UNIVERSAL SPEED RATING
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Effective date: September 1, 2021
Thank you for visiting the Universal Speed Rating (“USR”) website, https://universalspeedrating.com/ and our related mobile applications (collectively, the “Site”) owned and operated by Spellman Performance (“Spellman,” “we,” “us,” “our”). You should not access this Site or use our services until you have carefully read and agreed to these terms and conditions of use (the “Terms”) which govern your access to and use of this Site.
The Site provides resources for athletes, coaches, trainers and others to use data to provide insights into an athlete’s ground reaction force and overall velocity and assist in building an individual profile to identify peak force and velocity with a goal of improving the athlete’s technical model to improve ground reaction force both horizontally and vertically.
PRIOR TO PARTICIPATING IN ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM OR ACTIVITY, YOU SHOULD SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL. YOUR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES AND ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE ONLINE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE ONLINE SERVICES MAY MAKE AVAILABLE INFORMATION REGARDING HEALTH (“HEALTH INFORMATION”). YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT USE ANY HEALTH INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OUR ONLINE SERVICES TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY MEDICAL CONDITION. APPLICATION OR RELIANCE ON OF ANY HEALTH INFORMATION, INCLUDING ANY TECHNIQUES, IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS ACCESSED THROUGH OUR ONLINE SERVICES, IS AT YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND RISK.
OUR ONLINE SERVICES, AND ANY HEALTH INFORMATION, (A) ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT; (B) SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS THE PROVISION OF ADVICE OR RECOMMENDATIONS; AND (C) SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS THE BASIS FOR ANY DECISION OR ACTION, INCLUDING THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF ANY MEDICAL CONDITION. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY HEALTH INFORMATION. HEALTH INFORMATION IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE OR UP-TO-DATE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND USEFULNESS OF HEALTH INFORMATION. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND US IS NOT A PHYSICIAN-PATIENT OR SIMILAR RELATIONSHIP; ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION, AND NEVER DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF ANY INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE BY THE ONLINE SERVICES.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESULTS OF YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, USERS’ CHOOSING TO SEEK OR NOT TO SEEK PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CARE, OR USERS’ CHOOSING OR NOT CHOOSING SPECIFIC TREATMENT BASED ON THE CONTENT.
Use of this Site
Agreement to Terms and amendments. By using this Site, you and other users of the Site agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access or use the Site. We may modify the Terms from time to time without notice to you. You should check these Terms periodically for modifications. The provisions contained herein supersede all previous notices or statements regarding our Terms with respect to this Site. We include the effective date of our Terms at the top of the statement. We encourage you to check our Site frequently to see the current Terms in effect and any changes that may have been made to them. If we make material changes to the Terms we will post the revised Terms and the revised effective date on this Site. By using the Site following any modifications to the Terms, you agree to be bound by such modifications.
We provide you with access to and use of the Site subject to your compliance with the Terms. No material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, except for as specifically allowed in the Terms.
User age and access. By submitting information through this Site you represent that you are a United States of America resident over the age of 18. You are not required to register to use the Site, but by registering you can get access to additional features on the Site. Registration requires a paid subscription. Please read our Subscription Program Terms below.
License. The Site, including all of its contents, such as text, images, and the HTML used to generate the pages, (“Materials”), are our property or that of our suppliers or licensors and are protected by patent, trademark and/or copyright under United States and/or foreign laws. Except as otherwise provided herein, you may not use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, modify, delete, add to, license, post, transmit, or distribute any Materials from this Site in whole or in part, for any public or commercial purpose without our specific written permission. We grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access our Site and to use the information and services contained here. In turn, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use any content you post on the Site for any purpose, subject to the express terms of these Terms.
Subscription Program Terms
The USR offers Services on a subscription basis. This section describes the terms for our subscription program. Registration on the Site is required in order to participate in the Subscription Program.
Subscription Fee. We offer a monthly subscription for $9.99 per month (three month minimum) and a one-year subscription for $99.00. Monthly subscriptions automatically continue each month, and your payment card is automatically charged each month, until you cancel. The one-year subscription is available for a single charge of $99.00. The one-year subscription does not automatically renew; it terminates at the end of the year, but you can re-enroll for a new one-year subscription at the termination of each subscription.
Minimum Purchase. A subscription requires a three month minimum purchase at the rate of $9.99 per month (total minimum purchase cost is $29.97). You can cancel your subscription at any time after the initial three month period has expired. Please read the Cancellation Policy below.
Subscription Term After the initial three months your subscription will continue until you cancel. Please read the Cancellation Policy below.
Recurring Payment By enrolling in a subscription, you agree to pay an initial charge of $29.97 for the initial three months and $9.99 per month in advance for each month thereafter on a recurring basis until you cancel. We will automatically charge your payment card on file each month for the subscription fee. You are responsible for providing a valid payment card at the time you enroll and for keeping your payment card information current in your account.
Changes to Prices. Spellman may change the subscription fee from time to time. We will notify you at least 30 days in advance of any change in the subscription fee. If you do not agree to the new fee you must cancel your subscription at least 5 days before the next automatic renewal date. If you do not cancel, you are agreeing to pay the new price for your subscription.
How to Subscribe You may open a subscription by visiting our USR page and completing the enrollment form including your name, contact and billing information and payment card information. You will be asked to enter a user name and to select a password that you can use to access your account. You are responsible for keeping this information up to date and to make appropriate changes by logging into your account. You are also responsible to keep your log-in information secure; if we receive instructions using your log-in information we will consider this to be authorized by you.
Cancellation Policy; How to Cancel. You may cancel your monthly subscription after the initial three months has expired. You must cancel at least 5 days before the end of your monthly term in order to avoid being charged for the next month. To cancel, just log into your account and select ‘Subscription” and then select ‘Cancel’.
No Refunds. We do not provide refunds for cancelled subscriptions, including one-year subscriptions cancelled mid-term. All payments are final.
Changes to the Subscription Program. Spellman Performance reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to suspend or terminate the Subscription Program at any time. The provisions of these Terms which contemplate surviving, including the provisions concerning disclaimers, limitation of liability, governing law and dispute resolution, shall survive any termination of the Subscription Program. If we make changes to the terms of the Subscription Program we will post the revised terms hers and may provide additional notices through your account. Any changes to these Terms will be effective prospectively as of the date noted when the updated Terms are posted. It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms in case of any such updates or amendments. If you do not agree to any updates or amendments, you must terminate your Subscription.
Rules and Limits on and Modifications to the Site
We reserve the right, for any reason, in our sole discretion and without notice to you, to terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including, but not limited to, information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), features and/or hours of availability, and we will not be liable to you or to any third party for doing so. We may also impose rules for and limits on use of the Site or restrict your access to part, or all, of the Site without notice or penalty. We have the right to change these rules and/or limitations at any time, in our sole discretion.
Specific Prohibited Uses.
The Site may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals using authorized services of Spellman. You are responsible for your own communications, including the upload, transmission and posting of information, and are responsible for the consequences of their posting on or through the Site. We specifically prohibit any use of the Site, and require all users to agree not to use the Site, for any of the following:
- Posting any information which is incomplete, false, inaccurate or not your own;
- Impersonating another person;
- Constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, giving rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any city, state, national or international law or regulation or which fails to comply with accepted Internet protocol;
- Posting material that is copyrighted or otherwise owned by a third party unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the owner to post it;
- Posting material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner;
- Posting material that infringes on any other intellectual property, privacy or publicity right of another;
- Transmitting or transferring (by any means) information or software derived from the site to foreign countries or certain foreign nations in violation of US export control laws;
- Attempting to interfere in any way with the Site’s or our networks or network security, or attempting to use the Site’s service to gain unauthorized access to any other computer system.
Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Spellman will investigate occurrences and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting the user or users who are involved in such violations. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, the following:
- Accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which user is not authorized to access;
- Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
- Attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”; or sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or
- Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting.
We control and operate the Site from our offices in the United States of America, and all information is processed within the United States. We do not represent that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in connection with your use of the Site. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
As between you and Spellman, (or other company whose marks appear on the Site), Spellman (or the respective company) is the owner and/or authorized user of any trademark, registered trademark and/or service mark appearing on the Site, and is the copyright owner or licensee of the Content and/or information on the Site, unless otherwise indicated.
Except as otherwise provided herein, use of the Site does not grant you a license to any Content, features or materials you may access on the Site and you may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works of such Content, features or materials, in whole or in part. Any commercial use of the Site is strictly prohibited, except as allowed herein or otherwise approved by us. You may not download or save a copy of any of the Content or screens for any purpose except as otherwise provided by us. If you make use of the Site, other than as provided herein, in doing so you may violate copyright and other laws of the United States, other countries, as well as applicable state laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use. We do not grant any license or other authorization to any user of our trademarks, registered trademarks, service marks, other copyrightable material or any other intellectual property by including them on the Site.
The information on the Site including, without limitation, all site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements is protected by law including copyright law.
Product names, logos, designs, titles, words or phrases may be protected under law as the trademarks, service mark or trade names of Spellman or other entities. Such trademarks, service marks and trade names may be registered in the United States and internationally.
The USR logos and service names are trademarks of Spellman Performance. Without our prior permission, you agree not to display or use our marks in any manner. Nothing on the Site should be construed to grant any license or right to use any of our marks without our prior written consent.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and prohibit users from uploading and posting materials that infringes another party’s intellectual property rights. If you believe that your material has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent the following written information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- a statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner of authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Our copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:
Copyright Agent: email@example.com
It is often difficult to determine if your intellectual property rights have been violated or if the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) requirements have been met. We may request additional information before we remove any infringing material. If a dispute develops as to the correct owner of the rights in question, we reserve the right to remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material pending resolution of the matter. We will terminate the accounts of users that we determine are repeat infringers.
Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act any person who makes false claims that material or an activity is infringing may be subject to liability for damages.
Links from and to the Site
You may be able to link to third party websites (“Linked Sites”) from the Site. Linked Sites are not, however, reviewed, controlled or examined by us in any way and we are not responsible for the content, availability, advertising, products, information or use of user information or other materials of any such Linked Sites, or any additional links contained therein. These links do not imply our endorsement of or association with the Linked Sites. It is your sole responsibility to comply with the appropriate terms of service of the Linked Sites as well as with any other obligation under copyright, secrecy, defamation, decency, privacy, security and export laws related to the use of such Linked Sites and any content contained thereon. In no event shall we be liable, directly or indirectly, to anyone for any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by the creation or use of the Linked Sites or the information or material accessed through these Linked Sites. You should direct any concerns to that site's administrator or Webmaster. We reserve the exclusive right, at our sole discretion, to add, change, decline or remove, without notice, any feature or link to any of the Linked Sites from the Site and/or introduce different features or links to different users.
Permission must be granted by us for any type of link to the Site. To seek our permission, you may write to us at the address below. We reserve the right, however, to deny any request or rescind any permission granted by us to link through such other type of link, and to require termination of any such link to the Site, at our discretion at any time.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Spellman Performance, its directors, officers, employees, agents and affiliates harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, in any way arising from, related to or in connection with your use of the Site, your violation of the Terms or the posting or transmission of any materials on or through the Site by you, including, but not limited to, any third party claim that any information or materials you provide infringes any third party proprietary right.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW:
THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, FUNCTION, MATERIALS AND SERVICES IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, AND ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SPELLMAN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE FUNCTION, CONTENT OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THEREBY WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. SPELLMAN MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET USERS’ EXPECTATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, OR MATERIALS WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
SPELLMAN DOES NOT ENDORSE, WARRANT OR GUARANTEE ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED OR PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF THIRD PARTIES ON OR THROUGH THE SITE. SPELLMAN IS NOT A PARTY TO, AND DOES NOT MONITOR, ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN USERS AND THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT THE DIRECT INVOLVEMENT OF SPELLMAN.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER SPELMAN, NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO THE USE/MISUSE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTION RELATED THERETO, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS, OR LOST BUSINESS, DATA OR SALES, OR COST OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, EVEN IF COMPANY OR ITS REPRESENTATIVE OR SUCH INDIVIDUAL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF SPELLMAN TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM THE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, $100.00.
Applicable Law/Jurisdiction/ Class Action and Jury Trial Waiver/ Time for Bringing Actions
You agree that the laws of the state of California, excluding its conflicts-of-law rules, shall govern these Terms. Please note that your use of the Site may be subject to other local, state, national, and international laws.
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for resolving any claim or dispute with Spellman Performance or relating in any way to your use of the Site resides in the state and federal courts of San Francisco County, California and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the state and federal courts of San Francisco County, California.
CLASS ACTION WAIVER: YOU AND SPELLMAN AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
JURY TRIAL WAIVER: YOU AND SPELLMAN ARE EACH WAIVE THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY.
Any claim or cause of action you may have with respect to the Company, the Site or the Services must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose.
Consent to Processing
By providing any personal information to the Site, all users, including without limitation users in the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States.
Notice to Apple Product Users
In addition to the foregoing terms and conditions, and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Terms, the following provisions in this section apply with respect to your use of any version of the App compatible with the iOS operating system of Apple Inc. (“Apple”). Apple is not a party to these Terms and does not own and is not responsible for the App or the content thereof. Apple is not providing any warranty for the App except, if applicable, to refund the purchase price for it. Apple is not responsible for maintenance or other support services for the App and will not be responsible for any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses with respect to the App, including any third-party product liability claims, claims that the App fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement, claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation, and claims with respect to intellectual property infringement. Any inquiries or complaints relating to the App, including those pertaining to intellectual property rights, must be directed to Spellman in accordance with the “Contact Information; Notices” section below. The license you have been granted herein is limited to a non-transferable license to use the App on an Apple-branded product that runs Apple’s iOS operating system and is owned or controlled by you, and as permitted by the Usage Rules set forth in Apple’s App Store Terms of Service. In addition, you must comply with the terms of any third-party agreement applicable to you when using the App, such as your wireless data service agreement. Apple and Apple’s subsidiaries are third-party beneficiaries of these Terms and, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of these Terms, will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms against you as a third-party beneficiary thereof; notwithstanding the foregoing, Spellman’s right to enter into, rescind or terminate any variation, waiver or settlement under these Terms is not subject to the consent of any third party.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Site may also provide notices of changes to the Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you on the Site.
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The Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Spellman and govern your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and us. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that are applicable to certain parts of the Site.
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Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.
You may not assign the Terms or any of your rights or obligations under the Terms without our express written consent.
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