BY DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING, USING OR OTHERWISE ACCESSING THE SERVICE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED TO YOU UNDER THE TERMS OF SERVICE FOR YOUR PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE, DO NOT USE OR INSTALL ANY MINISTRY OF GAMES SERVICES.
If you have not reached the age of majority (usually 18 or older, as applicable in your jurisdiction), you represent that your legal guardian has reviewed and agreed to these Terms of Service. You can create an account (”Account”) and become a registered user of the Service by using either the available single sign-on via the social networking service or by signing up to the Service. you shall not create an Account if you are under the age of 13. Your use of the Service might also be governed by separate policies, as provided in connection with specific services. If you access the Service from a social networking website, such as Facebook, you are solely responsible for complying also with its terms of service/use as in addition to these Terms of Service.
Ministry of Games grants you, subject to your acceptance and compliance with these Terms of Service, a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable, revocable limited right to use the Service for your private and non-commercial purposes. All other rights shall be reserved.
You are solely responsible for all activity on your Account and for the security of your computer system. You may not reveal, share or otherwise allow others to use your login information or Account, or let anyone access your Account. You agree that you are personally responsible for the login information and Account and for all of the communication and activity in connection with the Service or any other services that results from use of your Account. You may not sell or charge others for the right to use your Account, or otherwise transfer your Account. You may also be required to have a valid account on the third-party service through which you access the Service. However, the Service is not affiliated with, endorsed, or sponsored by such service, and Ministry of Games assumes no liability pertaining to such third-party services. You shall not have more than one Account at any given time, sell or give away your Account, create an Account using a false identity or information, or on behalf of someone other than yourself.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Ministry of Games shall have no liability whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of the Service, as set forth herein.
You may not use any application, game client or software provided by Ministry of Games for any purpose other than the permitted access to the Service, nor 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 to obtain any information from the Service by any method not expressly permitted by Ministry of Games.
You understand that the Service is an evolving one and that for reasons that include, without limitation, system security and stability, Ministry of Games may need to automatically update, pre-load, create new versions or otherwise enhance the application and accordingly, the system requirements to use the application may change over time. You understand that you are not automatically entitled to future updates, new versions or other enhancements of the application although Ministry of Games may choose to provide such changes in its sole discretion. All upgrades and updates are provided to you on a license exchange basis. You agree that by using an upgrade or update you voluntarily terminate your right to use any previous version. Upgrades and updates may be licensed to you by Ministry of Games with additional or different terms. You may need to update third-party software from time to time in order to play Ministry of Games’ games.
Ownership and Indemnification
The Service (including the related software and media) is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Ministry of Games retains ownership of the Service and the copies of the Service (if applicable – including Accounts) and all rights, title and interest in and to the content related 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, game clients and server software) are owned by Ministry of Games.
You acknowledge 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, whether earned by using the Service or purchased, or any other attributes associated with an Account or stored in the Service.
You acknowledge that all materials and information, including but not limited to new objects, images, sounds, structures, information, data or user-generated games, submitted or transmitted by you (”User Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted or submitted, is the sole responsibility of the user from whom such User Content originated, and that the you are solely responsible for any User Content uploaded, posted, transmitted, store or otherwise made available by you. By transmitting or submitting any User Content, you represent and warrant that such transmission or submission is (a) accurate and not confidential; (b) not in violation of any laws, contractual restrictions or other third-party rights limiting the use thereof, and that you have permission from any third party whose personal information or intellectual property is comprised in the User Content made available by you; (c) free of viruses, adware, spyware, worms or other malicious code.
You shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Ministry of Games, its affiliates, licensors, partners and subcontractors from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your breach of these Terms and Conditions or portion hereof, or any act or omission by the user relating to the Service (including your above warranties relating to User Content). Ministry of Games reserves the right to assume its own defense and/or control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you hereunder.
User Content and Information
Ministry of Games assumes no responsibility for the conduct of any user submitting any User Content, and assumes no responsibility for monitoring inappropriate content or conduct. Ministry of Games does not pre-screen or monitor any User Content that you submit or transmit but Ministry of Games shall have the right (but not the obligation) to remove any User Content that fails to comply with these Terms and Conditions.
The user acknowledges that use of the Service and Ministry of Games services (including submitting User Content) may be subject to certain laws, regulations, conditions and restrictions. You must comply with such laws, regulations, conditions or restrictions and reasonably ascertain that the User Content submitted or transmitted does not contain material that is illegal, obscene, indecent, defamatory, or which incites religious, racial or ethnic hatred.
You agree to provide your irrevocable consent to any monitoring and recording of the User Content and information. 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.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users and any other parties with whom you interact through the Service. Ministry of Games reserves the right, but has no obligation, to become involved in any way with these disputes.
You hereby grant to Ministry of Games 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, adapt, modify, create derivative works from, publish, distribute, sell, license, sublicense, transfer, lease, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, or provide access to electronically, communicate to the public by any means, display, perform, and use, in any way, your User Content as well as all modified and derivative works thereof in connection with provisioning, including marketing and promotions, any Ministry of Games games and services.
You further hereby grant to Ministry of Games an unconditional, irrevocable right to use and exploit your name, likeness and any other information or material included in any User Content without any further obligation or compensation 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. This shall not restrict any rights that you may have to use and exploit your User Content.
The user shall give to Ministry of Games correct personal and other information necessary for the use the Service. The user shall inform Ministry of Games of any changes to such information. you also agree that in the event that you access the Service through your social networking site account, the information on your social networking site account is accurate, current and complete.
If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release Ministry of Games (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. If you are a California resident, you waive your rights under California Civil Code §1542 (which provides that ”A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”).
Fees and Purchases
You may purchase, with ”real world” money, a limited, personal, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to use (a) ”virtual currency”, including but not limited to virtual cash or diamonds, all for use in Ministry of Games games; (b) ”virtual in-game items” (together with ”virtual currency”, ”Virtual Items”); and (c) other goods or services (”Merchandise”). Ministry of Games may manage, regulate, control, modify or eliminate Virtual Items and/or Merchandise at any time, with or without notice. Ministry of Games shall have no liability to you or any third party in the event that Ministry of Games exercises any such rights.
The transfer of Virtual Items and Merchandise is prohibited except where expressly authorized. All purchases and redemptions of third party virtual currency made through the Service are final and non-refundable. The provision of Virtual Items for use in Ministry of Games games is a service provided by Ministry of Games that commences immediately upon acceptance by Ministry of Games of your purchase. NO REFUND OF ANY FEES SHALL BE AVAILABLE.
YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MINISTRY OF GAMES IS NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A REFUND FOR ANY REASON, AND THAT YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE MONEY OR OTHER COMPENSATION FOR UNUSED VIRTUAL ITEMS WHEN AN ACCOUNT IS CLOSED, WHETHER SUCH CLOSURE WAS VOLUNTARY OR INVOLUNTARY.
No Warranties and Limitation of liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, except as provided above, Ministry of Games MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AS A RESULT, THE SERVICE IS LICENSED ”AS IS” AND YOU, THE LICENSEE, ARE ASSUMING THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO ITS QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE.
You understand and acknowledge that Ministry of Games will not be liable for any network-related problems attributable to the operation of the Service and that network configuration changes may affect the system’s performance.
MINISTRY OF GAMES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THESE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE GAME, EVEN IF MINISTRY OF GAMES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE LIABILITY OF MINISTRY OF GAMES IS IN SUCH CASE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN NO CASE SHALL MINISTRY OF GAMES’ LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID TO MINISTRY OF GAMES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS OF SERVICE IN THE SIX (6) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE ON WHICH YOU FIRST ASSERT A CLAIM. YOUR ONLY RIGHT OR REMEDY REGARDING ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICE MAY BE TO UNINSTALL IT AND/OR DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF IT.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain types of damages. Accordingly, some of the above disclaimers and limitations may not apply to you.
Suspending Accounts and Termination
WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER REMEDIES, MINISTRY OF GAMES MAY, AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, LIMIT, SUSPEND, TERMINATE, MODIFY, OR DELETE ACCOUNTS OR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE OR OTHER SERVICES OR PORTIONS THEREOF IF YOU FAIL, OR IF MINISTRY OF GAMES SUSPECTS SUCH FAILURE, TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR FOR ANY ACTUAL OR SUSPECTED ILLEGAL OR IMPROPER USE OF THE SERVICE, WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. YOU CAN LOSE YOUR USER NAME AND PERSONA AS A RESULT OF ACCOUNT TERMINATION, LIMITATION OR CLAIM BY A THIRD PARTY, AS WELL AS ANY BENEFITS, PRIVILEGES, EARNED ITEMS AND PURCHASED ITEMS, AND MINISTRY OF GAMES IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION WHATSOEVER TO COMPENSATE YOU FOR ANY SUCH LOSSES OR RESULTS. YOU SHALL NOT USE THE SERVICE IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY BEEN SUSPENDED OR BANNED FROM USING MINISTRY OF GAMES’ SERVICES. MINISTRY OF GAMES EXPLICITLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE ANY ACCOUNT THAT HAS BEEN INACTIVE FOR 90 DAYS.
MINISTRY OF GAMES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO STOP OFFERING AND/OR SUPPORTING THE GAME OR A PARTICULAR SERVICE OR PART OF THE SERVICE AT ANY TIME, AT WHICH POINT YOUR LICENSE WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATED. IN SUCH EVENT, MINISTRY OF GAMES SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE REFUNDS, BENEFITS OR OTHER COMPENSATION TO USERS IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH DISCONTINUED SERVICES. TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT CAN INCLUDE DISABLING YOUR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE OR ANY PART THEREOF INCLUDING ANY CONTENT YOU SUBMITTED OR OTHERS SUBMITTED.
You may terminate your Account at any time and for any reason informing Ministry of Games of such by contacting us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disputes and Applicable Law
If a dispute arises between you and Ministry of Games, you should always to firstly contact Ministry of Games directly to seek a resolution. This should be done by contacting us by email email@example.com and following the procedure therein.
All claims and disputes between you and Ministry of Games shall be governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Finland, excluding its choice of law provisions. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against Ministry of Games shall be resolved or settled exclusively by a court located in Helsinki, Finland.
Ministry of Games may publish additional policies related to specific services such as forums, contests or loyalty programs. Your right to use such service is subject to those specific policies and these Terms of Service.
Ministry of Games may notify users via postings on Ministry of Games websites, and via e-mail or any other communications means to contact information provided to us. All notices given to Ministry of Games shall be in writing and addressed to the address here below. Any notices that provided without compliance with this section to Ministry of Games shall not valid.
Ministry of Games Oy, Kaisaniemenkatu 2b, 00100, Helsinki