As a Squidwolf Syndicate subscriber and customer of Squidwolf Ltd, you must observe and abide by the rules of conduct and policies outlined below, as well as the End User License Agreement. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in the immediate termination of your account and you will forfeit all unused access time to the network. No refunds will be given.
1: You may not abuse, harass or threaten another player or authorised representative of Squidwolf, including customer service personnel and volunteers. This includes, but is not limited to: petitioning with false information in an attempt to gain from it or have someone else suffer from it; sending excessive e-mails, SquidMails or petitions; obstructing Squidwolf Employees from doing their jobs; refusal to follow the instructions of a Squidwolf Employee; or implying favoritism by a Squidwolf Employee.
2: You may not use any abusive, defamatory, ethnically or racially offensive, harassing, harmful, hateful, obscene, offensive, sexually explicit, threatening or vulgar language. (Alternate spelling or partial masking of such words will be reprimanded in the same manner as the actual use of such words).
3: You may not organise nor be a member of any organisation or group within The Squidwolf Syndicate Network that is based on or advocates any anti-ethnic, anti-gay, racist, sexist or other hate-mongering philosophies with conflict with our ethical policies.
4: You will report offline issues regarding harassment, such as threatening phone calls or correspondence, to your local law enforcement officials or Internet provider. Squidwolf will not reveal personal information about its subscribers to unauthorised individuals. We are not responsible for actions taken by our subscribers that occur outside the jurisdiction of our network.
5: You will follow the instructions of authorised personnel while using The Squidwolf Syndicate Network.
6: You may not violate any local, state, national or international laws or regulations while using our Network without first consulting with us first.
7: You may not impersonate or present yourself to be a representative of Squidwolf or a Squidwolf Syndicate volunteer.
8: You may not advertise, employ, market, or promote any form of solicitation – including pyramid schemes and chain letters – in using The Squidwolf Syndicate Network or on the website without first consulting with us first.
9: You may not market, sell, advertise, promote, solicit or otherwise arrange for the exchange or transfer of items in the games which we operate on our Game Servers without consulting with us first.
10: You may not create, provide or use any server emulator or other site where Squidwolf Syndicate may be run. You may not post or distribute emulators, software tools or utilities related to Squidwolf Syndicate without the express permission of both Squidwolf.
11: You may not attempt to run our services on any server outside of our Network.
12: You may not do anything that interferes with the ability of other Squidwolf Syndicate subscribers to enjoy our products in accordance with its rules. This includes, but is not limited to, making inappropriate use of any public channels within both regular Servers and Game Servers and/or intentionally creating excessive latency (lag).
13: You may not engage in any activity that increases the difficulty and/or expense of Squidwolf in maintaining the Squidwolf Syndicate clients, servers, web site or other services for the benefit and enjoyment of all its users.
14: You may not publish private communications from Squidwolf, their agents or representatives or Squidwolf Syndicate and Squidwolf volunteers without authorisation.
15: You may not communicate, post or publicise any subscriber’s personal information within The Squidwolf Syndicate Network without their permission.
16: You may not give false information or intentionally hide or withhold any information, including billing and contact information, when registering your Squidwolf Syndicate account subscription. You are responsible for keeping this information accurate and current.
17: You will not attempt to decipher, hack into or interfere with any transmissions to or from the Squidwolf Syndicate Servers, nor will you try to create or use any services which you do not have permission to use.
18: You may not share your account password with anyone. Infraction of this rule is done at your own risk. Further information on account transfers can be found in the EULA.
19: You may not exploit any bug in Squidwolf Syndicate to gain an unfair advantage over other players of our Gaming Servers. You may not communicate the existence of any exploitable bug to others directly or through a public forum. Bugs should be reported through the bug reporting tool on our website.
20: You will use the Squidwolf bug reporting tools in accordance with their policy and will not intentionally submit misinformation or hide information required by the bug report forms.
21: Squidwolf Syndicate reserves the right to close, temporarily or permanently, any user’s account without advance notice as we deem necessary. Furthermore, we reserve the right to delete all user accounts or inventory of characters as warranted.
22: We reserve the right to ban any user from our services without refund or compensation. Continued late payment of due invoices may result in late fees being levied.
23: In compliance with The Children’s Online Privacy Act of April 2000, we cannot provide subscriptions to individuals under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you may not create an Squidwolf Syndicate Account and you are not eligible to enter contests or promotions.
24: You will not encourage others to break these rules set forth in relation to Squidwolf Syndicate’s services.
25: You will agree to follow our Acceptable Use Policy for all activities you conduct on our network.
SQUIDWOLF LTD MAY FIND IT NECESSARY ON OCCASION TO MAKE CHANGES TO OR RESET CERTAIN PARAMETERS OF THE PERSISTENT GAME WORLD MECHANICS, INTERFACE OR FEATURES OF SQUIDWOLF SYNDICATE IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN GAME BALANCE AND ENHANCE PLAYABILITY OR PERFORMANCE FOR ITS SUBSCRIBERS. THESE CHANGES MAY AFFECT OR CAUSE SETBACKS FOR THE CHARACTERS YOU’VE CREATED.
THESE RULES MAY BE REVISED AT ANY TIME. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REVIEW THEM OCCASIONALLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RULES, POLICIES AND AGREEMENTS DESIGNATED BY SQUIDWOLF SYNDICATE.
BY SUBSCRIBING TO SQUIDWOLF SYNDICATE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 13 YEARS OF AGE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU AGREE TO THESE RULES AND WILL ABIDE BY THEM.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT BY SQUIDWOLF OR ONE OF ITS AUTHORISED REPRESENTATIVES MAY RESULT FROM FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THESE RULES. SUCH TERMINATION WILL NOT ENTITLE YOU TO A REFUND OF ANY FEES PAID BY YOU FOR THE USE OF THE SQUIDWOLF SYNDICATE NETWORK, SERVERS OR WEB SITE. YOU WILL FORFEIT ANY UNUSED GAME TIME REMAINING AT THE TIME OF TERMINATION.
YOU AGREE THAT THESE RULES WILL APPLY TO ANYONE THAT YOU GRANT PERMISSION TO ACCESS YOUR SQUIDWOLF SYNDICATE ACCOUNT OR USER INFORMATION. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE HELD PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES (WHICH CAN INCLUDE ACCOUNT TERMINATION) THAT MAY RESULT IF ANY SUCH PERSON BREAKS THE RULES DESCRIBED HEREIN.
IN ADDITION TO THE FOREGOING, YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU WILL COMPLY WITH THE END USER LICENSE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE TERMS SET FORTH CAN RESULT IN THE IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF YOUR SQUIDWOLF SYNDICATE SUBSCRIPTION AND THE BENEFITS THEREOF WITH NO REFUNDS.
REVISED: 25 October 2014.