Welcome to the Terms of Use Agreement for AMPSport.com and the AMPSport mobile application, owned and operated by AMP Sport, Inc., a division of Information Growth Strategies, Ltd., a Vermont corporation (“AMP”).


1. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES.
 

AMPSport.com (the “Site”) provides online software as a service (SAAS) services, namely, a software platform, and related internet forum services, for use by athletes and coaches for management of athletic training and development, including comparison and recruitment of athletes.  The Site, and the related AMPSport mobile application (the “App”) (collectively, the “Services”), are owned and operated by AMP.  The Services include all content and media on the Site and App, including, but not limited to, all athlete profiles and training logs, all public and private discussions, forums, blogs, discussion and bulletin boards, e-mails, messaging, and chats on the Site.  The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new links, are subject to this Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”).  
 

AMP may discontinue, modify or suspend any aspect of the Services without prior notice of any kind.  AMP may impose limits on use of the Services, or suspend or discontinue access to all or part of the Services without prior notice of any kind.  Please check the Terms of Use (“TOU”) in this Agreement every time you visit to view any changes.
 

2. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS.
 

You agree that your use of the Services as either a Guest (when you browse the Site), Member (when you have registered as a Member on the Site), or a Sponsor (when you pay to advertise on the Site) are subject to the TOU in this Agreement.  The term “User” refers to a Guest, Member, or Sponsor on the Site.  You are only authorized to use the Services if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to the TOU in this Agreement.  Please read this Agreement carefully.  If you do not agree with the TOU, you should leave the Site, uninstall the App from your electronic device, and/or otherwise discontinue all use of the Services.
 

AMP may modify the TOU in this Agreement from time to time, with or without notice to you, and such modifications shall be effective upon posting by AMP through the Services.  You agree to be bound by any changes to the TOU when you use the Services after any such modification is posted.  It is therefore important that you review the TOU in this Agreement regularly to ensure that you are updated as to any changes.
 

This Agreement, and any posted revisions to the TOU in this Agreement, shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Services.  You may terminate your Membership at any time, for any reason.  After your Membership terminates, either by you or by AMP, this Agreement will terminate, provided, however, terms which by their nature continue shall survive termination and continue until fulfilled.
 

TERMS OF USE
 

  1. MOBILE APP TERMS

    1. AMP charges a fee for downloading the App, but please be aware that your carrier’s normal rates and fees, such as text messaging fees, will still apply.
    2. AMP may provide the App using one or more distributors, such as Apple Inc. (“Apple”), or others (collectively “Distributors”).  You acknowledge that this Agreement is between you and AMP only, and not with the Distributor, and that the Distributor has no responsibility whatsoever for the App and the content thereof.
    3. You acknowledge and agree that our Distributors and affiliates may be third party beneficiaries of the Agreement, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Agreement, our Distributor will have the right (and you will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce the Agreement against you as a third party beneficiary thereof.
    4. You acknowledge that, in the event of any third party claim that the App or your possession and use of the App infringes that third party’s intellectual property rights, we, not our Distributor, will be solely responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim.
    5. You acknowledge that our Distributors are not are responsible for addressing any claims of yours or any third party relating to the App or your possession and/or use of the App, including, but not limited to: (i) product liability claims; (ii) any claim that the App fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation.
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2. PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION.
 

See the Privacy Policy relating to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information.  
 

3. NOTICE SPECIFIC TO INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES. 
 

3.1 Content.  By posting, publishing, uploading or displaying content, digital media, athlete data, athlete schedules, athlete profiles, information, web links, comments, images, text, files, photographs, videos, works of authorship, messages, communications or any other materials (collectively, “Content”) of any kind using the Services, you grant AMP, its affiliates, and agents an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, edit, move, distribute, transmit, display, perform, adapt, and publish any such Content for any purpose through the Services via any media channels now known or later developed, without notice.  You represent and warrant that you own the Content posted by you through the Services or otherwise have the proper authorization to grant this license.  You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person or entity by reason of any Content posted by you using the Services.  You are not permitted to take another User’s Content and reproduce it in any manner without the prior written consent of AMP.
 

3.2 Monitoring of Content.  AMP and its agents and designees reserve the right to monitor, restrict access to, edit, modify or remove any Content available through the Services.  AMP reserves the right at all times to disclose any information AMP deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, modify, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in AMP’s sole discretion.  THESE RIGHTS WILL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO CREATE ANY LIABILITY TO AMP IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT.  Materials uploaded using the Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination.  You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials. 
 

3.3 DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY.  The Services contain Content published and posted by Users and links to third party websites.  User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of AMP.  When you access third party websites, you do so at your own risk.  Third party links published or posted by Users or Site Sponsors do not constitute or imply an approval or endorsement by AMP of any information, materials, documents, services or products available on third party websites.  AMP makes no representations about the suitability or accuracy of information, documents, materials, services or products published, posted or made available as part of the content, services or products offered by Users or Sponsors for any purpose. 


ALL SUCH INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND BY AMP.  AMP DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, MATERIALS, CONTENT, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY.  IN NO EVENT SHALL AMP BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES OR BY THIRD PARTIES, OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BY AMP OR THIRD PARTIES, WHETHER OR NOT AMP KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 

 

AMP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE FUNCTIONING OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE OF ERRORS.  AMP ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF, ANY USER’S CONTENT OR COMPUTER.  AMP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS OR PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL OR PLAYERS DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS ON THE INTERNET OR ON THE SERVICES OR COMBINATION THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S COMPUTER RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION OR DOWNLOADING MATERIALS IN CONNECTION WITH USING THE SERVICES.  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL AMP BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SERVICES, FROM ANY USER CONTENT POSTED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES, OR FROM THE CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OF THE SERVICES, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE.  
 

AMP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY, WITH RESPECT TO ANY CONTENT POSTED BY ANY USERS USING THE SERVICES, EXCEPT FOR MATERIAL POSTED OR PUBLISHED BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF AMP, EVEN IF THAT MATERIAL VIOLATES THIS AGREEMENT.
 

IN ANY CASE, AMP’S TOTAL, CUMULATIVE LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF $500 AND ANY FEES/ PAYMENTS RECEIVED BY AMP FROM YOU FOR USING THE SERVICES, OR ADVERTISING THROUGH THE SERVICES.  THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER A CLAIM OR ACTION SOUNDS IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, CONTRIBUTION, INDEMNITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.  
 

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME OF THESE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY MAY NOT BE ENFORCEABLE IN SOME STATES, AND IF SO, THEY ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO YOU.  YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
 

YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE AMP, ITS AFFILIATES AND AGENTS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED (“CLAIMS”), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.  IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, IN PART:  “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE
DEBTOR.”

 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT AMP WOULD NOT HAVE OFFERED THESE SERVICES BUT FOR THESE DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY, AND AGREE THAT THE TERMS ARE REASONABLE. 
 

4. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY.
 

To become a Member of the Site, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form.  You also will choose a password and a User name.  You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account.  Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur on your account.  You agree to notify AMP immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.  AMP will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge.  However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by AMP or another party due to someone else using your account or password.  You may not use any other Member’s account or password at any time without the permission of that Member. 
 

5. NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE.
 

As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the TOU in this Agreement.  AMP reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against any Users who, in AMP’s sole discretion, violate this provision, including, without limitation, refusing to post, removing, editing or modifying any offending Content, or denying, restricting, suspending or terminating your access to all or any part of the Services, or suspending or terminating your Membership, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability to AMP.  AMP has no obligation to take any of the above-referenced actions, and is not responsible for the conduct of any Users who violate this provision.  The following prohibitions apply to the Services.  You will not:
 

5.1 Use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of the Services’ servers, or the network(s) connected to any of these servers, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Services.
 

5.2    Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. 
 

5.3    Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services. 
 

5.4    Use the Services, or contact Users or Sponsors in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk e-mail, spamming or any duplicative, exploitive or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise). 
 

5.5    Advertise products of any kind that you or someone else manufacturers, supplies, distributes or sells unless you are a Sponsor of the Site.  This includes not publishing, posting, uploading, discussing, mentioning or listing the telephone numbers, addresses, facsimile numbers, e-mail addresses, domain names or Web links of your manufacturing, supply, retail, or wholesale business or any other business of this type.  
 

5.6 Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention, or list your own personal contact information if you are not a Sponsor and if it is for the purpose of advertising, distributing or selling products or services that you or someone else manufactures, supplies, distributes or sells.
 

5.7 Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention or list your or anyone else’s age or e-mail address anywhere using the Services.
 

5.8    Publish, post, upload, link to, discuss, disseminate, mention or list names, telephone numbers, addresses, e-mail addresses, facsimile numbers, domain names or websites of any other Users.  
 

5.9  Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, offend, provoke, name call, or otherwise violate the legal rights (including the rights of privacy and publicity) of others. 
 

5.10  Publish, post, upload, disseminate, use or make comments which are of an abusive, violent, inappropriate, vulgar, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent, sexually explicit, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable or unlawful nature. 
 

5.11  Publish, post, discuss, upload, disseminate or mention information that contains Content intended to victimize, harass, degrade, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability, or sexual orientation.  Hate speech of any kind is not permitted.
 

5.12  Publish, post, discuss, upload, disseminate or mention illegal activities of any kind, including, without limitation, references to illegal drug use, terrorist activities, making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone else’s privacy or child pornography.
 

5.13  Publish, post, upload, disseminate, post Web links to or otherwise make available any Content, which is obscene, lewd, violent, sexually explicit, pornographic or otherwise objectionable or illegal.  
 

5.14  Publish, post, upload, use or otherwise make available, pass off as your own, or solicit for exchange, sale or purchase, any Content protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same. 
 

5.15  Post, upload, disseminate, link to, use, modify, copy, reproduce, republish, transmit or otherwise make available any Content, which is made available through the Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other personal or proprietary right of any party. 
 

5.16  Publish, post, upload, disseminate, use, link to or otherwise make available any image, photograph or picture of any other person or User without that person’s or User’s consent.
 

5.17  Solicit information of any kind from or exploit in any way Users who are under the age of 18.
 

5.18  Upload files using the Services that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another. 
 

5.19  Harvest, solicit or otherwise collect personal information from or about other Users for any purpose. 
 

5.20  Use the Services in any manner which is inconsistent with or violates any applicable laws or regulations. 
 

5.21  Create a false identity using the Services for the purpose of misleading others. 
 

5.22  Publish, post, disseminate, link to, upload, use, copy or otherwise make available (whether or not for a fee) any directory of Users of the Services. 
 

5.23  Register on the Site under a new User name if AMP has restricted, suspended or terminated your use or Membership.  
 

5.24  Register more than once or register more than one User name on the Site.  If you register more than once or register any additional User name(s), AMP will delete any additional registration and/or User name from the Site and system.
 

5.25  Register with a User name that is offensive, deceptive or violates any other party’s  rights.  
 

5.26   Register on the Site if you are under the age of 14.
 

5.27  Register on the Site with a non-working or inactive e-mail address, or someone else’s e-mail address other than your own.
 

5.28  Publish, post, upload, disseminate, discuss, mention or insinuate false information about other Users or sponsors.  
 

5.29  Publish, post, upload, disseminate, discuss or mention the value, validity or effectiveness of products or services of sponsors if you have never owned or used such product or services.
 

6. UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY.
 

We welcome your comments and feedback about the Services.  However, AMP does not accept or consider unsolicited submissions concerning its business or operations, including, but not limited to, original ideas for new advertising campaigns, promotions, products, services, technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product/service names.  Please do not send AMP such submissions.  The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when AMP’s services, products or marketing strategies appear similar to ideas submitted to AMP.  All such submissions to AMP are considered the property of AMP.  AMP does not have an obligation to protect the confidentiality of any such submission.  AMP will exclusively own all known or later-existing rights to such submission worldwide, and will be entitled to the unrestricted use of any such submission for any purpose, without compensation to you or any third party provider of such submission.
 

7. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS.
 

Materials may be made available through the Services by third parties not within our control.  AMP respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask the Users of the Services to do the same.  It is our policy not to permit materials known by AMP to infringe another party’s copyright to remain available through the Services.  If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible through the Services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that the Services contain links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright rights, you may notify AMP by providing the following information (as required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512) to our copyright agent set forth below:
 

7.1   A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;


7.2   Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; 


7.3  Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit AMP to locate the material;


7.4   Information reasonably sufficient to permit AMP to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;


7.5   A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and


7.6   A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.


 

Copyright Agent:

 

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

199 Main St.

PO Box 190 

Burlington, VT

(802) 863-2375


 

8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF AMP. 


The Services contain content protected by copyright, trademark, and other law, and AMP owns and retains all rights in this content.  

 

9. COPYRIGHT NOTICE.


Copyright © 2011 Information Growth Strategies, Ltd.  All rights reserved. 

 

10. TRADEMARKS.


AMP, AMP SPORT, AMP ELITE, AMP CLUB and AMP PROFILE are trade names, trademarks and/or services marks of Information Growth Strategies, Ltd. 

 

11. JURISDICTION AND DISPUTES.


This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Vermont, USA, without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions, the state and federal courts of which have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any actions or claims arising out of or in connection with your use of the the Services, your breach of this Agreement and/or arising from any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement.  You submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose, and agree not to contest venue as appropriate in Burlington, Vermont.  The parties waive the right to trial by jury.

 

12. INDEMNITY. 


You agree to indemnify and hold AMP, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Services in violation of this Agreement and/or from any breach of this Agreement.

 

13. MISCELLANEOUS.


This Agreement is accepted upon your use of the Services.  This Agreement and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to your use of the Services.  The TOU in this Agreement may be modified by AMP at any time, and by you only with the prior written consent of AMP in each instance.  Any claim with respect to your use of the Services must be brought within one (1) year of the date that the claim arises.  If any provision of this Agreement is held unenforceable, the remaining provisions will be enforced to the maximum extent possible.  No waiver by AMP of any rights under this Agreement constitutes a waiver of any other right, or right to enforce any subsequent breach of these Agreement.  In the event AMP is forced to enforce its rights against you, in addition to any other remedies, you agree to pay AMP’s reasonable costs, including attorneys’ fees and costs of suit.