The purpose of these terms is to define the conditions of use of our services.
Please read this Agreement carefully before using any of the services described below. By using
the services, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood this Agreement and that
you agree to be bound by the terms. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms of this
agreement, promptly exit this page without accessing or using any of the services.
We provide social networking services for basketball players, coaches, and professionals (“our
services”). While using our services, you may post videos, articles, or any other content and
receive feedback under our chat system that can be used while using our services. Any
interaction between you and other users is private and is your sole responsibility. Further, we do
not record the activity of this chat system but any user has the technical capacity to do so,
although we expressly prohibit it.
Your use of our services shall be strictly in accordance with this Agreement. Nothing in this
Agreement grants or transfers to you any ownership rights in our services, including the software
and other intellectual property rights related to our services.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, OF ANY USER OF OUR SERVICES.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INJURY OR DAMAGE ARISING IN
CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICE.
The Website and the information contained therein are provided as a service to our clients. We
do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information related to our services.
We use our best efforts to make our Services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, regardless
of the maintenance operations of said Services. However, you acknowledge that the services
available on our Website may be described inaccurately, or unavailable, and we may experience
delays in updating information regarding the Services. We therefore reserve the right to interrupt
access to all or part of the Services for maintenance and/or improvement work.
This is a contract between you and us. You must read and agree to these terms before using the
service. You may use the service only if you can form a binding contract with us and only in
compliance with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national laws, rules, and
regulations. Accordingly, children under the age of 13 may not use the Services. If you use the
Services, you affirm that you are at least 13 years old.
You may be asked to register on or through our Services to participate in or receive various
services offered by us. When you register, you will select a username and password. You are
responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and you are
responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password, whether or not
authorized by you. You may not share your username and password with or authorize others to
use your username and password. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of
your username and password. You further agree not to adopt an inappropriate username of any
When you register, and in order to access some services and/or features on or through our
Services, such as when you request to contact us or when you subscribe to an email newsletter,
you may be required to provide us with personal information, such as your name, email address,
mailing address, phone number and the like. Any personal information provided by you or
gathered by us or third parties during any visit to our Services will be subject to the terms of our
By registering on our Services, you agree to provide accurate and current information about
yourself as prompted by the registration pages and to maintain and promptly update your
information to keep it accurate and current.
You guarantee that you shall:
use our services in good faith, in a reasonable manner, not contrary to the terms of this
not use any devices or software other than those provided by us intended to (i) affect or
attempt to affect the proper operation of our Website and/or the Services ii) or to extract,
modify, consult, even in buffer or temporary memory, or for individual use, all or part of
the Website and/or Services;
not to access and/or use our services for illegal purposes;
not damaging our reputation or image and that of other Users;
not infringe our rights, in particular our intellectual property rights and that of third
parties, including Internet Users;
not market our services or the contents thereof;
not engage in any activity that may be categorized as “hacking” or “spamming”;
not spread content that incite hatred or violence, is threatening, aggressive, pornographic,
for the purposes of pimping, or paedophilic, obscene, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit,
violent, contrary to good morals, xenophobic, hacking or proselytizing, or containing
gratuitous nudity or violence, as well as more generally a liability action;
not intercept, collect, or share any data provided by other users;
not upload viruses or other malicious codes;
not to harass other user;
not to create several accounts. You are only allowed to create one account;
not to impersonate any individual or legal entity;
[have not] been charged with or convicted of any misdemeanor, felony, or any other
crime that would reflect negatively on Hoopcliq/Hoopcliq Athletic Recruiting or a
college or university;
[have not] not engaged in any other behavior that is unbecoming of a student-athlete or
that would reflect negatively on Hoopcliq / Hoopcliq Athletic Recruiting or a college or
university, such determination to be in Hoopcliq/Hoopcliq Athletic Recruiting’s sole
Further, you shall not use the Hoopcliq Email Address to perform any of the following
Don’t use the Hoopcliq Email Address to do anything illegal.
Don’t engage in any activity that exploits, harms, or threatens to harm children.
Don’t send Spam or use your account to help others send Spam.
Don’t publicly display inappropriate message (e.g. nudity or pornography).
Don’t engage in activity that is false or misleading (e.g. impersonating someone else).
Don’t engage in activity that is harmful to Hoopcliq or the Hoopcliq Email Address of
any other student-athlete (e.g. viruses, stalking, hate speech, advocating violence against
Don’t infringe upon the rights of others (e.g. unauthorized sharing of copyrighted photos,
music or videos).
Don’t engage in activity that violates the privacy of others.
You have the option of adding one or more phone numbers to your Hoopcliq profile. If you opt-
in to receive text messages on your account, you are consenting to receive Hoopcliq Recruiting
Alerts by text message. Text messages may be transmitted automatically. Consent to receive
Hoopcliq Recruiting Alert text messages is not required as a condition of purchasing any goods
or services. If your mobile phone is off, out of range, or subject to a variety of other conditions,
you may not receive the message or messages may be delayed. Wireless carriers (including, but
not limited to, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint) are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
Message frequency varies by account and preferences. Message and Data Rates may apply, and
You are solely responsible for any such rates, fees, charges, and taxes associated with receiving
Hoopcliq Recruiting Alert text messages. You can text STOP to 58373 at any time to stop the
Hoopcliq Recruiting Alerts. To restore Hoopcliq Recruiting Alerts on your mobile phone, just
text JOIN to 58373. For help with SMS text alerts, send the word HELP to 58373. All Hoopcliq
Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, we may provide you with a personal email address
(the “Hoopcliq Email Address”). You may use this dedicated Hoopcliq Email Address in lieu of
a personal email address, so as to keep all our correspondence organized in a single location
while using our Services, iPhone App or any other electronic, media or mobile platform that we
may elect to use.
OUR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
We alone shall own all right, title and interest, including all related Intellectual Property Rights,
in and to the Service.
Our Agreement is not a sale and does not convey to you any rights of ownership in or related to
our services, or the Intellectual Property Rights owned by us. Accordingly, you agree not to sell,
license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform,
publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from any of our content. Use of our content for
any purpose not expressly permitted by this agreement is strictly prohibited.
The services, our name and logo are our exclusive property.
We shall own all rights, title, and interest to any content, suggestions, ideas, enhancement
requests, feedback, recommendations, or other information provided by you or any other party
relating to our services. Accordingly, you may choose to, or we may invite you to submit
comments or ideas about our services, including without limitation about how to improve our
services or our ideas. By submitting any idea, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous,
unsolicited and without restriction and will not place us under any fiduciary or other obligation,
and that we are free to use the idea without any additional compensation to you, and/or to
disclose the idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone. You further acknowledge
that, by acceptance of your submission, we do not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas
previously known to us or developed by our employees or obtained from sources other than you.
Our designated agent to receive notifications of claimed copyright infringement under the
Attn: Garrett Richardson (DMCA Notice)
3984 N. Hughmount Road, Fayetteville, AR 72704
We care about the privacy of our users. You understand that by using the service you consent to
the collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information and will only be
used to identify what the customer needs are to the service providers.
Accordingly, your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and
collecting, using, and disclosing your personal information when you use our services and tells
you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
We care about the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot guarantee that
unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat our security measures or use your personal
information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal
information at your own risk.
INDEMNIFICATION AND RELEASE
You agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold us, our associates, and our respective officers,
directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages,
losses, and expenses, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising
out of or in any way connected with your violation of these Terms.
USE OF OUR SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT
PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, OUR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT
WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR NON-
INFRINGEMENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN,
OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY
WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITING THE
FOREGOING, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE,
RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS;
THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR
LOCATION, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL
BE CORRECTED; THAT ANY REQUESTS WILL BE MET SATISFACTORILY OR AT
WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE SUITABILITY, SAFETY, OR ABILITY OF ANY THIRD-
PARTY PROVIDER, NOR THAT ANY SUCH THIRD-PARTY PROVIDER WILL MEET
YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS. WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE,
GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY SERVICE ADVERTISED OR
OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH OUR SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED
WEBSITE OR SERVICE, AND WE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY
MONITOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND PROVIDERS OF SUCH THIRD-
SOME COUNTRIES, STATES, PROVINCES AND OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT
ALLOW THE EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES,
SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS AGREEMENT GIVES
YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH
VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THE DISCLAIMERS AND EXCLUSIONS UNDER THIS
AGREEMENT WILL NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE
Without limiting the foregoing, your correspondence or business dealings with, and use of
services of third parties or service providers provided by us, and any other terms, conditions,
warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such
third party. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly, or indirectly, for any
loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the
presence of such third parties or Service Providers.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT
SHALL WE AND OUR EMPLOYEES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING
WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA
OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF,
OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SERVICE.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE ASSUME NO
LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR
INACCURACIES OF REQUESTS OR CONTENT; (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY
DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO
OR USE OF OUR SERVICES.
We reserve the right to suspend, restrict and/or terminate your access to our Services at any time,
without notice, in our sole discretion, without limitation to any of our other rights. Further, we
reserves the right to terminate your account if your User Materials are the subject of multiple
DMCA notifications and/or you are deemed to be a repeat infringer.
Terms including, without limitation, constitute the entire agreement between you and us. It
supersedes any prior negotiations, discussions, or agreements, whether written or oral, between
you and us regarding the subject matter contained in this User Agreement.
If any portion of these terms is found to be void or unenforceable, it shall be struck from the
record, and the remaining provisions will retain their full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an
obligation under these terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such
performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any
DISPUTE RESOLUTION & ARBITRATION
With respect to any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with our Services, the various
services offered by us, or these Terms and Conditions, we and you agree to negotiate in good
faith and undertake reasonable efforts to cooperate with one another in order to achieve a
mutually satisfactory resolution. If you and us do not resolve any dispute by informal
negotiation, any other effort to resolve the dispute will be conducted exclusively by binding
arbitration as described in this section. You are giving up the right to litigate (or participate in as
a party or class member) all disputes in court before a judge or jury. Instead, all disputes will be
resolved before a neutral arbitrator, whose decision will be final except for a limited right of
appeal under the Federal Arbitration Act.
Any proceedings to resolve or litigate any dispute in any forum will be conducted solely on an
individual basis. Neither you nor us will seek to have any dispute heard as a class action or in
any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity.
No arbitration or proceeding will be combined with another without the prior written consent of
all parties to all affected arbitrations or proceedings.
Any arbitration necessary under this section will be held through confidential binding arbitration
in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association
in Chicago, Illinois. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in
a court of competent jurisdiction. You agree that we may seek any interim or preliminary relief
from a court of competent jurisdiction in Chicago, Illinois necessary to protect its rights or
property pending the completion of arbitration.
To the extent permitted by law, any claim or dispute under these Terms and Conditions must be
filed within one year in an arbitration proceeding. The one-year period begins when the claim or
notice of dispute first could be filed.
State of Illinois, notwithstanding the choice of law provisions of the venue where any action is
brought, where the violation occurred, where the customer may be located or any other
You agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located in the
State of Illinois and waive any defense of lack of personal jurisdiction or improper venue or
forum to a claim brought in such court, we will elect, in our sole discretion, to litigate the action
in the county and state where we are located.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action
arising out of or related to the use of the services, or this Agreement shall be filed within one (1)
year after such claim or cause of action and no later.
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