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These Terms and Conditions (“Terms & Conditions”) govern the legal relationship between you (hereinafter referred to as “you”) and Suffix General Trading & Contracting Company. (hereinafter referred to interchangeably as “us” or “SUFFIX”). These Terms & Conditions constitute a binding legal agreement between you and SUFFIX.

 

SUFFIX is an event management company specialized in planning, organizing and executing sporting events. By registering as an entrant to an event planned, organized and/or executed by SUFFIX (“SUFFIX Event(s)”) through a SUFFIX website, mobile application, or location, you are AGREEING to these Terms & Conditions, and your registration as an entrant in a SUFFIX Event represents your assent and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions. If you do not accept these Terms & Conditions, you may NOT register as an entrant in a SUFFIX Event.

 

Therefore, PLEASE READ THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING AS AN ENTRANT TO A SUFFIX EVENT.

 

SUFFIX may amend these Terms & Conditions at any time of its choosing, the effective date of which shall be the date on which these amendments are posted on a SUFFIX website, mobile application or location. Your continued registration in any SUFFIX Event following the posting of any amendments represents your assent and acceptance of these amendments. It is your sole responsibility to check the SUFFIX website, mobile application and/or locations, from time to time, to ascertain whether any amendments to these Terms & Conditions have been made.

 

[Event Owner Language]

 

Registration Rules

When registering to a SUFFIX Event, you shall disclose certain information. You must ensure that all information disclosed by you – as required by SUFFIX – must be true, accurate, complete to the fullest extent possible and updated in the event any of the information changes after your registration.

 

If you are acting on behalf of another person when registering to a SUFFIX Event, you must ensure that the other person is: (i) consents and agrees to be registered by you to the SUFFIX Events; and (ii) aware of and agrees to These Terms & Conditions.

 

Any information disclosed to SUFFIX shall be kept, maintained, stored, processed and collected by SUFFIX, Event Owner and/or any third-party designated by SUFFIX.

 

SUFFIX may use your contact information to keep you updated with: (i) latest developments relating to the SUFFIX Event you have registered to; (ii) future SUFFIX Events and latest SUFFIX news.

 

If you are under the age of eighteen (18), you must be registered to a SUFFIX Event by your parent or legal guardian.

 

To register to, and participate in, a SUFFIX Event, you attest and acknowledge that: (i) you are of good health; (ii) you are physically able to participate in the SUFFIX Event; (iii) you are confident that you can complete the SUFFIX Event; and (iv) you are aware of the safety and emergency measures of the SUFFIX Event. If you are in doubt of any of these conditions, you shall contact a SUFFIX representative designated for the SUFFIX Event for further instructions before registering. SUFFIX reserves the right to refuse your registration to the SUFFIX Event if its representatives doubt your fulfillment of these conditions.

 

If you participate in a SUFFIX Event, you acknowledge and agree that SUFFIX will record the SUFFIX Event via its multiple media devices, including that SUFFIX may broadcast the SUFFIX Event live. You consent to SUFFIX’s recording of the SUFFIX Event and SUFFIX’s ability to publish and/or republish footage of the SUFFIX Event on SUFFIX’s platforms or with third-parties designated by SUFFIX. Your consent shall encompass SUFFIX’s ability to publish and/or republish your likeness as recorded in the SUFFIX Event you participated in. You also disclaim any rights you may have in such records.

 

COVID-19 Rules:

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and in compliance with the resolutions of the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers and health and safety precautionary measures suggested by the Ministry of Health, you attest and acknowledge that: (i) you have not been infected with COVID-19 within fourteen days before the SUFFIX Event you registered to; (ii) you have not been in contact with any person infected with COVID-19 within fourteen (14) days before the SUFFIX Event you registered to; and (iii) you have obtained a negative PCR test result within ten (10) days before the SUFFIX Event you registered to. 

 

To maintain your safety and the safety of other participants and/or the audience, SUFFIX shall decline the participation of any participant in a SUFFIX Event if they display signs of high temperature and/or other COVID-19 symptoms.

 

If, during a SUFFIX Event, you believe that it is unsafe for you or others to continue the SUFFIX Event, you shall inform a SUFFIX representative as soon as possible. SUFFIX will take all reasonably necessary precautions and arrangements to ensure your safety and the safety of others.

 

For some SUFFIX Events, SUFFIX will post specific rules and conditions of participation. These rules and conditions may include certain required dresswear and gear. You agree to adhere to these specific rules and conditions in addition to these Terms & Conditions. Notwithstanding the above and unless otherwise stated, you are not permitted to bring or use in any SUFFIX Event the following: (i) wheeled devices; (ii) artificial aids; (iii) animals; and (iv) any items, devices, gadgets, aids, tools or otherwise that – in SUFFIX’s sole discretion – may or can inhibit the flow of the SUFFIX Event and/or jeopardize the safety of, or cause danger to you, other participants in the SUFFIX Event or the audience.

 

SUFFIX reserves the sole right to dismiss you from the SUFFIX Event and have you removed from the premises of the SUFFIX Event if you:

i.               participate, or attempt to participate, in a manner that SUFFIX, in its sole discretion, believes may cause injury, damage or endanger you, other participants in the SUFFIX Event or the audience;

ii.              consumed or used alcohol and/or drugs before or during the SUFFIX Event;

iii.            are late;

iv.             wearing another person’s participation number;

v.              allow another person to wear your participation number;

vi.             using a counterfeit participation number;

vii.           attempted to sell or sold your participation number to another person;

viii.          submitted false information in your registration to the SUFFIX Event; and

ix.             violate any of these Terms & Conditions.

 

When you register to a particular SUFFIX Event, you will be asked to pay a registration fee (“Registration Fee”). The Registration Fee is in consideration for SUFFIX’s services in planning, organizing, and executing the SUFFIX Event for you, and the Registration Fee may also cover other items such as the participation kit, and other miscellaneous services.

 

Subject to the Consumer Protection Law (39/2014) and unless SUFFIX cancels the SUFFIX Event, the Registration Fee shall be non-refundable in all circumstances. If the SUFFIX cancels the SUFFIX Event, the Registration Fee will be refunded to your virtual wallet on your account on the SUFFIX website and mobile application. You may use any amounts in your virtual wallet to register for other SUFFIX Events.

 

If you opt for the Upgraded Refundable Booking option during your registration for the SUFFIX Event, SUFFIX may refund your Registration Fee to your virtual wallet if you are unable to attend the SUFFIX Event for one of the following reasons only, subject to your submission of proof of such:
(i) illness or injury; (ii) preexisting medical condition; (iii) pregnancy complication; (iv) death of an immediate family member; (v) public transportation failure; (vi) flight disruption; (vii) mechanical breakdown of your mode of transportation; (viii) adverse weather condition; (ix) home emergency; or (x) any other circumstance SUFFIX deems appropriate for a refund at its sole discretion. Your choice of the Upgraded Refundable Booking option does not allow you a refund if the reason for your non-attendance is: (i) related to COVID-19 conditions and restrictions except as otherwise indicated below; (ii) a reason you knew or reasonably should have know at the time of your registration. The refund shall be limited to only the Registration Fee you paid for the SUFFIX Event.

 

You may be refunded the Registration Fee if you have opted for the Upgraded Refundable Booking option and you non-attendance is because: (i) you, or a member of your household, was infected with COVID-19 within fourteen (14) before the SUFFIX Event; (ii) the hospitalization and/or death of your immediate family member due to Covid-19 within twenty-eight (28) days before the SUFFIX Event; or (iii) a significant change to your pre-existing medical conditions within fourteen (14) days before the SUFFIX Event resulting in your increased vulnerability to COVID-19 infection and/or symptoms.

 

If the SUFFIX Event you registered to is postponed, SUFFIX will notify you of such postponement at least one month in advance of the new date. The Registration Fee shall be deferred to the postponed SUFFIX Event. Similarly, if the SUFFIX Event is merged with another SUFFIX Event or non-SUFFIX Event, the Registration Fee shall be deferred to the merged SUFFIX Event.

 

If you face any problems with your registration for a SUFFIX Event, such as duplicate registration, your non-receipt of a confirmation email for your registration or wrongful deduction of money, you must immediately notify SUFFIX of such problem, and submit a refund request where applicable. If SUFFIX finds – in its sole discretion – that you are eligible for a refund, your virtual wallet will be refunded for any amounts that have been charged to you.

 

The SUFFIX website and mobile application contains a virtual wallet when you register an account with SUFFIX. You may deposit money into your virtual wallet, and use funds therein to register for SUFFIX Events. You may not withdraw any funds deposited into the virtual wallet.

 

SUFFIX’s Customer Experience Team shall handle all refund requests. To request a refund, you must fill and submit a Refund Application Form found here: [LINK to REFUND APP].

 

When you register for a SUFFIX Event, you may receive SUFFIX items before the date of the SUFFIX Event (“SUFFIX Items”). You are solely and fully responsible for the SUFFIX Items and you must ensure that they are neither lost nor damaged before the date of the SUFFIX Event. SUFFIX shall not replace any lost or damaged SUFFIX Items under any circumstance.

 

For certain SUFFIX Events, SUFFIX may provide race t-shirts for the participants. Race t-shirts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You are therefore not guaranteed a t-shirt fitting your size before the SUFFIX Event.

 

If SUFFIX decides to award medals during the SUFFIX Event, the medals shall only be awarded to participants who complete the SUFFIX Event to the satisfaction of SUFFIX. If you do not complete the SUFFIX Event or are disqualified from the SUFFIX Event, you shall not receive such medal.

 

For certain SUFFIX Events, SUFFIX may provide customized add-ons to the SUFFIX Items. To claim such add-ons, you must adhere to the specific rules and conditions relating to such. SUFFIX reserves the right to dispose of any add-ons to the SUFFIX Items should you either fail to adhere to the specific rules and conditions related thereto.  

 

For certain SUFFIX Events, SUFFIX may offer delivery services of the SUFFIX Items to an address you designate when you register for that SUFFIX Event. You are fully responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the address you designate for delivery, including the operability of the phone number(s) and email(s) associated with the address. SUFFIX, or a third party designated by SUFFIX to deliver the SUFFIX Items, may specify a certain timeframe and date range for delivery which SUFFIX will communicate to you once known, to which you are responsible to, or have another person, be present to accept delivery of the SUFFIX Items. If the SUFFIX Items are not delivered because of an error in your address, phone number(s), email(s) and/or you unavailability to accept the SUFFIX Items, the SUFFIX Items shall be retained by SUFFIX at no responsibility whatsoever to SUFFIX.

 

For certain SUFFIX Events, SUFFIX may offer cash prizes and/or awards for the winner(s) and/or runner-offs of the SUFFIX Event. If you are eligible to a cash prize or award, you are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the information you provided SUFFIX to receive said cash prize or award. SUFFIX will transfer cash prizes to an eligible participant only via bank transfer; which shall be provided by the eligible participant to SUFFIX. At no circumstance whatsoever will a cash prize be transferred to a person other than eligible participant.

 

SUFFIX shall not be responsible for any items lost or stolen at a SUFFIX Event.

 

For certain SUFFIX Events, SUFFIX may open a store or exhibit to sell certain products. If you purchase any items at a SUFFIX store or exhibit, you are responsible for the size and product you choose. Products sold at a SUFFIX store or exhibit are not returnable or exchangeable for health reasons.

 

SUFFIX Events Regulations

In certain SUFFIX Events, the following regulations will be followed to determine the participants’ standings:

i.               Each participant shall be assigned a disposable chip timing device (“Timing Device”) for the respective SUFFIX Event such participant is participating in. SUFFIX will provide instructions on how to operate and install the Timing Device.

ii.              The Timing Device shall, at all times, be visibly worn by the participant throughout the period of the SUFFIX Event to ensure accurate timing.

iii.            The official time taken by the participant to complete the SUFFIX Event shall be determined by the Timing Device based on the participant’s crossing of the starting line and the finish line respectively.

iv.             If the participant is wearing more than one timing device, the participant will be disqualified and the participant’s time record shall not be recorded.

v.              If the participant is missing the Timing Device during the participant’s crossing through checkpoints, the participant may be disqualified.

vi.             The participant must begin the SUFFIX Event during the officially recognized starting time in order to register an official course completion time.

vii.           If the participant doubts the official time of another participant, the participant must raise such doubts with SUFFIX via email: [EMAIL].

viii.          The participant acknowledges that the final results of a SUFFIX Event is subject to the final review and decision of SUFFIX.

ix.             Participation without an official number or Timing Device, or if the Timing Device is worn by another participant, the participant shall be removed and disqualified from the SUFFIX Event.

 

SUFFIX reserves the right to ban you permanently from all SUFFIX Events if you are found to have been: (i) manipulating the time-tracking cameras installed on the SUFFIX Event premises; (ii) exchanging your assigned race number with another person; (iii) using unauthorized devices, tools or machines in the SUFFIX Event; (iv) engaging in unsportsmanlike, unethical, disrespectful and/or offensive behavior towards other persons, including other participants, SUFFIX staff, partners, volunteers, audience and otherwise; (v) disrespecting or disobeying SUFFIX’s rules and regulations and/or the directives of any officials designated by SUFFIX for the SUFFIX Event; and (vi) violating the law and/or public order and morals.

 

SUFFIX may also plan, organize and execute virtual SUFFIX Events. If you register to a virtual SUFFIX Event, you shall respect the rules thereof and compete in the virtual SUFFIX Event with integrity. You shall refrain from engaging in any fraudulent behavior, including the submission of inaccurate or untruthful records to SUFFIX. SUFFIX shall not be liable for discrepancies resulting from the differing times calculated by different timing devices. 

 

Use of SUFFIX Website and Mobile Application

SUFFIX grants you a limited, non-exclusive non-transferable, non-commercial and revocable license to: (i) view, access and use the SUFFIX website and mobile application on your personal device; and (ii) access and use of any and all viewable content and information for your personal use. You may only use the SUFFIX website and mobile application for your own personal use. You shall not use any automated, robotic or artificially intelligent means to extract any data from SUFFIX website and mobile application. Your access and use of the SUFFIX website and mobile application may not violate any proprietary rights owned by SUFFIX or the viewable content and information by either SUFFIX or other third parties. You may not alter, modify, change, delete or destroy any content and information viewed on SUFFIX website and mobile application. Any rights not expressly granted under this license are reserved by SUFFIX.

 

DISCLAIMER, RELEASE & INDEMNITY

 

The SUFFIX Events, the SUFFIX website and mobile application, the SUFFIX Items and any other SUFFIX services (the “SUFFIX Services”) are provided “as is” and “as available”. SUFFIX disclaims all representations and warranties which are not expressly indicated in these Terms & Conditions, whether express, implied or statutory, including the implied warranty of merchantability, implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. SUFFIX further makes no representation with respect to the timeliness, reliability, quality, or availability of the SUFFIX Services, or any other services or goods provided by SUFFIX, or that the SUFFIX Services shall be error-free or uninterrupted. The risk of using SUFFIX Services shall, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, remain with you. 

 

SUFFIX shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages including lost profit, lost data, personal injury, or property damage, related to or as a result of your use of the SUFFIX Services.

 

SUFFIX shall not be liable for any damages arising out of your reliance on SUFFIX Services, or in connection to losses due to your transactions with third-parties in reliance on SUFFIX Services.

 

You indemnify and hold harmless SUFFIX, its affiliates, directors, and employees from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection to your use of SUFFIX Services, your breach of these Terms & Conditions or your breach of the rights of any third-parties.

 

Applicable Law & Designated Forum

These Terms & Conditions shall be construed and governed by Kuwaiti law only. In the event of a dispute, you shall seek to amicably resolve the dispute with SUFFIX by contacting SUFFIX. If the dispute is not resolved amicably, Kuwaiti courts shall be the exclusive and sole venue and forum for any litigation relating to these Terms & Conditions.

 

Assignments

You may not assign these Terms & Conditions to any third-party without SUFFIX’s written permission. SUFFIX may assign these Terms & Conditions without your permissions to any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors by merger or acquirers of SUFFIX equity.

 

If a court of law of competent jurisdiction renders void a term in these Terms & Conditions, the rest of these Terms & Conditions shall not be affected; and the void terms shall be replaced with another term shall effectuates the intent of the void term.