Our Terms of Service

Origination Date: June 1, 2007

  • 1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

    Spreadtrends.com 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 http://www.spreadtrends.com/Home/Legal

  • 2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

    Spreadtrends.com provides users with access to a collection of resources including sports-related information, editorial content, statistics, rankings, and predictions (the “Service”). All data and information included as part of the Service is produced for entertainment purposes only and is not intended to be used in direct or indirect violation of local, state, federal or international law(s). You understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Spreadtrends.com to provide the Service. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided “AS-IS” and that Spreadtrends.com assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, accuracy, or mis-delivery of the Service. You understand that Spreadtrends.com will make reasonable efforts to ensure the quality and reliability of service accessibility, but that Spreadtrends.com makes no express guarantees regarding the availability of the Service. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees such as Internet service provider or airtime charges. You are responsible for those fees, including any related fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.

  • 3. NO SALE OF SERVICE OR SERVICE INFORMATION

    You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, access to the Service, or information provided to you as part of the Service. This agreement includes, but is not limited to, rebroadcasting, reproducing, or retransmitting -- either in print, via email, or electronically via the Internet (including postings on other Internet sites, newsgroups, message boards, and forums) -- any information included as part of the Service and/or its related newsletters.

  • 4. SPREADTRENDS.COM PRIVACY POLICY

    Any usage information and certain other information about you are subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full privacy policy at http://www.spreadtrends.com/Home/Privacy. You understand that through your use of the Service you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in the Privacy Policy) of this information, including the transfer of this information to the United States and/or other countries for storage, processing and use by Spreadtrends.com and its affiliates and partners.

  • 5. USE OF SERVICE AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION

    ll users of the Service must be the older of 18 years of age or the legal age of majority; minors are prohibited. You agree that you meet this minimum age requirement. You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (”Content”) available as part of the Service is the exclusive property of Spreadtrends.com and/or its partners and advertisers. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Spreadtrends.com will make reasonable efforts to ensure that any Content provided as part of the Service is accurate, but under no circumstances will Spreadtrends.com be liable in any way for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available to you via the Service. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by Spreadtrends.com and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided as part of the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

  • 6. INDEMNITY

    You agree to indemnify and hold Spreadtrends.com, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content made available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

  • 7. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

    You acknowledge that Spreadtrends.com may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that certain information or other Content will be included in the Service. You further acknowledge that Spreadtrends.com reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits at any time.

  • 8. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

    Spreadtrends.com reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. Beyond being entitled to a prorated refund of any fees previously paid by you for access to a fee-based part the Service that is no longer delivered by Spreadtrends.com, you agree that Spreadtrends.com shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

  • 9. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

    Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Spreadtrends.com shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.

  • 10. LINKS

    The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Spreadtrends.com has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Spreadtrends.com is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Spreadtrends.com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

  • 11. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF SPREADTRENDS.COM

    You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service (”Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Spreadtrends.com or its advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part. Spreadtrends.com grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Spreadtrends.com for use in accessing the Service.

  • 12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

    YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

    a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SPREADTRENDS.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

    b. SPREADTRENDS.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

    c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

    d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SPREADTRENDS.COM OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.

    e. A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF USERS MAY EXPERIENCE EPILEPTIC SEIZURES WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR BACKGROUNDS ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING THE SERVICE. CERTAIN CONDITIONS MAY INDUCE PREVIOUSLY UNDETECTED EPILEPTIC SYMPTOMS EVEN IN USERS WHO HAVE NO HISTORY OF PRIOR SEIZURES OR EPILEPSY. IF YOU, OR ANYONE IN YOUR FAMILY, HAVE AN EPILEPTIC CONDITION, CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO USING THE SERVICE. IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICE AND CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS WHILE USING THE SERVICE -- DIZZINESS, ALTERED VISION, EYE OR MUSCLE TWITCHES, LOSS OF AWARENESS, DISORIENTATION, ANY INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, OR CONVULSIONS.

  • 13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SPREADTRENDS.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PERSONAL GAMBLING OR WAGERING LOSSES, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SPREADTRENDS.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

  • 14. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

    SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 12 AND 13 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  • 15. SPECIAL ADMONITION RELATING TO SPORTS GAMBLING AND WAGERING

    If you intend to use any information or Content from the Service for any purpose related to gambling or wagering money (or other items of value) on sports games or related entertainment services such as fantasy sports leagues, please read the above Sections 12 and 13 again. They go doubly for you. The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is expressly intended for gambling or wagering purposes. By agreeing to the TOS, you acknowledge that rankings, statistics, predictions, and other information provided by Spreadtrends.com and the Service are not and will never be 100% accurate, and that you fully understand the risks and significant potential for extreme personal loss that may result from basing gambling or wagering decisions on information included as part of the Service. Regarding predictions especially, you acknowledge that any information provided by the Service shall in no way be construed as a recommendation or suggestion on the part of Spreadtrends.com to gamble or wager. Spreadtrends.com and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for the outcome of any gambling or wagering decision made on the basis of such information.