Entire AgreementThese Terms and Conditions, in connection with the other obligations and rules detailed in writing on the Site, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Site and cannot be modified by you. These Terms and Conditions cannot be modified on an individual basis by any person affiliated, or claiming affiliation, with the Site. Nothing in this subsection will prevent the Site from modifying the terms of these Terms and Conditions and posting such modifications on the Site.
Terms and Conditions BindingRegistering for an account and/or participating in any spades game or tournament offered on Spadester (“the Site”) signifies your knowledge of and agreement to be bound by the most current version of these Terms and Conditions. The Site may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Site following such modifications signifies your acceptance of those modifications. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms and Conditions periodically for any such modifications.
Governing Law and DisputesThese Terms and Conditions will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the British Virgin Islands, irrespective of any principles of conflicts of law. By registering for an account and/or participating in any game or tournament offered on the Site, you agree that any dispute that cannot be resolved between the parties shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You further agree that any legal action arising from any dispute shall proceed only in the state or federal courts located in British Virgin Islands, and you hereby submit to personal jurisdiction and venue in such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
Additional Persons Not EligibleThe following persons are ineligible to receive any prize offered on the Site: employees, officers, and directors (and their immediate family members) of the Site, its parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates; and any other person with access to non-public information regarding the operation of any game or tournament offered on the Site. For purposes of this section, immediate family members include parents, siblings, spouses, children, or any other person permanently residing in the same household with such employee, officer, or director.
Legality and TaxesYou are subject to all laws of the state, province and/or country in which you reside and from which you access the Site and are solely responsible for obeying those laws. You agree the Site cannot be held liable if laws applicable to you restrict or prohibit your participation. The Site makes no representations or warranties, implicit or explicit, as to your legal right to participate in any game or tournament offered on the Site nor shall any person affiliated, or claiming affiliation, with the Site have authority to make any such representations or warranties.
SeverabilityIf any portion of these Terms and Conditions is deemed void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Eligibility (United States)To open an account and/or participate in any tournament offered on the Site, you must:
a) be a natural person, at least 18 years old, who is assigned to the e-mail address submitted on your account registration form;
b) be a U.S. citizen or resident alien with a U.S. address;
c) be physically located within the U.S.; and
d) be physically located in a U.S. state in which participation in the games and tournaments offered on the Site is unrestricted by law.
The rules governing sweepstakes, contests, and tournaments with entry fees and/or prizes are set up by each individual state, not by the federal government. Based on these 50 sets of laws, the Site CANNOT offer fee-based games and tournaments with prizes to residents of the following states: Arkansas, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Vermont. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.