TERMS OF SERVICE
22 March 2018
Escape Venice ASD is an Amateur Sports Association that aims to develop and share with interested parties the games of the mind including the game of Escape Room, chess, checkers. An Escape Room, or live escape game, is a logic game in which competitors, once locked up in a themed room, must look for a way out using every element of the structure and solving codes, puzzles and riddles. To successfully complete the game, the participants – who usually vary from 2 to 6 people – must arrange the escape within a predetermined time limit, usually 60 minutes.
1 General Terms
1.1 To the extent permitted by Italian law, the following terms of service define the conditions for carrying out the Association’s activities and regulate the conduct of the Association and its members.
1.2 The Association may revise and/or correct the Terms of Service, website and content in its sole discretion and without prior notice. Any such amendment shall be binding and effective immediately after publication of the amended Agreement on the Website. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of any revision of the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement, which has been drafted with respect for your rights.
2 Association and Members
2.1 Participation in the Association’s activities (Escape Room games, chess, checkers, etc.) is subject to membership of the Association and payment of the membership fee.
2.2 For minors, pre-registration, registration and any waiver must be completed and signed by the parent or legal guardian.
2.3 Pre-registration can be carried out on the Association’s website, but membership will be considered completed only after filling out the registration form and paying the membership fee at the operating headquarters.
2.4 To complete the registration process, a valid identity document must be presented to enable the persons in charge to ascertain the identity and age of the applicant. Otherwise, the Association reserves the right to refuse registration.
2.6 Members authorize the Association to send notifications and other information regarding the Association by email, SMS or social media.
2.7 Members have the right to withdraw from their membership in the Association at any time and for any reason, by email or in person. The membership fees paid are not refundable.
2.8 Members are responsible for taking note of and keeping informed of their rights, as detailed in the Association’s Articles of Association.
3 The Service
3.1 The purpose of the Association is to develop and share with the interested parties the games of the mind, including the game of the Escape Room, chess and checkers. The Escape Room is a game of logic in which the competitors, locked up in a room set up with a theme, must look for the way out using every element of the structure and solving codes, puzzles and riddles. To successfully complete the game, the participants – who usually vary from 2 to 6 people – must arrange the escape within a predetermined time limit, usually 60 minutes. During the game, the organizing staff monitors the participants from another room where they can provide help and suggestions.
3.2 The Association provides Members with games in the form “as is” or “as available”.
3.3 The Association reminds Members that there are potential risks in the use of Escape Rooms and games, including possible risks that could not be identified despite the careful attention paid to the design of the rooms. Escape Rooms and games may be dangerous, risky or unsafe, particularly for people with heart problems, epilepsy or severe claustrophobia. All Members who voluntarily and knowingly decide to participate in a game therefore exonerate the Association from any responsibility in this regard.
3.4 The introduction and/or use within the Association’s premises of harmful or dangerous objects, including pointed objects, explosive objects or weapons and any other object considered dangerous to third parties, as well as the introduction and/or use of alcohol or drugs, is strictly forbidden. The Association reserves the right to refuse entry to those who have drugs or alcohol in their possession or are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
4.1 In order to participate in the activities of the Association it is necessary to book an appointment. For the activities of checkers and chess bookings can be made by email, phone or in person. For the game Escape Room reservations can be made on the website of the Association, by email, by phone or in person. In order to make the reservation you must be of legal age.
4.2 Online bookings can be made no later than two hours before the game time. Confirmation of online booking is sent by email and/or SMS. If the participants do not receive a confirmation within one hour of booking they should contact the Association by phone; before calling please check that the confirmation received is not in the SPAM folder.
4.3 The participation fee for the game is variable and depends on the number of participants. The total fee will be used to cover the Association’s expenses related to the general operation and maintenance of the Escape Rooms, the promotion and implementation of chess courses, checkers, events and the installation of new rooms and games.
4.4 The Participants guarantee to the Association that all the data of the online booking and pre-registration forms are true and accurate.
5.1 To cancel or postpone a reservation, the Association must be contacted by email, telephone or in person.
5.2 The Association reserves the right to cancel or postpone the activities booked in the event of unforeseen circumstances, notifying the Participants as soon as possible.
6.1 The participants relieve the Association, its founding members, affiliates and partners, volunteers, employees, licensees, suppliers, representatives and other persons acting on behalf of the Association from any liability, except in the case of willful misconduct or gross negligence, arising from the use of the services offered by the Association.
7 Limitations of Liability
7.1 To the extent permitted by law, the Association, its founding members, affiliates and partners, volunteers, employees, licensees, suppliers, representatives and other persons acting on behalf of the Association, shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind, except in the case of wilful misconduct or gross negligence, arising out of the use of the Association’s services.
8 Confidentiality and Non-Divulgation
8.1 Members accept and acknowledge that information relating to the trade secrets of the Association, such as for example the contents of the Escape Rooms, the complete or partial solutions of the Games, the know-how, the documentation, and others relating to the Association, are confidential and the intellectual property is the sole and exclusive property of the Association. Any publication or disclosure of this information to third parties is strictly prohibited. Any dispute will be referred to the competent court.
8.2 Participants may not make audio/video recordings or take pictures in the room where the Game is played without the express written authorization signed by the President of the Association. In fact, the Game is covered by the intellectual property rights of its designer and for this reason the offenders will be subject to the penalties provided for by law.
9 Proposals Not Requested
9.1 Members, upon request or on their own initiative, have the right to propose improvements of any kind in favour of the Association. These proposals, in compliance with the civil law on Associations, may not be subject to remuneration or compensation in cash or in any other form.
10 Website www.escapevenice.it
10.1 The website at www.escapevenice.it is the property of the Association and is managed by the Association itself.
10.2 The website is provided “as is” or “as available” and the Association does not guarantee the reliability, accuracy, completeness, suitability, or timeliness of the information and materials found or offered on this website.
10.3 Users agree that the Site may include materials and information protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right and law. It is forbidden to copy, reproduce, publish, download, send, disseminate, transmit or distribute or otherwise use by any means and in any form the information and material contained in the site without the written permission of the Association. Any unauthorized use of the information and material constitutes a violation of the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of the Association and/or third parties.
10.4 Users acknowledge and accept the risk for the use of the website. Users assume all responsibility for cases of loss and/or damage to computers, hardware or software, or loss of their data or confidential data resulting from the use of the website or third party sites with which the Association website is connected.