Terms and Conditions

All copyright and other rights that subsist in the home page and in the sub-domain pages of the [www.volvooceanrace.com] website ("the Site") are owned by Volvo Ocean Race, S.L.U. ("VOR") or other parties.

All use of the Site is subject to the following terms and conditions of use. The Volvo Ocean Race may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by the Volvo Ocean Race. Your continued use of VolvoOceanRace.com after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

Use of volvooceanrace.com:

1. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use VolvoOceanRace.com content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial or editorial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any VolvoOceanRace.com content except for your own personal, non-commercial or editorial use. Any other type of use requires the express prior written agreement of VOR.

2. You will not use the Site:

a. for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material, the publication, dissemination, use or possession of which infringes the rights of any person or which is unlawful in any other respect;

b. in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which will harass, distress or inconvenience any person or which might restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Site by any person;

c. for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation;

d. for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

e. to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Site;

f. to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Site to any third party;

g. in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any material made in accordance with these terms; or

h. in any way that might bring VOR into disrepute.

3. VOR shall have the right to refuse to allow you access to any of the pages on the Site at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice and VOR shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever (other than losses or damages arising out of the negligence of VOR or its employees in the terms established by the applicable laws) arising from your inability to access any of the pages on the Site.

4. The information provided on or in the Site is intended for recreational, non-commercial purposes only. Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided by VOR, its employees and agents in these pages, the contents of the Site are naturally subject to change from time to time. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CHECKING THE ACCURACY OF RELEVANT FACTS AND OPINIONS GIVEN ON THE SITE BEFORE ENTERING INTO ANY COMMITMENT BASED UPON THEM.

5. VOR cannot guarantee that your use of the Site will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. VOR, its directors, its employees and its representatives exclude, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any damages including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages, damages for loss of opportunity or chance, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with, any information on the Site or any other Internet sites or the use thereof.

6. On some of the pages of the Site you may be informed of the opportunity of entering into agreements with third parties. VOR is not liable in relation to, and takes no responsibility for, any contract entered into by you with any third party.

7. Save unless otherwise stated, VOR does not itself manufacture any of the goods described on the Site and makes no warranty whatsoever as to any goods that may be purchased or obtained by you or offered to you through use of the Site, whether accessed directly or otherwise. VOR is not responsible for the sale of such goods and any such sale or provision of these goods will be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be made known to you.

8. Some of the pages on the Site include links to external websites. These links are included to give you the opportunity to access other pages that it is felt may be of interest or assistance to you. VOR is not responsible for the content of these Internet sites. VOR excludes all liability of any kind in respect of any third party information or other material made available on, or which can be accessed using, the website.

9. VOR may, from time to time, have competitions, prize draws or other promotions and offers on the Site. These will be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be made known to you.

10. Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the Site is free from viruses, VOR gives no warranties it will always be free from viruses and you are responsible for ensuring that you have installed adequate and up-to-date virus-checking software. VOR excludes, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or other material transmitted with or as part of the Site.

11. The names, images and logos identifying Volvo, the Volvo Ocean Race or third parties and their products and services, are the proprietary marks of VOR, and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and VOR reserves all rights to enforce such rights that it might have.

12. These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Site after any variation has been posted.

13. If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

14. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Spain. Any disputes arising from matters relating to the Site shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Alicante.

15. VOR

Volvo Ocean Race, Sociedad Limitada Unipersonal is a company registered in Spain (for further details visit the “Contact Us” Section)

16. Data Protection

VOR will process your personal data in accordance with data protection legislation. For further details on how VOR will use your personal data please see the terms of our PRIVACY POLICY.