Monthly and Annual Subscription - Terms and Conditions
In these Terms and Conditions, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
Club Digital Media means the Club’s official website and Falkirk TV only.
Live means as contemporaneously to the event taking place as technology allows
Subscription Terms and Conditions means these terms and conditions;
User means a natural person who has been supplied by the Club with either a monthly or annual subscription during Season 2022/23 and who uses same to access Live broadcast coverage of the Club’s League Matches during that Season through the Club Digital Media;
Relevant League Match means the Club’s League Match in respect of which you have bought a subscription always subject that a subscription is not available and must not be sold or otherwise distributed for a Club’s League Match where such Official Match is being broadcast live by Sky UK Limited under and in terms of its Commercial Contract with the Company;
Territory means outwith the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland;
in these Terms and Conditions, capitalised words and phrases not herein defined but used herein, have the meanings given to them in the Rules, as from time to time amended, of The Scottish Professional Football League (https://spfl.co.uk/pages/rules-and-regulations).
2. Contract, Registration and Username/Password
2.2 To obtain a Subscription you must do so via Falkirk TV. On registration you will be required to enter a username and password. You must keep the password secure and not disclose it to any other Person.
2.3 Your right to use your Subscription is personal to you and is limited to viewing on one device at any time. If your password becomes known by a third party, you must immediately change your password. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this obligation and/or for any loss and/or misuse of or failure by you or on your behalf to protect and preserve as confidential your password.
2.4 You confirm that:
(a) you are at least 16;
(b) you are solely resident in the Territory. Please note you must notify us immediately if you cease to be resident in the Territory, in which case you will cease to be entitled to use the Subscription;
(c) you will only use your Subscription to view audio visual material broadcast via Falkirk TV and will at all times comply with these Terms and Conditions; and
(d) the information which you provide is true, accurate and complete in all respects at that time. You must also notify us immediately of any changes to your information by either updating the details on the Falkirk TV website or emailing email@example.com
3. Use of the Subscription
3.1 Details of how holders of Subscribers will be able to view the Relevant League Match on a Live basis will be set out on the Falkirk TV website.
3.2 Every Subscription may be individually terminated in accordance with these Term and Conditions.
3.3 Subscription content includes video and audio footage, statistics, logos and other media and intellectual property related to the Club, the relevant Home League Match, the Scottish Professional Football League and their respective commercial partners. All such footage and other materials and their selection or arrangement are comprised the intellectual property rights (including, amongst other things copyright) of the Scottish Professional Football League Limited. In particular, all audio-visual coverage of League Matches and all on screen graphics during such Matches, including all copyright therein, is the sole and exclusive property of The Scottish Professional Football League Limited. You will not own any of the content.
3.4 A Subscription is a content access service only. The Club is not responsible for any problems caused by your computer hardware, computer operating systems, internet connection or other software installed on your computer or other device.
3.5 In order to access and use the Subscription service, you will need to provide all necessary equipment including a computer and access to the internet and/or mobile service, with you being responsible for any service fees associated with such access via Wi-Fi or mobile data. You will require a Wi-Fi or broadband internet connection (DSL/cable or higher) with a minimum download speed of at least 1.2mbps with latency not exceeding 100ms for SD video and 4mbps with latency not exceeding 50ms for HD video. Quality and accessibility of Live video streaming via mobile networks cannot be guaranteed.
3.6 For use of the Subscription your device needs to comply with the following minimum system requirements (this may be updated occasionally, for which see section changes and updates section):
(a) Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel® Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks;
(b) Memory: 2GB (1GB for netbooks), 128MB of graphics memory.
(c) Operating Systems: Windows 8.1 or later, Mac 9+.
3.7 In order to access and use the Subscription service, your device needs to comply with the following minimum system requirements (this may be updated occasionally, for which see section changes and updates section). Minimum requirements: Browsers: latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari; 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended for netbooks). Internet Explorer is not supported and cannot be used in line with our service. Mobiles & Tablets: Operating System: Android 6+, iOS 9+.
4. Obligations on holders of Subscriptions
4.1 You must not (nor authorise or permit any other person to):
(a) use your Subscription contrary to these Terms and Conditions, including use for any unlawful purpose contrary to any applicable laws and regulations;
(b) use your Subscription other than for private and domestic purposes. Under no circumstances must your subscrition nor any match footage or other content be accessed, viewed, recorded or used for commercial or business purposes and you must not access, view or use your subscription in circumstances where members of the public can view the accessible match footage or other content (whether simultaneously or not);
(c) forward, record, copy, reproduce, store, transfer, modify, post, re-transmit, distribute or publish any match footage or otherwise forward any match footage to any other person. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, match footage must not be transferred to or otherwise displayed on any electronic communications site or service (such as YouTube or live streaming sites) which can be accessed by third parties;
(d) sell, assign, transfer or delegate all or any of your rights and obligations in this contract to another person or organisation, or share use of your subscription or any content contained or accessed within it;
(e) disclose your username and password to any other person and not store your username and password anywhere on a computer or mobile device in plain text;
(f) use your subscription in any manner which violates or infringes the rights of any person, firm or company (including, amongst other things, rights of intellectual property, confidentiality or privacy);
(g) use your subscription in a way that may cause Falkirk TV and/or any equipment used by the Club (or our technology partners appointed to help provide the subscription service) to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or impaired, nor try to gain unauthorised access to any of the systems through which the subscription;
(h) use a VPN (Virtual Private Network) service or similar to mask or otherwise hide or modify your actual location for the purposes of viewing the Relevant Home League Match outside the Territory; and
(i) distribute or publish any data or information in relation to the Relevant League Match
5. Changes & Updates
5.1 We may change the Club Digital Media via which the subscription is utilised and/or these Terms and Conditions without giving you notice in order to:
(a) reflect changes in relevant laws or regulatory requirements;
(b) implement minor or emergency technical adjustments, for example to address a security threat;
(c) alter or improve the presentation of the user interface, or increase functionality;
(d) implement other minor changes which would not reasonably be likely to cause you a material detriment in your use of the subscription or which we reasonably believe to be for the benefit of users.
5.2 We may update the underlying software relating to subscriptions or require you to implement updates from time to time to use your subscription. For example, as time goes on you may need to ensure your system remains compatible with technical requirements (see section 3).
5.3 If any change to these Terms and Conditions or changes carried out in accordance with them is found invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, only that change will be disregarded and it will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining changes or Terms.
6. Payment, Cancellation and Refunds
6.1 You must pay the applicable fees for the subscription. The fee is inclusive of VAT.
6.2 The Club does not accept any responsibility for payments which are not received by us or accepted by your bank or payment card provider, other than where directly due to our fault.
6.3 By submitting your order, you have opted to receive your subscription benefits immediately and you will not therefore be entitled to cancel the contract or have any fourteen (14) day ‘cooling off’ period in law, nor receive a refund of the fee. This does not affect any other rights you may have at law.
6.4 All live video or audio technical issues must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org during the Relevant League Match. Refunds will only be offered if you have proved to use our troubleshooting advice and support. If you do not take the time to troubleshoot or ignore emails and only request a refund without trying to fix the issue with our support team no refund will be issued.
7. Disclaimers and Liability
7.1 Neither the Club nor any of its staff or other representatives will be responsible or liable to you for any loss, damage, or inability to access and/or use the Subscription which:
(a) is due to any use you make of the subscription, other than that we permit under this contract;
(b) is due to events outside our reasonable control. For example (and amongst other things) fire, floods, severe weather, terrorist activity, epidemic or pandemic, government regulation or civil disruption;
(c) is due to incompatibility of your devices or systems with the compatibility and technical requirements (see Section 3 above, including as may be later modified);
(d) is caused by viruses or other harmful data not caused by or attributable to an error or problem with subscriptions or the relevant Club Digital Media;
(e) is caused by your failure to follow any reasonable, clear and easy to follow instructions we have made known to you relating to your use of your subscription;
(f) concerns loss or damage:
(i) which is not a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms and Conditions (though we will be responsible for loss or damage which is foreseeable). Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time we enter this contract, both you and we knew it might happen; or
(ii) relating to any business, including (amongst other things) loss of profits, loss of business, loss of opportunity and/or business interruption. subscription are made available for private and domestic purposes only.
7.2 The Club does not limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence; fraud; or for breach of your mandatory legal rights (for example, including our liability in UK consumer contract law if subscription digital content is not of satisfactory quality, fit for purpose, in compliance with its description or we are found to not have rights to provide such content). You should seek your own legal advice in relation to any such rights at law.
8.1 The Club may terminate any subscription (and the right for you to view any Relevant League Match via Falkirk TV), at any time, if:
(a) you do not make payment to us when it is due (or such payment has failed or been refused by your payment service provider);
(b) we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you have provided to us, including your location in the Territory when using any subscription, where we reasonably need to do so (or information you have provided is incomplete or may be incorrect) and you do not, within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with the required information that is necessary for us to make the subscription available to you or where your location appears not to be aligned with any subscription supplied to you and/or any subscription supplied to you appears to be being used other than in the Territory;
(c) by reason of changes in the regulatory context in which the relevant League Match will be played we are no longer permitted to deliver live content in the territory by subscription;
(d) we have reasonable grounds to believe you have and/or will committed/commit a material breach of this contract; and/or
(e) we have reasonable grounds to believe you are or have been using a VPN or device or arrangement having like or similar effect, when using any subscription, and, in each case, no refund will be provided.
9.1 Any notices sent by the Club will be sent to the email address you supply during the registration process. Any notices you send to us must be sent by email to email@example.com. Notices will be deemed to have been delivered, subject to being correctly addressed, at the time and date of sending of the email, which time and date are specified in the email.
9.2 If the Club fails or delays to exercise or enforce any right we have under this contract, such failure or delay will not be deemed to be a waiver of that right nor will it prevent us from exercising or enforcing that same or similar right on a later occasion.
9.3 This agreement is between the Club and you. No-one else will have any rights to enforce its terms. You may not assign or transfer your rights and obligations under this contract to anyone else nor may you provide to anyone else any username and/or password required to access and use any subscription.
9.4 The Club may transfer our rights and obligations under this agreement to another organisation. We will endeavour let you know if this happens and will take reasonable steps to ensure that the transfer does not affect your rights under this contract.
9.5 This contract shall be governed by, and interpreted exclusively in accordance with, Scottish law. Each party irrevocably agrees that the Courts of Scotland shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any suit, action or proceedings and to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with this contract and for such purposes irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction of the Courts of Scotland.
10.1 If you have any questions or complaints about your subscription, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.2 The Club will endeavour to respond to any complaint within 7 working days of receipt of such communication. If it is not possible to provide a full response to the issue raised within that time, an acknowledgement will be sent, and we will use reasonable endeavours to send a detailed reply within 14 working days of receipt of the original communication.
10.3 The Club will attempt to resolve all justifiable complaints within 28 working days. If, however, this cannot be done, we will keep you updated on the progress of the complaint.
10.4 If you are having technical issues and require a refund please ensure that you have notified us of a problem to [support email address] with details of the problem, screenshots and information about the devices and browsers you are using.