Terms & Conditions of the Wi-Fi Network Service

Federazione Italiana Tennis, with registered office in (00135) Rome, Stadio Olimpico, Curva Nord, Ingresso 44 (hereinafter referred to as “FIT”) holds the sports and commercial exploitation rights of the sports event called “Internazionali BNL d’Italia” (hereinafter referred to as the “Event”) taking place once a year in Rome at the sports venue of Parco del Foro Italico (hereinafter referred to as the “Venue”), which includes two tournaments intended for male players and female players, respectively. The Event is scheduled to take place in 2017, from 12 May until 21 May. In the days preceding the Event, independently of the latter, the so-called Pre-qualification Tournament of the Internazionali BNL Italia (hereinafter referred to as the “Pre-qualifications”, the winners of which can take part to the qualification phases of the tournaments of the Event) will also take place between 6 May and 11 May 2017.

These General Conditions govern the Wireless Fidelity (“Wi-Fi”) access to the Internet through “#ibi17 free wifi” (the “Service”) on the part of the audience attending the Pre-qualifications and the Event.


1. Description and Features of the Service

1.1 The Service shall allow the party attending the Pre-qualifications and the Event at the Venue (the “User”) to access the Internet network via Wi-Fi through services provided by third party network operators freely and without any charge and/or installation costs (without prejudice to article 1.2), exclusively in the Venue areas specifically designated thereto and exclusively in the days between 6 May and 21 May 2017.

1.2 The Service may be benefited from by the User through the User’s compatible own mobile devices (e.g. PC, smartphones, handheld devices, etc.) and appropriately configured, equipped with a network interface card Wi-Fi branded (able to communicate according to the 802.11a/b/g/n/h standard).

Therefore, the User shall provide, at its own care and expense, for the necessary technical equipment needed to access the Service. Moreover, the User shall also bear the costs incurred for connecting to the Service, where applicable.

1.3 The Service is provided through shared band frequencies and without protection against interferences.

FIT shall not offer the User any guarantees and hereby declines all liability with regard to the quality of the Service, in particular to the quality of the network connection. The Service shall be provided through a free network, not protected against Internet traffic encryption; therefore, the use thereof is not recommended for the transmission of confidential data.

1.4 FIT reserves the right to suspend or interrupt the Service provision at any time and without prior notice. In the event of suspension or interruption of the Service, FIT shall not be liable neither to the User nor to third parties for any damage, direct or indirect, caused to the handheld devices, as well.

1.5 The User acknowledges and accepts that the “#ibi17 free wifi” network traffic may be subject to monitoring by FIT for purposes regarding the correct use of the Service and the maintenance of the “#ibi17 free wifi” network performances at an adequate level.


2 Activation of the Service

2.1 The access to the Service shall be permitted to the User who has provided his/her personal data and has expressed his/her intention to use the Service by completing the registration through his/her own handheld device.

2.2. Once the registration has been completed, the User shall accept the present “Terms and Conditions of the Service” and shall agree with the processing of his/her personal data pursuant to the Legislative Decree No. 196/2003.

2.3. FIT reserves the right to unilaterally supplement and/or amend, at any time and without prior notice, these “Terms and Conditions of the Service”. Any amendments and/or supplements to these “Terms and Conditions of the Service” shall be communicated to the User by their publishing on the homepage of the Service. The User that continues using the Service following the communication that these “Terms and Conditions of the Service” have been amended/supplemented shall be deemed to have accepted the new conditions.

3. Obligations of the User

3.1. FIT encourages the Users that benefit from the Service to observe the “good manners” standards on the Internet network, known as “Netiquette”, as described by the “RFC 1855” document available at https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1855.

3.2. The Service is intended exclusively for the User’s personal purposes.

3.3. The User benefiting from the Service: i) shall not use the network according to manners intended to hinder or prevent other Users from accessing the Service; ii) shall not use the Service for communications intended to cause damage to other parties; iii) shall use the Service according to manners compliant with the copyright and other intellectual and industrial property laws; iv) shall use the Service by complying with these Terms and Conditions as well as with the applicable laws.

3.4. Furthermore, the User benefiting from the Service:

  • shall not use the Service for commercial purposes;
  • shall equip his/her own handheld device with adequate protection against viruses or other forms of intrusion intended to cause damage to the “#ibi17 free wifi” network or to third parties;
  • shall not forward advertising and/or promoting messages or “spam” communications or “bulk commercial message” to third parties without such forwarding having been explicitly requested by the recipient or, however, without having been requested so and obtained consent thereto;
  • shall not use equipment that may affect the “#ibi17 free wifi” network performances or that may infringe the right to privacy of the other Users of the Service.
  • shall not send materials and/or messages that encourage third parties to act unlawfully;
  • shall not enter information that may disclose forms or contents that are pornographic, obscene, profane, racial, defamatory, offensive or incite violence on the Internet;
  • shall observe any further rules or operational indications prescribed by FIT.

3.5. FIT may terminate the agreement without prior notice, thus interrupting the supply of the Service, in the event the User is found liable for having breached these “Terms and Conditions of the Service”.

4. Liabilities of the User

The User shall be the sole liable party for any breach of the provisions under these “Terms and Conditions of the Service”.

The User undertakes to indemnify and hold FIT harmless of any claim made, for any reason, by third parties in relation to the User’s use of the Service.

5. Processing of Personal Data

5.1. Pursuant to and for the purposes of Article 13 of the Legislative Decree No. 196/03, FIT shall act as Data Controller of the data provided by the User for access purposes regarding the Service.

FIT hereby informs the User that his/her personal data shall be processed for the exclusive purpose to provide the Service and by means of computer and telematic instruments intended to ensure maximum security and confidentiality.

5.2. The User may exercise his/her rights pursuant to article 7 of the Legislative Decree No. 196/03 by serving a registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt at: Federazione Italiana Tennis, Stadio Olimpico, Curva Nord, Ingresso 44 – (00135) Roma.