Terms and Conditions
World Greyhound Organisation
This website and its contents is owned and operated by World Greyhound Organisation (WGO). The use of this Site is governed by the following terms and conditions, as amended from time to time (the "Terms and Conditions").
By using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions (including any amendments to them) you should immediately cease using the Website.
The Website will be updated from time to time, including these Terms and Conditions and the purpose for or manner in which you may use information obtained from the Website. WGO encourages you to check these Terms and Conditions regularly. By continuing to use this Website after these Terms and Conditions have been updated, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the updated Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them.
The Website is subject to copyright under English law and, under international treaties, the laws of many other countries. Unless otherwise indicated, the copyright is owned by WGO which reserves all rights. Except for the direct purpose of viewing, printing, accessing or interacting with the Website for your own personal use or as otherwise indicated on the Website or these Terms and Conditions, you must not copy, reproduce, modify, communicate to the public, adapt, transfer, distribute, download or store any of the contents of the Website or incorporate any part of the Website into another website without WGO’s written consent.
The Website also includes registered and unregistered trademarks, which are owned by WGO. Except to the extent that it is expressly indicated to the contrary, your access to or use of this Website does not constitute or create a licence or any other right to use the name, trade dress, trademarks, copyrights or any other intellectual property of WGO or any other party whose intellectual property appears on the Website.
WGO reserves the right to revise the content of, amend links from or withdraw access to the Website at any time without notice and without liability to you or any other person.
Welfare and Race Information
Information and data on this Website include information and data on various greyhounds’ race history, and other race related information (Welfare and Welfare and Race Information).
Welfare and Race Information has been placed on this Website solely for the purposes to enable WGO to provide certain agreed administrative services to parties (including adoption groups, owners, trainers, race attendants, breeders and clubs).
Copyright and all rights in the Welfare and Welfare and Race Information and the format, layout and design of the Welfare and Race Information is owned by WGO. Without limiting any other Terms or Conditions, you are not authorised to make any copies or reproduce the Welfare and Race Information (in any form) unless expressly authorised by these Terms and Conditions.
You may not download any Welfare and Race Information from this Website unless you are an approved person with WGO. By completing the registration process or being an existing registered person of WGO, you warrant that the information you have provided is true and correct and that you will abide by these Terms and Conditions. Your User ID and Password must be kept confidential and secure at all times and must not be disclosed. You are liable for all acts performed under or in connection with your User ID and any loss, harm or damage caused to WGO by the misuse or disclosure of your User ID or Password. You must notify WGO immediately if any of your user or logon information changes or if your User ID or Password is lost, stolen or disclosed to another person.
You are strictly prohibited from using Welfare and Race Information for a purpose or in a manner other than as permitted under these Terms and Conditions (or as otherwise stated on the Website), unless you have entered into a separate written agreement with WGO. If you require such use, you should contact WGO.
WGO may at any time and without notice or liability to you, suspend, terminate or otherwise restrict your ability to access and/or download any or all content on this Website, including Welfare and Race Information.
Links to Third Party Sites
WGO assumes no responsibility and accepts no liability for the condition or content of third-party websites which may be linked to or accessed from the website. Except as WGO may specifically direct otherwise, WGO does not authorise the content of those third-party websites.
Software and other digital materials available for download
From time to time certain software and related digital materials may be expressly made available by WGO for downloading from the Website. Unless those software or materials are expressed to be pursuant to specific conditions (in which case those conditions will apply), WGO grants to you a personal, non-transferable, and non-exclusive licence with no rights of sub-licence to use the relevant software or materials for your own private use, provided that you do not copy, communicate to the public, modify, reverse engineer, or otherwise transfer or purport to transfer any right in them, and provided also that you ensure that all copies of such software and materials retain any copyright or other intellectual property notices. Except as otherwise provided for in the terms of any express licence agreement, WGO gives no warranties (either express or implied) as to the completeness, accuracy or reliability of such software or materials, and they are downloaded and used by you entirely at your own risk.
Products and Services offered for sale on the Web Site/Advertisements
WGO accepts no responsibility for any information conveyed in any advertisement contained on this Web Site. WGO is not to be taken to endorse, recommend or make any other comment pertaining to the quality or suitability of any of the products or services advertised in this Web Site, nor does it warrant that these products or services are suitable for use and/or consumption in connection with greyhounds or any other canine. WGO does not independently ascertain whether any claims made in the advertisements contained on this Web Site are true, nor does it make any representation as to the capacity, abilities or reputation of any of the adoption groups, breeders and/or trainers mentioned in the advertisements.
Competitions and promotions
Certain parts of the Website may, from time to time, contain competitions or promotions from WGO or third parties. The terms and conditions for those competitions and promotions will be specified on the relevant part of the Website. By entering or participating in the relevant competition or promotion you agree to be bound by the relevant terms and conditions. Notwithstanding any specific terms and conditions, WGO specifically retains the right, at any time and without notice, to remove, alter or add to competitions or promotions on the Website without any liability to you. All competitions and promotions are only open to all persons over 18 years of age, and prizes will not be awarded to people who do not meet this requirement at the time of entry.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
The Website and its entire contents are provided on an "as is" basis. WGO and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors give or make no representation or warranty (either express or implied) as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability or availability of the Website or its contents nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way (including from negligence) for errors in, or omissions from, the contents of this Website. You should be aware that information current to a particular time or date as placed on the Website does not mean that more recent information of the relevant type does not exist, or is not available through other means, or that circumstances have not changed, such that the information does not reflect the state of affairs at any subsequent time. Further, for various reasons, substantial delays may occur before particular information on this Website is updated.
WGO and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors are not liable for any loss, damage, claim, expense, cost (including legal costs) or liability arising from your use or non-use of the Website (including Welfare and Race Information), or your reliance upon information obtained from it (whether arising from WGO’s or any other person’s negligence or otherwise). Where any Act of Parliament implies any term, condition, representation or warranty into the contents of this Website or your use of or access to the Website, and that Act prohibits exclusion of that term, condition, representation or warranty, then that term, condition, representation or warranty is included. If so, and to the extent permitted by the Act, WGO’s liability for any breach of such term, condition, representation or warranty is limited to the supplying of the relevant good or services again, as WGO may choose.
You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified WGO and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors in respect of any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost (including legal cost) or expense which WGO and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors may suffer or incur as a direct or indirect result of your wilful or negligent act or omission with respect to the Website (or any part of it) or your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
WGO policy with respect to refunding of fees is that it does not refund fees, however in the event that a person’s membership is cancelled, WGO will refund the unused portion of the fees.
World Greyhound Organisation Limited (WGO) reserve the right to remove access to the website of any member, group, track or country who are not following the terms and conditions or that WGO deem are acting or posting material that is not in the best interest of all greyhounds or can be interpreted as insulting to other members.
A right relating to these Terms and Conditions may only be waived by WGO in writing. These Terms and Conditions are governed by and to be construed in accordance with British law. By using the Website you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid or unenforceable by a Court of Law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remaining provisions, which will continue in full force and effect. WGO’s failure to exercise or enforce any rights or any provision of these Terms and Conditions will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by WGO in writing.