Terms of Use

AGON

The Terms of Use (The “Terms of Use”) govern use of the websites and services (the “Services”) of AGON. By using the Services, Users agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, all applicable laws and all conditions or policies referenced here (collectively, the “Terms”). AGON may amend the Terms at any time by posting a revised version of the Terms on our Services. Access to or continued use of the Services after the effective date of the revised Terms constitutes your acceptance of revised Terms.

In these Terms, we refer to those raising funds as “Project Owners” and to their fundraising campaigns as “Projects”. We refer to those contributing funds as “Contributors” and to the funds they contribute as “Contributions”. Campaign Owners, Contributors and other visitors to the Services are referred to collectively as “Users”.

Definition

AGON is an online sport project based crowdfunding platform for people and entities seeking to raise funds for their own Projects and to contribute to the Projects of others.

AGON can make representations about the quality, safety, morality or legality of only self-presented Projects or Contributions or the truth or accuracy of User Content.

Project Submission

Project Submission consists of these steps:

  1. Submitting Project requires filling out the application form. Project Owner is bound to choose the category of the Project that leads to the idea, name, required amount of the funding (minimum of 5€), place of project, summary of the idea, description of the project, the time in which to achieve (14 to 90 days) and the expected results.
  2. AGON will review the Project and will respond up to 3 days if the Project corresponds the criteria and Terms. If a Project is accepted it will be submitted for Contributions.
  3. When Project is accepted, the Project Owner is eligible to receive Contributions and respond to Contributor comments.
  4. If Projects receive less than expected and after consulting with AGON the Project is not achievable, Contributions are refunded.
  5. If Projects achieve the funding goal or passed the deadline, user has to provide his full name, telephone nr., the legal status and bank details in which towards the funds will be redirected.
  6. Afterwards AGON will contact Project Owners to discuss the financing conditions and transfer methods.
  7. Contributions will be transferred in a non-monetary form to Project Owners bank account. Transfer may take up to 7 days.

Eligibility to Use the Services

Users under 18 years of age are not eligible to use the Services without consent. Users between the ages of 13 and 17 can use the Services with the consent and supervision of a parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years old, provide such parent or legal guardian also agrees to be bound by the Terms and agrees to be responsible for such use of the Services. AGON reserves the right to refuse use of the Services to anyone and to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove or suspend any Project, Contribution, or the Services at any time for any reason without liability.

Prohibited Projects

Project Owners are not permitted to create a Project to raise funds for illegal activities, to cause harm to people or property, or to scam others. If the Project is claiming to do the impossible or it’s beyond realization, don’t post it. Users must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with their Projects and using Contributions. Project Owners shall not make any false or misleading statements in connection with their Project.

Community Guidelines

AGON is not a place for hatred, abuse, discrimination, disrespect, profanity, meanness, harassment or spam.

Do not:

  • use the Services to promote violence, degradation, subjugation, discrimination or hatred against individuals or groups based on race, ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity;
  • submit images or videos that are sexually explicit or post links to sites that contain sexually explicit material or show people or animals being hurt or degraded;
  • spam the comments sections or other Users with offers of good and services or inappropriate message;
  • engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the proper working of the Services or any activities conducted on the Services;
  • take any action that imposes, in AGON’s sole discretion, an unreasonable load on AGON’s infrastructure;
  • represent products created by other as your own creation, or act as a reseller of other’s products.

(AGON reserves the right to remove Projects for such activities.)

Project Owners

Project Owners will respond promptly and truthfully to all questions posed to them by AGON or any Contributor. If Projects achieve the funding goal or have passed their deadline, AGON will contact Project Owners to discuss the financing conditions and transfer methods. Project Owner eligibility is subject to AGON’s review of the fulfillment status of prior crowdfunding obligations. After the campaign, Projects aren’t eligible for any kind of Contributions.

Projects Contributions will be reviewed, only when Projects will have achieved the required amount of Contributions or passed their deadline.

If Projects receive less than expected and after consulting with AGON the Project is not achievable, Contributions are refunded.

Contributions will be transferred in a non-monetary form to Project Owners bank account. Transfer may take up to 7 days.

Contributors

Contributors are solely responsible for asking questions and investigating Project Owners and Projects to the extent they feel is necessary before making a Contribution. All Contributions are made voluntarily and at the sole discretion and risk of the Contributor. AGON does not guarantee that Contributions will be used as promised or that Projects will achieve its goals. AGON can endorse, guarantee, make representations, or provide warranties for or about the quality safety, morality or legality of only self-presented Projects or Contribution, or the truth or accuracy of User Content posted on the Services. Contributors are solely responsible for determining how to treat their Contributions.
Contributors are eligible to fund any active Project (minimum of 5€).If Projects receive less than expected and after consulting with AGON the Project is not achievable, Contributions are refunded.

Third Party Websites and Advertisers

The Services may contain links to third-party websites or advertisers that are not owned or controlled by AGON. Access to or use of third-party sites or services are at each User’s own risk. AGON is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort relating to User dealings with these third-party sites or services. We encourage Users to be aware of when they leave the Services, and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party website or service that they visit.

Disclaimers

Project Owners should be aware that many countries impose charitable fund solicitation laws to guide direct or indirect fund solicitation activities in those countries. While provisions vary country to country, these country laws typically include registration and reporting requirements. AGON merely provides a technology platform to allow Project Owners to connect with Contributors.

Payment Services and Service Fees

Project Owners that accept PayPal and Contributors that use PayPal in connection with a Project acknowledge and agree to comply with PayPal’s Crowdfunding and Acceptable Use Policies. We do not charge Service fees to Contributors. We do charge Service fees to Project Owners due to the Paypal transaction fees. In all cases, standard credit card or other third party processing fees apply in addition to any Service Fees. We are not responsible for the performance of any third party credit card processing or third party payment services. By using the Services Users agree to Paypal Service fees.

Copyright

Project Owner guarantees that Project content would not consist of any third persons copyright protected work that is under private ownership including any right to privacy, patent/trademark rights, copyright, contract law, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights, unless the user has demonstrated the author’s permission or otherwise legally entitled to post the materials.

All information submitted to the Site, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom that content originated.

If any Project Content infringe such intellectual property rights and is accessible the Services, please notify AGON at agon@lsfp.lv

Changes to Terms

AGON may alter the Terms at any time, so please review them frequently. If a material change is made, AGON may notify Users in the Services, by email, by means of a notice on the Services, or other place we think appropriate.

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