Last updated: July 05, 2023
Thank you for your interest in joining Football for Forests (as described below).
These are the terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) on which F4F supply their digital content to you (the “Participants”).
Please note, by placing a tick in the box below you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions which will bind you. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not place a tick in the box and you will be unable to progress with your registration.
1. INFORMATION ABOUT WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
1.1 Football for Forests (“F4F”) is a social enterprise operated by Football for Forests Limited. F4F are a company registered in England and Wales under company number 13898786 and the registered office is at Bank House, Southwick Square, Southwick, Brighton, United Kingdom, BN42 4FN.
1.2 F4F’s aim is to restore forests through football. F4F has developed a mobile application software (“App“) that allows Participants to:
1.2.1 donate monetary contributions against each goal scored by their favourite football club;
1.2.2 answer football trivia questions;
1.2.3 predict football scores; and
1.2.4 interact with F4F’s restoration activities
(together the “Activities“).
1.3 F4F license you to use the App and any updates or supplements to it as permitted in these Terms and Conditions.
1.4 F4F works with third-party organisations to develop the App, receive real-time fixture information and results, implement forest restoration activities on the ground, and engage in other activities that are relevant to the nature of F4F’s social enterprise.
1.5 F4F commits to channel all of the received donations from Participants to forest restoration projects on the ground. The restoration sites will be chosen by F4F and its partners and can be implemented anywhere in the world.
1.6 F4F may mobilise further matching donations from corporate and other types of sponsors to maximise F4F’s impact.
1.7 F4F commits to transparently reporting the progress of funded restoration activities, both through the App and the associated website, www.footballforforests.org (the “Website”).
1.8 In the event you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact F4F at email@example.com.
1.9 If F4F need to contact you, F4F will do so by contacting to you at the email address you have provided to F4F upon registering a new user account on the App.
2. THESE TERMS OF CONDITIONS OF USE
2.1 In order to make sure that the experience is fun and safe for all those who engage in the App and the Activities, F4F ask that you carefully read through the Terms and Conditions prior to taking part. By giving your consent, you confirm that you accept these Terms and Conditions and that you agree to comply with them, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and F4F (the “Contract”) and the Contract will be made up of:
2.1.1 these Terms and Conditions; and
2.2 These Terms and Conditions tell you who F4F are, how the Activities work, how you and F4F may change or the Contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information.
2.3 For those Participants who are under 18 years of age (“Minors”), F4F ask that your parent or legal guardian read through these Terms and Conditions and accept them on your behalf. If they do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you, as Minors must not use the App.
2.4 If you download or stream the App onto any phone or other device not owned by you, you must have the owner’s permission to do so. You will be responsible for complying with these terms, whether or not you own the phone or other device.
2.5 The ways in which you can use the App and Documentation may also be controlled by the Apple App Store or Google Play Store’s rules and policies and the Apple App Store or Google Play Store’s rules and policies will apply instead of these terms where there are differences between the two.
3. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
3.1 F4F may amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time.
3.2 F4F may need to change these terms to reflect changes in law or best practice or to deal with additional features which F4F introduce.
3.3 F4F will give you at least 30 days’ notice of any change by sending you an email or via a pop-up when the App is opened with details of the change or notifying you of a change when you next start the App.
3.4 If you do not accept the notified changes you will not be permitted to continue to use the App.
4. YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE APP
4.1 Whenever you upload material to the App or make contact with other users of the App, you must comply with the following content standards.
4.2 Anything you upload must:
4.2.1 be accurate (where it states facts);
4.2.2 be genuinely held (for example if it is an opinion); and
4.2.3 comply with applicable laws in England and Wales and in any country from which the material is uploaded or posted.
4.3 Material you upload to the App must not:
(a) unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
(b) contain any material which is defamatory or otherwise objectionable of any person or any football club or footballing organisation
(c) any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
(d) a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism;
(e) any advertising or promote any services or web links to other websites;
(f) child sexual abuse material;
(b) discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
(c) any illegal activity;
(a) likely to deceive any person;
(b) made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty of confidence;
(c) in contempt of court;
(d) threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
(e) likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
(f) or be likely to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
4.3.4 bully, insult, intimate or humiliate any person;
4.3.5 contain or promote sexually explicit material;
4.3.6 infringe F4F’s intellectual property rights or those of any third party in relation to your use of the App;
4.3.7 damage, disable, overburden, impair or compromise F4F’s systems or security or interfere with other users
4.3.8 give the impression that they emanate from F4F;
4.3.9 advocate, promote, incite any party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act;
4.4 You must not:
4.4.1 use the App in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these terms, or act fraudulently or maliciously, for example, by hacking into or inserting malicious code, such as viruses, or harmful data, into the App or any operating system;
4.4.2 collect or harvest any information or data from F4F’s systems or attempt to decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the App.
4.5 You warrant that any such material does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to F4F and indemnify F4F for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage F4F suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
4.6 F4F will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or for the accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of this App.
4.7 F4F have the right to remove any material or posting you make on the App, including your entire user account, if, in F4F’s opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out at 4.2 and 4.3 above or such material is, in F4F’s opinion, otherwise unsuitable or contrary to F4F’s goals.
4.8 You may not establish a link with F4F in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on F4F’s part where none exists. F4F reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
4.9 If you wish to link to or make any use of content on the App or Website other than that set out above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. ENDING YOUR RIGHT TO USE THE APP
5.1 F4F have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by F4F, at any time, if in F4F’s reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
5.2 F4F may end your rights to use the App at any time by contacting you if you have broken these Terms and Conditions in a serious way. If what you have done can be put right F4F will give you a reasonable opportunity to do so.
5.3 If F4F end your rights to use the App, you:
5.3.1 must stop all activities authorised by these terms, including your use of the App;
5.3.2 must delete or remove the App from all devices in your possession and immediately destroy all copies of the App which you have and confirm to F4F that you have done this.
5.4 F4F may remotely access your devices and remove the App from them and cease providing you with access.
6. UPDATES TO THE APP
6.1 From time-to-time F4F may automatically update the App to improve performance, enhance functionality, reflect changes to the operating system or address security issues. Alternatively, F4F may ask you to update the App for these reasons.
6.2 If you choose not to install such updates or if you opt out of automatic updates you may not be able to continue using the App.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
7.1 F4F is the owner of the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the App and the Website, and in the material published on it. Such material is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
7.2 The trademarks, designs and logos (the “Marks”) displayed on the App Website are the property of F4F, or the relevant Marks’ owner. You are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of the relevant Marks’ owner.
7.3 The rights in the App are licensed (not sold) to you. You have no intellectual property rights in, or to, the App other than the right to use it in accordance with these terms.
7.4 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
7.5 F4F’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the App or Website must always be acknowledged.
7.6 You must not use any part of the content on the App or Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from F4F or F4F’s licensors.
7.7 F4F and their carefully selected partners have the rights to use photos or other materials uploaded by you to the App or Website on any of the F4F platforms or other platforms for marketing and PR purposes.
8.1 Under data protection legislation, we are required to provide you with certain information including who we are, how we process your personal data and for what purposes and your rights in relation to your personal data and how to exercise them. This information is provided in https://footballforforests.org/home/privacy/ and it is important that you read that information.
8.3 Any material you upload to the App will be considered non-confidential and free from ownership, and F4F has the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.
8.4 Any material as defined in 8.3 above may also be used by F4F for public display purposes on the F4F public Website hosted on www.footballforforests.org. This includes, but is not limited to, your name as provided through the App and your picture that may be displayed on the F4F leadership board on the Website.
8.5 You agree that F4F also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to this App constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, their right to privacy or any other right.
9. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
9.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of F4F’s security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
9.2 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must immediately contact F4F at email@example.com.
10. OUR LIABILITY
10.1 Activities, commentary and other materials posted on the App and Website are not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the App or Website.
10.2 Although F4F make reasonable efforts to update the information on the App and Website, F4F cannot guarantee in any way that the content on the App and Website is accurate, complete or up to date. Although F4F make reasonable efforts to update the information provided by the App, F4F make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that such information is accurate, complete or up to date.
10.3 Where the App and Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by F4F of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. F4F have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.
10.4 F4F are not responsible for events outside F4F’s control. If F4F’s provision of support for the App is delayed by an event outside F4F’s control, then F4F will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and F4F will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided F4F do this F4F will not be liable for delays caused by the event but if there is a risk of substantial delay you may contact F4F to end the Contract.
10.5 If the defective digital content which F4F have supplied damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by F4F’s failure to use reasonable care and skill F4F will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. However, F4F will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following F4F’s advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by F4F.
10.6 Please back-up content and data used with the App. F4F recommend that you back up any content and data used in connection with the App, to protect yourself in case of problems with the App.
10.7 Check that the App is suitable for you. The App has not been developed to meet your individual requirements. Please check that the facilities and functions of the App (as described on the Appstore site) meet your requirements.
10.8 The App may contain links to other independent websites which are not provided by F4F. Such independent sites are not under F4F’s control, and we are not responsible for and have not checked and approved their content or their privacy policies (if any).
10.9 You will need to make your own independent judgement about whether to use any such independent sites, including whether to buy any products or services offered by them.
10.10 F4F do not guarantee that the App, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. F4F may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the App for business and operational reasons. F4F will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal, save for in the case of an emergency.
10.11 Subject to condition 10.5, F4F’s total liability to you under the Contract shall not exceed the amount you have spent on the App.
10.12 F4F’s liability for Indirect or consequential loss is wholly excluded:
10.13 F4F does not exclude or limit in any way their liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for:
10.13.1 death or personal injury caused by F4F’s negligence or the negligence of F4F’s employees, agents or subcontractors;
10.13.2 for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
10.13.3 any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
11.1 The headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions.
11.2 F4F may transfer the Contract with you to someone else who will replace F4F under the Contract. F4F may transfer F4F’s rights and obligations under these Terms and Conditions to another organisation. F4F will always tell you in writing if this happens and F4F will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the Contract.
11.3 You need F4F’s consent to transfer your rights to someone else. You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these Terms and Conditions to another person if F4F agree to this in writing. F4F will not unreasonably withhold F4F’s consent and will not delay in providing it to you.
11.4 Even if F4F delay in enforcing the Contract with you, F4F can still enforce it later. If F4F do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these Terms and Conditions, or if F4F delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking the Contract with you, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent F4F taking steps against you at a later date.
11.5 Each of the conditions of these Terms and Conditions operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining conditions will remain in full force and effect.
11.6 Nobody else has any rights under the Contract except for you and F4F. This Contract is between you and F4F. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms. This agreement does not give rise to any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this agreement.
11.7 The Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between them, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.
11.8 Each party acknowledges that in entering into the Contract it does not rely on, and shall have no remedies in respect of any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in the Contract. Each party agrees that it shall have no claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation or negligent misstatement based on any statement in the Contract.
11.9 The Contract, and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
11.10 Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with the Contract or its subject matter or formation.