Game Designer

TERMS OF SERVICE

 

Effective Date: September 1, 2017 

The terms of this agreement ("Terms of Service") govern the relationship between you and Snowoods., a Korean company having its registered office at 35, HwangSaeUl-ro 258 BeonGil, SeongNam, KyeongGiDo, Korea, (hereinafter "Snowoods" or "Us" or "We") regarding your use of Snowoods's games, websites and related services (the "Service"). Use of the Service is also governed by Snowoods's Privacy Policy and other relevant policies, which are incorporated herein by reference.


Before accessing or using the Service, including browsing any Snowoods website or accessing a game, you must agree to these Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy. By using the Service, you represent that you are age 13 or older. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, you represent that your legal guardian has reviewed and agreed to these Terms. If you access the Service from a Social Networking Site ("SNS"), such as Facebook or Google+, you shall comply with its terms of service/use as well as these Terms of Service.


BY INSTALLING, USING OR OTHERWISE ACCESSING THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, PLEASE DO NOT INSTALL, USE OR OTHERWISE ACCESS THE SERVICE. USE OF THE SERVICE IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 


Snowoods reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Service,  its Privacy Policy and other relevant Snowoods policies at any time by posting the amended terms on the Snowoods Service. You will be deemed to have accepted such changes by continuing to use the Service. If at any point you do not agree to any portion of the then-current version of our Terms of Service, the Snowoods Privacy Policy, or any other Snowoods policy, rules or codes of conduct relating to your use of the Service, your license to use the Service shall immediately terminate, and you must immediately stop using the Service. 


1. License 


1.1. Grant of a Limited License to Use the Service


Subject to your agreement and continuing compliance with these Terms of Service and any other relevant Snowoods policies, Snowoods 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. 


The following restrictions apply to the use of the Service: 


  • You shall not access the Service if you are under the age of 13; You shall restrict use by minors, and you will deny access to children under the age of 13. You accept full responsibility for any unauthorized use of the Service by minors. You are responsible for any use of your credit card or other payment instrument (e.g. paypal) by minors. 


License Limitations 


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 Snowoods deems to be in conflict with the spirit or intent of the Service or make improper use of Snowoods's 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 Snowoods game or any Snowoods game experience.

  • Modify or cause to be modified any files that are a part of the Service or any Snowoods game without Snowoods's express written consent.

  • Disrupt, interfere with or otherwise adversely affect the normal flow of the Service or otherwise act in a manner that may negatively affect other users' experience when using the Service or playing Snowoods's games. This includes win trading and any other kind of manipulation of rankings, taking advantage of errors in the Service to gain an unfair edge over other players and any other act that intentionally abuses or goes against the design of the Service.

  • Disrupt, overburden, or aid or assist in the disruption or overburdening of any computer or server ("Server") used to offer or support the Service or any Snowoods game environment.

  • Institute, assist, or become involved in any type of attack, including without limitation distribution of a virus, denial of service attacks upon the Service, or other attempts to disrupt the Service or any other person's use or enjoyment of the Service.

  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, Accounts registered to others or to the computers, Servers, or networks connected to the Service by any means other than the user interface provided by Snowoods, including but not limited to, by circumventing or modifying, attempting to circumvent or modify, or encouraging or assisting any other person to circumvent or modify, any security, technology, device, or software that is part of the Service. 

  • Post any information that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or racially, sexually, religiously, or otherwise objectionable or offensive or engage in ongoing toxic behavior, such as by repeatedly posting information on an unsolicited basis. 

  • Post any information that contains nudity, excessive violence, or offensive subject matter or that contains a link to such content. 

  • Attempt to, or harass, abuse, or harm, or advocate or incite harassment, abuse, or harm of another person, group, including Snowoods employees, including Snowoods's customer service representatives.

  • Make available through the Service any material or information that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, right of privacy, right of publicity, or other right of any person or entity or impersonates any other person, including without limitation a Snowoods employee. 

  • Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for any underlying software or other intellectual property used to provide the Service or any Snowoods game, or to obtain any information from the Service or any Snowoods game using any method not expressly permitted by Snowoods. 

  • Solicit or attempt to solicit Login Information or any other login credentials or personal information from other users of the Service or any Snowoods game.

  • Collect or post anyone's private information, including personally identifiable information (whether in text, image or video form), identification documents, or financial information through the Service.


Snowoods 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. Snowoods 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.


1.2. Suspension and Termination of Service 


WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER REMEDIES, SNOWOODS MAY LIMIT, SUSPEND, TERMINATE, MODIFY, OR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE OR PORTIONS THEREOF IF YOU ARE, OR SNOWOODS SUSPECTS THAT 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. YOU CAN LOSE YOUR USER NAME AND PERSONA IN THE SERVICE AS A RESULT OF LIMITATION, AS WELL AS ANY BENEFITS, PRIVILEGES, EARNED ITEMS AND PURCHASED ITEMS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, AND SNOWOODS IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO COMPENSATE YOU FOR ANY SUCH LOSSES OR RESULTS. 


WITHOUT LIMITING OUR OTHER REMEDIES, WE MAY LIMIT, SUSPEND OR TERMINATE THE SERVICE OR PORTIONS THEREOF, PROHIBIT ACCESS TO OUR 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.


Snowoods reserves the right to stop offering and/or supporting the Service or a particular game or part of the Service at any time, at which point your license to use the Service or a part thereof will be automatically terminated. In such event, Snowoods shall not be required to provide refunds, benefits or other compensation to users in connection with such discontinued Service.


2. Ownership 


2.1. Games and Service


All rights, title and interest in and to the Service (including without limitation any games, titles, computer code, themes, objects, characters, character names, stories, dialogue, catch phrases, concepts, artwork, animations, sounds, musical compositions, audio-visual effects, methods of operation, moral rights, documentation, in-game chat transcripts, character profile information, recordings of games played using a Snowoods game client, and the Snowoods game clients and server software) are owned by Snowoods. Snowoods reserves all rights, including without limitation, all intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, in connection with its games and the Service. 


2.2. Virtual Items 


Snowoods owns, has licensed, or otherwise has rights to use all of the content that appears in the Service or in Snowoods games. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary herein, you agree that you have no right or title in or to any content that appears in the Service, including without limitation the virtual goods or currency appearing or originating in any Snowoods game, whether earned in a game or purchased from Snowoods, or any other attributes associated with stored on the Service. 


3. User Content 


3.1. Submission of User Content 


"User Content" means any communications, images, sounds, and all the material, data, and information that you upload or transmit through a Snowoods game client or the Service, or that other users upload or transmit, including without limitation any chat text. By transmitting or submitting any User Content while using the Service, you affirm, represent and warrant that such transmission or submission is (a) accurate and not confidential or misleading; (b) not in violation of any laws, contractual restrictions or other third party rights, and that you have permission from any third party whose personal information or intellectual property is comprised in the User Content; (c) free of viruses, adware, spyware, worms or other malicious code; and (d) you acknowledge and agree that any of your personal information within such content will at all times be processed by Snowoods in accordance with its Privacy Policy. 


3.1.1. Content Screening


Snowoods assumes no responsibility for the conduct of any user submitting any User Content, and assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Service for inappropriate content or conduct. We do not, and cannot, pre-screen or monitor all User Content. Your use of the Service is at your own risk. By using the Service, you may be exposed to User Content that is offensive, indecent or otherwise not in line with your expectations. You bear all risks associated with the use of any User Content available in connection with the Service. At our discretion, our representatives or technology may monitor and/or record your interaction with the Service or communications (including without limitation chat text) when you are using the Service.


By entering into these Terms of Service, you hereby provide your irrevocable consent to such monitoring and recording. You acknowledge and agree that you have no expectation of privacy concerning the transmission of any User Content, including without limitation chat text or voice communications.


Snowoods reserves the right in its sole discretion to review, monitor, prohibit, edit, delete, disable access to or otherwise make unavailable any User Content (including without limitation your User Content) without notice for any reason or for no reason at any time. If at any time Snowoods chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Service, Snowoods nonetheless assumes no responsibility for User Content and assumes no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate User Content. We have the right, but not the obligation, in our sole discretion to edit, refuse to post, or remove any User Content.


3.2. Information Use by Other Members of the Service 


3.2.1. Public Discourse


The Service may include various forums, blogs and chat features where you can post User Content, including your observations and comments on designated topics. Snowoods cannot guarantee that other members will not use the ideas and information that you share. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or don't want others to use, do not post it on the Service. Snowoods shall have no responsibility to evaluate, use or compensate you for any ideas or information you may choose to submit.


3.2.2. Responsible For Your Own Content 


You are solely responsible for the information that you post on, through or in connection with the Service and that you provide to others. Snowoods may reject, refuse to post or delete any User Content for any or no reason, including, but not limited to, User Content that in the sole judgment of Snowoods violates these Terms of Service.


3.3 Your License to Snowoods 


You hereby grant to Snowoods an irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, worldwide license (including the right to sublicense and assign to third party) and right to copy, reproduce, fix, adapt, modify, create derivative works from, manufacture, commercialize, publish, distribute, sell, license, sublicense, transfer, lease, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, or provide access to electronically, broadcast, communicate to the public by telecommunication, display, perform, enter into computer memory, and use and practice, in any way, your User Content as well as all modified and derivative works thereof in connection with our provision of the Service, including marketing and promotions of the Service. You also hereby grant to Snowoods the right to authorize others to exercise any of the rights granted to Snowoods under these Terms of Service. You further hereby grant to Snowoods the unconditional, irrevocable right to use and exploit your name, likeness and any other information or material included in any User Content and in connection with any User Content, without any obligation to you. Except as prohibited by law, you waive any rights of attribution and/or any moral rights you may have in your User Content, regardless of whether your User Content is altered or changed in any manner. Snowoods does not claim any ownership rights in your User Content and nothing in these Terms of Service is intended to restrict any rights that you may have to use and exploit your User Content. Snowoods has no obligation to monitor or enforce your intellectual property rights in or to your User Content.


3.4. User Interactions 


You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Service and any other parties with whom you interact through the Service and/or Snowoods games. Snowoods reserves the right, but has no obligation, to become involved in any way with these disputes. You will fully cooperate with Snowoods to investigate any suspected unlawful, fraudulent or improper activity, including, without limitation, granting Snowoods access to any password-protected portions of yours.

If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.