Terms of Service

1. Acceptance

Your use of FIRSTConnects.Us (referred to below as "the site") or the services associated with it (referred to collectively as the "services" in this document and excluding any services provided to you by the site or its owners under a separate written agreement) is subject to the terms of a legal agreement between you and FRC Team 694, whose principal mailing address is 345 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10282, United States ATTN: James Lonardo - Robotics. This document explains how the agreement is made up, and sets out some of the terms of that agreement.

Unless otherwise agreed in writing with FRC Team 694, your agreement with FRC Team 694 will always include, at a minimum, the terms and conditions set out in this document. These are referred to below as the "TOS."

Use of the site signifies your acceptance of the TOS. You may not use this web site or the features associated with it if you do not agree to the TOS. You may not use the site if you are under 13. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, we strongly suggest that you seek parental consent to use the site. You may not use the site if you are required to register as a sex offender in any jurisdiction. You may not use the site and may not accept the TOS if you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services. Use of the site or its services are void where prohibited.

Before you continue, you should print off or save a local copy of the TOS and privacy policy for your records.

2. Limitations

By using or accessing the site, you represent, warrant and agree that you will not:

  • Do anything that could disable, overburden or impair the proper working of the site;
  • Use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the site;
  • Send spam or any other unauthorized advertisements or solicitations through or using the site;
  • Harvest, collect or use addresses, phone numbers or email addresses or other contact information (collectively "Contact Information") of users of the site without consent from such users;
  • Provide any false personal information in your profile, including impersonation of any person;
  • Use the site for any commercial purpose;
  • Offer any contest, sweepstakes, coupon or other promotion through the site without our prior written consent;
  • Intimidate or harass any user;
  • Do anything that is illegal, infringing, fraudulent, malicious or could expose FRC Team 694, the members of FRC Team 694, or users of the site to harm or liability; or
  • Attempt, encourage or facilitate any of the above.

FIRSTConnects.Us makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and is not responsible for any damage related to the use of or inability to use FIRSTConnects.Us.

3. Privacy

The purpose of the site is to permit its users to voluntarily provide information about themselves for the purposes of developing, maintaining and enhancing a network of FRC, FTC, and FLL teams, and their alumnus and mentors. FRC Team 694 reserves the right to release any information you provide, including your name and contact information, to the FIRST organization. If you have any hesitation about providing any information to us and/or having such information displayed on the site or otherwise used in any manner permitted in this TOS, including its release to the FIRST organization, you should not become a member of the site. For more information, read our privacy policy and the FIRST organization's privacy policy.

4. Disclaimers

FRC Team 694 is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the site or in connection with the site's services, whether caused by users of the site or its services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the services. FRC Team 694 is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the site or its services. FRC Team 694 assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any user communication. FRC Team 694 is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any of the site's services or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the site's services. Under no circumstances shall FRC Team 694 be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the site's services, from any content posted on or through the site's services, or from the conduct of any users of the site's services, whether online or offline. The site's services are provided "AS IS" and as available and FRC Team 694 expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. FRC Team 694 cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the site's services.

5. Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL FRC TEAM 694 BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, EVEN IF FRC TEAM 694 HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

6. U.S. Export Controls

Content available in connection with the site's services is further subject to United States export controls. No content may be downloaded from the site's services or otherwise exported or re-exported in violation of U.S. export laws. Downloading or using any content is at your sole risk.

7. Disputes

If there is any dispute about or involving the site's services, you agree that the dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, USA, without regard to conflict of law provisions and you agree to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts of the United States located in the State of New York, City of New York.

8. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold FRC Team 694, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners, employees, advisors and team members, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the site's services in violation of this TOS and/or arising from a breach of this TOS and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or if any content that you post on the site or through the site's services causes FRC Team 694 to be liable to another.

9. Other

The failure of FRC Team 694 to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this TOS shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. This TOS operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this TOS is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this TOS and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

10. Modification

FRC Team 694 reserves the right to modify these Terms of Service at any time.