adidas Terms and conditions for website use
Please read these Terms and Conditions (Terms and Conditions) carefully before using this website and any adidas content on social media sites (including without limit Facebook and Twitter) (together: the Site). These Terms and Conditions apply to all visits and use of the Site, as well as to the Content (as defined below), information, recommendations, products and/or services provided to you on or through the Site. By accessing and using the Site, you signify your consent to these Terms and Conditions in their entirety in addition to any other law or regulation that applies to the Site and the Internet. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions in their entirety please leave the Site.
Operator of the Site
The Site is operated by adidas International Trading B.V., Atlas Arena, Africa Building, Hoogoorddreef 9a, 1101 BA Amsterdam ZO, The Netherlands, registered at the Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce under no. 33305842 (adidas).
Content on the Site
All of the content featured or displayed on the Site, including, but not limited to, logos, icons, trade marks, text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and software (Content), is owned by adidas AG, its affiliated companies, its licensors and/or its content providers. All elements of the Site including, but not limited to, the general design and the Content, can be protected by copyright, moral rights, database rights, trade mark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights. Except as explicitly permitted under this or another agreement with adidas, no portion or element of the Site or its Content may be copied or retransmitted via any means. The Site, its Content and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of adidas AG, its affiliated companies or its licensors unless otherwise expressly agreed. All such rights are reserved.
Copyright and Trademarks
The copyright in all Content is and remains owned by adidas AG, its affiliated companies or its licensors as appropriate. Except as may be otherwise indicated in specific documents within the Site, you are authorized to view, play, print and download Content found on the Site for personal, informational, and non-commercial purposes only. You may not modify any of the materials and you may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any Content. You may not reuse any Content without first obtaining the consent of adidas. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such Content on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited. You will not remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices from Content found on the Site.
In the event you download software (including but not limited to screensavers, smart phone applications, icons, videos and wallpapers) from the Site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the Software) are licensed to you by adidas. adidas does not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but adidas retains full and complete title to the Software, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form.
All trade marks, service marks, logos and trade names which appear on products of adidas Group, product packaging and/or on the Site, whether registered or not (including but not limited to: the word mark "adidas", "the 3-Bars logo", "the Trefoil logo", "the Globe", "the 3-Stripes mark") (the Trade Marks) remain the exclusive property of adidas AG, its affiliated companies or its licensors (as appropriate) and are protected by applicable trade mark laws and treaties. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify any of the Trade Marks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on the Site, without adidas' prior written consent. The use of any of the Trade Marks on any other website or network computer environment, for example the storage or reproduction of (a part of) the Site in any external internet site or the creation of links, hypertext, links or deeplinks between the Site and any other internet site, is prohibited without the express written consent of adidas.
Disclaimer of warranties
The Site and the Content are free of charge and provided 'as is' and without any warranties of any kind. The information on the Site is for general information purposes only and does not constitute advice.
adidas does not represent or warrant that the information and/or facilities contained in the Site are accurate, complete or current, or that the Site or the server that makes the Site available are free of viruses or any other harmful components. Further, adidas will not provide for specific IT infrastructure or connectivity. Thus adidas cannot represent or warrant the Site will be uninterrupted or error free. adidas does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the Content on the Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise, in each case to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
Limitation of liability
Your use of the Site is at your own risk. Neither adidas, nor any of its employees, officers, directors nor any of its agents or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site will be liable for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the Content on the Site, including damages caused by viruses or any incorrectness or incompleteness of the information on the Site, or the performance of the products or otherwise arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, even if adidas has been advised of the possibility of any such damages.
Links to third parties
Misuse of the Site
You are prohibited from using the Site to post or transmit any User Generated Content (as defined below) which infringes or may infringe third party intellectual property rights or which is threatening, false, misleading, inflammatory, defamatory, invasive of privacy, obscene, pornographic, abusive, discriminating, illegal or which could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to civil liability or violate any law. adidas may deny you access to the Site at any time in its sole discretion, and which shall include situations where adidas believes that your use of the Site is in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions and/or applicable laws.
You are also prohibited from using the Site to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation.
User Generated Content
All opinions, remarks, comments, artwork, graphics, photographs, links, questions, suggestions, information, videos and other materials that you or other users of the Site post to the Site or transmit using the Site (User Generated Content) will be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. Accordingly, adidas shall have the non-exclusive, royalty-free, right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any User Generated Content for any purpose, in any medium and throughout the world (license grant). You acknowledge and agree that adidas only acts as a passive conduit for the distribution of the User Generated Content and is not responsible or liable to you or to any third party for the content or accuracy of the User Generated Content. adidas shall not be continuously monitoring User Generated Content published by you or moderating between users, nor shall adidas be under an obligation to do so. Without limit to the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that any remarks, opinions, comments, suggestions and other information expressed or included in the User Generated Content do not necessarily represent those of adidas. Any use by you of the User Generated Content is entirely at your own risk. You represent and warrant that any User Generated Content posted or transmitted by you is original to you and does not copy the work of any third party or otherwise infringe any third party intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or personality rights and does not contain any defamatory or disparaging statements. Furthermore, you represent and warrant that you have the capacity to grant the license as stipulated in this paragraph. You agree to indemnify and keep adidas and its affiliated companies indemnified against all costs, expenses, damages, losses and liabilities incurred or suffered by adidas or its affiliated companies related to any User Generated Content posted or transmitted by you or your other use of the Site.
adidas reserves the right at its sole discretion to block or remove (in whole or part) any User Generated Content posted or transmitted by you and which adidas believes is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions (including materials which infringe or may infringe third party intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or personality rights), or is otherwise unacceptable to adidas.
You agree to promptly notify adidas in writing (see How to Contact Us below for contact details) of any User Generated Content (or other Content) which breaches these Terms and Conditions. You agree to provide to adidas sufficient information to enable adidas to investigate whether such User Generated Content (or other Content) breaches these Terms and Conditions. adidas agrees to make good faith efforts to investigate such complaint and shall take such action as adidas in its sole discretion decides. However, adidas does not warrant or represent that it will block or remove (in whole or part) such User Generated Content or other Content.
adidas maintains the policy of not reviewing or accepting any unsolicited submissions of ideas, inventions, designs and/or other materials related to adidas business (including without limit footwear, apparel, sporting goods and services) whether consisting of texts, images, sounds, software, information or otherwise (the Materials) from persons external to adidas. You should therefore not post any Materials on the Site or send these to adidas by e-mail or otherwise.
How you can contact us
If you have any questions or comments about the Site or these Terms and Conditions or in the event that you wish to make a complaint regarding the Site (or its Content), then please click here.
Changes to the terms
adidas reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these Terms and Conditions will mean you accept those changes.
Each provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be construed separately and independently of each other. If any provision is deemed invalid, void or otherwise unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severable from and shall not affect the enforceability of any of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
If you want to order products via the Site, please also read the Delivery Terms.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of The Netherlands and you and adidas hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch Courts.