THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE TERMS ON WHICH HoldemContest.com® OFFERS ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES.
This is the User Agreement (the "Agreement") for HoldemContest.com (the "Site").
This Agreement describes the terms and conditions applicable to your use of our services available under the
domain and sub-domains of the Site and the general principles for the websites of our
subsidiaries. We may amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on the Site.
This Agreement may not be otherwise amended except in a writing signed by an authorized representative of
the Site. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement,
do not use or access our services.
In addition to the restrictions described below, this website may only be used by residents of the United States.
Our services are available only to, and may only be used by individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.
Without limiting the foregoing, our services are not available to children
(persons under the age of 18) or to temporarily or indefinitely suspended members.
Our services are not available where prohibited or restricted by law.
Our services are not available to residents of any of the following U.S. states (or while located in any of these states, or while using financial accounts registered to locations in such states):
Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, Puerto Rico, Vermont, and Washington.
If you do not qualify, please do not use the Site.
If you are a business entity, you represent that you have the authority to
bind the entity to this Agreement.
The Site reserves the right to terminate any user's membership and their access to the Site,
for any reason whatsoever. The following types of messages, or links to this type of content,
are not allowed: Pornography, obscenity, racism, violence, pirated programs,
or any other illegal activity.
The following rules shall pertain to all Contests that are offered on the Site:
HoldemContest.com may occasionally hold a contest that offers $100 to the user who receives the best valid score before a particular date.
In the event of a tie, the $100 prize shall be split equally amongst the users who received the same best valid score.
This prize payment shall be made via PayPal.com, which HoldemContest.com is not affiliated with other than using PayPal.com to issue the payment.
To receive the prize payment, the user must use PayPal.com's service, and the user must incur all costs that are associated with their PayPal.com usage.
Unless the user has received Bonus Plays, then each user, and each internet connection, may only perform each Contest once per hour. If multiple users share the same computer, then
they may collectively only perform each Contest once per hour.
A score is only a "valid score" if the user follows all the rules of each contest.
Any score which is received by a user who violates any of the contest rules shall be deemed as an "invalid score",
which includes, but is not limited to, any of the following:
a) A Contest which is run from a proxy server.
b) A user who has run a Contest more often than once an hour.
c) A Contest which is automatically run by a program.
d) A score which is caused by an activity that is deceptive or fraudulent in nature.
e) A score which, for some other reason not described here, is determined by HoldemContest.com to be an invalid score.
When you visit the Site or send e-mails to us, you are
communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications
from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting
notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and
other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal
requirement that such communications be in writing.
We, our subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees and our suppliers provide the Site and
services "as is" and without any warranty or condition, expressed, implied or statutory.
We, our subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees and our suppliers specifically disclaim any
implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
We make no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied,
as to the operation of the Site or the information, content, materials, or products included
on the Site. You expressly agree that your use of the Site is at your sole risk.
We do not warrant that the Site, its servers, or e-mail sent from us are free of
viruses or other harmful components.
We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Site,
including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
In no event shall we, our subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees or our
suppliers be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages
arising out of or in connection with the Site, our services, or this agreement
(however arising, including negligence).
You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers,
directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys'
fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement or the
documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
You shall comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and
regulations regarding your use of our service. You may not use the Site for any monetary gambling whatsoever.
You and the Site are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture,
employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
All content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos,
button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and
software, is the property of the Site or its content suppliers and protected
by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all
content on the Site is the exclusive property of the Site and protected by
U.S. and international copyright laws.
No part of this program may be copied, reproduced, translated, or reduced to any
electronic or machine readable form without the prior written consent of the Site.
"HoldemContest.com" and other marks indicated on the Site are registered trademarks of
the Site or its subsidiaries, in the United States and other countries.
All graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names appearing on the Site
are trademarks or trade dress of the Site or its subsidiaries.
The Site's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product
or service that is not the Site's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among
customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Site.
All other trademarks not owned by the Site or its subsidiaries that appear on the Site
are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to,
or sponsored by the Site or its subsidiaries.
A new user may be invited to use an Evaluation Membership, which is only intended to demonstrate
the features of the Site.
The Evaluation Membership may be terminated at any time by the Site, at which time
the user will be unable to access their Administration Website.
This Agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California
as such laws are applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within California
between California residents.
Each party hereby irrevocably consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California
and the federal courts situated in the State of California in connection with any action arising
between the parties.
We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our
services, and operation of the Site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be
struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the
scope or extent of such section.
Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others
does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to
the subject matter hereof.