1. USER AGREEMENT

This Site is owned and operated by Sportal Limited and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Sportal') and contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by Sportal and its subsidiaries and affiliates and other sources, and is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software. You may download material from this site only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

2. LICENSE TO SPORTAL

By posting messages, creating homepages, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, you are granting Sportal a royalty-free, perpetual - or as far as the relevant jurisdiction allows, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide licence to:

(a) use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication.

(b) sublicense to third parties the unrestricted rights to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the communication. The foregoing rights shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.

The contents of Sportal users' e-mails are strictly confidential and as such are excluded from the above definitions.

3. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, PRIVACY, INFORMATION AND SECURITY

To use the community services, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the relevant registration form. You then will choose a password and an account name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.

You must ensure that the information provided during registration remains true, complete and accurate and notify Sportal immediately of any changes. If Sportal has any reason to believe that any information provided on registration is false or that the user has intentionally failed to notify Sportal of any changes, Sportal reserves the right to terminate the contract without notice.

Users shall inform Sportal site administrators if they become aware of unauthorised use of any password or the services. It is Sportal's policy to respect the privacy of its users. Sportal will not monitor, edit or disclose any personal information about you or your email account, including its contents, without your prior permission unless Sportal has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to

(a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process

(b) protect and defend its rights or property

(c) enforce the User Agreement or

(d) act to protect the interests of its users or others. Sportal does provide certain user information in aggregate form to third parties, including its advertisers, for demographics.

You agree to notify Sportal immediately of any unauthorised use of your account or any other breach of security.

4. RESTRICTIONS ON USE

The services on this Site are provided to individuals only. Any unauthorised commercial use of the services, or the resale of the services, is expressly prohibited.

If an e-mail service is provided on this site, you agree not to use such service:

(a) in connection with chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise)

(b) to harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;

(c) to create a false identity or forged email address or header, or otherwise attempt to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of the message;

(d) to transmit inappropriate Content as defined below;

(e) to transmit any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other harmful or deleterious programs;

(f) to interfere with or disrupt networks connected to the Service or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks;

(g) to attempt to gain unauthorised access to the service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the service, through password mining or other means; or

(h) to interfere with another user's use and enjoyment of the service or another entity's use and enjoyment of similar services.

Although lively discussions are encouraged on chat and forum services, please be courteous to all other users. Each user is responsible for his/her postings, homepages, comments and conduct in all forums and chat rooms.

Sportal also prohibits all inappropriate language, comments, remarks and images ("Content"), including but not limited to Content which is:

Offensive, obscene, vulgar, abusive, unlawful, racial, defamatory, harassing or otherwise objectionable in Sportal's sole discretion; and/or harmful or threatening or which infringes upon the rights of others.

Sportal will not tolerate any Content or conduct that restricts or inhibits other users from using or enjoying forums or chat rooms.

Sportal reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to determine the appropriateness of all Content or conduct.

Violation or other abuse of the rules of Sportal forums or chat rooms, or this User Agreement, including but not limited to spamming and/or Content or conduct deemed offensive by Sportal, may result in the user being ejected and/or banned from using any or all Sportal forums or chat rooms, homepages or e-mail services.

Use of any material obtained from this site is at your own risk. SPORTAL SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR QUALITY OF MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH ITS SERVICES.

The material displayed in this site is provided for lawful information purposes only. If you download software from this site, the software, including any files, images, and/or audio files contained in or generated by the software, and any accompanying data (together, the "Software") is deemed to be licensed to you by Sportal. Neither title nor any other proprietary rights, SUCH AS RIGHTS PERTAINING TO LEASING AND ALTERATION, TO THE REPRODUCTION OF MATERIAL FOR ANY USES OTHER THAN PRIVATE USE, RIGHTS PERTAINING TO DISTRIBUTION AND PUBLIC DISSEMINATION AND COMMERCIALISATION RIGHTS are transferred to you, but shall remain at all times with Sportal. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the Software, or any portion thereof.

The following is understood by the right to copy for private use:

-That it be for the personal use of the user.

-That any copy made will not be for collective use.

-That any copy made is not used for commercial purposes.

-That the material copied is not a computer program.

5. MONITORING OF FORUMS, HOMEPAGES AND CHAT ROOMS

Sportal shall have the right, but not the obligation:

To monitor postings in forums or conversations in chat rooms order to determine compliance with this User Agreement or the rules governing such forums or chat rooms.

Without notice, to edit, remove, delete or remove any postings or comments deemed inappropriate or otherwise in violation of this User Agreement.

To warn, eject or ban users from forums or chat rooms for violating any provisions set forth herein or in the rules governing such forums or chat rooms.

6. USE OF MEMBER NAMES AND EMAIL ADDRESSES

Sportal shall have the right to reserve certain user names for sporting personalities, celebrity chat guests, any chat hosts/monitors by Sportal, and Sportal employees.

Users shall not use another person's name or email address without that person's prior authorisation. Sportal also prohibits the use of member names deemed to be offensive or inappropriate in Sportal's sole and absolute discretion.

You hereby authorise Sportal to use email addresses and/or other personal identifying information to contact you for the purposes of sending email newsletters and/or to notify you of having won Sportal contests. If at any time you no longer desire to be contacted for the above mentioned purposes, please email Sportal at "sportales@sportal.com"

7. DISCLAIMER

Sportal shall not be responsible for any content posted in forums or homepages and/or comments made in chat rooms. All postings or comments made in forums and/or homepages and/or chat rooms whether expressed as opinions, statements or recommendations, are those of users expressing such views and are not those of Sportal. By accepting the terms of this User Agreement, you agree that the use of the forums and/or homepages and/or chat rooms is at your own risk. Sportal disclaims any warranty that the forums, homepages, email or chat rooms will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Sportal also disclaims any warranty that any postings in the forums or homepages or comments displayed in forums and/or homepages and/or chat rooms are accurate or reliable.

ALL SERVICES PROVIDED BY SPORTAL HEREUNDER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE INFORMATION DISPLAYED IN THIS SITE (INCLUDING PROPRIETARY CONTENT OF THIRD PARTIES) AND THE DISTRIBUTION AND/OR USE OF ANY SOFTWARE, ARE "AS IS' WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND SPORTAL HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, SPORTAL SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE AND/OR THE SOFTWARE USED THEREON OR OBTAINED THEREFROM; THE LOSS OF DATA OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM DELAYS, NONDELIVERIES, MIDSDELIVERIES, OR SERVICE INTERRUPTION; THE ACCURACY, QUALITY OR NATURE OF INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH ITS SERVICES; NOR THE CONSEQUENCES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ANY VIRUSES TRANSMITTED THROUGHT ITS SERVERS.

This site may be linked to or from other sites which are not maintained by Sportal. Sportal does not control in any respect any information, products or services offered by such other sites and shall NOT be responsible for the content of such other sites. You hereby agree that the foregoing disclaimer shall also apply to any such sites.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING STATED OR IMPLIED TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, IN NO EVENT SHALL SPORTAL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, OR EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, IN ANY MANNER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE INFORMATION DISPLAYED IN THIS SITE, THE PROVISION OF THE SERVICES AND THE DISTRIBUTION AND/OR USE OF THE SOFTWARE.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SERVICES, THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR ONLY REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICES.

LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND/OR LIABILITY FOR SOME TYPES OF DAMAGES MAY NOT BE PERMITTED IN SOME JURISDICTIONS, IN WHICH CASE SOME OR ALL OF SECTIONS 6 AND 7 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF PERMITTED BY LAW, SPORTAL S LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO RESUPPLYING THE SERVICE. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION IS PROHIBITED OR RENDERED UNENFORCEABLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, SPORTAL S MAXIMIMUM COMBINED LIABILITY FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER AT LAW OR IN EQUITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT AND/OR TORT) WILL NOT EXCEED THE LESSER OF EURO 1,000 OR THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO SPORTAL TO ACCESS THIS SITE.

NOTHING IN THIS CLAUSE 7 SHALL BE CONSTRUED SO AS TO EXCLUDE OR LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF EITHER PARTY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE.

9. SUBMISSIONS

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, and all other information communicated by you to Sportal through this site (collectively, a "Submission") will forever be the property of Sportal without any further consideration. Under no circumstances will Sportal be required to treat any Submission as confidential. You represent and warrant to Sportal that each Submission you make is your original work and that such submission does not violate the rights of any third party. Without limitation, Sportal shall have exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to all Submissions of every kind and nature whatsoever, within the maximum material and territorial scope and timescale permitted by the relevant jurisdiction or by international treaties governing the field (and without obligation to recognise the moral rights of the author). Sportal shall be entitled, but shall have no obligation, to use any Submission for any commercial use or other purposes whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending any Submission. You acknowledge that you, and not Sportal, are responsible for any Submission provided by you or on your behalf, including but not limited to the accuracy, legality, originality and title of any such Submission.

10. PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTIONS OF ADVERTISERS

Users may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of advertisers advertising on the Site. Any such correspondence or promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such correspondence or promotions are solely between the corresponding user and the advertiser. Sportal assumes no liability, obligation or responsibility for any part of any such correspondence or promotion.

11. COMPLIANCE WITH LAW AND INDEMNITY

Chat rooms, email services, homepages, bulletin boards and other services provided by Sportal hereunder may be used for lawful purposes only. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur through your use of the services.

Submission or posting of any information, data or material which violates any national, state or local regulation or law (including but not limited to material protected by copyright, trade secret or any other statute, and threatening, defamatory or obscene material) is strictly prohibited.

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Sportal from any claims, losses, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) incurred as a result of your use of the services provided on this Site.

12. NO SPAM; LIQUIDATED DAMAGES

Sportal will immediately terminate any email account which it believes, in its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any spam or other unsolicited bulk email. In addition, because damages are often difficult to quantify, you agree to pay Sportal liquidated damages of R50 for each piece of spam or unsolicited bulk email transmitted from or otherwise connected with your Sportal account, or Sportal's actual damages, whichever Sportal decides upon.

13. JURISDICTION

This User Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa.You and Sportal agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of South Africa.

If any provision(s) of the User Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.

Sportal's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the User Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Sportal in writing.

You and Sportal (both Parties) agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to this Agreement must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

The section titles in the User Agreement are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.

14. TERMINATION/CHANGE IN USER AGREEMENT

Sportal hereby reserves the right to change any or all of the terms and conditions herein without notice by posting such changes in the same format as these conditions of use. These changes in conditions are immediately they are posted, until such time as they are altered, either totally or partially. In addition, either you or Sportal may terminate this Agreement at any time. Upon any such termination, you shall destroy all materials obtained from or through the site, including all Software, and all related documentation and all copies, printouts and installations.

In relation to any email service provided on this Site, Sportal may terminate such account for inactivity, defined as failing to log in to the service for an extended period of time, as determined by Sportal. The period of time that Sportal currently views as 'extended' is a first log-on 10 days or later after registration and, subsequently, 120 days since your last log-on. In addition, Sportal may delete unread email after 90 days. On termination of the email service, your right to use the service automatically ceases. Sportal shall have no obligation to maintain any content in your account or to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.