SnapLap.net Legal Terms and Conditions
Table of contents:
- Licences and copyright
- Acceptable use
- Restricted access
- User content posted on the website
- Limitations of liability
- Advertising with SnapLap.net
- Indemnity and breaches of these terms and conditions
- Variation and Assignment
- Jurisdiction and severability
- Contact information
SnapLap.net is a privately owned website based in Ermatingen, Switzerland which includes written and copyright protected articles, coverage, results, videos and database. SnapLap.net is dedicated to covering global motorsports activities, races, race car drivers, teams and championships profiles, news and collecting all motorsport-related information from the past, present and future in order to give its readers a full spectrum of various information, articles, coverage, results and related databases. With its wealth of unique content, SnapLap.net is aimed to be the best online resource for every motorsport fan as well as for professionals operating in motorsport.
SnapLap.net web project is conceived as a commercially oriented website with free content, with some services and content available exclusively to registered users. SnapLap.net reserves the right to change the policy if needed and close or open all of its content to free users or charge additional fees for using its selected resources in which case this will be publicly announced and users will be noted.
In order to access, use and enjoy the content of SnapLap.net you must read, understand and accept this terms and conditions. By using this website and/or registering on it, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use and/or register on this website or use any of its content.
The content published on SnapLap.net is suited for all ages and there is no age limit for its users However, due to nature of motorsport and possible publishing of some graphic images and videos, viewer and reader discretion is sometimes advised and will be noted.
2. Licences and Copyrights
SnapLap.net is fully aware of all copyright laws concerning online publishing and it is dedicated to obeying the law. Unless otherwise stated, SnapLap.net and/or its licencors own the intellectual property rights on the website and written material on the website. All intellectual property rights are reserved. All published content (coverage, articles, results, database) on the site is a work of SnapLap.net team of authors unless otherwise stated. The information published on the site which is not produced by SnapLap.net authors is common information (results, news, announcements, etc.) which is not under any copyright laws.
Photographs, drawings, sketches and any other visual non-video or audio material published on the site is not owned by SnapLap.net and it is clearly stated who the owner, publisher or republisher is, and where the stated material is found, so SnapLap.net can not be held responsible for any copyright infringement
Video and audio material published on the website is found on other sites specialized for video and audio publishing and the original publisher, site and/or owner of it will be clearly stated.
The website users (free and registered) can view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or other content from the website just for their own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
The website users can not republish any material from this website (including republication on another website), sell, rent or sub-license material from the website, show any material from the website in public without clear and written approval from SnapLap.net, reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for any commercial purpose, edit or otherwise modify any material on the website, redistribute material from this website (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution).
Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed. However, the interested parties can contact SnapLap.net for buying rights to use articles or content which is owned by SnapLap.net for a reasonable fee.
SnapLap.net reserves the right to legally pursue all users who are not following these terms and conditions.
3. Acceptable use
Users of SnapLap.net must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the websiteor in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
Users must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or any other malicious computer software.
Users must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without SnapLap.net direct written consent.
Users must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications. Users must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without SnapLap.net direct written consent.
4. Restricted access
Access to certain areas of SnapLap.net website is restricted and it is available only to registered user. In order o register on SnapLap.net and have full access to all content published on the site, users must provide user name, first and last name, email address, date of birth, country, gender and password for the website.
Users can choose usernames and passwords in order to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services. Users must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.
SnapLap.net will not by any circumstances provide third parties with any confidential data posted by its users and regarding user name, first and last name, email address, date of birth, country, gender and password.
SnapLap.net may disable user ID and password in SnapLap.net sole discretion without notice or explanation. SnapLap.net reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at SnapLap.net discretion.
5. User-generated content posted on the website
Users can post content on this website in form of comments and/or written articles if and where SnapLap.net allows this option. User-generated content (UGC) means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that users submit to this website, for whatever purpose.
UGC must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against the user who posted it or SnapLap.net or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). Users must not submit any UGC to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
By posting UGC on SnapLap.net users grant to SnapLap.net a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute said UGC in any existing or future media. You also grant to SnapLap.net the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
SnapLap.net reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on its servers, or hosted or published upon this website especially if it isn’t posted according to this terms and conditions.
This website is provided “as is” without any representations and no warranties, express or implied. SnapLap.net makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, SnapLap.net does not warrant that this website will be constantly available, or available at all and that the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading. SnapLap.net especially makes no claims or warranties over user-generated content on its website.
Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.
7. Limitations of liability
SnapLap.net will not be liable or responsible to users (registered or free) whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website: to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss, for any indirect, special or consequential loss, for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if SnapLap.net has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limitand nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit SnapLap.net liability in respect of any: death or personal injury caused by Snap Lap.net negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of SnapLap.net matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for SnapLap.net to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
9. Advertising with SnapLap.net
SnapLap.net offers advertising possibilities to its customers and partners. The nature of advertising on this site is to be discussed with website’s management regarding terms, space, period of advertising and price. If you are interested in advertising with SnapLap.net, please contact us.
SnapLap.net accepts advertising in good faith. Individuals, businesses and organisations participating on this website agree to comply with the laws regarding website advertising and SnapLap.net reserves the right to reject advertising which is not complied to Google AdSense terms and conditions and which regards any political, pornographic, abusive, violent, counterfeited material which could harm, offend and endanger any of its users.
SnapLap.net reserves the right to refuse any advertiser on the website which may represent a conflict of interest with the purpose and commercial viability of this website.
Business names which are in themselves website addresses will not be eligible to receive exposure on the website unless approved by SnapLap.net as a paid advertiser and the business does not represent a conflict of interest.
It is the responsibility of the advertiser to ensure copyright and advise SnapLap.net immediately if any content, information and/or images provided to and used by SnapLap.net in the presentation of advertiser’s business is in breach of copyright. SnapLap.net is not the copyright owner of any advertised or promoted material.
By advertising your business or organisation on this site, you agree that SnapLap.net will not be held liable for any inaccuracies, loss or damages to your business or organisation. SnapLap.net will also not be liable for any unexpected computer downtime.
Advertisers are not permitted to include hyperlinks or display website addresses within descriptive text. Hyperlinks to external websites may only be included in the appropriate fields within the provided content or space on the website.
10. Indemnity and breaches of these terms and conditions
You hereby indemnify SnapLap.net and undertake to keep SnapLap.net indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by SnapLap.net to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of SnapLap.net legal advisers) incurred or suffered by SnapLap.net arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
Without prejudice to SnapLap.net other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, SnapLap.net may take such action as SnapLap.net deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
11. Variation and Assignment
SnapLap.net may revise these terms and conditions from time to time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version
SnapLap.net may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with SnapLap.net rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
12. Jurisdiction and severability
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Switzeland’s governing law and international laws, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Switzeland.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if a part of it was deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
These terms and conditions, together with the documents between SnapLap.net and advanced users and/or parnters or advertisers, constitute the entire agreement between the user (in general) and SnapLap.net in relation to use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of users of this website.