Terms and Conditions
Last updated [July 26, 2018]
These Website Standard Terms And Conditions (these “Terms” or these “Website Standard Terms And Conditions”) contained herein on this webpage, shall govern your use of this website: “www.thebasketballfans.com” (the “Site” or “Website”), including all pages within this website (collectively referred to hereinbelow as this “Website”). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website, and by using this Website, you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Website if you have any objection to any of these Website Standard Terms And Conditions.
This Website is not for use by any minors (defined as those who are not at least 18 years of age), and you must not use this Website if you a minor.
Notice of Non-Affiliation and Disclaimer
We are NOT affiliated, authorized, associated, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the National Basketball Association (NBA), or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates. The Basketball Fans site (www.thebasketballfans.com) is entirely independent and has NO connection or relationship at all with the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Basketball Fans site (www.thebasketballfans.com) is an Editorial Sports News Site, with news, articles, and opinions about basketball.
Intellectual Property Rights
Other than content, creative common images we use or content you own, which you may have opted to include on this Website, under these Terms, “www.thebasketballfans.com” and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved.
You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.
If you have a United States Trademark, and you believe that your work has been reproduced and is available on our Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that our Site contains links to an online location that contains material that infringes upon your copyright, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent the information required by the U.S. Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512 (“DMCA”). To file a copyright infringement notification with us, please send a written communication to this Email: [email protected]
Creative Common or Public Domain Use
We use Creative Commons images which can be used under the licenses of creative common: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/
We try our best to follow all the requests and guidelines of all creative commons license, exactly as the license requires. We make sure to give every author the respect he deserves, and mention is name/username, link to his profile, include proper attribution, provide a link to the relevant license, provide a link to the original place from which the image was taken, and indicate if any changes were made to the original photo. We take it very seriously. We also use “Public Domain” images from time to time.
if you believe that copyright infringement happens, please contact us ASAP through this Email: [email protected]
We will handle your mail, check, and remove immediately (if needed) any copyright infringement.
You can read more about creative commons here: https://creativecommons.org/
You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:
publishing any Website material in any media;
selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
using this Website in any way that is, or maybe, damaging to this Website;
using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity with this Website, or while using this Website;
using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing;
Certain areas of this Website are restricted from access by you and “www.thebasketballfans.com” may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential, and you must maintain the confidentiality of such information.
In these Website Standard Terms And Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video, text, images or other material you choose to display, upload, post or submit on this Website. Concerning Your Content, by displaying, uploading, posting or submitting it, you grant “www.thebasketballfans.com” a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in all media.
Your Content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party’s rights. “www.thebasketballfans.com” reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time, and for any reason, without notice.
You will be held liable to any damages or losses incurred by us as a result of copyright Infringement by your Content, including fines, payments of damages and statutory fines, payments and damages occur because of your content infringement, even if we edited and re-published your content.
This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and “www.thebasketballfans.com” makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.
Limitation of liability
In no event shall “www.thebasketballfans.com”, nor any of its officers, directors, and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and “www.thebasketballfans.com”, including its officers, directors, and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
Links to Third Party Websites
Our Site may provide hyperlinks to other third party websites that are not owned or controlled by us. If you use these links, you will leave our Site. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any such third party websites.
The appearance, availability, or use of the hyperlinks to other third party websites referenced or included anywhere on the Site or any other form does not constitute an endorsement by Company. We do not verify nor have any responsibility for any such third-party sites or their business practices. Your use of such third-party sites is governed by such third party’s terms and conditions. For further information on such third party’s terms and conditions, please visit the applicable agreement of such third party.
You acknowledge and agree that the Company is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of the availability of those external websites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products, services or other materials on, or available from, such third party websites or resources.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent “www.thebasketballfans.com” from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
Variation of Terms
“www.thebasketballfans.com” is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website, you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing the use of this Website.
“www.thebasketballfans.com” shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, .you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between “www.thebasketballfans.com” and you in relation to your use of this Website and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction
These Terms will be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Israel, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Tel Aviv, Israel for the resolution of any disputes.