Terms of use

Last updated February 04, 2016

Data Protection

The input of personal data is optional. The personal details will not refer to third parties without explicit consent. Nevertheless, if you register with us and submit any personally identifiable information to us, we will use your personal information to operate for event services and provide third parties with necessary data for the services of race events (e.g. organizers, time keepers).

The relevant data in results and start lists will be published and saved.

By submitting an application to take part in a race the participants also allow the cup organization and the event organizers to use personal data for campaigns and activities connected to the events. The organizers shall have unlimited rights to publish pictures and video material of the participants, to forward these to press representatives and to use them for marketing activities. There is no factual and time limitation.

Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, such as e-mails, via the Internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties.

Registration and Account Security

To access some features of the website, you will need to create an account, registering as a member. You will not create more than one personal account. You are prohibited from using another member's account. For register for a race you have to use your own website account. A registration for another participant is not permitted. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.

When you create an account, you must provide true, up-to-date, accurate and complete information. If we find out subsequent to registration of your account that any of the information you have provided is untrue, out of date, inaccurate, incomplete or false, we are entitled to terminate your account. You must update your details in case of any change in your information and/or details.

You are solely responsible and liable for any activity occurring on your account. Should you become aware of any suspicious activity occurring on your account, you must notify us immediately. You must inform us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. We will investigate any security breaches and we have the right to suspend or terminate the account immediately. We will not be liable for any losses caused by the unauthorized use of your account, but you may be liable for our or other users' losses caused by such unauthorized use.

In case you create an avatar it is not permitted to use images which infringes or violates the rights of any person or third party or is defamatory, offensive, obscene or is in any other way improper or inappropriate.

During the registration process you are able to note which of your details will be public. If you fill these fields you agree with the publishing.

Eligibility Registration

This site is intended solely for users who are over the age of thirteen (13) and any registration by or use of or access to the website by anyone under the age of 13 is unauthorized and in violation of these terms. You represent and warrant, by using and accessing the website, that you are over 13 years of age.

If you are under the age of eighteen, you need the permission of your legal parents to use the register function.

Money-Back-Service

By booking of the Money-Back-Service the participant accepts the general conditions. The terms of use are available during the registration process, as well as in the download section of the website. The participant allows the use of personal data for the process of accepting the conditions.

Contractual partner

By submitting an application to take part in a race the participant accepts a contract between himself and the local organizer.

Withdrawal of participation fee

The withdrawal of the participation fee will be accomplished for invoice and on behalf of the local organizer.



Responsibilities

Riders attend the race on their own account and at their own risk. The rider is responsible for the safety of his bike and clothes. The organization is not responsible and cannot be held responsible for any injuries and damages as results of any action during the whole racing weekend.

All riders are responsible for insurance cover concerning damages based on the participations in the race.

Technical condition of bikes, equipment and clothing

Every rider is responsible for the bike, the material and the protection equipment. The condition, quality and construction are to ensure the safety for riders, competitors or other persons. The equipment/safety gear must be marked with a seal of approval of an international inspecting authority.

Waiver of liability

The participations dispense with the registration altogether regarding indemnity claim or regress towards the organizer, designee, commissaries, authorities or other person in association with the event.

The liability waiver comes into effect upon registration with the organization. Over and above this no further claims can be made. Specifically excluded from liability are intercycle AG, Sports Nut GmbH and Racement GmbH. The organization keeps the right to make any necessary changes or even to cancel the whole race according to safety problems, official orders, government laws and other unforeseen events at any time in the race without obligations regarding indemnifications.

The subscribers of the registration accept the terms and conditions of the regulations concerning the implementation of the competition, other specific determinations of the event and the responsibilities and waiver of liability.

The participants confirmed explicitly the correctness of all data of the registration.

Withdrawal

The racing officials hold the right to withdraw starters if they feel there is a danger for the starter or any other person.

Non-attendance

If a participant is not able to enter a race all charges will lapse. The starting fee cannot claimed back, except the participant effect the Money-Back-Service during the registration process. The transfer/delivery of a starting place to third parties is always precluded.

Supplementary provision

There is explicit mention of the participant´s consent regarding the reglement of the several races.

Additional Information safety rules by the national federations and UCI

In addition to this agreement the organization refers to the safety rules and racing agreement defined by national cycling federations and the UCI.

Premium Account

Terms & Conditions

Please find the following terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as „terms“) concerning a Premium-Account on racement.com, ixsdownhillcup.com, rookiescup.bike und enduroseries.net.These terms are between you and racement.com (racement.com is the website of the Racement GmbH and includes the participation´s management of all listed events) and govern our respective rights and obligations. These terms and the terms and conditions of the website, as well as all other limitations of liabilities form the statutory framework concerning the Premium-Account membership.

Please note that your use of the websites of all the above-mentioned domains and the Premium-Account membership are also governed by our general terms and conditions and the privacy policy. If you sign up for a Premium-Account membership, you accept these terms, conditions, limitations and requirements. Please study these terms carefully.

Benefit of registration for series

Premium account members have the possibility to register for whole race series. Our Individual race series are the iXS European Downhill Cup, the iXS German Downhill Cup, the iXS Swiss Downhill Cup, the Specialized Rookies Cup. The registration for these series will be enabled in a previously released period before the first race. Contingents in regard to the participation numbers will be determined and announced for each individual class. The admission for a series will be granted only if the maximum of the participations in the respective class has not yet been reached. The registration for a series is only possible in combination with the Money-Back-Service available. The registration will be valid when the registration process is completed and the payment was made. If the registered participant cannot attend the race, there is no right to reclaim the registration fee. If the conditions of the Money-Back-Service are complied with, the participant can reclaim the fee from Racement. The conditions can be accessed during the registration process, as well as downloaded from the download section at any time.

SMS-Service with personal race information

Premium account members will receive notifications via SMS to their respective telephone number. The SMS service contains information about timetables and results of the participant at the respective race. Please keep in mind that the participant will be responsible for possible problems with settings of his or her device and the regulations of the network provider, especially abroad. The participant has to bear possible fees. The SMS service can be activated by the participant in his or her personal profile, if a mobile number was added under Options, the service is active. The notifications in the text messages are to be regarded as additional information. If the information of the text message should however not correspond with the official start and result lists, the information in these lists will always be binding.

Other benefits

You can find more information about additional Premium Account benefits under Premium Account in the menu.

Other limitations

The registration for a Premium Account membership is an additional offer. The right to accept or refuse membership is reserved in our discretion. The contract is valid, if the user received a confirmation e-mail.

You may not transfer or assign your Premium Account membership or any Premium Account benefits.

Racement has the right in its sole discretion to add or remove Premium Account membership benefits.

Contract period and termination

Your Premium Account membership is a subscription with a term of 12 months. The membership expires automatically after one year for further 12 months, unless you have cancelled the membership. You will be informed by e-mail as soon as your membership will be extended.

You can discontinue your membership at your profile. Please log in and click on „Premium“. You will find the button „Discontinue the subscription“. You have to discontinue the subscription 3 days before the date of expiry of your yearly membership.

Cancellation right

You may cancel your Prime membership within the first 14 days after your registration. In that case, we will refund your full membership fee, as far as you did not use any Premium Account benefits so far. You can exercise your right of withdrawal in written form with an unmistakable declaration about your decision to: Racement GmbH, Wiesenweg 3, 98693 Ilmenau, Deutschland

You have to mail the letter within the period of 14 days to observe the deadline.

Fees and renewal

The annual membership fee (365 days) for Premium Account memberships is EUR 19,95. The fee will be paid via PayPal. The participant accepts the conditions of PayPal and consents to the process of paying the fee. The fee for further periods will be automatically debited from the PayPal account of the user.

Promotional trial memberships

Racement has the right to offer certain customers various trial or other promotional memberships, which are subject to these terms, despite stated otherwise in the promotional offers.

Agreement changes

We may in our discretion change these terms or the scope of services of the Premium Account membership. In case of changes we will inform all Premium Account members. The members have the right to dissent within 14 days per mail. If you do not dissent, you accept the changes and the new terms automatically. Increases in the price enter into force as from the next period. If any change to these terms is found to be invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, this does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining changes or conditions.

Termination by us

We may terminate your Premium Account membership at our discretion and to refund your money. However, there will not be any refund in case of a proper reason like the violation of terms, fraud or misuse of your account. Our failure to insist upon or enforce your strict compliance with these terms will not constitute a waiver of any of our rights.

Limitation of liability

In no event of grossly negligent or willful breach of duty will we or our directors, employees or other representatives be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, or any other damages of any kind, arising out of or related to the Premium Account. Limited to the amount of damages foreseeable and typical for the respective contract, we shall be liable for damages that are caused by the slightly negligent violation of essential contractual obligations.

Force majeure

In the event of system faults due to force majeure or unpredictable operating disruptions we are released from our obligations.

Team Manager Account

Terms of Authorization

If a participant authorizes a team manager, he accepts the following terms.

A team manager acts on behalf of and in the name of the participant, so he is eligible for race registrations and payments. In addition he is entitled to change details in the personal profile of the participant. The participant accepts that the team manager is able to perceive and use personal information.

The participant studies the respective terms concerning the race participation and accepts these terms. A transfer of the terms to the team manager is not possible.

Money-Back-Service

By booking of the Money-Back-Service the participant accepts the general conditions. The terms of use are available during the registration process, as well as in the download section of the website. The participant allows the use of personal data for the process of accepting the conditions.

Contractual partner

By authorization of a team manager the participant acknowledges that the team manager acts for the participant, so he accepts a contract between the participant and the local organizer.

Contract period and termination

The team manager account is a subscription with a term of 12 months. The account expires automatically after one year for further 12 months, unless you have cancelled the account. You will be informed by e-mail as soon as your team manager account will be extended.

You can discontinue your team manager account at your profile. Please log in and click on „Team Manager“. You will find the button „Discontinue the subscription of the Team Manager Account“. You have to discontinue the subscription 3 days before the date of expiry of your yearly team manager account.

Cancellation right

You may cancel your team manager function within the first 14 days after the conclusion. In that case, we will refund your full fee, as far as you did not use any team manager function benefits so far. You can exercise your right of withdrawal in written form with an unmistakable declaration about your decision to: Racement GmbH, Wiesenweg 3, 98693 Ilmenau, Deutschland

You have to mail the letter within the period of 14 days to observe the deadline.

Fees and renewal

The annual membership fee for the team manager account is EUR 50,00. The fee will be paid via PayPal. The participant accepts the conditions of PayPal and consents to the process of paying the fee. The fee for further periods will be automatically debited from the PayPal account of the user.

Participation fee for race registrations

The withdrawal of the participation fee will be accomplished for invoice and on behalf of the local organizer.

Responsibilities

Riders attend the race on their own account and at their own risk. The rider is responsible for the safety of his bike and clothes. The organization is not responsible and cannot be held responsible for any injuries and damages as results of any action during the whole racing weekend.

All riders are responsible for insurance cover concerning damages based on the participations in the race.

Technical condition of bikes, equipment and clothing

Every rider is responsible for the bike, the material and the protection equipment. The condition, quality and construction are to ensure the safety for riders, competitors or other persons. The equipment/safety gear must be marked with a seal of approval of an internationally recognizedauthority.

Waiver of liability

With their registration the participants relinquish any claim or regress towards the organizer, designee, commissaries, authorities or any other person in association with the event.

The liability waiver comes into effect upon registration with the organization. Over and above this no further claims can be made. Specifically excluded from liability are intercycle AG, Sports Nut GmbH and Racement GmbH. The organization keeps the right to make any necessary changes or even to cancel the whole race according to safety problems, official orders, government laws and other unforeseen events at any time in the race without obligations regarding indemnifications.

The subscribers of the registration accept the terms and conditions of the regulations concerning the implementation of the competition, other specific determinations of the event and the responsibilities and waiver of liability.

The participants explicitly confirm the correctness of all data of the registration.

Withdrawal

The racing officials hold the right to withdraw starters if they feel there is a danger for the starter or any other person.

Non-attendance

If a participant is not able to enter a race all charges will lapse. The starting fee cannot be reimbursed, except the participant enabled Money-Back-Service during the registration process.

The transfer/delivery of a starting place to third parties is not possible.

Supplementary provision

With their registration participants automatically consent with the regulations of the respective races.

Additional Information concerning safety regulations by the national federations and UCI

In addition to this agreement the organization refers to the safety regulations and racing agreement defined by national cycling federations and the UCI.