TERMS & CONDITIONS

GREYHOUND RACING VICTORIA

WEB SITE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE

Introduction
 
This web site and its contents ("Web Site") is owned and operated by Greyhound Racing Victoria of 46-50 Chetwynd Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3003 ("GRV"). The use of this Site is governed by the following terms and conditions, as amended from time to time (the "Terms and Conditions").

By using this Web Site you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions (including any amendments to them) you should immediately cease using the Web Site.

The Web Site will be updated from time to time, including these Terms and Conditions and the purpose for or manner in which you may use information obtained from the Web Site. GRV encourages you to check these Terms and Conditions regularly. By continuing to use this Web Site after these Terms and Conditions have been updated, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the updated Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them.

Intellectual Property

The Web Site is subject to copyright under Australian law and, under international treaties, the laws of many other countries. Unless otherwise indicated, the copyright is owned by GRV which reserves all rights. Except for the direct purpose of viewing, printing, accessing or interacting with the Web Site for your own personal use or as otherwise indicated on the Web Site or these Terms and Conditions, you must not copy, reproduce, modify, communicate to the public, adapt, transfer, distribute, download or store any of the contents of the Web Site (including Race Information as described below), or incorporate any part of the Web Site into another web site without GRV’s written consent.

The Web Site also includes registered and unregistered trade marks, which are owned by GRV. Except to the extent that it is expressly indicated to the contrary, your access to or use of this Web Site does not constitute or create a licence or any other right to use the name, trade dress, trade marks, copyrights or any other intellectual property of GRV or any other party whose intellectual property appears on the Web Site.

GRV reserves the right to revise the content of, amend links from or withdraw access to the Web Site at any time without notice and without liability to you or any other person.

Greyhound Race Information

Information and data on this Web Site includes information and data on various greyhounds’ race history, form and ratings as well as comments, selections, projected prices and other race related information ("Race Information"). Race Information has been placed on this Web Site solely for the purposes of permitting personal wagering to be conducted by individuals through authorised wagering agencies and organisations and/or to enable GRV to provide certain agreed administrative services to parties (including owners, trainers, race attendants, breeders and clubs).

Copyright and all rights in the Race Information and the format, layout and design of the Race Information is owned by GRV. Without limiting any other Terms or Conditions, you are not authorised to make any copies or reproduce the Race Information (in any form) unless expressly authorised by these Terms and Conditions.

You may not download any Race Information from this Web Site unless you are an approved person with GRV. By completing the registration process or being an existing registered person of GRV, you warrant that the information you have provided is true and correct and that you will abide by these Terms and Conditions. Upon completing the registration process, you will be issued with a confidential "User ID" and "Password". Your User ID and Password must be kept confidential and secure at all times and must not be disclosed. You are liable for all acts performed under or in connection with your User ID and any loss, harm or damage caused to GRV by the misuse or disclosure of your User ID or Password. You must notify GRV immediately if any of your user or logon information changes or if your User ID or Password is lost, stolen or disclosed to another person.

You are strictly prohibited from using Race Information for a purpose or in a manner other than as permitted under these Terms and Conditions (or as otherwise stated on the Web Site), unless you have entered into a separate written agreement with GRV. If you require such use, you should contact the E-Business Manager of GRV.

GRV may at any time and without notice or liability to you, suspend, terminate or otherwise restrict your ability to access and/or download any or all content on this Web Site, including Race Information.

Links to Third Party Sites

GRV assumes no responsibility and accepts no liability for the condition or content of third party web sites which may be linked to or accessed from the web site. Except as GRV may specifically direct otherwise, GRV does not authorise the content of those third party web sites.

Software and other digital materials available for download

From time to time certain software and related digital materials may be expressly made available by GRV for downloading from the Web Site. Unless those software or materials are expressed to be pursuant to specific conditions (in which case those conditions will apply), GRV grants to you a personal, non-transferable, and non-exclusive licence with no rights of sub-licence to use the relevant software or materials for your own private use, provided that you do not copy, communicate to the public, modify, reverse engineer, or otherwise transfer or purport to transfer any right in them, and provided also that you ensure that all copies of such software and materials retain any copyright or other intellectual property notices. Except as otherwise provided for in the terms of any express licence agreement, GRV gives no warranties (either express or implied) as to the completeness, accuracy or reliability of such software or materials, and they are downloaded and used by you entirely at your own risk.

Personal Information

GRV may collect, use and disclose personal information about you obtained by GRV from your use of the Web Site, including from users who register with the Web Site. GRV's management of this information is governed by the Privacy Policy.
Products and Services offered for sale on the Web Site/Advertisements
GRV accepts no responsibility for any information conveyed in any advertisement contained on this Web Site. GRV is not to be taken to endorse, recommend or make any other comment pertaining to the quality or suitability of any of the products or services advertised in this Web Site, nor does it warrant that these produces or services are suitable for use and/or consumption in connection with greyhounds or any other canine. GRV does not independently ascertain whether any claims made in the advertisements contained on this Web Site are true, nor does it make any representation as to the capacity, abilities or reputation of any of the breeders and/or trainers mentioned in the advertisements.

Competitions and promotions

Certain parts of the Web Site may, from time to time, contain competitions or promotions from GRV or third parties. The terms and conditions for those competitions and promotions will be specified on the relevant part of the Web Site. By entering or participating in the relevant competition or promotion you agree to be bound by the relevant terms and conditions. Notwithstanding any specific terms and conditions, GRV specifically retains the right, at any time and without notice, to remove, alter or add to competitions or promotions on the Web Site without any liability to you. All competitions and promotions are only open to persons located in Australia who are over 18 years of age, and prizes will not be awarded to people who do not meet this requirement at the time of entry.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The Web Site and its entire contents are provided on an "as is" basis. GRV and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors give or make no representation or warranty (either express or implied) as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability or availability of the Web Site or its contents nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way (including from negligence) for errors in, or omissions from, the contents of this Web Site. You should be aware that information current to a particular time or date as placed on the Web Site does not mean that more recent information of the relevant type does not exist, or is not available through other means, or that circumstances have not changed, such that the information does not reflect the state of affairs at any subsequent time. Further, for various reasons, substantial delays may occur before particular information on this Web Site is updated.

GRV and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors are not liable for any loss, damage, claim, expense, cost (including legal costs) or liability arising from your use or non use of the Web Site (including Race Information), or your reliance upon information obtained from it (whether arising from GRV's or any other person’s negligence or otherwise). Where any Act of Parliament implies any term, condition, representation or warranty into the contents of this Web Site or your use of or access to the Web Site, and that Act prohibits exclusion of that term, condition, representation or warranty, then that term, condition, representation or warranty is included. If so, and to the extent permitted by the Act, GRV's liability for any breach of such term, condition, representation or warranty is limited to the supplying of the relevant good or services again, as GRV may choose.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified GRV and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors in respect of any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost (including legal cost) or expense which GRV and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors may suffer or incur as a direct or indirect result of your wilful or negligent act or omission with respect to the Web Site (or any part of it) or your breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Refund Policy

GRV policy with respect to refunding of fees is that it does not refund fees, however in the event that a persons membership is cancelled, GRV will refund the unused portion of the fees.

Miscellaneous

A right relating to these Terms and Conditions may only be waived by GRV in writing. These Terms and Conditions are governed by and to be construed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia. By using the Web Site you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid or unenforceable by a Court of Law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remaining provisions, which will continue in full force and effect. GRV’s failure to exercise or enforce any rights or any provision of these Terms and Conditions will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by GRV in writing.

Greyhound Racing Victoria 2003