Participant Terms & Conditions

We have set out below a summary of our terms and conditions below. Unfortunately in observing the complexities of the legal world it means that we are required to have an expanded version covering all aspects of website usage, privacy policy, cookie policy and associated agreements. If you have any questions regarding our Terms and Conditions policy then please contact us.

We strongly recommend you familiarise yourself with the detail.

 

Brief Description and Terms and Conditions Summary

 

Description of service

THE RACE ORGANISER Limited (“the race organiser”, “theraceorganiser.com (the Site)” “We”, “Us”, “Our”,) provides a simple and quick means for event organisers (“Organisers”,“Merchants” “You” or “Your”) to publicise sporting events and collect payments with respect to the sale of entries or merchandise to Users (“Buyers”, “Participants”, “Event Registrants”, “You”, “Your”).

Organisers must have a registered the race organiser account (free of charge) to create a new event.  Organisers may add feature-rich content to their event (such as course maps, custom entry questions, pricing information, location, inventory, images etc) and collect event registration fees directly from Users.  Organisers understand and agree that all payments are transferred through our preferred Facilitated Payment Model (FPM) provider, Stripe.

How it works

 

The Race Organiser event entry system offers a web-based platform where you can promote your event and associated information, where credit and debit payments are processed securely and speedily, letting you get on with what you do best - ie delivering a well organised and well supported event that gets people coming back year on year.

 

Terms of The Race Organiser Website Use

 

All use of the theraceorganiser.com site to enter events, interact with linked information or for event organisers to register events is subject to our Terms and Conditions.

 

No event entry participant will be able to register for any event unless they agree to the terms and conditions outlined both by The Race Organiser and those of the respective event Organiser

 

No event Organiser will be able to register their event unless they agree to the The Race Organiser terms and conditions outlined and in doing so, make a declaration of acceptance of full responsibility for all aspects related to the event, This includes providing evidence that the event carries its own cancellation and refund policy and acceptance of sole responsibility for issuing any refunds.

 

Payment method

1.     Overview

THE RACE ORGANISER LIMITED uses the Facilitated Payment Model “Stripe” to process payments.

2.     Facilitated Payment Modes (FPM)

Stripe FPM Payment Processing

When using the the race organiser website Buyers and Organisers agree and accept to the applicable monetary payment transaction effected through the Stripe FPM service and are therefore bound by the applicable terms of use governing the Stripe service. Organisers will collect all monies directly from the Buyer and pay a pre-agreed fee to THE RACE ORGANISER LTD

 

It is the Organisers sole responsibility to provide any refunds requested by the Buyer, including any Booking Fees, via the the race organiser admin interface or the Stripe admin interface. THE RACE ORGANISER LTD will not be held responsible for, or liable for, any financial disputes between Event Organisers and Buyers, and Organisers hereby agree to fully indemnify THE RACE ORGANISER LTD and its affiliates for, refunds, errors in issuing refunds, or lack of refunds in connection with the use of the Stripe payment option.

 

3.     Confirmation of transaction

 

Upon successful payment for each transaction, EVENTAC LTD’s administrative interface generates a confirmation message and receipt to the Buyer with details regarding to the event entry or product they have purchased.  The Organiser agrees to unconditionally accept honour and fulfil all commitments as stated on your THE RACE ORGANISER LTD event entry description.

 

 

Following this transaction responsibility for all communication regarding the event will be undertaken by the Organiser.

 

4.     Service Modification/Suspension

The the race organiser website is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis.   THE RACE ORGANISER LTD is unable to offer warranty that the website or its associated digital processes will be free of defects and/or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by law We provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality. THE RACE ORGANISER LTD reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the theraceorganiser.com site (or any part thereof) for any reason or no reason with or without notice. We are unable to accept liability for any disruption or non-availability resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure,Force Majeure, legal restrictions or censorship. The Organiser and the Buyer agree that THE RACE ORGANISER LTD shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinued service.

THE RACE ORGANISER LTD reserves the right, at any time, to suspend or permanently remove any or all events published by an Organiser that is/are deemed to breach of these T&C’s (or Our associated agreements) where there is doubt about the details/content or any other material of the event or product provided.

Organiser and Buyer Responsibilities

Event Organisers are responsible for all activity occurring under their respective User account and shall abide by all applicable local, national and/or foreign laws, treaties and regulations in connection with your use of the Service, including those related to data privacy, international communications and the transmission of technical or personal data.

You shall

- notify THE RACE ORGANISER LTD immediately of any unauthorized use of any password or account or any other known or suspected breach of security

- Report to THE RACE ORGANISER LTD immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any copying or distribution of Content that is known or suspected by you or your Users

- not impersonate an THE RACE ORGANISER LTD member of staff or another THE RACE ORGANISER LTD user or provide false identity information to gain access to or use the Service.

- familiarise yourself with the THE RACE ORGANISER LTD full terms and conditions, privacy policy and content of any associated agreements and clarify any points you do not immediately understand.

- agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions of website usage (and any associated documentation referenced therein) and will not use our Services in any way that

·         Is unlawful, harmful, threatening, defamatory, infringing, harassing, racially or ethnically offensive or will include obscene material or reference

·         Depicts sexually explicit images

·         Facilitates illegal activity

·         Promotes unlawful violence

·         Is discriminatory based on race, gender, colour sexual orientation, religious belief, disability or is otherwise illegal or causes damage or injury to any person or property

 

Event Organisers understand and agree

-       that THE RACE ORGANISER LTD may review and delete any content, messages, course maps, photos, videos or profiles (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of THE RACE ORGANISER LTD violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of users.

-       that You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Service, or transmit to other users.

- You acknowledge and agree that if you contribute, provide or make available any Content to the Site ("Your Content"), whether as an Event Manager, Buyer or otherwise, you hereby grant to THE RACE ORGANISER LTD a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, sub licensable (through multiple tiers) right and license to use, reproduce, adapt, modify, distribute, translate, publish, create derivative works based on, perform, display and otherwise exploit Your Content, in whole or in part, in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose whatsoever, and to allow others to do so, without compensation to you or any other provider of Your Content. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the foregoing license, and that all Your Content (i) does not infringe, violate, misappropriate or otherwise conflict with the rights of any third party, and (ii) complies with all applicable laws and regulations (foreign and domestic). THE RACE ORGANISER LTD reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from the Site at any time for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to Your Content) or no reason.

- THE RACE ORGANISER LTD allows for Organisers to insert links to other internet websites or resources. Because THE RACE ORGANISER LTD has no control over such websites and resources, the Buyer or any other user of the THE RACE ORGANISER LTD service, agrees that THE RACE ORGANISER LTD is not responsible, endorses or liable for any external content available on such websites or resources. The Organiser or any other user of the THE RACE ORGANISER LTD service agrees that THE RACE ORGANISER LTD is not responsible or liable for any consequences arising from the usage or reliance of any such websites or resources.

- PHOTOS - It is your responsibility not to upload an abusive photo, not to infringe on any copyrights or trademarks, and not to use a design which other THE RACE ORGANISER LTD users may deem offensive. THE RACE ORGANISER LTD is not liable for any imagery that is uploaded by Organisers or Registered Users that infringes any copyrights or trademarks relating to the respective imagery.

Copyright and Trademark infringement

Any complaints, with merit, received by THE RACE ORGANISER LTD relating to Copyright and Trademark infringement by an Organiser or publisher on the theraceorganiser.com site will result with the “switching off” of their Event site on THE RACE ORGANISER LTD and their details forwarded on to the requestor. Any costs associated with this process will be passed onto the Organiser or publisher on the theraceorganiser.com site.

Cookie Policy

THE RACE ORGANISER LTD has a Cookie policy. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by a website on your device. Cookies can hold information about you preferences and other information that you need when you vist a site. We use cookies to improve your website browsing experience by storing information and avoiding repeating requests for you to input the same data on multiple occasions. Cookies come in two types and are known as either persistent or session cookies. A persistent cookie has a set expiry date and will remain valid until that date is reached (unless deleted by the user earlier); a session cookie expires when the user closes their computer’s web browser.

If you would like further information about our Cookie policy and how we use these please contact us.

You can, of course, refuse to accept or block certain cookies and computer browsers have different ways of doing this.

 

Privacy Policy

THE RACE ORGANISER LIMITED has a detailed Privacy Policy which is in line with the current guidelines.

For Users and Organisers to be able to use www.theraceorganiser.com website we have to ask for and store some basic personal information about you. By visiting our site to create an account or register for an event, you are accepting and consenting to the collection and use of this data in the manner described.

The data collected at the point of registration may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA ie staff who work for our FPM. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.

During the registration and booking process the details of Buyers will be passed to the Organiser in accordance with the THE RACE ORGANISER LTD Privacy Policy. The Organiser agrees to protect the data of the Buyer in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations (foreign and domestic) and the Organiser agrees to fully indemnify THE RACE ORGANISER LTD against any breach of the data protection regulations caused as a result of their negligence.

Liability

THE RACE ORGANISER LTD is NOT associated with or partner to any Organiser (its legal agents or its vicarious agents) or Event(s) displayed on the THE RACE ORGANISER LTD System.

THE RACE ORGANISER LTD is NOT liable for any injury of life, body or health, based on a violation of duty by Organisers, its legal agents or its vicarious agents.

The Buyer absolves THE RACE ORGANISER LTD of any responsibility for anything relating to the Event placed by the Organiser on the THE RACE ORGANISER LTD System or sent by the Organiser via THE RACE ORGANISER LTD emails.

Any claims from the Buyer, relating to anything prompted by/from/linked to the purchase of an Event, should be made to the Organiser.

Conduct Restrictions

Organisers and Users hereby agree that they are liable for all content, in whatever form, provided and made available through theraceorganiser.com and agree not to use the service to upload, post, email, transmit, broadcast or otherwise make available any content that is; unlawful, threatening, abusive, vulgar, harmful, tortuous, defamatory, libellous, vulgar, obscene, invasive, hateful, racially or ethnically objectionable, harmful to minors, impersonating any person or entity, misrepresenting yourself, breaching fiduciary contracts, selling or advertising other products other than what is related to the Event, malware, software viruses, malicious code, inciting or breaking the any law foreign or domestic.

Indemnity

The Organiser agrees to defend, indemnify and hold anyone associated directly or employed by THE RACE ORGANISER LTD harmless with any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (direct or indirect) due to or arising from your content. You also agree to cooperate with all requests from THE RACE ORGANISER LTD relating to this matter.

Termination

THE RACE ORGANISER LTD reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate an Organiser’s account and remove all related content at any time for any or no reason for (a) failure to pay any fees and monies due by the Organiser(b) lack of usage of theraceorganiser.com (c) any breach of these T&C. Organisers agree that any termination can be implemented without any prior notice. The Organisers also agree that THE RACE ORGANISER LTD shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination.

 

Disclaimer of warranties

 

The THE RACE ORGANISER LTD services is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. THE RACE ORGANISER LTD makes no warranty that: (a) The Service will meet your requirements (b) The Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free (c) The results from the use of the service will be reliable or accurate (d) The Service or Events (or any part thereof) will meet your expectations (e) Any error will be corrected.

Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property rights, including in particular, trade marks, logos and copyright shall be owned by the party introducing the same.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and THE RACE ORGANISER LTD shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and all the Parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.