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GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
FOR THE USE OF HOSPITALITY PASSES

These terms and conditions (these "T&Cs") are published by Lagardere Sports Asia Pte Ltd ("LS") and shall apply to and govern the use of all Hospitality Passes (defined below) for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global 2016 (the "Event").  Hospitality Passes are sold by or otherwise distributed or issued by LS, as the official promoter and organiser of the Event.

As the user or holder of a Hospitality Pass (hereinafter, "you", "your", "yours" or "yourself"), it is your responsibility to read and understand these T&Cs and any accompanying risks, obligations and responsibilities. If you do not consent to these T&Cs, you must not use the Hospitality Pass or enter the Host Venue. By using the Hospitality Pass and/or entering the Host Venue, you are deemed to agree and consent to be bound by these T&Cs.

By holding, displaying and using a Hospitality Pass, you are representing that you are at least 18 years of age and it is your responsibility to supervise the activities of any children under your care and to ensure compliance with these T&Cs.

DEFINITIONS:

The terms set out in these T&Cs shall have the meaning set out against them below, unless the context otherwise requires:

  1. "Event" shall mean the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global 2016.
  2. "Facility" shall mean the facility or facilities and/or areas at the Host Venue known as the 'Racquet Club' and the 'Aces Lounge'.
  3. "Force Majeure Event" shall mean an act of God, war (declared or undeclared), revolution, riot, civil unrest, terrorism (threatened or act) strike, lock-out, earthquake, flood, fire, delay in transit, satellite failure, inclement weather (including typhoons), failure of any public utility, undertaking or any other cause whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of LS.
  4. "Hospitality Pass" shall mean the "" hospitality package/pass granting entry to either or both of the official Event hospitality Facilities known as 'Racquet Club' and/or the 'Aces Lounges' (as detailed on the applicable pass), as held, displayed and being used by you in accordance with these T&Cs and references to the Hospitality pass shall include the physical pass and/or ticket to the Facility and the Event
  5. "Host Venue" shall mean the designated venue of the Event whic managed and operated by SportsHub (and shall include the Facility) and any references to "Host Venue" contained herein shall include SportsHub.
  6. "Police" shall mean the Singapore Police Force, or any other body tasked with providing security arrangements for the Event, and includes auxiliary police forces and members of the Singapore Armed Forces.
  7. "SportsHub" shall mean SportsHub Pte Ltd, the owner and operator of the Host Venue.
  8. "SSC" shall mean Sport Singapore (formerly known as the Singapore Sports Council).
  9. "STB" shall mean Singapore Tourism Board.
  10. "WTA" shall mean WTA Tour Inc, a New York not-for-profit corporation with offices located at 1 Progress Plaza, Suite 1500, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, the owner and rights holder of the Event.

 

  1. YOUR OBGLIGATIONS, WARRANTIES AND UNDERTAKINGS
    1. You hereby warrant that you have, and will continue to have full right, title and authority to undertake and perform all of the obligations on your part contained herein and there is nothing (including by way of agreement or arrangement) affecting you which may prevent the proper performance by you of your obligations under these T&Cs
    2. You shall not develop, undertake and/or engage in any activity in relation to the Event at any time, either on your/their own or in conjunction with a third party, without the prior written consent of LS.
    3. You shall not use in any internal or external advertising, marketing, promotional or any other literature or material in any media worldwide the name, logos or marks of the Event, LS, WTA, any official sponsors of the Event, any images of players of the Event, or any other related logos or marks associated with the Event that may, in the reasonable opinion of LS, imply or give the impression that you or the activities conducted by you are connected to or endorsed by the Event, LS, WTA, any official sponsors of the Event or any of the players of the Event.
    4. You undertake that you shall not conduct yourself in a manner which is prejudicial or defamatory to the image of the game of tennis or its governing bodies, the Event, WTA, LS, STB, SSC, official sponsors of the Event and the Host Venue.
    5. You acknowledge and agree that all Hospitality Passes shall not be resold or transferred (whether for free or otherwise, or whether as a package with accommodation, transportation, food, beverage and/or other ancillary item or experience in the course of business or otherwise), and shall not be used for advertising, sales promotions or other commercial purposes (e.g. competition prize, sweepstakes) without LS’s prior approval. Any Hospitality Pass obtained or used in breach of this Clause shall be void and all rights conferred or evidenced by such Hospitality Pass shall be cancelled. Any person seeking to use a Hospitality Pass in breach of this Clause in order to gain or provide entry to or remain at the Event may be refused admission to or be ejected from the Host Venue and may be liable to legal action.
    6. LS reserves the sole and absolute right to retain or confiscate or cancel any Hospitality Pass held, displayed or used by you reasonably determined by LS to be in breach of any terms contained in these T&Cs without any liability to make any refund in respect thereof.
    7. You shall be responsible for all claims resulting from any breach of these T&Cs.
  2. TERMS OF USE AND ACCESS TO THE EVENT AND THE HOST VENUE
    1. Each Hospitality Pass entitles the bearer to access only the Facility or Facilities expressly designated on the Hospitality Pass and, for the avoidance of doubt, an Aces Lounge Hospitality Pass shall not confer any rights of access to, or benefits of any kind relating to, the Racquet Club Facility or any other area not expressly designated on the Hospitality Pass. The Racquet Club and Aces Lounge are the only official hospitality Facilities of the Event.
    2. LS hereby reserves the right to determine in its sole and absolute discretion and impose any conditions it deems fit in relation to, the type and location of the Facility and any dedicated areas within the Facility.
    3. LS may at its sole and absolute discretion provide an alternative type or location for the Facility, but shall not in any event be liable to you for and you hereby release and discharge LS against any damages, loss (including, without limitation to, any indirect loss, consequential loss or loss of profit), costs and expenses that may be suffered by you as a result of LS failing to provide the Facility or an alternative.
    4. There shall be no alterations or additions to the Facility or to any use of the Facility other than those approved by LS. You hereby agree that any approval granted in connection with alterations or additions to the Facility may be subject to additional rules or guidelines prescribed by WTA and/or LS. You shall be liable for and shall indemnify LS against any and all costs and expenses that may be suffered by you as a result of LS providing an alternative type or location for the Facility.
    5. You shall:
      1. comply with all arrangements, directions, announcements or notices displayed or given by the Police or officers, employees, agents, contractors or representatives of LS, WTA, STB, SSC or the Host Venue, in connection with the Event and the Host Venue, including, without limitation, notices, directions, announcements or other requirements relating to the entry, access, conduct, safety and security at the Event and the Host Venue;
      2. comply with all laws, regulations or requirements of the Police or any other authorities (including without limitations LS, STB, SSC, WTA or the Host Venue) in connection with the Event and the Host Venue;
      3. maintain safe, prudent and respectful behaviour at all times whilst at the Host Venue;
      4. be responsible for personal items. Neither LS nor the Host Venue will be responsible for any damage to, loss or theft of personal property; and
      5. comply with all other instructions and/or conditions displayed at the Event and the Host Venue.
    6. All Hospitality Passes shall remain the property of LS.  LS or the Host Venue reserves the right, at all times and at its sole discretion, to refuse entry or remove any person from the Host Venue. This includes, but is not limited to the following circumstances:
      1. the person holds a Hospitality Pass which is defaced, illegible, damaged, forged or copied, or not purchased from LS or its authorised representatives and/or agents;
      2. the presence of the person would be detrimental to or compromises safety at the Event;
      3. the person is deemed to be disorderly and/or intoxicated;
      4. the person is wearing or displaying commercial, political or other offensive signage or logos, except for official merchandise or other Event-related clothing worn in good faith;
      5. the entry to the Host Venue or an area prohibited to the general public within the Host Venue was unauthorised or obtained illegally;
      6. the person refuses to be inspected or refuses to submit its belongings for inspection for prohibited items; or
      7. any adverse weather, dangerous situations or any other causes that will affect the safety of patrons.
    7. As a spectator at the Event, as an attendee at the Host Venue and as a user of the Facility, you shall assume all risks, dangers and liability, including that of any children under your care, which may be incidental to being present at the Event, the Host Venue.
    8. LS, WTA, STB, SSC, official sponsors of the Event and the Host Venue (and their respective officers, employees, agents, contractors and representatives) shall not be responsible or liable for any injury, loss or damage occurring out of or incidental to your attendance or presence at the Event held at the Host Venue and/or your use of the Facility.
  3. HOSPITALITY PASSES
    1. All Hospitality Passes will only be issued upon receipt of full payment by LS and LS will further advise purchasers and/or recipients of Hospitality Passes on the applicable collection and/or delivery options.  
    2. The Hospitality Pass issued to you shall be kept safe and in good condition as replacement or duplicate Hospitality Pass may not be issued for defaced, illegible, lost, misplaced or stolen Hospitality Pass.  Any replacement or duplicate Hospitality Pass may be made by LS at its sole and absolute discretion and the cost of which shall be borne solely by you.
    3. Hospitality Passes cannot be exchanged or refunded under any circumstances, including but not limited to, the possible non-appearance of any particular person, group or personality or player expected by you, or any variations to the Event schedule and/or line-up, or any adverse weather conditions or any other circumstances/events beyond the reasonable control of LS.
    4. You hereby agree and acknowledge that the schedule for the Event (whether notified by LS or otherwise) and its proposed format is only provisional and is subject to change if necessary for any reason whatsoever. LS shall not be liable to you for any changes in the players or format of, or any other element of, the Event or arising from any arrangement of a substitute event.
  4. CANCELLATION / RESCHEDULING
    1. LS may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the Event, or deny access to the Host Venue due to adverse weather, dangerous situations or any other causes without any compensation to you.
    2. Where the Event is rescheduled to take place on dates other than the scheduled dates, you will be notified of the rescheduled dates. Unless otherwise advised by LS, your Hospitality Pass will be valid for the said rescheduled dates.
    3. You further acknowledge that you are fully responsible for taking out adequate insurance to cover against any losses which you may suffer as a result of interruption, cancellation, abandonment or postponement.
  5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY
    1. Nothing in these T&Cs shall exclude or restrict a party’s liability for death or personal injuries resulting from the negligence of that party or of its employees.
    2. LS shall not be liable to you by reason of any representation (unless fraudulent), or any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of these for any loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation arising as a direct or indirect result of breach or non-performance of these T&Cs due to a Force Majeure Event.
    3. LS shall not be liable in any circumstances for any actual, indirect or consequential loss (which expression shall include but not be limited to loss of profits, anticipated profits, savings, business or opportunity loss, loss of publicity or reputation, or any other economic loss) that may be suffered or incurred by you.
    4. The entire and aggregate liability of LS to you under or in connection with the provision of the Hospitality Pass and its accompanying rights and entitlements pursuant to these T&Cs shall not in any event exceed the amount paid by you for your purchase of your Hospitality Pass.
    5. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless LS, STB, SSC, WTA, official sponsors of the Event and the Host Venue and their respective officers, employees, agents, contractors and representatives (collectively (the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all actual losses and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and litigation costs) incurred by the Indemnified Parties as a result of any third party claims, which arise from any fraud, negligence, default or wilful misconduct on your part.
  6. FORCE MAJEURE
    1. If LS is prevented in any manner from fully performing its obligations required hereunder and has failed to deliver to you the Hospitality Pass and its related rights and entitlements, due to the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event, then LS’s obligations shall be suspended as long as any Force Majeure Event occurs and during the periods of time that those events exist; provided however, that LS shall make good faith efforts to continue to fulfil its obligations hereunder and to remedy the Force Majeure Event within a reasonable period of time so as not to materially affect the performance of its obligations hereunder.
    2. If any Force Majeure Event is of a severity or duration such that it materially affects the ability of LS to perform its obligations hereunder, then LS may be entitled to terminate the Hospitality Pass and related rights and entitlements without liability or further obligation to you, including but without limitation to any claim hereunder for any loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims for compensation or indemnification arising as a direct or indirect result of breach or non-performance due to the Force Majeure Event.
  7. PHOTOGRAPHS, IMAGES & RECORDING
    1. You must not make, create, store, record or transmit any kind of sound recording, visual footage or audio-visual footage of, at or in relation to the Event (“Recording”), or store, record or transmit any information or other data of, at or in relation to the Event (“Data”). Unless authorised by LS in writing, you must not bring into or use within the Host Venue any equipment that may enable a person to do the aforementioned acts. Personal electronic devices (including still image cameras, mobile telephones and other personal communications devices) are permitted within the Host Venue unless otherwise advised, provided that any Recording, Data and any image, including photographic images and any still pictures derived or capable of being derived from a Recording of, at or in relation to the Event (“Image”) that is recorded, stored and/or created thereon is used for personal, private and non-commercial purposes only.
    2. You hereby acknowledge and accept that it is a condition of entry to the Event that:
      1. the use of any such Recording, Data or Image (“Footage”) or any part of it for profit, commercial gain, public advertisement, display or for any other purpose except for the private enjoyment of the person making/recording the Footage, without the prior written consent of LS is strictly forbidden and will constitute a breach of these T&Cs for which you may be liable; and
      2. if a person makes or reproduces or uses such footage or any part of with or without the consent of LS, that person shall on request by LS, assign in writing, all copyright and all intellectual property in the Footage to LS, WTA or any other assignees of LS.
    3. You further acknowledge and agree that authorised photographers and videographers will be allowed into the Host Venue for photography and video recordings for any present or future advertising, marketing or promotional purposes without your prior permission. As a spectator at the Event, as an attendee at the Host Venue and as a user of the Facility, you may be photographed, filmed or sound recorded and LS, WTA, STB, SSC, official sponsors of the Event and the Host Venue may utilize your name, likeness, image, voice, writings and/or other identification in any manner, in and on any media, in perpetuity and without payment or approval, including (for example) in any and all still pictures of/from the Event, live or recorded television, radio, wireless, or internal transmissions of the Event and in general promotion of the Event, LS, WTA, STB, SSC, official sponsors of the Event and/or the Host Venue.
  8. GENERAL
    1. All clause headings are included in these T&Cs for convenience and are not to be construed as affecting the interpretation of these T&Cs in any way.
    2. No failure or delay by any party in exercising any right, power or privilege under these T&Cs shall operate as a waiver thereof nor shall any single or partial exercise thereof preclude any subsequent exercise in law, in equity or otherwise.
    3. If any provision of these T&Cs is held to be void, invalid, illegal, or unenforceable under any law or regulation, such void, invalid, illegal, or unenforceable provision shall be (a) revised to the minimum extent necessary (while still reflecting the original intent of these T&Cs as closely as possible) in order to make it valid, legal, and enforceable, or (b) deemed stricken if such revision is impracticable or impossible; and in either event all remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and binding upon the parties.
    4. Other than LS, who is a party to these T&Cs, you hereby agree that terms of these T&Cs are also for the benefit of WTA, STB, SSC, the official sponsors of the Event and the Host Venue, all of whom are not parties of these T&Cs but are deemed third party beneficiaries (the “Third Party Beneficiaries”), with all rights, benefits and remedies provided for hereunder. You further agree and acknowledge that any of the Third Party Beneficiaries may seek to enforce against, or benefit from, you pursuant to the provisions of these T&Cs. Save as expressly provided herein, nothing in these T&Cs shall confer on any other third party the right to enforce or benefit from any provisions of these T&Cs.
    5. LS may from time to time amend any part of these T&Cs. LS will give notice of any amendment by posting the same at the Event website at www.WTAFinals.com. You hereby agree that any notification of amendments as aforementioned shall be sufficient notice for the purpose of this Clause and if you do not accept any amendments, you shall cease all use of the Hospitality Pass. Your continued use of the Hospitality Pass after the date of such notification shall constitute your affirmative acknowledgement of the amendments and shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such revised T&Cs.
    6. These T&Cs shall be read and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of whose courts the parties submit.
    7. In general, LS collects, uses and retains your personal data to facilitate the issuance and provision of the Hospitality Pass and its related rights and entitlements to you.  To find out more about LS’s Privacy Policy please visit: www.WTAFinals.com/privacy-policy.   

 

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