Website Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the official website of the Hearts Youth Development Committee. In using this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions of use (including the Privacy Policy) (“Terms of Use”). If you do not accept any of them, you should exit this Website now.

The Website is operated Hearts Youth Development Committee(HYDC) under the auspices of Heart of Midlothian Football Club (the “Club”), whose registered address is c/o Heart of Midlothian Football Club, Tynecastle Stadium, Gorgie Road, Edinburgh EH11 2NL. HYDC reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time and your use of the Website following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

If you purchase products or services through this Website, separate terms and conditions will apply to this transaction and you should read these terms and conditions carefully.

1.The Website

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and HYDC reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service provided on the Website without notice. HYDC will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. HYDC aims to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, HYDC may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely.

2.Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. HYDC will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

HYDC will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

3.Links to the Website

You may link to the Website’s home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage or take advantage of the reputation of HYDC or the Club, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of HYDC or the Club where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Website from any website that is not owned by you. The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. HYDC reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must not contain any content that in HYDC’s opinion could damage the reputation of HYDC or the Club.

4.Links from the Website

This Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties. HYDC has no control over the content of these sites and accept no responsibility for them nor for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

5.Acceptable Use Policy

If you contribute materials to the Website these materials must not contain anything which is: offensive, hateful, defamatory of any person, obscene, inflammatory, sexually explicit, violent, discriminatory on grounds of race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or

age, which infringes the intellectual property rights of any other person, is contributed or sent for commercial gain or which is otherwise illegal or in breach of any person’s rights.

HYDC accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published on the Website. HYDC reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to remove any materials that you contribute to the Website at any time and without notice to you.

6.Liability

ALTHOUGH HYDC USES REASONABLE ENDEAVOURS TO ENSURE THAT INFORMATION AND MATERIAL CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE IS CORRECT, IT DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIAL CONTAINED ON OR ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR CURRENT OR Tl-lAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS FREE OF RISK, VIRUSES OR OTHER DAMAGE. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, HYDC EXCLUDES ANY LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED BY ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR RESULTS OF USE OF THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT OR ANY MATERIALS POSTED ON IT, INCLUDING, WIHTOUT LIMITATION ANY LIABILITY FOR:

(i) LOSS OF INCOME OR REVENUE;

(ii) LOSS OF PROFITS;

(iii) LOSS OF BUSINESS;

(iv) LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS;

(v)LOSS OF OR CORRUPTION OF DATA;

AND ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, HOWSOEVER ARISING AND WHETHER CASUED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORSEEABLE. THIS DOES NOT AFFECT THE LIABILITY OF FLI FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISIING FROM ITS NEGLIGENCE, NOR ITS LIABILITY FOR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION OR MISREPRESESNTATION AS TO A FUNDAMENTAL MATTER, NOR ANY OTHER LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED BY LAW.

7.Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property rights in the Website and the materials published on it including, without limitation, the design, text, graphics, trade marks, logos, audio and/or video content, the selection and arrangement thereof and software, are owned by FLi, the Club and/or their licensors and commercial partners and are protected by copyright, design right, trade mark rights and other intellectual property rights. All such rights are reserved.

Permission is granted to download the materials contained on this Website to a single personal computer and to print a single hard copy of such materials solely for personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of materials on this Website, including reproduction, modihcation, distribution or republication, without the prior written permission of HYDC, is strictly prohibited.

The sports archive photographs on the Website are owned by the Club, or supplied and used under licence from HYDC.

Fixtures are reproduced under licence and are Copyright © of the Scottish Premier League Ltd. All rights reserved. No part of the fixtures list may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any way or by any means, including photocopying, recording or storing it in any medium by electronic means), without the written permission of the copyright/database rights owner.

8. Information about You

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. To learn more about what information we collect, the measures we put in place to protect this information and how we use it we advise you to read the Privacy Policy.

9. Applicable Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed exclusively in accordance with, Scottish law. Any dispute arising under these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts and, by using this Website, you hereby submit to and waive any objections to the jurisdiction of such courts.

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