Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) shall govern the use of this website, www.socialtournament.com (the “Website”) and Socialtournaments.com, a 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 (the “Tournaments”) accessed by yourself (“You” or “End Users”).
By creating the account and participating in the Tournaments, your hereby agree to be bound by these Terms 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 these Term, and any amendments to the Terms shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage. End-Users are required to check the Terms and conditions regularly.
1. Access to Platform and Account Creation
1.1 The Tournaments are available for access by End-Users aged 18 years or over in jurisdictions determined by Social Tournaments from time to time. Employees of Social Tournaments, their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the Tournament shall not be considered End-Users under these Terms.
1.2 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 the Promoter.
1.3 No entry fee shall be imposed on End-Users for the participation in the Tournament and End-Users shall not be required to make a purchase in order to participate in a Tournament.
1.4 End-Users located in the following countries shall not be able to access or participate in any Tournaments offered on the Platform if they are located in one of the following countries (“Banned Countries”): US, UK, Australia, North Korea, Ukraine, Romania, India. Social Tournaments reserves the right to amend the list of Banned Countries 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 Countries.
2. Account Creation
2.1 End-Users must create a user account with Social Tournaments in order to participate in any tournament (“Account”). Accounts can be created by accessing the following link: www.socialtournaments.com
2.2 When creating an Account, End-Users shall be required to insert personal data, including, inter alia, their 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 relevant data protection laws pursuant to Clause 5 herein.
2.3 End-Users shall design a virtual avatar where such virtual avatar shall represent their Account during a Tournament (“Avatar”). All Avatars shall be subject to the approval of Social Tournaments prior to the Avatar’s use (whether in a Tournament or posting on an Account) and You accept that Social Tournaments reserves the right to suspend, restrict or reject any Avatar used on an Account or for a Tournament as Social Tournaments sees fit.
2.4 Each End-User shall only be entitled to open one account in their name. You hereby recognize that you may be disqualified from participation in any Tournament should you have more than one account in your name.
3.1 Any End-Users 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 from time to time.
3.2 You hereby agree and accept that Social Tournaments reserves the right to grant or withhold any prizes to End-Users and that any violations of Applicable Law (defined in Clause 3.7 of these Terms) by the End-User or failure to comply with any requests for further information from Social Tournaments may result in the cancelation of awarding a gift to Winners by Social Tournaments to transfer the prizes.
3.3 All Prizes and their Winners shall be listed on the www.socialtournaments.com/results. Prizes are not transferable to other End-Users. 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 its 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.
3.5 We will notify the Winner of the means of transferring the Prize from Social Tournaments to the End-User.
3.6 Decisions in respect of all matters relating to any Tournaments and the Platform shall be the sole discretion of Social Tournaments.
3.7 In order to receive a Prize, You hereby recognize that Social Tournaments reserves the right to ask You for further information and documentation (as determined by Social Tournaments) 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 (“Applicable Law”). No Prizes (defined in clause 4.1 of these Terms) shall be awarded to You unless You adhere to any and all requests for further information and documentation by Social Tournaments. For the purposes of this clause 3.7, any Winner residing in the United States shall provide their social security number for Social Tournaments’ tax compliance requirements. You hereby recognize 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 Clause 3.7 of these Terms may result in the suspension or termination of your 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 participation of End-Users and/or Winners eligibility to participate in the Tournament is final and may not be contested by You or any other participant in a Tournament.
5. Data Protection
5.2 By creating an Account and accepting to participate in a Tournament, the Winner consents 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 relevant data protection law.
6.1 You hereby recognize that Social Tournaments reserves the right to close Your Account if Social Tournaments finds:
6.1.1 That certain activity on your Account is used for illicit purposes, such as money laundering;
6.1.2 is convicted of any offence pursuant to any Applicable Law or any crime or offence involving dishonesty that is reasonably likely to adversely affect the reputation or goodwill of the other Party.
6.2 Upon closing your Account, Social Tournaments:
6.2.1 Shall, amongst other actions cease to provide access to your Account or any Tournaments offered on the Platform;
7. Intellectual property
7.1 For the purposes of these Terms, “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 of the will at all times remain the property of Social Tournaments. Any and all intellectual property rights that arise as a result of these Terms or the use of the Platform by End-Users shall belong to Social Tournaments.
8. Limitations of liability
8.1 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:
8.1.1 indirect or consequential loss; or
8.1.2 loss of profits, revenue, contracts or anticipated savings.
8.2 Social Tournaments shall not be liable for any breach of these Terms directly or indirectly caused by circumstances beyond the reasonable control of that Party where such Party is prevented from performing its obligations to the other and where such failure to perform does not relate to its fault or negligence (“Force Majeure Event“). If the Force Majeure Event prevents the affected Party from materially complying with its obligations under these Terms and it continues for more than ten (10) days, the other Party may terminate the Agreement with immediate effect by giving written notice.
8.3 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 Website or the Platform. The Service Provider shall not be responsible for any loss of such information resulting from any technological failure powering the Platform or the Website.