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TICKETING TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1 January 2016

Terms and conditions for the sale of tickets at Scunthorpe United Football Club

1. Issue of Season Ticket
1.1 The issue of a season ticket and subsequent access to the Ground is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Entry.
1.2 Season tickets are for the use of supporters of Scunthorpe United (The Club) only. By applying for a Season Ticket and/or using the same you hereby warrant and represent that you are a supporter of the Club.
1.3 Season tickets must be available for inspection at any time, as must proof of age or status to validate a concession ticket.
1.4 Season ticket books should be inspected upon receipt to ensure that all vouchers are present. The Club accepts no responsibility in the event of wrong vouchers being removed from the book.
1.5 Season tickets/cards are non refundable unless returned intact prior to the first home game of the season.

2. Admission to the Ground
2.1 Use of a season ticket constitutes acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Entry.
2.2 A season ticket permits you to occupy at the match the seat indicated on the season ticket or such other alternative seat of equal price as the Club may, from time to time, allocate to you at its reasonable discretion.
2.3 Nothing in these Conditions of issue shall constitute or imply any entitlement to occupy the seat indicated on the season ticket in any subsequent season.
2.4 You shall not bring into (or use within) the Stadium any equipment which is capable of recording or transmitting (by
2.5 Mobile telephones are permitted within the Stadium, provided that they are used for personal and private use only.
2.6 You shall not offer or distribute(either free or for sale by any person) within the Ground any consumer article or commercial product of any nature. For the avoidance of doubt this clause shall not prevent the lawful distribution of test publications in any format where both the content and the publication are lawful in all respects and do not in the Club's reasonable opinion constitute a threat to public order.
2.7 The Club reserves the right to refuse admission or eject from the Ground any person who fails to comply with the Terms & Conditions of Entry.
2.8 In the event of a season ticket/card holder being found guilty of any football related offence, the Club reserves the right to withdraw the season ticket/card forthwith.

3. Use of Season Ticket
3.1 Season tickets are issued for your sole use and you shall not resell, assign or (save as set out in clause 3.2 below) transfer or lend the Season Ticket or the benefit of it to any other person without the prior written consent of the Club. For the avoidance of doubt (and by way of example only)this Season Ticket may not be offered as a prize in any promotion or competition nor transferred, lent or sold to any third party as part of a hospitality of travel package, or used for any other commercial purpose save as expressly authorised by the Football League or the Club.
3.2 You may only resell or transfer the Season Ticket to a guest with the express written consent of the Club given at the Club's absolute discretion. No such resale or transfer will be permitted except where the same takes place in consideration or no payment or benefit in excess of the face value of a ticket to that match plus any pro-rated administrative costs and such lending does not take place during the course of any business or for the purpose of facilitating any third party's business. Such resale or transfer to any guest will be subject to the Terms and Conditions of Entry which will apply to that guest as if he/she was the original purchaser of the season ticket. Upgrades from a Concession rate to Adult can only be carried out through the Club's ticket office.
3.3 The unauthorised sale of tickets is illegal under section 166 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. The Club will inform the police when it becomes aware that season tickets are being sold illegally and will press charges to be brought against those breaking this law.
3.4 The Season Ticket will remain the property of the Club at all times and must be produced together with evidence of your identity if required to do so by any official, steward or employee of the Club or any police officer. The Club reserves the right to retain the Season Ticket at any time.
3.5 Any Season Ticket obtained or used in breach of the Terms and Conditions of Entry will be automatically void and all rights conferred or evidenced by such Season Ticket shall be nullified. Misuse of the Season Ticket may result in the holder being ejected from the Ground in respect of a particular Match and/or the cancellation and withdrawal of this Season Ticket. In the event of any cancellation and withdrawal in accordance with this clause 3.5, no refund shall be payable to the holder in respect of any unexpired portion of the Season Ticket. The Club further reserves its right to take any legal action against persons as it sees fit in connection with such matters.

4. Changes to Dates, Refunds and Exchanges
4.1 No guarantees can be given by the Club that a Match will take place at a particular time on a particular date. The club reserves the right to reschedule any match without notice and without any liability whatsoever. Your Season Ticket will enable you to attend the re-arranged Match.
4.2 The Club will have no further liability whatsoever, including (but not limited to) any direct or consequential loss or damage, loss of enjoyment or travel costs.

5. Lost or Stolen Season Tickets
5.1 In order to gain admission to the Ground the Season Ticket must be presented in its entirety at every Match. If applicable, the appropriate match voucher must be torn from Season Ticket books in the presence of the turnstile operator.
5.2 If you fail to bring your season ticket book to a game you will be required to purchase a matchday ticket for that area at the Ticket Office. If you produce voucher within one week of the fixture you will received a full refund. No refund will be given if tickets are purchased on the gate.
5.3 If a Season Ticket is irreparably lost, stolen or destroyed, you can apply to have the season ticket re-issued. The Club will treat each case on its individual merits before deciding whether a duplicate Season Ticket shall be issued. You will be required to sign a document confirming the circumstances of the replacement being required.
5.4 Should any Season Ticket when applied for not arrive in the post after purchase, you will be required to sign a document confirming this and undertaking to immediately return the original Season Ticket to the club should it come into your possession at any time. There will be no charge for the issue of a duplicate Season Ticket in this instance.

6. If you change your address during the season you must notify the Club as soon as reasonably practicable.

7. Cancellation & Withdrawal of Season Ticket
7.1 Without prejudice to any other remedies it may have, the Club shall have the right in the case of any serious or persistent breach of these Terms & Conditions of Entry to cancel and withdraw your Season Ticket. In the event of such cancellation no refund will be paid in respect of any unexpired portion of the Season Ticket. Without prejudice to the genera nature of the above the following actions will constitute serious breach of the Terms & conditions of Entry: NO SMOKING allowed in any part of the Stadium Persistent standing in seated areas whilst the Match is in progress Sale or transfer (save as permitted) of this Season Ticket to any person Deliberate misuse of the Season Ticket. The supply of any misleading or incorrect information in any application, Persistent swearing during the match The throwing of any object within the Ground without lawful authority or excuse, The chanting of anything of an indecent or racist nature, Any misrepresentation in relation to Clause 1.2, Breach of the terms of any Membership Any failure to pay or default of payment in respect of any sums owing to the Club )or any third party) in respect of this Season Ticket.

7.2 In the event that your Season Ticket is withdrawn or cancelled the Club reserves the right to exclude you from any membership scheme maintained or organised by the Club and/or to disqualify you from applying for any Match ticket or season ticket at its discretion.

8. Exclusion of Liability
8.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, the club hereby excludes any liability for loss, injury or damage to persons/property in or around the Ground.

9. Governing Law
9.1 These conditions of issue shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

10. Definitions In the Conditions of issue the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings: "Conditions of Issue" means these terms and conditions governing the issue and use of a Season Ticket "Ground" means the football stadium and all other locations owned, occupied or utilised by the Club. "Ground Regulations" means those ground regulations issued by the Club from time to time that set out the terms and conditions upon which spectators are granted entry to the Ground (Copies of which are available upon request). "Guest" means a relative, friend, colleague and/or companion to the disabled who would be entitled to purchase a season ticket under the Terms and Conditions of Entry. "Match" means any Football League football match in which the Club participates and that takes place at the Ground. "Season Ticket" means a season ticket booklet (and all or any component vouchers therein) or any season ticket card (and/or any rights arising out of or in its connection with any of the foregoing) for admission to Matches. "Terms and Conditions of Entry" means each of the rules and regulations of FIFA, UEFA, The Football Association, The Football Association Premier League Limited ("FAPL") and the Football League, the Ground Regulations; and the Conditions of Issue.

11. Admission to the Ground
11.1 Use of a ticket constitutes acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Entry.
11.2 You shall not bring into (or use within) the Stadium any equipment which is capable of recording or transmitting (by digital or other means) any audio, visual or audio visual material or any information or data in relation to a match or any aspect of it.
11.3 Mobile telephones are permitted within the Stadium, provided that they are used for personal and private use only.
11.4 The Club reserves the right to refuse admission or eject from the Ground any person who fails to comply with the Terms & Conditions of Entry.
11.5 In the event of a ticket holder being found guilty of any football related offence, the Club reserve the right to eject the ticket holder from the stadium forthwith.

12. Use of Match Ticket
12.1 Tickets purchased online are for the use of supporters of Scunthorpe United (The Club) only. By applying for a ticket and/or using the same you hereby warrant and represent that you are a supporter of the Club.
12.2 Tickets are issued for your sole use and you shall not resell, assign or (save as set out in clause 3.2 below) transfer or lend the ticket or the benefit of it to any other person without the prior written consent of the Club. For the avoidance of doubt (and by way of example only) tickets may not be offered as a prize in any promotion or competition nor transferred, lent or sold to any third party as part of a hospitality or travel package, save as expressly authorised by the Football League or the Club.
12.3 You may only resell or transfer the ticket with the express written consent of the Club given at the club's absolute discretion. No such resale or transfer will be permitted except where the same takes place in consideration of no payment or benefit in excess of the face value of a ticket to that match and such lending does not take place during the course of any business. Upgrades from a Concession rate to Adult can only be carried out through the Clubs ticket office.
12.4 The unauthorised sale of tickets may be illegal under section 166 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
12.5 The Ticket will remain the property of the club at all times and must be produced together with evidence of your identity if required to do so by any official, steward or employee of the Club or any police officer. The Club reserves the right to retain the ticket at any time.
12.6 Any ticket obtained or used in breach of the Terms & Conditions of Entry shall be void and all rights conferred or evidenced by such ticket shall be nullified. Misuse of this ticket may result in the holder being ejected from the Ground. In the event of any cancellation or withdrawal no refund shall be payable to the holder. The Club further reserves its right to take any legal action against any appropriate persons as it sees fit in connection with such matters.

13. Changes to Dates, Refunds & Exchanges
13.1 No guarantees can be given by the Club that a match will take place at a particular time or on a particular date. The Club reserves the right to reschedule any match without notice and without any liability whatsoever. Your ticket will enable you to attend the re-arranged match.
13.2 The Club will have no further liability whatsoever, including (but not limited to) any direct or consequential loss or damage, loss of enjoyment or travel costs.

14. Cancellation & Withdrawal or Match Tickets
14.1 Without prejudice to any other remedies it may have, the Club shall have the right in the case of any serious or persistent breach of these Terms & Conditions or Entry to cancel and withdraw your ticket. In the event of such cancellation no refund will be paid. Without prejudice to the general nature of the above, the following actions shall constitute serious breach of the Terms & Conditions of Entry: NO SMOKING allowed in any part of the Stadium Persistent Standing in seated areas whilst the match is in progress Sale or transfer (save as permitted) of this ticket to any person Deliberate misuse of the ticket The supply of any misleading or incorrect information in any application Persistent swearing during the match The throwing of any object within the Ground without lawful authority or excuse The chanting of anything of an indecent or racist nature Any misrepresentation in relation to clause 1.1 Breach of the terms of any membership Any failure to pay or default of payment in respect of any sums owing to the Club )or any third party) in respect of this ticket.
14.2 In the event that your ticket is withdrawn or cancelled the Club reserves the right to exclude yo from any membership scheme maintained or organised by the Club and/or to disqualify you from applying for any match ticket or season ticket at its discretion.

15. Exclusion of Liability
15.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, the club hereby excludes any liability for loss, injury or damage to persons/property in or around the Ground.

16. Governing Law
16.1 These Conditions of Issue shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

17. Definitions in the Conditions of issue the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings: "Conditions of Issue" means these terms and conditions governing the issue and use of a Match Ticket. "Ground" means the football stadium and all other locations owned, occupied or utilised by the Club. "Ground Regulations" means those ground regulations issued by the Club from time to time that set out the terms and conditions upon which spectators are granted entry to the Ground (copies of which are available upon request). "Match" means any Football League football match in which the Club participates and that takes place at the Ground. "Terms and Conditions of Entry" means each of the rules and regulations of FIFA, UEFA, The Football Association, The Football Association Premier League Limited ("FAPL") and The Football League, the Ground Regulations and the Conditions of Issue.


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