You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to open an account, participate in contests, or win prizes offered by the Website. In jurisdictions, territories, and locations where the minimum age for permissible use of the Website is greater than eighteen (18) years old, you must meet the age requirement in your local jurisdiction or territory. You must be at least nineteen (19) years of age at the time of account creation if you are a legal resident of Alabama or Nebraska or twenty-one (21) years of age if you are a legal resident of Massachusetts. Legal residents physically located in any of the fifty (50) states and Washington, DC, may participate in Free Play contests. Residents of Alabama, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, and Washington (the “Excluded States”) are not eligible to open an account and participate in Cash Play contests offered by the Website. Legal residents of the Excluded States are eligible to open and maintain accounts on the Website for use only in games that do not offer prizes. However, legal residents of Alabama or Idaho who are physically located outside of the Excluded States are eligible to deposit funds, enter contests and earn prizes offered by the Website. Legal residents of Canada are eligible to open an account and participate in contests offered by the Website.
If any deposit is charged back, any winnings generated from Rank Ride contests shall be invalidated, forfeited, and deducted from your Account balance. In addition, the amount of the initial deposit will be invalidated, forfeited, and deducted from the Account balance. Rank Ride reserves the right to close your account – without notice – shall a deposit be charged back.
Rank Ride and Professional Bull Rider (PBR) employees (“Employees”) and Immediate Family Members (an “Immediate Family Member” means any domestic partner and relative of the employee who resident at an employee’s residence, including but not limited to parents, grandparents, in-laws, children, siblings, and spouses) are not permitted to play in any public contests for cash hosted on the Website; provided, however, Employees and Immediate Family Members are permitted to play in the following contests on the Website: Rank Ride-sponsored Free Play Contest for prizes other than cash. Employees and relatives living in the same household such as employees located in Colorado are prevented from competing in any fantasy contests offered by any fantasy contest operator in which the operator offers a cash prize.
Professional or amateur athletes, sports agents, coaches, team owners, team employees, referees or PBR officials, and their immediate family members, are not eligible to participate in and are strictly prohibited from entering, any Rank Ride contests in the sport in which they are associated.
Users will be able to visit the Website and view the games available for entry (the "Contests"). Each individual Contest that is not free to enter has an entry fee listed in US dollars. When you select to participate in a Contest and complete the entry process, the listed amount of US dollars will be debited from your Rank Ride account.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
By entering a Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of Rank Ride, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Company, at its sole discretion, may disqualify any entrant from a Contest, refuse to award benefits or prizes, and require the return of any prizes if the entrant engages in conduct or otherwise utilizes any information the Company deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Contest or is in any way detrimental to other entrants. These Terms prohibit entering a Contest if the entrant is:
- Except as otherwise stated in the Eligibility section above, an Employee of PBR or the Company or an immediate family member of such employee;
- An employee or operator of any daily fantasy site including any that charges entrance fees or offers prizes, and any Immediate Family Member of any such person;
- Accessing or has had access to any pre-release, confidential information, or other information that is not available to all other entrants of a Contest and that provides the entrant an advantage in such a Contest, including any information from any daily fantasy sports site or information from a sports governing body (e.g., pre-release injury information) (“Pre-Release Data”);
- An employee of a sponsor, consultant, or supplier of PBR or the Company or any other daily fantasy sports contest provider that has access to Pre-Release Data or otherwise receives an advantage in the entrant’s participation in a Contest;
- An employee, operator, or consultant to a sports governing body where such employee, operator, or consultant is prohibited from participating in applicable Contests by the such governing body;
- Breaches any rules or policies of the entrant’s employer, of any sports governing body, or any other professional body of which the entrant is a member, including any rule or policy regarding participation in Contests or accepting prize money;
- Any person prohibited from participating pursuant to court order;
- Any entrant who has knowingly received Pre-Release Data or any other non-public information that provides an advantage in a Contest from any person who is prohibited from entering a Contest as provided in these Terms.
In addition, conduct that would be deemed improper also includes, but is not limited to:
- Falsifying personal information required to enter a Contest or claim a prize;
- Engaging in any type of financial fraud including unauthorized use of credit instruments to enter a Contest or claim a prize;
- Colluding with any other individual(s) or engaging in any type of syndicate play;
- Using a single Account to participate in a Contest on behalf of multiple entrants or otherwise collaborating with others to participate in any Contest;
- Using automated means (including but not limited to scripts and third-party tools) to interact with the Website in any way (this includes, but is not limited to: creating a contest, entering a contest, withdrawing from a contest, creating a lineup, and editing a lineup);
- Using automated means (including but not limited to harvesting bots, robots, parsers, spiders, or screen scrapers) to obtain, collect or access any information on the Website or of any User for any purpose.
- Any type of bonus abuse, abuse of the refer-a-friend program, or abuse of any other offers or promotions;
- Tampering with the administration of a Contest or trying to in any way tamper with the computer programs or any security measure associated with a Contest;
- Obtaining other entrant's information and spamming other entrants; or
- Abusing the Website in any way.
Users further acknowledge that the forfeiture and/or return of any prize shall in no way prevent Rank Ride from pursuing criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct.
By entering into a Contest or accepting any prize, entrants, including but not limited to the winner(s), agree to indemnify, release, and hold harmless Rank Ride and PBR, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and agents, as well as the officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and representatives of any of the foregoing entities (collectively, the "Released Parties"), from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever, including but not limited to injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with participation in the Contest, the receipt, ownership, use or misuse of any prize or while preparing for, participating in and/or traveling to or from any prize related activity, as well as any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. Rank Ride may, in its sole and absolute discretion, require an Authorized Account Holder to execute a separate release of claims similar to the one listed above in this Paragraph as a condition of being awarded any prize or receiving any payout.
Rank Ride is not responsible for: any incorrect, invalid or inaccurate entry information; human errors; postal delays/postage due mail; technical malfunctions; failures, including public utility or telephone outages; omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone system or network, computer online systems, data, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software (including, but not limited to software and operating systems that do not permit an entrant to participate in a Contest), including without limitation any injury or damage to any entrant's or any other person's computer or video equipment relating to or resulting from participation in a Contest; inability to access the Website, or any web pages that are part of or related to the Website; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries and/or images of any kind; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, postal issues, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or transmission systems, or the Internet, or any service provider's facilities, or any phone site or website or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors, or any combination thereof.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, RANK RIDE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
All entries become the property of Rank Ride and will not be acknowledged or returned.
To be eligible to enter any contest or receive any prize, the Authorized Account Holder may be required to provide Rank Ride with additional documentation and/or information to verify the identity of the Authorized Account Holder and to provide proof that all eligibility requirements are met. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of an Authorized Account Holder, Rank Ride will, in its sole and absolute discretion, utilize certain information collected by Rank Ride to assist in verifying the identity and/or eligibility of such Authorized Account Holder.
Where legal, both entrants and winner consent to the use of their name, voice, and likeness/photograph in and in connection with the development, production, distribution, and/or exploitation of any Contest or the Website. Winners agree that from the date of notification by Rank Ride of their status as a potential winner and continuing until such time when Rank Ride informs them that they no longer need to do so that they will make themselves available to Rank Ride for publicity, advertising, and promotion activities.
Rank Ride reserves the right to move entrants from the Contests they have entered to substantially similar Contests in certain situations determined by Rank Ride in its sole discretion.
OTHER LEGAL RESTRICTIONS
CONTEST OF SKILL
Contests offered on the Website are contests of skill. Winners are determined by the objective criteria described in the Contest deadline, roster, Rules, scoring, and any other applicable documentation associated with the Contest. From all entries received for each Contest, winners are determined by the individuals who use their skill and knowledge of relevant sports information and fantasy sports rules to accumulate the most points according to the corresponding scoring rules. The Website and Contests may not be used for any form of illicit gambling.
CONTEST STATISTICS AND LIVE SCORING
To the extent that we offer 'live' statistics during gameplay, all 'live' statistics and other information provided through the Rank Ride Website and related information sources are unofficial. Live sports statistics and their respective components are offered for informational and/or entertainment purposes only and are not used to determine the results of our Contests. While Rank Ride and the third parties used to provide the Rank Ride Services use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, neither Rank Ride nor its third party providers warrant or make any representations of any kind with respect to the information provided through the Rank Ride Website and related information sources. Rank Ride and its third party providers shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness, or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Rank Ride Website and related information sources, and shall not be responsible or liable for any error or omissions in that information.
TERMINATION AND EFFECT OF TERMINATION
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH OR SENT FROM THE WEBSITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE," AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, THE COMPANY AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES, OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) ABOUT: (A) THE WEBSITE; (B) THE CONTENT AND SOFTWARE ON AND PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE; (C) THE FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE; (D) THE MESSAGES AND INFORMATION SENT FROM THE WEBSITE BY USERS; (E) ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED VIA THE WEBSITE OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES; AND/OR (F) SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, ANY OF THE WEBSITES' FUNCTIONS, OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE WEBSITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES OR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION AND, IN ANY EVENT, THE COMPANY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS SUCH WARRANTIES. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY USING ANY OF THE FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE, YOU ACT AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES ARE LAWFUL IN EVERY JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. FURTHER, THE COMPANY AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND TITLE.
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
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No professional or amateur sports league or any team associated with any professional or amateur sports league is associated with Rank Ride or in any way affiliated or associated with the Contests.
Third-party online publishers that refer users to the Rank Ride website shall not be responsible or liable for the Rank Ride website or any of the content, software, or functions made available on, or accessed through, or sent from, the Rank Ride website.
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For Content Providers / Optimization Tools
Content providers are expressly prohibited from engaging in the distribution of pre-built lineups that require no substantive input from the user.
- Lineup tools must require multiple, substantive, independent decisions by the users in order to generate a lineup
- Providers must ensure that their customers are not commonly generating the same or substantively similar lineups as an output of the tools