- The competition will run until 1 June 2018 inclusive. To be verified at the end of the domestic season and announced officially within a week of this date.
- The competition is open to all teams in the Northern premier league divisions Premier, North and South but club MUST be registered with commentators cup for listeners to be counted.
- Clubs MUST register any broadcaster to Pundit by using the submission form in order for the number of listeners to be counted and used in the competition.
- Clubs can register at any point, listeners will count from December 26th 2017 Regardless of registration date but by final date of competition the club MUST be registered or the listeners will NOT be counted.
- Strong language has the potential to offend. Broadcasters can be enthusiastic and passionate but racist abuse, or pejorative terms relating to physical or mental illness and sexual orientation are unacceptable. (See Broadcast Content)
- Pundit reserves the right to interrupt the service for necessary maintenance, adjustments or repair.
- Neither Pundit nor the Evostik Northern Premier League will be held responsible for any actions, proceedings, claims or demands for loss or damages including death or personal injury in any way connected with this competition.
- Neither Pundit nor the Evostik Northern Premier League will be held responsible for any broadcaster’s actual or alleged libel, slander, invasion of privacy or infringement of copyright.
- Neither Pundit nor the Evostik Northern Premier League will be held responsible for actual or alleged infringement of intellectual property rights arising from use of the service.
- Winners will be paid to the Registered Club by form of cheque or bank transfer.
“User Content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, sound recordings (including all underlying musical composition and lyrics), broadcasts, video material, audio-visual material and any underlying material) that you upload, broadcast, share or submit using the Pundit Service for whatever purpose. If you upload, broadcast, share or submit any User Content using the Pundit Service via the Broadcast Software or otherwise you must comply with the User Content standards set out below.
You shall remain the owner of the copyright in any original User Content that you upload, broadcast, share or submit using the Pundit Service. The permission you grant to us below is not exclusive. You may continue to use the User Content in any way, including allowing others to use or exploit it, provided that such use does not interfere with or impair the rights you have granted to us in these Terms. By uploading, broadcasting, sharing or submitting any User Content using the Pundit Service via the Broadcast Software or otherwise and in consideration of us making available to you the opportunity to upload, broadcast, share or submit the User Content using the Pundit Service (which you acknowledge as a sufficient benefit to you), you grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, unconditional, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence (including the right to sub-license or assign) of the entire right and interest in and to such User Content so that Pundit and any successor may, subject to these Terms, exploit the User Content in any way relating to or in connection with the provision of the Pundit Service. This licence simply allows us to provide the Pundit Service to you. Once again, you shall continue to own your User Content.
You agree to waive any moral or similar rights in any jurisdiction that you may have in and to any of the User Content, even if the User Content is modified, altered or changed in a way which is not agreeable to you.
You warrant to Pundit that:
(i) the User Content is your own original work and you own the entire right, title and interest in and to the User Content and/or you have all necessary licences, rights, consents and permissions to use, and to authorise us to use the User Content in the manner contemplated by these Terms;
(ii) no further payments, monies, fees or royalties are or shall be due to any third parties relating to, arising out of, or in connection with the exploitation of the User Content via the Pundit Service;
(iii) any User Content you upload, broadcast, share or submit using the Pundit Service complies with the User Content standards set out below; and
(iv) your broadcasts and any User Content contained therein (in whole or in part) do not defame third parties or infringe upon the copyright or other intellectual property rights, or rights of privacy of any third parties. When you upload, broadcast, share or submit User Content using the Pundit Service via the Broadcast Software or otherwise you may be making the User Content available to the general public. This means that both non-registered and registered users may be able to view, listen to and access the User Content. Please do not upload or broadcast User Content if you do not want it to be available to the general public.
We have the right but not the obligation to, at our sole discretion and without notice, remove any User Content that you upload, broadcast, share or submit using the Pundit Service. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we do not have any obligation to check the accuracy or truthfulness of the User Content, nor to review or monitor such User Content, broadcasts or users’ use of the Site, the Pundit Service or Broadcast Software.
User Content Standards
The User Content must be appropriate, civil, tasteful and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the Internet.
You must not:
(i) upload, broadcast, share or submit User Content that is or may be interpreted as obscene, indecent, pornographic, sexually explicit, libellous, maliciously false, inaccurate, misleading, depicting violence (in a explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner) offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person or be in breach of racial, religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
(ii) use the Site, Pundit Service or Broadcast Software for any illegal or unlawful purpose. You must comply with these Terms at all times and with all applicable laws and regulations;
(iii) upload, broadcast, share or submit any User Content that infringes any proprietary rights of any third party including any patent, copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, trade secret rights in passing off, rights of privacy, publicity, confidence, or under data protection legislation or other intellectual property law;
(iv) upload, broadcast, share or submit User Content that is or may be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law) or be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person or be in contempt of any court;
(v) upload, broadcast, share or submit any User Content which is capable of being construed as negligent advice or which consists of or contains any negligent statement or any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
(vi) access or use the Broadcast Software, the Pundit Service, the Site or its content for any commercial or similar purpose;
(vii) upload, broadcast, share or submit any third party content without that third party’s prior written consent, or User Content that falsely expresses or implies that Pundit or the Site sponsor or endorse such User Content;
(viii) collect, obtain, compile, gather, transmit, reproduce, delete, revise, view or display any material, data or information, whether personally identifiable or not, posted by or concerning any other user in connection with the User Content or in connection with your use of the Site or the Pundit Service unless you have obtained the express, prior written permission of such other person, firm or enterprise to do so;
(ix) impersonate another person or create a false or misleading identity for the purpose of misleading others as to your identity for the purpose of misleading others as to your identity, or to collect information about other users.
(x) conduct forward promotions, chain letters, surveys, contests, or pyramid selling schemes;
(xi) use another users’ personal data for any purpose other than making contact with them, and it is reasonably expected that this contact will be welcomed by such other users;
(xii) upload, broadcast, share or submit User Content containing any spy ware, adware, viruses, corrupt files, worm programmes or other malicious code designed to interrupt, damage or limit the functionality of or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment, Trojan horse or any other material designed to damage, interfere with, wrongly intercept or expropriate any data or personal information;
(xiii) alter, adapt, modify, copy or create a derivative work from Content;
(xiv) modify, adapt, translate, reverse engine, hack or use any other means to retrieve or index any part of the Site or Broadcast Software unless you have prior written consent from Pundit;
(xv) submit any material or do anything that results in the transmission of junk email, duplicate or unsolicited messages, chain letters, “spamming” or “phishing”;
(xvi) incorporate any advertising, or conduct any other paid sponsorship or promotional activities of any kind, in or in connection with the User Content and broadcasts; or
(xvii) interfere with another user’s use and enjoyment of the Site and Pundit Service or use the Site and Pundit Service in any other manner that could damage, disable, over burden or impair the Site or Pundit Service. We reserve the right to edit or remove any material and User Content uploaded, broadcast, shared or submitted using the Pundit Service, for any reason whatsoever.
Notwithstanding our rights under these Terms in relation to User Content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission, publication or broadcasting of such content via the Pundit Service.