Terms and Conditions
Last Update: Oct 4, 2022
Zedball is a sports entertainment platform where players (“you,” or “User”) can engage with their favourite athletes and build connections with their friends and the world-wide sports community.
Zedball creates digital trading cards backed by blockchain technology and featuring professional athletes (“Collectibles”). Use your sports knowledge to compose your dream team and enter that team in a fantasy sports tournament based on the real-life performance of the athletes you have chosen.
Depending on how you use the Website, additional terms (“Additional Terms”) may apply, including:
Game Rules, if you enter into a tournament;
API Terms, if you access Zedball’s API;
Brand Guidelines, if you use any of Zedball’s marks or trademarks.
These Terms and Conditions and any Additional Terms (where applicable) form a legally binding agreement between you and Zedball – please read them carefully. For the purposes of these Terms, any capitalised terms shall have the meaning assigned. Zedball also makes a Help Center available where you can find useful explainers, guides, and interesting articles (the “Help Center”). The materials provided in the Help Center are purely informative and not legally binding. We invite you to have a look or reach out to our Support Team via the Help Center if you ever have any questions.
1. The Zedball Website and App
1.1. The Website, App, and Services are owned and operated by Zedball, a British company registered with gov.uk under number 13982765, with a registered address of 4008 1 Newfoundland Place, London, United Kingdom, E14 4BS. You can find more information about us here
1.2. The services include all products, offerings, games, and features, including the Marketplace, offered by Zedball through the Website and App (“Services”). Through the Website and App, you can acquire, collect, exchange, and play collectible digital cards that leverage blockchain technology.
2.1. Account Creation. Zedball is free to use. To sign up for a User account, you must provide:
an e-mail address.
When creating a User account, you must agree to these Terms, and by doing so you represent and warrant that you (i) are eighteen (18) years old or older; (ii) agree to these Terms and Conditions; (iii) will use the Website, App, and/or Services in compliance with these Terms and any applicable law, rule or regulation; and (iv) you are not located in a country that the U.S. government, European Union and/or United Nations has placed embargo restriction on and you are not on the U.S. government, European Union or United Nations list of restricted parties or persons (including being a Specially Designated National by the U.S. government).
For the avoidance of doubt, you shall not use or access the Website or Services at any time from a country that the U.S. government, European Union and/or United Nations has placed embargo restriction on or if you are added to the U.S. government, European Union or United Nations list of restricted parties or persons (including being a Specially Designated National by the U.S. government).
2.2. Account Use. The Website, App, User accounts and Services are free for individual, non-commercial, personal use. You shall not sign up on behalf of or act in coordination with another individual, group of individuals and/or a company.
2.3.1. While creating a User account, you will be asked to pick a username that will be associated with any purchases and Game participation of your User account.
2.3.2. You shall not attempt to mislead, confuse and/or defraud other users via elements in your username. You may not include any abusive, harassing, offensive or otherwise malicious language or suggestions in your username.
2.4. Account Security.
2.4.1. Please choose a strong password, use a password manager, store your information securely, do not share your account information with third parties and observe other security best practices. We are not liable for the loss or theft of your password or other account information. It is your responsibility to take all measures to secure access to your login and account information, including your password. We strongly encourage you to set up two-factor authentication. You are responsible for the actions of any person using your User account, including without your prior consent.
2.4.2. You agree to report the theft of your information, login information, or password, unauthorised access to your account and/or any other fraudulent or unauthorised third-party use of your account, to us as quickly as possible, by contacting our Support Team via the Help Center.
2.5. Prohibited Account Uses.
2.5.1. Multiple Accounts. You may not create more than one User account and/or manage the User account(s) of other Users (even if given explicit permission by such Users). Only a natural person can create an account, and partnerships, joint ventures, and/or corporate accounts are prohibited.
2.5.2. Associating Accounts. You may not collude with or otherwise act in association or conjunction with other User accounts, whether formally or informally, in order to attempt to circumvent or circumvent these Terms; attempt to create or create an unfair competitive advantage and/or other unfair or artificial advantage in the Game; or attempt to unfairly or otherwise artificially influence Collectible value, including but not limited to through directing other Users regarding actions on such Users’ respective User Account, lending, trading, buying, repeatedly selling and/or selling Collectibles below market value.
2.5.3. Account Re-creation. You may not create a User Account if your User account has been temporarily suspended or if we have permanently deleted a User Account associated with you in the past.
3.1. License Grant. Subject to your compliance with these Terms and any applicable Additional Terms, we hereby grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable personal license to use the Services.
4. Manager Games
4.1. You may test your sports skills and knowledge by composing teams and then entering your team in a virtual tournament or leagues.
4.2. Participation in the Game is governed by the rules available here.
5. Your Information, Content, and Feedback
5.1. Your Information. Please keep your User account information up to date. Note that pursuant to legal and/or regulatory requirements, we might request more information from time-to-time. We will contact you via your User account or the email associated with your User account if this is the case.
5.2. Your Content. You hereby grant and/or agree to grant to Zedball the transferable, sub-licensable, free of charge, global right to exclusively use, copy, distribute, adapt, creative derivative works, reproduce, distribute, modify, translate, and otherwise exploit, any content you produce when using the Services (including but not limited to username, comments, team composition, team name, etc.) (“Content”), by any present or future process and by any means of distribution on the Website, social networks, or media (such as TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Reddit, Youtube, etc.) or platforms (such as YouTube), e-banners and promotional emails or newsletter and on Zedball intranet or in its internal documentation, whether in whole or in part, and whether as provided or as modified, for commercial or promotional purposes.
5.3. Your Feedback. We invite you to send us any feedback, comments, suggestions or ideas you have regarding the Website and/or the Services (“Feedback”) via Discord, Twitter, or other social media platform, and/or by email to our team. When you send us Feedback, you agree to grant Zedball a transferable, sub-licensable, free of charge, worldwide and for the legal duration of the potential property rights in your Feedback, right to use, copy, distribute, adapt, create derivative works, reproduce, distribute, modify, translate, make publicly available or publicly display your Feedback, by any present or future process and by any means of distribution on the Website, social networks or media (such as TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn etc.) or platforms (such as YouTube, Medium), e-banners and promotional emails or newsletter and on Zedball intranet or in its internal documentation, whether in whole or in part, and whether as provided or as modified, for commercial or promotional purposes.
6. Zedball’s Content
6.1. Proprietary Content. The Website and the Services, including but not limited to its proprietary content, information, design (including the “look and feel” of the Website or Services) logos, text, graphics, images, icons, data, software, algorithms and scripts are and will remain the proprietary property of Zedball and our affiliates (and licensors, where applicable) (“Proprietary Content”). Any unauthorised extraction or reproduction of the Zedball database is prohibited.
6.2. Nothing in these Terms should be construed as granting you any property, patent, or other right in the Proprietary Content. You may not copy, imitate, or use, in whole or in part, any of the Proprietary Content without prior written permission from Zedball.
6.3. For the avoidance of doubt, purchase of a Collectible does not confer any ownership or other rights in the Proprietary Content, Third-Party Collectible Elements, content, code, data or other materials or over Zedball’s rights and/or Third-Party Rights that may be associated with the Services.
7. Modifications of the Service
7.1. We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue, in each case temporarily or permanently, part or all of the Services, products, offerings, promotions and/or features of the Website, App, or Services, or we may introduce new features and/or Services if we have another valid reason. Valid reasons include improvement of the Website or the Services (such as offering new, modified or updated services, offering different content or services), necessary modifications for technical reasons, an increased or decreased number of users, a change in the Website, App, or Services, and/or other operational reasons, intellectual property obligations or claims, changes in licences we hold from third parties or other third-party compliance requirements, significant changes due to specific and verifiable open market costs, necessary enhancements of the safety of users or third-parties or other material legal, regulatory, technical, marketing, product, or security reasons. This list of valid reasons can be unilaterally modified by Zedball when such modification reflects a mere technical improvement of the Website or the Services, which does not result in a price increase or quality decrease. We will give you notice reasonably in advance, via your User account or other designated method, when we make a material change to the Services. Such modification will be made without additional cost to you.
7.2. If the modification adversely affects your access to or use of Website or the Services, you will have the right to terminate these Terms and User account and such termination will be effective within a maximum of thirty (30) days or if you refuse the modification and continue using the Website, App, and/or the Services as before.
7.3. Beta Tests. In the event a beta feature, product, service, or offering (each a “Beta Test”) is made available, we reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Beta Test, in each case temporarily or permanently, at our sole discretion and without any liability to you.
8. Prohibited Website, App and Services Use
8.1. Zedball wants the Website, App, and Services to be inclusive places where football lovers can play their favourite sport with one another. In connection with the Website, App, and Services, including your User account, the Game and/or the Marketplace, you shall not:
8.1.1. post or otherwise create material that is misleading, suspicious and/or that intends to defraud or confuse other Users;
8.1.2. post or otherwise create material that is abusive, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, harassing, offensive, vulgar, threatening, or malicious or infringing on privacy or publicity rights, inciting violence, racial or ethnic hatred or which may be described as gross indecency or incitement to commit certain crimes or offences.
8.1.3. interfere with, disrupt, or attempt to gain unauthorised access to any other Users’ accounts, other Users’ Wallets and/or computer networks;
8.1.4. use or attempt to use or access another User’s account;
8.1.5 use a Zedball username to represent that you work for the company and/or for the purpose of selling Collectibles;
8.1.6. impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with another person or entity;
8.1.7. use the Marketplace and/or your or other Users’ Account(s) and/or Wallet(s) to buy, sell or transfer fraudulently obtained or stolen Collectibles or Cryptocurrency;
8.1.8. conduct transactions that are suspicious, fraudulent, or otherwise disruptive of the normal functioning of the Services;
8.1.9. use the Services and/or effectuate transactions in the Marketplace in an effort to engage in price manipulation, fraud or other deceptive activity;
8.1.10 use any non-public information in connection with the Services and/or any transactions you effectuate via the Marketplace.
8.2. Additionally, and in order to maintain the integrity and proper functioning of the Website, App and the Services, there are certain restrictions regarding what you can do when visiting the Website, App, or while using your User account. In connection with the Website, App, the Services, your user account, the Game and/or the Marketplace, you shall not:
8.2.1. access (or attempt to access) any non-public areas of the Website or App;
8.2.2. interfere with any access or use restrictions, or prevent (or attempt to prevent) another User from accessing or using the Website, App, or Services, or disrupt, interfere and/or overburden the Website, App, or the Services;
8.2.3. use any robot, spider, or other automated means to access, scrape or scan the Website in violation of these T&Cs, App, and/or the Services or frame or mirror any part of the Website, App, and/or the Services;
8.2.4. use any data mining or data gathering or extraction methods, or otherwise collect information about Zedball, and/or the Services in violation of these T&Cs and/or its Users;
8.2.5 send viruses, worms, malware, ransomware, junk email, spam, chain letters, phishing emails, unsolicited messages, promotions or advertisements of any kind and for any purpose;
8.2.6. attempt to probe, scan, compromise or test the vulnerability of the Website, App, the Services, system or network or breach any security or authentication;
8.2.7. modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile any part of the Website, App, and/or the Services or create derivative works;
8.2.8. decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer, or determine any source code, algorithms, methods, or techniques of the Website, App, and/or the Services;
8.2.9 resell, sublicence, rent, lease, offer or otherwise commercialise any Zedball offering, product and/or feature or infringe Zedball’s intellectual property rights on the Website, App and its components;
8.2.10 use data collected from the Services for any commercial activity; violate any applicable laws, regulations or rules (including these Terms and Conditions and any applicable Additional Terms);
8.2.11 remove or alter any copyright, trademark, confidentiality or other proprietary notices, designations, or marks from the Website, App, and/or Services;
8.2.12 use the Services for money laundering or other illicit financial activities;
8.2.13 use the Website, App, and/or the Services for any illegal or unauthorised purpose.
8.3 Exceptions. Except where explicitly stated by these Terms and Conditions or Additional Terms, or as expressly permitted by a contractual agreement between you and Zedball, you may not derive or extract data, content and/or any other information from the Website, App, Services, Game and/or the Marketplace.
9. Suspicious Activity and Violations
9.1. Suspicious Activity.
9.1.1 Reporting Suspicious Activity. We welcome you to report any fraudulent or illegal activities of other Users. Zedball in its sole discretion reserves the right to enquire into account activity considered suspicious and limit their access to the Services or Game and/or temporarily suspend their User account during such investigation. If you would like to report suspicious activity, you may contact the Support Team via the Help Center. Any reporting will be kept strictly confidential and not disclosed to a third party, unless (i) to the extent required by applicable law or regulation, or (ii) pursuant to a subpoena or order of a court or regulatory, self-regulatory or legislative body of competent jurisdiction, or (iii) in connection with any regulatory report, audit, or inquiry, or (iv) where requested by a regulator.
9.1.2. Investigations. Zedball reserves the right to enquire into account activity considered suspicious and limit your access to the Services or Game and/or temporarily suspend your User account during such investigation, including where such activity has been flagged by other Users. Where Zedball has contacted you concerning suspicious activity you will provide any requested information.
9.2. Violation of these Terms and/or Any Applicable Additional Terms. You shall not use the Website, App, Services, including the Game and/or the Marketplace, and/or your User account in any way that violates these Terms or any applicable Additional Terms. Zedball reserves the right to limit a User account from accessing parts of the Services, temporarily suspend a User account and/or permanently suspend a User account where such User is suspected of violating or has actually violated these Terms and/or any other applicable Additional Terms.
9.2.1. Service Limits.
188.8.131.52 Game Ineligibility. We reserve the right to temporarily exclude you from a Tournament and/or remove you from any Tournament(s) you are participating in if you are suspected of violating or have violated these Terms and Conditions, and/or any other applicable Additional Terms.
184.108.40.206 Reward Ineligibility. We reserve the right to withhold any prize(s) you have won in the event you are suspected of violating or have violated the Terms and Conditions and/or any other applicable Additional Terms.
9.2.2. Account Suspension. We reserve our right to suspend a User account temporarily or permanently. Your User account will be suspended including but not limited to where you violate or are suspected to have violated this section or any part of these Terms and/or other applicable Additional Term. Following such suspension or limit, we will promptly notify you.
9.2.3 Permanent Suspension. In case of permanent suspension, we will inform you by sending an email to the email address associated with your User account. Zedball shall not be responsible for any related loss.
9.3. Appeal Process. If we take any action pursuant to this Section, you may have a right of appeal. For further information you may contact the Support Team the Help Center by providing us with the following information: your name, username, email address, the full details of the issue, and where applicable Zedball’s previous response to your complaint if any and why you disagree with the outcome. We will ensure to investigate your complaint and get back to you as soon as reasonably possible.
10.1.1. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you will indemnify and hold harmless Zedball, its affiliates, officers, agents, consultants, vendors, equity holders, employees, successors and assigns against any claims, liabilities, damages, awards, judgments, losses, liabilities, obligations, penalties, fees, expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) and costs in connection with:
Your violation of these Terms and/or other applicable Additional Terms;
Your use or misuse of the Services;
Your violation of any third-party rights or your obligations to any third party, including the Third-Party Rights of any relevant Third-Party Collectible Elements and/or other Users;
Your violation of any applicable law, regulation, or rule; and/or Your negligence, gross negligence and/or willful misconduct.
You expressly understand and agree that access to and use of the Services is at your own risk, and that the Website and Services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, to the extent permitted by applicable law.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we make no representation or warranty that (i) access to, or use of the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free; (ii) usage data provided by the Services or on the Website or App will always be accurate; and/or (iii) the Services are free of malware or other harmful components.
11.1 To the fullest extent allowed under applicable law, Zedball disclaims all other warranties, representations and/or conditions except to the extent that they are expressly set out in the Terms, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and/or non-infringement. Zedball will not be responsible for any loss or action taken or taken in reliance on the Website, the Services, information, or data presented therein or in connection with, or on any third-party website. Zedball disclaims all responsibility for any and all losses that may be incurred by Users as a result of using blockchain and/or digital asset wallets. Additionally, no advice, data, or information, whether presented in writing or orally and/or whether presented by Zedball, associated parties or through the Website or Services, will create any warranty or representation.
11.2 Where applicable law does not allow the exclusion of implied warranties in consumer contracts, parts or all of the above clauses do not apply to the relevant Users. IF THE LAW OF THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU RESIDE DOES NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY SET OUT IN THIS SECTION, THESE EXCLUSIONS DO NOT APPLY.
12.1 General. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law Zedball disclaims all liability arising out of or in connection with the Website and/or Services. We shall not be held liable for:
Your reliance on any statement, information and/or data made available on the Website, the Service, and/or any social media platform or blog operated by Zedball;
Loss of Users’ Content, data, Common Cards, Collectibles, or Cryptocurrencies;
temporary or permanent account suspensions;
direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of the Services;
interruptions in the Website or Services, and/or any losses caused by errors, bugs, breaches and/or malfunctions;
technologies provided by third parties;
a malfunction or cyberattack;
the actions of any third party or by a User’s use of the Website and/or Services;
12.1.1. you understand accept the risks inherent in the provision of information, online internet exchanges and experimental technologies such as the blockchain and non-fungible tokens, and agree that Zedball shall not be liable for any failure of the foregoing technologies and/or breach of the security of the Website and/or Services, unless caused by gross negligence on the part of Zedball, except in relation to any liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law, Zedball’s maximum, aggregate liability to Licensor under and in connection with this these Terms is limited to direct damages in an amount not to exceed the sum(s) actual paid by the individual, relevant User to Zedball in the twelve (12) months prior to the claim giving rise to such liability.
12.2. User Content. Zedball is a hosting provider of the content released by the Users and or any content exchanged between Users. Such content is neither attributable to Zedball nor does it represent Zedball’s opinion. Zedball cannot be held liable for any third-party content such as the content released by Users and/or any content exchanged between Users. Zedball disclaims all responsibility for any and all content as well as the nature of such content exchanged between Users.
13. Account Deletion and Termination
13.1 Account Deletion.
13.1.1. You may terminate these T&Cs at any time by requesting the deletion of your User account and discontinuing your use of the Website, App, and Services.
13.1.2 The deletion of your account will result in the irreversible deletion of all User data associated with the account.Zedball will not be responsible for the permanent loss that was not saved prior to a deletion request.
13.1.3. Zedball may, upon notice to you, terminate your User account at any time if you are in breach of these Terms or any applicable Additional Terms. Where your User account is terminated, we will provide the reasons for the termination. We may suspend your User account prior to sending the communication if we need to take immediate action. We will not be liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination.
13.1.4. Zedball may at any time, for any reason and in its sole discretion, terminate these Terms and suspend and/or discontinue all or part of the Services without notice. Users agree, to the fullest extent permitted by law, that any suspension or termination of access to the Services may be without notice, and that Zedball shall not be liable for the consequences of any such suspension or termination.
13.1.5. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law and notwithstanding anything to the contrary, the termination and/or suspension of a User account will be without prejudice to any other legal action that Zedball may take against the User.
14.1. We reserve the right to modify or amend these Terms, and/or any Additional Terms at any time. If we make material changes to any of the foregoing terms, we will notify you about these amendments in advance, via a dedicated communication method (such as an email sent to the email address associated with your User account) and allow for a reasonable period for you to review the updated terms. If you do not want to agree to any updated terms, you may terminate the present Terms by requesting deletion of your Using account and automatically discontinuing your use of the Services. If you do not terminate the Terms before the expiry of the period of time specified following the update notification, your continued use of the Services shall constitute acceptance of the revised terms.
14.2. The applicable version of the Terms is the latest version published on the date of use of the Services.
15.1. Failure by Zedball at any time to exercise its rights under these Terms shall not constitute the waiver of such right.
15.2. If any term, provision, or section of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, then that term, provision or section will be deemed removed from these Terms and will not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining part of such provision, section or any other term, provision or section of these Terms, provided that the essential provisions of these Terms remain in effect.
15.3. All obligations which by their nature should or are intended to survive the termination or expiration of these Terms shall continue in full force and effect, regardless of the termination of these Terms by you or Zedball.
15.4. The Website may periodically feature sweepstakes, contests, raffles, or similar promotions (“Promotions”) via the Website. Such Promotions may be governed by rules separate from these Terms. In the event Promotion rules conflict with these Terms, the Promotion rules shall control, but solely in connection with the Promotion.
16. Issue Resolution, Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
16.1. Issue Resolution.
16.1.1. If you are having an issue or would like to raise a concern, you should contact us at [email protected]
. Please include your contact details and provide any additional information and relevant context.
16.1.2 Additionally, users may contact an independent Ombudsman for free by sending a request to this effect, by email, to the address [email protected]
. or by mail to the Company’ address. Upon receipt, Zedball undertakes to work towards a timely resolution.
16.1.3 If you are unhappy with the way we have dealt with your complaint, you can have a look at your consumer rights and get in touch with gov.uk-consumer-protection-rights
16.1.4 Users in the European Union may also contact the online dispute resolution service of the European Commission at the following address: ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.
16.3 Jurisdiction. Where allowed or required by applicable law, you agree that the courts of Britain will have exclusive jurisdiction.