General Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms Of Use


PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE ONTARIO SOCCER LEARNING PLATFORM. By using the platform, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. 
Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree with these terms, you should not use this site. The term "Ontario Soccer" or "us" or "we" or "our" refers to The Ontario Soccer Association, the owner and controller of the website and our learning platform partner, Academy Soccer Coach Ltd. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of our learning platform website.

1. Acceptance of Agreement

You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") with respect to our e-learning platform (the "Site"). This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect the Site, the content, products or services provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. We may amend this Agreement at any time without specific notice to you. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site, and you should review this Agreement prior to using the Site.

2. Applicability

By accessing this Website, You have agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions as set out below.

3. Governing Law

You agree that in the event of any dispute of any nature that may arise between you and us, these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and shall be subject to the prevailing governing jurisdiction.

4. Disclaimer

You understand and accept that to the fullest possible extent permitted in law, we accept no responsibility for any loss or damage or injury caused to you or your hardware or software whether we cause such loss or injury directly or indirectly. The content of this Website is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the content will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Website is free from viruses or other harmful components. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the content on this Website or Academy Soccer Coach’s Session Template software in terms of their fitness for any particular purpose, correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise. This Website’s content and digital resources are provided solely for information purposes and do not constitute any form of encouragement for you to engage in hazardous activities. 

5. Copyright 

The content, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion, software and other resources related to the Ontario Soccer Learning platform are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. 
Some of the content within the Ontario Soccer Learning platform is the intellectual property and copyrighted work of third parties.
Such intellectual property rights shall include all registered and unregistered intellectual property rights of any type or nature including trademarks and community marks. You agree that you will not infringe our copyright  or the copyright of any third party by any method or manner now known or as may exist in the future.
Unauthorised copying or storing or resale of any part of this Website, templates, content or any derivative work is expressly prohibited without our prior written consent or the permission or the copyright holder as identified on this Website. We grant you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and licence to use the content material provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any rights.
You further agree not to access the Website or its services by any means other than through the interface that we provide.

6. Registration

You must provide accurate and complete information upon registration. It is your responsibility to ensure that such information is up to date, and we accept no liability in the case of out-of-date information. You must not divulge your password to anyone, and you accept full responsibility for all activity that occurs under your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of your password or account. Each registration is for one user only and any use of your account by a third party is strictly prohibited and may result in termination of your account. If you have reason to believe that the security of your account has been affected, you agree to notify us of such immediately at coach@soccer.on.ca or customer_services@academysoccercoach.com.

7. Fees and Payment  

Certain features of this Website, such as our CPD courses are available only for purchase (“Fee-Based Services”). If you use a Fee-Based Service you agree to pay, using a valid credit card or debit card or charge card, which we accept, the corresponding charges set forth on this Website and any other charges incurred on your account in order to access Fee-Based Services. If you breach any of the Conditions of this agreement we reserve the right to cancel your account and to terminate your access to the Fee-Based Services. If you believe we have invoiced you incorrectly, you must contact us no later than 30 days after the closing date on the first billing statement in which the error or problem appeared, in order to receive an adjustment or credit. E-mail enquiries and cancellation requests should be directed to our department at: coach@soccer.on.ca.

a) In the event that you buy any goods or services using this Website you will be bound by such terms as are notified by us to you on the invoice that you will be sent once you have confirmed your order as indicated on the Website or on the invoice itself. 

b) In the absence of any invoice being sent by us to you, the terms will be as specified within these terms and conditions or those specified on the Website itself concerning the price of the goods, the methods of acceptable payment and the timing of such payments, and the requirement by you to pay such additional carriage and delivery charges as may be specified on the Website. 

c) We have no responsibility to supply to you any goods or services as may be advertised for sale or supply on this Website. When you place the order for goods or services, you are making a legal offer to us, which we may or may not decide to accept. A legally binding contract will exist between us when you receive written confirmation from us (by e-mail or otherwise) that confirms your order.

d) In the event of any discrepancy between the terms and conditions specified or highlighted on the Website, and these terms and conditions, and or such terms and conditions as are specified in the invoice, the prevailing terms will be those most favourable to us. 

8. Limited Licence; Permitted Use

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable licence (a) to access and use the Ontario Soccer Learning platform strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Site solely for the purpose of completing your course, internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out discrete information from the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No print out or electronic version of any part of the Site or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.

9. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use

Your licence for access and use of the learning platform and any information,resources,documents or software (collectively defined as "Content and Materials") therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use; You may not (a) copy, print (except for the express limited purpose permitted by Section 7 above), republish, decompile, reverse engineer, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Site or any Content and Materials retrieved therefrom; (b) use the Site or any materials obtained from the Site to develop, of as a component of, any information, storage and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (in any media now existing or hereafter developed), that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind, including through sale, license, lease, rental, subscription,complimentary or any other commercial distribution mechanism.

10. Service Marks

"education.ontariosoccer.net ", "Ontario Soccer", "The Ontario Soccer Association" and others are our service marks or registered service marks or trademarks. Other products and company names mentioned on the Site are trademarks of their respective owners.

11. Forms, Agreements & Documents

We may make available through the e-learning platform or through other Websites sample and actual forms, checklists, business documents and legal documents (collectively "Documents"). All Documents are provided on a non-exclusive license, sublicense, distribute, assign or transfer each license. Documents are provided free of charge and without any representations or warranties, express or implied, as to their suitability, legal effect, completeness, currentness, accuracy and/or appropriateness.

12. Privacy and Data Protection

We agree to be bound by any prevailing law, judgment, directive or Statutory Instrument that imposes upon us restrictions concerning the use in any manner of confidential information supplied by you to us including credit card or bank details, any user name and or password supplied by you to us, and other details relating to your personal and financial circumstances.

As a result of accessing this Website a “cookie” has been stored on your web browser that enables us to provide restricted information to third parties. If you wish to remove the cookie or check that the information stored is accurate please refer to the Internet options on your Internet Explorer, Firefox or other such system that serves the same function. Please visit our Privacy Policy for further information.

13. Linking to the Site

You many provide links to the Ontario Soccer learning platform, provided;

a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other notices on the Site, 
b) your site does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and 
c) you discontinue providing links to the learning platform immediately upon request by us.

14. Availability of the learning platform

We have taken every care in the preparation of the learning platform. However, as certain technical matters may be beyond our control, we cannot guarantee that you will have uninterrupted access at all times. 

15. Comments & Questions

If you have any comments or questions about our Site please contact us at coach@soccer.on.ca or customer_services@academysoccercoach.com.