Terms & Conditions

The "Tipster Academy" website or the "Site" is provided to you by EIAO SA ("We", "Us" or "Tipster Academy"), a company registered in France under the number 80424375600017 R.C.S NANTERRE.
Its head office is located at 34 Avenue Albert 1er - Rueil Malmaison - France.

PURPOSE

The following general conditions of use and sale (the "General Conditions") are intended to inform you ("You" or the "User") about the conditions under which you may:

- access the Site and the various types of content posted thereon or related therein (including, without limitation, opinions, information, data, files, text, images, photos, audio and video files, or any other items protected by copyright or any other intellectual property rights) (the "Content"), it being specified that the Site publishes a sports information website specializing in results forecasting and predictions;

- order a selection from a specific sports event, tournament or championship for which a tipster selected by Tipster Academy will provide a combination of (i) the type of bet (simple bet, over/under, asian handicap bet), (ii) the value of the bet, (iii) the best odds available from the bookmakers (The "Tip" or "Tips").

However, you should note and be aware that the Tipsters' past performance will not be a warranty of their future performance. Except as otherwise mentioned below, Tipster Academy shall not be held liable for any advice, Tips and any other information or Content hosted by Tipster Academy which may lead You and, more generally, the Users, to place bets, loosing bets or non-appropriate bets.

REGISTRATION ON THE SITE

1.1 By registering here and creating your "Tipster Academy Profile", you can access different services that are offered by the Site.

1.2 You agree that:

(1) you are solely responsible for the security of your passwords. Should you inadvertently let someone else know your password you must immediately change it via the secure 'My Account' area of the website

(2) you will not pass yourself off as someone else or create multiple, false accounts.

USE OF THE SITE

2.1 As a general user :

You can freely navigate through the Content featured on the Site, provided that You comply with the intellectual property rights defined in Article 4. Despite the care taken to create and update the Site, errors, inaccuracies and omissions or connection problems to the Site may occur. Tipster Academy shall not be held liable in this respect.

You should be aware that gambling involves an element of risk. By gambling on gambling websites, you run the risk that you may lose money or suffer psychological harm. Therefore, You acknowledge that any gambling you do shall be at your own risk.

The Site shall be used for personal purposes only. Any commercial use of the Site is prohibited.

It is prohibited to publish, reproduce or broadcast in any way whatsoever, all or parts of the content displayed on the Site, whether in editorial, graphic or pictorial form, without Tipster Academy's express consent.

All visitors shall use the Site in accordance with its general conditions of use. If You do not agree with these conditions of use, we recommend that You do not use our services.

Tipster Academy does not provide any warranty as to the duration of the services offered to its Users and reserves the right to withdraw them at any time.

2.2 As a tipster :

All tipsters memberships are subject to prior approval. TipsterAcademy.com reserves the right to refuse service to any new or existing tipster, in its sole discretion, with or without cause. TipsterAcademy.com reserves the right to refuse to do business with anyone, at any time, for any reason.

TipsterAcademy.com reserves the right, without liability, to reject, omit or exclude any tipster, for any reason at any time, with or without notice and regardless of any previous conditions.

2.3 General "rules" :

By using The Tipsteracademy.com website, you warrant that:

- You are 18 years of age and that there is no legal reason that you cannot enter into a binding agreement.

- Your Pseudo does not and will not infringe any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right, and you will not publish on the internet your personal details linked to your Pseudo.

- The Username you choose must not already be used, obscene, threatening, racist, offensive, pejorative, defamatory or in breach of intellectual property or other proprietary right of any third party. If we come to consider the Username chosen by you is inadequate, we reserve the right to refuse your registration or to prevent at any time your use of such a Username on the Site without notice to you.

- You will not sell the tips you have published on TipsterAcademy.com to any other third parties or on any service or website.

- You will not disseminate the tips you find on the TipsterAcademy.com site to other betting sites or forums.

- Tipster Academy reserves the right to use the selections made and the analysis provided by tipsters on trial in any way that they see fit.

- TipsterAcademy.com might provide gambling information such as odds for facilitating the tips deposit. But TipsterAcademy.com will not be liable for any incorrect odds and lines posted on its website. Tipsters have to check with their bookmaker for the latest odds, as odds and lines might fluctuate, often without notice.

- Tipsters must make at least 10 picks before they become eligible to be published online.

- Tips must be posted a minimum of two hours before the start of the event.

- Tipsters that are inactive (3 months of consecutive inactivity) will be removed from the tipping team.

- Previews that contain ONLY news from external websites (BBC, Skysports, etc...) without personal analysis/commentary are not accepted and will be deleted.

- Previews containing doubles or any other combos are not accepted.

- You undertake to act responsibly and not direct abuse towards TipsterAcademy staff or users via email, telephone, social media sites or any other medium.

- Failure to abide by these rules could result in the closure your account without notice by the TipsterAcademy.com team.

ORDERING TIPS

3.1. Eligibility to place an order

In order to place an order on the Site, You must be 18 years of age or more. In this respect, persons under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site.

To order Tips You shall create a personal and free of charge account (the "Account") by filling in the relevant fields (email and password)( in the dedicated page of the Site. In this respect, Your password is personal and confidential. You agree not to disclose this password to any third party in whatever form and for any reason whatsoever and to immediately inform Tipster Academy of any unauthorized use by a third party and of any threat to security that could arise. You are solely responsible for keeping your password safe and for any use of it that may be made.

3.2. Ordering process

To order any of the Tips listed on the Site, the user shall buy Tipster Academy credits.

To order credits, You shall:

1 - Select and add to your cart the credit offer(s) you want on the relevant page of the Site;

2 - Submit your order by clicking on the « Begin checkout » button

3 - Check your order details;

4 - Click on the « Checkout button »

5 - Login to your Account or Register onTipster Academy website if you don't have a Tipster Academy account yet.

6 - Confirm your order;

7 - Receive a confirmation from Tipster Academy.

3.3. No right of withdrawal

Except otherwise stated hereinafter, the User acknowledges and agrees that no right of withdrawal or any refund of any kind is granted to the User as part of these General Conditions.

3.4. Order cancellation

Tipster Academy reserves the right to refuse, without being liable for any damage or costs, an order already accepted by us in the following situations, without limitation:

Your billing information is not correct or not verifiable;

Your order is flagged up by our security systems as an unusual order or an order susceptible to fraud;

We have reason to believe You are under 18;

We have reason to believe that You resell or make available Tips to third parties.

3.5. Credits validity

Tipster Academy credits purchased on the Site have a validity of one year.

After their expiration date, the user will not be able to use them in order to view tips.

For avoidance of doubt, please see the following example:

- a user buy 20 credits on the 1st of November 2014.

- Then his 20 credits will have an expiration date of the 31st of October 2015.

- Passed the expiration date (31st of October 2015), the purchased credits will not be longer valid and the user will not be able to buy tips with those credits.

3.6. Warning

Tipster Academy informs the visitors of the Site, subscribers or any other users that the tips, information and recommendations published on the Site are provided for information purposes only. Neither Tipster Academy nor the Tipsters guarantee the accuracy of any information on the Site. The Site's visitors and subscribers, therefore confirm that they have legal capacity and acknowledge that they shall be solely liable for their acts and decisions.

The Users shall not hold Tipster Academy, its corporate officers and shareholders, or the Tipsters liable on the basis of any recommendations or information provided. You shall be solely liable for any use You make of the information and Tips published by Tipster Academy.

Sports betting is subject to various laws. Users of the Internet are responsible for knowing which legislation is applicable.

ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION

To deactivate your account please contact our customer services department by email at contact@tipsteracademy.com.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

4.1. Copyright

The Content may be subject to copyright rules and regulations and be the property of a third party, such as Tipster Academy, without limitation. It is prohibited to copy, present or broadcast all or part of any Content without the relevant third party's or Tipster Academy's express consent.

4.2. Trademarks - Brands

The brands which appear on the Site (with or without a logo) are trademarks (registered or not) belonging to Tipster Academy, including, without limitation, the "Tipster Academy" trademark or other trademarks belonging to third parties such as the Tipsters (the "Trademarks").

Any reference to the Trademarks on the Site shall not explicitly or implicitly constitute any right, license or authorization to use such Trademarks without the specific and prior written consent of Tipster Academy or the relevant third parties.

Any use of the Trademarks appearing on the Site and for which Tipster Academy or the relevant third party has not given its specific and prior written consent shall be strictly prohibited. Tipster Academy and the relevant third party shall reserve all rights and remedies available at law, including under criminal law, in order to ensure compliance with their rights in and to the Trademarks.

CONFIDENTIALITY

You agree to consider and treat all of the Tips as strictly confidential as soon as they are officially provided to You and until the end of the sport competition concerned.

In this respect, You agree not to directly or indirectly disclose or allow the disclosure of all or part of the Tips to any third parties whatsoever and on any other media than the Site.

You especially agree concerning all or part of the content, to not accomplish any prohibited activities listed below (together the "Prohibited Activities"):

- To sell, assign, lease, or enter into any act allowing a third party to access to the Tips, unless it is expressly authorized by these general conditions;

- To change, edit, modify, adapt or structure the Tips in any way;

- To copy, redistribute, perform or attempt to access the source code whatever the goal;

- Use the Site in a manner and / or for a purpose contrary to these general conditions and more generally for a purpose contrary to the laws.

The User shall take all measures as may be appropriate, in order to ensure continuous and strict compliance with this confidentiality undertaking.

Tipster Academy shall be entitled to claim damages from the User as a result of the User's breach of any one of the above mentioned obligations.

PERSONAL DATA AND COOKIES

6.1. Personal data

6.1.1. Definition

"Personal Data" means any information that concerns You as an individual and that You will voluntarily provide to us such as when You create your Account or that we may collect while You visit the Site, and that, regardless of the nature thereof, enables us to directly or indirectly identify You (for example, You may just be identifiable).

"Electronic identification" data means information created or calculated on or from your computer, while you are connected to the Internet, and that allows Tipster Academy to identify you as a User (more specifically, such data allow Tipster Academy to identify your computer).

6.1.2. Personal Data Collection

Tipster Academy collects Personal Data when You open an Account and when you order Tips on the Site.

Some of the information we may request from You is mandatory to order Tips.

Tipster Academy may also receive some Personal Data from commercial partners, who must guarantee that they are permitted to transfer such data to us.

6.1.3. Tipster Academy's use of your Personal Data

Tipster Academy uses this information: to customize the advertising messages you receive, to answer your requests about certain products or services, to inform You about promotions or new offers if you have accepted to receive this type of information from Tipster Academy, and also in order to optimize the Site's operation and efficiency.

Finally, some information can be aggregated (becoming anonymous) in order to optimize your use of the Site. We also use anonymous data for our surveys and statistics (for example, to select users by country of origin).

6.1.4. Disclosure of your Personal Data

Under no circumstances will Tipster Academy share or disclose your Personal Data, unless:

You have given us your prior consent to share such data (e.g. for direct marketing campaigns);

The law or a court requires us to do so.

6.1.5. Storage of your Personal Data

Your Personal Data will be kept so long as You use your Account on the Site, and for a 90-day period after requesting the closure of your Account on the Site, in order to protect your former Account name and to prevent other users from using it inappropriately.

6.1.6. Your rights

You have a right to access, rectify and delete all Personal Data concerning You which has been collected while using Tipster Academy's services (loi n°78-17 du 6 janvier 1978 dite loi informatique et libertés).

In order to exercise this right, You have to contact us at the following email address: support@tipsteracademy.com

6.2. Cookies

Tipster Academy has the right, in order to optimize its service, to place cookies on your computer and to access them. Cookies are files saved on your computer's hard drive while browsing the Internet. A cookie does not identify You personally, but records information concerning your browsing patterns that can be read directly by Tipster Academy's servers during your visits and following searches.

More specifically, the Site uses cookies in order to manage the sessions that You open with your account on the Site.

By modifying the configuration of your computer, you can therefore decide to accept all cookies, be informed when a cookie is activated or refuse all cookies. You can also destroy all of the cookies stored on your hard drive.

If you choose to refuse any cookie offered, You are informed that your browsing experience will be restricted, and will be impossible in some cases.

6.3 Information recording

You are cautioned that the interaction between you and Tipster Academy (the use of websites, emails and telephone calls) can be recorded. These records will be owned by Tipster Academy. They can be used to improve assistance to customers or as evidence in case of conflict.

LIABILITY

Tipster Academy (or any third party involved in the creation of the Site) shall not be held accountable or liable to You or any third party, for any direct damage arising out of the use of the Site, such as a loss of profit, business, software or other, data from your or a third party's IT system, even if Tipster Academy is specifically informed that such damage could occur.

Unless otherwise stated, the User acknowledges and agrees that ordering offers on the Site shall not warrant any successful bet or any win whatsoever.

In order to improve or maintain the Site (scheduled or emergency operations), Tipster Academy may from time to time interrupt the Site's operation for short periods and without notice.

Tipster Academy shall not be held liable for any damage arising out of such maintenance operations.

Tipster Academy shall not be held liable if the email or notification sent by Tipster Academy with the Tips arrives late or does not arrive in Your mailbox or on Your mobile phone.

Furthermore, You certify to Tipster Academy that You use the Site in strict compliance with these General Conditions. In this respect, You shall hold Tipster Academy harmless from any claims, including, without limitation, lawyer and legal fees, awards of damages, losses, costs and other disbursements that Tipster Academy may incur as a result of any claim, request, lawsuit or judgment directly or indirectly based on the violation of these General Conditions.

Tipster Academy may create links to other websites. Clicking on an outside link means that the User will leave the Site. Therefore, Tipster Academy will not be liable for a visitor's use of such outside links.

Laws regarding gaming vary throughout the world and internet casino gambling may be unlawful in some jurisdictions; it is the responsibility of members to ensure that they understand and comply fully with any laws or regulations relevant to themselves in their own country/state/locale.

We reserve the right to immediately suspend your account if we find out that your account was created or used in forbidden territory. These include, in particular, Afphanistant, Bulgaria, Belarus, China, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Turkey and some states of the USA.

MISCELLANEOUS

8.1. Acceptance of the General Conditions

Your use or viewing of the Site as well as any order through the Site, implies that you agree to comply with these General Conditions.

You should carefully read, print and keep a copy of these General Conditions.

8.2. Changes to Tipster Academy and the General Conditions

The Site is continuously changing. Tipster Academy can modify it and/or the current General Conditions, in whole or in part.

These changes will be implemented without prior notice. You are invited every time you visit the Site to verify the latest version of the General Conditions available permanently at the following address: http://tipsteracademy.com/conditions

In the event that you do not accept the modifications proposed by Tipster Academy in connection with the Site or the General Conditions, you are invited to avoid entering or using the Site.

8.3. Governing law and jurisdiction

These General Conditions of Use are governed by the Laws of France.

The courts of Paris, France shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute that may arise in connection with the interpretation or performance of these General Conditions, and more generally, over any dispute regarding access to or the use of the Site and/or of any element accessible on the Site.

Privacy policy

TipsterAcademy.com respects the privacy of its users and promises not to disclose personal or business information to third parties without the express permission of the individual concerned.

We will not sell your name, e-mail address, phone number, or any other personal information to anyone else. We consider this information to be private, and it will remain as such. If you have any questions about your privacy rights, contact us at tipsters@tipsteracademy.com

CONTACTS

Users may send email to the following address: support@Tipster Academy.com if they have any questions or require any information about the Charged Service and the status of their registration. Tipster Academy undertakes to answer these questions or requests for information as soon as possible.

Abuse towards members of Tipster Academy staff or other clients through the use of social media will not be tolerated and may lead to the closure of your account.