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Terms of use

USER AGREEMENT

This user agreement (hereinafter - ‘the Agreement’) is addressed to an unlimited range of persons, who are registered users of the site/sites GoToOlymp.com (Go2Olymp.com) (hereinafter - ‘the Users’, and severally ‘the User’) and who participate in Tournaments organized by «GoToOlymp» Limited Liability Company (hereinafter - ‘the Organizer’).

The User hereby accepts all the terms and conditions of this Agreement without any deletions, reservations or limitations, subject to conditions of accession. Starting with the date of registration at the Resource, terms and conditions of this Agreement shall apply to the User.

This Agreement shall determine the conditions, on which the User may use the Resource. The use of the Resource shall include access, browse and registration for further use of the Resource.

DEFINITIONS

For the purpose of this Agreement, the meaning of the following expressions shall refer to the definitions below:

Resource - a set of software development and organizational measures that provide an opportunity to hold cyber sport activities and to render other related services.

Tournament - cyber sportsmen competitions held by the Organizer in accordance with the Rules.

Match - competition between two or more cyber sportsmen, teams; an element of the tournament system for organization of competitions.

Rules - a set of conditions, principles and organizational arrangements as part of the Tournaments.

Organization of Tournaments - provision of technical and organizational components of cyber sport tournaments.

Additional Features - technical and organizational components of the Resource.

User Account - a set of information about the Resource user necessary for his identification (authentication) and provision of access to his personal data and settings.

In-Game Currency - the currency used on the website to access certain features of the resource.

1. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.1. This Agreement sets out general rules and requirements for holding the Tournaments and regulates basic relationship of the Organizer and the Users.

1.2. Detailed rules and conditions for participation of the User in a certain Tournament are set out in the Rules of the Tournament.

1.3. Using the Resource, the User agrees to provide and process all the information and documents required by the Organizer to provide the User with access to participation in the Tournament. The Organizer assumes that the information provided by the User is complete and accurate.

1.4. The Resource renders information, entertainment, social services, as well as services associated with organization of Matches and Tournaments.

1.5. The Tournaments can be held both on a paid basis and free of charge; such information is given in the Rules of each specific Tournament.

1.6. The Organizer shall have the right, without prejudice to any other rights and/or obligations referred to in this Agreement, at any time to close any User Account, username or password, both selected by the User and provided by the Organizer, if, in the Organizer’s reasonable opinion, the User fails to comply with any provision of this Agreement or conditions of participation, laid down in the Rules of a certain Tournament.

1.7. The Resource shall be accessed only as wished by the User and by undergoing the registration procedures provided for by this Agreement.

1.8. The Additional features of the Resource shall be accessed by the User on conditions of the Organizer and may involve additional charges paid by the User in the amount determined by the Organizer.

2. USER ACCOUNT AND REGISTRATION

2.1. When creating, selecting or obtaining a username, a password or any other information as part of the registration processes at the Resource and undergoing security procedures, the User shall treat such information as confidential and shall not disclose it to third parties.

2.2. After completing the registration process in accordance with para. 2.1. of this Agreement, the User obtains the User Account.

2.3. The User shall not have the right to transfer the User Account to third parties for use, with a view to their participation in the Tournaments on behalf of the User.

2.4. If the User has reasons to suppose that the information that allows to enter his User Account has been made available to third parties without his consent, such User shall be obliged to notify the Organizer thereof within one (1) calendar day from the time, when he becomes aware of this, at the following e-mail address of the Organizer: [email protected]

2.5. The Organizer shall not be liable for any losses / modifications / damages resulting from unauthorized use of the User Account by any third parties and/or failure by the User to notify the Organizer of such a fact.

2.6. If the Organizer needs some additional information about the User for registration of the latter at the Resource and/or for participation in a particular Tournament, the User shall be obliged to provide such accurate and complete information within one (1) calendar day starting with the date of the request sent thereto and to timely update it in case of any changes.

3. USER PARTICIPATION IN THE TOURNAMENT

3.1. To have an opportunity to participate in any Tournament held by the Organizer, the User shall register at the Resource;

3.2. For participation in the Tournament, the User shall be obliged to sign up for it.

3.3. To participate in the paid Tournaments, the User shall make an appropriate financial contribution, the amount and terms of acceptance/deposit of which are determined by the Rules of such Tournament.

3.4. The User acknowledges and agrees that the result of his participation in the Tournament depends on his own skills and abilities.

3.5. The Organizer hereby notifies the Users that some services of the Resource are not intended for use by persons under the legal adult age in the relevant jurisdiction, as well as by persons who connect to the Resource from jurisdictions, in which such connection is illegal. The Organizer is not able to establish legitimacy of use of the Resource in each jurisdiction, and the User is responsible for clarification of this issue. The Rules of a specific Tournament may stipulate decrease or increase in the age, at which the User is allowed to participate in such a Tournament.

3.6. The Organizer shall have the right at any time to require from the User to provide documentary evidence of the User’s adult age.

3.7. The Organizer shall have the right at any time to disable or delete the User Account and to deprive the User (temporarily or permanently) of the right to use the Resource, if the Organizer does not have any evidence of adult age or if the Organizer suspects that the User has not reached the adult age.

3.8. For the purposes of this Agreement, the Users shall not have the right to bet on outcomes of any Tournament.

3.9. The Tournaments shall not be gambling and/or betting activities. The Tournaments shall not be regulated by applicable laws of the Russian Federation on gambling.

3.10. The Organizer acknowledges that Resource User may be located outside the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation, as well as participate in the Tournaments from abroad.

3.11. The Organizer hereby informs the Users that the latter shall participate in the Tournament and/or use the Resource from outside the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation within their personal responsibility;

3.12. Winners of each Tournament shall be selected among the Users admitted to participate and shall be determined in accordance with the Rules of a particular Tournament.

3.13. The User shall have the right to refuse from participating in any Tournament within the term specified in the Rules of such Tournament.

3.14. The Organizer shall not be responsible to the User for registration to participate in any Tournament, since such registration and direct participation in the Tournament are the result of voluntary expression of the User’s will.

3.15. If the Organizer establishes a violation by the User of any provision of this Agreement, the Organizer shall have the right to exclude such User from any of the Tournaments; such User shall lose any cash prizes credited to the User Account at the Resource.

3.16. The Organizer shall have the right in its sole discretion to cancel and/or to suspend any Tournament (or a stage/part of the Tournament) for any reason, including, inter alia, protection of security, management, integrity, or in connection with the threat to the Tournament to be held in the normal way (or any of its stage/part).

3.17. In case of cancellation of the Tournament, no cash shall be charged.

In case of cancellation of the Tournament due to the fault of the Organizer, any cash previously accepted thereby in the In-Game Currency shall be returned to the User at the User Account.

In case of cancellation of the Tournament due to the fault of the User, no cash previously accepted by the Organizer in the In-Game Currency shall be returned.

3.18. If the User leaves the Tournament for any reason before it is finished, his cash in the In-Game Currency shall not be returned.

4. UNFAIR ACTIVITIES

4.1. The User shall not be allowed to use the Resource:

a. in any way to violate applicable laws of the Russian Federation or any other jurisdiction, if the User connects to the resource from abroad;

b. in any fraudulent manner, or for any illegal or fraudulent purposes or effects;

c. for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm the Organizer, other Resource Users and/or any third party;

d. for transferring or sending any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or any similar form of unwanted mailing (spam);

e. for intentional transfer of data and/or materials that contain viruses, spyware, adware or any other malware, or similar computer codes intended for negative influence on operation of any computer software or equipment, as well as influence or may influence organization and/or outcome of the Tournament, its operation and participation of other Users in the Tournaments / activities at the Resource.

f. for intentional transfer of data and/or materials that contain any information prohibited by applicable laws of the Russian Federation or any other jurisdiction, if the User connects to the resource from abroad.

4.2. By registering for the Tournament, the User agrees to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and Organizer’s decisions, which may be final and binding.

4.3. The Organizer shall have the right to deny the User to participate in any Tournament for any reason.

4.4. The Organizer shall have the right, at its discretion, to exclude the User from participation in the Tournament , to refuse from awarding him a prize and/or to demand the return of any previously given away prizes of the Tournament and/or to cancel results of the Tournament in order to prevent illegal or potentially illegal activities. Such activities shall include, but not limited to, the following:

 falsification of any information necessary to create the User Account at the Resource, participations in the Tournaments or taking prizes;

 unauthorized use of the User Accounts at the Resource belonging to third parties;

 any kind of financial fraud, including unauthorized use of bank cards for participation in the Tournament and/or taking prizes;

 collusion with third parties;

 any unfair form of cooperation with a third party that can affect results of the Match and/or the Tournament;

 use of automated scripts, systems and/or other automated tools that provide an advantage over other Users in the Tournament;

 any attempt to interfere, manipulate or influence any Tournament, Resource operation, software or any security measures;

 illegal acquisition of personal information of other Resource Users;

 any violation of this Agreement and/or the Rules of a certain Tournament.

5. CASH AT RESOURCE AND PRIZES

5.1. Tournament winners shall receive cash prizes within 30 (thirty) business days after completion of the Tournament. Any cash prizes won by the User shall be credited to his User Account / appropriate User's account at a bank or a payment system, from which the User has previously transferred funds to the Resource.

5.2. The procedure for receipt by the Users of non-cash prizes for a certain result in the Tournament shall be established by the Rules of an appropriate Tournament.

5.3. If the Tournament results in receipt of a prize by a minor child, the Organizer may decide to hand it over to his parents / adoptive parents / other legal representatives of the User.

5.4. The Organizer shall have the right to change the minimum and maximum amount of cash that can be deposited to the User Account.

5.5. The User shall have the right to withdraw his cash prizes previously received for his win / participation in the Tournament, subject to confirmation of his identity and provision of documents certifying his place of residence.

The rules for withdrawal of prize money shall be set by the Organizer and appropriate payment systems. For withdrawal of prize money from the Resource, the User shall contact the Organizer at the following e-mail address: [email protected]

5.6. As requested by the Organizer, the User undertakes to provide him with copies of documents certifying the User’s identity and/or information about the User relating to payment accounts. In case of failure by the User to perform this obligation, the Organizer shall have the right to refuse from giving away any prizes and/or complying with the User’s request to withdraw cash from the User Account.

5.7. All payments made by the User at the Resource for participation in a fee-paying Tournament shall be final. No refunds shall be made, unless otherwise provided by the Rules of the Tournament.

5.8. In the event of any disputes regarding identity of a sender of a request for withdrawal of funds from the User Account, such request shall be deemed to have been submitted by the person, in whose name the User Account is registered.

5.9. A list of payment systems and methods available for payment and deposit of cash to the Resource shall be determined by the Organizer in its sole discretion and specified at the pages of the Resource.

5.10. When transferring funds to the User Account and/or making payments to the Organizer of the Resource for Additional Features, the User agrees to follow instructions of appropriate payment systems and payment methods selected by the User, as well as the conditions for transferring cash set by the Organizer.

5.11. An amount of cash deposited to the User Account / payments for Additional Features may be expressed in two or more different currencies, including the In-Game Currency.

5.12. The User acknowledges and consents to the following:

a. when transferring funds to the User Account / payments for Additional Features through the User's account at a bank or a payment system, an exchange rate different from the one used by the Organizer may apply;

b. taking the above paragraph in account, the amount payable by the user may be different from the amount specified by the Organizer.

c. funds mistakenly deposited by the User to the User Account and converted into the In-Game Currency shall be returned and/or withdrawn in accordance with the procedure provided for by Section 7 of this Agreement.

5.13. When transferring funds to the User Account and/or making payments to the Organizer of the Resource for Additional Features, the User undertakes to provide true data. The User shall independently bear all risks of adverse effects associated with provision of incorrect data, when taking actions referred to in this paragraph.

5.14. If, when making a payment, due to a technical error, the User gains access to any functionalities of the Resource in an amount not corresponding to deposited / paid cash, the User shall be obliged to immediately notify the Organizer thereof. The Organizer shall make every effort to provide the User with access to such functionalities in an appropriate amount.

5.15. For rules and procedures for using payment systems and payment methods, the User needs to directly contact operators of payment systems and payment methods selected thereby.

5.16. For refund of mistakenly deposited/paid cash and funds paid by the User with violations of the rules established by payment systems and payment methods selected, as well as norms of appropriate legislation, the User needs to directly contact appropriate operators of payment systems and methods.

6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

6.1. The information content of the Resource, including, inter alia, any texts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, video, software, interactive features and trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (hereinafter - ‘the Intellectual Property’), shall be owned by the Organizer, and/or the Organizer shall have the right to use them.

6.2. The User undertakes not to override, disable or otherwise interfere with the security system associated with the Resource’s functions or functions that prevent the use or copying of any Intellectual Property of the Resource.

6.3. The User shall have the right to use the Resource only for personal purposes. The User is not allowed: to copy, display, reproduce, print out or otherwise create copies of the Resource, its content or any excerpts for any purpose other than personal ones in accordance with this Agreement.

6.4. In case of violation by the User of the provisions of Section 6 of this User Agreement, the Organizer shall have the right to terminate the use of the Resource by such User and to exclude him from participating in any Tournaments.

7. SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES

7.1. All disputes arising between the User and the Organizer as a result of using the Resource shall be settled in accordance with the following complaint procedure:

 The User who deems that his rights and interests have been violated by any actions of the Organizer shall send thereto, within 10 (ten) calendar days starting with the date when he becomes aware of such violation, a motivated claim to the following e-mail address of the Organizer: [email protected]

 Within 30 (thirty) calendar days starting with the date of receipt of the User’s claim, the Organizer shall send its reply to the User’s e-mail address specified in his claim.

7.2. If it is impossible to settle a dispute using the complaint procedure, such dispute shall be settled in a judicial procedure in accordance with applicable laws of the Russian Federation.

8. MISCELLANEOUS

8.1. The Organizer does not guarantee that the Resources and/or its content will be available continuously.

8.2. The Organizer does not guarantee that the Resource and/or its content does not contain errors and/or inaccuracies.

8.3. The Organizer shall have the right to suspend, cancel, terminate or modify the functioning of the whole Resource or its part, without prior notice to the User. The Organizer shall not be liable to the User, if, for any reason, access to the Resource is limited for any period of time.

8.4. The Organizer shall have the right to periodically update the Resource and modify its content.

8.5. The Organizer shall have the right to revise this Agreement at any time and without prior notice to the User by making amendments herein