Terms and Conditions

SwimVortex – Terms and Conditions

INTRODUCTION
Welcome to our terms. Our terms are designed to provide our members and visitors with a guideline as to how all aspects of our services are accessed and how you can and should interact with our services. This ranges from website terms of use to how to become a member and what your membership includes, to providing details as to how we use your personal information. Our terms have been designed with our members and visitors in mind. To navigate.

PART 1 – WEBSITE TERMS OF USE
Welcome to our website terms of use for SwimVortex.com. Our website terms of use are important as they contain all the information you need to know about using our services, so please take a little time to read them and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact editorial@swimvortex.com and we will do our best to answer your questions.

Introduction

Our services are provided by and maintained by us for your personal entertainment, information and communication. The services offered by us include online, copyrighted articles, features, rankings and other content. By using these services either as a visitor or as a member of one of our membership packs, you must register with the SwimVortex Club. We will alert you if any developments require you to software and/or content and/or agree to additional terms. If you choose to participate in any of our services you will be bound by any applicable and additional terms as well as these website terms of use.

Accessing and using our services
Parts of our services are only accessible to our members and not to visitors. In addition, we may not offer or make available all of our services or content to residents of certain countries.
Modifications
We may, at our discretion change, remove, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our services at any time including the availability of any content (e.g. a community forum may be withdrawn) where we have a valid reason to do so.

Our content

Our content, trademarks, copyright, patents, logos, domain names and other related intellectual property rights or other features of our brand belong to us or to our licensors. Your use of our services does not grant you any rights in and/or our licensor’s intellectual property whether for commercial or non-commercial use.

We grant our users a licence to access and use our services and intellectual property rights (subject to your ability to access our services as set out above) and to the following usage restrictions:
. you may use our services for personal, private and non-commercial purposes; and
. you must not commercially exploit, or sell any content appearing on our services (this does not apply to any user content posted by you and in which you retain ownership rights, see paragraph on user generated content below).
In consideration for the rights that we have granted you under these website terms of use, you permit us to provide advertising and other information to you, including permitting our third party affiliates to do the same.

Third Party Content

Third party content included as part of our services, is licensed to you either under these website terms of use or through such third party terms and conditions that will be made known to you as and when they become relevant.

User Generated Content

Users of our services may be given an opportunity to interact with us and submit, post and/or upload content (including comments and pictures). In posting your content, you confirm to us that you are the owner or have consent from the owner to post the content and that the content does not defame any person, company or business or violate the privacy rights, copyright and other intellectual property rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.

By submitting content, you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, perpetual, royalty free worldwide licence to use any of the content that you post on or in connection with our services and you also irrevocably waive the benefit of any moral rights you may have in any such material. We do not claim any ownership rights in your content and you continue to retain all ownership rights in your content. If you believe that your rights have been infringed in relation to your content, please contact editorial@swimvortex.com.

By submitting content, you also warrant that you have read and agree to our Participation Guidelines which are incorporated in these website terms of use and govern all interactions with us.
We do not endorse any user generated content nor do we guarantee the accuracy or authority of any user generated content. We reserve the right to remove your content, at any time and for any reason.
Costs of using our services
We provide our users (whether as a member or visitor) with a variety of services. To benefit fully from our services you will need to become a member as not all aspects of our services are made available to visitors. We may also occasionally require you to download our content and/or call our service providers. If there are charges associated to any of these services, we will make it clear before you incur any such charges and you will be responsible for any charges incurred from that point on.

You can find a disclaimer and other relevant terms here:
http://www.swimvortex.com/disclaimer/

Changes to our terms
We may amend these website terms of use at any time to ensure that we remain compliant with relevant laws and regulations and to ensure that we are constantly improving your experience in using our services, so please ensure that you check our website terms of use frequently. By continuing to use our services after any changes are made, you accept those changes and will be bound by them.

The law that governs our services

These website terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them (including non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. However, if your use of the website gave rise to a potential legal action when you were a resident of: (i) Ireland, these website terms of use are subject to Irish law and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts; or (ii) Scotland, these website terms of use are subject to Scottish law and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

Other information

In these website terms of use the following words and expressions will have the following meanings:
Our content means any text, files, images, photos, graphics, video, sounds, musical works, or any other materials that we publish or post on or through our services.
Third party content any text, files, images, photos, graphics, video, sounds, musical works, or any other materials published or posted on or through our services by our third party partners.
Us, our, we means SwimVortex.
Your content means any text, files, images, graphics, photos, video, sounds, musical works, or any other materials that a user posts on or through our services.

PART 2 – MEMBERSHIP TERMS
Welcome to our membership terms. Please read these terms carefully as they will set out the terms for your membership with us.
For an overview of MEMBERSHIP LEVELS, Gold, Silver and Bronze, go here:
http://www.swimvortex.com/membership-account/membership-levels/

Your membership of any subscription level will start immediately upon payment. The terms that govern your minimum and continuing membership with us will vary depending on which membership pack you chose under the offer advertised and whether you have taken out membership to one of our trial offers.
Your minimum membership term will be made known to you before you agree to purchase your membership and will be confirmed to you in your welcome email.

What does my membership cost?
The cost of your membership will be made clear to you on our sign-up pages and in your welcome email and may vary from time to time or by country. You agree to pay the fees at the rates notified to you at the time you purchase one of our membership packs.

Subscriptions will be automatically renewed after one year unless the subscriber cancels their subscription before the renewal date, or the provider, namely SwimVortex, wishes to discontinue its service.

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