End User License Agreement
PLEASE READ THIS END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (“EULA” OR “AGREEMENT“) CAREFULLY. BY USING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE GAME YOU AGREE THAT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS EULA, DO NOT INSTALL OR USE THE GAME. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INTERNET CONNECTION FEES THAT YOU INCUR WHEN USING AND PARTICIPATING.
OO reserves the right, at any time and in its sole and absolute discretion, to revise, update, change, modify, add to, supplement, or delete certain terms of this EULA. OO will inform you about such revisions by email and/or during log in. Unless indicated otherwise, such revisions affecting existing OO Services shall be effective at the earlier of your acceptance, or thirty (30) days after posting. If any future changes to this EULA are unacceptable to you or cause you to no longer be in agreement or compliance with this EULA, you may terminate this EULA in accordance with this EULA.
You can review the most current version of this EULA by visiting this page. You are responsible for checking this EULA periodically for changes.
I. Rules of Conduct
While participating in the Game, you also agree to comply with certain rules of conduct that govern your use of the Game (“Rules of Conduct”), for example you may not:
• Harass, threaten, embarrass, or do anything else to another user that is unwanted, such as repeatedly sending unwanted messages or making personal attacks or statements about race, sexual orientation, religion, heritage, etc. Hate speech is not tolerated.
• Disrupt the flow of chat in chat rooms with vulgar language, abusiveness, hitting the return key repeatedly or inputting large images so the screen goes by too fast to read, use of excessive shouting [all caps] in an attempt to disturb other users, “spamming” or flooding [posting repetitive text].
• Impersonate another person (including celebrities), indicate falsely that you are a OO employee or a representative of OO, or attempt to mislead users by indicating that you represent OO or any of OO’s partners or affiliates.
• Attempt to get a password, access information, or other private information from anyone else on OO Services.
• Promote or encourage any illegal activity including hacking, cracking or distribution of counterfeit versions of the Game and software.
• Upload files that contain a virus or corrupted data.
• Post messages for any purpose other than personal communication, including advertising or promotional messaging, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or other commercial activities.
• Improperly use web support or complaint buttons or make false reports to OO staff.
• Use or distribute “auto” software programs, “macro” software programs or other “cheat utility” software program or applications.
• Modify any part of the OO Services that OO does not specifically authorize you to modify.
• Post or communicate any user’s real-world personal information using an OO Service.
• Attempt to interfere with, hack into or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers for an OO Service.
• Attempt to use OO Software on or through any service that is not controlled or authorized by OO.
• Exploit the Game or any of its parts thereof or OO Services, for any commercial purpose, including without limitation (a) use at a cyber cafe, computer gaming center or any other location-based site; (b) for gathering in-game virtual, items or resources for sale outside the Game; or (c)performing in-game services in exchange for payment outside the Game, e.g., power-leveling.
• Interfere with the ability of others to enjoy playing an OO Service or take actions that interfere with or materially increase the cost to provide an OO Service for the enjoyment of all its users.
• Exploit errors in design, features which are not documented, and/or bugs to gain access that would otherwise not be available or to obtain any competitive advantage.
• Reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble all or any portion of the Game.
• Facilitate, create or maintain any unauthorized connection to the Game, including without limitation and (b) any connection using programs or tools not expressly approved by OO;
• Sell, exchange, trade, give, convert, redeem or otherwise transfer Virtual Goods outside the Game, or sell, exchange trade, give, convert, redeem or otherwise transfer Virtual Goods inside the Game, except as expressly permitted by this EULA, the OO Terms or otherwise permitted in the gameplay.
This above-referenced list of prohibitions only provides examples of unacceptable conduct and is not intended to be a complete or exclusive list of prohibited conduct. Your online conduct should be guided by common sense and respect for others who access and use the Game (whether or not such third parties are registered users of the Game) and for the employees and representatives of OO. You must also obey all federal, provincial, state, and local laws, regulations and rules that apply to your activities when you use the Game. OO reserves the right to terminate this EULA and to prevent your use of any and all OO Services if your Access is used to engage in illegal activity, violates these rules of conduct, or otherwise any OO Terms.
II. Limited Use License
The Game may require or allow you to download software, software updates or patches, or other utilities and tools from OO or its licensors (collectively, “OO Software”). In such cases, OO grants to you a non-exclusive, limited license to use OO Software solely for the purpose stated by OO at the time the OO Software is made available to you. If an End User License Agreement is provided with the OO Software, your use of the OO Software is subject to the terms of that license agreement in addition to these OO Terms. You may not sub-license, or charge others to use or access OO Software. You may not translate, reverse-engineer, reverse-compile or decompile, disassemble or make derivative works from OO Software. You may not modify OO Software or use it in any way not expressly authorized in writing by OO. You understand that OO’s introduction of various technologies may not be consistent across all platforms and that the performance of OO Software and related OO Services may vary depending on your Device and other equipment.
From time to time, OO may provide you with updates or modifications to the Game. You understand that certain updates and modifications may be required in order to continue the use of the Game. You agree that OO may stop to support previous versions of the Game upon availability of an updated version.
III. Consent to Monitor
When you use the Game, or participate in any other OO Service, your IP address (the Internet protocol address from which you access any of the above) may be stored in our records. When the Game, or any element or module thereof, is updated or “patched,” our patch routine may check your Device to see that you have the most recent version of game-specific files; when you communicate within the Game or any communication feature in the Game (e.g. live chat, instant message services and the like), even “privately” to another person, you do so with the understanding that those communications go through our servers or servers provided by third party service providers engaged by us, and can be monitored by us. Accordingly, you have no expectation of privacy in any of those communications and, accordingly, you expressly consent to monitoring of communications that you send and receive.
OO may use an anti-cheat service (the “AntiCheat”) operated by a third-party service provider offering services to OO. The AntiCheat may have a client software (“Client”) that may be integrated into the Game. When you start a new Game session the Client may automatically load and install its latest version to the Device. When you are using the Game on your Device the AntiCheat may monitor the Device, analyzing the Game binaries and scanning the memory of the Device for the purpose of detecting and preventing cheating in the Game (“Purpose”). For the Purpose the AntiCheat may store information regarding cheating methods used in the Game (“Data”). By installing, copying, or otherwise using this Game, you give your consent that the AntiCheat may gather, store and publish Data for the sole purpose of the Purpose. The Data will be used solely for the Purpose including but not limited to identifying and banning players who are cheating in computer games, analyzing cheating behavior and cheating codes as well as sharing data about cheats with affiliates of the AntiCheat.
You agree that we may communicate with you via telephone, email and any similar technology for any purpose relating to the Game, and any OO Service which may in the future be provided by us or on our behalf. You expressly permit OO to upload CPU, operating system, video card, sound card and memory information from your Device to analyze and optimize your Game experience, improve and maintain the Game and/or provide you with customer service. In the event that the Game detects an unauthorized third party program, (a) the Game may communicate information back to us, including without limitation your Account username, details about the unauthorized third party program detected and the activities or functions performed thereby, and/or (b) we may exercise any or all of its rights and remedies under the OO Terms without prior notice to the user(s) linked to such unauthorized third party program.
IV. Intellectual Property
OO Services and all title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the Game (including, without limitation, all text, graphics, music or sounds, all messages or items of information, fictional characters, names, themes, objects, scenery, costumes, effects, dialogues, slogans, places, characters, diagrams, concepts, choreographies, videos, audio-visual effects, domain names and any other elements which are part of the Game, individually or in combination) are owned by OO or OO’s licensors and are protected by Canadian and International copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions, and other laws protecting intellectual property and related proprietary rights. You may not copy or download any Content from the Game or an OO Service unless our terms expressly authorize you to do so. You agree not to remove, obscure, or alter copyright, patent, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices affixed to Content. You may not sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Game. OO reserves all rights in OO owned and licensed Game and OO Services that are not expressly granted to you in this EULA or OO Terms. You acknowledge that OO and/or third-party content providers remain the owners of all materials posted in the Game, and that you do not acquire any of those ownership rights by downloading copyrighted materials.
Making unauthorized copies of the Game may result in the termination of this EULA, prohibition on use of OO Services, and further legal action. Content owners may take criminal or civil action against you for unauthorized use of intellectual property.
V. Virtual Goods
The Game may, from time to time, feature virtual goods. Virtual goods include but are not limited to virtual items (characters, accessories, items such as “character customization”, power-ups), points, credits, tokens and currency (collectively, “Virtual Goods”) for use in the Game. You may “earn” Virtual Goods within the Game or we may allow you to “purchase” Virtual Goods with “real money” or virtual currencies. Certain Virtual Goods in the Game may be unavailable if not purchased. Virtual Goods (such as virtual currency) purchased on other platforms such as Steam®, PlayStation®, or Xbox® will be subject to those platforms’ terms and conditions. Please review those platforms’ terms and conditions for further information before completing your purchase. OO does not control how you can pay or how refunds may be issued on those platforms. When you make a payment through a third-party platform, you are agreeing to the third party’s payment terms, and OO is not a party to the transaction. Virtual Goods are licensed to you, not sold. You do not own the Virtual Goods, and you acknowledge and agree that all Virtual Goods represent a limited, personal, nonexclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable and fully revocable license to use the Virtual Goods, for your individual, non-commercial, entertainment purposes only. You have no right, title, interest, or ownership in or to any Virtual Goods. We may terminate your license at any time and at our sole discretion.
OO has the absolute right to regulate, discontinue, update, modify or eliminate any Virtual Goods at any time in its sole discretion and OO shall have no liability to you or anyone else for these actions. Virtual Goods have no monetary value, and in no event may you sell, transfer, trade, exchange, give, convert or redeem Virtual Goods for “real” money or other goods or services, including other Virtual Goods, inside or outside the Game except as expressly permitted by this EULA, the OO Terms or otherwise permitted in the gameplay.
All purchase of Virtual Goods, whether made with “real money” or virtual currencies, are non-refundable and non-returnable and are not redeemable for any sum of money or monetary value or virtual currency from OO at any time. OO reserves the right to modify the price for Virtual Goods that may be “purchased” at any time and the retail price for Virtual Goods does not need to be linear. Note that depending on the country in which you are located, the validity period of purchased Virtual Goods may be limited to a certain period under applicable laws of certain jurisdiction.
VI. Access to the Game
THE GAME MAY BE PROTECTED BY DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE (“DRM SOFTWARE”). IN SUCH CASE, YOU HEREBY AGREE, ACKNOWLEDGE AND CONSENT TO THE FOLLOWING REGARDING THE DRM SOFTWARE: (I) THE INSTALLATION OF THE GAME WILL CAUSE THE DRM SOFTWARE TO BE INSTALLED ON YOUR DEVICE; (II) THE DRM SOFTWARE MAY LIMIT THE NUMBER OF INSTALLATIONS OF THE GAME; (III) THE DRM SOFTWARE MAY INSTALL ON YOUR DEVICE ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS REQUIRED FOR COPY PROTECTION; AND (IV) DURING THE INSTALLATION AND/OR THE FIRST LAUNCH OF THE GAME, AN ONLINE CONNECTION MAY BE REQUIRED TO UNLOCK THE GAME THROUGH THE DRM SOFTWARE. IN NO EVENT SHALL OO BE LIABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THE COMPONENTS THAT MAY BE INSTALLED ON YOUR DEVICE BY ANY DRM SOFTWARE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITE OF THE DRM SOFTWARE APPEARING DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE GAME. RESTRICTIONS OF AGE MAY BE IMPOSED TO ACCESS ONLINE SERVICES AND FEATURES IN COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL LAWS.
This EULA is effective from the earlier of the date you purchase, download or use the Game, until terminated according to its terms. Both you and OO (or its licensors) may terminate this EULA at any time for any reason or for no reason. Termination by OO will be effective upon notice to you, termination or deletion of your Account (if any), or OO’s decision to permanently discontinue offering and/or supporting the Game, which it may do at any time in its sole discretion. You may terminate this EULA (and consequently, your Account (if any)) at any time by notifying OO at firstname.lastname@example.org Upon termination of this Agreement, your right to use the Game shall immediately cease you must immediately uninstall the Game and destroy all copies of the Game in your possession.
You will not receive any compensation or reimbursement for any Virtual Goods upon termination of this EULA for any reason, whether such termination was voluntary or involuntary, except as required by law or as expressly provided in the OO Terms.
OO reserves the right to collect fees, surcharges or costs incurred before you terminate this EULA.
VIII. Disclaimers & Indemnification
This Section shall survive termination of this EULA.
A. Limitations on Warranty & Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE GAME OR ANY OTHER OO SERVICE, OO SOFTWARE, CONTENT, AND THE INTERNET IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE GAME, OO SERVICES, OO SOFTWARE, CONTENT, OO’S PRODUCTS AND THIRD-PARTY SERVICES AND PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS FOR YOUR USE, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, UNLESS SUCH WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE EXCLUDED BY LAW. OO PROVIDES THE GAME AND OO SERVICES ON A COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE BASIS AND DOES NOT WARRANT MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS OR USE OO SERVICES AT TIMES OR LOCATIONS OF YOUR CHOOSING, OR THAT OO WILL HAVE ADEQUATE CAPACITY FOR OO SERVICES AS A WHOLE OR IN ANY SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC AREA OR THAT THE OO SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE OO SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL COMMUNICATION FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH OO OR ITS LICENSORS IS TO STOP USING THE GAME AND ANY OO SERVICES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT OO, ITS LICENSORS AND AFFILIATES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY ACT OR FAILURE TO ACT BY THEM OR ANY OTHER PERSON REGARDING CONDUCT, COMMUNICATION OR CONTENT ON ANY OO SERVICES OR USE OF OO SOFTWARE. IN NO CASE SHALL OO OR ITS LICENSORS, AFFILIATES’, EMPLOYEES’, OFFICERS’, OR DIRECTORS’ (COLLECTIVELY, “OO AFFILIATES“) LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE AMOUNT THAT YOU PAID TO OO FOR OO SERVICES. IN NO CASE SHALL OO OR OO AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, GENERAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFIT OR REVENUES, ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OO SERVICES, OO SOFTWARE, CONTENT, THE INTERNET OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF OO SERVICES OR ACCOUNTS. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, OO’S AND OO AFFILIATES’ LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Upon OO’s request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless OO and its affiliates, licensors, employees, contractors, officers, directors, vendors, and content providers from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees that arise from a breach of this EULA, or any other OO Terms, for which you are responsible. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree to indemnify and hold OO harmless for any improper or illegal use of the Game.
You are solely responsible for any damage caused to OO, its licensors, providers and contractors, other users of the Game or any other individual or legal entity as a result of your violation of this EULA.
OO reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. In that event, you shall have no further obligation to provide indemnification to OO in that matter.
C. Updates: Possible Setbacks and Loss of Data
IMPORTANT: OO MAY FIND IT NECESSARY TO MAKE UPDATES, OR RESET CERTAIN PARAMETERS TO BALANCE GAME PLAY AND USAGE OF THE GAME AND OO SERVICES. THESE UPDATES OR “RESETS” MAY CAUSE YOU SETBACKS WITHIN THE GAME AND MAY AFFECT CHARACTERS, GAMES, GROUPS OR OTHER ENTITLEMENTS UNDER YOUR CONTROL, AND YOU MAY LOSE ACCESS TO ANY VIRTUAL GOODS YOU MAY HAVE “EARNED” OR “PURCHASED”. OO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE THESE UPDATES AND IS NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR THESE CHANGES.
D. Third-Party Features
As applicable, certain parts of the Game may be using third party features, some of which are managed by third-party providers for which additional terms and/or costs may apply. You must comply with such additional terms. As such, please review such additional terms and costs carefully.
IX. Dispute Resolution
A. Equitable Remedies
You hereby acknowledge and agree that OO would suffer irreparable harm if this EULA or any of the OO Terms were not specifically enforced. Consequently, in addition to such monetary and other relief as may be recoverable at law, you agree that OO shall be entitled to specific performance or other injunctive relief, without bond, other security, or proof of damages, as remedy for any breach or threatened breach of this EULA or any other OO Terms.
B. Informal Negotiations
To expedite resolution and control the cost of any dispute, controversy or claim related to this EULA or any other OO Terms (“Dispute”), you and OO agree to first attempt to negotiate any Dispute (except those Disputes expressly provided below) informally for at least 30 days before initiating any arbitration or court proceeding. Such informal negotiations commence upon written notice from one person to the other. OO will send its notice to your billing address (if provided) and email you a copy to the email address you have provided to us. You agree to send your notice to OO. via email to email@example.com or to 1540 Warren Grove Rd. Cornwall, PE, Canada C0A 1H8
C. Formal Dispute Resolution
If you and OO are unable to resolve a Dispute through informal negotiations, either you or OO may elect to have the Dispute finally and exclusively resolved by the courts of the Province of Nova Scotia.
X. General Terms
If any part of this EULA or the OO Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of OO, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
OO may assign this EULA, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent. You may not assign this EULA without OO’s prior written consent, and any unauthorized assignment by you shall be null and void.
The failure of OO (or its licensors) to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this EULA or any OO Terms shall in no way be construed to be a present or future waiver of such provision, nor in any way affect the right of any party to enforce each and every such provision thereafter. The express waiver by OO (or its licensors) of any provision, condition or requirement of this EULA or any OO Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any future obligation to comply with such provision, condition or requirement.
E. Force Majeure
OO shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting from causes outside the reasonable control of OO, including, without limitation, any failure to perform hereunder due to unforeseen circumstances or cause beyond OO’s control such as acts of god, war, terrorism, riots, embargoes, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, floods, accidents, strikes, or shortages of transportation facilities, fuel, energy, labor or materials.
F. Governing Law
The laws of the Province of Nova Scotia, excluding its conflicts-of-law rules, govern this EULA and any other OO Terms; and (ii) you expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with OO or relating in any way to this EULA, any other OO Terms, or your use of any OO Services resides in the Courts of the Province of Nova Scotia, and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the Province of Nova Scotia in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving OO or its affiliates, employees, contractors, officers, directors, vendors and content providers. As noted in this EULA, your conduct may also be subject to other local, state, national, and international laws.
The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded.
Those who choose to access the Game or any other OO Service from locations outside of Canada do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Should a court of competent jurisdiction determine that other laws apply, this EULA shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by the laws of the applicable jurisdiction and be interpreted to give maximum effect to the terms and conditions hereof.
G. Entire Agreement
For any questions concerning this EULA, you may contact OO at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1540 Warren Grove Rd. Cornwall, PE, Canada C0A 1H8
Last revised on August 21, 2023