EULA 24/02/2017

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  1. Life Forge Team

    Life Forge Team Administrator Staff Member Administrator Founder

    This Agreement ("Agreement") is made by and between Life Forge ("LF"), Life Forge Team (LFT) and the Participant ("Participant" and/or "You") who wishes to use Life Forge.

    By accepting this Agreement, the Participant agrees to it in its entirety, effective immediately.

    LFT owns the software and the system, identified as the Life Forge ("System").

    In consideration of the promises set forth herein, the parties hereto agree as follows:

    1. Arrangement
    This Agreement is a legal document that details your rights and obligations as an Life Forge Participant, entitled to a Participant account, and access to use certain Life Forge services. You cannot become an Life Forge Participant until you have accepted the terms of this Agreement. You hereby acknowledge that your use of the Life Forge system constitutes your acceptance of this Agreement.

    LFT agrees to provide the Life Forge system "as is" to the Participant. All use of the system is only allowed according to the terms and conditions set forth herein. All use not in accordance with this Agreement is specifically forbidden.

    This Agreement is your entire agreement with LFT and governs your use of the System. By accepting this Agreement you also agree to any additional terms and conditions that may arise from usage of affiliate systems, other LFT systems or products, or third-party software and/or systems.

    2. Participant Account
    LFT and its affiliates reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to refuse approval of an Account, to refuse access to an Account, to terminate an Account and to remove, edit or add content, without notice.

    You are solely responsible for preserving the confidentiality of your Account, your Login and Password, and for restricting access to your Account and to your computer. LFT never ask for this information and all communication with LFT is conducted through the secure Support section, located at the Life Forge website.

    You agree to accept personal liability for all actions that occur through your Account or through the use of your Login and/or Password, whether done by you or by someone else using your Account. You agree to hold LFT free from liability for any improper or illegal use of your Account. This includes illegal or improper use by someone to whom you have given permission to use your Account. The terms of this agreement shall extend to anyone else using your Account.

    If you should happen to willfully or otherwise reveal your Password and/or Login, you have relinquished your right to any assistance regarding the possible outcomes or consequences based upon your actions. Your Account may be terminated if you let someone else use it inappropriately. If your Account is terminated for any reason, LFT is under no obligation to provide you a license to use Life Forge in the future.

    3. Privacy
    LFT gives access to a virtual universe to Participants all over the world. A Participant may choose to appear with his or her own name or use a nickname in the virtual universe. A Participant is able to interact with none, few or many other Participants. LFT intends to keep the identity of each Participant private to him or herself and to handle your Self-Registered Personal Data confidentially and according to LFT's Privacy Policy, which can be found at the Life Forge website.

    4. Transactions between Participants
    Life Forge is fitted with an economy system that enables Participants to carry out secure transactions with other Participants, in which buyers and sellers exchange Virtual Items and Virtual Funds (the "Approved Transaction").

    5. Ownership
    The System, including, but not limited to, computer code, text, graphics, audio files, logos, button icons, images, characters, items, concepts, data compilation and software, is the property of LFT and protected by UK and international copyright laws.

    Virtual items will often have names similar or identical to corresponding physical categories such as "people," "real estate," "possessions," and the names of specific items in those categories such as "house," "sword," "tools," "armor," etc. Despite the similar names, all virtual items are part of the System and LFT retains all rights, title, and interest in all parts including, but not limited to Characters and Virtual Items; these retained rights include, without limitation, patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and other proprietary rights throughout the world.

    All intellectual property or other rights in any game character, account, content, virtual currency and virtual items in Life Forge are and will remain the property of Life Forge and/or its licensors. You are only granted limited permission (which can be revoked at anytime) to use such content, subject to and in accordance with these terms and conditions.

    NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU SHALL HAVE NO OWNERSHIP, TITLE OR OTHER PROPERTY INTEREST IN ANY LIFE FORGE PRODUCT OR ACCOUNT, AND YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ALL RIGHTS IN AND TO AN ACCOUNT ARE AND SHALL FOREVER BE OWNED BY AND INURE TO THE BENEFIT OF LIFE FORGE.

    Life Forge does not recognise any purported: (a) transfers of virtual items or virtual currency which take place outside the rules of Life Forge; (b) transfers of accounts; or (c) sale, gift or trade in the real world of anything that appears or originates in Life Forge.

    Life Forge reserves the right to stop offering a Life Forge Product or a particular part of a Life Forge at any time either permanently or temporarily, at which point any license granted to you to use Life Forge or a part thereof will be automatically terminated or suspended. In such event, Life Forge shall not be required to provide refunds, benefits or other compensation to users in connection with such discontinued elements of Life Forge unless required by law.

    6. Reproduction
    No reproduction of the Client side nor Server side of this virtual world in any retrieval system, in whole or in part, is allowed without prior permissions in a signed letter from LF. LTD.


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  2. BeNjO

    BeNjO Administrator Staff Member Administrator Moderator

    CONTINUED FROM ABOVE

    7. Other
    Attention is directed to Section 6 and Section 8.a-8.j of the the Copyright Design and patents Act 1998 which makes it a criminal offence to perform, without authorisation, certain acts in relation to copyright material. LF LTD may take legal action against any person(s) responsible for the unauthorised reproduction or storage in retrieval system of this Virtual World. The unauthorised reproduction or storage in a retrieval system of this Virtual World.

    8. Rules of Conduct
    AS A PARTICIPANT IN THE WORLD OF LIFE FORGE YOU MUST ABIDE BY THE FOLLOWING RULES. IF YOU VIOLATE ANY OF THESE RULES, YOUR POSSIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN LIFE FORGE MAY BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED BY LFT WITHOUT ANY CLAIMS WHATSOEVER.

    a. You cannot impersonate any member of the LFT staff, or fellow Participants.You cannot impersonate being a LFT staff member, employee, or claim having association with LFT if you don't really are/have one. You cannot create any society that would indicate such links.

    b. You cannot threaten, harass, cause grief or distress to any LFT staff in or outside the virtual universe, including, but not limited to, IRC channels or public web forums.

    c. You cannot interfere with any other Participant's ability to enjoy Life Forge according to its rules.

    d. You cannot harass, threaten and cause grief or distress to another Participant in Life Forge.

    e. You are forbidden to 'spam' and/or 'flood' the communication system or abuse functions in Life Forge to cause effects not intended.

    f. You cannot use sexually explicit or offensive language. You cannot post or communicate any defamatory content.

    g. You cannot create virtual universe avatars hosting an explicit, racist, hateful, degrading, religious, sexual or other form of offensive alias.

    h. You cannot use Life Forge to commit any illegal action and/or infringe any local, national or international laws intentionally or unintentionally.

    i. You cannot use hateful language towards another Participant's gender, race, sexual orientation, intelligence, or religion.

    j. You are not allowed to create societies that are based on any sexist, racist, degrading or hateful philosophy directed towards real life companies, persons or organizations.

    k. You cannot engage in or communicate about any illegal activities, including pirated material, narcotics or contraband.

    l. You cannot use the official Life Forge site and/or virtual environment to supply the means of access to illegal software or materials.

    m. You must report errors and bugs to LFT whenever you discover them. Neglecting to report errors or bugs, or using bugs, slow connection, Internet latency, or 'exploits' for own benefits may result in a termination of your Account, including its Virtual Items, funds, and abilities.

    n. You cannot spread any rumors about LFT, Life Forge, and LFT Staff or Partners, that can be considered potentially damaging, using Life Forge, IRC or any other public forums in any media now known or not currently known, including but not limited to a web space.

    o. You cannot post or convey any Life Forge Participant's Personal Data and/or Account information, including, but not limited to, login info, in, on or outside Life Forge.

    p. Software that can be used to gain an unfair advantage in our games may not be used. This includes automation tools, bots, or auto-typers.

    p.1 Any game-specific, third-party software that encourages contradiction of the previous statement are also regarded as detrimental to Life Forge and should not be used.

    You are solely responsible for any information that you provide to LFT in the registration process, to LFT or to another Life Forge Participant in any public message forum or in any other communication. You acknowledge that LFT operates as a passive conduit for your information and communications.

    YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THESE RULES AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THEM. YOU ALSO AGREE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR LIFE FORGE ACCOUNT AND THESE SAME RULES APPLY TO ANYBODY YOU ALLOW TO USE YOUR ACCOUNT.
     
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