games.on.net Terms and Conditions

The website www.games.on.net, the games on net network and all services provided by games on net (collectively referred to as “Games On Net” or the “Site”) are free services provided by Internode Pty Ltd ABN 82 052 008 581, a wholly owned subsidiary of iiNet Ltd (“Internode”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”). When accessing or using Games On Net, including but not limited to forums and game servers, you agree to the following rules (“Rules”) of use:

1) Access to the Site is at Our sole discretion, and we may terminate your access to the Site at Our discretion and without warning.

2) Although we make all reasonable efforts to maintain connectivity with the Site, connection to the Site may be terminated without warning.

3) We may change the Rules at any time, without warning or notice to you. You agree to comply with the current Rules that are published at www.games.on.net/terms/ whenever you use Games On Net.

4) In addition you agree to comply with the current rules published at www.games.on.net/rules/ whenever you use Games On Net.

5) You agree to comply with terms of use applicable to any software installed on the computer you use to access the Site.

6) You will not post or submit any offensive, abusive, threatening, unlawful, hateful, racist or sexually-oriented material on the Site.

7) You will not post nor submit any abusive, negative or derogatory comments or content in relation to the Site, Internode or any any of Internode’s related companies.

8) You will not post nor submit any comments or content that in Our absolute opinion is detrimental to the Site, Internode or any of Internode’s related companies.

9) You must not do anything which could lead to the hijacking of the computers of other users of the Site.

10) You will not create links to any offensive, abusive, threatening, unlawful, hateful, racist or sexually-oriented material on the Site, or which may hijack the computers of other users of the Site.

11) You will not abuse or defame any other person whilst you are using the Site.

12) You are entitled to use a handle or alias (Handle), provided that Handle is not considered offensive by Internode.

13) You will not post any advertising or links to advertising on the Site unless you have written permission from Games On Net.

14) You will comply with all requests by any Games On Net administration officer (“Admin”). The decision of an Admin is considered final, however in the interests of fairness and consistency we have an appeals process. You must submit appeals to Games On Net (via the “contact us” section on the Site) and not Internode. Please visit the Ban Appeal and Information page or Our FAQ pages for further information. The result of any appeal will be final and at the sole discretion of Admins.

15) Except where you have used a Handle, you must not hold yourself out to be a person who is not you.

16) You will not spam Games On Net forums.

17) Games On Net reserves the right to refer any matters to law enforcement agencies where it reasonably suspects unlawful activity is taking or has taken place.

18) To the extent matters are not covered in the Rules, you agree to comply with the Internode Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”), which can be found at:

http://www.internode.on.net/pdf/legal/sfoa-acceptableusepolicy.pdf

19) You agree to the Internode Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) which can be found at:

http://www.internode.on.net/pdf/legal/sfoa-privacypolicy.pdf

If you provide Us with any personal information We will deal with it according to the Privacy Policy

20) You expressly consent to Us using any data or information that you provide to Us:

a. to provide you with information (whether by email, post or any other form of communication) about any goods and services offered by Internode (or a related entity of Internode), about Internode (and/or a related entity of Internode) and/or about any other topic which we consider would be of interest to you unless you let us know in writing that you do not wish to receive such information; and

b. to contact you (whether by email, post or any other form of communication) about any matter in connection with Games On Net.

21) Games On Net is provided as is and may not be uninterrupted or error free. You agree to report any faults to Games On Net (via the “contact us” section on the Site) and not to Internode. You are responsible for the security, privacy and backing up of your information transmitted when using Games On Net.

22) Without limiting the rights of Internode to do so, Internode is not obliged to supervise, edit or control the content submitted to or accessed through Games On Net. Internode disclaims all liability for material you access via Games On Net that you find or any other reasonable person would find offensive, upsetting, defamatory or unsuitable for minors. You agree to take reasonable steps to avoid such content while using Games On Net.

23) You will not cheat (which includes hacks), create links to cheats, or post cheat instructions whilst using any part of the Site.

24) We reserve the right to terminate the session of any person who we feel is playing any game in an un-sporting manner. Our decision will be final, specifically but not exclusively we will target:

a. any “clan” or “team stacking” type activity where single social players are targeted by groups of other players;

b. using any hacks which give you an unfair advantage over other players; or

c. microphone or text spamming.

A player considered part of a game involving “clan” or “team stacking” type activity may also be required by an Admin to switch teams.

25) We may keep the IP address related to any use of, posts to or submissions to Games On Net.

26) We may remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time.

27) Your use of Games On Net is entirely at your own risk. Internode excludes:

a. all conditions, warranties and terms implied by statute or general law or custom except any implied condition or warranty the exclusion of which would contravene any statute or cause this Clause to be void (“Non Excludable Condition”);

b. all liability to you for consequential or indirect damages arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site even if Internode was aware they were possible or otherwise foreseeable including, without limitation, lost profits and damages suffered as a result of claims by any third person; and

c. all liability to you in negligence for acts or omissions of Internode or its employees, agents or contractors arising out of and in connection with the use of the Site;

28) You agree to indemnify Internode from any losses, costs or liability Internode may incur as a result of your use of Games On Net and/or any breach of these Rules, including but not limited to:

i. breaches of the AUP; and/or

ii. any use of Games On Net by you (or permitted by you) involving offensive or illegal material or activities that constitute copyright infringement.

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