensation for use of their image or likeness shall be payable to them. Please contact the Championship department at email@example.com if you have any queries.
The safety and welfare of juniors at our Championships is paramount. It is important that we have a note of all relevant contact details, illnesses, medical condition and other relevant health details relating to all junior competitors so that their best interests are addressed. Junior Championship entries must be supported with a completed parental consent form with the assurance that the information you provide will be treated as confidential. It is the responsibility of the junior and their parent/guardian to notify the Gloucestershire Golf Union Championship Department if any of the details change at any time. An online Parental Consent Form is available for completion at www.gloucestershiregolfunion.co.uk/parental-consent
Standards of Player Conduct
Every Championship or Match has a Code of Conduct Policy that will be strictly enforced. Competitors are to ensure that they are familiar with the Code of Conduct Policy, details of which can be found at www.gloucestershire.intelligentgolf.co.uk/policies-and-procedures
We hope you will be pleased with our information and services. However, if you do not wish to receive emails from us and want to be removed from our electronic mailing list, please email us at 'firstname.lastname@example.org' with “email unsubscribe” in the subject heading.
If you also wish to be removed from our postal marketing database, please let us know by emailing us at the address given below with “mail unsubscribe” in the subject heading or writing to us at the address given below.
Anonymous data collected through this website
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our website our visitors view, their IP addresses and which web browsers they use. This technology does not personally identify you - it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website.
Our website contains hyperlinks to other pages on our website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our website our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
Disclosure of your personal data
Data access and corrections
Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your personal data, we will disclose to you the personal data we hold about you, for which we may make a charge up to the maximum as allowed by applicable law. We will also correct, amend or delete any personal data that is inaccurate.
Requests to delete personal data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on us.
Links to other websites
This Website is provided by IntelligentGolf on behalf of Gloucestershire Golf Union. Gloucestershire Golf Union uses this website to provide online information and services, competition management and CONGU ratified handicap maintenance, for playing members within the County.
Access to this website is via Gloucestershire Golf Union Visitor ID and a User managed PIN number and is limited to Golf County Members and selected County staff who need access for the purpose of supplying and maintaining information relative to the primary functions of the website, as stated above.
Gloucestershire Golf Union will transfer from its own database system only those personal details relevant to County matters such that a County member may utilise this website effectively.
Users of the website are able to specify additional personal details by accessing the 'Preferences' area under the 'My Golf' menu option. The details specified here will be used solely for the following purposes:-
1) Communication between visitors to facilitate the management of matches and competitions
2) Communication between County Officials and competitors to promote accessibility and enable the effective and smooth running of the County.
3) Contact information may be passed to Gloucestershire Golf Union database system to maintain up to date contact information.
Cookies are used throughout this website for tracking session data, and this data is discarded automatically after you leave the website. Persistent cookies may also be used to remember your Visitor ID if this option is selected by you.