TERMS OF USE & Privacy Policy EGJJF

These Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”) are effective as of 1st of April 2017 and are between you and European Gracie Jiu Jitsu Federation (EGJJF), residing at Brandemolen 57, 5944 ND, Arcen, The Netherlands.


The terms and conditions apply to general use of intellectual property of the EGJJF, as well as our Privacy Policy and the EGJJF Code of Ethics, users and members of the Site. Specifically, these Terms of Use govern the relationship between the EGJJFand its Members (as defined below).  The EGJJF will not be bound by any additional or different terms on any documents that are inconsistent with the terms contained herein. By using the Site and our Services, you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms of Use at any time without further notice. If we do this, we will post the changes to these Terms of Use on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the Terms of Use’s effective date. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Use, please do not use or access the Site. It is your responsibility to regularly review these Terms of Use.

License To Use Site

You may use the Site and our intellectual property solely for personal and non-commercial purposes, unless otherwise in writing permitted by the EGJJF.  The right to use our Site, in specific the member area, is not transferrable. All rights are reserved by the EGJJF.


You acquire no rights or licenses in or to the Site and materials contained therein other than the limited right to utilize the Site in accordance with these Terms of Use.


When you download text, audio, or video content from the Site, the EGJJF grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to download or stream such content to your computer and/or your mobile device solely for your personal non-commercial use. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute or use such content in any other manner. You may not sell, transfer, lease, modify, distribute or publicly perform such content in any manner and you may not exploit it commercially.

Member Eligibility

You acknowledge that you are 18 years of age or older. Individuals under the age of 18 are not eligible to register themselves as EGJJF members.  Your parent or guardian must register on your behalf, using their own personal information.  


Any and all information that we obtain from you, or from transactions processed through the Site, including without limitation names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and/or financial information, and any other information concerning use, transactions, and traffic through the Site may be collected and used by us as provided in our Privacy Policy.


In order to access some features of the Site and become a registered member (“Member”), you will have to create a EGJJF account. You may never use another individuals’ account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify the EGJJF immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.  


You hereby authorize the EGJJF to charge all amounts owed to the EGJJF hereunder, to the credit card, bank account, PayPal account or other payment account you provide to the EGJJF.  Questions regarding charges must be brought to the attention of the EGJJF within fifty one (51) days after the end of the questioned billing period.  Charges beyond  fifty one (51) days old are not subject to review.  All sales are final. Payments are collected by EGJJF and/or it’s financial partner(s).

User Conduct

You represent, warrant and agree that no materials of any kind submitted through your account will violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including without limitation copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material.  You further agree that you may not use the Site in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site.  In addition, you agree not to use the Site to:

Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that we deem to be patently offensive, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity;

Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;

Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses, worms, “Trojan Horses,” or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

Intimidate or harass or advocate harassment of another;

Use or attempt to use another’s account, service or system without authorization from the EGJJF, or create a false identity on the Site;

Exploit people in a sexual or violent manner;

Provide nudity, pornography, violence, or offensive or unlawful subject matter or provide a link to an adult website;

Solicit personal information from anyone under 18 years of age;

Promote information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is defamatory or libelous;

Promote an illegal or unauthorized copy of another party’s copyrighted work;

Collect, harvest or solicit personal identity information, email addresses, or passwords for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;

Solicit money from others.

Copyright and Trademark

All content on the Site, including but not limited to videos, design, text, graphics, articles, photographs, video, audio, organization, compilation, and the selection and arrangement of all of the foregoing (collectively, the “Site Content”), is the proprietary property of the EGJJF or a third party and protected by copyright and law.  All rights are reserved.  No Site Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the EGJJF’s or the applicable third party’s prior written permission. You may not republish Site Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporate the information in any other database or compilation.  Any other use of the Site Content is strictly prohibited.

All trademarks, logos, trade dress and service marks on the Site are trademarks of the EGJJF or a third party and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the EGJJF or the applicable third party, including without limitation the EGJJF word mark and logo.

Copyright Infringement Policy

The EGJJF respects the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard, the EGJJF has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of Members who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the EGJJF’s Copyright Agent the following information: A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; a description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; a description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.  The EGJJF’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: Brandemolen 57, 5944ND Arcen, Netherlands Attn: Copyright Agent.  The EGJJF will remove the infringing posting(s).

Member Content

The EGJJF does not claim any ownership rights in your profile, bio, photographs, videos, pictures, content, data, text, software, music, sound, links, graphics, comments, feedback, or any other materials that you provide, submit, publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) on or through the Site or otherwise submit to the EGJJF (collectively the “Member Content”), including without limitation ideas, comments, suggestions or other information that you provide to us regarding the Site.  You are solely responsible for the Member Content that you post on or through the Site or otherwise submit to the EGJJF.  You understand and agree that the EGJJF may review and delete or remove any Member Content that, in the sole judgment of the EGJJF, violates these Terms of Use or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights of, harm, or threaten the safety of Members, the EGJJF or others.

By posting Member Content to any part of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to the EGJJF a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide right and license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, adapt, modify, perform, publish, display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing, all on a non-confidential and unrestricted basis, without compensation to you.  You represent and warrant that your Member Content is accurate, true, non-defamatory and non-infringing, and that it will not cause injury to any person or entity; you further represent and warrant that the holder of any rights in such content, including intellectual property rights, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also hereby waive any moral rights to the Member Content.

Disclaimers Regarding Member Content

When using the Site, you will be exposed to content from a variety of sources, and you acknowledge and agree that the EGJJF is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to content not originating with the EGJJF.  You understand that all Member Content is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated, and that the EGJJF does not control, and is not responsible for content made available through the Site, and that by using the Site, you may be exposed to Member Content that is inaccurate, misleading, incomplete, offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable.  Member Content does not necessarily represent the views of, nor should they be construed as an endorsement by, the EGJJF.  You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Member Content, and that under no circumstances will the EGJJF be liable in any way for any Member Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Member Content posted or otherwise made available via the Site.  You acknowledge that the EGJJF does not pre-screen, monitor or approve Member Content, but that the EGJJF shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete, or move any Member Content that is available via the Site, for violating the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use or for any other reason.  The EGJJF shall have no obligation to resolve disputes among Members or monitor the accuracy or proper use of any Member Content.

Links To Other Sites And Information About Other Products And Services

The links found on this Site will let you leave our Site and go to sites operated by parties other than the EGJJF. The linked sites are often not under the control of the EGJJF and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site that are not owned and operated by the EGJJF, or any changes or updates to such sites. Such links by this Site to sites maintained by third parties do not constitute an endorsement, guaranty, or warranty by the EGJJF, or any of its affiliates, of any third party or their content, nor the existence of a partnership, joint venture, agency, or other relationship between the EGJJF, or any of its affiliates, and any linked third party or their content. The EGJJF does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, content and/or information of these and other third parties and/or their web sites. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.


YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. All information appearing on the Site is provided “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” and without warranties of any kind with respect to its correctness, accuracy, reliability, non-infringement, merchantability or otherwise.  The Site may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons.  The EGJJF assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, materials on the Site.  The EGJJF is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to users or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Site. THE EGJJF DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE EGJJF CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of certain warranties or conditions, and thus some of the above exclusions may or may not apply to you.

The terms of this section shall survive any termination of these Terms of Use.

Limitation of Liability



You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the EGJJF and its employees, agents, successors, officers, and assigns, from any suits, losses, claims, demands, liabilities, costs and expenses (including attorney and accounting fees) that the EGJJF may sustain or incur arising from (a) your violation of these Terms of Use or breach of any representation or warranty made by you hereunder; (b) your use of the Site or any products, services or information obtained via the Site, (c) your failure to comply with any applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right, or (d) your negligent act or omission, or willful misconduct.  The EGJJF will provide you with: (i) prompt written notice of such claim of which the EGJJF is aware; (ii) control over the defense and settlement of such claim; and (iii) proper and full information and assistance at your expense to settle and/or defend any such claim.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, you shall not settle any such claim, suit or proceeding without the written consent of the EGJJF, which shall not be unreasonably withheld.

You hereby agree not to sue, assist in or be a voluntary party to assist in or be a voluntary party to, except as required by law, any action, suit, or proceeding against the EGJJF for any claims, actions, suits, damages, liability, losses or expenses of whatever kind or however arising out of or relating to your use of the Site.


The EGJJF may immediately, without prior notice, issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend, or terminate your use of and access to the Site, at our sole discretion, for any reason, whether with or without cause or warning, and without liability. Your sole remedy against the EGJJF in the event of a dispute arising out of these Terms of Use, the Site or your use thereof, is to terminate these Terms of Use by ceasing your use of the Site. In the event of termination of these Terms of Use, the EGJJF may delete and/or store, in its discretion, data associated with your use of the Site. The EGJJF may also change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of this Site at any time, including the availability of any web site feature, database, or content.

Applicable Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed and constructed in accordance with the Dutch law. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Site must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms of Use, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of these Terms of Use, and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.


Notices to the EGJJF under these Terms of Use shall be sufficient only if in writing and transmitted via personal delivery, delivered by a major commercial rapid delivery courier service, or mailed, postage or charges prepaid, by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, to EGJJF, Brandemolen 57, 5944ND Arcen, Netherlands, Attn. Management.

Modifications to These Terms of Use

TheEGJJF reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time, and without prior notice, by posting amended terms on this Site. We encourage you to review these Terms of Use periodically for any updates or changes. You understand and agree that if you use the Site after the date on which these Terms of Use has changed, the EGJJF will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms of Use.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy contain the entire agreement between you and the EGJJF with respect to your use as a Member of this Site. It supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals relating to Members, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and the EGJJF with respect to this Site. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.


These Terms of Use shall bind and inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and assigns.  No waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use shall be effective, unless it is in writing and signed by the parties hereto, and then such waiver or consent shall be effective only in the specific instance for which given.  The failure of any party to insist upon performance of any of the terms of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any rights granted hereunder or any such term, covenant or condition.  In the event that any of the parties must resort to legal action in order to enforce the provisions of these Terms of Use or to defend against such suit, the prevailing party shall be entitled to receive reimbursement from the non-prevailing party for reasonable attorney’s fees and all other costs incurred in commencing or defending against such suit.  If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will be unaffected and remain in full force and effect.


For any questions or comments, or to report violations of this agreement, contact the EGJJF at: EGJJF, Brandemolen 57, 5944ND Arcen, Netherlands, ATTN: Management.


This Privacy Policy is effective as of 1st of April, 2017
The practices set forth in this Privacy Policy apply to the services available under the domain and subdomains of the www.EGJJF.com web site (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by European Gracie Jiu Jitsu Federation, a Dutch company, and its corporate affiliates (collectively, “us”, “we,” or “the Company”). By using the Site and having read the Cookie statement, you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”).
The EGJJF’s Privacy Policy (and any revisions thereto) is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed decisions when using the Site. This Privacy Policy shall govern all information collected from or posted at the Site, and the use of the personal information you decide to share. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or delete portions of this Privacy Policy at any time without further notice. If we do this, we will post the changes to this Privacy Policy on the Site and will indicate at the top of the page the Privacy Policy’s effective date. Your continued use of the Site after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to be bound by these or any revisions thereto, please do not use or access the Site. It is your responsibility to regularly review this Privacy Policy.
The EGJJF cares deeply about online privacy and the privacy of our users. If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Policy, please send us an email at info@egjjf.com

You may browse portions of our Site without providing us with any personal information about yourself. However, in order to become a member of the Site (“Member”), post content or use other interactive features of the Site, you will need to provide us with your personal information, including without limitation your name, address, date of birth, email address and phone number, and your payment information, including your credit card number or payment account information. We may also collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP/POSTAL code, gender, and interests, in order to send you mail or give you specific information, for purposes (but not limited to) such as special classes, belt testing, etc. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of these types of information. As stated in the European Law (GDPR) we follow our Privacy Protocol and have agreements with all parties who might affect your Privacy. It is your right to request an overview of the data the EGJJF holds on you, have it altered or deleted. You can do so by sending an e-mail to info@egjjf.com.

The EGJJF may use the information that you provide to fulfill your request for registration, information, or other service, to respond to an email or other request, as well as to create and deliver to you our newsletters or surveys, communications containing information about the Site, usage tips or promotions, help improve our website(s) or services, or customize visitors’ experience at our Site.
We want to communicate with you via email correspondence only if you want to hear from us. If for any reason you would no longer like to receive promotional or informational email messages from the EGJJF, you may remove yourself from our mailings by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send to you. Please allow up to 10 days for us to process your request.
We may also contract with companies or individuals to provide certain services including email and hosting services, credit card processing, financial services, shipping, data management, surveys and marketing, promotional services, etc. We call them our Service Providers. We may share personally identifiable information with Service Providers solely as appropriate for them to perform their functions, but they may not use such information for any other purpose. We do not share your credit card or other account information with unaffiliated third parties unless you authorize us to do so, or if it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities including, but not limited to, delivering a product or service that you order.
Finally, the EGJJF may disclose personal information in special cases: (1) when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the rights of the EGJJF or to anyone that could be harmed by such activities; (2) when we believe in good faith that the law requires it; (3) to any third party who may acquire the EGJJF; and (4) in situations involving threats to the physical safety of any person.

The EGJJF may also collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of our Site, such as information regarding which of our pages are most popular, your IP address, browser, city, time zone, and operating system. This information is not linked to your personal information. Information gathered may be used in aggregate form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics, developing marketing plans, customizing content, and improving the Site. We may share or transfer such aggregate, non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, licensees and partners. By using the Site, you agree to the fact that we use your data in order to improve our services and marketing activities.

Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of the Site, such as on your Member page, online forums, blogs, message boards, or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of the Site.

By transmitting any information, identification, suggestions, material, or other content (collectively, “content’) via the Site or otherwise to the EGJJF, you automatically grant the EGJJF the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, redistribute, transmit, perform and display such content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. Further, the EGJJF is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques and suggestions contained in any communications you send to this Site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to creating, manufacturing and marketing products and/or services using such information, all without compensation to you. The provisions of this paragraph shall continue to apply even if/when you are no longer a Member.

You may review, correct, update or change your account information at any time by clicking on the “My Account” link on the Site homepage. We retain indefinitely all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use of the Site more efficient, practical, and relevant. Of course, you can delete your information from the Site, and close your account at any time, in which event we will remove all our copies of your information from the Site, and remove your profile and account information, except for an archival copy which is not accessible on the Internet. As stated by the European Law, you can request an overview of the data the EGJJF retains, have it altered or deleted. You can do so by sending an email to info@egjjf.com. The EGJJF will answer within the legal term of 4 weeks.

We use “cookies” to help create a better and more personalized experience. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features. The Site uses persistent cookies to identify members after their first visit. These cookies remain on the hard drive of a personal computer and may allow a member to enter the site without having to log in on every visit. To access any secure areas such as your account information, you must still enter your password. You can choose to disable cookies by deselecting that option under your browser preferences. When you disable cookies, you may not be able to access all of the Site’s features. Disabling cookies can also interrupt audio and cause breaks in navigation. When becoming an approved user of the Site, you can choose whether or not to accept the Site’s persistent cookie.

Advertisements that appear on the Site are sometimes delivered (or “served”) directly to users by third party advertisers. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. These third party advertisers may also download cookies to your computer, or use other technologies such as JavaScript and “web beacons” (also known as “1×1 gifs”) to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. Third party advertisers have no access to your contact information stored on the Site unless you choose to share it with them. This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by the EGJJF and does not cover the use of cookies or other tracking technologies by any of its advertisers.

CHILDREN BETWEEN (untill the age of 18)
The EGJJF does recommend that minors over the ask their parents for permission before registering for a membership, downloading or accessing any of the EGJJF’s offerings or Site content.

Although no use of the Internet is 100% secure we work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We use reasonable measures to protect user information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to user information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of user information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time. If a security breach is detected, the EGJJF will inform all affected parties and authorities.

You are responsible for all actions taken with your login information and password. Therefore we do not recommend that you disclose your password or login information to any third parties. If you choose to share this information with third parties, you are responsible for all actions taken with your login information and password and therefore should review each third party’s privacy policy. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personally identifiable information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.

European Gracie Jiu Jitsu Federation

Brandemolen 57

5944 ND Arcen


We reserve the right not to respond to requests not submitted to the above address.


The Site may contain links to other web sites.  We of course are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other web sites.  When linking to another web site we encourage our users to read the privacy policy stated on each and every web site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on the Site.


If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or other aspects of the Site, please send us an email at info@egjjf.com