Playnify helps you schedule pickup games, find new sports partners, venues and share your results with your friends.

Terms of Use

Introduction

Welcome to Playnify, a service provided by Playnify Lda (“Playnify”, “we”, “our”, or “us”). Playnify is a sports social network designed to improve the life of everyone that plays sports. It enables people to find new sports partners, find or schedule sports events and find sports venues anywhere in the world.

These Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute a legally binding agreement (the “Agreement”) between you and Playnify in relation to your use of the Website and its Services (together, the “website”).

Eligibility

You must have an age of majority in your applicable jurisdiction (generally 18 years old). You can only register at Playnify if you have the capacity and power to celebrate this contract under your own country’s laws, this means that you or your tutor, parent or guardian, in case you are under aged, must have the knowledge and approve the registry and information provided by you on this network. By using the site we assume you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Any use or access to the Service by anyone under the age of 13 is strictly prohibited. Thus, Playnify reserves the right to shutdown any account that does not fulfill these terms. Furthermore, you will need to access Playnify services at your own expense, this means the right equipment and software to do so, for example, Internet connection, computer, e-mail and so forth.

If you have already an account you may not create another, each person corresponds to only one user. If you were previously banned from Playnify you are not eligible to create another account and become once more an user of this service. Also, if Playnify considers you part or associated to the competition a new account will not be allowed.

General Terms

These terms of use are to be considered and accepted by anyone who registers at Playnify. As long as a user is registered at the site the terms will be in effect and in full force.

As soon as the terms of use are updated they will be also in effect and in full force. Feel free to review this page from time to time, checking it for minor changes.

Any user who wishes to terminate it’s bond to Playnify will be allowed to do so simply using the steps to delete the account binding him to these terms and consequently to Playnify. Then the terms will no longer be applied to the user. You may do this at any time without any kind of cause or reason, you are free to terminate your membership with Playnify.

Playnify also reserves the right to terminate an account if this agreement is breached and has no duty to compensate the user for that action. An user which is in violation of this contract can and will be expelled of the platform.

This agreement is to be seen as whole and one. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use constitute it and are to be considered by the user when registering and using the website.

No waiver of any term shall be deemed, also a failure to assure any right or provision by Playnify will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

You agree that any kind of translation to other idiom other than English of this Agreement or any other document is only a means to provide them for your own convenience, thus, the documents that hold binding to you and Playnify are the ones in English, the original ones.

Content and Information

Playnify’s own design, name, brand, logo, along with other Playnify content is internationally protected under copyright, trademark and other legal framework. You are given permission to access one copy of the site for your own use. Be advised not to use this type of information to other activities or actions will be put in motion by Playnify. Any use by you and/or third parties of Playnify’s logo, name, brand and so forth has to have permission of Playnify. If not this type of activity is prohibited by international law and agreements.

You will be given an own and unique URL to your own profile page and you will be able to share it as you please, with the condition of non-violation of any clause of the Agreement celebrated between you and Playnify. Any type of hyperlinks vilifying, derogating and influence in any form the image of Playnify in a negative way will not be allowed.

Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the site such as the collection of personal information and personal e-mails of users for activities alien to Playnify will not be permitted.

Proper conduct and conduct restrictions:
  • You are allowed to be in accordance with any sovereign law of your country and to abide by it accordingly.
  • You can update and feed the site with the information that you feel necessary to update your personal information within Playnify’s own limits.
Any user is prohibited to:
  • Post or message any content that can be considered to be abusive, harmful, threatening, harassing, obscene, pornographic, misleading, deceptive hateful, or otherwise objectionable to Playnify and it’s users, employees, associates and so forth;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Post, message or phone call any advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or any similar solicitations;
  • Post or message any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • Post or message any private information of any third party, including addresses, phone numbers, email addresses;
  • Ask or try to get personal information from anyone under 18;
  • Ask or try to get passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes;
  • Intimidate or harass another user;
  • Post or message any content in violation of any applicable law or regulation;
  • Access data not intended for you or log into a server or account which you are not authorized to access;
  • Use or attempt to use another user’s account, service or system without authorization;
  • Attempt to perfom a probe, a scan or a test of the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  • Attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing";
  • Forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting;
  • Delete or revise any material posted by any other user;
  • Perform any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately heavy load on the site’s infrastructure;
  • Decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the site. Altering, copying or using our software code is prohibited.
  • Post content that, in the sole judgment of Playnify is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the site, or which may expose Playnify or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

Your Content

We cannot control what other people do with your information, so please use common sense about the information you include in your profile and provide to other users. Review your profile settings carefully. You are solely responsible for the photos, profiles (including your name, image, and likeness), messages, text, information, and other content that you post on Playnify. You may not post, transmit, or share content on the website that you did not create or that you do not have permission to publish. You understand and agree that Playnify may, but is not obligated to, review the webite and may delete or remove (without notice) any content in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, including content that in the sole judgment of Playnify violates these Terms, is offensive or illegal, or violates the rights of others. You are solely responsible at your sole cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any content you post or store on the webite or provide to Playnify.

When you post content to the website, you authorize and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the content on the Site. By posting content to any part of the Site, you automatically grant to Playnify an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license to: use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such content for any purpose (commercial, advertising, or otherwise) and in any medium; prepare derivative works of such content, or incorporate such content into other works; and grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.

You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and will not injure or violate the rights of any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Playnify for all claims resulting from content you supply. You are responsible for complying with all laws applicable to any content that you submit via the website. All comments, feedback, suggestions and ideas that you provide us in connection with your use of Playnify shall be and remain the exclusive property of Playnify. We may use your comments in any medium in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You agree that you will be solely responsible for the content of any comments you make.

Privacy

Any information that you provide to Playnify is subject to our Privacy Policy which governs our collection and use of your information. You understand that by using the website you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information and aggregate data as set forth in our Privacy Policy, and to have your Personally Identifiable Information collected, used, transferred to and processed. We are constantly working to protect the security of your content and account but nevertheless Playnify cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security measures. You acknowledge that you provide your information and information about others at your own risk.

Limitation of liability and Responsability

You acknowledge and agree that to the maximum extent allowed by applicable law, Playnify will not be held responsible or liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, special or punitive action which may result in profit loss, system interruption, hardware damage or additional cost of substitute services or products.

You understand that by using the website, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, deceptive or objectionable.

Playnify takes no responsibility in “User Content” generated by the site users, it acts as a passive vehicle to user expression and can only control so much information. Playnify is independent of any opinions or comments made in the site. No warning by a user offline or online will be made warranty unless stated herein.

Playnify does not, whatsoever, endorse agents, sports venues or facilities or complex, coaches, players professional or amateurs, brands, associations or federations. In sum, Playnify does not have any association with these third parties.

Playnify is also NOT responsible for any information or use of information posted in our website by third-parties.

Any injuries during the sports events are of NO responsibility of Playnify. Playnify is only an online platform that enables it’s users to gather for sports events.

You accept that any injuries, loss or death, particularly during the events is of no responsibility of Playnify. Your relation with third parties, including other site users, are of your entire responsibility. Playnify may not be swift in cleaning harmfull and ill-behaved users so please be cautious when relating with other users. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any content that you obtain on or through the site, including any reliance on the integrity and accuracy of such content and your interactions with third parties with whom you come in contact through the website. Because user authentication on the Internet is a hard task to validate, Playnify cannot and does not confirm that each user is who he or she claims to be.

Playnify may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Playnify makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the website.

Idemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Playnify, its affliates, agents, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from any claims, actions, suits, demands, loss, liability, including judicial and private fees associated with these actions, made by any third party arising by the breach of the present agreement, your access to or use of any Playnify provided service or your user content.

Disclaimer

The services provided by this site and all content without limitation are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, therefore it disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose direct or indirect, or non-infringement. Playnify is not responsible, and makes no representations or warranties for the delivery of any messages (user to user messages, event wall posts, emails or any other user generated content) sent through Playnify to anyone. In addition, we neither warrant nor represent that your use of the service will not infringe the rights of third parties. Any material, service, or technology described or used on the website may be subject to intellectual property rights owned by third parties who have licensed such material, service, or technology to us. Playnify does not have any obligation to verify the identity of the people subscribing to its services, nor does it have any obligation to monitor the use of its services by other users of the community. In this sense, Playnify disclaims all liability for identity theft or any other misuse of your identity or information. Playnify does not guarantee that the services it provides will work properly and without interruptions or errors. The website and the services provided can be interrupted due to maintenance, updates, or system or network failures. Under no circumstances will Playnify be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the website and/or the services provided and also for any interactions between users of the website, whether online or offline. Playnify disclaims all liability for damages caused by any such interruption or errors in functioning. Playnify does not warrant that the website, its servers, or the information, content and services included on or otherwise made available to you through the site (or by emails sent from the website) are free of viruses or other harmful components. You understand and agree that while using our website and services you may be exposed to user content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuited to your purpose.

Member Disputes

You are solely responsible and accountable by your interactions with other Playnify users. Playnify reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between users, as in you and other users.

Disputes

If there is any dispute about or involving the website and/or the Service, by using the website, you agree that the dispute will be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of London, England.

Copyright

Playnify respects proprietary rights of others and advises you to do so accordingly. If you think you are being a victim of copyright infringement please contact us immediately.

Terms of use and revisions

Playnify reserves the right to alter or update this document at any time. By document we mean the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. In order to enhance services here at Playnify we need to update this document as new services, applications and features become available.

This practice is necessary so that we may improve the site. In any way we aim at jeopardizing the previous agreement you made with us, these alterations are only clinical ones.

You will be notified if a new version arises and when that version is put in place it has to be considered as the present agreement.

Contact

Playnify Lda
Porto, Portugal, European Union

UPTEC - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Universidade do Porto
Actor Ferreira da Silva street, nr. 100, Postal Code 4200-298 Porto

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