1.     WOCR.ORG | PRIVACY POLICY

 

1.1   WHO WE ARE

World OCR is a non-profit Swiss-based organization, that serves as the standalone World Governing Body for the sport of Obstacle Course Running, abbreviated as OCR. Founded in March 2024, and registered by the Swiss Federal Office for Justice under the legal name “Fédération Mondiale de Course à Obstacle” in Switzerland, Canton of Vaud, Lausanne, its offices are located at Rue Centrale, Nr. 29, 1003. 

You can contact the Organization by email using this address: contact [at] wocr.org, or by post, using the above-mentioned physical address.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) AND (DFAP)

World OCR will retain your personal information only for as long as necessary for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and utilize your information to fulfill our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have specific data protection rights. Should you wish to know what Personal Information we hold about you or request its removal from our systems, please contact us. You have the following data protection rights:

The right to access, update, or delete the information we hold about you.

The right of rectification.

The right to object.

The right of restriction.

The right to data portability.

The right to withdraw consent.

 

World OCR processes all data in compliance with the GDPR (EU) 2016/679, and Swiss Data Protection Act (DFAP/2023) regulations. All data handled by us is processed by a CPD Certified DPO, bearing the GDPR Certification Number [5882 – 38512783].

 

1.2   LOG FILES

The organization follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

 

1.3 COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS

Like any other website, wocr.org uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

 

1.4 PRIVACY POLICIES

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each advertising partner of World OCR.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on the World OCR website, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that World OCR has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

 

1.5 THIRD PARTY PRIVACY POLICIES

World OCR‘s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

 

1.6 CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Our organization does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

 

1.7 ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY ONLY

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect from the World OCR website. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

 

1.8 CONSENT

By using the wocr.org website, you hereby declare your express consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

 

 

2.     WOCR.ORG | TERMS OF USE

2.1 INTRODUCTION

This policy is governed by the laws of Switzerland. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Lausanne, Switzerland, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and the Organization as a result of these Terms of Use or your use of this website. the Organization’s performance is subject to laws and legal process, and nothing contained herein is in derogation of World OCR’s right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this website or information provided to or gathered by the Organization with respect to such use. These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy posted on this website set forth the entire understanding and agreement between World OCR and you concerning the products and services ordered on this website and supersede any prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements or representations (unless expressly set forth in writing). A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

 

2.2 ACCEPTANCE

By using the wocr.org website, you hereby agree to all terms of use. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

 

2.3 PERSONAL USE LIMITATIONS

This website is for your personal non-commercial use only. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or intellectual property obtained from this website. You warrant that all information supplied by you or on your behalf in using this website is true and accurate.

 

2.4 COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

All the content of this website is owned and managed by World OCR. All trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks and other intellectual property (such as text, images, graphics, icons, audio, video and software) appearing on this website are owned by World OCR, its affiliates, or by their suppliers. All rights are reserved with respect to such intellectual property. Notifications of claimed copyright infringement, accompanied by copies of evidence supporting the claim, should be sent to the following email address: contact@wocr.org.

 

2.5 DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE ORGANIZATION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE AND ANY DATA, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ORGANIZATION MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (a) THIS WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (b) THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES, ERRORS, WORMS, DATE BOMBS, TIME BOMBS, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; (c) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (d) THE QUALITY OF ANY DATA, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; (e) ANY ERRORS ON THIS SITE WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (f) THE DATA AND MATERIALS PRESENTED OR DISPLAYED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE CORRECT, ACCURATE, OR RELIABLE, OR WILL BE ADMISSIBLE IN ANY COURT OR LAW OR TRIBUNAL OR GOVERNMENT ACTION. ANY CONTENT OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH CONTENT. YOU AGREE THAT THE ORGANIZATION OR ANY THIRD PARTY ENGAGED IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO YOU ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY THEFT, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, SYSTEMS FAILURE, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, OR OTHER OCCURRENCES BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE ORGANIZATION OR SUCH THIRD PARTIES. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WHETHER OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE ORGANIZATION’S REALTORS, FROM A EMPLOYEE OR AGENT OF THE ORGANIZATION, OR THROUGH OR FROM THIS SITE, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS OF USE. WORLD OCR WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, INCOME, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM:

(i) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE;

(ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED, OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO, THROUGH, OR FROM THIS WEBSITE;

(iii) ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT, TRANSMISSIONS, OR DATA DUE TO YOUR CONDUCT, INACTION, OR NEGLIGENCE;

(iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THIS WEBSITE; OR

(v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER IS INTENDED TO BE AS BROAD AND INCLUSIVE AS IS PERMITTED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE WHERE YOU ARE LOCATED AND THAT IF ANY PORTION THEREOF IS HELD INVALID, IT IS AGREED THAT THE BALANCE SHALL, NOTWITHSTANDING, CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

 

2.6 INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Organization, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and the officers, directors, employees, and agents of World OCR, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of this website. You expressly agree that the foregoing indemnity provision is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of the country where you are located and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full force and effect.

 

2.7 NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition to your use of this website, you warrant that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

 

2.8 LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

This website may contain hyperlinks to websites and/or date operated by parties other than World OCR. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. The Organizer does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents. The inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.

 

2.9 LINKS TO SOCIAL MEDIA AND OTHER PUBLIC FORUMS

The Organization is not responsible for reviewing, editing or otherwise censoring the accuracy, appropriateness or credibility of content posted in public forums, chat rooms, bulletin boards, and/or any other open exchanges on this website.

 

2.10 THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE

Any software available for use or download from this website (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of World OCR, its affiliates, and/or their suppliers. Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end-user license agreement, if any, which accompanies, or is included with, the Software (“License Agreement”). You may not install or use any Software accompanied by or including a License Agreement unless you first agree to the License Agreement terms. For any Software not accompanied by a License Agreement, World OCR hereby grants you, the user, a personal, nontransferable license to use the Software for viewing and otherwise using this website in accordance with these terms and conditions and for no other purpose. Please note that all Software, including, without limitation, all HTML code contained on this website, is owned by World OCR, its affiliates, and/or their suppliers, and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited by law and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the Software to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited. The Software is warranted, if at all, only according to the terms of the License Agreement. You acknowledge that the Software and any accompanying documentation and/or technical information are subject to applicable export control laws and regulations. You agree not to export or re-export the Software, directly or indirectly, to any countries that are subject to export restrictions.

 

2.11 MODIFICATION OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS

World OCR reserves the right to change at any time the terms, conditions, and notices under which this website is offered.

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