(Revised February 19, 2016)
Thank you for choosing Volt Athletics to assist in helping meet your fitness and performance goals. Volt Athletics is proud to partner with athletes around the world to provide customized strength and conditioning plans that are easy to access and easy to understand.
By accessing, registering for, browsing, clicking a box to signify your consent, or otherwise using the Volt Athletics Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms. Volt Athletics may, in its sole discretion, revise these Terms from time to time, with the revised terms taking effect on the date of posting. Your continued use of the Volt Athletics Services after the posting of such revisions constitutes your acceptance of the revised version of these Terms. You should review these Terms on a regular basis, as they are a legally binding agreement between you and Volt Athletics. READ ALL OF THESE TERMS PRIOR TO ACCESSING OR USING THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES. IF YOU DO NOT INTEND TO ACCEPT THESE TERMS OR ENTER INTO A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT WITH VOLT ATHLETICS, YOU MAY NOT USE THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES.
1. Eligibility for Use of the Volt Athletics Services
2. Acknowledgment of Risks Associated with Strength and Conditioning Activities
The fitness and strength and conditioning information and recommendations provided by the Volt Athletics Services are not intended as a substitute for medical advice from your health care provider. Volt Athletics is not a medical organization. You acknowledge that all fitness activities, including strength training and conditioning, present inherent risk of possible physical stress and injury, and you acknowledge and agree to assume this entire risk in purchasing and using the Volt Athletics Services. You further acknowledge that the Volt Athletics Services and training recommendations are intended for an individual user based on specific input regarding that user and are not intended for the use of anyone besides that specific user.
You represent and warrant that you have consulted a licensed physician or doctor before using any of the Volt Athletics Services, and any associated methods or practices, to ensure that there are no potential or foreseeable health or injury risks from your use of Volt Athletics Services.
3. Registration and Accounts on the Volt Athletics Services
Some portions of the Volt Athletics Services may permit or require you to create an account to participate or to secure additional benefits. You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration processes (the "Registration Data"). You may not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person's username, password or other account information, or another person's name, likeness, voice, image or photograph. You also agree to promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Volt Athletics Services.
We may suspend or terminate your account and your ability to use the Volt Athletics Services or portion thereof for failure to comply with these Terms or any special terms related to a particular service, for infringing copyright, or for any other reason whatsoever.
4. Purchases Through the Volt Athletics Services
Certain features or functionality of the Volt Athletics Services may allow you to purchase products or services. You agree to pay for all products and services provided through Volt Athletics that are ordered through your account. You authorize Volt Athletics to charge your credit card (or other payment instrument) for any products or services purchased and for any additional amounts (including any applicable taxes, late fees, and associated bank fees) that may be accrued by or in connection with your account. You are responsible for the timely payment of all fees and for providing Volt Athletics with a valid credit card or form of payment for all fees. All fees will be billed to the credit card you designate during the registration process. If you wish to designate a different credit card or form of payment, then you are solely responsible for changing such information online in your account setting. All sales for products and services will be final.
You acknowledge your electronic submissions constitute an agreement and an intent to be bound by and pay for such agreements and transactions. Your agreement and intent to be bound by electronic submissions applies to all records relating to all transactions you enter into on the Volt Athletics Services, including notices of cancellation, policies, contracts, and applications. It is your sole responsibility to review and understand all policies, content, and agreements associated with the use of the Volt Athletics Services or any products Volt Athletics may supply.
5. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES ARE PROVIDED: (1) WITH ALL FAULTS AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE; AND (2) WITHOUT ANY ASSURANCE, OR WARRANTY, CONDITION OR DUTY OF OR REGARDING: FUNCTIONALITY; PRIVACY; SECURITY; ACCURACY; AVAILABILITY; REPAIRS; LACK OF: NEGLIGENCE, INTERRUPTION, VIRUSES OR OF OTHER HARMFUL CODE OR TRANSMISSIONS; OR THE NATURE OR CONSEQUENCES OF AVAILABLE CONTENT SUCH AS (WITHOUT LIMITATION) WHETHER SOFTWARE OR OTHER CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO ANY PARTICULAR LICENSE, OR WHETHER IT IS SUBJECT TO ANY RESTRICTIONS OR CONSEQUENCES THAT MIGHT BE TRIGGERED BY ANY EXERCISE OF A RIGHT GRANTED UNDER THESE TERMS. VOLT ATHLETICS, OUR AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AND ADVERTISERS MAKE NO WARRANTY AND HEREBY DISCLAIM, WHETHER IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, ANY WARRANTY, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK, IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES, AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL OBTAIN (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THROUGH DOWNLOAD) ANY CONTENT ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING INFRINGEMENT, BREACH OF CONTRACT, CONSEQUENCE OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) BODILY INJURY, DEATH, DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA.
FOR AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY NOT RELY, AND VOLT ATHLETICS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR YOUR RELIANCE, ON ANY INFORMATION OR OPINIONS EXPRESSED ON THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY DECISIONS YOU MAKE ABOUT DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. ANY OPINION OR INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE WEBSITE IS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE ONLY AND WILL NOT CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.
6. User Conduct and Usage Restrictions
By using or accessing the Volt Athletics Services, you represent, warrant and agree that you will not:
- do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working of the Volt Athletics Services, including any interference with the servers or networks used to make the Volt Athletics Services available or any violation of the requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of such networks;
- restrict or inhibit any person from rightfully using the Volt Athletics Services;
- transmit, post to, or make available through the Volt Athletics Services any virus, worm, Trojan Horse, easter egg, time bomb, spyware, or other computer code, file, or program that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software, or equipment;
- use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access any portion of the Volt Athletics Services;
- reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the Volt Athletics Services;
- send spam or any other unauthorized advertisements or solicitations through or using the Volt Athletics Services;
- use an iFrame or offer web search functionality on the Volt Athletics Services;
- harvest, collect or use addresses, phone numbers or email addresses or other contact information of users of the Volt Athletics Services;
- solicit private information (including social security numbers, credit card numbers and passwords) from users of the Volt Athletics Services;
- impersonate any person or entity, including any moderator or any of our representatives, falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with the Volt Athletics Services, or stating or implying that we endorse any statement you make;
- transmit, post to, or make available through the Volt Athletics Services any content that is threatening, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or that depicts nudity, pornography or graphic or gratuitous violence, or anything else that Volt Athletics may consider offensive;
- transmit, post to, or make available through the Volt Athletics Services any addresses, phone numbers or email addresses or other contact information or private information of any third party or any content that violates the law or anyone’s rights, including intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights (such as rights of publicity and privacy);
- transmit, post to, or make available through the Volt Athletics Services any false, misleading or fraudulent information;
- intimidate, harass, or violate the rights of any user or other person;
- otherwise do anything that is illegal, infringing, fraudulent, malicious or could expose Volt Athletics or users of the Volt Athletics Services to harm or liability; or
- attempt, encourage or facilitate any of the above.
Without limiting any of the foregoing, you may only use the Volt Athletics Services for personal noncommercial and lawful purposes. You may not exploit any aspect of the Volt Athletics Services for any commercial purpose without prior written and signed authorization from Volt Athletics. You must comply with all state, local, national and international laws, rules and regulations that apply to the Volt Athletics Services, your use of the Volt Athletics Services, and any products or services you learn about on the Volt Athletics Services or access through the Volt Athletics Services, including but not limited to, any laws governing the sale, use, or promotion of medications and controlled substances.
7. Volt Athletics’ Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that the Volt Athletics Services and any necessary software used in connection with the Volt Athletics Services ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Except as expressly permitted by applicable law or as authorized by Volt Athletics or the applicable licensor (such as an advertiser), you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform or create derivative works based on the Volt Athletics Services or the Software, in whole or in part.
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, Volt Athletics grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to access and use the Volt Athletics Services; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, 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 Volt Athletics Services. You agree not to access the Volt Athletics Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Volt Athletics for use in accessing the Volt Athletics Services.
8. User Content
“User Content” is any information, graphic, text, image, software, sound file, video, communication, data, metadata, photograph, compilation, work in any form or medium, technology (whether now known or later developed) and other materials that are uploaded, submitted, posted, transmitted, modified, linked, shared, stored or otherwise made available to or on the Volt Athletics Services by you or other users of the Volt Athletics Services. You are responsible for all User Content that you upload, submit, post, transmit, modify, link, share, store or otherwise make available to the Volt Athletics Services. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control any and all rights in and to the User Content that you upload, submit, post, transmit, modify, link, share, store or otherwise make available and that public posting and use of that User Content by us will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party in any manner.
You acknowledge and agree that we may publish, transmit, perform, display, store, distribute, reproduce, modify, re-arrange, create derivative works from, and otherwise use all or any portion of User Content for the purpose of administering the Volt Athletics Services and carrying on the business of Volt Athletics. You further acknowledge and agree that third parties who provide services to Volt Athletics may have access to your User Content and use it in connection with their policies and practices and subject to any agreement they may have with Volt Athletics.
You hereby grant us and our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users, a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable (in whole or part) worldwide license under all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, privacy and publicity rights and other intellectual property rights you own or control to use, reproduce, transmit, display, exhibit, distribute, index, comment on, modify, create derivative works based upon, perform and otherwise exploit such User Content, in whole or in part, in all media formats and channels now known or hereafter devised (including on the Volt Athletics Services and third party web sites) for any and all purposes, all without further notice to you, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of any permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity (the "User Content License").
By creating User Content, you represent and warrant that the User Content conform to the User Conduct guidelines set forth in these Terms and that you own or have the necessary rights, licenses, consents and permissions, without the need for any permission from or payment to any other person or entity, to exploit, and to authorize us to exploit, such User Content in all manners contemplated by these Terms (including the User Content License). These Terms (including the User Content License) do not limit any past or future grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments and waivers you may have made or make with respect to User Content.
You further acknowledge that aspects of the Volt Athletics Services may be public and accessible by anyone who visits or uses the Volt Athletics Services. In addition to the rights granted to us and our service providers, your use of the Volt Athletics Services may allow other users to have access to your User Content which they might copy, modify, distribute, or rely upon even without your express permission to engage in that conduct. Further, you agree to evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any User Content, including reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of User Content and any risk that others may be able to identify you based on your User Content.
9. Right to Remove User Content or Block Access
Volt Athletics generally does not monitor, approve or have any control over any User Content. Nevertheless, Volt Athletics or its designees, at Volt Athletics’ discretion, without any obligation and without notice at any time, may screen, filter, restrict, block, move, refuse, disable access to, remove, or modify User Content that does not meet the conduct guidelines described in these Terms or is otherwise objectionable. Volt Athletics may also block your access to the Volt Athletics Services in the event that (a) you breach these Terms; (b) we are unable to verify or authenticate information you provide to Volt Athletics; (c) we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, Volt Athletics users or us; or (d) we believe that blocking access is a reasonable business practice under the circumstances.
We do not guarantee that any content or information you share or access will not be removed, damaged, corrupted, lost, or unavailable. We recommend that you back up any User Content that you store or access using the Volt Athletics Services.
10. Third Party Content and Links
Volt Athletics may make available links to websites operated by third parties, including advertisers. Making available any link to a website does not imply endorsement by Volt Athletics of that website or the products or services available through that website; the link may be for your reference and convenience only. Products, services, and content offered to through linked websites are subject to the terms and conditions made available by those respective websites, and the data collection practices of linked websites will be governed by the respective privacy policies of those websites, not by ours. Following links to any other websites or web-based services is at your own risk, and any claims you have with respect to products, services, or content accessed through linked websites are claims against third parties, not against Volt Athletics.
Volt Athletics also may post or otherwise provide access to websites, materials, or content of third parties (“Third Party Content”) as a service to those that might be interested in this information. Volt Athletics does not guarantee, endorse or adopt the accuracy, completeness, legality, or innocuousness of any Third Party Content. Volt Athletics is not responsible for updating or reviewing Third Party Content. You access and use Third Party Content at your own risk.
You agree that Volt Athletics is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy, and does not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any Third Party Content. You agree to not use any Third Party Content in a manner that would infringe or violate the rights of any other party and that Volt Athletics is in no way responsible for any such use by you.
11. Access to the Volt Athletics Services
You may use the Volt Athletics Services if and when it is available. Features may be unavailable or the experience may not be the same for every user at all times. Volt Athletics does not guarantee availability of any aspect of the Volt Athletics Services or any particular feature. We reserve the right to change, remove, delete, restrict or block access to, or stop providing all or any part of the Volt Athletics Services (including reducing available storage capacity, if any, and removing any of the content contained in the Volt Athletics Services) at any time without notice.
You agree that we may terminate your use of the Volt Athletics Services if we reasonably believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms, or violated the rights of Volt Athletics or any third party, or for any other reason with or without notice to you.
12. Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL VOLT ATHLETICS, OUR AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, OR ADVERTISERS BE LIABLE FOR, AND YOU CANNOT RECOVER, ANY COSTS, DAMAGES AND EXPENSES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM (a) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES; (b) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES; (c) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (d) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES; OR (e) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT VOLT ATHLETICS IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. VOLT ATHLETICS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU ONLY FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT OF ACTUAL DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU, NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY U.S. DOLLARS ($50.00). THIS IS YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
You agree to release, discharge, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Volt Athletics, its parents, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees and agents, assigns, sponsors and supporting artists, licensors and suppliers from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements, including, without limitation, legal and accounting fees, related to or arising out of your use in any way of the Volt Athletics Services, including any User Content (defined below) that you provide and your violation of any of these Terms.
14. Copyrights and Claims of IP Infringement
Volt Athletics and its licensors retain full ownership, rights and protection in all material contained on the Volt Athletics Services (including all digital images, software, HTML code and other code, or business methods), including all intellectual property rights therein, with the exception of User Content. Except as otherwise expressly provided in these Terms, you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any material contained on the Volt Athletics Services without the prior consent of Volt Athletics or the copyright owner.
All content of the Volt Athletics Services is Copyright 2016 Volt Athletics, Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved.
Volt Athletics respects the intellectual property rights of all third parties. If you are the owner of a United States copyright and you believe that your work has been copied on the Volt Athletics Services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide our copyright agent the following information:
(A) a physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
(B) a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
(C) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on Volt Athletics Services;
(D) your address, telephone number, and email address;
(E) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
(F) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act in the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
Our agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
By mail: Copyright Agent, 701 N. 36th St. Suite 450, Seattle WA 98103
By email: email@example.com
15. Trademark Information
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Volt Athletics, its partners and licensors (including without limitation: Volt Athletics, the Volt Athletics logo, and the associated designs and logos) (collectively “Marks”) are trademarks or registered trademarks of Volt Athletics or its affiliates, partners or licensors. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify the Marks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Volt Athletics Services, without Volt Athletics’ prior written consent. The use of the Marks on any other website or networked computer environment is not allowed. You may not use the Marks as a “hot” link on or to any other website unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by Volt Athletics.
Volt Athletics may deliver notice to you under these Terms by means of electronic mail, a general notice on the Volt Athletics Services, or by written communication delivered by first class U.S. mail.
You may give notice to Volt Athletics at any time by letter delivered by first-class postage prepaid U.S. mail or overnight courier to the following address:
Volt Athletics, Inc.
701 N. 36th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
18. Updates to these Terms
We reserve the right to update these Terms from time to time. When we do, we will revise the "Effective Date" at the top of these Terms. We encourage you to check this page periodically for any updates. If you continue use of the Volt Athletics Services following the posting of an updated version of these Terms, we will treat your continued use as acceptance of the updated version.
19. General Provisions
· These Terms and your use of the Volt Athletics Services are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Washington, without regard to conflict of law principles. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Volt Athletics or in any way relating to your use of the Volt Athletics Services (“Legal Action”) resides in the courts of King County in the State of Washington. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of King County in the State of Washington in connection with any such dispute. Any Legal Action that is subject to the jurisdiction of federal courts shall be instituted in a federal court in the Western District of Washington.
· If a court of competent jurisdiction holds any term, covenant or restriction of these Terms to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms, covenants and restrictions will remain in full force and effect and will in no way be affected, impaired or invalidated.
· The headings titles in these Terms are provided solely for convenience and have no legal or contractual significance.
· No waiver of any provision of these Terms will be effective unless it is in a signed writing, and no waiver will constitute a waiver of any other provision(s) or of the same provision on another occasion. YOU AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OR THE VOLT ATHLETICS SERVICES MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE DISPUTE, CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH DISPUTE, CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.
· Volt Athletics will not be liable in any amount for failure to perform any obligation under these Terms if such failure is caused by the occurrence of any unforeseen contingency beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet outages, communications outages, fire, flood, or war.
· Volt Athletics retains the right to assign its rights, privileges, responsibilities, and obligations, as identified in these Terms or in other documents, to a third party, in whole or in part, for administration, technical support, marketing, or any other purpose at any time without providing notice to you or other users through the Volt Athletics Services or by any other means.
20. SPECIFIC INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR COACHES/ADMINISTRATORS:
a. The coaches, supervising party, and the affiliated school or organization (“the Responsible Parties”) agree to hold Volt Athletics harmless from any liability from and indemnify against any losses, claims, damages, awards, penalties, or injuries from the users, athletes, students, and all other associated or prescribed parties (the “Associated Users”). The Responsible Parties acknowledge that all participation in Volt Athletics’ strength and conditioning programs by Associated Users, including all associated exercises, movements, methods, practices, volumes, and intensities contained therein, is done under the guidance and supervision of, and at the risk to the Responsible Parties. The Responsible Parties represent and warrant that the equipment and space used for any Associated User’s participation in Volt Athletics’ programs are well-maintained, suitable for strength and conditioning programs, and comply with all applicable safety regulations.
b. The Responsible Parties further warrant that all participating Associated Users, and their legal guardians if the participating Associated Users are under the age of 18, have agreed to use Volt Athletics’ strength and conditioning programs in adherence with these Terms.
c. The Responsible Parties warrant that they are authorized to enter into such an agreement and agree that they shall be responsible for any Associated Users’ participation in Volt Athletics’ strength and conditioning programs, and for any associated personal injury or property damage.