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EEA Terms of Service

Note: These Terms of Service only apply to users located in the European Economic Area (EEA).  If you are located outside of the EEA, please see for our Non-EEA Terms of Service.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR USE OF AND ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES (DEFINED BELOW) ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE FOLLOWING, YOU MAY NOT USE OR ACCESS THE SERVICES IN ANY MANNER.

EEA Terms of Service

Effective date: March 21, 2019

Please read these Terms of Service fully and carefully before using www.theplayerstribune.com or www.playerstribune.com (collectively, the “Site”) and the services, products (including but not limited to merchandise), events, features, content or applications offered by The Players Tribune, Inc. (“Players’ Tribune”, “we”, “us” or “our”) (together with the Site, the “Services”). These Terms of Service form a legally binding agreement between you and us, covering your use of the Services.

1.              Who We Are and How to Contact Us

We are The Players Tribune, Inc., located at 601 West 26th Street, Suite 1435 New York, NY 10001. Our email address is info@playerstribune.com.

2.              About These Terms of Service

These Terms of Service set out the terms and conditions on which you may use our Services. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms of Service for future reference.

3.              Acceptance of These Terms of Service

(a)            By using the Services in any manner, for example by visiting or browsing the Site, or signing up to receive our subscription newsletter or other communications, you agree to these Terms of Service and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Site by us or otherwise through the Services, each of which is incorporated by reference and each of which may be updated from time to time.

(b)            Certain features of our Services may be subject to additional terms and conditions specified by us from time to time.  Your use of such Services will be subject to those additional terms and conditions, which are incorporated into these Terms of Service by reference.

(c)            These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Services, including users who are contributors of User Content.

4.              You Must Be at Least 13 Years Old to Use Our Services

You must be at least 13 years of age to use the Services. If you are under age 13, you may not use the Services. We may, in our sole discretion, refuse to offer the Services to any person or entity and change our eligibility criteria at any time. You cannot use the Services if any laws, rules or regulations that apply to you will not permit such use.  The Services are offered only for your use, and not for the use or benefit of any third party.

5.              Sign Up

You can use most parts of the Services without registering, but occasionally there may be features that require you to sign up. When you sign up for any such features, you must provide accurate and complete information and keep such information updated. You may never use another person’s personal information to sign up for any part of the Services without that person’s permission. Additionally, you may be able to access certain parts or features of the Services via Facebook Connect or OAuth (an example of connecting through a “Third Party Account”). By using the Services through a Third Party Account, you permit us to access certain information from such account for use by the Services. You are ultimately in control of how much information is accessible to us and may exercise such control by adjusting your privacy settings on your Third Party Account.

6.              You Have a Limited Right to Use Our Content

For purposes of these Terms of Service, “Content” includes articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, written posts and comments, software, scripts, graphics, and other information, data, text, materials, documents, and interactive features generated, provided, or otherwise made accessible on or through the Services. “Content” also includes all User Content (as defined below).

(a)            Content made available through our Services is protected by intellectual property rights

All Content published or otherwise made available through the Services is protected by copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights. You must not use any Content in breach of anyone else’s intellectual property rights.

STAND UP is a trademark of Entertainment Industry Foundation and is used with permission.

(b)            Your right to use our Content

Subject to these Terms of Service, you may use the Content and Services solely for your own personal, non-commercial use. This right only applies to you. You may not transfer it to anyone else or allow anyone else to use our Content or Services.

Your use of the Content is limited to displaying the Content locally on your computer or device. In some cases we may also allow you to download certain Content.  Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Service, you must not store, modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create new works from, distribute, perform, display, license, use, or otherwise exploit or benefit from the Content in any way, unless you have our prior written permission. In order to request such permission, please contact us at legal@playerstribune.com.

(c)            Notices and restrictions

Certain Content is protected by trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, intellectual property rights, or other proprietary rights and other laws. You must abide by and maintain all copyright or other notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services.

(d)            If you share links to the Content

Subject to these Terms of Service, you may copy and share links to any Content or Services for non-commercial use. All links must be accompanied by proper attribution back to the Players’ Tribune as the source of the Content or Services. Please be aware that this right is limited to sharing links. You are not allowed to share Content in any other way unless you have our prior written permission. In order to request such permission, please contact us at licensing@playerstribune.com.

(e)            Users may create and share Content

To the extent our Services enable users to create and share Content (“User Content”), you must ensure that all User Content is lawful, and that you have the right to share it.

7.              Our Right to Use Your User Content

By making available any User Content through the Services, you agree that:

(a)            All User Content is the responsibility of the person who originated such User Content.

(b)            We may use or disclose it for any purpose, in any way, anywhere in the world, including commercial exploitation, compliance with legal obligations, or protection of us, our users and the public. We may transfer this right to any third party. We may also allow other third parties to exercise this right on our behalf. This right will continue for so long as we wish to use the User Content, even if you no longer use our Services;

(c)            Each user of our Services may use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Content, even if you no longer use our Services;

(d)            You have the right to make your User Content available and that you have the right to allow us and our Users to use the User Content without infringing anyone else’s rights (including any intellectual property rights such as copyright); and

(e)            We and our users do not have to identify you as the author of any User Content you make available. You also agree to waive any right you may have to object to our or our users’ use of your User Content in accordance with these Terms of Service.

All Content, including User Content, accessed by you using the Services is at your own risk.

8.              We Do Not Guarantee the Availability of Any Content

We do not guarantee that any Content will be made available on the Site or through the Services. We reserve the right to, but do not have any obligation to:

(a)            remove, edit or modify any Content in our sole discretion, at any time, without notice to you and for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content or if we are concerned that you may have not complied with these Terms of Service), or for no reason at all; and/or

(b)            remove or block any Content from the Services.

9.              Sharing Content via Social Media Services

Certain features of the Services allow you to share information with others, including through your social networks or other Third Party Accounts. When Content is authorized for sharing, we will clearly identify the Content you are authorized to redistribute and the ways you may redistribute it, usually by providing a “share” button on or near the Content. If you share information from the Services with others through Third Party Accounts, such as your social networks, you authorise us to share that information with the applicable third party service. Please review the policies of any third party services you share information with or through for additional information about how they might use your information.  If you redistribute Content, you must be able to edit or delete any Content you redistribute, and you must edit or delete it promptly upon our request.

10.           We May Modify, Suspend or Withdraw Our Site and Services

We do not guarantee that our Site or Services or any Content on it will always be available or uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, or restrict the availability of all or part of our Site or Services at any time for any reason. For example, we may need to do this for business or operational reasons. We may impose limits on certain features or Services or restrict your access to parts of them without notice.

11.           We May Make Changes to Our Site and Services

We may update and change our Site and Services from time to time. For example, we may change the way we provide Content on our Site, or the nature and format of the Content.

12.           Rules of Conduct

(a)            As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Services for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms of Service. You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Services.

(b)            You will not (and will not permit any third party to) take any action or, or upload, download, post, submit or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any Content on or through the Service, including User Content, that:

(i)              infringes anyone else’s intellectual property rights (including for example,   patents, trademarks, confidential information, trade secrets, or copyright);

(ii)             is false, misleading, untruthful or inaccurate;

(iii)            is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, offensive, profane, contains or depicts nudity, contains or depicts sexual activity, or is otherwise inappropriate as determined by us in our sole discretion;

(iv)           constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (“spamming”);

(v)            contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password or other information of ours or of any third party;

(vi)           impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives;

(vii)          includes anyone’s identification documents or sensitive financial or personal information; or

(viii)         in any way risks harming or damaging our reputation.

If we reasonably believe that any Content you make available through the Services breaches this clause 12(b) in any way, we may remove and delete such Content without notifying you.

(c)            You must not (directly or indirectly):

(i)              do anything that imposes or may impose (as determined by us in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on any computer systems, networks or infrastructure used by the Services;

(ii)             interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services or any activities conducted on the Services;

(iii)            bypass, circumvent or attempt to bypass or circumvent any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Services (or other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Services);

(iv)           run any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Services;

(v)            use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Site;

(vi)           harvest or scrape any Content from the Services; or

(vii)          otherwise take any action in breach of our guidelines and policies.

(d)            You must not (directly or indirectly):

(i)              decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Services (including without limitation any application), except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction;

(ii)             modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Services, or

(iii)            copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that granted to you in these Terms of Service.

(e)            You will abide by all applicable national and international laws and regulations.

13.           Third Party Services

The Services may permit you to link to other websites, services or resources on the Internet, and other websites, services or resources may contain links to the Services. When you access third party resources on the internet, you do so at your own risk. These other websites, services or resources are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of them. The inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement or any association between us and their operators. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any such websites, services or resources.

14.           Termination

If you breach any of these Terms of Service, we may terminate your right to use our Site and Services. We may suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Services, at any time, for any reason without notice. This may result in the destruction of your information associated with the Services. Before you make any User Content available via the Services, you should make sure you have retained a copy of that User Content if it is important to you, otherwise you may lose it.

Any provisions of these Terms of Service, which, by their nature, are intended to continue after these Terms of Service come to an end, shall continue to survive. This includes, for example, all licences of User Content, ownership provisions, any limitations or exclusions of liability.

15.           Our Liability to You is Limited

(a)            We will not be liable to you for any losses or damages suffered by you that:

(i)              were not reasonably foreseeable by you and us at the time you accepted these Terms of Service – loss or damage is reasonably foreseeable if either it is obvious at the time you accepted these Terms of Service that it may happen or, both you and we knew it might happen, for example, if you and we discussed it; or

(ii)             are not caused by us breaking a term of these Terms of Service, or any other failure by us.

(b)            We make no statement or promise that the Content made available on Services is accurate, complete or up-to-date.  We are also not responsible for any User Content. We are not responsible for any reliance you place on any of this, however, we will nonetheless always use reasonable skill and care when we make Content available, or allow third parties to make User Content available.

(c)            Although we take reasonable precautions to prevent the existence of computer viruses and/or other malicious programs in the Services, we cannot guarantee that there will not be any.

(d)            We will also not be liable to you for any period(s) when the Services are unavailable to you in accordance with these Terms of Service.

16.           We Do Not Exclude or Limit our Liability Where it is Unlawful to Do So

(a)            Nothing in these Terms of Service limits or excludes our liability for:

(i)              death or personal injury caused by its negligence;

(ii)             fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or

(iii)            any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded by applicable law.

17.           We May Update These Terms of Service

(a)            We may revise these Terms of Service at any time to reflect changes in or to:

(i)              the Services;

(ii)             relevant laws or regulatory requirements.

(iii)            security, technical or operational issues; and/or

(iv)           our business.

(b)            If we change these Terms of Service, we will post summary details of the changes below or otherwise notify users.  If we have your e-mail address, we may also decide to e-mail you with information on those changes.

(c)            By continuing to use the Services following notice of any revisions to these Terms of Service you confirm that you accept those revisions.  If you do not agree to the revisions, you must stop using the Service.

18.           Disputes

(a)            We will do our best to resolve any disputes over these Terms of Service and your use of the Services.

(b)            These Terms of Service, their subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. However, if you are a consumer and resident of any European Union country you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of, and legal rights available to you under, the laws of that country. Nothing in these Terms of Service affects your rights as a consumer to rely on these local law mandatory provisions and legal rights.

(c)            You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of any European Union country, you may also bring proceedings in that country.

19.           Other Important Terms

(a)            Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Service is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms of Service will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder

(b)            We will not be liable for events which are beyond our reasonable control

We shall not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.

(c)            Assignment

These Terms of Service are personal to you, and are not assignable, transferable or sub licensable by you except with our prior written consent. We may assign, transfer or delegate any of our rights and obligations hereunder without consent.

(d)            Agency

No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship is created as a result of these Terms of Service and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other in any respect.

(e)            Notices

Unless otherwise specified in these Term of Service, all notices under these Terms of Service will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered or sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; or the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service. Electronic notices should be sent legal@playerstribune.com.

(f)             No Waiver

Our failure to enforce any part of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of our right to later enforce that or any other part of these Terms of Service. Waiver of compliance in any particular instance does not mean that we will waive compliance in the future. In order for any waiver of compliance with these Terms of Service to be binding, we must provide you with written notice of such waiver through one of our authorized representatives.

(g)            Headings

The section and paragraph headings in these Terms of Service are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

Previous changes to these Terms of Service:

March 21, 2019 – Terms of Service launched.