Terms and Conditions

Your relationship with Badminton Racket Review

Thank you for using Badminton Racket Review’s (“BRR”) innovative platform for badminton players! These terms include information about your legal rights and cover areas such as automatic subscription renewals, limitation of liability and conditions of service.

  • By using the website and any applications or services offered, you are agreeing to these terms. That is a legally binding agreement between you and BBR. If you do not agree to all of these terms, please do not access or use the website or any services.
  • If you break the rules, we may suspend or terminate your account.
  • We charge for certain aspects of the website, and most of these fees are billed on a regular and automatically recurring basis (unless you cancel your subscription).
1.

These terms

1.1

What these terms cover. These are the terms and conditions on which we supply products to you, whether these are goods, services or digital content.

1.2

Why you should read them. Please read these terms carefully before you use our site and any services. These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide products to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. If you think that there is a mistake in these terms, please contact us to discuss.

2.

Information about us and how to contact us
2.1

Who we are. We are Badminton Racket Review Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales. Our company registration number is 7626511 and our registered office is at 14 Hanover Street, London W1S 1YH.

2.2

How to contact us. You can contact us by writing to us at info@badmintonracketreview.co.uk.

2.3

How we may contact you. If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address or postal address you provided to us in your registration and account set-up.

2.4

“Writing” includes emails. When we use the words “writing” or “written” in these terms, this includes emails.

3.

Your Privacy and User Account
3.1

Privacy. Your privacy is very important to us. For information regarding how we treat personal information of our users, please see BRR’s current full privacy statement, which form part of these terms.

3.2

What will happen if you do not give required information to us. We may need certain information from you so that you can open an account and we can supply the subscription services to you. If you do not give us this information, or if you give us incomplete or incorrect information, we may refuse to open your account, terminate our contract with you, and/or cease providing any subscription services to you.

3.3

We may also suspend supply of the services if you do not pay. If you do not pay us for the subscription when you are supposed to, we may suspend your account until you have paid us the outstanding amounts. We will contact you to tell you we are suspending supply of the subscription on account of your failure to pay.

4.

Subscription Services

Some features on our website are accessible for a subscription fee. This section explains the terms of fees charged to you.

4.1

Payment and how you can subscribe. Your debit/credit card will be debited when you submit your registration details to sign up to any of our services and you will get access when we have activated your account. Alternatively you can also pay using PayPal during the registration process – Just enter your PayPal registered email address and password to speed through to your account activation.

4.2

Who can subscribe. Anyone aged 18 or over can sign up to use the subscription services.

4.3

If we cannot accept your subscription. If we are unable to accept your registration request for a subscription for any reason, we will inform you of this in writing and will not charge you for the services.

4.4

Automatic subscription renewals. Fees for certain features of our website are billed on a recurring basis (described on our website as either the ‘Silver’ or ‘Gold’ memberships). If billed on a recurring basis, the fees are payable in advance of the applicable period specified via the website with no refunds. We will automatically bill you for each renewal period until cancellation. By purchasing any subscription on our website, you authorise us to keep your payment current by charging your debit/credit card account the applicable fee. This is also the case if you have paid using PayPal. Whilst you may cancel your subscription up to one month before the new period starts, you won’t be issued a refund except in our sole discretion.

4.5

Free trials. We may offer free trials of subscriptions (‘Bronze’ membership) on our website. We will inform you of the length of the free trial, your renewal period, and the date and amount of your first payment. After your free trial ends, your paid subscription will begin and we will automatically bill you for each renewal period until cancellation.

5.

Your registration information and content

5.1

Registration information. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and subscribing for services on the BRR site:

  1. You will not provide any false personal information to us, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
  2. You will not create more than one personal account.
  3. If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.
  4. You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
  5. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that compromises the security of your account.
  6. We may at any time require you to reset or change a username and/or password.

5.2

Posted Content. You are responsible for the content you post on our website. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to that content:

  1. Distributable Content. ‘Content’ means any information, material or other content posted to our website or otherwise provided to us (such as feedback, comments, or suggestions shared with us). You agree that you and your content shall not violate the rights of any third party (such as copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, privacy rights, or publicity rights), or these terms.
  2. Content licence. We do not claim ownership of your content, however, to enable us to operate, improve, promote and protect the website and the features within it, and to ensure we do not violate any rights you may have in your content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable, transferrable right and licence (include a waiver of any moral rights) to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, publish, publicly display, publicly perform, distribute, and create derivative works of, your content and to commercialise and exploit the copyright, trademark, publicity and database rights you have in your content.
6.

User conduct and forum etiquette

6.1

Rules on use. You can only access the website and features of the website (including the subscription services) for your personal, non-commercial use. You must follow our reasonable instructions and requirements in relation to how you use the services and content. Below are some examples of things you mustn’t do:

  1. Copy, rent, sell, reproduce, publish, republish post, broadcast, frame, transmit the services or content (or any part of them), or make them available to the public, or authorise or assist anyone else to do so;
  2. Make any direct or indirect charge to others for using any part of the services or content;
  3. Show any of the content or any part of the services in public to an audience, even if no charge is made. For example, you must not take screen captures and share the information to others;
  4. Access or use the services or content for any improper or unlawful purpose, or allow anyone else to do so

6.2

Forum etiquette. You agree that any use by you of the website, including, without limitation, the forum, shall be in accordance with the following conditions:

  1. You will not post or transmit any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harmful, pornographic or otherwise illegal material or material which would violate or infringe in any way upon our rights or those of others, or cause distress or inconvenience. You must not express opinions that are vulgar, crude, sexist, racist, or make unproven or unfounded allegations (especially of wrongdoing) or otherwise make comments which are offensive. Always treat other users with respect.
  2. You must not upload, post, or otherwise transmit any content that includes any of the following inappropriate content:
    1. Any personal information belonging to another person, such as full name, address, phone number, email address;
    2. Spam, such as advertisements for other websites and services, or other commercial solicitation, chain letters, pyramid schemes, polls or petitions;
    3. Flooding the forum boards with excessive posts, meaningless posts, posts unrelated to the topic or padding posts;
    4. Discussions that veer off topic, are unrelated to resolving the issue at hand, are repetitive or campaigning, that promote products or services from other providers, or abuse any company or product;
    5. Repetitive or continuous complaints about BRR;
    6. Posting or transmitting any information or software containing a virus, worm, Trojan horse, or other damaging or destructive component;
    7. Posting links directing users to information or content that, if posted on the BRR website, would violate an of its terms;
    8. Attacks of other users in such a way as to incite or perpetuate arguments or conflict, impersonate other user’s identities or individuals, or posts that ‘stalk’ or otherwise breach any participant’s privacy;
    9. Posts that break the law or encourage/support breaking the law, or could lead to bodily injury, harm, or an offence.

6.3

BRR has no obligation to monitor content submitted by users on its website, however, BRR reserves the right to manage all postings and content on the website and we may at any time remove or refuse any post or content.

7.

Our rights to make change

We try hard to make sure that our website is always available and working, but we cannot guarantee that it will be. Occasionally things may not go exactly as planned. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.

7.1

Minor changes or suspension to the subscription services.We may change and/or suspend the services:

  1. to update, vary, replace or withdraw the content we provide;
  2. to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and/or
  3. to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements, for example to address a security threat. These changes will not materially affect your use of the subscription services.

7.2

More significant changes or permanent suspension to the subscription services and these terms. Whilst we don’t anticipate any significant changes or indefinite suspension to the subscription services, we do reserve the right to do so. We provide the contents of the site on an ongoing basis and we cannot foresee what may change in the future. This means we may make changes or suspend for reasons other than those set out in these terms. We’ll try to avoid making any significant changes or suspend the services that will be to you material disadvantage, but if we do so we will try to notify you and you may then contact us to end the contract.

8.

Your rights to end the contract
8.1

How to end the contract with us. We’ll be sorry to see you leave, but if you want to end the contract with us, please let us know by giving us at least 30 days’ notice before your current subscription ends. You should write to us to cancel by emailing info@badmintonracketreview.co.uk. If you fail to cancel your subscription before your current subscription period, your subscription will automatically renew and you will be charged for a further renewal period.

8.2

No refund policy, except for BRR fault. If you are ending a contract on the basis of a legal right to end the contract because of something we have done wrong, the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any subscription services which have not been provided to you. Otherwise, we do not provide any refunds.

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Our rights to end the contract
9.1

We may end the contract if you break it. We may suspend or close your account and end the contract at any time if:

  1. you do not make any payment to us when it is due;
  2. you are or we have reason to suspect you are in breach of any of the terms
10.

Liability
10.1

BY USING OUR WEBSITE AND/OR USING ANY OF THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE THAT YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR ACTIONS AND OMISSIONS. WE MAY PRESENT LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, ADS, OR OFFERS NOT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY US BUT WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THEM.

10.2

BBR’s website, content and services include third party product references, brands and logos (“Third Party Material”). The views and opinions expressed are solely those of BRR and not endorsed by such third parties and any use of such Third Party Material is not an endorsement of such product or brand and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the Third Party Material or have any affiliation, representation or partnership with their owners.

10.3

BRR PROVIDES THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ITS SERVICES ‘AS IS’ AND ‘AS AVAILABLE’ BASIS. BRR EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

10.4

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE, OUR ASSOCIATED COMPANIES AND AGENTS, EXCLUDE RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL LIABILITIES ARISING FROM:

  1. Any use of the website or services that isn’t authorised by us;
  2. Ending, suspending or restricting the website or services or content in accordance with these terms;
  3. Any delay, failure, act or default in relation to the provision of the website, services or content;
  4. Errors, viruses or bugs present in or arising from your use of the website;
  5. Incompatibility of the website or any of its content with any other software or hardware; and
  6. Any act or default of any third party supplier, device manufacturer or service provider.

10.5

We do not limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence or fraud. Our total liability to you won’t exceed the amount you’ve paid to access the subscription services in the 12 months preceding your bringing a claim.

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How we may use your personal information
11.1

How we will use your personal information. We will use the personal information you provide to us:

  1. to supply the services to you;
  2. to process your payment for the services; and
  3. if you agreed to this during the order process, to give you information about similar products that we provide, but you may stop receiving this at any time by contacting us.

11.2

We will only give your personal information to [other] third parties where the law either requires or allows us to do so.

12.

Other important terms
12.1

If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.

12.2

Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment and we do not chase you but we continue to provide the services, we can still require you to make the payment at a later date.

12.3

Which laws apply to this contract and where you may bring legal proceedings. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in the English courts.