Fan Forecaster Terms And Conditions


By participating in Fan Forecaster, Players agree that they have read, understand and agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Usage. In order to be eligible to win the Prize, you (the Player) must acknowledge and accept the following Terms and Conditions of Usage.  

1. DEFINITIONS

For the purpose of Fan Forecaster, the following definitions apply;

“Application” means the software (code and database) that facilitates the functionality required to apply and facilitate Fan Forecaster on the Website. 

“Fan Forecaster” means the Application on the Website allowing Players to Login with Facebook or Google, and to submit Predictions for the results of tournament matches listed in the Website match schedule.

 “HK Sevens” means the entity and/or employees of the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, falling under the management of the Hong Kong Rugby Union.

 “Login” means to access the Application via Facebook Login or Google Login.

“Method of Entry” means to enter Fan Forecaster, the Player must register on the Website and will be required to enter their First name, and first letter of surname (as provided by Facebook Login or Google Login). After registration, the Player may predict match scores for all matches at the Tournament. There is no fee to enter Fan Forecaster. 

“Participation” means all interactions with the Fan Forecaster Application, including by not limited to: Login via Facebook Login or Google Login, submitting match Predictions.

 “Partners” means third party organisations and business entities as agreed by the HK Sevens.

 “Personal Data” means any information gathered about the Player due to their participation in the Fan Forecaster campaign.

 “Player” means any persons who Login to Fan Forecaster and submit match Predictions.

 “Prediction(s)” means the interaction by a Player to select the result of a match on the www.hksevens.com website and to submit this to the Fan Forecaster Application.

“Prize” means a 3 day ticket to the Hong Kong Sevens in 2020. 

“Tournament” means the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2019, being the international seven a side rugby tournament organised by HK Sevens. 

 “Website” means www.hksevens.com owned and operated by the HK Sevens.

2. OWNERSHIP AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Fan Forecaster is owned and operated by the HK Sevens, which includes all names, logos, Website and Application code, interfaces, and any other elements that are necessary for the running of Fan Forecaster.

3. METHOD OF ENTRY

3.1 Players may enter the Fan Forecaster in accordance with Method of Entry. HK Sevens reserves the right to disqualify any entry, which in the opinion of HK Sevens, includes any content which may be unlawful, profane, inflammatory, defamatory and/or damaging to the goodwill or reputation of HK Sevens. 

 3.2 Unless otherwise stated in the Terms and Conditions of Usage, no Player may register for Fan Forecaster more than once and Players may not enter or participate in it on behalf of any third party. Any person who is discovered to have used or attempted to use more than one name or account in entering Fan Forecaster will be disqualified from participating in Fan Forecaster and/or redeeming the Prize. 

3.3 HK Sevens reserves the right at any time to verify the validity of entries and Players and to disqualify any Player who submits an entry that is not in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Usage. 

3.4 HK Sevens is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any network or lines, computer online systems, communication network, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion online, including any error, omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction, transmission interruption, communications failure or otherwise preventing Players from successfully participating in Fan Forecaster.

4. PRIZE

The Prize will be awarded to the Player who successfully predicts the results of Tournament matches listed in the Website match schedule and then subsequently gives the most creative answer in response to a question created by HK Sevens.

5. PRIZE NOTIFICATION

The top five (5) Players of Fan Forecaster will be notified by email within 7 days following the conclusion of the final match of the Tournament and will be asked a question via email by the HK Sevens. The most creative answer (judged by HK Sevens) will win the Prize. The winner will be notified by email by 30 April 2019 and will be published on the Website on 30 April 2019.

6. PRIZE COLLECTION

Upon collection of the Prize, the HK Sevens reserves the right to request the winner to provide proof of identity and/or proof of residency. In the event, that the winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize and no substitute will be offered.

7. UNCLAIMED PRIZE

If the Prize is unclaimed after a period of three (3) months it will be forfeited.

8. PARTICIPATION IN FAN FORECASTER

8.1 The Players who participate in Fan Forecaster acknowledge that the following Personal Data will be collected and become publicly visible on the Website:

  • First name, and first letter of surname (as provided by Facebook Login or Google Login)
  • >span class="s2" data-redactor-span="true">The Player’s Fan Forecaster score, as determined by the submission of match Predictions.

9. USE OF PERSONAL DATA AND COOKIES

9.1 HK Sevens reserves the right to make use of any Personal Data gathered from Players due to Participation in Fan Forecaster. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Name (provided by Facebook Login or Google Login)
  • Email address (provided by Facebook Login or Google Login)
  • Website usage data (tracked interactions with the Website and Application)

9.2 Personal Data may be used in relation to analysis of the Fan Forecaster Application and the Website, as well as future marketing initiatives associated with the HK Sevens, by the HK Sevens or its Partners.

9.3 The Website and Fan Forecaster makes use of ‘Cookies’ to enable certain Application functionalities, and to allow for the tracking of Website and Application usage for analysis purposes.

10. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

10.1 The Player specifically acknowledges that Fan Forecaster and the HK Sevens are not liable to any person or entity for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive, or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause based on Participation in the Fan Forecaster Application.

10.2 The Player acknowledges that the HK Sevens will take reasonable steps to securely store the Player’s Personal Data, however the HK Sevens accepts no liability to any person or entity in the event that Personal Data is accessed illegally by a Third Party without HK Sevens consent.

10.3 HK Sevens does not guarantee the accuracy of any content or data displayed in relation to Fan Forecaster and accepts no liability in relation to any inaccuracies that may occur.

11. TERMINATION

11.1 The HK Sevens reserves the right to suspend access to Fan Forecaster to any and all Players at any time at its discretion and without notice.

11.2 HK Sevens may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect or feature of Fan Forecaster at any time without notice, or liability.

11.3 HK Sevens will not award the Prize if Fan Forecaster is terminated.

12. NO AGENCY, PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE

The Terms and Conditions of Usage do not create any agency, partnership or joint venture between the Player and the HK Sevens.

13. MISCELLANEOUS

13.1 In the event that any term, condition, or provision stated in the Terms and Conditions of Usage is held to be a violation of any applicable law, statute or regulation, all remaining terms, conditions and provisions will remain in full force and effect.

13.2 The Terms and Conditions of Usage are governed by and shall be construed in all respects in accordance with the laws Hong Kong.

14. MODIFICATIONS

The Terms and Conditions of Usage may be amended or modified by the HK Sevens as required without notice.

15. EFFECTIVE DATE

The Terms and Conditions of Usage are effective from 4th April 2019.