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Good Game Australia & New Zealand Terms Of Service

Your use of Good Game Australia & New Zealand constitutes your express acceptance without reservation of these Terms of Use.

Use of Good Game Australia & New Zealand is also governed by the Privacy Policy and any other terms of use applicable to services you register to use within any Good Game Australia New Zealand services, including any amendments or updates thereto.

Without limiting the foregoing, each of your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s), if applicable, and participation in any Good Game Australia & New Zealand services are governed by these Terms of Use. Good Game Australia & New Zealand is always evolving, so it is important that you periodically check these Terms of Use, as well as the specific rules for any games or activities in which you choose to participate, for updates. If we revise these Terms of Use, such revision(s) will take effect immediately upon being posted within any Good Game Australia & New Zealand service. As with our Privacy Policy, if you do not agree to any of these Terms of Use, you should discontinue using or participating in any and all Good Game Australia & New Zealand service. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and any other rules or instructions posted within a Good Game Australia & New Zealand service, these Terms of Use will control.

Your use of this site is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia. Disputes arising from your use of this site are exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia.

This site may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. Good Game Australia & New Zealand makes no representations that the content of this site complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws in the place where you access the site.

ACCOUNT REGISTRATION
If you create a Good Game Australia & New Zealand account you must provide truthful and accurate information to us in creating such account. If Good Game Australia & New Zealand has reasonable grounds to suspect that you have provided any information that is inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Good Game Australia & New Zealand may suspend or terminate your ability to use, participate in or access a Good Game Australia & New Zealand service, and refuse any and all current or future use of or access to any or all Good Game Australia & New Zealand services (or any portion thereof).

Good Game Australia & New Zealand reserves the right to limit the number of accounts a user can establish. This limit may change over time at our sole discretion.

You are solely responsible for all activity on any and all of your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s) and for the security of your computer system. You should not reveal your username or password to any other person. Good Game Australia & New Zealand will not ask you to reveal your password. If you forget your password, you can request to have a new password sent to your registered e-mail address. You agree to indemnify and hold Good Game Australia & New Zealand and its respective staff, representatives, and content providers harmless for any improper or illegal use of any of your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s). This includes illegal or improper use by someone to whom you have given permission to use your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s) or whom you have negligently allowed to access your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s). Good Game Australia & New Zealand reserves the right to terminate your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s) if any activity that occurs with respect to such account(s) violates these Terms of Use.

TERMINATION OF ANY GOOD GAME AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND ACCOUNT
Good Game Australia & New Zealand and you each have the right to terminate or cancel any of your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s), if applicable, at any time for any reason. You understand and agree that, subject to rights and remedies which are available to consumers that cannot by law be excluded, cancellation of your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s) and/or ceasing use of any and all Good Game Australia & New Zealand services are your sole right and remedy with respect to any dispute with Good Game Australia & New Zealand. This includes, but is not limited to, any dispute arising out of or directly or indirectly related to:

  1. any provision contained in these Terms of Use or any other agreement between you and Good Game Australia & New Zealand, including, without limitation, the Privacy Policy, or the enforcement or application of these Terms of Use or any other such agreement, including, without limitation, the Privacy Policy,
  2. the content available on or through the Good Game Australia & New Zealand services, or any change in or to such content,
  3. your ability to access and/or use any Good Game Australia & New Zealand services, or
  4. the amount or type of any fees, surcharges, applicable taxes, billing methods, or any change to the fees, applicable taxes, surcharges or billing methods, in each case imposed or implemented by Good Game Australia & New Zealand on or through any Good Game Australia & New Zealand service.
Without limiting the foregoing provisions, if you violate these Terms of Use, Good Game Australia & New Zealand may issue you a warning regarding the violation, or, in Good Game Australia & New Zealand's sole discretion, immediately terminate any and all Good Game Australia & New Zealand accounts that you have established with any Good Game Australia & New Zealand service, with or without notice.

INDEMNIFICATION
Except as stated under statutory guarantees and warranties which cannot by law be excluded, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Good Game Australia & New Zealand and its staff, contractors, representatives, and content providers from and against any and all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, that arise from a breach of these Terms of Use for which you are responsible or in connection with your transmission of any content to, on or through any Good Game Australia & New Zealand service. Without limiting your indemnification obligations described herein, Good Game Australia & New Zealand reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

DISCLAIMER
The materials on Good Game Australia & New Zealand's web site are provided "as is". Good Game Australia & New Zealand makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Good Game Australia & New Zealand does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

THIRD PARTY LINKS and THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND SERVICES
Any and all software, content and services (including advertising) within a Good Game Australia & New Zealand that are not owned by Good Game Australia & New Zealand are “third party content and services”. Good Game Australia & New Zealand acts merely as an intermediary service provider of, and accepts no responsibility or liability for, third party content and services. In addition and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, certain Good Game Australia & New Zealand services may include links to sites operated by third parties, including advertisers and other content providers. Those sites may collect data or solicit personal information from you. Good Game Australia & New Zealand does not control such sites, and is not responsible for their content, policies, or collection, use or disclosure of any information those sites may collect.

LIMITATIONS
In no event shall Good Game Australia & New Zealand or its staff, volunteers, content providers or representatives be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Good Game Australia & New Zealand's Internet site, even if Good Game Australia & New Zealand or a Good Game Australia & New Zealand authorised representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

CHILDREN
Some content available via our sites may not be appropriate for children under a certain age. In some cases, ratings will be displayed to indicate the suitability of content or access may be restricted to certain age groups. Parents and guardians should supervise their children's access to our websites and in particular, their use of any community areas.

NEWSLETTER
By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you agreed to receive, via email, Good Game Australia and New Zealand’s regular newsletter (entitled Sitrep), and other newsletter-related communications.

REVIEWS, COMMUNICATIONS AND SUBMISSIONS
Generally
Without limiting the scope of these Terms of Use, you agree to comply with our Forum Rules/FAQ and Review Guidelines when you submit reviews, forum posts and other content via any Good Game Australia & New Zealand service. Inappropriate, obscene, defamatory, offensive language, crude or explicit sexual content, discussions of any matters which are explicitly or by inference illegal in any way, discussions of illegal or any other drugs, and racially and ethnically offensive speech are examples of unsuitable content that are not permitted within the Good Game Australia & New Zealand services. Content standards may vary depending on where you are within a Good Game Australia & New Zealand service and the expectations of the relevant game community. Some game play may involve use of stronger language than others, including mild expletives. You should always use your best and most respectful and conservative judgment in interacting as part of any game play, and submitting any content, such as a review or post to any forums or message boards, within Good Game Australia & New Zealand.

We expressly reserve the right, but have no obligation, to: (a) monitor any communications within Good Game Australia & New Zealand, including, without limitation, to ensure that appropriate standards of online conduct are being observed, and ( b ) immediately or at any time remove any content that we deem objectionable or unsuitable in our sole discretion. Good Game Australia & New Zealand does not endorse, approve, or prescreen any content that you or other users post or communicate on or through any Good Game Australia & New Zealand services. Good Game Australia & New Zealand does not assume any responsibility or liability for any content that is generated, posted or communicated by any user on or through Good Game Australia & New Zealand. You agree to indemnify Good Game Australia & New Zealand and its staff, representatives, and content providers from any liability or damages arising out of or resulting from any content you post or communicate on or through Good Game Australia & New Zealand.

Without limiting the generality of these policies and standards, the following actions are examples of behaviour that violate these Terms of Use and may result in any or all of your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s) being immediately suspended or terminated:

  • Posting, transmitting, promoting, or distributing any content that is illegal
  • Harassing or threatening any other user of Good Game Australia & New Zealand or staff member of Good Game Australia & New Zealand
  • Impersonating another person, indicating that you are a Good Game Australia & New Zealand staff member or a representative of Good Game Australia & New Zealand (if you are not), or attempting to mislead users by indicating that you represent Good Game Australia & New Zealand in any way
  • Attempting to obtain a password, other account information, or other private information from any other user of Good Game Australia & New Zealand.
  • Uploading any software, files, photos, images or any other content to Good Game Australia & New Zealand that you do not own or have the legal right to freely distribute, or that contain a virus or corrupted data, or any other malicious or invasive code or program.
  • Posting messages for any purpose other than personal communication, including without limitation advertising (unless it is for material for inclusion in Sitrep, Good Game Australia & New Zealand’s news service), promotional materials, chain letters, pyramid schemes, political campaigning, soliciting funds, mass mailings and sending "spam", or making any commercial use of Good Game Australia & New Zealand.
  • Disrupting the normal flow of dialogue, or otherwise acting in a manner that negatively affects or disrupts other users.
  • Improperly using any game support functions or complaint buttons, or making false complaints or other reports to Good Game Australia & New Zealand representatives.
  • Posting or communicating any player's real-world personal information within Good Game Australia & New Zealand or by or through a Good Game Australia & New Zealand service or any related bulletin board.
  • Uploading or transmitting, or attempting to upload or transmit, any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including, without limitation, gifs, 1x1 pixels, web bugs, and other similar devices.
  • Using or launching any automated system, including, without limitation, any spider, bot, cheat utility, scraper or offline reader that accesses a Good Game Australia & New Zealand service, or using or launching any unauthorised script or other software.
  • Using a false e-mail address or otherwise disguising the source of any content that you submit within Good Game Australia & New Zealand, or using tools which anonymise your internet protocol address.
  • Interfering or circumventing any Good Game Australia & New Zealand security feature or any feature that restricts or enforces limitations on use of or access to a Good Game Australia & New Zealand service.
  • Engaging in cheating or any other activity that Good Game Australia & New Zealand deems to be in conflict with the spirit of a Good Game Australia & New Zealand service.


Public Nature of Communications
You acknowledge and agree that your submitted content, including your reviews and your communications with other users via online messaging, private messaging, forums or bulletin boards, and any other similar types of communications and submissions on or through Good Game Australia & New Zealand, are non-confidential, public communications, and you have no expectation of privacy concerning your use of or participation in any Good Game Australia & New Zealand services (other than with respect to the information you provide to us in establishing your Good Game Australia & New Zealand account(s), if applicable). You acknowledge that personal information that you communicate publicly within Good Game Australia & New Zealand may be seen and used by others and may result in unsolicited communications. Good Game Australia & New Zealand is not liable for any information that you choose to submit or communicate to other users on or through Good Game Australia & New Zealand, or for the actions of any other users of Good Game Australia & New Zealand.

You represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to any materials that you post within Good Game Australia & New Zealand, that such materials do not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties, that all such content is accurate and will not cause injury to any person or entity, and that you will indemnify Good Game Australia & New Zealand and its staff, representatives, and content providers for all claims resulting from your submitted and posted content. If any such materials incorporate the name, voice, likeness and/or image of any individual, you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant Good Game Australia & New Zealand permission to use any such name, voice, likeness and/or image of such individual appearing in the materials you post throughout the world in perpetuity. Once you post or communicate any content or materials on or through Good Game Australia & New Zealand, you expressly grant Good Game Australia & New Zealand the complete, worldwide, fully sublicensable and irrevocable right to quote, re-post, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, display, distribute, transmit, and broadcast such content or materials, including without limitation the name you submit in connection with such content or materials, in any form, with or without attribution to you, and without any notice or compensation to you of any kind. We reserve the right to immediately remove any content that may be considered, in our sole discretion, in violation of the rights of any third party.

Commercial Activity and Unsolicited E-mail
You may not use any portion of Good Game Australia & New Zealand to collect information, including login names, about other users, and use of such information to send unsolicited e-mail or for any other purpose is strictly prohibited. You may not advertise any goods or services on Good Game Australia & New Zealand without prior consent, or otherwise exploit your participation on or through any Good Game Australia & New Zealand services for any commercial purpose.

VIRUSES
Good Game Australia & New Zealand cannot guarantee that any file or program available for download and/or execution from or via this site is free from viruses or other conditions which could damage or interfere with data, hardware or software with which it might be used. You assume all risk of use of all programs and files on this site, and you release Good Game Australia & New Zealand entirely of all responsibility for any consequences of its use.

LINKS
Good Game Australia & New Zealand has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Good Game Australia & New Zealand of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE
If you violate our Terms of Use, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to immediately terminate your participation in any or all Good Game Australia & New Zealand services, including any and all Good Game Australia & New Zealand accounts you have established. You acknowledge that we are not required to notify you prior to terminating any such account.