Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds
Terms and Conditions
Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic is an Internet-based online fantasy role-playing game service that allows you to play the computer game Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic .
As part of the Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic service, Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic maintains a site on the World Wide Web with a URL address of "http://www.shadow-worlds.org" (the "Web Site"). Throughout the remainder of this Agreement, the Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic service (including the Web Site and forum) will be referred to as "game", the software programs contained in the download and provided to you will be referred to as the "Client software". Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic grants to you a limited, non-exclusive license to use, the client software and the game subject to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
This Agreement / terms and conditions comprise the entire agreement between Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic and you, regarding the game and the Client software. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic may revise this Agreement at any time, and such revision shall be effective thirty (30) days after posting of the revised Agreement on the Web Site. You agree to review the Agreement on the Web Site periodically to become aware of such revisions. If any such revision is unacceptable to you, you may terminate your membership as provided in the Section "Termination". Your continued use of the game thirty (30) days after posting of a revised Agreement on the Web Site means that you accept all such revisions.
(a) Account When you create an account ("Account") and register for the game , you will become a Member of the game . The term "Member" in this Agreement refers to any person or entity, including you, who has registered for the game , has entered into this Agreement with Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic and is authorised by Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic to use the game . Upon your registration as a Member of the game , a user has to choose a username "UserID". To access your account, you have to provide this User ID.
(b) Passwords. Upon your registering for the game , you will select a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and you are responsible for any harm resulting from your disclosure or allowing the disclosure of any password or from use by any person of your password to gain access to your Account. At no time should you respond to an online request for a password. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic employees will never ask for your password online.
(c) Former Members. Members whose Accounts have been terminated by Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic may not access the game in any manner or for any reason, including through any other Account, without the express written permission of Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic . Active Members may not knowingly allow former Members whose Accounts have been terminated to use the active Members' Accounts or User IDs.
(d) Related Accounts. If an Account is terminated by Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic , Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic shall have the right to terminate any other Account that shares the member name, email address and Internet Protocol address with the terminated Account.
5. Rights and Responsibilities
(a) Content. You acknowledge that: (i) the client software and the game contain graphics, sound effects, animations and text, and (ii) Content may be provided as contributions from other Members ("Content").You, and any user of your Account or User ID, must evaluate, and bear the risk associated with, the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any Content. Epoch of Shadows does not pre-screen Content as a matter of policy, but Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic has the right, but not the responsibility, to remove Content at any time which it deems to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of this Agreement.
(b) Rights. You acknowledge and agree that all characters created, and items acquired and developed as a result of the game play are part of the client software and the game and are the sole property of Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic You acknowledge that: (i) the client software and the game permit access to Content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights owned by Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic ("Rights"), and (ii) these Rights are valid and protected in all media existing now or later developed, and (iii) except as is explicitly provided otherwise, your use of Content shall be governed by the copyright laws of Russia,Germany,USA and other applicable laws. You agree that you may upload or otherwise transmit through the game only Content that is not subject to any Rights, or Content in which any holder of Rights has given express authorization for distribution on the game . Unless otherwise specified in your transmission, by submitting Content to any area on the game , you automatically grant (or you warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted) to Epoch of Shadows the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content world-wide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term including any renewal term of any Rights that may exist in such Content.
(c) Service. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic does not grant you a license to use the Software for any financial purpose. YOU ARE EXPRESSLY ALLOWED TO PASS ON THE CLIENT SOFTWARE WITHOUT ANY FINANCIAL PURPOSE. Other license agreements concerning the passing on of the client software may be concluded apart from this agreement / terms and conditions. In this case please contact us at email@example.com. You agree to play the game only on the game and not through any other means. You further agree not to create or provide any other means through which others may play the game, for example, through server emulators. You may not reverse engineer, de-compile or disassemble the client software, including any proprietary communications protocol used by the client software. You acknowledge that you do not have the right to create, publish, distribute, create derivative works from or use any graphics, audio-visual display, software programs, utilities, applications, emulators or tools derived from or created for the game unless specifically authorized in writing by Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic .
(d) In-game Behaviour and Communication. You, and anyone you allow to use your Account and User ID on the game , agree to follow the In-game Behaviour Rules published on the Web Site. The In-game Behaviour Rules may change at Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic discretion, at any time. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic reserves the right to terminate your Membership if it determines in its sole discretion that you have engaged in any impermissible conduct whether or not such conduct violates the In-game Behaviour Rules. You acknowledge, however, that Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic does not pre-screen Content or communication over the game .
(e) Privacy. You understand that you have no expectation of privacy regarding the communications you make on the game , and that Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic representatives may monitor all communications made by or received from you. You hereby consent to the extraction of any data related to operation of the client software through the game from any computer that logs on to the game using your Account.
(f) Parental Guidance. While Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic may choose to monitor and take action upon inappropriate game play, chat or links to the game , it is possible that at any time there may be language or other material accessible on or through the game that may be inappropriate for children or offensive to some users of any age. While Epoch of Shadows has established In-game Behaviour Rules for players accessing the game , Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic cannot ensure that other players will not provide Content or access to Content that parents or guardians may find inappropriate or that any user may find objectionable. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic does not as a matter of policy pre-screen the content of the materials or communications transmitted by each player.
6. Disclaimer of Warranty
To the extent allowed by law, Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic its subcontractors do not warrant any connection to, transmission over, or results or use of, any network connection or facilities provided (or failed to be provided) through the game . You are responsible for assessing your own computer and transmission network needs, and the results to be obtained therefrom. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE GAME AND THE CLIENT SOFTWARE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE GAME AND THE CLIENT SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, UNLESS SUCH WARRANTIES ARE LEGALLY INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, REGARDING THE GAME , THE CLIENT SOFTWARE, AND THE INTERNET. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY YOU, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA, ITEMS OR CHARACTERS FROM DELAYS, NONDELIVERIES, ERRORS, SYSTEM DOWN TIME, MISDELIVERIES OR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS CAUSED BY Epoch of Shadows AND ITS SUBCONTRACTORS, OR BY YOUR OR ANY OTHER MEMBER'S OWN ERRORS AND/OR OMISSIONS. Epoch of Shadows makes no warranty with respect to any related software or hardware used or provided by Epoch of Shadows in connection with the game .
7. Limitation of Liability
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic SHALL NOT ASSUME OR HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY ACTION BY Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic OR ITS SUBCONTRACTORS, OTHER MEMBERS WITH RESPECT TO CONDUCT, COMMUNICATION OR CONTENT ON THE GAME OR THE CLIENT SOFTWARE. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE CLIENT SOFTWARE OR THE GAME . Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic 's , ENTIRE LIABILITY TO YOU AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY BREACH OF ANY IMPLIED OR EXPRESS WARRANTY, OR FOR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT IS LIMITED SOLELY TO THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE FEES PAID BY YOU FOR THE GAME . BECAUSE SOME COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN DAMAGES. IN SUCH COUNTRIES Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic 's LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
At Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic 's request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic its subcontractors and other Members of the game , from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from any breach of this Agreement by you. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you hereunder, and in such event, you shall have no further obligation to provide indemnification for such matter.
Either you or Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic may terminate your Account at any time without further obligation to the other. Further, Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic reserves the right to terminate the game at any time without further obligation to you. IF THE GAME OR YOUR ACCOUNT IS TERMINATED OR CANCELLED AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON, YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING: (1) YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REFUNDS; (2) YOU WILL LOSE ANY CHARACTERS DEVELOPED OR ITEMS ACCUMULATED AND YOU WILL NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO TRANSFER, SELL OR ASSIGN ANY CHARACTERS OR ITEMS TO ANYONE ELSE; (3) YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE GAME IN ANY MANNER OR FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING VIA ANY OTHER ACCOUNT. IN THE EVENT THAT AN ACCOUNT IS TERMINATED, Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic MAY TERMINATE ANY AND ALL OTHER ACCOUNTS THAT SHARE THE MEMBER NAME, EMAIL ADDRESS AND INTERNET PROTOCOL ADDRESS WITH THE TERMINATED ACCOUNT.
10. Member Lists
Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic reserves the right to inform its game Members from time to time about new products by email.
11. General Provisions
You may not use, copy, modify, sublicense, rent, sell, assign or transfer the rights or obligations granted to you in this Agreement, except as expressly provided in this Agreement. Any assignment in violation of this Agreement is void, except that you may transfer your Account to another person provided that person accepts the terms of this User Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable, and such decision shall not affect the enforceability of: (i) such provision under other circumstances, or (ii) the remaining provisions hereof under all circumstances. Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic 's failure to enforce at any time any of the provisions of this Agreement shall in no way be construed to be a present or future waiver of such provisions, nor in any way affect the right of any party to enforce each and every such provision thereafter. The express waiver by Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic of any provision, condition or requirement of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of any future obligation to comply with such provision, condition or requirement. Notwithstanding anything else in this Agreement, no default, delay or failure to perform on the part of Epoch of Shadows shall be considered a breach of this Agreement if such default, delay or failure to perform is shown to be due to causes beyond the reasonable control of Epoch of Shadows / Shadow Worlds: Classic All notices given by you or required under this Agreement shall be in writing and Emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to set up your Account, you will be required to accept all of the above terms and conditions.