Terms and Conditions — PGFA / USGFA/ FSN / GWP Memberships and Products
PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY! IT CONTAINS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, AS WELL AS LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU.
These Terms and Conditions (these “Terms”) and any documents referenced herein contain all of the terms and conditions that apply to purchases of subscriptions for PGFA memberships (each a “Membership”), admissions to PGFA Golf Fitness Instruction Certification Seminars, or any other seminar conducted by PGFA (“Seminars”) , and to any of the Products offered for sale through the PGFA Store (each a “Product”) described on this Internet website (the “Site”) by you (“you” or “Customer”) from FSN,PGFA,USGFA, GWP Company ("PGFA,USGFA") and sold by PGFA,USGFA in the United States. By clicking “I accept” below and/or accepting delivery of the applicable Membership package, Seminar admission, or Product, Customer agrees to be bound by and accepts these Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by all of these Terms, please do not use or access this Site or register to attend a Seminar. In addition to our policy set forth below under "Cancellation of Membership", we reserve the right to cancel your Membership, without refund of any moneys paid, should you violate any of these Terms.
As used herein, “Services” shall mean the privileges incident to your Membership, Seminar attendance and any and all other services, and/or information offered or communicated via this Site and/or Seminar materials. These Services include, but are not limited to, Seminars, communications, data, statements and information regarding physical evaluations; conditioning; golf performance training; nutritional guidance and any other consultation, instruction or advice.
CANCELLATION OF MEMBERSHIP
Because you will immediately enjoy benefits from your Membership which you will be able to use and employ for the duration of your Membership and beyond, subscription fees for your Membership are non-refundable. If you purchased a welcome kit (“Kit”) as part of your Membership package, PGFA, USGFA will refund the purchase price (less PGFA,USGFA's shipping costs incurred in sending the Kit) of the Kit if you cancel your Membership early, provided the Kit is returned to PGFA, USGFA unopened and in “as new” condition, as determined by PGFA,USGFA in its sole discretion. You are responsible for all shipping costs and risk of loss for your return of a Kit.
PGFA, USGFA grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of the Site and/or Seminar materials for legal purposes and uses and that are otherwise permitted by these Terms. Other than page caching, you are not authorized to copy, download or modify the Site and/or Seminar materials or any portion thereof. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this Site and/or Seminar materials or their contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions or prices; any derivative use of this Site and/or Seminar materials or their contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. You may not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law, or which contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services. You are also prohibited from using the Site in any way that restricts or inhibits any other Site user from using or enjoying the Site.
If you use the Site, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. PGFA, USGFA and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion. Services are non-transferable and may not be shared. You agree to (a) maintain all equipment necessary for your access to and use of the Site; (b) maintain the security of your user identification, password, and any other confidential information relating to your PGFA account; and (c) take responsibility for all charges resulting from use of your PGFA account, including unauthorized use prior to your notifying PGFA of such unauthorized use and taking the legal steps to prevent its further occurrence by contacting us to change your password.
You may not frame or utilize any framing techniques to enclose any PGFA,USGFA trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form). You may not use any metatags or any other hidden text utilizing PGFA, USGFA's name or trademarks. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by PGFA,USGFA.
Unless otherwise authorized in writing by PGFA, USGFA, no user or other third-party is authorized to deep link to any web page contained in the Site (i.e., no links are permitted under any circumstances from third-party web sites to any page of the PGFA Site other than the PGFA Site home page). Such links are expressly prohibited. In addition, no Customer or third-party may link to the PGFA home page in such a manner as to create a reasonable possibility or likelihood of confusion by users of the third-party website as to the true ownership or sponsorship of the PGFA Site and/or as to the existence or lack thereof of some affiliation or other relationship between PGFA, USGFA and the third-party and/or its website.
You agree that you will not upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit to the Site or to any other User any messages, programs, or other materials (including but not limited to Trojan Horses, viruses, worms, and the like) that contain software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or telecommunications equipment.
NEITHER PGFA, USGFA NOR ANY OF ITS UNDERLYING SERVICE PROVIDERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSEES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, ASSIGNEES, OR AGENTS WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED VIA THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN, THE SERVICES, SEMINARS AND OR PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXCEPT FOR THOSE PROVIDED BY PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS), EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ALL SUCH WARRANTIES BEING EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
PGFA, USGFA SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR UNAUTHORIZED THIRD-PARTY ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED AT THE SITE THROUGH ACCIDENT OR THROUGH FRAUDULENT OR WRONGFUL MEANS OR DEVICES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PGFA,USGFA OR ANY OF ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSEES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR ASSIGNEES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD-PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS AND BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR IN TORT, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM ANY PRODUCT, SEMINAR OR SERVICE SOLD OR PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR THE USE OF THE INFORMATION OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR IN THE SEMINAR MATERIALS, EVEN IF PGFA,USGFA IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL PGFA,USGFA'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PRICE YOU PAID FOR A PRODUCT, SEMINAR OR SERVICE THAT IS THE SUBJECT OF THE CLAIM. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION IN THE AGGREGATE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, MISREPRESENTATIONS, AND OTHER TORTS. PGFA,USGFA WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OR DELAY IN PERFORMANCE DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART TO ANY CAUSE BEYOND PGFA,USGFA'S REASONABLE CONTROL INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, STRIKES, RIOTS, WARS, FIRES, ACTS OF GOD OR ACTS OF COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LAW OR REGULATION.
NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS EITHER DO NOT ALLOW OR OTHERWISE LIMIT THE PERMISSIBLE SCOPE OF DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS SUCH AS THOSE APPEARING IN THE TWO PRECEDING PARAGRAPHS. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS APPEARING THEREIN MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
HEALTH DISCLAIMER AND RELEASE
This Site and/or the Seminar materials provide golf training, physical training, and other information, applications, and content and is intended only to assist users in their personal physical fitness and sports efforts. PGFA, USGFA is not a medical organization and cannot provide medical advice or a medical diagnosis. The information presented on this Site and/or the Seminar materials is in no way intended as medical advice or as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This information should only be used in conjunction with the guidance and care of your physician. Whether or not you are trying to lose weight, consult your physician before beginning any diet, nutrition, or fitness plan offered through the Site. Your physician should allow for proper follow-up visits and individualize your diet, nutrition, or fitness plan as appropriate. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider if you have any questions regarding a medical condition, your diet, nutritional supplements, an exercise regimen, or any other matter related to your health and well-being.
There is a risk of injury from participation in sporting events and other strenuous physical activity, including the potential for permanent paralysis, other serious injury, and/or death. YOU KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS of participation in any activity or fitness program set forth at the Site and/or the Seminar materials. YOU AGREE THAT PGFA,USGFA AND/OR ANY OF ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, LICENSEES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR ASSIGNEES (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE for any claims, demands, injuries, damages, actions, or causes of action that arise in whole or in part due to the negligence of the Released Parties, or any of them. FURTHERMORE, YOU FOREVER RELEASE AND DISCHARGE, AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS, the Released Parties from and in relation to all claims, demands, injuries, damages, actions, or causes of action that arise from or relate in any way to your participation in any activity or regimen set forth at the Site or in the Seminar materials. YOU FURTHER WARRANT AND CERTIFY that you have no health conditions or defects that would prevent you from participating safely in any activity or regimen set forth at the Site, that you have consulted and been cleared by a medical doctor in relation to such participation, and that you are otherwise sufficiently fit and healthy to so participate.
The Site is not intended for use by pregnant women, or individuals with any type of health condition. As are all users, such individuals are specifically warned to seek professional medical advice prior to initiating any form of sports training, physical training, or exercise regimen. PGFA, USGFA reserves the right to refuse or cancel your membership due to certain medical conditions.
This Site contains information, data, software, photographs, graphs, videos, typefaces, graphics, audio and other material (collectively "Content"). PGFA, USGFA does not control the Content supplied by parties other than PGFA,USGFA. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information that constitutes part of Content expressed or made available by third parties and not by PGFA,USGFA are those of the respective authors or distributors and not of PGFA, USGFA. Neither PGFA, USGFA nor any third party, including any provider, or any user of the Site, guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any Content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. In many instances, the Content available through the Site represents the opinions and judgments of the respective provider or User not under contract with PGFA,USGFA. PGFA, USGFA neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the Site by anyone other than authorized PGFA, USGFA employees. Under no circumstances shall PGFA, USGFA be liable for any loss, damage or harm caused by a Customer's reliance on information obtained through the Site. It is the responsibility of a Customer to evaluate the information, opinion, advice or other Content available through the Site.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
The Site may reference or link to third-party sites throughout the Internet. PGFA, USGFA has no control over these third-party sites or the content within them. PGFA, USGFA cannot and does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in these third-party sites is accurate, legal, or inoffensive. PGFA, USGFA does not endorse the content of any third-party site, nor do we warrant that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. PGFA, USGFA does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, services, and content of all these and any other third parties. If you choose to link to or use a third-party website, you should carefully review such third party's privacy statement and other terms and conditions of use. By using the Site to search for or link to another third-party site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against PGFA,USGFA for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results or to link to another site.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless PGFA,USGFA, its directors, officers, employees, assignees, and agents, and defend any action brought against same with respect to any claim, demand, cause of action, debt or liability, including reasonable attorneys fees, to the extent that such action is based upon a claim that: (i) if true, would constitute a breach of any of your representations, warranties, or agreements hereunder; and/or (ii) arises out of your negligence, willful misconduct, use of the Seminar materials or any breach of these Terms.
THESE TERMS AND ANY SALES HEREUNDER SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. Customer hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consents to submit to the jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for any litigation arising out of or relating to use of or purchase made through the Site (and agrees not to commence any litigation relating thereto except in such courts), waives any objection to the laying of venue of any such litigation in the Florida courts and agrees not to plead or claim in any Florida court that such litigation brought therein has been brought in an inconvenient forum.
Payment must be received by PGFA, USGFA prior to PGFA,USGFA's acceptance of an order. Payment for (i) Products(s), (ii) Seminar(s) and/or (iii) Membership(s) including, if applicable, the Kit is to be made by credit card at time of purchase. As outlined in "Cancellation of Membership" above, payments for Membership(s) are non-refundable. Orders are not binding upon PGFA, USGFA until accepted by PGFA, USGFA. PGFA, USGFA cannot guarantee the availability of a Product (including Kits) at a given time. PGFA, USGFA reserves the right to revoke any stated offer for any reason and to correct any inaccuracies or omissions, including after an order has been submitted and whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled by PGFA, USGFA, we will issue a credit to your credit card in the amount of the charge, and shall not incur any additional liability for such cancellation.
Separate charges for shipping and handling will be shown prior to order and on the invoice(s).
Certain sales or other taxes may apply to your purchase. These taxes vary from state to state and will be collected for orders shipped to states where these taxes are applicable. The amount of tax charged is based on current state and local tax rates as well as other factors, including the identity of the seller, the type of item purchased, and the shipment destination of the order. Please review and confirm the taxes applied to your order in your shopping cart before submission.
For orders placed from outside the United States or for orders placed for seminars
scheduled for outside the United States, taxes which are applicable in your jurisdiction
will also be charged.
RISK OF LOSS
Loss or damage that occurs during shipping by a carrier selected by PGFA, USGFA is PGFA,USGFA's responsibility.
APPLICABLE LAW; NOT FOR RESALE OR EXPORT
Customer agrees to comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the various states and of the United States. Customer agrees and represents that it is buying for its own use, and not for resale or export.
For questions about your purchase or comments about the PGFA program or this Site, please contact PGFA,USGFA Customer Service at 760-870-4575.
PARENTAL OR GUARDIAN PERMISSION
You must be 18 years or older or be between the ages of 13 and 18 and acting with your parent's or guardian's consent to purchase any product or service offered on or through the Site. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE THIS SITE.
No information should be submitted to or posted on the Site by children under 13 without the consent of their parent or guardian. Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, PGFA, USGFA does not knowingly collect or provide any personally identifying information of children under 13 years of age, regardless of its source, for any purpose whatsoever. If PGFA, USGFA collects such information, the information will be deleted from the PGFA, USGFA's systems as soon as possible after notification thereof. We do not use any information collected from users under 13 for any marketing or promotional purpose whatsoever. We do not allow children under 13 to be listed in any member directories or to receive direct marketing communications from PGFA, USGFA.
We assume that if you are legally providing us with credit card information, you are an adult or are otherwise authorized to do so. In no event however, should you provide us with any information if you are under age 13. We're sorry, but you will need to ask your parent or guardian to make the purchase for you.
COPYRIGHTS and TRADEMARKS
Copyright © 1999 FSN, PGFA, USGFA, GWP Company. This Site and/or any Seminar materials contain copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information which may include text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound. PGFA, USGFA owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law or expressly allowed herein, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of PGFA, USGFA. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any such ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material or otherwise using the Site and/or any Seminar materials. All rights are reserved.
The trademarks listed in the FSN,PGFA,USGFA, GWP Company Legal Notice posted on this Site, along with other PGFA,USGFA logos and product and service names, are trademarks of FSN,PGFA,USGFA, GWP Company. Without FSN,PGFA,USGFA, GWP Company's prior written permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the PGFA,USGFA Marks in any manner not permitted by the applicable state and U.S. laws or as otherwise expressly allowed by these terms.
If any of these Terms shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that term shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms and conditions. PGFA, USGFA may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms, which will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns, and licensees. The failure of either party to insist upon or enforce the strict performance of the other party with respect to any provision of these Terms, or to exercise any right under the Terms, will not be construed as a waiver of such party's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.
This Agreement sets forth and contains the entire agreement with regard to the matters set forth herein between you and PGFA, USGFA. There are no promises, terms, conditions, or obligations other than those contained herein. This Agreement supersedes all previous communications, representations, or agreements, either verbal or written, between and among the parties.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE RECEIVED VALUABLE CONSIDERATION IN RELATION TO MY EXECUTION OF THIS AGREEMENT, WHICH I UNDERSTAND TO BE A PREREQUISITE TO MY RECEIPT OF SERVICES. FINALLY, I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE OF FULL FORCE AND EFFECT AS TO ANY AND ALL SERVICES I RECEIVE FROM THE RELEASED PARTIES, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE DATE OR TIMING OF SUCH SERVICE. I CERTIFY THAT, IF I AM UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, I HAVE CAUSED MY LEGAL GUARDIAN TO EXECUTE THIS FORM ALONG WITH ME.
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