Effective Date: January 1st, 2016.
Creation of an Account and Posts
If you create an account on this site, you are responsible for maintaining the security of it, and you are responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the posts or comments you make. You must not describe or assign keywords to your posts in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and we may change or remove any description or keyword that we consider inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause us liability. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorised uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Sokkaa is a social news platform for football enthusiasts, fans and professional athletes. As such, the content of your posts must be football-related or have a football-related editorial theme or commentary. Posts that are not football-related may be deleted without notice.
You are prohibited from using this site to post any type of spam, machine or randomly generated content, or unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third-party sites or boost the search-engine rankings of third-party sites.
Compliance with Laws
You assume all knowledge of applicable law and are responsible for compliance with all such laws. You may not use this site in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations, or other government requirements. You shall not post or transmit through this site any material that violates or infringes in any way on the rights of others or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable. You further agree not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation. You are prohibited from using this site to facilitate mail abuse or unsolicited email or content of any type (spam), machine or randomly generated content, or unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third-party sites or boost the search-engine rankings of third-party sites. We reserve the right to refuse service to you for violation of this paragraph.
User Warranty and Indemnification
Your Responsibility for User Content
We are not responsible or liable for any User Content. User Content does not express our views. We do not guarantee that we will edit or delete User Content. We reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) if a complaint or legal action arises from your behavior. Unless otherwise specified, we do not claim ownership of the User Content. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy of any User Content and that you are solely responsible for the User Content. By posting the User Content, however, you are granting us permission to use the User Content in connection with this site.
Our Intellectual Property
Your Intellectual Property
By adding, submitting or uploading content to this site, you grant us a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your posts. If you delete content, we will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the site, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the content may not be made immediately unavailable.
Submission of and Responses to Copyright/Intellectual Property Claims
For information on how to submit copyright or intellectual-property infringement claims or how to respond to such claims made against you, please see our IP & Copyright page.
Security of Information
Although we may provide certain security in an effort to protect the electronic transmission of certain information that you submit to us through this site, we do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from this site, including to or from any third-party websites linked to this site. Submission of any financial (e.g. credit card) or other information to this site or to any third-party websites linked to this site is entirely at your own risk and responsibility.
Denial of Access
Modifications and Interruption to Service
We will in good faith endeavor to provide uninterrupted service to this site, but you acknowledge and accept that we do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this site, and operation of this site may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.
Third Parties and Third-Party Sites
Disclaimer of Warranties
This site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. We shall have no liability for any interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other harmful components in the use of this site.
WE DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. THIS INCLUDES LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
Limitations of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SPONSORS, OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In those jurisdictions, our liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts of UK
The site is operated and provided in the UK. As such, we are subject to the laws of the UK. Any legal issues arising from or related to your use of this site shall be construed in accordance with, and all questions with respect thereto shall be determined by, the laws of the UK applicable to contracts entered into and wholly to be performed within the UK.