Crafty-Games.com Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE (the “Site”). By using this Site, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use this Site. Crafty Games may, at its sole discretion, modify, alter, or otherwise update these Terms of Use at any time. Areas of this Site may be subject to additional terms and conditions, which you should read carefully before making any use of those areas.

 

Please note that these Terms of Use may be revised and reissued without notice at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page regularly to review the current Terms of Use, since your continued use of the Site will be deemed as irrevocable acceptance of any revisions.

 
Privacy Notice

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide a notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at this Site. Click here to show this Privacy Statement, which forms part of these Terms of Use.

 

Ownership of Intellectual Property and Restrictions on Use of Materials

The materials available through this Site are the property of Crafty Games and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, licensees, or other respective owners. These materials are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Information received through this Site may be displayed, reformatted, and printed for your personal, noncommercial use only. You may not reproduce or retransmit the materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, without the prior written consent of the owner of such materials, with these exceptions only:

 

You may make single copies of the materials available through this Site, solely for your personal, noncommercial use, and only if you preserve any copyright, trademark, or other notices contained in or associated with them. You may not distribute such copies to others, whether or not in electronic form, whether or not for a charge or other consideration, without prior written consent of the owner of the materials.

 

Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials available through this Site should be directed to Crafty Games through this site’s Contact page.

 
Links to This Site

You are free to establish a hypertext link to this Site from your home page, so long as the page containing the link properly attributes the linked site to Crafty Games and does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by Crafty Games or vice versa. Without the prior written consent of Crafty Games, you may not create a link to this Site that incorporates or relies upon, in whole or in part, any content from any page on this Site, or that incorporates any copyrighted, trademarked, or otherwise intellectual property of Crafty Games or any of its licensors.

 

Requests for permission to establish links to this Site should be directed to Crafty Games through this site’s Contact page.

 

Links to Other Sites

This Site contains links to third-party websites. These links are provided as a convenience to you. Crafty Games does not control and is not responsible for the content of third-party websites to which the website may be linked, and does not make any representations regarding the accuracy, copyright, or other statutory or regulatory compliance, legality, or decency of any of the content or other materials on such third-party websites. Crafty Games encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet and the Site. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.

 

Forums

Crafty Games host bulletin boards, forums and other public posting areas ("Forums”). The information and opinions expressed in our Forums is not necessarily that of Crafty Games or its affiliated or related entities or content providers. Crafty Games makes no representations or warranties regarding information or opinions that appear in the Forums, and does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting. Crafty Games assumes no obligation to monitor the Forums or to delete or edit any postings. However, Crafty Games reserves the right to delete, move, or edit any postings that we consider illegal, inappropriate, or otherwise inappropriate.

 

By using Crafty Games’ Site, you agree that you will not submit or otherwise publish through the Forums any content which: (a) libels, defames, invades privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing, or threatening; (b) infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including, but not limited to violating anyone's copyrights or trademarks; (c) violates any law; (d) advocates illegal activity; (e) improperly assumes or claims the identity, characteristics or qualifications of another person; (f) are for purposes of spamming; or (g) contain any virus or other harmful component.

By using this Site’s forums, you agree that Crafty Games shall be free to use any original ideas, materials, or other items you post for any purpose whatsoever, as described in the Submissions section (see below).

 

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Because of the number of possible sources of information available through this Site, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions, or inaccuracies in such information.

 

Information available through this Site may include facts, views, opinions, and recommendations of individuals and organizations. This Site does not endorse, assert, or guarantee the truthfulness or reliability of any such facts, views, opinions, or recommendations, nor any statements made by persons other than authorized service spokespersons, including, without limitation, information contained in the public postings areas of this website, and information provided or statements made by celebrity or "expert" guests on this Site.

 

The materials in this Site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Crafty Games does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of the results of the use of the content or other materials in this Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

 

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Crafty Games disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to implied warranties of merchant ability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Crafty Games does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information contained in this Site. Crafty games does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials available in this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the materials, this Site or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. You (and not Crafty Games) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, and correction.

 

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to negligence, shall Crafty Games be liable for special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, this Site or any downloaded materials, even if Crafty Games or its representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

 
Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Crafty Games, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third party providers to the Site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement by you, including without limitation any content or communications you post or transmit through this Site and your use of this Site.

 

Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy

Crafty Games and its employees cannot accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans, or new product names. Please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos, prototypes, or other works without previous discussion and proper submission in an email whose body contains the official Crafty Games submission boilerplate. To obtain a copy of this boilerplate and instructions for submitting ideas to Crafty Games, send a message through the Contacts page.

 

The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes in the event that Crafty Games’ products or marketing strategies seem similar to ideas submitted through unofficial means. If, despite this policy, you still send ideas, materials, or other items without the proper boilerplate, please recognize that Crafty Games makes no assurances that these ideas, materials, and/or items will not be treated as either confidential or proprietary.

 
Submissions

Should you post to this Site’s forums, comment anywhere on this Site, or in any other way respond to Crafty Games, all information submitted shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Crafty Games shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information. In addition, Crafty Games shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, display, exhibit, transmit, perform, create derivative works, and distribute the information to others without limitation, and to authorize others to do the same. Further, Crafty Games shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and other items incorporating such information. This paragraph is not intended to apply to any personal information about you (such as name, mailing address and e-mail address), the use of which will be governed by Crafty Games’ Privacy Statement.

 

In consideration of Crafty Games’ continuing efforts to enhance and improve these products and to respond to feedback from users, you agree to transfer such ideas, concepts, know-how, and techniques to Crafty Games without any compensation. You agree to execute any and all documents that Crafty Games may reasonably request in connection with confirming Crafty Games’ ownership of and unlimited right to use such ideas, concepts, know-how and techniques.

 

You are solely responsible for the content of any comments you make. You agree that no comments submitted by you to this Site will: (i) violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; (ii) be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive, or obscene material or constitute the misappropriation of the trade secrets of any third party; and (iii) disparage the products or services of any third party. You agree not to submit any personal information (other than your email address or user name) through email sent to other users or messages posted on this Site by you.

 

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Infringement

If you believe that any content appearing on this Site infringes your copyright rights, Crafty Games wants to hear from you. Please forward the following information through our Contacts page:

 

(a) your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
(b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(c) the exact URL or a description of each place where alleged infringing material is located;
(d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use has not been authorized by you, your agent, or the law;
(e) your electronic or physical signature or the electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on your behalf; and
(f) a statement by you made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 
General

These Terms of Use are governed by laws of the State of Oregon, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts within Portland, Oregon, for any claims arising out of or relating to your use of the Site, the materials on this Site, and/or these Terms and Conditions. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by any court having competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

 
 

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