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EULA, End-User License Agreement

 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:41 am    Post subject: EULA, End-User License Agreement Reply with quote

This End-User License Agreement (“EULA”) is a legal agreement between you (later named you or user)(either an individual or a single entity) and Astro Wars (AW). The service of Astro Wars is provided to you (the user) for free under the terms and conditions of this EULA.
By clicking on the "submit" button and also by continuing to use the astrowars site, i.e. reading or posting forum data and/or browsing in-game data you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this EULA.

Astro Wars makes no warranty that the game will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free. Astro Wars disclaims all warranties of any kind. By clicking on the "submit" button, user understands and agrees to use our service at his/her sole risk. User understands and agrees that any material or data downloaded is done at the user's own discretion and sole risk. User will be sole responsible for any damage done to the computer or data loss.

User is entirely responsible to maintain the confidentiality of the account and password for the service provided by Astro Wars. Also, user is totally responsible for all actions which occur under the account. User agrees to provide accurate, complete, and current information in the registration.

If any registration data is incorrect, Astro Wars retains the right to terminate user's account, and right to use the service. User agrees not to make any commercial use of the product. User also agrees not to use of any graphics, information, or data from Astro Wars without the prior written consent from Astro Wars. User agrees to indemnify Astro Wars against liability for all use of user's account. User is not allowed to use the message service or the forums to send chain letters, spamming, illegal or any other inappropriate messages. User agrees not to transmit in the game any unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, objectionable material of any kind or nature. User further agrees not to transmit any materials that violates any local, national, or international law or regulation.

Also note that the forumsoftware places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.

Astro Wars reserves the right to change the game rules and forum rules at any time without further notice. Astro Wars reserves the right to modify or terminate its service to user with or without notice at any time. Astro Wars may change the terms and conditions of this disclaimer at any time without further notice.


User agrees to not violate any of the following rules:

Astro Wars Game Rules

1. General

All The rules in this EULA may be changed at any time without prior notice.

2. Premium Membership

Premium membership is donating money to Astro Wars and in return we give some extra features ingame. In no way are we compelled to let you play when you break the rules. In addition, no refund will be given for Premium members in any and all cases.

3. Spam and Harassment

Spamming is simply the sending of irrelevant messages or messages that has no discussion possibilities. Harassment and racist messages are in no way tolerated and results in an immediate ban. Harassment includes posts that attack others in a harmful way. Racism includes posts that attack others based on their race, religion or nationality.
Two warnings of any kind results in a ban. Warnings do not have to be given prior to a ban.

All spam and harassment messages that are sent to your inbox should be reported to the AccountAdmin or ForumAdmin. Please copy the text sent to you in full when you report it to an administrator.

4. Alliances

The alliance founder is fully responsible for all information found on the alliance page and also alliance ranking page. The Alliance Name and Alliance Tag must not contain any unsuitable material. Unsuitable material includes unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, pornographic, objectionable material of any kind or nature. Such material will be defined at the absolute discretion of the Astro Wars Administration. All alliances with such material will be immediately deleted and the alliance leader will be warned or banned without prior notice.

5. Multiple Accounts

Having multiple accounts is not allowed on Astro Wars.
Violators of this rule will be dealt with according to article 12 of this agreement.
The reporting of multies should be sent to the MultiAdmin. Such reports must not be posted on the forums under any circumstances.

6. Account Sitting

Unapproved Account Sitting is not allowed. All accounts that have performed unauthorized Account sitting on one account, together with the sitted account(s) in that case are subject to article 12.
Approval is given at the absolute discretion of the Astro Wars Administration.

7. Automated Scripts and Bots

Use of automated scripts or other software that accesses the Astro Wars game servers for any reason outside of normal gameplay is not allowed. The CSV-files provided by Astro Wars can be used for tools if they do not access the game without user-action.

8. Bugs

All bugs/errors should be reported in the Bugs forum or to the AccountAdmin immediately when found. The act of exploiting bugs, which gives a player or alliance an unfair advantage in gameplay, is not tolerated; bug abusers will be banned immediatly without prior notice, no appeals will be possible. (or are subject to article 12 of this agreement.)

9. Abuse towards the AW Administration

Messages which are abusive towards or attack the AW Administration, or any of its members, in any way are not tolerated. This includes messages posted in the forums, through the private messaging system (including replying to game ban messages or messages relating to the news screen) and any other means of communication. Abusive messages are anything that contain content which is insulting, offensive, objectionable, or attack the actions of the AW Administration. Such material will be defined at the absolute discretion of the AW Administration. The communication of such material results in an immediate forum ban and/or game ban.

10. Impersonating a member of the AW Administration

Any attempt in impersonating any member of the Astro Wars Administration will not be tolerated and will result in an immediate game ban. Similar usernames to those of a member of the AW Administration will be deleted without prior notice.

11. Proxies

The use of proxy servers, except for those assigned by ISPs for normal use or approved by AllesRoger is strictly forbidden. This rule also applies to, but is not limited to, anonymous website proxies and any other means to hide your identity.
Any proxy's owner who would make it legal would have to contact MultiAdmin in order to discuss about it.

12. In-Game Penalties

Multiing and/or unapproved Account Sitting
    Premium
      Notification
      Forced resign by an admin 3-4 days after the notification


    Non Premium
      7 days lock
      resign by the bot after 7 days


Cheating/Bug Abuse
    Premium
      forced resign immediatly

    Non Premium
      forced resign immediatly


Other kind of cheating except AS and Multi will be judged by the whole admin team before a possible penalty. There will be a permanent lock until a decision has been made.

All doubtful cases will be double checked by at least an other MA
In some cases, if all MAs agreed, someone can receive only a warning, but not more than one

Multiing and Account Sitting = MultiAdmin
Cheating/bug abuse = AccountAdmin

13: Interbeta

The interbeta is a time between rounds when the game is technically considered to be over. It is there for programming reasons, to decide and implement the new changes, as well as to fix error and take a break before the new round.
During this time, administrators reserve the right to use the editor in any way for the purpose they will have.
It is a consideration to let mods/admins try and fight each other with modified accounts so long as they don't attack the normal player during the inter-gold.

14. Emails

The users agrees that Astro Wars can send News about Astro Wars to the email-adress used to registered at Astro Wars. Every email contains an opt-out possibility.

15. Acceptance

The user agrees that user has read, understands, and agrees to abide by this agreement, and any documents incorporated by reference, and user agrees that user intends to form a legally binding contract; and that this agreement constitutes "a writing signed by user" under any applicable law or regulation.


Astro Wars Forum Rules

1. General
The administrators and moderators may lock/edit/delete/move posts at their discretion. If a topic has been locked, you should not create a new topic regarding the same matter. All such new topics will be immediately deleted when found. If you feel you want to know more regarding the subject included in the locked topic, please contact a moderator or administrator. The reporting of multies should be sent to the MultiAdmin. Such reports must not be posted on the forums under any circumstances.

2. Spam, Flood and Harassment
Spamming is simply the posting of irrelevant messages or messages that have no discussion possibilities and the posting of multiple copies of similar messages. The bumping of topics is not accepted and counts as spamming. Spamming results in a temporarily or permanent ban and may lead to a game ban.

Flooding is posting several posts after each other in a short amount of time.
Flooding will be handled in the same way as spamming.

All harassing and racist posts will be deleted and the author will be banned. Harassment includes posts which attack others in a harmful way. Racism includes posts which attack others based on their race, religion or nationality.

All spam and harassment messages that are sent to your inbox should be reported to the AccountAdmin or ForumAdmin. Please copy the text sent to you in full when you report it to an administrator.

3. Battle results
You may post your wins and losses in wars that have been fought. Swearing, harassing, or flaming is not allowed and will also result in a temporary or permanent forum ban.

4. Game Advertising
Advertising of other online games in any way can be done in the 'Non Astro Wars Discussions' section (aka off topic), if the information is requested there or if you are the owner of the game.
Game owners/officials of other games can mention their game in their signature.

5. Links
The posting of links to sites that contain unsuitable material is strictly forbidden and results in a deletion of the link and warning and/or temporary ban and/or permanent ban without prior notice depending on the seriousness of the infraction. Unsuitable material includes unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, pornographic, and objectionable material of any kind or nature. Such content will be defined at the absolute discretion of the Astro Wars Administration.

6. Signatures and avatars
Users will be mostly free about signature and avatar, but ensure that it remains at reasonable size.
Banners are free on size but must not visually distract from the forums.
Avatars may not exceed 100x100.
Both should not contain annoying animations or be annoying to look at and should follow all the rules applying to posts themselves (contain no objectional materials); avatar+signature together should not exceed 40k in filesize.

Don't forget that common sense and being reasonable will be here the keys to not come back to more drastic rules.
(A flashing of simple colours could also be disturbing for exemple)

7. Misleading people and Impersonating AW Administration
Any attempt to intentionally mislead people or spread false information is not allowed, and will result in a temporary or permanent forum ban and may lead to a game ban. In addition, impersonating any member of the Astro Wars Administration will not be tolerated and will result in an immediate forum/game ban. Similar usernames to those of a member of the AW Administration will be deleted without prior notice.

8. Abuse towards the AW Administration
Messages which are abusive towards or attack the AW Administration, or any of its members, in any way are not tolerated. This includes messages posted in the forums, through the private messaging system (including replying to forum/game warning/ban messages or messages relating to the news screen) and any other means of communication. Abusive messages are anything that contain content which is insulting, offensive, objectionable, or attack the actions of the AW Administration. Such material will be defined at the absolute discretion of the AW Administration. The communication of such material results in an immediate forum and/or game ban.

9. Proxies
The use of proxy servers, except for those assigned by ISPs for normal use or approved by AllesRoger is strictly forbidden. This rule also applies to, but is not limited to, anonymous website proxies and any other means to hide your identity.
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