Terms Of Use / Privacy Policy

SPIRE Institute/Academy Terms and Conditions of Use Ownership

Welcome to SPIRE Institute/Academy (‘SPIRE’) web site at https://www.spireinstitute.org/ (‘Site’) which is owned by SPIRE. This site is primarily owned and operated by SPIRE. The Site may also include materials owned by third parties and posted on the Site with permission to use the materials through a form of an agreement between the third party and SPIRE. This site has been created by SPIRE for informational purposes which includes personal entertainment and enjoyment. You must agree to abide by all applicable laws and agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy between you and SPIRE in order to have proper authorization to access this Site and use materials on this Site. It is your responsibility to fully read these Terms of Use and save a copy. If you decide not to agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, then you should exit this Site immediately.

SPIRE suggests that you read this page frequently because SPIRE has the authority to change or modify this Agreement without notifying you.

All materials on this Site can only be used for non-commercial purposes, since all the materials are protected by United States trademark and copyright laws. If you are going to view or download any material from this Site for personal use, then you are required to keep all copyright notices attached to the material.

You are not permitted to use any of the following to acquire information, access, or copy any part of SPIRE website:

Unless you have received written consent from SPIRE, then you are not permitted to reproduce, duplicate, distribute, modify, or copy any of the materials from this Site. This prohibition includes any graphics, logos, texts, videos, audios, or photographs available on this Site. You can request permission to duplicate or reproduce materials on this Site by contacting SPIRE Institute/Academy at [email protected].

In addition, you are prohibited from creating things that are based on any of the following:

Even if you do not want to sell the materials, this prohibition still applies.

 

Terms of Use 

 

Submissions

Any unsolicited submissions that are sent to SPIRE through this Site, gives SPIRE the right to copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publish, or display the submissions and you are agreeing that the submission becomes property of SPIRE. You agree that you are not entitled to receive any compensation or notice regarding the submission. You agree that you waive your right to make any claim against SPIRE or any of its affiliates relating to unsolicited submissions, which includes, but not limited to, breach of contract or confidentiality.

 

Employment Opportunities

Sometimes, SPIRE will post employment opportunities on this Site and will invite people to submit resumes for our review. When you submit your application materials that includes your name and contact information, you are giving SPIRE permission to use your information for all lawful hiring purposes. SPIRE also has authorization to forward any of the information you provided with your application materials to its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates for legitimate purposes. There is no guarantee that SPIRE will interview, hire or employ any person who submits information for an employment opportunity. SPIRE makes no promise that it will review any information submitted for an employment opportunity by its users.

 

Termination

If SPIRE determines that you have breached this Agreement or any other relevant law or rule, then SPIRE has the right to terminate your use of or access to this Site at any time. If you have engaged in conduct that SPIRE considers inappropriate, then SPIRE has the authority to terminate your use and access of the site.

 

Copyright Infringement

You should notify SPIRE if you think any material on this Site infringes on your copyright. Notices of copyright infringement will be processed by SPIRE and it will take the necessary steps by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (‘DMCA’) and other intellectual property laws. It is required by DMCA that notices of copyright infringement should be sent to the Chief Operating Officer, SPIRE Institute/Academy 5201 SPIRE Circle, Geneva Ohio 44041 or e-mail: [email protected].

 

Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties

By using this Site, you are agreeing that you are engaging with this Site at your own risk. The materials included on this Site are provided ‘as is’ and are provided without express or implied warranties. Meaning that SPIRE does not represent that this Site will be free from defects, free from viruses, be free of errors, or that this Site is completely accurate. By agreeing to these terms, you acknowledge that SPIRE, its parents or affiliates, including its employees, agents, directors, and officers are not liable for any errors, interruptions, defects, or viruses to your computer or system network.

You are acknowledging that SPIRE will not be liable for any offensive or illegal conduct found on this Site. You are acknowledging that SPIRE is not liable for any damages, including but not limited to, special, consequential or punitive damages in connection with your use of this Site.

 

No Warranty

This site is provided “as is” and without any warranty, express or implied from our subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees and our suppliers. Moreover, we along with our subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees and our suppliers disclaim any implied warranties or title, and non-infringement.

 

Limitation of Liability

Never shall SPIRE, our subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees and our suppliers be liable for lost profits or any incidental or consequential damages in connection with our site. You hereby waive any and all rights to bring any claim related to this site.

 

Indemnity

By agreeing to this Agreement, you are agreeing to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SPIRE, including its parents and affiliates together along with its employees, agents, directors, officers, and shareholders, from all claims, liabilities, damages and expenses arising out of your use of this Site, your alleged breach of this Agreement, or alleged breach of copyright or trademark.

 

Legal Compliance

You agree to comply with all relevant and applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations in connection with your use of our services.

 

General Provisions

This Agreement operates to the fullest extent possible by law. Should any provision of this Agreement be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement. It will not affect the validity and enforceability of any other provisions within this Agreement. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Ohio.

 

Notices

Unless explicitly stated, notices shall be sent by mail to SPIRE Institute/Academy Attn: Jeff Orloff 5201 SPIRE Circle, Geneva Ohio 44041 or to the e-mail address you provided during the registration process. Unless the sending party is informed that the e-mail address is invalid, 24 hours after the e-mail was sent will be considered a given notice.

 

Resolution of Disputes

If a dispute arises between you and SPIRE, it is our goal to provide a cost-effective means of resolving the dispute in a timely fashion. You and SPIRE agree that any claim or dispute that comes about through this Agreement shall be resolved in accordance with the provisions below. Instead of using formal proceedings, we encourage you to contact us directly to seek a resolution. We will try to resolve the dispute by using an alternative dispute resolution such as mediation.

 

Binding Arbitration

All disputes and causes of action arising from this Site must be submitted to binding arbitration and will then be decided on a case by case basis. The arbitration shall be conducted in the state of Ohio and will be confidential pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act. Any results or decisions from the arbitration needs to be in writing and provide explanation for all conclusions of law and fact. It must also include an assessment of the costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys’ fees. You agree that Headings are solely for reference and does not define or limit the scope of such section. This is the entire understanding and agreement between you and SPIRE.

 

Copyrights (C) / Trademarks (TM)

All trademarks are owned by SPIRE or are used through a license granting permission. All materials within this Site are protected by copyright and trademark laws and must not be used for any purpose besides non-commercial viewing purposes. The following are expressly prohibited:

 

Privacy Policy

SPIRE respects your right to privacy and only uses your personal data in order to fulfill our commitment of providing an excellent member experience. This Privacy Policy discusses the privacy practices of SPIRE. Personal data in this Privacy Policy refers to any information relating to an identifiable person. By using our Site or social media pages, you are agreeing that you have read and understand the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. You expressly consent to our use of your personal information.

Effective Date: This Privacy Policy was last updated July 15th , 2020.

 

What Information We Collect

When you access SPIRE locations, we can collect personal data from you. SPIRE can also automatically gather certain personal information and data from you while you are interacting with SPIRE. We may collect information regarding:

 

How We Use Your Personal Data

Your personal data is used to provide you with services, deliver a relevant experience with SPIRE, and to satisfy our other business needs and purposes. The use of your data helps us provide you with relevant products and information. We may use your personal data for purposes of:

How We Share Your Personal Data

Expect as described herein, SPIRE will not sell, rent, or share your personal data to third parties. We may share your personal data for the following reasons and with the following parties:

 

Text Messages

From time to time, SPIRE will give you the choice to communicate with SPIRE via text message communication. Text messages could be in connection with a visit reminder. If you decide to opt in text messages, then you are agreeing to be responsible for any charges you may incur. You are not required to receive text messages but if you do, then you are consenting to receive messages from an automated system. To stop receiving text messages, reply STOP to a text you receive from SPIRE. Be aware that you will receive a text confirming that you unsubscribed. Please allow five business days to process your request.

 

Cookies Policy

Certain information is collected through automated means through multiple ‘cookies,’ ‘web beacons’ and IP addresses. For those of you who are unaware, a cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. We use cookies to know if you have visited the site before and we use cookies to help identify features that you would like the most. Web beacons allows third parties to get IP addresses, URLs of pages, timestamps, browser type, and the information from cookies. Two types of cookies and web beacons will be used: Strictly Necessary and Performance and Analytics. Strictly necessary cookies are required to operate our social media properly. Performance and Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how you interact with our social media pages, such as what pages you visit the most and if an error occurred. You have the option to manage cookies through your web browser. Almost all web browsers will allow you to stop accepting new cookies and give you information on how to disable existing cookies. Please remember that disabling cookies will limit your ability to access all features and functionalities of SPIRE social media and this Site.

 

Protection and Retention of Personal Data

SPIRE keeps technical safeguards in order to secure a reasonable level of security and confidentially of your personal data. SPIRE will keep your personal data for a time period that is necessary to reach the purposes within this Privacy Policy, noting record retention requirements from applicable laws.

 

Privacy of Minors

For users under the age of 18, you must have consent of a parent or legal guardian to use SPIRE website and social medias. SPIRE will not knowingly collect or share personal data from minors.

 

Links to Third-Party Sites

There may be links to other websites to enable you to connect with other sites and social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. We have no control over Third-Party Sites, and we have no responsible for their privacy practices. It is your responsibility to read the privacy policy for each Third-Party Site. SPIRE is not responsible for the privacy practices of Third-Party Sites.

 

Updates To Our Privacy Policy

We have the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time, which would reflect any change in our privacy practices and applicable law. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted and such changes will be effective from the date specified in the “Effective Date” section. You should check this page from time to time in order to ensure you are satisfied with our current Privacy Policy.

 

Contact SPIRE IA

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected] For general questions regarding SPIRE, our clubs, or social media please visit https://www.spireinstitute.org/schedule-appointment. Your feedback is much appreciated.

 

Sweepstakes Terms of Conditions

CAELEB DRESSEL SWIM CAP GIVEAWAY – OFFICIAL RULES AND GUIDELINES BELOW: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Sponsor: The Sponsor of SPIRE Caeleb Dressel Giveaway is SPIRE Institute and Academy 

Eligibility: SPIRE Caeleb Dressel Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open Worldwide, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees, independent contractors, interns, officers, directors, and agents of SPIRE (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Agreement to Rules: By entering the Sweepstakes, the contestant (“You”) agree to comply with and abide by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the Sponsor’s decisions as final and binding as it relates to the content of this campaign. Entrants should look solely to the Sponsor with any questions, comments or issues related to the Sweepstakes.

Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins on 06 May, 2022 at 12:00AM EDT and ends at on 27 May, 2022 at 11:59PM EDT (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible.

How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by following SPIRE Institute and Academy on Instagram, sharing the second photo of the post to their story via Instagram, and commenting their favorite warm-up song on the giveaway post via Instagram. The entry must fulfill all requirements of the Sweepstakes, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications of the Sweepstakes may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules of the Sweepstakes, your submission may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

Prizes: The winner(s) of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”) will receive the following prizes:

1 winner(s) will receive Swim cap worn and signed by swimmer Caeleb Dressel

Actual/appraised value of prizes may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except for at the Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non transferable. Substitution of the prize or transfer/assignment of the prize to others or request for the cash equivalent of the prize by the Winner is not permitted. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Odds of Winning: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection and Notification: The Winner will be selected randomly under the supervision of the Sponsor. The Winner will be notified within 7 days of the winner selection. The Sponsor shall have no liability for a Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for a Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt of the prize offered in this Campaign by the Winner is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Any violation of these official rules by the Winner at the Sponsor’s sole discretion will result in the Winner’s disqualification as winner, and all privileges as winner will be immediately terminated.

Rights Granted by the Entrant: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that the Sponsor and anyone acting on behalf of the Sponsor or its respective licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, you represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, you will be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, you shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SPIRE from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which SPIRE may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

Terms and Conditions: The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bug, non-authorised human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such cases, the Sponsor may select a winner(s) from eligible entries received before and/or after the action taken by the Sponsor if appropriate. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. The Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of Liability: By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to release and hold harmless SPIRE and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) unauthorised human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes; (iii) electronic or human error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (iv) technical errors of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (v) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (vi) printing errors; (vii) lost, late, postage due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail.

Disputes: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of United States, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. By participating in this Campaign, you agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in United States having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall You be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes). You further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Winners List: To request a copy of the winners list please contact the Sponsor. Requests must be sent within four (4) weeks of the end of the Entry Period.

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Reddit, Pinterest, LinkedIn or any other social networks that are used to share the Sweepstakes. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of the Sweepstakes and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Reddit, Pinterest, LinkedIn or any other social networks.

Acceptance of Rules: By participating in the Sweepstakes, You have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules, Terms and Conditions.



 

 

SPIRE Contact info:

Phone: (440) 466-1002

Email: [email protected]

Address: 5201 SPIRE Circle, Geneva, OH 44041

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