Terms of Service and Use Agreement

Last revision: September 2017. Please read this terms of service and use agreement carefully. By completing the registration process, browsing this web site, or using any service offered by you agree to be bound by all of the Terms and Conditions of this agreement.

  1. Preliminary
    1. This Terms of Service and Use Agreement (the "Agreement") governs the provision of the Services (as defined below) by to you. reserves the right to change or revise this Agreement at any time by posting any changes or a revised Agreement on website and any Web pages incorporating the content of are collectively referred to herein as the Sportsbase web site. will alert you that changes or revisions have been made by indicating on the top of this Agreement the date it was last revised. The changed or revised Agreement will be effective immediately after it is posted on the Web Site. Your use of the Services following the posting of any such changes or of a revised Agreement will constitute your acceptance of any such changes or revisions. encourages you to review this Agreement each time you visit the Web Site to make sure that you understand the terms of the Services provided to you. If you do not agree to this Agreement (including any referenced policies or guidelines), you must immediately terminate your use of the Services. If you would like to print this Agreement, please click the print button on your browser toolbar.
    2. is a service mark of SportsBase Ltd. All contents of this website are owned by SportsBase Ltd including but not limited to text, graphics and logos are protected by copyright law unless otherwise stated. Company names, logos and websites are copyright their respective owners.
    3. This Website invites you to buy Services from us. If you wish us to provide Services to you, you will need to complete an Order. All Orders submitted by you will be subject to these Conditions. A binding contract between you and us (“Contract”) will only arise when we have received an Order from you and we have notified you of our acceptance of your Order in writing. You should only submit an Order to us if these Conditions are acceptable to you without modification.
  2. Description of Services; Grant of Limited License.
    1. The Sportsbase Web Site offers a variety of services, including, but not limited to, directory assistance, contact management, email routing services, and our Interactive Products include, without limitation, Priority Listing, Web site creation, newsletter creation, newsletter subscription and e-commerce services (collectively, the "Services"). From time to time other Services may be added, or Services may be removed.
    2. We will not commence any design work for Interactive Products until we have received from you all of the required art work, information, and other materials such as logos, photographs, company brochures, and press information (“together referred to in these Conditions as “Deliverable Materials”) and we are satisfied that you have complied with your obligations in relation to such Deliverable Materials which are set out below. You must send us all Deliverable Materials within 28 days of submitting your Order.
    3. If you fail to provide any Deliverable Materials to us within the specified time limits, we reserve the right, in addition to any other rights we may have, to retain any Charges that you have paid to us.
    4. We will endeavour to meet your requested live date(s) for your Sportsbase Interactive Product but time is not of the essence in this respect and we will not be liable for any delays.
    5. From the date that your Interactive Product goes live, we will host your Interactive Product in return for your payment of the relevant Charges. We will not submit your Interactive Product to any search engines and we do not guarantee or warrant in any way your acceptance by a search engine whether it is linked to or not.
    6. The proprietary software associated with the Services which shall be deemed to include any enhancements or modifications thereto and any related documentation, are works protected under copyright and other intellectual property laws. Subject to your compliance with all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and in consideration of your promises reflected in this Agreement, grants to you a personal, nonexclusive, nonassignable and nontransferable license to use the Service from a single computer and to use the Service solely as permitted under this Agreement.
    7. Descriptions of most of our Services are on the Website (“Product Description”). In addition, our Sales Team will also be pleased to discuss any further bespoke Services that you may require. Subject to our acceptance of your Order, and your continual compliance with these Conditions, we will provide the Services specified in your Order in accordance with these Conditions and the Product Description, using our reasonable skill and care at all times. We may use agents and/or sub-contractors to perform the Services on our behalf where we deem it appropriate to do so.
    8. In pursuance of Our policy of continuing service improvements we reserve the right to alter the look, feel, style, facilities and functionality of any of our Services and the Website at any time without giving you prior notice but in doing so we will endeavour not to materially diminish the overall functionality and value of the Services or the Website. Accordingly, the Product Description is subject to change from time to time.
    9. We may at any time either change, replace or delete these Conditions or include new terms. Before we do so, we will advertise any such change on the Website no less than seven days before the proposed amendment becomes effective.
  3. Restrictions of Limited License.
    1. Unless you have a separate agreement with authorizing you to do so, you will: (i) not copy or distribute the software or source code behind the Services to any third party; (ii) not reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile any portion of the Services or otherwise attempt to discover or re-create the source code to the Services; (iii) comply with all applicable laws, including U.K. export control laws, applicable to the Services; (iv) not make any modification, adaptation, improvement, enhancement, translation, or derivative work of or to any portion of the Services; (v) not remove, alter, or obscure any proprietary notices (including copyright notices) of or its suppliers in any portion of the Services or on the Sportsbase Web Site; (vi) not interfere with or disrupt the use and enjoyment of the Services by other users; and (vii) not use any type of automated means to (a) utilize the Services or (b) download or retrieve directory listings or other information.
  4. Registration Obligations.
    1. In consideration for access to Services and to establish certain Services accounts, you must provide with certain information ("Registration Data") requested on the registration form; inquiries marked "required" must be answered, and any other request for information may be left blank. You agree that the Registration Data you provide: (1) is true, accurate, current and complete, and (2) will be maintained and updated by you to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You also agree that may send you an e-mail and require you to confirm your e-mail address before using certain Services. reserves the right to terminate your use of the Services and refuse to provide you with any and all current or future use of the Services if, in its sole discretion, determines that any of your Registration Data is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete.
  5. Account Security.
    1. You will select a user name and password upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password and are fully responsible for all activities, charges and/or liabilities that occur under your user name and password or account number, whether or not authorized by you. You will immediately notify of any unauthorized use of your user name or any other breach of security. cannot, and will not, be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.
  6. Agreement to Pay.
    1. You agree to pay all fees and charges specified when you order any Services which require a fee, including any recurring and nonrecurring charges, taxes, fees and assessments applicable to the Services. Unless otherwise stated by, the credit card that you provide as part of your Registration Data will automatically be charged the current fee for the Services on the date that you sign up. Further, certain Services are charged on a pre-pay basis, therefore your credit card will automatically be charged the current fee at the time of sign-up for the Service. By authorizing to charge a credit or charge card for a Service, you are authorizing or its designated representatives or agents to automatically continue charging that card (or any replacement credit card account if the original card is renewed, lost, stolen, or changed for any reason by the credit-issuing entity, and such entity informs of such new replacement card account) for all fees and charges associated with your account. Unless otherwise noted, all currency references are in U.K. pounds sterling.
  7. Fees & Charges.
    1. may, upon notice required by applicable laws, at any time, change the amount of, or basis for determining, any fee or charge, or institute new fees or charges. These new fees or charges will be implemented at the commencement of the next billing cycle after the change is effective. You will be charged for any premium services or extra fee features you subscribe to or use during that period's billing cycle. All fees and charges are payable in accordance with payment terms in effect at the time the fee or charge becomes payable.
    2. Our charges (“Charges”) for any Services ordered by you will be our current price in force for that Service when you submit your Order. All our current prices are available either on the Website or from one of our sales team. All of our advertised prices are exclusive of VAT and other applicable taxes which will also be payable by you.
    3. The Charges for all of our Services are payable in advance by you. In the case of our Annual Services (which include without limit Priority Listing, Banner Advertising, Web Hosting and Web Positioning) this means that our Charges are due to paid by you at the same time as your Order and then again by you on each monthly or yearly anniversary. In the case of our Non-Annual Services our Charges must be paid by you at the same time as your Order.
    4. Any indulgence given by us to you in respect of the time for payment of our Charges is entirely at our discretion and shall not operate as a waiver of any of our rights. If you do not pay us any sums due from you on the due date for payment, we may at our option charge interest on the overdue amount at the rate of 4% above the base rate of Barclays Bank Plc then in force.
    5. We do not accept payment by cheque and only by Visa and MasterCard. We do not currently accept payment by Diners Club or American Express. We may withdraw any method of payment at any time without notice to you.
    6. If any reduction is available to you in respect of a promotional offer made available by us, and you are eligible for such offer, then the Charges payable by you will be reduced by the amount shown but not by more or otherwise.
  8. No Refunds or Credits.
    1. Upon cancellation or termination of the Services, unless otherwise noted, you will not receive a refund for charges or fees associated with the Service or other extra fee features not included with your basic membership fee.
  9. User Conduct. You acknowledge and agree that you may not use the Services to:
    1. send unsolicited promotional/commercial e-mail messages or unsolicited bulk e-mail messages;
    2. post content or initiate communications which are unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory, or otherwise objectionable;
    3. falsely state, impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your identity;
    4. upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communications which include information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
    5. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of commercial solicitation;
    6. sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases (excluding Sportsbase administered newsletters);
    7. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; stalk or harass anyone;
    8. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any communication transmitted through the Service.
  10. Our Liability to You.
    1. We accept liability to you for any loss that you suffer due to a breach by us of our duty to exercise reasonable skill and care in the provision of the Services. We also accept liability to you for any loss that you suffer because you are injured or die as a result of our negligence. We give no express or implied warranties for any of the Services including without limit any warranty of merchantability for a specific purpose. You hereby acknowledge and accept that we will have no further liability to you in contract, tort, or breach of statutory duty or otherwise.
    2. You hereby acknowledge and accept that we make no warranty and give no representation of any kind in relation to data that we obtain for use under licence from any third party organisations and which may be used to assist in the provision of Services by us and which may be displayed on the Website or otherwise by us.
    3. Except where otherwise specifically stated in these Conditions, our total liability to you for any reason is limited to the total amount of the Charges that you have paid to us under this Contract.
    4. In no event will we be liable for any indirect or consequential damages in contract or tort, including loss of profit, loss or damage to property or relating to claims made by any third party. We advise you not to take any step or act based on your ownership of your Domain Name until you have received confirmation from the relevant registry that you are the registered owner of your Domain Name.
    5. We will endeavour to ensure that the Website is available at all agreed times but you acknowledge that computer and telecommunication systems are not error free and that we will not be liable to you in the event that the Website or any of the Services become unavailable or inaccessible.
    6. We do not represent or warrant that the Website or any of our Services will be error-free, free of viruses or other impairing or harmful components. We will endeavour to ensure that errors are not service affecting and we will run commercially available virus detection and correction software.
    7. The Website may contain links to other Websites provided by independent third parties. We make no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites and the fact that we provide a link to a particular site is not an endorsement, authorisation, sponsorship or affiliation by us in relation to such sites, its owners or its providers.
    8. In no event shall or any of its affiliates or Licensors, or any of their Officers, Directors, Employees, Agents, Representatives, Information Providers or Licensors be Liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or other damages (regardless of the form of action) arising out of (i) use of the service or Web Site by any person, including but not limited to, any damage caused by any reliance on, or any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in, any information and content accessed over the services, (ii) any use or inability to use the services for whatever reason, including but not limited to communications failure or any other failure with transmission or delivery of any information accessed through the services, or (iii) any goods or services discussed, purchased or obtained, directly or indirectly, through the services, in each case even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
  11. Information You Provide or Transmit.
    1. In the course of using the Services, you may elect to provide information about yourself which may be visible to certain other users. For example, you may update your listing information published on the Web Site. By submitting such information in connection with your use of such Services, you grant a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable license to use such information in connection with its Service offerings. Furthermore, you understand that retains the right to reformat, excerpt, or translate any materials submitted by you. By way of example and not limitation, may use an obscenity filter to revise any messages you may transmit via the Services. You understand that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Services is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated and that will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content. You understand that cannot guarantee the identity of any other users with whom you may interact in the course of using the Services. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data which users may provide.
    2. You will promptly provide us (free of charge) with any information that we may reasonably require to enable us to proceed with the performance of our obligations under the Contract. This may include (without limitation) any information which we may reasonably request for the purpose of credit verification and debt collection purposes and you permit us to use such information and to provide it to third parties acting on our behalf for such purposes.
    3. You are responsible for ensuring that all Deliverable Material that you provide to us is accurate, decent, lawful, and honest and that such Deliverable Material is not offensive, prejudicial or inflammatory, likely to expose us to claims, result in our prosecution, cause us to infringe the legal rights of any third party, or cause us embarrassment or distress of any kind. You agree that you will be responsible to us for any losses costs or claims that we incur if you supply Deliverable Material to us which breaches this obligation.
    4. You must supply Deliverable Material to us in a suitable format (details of which will be supplied upon your request). You must ensure that any Deliverable Material that you supply to us in an electronic form is provided using fully licensed software and is free from harmful viruses or similar.
    5. If any Deliverable Material that you provide to us itself constitutes or incorporates in any intellectual property rights (including without limit copyrights, registered or unregistered trademarks, patent rights, registered or unregistered designs, proprietary know-how or any other proprietary rights of any nature) you represent and warrant to us that such Deliverable Material is either owned absolutely by you or that the owner of such intellectual property rights has given you permission to use them and to allow us to use them on your behalf.
    6. If we in our sole discretion consider necessary, we reserve the right to contact the owner of any intellectual property rights vested in any Deliverable Materials provided by you to verify that we have permission to use such Deliverable Materials. However we shall have no liability for failing to do so.
  12. Privacy Policy.
    1. is committed to protecting your privacy. The personal information you provide to is governed by's privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy"), which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety. Click here to view the Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy, which is a binding part of this Agreement, explains the type of information collects through the Web Site and what does with it. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully before using the Services. If you use the Web Site or any of the Services propagated therein, you will be bound by the terms of this Agreement, including this Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy may change from time to time so you should check it frequently.
  13. Intellectual Property Rights.
    1. You must not use, copy, adapt, alter or part possession with any information relating to us which we disclose to you under or in relation to the Contract and which is of a confidential nature. You acknowledge that we may use information provided by you so that we can perform our obligations under this Contract and so we can collate the information that you provide to produce non-customer specific statistics to assist us in our business planning.
    2. All intellectual property rights in the Website, its functionality, and any design work, documents, drawings and information in connection with this Agreement will remain at all times our property. Such Website, Website functionality, design work, documents, drawings and information are confidential and will not be copied, disclosed or used except by you for your personal non-commercial use. You may not otherwise, without express permission from us, copy distribute sell or publish any of the content of the Website.
    3. We both must comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 when dealing with information given to the other party under this Contract. You hereby acknowledge and accept that we may pass your details on to other parties so that they can offer you various products and services.
  14. Force Majeure.
    1. If we fail to do what we have agreed with you because of something outside of our reasonable control, we will have no liability to you because of our failure. If you fail to do what you have agreed to do under this Contract because of something outside of your reasonable control, you will have no liability to us because of your failure.
  15. Assignment.
    1. You may not assign or try to assign or otherwise deal with any of your rights and obligations under the Contract without our prior written consent.
    2. We may assign or sub-contract all or any of our rights and obligations under the Contract to any third party.
  16. Disclaimer of Warranty.
    1. You understand and agree that the services and the Web Site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. You expressly agree that use of the services and the Web Site is at your sole risk.
    2. To the fullest extent permissible under the applicable law, and its affiliates and licensors disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to, warranties of title, or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, neither nor any of its affiliates or licensors, nor any of their officers, directors, licensors, employees or representatives represent or warrant (i) that the service or Web Sites (Global) will meet your requirements or be accurate, complete, reliable, or error free; (ii) that the service will always be available or will be uninterrupted, accessible, timely, or secure; (iii) that any defects will be corrected, or that the services will be free from viruses, "worms," "Trojan horses" or other harmful properties; (iv) the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, or completeness of any material published or accessible on or through the service or the Web Site; (v) any implied warranty arising from course of dealing or usage of trade; and (vi) that the software behind the services are noninfringing. and its affiliates and licensors hereby disclaim, and you hereby waive and release and its affiliates and licensors from, any and all obligations, liabilities, rights, claims or remedies in tort arising out or in connection with this agreement and the service, whether or not arising from the negligence (active, passive or implied) of or its affiliates or licensees.
    3. You acknowledge and agree that the services or content obtained through the use of the services and Web Site is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from your use of the software and/or content.
  17. Exclusions and Limitations.
    1. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.
  18. Termination.
    1. Your rights under this Agreement terminate automatically if you fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. No notice is required from to effect such termination. Additionally, may terminate this Agreement at any time and for any reason and may effect notice of such termination through any means, including but not limited to posting such notice on the Web Site or otherwise publicly proclaiming such termination. Upon termination, you must immediately stop using the Services.
    2. In the case of Non-Annual Services the Contract will terminate upon the later of completion by us of such Services and receipt of payment in cleared funds from you of all Charges that are due in relation to them.
    3. In the case of Annual Services, such Services are provided by us for an initial period of up to 12 months from the first date on which you make payment to us. Thereafter, the Contract will renew for additional periods of up to 12 months on payment by you of your Renewal Fee. If you cancel any of the Services other than at the end of the agreed period, we will not refund any payments made in respect of the remainder of the period.
    4. We may terminate the Contract with you immediately at any time without notice but, if you demonstrate that we have terminated the Contract without any breach by you of your obligations, we will refund to you a sum representing the part of the Services attributable to the unexpired period to the next anniversary date of your Contract. We may, by at least 30 days notice to you in advance, elect not to renew your contract with us at an anniversary.
  19. Your Indemnification Obligations.
    1. You agree to hold harmless, defend, and indemnify and its licensees, licensors and their officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, agents, partners and affiliates, successors and assigns from all liabilities, claims, demands and expenses, including attorneys' fees, that are due to, or that arise from your use or misuse of the Web Site and/or Services, or for infringement by you of intellectual property rights or other right of any third party. We may assume exclusive control of any defense of any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you agree to cooperate with us in such event.
    2. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless for all liability, claims, damages and costs, including reasonable legal expenses, arising out of or in connection with a breach by you of your obligations, representations and warranties in these Conditions.
  20. Spam and Acceptable Use.
    1. While we encourage you to refer friends, family, colleagues, and others to use the Services, you may do so only through methods that are consistent with the terms and conditions of your own Internet service provider as well as prevailing standards of acceptable Internet use and behaviour. In particular, you may not use the Services, name, trademarks, or other intellectual property of in conjunction with the sending of unsolicited commercial e-mail, or cause to be used equipment, network connectivity, or other resources to originate, deliver, relay, or otherwise transmit unsolicited commercial e-mail messages. Without's permissions, you may not engage in any of these prohibited activities by using the service of any other provider, third-party agent, remailing service, or address forwarding service, in such a way that's network addresses or services are in any way associated or likely to be associated with the sending of unsolicited commercial e-mail. Other prohibited methods of advertising or promoting your involvement with include multiple postings of messages to Usenet newsgroups, mailing lists, chat rooms (including IRC, AIM, ICQ, or other interactive chat services) or other online forums. Incidents of "spamming" or similar inappropriate behaviour should be reported to immediately.
  21. Third Party Links.
    1. is not responsible in any way for, and does not guaranty the availability of, any e-mail from or links to third party Web sites and resources which may be accessed through In addition, does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, goods or services, or other materials available on or from such Web sites or resources. will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, advertising, goods or services, or other materials on or available from such Web sites or resources.
  22. Infringer Notification.
    1. If you believe that any material available through the Web site infringes upon any copyright you own or control, or that any link on the Web site directs users to another Web site that contains material that you own or control, please contact Customer Support.
  23. Investigations.
    1. We will co-operate fully with investigations of violations of systems or security networks or security at other sites and with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of possible criminal violations. We reserve the right to charge you up to £250 to investigate any complaint that we receive in relation to Your website link or any website or other Service hosted by us for you. If you violate any systems and/or network security, you may also incur other criminal or civil liability.
  24. Feedback.
    1. Any comments or materials sent to including feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the Service or any other products or programs of (collectively "Feedback"), is non-confidential. has no obligation to you of any kind with respect to such Feedback and is free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, create derivative works and distribute the Feedback to others without limitation. Further, is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such Feedback.
  25. Notices; Announcements.
    1. may provide you notices of changes to this Agreement or any other matter by displaying notices to you generally on any of may change its addresses (e-mail or mailing) by displaying such changes on the Web site. All notices not sent by e-mail shall be delivered in writing and must be sent by either overnight courier or certified mail, return receipt requested. All written notices to shall be delivered via our contact us page.
  26. Miscellaneous.
    1. This Agreement constitutes the complete and entire agreement between you and as it pertains to the Services and shall supplement any written agreements you may have with and its suppliers reserve all right s not granted in this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, such provision will be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable, and such decision will not affect the enforceability of such provision under other circumstances, or of the remaining provisions hereof under all circumstances. You must be 13 years or older to use the Services.
  27. General.
    1. Any indulgence given by us to you in respect of your obligations under the Contract is entirely at our discretion and shall not operate as a waiver of any of our rights.
    2. Any part of these Conditions that is unenforceable or illegal will be severed from these Conditions and will not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Conditions.
    3. We will not be liable to return any Deliverable Materials that you give us for the purpose of providing the Services to you.
    4. The Contract is governed by the law of England and Wales and each of us agrees to submit disputes in connection with the Contract to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
    5. These Conditions together with your Order form the whole of the Contract between us. They apply in place of any other terms or statements discussed between you and any of our representatives or sales people.
  28. GDPR
    1. We fully understand our obligations to process personal data lawfully as explained in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you do not wish to have your details included on our website or in our listings please let us know and we'll make sure your entry is removed under your right to be forgotten. We make every effort to keep your details up to date, we are obliged to keep data accurate. Please contact us if your details change and we will update our systems. If you have any questions relating to our processing of your data please contact our Data Controller here