Terms of Service
Last updated: 31/07/2023
Hey there! Thanks for using our Service to create and share your football lineups. We hope you enjoy using it as much as we enjoyed building it for you.
Just a quick reminder: By using our tool, you're agreeing to some basic rules and guidelines outlined in these Terms of Service. Make sure to read and understand them in detail. Here's the gist:
- Game Plan: Our Tool, Your Content: While we provide the platform, the content you create is yours. Use and share your lineups for personal or non-commercial purposes. However, by using our service, you grant us the right to use, reproduce, and display your formations for any purpose, including promotional activities, without further compensation or recognition.
- Game Spirit: Let's nurture a positive atmosphere, treating all users with the courtesy and respect
- We're in This Together: We serve our platform as-is and as-available. We're always aiming for the top corner, but there might be occasional mispasses. Bear with us!
- Avoid Offsides: Just as a match thrives on fair play, we urge you to operate within the guidelines, respecting both the privacy and integrity of others. Let's maintain a clean, positive, and respectful environment for every user.
- Changes Happen: Our terms may evolve, so stay in the loop by checking back regularly.
In the spirit of the good old days of the internet, we believe in fair use, community spirit, and being responsible online citizens. Together, we can keep this space enjoyable and respectful for everyone.
Happy lineup creating!
Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using homecrowd.io ("the Service"), you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Service ("Terms").
If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Service.
Description of Service
The Service allows users to create and share football (soccer) lineups through a free, web-based application. Users can select from predefined team lineups or create custom lineups for personal use, social media, blogs, or other purposes.
Who May Use the Service
You must be at least 13 years of age to use the Service; if you are under 13, please refrain from accessing it. The Service is not available in certain jurisdictions and is intended solely for personal, non-commercial use; commercial usage requires prior written consent. Users must comply with all relevant local, state, national, and international laws, rules, and regulations, and must not engage in any harassing, fraudulent, or otherwise objectionable behavior, as determined at the sole discretion of the provider.
Content on the Service
You are responsible for your use of the Service and for any Content you provide, including compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. You should only provide Content that you are comfortable sharing with others.
Any use or reliance on any Content or materials posted via the Service or obtained by you through the Service is at your own risk. We do not endorse, support, represent, or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted via the Service or endorse any opinions expressed via the Service. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive. All Content is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We may not monitor or control the Content posted via the Service, and we cannot take responsibility for such Content.
Responsibility and Compliance: You agree that you are responsible for any Content you post; that you will only submit Content that you have the right to post; that you will fully comply with any third-party licenses relating to Content you post; and that you will comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and these Terms.
Ownership and License: By using the Service, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, and distribute any content you create through the Service.
Right to Remove or Modify Content: We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to remove, delete, modify, or refuse any content that you submit or that is available through the Service, at any time, without prior notice, and for any reason, including but not limited to content that we believe violates these Terms of Service, our Acceptable Use Policy, or any applicable laws or regulations. We are under no obligation to host or serve any content, and we do not guarantee that any content will remain available on the Service.
Prohibited Content: You agree not to submit illegal, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate content through the Service, or content that infringes upon the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or other legal rights of others.
Content Sharing and Permissions: Since the content you create is published on the internet for sharing purposes, it's important to understand that it may be accessed by others and can also be crawled by search engines. By using our service, you are granting permissions for this level of accessibility.
Your Rights and Grant of Rights in the Content: You declare and affirm that you possess, or have procured, all the necessary rights, licenses, consents, permissions, powers, and authority to bestow the rights granted in this document for any Content that you contribute, upload, or exhibit on or through our Football Lineup Creation Service. You agree that such Content will not encompass materials encumbered by copyright or other proprietary rights unless you have the essential permissions or are legally allowed to upload the material and confer to us the license as described herein.
By contributing, uploading, or exhibiting Content on or through our Service, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to employ, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publicize, transmit, display, and distribute such Content through any and all media channels or distribution methods, whether currently known or subsequently devised. These rights encompass, for instance, curating, transforming, and translating your Content. This license enables us to share your Content globally and to permit others to do likewise.
Presets within our Service, including official team names and player names, are provided for legitimate purposes including but not limited to commentary, critique, public interest reporting, and other activities that align with the principles of fair use and freedom of speech. The inclusion of official team names and player names in our Service aims to enable discussions, predictions, and reviews pertaining to forthcoming matches, tactics, formations, probable lineups, transfers, game performances, and other football-related subjects. You must acknowledge that our Service is independent and is neither affiliated with, endorsed by, nor linked to any official football leagues, teams, or organizations unless explicitly indicated.
Liability, Indemnity, Termination, and Governing Law
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, homecrowd.io and its affiliates, officers, stakeholders, agents, or licensors shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including but not limited to, loss of profits, revenues, data, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from your use or inability to use the Service.
You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any claim, suit, action, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, related to your use of the Service or violation of these Terms. If you harm someone else or get into a dispute with someone else, you will release us from any related claims and damages.
We reserve the right to terminate or suspend access to the Service at our sole discretion, without prior notice, for conduct that violates these Terms or is harmful to the Service, its users, or third parties, or for any other reason.
These Terms are governed by the laws of Switzerland, without regard to its conflict of law principles. In the event of any unresolved disputes between Users, the parties shall submit to mediation in Switzerland. All legal actions or proceedings will be governed by Swiss law and exclusively instituted in the Swiss courts.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, and we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
We make no warranty that the Service will meet your requirements; that it will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; that the results obtained from its use will be accurate or reliable; or that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material obtained by you through the Service will meet your expectations. Additionally, we do not guarantee that any errors in the software will be corrected.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is done at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
homecrowd.io endeavors to provide continuous availability of the Service but does not guarantee that the Service will always be available or uninterrupted. We reserve the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue the Service, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice. This may include scheduled maintenance, updates, emergency repairs, or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment that are beyond our control.
Unplanned outages or downtime may occur, and we are not liable for any loss, damages, costs, or expenses resulting from the unavailability of the Service or from your inability to access or use the Service, whether for scheduled or unscheduled reasons.
We do not warrant that the Service will be free from bugs, errors, or other limitations, and we are not responsible for any impact on your use of the Service due to individual network or connectivity issues.
Your access to and use of the Service is at your sole risk, and you are responsible for taking appropriate measures to safeguard your data, including maintaining backup copies of any Content or data that you may need.
Furthermore, we do not warrant the completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, security, or reliability of the Service or any content.
Compliance with Laws and Acceptable Use Policies
You are responsible for using the Service in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and all of our Acceptable Use Policies. It is your responsibility to be aware of and understand the laws and regulations that apply to your use of the Service in your jurisdiction, including any restrictions or requirements related to the content you create, share, or otherwise interact with through the Service.
Changes to Terms
We may change these Terms at any time. If we make material changes, we will notify you through the Service or other means. Your continued use of the Service after the changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the changes.
For questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us at
Acceptable Use Policy
By using homecrowd.io, you agree to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy and to follow these rules:
No Bullying or Harassment: You may not engage in the targeted harassment or bullying of others. This includes creating intimidating or threatening content, making personal attacks, or inciting others to engage in harassment or intimidation.
No Disruption: You may not use the Service in a way that disrupts or degrades the performance of the Service or interferes with others' use of the Service.
No Doxxing or Invasion of Privacy: You must respect others' privacy. This means you may not share personal or confidential information about others without their consent, including addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, or other personal details.
No Hate Speech or Discrimination: You may not promote hate speech, discrimination, or violence against individuals or groups based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or other characteristics.
No Impersonation: You may not impersonate others or misrepresent your affiliation with others in a way that is intended to deceive, confuse, or mislead others.
No Misinformation or Disinformation: You may not intentionally spread false or misleading information that could deceive or cause harm to others.
No Sexually Obscene Content: You may not create, share, or promote sexually explicit or obscene content.
Maintain Privacy: Do not share personal or sensitive information about yourself or others.
No Threats of Violence: You may not threaten violence against individuals or groups or promote the engagement in violence.
No Illegal Activities: You must use the Service in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including copyright and intellectual property laws. All users must comply with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations, including those related to copyright, trademark, defamation, privacy, and other legal rights.
Adhere to Intellectual Property Rights: Only use content for which you have the necessary rights or permissions.
Enforcement: Violations of this Acceptable Use Policy may result in suspension or termination of your access to the Service at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to remove or refuse any content that violates this policy or the Terms of Service.
No Spam: You may not use the Service to transmit or facilitate the transmission of unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, including junk mail, spam, chain letters, or any other form of irrelevant or unsolicited content. This includes the creation, distribution, or promotion of bulk or automated content that may disrupt the user experience or harm the integrity of the Service.
General Misuse: You may not use the Service in any manner that, in our sole discretion, is objectionable, unethical, or in violation of these Acceptable Use Policies or other terms of service, or in a way that otherwise violates any applicable law or regulation. Objectionable or unethical behavior may include, but is not limited to, actions that are fraudulent, malicious, or intended to deceive or manipulate others. We reserve the right to determine what constitutes unacceptable use and to take all necessary actions, including suspension or termination of your access to the Service, in response to any conduct that we deem inappropriate or harmful.
A Parting Thought
In the spirit of the great Bill Shankly, we'd like you to remember that at homecrowd.io, football isn't just a matter of life and death – it's much more important than that! We strive to bring the passion, commitment, and joy of the beautiful game right to your screens.
We're here for the fans, the debates, the predictions, the cheers, and even the tears. So whether you're a weekend warrior or a lifelong supporter, our virtual stadium doors are always open.
Feel free to kick around, explore, and may your team always play with the heart and spirit of champions.
Thanks for being part of our crowd. Here's to football, the greatest game on earth!