Terms of Use

Arizona Organizing Committee Terms of Use

Effective: April 28, 2015

 Welcome to the Arizona Organizing Committee website terms of use. These terms and conditions are a legally binding contract between you and Arizona 2016 College Football Championship, LLC (“ACFC,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) with respect to your use of this Website and the related services available through it. These terms and conditions contain important information regarding your and ACFC’s rights. You should read them carefully before using this Website.

This following Terms and Conditions (the “Agreement”) govern your use of this website (the “Website”), and the various offerings on the Website, which include, without limitation, the various mobile products offered by ACFC on the Website (collectively, the “Products”, and together with the Website, the “Services”). In addition to the terms set forth below, the Products may have additional terms and conditions, which can be found at the point where you obtain such Products (e.g., app store) and are incorporated herein by reference.

Your use of the Services constitutes your acceptance of the Agreement. Your acceptance of the Agreement provides you with limited and temporary permission to use the Services, which permission we may revoke at any time, as described below. Please print a copy of this document for your records or copy and paste the text of this document and retain it in any manner that you prefer.

We reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time by posting an updated version. You should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then-current Agreement. Your use of the Services after our posting of amendments to this Agreement will constitute your acceptance of this Agreement, as modified. If, at any time, you do not wish to accept this Agreement, you may choose not to use the Services.

  1. Scope of Use
    The Services provide users with access to certain content and services we make available, including news and information related to the Arizona Organizing Committee and related events. This news and information is provided for the user’s own individual non-commercial and informational purposes only. You acknowledge that much of the content available through the Services (including text, photos and movie clips) is obtained from third party sources and we are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of such information.
  2. Rules of Conduct and Prohibited Uses Generally
    It is a violation of this Agreement for you to, and you agree not to:
  1. use the Services for illegal purposes, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations;
  2. copy, sell, resell, or exploit for commercial purposes any portion of the Services;
  3. delete or revise any material or other information of any other user of the Services; take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of one or more of the Services;
  4. use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of one or more of the Services or any activity being conducted on this Website;
  5. use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including, without limitation, browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Services to harvest or otherwise collect information from the Services to be used for any commercial purpose;
  6. attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Services;
  7. use any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or other information for purposes of registering as a user of the Services, or for purposes of registering for any promotions offered through the Services;
  8. send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with these Terms of Use; and/or
  9. assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above.

Further, it is a violation of this Agreement for you to, and you further agree not to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Service, including, without limitation:

  1. accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
  2. attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  3. attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, by way of submitting a virus to, or overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing” or “crashing” the Services;
  4. sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services;
  5. forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability; and/or
  6. assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above.

Please report any suspected violations of this Agreement to info@azchampgame.org.

We may investigate occurrences that may involve violations of the security of the Services or of the law and we may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

  1. Compliance with Laws/Regulations
    You are required to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with your use of the Services, and such further limitations as may be set forth in any written or on-screen notice from us. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you will not use the Services for any purpose that is either unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. We reserve the right to disclose any information about you or your use of the Services in connection with any investigations by us or law enforcement authorities as may be appropriate or necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
  2. Intellectual Property Rights
    1. As between us and you, we own or license all copyright rights in the text, images, photographs, video, audio, graphics, user interface, and other content provided on the Services, and the selection, coordination, and arrangement of such content (whether by us or by you), to the full extent provided under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, you are prohibited from copying, reproducing, modifying, distributing, displaying, performing or transmitting any of the contents of the Services for any purposes, and nothing otherwise stated or implied in the Services confers on you any license or right to do so. You may use the Services and the contents contained in the Services solely for your own individual non-commercial and informational purposes only. Any other use, including for any commercial purposes, is strictly prohibited without our express prior written consent. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from the Services, whether to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory, is prohibited absent our express prior written consent.
    2. We (or our affiliates), and the College Football Playoff, as applicable, own all rights in the product names, company names, trade names, logos, product packaging and designs (“Trademarks”) of the Arizona Organizing Committee and the College Football Playoff own all Trademarks in their respective products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with a trademark symbol. Unauthorized use of any such Trademarks, including reproduction, imitation, dilution or confusing or misleading use, is prohibited under the trademark laws of the United States and other countries. You are expressly prohibited from using or misusing any Trademarks, except as expressly provided in this Agreement, and nothing otherwise stated or implied in the Services confers on you any license or right to do so.
  3. Notice of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that any of your work has been copied and is accessible on the Services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information

  1. identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  2. identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Services that is requested to be removed;
  3. your name, address and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available, so that we may contact you if necessary;
  4. a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by you or the law;
  5. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are, or are authorized to act on behalf of, the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed; and
  6. an electronic or physical signature of you or someone authorized on the copyright owner’s behalf, to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.

Claims of infringement which include the above required information must be submitted via postal mail to ACFC’s Copyright Agent as follows:

Arizona 2016 College Football Championship, LLC

Attention: DMCA Agent
6900 E. Camelback Rd. #240 Scottsdale, AZ 85251
We reserve the right to remove any content that infringes the copyright of any person under the laws of the United States upon receipt of a notice that complies with the requirements of 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3). United States law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely.

  1. Privacy Policy 

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security and we have explained in detail the steps we take to do so in the Privacy Policy, a copy of which you should review by clicking here. You, in turn, agree and consent to the terms of the Privacy Policy by your use of the Services.

  1. Links 

The Services may contain links to other websites or services offered by third parties (“Linked Services”). The Linked Services are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of the Linked Services, including, without limitation, links contained on Linked Services, or any changes or updates to Linked Services. The Services provide links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any links to a Linked Service is not an endorsement by us of any company offering Internet services, products or services on the Linked Services. You may link to the home page of the Services without obtaining our permission provided that you do so only through a plain-text link. For any other type of link to the Services, you must obtain our express written permission. To seek our permission, you may write to info@azchampgame.org. If you provide a third-party website that links to the Services, you: (a) shall not create a frame, browser or border environment around any of the content of the Services; (b) shall not imply that we endorse or sponsor your website or any of its products or services; (c) shall not present false information about us, the Services or any of our products or services; (d) shall not use any of our trademarks without our express prior written permission; and (e) shall not include any content that could be construed by us as distasteful, offensive or controversial. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, we reserve the right to deny or rescind permission to link to the Services from any website, and to require termination of any link to the Services, for any reason in our sole and absolute discretion.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties 

THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” ANY RELIANCE YOU PLACE ON INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES IS STRICTLY AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY PART THEREOF, OR ANY WEBSITE OR OTHER CONTENT OR SERVICE THAT MAY BE ACCESSIBLE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY THROUGH THE SERVICES. WE DISCLAIM TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY AND ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, WE DISCLAIM, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY AND ALL (i) WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, (ii) WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, (iii) WARRANTIES RELATING TO DELAYS, INTERRUPTIONS, ERRORS, OR OMISSIONS IN THE SERVICE, OR ANY PART THEREOF, (iv) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE TRANSMISSION OR DELIVERY OF THE SERVICE, (v) WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, SECURITY OR CORRECTNESS OF DATA, AND (vi) WARRANTIES OTHERWISE RELATING TO PERFORMANCE, NONPERFORMANCE, OR OTHER ACTS OR OMISSIONS BY US OR ANY THIRD PARTY. FURTHER, AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING, THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OR THE NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS OF ANY OTHER PERSON. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL BE FREE FROM ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, OR DELAY IN OPERATION. ANY INFORMATION ON THE SERVICES IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, AND WE DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE CHANGES.

You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE 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 ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

  1. Limitation of Liability 

IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF, CONFERENCES, COLLEGIATE INSTITUTIONS, OR BOWLS, OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY AGENTS, CHANNEL PARTNERS AND ASSOCIATED SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO OR FROM THIS SERVICE, BE LIABLE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, TRADING LOSSES, AND DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM INACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION OR INCONVENIENCE, DELAY, OR LOSS OF THE USE OF THE SERVICE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE SERVICE, YOUR ACCESS, USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO OR FROM THE SERVICE, ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, DATA SECURITY BREACH, OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE EVEN IF WE OR ANY THIRD PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ALTER THE CONTENT OF THE SERVICES IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION, AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCES OF SUCH CHANGES.THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION APPLY WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING UNDER THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00). ANY THIRD PARTIES INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY AGENTS, CHANNEL PARTNERS AND ASSOCIATED SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL BE DEEMED THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.

  1. Indemnification 

Upon our request, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless us, and our subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, licensors, co-branders or other partners and employees, from and against all liabilities, claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of any of your content that you submit, post to or transmit through the Services, your use of the Services, your violation of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of any third party.

  1. Choice of Law and Forum; Arbitration to Resolve Disputes

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arizona, excluding its conflict of law rules. You expressly consent and agree that all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Services, these Terms of Use and/or the Privacy Policy shall be submitted to and resolved through binding arbitration binding arbitration to be administered by the American Arbitration Association or its successor organization, or any other arbitration service provider mutually agreed upon by the parties (collectively, “Arbitration Provider”) in accordance with the Arbitration Provider’s then-current rules and procedures for commercial contracts (except to the extent such rules are inconsistent with the terms hereof). The parties agree that the arbitration shall take place in Phoenix, Arizona and shall be conducted in English before a single neutral arbitrator. The Parties shall mutually agree on an arbitrator, provided that if the parties cannot agree on an arbitrator within ten (10) days, each party will submit to the Arbitration Provider a list of no more than three (3) potential arbitrators nominated by that party and the Arbitration Provider will choose a single arbitrator from among the potential arbitrators identified in such lists. In rendering the award, the arbitrator shall apply the governing law set forth above, except where that law conflicts with this clause and except that the interpretation and enforcement of this arbitration provision shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act. The arbitrator shall be empowered to award the prevailing party any remedy available at law or in equity not specifically precluded by this Agreement, including without limitation injunctive or declaratory relief and reasonably attorney’s fees and costs. The award entered or decision made by the arbitrator shall be final and non-appealable, and judgment may be entered upon it in accordance with applicable law in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

  1. United States Jurisdiction
    The Services are operated within the United States of America. We do not represent that content or materials presented on the Services are appropriate (or, in some case, available) for use in other locations. If you access the Services from a jurisdiction other than the United States, you agree that you do so on your own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable to your use of the Services.
  2. Severability and Integration
    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us and governs your use of the Services, superseding any prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and us. If any portion of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. This agreement may be modified only by our posting on the Services changes to this Agreement, or by a subsequent writing signed by us.
  3. No Waiver
    Our failure to enforce any provisions of this Agreement or to respond to a breach by you or other parties shall not in any way waive its right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of this Agreement or to act with respect to similar breaches.
  4. Miscellaneous
    You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Services. Nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Services or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
  5. Termination
    We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate this Agreement and your access to all or part of the Services, with or without notice and with or without cause. Termination of your access to the Services means the revocation of the limited and temporary license and permission to use the software and other resources of the Services we are granting to you under this Agreement. The provisions of this Agreement will survive the termination of your access to the Services and of this Agreement. In addition, because the license you grant to us in your content is perpetual, termination of this agreement does not terminate our license to use your content as described elsewhere in these Terms of Use.
  6. Notices

At our option, we may give notices to users of the Services by posting a message on the Service, by electronic or conventional mail or by any other means by which users obtain actual knowledge thereof. Any notices you give to us must be by electronic or conventional mail. Any notices you send to us by electronic mail must be sent to info@azchampgame.org. Unless otherwise expressly stated in this Agreement or the Privacy Policy, notices to us by U.S. mail must be sent to: Arizona 2016 College Football Championship, LLC, Attn. Website, 6900 E. Camelback Rd. #240, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. Any notice by you to us will not change the terms of this Agreement unless the change is expressly accepted in writing by one of our authorized officers.