Effective Date: January 21, 2010
TERMS & CONDITIONS
This document contains legal information, including the Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct applicable to this website. Please read carefully.
This Internet website is the property of Feral Clans (collectively, the "Company").
The Company provides access to this website and any related services provided hereon subject to your compliance with the following Terms & Conditions. These Terms & Conditions constitute an agreement between you and the Company ("Agreement") that governs the relationship between you and the Company with respect to your use of this website and the related services. Thus, it is important that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions.
DESCRIPTION OF FERAL CLANS
Subject to full compliance with the Terms & Conditions, the Company may offer to provide certain services and content, as described more fully on the website (the website and services are collectively referred to herein as the "Feral Clans"). Feral Clans shall include, but not be limited to, any service or content the Company provides to you, including any materials displayed or performed on the website. The Company may change, suspend or discontinue the Feral Clans for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any feature or content. The Company may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of Feral Clans without notice or liability.
TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
All Feral Clans material, including, but not limited to, text, data, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, video clips, links, digital downloads, data compilations, and software is owned, controlled by, licensed to, or used with permission by the Company and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights. Feral Clans material is made available solely for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means, without the express prior written consent of the Company in each instance. You may download material intentionally made available for downloading through Feral Clans for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you keep intact any and all copyright and other proprietary notices that may appear on such materials.
©2012 Feral Clans. All rights reserved.
Feral Clans logo, and related logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Feral Clans.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
CODE OF CONDUCT
The following rules, policies, and disclaimers shall govern and/or apply to your use of Feral Clans.
You agree, by using Feral Clans, that: (1) you will only use Feral Clans for lawful purposes, in compliance with applicable laws, for your own personal, non-commercial use; (2) you will not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Feral Clans provided hereon (for example, by means of hacking or defacement); (3) you will not use the Feral Clans to create, upload, or post any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, harassing, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of one's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law; (4) you will not post, upload, or create any copyrighted material using the Feral Clans provided hereon unless you own the copyright in and to such material; (5) you will not post, upload, or transmit any information or software that contains a virus, worm, timebomb, cancelbot, trojan horse or other harmful, disruptive, or deleterious component; (6) you will not post, upload, create, or transmit materials in violation of another party's copyright or other intellectual property rights; (7) you will not utilize any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or any other manual or automated technique to scrape, index, data mine, etc., or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Feral Clans, or the contents of such website or services; and (8) you will not impersonate any other individual or entity in connection with your use of the Feral Clans.
When we provide Feral Clans involving user-posted messages or content, we do not review every posting, nor do we confirm the accuracy or validity of information posted. We do not actively monitor the contents of the postings, nor are we responsible for the content of any postings. We do not vouch for, nor do we warrant the validity, accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any message or information posted. The contents of the postings do not represent the views of the Company, its subsidiaries, or any person or property associated with the Company, the Feral Clans, this website, or any other website in the Companyís family of websites. If you feel that any posting is objectionable, we encourage you to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to remove objectionable content if we deem removal to be warranted. Please understand that removal or editing of any posting is a manual process and might not occur immediately. We reserve the right to remove (or not) any posted message or content for any (or no) reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for your postings, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and its agents with respect to any claim based upon the transmission of your message(s) and/or posting(s). Posting of advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, solicitations, and the like, are inappropriate and forbidden on the Feral Clans (including bulletin boards and chat rooms).
We reserve the right to reveal your identity (including whatever information we know about you) without notice to you in order to comply with applicable law, law enforcement agencies, to protect our rights, or protect the rights of other users of Feral Clans.
LIMITED LICENSE BY THE COMPANY
The Company grants you a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Feral Clans and to view, copy and print portions of the Feral Clans. Such license is subject to these Terms & Conditions, and specifically conditioned upon the following: (i) you may only view, copy and print portions of the Feral Clans for your own informational, personal and non-commercial use; (ii) you may not modify or otherwise make derivative uses of the Feral Clans, or any portion thereof; (iii) you may not remove or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices that have been placed in the Feral Clans; (iv) you may not use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (v) you may not use the Feral Clans other than for their intended purpose; and (vi) you may not reproduce, prepare derivative works from, distribute or display the Feral Clans (except for page caching), except as provided herein.
Except as expressly permitted above, any use of any portion of the Feral Clans without the prior written permission of the Company is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Any such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms & Conditions may be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.
You represent and warrant that your use of the Feral Clans will be consistent with this license and will not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or breach any contract or legal duty to any other parties, or violate any applicable law. You expressly agree to indemnify the Company against any liability to any person arising out of your use of Feral Clans not in accordance with these Terms & Conditions.
To request permission for uses of the Feral Clans not included in the foregoing license, you may write to the Company at email@example.com.
LICENSE TO THE COMPANY
By posting messages, uploading files, creating files, inputting data, or engaging in any form of communication with or through the Feral Clans, you are granting the Company a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to: (1) use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform, or display any such material; and (2) sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the material. The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such material, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark, or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.
Feral Clans is an adult based game and as such is gear toward adults. We do not advise that children play this game due to itís nature. The site references drugs and other terms that are not suitable for children and therefor advise parents to make sure their chidlren are not playing the game. If you are underage and want to play this game ask your parents first and have them read the Terms of Service.
If you wish to purchase products or services described in the Feral Clans, you may be asked to supply certain information including credit card or other payment information. You agree that all information that you provide will be accurate, complete, and current. You agree to pay all charges, including shipping and handling charges, incurred by users of your credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will also be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to your purchases. In any event you are no longer able to play this game, for any reason, you will not receive any refund(s) on any products you may have boughten from Feral Clans.
THE COMPANY MAY PROVIDE LINKS AND POINTERS TO INTERNET SITES MAINTAINED BY THIRD PARTIES ("THIRD PARTY SITES") AND MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, PROVIDE THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE. NEITHER THE COMPANY, ITS PARENT OR SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, NOR THEIR AFFILIATES, ENDORSE, TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR, OPERATE OR CONTROL IN ANY RESPECT ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES ON THESE THIRD PARTY SITES. THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE AND THE THIRD PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE FERAL CLANS.
THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, AND ITS SPONSORS ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THIS WEBSITE, THE FERAL CLANS, OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, THE FERAL CLANS, AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE(S) CONCERNED AND/OR THOSE SERVICES. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE, THE FERAL CLANS AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE, ARE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE, THE FERAL CLANS, OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT THE COMPANY) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, THE COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING HOW OFTEN THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UPDATED (IF AT ALL). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
Although this website is accessible worldwide, not all products or services discussed or referenced on this website are available to all persons or in all geographic locations. The Company reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any product or service to any person or geographic area it so desires. Any offer for any product or service made in this website is void where prohibited.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company and its affiliated companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Terms and Conditions. The Company reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
Feral Clans is a game of war and of battle. It is a game in where people can play out a fantasy and be who they want to be. This may include but is not limited to acting the part of a hero, a villan or both. You understand that by playing this game you might have people call you names, attack you, pick you out of the crowed to make their prey. You further agree that by playing this game you agree that this is part of the play and you agree to hold the game harmless is your feelings get hurt. You have been supplied with a means to block players from being able to write to you in the game if their conduct bothers you, it is suggested that you use it. This is a game of war and in a game of this nature people might get into the role playing, this is after all a role playing game. If you do not have the ability to understand this is just a game and people might say things that hurt your feelings do not play it.
The Company may terminate or suspend any and all Feral Clans and any registered account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including if you breach any of the terms or conditions of the Terms & Conditions. Upon termination of your account, your right to use the Feral Clans will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Feral Clans. All provisions of the Terms & Conditions which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any and all written or oral agreements heretofore existing between the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement are expressly canceled. The Company may modify the terms of this Agreement at any time in its sole discretion by posting a revised Agreement or, in the case of a material modification, by posting notice of such modification on a page of this website entitled "Legal Notices" or "Legal Information" (or similar title) before the modification takes effect.
DESIGNATED AGENT UNDER THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides a mechanism for notifying service providers of claims of unauthorized use of copyrighted materials. Under the DMCA, a claim must be sent to the service provider's Designated Agent. If you believe in good faith that the Company should be notified of a possible online copyright infringement involving any Company website, please notify the Company's designated agent:
Service Provider: FeralClans.com
Email Address of Designated Agent: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be aware that, in order to be effective, your notice of claim must comply with the detailed requirements set forth in the DMCA. You are encouraged to review them (see 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c)(3)) before sending your notice of claim. To meet the notice requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
A. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
B. Identification 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;
C. Identification 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;
D. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
E. A 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
F. 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.
REPEAT INFRINGER POLICY
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, the Company has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at Company's sole discretion, registered accounts deemed to be repeat infringers. The Company may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Feral Clans and/or terminate the account of anyone who infringes any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.