Gridiron Pools provides its services to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at: https://www.gridironpools.net/terms.
In addition, when using specific Gridiron pools services, both you and Gridiron Pools shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may also be changed from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS
Gridiron Pools provides users with a web-based platform for creating, hosting, and managing office sports pools, including but not limited to, professional football, professional basketball, professional baseball, professional golf, professional Hockey, MMA, and college basketball.
Gridiron Pools reserves the right to alter its supported sports, as well as the reporting mechanisms at any time. In addition, Gridiron Pools is neither responsible nor liable for any telecommunication or Internet service costs you incur while using our service.
Gridiron Pools will make every reasonable effort to provide access on demand to all users. We cannot, however, guarantee perfect access at all times. Such occurrences as extremely high website traffic, power outage, natural disasters, changes in law, strikes, etc. may from time to time prevent access to Gridiron pools from all or part of the internet. Gridiron Pools will make every commercially reasonable effort to restore access as soon as possible in the event its own services are disrupted. Gridiron pools will not accept responsibility for any consequences resulting from disruptions in service.
Gridiron Pools reserves the right to remove a player from a pool for any reason. Including but limited to, conduct, threatening other players, or invalid participation in private competitions.
Gridiron Pools provides its service for a small fee. OUR SERVICES ARE NOT FREE. By agreeing to these terms of service, you agree to either pay the full service fee (after the free trial period) or have access denied to your pool until such time as full payment is received by Gridiron pools. Due to costs we incur for server resources and payment processing, ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
All services provided by Gridironpools.net are for ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY AND MAY NOT BE USED WITH ANY FORM OF GAMBLING OR WAGERING OR THE PROMOTION OF GAMBLING OR WAGERING
Gridiron Pools expressly reserves, in its sole discretion, the right to immediately modify, suspend or terminate your account and refuse current or future use of any Gridiron Pools service for any reason, including, but not limited to, Gridiron Pools believes: you have used the service for gambling purposes; you have violated or tried to violate the rights of others; or believes that you have acted inconsistently with the spirit or letter of the TOS. Gridiron Pools has the right to modify or discontinue service, including terminating any games you have organized or are participating in, temporarily or permanently, in whole or in part for any reason, with or without notice to you. You agree that Gridiron Pools will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modifications or discontinuance of service, including the termination of any games you organized or are participating in.
To register on Gridiron Pools, pool administrators need to select a type of pool, enter a pool name and password, their name, e-mail address. Administrators, and any entrant, must also accept the terms of service outlined in this document. Since vital pool information is sent via email, please provide a valid email address. Pool members will be required to enter similar information upon joining a private pool. Should a user forget his/her password, they may reset their password and have the new password sent to them via the email address on record. If a user has changed email addresses, he/she should notify the pool administrator immediately and the pool administrator will make the necessary changes to the user's account record in an acceptable timeframe.
By agreeing to this TOS document, you agree to allow Gridiron pools to send you occasional promotional emails for additional Gridiron Pools promotions.
You will create a log in name, and password when registering with Gridiron pools. Your password should be something easy to remember and should not be the same password you use to protect important personal information such as bank and email accounts. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Gridiron Pools of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you log off from your account at the end of each session. Gridiron Pools cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
You and Gridiron Pools agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Chicago, IL USA
If any provision of this TOS or any document incorporated by reference is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of such documents remain in full force and effect
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE, OUR SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, OR THE PERFORMANCE OF, THE SERVICE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE OR GRIDIRON POOLS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, AND SUPPLIERS, TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE EXCEED THE GREATER OF (A) THE AMOUNT OF FEES YOU PAY TO US IN THE 18 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY, OR (B) $200
NEITHER GRIDIRON POOLS, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR ERROR FREE OR THAT SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR-FREE; NOR DO GRIDIRON POOLS, OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING PERSONS MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SOFTWARE OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE.
THE SERVICE AND ANY SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless with respect to any and all costs, claims, demands, investigations, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, Gridiron Pools retains the exclusive right to settle, compromise and pay any and all claims, demands, proceedings, suits, actions or causes of actions which are brought against Gridiron Pools herein under the terms and provisions of this Section 12 and in no event shall you settle any such claim without Gridiron Pool's prior written approval.