Terms and conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions for using this site in conjunction with our Privacy Policy.

The purpose of the Get Set website is to provide you with information to help enhance teaching and learning about the Olympic and Paralympic Movements in schools and other places of formal education.

References to ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ should be construed as references to the British Olympic Association (‘BOA’) and the British Paralympic Association (‘BPA’).

Agreement to use terms of use

We provide you with access to our website at www.getset.co.uk and any other domains, micorosites or web pages maintained by or on behalf of us or any other official BOA or BPA organisations (collectively, the ‘Site’) subject to the following terms and conditions (‘Terms of Use’). Where you download the Road to Rio mobile application, or access the Road to Rio sections of the Site, there are additional terms and conditions which will apply, and which are available below. We reserve the right to change the Terms of Use at any time without notice. Access and use by you of the Site constitutes acceptance by you of the Terms of Use in force at the time of use. The Site is owned by the BOA and operated by the BOA and BPA whose address is currently at 60 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NU.

2. Amendments

We reserve the right to update or otherwise change these Terms of Use at any time without notice. If we do so, we shall post the changes on the appropriate page on the Site and indicate at the top of this page when the Terms of Use were last updated. The changes will apply to the use of the Site after we have indicated at the top of this page when the Terms of Use were last updated. Please review these Terms of Use regularly to ensure that you are aware of such changes. Your continued use of the Site after such changes are posted indicates your agreement to be legally bound by the updated Terms of Use.

3. Copyright and intellectual property

All information, data, text, documents, graphics, logos, designs, images, pictures, photographs, videos, podcasts, weblogs, software, interactive features or any other content, services or materials (and any part of them) accessible on the Site (the ‘Materials’) are protected by copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights and are the proprietary materials of the BOA and/or the BPA and/or third parties associated with us and we reserve all rights that are not specifically granted under these Terms of Use. Except where it is otherwise indicated as acceptable on the Site, you may not reproduce, modify, adapt, post, transmit, copy, make available or distribute or otherwise use any of the Materials on this Site without the prior written permission from either the BOA, BPA or the owner of the relevant intellectual property rights. Any use made of such Materials may be an infringement of rights in those Materials and the BOA and BPA reserve all rights to enforce such rights.

You may read, view, print and (where permitted) listen to and download the contents of an individual page for use within a formal education setting only provided that all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the Materials on any copy of these Materials is retained, but you may not recopy or further distribute, sell, publish or transmit any part of the Material by electronic or any other means.

You agree not to sell, resell, supply or otherwise make the content contained on the Site or extracts or other information derived there from available in any manner or on any media to any third party without the prior written consent of the BOA and/or BPA.
Requests for written approval should be emailed to us. Please give details of your intended use of the Material and include your contact details: – your name, address, telephone number, fax number and email.

Intellectual property relating to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games along with the Olympic and Paralympic logos (together the ‘Olympic and Paralympic Marks’) are protected in the UK by special legislation.

4.Linking policy

Linking to us: We encourage users to establish hypertext links to the Site.

Links from us: We restrict links made from the Site to other sites to certain associated and supporting organisations.

Links to us and from us are provided at our absolute discretion and may be altered, or removed from your website, by us at any time. You may not use any link to the Site as a method of creating an unauthorised association between an organisation, business, goods or services and the BOA or BPA, and agree that no such link shall portray us or any other official BOA or BPA organisations (or our or their activities, products or services) in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise objectionable manner. The use of our logos or any other Olympic, Paralympic or London 2012 Mark(s) as a link to the Site is strictly subject to our prior written approval.

We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of any site to which it is linked and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Linking to or from this Site should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

5. Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the Material included on this Site, it is provided for information purposes only, without any representation or endorsements made and without warranty of any kind as to its accuracy or completeness or otherwise (whether express or implied) and it does not constitute professional or legal advice. Any commentary, opinions or other materials included on the Site are not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.

The information included on the Site has been included in good faith and is intended only for your general information and recreational use. You are responsible for checking the accuracy or completeness or otherwise of relevant facts and opinions given on the Site before entering into any commitment based upon them.

We do not warrant that the operation of this Site will be always available or uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of bugs, viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, and reliability of the Materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, loss of profits, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use of, data, arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this Site.

Your access to this Site may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, conditions and other terms of any kind, express or implied, in connection with the site and your use of the site (including, without limitation, as to satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy). Your use of the site and/or the Materials is entirely at your own risk.

6. Limitations of use

You may use this Site on the condition that you comply with these Terms of Use and any applicable additional terms notified by us to you from time to time, as well as all relevant laws (for instance, copyright law).

You may not use the Site:

  1. for disseminating any unlawful or otherwise objectionable Material, or in any way which is abusive, vulgar, racist, sexist, discriminatory, defamatory, violent, sexually orientated or obscene or which will harass, distress, offend, embarrass or inconvenience any person or which might restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Site by any person;
  2. for gaining unauthorised access to our computer systems or otherwise breaching applicable laws;
  3. for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material, the publication, use or possession of which infringes the rights of any person or which is unlawful in any other respect;
  4. in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site;
  5. to make available personal data or private information about any person other than yourself;
  6. to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site;
  7. to impersonate any other person or entity or to provide inaccurate information;
  8. for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional Materials, ‘junk mail,’ ‘spam,’ ‘chain letters,’ ‘pyramid schemes,’ or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation;
  9. for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any Material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  10. to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes content contained within the Site;
  11. to transmit or re-circulate any such content to any third party;
  12. to promote, facilitate or encourage illegal activity;
  13. to directly or indirectly charge others for accessing the Site or commercialise or attempt to re-sell the Site content in any way which includes any third party software applications;
  14. in any way to directly or indirectly suggest endorsement or approval by the BOA and/or BPA of a product or service (for example, a personal website), entity, content or any belief or opinion expressed within a product or service;
  15. in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any content made in accordance with these terms; or
  16. in any way that might bring the BOA, the BPA or Get Set into disrepute.

This list is not exhaustive and may be amended by us from time to time. We may at our option, but without the obligation to do so, monitor communications transmitted via this Site and remove any unlawful or offensive Material.

You will indemnify us against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses reasonably suffered or incurred by us as a result of breach by you of these Terms of Use or any applicable laws.

7. Use of messages and materials

By submitting messages, suggestions or Material (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) to the BOA/BPA or the Site you are granting the BOA and BPA a perpetual royalty free non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the message/suggestion in whole or in part and in any form anywhere in the world for any purpose and in any way it chooses (including but not limited to via the Site or via its official social media channels). By submitting such Material you warrant that you are the owner of all the relevant intellectual property rights in relation to the submitted Material. Any materials you provide to us shall be regarded as non-confidential.

By submitting any messages, suggestions or Material to the Site you also waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 and in any other laws now or in future in force in any part of the world and grant us any consent required therein to utilise any such Material.

If you do not wish to grant the BOA and/or BPA the rights set out above, do not submit contributions to the Site.

We shall have the unrestricted right to post on to the Site (or via official social media channels) some or all of any messages or suggestions that you submit to the Site or to choose not to do so. If the BOA or BPA chooses to post some or all of your messages or suggestions it may thereafter remove from the Site some or all of any messages or suggestions that you submitted to the Site at its discretion and without the need to give any reasons.

8. Competitions and prizes

From time to time the BOA and/or BPA may run or host competitions, free prize draws and promotions on the Site. In each case these will be subject to additional competition terms and conditions which will be made available on the Site.

9. Laws of England and Wales

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales, whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute, claim or matter arising under or in connection with these Terms of Use.

10. Privacy Policy

The information that you provide about yourself to the BOA and/or BPA will only be used by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy and by using this Site you consent to use our data collected on this Site in the manner set out in the Privacy Policy.

We may use cookies on the site (see our Privacy Policy for further details).

11. Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use and all documents and legislation referred to herein constitute the entire agreement between you and us regarding your use of the Site. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver or abandonment of that right or remedy. The section headings in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect.

We shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms of Use caused by circumstances beyond our control.

These Terms of Use do not create or infer any rights that are enforceable by any person who is not a party to these Terms of Use. You may not assign, sub-licence or otherwise transfer any of your rights and obligations in these Terms of Use to any other person.

ROAD TO RIO TERMS

Thank you for your interest in Get Set’s Road to Rio project.

The following terms and conditions (the ‘Road to Rio Terms’) govern your access to and use of the Road to Rio sections of the Site and any online or electronic documents or resources which are downloaded via www.getset.co.uk/road-to-rio, www.getset.co.uk/road-to-rio/my-road-to-rio, www.getset.co.uk/road-to-rio/teams and www.getset.co.uk/road-to-rio/team-leaderboard (the ‘Road to Rio Pages’) as well as your download of and license to the Road to Rio mobile application software, the data supplied with the software, and any associated media (the ‘App’).

The App and the Road to Rio Pages, together with these governing Road to Rio Terms, are brought to you by the British Olympic Association, company number 1122080, (‘BOA’) and the British Paralympic Association, company number 2370578, (‘BPA’), both of 60 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NU (together ‘us’ or ‘we’).

PLEASE READ THESE ROAD TO RIO TERMS CAREFULLY AND PRINT A COPY FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. IN PARTICULAR PLEASE READ THE SECTION ON LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, WHICH LIMITS OUR LIABIILTY TO YOU FOR THE ROAD TO RIO PAGES AND APP.

BY CLICKINGACCEPTAND DOWNLOADING THE APP OR ACCESSING THE ROAD TO RIO PAGES OR THE APP, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THESE ROAD TO RIO TERMS AS WELL AS THE TERMS OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY (AVAILABLE HERE ).

IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY OR DO NOT AGREE TO (OR CANNOT COMPLY WITH) ALL OF THE TERMS, YOU SHOULD NOT REGISTER, ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR USE THE ROAD TO RIO PAGES OR THE APP, OR IF YOU NO LONGER WISH TO CONTINUE TO BE BOUND BY THESE ROAD TO RIO TERMS YOU SHOULD OPT OUT BY REMOVING THE APP FROM ANY DEVICES ON WHICH IT HAS BEEN DOWNLOADED AND EMAILING US AT GETSET@GETSET.CO.UK ASKING US TO DELETE YOUR REGISTRATION.

Please note, you will be assumed to have obtained permission from the owners of the computer, mobile telephone or other device through which you register to, access and use the Road to Rio Pages or download and use the App. You and they may be charged by your and their service providers for internet access on these devices. You accept responsibility in accordance with the terms of these Road to Rio Terms for the use of the Road to Rio Pages and App or in relation to any device, whether or not it is owned by you. We may withdraw your access to the Road to Rio Pages or App if you act in any way which is contrary to these Road to Rio Terms.

Who may use the Road to Rio Pages and App? You may download the App and/or register to access the Road to Rio Pages or the App if you are a legal resident of the United Kingdom and you are:

1. aged between 5 to 18 years old (inclusive),
2. the parent or legal guardian of anyone aged between 5 and 18 years old (inclusive) who has or wishes to have access to the App or the Road to Rio Pages, or
3. you are aged over 18 years old and have been provided with an access code for the Road to Rio Pages or App from us in connection with your role as a teacher, group leader or other position of responsibility.

We reserve all rights to reject any application for registration or request additional information prior to granting registration for the App or Road to Rio Pages. However, unless your account is verified, you will not be able to share or view content, or otherwise interact with anyone else on the Road to Rio Pages. For more information about how to set-up and verify your account, please see your Account Page.

License to use the App. You understand and agree that the App is licensed, not sold, to you for use only as outlined in these Road to Rio Terms. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you. This license (the ‘License’) is a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable license to use the App on any compatible mobile device that you own or control in accordance with these Road to Rio Terms and the usage rules set out in the App Store Terms of Service, details of which can be found at http://www.apple.com/legal/internet-services/itunes/ww/, as well as the Google Play Website Terms , details of which can be found at http://play.google.com/about/play-terms.html. If you do not agree to the terms of this licence, we will not license the App to you and you must stop the downloading process. As a consumer, you have the right to withdraw from your transaction without charge and without any reason before downloading the App. However, you will lose the right to cancel the transaction once you begin to download or stream the App. This does not affect your consumer rights for an app or documents that are defective. From time to time updates to the App may be issued through the Appstore. Depending on the update, you may not be able to use the Services until you have downloaded or streamed the latest version of the App and accepted any new terms.

Scope of the License. You may not distribute or make the App available over a network where it could be used by multiple devices at the same time. You may not rent, lease, lend, sell, redistribute or sublicense the App. You may not copy, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, attempt to derive the source code of, modify, or create derivative works of the App, any updates, or any part thereof. Apple and Google have no obligation to provide any maintenance or support services in respect of the App. For the avoidance of doubt, these Road to Rio Terms are concluded between you and us only, and not with Apple Inc. or any of Apple Inc.‘s subsidiary companies (collectively ‘Apple’) nor Google Inc. or any of Google Inc.‘s subsidiary companies (collectively ‘Google’). For the avoidance of doubt, we, and neither Apple or Google, are solely responsible for the App and the content thereof, although Apple and Google have the right to enforce all terms of these Road to Rio Terms.

Termination of the License. The License is effective until terminated by you or us. Upon termination of this license, you shall cease all use of the App, and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the App.

Conduct of claims relating to the License. It is acknowledged that, as between us and Apple and Google, we are responsible for addressing any claims that you or any third party may have relating to the App or your possession and/or use of the App, including, but not limited to: (a) product liability claims; (b) any claim that the App fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and © claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation. In the case of a third party intellectual property infringement claim, as between us, Apple and Google, we will be solely responsible for the investigation, defence, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim. You and we hereby agree that Apple and Google are third party beneficiaries of these Road to Rio Terms and they may enforce any term of these Road to Rio Terms against you as if they were a party to the licence.

Usernames and passwords. In order to use either the Road to Rio Pages or the App, you will be required to create a username and password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the password of another user at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect any unauthorised use of or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of the Road to Rio Pages and App.

Consent to use of personal and location data. You agree that we may collect and use any information provided by you in connection with the Road to Rio Pages or App to provide the services forming part of the Road to Rio project. The App allows you to submit location data from your mobile device to record a particular activity. Our collection and use of your personal information will be subject to the terms of the Road to Rio Privacy Policy, which is available here.

Sharing a story with us. The ‘Tell us about it’ function on the Road to Rio Pages and App allows you to share a story with us about an activity you have taken part in, and to send us a photo. Initially, when you share a story with us, it can only be viewed by you, your teacher or group leader, and us. However, by sharing a story with us through the Road to Rio Pages or App, you are granting us a perpetual royalty free non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license such material in whole or in part and in any form anywhere in the world for any purpose and in any way we choose (including but not limited to on the Road to Rio Pages or App, or via our official social media channels).

By sharing a story with us, you warrant that you are the owner of all the relevant intellectual property rights in relation to the submitted material. Any materials you provide to us shall be regarded as non-confidential. By submitting any messages or photos to the Road to Rio Pages or App you also waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 and in any other laws now or in future in force in any part of the world and grant us any consent required therein to utilise any such material.

If you do not wish to grant us the rights set out above, do not share a story through the Road to Rio Pages or App. Our collection and use of your personal information will be subject to the terms of the Road to Rio Privacy Policy .

You understand that any message or information you send using the ‘Tell us about it’ function may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

Amendments. We may change these terms at any time by sending you an email with details of the change or notifying you of a change when you next start the App or log onto the Road to Rio Pages. The new terms may be displayed on-screen and you may be required to read and accept them to continue your use of the Road to Rio Pages or App.

Accuracy of Data/No Endorsement. We will use reasonable efforts to provide up-to-date and accurate information on the Road to Rio Pages and through the App. However, we make no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided, nor we do assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information or data contained or displayed on the Road to Rio Pages or in the App.

Proper use. You agree that the Road to Rio Pages and App may contain proprietary content, information and material that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and that you will not use such proprietary content, information or materials in any way whatsoever except strictly in accordance with the permitted use of the App, described in these Road to Rio Terms. All copyright and other intellectual property rights in the artwork, graphics, text, video and audio clips, trademarks, logos and other content available on the Road to Rio Pages or App are owned by us or used by us with permission.

Use of the Road to Rio Pages and App. You must not use the Road to Rio Pages of App in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these Road to Rio Terms. In addition, you may not engage in any of the following activities in connection with your use of the App: (a) collect any personally identifiable information from the Road to Rio Pages or App; (b) use the Road to Rio Pages or App for any commercial purposes; © interfere with the proper working of the Road to Rio Pages or App; (d) bypass measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Road to Rio Pages or App including without limitation features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use of the Road to Rio Pages or App or the content therein; or (e) upload or use the Road to Rio Pages or App services to transmit any computer viruses, worms or Trojan horses. You represent and warrant that: (a) you are not located in a country that is subject to a EU, UK and/or U.S Government embargo, or that has been designated by the EU, UK and/or U.S Government as a ‘terrorist supporting’ country; and (b) you are not listed on any EU, UK and/or U.S Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.

Modifications to the Road to Rio Pages or App. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to interrupt, restrict (without cause and without notice to you), modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Road to Rio Pages or App (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the App.

Termination. We may permanently terminate or temporarily suspend your access to all or any part of the Road to Rio Pages or App without notice and/or liability for any reason, including but not limited to, if in our sole determination you breach any provision of these Road to Rio Terms. On termination, all rights granted to you under these Road to Rio Terms shall cease.

Limitation of liability.

THE APP AND ROAD TO RIO PAGES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU UNDER THESE ROAD TO RIO TERMS FREE OF CHARGE ON AN ‘AS IS’ ‘AS AVAILABLEBASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS AND IMPLIED) RELATING TO THE WEB SITE AND APP.

You acknowledge that the Road to Rio Pages and App have not been developed to meet your individual requirements, and that it is therefore your responsibility to ensure that the facilities and functions of the Road to Rio Pages and App meet your requirements. You agree that to the extent not prohibited by law, we shall have no liability under or in connection with these Road to Rio Terms, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, except that nothing in these Road to Rio Terms shall limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law. In particular, we will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these Road to Rio Terms that is caused by any act or event beyond our reasonable control.

Third party Road to Rio Pages. Any links to third party websites are provided for your convenience only. If you access a third party website from the Road to Rio Pages or App, you do so at your own risk, and you understand that these Road to Rio Terms do not apply to your use of such websites. You agree that we are not responsible or liable for your use of any third party website, service or content.

Governing Law. These Road to Rio Terms shall be governed by, interpreted and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. You expressly agree the courts or England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Road to Rio Terms.

Other important terms. Should any part or provision of these Road to Rio Terms be held unlawful, void, invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be deemed severable from these Road to Rio Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Road to Rio Terms supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Road to Rio Pages or App, the content, and/or services provided by or through the App, and the subject matter of these Road to Rio Terms. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Road to Rio Pages or App is in conflict or inconsistent with these Road to Rio Terms, the Road to Rio Terms shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Road to Rio Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of our right to enforce such provision. The Terms of Use, these Road to Rio Terms and our Privacy Policy constitute the only terms between us and you with respect to the Road to Rio Pages and App. Except as referred to above, a person who is not a party to these Road to Rio Terms shall not have any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Road to Rio Terms. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these Road to Rio Terms to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Road to Rio Terms.

Contact us.

If you wish to contact us in writing, or if any condition in these Road to Rio Terms requires you to give us notice in writing, please contact us at Road to Rio, British Olympic Association, 60 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NU, or email us at getset@getset.co.uk. If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will endeavour to do so by e-mail or where this is not possible, by using such other contact information that you provide to us during the registration process.