The use of The R&A website at www.rules.golf (the "Site") is subject to the following terms and conditions which you should read. The Site is managed by R&A Rules Limited (referred to as "We" or "us" or "our" below). In entering the Site, you as a user ("You" or "Your") are accepting our terms and conditions.
All material on the Site or made available via the Site (referred to in this section as the "Content") belongs to us or to third parties who have allowed us to use and display their material. You may use the Content only for your personal, non-commercial use, and provided that you acknowledge the copyright owner. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the Content. Information on this Site is posted in good faith and updated regularly. However, we cannot guarantee the completeness and accuracy of the information shown. Due to the nature of electronic distribution via the Internet, we do not give any warranties or make any representations in respect of the Site. In particular, the Site is provided on an "as is", "with all faults" and "as available" basis.
So far as lawfully possible, and other than as specifically provided in relation to products purchased or otherwise obtained through the Site, we exclude all liability to you in contract or delict (negligence) (other than where negligence by us gives rise to personal injury or death) including without limitation:
(i) any implied conditions regarding the satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose of the Site;
(ii) any express or statutory conditions relating to the Site; and
(iii) any conditions or duties regarding accuracy or completeness of the Site.
Additionally, we make no representation that the Site is free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties. We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, it is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
Other than as specifically provided in relation to products purchased or obtained free of charge through the Site or as specified elsewhere in this section of the Site entitled "Use of this site and our liability to you", we shall not be liable to pay any money to you by way of compensation for any loss suffered by you as a result of use of the Site including by way of example any loss of profits, loss of goodwill or reputation, or loss of anticipated savings. The Site contains links to other World Wide Web sites provided by both connected organisations and independent third parties (referred to in this paragraph as "Third Party Sites"), either directly or through frames (i.e. material which is taken from a third party site but which is shown as though it is part of the Site). Where possible, we will make clear where such links are being made. We are not responsible for the reliability or content of Third Party Sites and other than as expressly provided on this Site, shall not be a party to, or in any way be responsible for, any transaction concerning goods or services available from such Third Party Sites. The existence of links to other websites on this website should not be taken as endorsement of any kind of the other websites in question. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.