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IRB Player Welfare Disclaimer

This IRB Player Welfare product has been developed in the context of the laws applying to accident and injury prevention and medical practice in Ireland and the information and guidelines incorporated on these matters are made available strictly on the basis that the IRB (including its operating entity IRFB Services (Ireland) Limited and other associated entities) does not accept any liability to any person or entity for loss, cost or damage howsoever arising out of any reliance on and/or use of the information and/or guidelines contained in this IRB Player Welfare product.

Terms & Conditions: IRB Player Welfare

The International Rugby Board provides this Internet site, www.irbplayerwelfare.com (the "Site") and related services subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions of use set forth below. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. By using this Site, you have agreed to these Terms and Conditions with International Rugby Board. If you do not agree to all of the Terms and Conditions of this agreement, you may not use this Site.

The International Rugby Board may make changes and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please check the Terms and Conditions posted at www.irbplayerwelfare.com periodically, because your continued use of the Site will mean you accept those changes and updates.

Section 1. Privacy:

Registration Data and certain other information you provide to or through the Site are subject to our Privacy Statement. For more information please see our Privacy Statement.

Section 2. Disclaimer Regarding Medical Advice:

Any specific tests, products, or procedures that may be mentioned on the Site are for information purposes only, and International Rugby Board does not recommend or endorse any of them. You rely on any information provided by International Rugby Board, its sponsors and advertisers, or other visitors to the Site at your own risk. International Rugby Board assumes no liability or responsibility either for the contents of any material provided on the Site, or for damage or injury to persons or property arising from any use of any product, information, idea, or instruction contained in those materials. International Rugby Board reserves the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of this Site at any time without prior notice.

Section 3. Use of Content and Copyright:

All text, graphics and multimedia content available from the entry point URL: http://www.irbplayerwelfare.com and pages within that domain (the "Site"), and all related code (including but not limited to HTML, other mark-up languages, and all scripts) within this Site are the property of International Rugby Board and/or its affiliates. All material on this Site, including (but not limited to) images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, is protected by copyrights that are owned or controlled by International Rugby Board or by other parties that have licensed their material to International Rugby Board (or posted to the Site pursuant to a user agreement with International Rugby Board). Material from the Site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials, or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited.

"www.irbplayerwelfare.com" and "International Rugby Board" are trademarks and service marks of International Rugby Board. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used on this Site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

The International Rugby Board has made every effort to secure appropriate licenses and clearances for all proprietary intellectual properties used on this Site. You may notify International Rugby Board of alleged intellectual property rights infringement by contacting International Rugby Board at:

THE INTERNATIONAL RUGBY BOARD
Huguenot House
35-38 St Stephen's Green
Dublin 2
Ireland

Section 4. Safety and Disclaimer of Consequential Damages:

THE USE OF THE INTERNATIONAL RUGBY BOARD SITE AND THE CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

The information at this Site is presented for the purpose of educating participants on coaching and playing of various sports, and participation in various physical activities. No physical activity should be engaged in without first consulting a physician. Furthermore, International Rugby Board makes no claims about the safety or appropriateness of any information found on the Site, nor about the results to be obtained from using the International Rugby Board Site or Content and consequently cannot be liable for any resulting loss, damage or injury. THE International Rugby Board SITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. International Rugby Board, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. International Rugby Board, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS, OR COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE International Rugby Board SITE. International Rugby Board MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE. IN NO EVENT SHALL International Rugby Board, ITS LICENSORS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THE International Rugby Board SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE International Rugby Board, SITE OR THE CONTENT THEREOF, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT International Rugby Board IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Section 5. Rules of Conduct for Interactive Areas:

The International Rugby Board provides interactive areas ("Interactive Areas") on the International Rugby Board Site. You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, not International Rugby Board, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit using the Site. International Rugby Board does not control the Content posted using the Site and as such does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstance will International Rugby Board be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content uploaded, posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted or hosted using the Service.

You acknowledge that International Rugby Board does not pre-screen Content, but that International Rugby Board shall have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or move or delete any Content that is posted to the Site, including without limitation any Content that violates the Terms and Conditions of Use or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all rights and obligations associated with the use of any Content, including reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of such Content. You also acknowledge and agree that International Rugby Board may preserve or remove Content and may disclose Content, including information about your account or your use of the Site, to any third party if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation, removal or disclosure is necessary to:

(a) comply with legal process;

(b) enforce the Terms and Conditions of use;

(c) respond to claims that any Content violated the rights of third parties; or

(d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of International Rugby Board, its employees or agents, or the public.

ANY RELIANCE ON CONTENT POSTED IN AN INTERACTIVE AREA IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

You agree that it shall be a material breach of these Terms and Conditions if you are engaged in any of the following activities:

(a) uploading, posting, emailing or otherwise transmitting any Content that is, in International Rugby Board's sole discretion, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

(b) harming minors in any way;

(c) impersonating any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a International Rugby Board employee, or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity;

(d) forging headers or otherwise manipulating identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;

(e) adopting of names and addresses for the purpose of cyber squatting;

(f) uploading, posting, emailing or otherwise transmitting any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);

(g) uploading, posting, emailing or otherwise transmitting any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, publicity or other proprietary right ("Rights") of any party;

(h) uploading, posting, emailing or otherwise transmitting any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of such solicitation;

(i) uploading, posting, emailing or otherwise transmitting any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

(j) interfering with or disrupting the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobeying any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;

(k) intentionally or unintentionally violating any applicable local, provincial, state, national or international law;

(l) "stalking" or otherwise harassing another;

(m) harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their consent; or

(n) engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas, or which, in the judgment of International Rugby Board, exposes International Rugby Board or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability of any type.

Section 6. Links to Other Sites:

The International Rugby Board Site contains links to web sites of third parties ("Third Party Sites"). These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by International Rugby Board of the content on such Third-Party Sites. International Rugby Board is not responsible for the content of linked Third-Party Sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such Third-Party Sites. If you decide to access Third-Party Sites through links on the International Rugby Board Site, you do so at your own risk. Your use of Third- Party Sites is subject to the Terms and Conditions of use for those sites.

Section 7. Advertisements:

The International Rugby Board Site contains advertisements by third parties, and these advertisements may contain links to other web sites. Unless otherwise specifically stated, International Rugby Board does not endorse any product or make any representation regarding the content or accuracy of any materials contained in, or linked to, any advertisement on the International Rugby Board Site.

Section 8. Indemnity:

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold International Rugby Board, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the Content, or the Interactive Areas in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these Terms and Conditions. International Rugby Board shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding, and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defence of any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Section 9. General:

The International Rugby Board site is based in England. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the International Rugby Board Site from outside England, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside.

Section 10. Jurisdiction:

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with International Rugby Board, or in any way relating to your use of International Rugby Board, resides in the courts of England, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of England in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving International Rugby Board or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers and content providers.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Section 11. Complete Agreement:

Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the International Rugby Board Site, these terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and International Rugby Board with respect to the use of the International Rugby Board Site and any content contained therein. The section titles in the Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect or significance.

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