1 Terms of website use
2 Information about us
www.goldchallenge.org is a site operated by Gold Challenge Limited (â€œwe"Â or "us"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07179789 and have our registered office at 6 Southwood Lane, London, England N6 5EE. Our VAT number is 998 6226 52. We are a limited company.
3 Accessing our site
3.1 Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable, its content incomplete or its performance is imperfect at any time or for any period.
3.2 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
3.4 When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy.
3.5 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
4 Intellectual property rights
4.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it.Ã‚ Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.Ã‚ All such rights are reserved.
4.2 You may not use any British Olympic Association ("BOA") or Team GB logos (together the "BOA Logos") that appear on our site for any purpose. However, participants in the Gold Challenge may reference Gold Challenge and its links with the BOA and Team GB in an editorial context in appropriate places, providing always that the approved form of words as follows is used:
"The British Olympic Association (BOA) (a not for profit organisation) is the National Olympic Committee for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The BOA's primary role is to lead, select and manage Great Britain's delegation at the Olympic Games (Team GB) and to help develop the Olympic Movement throughout the UK. The BOA's partnership with the Gold Challenge represents a unique opportunity to increase grassroots participation in Olympic sports as well as help raise funds for Team GB."
This approved form of words may only be used in a context that makes it clear that Gold Challenge alone and not the participant is associated with the BOA and Team GB.
4.3 You may use extracts of content from our site, excluding the BOA Logos, (the "Extracts") for use in online and offline media subject to the following conditions:
4.3.1 the Extracts shall not exceed one article or one table without prior written permission from us;
4.3.2 you recognise that you have no interest in the copyright of the Extracts;
4.3.3 you will place a credit including the words 'Goldchallenge.org' in a prominent position close to the Extracts;
4.3.4 online media will include a link to the Goldchallenge.org in a prominent position close to the Extracts;
4.3.6 you will not use the Extracts for any purpose other than inclusion in your online or offline media. Such media may be for personal use.
4.3.7 you must not sell, license or commercially use any part of the Extracts without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors; and
4.3.8 as long as conditions 4.1 to 4.7 above are respected, there will be no charge for the use of the Extracts by the third party.
4.4 You may also, free of charge, create new content based on, or using, the statistics and data from our site, excluding the BOA Logos, (the "Derivative Content") for use in online and offline media, subject to the following conditions:
4.4.1 you will place a credit including the words 'Goldchallenge.org' in a prominent position close to the Derivative Content;
4.4.2 online media will include a link to the Goldchallenge.org in a prominent position close to the Derivative Content;
4.4.3 you will not use the Derivative Content for any purpose other than inclusion in your online or offline media. Such media may be for personal use; and
4.4.4 you must not sell, license or commercially use any part of the Derivative Content without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
4.5 You must not modify paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way (other than as permitted above), and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
4.6 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
5 Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
6 Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
7 Our liability
7.1 The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. We do not warrant that the functions available on our site will be uninterrupted, error free or that defects will be corrected. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
7.1.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
7.1.2 any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including:
(a) loss of income or revenue;
(b) loss of business;
(c) loss of profits or contracts;
(d) loss of anticipated savings;
(e) loss of data;
(f) loss of goodwill; and
(g) wasted management or office time;
whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
7.2 The provisions of this clause 7 do not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
8 Information about you and your visits to our site
9 Transactions concluded through our site
Contracts governing participation in the Gold Challenge formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our Participant Terms and Conditions.
10 Uploading material to our site
10.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material 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 indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
10.2 Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
10.3 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
10.4 We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
11 Viruses, hacking and other offences
11.1 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.
11.2 By breaching this clause 11, 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.
11.3 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
12 Linking to our site
12.1 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, but 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.
12.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
12.3 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 from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
13 Links from 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; we do not endorse those sites and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
14 Jurisdiction and applicable law
14.1 The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
15 Trade marks
15.1â€œGold Challenge" is the UK (to be) registered trade mark of Gold Challenge Limited.
15.2 â€œChoose Your Challenge. Choose Your Cause"Â is the UK (to be) registered trade mark of Gold Challenge Limited.
17 Your concerns
Thank you for visiting our site.