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Terms of use

This document includes terms of use ("Terms of Use") of the websites www.girovirtual.it and www.girovirtual.com ("Website") and platform Giro d’ Italia Virtual ("GIV Platform") through which your access, navigation and subscription services for virtual stages ("Virtual Stages") of cycling events ("Services") offered by Giro d’ Italia Virtual will be controlled.

By browsing our Website and/or Platform, and contracting the Services, you accept these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. If you do not, you must cease using the Website and/or the GIV Platform immediately.

GIV Platform is a platform owned by BKOOL, S.L., Tax Identification Number B98125024 and with registered address Calle San Joaquín, 3, Las Rozas de Madrid, 28231, Madrid, Spain whose domain names www.girovirtual.it and www.girovirtual.com are owned by the company RCS SPORT S.p.A. ("RCS").

1. How to log in to the Giro Virtual de Italia?

a) Registration

To register in Giro d’ Italia Virtual you must register in our GIV Platform, providing us your name, surname and e-mail address, which will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Once you have completed the registration on our GIV Platform, you will receive a confirmation email, and subsequently, you will be able to access and complete the virtual stage/s paid for and which, at the time of registration, are operational or have not yet started, as indicated on our Website. Under no circumstances will you be able to access and complete a virtual stage that has already taken place. Once you have completed any of the Virtual Stage(s) you have selected, you may choose and pay for any other Virtual Stage(s) that have not yet started and that you wish to take.

If you register with Giro de Italia Virtual in the pre-sale phase, you will be able to access all the Virtual Stages that are programmed in the first phase of the Giro d’ Italia Virtual, which will be specified on our Website when you register for Giro d’ Italia Virtual.

b) Price

The price for the execution of each of the virtual stages, or if applicable, for the purchase of a voucher that includes, will be indicated including the applicable VAT contained on our Website. if the service should be taxed with this tax, this will depend on the country of origin of the user. The amount indicated as price may be indicated and paid in Euros, Dollars or Sterling Pounds. The price may be subject to discounts offered by Giro de Italia Virtual, for which Giro de Italia Virtual will provide the applicable discount code, if applicable, for each promotion.

c) Payment Method

Once you have selected the stage or stages you are interested in, you must proceed to pay the specified price, which can be made, at your choice, by the following payment methods:

  • PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. ("PayPal"): for which you must have an account or register with PayPal. The bank details you provide for the purpose of payment are submitted to PayPal directly and will therefore be processed in accordance with its Privacy Policy available at https://www.paypal.com/es/webapps/mpp/ua/legalhub-full?locale.x=es_ES.
  • Paycomet, S.L “Paycomet”: you must register your card number, due date and CVV with our payment gateway service provider. The bank details that you provide for payment purposes are entered automatically by Paycomet and will therefore be processed in accordance with their Privacy Policy available at: https://www.paycomet.com/en/privacy-policy

2. Your Duties

You undertake to participate in the selected Virtual Stage(s) in an appropriate and legal manner and, under no circumstances, will you access the GIV Platform or the Services to (i) incur in illegal activities, contrary to good faith and public order; (ii) cause damage to our physical and logical systems; (iii) attempt to access and, where appropriate, use the email accounts of other users and/or modify registration data.

In particular, you undertake the following obligations:

  • To make the pre-payment, where applicable, of the amount of the Services and in the form and quantity indicated in sections 1.b. and 1.c.
  • To make good use of the Website and/or the GIV Platform without causing any damage to our physical and logical systems and also to the Service offered by Giro Virtual Italia.
  • To guarantee the truthfulness and accuracy of the data provided when filling in the forms required to proceed with the contracting of the Services.
  • To avoid any act or omission that disturbs the smooth progress of any of the stages to which you have subscribed.
  • Show respect at all times to the Giro d’ Italia Virtual team, as well as to the other participants involved in the different virtual stages.

3. Right of Cancellation

You accept and agree that, once you have entered the Services, Giro d’ Italia Virtual is not forced to offer you a right of withdrawal, by means of the provisions of the regulations applicable to the consumer, since it applies the exception contemplated in article 103 paragraph m) of the revised text of the General Law for the Defence of Consumers and Users ("TRLGDCU"), since, once you pay the corresponding price and access the digital content that we offer, the Services will be considered executed and, therefore, you will lose the aforementioned right of withdrawal.

4. Completion Of The Agreement

If you wish to disable your account, you must send an email to dpogiv@bkool.com indicating your wish to disable your account. Once we cancel your account, you will no longer be able to access the GIV Platform, however, you will be able to re-register and subscribe to any other stage on Giro d’ Italia Virtual for the effects of using our Services.

5. Disclaimer Of Warranties And Liability

From Giro d’ Italia Virtual, we guarantee that each of the stages will be made available to you in a professional manner with content suitable for its intended purposes, and that we will provide the Services of the Website in a diligent and professional manner and will verify that the Services are of high quality. However, we do not warrant that the Services will be fault-free.

As far as by applicable law, Giro d’ Italia Virtual shall not be liable, under any circumstances, for damages of any kind that may be caused, including but not limited to, by the lack of availability of the website; by any incident or technical failure and any loss of data that may result therefrom, as well as by any situation considered as a fortuitous cause or force majeure, despite having taken all the necessary technological measures to prevent it.

Under no circumstances Giro d’ Italia Virtual will assume any responsibility for any other content published by third parties or arising from any link belonging to an external website, nor will it guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, comprehensiveness, truthfulness, validity and constitutionality of any material or information contained in the GIV Platform, hyperlinks or other Internet sites.

Giro d’ Italia Virtual reserves the right to update, modify or delete the information contained on the Website and/or the GIV Platform, as well as its configuration or presentation, at any time without assuming any responsibility for it.

6. Intellectual And Industrial Property Rights

Giro d’Italia Virtual itself or as licensee, is the owner of all intellectual and industrial property rights of the Website and the GIV Platform, as well as of the contents of the Website including, but not limited to, audiovisual works, recordings (sound, visual and audiovisual), texts (including also written transcriptions of videos or recordings), images, trademarks, logos, distinctive signs, sounds and animations and the databases that make up the Website and/or the GIV Platform and form part of the same).

From Giro d’ Italia Virtual we allow you to access and view the contents for your personal use only, and any use other than this and, in particular, any use intended to compete with the services provided by Giro d’ Italia Virtual is expressly prohibited. Therefore, during the contracting of the selected Service, we provide you with a non-exclusive right to access the Services and therefore your account has a personal and non-transferable nature.

Under the provisions of national, European and international legislation on intellectual property, the reproduction, distribution and publication, including making available, of all or part of the contents of the Website and the GIV Platform and, specifically, of the content produced by Giro d’ Italia Virtual, for commercial purposes, on any medium and by any technical means, without the prior written authorisation of Giro d’ Italia Virtual, are strictly forbidden.

7. Third Party Links

Giro d’ Italia Virtual is not responsible for the content posted by third parties or for the web sites of third parties that can be reached from the Website and/or the GIV Platform; nor for the accuracy, veracity and validity of the information that is not of its own creation, and whose content belongs to third parties outside Giro d’ Italia Virtual.

8. Legal Jurisdiction And Out-Of-Court Settlement Of Disputes

Giro d’ Italia Virtual reserves the right to take any civil and/or criminal action it deems appropriate for improper use of its website and/or the GIV Platform, as well as its contents or for breach of these conditions.

Without detriment to the option available to the parties to submit themselves voluntarily to the online dispute resolution system mentioned in the following section, the relationship shall be governed by the regulations in force and applicable in Spanish territory.

Should any dispute arise, the parties may submit their disputes to arbitration or submit them to ordinary jurisdiction in compliance with the rules on jurisdiction and competence in this regard, with submission to the forum of the consumer's place of residence.

Notwithstanding the above, in accordance with Regulation (EU) 524/2013, the European Commission provides a free access platform for the extrajudicial resolution of online disputes through electronic contracting (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/) to which the parties may submit themselves voluntarily, through the intervention of the so-called Dispute Resolution Body, which acts as a neutral intermediary between the two parties.

Updated: 18th May 2021