Terms of Service

Effective October 2023

Welcome to Dust2!

We hope you will enjoy our site.

These Terms of Service (the "Terms") govern your access and use of the website Dust2.us (the "Website") provided by Better Collective A/S, a Danish company (CVR number 27652913) with its main place of business at Sankt Annæ Plads 28, 1250 Copenhagen K, Denmark ("Dust2", "We", "Us" or "Our"). On Our Website, you will find CS:GO news, CS:GO match information and you will have an option to debate various esports topics. We intend to make the Website as enjoyable as it can be for you, however, We do need to have in place some rules. Please read these Terms, our Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy carefully before browsing our Website and/or using our services. If you do not agree to all of these Terms, you should not access or use the Website. We regard your participation in and use of the Website as an acceptance of these Terms.

You must be at least 16 years of age or have the consent of your legal guardian to access and use our Website.

The right to access and/or use the Website (including any or all of the products advertised) may be restricted in certain jurisdictions. You are responsible for complying with all laws applicable to you in connection with your access and use of the Website.

1. Content on the Website

1.1. All content We present on the Website was created with the utmost care. We are responsible for all content on the Website. However, on certain areas of the Website, We also refer to content of some third-party sites (such as betting offers at online bookmakers). We cannot guarantee their accuracy, completeness and timeliness. Once you leave the Website, the owners of the page you visit are responsible for their content.

1.2. In certain areas of the Website, you may find some information about different betting offers from selected online bookmakers. However, please note that you will not be able to access it unless you are of legal age to participate in gambling. Depending on the country from which you are accessing the Website, minimum required age can vary.

2. Using the Website

2.1. We grant you a personal limited license to use and access the Website solely in the manner permitted by these Terms. Your license is not exclusive, can be revoked by Us, and you cannot transfer it to others. All rights not expressly granted to you by these Terms are reserved by Us.

2.2. You are not allowed to:

  • commercially exploit the Website or any of its content in any manner;
  • modify in any manner any part of the Website or content, except for Your Content as described below;
  • conduct, facilitate or organize data mining or web scraping in relation to the Website and/or any of the content; or
  • construct and build a similar or competitive website, product, or service.

2.3. We may decide to modify, suspend or terminate the Website (in whole or in part) at any time, with or without notice to you. You agree that We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or termination of the Website or any part thereof.

3. Intellectual Property

3.1. The Website and all of its original content, features, and functionality are owned by Dust2 or its licensors and are protected by international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

3.2. You must not use any of the materials on our Website for business purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.

4. Your Content, Your Personal Information, and Your Account

4.1. Your Content:

4.1.1. On certain areas of the Website, you are able to submit comments, written posts, and other materials and information (referred to as "Your Content"). By using our Website, you warrant that Your Content and conduct do not violate these Terms or our House Rules.

4.1.2. By posting any of Your Content on the Website, you grant Us a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, fully-paid, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) and transferable right and license to use, copy, modify, adapt, create derivative works of, publicly perform, publicly display, publish, distribute and otherwise exploit Your Content (and any name, username, logo, voice, or likeness provided in connection with Your Content) for any purpose in all media now known or hereinafter developed (the "Licence"). The Licence also includes the right for Us to make Your Content available for syndication, broadcast, distribution, or publication by other companies, organisations, or individuals who partner with Dust2, including without limitation the owner of CS:GO, Valve Corporation. You also agree that We may remove metadata associated with Your Content, and you irrevocably waive any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content. You continue to retain all ownership rights in Your Content, and you continue to have the right to use Your Content in any way you choose, subject to these Terms and the Licence described above.

4.1.3. You warrant that you own Your Content and otherwise have the right to grant the Licence set forth herein, and that the displaying, publishing or posting any of Your Content, and Our use thereof does not and will not violate any rights of any person or entity. Because you alone are responsible for Your Content, you may expose yourself to liability if you post or share Content without all necessary rights.

4.1.4. We may cancel your account and delete all Your Content at any time and without notice, if We determine that you have violated these Terms, the law, or for any other reason. We assume no liability for any information removed from the Website, and We reserve the right to permanently restrict access to the Website or a user account.

4.1.5. If you wish to complain about content provided by other users of the Website, please contact us by email at [email protected].

4.2. Your Personal Information:

4.2.1. Your privacy is important to Us. With that in mind, We have developed the Privacy Policy in order for you to understand how We collect, use, communicate, disclose and make use of personal information. We are committed to maintaining and applying these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of your personal information is protected and assured. You can read more in OurPrivacy Policy.

4.3. Your Account:

4.3.1. Certain areas of the Website may require registration or may otherwise ask you to provide information to participate in certain features or access certain content. If you elect not to provide such information, you may not be able to access certain content or participate in certain features of the Website or any features at all.

4.3.2. By creation of an account, you acknowledge that you are 16 years of age or above, or have obtained consent to this from your guardian. When creating an account or otherwise submitting information to Us, you agree that you will provide accurate and complete information, that you will not impersonate a third party in your communications with Us, that you will only submit information about yourself, and that you will otherwise comply with these Terms.

4.3.4. If you create an account on our Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account, or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

4.3.5. You understand that you have no ownership rights in your account or other access to the Website or any features of the Website. We may terminate your access to the Website, cancel your account and/or delete all information associated with your account, as set forth in Section 4.1.4.

4.3.6. The deletion of Your Content per your request is only possible if you choose to close your account. Otherwise, the content cannot be removed. The deletion of the specific content per your request is only possible in case the content contains information relating to you that constitutes personal data.

5. Email Policy

5.1. We will not send out any emails unless you specifically request it.

6. Limitation of Liability

6.1. Our Website and services are provided for personal use only. As such, We have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.

6.2. We are not liable for any loss or damage caused by your use of the Website and/or any of Our services unless such loss or damage is reasonably foreseeable by Us as a result of any defect in the Website and/or Our services.

6.2. If we incur liability to you, such liability will not exceed the total fees paid by you to Us for Our services during the twelve (12) month period prior to the incident resulting in the liability, and Our liability to you will in no event exceed an amount of EUR 100 (one hundred Euro).

6.3 Nothing in these Terms limits our liability where it is prohibited by law to do so, for example, where our negligence (or that of our employees or agents) causes death or personal injury, or there has been fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

7. Indemnification

7.1. You agree to defend and indemnify Dust2 and all Our affiliates and any of Our officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by third parties as a result of: i) Your breach of these Terms; ii) Your violation of any law or the rights of a third party; and/or iii) Your use of this Website.

8. Changes to these Terms

8.1. We reserve the right to change or amend these Terms at any time. Such changes will be posted on the Website and state the Effective Date. Your continued use of the Website will be considered as your agreement to the revised Terms. If you do not agree to the revised Terms, you should stop using the Website before such Terms become effective.

9. Governing Law and Venue

9.2 These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Denmark, without regard to conflict of law principles. In a case of dispute, you agree to the jurisdiction of the competent court in Denmark.

10. Miscellaneous

10.1. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Dust2 with respect to this Website and your use of the Website. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remaining provisions in the Terms shall continue in effect. If Dust2 fails to act with respect to your breach or anyone else’s breach on any occasion, Dust2 is not waiving its right to act with respect to future or similar breaches. You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms without Our consent. We may freely assign these Terms.