Last updated on 6/12/2019
These Terms and Conditions (the “Agreement”) shall govern Your use of our Platform www.socialtournaments.com (the “Platform”) and Socialtournaments.com, an RNG based social gaming tool (the “Platform”), owned by Pragmatic Software Solutions Ltd (“We” or “Social Tournaments”), a company registered under the laws of Malta with company registration number C 85026 and with its registered office at 144 Tower Road, Sliema, SLM 1604, Malta which operates online gaming tournaments (a “Tournament” or “Tournaments”) accessed by yourself (“You”).
By creating the account and participating in the Tournaments, You hereby agree to be bound by this Agreement and any other supplementary conditions and rules which may be issued by Social Tournaments from time to time.
We have the right, at our sole discretion, and at any time, to change and or amend this Agreement, with any amendments becoming effective immediately upon the time that they are posted on the Platform. You should revisit this Agreement periodically to apprise Yourself of the latest terms and conditions governing the use of the Platform and Platform.
1.1 The Tournaments are available for access by users aged 18 years or over. By signing up, you hereby declare and warrant that you are over 18 years of age or such higher minimum legal age of majority as stipulated in the jurisdiction of your residence and are, under the laws applicable to you, legally allowed to participate in the Tournaments. The Company reserves the right to carry out verification checks to confirm the accuracy of all account registration details you provide. When these checks are unable to verify your age, the Company reserves the right to ask for additional proof. If we remain unable to confirm any detail provided by you, we reserve the right to suspend your account or withhold payment of any Prize until we receive satisfactory proof, as determined in our sole discretion.
1.2 Employees of Social Tournaments, their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the Tournament may not enter into this Agreement.
1.3 Social Tournaments reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any Tournament at any time and without notice. Any cancelation or rescheduling of a Tournament will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by Social Tournaments.
1.4 No entry fee shall be imposed on You for the participation in the Tournament and You shall not be required to make a purchase in order to participate in a Tournament.
1.5 If You are located in the following countries You will not be able and are not permitted to access or participate in any Tournaments offered on the Platform: Kentucky (USA), UK, Australia, North Korea, Ukraine, Romania, India and any other state or country as the Company may determine from time to time (together “Banned Territories”). Social Tournaments reserves the right to amend the list of Banned Countries at any time and in its sole discretion without prior notice or to withhold or cancel the award of any Prizes awarded for participation in the Tournament if Social Tournaments finds that the End User is accessing the Platform from one of the jurisdictions of the Banned Territories.
2.1 You must create a user account with Social Tournaments in order to participate in any Tournament (“Account”). You can create an Account by accessing the following link: www.socialtournaments.com.
2.2. When creating an Account and in order to be eligible to participate in a Tournament, You are required to provide personal data, including: Your name, email address and payment account information (i.e. Skrill or Neteller). Any personal data collected by Social Tournaments shall be processed in accordance with the relevant data protection laws set forth in Clause 5 of this Agreement.
2.3 You shall design a virtual avatar where such virtual avatar shall represent Your Account during a Tournament (“Avatar”). All Avatars shall be subject to the approval of Social Tournaments in its sole discretion prior to You making use of the Avatar (whether in a Tournament or posting on an Account) and You accept that Social Tournaments in its sole discretion reserves the right to suspend, restrict or reject at any time any Avatar used on an Account or for a Tournament.
2.4 You are entitled to open only one Account in Your name. You hereby acknowledge and agree that You may be disqualified from participation in any Tournament at any time should You have more than one Account in Your name.
3.1 Any user determined by Social Tournaments to be a “Winner” of a Tournament (“Winner”) may be entitled to receive a prize as a Winner where prizes may be pecuniary or non-pecuniary (“Prize”), as determined by Social Tournaments in its sole discretion from time to time. You acknowledge and agree that You will be responsible for any tax obligations arising out of You receiving a Prize and agree to fully indemnify Social Tournaments against any tax obligation resulting from a Prize being awarded to You.
3.2 You hereby agree and accept that Social Tournaments reserves the right to grant or withhold any Prizes and that any violations of this Agreement or Applicable Law (defined in Clause 3.7 of this Agreement) or failure to comply with any reasonable requests for further information from Social Tournaments may result in the cancelation of awarding a Prize to Winners by Social Tournaments.
3.3 You acknowledge and agree that all Prizes and their Winners shall be listed on the www.socialtournaments.com/results. Prizes are non-transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and We reserve the right to substitute any Prize with another Prize of equivalent value without notice.
3.4 The Winner will be notified by email using the email address linked with the Account within forty-eight (48) hours following the finalization of the results of the Tournament. If the Winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the Prize within seven (7) working days following notification by email, We reserve the right to withdraw the Prize and select an alternative Winner in our sole discretion.
3.5 We will notify the Winner of the means by which we would transfer the Prize from Social Tournaments to the Winner.
3.6 Decisions in respect of all matters relating to any Tournaments and the Platform shall be in the sole discretion of Social Tournaments.
3.7 As a condition to receiving a Prize, You agree that Social Tournaments reserves the right to make further reasonable information and documentation requests (as determined by Social Tournaments in its sole discretion) necessary for compliance with any and all Applicable Laws, rules or regulations to which Social Tournaments (or any entity belonging to the same group of companies as Social Tournaments) must adhere to (“Applicable Law”). No Prizes shall be awarded to You unless You adhere to any and all reasonable requests for further information and documentation by Social Tournaments. In particular, any Winner shall provide any and all information and documentation required for Social Tournaments to be able to comply with its obligations under Applicable Law, including but not limited to tax compliance requirements. You hereby acknowledge and agree that it may take up to fourteen (14) working days to receive a Prize following receipt by Social Tournaments of further information and documentation.
3.8 Any failure to comply with Social Tournaments’ request for further information and documentation as per this Agreement may result in the suspension or termination of Your Account.
3.9 If You reside outside of the European Union, Prizes will be paid out to and may be withdrawn from your Skrill or Neteller E-Wallet account.
4.1 The Platform is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other social network upon which the Platform and Tournament(s) are advertised.
4.2 Social Tournaments’ decision on Your participation and eligibility to participate in the Tournament is final and may not be contested by You or any other participant in a Tournament
5.2 By creating an Account and participating in a Tournament, the Winner acknowledges and agrees to Social Tournaments publishing their name and Avatar in any publicity material. Any personal data of the Winner or any End Users will be used solely in accordance with any and all Applicable Laws.
6.1 You hereby acknowledge and agree that Social Tournaments reserves the right to close Your Account if Social Tournaments at any time in its sole discretion, in particular in case any activity on Your Account contradicts Applicable Law or is used for illicit purposes, including, but not limited to money laundering.
6.2 Upon closure of Your Account, Social Tournaments, You will no longer have access to Your Account or any Tournaments offered on the Platform. Your participation in any Tournaments that may still be pending at the time of the closure of Your Account will be voided and You will not be entitled to receiving any Prizes.
7.1 For the purposes of this Agreement, “Intellectual Property” means any invention, designs, formulas, know-how, processes, business methods, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, code, ideas, writings, illustrations, photographs relating to Social Tournament’s brand, and any and all material describing or illustrating such property, whether in hard copy or digital form.
7.2 All Intellectual Property will at all times remain the property of Social Tournaments. Any and all intellectual property rights that arise as a result of this Agreement or Your use of the Platform shall belong to Social Tournaments.
You may address any complaints through the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Social Tournaments will use its best efforts to resolve any complaint promptly and without delay.
9.1 You hereby agree to hold Social Tournaments harmless for any of the following types of loss or damage even in each case if the Party has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage:
9.1.1 indirect or consequential loss; or
9.1.2 loss of profits, revenue, contracts or anticipated savings.
9.2 Social Tournaments shall not be liable for any breach of these Terms directly or indirectly caused by circumstances beyond the reasonable control of Social Tournaments where Social Tournaments is prevented from performing its obligations under this agreement and where such failure to perform does not relate to its fault or negligence (“Force Majeure Event“). If the Force Majeure Event prevents social tournaments from materially complying with its obligations under this agreement and it continues for more than ten (10) days, you may terminate the Agreement with immediate effect by giving written notice.
9.3 Social Tournaments shall not be held liable for any risks related to the technology used on the Platform or in relation to the Account, including, but not limited to, the failure of hardware, software, and Internet connections, risk of malicious software introduction and any other risks that relate to third parties which may gain unauthorised access to the Platform or the Platform. social tournaments shall not be responsible for any loss of such information resulting from any technological failure powering the Platform or the Platform.