Dollar Football Terms and Conditions
The web pages at www.dollarfootball.com, and all linked pages ("the Site"), are owned and operated by Hashtag Buffalo, LLC. By accessing the Site or using any part of the Site or any content or services, the User agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions. If the User does not agree to all the terms and conditions, then the User may not access the Site or use the content or any services in the Site. These Terms constitute the agreement between the User and the Site with respect to the Site and precedes any prior agreements, oral or written, between the User and the Site.
2. Changes or Modifications to the Terms and Conditions
The Company may amend the Agreement or Terms and Conditions at its sole discretion, at any time, without specific notice to the User. The most recent Agreement will be posted on the Site. By the Users continued use of the Site, the User hereby agrees to comply with, and are bound by, all of the terms and conditions contained within the Agreement effective at that time of usage by the User. Therefore, the User should regularly check this page for updates. The changes do not apply only to persons who have an “open dispute”, whereas any dispute will assume the appropriate and applicable Terms and Conditions from the time that the dispute was initiated.
3. User Eligibility
The User hereby authorizes that the User is a natural person. Corporate or legal entities bound by Articles of Organization are ineligible to use the www.dollarfootball.com site or service for any purpose. The User authorizes that the User is fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations and warranties set forth in these terms and to abide by and comply with these terms.
In order to create an account and play fantasy games on the Site, the User affirms that:
- a) The User is at least 18 years old
- b) The User is a natural person of at least the age of majority in the User jurisdiction of residence
- c) The User is a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States of America or Canada; and the User have a postal address in the United States of America or Canada
- d) The User is not a resident of any of the following states: Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Vermont, Kansas or Montana.
- e) The User will at all times maintain only one account only with the Company
The Company reserves the right to suspend or terminate the User account, withhold or revoke the awarding of any prizes associated with such account, or require the User to provide proof that the User is eligible to participate according to this section prior to receiving a prize.
4. Conditions of Participation
In order to play in particular contests on the Site, the User may be asked to register a formal account. In doing so, the User agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information about the User and maintain the data to keep it accurate, current, and complete. If the company has reason to believe that any information is inaccurate or incomplete, the Company may deny the User access to the site and/or withhold prizes at its sole discretion.
Facebook and Twitter Login and Connections:
At the time of creating an account, the Company may prompt the User to login using the User’s Facebook or Twitter account. All correspondence or postings, which take place through the Site and the User Social Media accounts is controlled by the User. At no time is the Company responsible or liable for any conduct, which may result from a post generated by the Site. A user may opt in or opt out from these posting each time an entry is submitted or permanently deny post access via external settings and permissions on the external Twitter and Facebook websites.
The User agrees and consents that Site or the Company are not liable in any way to the conduct or activity, which takes place on Facebook or Twitter sites, which may have initiated from a post, profile, contest or marketing campaign initiated by the Site.
Account Disclosure & Privacy:
- (a) Comply with legal process
- (b) Enforce the Terms
- (c) Respond to a claim that any material the User have provided violates the rights of third parties
- (d) Provide certain customized features of the Company Site to the User, if any, or respond to the User requests for customer service
- (e) Correspond with the User for promotional purposes
- (f) Protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Company, its users and the public
By joining the Site, the User consents to the use of the Users name, voice, likeness, and photograph in connection with the development, production, distribution and marketing of the selected contests, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Entrants agree that the Site may announce any winner's name on-air or on any of its websites at any time in connection with the marketing and promotion of Contests on the Site or other contests or games operated by the Company.
Site contests can either be played for a fee, with a chance to win cash prizes (“Pay Contests”) or for free (“Free Contests”), with a chance to win prizes or cash toward Pay Contests. Please be advised that the User must have a Member Account on the Site in order to participate in Pay Contests.
Contests on the Site:
Each Contest on the Site will contain Contest Rules, which identify the game type, league, deadlines, length of contest, entry requirements and potential winnings and time of notification of winnings. Review all contest deals prior to joining any game or league. All deposits and payouts from the Users accounts for Pay Contests will be made through Paypal by linking the User Paypal account to the Site. There may be fees or taxes associated with using Paypal which will be incurred by the user. For each Pay Contest, the Site may charge a percentage fee from the overall value of the contest.
In connection with Pay Contests, Members must pay the applicable entry fee in advance of contests on the Site’s start time (“Entry Fee”). The Entry Fee will be predetermined and set forth in the applicable contest rules along with potential payout. In connection with free contests, members must register for contests on the Site before the applicable Site contest’s start time. Each public contest on the Site shall only have a limited number of openings, and entrants will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Private contests on the Site may include restricted access and password protection as defined by the league owner. Contests on the Site that do not attract the required number of entrants will be cancelled prior to commencement, and any and all entry fees will be fully refunded to the User.
The Company is not responsible for attempted registrations which are late, misdirected, incomplete or incorrect due to the Users failure to participate or complete the requirements for a scheduled contest.
All determinations by the Company with respect to points, payouts, winners, prizes, and rewards will be made by the Company with sole and absolute discretion and are final and binding to the User. The User understands and agrees that the Company is not liable whatsoever for any reason, which would enable the User to participate in any contest.
If the User makes any attempt to circumvent or bypass the site game rules and logic put in place or attempt to submit player entries after the start time of games the Company may deny the User access to the site and may withhold, prizes, fees and winnings, at its sole discretion.
Game of Skill:
Games on the Site are all based on the skill of users. For each Contest on the Site, winners are determined by a user’s skill to accumulate the most points. Points are amassed through a user’s selections, which are based on their skill and knowledge of relevant professional sports information and fantasy sports rules. Fantasy points are generated through the performance of individual athletes across multiple sporting events.
The User will be required to pay the entire deposit amount prior to requesting a cash withdrawal unless otherwise explicitly stated by a promotion on the Site that the User joined and were eligible for. All withdrawals request will be reviewed within 30 days and require complete adherence to Terms and Conditions expressed by the Company in order to be executed. Any promotional deposits granted to the User will not be able to be withdrawn until the entire promotional value has been wagered in full in active games that have reached required player limit.
The User understands that Site is currently in a Beta and testing mode where the User may encounter errors, site downtime, data loss, data updates, and data inaccuracies. Updates will be at the sole and absolute discretion of the Site. The User will contact The Company by using the ‘Contact Us’ Site page immediately in the event an error is discovered.
Game scoring relies on third party statistics and the Site will not be accountable for any errors or discrepancies of the data. Score updates and edits will be at the sole and absolute discretion of the Site. The user will contact the company through the ‘Contact Us’ Site page immediately in the event a scoring error is discovered.
In January of each year, winners who have won $600 or more (net of all entry fees) using the Site or other related services during the prior year will be contacted by the Site to provide address and social security information. This information will be used to file a 1099-MISC with the Internal Revenue Service.
6. Limitation of Damages
The total liability possibly incurred by the Company for any damages, losses or action relating to this Terms and Conditions or other company service, inclusive of negligence, will never exceed the aggregate amount of fees the User has paid the company within the last 12 months preceding the User claim.
7. Conduct and Disqualification
User Marketing, Communications and Promotions:
Through agreements with predominant users (“Partner Users”), these users may create private leagues. The Company may offer bonuses for marketing purposes for these private leagues to promote site usage. The Company is not liable for any promotional messaging or marketing activity associated with these leagues that may be managed by individuals or companies. These agreements will be made at the discretion of the Company with Partner Users who will be responsible with their leagues and adhere to a separate Partner User policy.
Any promotional bonuses from the Company to Partner Users will be paid directly to their PayPal accounts within 30 days from contest completion less any Paypal fees or taxes.
The Site contains many social features to the Site, whereas individual users may post content, which might be offensive to other users. The User understand that this The Company is not accountable for any distress or pain that is caused by other users through spamming or posting of any content, especially through content not directly posted to the Site. The User is solely responsible for the Users interactions with other users of the Site. The Company reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between the User and other users. Yet, if the User notice or interact with any user who is acting inappropriately on the Site, please report them immediately by using the Contact Us page on the Site. It is at the sole discretion of the Company to remove any user’s account or disqualify them from Contests on the Site due to their actions.
The company may disqualify any user from the Site and refuse award of cash or prizes if the User engages in conduct considered to be against the operation of the Company or damaging to other users or the Site, including tampering with the administration of the Site; obtaining other entrants information and spamming other entrants; and abusing the Site. The User acknowledges that the forfeiture and/or return of any prize does not preclude the Company from pursuing criminal or civil charges due to such conduct.
The User agrees not to use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Conditions, or any other purpose not intended by the Company. The User agrees not to:
- a) Abuse, harass, impersonate, intimidate or threaten any other user(s) of the Site;
- b) Post or cause to be posted, content that are libelous, defamatory, abusive, offensive, obscene, pornographic or otherwise violates any law or right;
- c) Post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any user on the Site;
- d) Create or submit unwanted email ("Spam") to any other user on the Site;
- e) Submit comments linking to affiliate programs, multi-level marketing schemes, sites repurposing existing stories or off-topic content; advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any products or Site, or use any information obtained from the Site in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent;
- f) Post, email, transmit, upload, or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed or functioning to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- g) Use any robot, spider, scraper, sniping software or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without the Company’s written permission;
- h) Bypass site logic or checks put in place for game rules.
Violation of our rules may result in the removal of the Users content from the Site and/or the canceling of the User account. The User acknowledges and agrees that the Company may remove any User Content and may terminate the User’s account at any time for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such User Content) at its sole discretion. To report any of these abuses, please contact us.
It is at the discretion of the Company to suspend or terminate the User’s account from the Site without notice if the User breaches any of the Terms and Conditions, herein. If the User wishes to terminate the User’s account from the Site, the User may discontinue using the Site or contact us via the Contact Us page and let us know that the User would like to close the User account.
The User agrees to indemnify and hold parents and subsidiaries, and each of their respective members, officers, directors, employees, agents, co-branders, content licensors and/or other partners of the Company harmless from and against any and all claims, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), damages, suits, costs, demands and/or judgments whatsoever, made by any third party due to or arising out of:
- (a) The User use of the Site
- (b) The User breach of the Agreement
- (c) Any dispute between the User and any Users, Members, Third Party Providers, Sources and/or other third parties
- (d) Any claim that the Site owes any taxes in connection with the User use of the Site and/or
- (e) The User violation of any rights of another individual, entity or government
10. Third Party Links
The Site may have ads or links, which will direct users to other Sites on the internet. The company has no control over the management of these third party sites. The User agrees that the Site is not responsible for and does not endorse content, advertising, products or other materials available on any other site. The User acknowledge that the Site shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
11. Dispute Resolution
Any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to these Terms or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation or validity thereof, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, shall be determined by final and binding arbitration in Buffalo, NY before one arbitrator. Judgment on the Award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. This clause shall not preclude parties from seeking provisional remedies in aid of arbitration from a court of appropriate jurisdiction. The cost of arbitration shall be shared equally by the parties. The parties agree that, any provision of applicable law notwithstanding, they will not request and the arbitrator shall have no authority to award, punitive or exemplary damages against either party.
12. Other Terms
Waiver and Severability of Terms:
The failure of the Site to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision to be enforced at a later date. If any Terms are found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, the parties approve that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as suggested in the Terms, and the other Terms remain in full force and effect.
Statute of Limitations:
The User agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the use of the Site or the Terms must be filed within 12 months after such claim or cause of action arose or the User claim will be invalid.
If the User submits ideas of specific games, processes, changes or any other implementation to our site, which create value to the Site and Company, the Company is under no obligation to compensate the User. Any feedback submitted to the Company by the User is the sole property of the Company.
We read and listen to every message sent to us and attempt to reply promptly to each comment. The User can submit questions regarding the Agreement or the services of the Site at any time, for any reason by using the ‘Contact Us’ page on the website.
Last Updated: August 15th, 2014