Date of last revision: August 2019
Welcome to The Jersey Plug community! You are reading these Terms because you are on The Jersey Plug official website, social media platform, wearable technology, or one of our other products or services, all of which are part of our Platform (“Platform”). You may access the Platform through a computer, mobile phone, tablet, console, or other technology, which we refer to here as a “Device”. Your carrier's normal rates and fees apply to your Device.
These Terms create a legally binding agreement between you and The Jersey Plug and its affiliates (which we may refer to as “The Jersey Plug” “we,” “us,” or “our”) regarding your use of the Platform. Please review our List of Local Entities for the name of The Jersey Plug entity responsible for providing the Platform to you and the appropriate contact information. A few important points:
Our Terms May Change. Some jurisdictions do not permit unilateral updates or changes to consumer terms, so this paragraph may not apply to you. [See Canada terms.] We may update these Terms from time to time. If a material change is made, we will post a notice on the Platform or send you a notification. Read through any changes, and if you don’t agree to them, please stop using the Platform. If you continue to use our Platform after we notify you of changes, you will be deemed to have accepted the updated Terms, except to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
1. GROUND RULES
Eligibility. You are only eligible to use the Platform if you are of legal age in your country or if you have consent from your parent or guardian. There may be certain age restrictions for specific Platform services in various countries.
Rules for Registration. When you register for an account with us, the following rules apply:
The Jersey Plug is not affiliated with the NCAA, any university, any college, or any player. All items sold on our website do not intend to display apparel from the NCAA, any university, any college, or any player. All items sold by The Jersey Plug are custom made items that violate no active trademarks of any other organization, company, or individual.
Be True: Provide accurate and current registration information.
Be You: Keep your registration personal. Do not register for more than one account, register an account on behalf of someone else, or transfer your account.
Be Secure: Keep your username, password and other login credentials secure and do not allow anyone else to use your account.
Be Responsible: Inform us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account – with or without your permission. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR ACTIVITY THAT RESULTS FROM THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OF YOUR ACCOUNT.
2. OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT
Except for User Content (defined below), all of the content on our Platform - including text, software, scripts, code, designs, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, applications, interactive features, articles, news stories, sketches, animations, stickers, general artwork and other content ("Content") - is owned by us or others we license Content from, and is protected by copyright, trademark, patent and other laws. We reserve all rights not expressly described in these Terms.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names (e.g., the company name and logo) are owned, registered and/or licensed by us You do not acquire a license or any ownership rights to any trademarks, service marks, or trade names through your access or use of the Platform or Content.
You agree not to change or delete any ownership notices from materials downloaded or printed from the Platform.
To the extent we approve the download or use of Content comprised of copyrights or copyrightable works, we grant you a limited, personal, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, and revocable license to access and use such copyrights or copyrightable works solely for their intended purpose and solely for as long as we make such Content generally available to the public. You do not acquire any ownership rights in the Content (including any trademarks or other intellectual property included in the Content), and all such Content is intended for personal, non-commercial use. We reserve the right to monitor your use and to alter or revoke this license or your access to the Content at any time and for any reason. We reserve the right to take down any Content in violation of these terms or our intellectual property rights. The Jersey Plug allowing you this limited use does not constitute a waiver of any of Nike’s rights to the Content.
3. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Please consult your legal advisor before filing a notice with us because there may be penalties for false claims. We may terminate the accounts of Platform users found to infringe third party copyrights.
If you believe that your work has been improperly copied to the Platform, such that it constitutes infringement, please provide us with the following information [See France terms.]:
(1) name, address, telephone number, email address and an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on his/her behalf;
(2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(3) a description of where on the Platform the content that you claim is infringing is located;
(4) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury (depending on applicable law), that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
4. PARTNERS ON THE PLATFORM
5. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS
Consider the risks involved and consult with your medical professional before engaging in any physical activity.
Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have viewed on the Platform.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, STRT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES OR DAMAGES YOU MAY SUSTAIN THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE FEATURES ON THE PLATFORM.
USER INTERACTIONS. To the extent allowed by applicable law, we are not responsible for your interactions with other users of the Platform or any damage or harm you may experience because of these interactions.
WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. Some jurisdictions do not permit certain limitations or exclusions on liabilities, legal warranties and remedies, so these exclusions and limitations may not apply to you.
The Platform, Content, and the materials and products on this Platform are provided "AS IS.” We aren’t making any promises of any kind, including about the Platform’s accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, reliability or otherwise. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, STRT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY USER CONTENT POSTED ON THE PLATFORM.
NIKE does not guarantee that the Platform will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected, or that the Platform is free of viruses or anything else harmful.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, STRT disclaims all warranties, express or implied, regarding the Platform, Content, User Content and any products or services you may obtain or access through the Platform, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
You are solely responsible for any damage to your Device resulting from accessing the Platform, to the extent applicable law does not provide otherwise.
We hope you enjoy and get the full benefit of the Platform; however, we do not guarantee any results.
6. INDEMNIFICATION / LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
We want you to enjoy our Platform, but STRT must also protect itself from any damages you may cause.
NONE OF THE NIKE PARTIES WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA, THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE PLATFORM OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS PURCHASED THROUGH THE PLATFORM OR THE CONDUCT OF OTHER PLATFORM USERS (WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE), OR ATTENDANCE AT A NIKE EVENT OR NIKE PARTNER EVENTS, OR ANY USER CONTENT OR ANY OTHER ACTIVITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE PLATFORM, EVEN IF NIKE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM. YOUR ONLY REMEDY AGAINST NIKE IN CONNECTION WITH ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE PLATFORM. IF NIKE IS FOUND TO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS WHICH IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM OR ANY CONTENT, NIKE'S LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED US$100.00 OR EURO 100.00 IF YOU LIVE IN EUROPE.
10. APP MARKETPLACES: You acknowledge that this agreement is between you and NIKE only, and not with the app marketplace where you downloaded a NIKE app (e.g. for iOS users, the App Store operated by Apple Inc. or for Android users, the Google Play store operated by Google Inc.).
Subscriptions to NTC Premium. The following terms apply if you have purchased a subscription to NTC Premium through your preferred app store:
SUBSCRIPTIONS NON-REFUNDABLE: Refunds on subscriptions to NTC Premium are subject to the applicable app store policy. Subscriptions to NTC Premium are non-refundable and there is no right to refunds or credits unless required by applicable law or as otherwise permitted by the applicable app store policy.
7. DISPUTES / ADDITIONAL TERMS
Choice of Law/Jurisdiction
If you live in any of the following countries, different “Choice of Law/Jurisdiction” terms may apply to you: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Philippines, Poland, Switzerland and all other European countries.
You agree that this Platform is a passive platform solely based in Oregon, USA, which does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over NIKE in jurisdictions other than Oregon.
Except where prohibited by applicable law, and without limitation to any statutory rights for consumers, you agree that all disputes, claims and legal proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Platform (including but not limited to the purchase of NIKE products) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.
You consent to waive all defenses of “lack of personal jurisdiction” and “inconvenient forum” with respect to venue and jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of Multnomah County, Oregon.
All claims shall be brought within one (1) year after the claim arises, except to the extent a longer period is required by applicable law.
By using the Platform, you agree to receive certain electronic communications from NIKE, subject to applicable law.
You agree that any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication that NIKE sends you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
Right to Assign, No Waivers, Severability
NIKE may assign its rights and duties under these Terms to any party at any time without notice to you, unless notice to you is required by applicable law, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms.
NIKE’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of these Terms is not a waiver of any of these Terms or NIKE’s rights. Users should always assume these Terms apply.
If any provision in these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms shall continue to be enforceable.
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COUNTRY SPECIFIC TERMS
Section 3 (POSTING CONTENT ON THE PLATFORM): the first bullet point paragraph under sub-section “USER CONTENT LICENSE” is deleted and replaced with the following:
“You grant NIKE a non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, worldwide license to display the User Content that you post on or in connection with the Platform and to share it with other Users, including the right to translate, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works of, sublicense and distribute the User Content.
For example, we need these rights so we can copy your User Content into our databases, display it in the correct format across our mobile applications, and send your User Content to vendors who perform services on Nike’s behalf.”
Section 11 (DISPUTES/ADDITIONAL TERMS): this section is modified as follows:
The sub-section titled “CHOICE OF LAW/JURISDICTION” is hereby deleted and replaced with the following (except the last bullet point regarding bringing claims, which remains unchanged):
“Choice of Law/Jurisdiction
Section 7 (IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS): this section is modified as follows:
The sub-section titled “WARRANTY DISCALIMER” is modified by adding the following:
“However, the Platform, Content, and the materials and products on this Platform come with certain guarantees that cannot be excluded for the benefit of Australian customers under Australian consumer law (“ACL”), including guarantees as to the acceptable quality and fitness of purpose of products. Nothing in these Terms will be read or applied so as to exclude, restrict or modify or have the effect of excluding, restricting or modifying any condition, warranty, guarantee, right or remedy implied by the ACL and which by law cannot be excluded, restricted or modified, even if any other term of these Terms would otherwise suggest that this might be the case.”
Section 11 (DISPUTES/ADDITIONAL TERMS): this section is replaced with the version for European Countries below, except the following is added at the end:
“All claims shall be brought within three (3) years after the claim arises.”
Section 3 (POSTING CONTENT ON THE PLATFORM): this section is modified as follows:
The first bullet point paragraph under the sub-section titled “USER CONTENT LICENSE” is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
“You grant NIKE a non-exclusive, perpetual (or at least for the duration of the legal protection of the intellectual property rights/image rights which may lie in the User Content), transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any of the User Content that you post on or in connection with the Platform, including the likeness of any person that appears in the User Content, or any of the concepts or ideas contained in the User Content, for any purpose, including commercial, promotional and operational use, which includes the right to translate, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, sublicense, distribute and assign these rights.”
The sub-section titled “LICENSE TO USE COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND IDEAS” is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
“LICENSE TO USE COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND IDEAS. You grant to NIKE a perpetual (or at least for the duration of the legal protection of the intellectual property rights/image rights which may lie in the comments, feedback and ideas), worldwide license to use all comments, feedback and ideas you may share with us, without notice, compensation or acknowledgement to you, for any purposes whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services and creating, modifying or improving products and services.”
Section 11 (DISPUTES/ADDITIONAL TERMS): this section is modified as follows:
The sub-section titled “CHOICE OF LAW/JURISDICTION” is deleted and replaced with the following:
“Choice of Law/Jurisdiction
Except where prohibited, you agree that all disputes, claims and legal proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Platform (including but not limited to the purchase of NIKE products) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in Brazil.”
The section titled “Our Terms May Change” is qualified by the following:
“(a) Nike must send to you, at least 30 days before the amendment comes into force, a written notice drawn up clearly and legibly, setting out the new clause and the date of the coming into force of the amendment; and
(b) you may refuse the amendment and rescind or, in the case of a contract involving sequential performance, cancel the contract without cost, penalty or cancellation indemnity by sending Nike a notice to that effect no later than 30 days after the amendment comes into force, if the amendment entails an increase in your obligations or a reduction in Nike’s obligations.”
MULTIPLE SECTIONS: The terms set forth in the sections titled “Physical Activity”, “Warranty Disclaimer”, “Indemnification/Limitation of Liability”, and “Limitation of Liability” are qualified by the following:
“Consumer protection laws in some jurisdictions, including Quebec, do not allow for the limitations and exclusions of warranties on purchased products. If these laws apply to you, the exclusions or limitations in the following sections may not apply: Physical Activity, Warranty Disclaimer, Indemnification/Limitation of Liability, and Limitation of Liability.”
SECTION 11 (DISPUTES/ADDITIONAL TERMS): this section is modified as follows:
The sub-section titled “CHOICE OF LAW/JURISDICTION” is modified by adding the following at the beginning of the section:
“Consumer protection laws in some jurisdictions, such as Quebec, might require that your agreement be governed by the laws of your jurisdiction and heard by competent courts in your jurisdiction. In addition, such laws may not allow you to waive your right to be part of a class action or to limit your time limitation to commence legal proceedings. If these laws apply to you, the following limitations may not be applicable."
Section 3 (POSTING CONTENT ON THE PLATFORM): the sub-section titled “USER CONTENT LICENSE” is modified as follows:
The first bullet point paragraph under USER CONTENT LICENSE is deleted and replaced with the following:
“You grant NIKE a non-exclusive, indefinite, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any of the User Content that you post on or in connection with the Platform, including the likeness of any person that appears in the User Content, or any of the concepts or ideas contained in the User Content, for any purpose, including commercial use, which includes the right to translate, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, sublicense, distribute and assign these rights.”
Section 3 (POSTING CONTENT ON THE PLATFORM): the sub-section titled “LICENSE TO USE COMMENTS, FEEDACK AND IDEAS”is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
“AUTHORIZATION TO USE COMMENTS, FEEDBACK AND IDEAS. You grant to NIKE an indefinite, worldwide authorization to use all comments, feedback and ideas you may share with us, without notice, compensation or acknowledgement to you, for any purposes whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services and creating, modifying or improving products and services.”