10 June 2020
Sheekore Terms of Service
Welcome to Sheekore!
These These Terms govern your use of Sheekore’s products, features, apps, services, technologies, and software we offer (the Sheekore Services or Services), except where we expressly state that separate terms (and not these) apply.
By using the Services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms, do not purchase or use the Services.
BY USING THE SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
1. License and Restrictions
Subject to these Terms, Sheekore grants you a non-exclusive, limited, revocable, non-transferable license to use the Services for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not: (a) modify, translate, reverse-engineer, reverse-compile or decompile, disassemble, create derivative works of, or use data gathering or extraction tools in connection with the Services; (b) reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit the Services, in whole or in part, for any purpose without Sheekore’s express written consent; (c) frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) without the express written consent of the respective owner; (d) use any data mining tools or automation tools such as spiders, crawlers, scripts, bots, or any automated method of recording information; (e) use any meta-tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing “Sheekore,” its affiliates, partners or artists without Sheekore’s express written permission; or (f) engage in any conduct in connection with the Services that may be considered illegal or tortious including, without limitation, “hacking” the Services, or infringing the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of Sheekore or third-parties.
Additionally, where the Services are a downloadable game and/or application (“App”), Sheekore grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to use the App for your personal, non-commercial use on authorized devices, unless otherwise specified. The App may not be copied, resold, or sublicensed. These Terms apply to all versions and updates to the App, including, without limitation, free and paid versions.
The App may include measures to control access to the App (including age controls), prevent unauthorized copies, or otherwise attempt to prevent anyone from exceeding the limited rights and licenses granted under these Terms. You may not take any action to circumvent or defeat such security features. If you disable or otherwise tamper with the technical protection measures, your license to use the App or other Services shall be considered automatically revoked.
2. Third-Party Product, Services and Links
The Services may include hyperlinks to other websites over which Sheekore has no control. Sheekore is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and will not be responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such third-party websites or resources.
3. Access to the Services
You may be required to register an account before using certain Services (“Account”). You may also be required or have the option to access the Services through a social networking service (“SNS”). Your Account is personal to you, and you may not rent, lease, sell, trade, gift, bequeath, or otherwise transfer it to anyone else. You agree to provide true and complete information about yourself when you register your Account and to keep it up to date. You may not have more than one Account or access the Services through more than one SNS at any given time. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and user name and for any activities that occur under your Account. Sheekore does not authorize use of automated methods to sign up for an Account, and Sheekore reserves the right to immediately terminate your access to the Services or your Account if you breach these Terms or otherwise violate any applicable law, rule, or regulation in your jurisdiction.
4. In-Game Virtual Currency, Virtual Items and Add-On Features
The Service may include an opportunity for you to earn, buy or otherwise obtain in-game currency (“Virtual Currency”) to access virtual, in-game digital goods or items (“Virtual Items”). Methods of obtaining Virtual Currency are at Sheekore’s sole discretion. Virtual Currency and Virtual Items are not real currency, do not have monetary value, and may not be redeemed for legal currency, or items of value outside of the Services.
Virtual Currency, Virtual Items and Add-on Features obtained via the Service are provided to you under a limited, personal, revocable, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use within the Service. You have no property interest, right or title in or to any Virtual Currency, Virtual Items or Add-On Features appearing or originating in the Service, and they may not be transferred or resold in any manner, including, without limitation, by means of any direct sale or auction service.
You agree that all sales of Virtual Currency, Virtual Items and Add-on Features are final. Norefunds will be given, except in Sheekore’s sole and absolute discretion. Sheekore has no liabilityfor hacking or loss of your Virtual Currency or Virtual Items or any goods or services obtained via Virtual Currency. Sheekore has no obligation to, and will not, reimburse you for any Virtual Currency or Virtual Items obtained via Virtual Currency. Sheekore reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without prior notification, to change or limit the price, availability, or order quantity of any Virtual Currency, Virtual Items or Add-On Features and to refuse to provide you with any Virtual Currency, Virtual Items or Add-On Features.
Virtual Currency may have an expiration date. If your Virtual Currency or Virtual Items expire and you still have an active Account, Sheekore may offer conversion of such Virtual Currency into Virtual Items for you in its sole discretion, however Sheekore is under no obligation to do so. Virtual Currency and Virtual Items may be forfeited if: (a) your Account or access to the Services is terminated or suspended for any reason; (b) you breach these Terms; (c) Sheekore discontinues availability of the Service; or (d) you disassociate from the Service.
Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, any and all title, ownership, rights, and intellectual property rights in and to the Services including all content therein (collectively the “Sheekore Content”) shall remain in Sheekore and/or its suppliers and are protected by the copyright laws of the United Kingdom, the United States and other jurisdictions around the world via international copyright treaties. The names and logos, and other graphics, icons, and service names associated with the Sheekore Content are trademarks, registered trademarks or trade dress of Sheekore or its licensors. You may not use, copy, transmit, modify, distribute, or create any derivative works from the Services or the Sheekore Content without prior written consent from Sheekore.
The Services may allow you to create content (“Your Content”) that incorporates the Sheekore Content, including, but not limited, to photos incorporating elements or graphics from games, screenshots or a video of your game play. Sheekore retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Sheekore Content. You retain all rights to Your Content; provided, however, that Sheekore shall have an exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable and sub-licensable worldwide right and license to Your Content for any purpose, including, but not limited to, the rights to reproduce, copy, adapt, modify, perform, display, publish, broadcast, transmit, or otherwise communicate to the public by any means whether now known or unknown and distribute Your Content without any further notice or compensation to you. Except where prohibited by law, you hereby waive any moral rights of paternity, publication, reputation, or attribution with respect to Sheekore’s use of Your Content.
6. Disclaimer of Warranty and Limit of Liability
Sheekore makes no representation, warranty, and/or guarantee of the suitability of the services for your purposes, or that the use of the same will be secure, uninterrupted, error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or function properly in combination with any third-party technology, hardware, software, systems or data.
The services are provided “as is” and all conditions, representations and warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement are hereby disclaimed to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. Further, Sheekore makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the same, or to the information, content, communications, materials, or products and service contained therein. Your use of the Sheekore services is at your sole risk.
Sheekore will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from your use of the services, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. Certain regional laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you may have additional rights.
You further acknowledge that Sheekore is not liable, and you agree not to hold Sheekore liable, for the conduct of third-parties, including other users of the services and other third-party sites, and that the risk of using or accessing the services, and of injury from the foregoing, rests entirely with you.
You agree to hold harmless, indemnify and defend Sheekore, its licensors, affiliates and suppliers and their respective officers, directors and employees, from and against any losses, damages, fines and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs) due to, arising out of, or relating to any information or item, including, without limitation, Your Content, Forum Content, and/or Inappropriate Content you may submit, post, transmit or make available through the Forums or Services, your use of the Forums and Services, your connection to the Forums and Services, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any law, regulation or third-party right. Without limiting your indemnification obligations described herein, Sheekore reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
These Terms will automatically terminate if you fail to comply with any term hereof. You and Sheekore have the right to terminate or cancel your Account, at any time for any reason and without notice. Upon termination you shall immediately discontinue use of the Services. Your obligations under Sections 5, 6, 11, 13, and 14 shall survive any termination.
9. No Assignment
These Terms and the licenses granted to you herein are personal to you and may not be assigned prior to obtaining Sheekore’ express written consent.
10. Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
These Terms and all disputes and claims relating in any way to, or arising out of, these Terms, the Services, the Forums, Forum Content, Inappropriate Content, Your Content, or your use of the Software or Forums shall be governed by the laws of Italy. You and Sheekore agree that the exclusive remedy for all disputes and claims relating in any way to, or arising out of, these Terms, the Services, the Forums, or your use of the Services or Forums shall be final and binding arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted under the rules of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (“ICA”). To the fullest extent permitted by law: (a) no arbitration under these Terms shall be joined to any other arbitration; (b) no class arbitration proceedings shall be permitted; (c) no finding or stipulation of fact in any other arbitration, judicial or similar proceeding may be given preclusive or collateral estoppel effect in any arbitration hereunder (unless determined in another proceeding between you and Sheekore); and (d) no conclusion of law in any other arbitration may be given any weight in any arbitration hereunder (unless determined in another proceeding between you and Sheekore). You and Sheekore must commence an arbitration by filing a demand for arbitration with the ICA within ONE (1) YEAR after the date the party asserting the claim first knows or reasonably should know of the act, omission or default giving rise to the claim; and there shall be no right to any remedy for any claim not asserted within that time period (if applicable law prohibits a one year limitations period for asserting claims, the claim must be asserted within the shortest time period in excess of one year that is permitted by applicable law). Both parties will be responsible for their respective arbitration fees.
11. Infringement Notification
Sheekore does not accept unsolicited feedback, suggestions or other information about the Services or other aspects of its business. If you provide Sheekore with feedback or other ideas, you agree that Sheekore is free to use any feedback provided by you for any purpose (without compensation to you), including, without limitation, improving its products and services and creating derivative products.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MAY CONTACT firstname.lastname@example.org