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1. Who is covered by these Terms of Service

At Lausanne City Football Club, as defined in the legal notices of this website, (“Lausanne City FC” or “We”) wish to provide you, our customers, fans and community, with the best products, content and services available at any time, on our web pages and applications (“Platforms”) and to continue to develop these products, content and services with you. However, every cooperation needs a clear set of ground rules to guide how we interact with each other and define core values. These Terms of Service are intended to establish the basic framework between you and us for our free products, content and services, and thus constitute the common basis on which we work together (“Rules”).

2. Scope

These terms and conditions of use apply to the use of any of our products, content and services (“Content”) made available to you free of charge on our Platforms. This includes any use of Content by you, whether you visit and browse our web pages and applications, register for events, newsletters and similar offers, download and stream our Content, or register and create an account.

3. Your obligations as a user

At Lausanne City Football Club, we believe that successful collaboration and social interaction online requires good manners and rules of conduct. Our Content is provided for your personal use only, which means that you may not use it for commercial or profit-making purposes. Our cooperation is based on the condition that you comply with applicable laws, that you do not violate our rights or the rights of third parties and that you use the Content only in a manner consistent with these Rules and that you do not destroy, do not damage it or exploit it in any way.

We also believe in the importance of mutual respect and consideration for others. Therefore, any content you post using our services must not contain any form of hate speech, defamation or otherwise be likely to cast a negative light on us or anyone else.

To ensure that everything runs smoothly, we must all be responsible for the content we own or control. Therefore, you must ensure that all information you provide to us is correct, complete and up-to-date at all times during our cooperation.

4. End this cooperation

If we determine that things are not working between you and us, in particular if you break any of these rules, we reserve the right to end this cooperation at any time.

5. Content and Services

5.1 All content rights reserved by Lausanne City Football Club

All Content on our Platforms, including content and services provided by you or by third parties, i.e. in particular all texts, logos, brands, graphics, illustrations, sounds, music and software (including software of access) is protected by copyright, rights, registered designs, patents, trademarks, service marks, design rights, database rights, trade secrets, rights of confidence and other similar rights ("IPR" ). All intellectual property rights existing in the Platforms and in the Content are either our property or have been licensed to us. All rights are reserved by us or, if provided by a third party, are reserved by the third party (and even if such content or service is not expressly marked as legally protected or registered, this does not mean that we or third parties waive any applicable intellectual property rights in whole or in part with respect to such content or service). You may not reproduce, copy, publish, republish, transmit, store, transfer or process any content, material or parts thereof without our express written permission in advance, and you may not do or attempt anything that violates our intellectual property rights, or any intellectual property rights licensed or owned by third parties. This also applies to the ideas and concepts on which the Platforms or the Content are based, even if they are not protected by intellectual property rights. You are also not permitted to do or attempt anything that violates our intellectual property rights or any intellectual property rights licensed or owned by third parties. This also applies to the ideas and concepts on which the Platforms or the Content are based, even if they are not protected by intellectual property rights. You are also not permitted to do or attempt anything that violates our intellectual property rights or any intellectual property rights licensed or owned by third parties. This also applies to the ideas and concepts on which the Platforms or the Content are based, even if they are not protected by intellectual property rights.

5.2 Your License to Use Our Platforms and Content

Although we at Lausanne City Football Club own all rights to the content on our platforms, we want to provide you with easy access to our platforms and content, so that you can explore all that we have to do. We therefore grant you a limited license to use our Content for your personal use only. This means that you can enjoy our Content as an individual, whether at home or on the go. Your license does not, however, include the right to use our content in connection with your business ideas or any other commercial activity, nor does it permit you to reproduce, modify or otherwise exploit our content. You are also not permitted to transfer this license to third parties.

We may from time to time provide you with the ability to integrate certain materials contained in the Platforms or content into Third Party Platforms in accordance with the license terms contained herein. If you do so, you may not modify, expand or block any part or feature of the content, including links to our platforms. You also agree that we have the right to set cookies, serve advertisements and collect information (tracking) through such integration.

Accordingly, you agree to obtain user consent for such use (including in accordance with our  Privacy Policy  ) before providing the Content. If the user does not give their consent, you cannot provide the content and you inform the user of the possibility of watching the content (without cookies) on our platforms. In all cases, you must comply with applicable laws (data protection) and these conditions.

5.3 Third Party Content

Our Platforms may use or incorporate digital content or services from third-party providers (“Third-Party Content”). You acknowledge and agree that your right to use such Third Party Content or Services may be subject to additional terms and conditions of the third party providing such Services. If you do not agree to these additional terms, you are not authorized to use the respective third-party content or services.

6. Special Features

6.1 Favorites

Some of our platforms allow you to bookmark your favorite content, so you can quickly and easily access it later. You can also use this feature to keep up to date with our new and upcoming content. This feature is an integral part of our content delivery and development process.

6.2 Single sign-on

We also offer you the possibility of single sign-on for certain Lausanne City Football Club services.

6.3 Wix Service Providers

You should note that by using some of our platforms and content, you also agree that your internet and connectivity resources may potentially be used by our service provider WIX ("WIX Provider"). Please note that while our WIX provider strives to limit such an effect, our WIX provider's use of your resources may impact your Internet connection and download speed, and may increase your usage under a limited internet connection plan. The WIX provider uses your local resources to temporarily store content, upload content to other users, and download content from different users, while temporarily exposing other users to your IP address. This WIX enables faster access to our content through downloading from a large number of concurrent users of the same content (eg during peak hours of live events).

7. User Generated Content

7.1 What do we mean by "user-generated content"?

Our platforms offer a variety of features, which allow you to interact with us and the community by posting your own comments, news, texts, illustrations, data, files, images, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, information, content and/or other media and by liking, sharing and rating. All content contributed by you using these features is collectively referred to herein as “User Generated Content” or “UGC”.

7.2 Unlimited license for your UGC for the purposes of Lausanne City Football Club

In some cases, you or third parties may have copyright or other intellectual property rights in your UGC.

To the extent that you contribute to our platforms in the form of UGC, at the time of your participation, you grant us a worldwide, unlimited, irrevocable and non-expiring, free, transferable license to third parties to use your UGC in its entirety. Reach and extent by any means and in any medium and to create derivative works as well as to adapt, digitize, duplicate and otherwise exploit your UGC. In particular, this license also includes the use of UGC in advertisements and promotional campaigns and is in no way limited to the Platform on which the UGC was provided by you. You agree that you have no right or claim any fees or additional consideration for our use of the UGC.

Finally, you grant other users permission to access and use your UGC, reproduce it, like it and share it, create derivative works from it, display it and perform it publicly, to transfer and publish it to the extent permitted by the functionality of our Services and these Terms of Service.

7.3 Displaying and deleting the UGC

We have the right but not the obligation to monitor UGC. We have the right to modify, refuse, delete or block access to the UGC at our own discretion and for any reason.

7.4 Your personal information and UGC

You give us the right (but not the obligation) to use your biographical information, including but not limited to name, image, voice, biography, likeness, and geographic location in the for broadcast, print, online or other use.

7.5 UGC Terms and Conditions

Before we can allow you to contribute your UGC, you must agree to abide by the following rules. Accordingly, you covenant, represent and warrant that your UGC shall not:

  • cast a negative light on Lausanne City FC or our businesses, businesses or brands. In particular, you are prohibited from using the following content in connection with your UGC: (a) illegal products, content, services or materials; (b) coverage for accidents, assaults, disasters or riots; and/or (d) competing products;

  • be unlawful, threatening, racist, libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic or otherwise objectionable, or otherwise violate any applicable law;

  • encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law;

  • be an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds;

  • allow the identification of personal information such as messages, telephone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses or employer references; Where

  • contain a virus, Trojan horse or other harmful code or script.

Additionally, any conduct that we believe, in our sole discretion, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying our platforms or content will not be permitted.

7.6 Guarantees and indemnities

In order to ensure compliance with these rules and to protect our interactions, you provide us with the following guarantees and indemnifications regarding your UGC:

You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the UGC you submit. You represent and warrant that you are the owner of all rights to your UGC and that it does not violate or infringe any third party rights such as personality rights (in particular the right to one's own image), the rights of intellectual property such as trademarks, patents, copyrights or other proprietary rights protected by law.

You further represent and warrant that all required rights, approvals, permissions and waivers of rights have been properly obtained from each participant, actor, moderator, contributor or other persons involved in the UGC or related rights, services or institutions, and that you are permitted to exercise these rights at your own discretion and to the scope and extent provided herein.

You agree to indemnify Lausanne City Football Club and hold us fully and completely harmless from any third-party liability arising out of your uploading of your content and our use of it for the purposes stated at the time of uploading, due to your negligence or breach intentional of your warranties above.

8. Liability

We and our employees, distributors, licensors and representatives shall not be liable for our Free Content, whether in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence) or any other act or omission, whether such act or omission whether direct, indirect, consequential or specific. The exclusions set out in this section apply even if the loss or damage suffered by you was or should have been foreseen by us and/or if you informed us of the risk that you would suffer the loss or damage.

Nothing in these Terms of Use limits or excludes our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other type of liability which cannot be limited or excluded. by applicable law, or otherwise affect your rights as a consumer.

9. final words and rules

Each provision of these Rules applies separately and independently. If any provision of these rules is or becomes invalid or unenforceable, whether in part or in whole, the remaining provisions of these rules shall not be affected. In such event, the affected provision shall either be construed and modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, or repealed and replaced with a valid provision which gives the best effect to the subject matter of these Rules and permits them to survive. and with full effect. to the extent permitted by law.

These rules will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the country where the entity named in the imprint is established. All disputes arising out of or in connection with these Rules, including any questions regarding their existence, validity or termination, shall be settled exclusively by the competent commercial court in the capital of the country, where the entity named in the mentions is seated, without reference to its conflict of laws rules. The application of the United Nations Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods of April 11, 1980 is excluded.

The original version of the Rules is in French. Any translated version is for your convenience and information only. In case of dispute, the English text will prevail.

Version: December 15, 2023

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