A. The following are the terms and conditions for use of SportsRants.com, a division of Elite Rank Marketing LLC/ Elite Rank Media
(hereinafter referred to as “SportsRants”) www.SportsRants.com, Sports Rants, SportsRants.com (“the website”), SportsRantz,
Sports Rantz, SportsRantz.com, Sports Rant, SportsRant, SportsRant.com.
B. The website is owned, hosted and maintained by Elite Rank Marketing LLC/Elite Rank Media – P.O Box 14203 Albany NY 12212.
C. By accessing and using the website, you (“the user”), agree to be legally bound by the terms
and conditions as are set out in this notice. The user is therefore urged to familiarize his/
herself with these terms and conditions prior to the usage of the website. If the user does not
wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, then he / she may not access, display, use,
download and/or otherwise copy or distribute any of the content of this website.
1. USER PRIVACY
1.1 To ensure acquaintance with and awareness of the privacy measures and polices of
SportsRants, the user acknowledges that he / she has read and understood the
underlying privacy clauses incorporated in these terms and conditions:
a) the user may visit the website without providing any personal information.
b) SportsRants to continually assess the popularity and use of the website
and improve it for the users, the website server will collect information to
measure the number of visits, average time spent at the website, pages viewed,
c) SportsRants however assumes no obligation to protect any user’s
information, files or identity.
d) By Agreeing to these terms you are stating that you are over the age of 17 and
therefore are permitted to use SportsRants.com (Becoming a registered member means you agree to these Terms)
2. USER CONDUCT (MUST BE 17 YEARS OR OLDER TO VIEW THIS SITE)
2.1 The user agrees that the use of this website will be for lawful purposes only and no
modification of the material or content will be permitted.
2.2 The user agrees that he / she will not use this website for any unlawful purpose,
including but not limited to:
a) commercial purposes;
b) commission of a criminal offence (including but not limited to defaming, abusing,
harassing, stalking, threatening or otherwise violating any legal rights of others;
c) transmit unlawful material; including but not limited to:
• publishing, posting, uploading, distributing or disseminating any
inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or
unlawful topic, name, material or information;
• uploading files that contain software or other material protected by
intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity);
All blog posts, user comments and activity/conduct my members on SportsRants.com is not the opinions, views or in any way supported by SportsRants, therefore SportsRants is not accountable for any content or conduct on SportsRants.com.
• uploading files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar
software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s
• falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or
proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other
material contained in a file that is uploaded;
d) gain unauthorised access to other computer systems, with intention to harvest or
otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without
their consent; or
e) violate any applicable laws or regulations.
f) spam activity
2.4 The user agrees that any creation of false identities in an effort to harm SportsRantz.com and
that any behavior can hurt the SportsRants.com website. Fake profiles, numerous spam tactics,
excessive violation of these terms (as deemed by SportsRantz.com) are agreed to be perceived
as “harmful actions”.
* Any music uploaded on to SportsRants.com is solely the property of the user and the user is
agreeing that they own all rights to the music uploaded and represented as their property and is
in no way SportsRants.com’s property.
All users agree that all uploaded media, pictures, blogs, activity and/or content and all activity is solely their responsibility /
And is not the responsibility of SportsRants.com. The user agrees that SportsRants.com is not responsible
for any media, uploaded content, uploaded music, business transactions, buyer and seller agreements,
property sold, contracts, property or items posted for sale, user interaction, user conduct or any behavior
All users agree not to utilize their blog for malicious purposes. All content should be sports related and kept in a professional manner. No blog or post should personally attack another member of SportsRants, slander another person, company or brand. It is fine to criticize but slander is not tolerable, nor is the public harassment of other members, bloggers or media
3. UPDATING OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
3.1 SportsRants reserves the right to, from time to time and at its own discretion,
change, modify, add to or remove from portions or the whole of the terms and
conditions. Changes to the terms and conditions will become effective upon such
changes being posted to the website. It is thus the user’s obligation to at all times,
check the terms and conditions on the website for changes or updates.
3.2 The user’s continued use of the website following the posting of changes or updates
will be considered notice of the user’s acceptance to abide by and be bound by the
terms and conditions, including such changes or updates.
4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
4.1 The user agrees to access and use this site entirely at your own risk and all content
on the website is provided “as is” without any warranty or condition of any kind.
4.2 SportsRants makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether
express or implied:
a) as to the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness and accuracy of content on
b) that the functions provided by the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, or
that the website or the server is free from viruses or other harmful components.
4.3 While SportsRants will take every effort is made to ensure that the information
provided on the website is current and accurate, the user should not assume that the
information on the website is always current or accurate, and other sources of this
information should be consulted before making any decision to act on the information
displayed on this website and the user acknowledges that he / she will not hold
SportsRants, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, employees,
officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives, under no circumstances and will
keep them fully indemnified, from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability
incurred in respect of any third party, which arises from the user’s use of the website,
and such loss or damage may include but not limited to, liable for any defamatory,
offensive or illegal conduct of other users or third parties.
4.4 The user acknowledges that he / she will not hold SportsRantz.com, its parent
companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents
and/or representatives liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, consequential
damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use of this website regardless
of how the damages arise, which damages may include but not limited to:
a) damages for loss of data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with
the use or performance of the website, including but not limited to claim,
demand, or damage, injury caused by any failure of performance or errors,
omission, inaccuracy, interpretation, deletion, defect, delay in accessing material
or content of the website, viruses, connection failures, theft, alteration of use,
attorneys’ fees, or any other action asserted by any third party due to or arising
out of your use of or conduct on the website;
b) incompleteness of material or content on the website;
c) errors, omissions or inaccuracy of material or content on the website;
d) the delay or inability to use the website or related services;
e) the provision of or failure to provide services or for any information, software,
products, services or related graphics obtained through the website; or
f) any other damages otherwise arising out of the use of the website, whether
based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise even if SportsRantz.com
has been advised of the possibility of damages.
g) conduct of other members or SportsRantz.com
h) videos present on SportsRantz.com
i) all content and material present on SportsRantz.com
5. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO CONTENT
5.1 SportsRants retains copyright in the website and all current and future content
that is displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties.
5.2 The user acknowledges that content, including but not limited to text, graphics or
other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or electronically distributed,
commercially produced information presented to him / her by the website is protected
by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and
5.3 The user may make a copy of this content for his / her personal, non-commercial use
only, provided that he / she keeps all copyright and other proprietary notices intact.
5.4 The user may not, for any commercial purpose without written prior consent of SportsRantz.com
, modify, copy, reproduce, duplicate, republish, resell, upload, post,
transmit, or distribute in any way content available through the website and its
associated web sites.
5.5 User agrees to not access SportsRantz.com in an effort to copy, recreate or
6. EXTERNAL LINKS
6.1 This website provides links to other websites.
6.2 The fact that we have such links must not be construed as constituting any
relationship or endorsement of the linked third party, and reliance on all information
and content provided by the external links is done so at the user’s own risk.
6.3 Third party advertising and promotional material may be displayed on the site from
time to time, and the display of such material should not be construed as SportsRantz.com
or creating any relationship between SportsRantz.com and that
third party. Reliance on any such promotional or advertising material is entirely at the
user’s own risk.
Any third party wishing to link the website to their website must obtain permission
from SportsRantz.com by directing such request to the webmaster, using the contact
details in clause 11 below and permission may be granted on terms and conditions
agreed to by SportsRantz.com.
SportsRantz.com reserves the right to make changes and/or terminate access to any
part or the entire website and any related service(s) at any time, with or without
cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever.
9. APPLICABLE LAW
9.1 This website is owned, operated and hosted within the United States of America, as
such, these terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of the United State of America
and the State of New York.
9.2 The user hereby submits and consents to the jurisdiction of the United States of America,
State of New York
10. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement with respect to use of the
website and supersede any and all previous agreements, either verbal or written, with
respect to the use of this website. By clicking on the check box you are legally agreeing
the terms of this agreement and are acknowledging this agreement as a legally binding
11. CONTACT DETAILS
In the event that the user needs to contact SportsRantz.com for purposes related to
these terms and conditions, the following contact details may be used:
PO Box 14203
Albany, NY 12212
President & CEO
12. COPYRIGHT NOTICE
All contents of the website are:
Copyright © Elite Rank Marketing LLC 2013.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.