END USER LICENCE AGREEMENT
Squidwolf notice – Minecraft Game Experience May Change When Using Our Gaming Servers For Online Play.
Thank you for your interest in Squidwolf Syndicate, Internet-based services (“Squidwolf” or the “Empire”). Squidwolf is offered as service managed by Squidwolf Ltd (“Squidwolf”, a Limited Company registered in England and Wales). Squidwolf Syndicate is an Internet community which promotes freedom of speech and the right to privacy through a closed community. You may use Squidwolf system that allows you to log into the Squidwolf computer system (the “system”) online and interact with the community environment created by Squidwolf and it’s members. To use our services, we require you to review and agree to the following terms and conditions.
This End User License Agreement (“EULA”) describes the terms and conditions under which you may (i) install and use our system; and (ii) subscribe to, access and use Squidwolf Syndicate. Squidwolf may amend this EULA from time to time by posting an amended version at http://Squidwolf.com/TandC/EULA . If you accept this EULA, the then-current version of this EULA shall apply each time you access the System or use Squidwolf Syndicate.
By simply logging in and using our services, you accept the terms and conditions in the EULA. If you do not accept the terms and conditions in the EULA, you must discontinue use of the system we provide you as well as all other services we offer on our System. If you are the original purchaser of a physical copy of products we sell to use our services, you should contact the person/organisation that sold it to you for a refund.
1: REQUIREMENTS TO USE OUR SERVICES
To use Squidwolf Syndicate services, you must (i) purchase a license (which may be refused) to use our services; (ii) establish a valid account with us (an “Account” and keep that account active by paying the subscription fees on a timely basis; (iii) obtain and maintain your own Internet access (Internet access is required to use Squidwolf Syndicate services; Squidwolf is not responsible for your access to the Internet); and (iv) comply with the EULA.
2: YOUR ACCOUNT
You may establish only one (1) account for each copy of the system licensed. If you wish to establish another Account, you must obtain another license for the system.
A. Establishing a New Account
Upon establishing a new Account, you will be entitled to use Squidwolf Syndicate for up to three-hundred and sixty-five (365) days without paying the subscription fee (this is a “Free Account”). If your Account is not terminated in accordance without the procedures set forth below within that time period, you will be charged the base-subscription fee as described during the registration process with you established your Account.
Only an individual, natural person who is an adult or, of the age of 13 years or older, may establish an Account. You are responsible and liable for all activities conducted through your Account, regardless of who conducts those activities.
You may not share your Account with anyone, or allow another other than you personally to access or use your Account. Joint or shared ownership or use of an Account by more than one user is prohibited unless you are a Business Customer.
You must inform us if your account is intended for business purposes.
B. Passwords and Names
You will be asked to select a password during the registration process (“Password”). You may not disclose your Password to anyone or allow anyone to use your Password to access the System or use Squidwolf Syndicate services. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Password and for any damage, harm, lost or deleted accounts, etc. resulting from your disclosure, or allowing the disclosure, of any Password, or from use by any person of your Password. You may not obtain, attempt to obtain, use or attempt to use the Password of anyone else. You are responsible for remembering your Account information and Password.
You will be assigned a login name and an account name during the registration and username creation process. You may not allow anyone to use your login name or username to access the System or use our Products. No member may use the username of another member to impersonate or falsely represent his, her, or their identity. You may not obtain, attempt to obtain, use or attempt to use the login name or username of anyone else.
You are encouraged to use a pseudonym, but you may not choose a name that violates anyone’s trademarks, publicity rights or other rights. Acceptance of a pseudonym by the System does not mean that your chosen pseudonym does not violate anyone’s rights. You are responsible for any liability incurred by yourself due to the pseudonym you choose. Squidwolf retains the right to reject any pseudonym it determines, in its sole discretion, is unlawful, indecent, obscene or otherwise violates standards of good taste.
i. Responsibility for Account
Squidwolf understands that the age of 13 is widely regarded in the Internet community as the age of reason. We also understand that in many countries, persons under the age of 18 to not have responsibility for themselves and as such if a person under the age of 18 creates and account with us; the parent or guardian is responsible for any actions they may take.
If you establish an Account, you represent that you are a person of 18 years of age or older and are accepting the EULA on your behalf of yourself. We do not allow anyone under the age of 13 to have an account with us.
ii. Game Ratings
Squidwolf does not use game ratings. Persons younger than 13 are not allowed to create an account with us and thus no one younger than 13 should be playing games using our System.
3: ACCOUNT TRANSFER / USERNAME TRANSFER
You are not permitted to transfer your account to another person. If you wish to discontinue your account please refer to section “6:” of this EULA. You may transfer a username from your account to another account, either belonging to you or another person. This transfer option is available from Squidwolf Syndicate Account Management web site and is subject to fees and the following limitations: You may not offer to transfer usernames except your own, or act as a “broker” or intermediary (for compensation or otherwise) for anyone wishing to transfer or obtain usernames. The transferee will obtain all rights to your username in a single transaction, and you will retain absolutely no control or rights over the usernames, data or attributes of that username. You may not transfer any usernames who attributes are, in whole or in part, developed, or which own items, objects, data which have been acquired in violation of the EULA.
Any username transfers or attempted transfers not in accordance with the foregoing terms is prohibited and void, and shall not be binding on Squidwolf. A transfer or attempted transfer of your username is entirely at the risk of the parties to such transaction. Squidwolf is not liable to any person (whether transferor, transferee or otherwise) for any acts, omissions, statements, representations, defaults or liabilities of the parties in connection with such a transaction.
4: SUBSCRIPTION FEES AND PAYMENT TERMS
After the Trial Period, you may be required to pay a subscription fee to maintain your Account, access the System, and use Squidwolf Syndicate services. You are informed of the subscription fee and payment terms during the registration process. The current subscription fee and payment terms will be available for viewing on our website, and are incorporated in the EULA by reference. Squidwolf may amend the subscription fee and payment terms at any time.
If you fail to pay an invoice for more than thirty (30) days after its due date we reserve the right to levy administration and late fees on the invoice.
All subscription fees are in GBP (United Kingdom Sterling) and are non-refundable unless expressly stated otherwise in the EULA. When you establish your Account, you authorise Squidwolf to automatically charge your PayPal account the subscription fees in accordance with the payment terms (as may be amended by Squidwolf from time to time), plus any applicable taxes that Squidwolf is required to collect. If Squidwolf is unable to process your payment at any time, your Account may be immediately suspended or terminated at Squidwolf’s discretion.
You are responsible to reviewing Squidwolf’s websites for changes in the subscription fee or payment terms. If a change is unacceptable to you, you may, as your sole and exclusive remedy, terminate the EULA and close your Account as described in the termination section below. you are responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including those Squidwolf is not required to collect) and for all hardware, system, Internet service and other costs you incur to access the System.
5: AMENDMENTS TO EULA
Squidwolf may, in its sole discretion, amend the EULA from time to time. If the EULA is amended, you will be asked to review the amended EULA when you login into your Account, and to indicate and confirm your acceptance of the amended EULA by logging in.
If the amendment alters a material term of the EULA that is unacceptable to you, you may, as your sole and exclusive remedy, terminate the EULA and close your Account as described in the termination section below.
6: TERMINATION; SUSPENSION OF ACCOUNT
A. By Squidwolf for Termination of the Product
Squidwolf does not guarantee that it will continue to offer access to the System or support it’s products. Squidwolf may, in its sole discretion, cease to provide any or all of the services offered in connection with Squidwolf (including access to the System and any or all features or components of the product), terminate the EULA, close all Accounts and cancel all of the rights granted to you under the EULA. Squidwolf may communicate such termination to you upon 30 days notice in any of the following manners: (i) when you log into your Account; (ii) in a notice on Squidwolf’s website; (iii) via electronic mail; or (iv) in another manner that Squidwolf deems suitable to inform you of the termination. If Squidwolf terminates the EULA pursuant to this section, you will not receive a refund of prepaid subscription fees.
B. By Squidwolf for Breach of Misconduct
i. Suspension of Account
Without limiting Squidwolf’s rights or remedies, Squidwolf may immediately, and without notice, discontinue or suspend access to the System through your Account, and any and all other Accounts that share the name, phone number, e-mail address, Internet Protocol (IP) address or PayPal account name with the discontinued or suspended Account, in the event of (i) a breach of the EULA (including the Rules of Conduct) by you or any username under your Account; or (ii) unauthorised access to the System or use of the Product(s) by you or any username under your Account.
ii. Termination of EULA
Squidwolf may terminate the EULA, close all your Accounts, and cancel all rights granted to you under the EULA if: (i) you fail to pay the subscription fee when due; (ii) Squidwolf is unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide; (iii) you or anyone using any of your Accounts materially breaches the EULA, makes any unauthorised use of the System, or infringes the rights of Squidwolf or any third party; or (iv) Squidwolf becomes aware of usage, chat or username activity under your Account that is, in Squidwolf’s discretion, inappropriate or in violation of the Rules of Conduct. Such termination shall be effective upon notice transmitted via electronic mail, or any other means reasonably calculated to reach you.
Squidwolf reserves the right to terminate and and all other Accounts that share the name, phone number, e-mail address, Internet Protocol (IP) address or PayPal account name with the closed Account. Termination by Squidwolf under this section shall be without prejudice to or waiver of any and all of Squidwolf’s other rights or remedies, all of which are expressly reserved, survive termination, and are cumulative. You will not receive a refund of prepaid subscription fees for a termination pursuant to this section.
C. By You
You may terminate the EULA with regard to any or all of your Accounts at any time, upon notice to Squidwolf via electronic mail. You will not receive a refund of prepaid subscription fees in the event of such termination.
ii. For a Change in the Subscription Fee or Payment Terms
If a change in the subscription fee or payment terms is unacceptable to you, you may, as your sole and exclusive remedy, terminate the EULA and close all of your Accounts by notifying Squidwolf via electronic mail within thirty (30) days after the later of (a) the date that Squidwolf has posted the change on its website; or (b) the date the change has impacted your Account (e.g., your PayPal account has been charged). Your notice must state: (i) that your do not agree to the change, specifically describing the change, and request Squidwolf to close all of your Accounts; (ii) your username and (iii) your login name. You may receive a refund of any prepaid subscription fees, prorated as of the effective date of your termination, by sending Squidwolf a request via electronic mail within thirty (30) days of your termination notice. If you continue to access the System or use our products more than thirty (30) days after the later to occur of (a) or (b) above, without following the termination procedure set forth above, you shall be deemed to have accepted the change and waive your rights to terminate under this section.
iii. For a Change in the EULA
If an amendment alters a material term of the EULA that is unacceptable to you, you may, as your sole and exclusive remedy, terminate the EULA and close all of your Accounts by notifying Squidwolf via electronic mail within thirty (30) days after the later of (a) the date that Squidwolf has posted the change on its website; or (b) the date the change has impacted your Account (e.g., your PayPal account has been charged). Your notice must state: (i) that your do not agree to the change, specifically describing the change, and request Squidwolf to close all of your Accounts; (ii) your username and (iii) your login name. You may receive a refund of any prepaid subscription fees, prorated as of the effective date of your termination, by sending Squidwolf a request via electronic mail within thirty (30) days of your termination notice. If you continue to access the System or use our products more than thirty (30) days after the later to occur of (a) or (b) above, without following the termination procedure set forth above, you shall be deemed to have accepted the change and waive your rights to terminate under this section.
D: Closed Accounts
If for any reason the EULA is terminated with regard to any or all of your Accounts, those Accounts will be closed, upon which all rights granted to you under the EULA shall terminate with regard to the closed Accounts, and you must discontinue your use of the system, and you may not access the System or use our Products under any closed Accounts, and all the attributes of the Accounts, including usernames, items and data in the accounts will be lost. If for any reason the EULA is terminated, you will not be entitled to compensation for the past time you spent using our Products, for the real or projected value of your Account were it to be sold, or for any other compensation, other than a prorated refund of prepaid subscription fees under certain circumstances as expressly set for the in the EULA.
Users whose Accounts have been closed may not have access the System or use the Products in any manner for any reason, including through any other Account, without the express written permission of Squidwolf. Users of active accounts may not knowingly, allow former users whose Accounts have been closed to use the active user’s Accounts.
A. Specifically Restricted Conduct
Your continued access to the System and license to use the Products is subject to proper conduct. Without limiting Squidwolf’s rights to control the Network environment, and the conduct of the users within that environment, Squidwolf prohibits the following practice that Squidwolf has determined detract from the overall user experience of the users using our Products:
1: You may not take action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the system,.
2: You may not use your own or third-party software to modify any content appearing within the System environment or change how any game is played on our Gaming Servers.
3: You may not use macros or other stored rapid keystrokes or other patterns of usage that facilitate causing accelerated usage compared to normal usage of our products. You may not rewrite or modify any part of our system unless otherwise granted permission to do so.
4: You may not use the System, or any information accessible through the System, to bypass the System login architecture to create or provide any other means through which the System may be accessed and/or the Product Usage may be used by other as, for example, through server emulators.
5: You may not engage in any conduct that results in an Account containing dates that are inappropriate for the security level or membership level of the username contained within the Account.
B. Selling Items and Objects
You may not transfer, sell or auction, or buy or accept any offer to transfer, sell or action any content appearing with in our Game environments on our Gaming Servers.
C: Compliance with Rules of Conduct
You agree to observe and abide by the Rules of Conduct as may be amended by Squidwolf from time to time. The current version of the Rules of Conduct may be viewed on our website, and are incorporated in the EULA by reference.
8: PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
Except for certain information in your Account (discussed below), all transmissions by you to the System are private. You acknowledge and agree that on certain special occasions in regards to overall system/network security and operations as well as concerns raised by others into questionable activities by members, we may need to temporarily erode the right to privacy we grant our users.
You acknowledge and agree that you have no expectation of privacy regarding communications you make in public spaces, such as SquidRooms chat room service or public channels in Game environments as well as comments on message boards and public forums.
You may encounter and converse with people who are rude, offensive, belligerent, and who may use indecent, obscene and/or threatening or harassing language while using our services. You may reports any instances of such behaviour to Squidwolf who will investigate and take such measures as Squidwolf determines are reasonable under the circumstances. Squidwolf does not guarantee that you will not encounter behaviour of others that you may view as insulting, demeaning, offensive, threatening or harassing. You assume all risk associates with using our services, and Squidwolf assumes no responsibility for the conduct of any other users, and shall not be liable to you or any other person for their conduct.
B. Personal Information
Squidwolf does not guarantee that personal information transmitted to the System, including without limitation information in your account, will not be disclosed to third parties. While Squidwolf’s aim is to keep your personal information confidential and Squidwolf employs security measures to protect the System, third parties may unlawfully intercept transmissions or private communications, or access data within the System. Additionally, Squidwolf (and you hereby expressly authorise Squidwolf to) disclose information about you to private entities, law enforcement or other government officials, as Squidwolf, in its sole discretion, deems necessary or appropriate to investigate or resolve possible crimes or to respond to judicial, regulatory, agency or similar inquiries.
Squidwolf may monitor usage of the System to gather statistical information that it may disclose to third parties. Squidwolf may also contact you using the information you provided, for example, provide technical support, respond to user inquiries, transmit questionnaires and offer products and services. you may also verify and update your Account information by logging into your Account through the account management interface.
We will never disclose any information about you to entities and organisations outside Squidwolf without your permission unless the overall guideline above is applicable. We will inform you if any transmission of this nature takes place.
9 SEIZURE WARNING
In rare instances, some users may experience seizures when exposed to certain light patterns or flashing lights. Exposure to certain light patterns or backgrounds on a video monitor may induce an epileptic seizure, even in persons who have no history of prior seizures or epilepsy.
A. System Licence
Subject to the terms of the EULA, Squidwolf grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable licence to use the System and its accompanying documentation solely in connection with accessing the System in order to use our services using a single valid Account.
For each valid Account you maintain, you may access the System from, a single computer or Mobile device, and from a secondary computer if you so choose. you must purchase a separate licence to the System of reach additional Account you register; e.g., if you have 2 Accounts, you must have 2 licences of the System. You may not use more than Account with a single license of the System.
B. Licence to Access the System to use the Products
Upon establishing a valid Account, and subject to your continued compliance with the EULA, Squidwolf grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable licence to access the System, and to access and use the Product Content and User Content (each as defined below), in order to use our services. You may exchange User Content via a valid Account.
C. Specific Restrictions
Any and all rights not expressly granted by Squidwolf herein are reserved, and no licence, permission or right of access or use not granted expressly herein shall be implied.
You may not intercept for any purpose other than regular usage of the product in accordance with the EULA any information accessible through the System. You may not access the System or upload, download or use information accessible through the System, other than as permitted by the EULA.
You may not copy (except as set forth above), distribute, rent, lease, loan, modify or create derivative works of, adapt, translate, perform, display, sublicence or transfer the System or any documentation accompanying the System. You may not transfer the System, except as part of a permitted Account Transfer as described above, if permitted by the EULA then in effect. If the System is an update, any transfer must include the update and all prior revisions.
You may not copy, distribute, rent, lease, loan, modify or create derivative works of, adapt, translate, perform, display, sublicence or transfer any information accessible through the System, including without limitation, any part of Server Content, Game Content or User Content, or any item, object or username in your Account, except that, solely to the extent permitted by the System, you may modify certain Game Content and User Content only for your own purposes in playing the Game.
You may not reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile, or attempt to reverse engineer or derive source code from, all or any portion of the System, or from any information accessible through the System (including, without limitation, data packets transmitted to and from the System over the Internet), or anything incorporated therein, or analyse, decipher, “sniff” or derive code (or attempt to do any of the foregoing) from any packet stream transmitted to or from the System, whether encrypted or not, or permit any third party to do any of the same, and you hereby expressly waive any legal rights you may have to do so. If the System contains licence management technology, you may not circumvent or disable that technology.
D. Software Updates
Squidwolf may from time to time update or otherwise modify the Software/System electronically. You hereby grant Squidwolf permission to: (i) extract hardware system profile data from your devices; (ii) extract information from your computer’s file directories pertaining to the Software we provide you and your ability to access the System; (iii) download to your computer content and Data files and any data related to the operation of software authored by us. The foregoing applies to any computer from which you log into the System using your Account.
In some cases, our Software/System may behave in unorthodox ways which may be characterised as malware as that, in order to protect our network and assets, our software may bypass security measures on your system. We will inform you if we execute such measures.
E. New Releases of the Software
You are not entitled to receive any new releases of the System/Software, or any expansion packs, updates, upgrades or similar products under the EULA, but Squidwolf may, in its sole discretion, offer any or all of the foregoing to you. Squidwolf may update, upgrade or otherwise enhance the Software/System at any time, in its sole discretion, without obligation to you. Periodically, Squidwolf will require all users to migrate to new releases of the Software/System in order to continue accessing the System and use our products. You will be informed when a new release is available and will have a period of time in which to procure and install the the new release. You must install and use the new release before the the period of time has lapsed to continue accessing the System and use our products. If you fail to install the new release when required, Squidwolf shall not be responsible in any way for your inability to access the System or use our products, and you shall not be entitled to receive a refund of any prepaid subscription fees or any other form of compensation. New releases could be offered to you at a discounted price.
If any part of the EULA is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable ability to enforce.
You shall comply with all outlined here regarding your access to and use the System, use of the Software, your access to your Account and your usage of our products. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not download, use or otherwise export or re-export any part of the information accessible through the System or the Software except in full compliance and all applicable laws and regulations.
You shall comply with accompanying Network Policies which include Terms of Service, Hosting Terms, Acceptable Use Policy, and Domain Contracts related to Domains you may register, transfer, or renew with Squidwolf.
Except as otherwise provided herein, you may not assign or transfer the EULA or your rights thereunder, and any attempt to do so is void. The EULA, including the Rules of Conduct is the subscription fees and payment terms as references therein, as each may be amended by Squidwolf from time to time, sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between Squidwolf and you with respect to the subject matter hereof. Except as provided above, or in a writing signed by all parties, the EULA may not be modified or amended.
All notices to Squidwolf required or permitted by the EULA shall be made by electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, unless states otherwise in the EULA.
You must login to Squidwolf Minecraft game environment at least once every three hundred and sixty-five (365) calendar days. If your character remains inactive past this period your character’s profile will be permanently deleted from our system along with any and all assets associated with that character. This is unrecoverable.
Updated 18 December 2015.