Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting www.sportssprout.com. We hope that you will find this website (“Site”) helpful and informative.

The following are the terms and conditions (“Terms”) that apply to and govern your use of this Site. These Terms also incorporate our Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with any terms or conditions herein, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. BY CHOOSING TO ACCESS AND USE THIS SITE, YOU ARE EXPRESSLY AGREEING TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THESE TERMS.

Changes to Site. In order to improve our service to you, we reserve the right to make changes in the access, operation, and content of this Site at any time without notice. We also reserve the right to make changes in the Terms and the Privacy Statement, so please check before each use for changes.

Copyright Notice. You acknowledge that, unless otherwise specifically designated, Sports Sprout is the sole owner of all intellectual property rights to this Site and its contents, including but not limited to copyright protection for all content, including the magazine, interviews, layout, graphics, photos, format, and other visual elements of the Site. All ownership rights pertaining to the information and material contained on this Site, including but not limited to the Sports Sprout name, logos, trademark, magazine, interviews, graphics, photos, images, audio, video, messages, files and content, are owned or have been duly licensed by Sports Sprout, WITH ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The Site pages and content (the magazine) may be electronically copied or printed in hard copy for internal informational, personal or non-commercial use only, provided that no modifications are made, it is not published in any media, and on each page of every internal copy, Sports Sprout is acknowledged as the source with a copyright symbol. You are not granted any license to use the content. Any use other than that set forth above, including the non-internal reproduction, modification, copying, display or use of any copyright-protected Sports Sprout or other logo, graphic, magazine, interviews, photo or image, without the prior written permission of Sports Sprout, is strictly prohibited and will be enforced to the full extent of the law. Except for data and information submitted pursuant to an existing agreement with Sports Sprout, any ideas, material, or content submitted by any user on or through this Site (including by e-mail) is, to the extent you own the intellectual property rights, the sole property of Sports Sprout, and Sports Sprout has no obligation of confidentiality nor are we responsible for any claims of infringement or misappropriation that may result from any submission. Personal information submitted will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Statement. Sports Sprout makes no guarantee, representation or warranty that the content of this Site or its use will not infringe upon the intellectual property right of any person, nor that the use, transfer, reproduction, distribution, transmission, or storage of any Site content outside the United States is in compliance with the laws of any other governmental authority or jurisdiction which may be applicable.

No Warranties Provided. The information on this Site is provided for general information purposes only. While Sports Sprout strives to provide timely, accurate and complete information, you may discover some inadvertent typographical, technical, factual, or other errors or omissions in the information provided. Please bring them to our attention at editor@sportssprout.com Since such mistakes may occur, SPORTS SPROUT MAKES NO GUARANTEES, WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE SECURITY, TIMELINESS, RELEVANCY, SUFFICIENCY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY DATA, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES FURNISHED TO YOU ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE, OR CONCERNING THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US. WE ARE PROVIDING THE INFORMATION AND OTHER CONTENT CONTAINED HEREIN ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND ALL WARRANTIES (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) ARE DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

User Conduct.

For the convenience of our users, some areas on this Site may allow for interactive communication, some of which may be conducted in “real time”. You agree not to post any content which is or may be, in whole or in part: false, unlawful, criminal, fraudulent, misleading, infringing, libelous, slanderous, defamatory, profane, racist, sexist, threatening, inflammatory, obscene, invasive of personal or privacy rights, advertising, promoting or soliciting for commercial purposes, containing any known viruses or bugs, or which is otherwise harmful, offensive, inappropriate, or unprofessional. Sports Sprout has no obligation to monitor, screen, filter or edit any information, communication, or content that is directly posted by or shared by users on the Site, however we may at our discretion from time to time monitor use of the Site, and we reserve the right to delete or edit any objectionable content posted or submitted by authorized users, terminate the user’s access to the Site, deny future access, or take any other action we deem appropriate under the circumstances. Please report any such violations to us at editor@sportssprout.com. Sports Sprout will handle any personally identifiable data or information posted by you in accordance with our Privacy Statement, however, any third party liability or usage which may arise from your posting will be solely at your own risk. Information obtained through monitoring our Site may also be used for duly authorized law enforcement
investigations. We also reserve the right to identify and investigate inquiries to the extent required to comply with applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to U.S. executive orders. Sports Sprout will have no liability for any content posted by users on our Site.

Compliance with all Laws. You agree that your use of this Site will be in compliance with all relevant and applicable laws and regulations, which shall include but not be limited to U.S. laws and executive orders. Users shall be fully liable and subject to prosecution to the full extent of the law for any violations of this paragraph, and SUCH USER HEREBY AGREES TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD SPORTS SPROUT HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL SUCH DAMAGES AND LIABILITY.

Site Security. This Site remains to the extent possible open and available to all users. YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SECURITY AND PROTECTION OF YOUR SYSTEMS WHEN USING THIS SITE. Unauthorized attempts to upload, insert, or change any information or image on this Site or cause harm are strictly prohibited and may be punishable to the full extent of the law, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

Outside Links. For your information or convenience, this Site may contain direct links or hyperlinks to websites that are maintained by third parties. When clicking on such a link, you are leaving our Site. Therefore, Sports Sprout has no control over, does not endorse, and is not liable for, the quality, operation, reliability, compliance with laws, ethics, business practices, nor content of such third party websites, or for any product or service advertised or provided therein. Any transactions with such third parties, including provision of your personal information, are strictly at your own risk. We expressly disclaim all liability arising from your access of and for the content contained within or through any such third party website.

Privacy. The use of your personal information given to us during your visit to our Site is governed by the Sports Sprout’s Privacy Statement, which is posted on this Site and incorporated into these Terms.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnification. YOU AGREE THAT SPORTS SPROUT AND ITS AFFILIATES AND DIVISIONS, CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,
CONTRACTORS, VENDORS, SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, ASSIGNEES, SUCCESSORS, INSURERS AND AGENTS, ARE NOT LIABLE IN ANY RESPECT FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, ECONOMIC, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) OR LOSS OF ANY NATURE WHICH MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE.

YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPORTS SPROUT AND ITS AFFILIATES AND DIVISIONS, ITS CUSTOMERS AND JOINT VENTURE PARTNERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CONTRACTORS, VENDORS, ASSIGNEES, AND AGENTS, FOR ANY COSTS, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR OTHER LIABILITIES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE IN BREACH OF THESE TERMS OR IN VIOLATION OF LAW.

Applicable Law and Dispute Resolution. You agree that these Terms will be interpreted under the laws of the State of Louisiana, regardless of any conflicts of laws rules, and regardless of the laws of any other jurisdiction which may be asserted. Any dispute or claim which you may have (“Claim”) arising from your access or use of the Site shall be first submitted in writing to Sports Sprout within one month (30 days) from the occurrence of the event upon which such Claim is alleged to be based, or such Claim shall be deemed waived. Any Claim which has been properly submitted to Sports Sprout which has not been resolved within a reasonable period time not to exceed six (6) months may be submitted to binding arbitration as an exclusive alternative to litigation. YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO BRING ANY LITIGATION IN ANY JURISDICTION AGAINST SPORTS SPROUT BASED ON YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THIS SITE OR UNDER THESE TERMS.

Thank you for visiting www.sportssprout.com. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions concerning this Site, we would like to hear from you. Please contact editor@sportssprout.com.

Last Updated: 08/18/2014