Effective Date: November 22, 2021
TERMS OF SERVICE FOR USE OF WEBSITES AND SERVICES OF GRAND-ATTIC PUBLISHING LIMITED
Table of Contents
- Terms and Binding Effect
- Age of Users
- Description of Sites and Services
- Your Obligations
- Payment Obligations
- Prohibited Uses
- Use of Software
- Copyright Infringement
- Alleged Violations
- No Warranties
- Limitation of Liability
- Disclaimer and Acknowledgement Regarding Game Data
- Forums and Communications
- Website Code
- Disputes and Governing Law
You should carefully read the following Terms of Service Agreement (“Agreement” or “Terms of Service”) before using any website (“Site”) and mobile application and services (collectively the “Services”) of GRAND-ATTIC PUBLISHING LIMITED (“Company” or “Grand-Attic”).
1. TERMS AND BINDING EFFECT
This is a legally binding Agreement. By using the Site or any Services of Grand-Attic, you hereby agree to abide by these Terms of Service, as they may be amended by Grand-Attic from time to time in its sole discretion and without any notification to you. Grand-Attic will declare the updated Terms of Service on the Site any time these Terms of Service have been changed or amended. It is your responsibility to review and follow these Terms of Service periodically, and if at any time you find these Terms of Service unacceptable, you must immediately leave the Site and cease all use of the Services.
If you breach these Terms of Service we may take action against you, including but not limited to terminating your account in Services.
3. AGE OF USERS
A person under 13 years old are not allowed to use the Services. A person between the age of 13 and 18, requires consent of their parents or legal guardians ("Parents") for using Services of the Company. Parents can provide and verify their consent through the Site or through another authorized third-party provider made available through the Service. A Parent who wishes to recall their previously-provided consent to a child’s access to and use of the Services should disconnect from our Services.
To the extent permitted under applicable law, Grand-Attic rejects and declines any responsibility regarding any activities conducted by a person under 13 years old with or without the permission of a Parent. If you are a Parent and you give your consent or permission for your child to register for the Services, you thereby agree to the terms relating to use of the Services by your child.
4. DESCRIPTION OF SITES AND SERVICES
The Company operates online mobile gaming services and mobile applications that accompany such gaming services.
5. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
By using the Sites and Services in any way, you agree to the following:
a. You agree not to access our Services in an unauthorized manner;
c. You agree not to harass or threaten other players;
d. You agree not to use any harmful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive language;
e. If asked by a member of Grand-Attic to stop or change a behaviour or action, you will do so;
f. You agree not to cheat, hack or make any attack on the server in any way;
g. You agree not to transmit or make available in the Service or Site any advertising, promotional materials or any other forms of solicitation;
i. You agree not to transmit any material that contains viruses, worms, traps or malicious computer code;
j. You agree not to disrupt the normal flow of the application and dialogue, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other people’s ability to use the Service;
k. You agree not to collect, process or store personal data about other people using the Service;
l. You agree only to use your own credit card with the Service; and
m. You agree not to use any Company trademark, service mark or tradename, or any variation or misspelling thereof.
We may directly terminate or suspend your access to the Services, at our sole discretion, at any time and without notice to you, including if (a) you fail to comply with these Terms of Service; (b) we suspect fraud, cheating, or misuse by you; or (c) we suspect any other unlawful activity associated to your behavior under mobile application.
6. PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS
6.1 VIRTUAL ITEMS
You may purchase with “real world” money a limited, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable virtual currencies, including but not limited to virtual cash, in-game coins and all other kinds of in-game monies, all for use in the games; (a) virtual in-game items (virtual currency and virtual in-game items referred to collectively as “Virtual Items”); and (b) other goods or services within the Services for your personal and non-commercial entertainment. You are only allowed to purchase Virtual Items from authorized partners of Grand-Attic, not in any other way.
All rights, title and interest in and to the Services (including without limitation any games, applications, titles, computer code, themes, objects, characters, names, dialogue, catch phrases, concepts, artwork, animations, sounds, musical compositions, audio-visual effects, moral rights, documentation, in-game chat transcripts and server software) are owned by or licensed to Grand-Attic, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under applicable laws and international conventions.
Except when explicitly authorized by Grand-Attic, (i) transfers of Virtual Items to other users are strictly prohibited; (ii) outside of the Services, you may not buy or sell any Virtual Items for “real world” money or otherwise exchange items for value; and (iii) Grand-Attic does not recognize any such purported transfers of Virtual Items or the purported sale, gift or trade in the “real world” of anything that appears in the Services. Any attempt to do any of the foregoing is in violation of these Terms of Services and will result in an automatic termination of your rights to use the Virtual Items and may result in termination of your account. All Virtual Items are forfeited if your account is terminated or suspended for any reason, or if Grand-Attic discontinues providing the Services.
You agree that you will not assert or bring any claim against Grand-Attic, its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers or licensors relating to (i) a claim that you own any Virtual Items; or (ii) a claim for an alleged monetary value of Virtual Items lost upon deletion or suspension of your account or modification, termination or expiration of these terms.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE NO PROPERTY RIGHTS WHATSOEVER IN VIRTUAL CURRENCY ITEMS.
All sales through the Service are final. You acknowledge and agree that any applicable fees and other charges (including, without limitation, virtual items) are not refundable in whole or in part. You are fully liable for all charges to your account, including but not limited to any unauthorized charges. We do not issue any refunds or offer any exchanges of any products purchased on or through the Services.
Grand-Attic may amend the pricing, availability, specifications, content, descriptions or features of the game and mobile application or any products sold through the Services. The inclusion of any products through the Services at a particular time does not imply or warrant that these products will be available at any other time. All such changes will be effective immediately upon posting of such new product prices to the Services.
7. PROHIBITED USES
Company imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Site and the Service. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site or Service, including, without limitation,
(a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Service, the Site, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site or Service, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing;” (d) using the Site or Service to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services; (e) forging any packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Service; (f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by Company in providing the Site or Service. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.
Only the Company or its licensees have the right to host the games and mobile applications of the Company. Accordingly, you may not host, provide matchmaking services for, or intercept, emulate, or redirect the communication protocols used by Grand-Attic as part of any game or mobile application of Grand-Attic, regardless of the method used to do so such as protocol emulation, reverse engineering, modifying the games of Grand-Attic, adding components to the games of Grand-Attic, or using a utility program to host the games of Grand-Attic. Also, the use of any "user interface" for Company games other than the user interface that is Company provides for any particular Company game is prohibited by the Company.
8. USE OF SOFTWARE
When accessing the or using the Service, you agree to obey the local law, general principles of law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Service and the Site is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, the “Content”) in violation of any third party’s copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
Subject to your agreement and continuing compliance with these Terms of Service and any other relevant policies, Grand-Attic grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable and limited license to access and use the service for your own non-commercial entertainment purposes. You agree not to use the service for any other purpose as Services are provided to you for your personal and non-commercial use only.
The following restrictions apply to the use of the service:
- You shall not (or attempt to) purchase, sell, rent or give away your account and you shall use your account only for non-commercial purposes, you shall not create an account using a false identity or information, or on behalf of someone other than yourself;
- You shall not use the Service if you have previously been removed by Grand-Attic, or previously been banned from playing any Grand-Attic game.
Any use of the Service in violation of these License Limitations is strictly prohibited, can result in the immediate revocation of your limited license and may subject you to liability for violations of law.
You agree that you will not, under any circumstances:
- Engage in any act that Grand-Attic deems to be in conflict with the spirit or intent of the Service or make improper use of Grand-Attic support services.
- Use or take part (directly or indirectly) in the use of cheats, exploits, automation software, bots, hacks, mods or any unauthorized third-party software designed to modify or interfere with the service, any Grand-Attic game or any Grand-Attic game experience.
- Modify or cause to be modified any files that are a part of the service or any Grand-Attic game and mobile application without Grand-Attic express written consent.
Grand-Attic reserves the right to determine what conduct it considers to be in violation of the rules of use or otherwise outside the intent or spirit of these Terms of Service or the Service itself. Grand-Attic reserves the right to take action as a result, which may include terminating your account and prohibiting you from using the Service in whole or in part.
WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER REMEDIES, GRAND-ATTIC MAY LIMIT, SUSPEND, TERMINATE, MODIFY, OR DELETE ACCOUNTS OR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE OR PORTIONS THEREOF IF YOU ARE FAILING TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR FOR ANY ACTUAL OR SUSPECTED ILLEGAL OR IMPROPER USE OF THE SERVICE, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. WITHOUT LIMITING OUR OTHER REMEDIES, GRAND-ATTIC MAY LIMIT, SUSPEND OR TERMINATE THE SERVICE AND USER ACCOUNTS OR PORTIONS THEREOF, PROHIBIT ACCESS TO OUR MOBILE APPLICATION, GAMES AND SITES, AND THEIR CONTENT, SERVICES AND TOOLS, DELAY OR REMOVE HOSTED CONTENT, AND TAKE TECHNICAL AND LEGAL STEPS TO PREVENT USERS FROM ACCESSING THE SERVICE IF WE BELIEVE THAT THEY ARE CREATING RISK OR POSSIBLE LEGAL LIABILITIES, INFRINGING THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR ACTING INCONSISTENTLY WITH THE LETTER OR SPIRIT OF OUR TERMS OR POLICIES. ADDITIONALLY, WE MAY, IN APPROPRIATE CIRCUMSTANCES AND AT OUR SOLE DISCRETION, SUSPEND OR TERMINATE ACCOUNTS OF USERS WHO MAY BE REPEAT INFRINGERS OF THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.
9. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Company has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement occurring on the Site or with the Service. If you have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that your rights or the rights of a third party have been violated and you want Company to delete, edit, or disable the material in question, you must provide Company with all of the following information: (a) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; (b) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Company to locate the material; (c) information reasonably sufficient to permit Company to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted. For this notification to be effective, you must provide it to Company’s designated agent at:
GRAND-ATTIC PUBLISHING LIMITED 9TH FLOOR 107 CHEAPSIDE LONDON
10. ALLEGED VIOLATIONS
11. NO WARRANTIES
COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES. THE SERVICE AND INFORMATION FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE.
12 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, GRAND-ATTIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (HOWEVER SUCH LOSSES ARE QUALIFIED), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR THE SERVICE ITSELF, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT GRAND-ATTIC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, GRAND-ATTIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR MORE THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO US FOR THE PURCHASES MADE OVER THE GAMES OF GRAND-ATTIC.
NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE SHALL AFFECT THE STATUTORY RIGHTS OF ANY CONSUMER OR EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT ANY LIABILITY RESULTING FROM GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OF GRAND-ATTIC.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold GRAND-ATTIC (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) harmless from any claim, demand, damages or other losses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, asserted by any third-party resulting from or arising out of your use of the Service, or any breach by you of these Terms of Service, however the foregoing does not apply if the infringement of rights is not attributable to your intentional or negligent behaviour.
13. DISCLAIMER AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT REGARDING GAME DATA
You hereby acknowledge that by using the Site or the Services that you do not acquire any property rights whatsoever in the Site, Services, Game Data (as defined below), or any status within the Site and Services. To play games created by the Company requires the creation and retention of electronic files, including without limitation player characters, accounts, in-game virtual currency, statistics, user profiles, etc. ("Game Data"), which are stored by Company. While keeping Game Data safe is a priority of Company, note that Company shall not have any liability for the loss of any Game Data for any reason whatsoever. Specifically, regarding all Grand-Attic virtual in-game currencies, YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BY PURCHASING OR OTHERWISE OBTAINING IN-GAME CURRENCIES YOU DO NOT ACQUIRE ANY PROPERTY OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS WHATSOEVER IN THE IN-GAME CURRENCIES.
You agree to indemnify Company for certain of your acts and omissions. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Company, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including but not limited to all attorney fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the Site, your violation of these Terms of Service, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
15. FORUMS AND COMMUNICATIONS
"Forum" means a one to one chat area, message board, instant messaging, mobile messaging with other mobile game and mobile application users or e-mail function (including, but not limited to, electronic greeting cards) offered as part of any Services. If you participate in any Forum within the Services, you agree to follow our terms set forth below.
You acknowledge that anything you submit under the Services by way of any Forum is routed through Company’s servers. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online, for example, via message boards or chat, that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. We are not able to guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.
16. WEBSITE CODE
All website code and shockwave files associated with the Site or Service are belong to Grand-Attic.
Unlawful use of Company trademarks is strictly prohibited. Such trademarks shall include, but are not limited to: “Grand-Attic”.
18. DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW
If a dispute arises between you and Grand-Attic, Grand-Attic strongly encourages you to first contact Grand-Attic directly to seek a resolution by opening a help ticket directly in-game via the help section or contact Grand-Attic at firstname.lastname@example.org. You agree that all disputes between you and Grand-Attic shall be governed by the laws of Turkey by a Courts and Execution Offices of Istanbul (Center) without regard to conflict of law provisions, and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of such court.
If, for whatever reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Service to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected and in full force and effect.
Company may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, (a) revise these Terms of Service; (b) modify the Site and/or the Service; and (c) discontinue the Site and/or Service at any time. Company shall post any revision to these Terms of Service to the Site, and the revision shall be effective immediately on such posting. You agree to review these Terms of Service and other online policies posted on the Site periodically to be aware of any revisions.