The HC Service aims to distribute ice-hockey related coaching and training material for coaches, officials, players, referees and other interest groups and interested parties. The Service also provides teams and clubs tools for their internal communication, training and collection, distribution and follow-up of various information (training diary, tournament feedback, player assessments, test results etc.).
Roles within the HC Service:
The Subscriber is a person who subscribes and pays the team licence via the Internet. He/she automatically acts as the User in his/her team, either as a coach or a team official. Within the licence limits, he/she invites other Users of his/her team and creates groups.
Subscribing to and payment of the Service
The HC Services can be free or chargeable.
Using the chargeable services requires the payment of the sum stated at the subscription. After the subscription the Service is immediately useable (3 days). After the payment the Service is active.
The Service Provider may change the price or pricing bases, and change the chargeable service as a free service or vice versa. The Service Provider may however not change the price or pricing basis during the agreement period. A valid price list and the basis of pricing are available on the HC Service website.
Registration to the Service and use of personal data
In order to use the Service, you must state in the registration form up-to-date and valid personal data, and if you are under 18, your guardian's contact information. As a User of the website you are also obliged to regularly update your user profile information. The Service Provider may refuse your access to the website, if false information is found in your user profile.
The Service Provider shall adhere to the privacy laws when handling personal data. The Service Provider shall handle the personal data in accordance with the Personal Data Act. The data will be used to enable: the membership of the HC Service, service implementation and development and customer communication and to investigate potential misuses. The Service Provider collects the personal data directly from the User or his/her team’s coaches or officials who are registered as Users. In addition, the SLUnet Sporttirekisteri, population register, the Finnish Direct Marketing Association’s call prevention register or any such registers may be used to collect and update data.
All personal data collected or entered into the Service is user specific. Collected or entered User data is available to the User and his/her team’s coaches and officials registered as Users. On his/her team’s website, the User can see the names of all the registered coaches and officials who may collect or use his/her personal data. The User (profile and training diary) and his/her team’s coaches and officials registered as Users (tournament feedback, player assessments, test results) can enter User data into the HC Service. Upon registration as a User, the User gives his/her consent for the personal data collection and the use according to these terms. When the User is removed or removes him/herself of the team licence, the coaches and official registered as Users cannot see the data collected of him/her. In that case the User data remains in the register, however, it will not be used. When the User joins a new team, the coaches and officials of that team registered as Users can see the data collected of the User. The User has at all times the right to prevent the transfer of his/her data when changing teams. He/she can also have entries concerning him/her removed by a written removal notice to the Service Provider. In case the User is under the age of 18, permission from the User’s guardian is needed upon registration for the collection and use of personal data according to these terms. The guardian has the right to familiarise themselves with the personal data of the minor User in the register. This is done by a written request to the Service Provider. Concerning personal data transfer and removal from the register, the guardian of a minor User has the same rights as the User. Reaching an agreement
Rights and Liabilities of the User
The yearly licence entitles the Subscriber and User to use all functions within the HC Service. The Subscriber takes care of and is fully responsible for managing the user rights and assigning the user IDs.
The use of the HC Service requires a user ID and a password that are granted by the Service Provider when the User is registered to the Service. Each User has a personal password. The User is responsible for the safe keeping of the user ID and password and not allowing any third party access to the user ID and password. The User shall immediately notify the Service Provider if the User suspects that a third party has gained access to his/her password without the User’s consent. The User is at all times responsible for the use of the HC Service accessed with the User’s ID and password. The User is also responsible for all the material he/she has submitted to the Service Provider, other Users and third parties. The User shall make sure that the material submitted by the User does not infringe copyrights or other immaterial rights.
The User has the right to use the HC Service in accordance with laws, other regulations and good practice. The HC Service material is protected by copyright law and other immaterial laws. The User shall not infringe these laws in any manner. The User shall not submit to the HC Service pornographic, immoral, criminal, racist or misleading etc. material or information. Here material refers to files and data (picture files and possible other files as well as text sent by Users) stored or distributed in the HC Service. The User shall not distribute picture or other files, or write text via the HC Service that may offend other persons.
The User is personally responsible for any misuses and/or illegalities committed under the User’s ID. Material from the HC Service shall not be made available, distributed, shared or transferred to any other service/system, nor shall the service content be exploited for commercial purposes.
Rights and Liabilities of the Service Provider
The Service Provider has the right to block the User’s access to the service temporarily, if it is necessary for the operation of the HC Service. If the User has not accessed the service in twelve (12) months, the Service Provider can cancel the User’s password and user ID. The User can then register again in the service. The User’s ID or password is not automatically removed as the right of use ends. After the expiry of the agreement, the regulations on ownership and copyright, liability of information and limitations of liability remain in force as long as they are relevant. The User gives the Service Provider the right of use of the material he/she has submitted to the HC Service, and the Service Provider can at its discretion offer this material to other Users of the HC Service.
Adding material to the service is done by the User or the Service Provider and the liability is with the party who has added the material.
The Service Provider is not liable for the content or its authenticity, except for data content provided by the Service Provider itself. The Service Provider’s liability for its own data content is limited to direct damage. However, in case of force majeure, the Service Provider is exempted from liability. The Service Provider is not liable for any texts, pictures or the authenticity of pictures stored by the User; nor is the Service Provider liable for any issues regarding the pictures or whether the User has the legal right to distribute pictures. The same applies to all data or files that the User has sent or distributed in the service or text he/she has written. The Service Provider is not liable for data or the copyrights of such data the User has received via the HC Service from third parties. The Service Provider is also not liable for content that violates good practice or the law. Damage caused by anything that is the responsibility of the User or a third party is not compensated by the Service Provider.
The User shall send all written notices regarding this agreement to the following address: Suomen Urheiluopisto, Hockey Centre; Kaskelantie 10, 19120 Vierumäki, Finland. The Service Provider can send written notices regarding this agreement to the User’s last e-mail address or otherwise in writing.
General notices concerning the service may also be published on the HC Service web pages.
Disputes and the applicable legislation
The use of the HC Service content may be tracked at times e.g. by transferring cookies to the customer’s computer. The purpose of tracking is to collect information on how and when the HC Service is used. The information enables the improvement of the HC Service to better serve the customers. The information is also used to follow the number of visitors. The collected information cannot be used to identify an individual customer. In addition to the tracking, the User’s session information can be stored. The session information is stored on a server and removed as the User logs out of the system, or automatically by the garbage collection process. The session information enables e.g. logging in the HC Service.
The Service Provider shall attempt to protect all personal data submitted to the HC Service as it sees fit. This includes e.g. publishing e-mail addresses in such a form that they cannot be automatically collected for junk mail purposes.