Terms & Conditions
SPARTAN RACE - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
This Site is not for children under 13 (“Minimum Age”). By accessing or using the Site, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration and other information you submit, if any, is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of any information you provide; (c) you will not submit any personal information if you are under the Minimum Age without your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission; and (d) your access or use of the Site does not violate any applicable law or regulation.
2. REGISTRATION/USER ACCOUNT
(c) By creating a User Account, you agree: (1) that you are the Minimum Age or older; (2) you will only have one Spartan User Account; (3) to provide true, accurate and complete User Data, credit, debit or charge card numbers and expiration dates, and any other payment information; (4) to maintain and promptly update the User Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete; (5) to grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate, and create derivative works of your User Data; and (6) you are not already restricted by Spartan from having a User Account. It is a violation of this User Agreement to create a User Account with false information, or to create User Account registered on behalf of others with false information, or to create a User Account for persons under the age of 14.
(d) Spartan reserves the right to limit your use of the User Account and the Services. Spartan reserves the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your User Account if you breach any of the terms of this User Agreement or the law.
(e) Your User Account includes a publicly displayed profile page (“Profile Page”) in which other User Account users will be able to search for and view your: (i) full name; (ii) home state/province/territory and country; (iii) profile picture; (iv) race photos; (v) racer stats (for all completed races and trifectas, including the number of races, number of obstacles completed, total distance completed, total duration); (vi) history of race results (including the name, location, date, and type of each completed race, as well as the results from each such completed race; and (vii) for Spartan+ User Accounts only, any “Challenges” and “Trophies” you have earned in connection with completed races. Other User Account users will also be able to “follow” your Profile Page, and “like” certain accomplishments that you have earned.
(f) Termination of User Account. Spartan may terminate you rights and access to your User Account at any time with notice. Upon termination, you lose the right to access and use your User Account and certain applicable Services. You may close your User Account at any time by contacting email@example.com.
(g) Dos and Don'ts
You agree that you will:
● Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, and regulatory requirements; and
● Provide true, accurate and complete information.
You agree that you will not:
● Create a false identity in your User Account, misrepresent your identity, create a User Account profile for anyone other than yourself (a real person), or use or attempt to use another’s User Account;
● Develop, support, or use software, devices, scripts, robots or any other means or processes (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons or any other technology) to scrape the Services or otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services;
● Override any security feature or bypass or circumvent any access controls or use limits of the User Accounts;
● Copy, use, disclose or distribute any information obtained from your User Account or the Services, whether directly or through third parties (such as search engines), without the consent of Spartan;
● Disclose information that you do not have the consent to disclose (such as confidential information of others);
● Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the User Account or any related technology that is not open source;
● Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell or otherwise monetize the User Account or related data or access to the same, without Spartan’s consent;
● Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of the Services;
● Overlay or otherwise modify the Services or their appearance (such as by inserting elements into the Services or removing, covering, or obscuring an advertisement included on the Services);
● Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms); and
● Violate any additional terms concerning the User Account or a specific Service that are provided when you create or start using a User Account or other such Service.
3. SMS NOTIFICATIONS
(a) Event Purchases: Your purchases on the Site in connection with your registration for any type of Spartan-operated event (including without limitation, any Spartan Sprint®, Spartan Super®, Spartan Beast®, Spartan Ultra®, Spartan Stadion®, Spartan Kids®, Agoge, Hurricane Heat®, Peak Races®, Spartan Trail™, DEKA™, and any other event type offered by Spartan, collectively the “Events”) are subject to the Terms of Purchase.
(b) Spartan+ Membership: Spartan+ is a paid membership User Account (the “Spartan+ Membership”) that grants you access to world-class coaching, our best content, exclusive discounts, and digital events (“Spartan+ Benefits”). A Spartan+ Membership is an automatically renewing paid membership requiring recurring payments. Spartan+ Memberships can be purchased for either a one-year period (“Yearly Membership”), or on a month-to-month basis (with a minimum six-month initial period (“Monthly Membership”), or for a period of time as described below in connection with the Trifecta Pass or Season Pass purchase (“Pass Membership”) (the period of time during the Yearly Membership, the Monthly Membership, or the Pass Membership, the “Membership Period”). The terms and conditions for the User Account under Section 2 shall also apply to the Spartan+ Membership.
i. Additional Information. For detailed information about what is included in the Spartan+ Benefits, please click here. For other applicable information about Spartan+, please visit our FAQs.
ii. Membership Fee and Payment. Spartan+ is offered for a fee (“Membership Fee”) payable at the start of the Membership Period. Depending on the conditions as stated when you register for Spartan+, including whether your select a Yearly Membership or a Monthly Membership, the initial Membership Fee you are charged shall be in the amount as stated on the Spartan+ sign-up page. If you sign up for the Yearly Membership, you will be required to pay the Membership Fee at the time you sign-up, and, unless you cancel pursuant to these terms and conditions, the Membership Fee shall automatically be charged to you exactly one-year from the time you initially signed up. If you sign up for the Monthly Membership, you will be required to pay the first month’s Membership Fee at the time you sign-up, and then billed monthly thereafter on the same calendar day each month (e.g., February 1, March 1, April 1, etc.), or if calendar day you purchased does not recur each month, then on the last day of the month (i.e., March 31, April 30, May 31, etc.). We reserve the right to modify the Membership Fee at any time prior to your initial, or next recurring, payment of the Membership Fee. By signing up for Spartan+ and providing Spartan with your payment account information, you agree that: (a) you will be charged your first Spartan+ Membership Fee and any applicable taxes on the date you purchase your Spartan+ Membership; (b) you authorize Spartan and its service providers to store your payment method for the purpose of executing future Spartan+ auto-renewal transactions; (c) UNLESS YOU CANCEL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS IN THE “CANCELLATION” SECTION BELOW, BY DEFAULT (AND WITH PRIOR NOTICE ONLY TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW), YOUR SPARTAN+ MEMBERSHIP WILL AUTOMATICALLY RENEW AT THE END OF THE THEN-CURRENT MEMBERSHIP PERIOD, AND (D) AT THE TIME OF RENEWAL, SPARTAN WILL AUTOMATICALLY CHARGE THE THEN-CURRENT SPARTAN+ MEMBERSHIP FEE AND ANY APPLICABLE TAXES TO AN ELIGIBLE PAYMENT METHOD THAT WE HAVE ON FILE FOR YOU. If your payment details change, your card provider may provide us with updated card details. We may use these new details or details from other cards on file in order to help prevent any interruption to your Spartan+ Membership. If you need to change your billing address, name, or payment method first sign-in to your User Account. Then, go to your account settings and make the necessary changes and click save.
iii. Third-Party Payment Processors. You agree to pay us, through our payment processors or financing partners (as applicable), all charges at the prices then in effect for any purchase in accordance with the applicable payment terms presented to you at the time of purchase. You agree to make payment using the payment method you provide when you set up your account. We reserve the right to correct, or to instruct our payment processors or financing partners to correct, any errors or mistakes, even if payment has already been requested or received.
iv. Trifecta or Season Pass. If you purchase a Trifecta Pass or Season Pass through the Site, you will be automatically granted access to a Spartan+ Membership at no additional charge. The Membership Period will begin at the time you complete the purchase of a Trifecta Pass or Season Pass, and will end on December 31 of the then-current calendar year (e.g., if you purchase a Season Pass on February 1, 2021, the Membership Period will end at 11:59:59 pm PT on December 31, 2021). The Membership Period in connection with a Pass Membership will not automatically renew.
v. Cancellation. You can cancel your Spartan+ Membership at any time during your Membership Period by logging into your User Account and selecting cancel under the settings (account.spartan.com/settings). You must cancel at least one (1) calendar day before the next-scheduled Membership Period renewal date to avoid being charged for the next Membership Period (e.g., if renewal date is February 1, you must cancel by 11:59:59 pm PT on January 31). If you cancel your Spartan+ Membership within ten (10) days for a Yearly Membership (or three (3) days of a Monthly Membership) from the beginning of your initial Membership Period, you will receive a full refund of the Membership Fee (less any credit card or other processing fees that may have been charged at the time of purchase). If you cancel your membership after the first ten (10) days of your Membership Period, the Membership Fee will not be refunded, however you will continue to receive all Spartan+ Benefits for the remainder of the Membership Period (if you cancel a Monthly Membership during the initial 6-month minimum Membership Period, you will continue to receive all Spartan+ Benefits for the remainder of the initial 6-month minimum period).
vi. Updates and Changes. The Spartan+ fees and benefits may change in the future. If Spartan changes the Membership Fee charged for a Spartan+ Membership, Spartan will notify you and provide you with the opportunity to change or cancel your membership before it is renewed for another Membership Period. Your continued use of (and failure to timely cancel) the Spartan+ Membership after such change becomes effective will constitute your acceptance of the increased Membership Fee. If you do not wish to continue subscribing to Spartan+ with the new fees, you may cancel your Spartan+ Membership in accordance with the “Cancellation” terms and conditions above. Any Spartan+ Membership will be subject to the terms and conditions in effect at the time you sign up or renew for a new Membership Period.
5. CODE OF CONDUCT
By using the Services, you agree to comply with the Spartan Code of Conduct (https://race.spartan.com/en/about/code-of-conduct).
You agree that any submission of any ideas, suggestions, feedback, and/or proposals to Spartan through its suggestion, feedback, wiki, forum, or similar pages (“Submissions”) is at your own risk and agree that: (a) your Submissions do not contain confidential or proprietary information;
(b) Spartan is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Submissions;
(c) Spartan shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Submissions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide;
(d) Spartan may have something similar to the Submissions already under consideration or in development;
(e) your Submissions shall automatically become the property of Spartan without any obligation of Spartan to you; and
(f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Spartan under any circumstances.
7. IP OWNERSHIP – RESTRICTION OF USE
(b) The Site, including all Site software, databases, proprietary information, documentation, software, contents, computer codes, ideas, know-how and Materials (and all modifications and derivative works and any intellectual property and other rights relating to or contained in the Site) including, without limitation, the selection, compilations, sequence and “look and feel” and arrangement of items, is owned and operated by Spartan and will remain the exclusive property of Spartan. You acknowledge that the Site is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. You further acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Site or the Materials. You shall not challenge, contest, or otherwise impair Spartan’s ownership of the Site and the content therein.
(c) The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Site (collectively the “Trademarks”) are the registered and unregistered trademarks of Spartan and Spartan’s advertisers, licensors, sponsors, suppliers, and others. The Trademarks owned by Spartan, whether registered or unregistered, may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not offered by Spartan, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion with customers, or in any manner that disparages Spartan. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark without the express written permission of Spartan, Spartan’s licensors or suppliers, or the third-party owner of any such Trademark. Misuse of any Trademarks is prohibited, and Spartan will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights in such Trademarks, including via civil and criminal proceedings. You may inquire about obtaining permission by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. USER GENERATED CONTENT
(a) Spartan, by and through its ownership and operation of the Sites, now or in the future may permit you to submit or publish content, including without limitation, videos, images, textual content, or other content submitted by you and other users (including without limitation, by and through your User Account and/or Spartan+ Membership User Account) (collectively, “User Generated Content”). By submitting User Generated Content, you agree to abide by these User Generated Content terms and conditions under this Section 7 (“UGC Terms”).
(b) You shall be solely responsible for your own User Generated Content and the consequences of Spartan (or the Licensed Parties, as defined below) posting, publishing or otherwise distributing such content. You shall not submit any User Generated Content anonymously or under a false name or a false e-mail address. You may not impersonate another user or provide any false information about yourself.
(c) Unless you enter into a separate written agreement with Spartan, Spartan does not claim ownership in User Generated Content you submit; however, by submitting the User Generated Content to Spartan, you hereby waive any and all moral rights in connection with the User Generated Content and you automatically grant Spartan and its parents, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, affiliates, related companies, agents, licensees, sublicensees, sponsors, brand partners, production partners, social media platforms, contractors, successors, legal representatives, assigns, third-party service providers and their respective brand partners, marketing or public relations agencies and other affiliates (each, a “Licensed Party” and collectively, the “Licensed Parties”) a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, distribute, sub-license, modify, create derivative works of (including without limitation, to rename, edit, shorten, if video – split the videos into different segments, and use the entire User Generated Content or segments thereof), publish, transfer, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, host, index, cache, tag, encode, and/or adapt the User Generated Content in any and all media formats and channels, including, but not limited to, all social media accounts and webpages owned or operated by Spartan (including the advertisement and promotion thereof), third party licensee websites, over the air (on radio or television), and on mobile platforms, without payment and without further consent or notice to you. You further grant the Licensed Parties the right to contact you in connection with your User Generated Content and to use your name, social media username or handle, city and state or province and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Generated Content. For the avoidance of doubt, any use of the User Generated Content (including your name and likeness in connection therewith) by the Licensed Parties does not need to be submitted to you for any approval for use at any time.
(d) By submitting User Generated Content on or through Site, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that:
i. you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to upload, use and authorize the Licensed Parties to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, and other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, in and to any User Generated Content to enable inclusion, distribution and use of the User Generated Content in the manner contemplated by the Licensed Parties and these UGC Terms;
ii. you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Generated Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion, distribution and use of the User Generated Content in the manner contemplated by the Licensed Parties and these UGC Terms;
iii. the User Generated Content is your own original work and that you own or control the necessary rights to enable inclusion, distribution and use of the User Generated Content in the manner contemplated by the Licensed Parties and these UGC Terms;
iv. you are not a minor, or you are the parent/guardian of all minors depicted in your User Generated Content, if any;
v. you have the full right, power, and authority to grant the rights described in these UGC Terms;
vi. the User Generated Content does not in any way violate any laws, rules, or regulations,
vii. the User Generated Content is not in any way derogatory, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, harmful to children, vulgar, profane, lewd, obscene, offensive, pornographic, threatening, harassing, violent, racist, or hateful, nor does it encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, or give rise to civil liability;
viii. the User Generated Content does not violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity whatsoever;
ix. the User Generated Content is not an endorsement, express or implied, of any party, product, or other entity;
x. you have not received payment or consideration of any kind for submitting the User Generated Content on or through Site; and
xi. the User Generated Content is for public consumption and is not confidential in any manner.
(e) The Licensed Parties do not permit the infringement of intellectual property rights, including copyright, and will remove User Generated Content (and any other content) if properly notified that such Content infringement on another’s intellectual property rights. The Licensed Parties reserve the right to remove User Generated Content (and any other content) without prior notice.
(f) The Licensed Parties do not and cannot now or in the future review all User Generated Content submitted and are not responsible for any User Generated Content submitted by you or others on or through the Site. The Licensed Parties do have the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit and/or move any User Generated Content that they deem, in their sole discretion, to be in violation of these UGC Terms or for any other reason.
(g) The Licensed Parties are not responsible or liable for any User Generated Content submitted by you or any third party on or through the Site. Spartan does not verify the accuracy of statements that users make or place on or through the Licensed Parties and does not guarantee that any User Generated Content has been submitted with the permission of the copyright or proprietary owner or are otherwise in compliance with these UGC Terms.
(h) You hereby fully release, discharge, and agree to hold the Licensed Parties, and any person or entity acting on their behalf, harmless from any liability related in any way to the Licensed Parties’ use of your User Generated Content and your name and/or likeness. You agree to indemnify the Licensed Parties for any and all loses resulting from your violation of the UGC Terms, including without limitation, your violation of any representation and warranty under set forth these UGC Terms.
(i) Spartan reserves the right to modify these UGC Terms from time to time without notice to you. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these UGC Terms so that you will be apprised of any changes.
10. PARENTAL CONSENT
We will NOT knowingly collect, use, or distribute personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable consent from a parent or guardian. We cannot, however, prohibit minors from visiting our Site and must rely on parents and guardians to decide what materials are appropriate for children to view and purchase. There are parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. You can find information about parental controls at http://onguardonline.gov, and https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0031-protecting-your-childs-privacy-online. We do not endorse the products or services listed at this website.
12. SOFTWARE US EXPORT
The Site is subject to the United States export control laws and regulations, and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. You agree to strictly comply with all such laws and regulations and acknowledge that you have the responsibility to obtain authorization to export, re-export, or import of any data on our Site, as may be required.
Spartan may give notice to persons with User Accounts and to general users of the Site by means of a general notice on the Site, electronic mail to your e-mail address, or by written communication sent by first class mail to a user's address if on record in the User Account information. All notices from you to Spartan either must be sent by mail to ATTN: User Account Notice, Spartan Race, Inc., 234 Congress Street, Boston, MA, 021110, or by email to email@example.com, and such notices will be deemed received the next day if sent via email, overnight mail or courier, or three (3) days after deposited in the mail if sent by certified or registered mail.
15. DISCLAIMERS – INDEMNITY – LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
(a) RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY. YOU HEREBY WAIVE, RELEASE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE THE LICENSED PARTIES FROM ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
(b) NO WARRANTY. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF SPARTAN’S SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE USE OF AND ACCESS TO YOUR USER ACCOUNT AND/OR SPARTAN+ MEMBERSHIP IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SPARTAN MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT YOUR USER ACCOUNT OR THE SITE’S SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE. SPARTAN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SPARTAN DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION ON, OR PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH, YOUR USER ACCOUNT OR THE SITES. SPARTAN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION
16. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
17. GOVERNING LAW
20. CONTACT US
For general inquiries, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.