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Agreement between user and www.stratics.com
Welcome to www.stratics.com. The www.stratics.com website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by Gamer's Gambit, LLC. Inc ("Stratics"). www.stratics.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of www.stratics.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
www.stratics.com is a Social Networking Site
The purpose of Stratics is to encourage peer-to-peer interaction among Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) computer game players. Stratics accomplishes this through the establishment of a social network. The social network includes, but is not limited to, forums, blogs, guides, media sharing, event coordination, public discussion pages, private and public group creation, private messaging, text and voice chat, and establishment of friends lists. Users are also able to link their Stratics accounts with other gaming, social network, and communication accounts. Some of these services are provided for free, while others are provided as a part of a monthly subscription. The website features that are free or paid is subject to change at any time without prior notice, but will be posted as a part of the product description for the subscription service. All subscriptions are non-refundable. The website also uses advertisements to generate revenue. These advertisements may displayed anywhere on the website (e.g., groups, messages, forums, articles, profiles, video embed).
You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Site, including without limitation, you do not acquire any ownership rights in (a) any virtual goods, virtual currency, or other virtual items (collectively, “Virtual Items”) appearing or originating through the Site and/or (b) any other Site Assets. You further acknowledge and agree that: (i) the Virtual Items have no cash value and are not redeemable and/or refundable for any sum of money or monetary value from us, our affiliates, and/or our licensors and suppliers; (ii) the Virtual Items are not transferable under any circumstances and, as such, you shall, not under any circumstances, attempt to sell and/or otherwise transfer any Virtual Items outside of the Site; (iii) Gamer's Gambit, LLC. reserves the right to reduce, liquidate, suspend, deactivate, remove access to and/or terminate any and all Virtual Items if Gamer's Gambit, LLC. suspects, in its sole discretion, that (A) you have used any Virtual Items in violation of this Agreement and/or any other applicable Gamer's Gambit, LLC. policy and/or (B) you have otherwise used Virtual Items to conduct any fraudulent or illegal activity; (iv) Gamer's Gambit, LLC. retains the unfettered right to modify the Site and all aspects thereof at any time for any reason; (v) you will never assert and/or bring any cause of action, claim and/or suit against Gamer's Gambit, LLC., our affiliates, and/or our licensors and suppliers arising out of and/or related to (1) any claim that you own any Virtual Items, (2) any claim for the "value" of any Virtual Items contained in the Site, (3) any claim for the loss of any "value" of any Virtual Items contained in the Site arising out of and/or related to any acts or omissions of Gamer's Gambit, LLC., our affiliates, our service providers, and/or our licensors and suppliers which is/are permitted under this Agreement and/or any other Gamer's Gambit, LLC. policy, and/or (4) any claim that the "value" of any Virtual Item(s) has/have decreased in value as a result of any modification that Gamer's Gambit, LLC., our affiliates, our service providers, and/or our licensors made to any Service.
You agree that Gamer's Gambit, LLC. reserves the right to manage, regulate, control, modify and/or eliminate its Sites and all aspects of including but not limited to, Site profiles, awards, ranks, badges, and points (collectively, "Virtual Goods") therein. You acknowledge that Gamer's Gambit, LLC. may, in its sole discretion, in any general or specific case, modify features, functions or abilities of any element of any of its Sites or any Virtual Goods at any time (which may, among other things, make the Virtual Goods substantially more valuable, effective or functional, or less valuable, effective or functional, more common or less common, or eliminated entirely).
The website also uses advertisements to generate revenue. These advertisements may displayed anywhere on the website (e.g., groups, messages, forums, articles, profiles, video embed). The location of those advertisements may also change without notice.
Visiting www.stratics.com or sending emails to Stratics constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that Stratics is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. Stratics and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
Stratics does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use www.stratics.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
www.stratics.com may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Stratics and Stratics is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Stratics is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Stratics of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via www.stratics.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the www.stratics.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Stratics may share such information and data with any third party with whom Stratics has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of www.stratics.com users and customers.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Stratics or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Stratics content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Stratics and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Stratics or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Use of communication services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Stratics has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Stratics reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Stratics reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Stratics reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Stratics's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Stratics does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Stratics specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Stratics spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Stratics.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials provided to www.stratics.com or posted on any Stratics web page
Stratics does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to www.stratics.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Stratics Site or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Stratics, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Stratics is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in Stratics's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
You are liable when downloading third party resources. Downloading, purchasing, and/or using these resources constitutes consent to the liability thereof. Only download, purchase, or use resources, or click links to external sites, submitted by users that you know and trust.
Third Party Accounts
You will be able to connect your Stratics account to third party accounts. By connecting your Stratics account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Stratics from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Stratics Content accessed through www.stratics.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Stratics, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Stratics reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Stratics in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. Gamer's Gambit, LLC. INC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
Gamer's Gambit, LLC. INC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. Gamer's Gambit, LLC. INC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Stratics reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Washington in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Stratics as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Stratics's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Stratics's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Stratics with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, 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 remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Stratics with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Stratics with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
Stratics reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which www.stratics.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Stratics encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Stratics welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
Gamer's Gambit, LLC.
Effective as of January 21, 2015