IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE.
This Site is owned and operated by FlynnWorld, LLC, which hosts the website Great Game of Golf (or “GGOG”). GGOG is provided to you for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication through our featured Member Content, materials and interactive functionality available via the Internet (the "Services"). GGOG acknowledges you care how any information about you is used and shared. GGOG appreciates your trust that we will respect and protect your privacy per this notice.
The use of GGOG Services requires member-supplied Internet access.
Member Created Content on GGOG
We do not control the Member Content posted through the Services and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Member Content and disclaim any and all liability in connection with such Member Content.
You understand that all information, data, text, sound, photographs, graphics, video, postings, messages, software, tags, advertisements or other materials ("Member Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Member Content originated. This means that you, and not GGOG, are entirely responsible for all Member Content, which is intended to be available to the general public, that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Services.
We do not control the Member Content posted through the Services and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Member Content and disclaim any and all liability in connection with such Member Content. The opinions expressed in postings or other Member Content provided through the Services, are not necessarily those of GGOG or its owners, Member Content providers, or, affiliated or related entities. You understand that we are not obligated to pre—screen, regularly review, monitor, delete or otherwise change the Member Content associated with the Services.
We do, however, reserve the right to do so at any time in our sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, and to delete any Member Content with or without notice. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Member Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Member Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Member Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available through the Services.
Member Content: Responsibility for Your Member Content
You are solely responsible for the content you submit or make available for inclusion through the Services and the consequences of posting or publishing it.
GGOG does not endorse any Member Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with Member Content. You agree that you will not submit Member Content that violates or is contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
Member Content: Ownership & License
GGOG makes no claim of ownership for any materials you submit to GGOG. However, by submitting materials to GGOG, you grant GGOG a perpetual, worldwide, royalty—free and non—exclusive license and permission to use the information for the benefit of GGOG and its members as permitted through the functionality of the Services.
GGOG does not sell, loan, or permit the use of any member information or content to any 3rd party companies or organizations other than the functionality of the Services per the User Agreement.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand and agree that once Member Content is incorporated into other aspects of the Services by GGOG and/or its members, GGOG is under no obligation to delete or ask or require other GGOG members to delete that Member Content, and therefore, it may continue to appear and be used through the Services indefinitely pursuant to an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license. You understand and agree that we may retain, display, distribute, or perform, server copies of Member Content that may have been removed or deleted.
Permitted Use of Member Content
All materials associated with GGOG, without limitation to form and type, are exclusive owned, or licensed by GGOG. Except as expressly and clearly otherwise provided GGOG does not grant you any express or implied rights of ownership and use. Excluded from this claim of ownership is material you publish as your Member Content within your personal GGOG.
You may, as a member in good standing, access your personal Member Content (your GGOG) for your personal entertainment and non-commercial use solely as intended for use by GGOG.
The Member Content associated with the Services, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photographs, sounds, music, videos, visual interface, design, computer code, interactive features and the like ("GGOG Member Content") and the trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos contained therein, except all Member Content, are owned by or licensed to GGOG, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Except as expressly and unambiguously provided herein, GGOG does not grant you any express or implied rights, and all rights in and to the Services and the GGOG Member Content are retained by GGOG.
Copyright Infringement Policy
If GGOG believes you have copied, published, or any way violated a copyright of another, GGOG reserves the right to remove the offending material and reserves the right to terminate your account
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable laws, we have adopted a policy of disabling or terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, the account of any GGOG member who infringes the intellectual property rights of you, us, or any third party. If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify us by sending an email to: admin@GGOG.com
To access the Member Account features, services and benefits of GGOG you must be a registered subscribing member in good standing, with a valid membership. By registering, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that all information you provide in the registration form ("Registration Data") is complete and accurate.
You will create or be assigned a PASSWORD providing you access to the member-only sections of GGOG. You are responsible maintaining the confidentiality of your PASSWORD and accept the fact you are responsible for all activities, which occur under your account whether you authorized the activities, or not.
You agree that you alone are responsible for your interaction and conduct with other members of GGOG, and GGOG has no obligation to monitor or resolve disputes between or among members of GGOG
In order to participate in the Services, and to access the Member Account features, services and benefits of GGOG you must be a registered member in good standing, with a valid membership. By registering, you represent and warrant that you are over 18 and that all information you provide in the registration form ("Registration Data") is complete and accurate.
All members will create or receive a password and are responsible for maintaining confidentiality of such password. Each member's right to use the Services is personal to the member and members are entirely responsible for any and all activities, which occur under their account whether authorized or not authorized. You agree to notify GGOG of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security known or that should be known to you. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for your interaction with other members of GGOG, and that we have no obligation to monitor or resolve disputes between members of GGOG.
All members will be able to create a unique URL shortcut (ex. http://GGOG.com/YourName) You agree that you will not choose a shortcut that is a golf course name (unless you are the authorized representative of that particular golf course), a celebrity name (unless you are that celebrity), someone else's trademark, or anything that infringes on someone else's intellectual property rights. The default shortcut is http://GGOG.com/firstname-lastname. Business accounts may choose a name closely related to, or their actual, business name. All shortcuts remain the property of GGOG and cannot be resold (ex. shortcut "YourName" cannot sell that shortcut to someone else who wants that name).
Business accounts will have the ability to link to other related businesses of their choosing, and to be able to rank those links. Selling links to your page, or selling a particular ranking within your links, is prohibited.
Act as an agent, affiliate or representative of the Services and utilize the Services or Member Content or GGOG Member Content for any commercial purpose other than for which the Services is intended without our express written permission
Access, monitor or copy any Member Content or information of the Services using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission
Take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionate burden on our infrastructure
"Frame," "mirror" or otherwise incorporate any part of the Services into any other website without our prior written permission
You agree not to use the Services for any commercial use, without the prior, written authorization of GGOG. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the following actions taken without our express approval:
Post content that provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses unrelated to the account holder
Using the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account
Sale or otherwise transferring your membership
Sale of access to the Services on another website
Use of the Services for the primary purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue
Sale of advertising on the Services or any third—party website, targeted specific Member Content or GGOG Member Content
Use of the Services that we find, in our sole discretion, to use our resources or Member Content with the effect of competing with or displacing the market for the Services GGOG Member Content, or Member Content
Prohibited Behavior or Activities:
The following behaviors or activities are strictly prohibited when using the Services:
Strong, vulgar, obscene or otherwise harmful language
Posting, distributing, transmitting or promoting nude, or sexually suggestive photos or images
Racially, ethnically or otherwise, objectionable language
Harassing, intimidating, stalking or threatening other GGOG members
Libelous, defamatory or otherwise tortuous language
Impersonation of another person
Posting, distributing, transmitting or promoting illegal Member Content
Invasion of another's privacy
Actions that are hurtful to minors
Posting, providing, transmitting or otherwise making available any materials or information infringing on the rights of a third party
Posting, providing, transmitting or otherwise making available any junk mail or spam
Posting, uploading, emailing or otherwise transmitting any material that contains any malicious computer code, or reverse engineering or hacking any materials associated with the Services
Termination of Service
Further, you agree that GGOG will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Services. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Services after your member account has been terminated.
GGOG reserves the right to offer both Complimentary and Paid Memberships to individual users and approved organizations.
Complimentary Membership Plans
All complimentary membership plans are provided without cost to individuals and approved organizations. Complimentary membership plans have no renewal fees or ending date, subject to acceptable use as provided within the User Agreement. Members with complimentary memberships retain the right to upgrade a membership.
Complimentary Membership Refund Policy
Complimentary memberships have no fees and are therefore non-refundable
Complimentary memberships may be set up for any golf course proactively by GGOG on behalf of said course with photos downloaded from the internet per fair use terms of copyright law. An authorized representative of that course can claim management of such membership by using the Contact Us form on the GGOG website or by emailing GGOG at golf (at) GGOG (dot) com.
Paid Membership Plans
Terms of Paid Membership
Chargeable Paid Membership Definitions
Chargeable membership fees are defined as the fees charged to a new member or approved organization selecting a chargable paid plan* at the time of their membership.
Chargeable paid plans are either one-time payment with no ending date or renewable plans with recurring payments.
Membership plans with chargeable fees are charged at the time of membership registration.
All chargeable membership service fees/charges are in USD currency or as otherwise stated and therefore might accompany a Credit Card International/Foreign Transaction Fee of approximately 1% (depending on your financial institution). GGOG does not cover or issue refunds for Credit Card International/Foreign Transaction Fees.
Your GGOG membership commences immediately after your credit card is charged or bank account debited. Purchases will appear on your credit card and/or bank statements under the name GGOG. Purchasers will receive an email receipt to their email address provided upon activation.
GGOG reserves the right to increase chargeable fees or announce new membership plans at any time.
Length of Chargeable Memberships With Recurring Payments
Unless otherwise stated all chargeable memberships with recurring payments are for a period of one (1) year.
Automatic Recurring Payment
Complimentary memberships are not subject to automatic recurring payments
Renewable paid accounts with annual fees will be automatically renewed at the end of the original term selected, applicable to the level of membership in place at the time of renewal (the “Membership Plan”), unless notice is received from the member a minimum of three (3) days before the renewal date.
All memberships shall renew at the stated membership rate in effect at the time of renewal. Unless and until this agreement is cancelled in accordance with the terms hereof, member hereby authorizes GGOG to charge member's chosen payment method to pay for the ongoing cost of membership.
GGOG reserves the right to increase membership fees upon renewal or to institute new fees at any time upon reasonable notice (a minimum of 30 days) posted in advance on GGOG.
Promotional and Discounted Membership Fees
GGOG reserves the right to offer Promotional, Discounted limited access, trial use, or “complimentary” access accounts. Promotional and Discounted rates may include a discounted rate, a modified length of membership, or both.
Membership Refund Policy
Membership fees are ineligible for refunds.
GGOG does not issue refunds for overdraft fees. GGOG does not cover or issue refunds for Credit Card International/Foreign Transaction Fees.
Any member may, at any time, upgrade to a chargeable, or premium level membership.
We may offer other paid services or features associated with the Services, subject to specified terms and conditions, which are incorporated by this reference.
At our sole discretion, GGOG may provide links to other websites or resources. You agree that GGOG does not have any control over such websites or resources, and that GGOG is not responsible for the availability of any external website or resource, and GGOG does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any materials found on such third-party websites or resources.
The Services may provide links to other websites or resources. Because we have no control over such websites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that GGOG is not responsible for the availability of such external websites and resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Member Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that we will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use or reliance on any such Member Content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.
You agree that all GGOG trademarks, including GGOG trade names, service marks, logos and service names are trademarks and the property of GGOG. Without our prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner any GGOG mark. All trademarks included in the Services that are not owned by GGOG are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Services may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any trademark.
GGOG may contain processes that are patented, patent pending and be wholly owned or licensed for use exclusively by GGOG. Nothing contained on the Services may be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any patent other than the use of the features provided by the Services. GGOG will vigorously protect these patents to the fullest extent of the law.
Disclaimer of Warranties / Limitation of Liability / Severability
You understand and agree that the Services are provided “AS-IS” or “AS AVAILABLE,” and that we assume no responsibility for your ability to (or any costs or fees associated with your ability to) obtain access to the Services, nor do we assume any liability for the failure to store or maintain any user communications or personal settings.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer, exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the foregoing disclaimer, exclusion and limitation may not apply to you, and you may have other legal rights that vary according to jurisdiction. In no event will damages provided by law, if any, apply unless they are required to apply by law, notwithstanding their exclusion by contract.
We disclaim all liability for any loss or damage arising out of your communications or dealings with any of the businesses, advertisers, GGOG members or users of the Services. Your communications or dealings with such businesses, advertisers, members and users are solely between you and them, although we reserve the right to monitor disputes between you and them.
If any term or condition of this Agreement shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that part shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining term or condition.
You are not allowed to promote a contest, sweepstakes or giveaway on GGOG without our expressed, advanced approval, outwith the normal functional features of your account (i.e. "Specials" tab).
If there is any claim or dispute about or involving the Services, you agree that the claim or dispute will be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia, United States of America, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to and hereby submit to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts located in the County of Fulton, Georgia and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, respectively, with respect to any such matters, and you agree to waive any and all objections to jurisdiction and to venue.
The Services are controlled and offered by GGOG in the United States and we make no representation that materials associated with the Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from jurisdictions where the Member Content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to use or access the Services from other jurisdictions do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Interruption and Modification to Service
GGOG always strives for continuous service uptime, however reserves the right to modify or discontinue GGOG service with or without notice. GGOG shall not be held liable to any member or any third party should GGOG exercise its right to modify or discontinue the GGOG service.
All members acknowledge and accept that GGOG does not guarantee continued, uninterrupted, or secured access to the GGOG service.
Please report any violations of the TOS to us by email golf (at) ggog (dot) com
Questions and Suggestions
GGOG welcomes your questions, comments, and suggestions about this TOU Agreement via email golf (at) ggog (dot) com. We value your feedback and realize that your thoughts and ideas are often some of the best we receive.