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    Game Terms & Conditions of ArchMS [UPDATED 26.4.2015]

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    Game Terms & Conditions of ArchMS [UPDATED 26.4.2015]

    Post by Or on Wed Apr 01, 2015 6:39 pm

    • Don't hack or abuse bugs/glitches.
    • Don't pretend to be a member of staff.
    • Don't smega in languages other than English.
    • Don't post ban appeals or other support threads/guides/etc on the forum in languages other than English.
    • Don't scam other players.
    • Don't harrass other players.
    • Don't use summoning bags in the FM.
    • Don't spam.
    • Don't advertise or recruit for other servers.
    • Don't share your account.
    • Don't (accept) dupe(d items).
    • Don't ban-evade.

    The forum rules can be found here.

    Overview

    By registering an account with ArchMS you are agreeing to the terms and conditions stated below. We (The staff at ArchMS), reserve the right to (at any time):

    Change the terms and conditions of this agreement;
    Change the game, including terminating, eliminating, supplementing, modifying, adding to or discontinuing any content or data on or feature of the game or the hours that the game is available; and
    Change the equipment, hardware or software required to use and access the game.
    Any changes we make will be effective immediately upon notice, which we may provide by any means including, without limitation, posting on the website or forum. Your continued use of the website or game after such notice will be deemed the acceptance of such changes.

    Registration
    Acceptance of Agreement/Age Requirements
    By signing up for an account and using the game, you represent and warrant that you are over the age of 13 and have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this agreement.
    Registration Process/Information
    To register an account, you are required to provide us with certain information about yourself, including, without limitation, your e-mail address and birth date. We may also collect your IP and MAC address for a variety of internal purposes, including without limitation to verify your rights to and maintain the account, to ensure that your account is unique and to deal with security, debugging, and technical support issues. You agree at all times to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself and prompted by our registration form. And to maintain and update your information to keep it accurate, current and complete. You acknowledge that, if any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we reserve the right to terminate this agreement and your use of the game.
    Username/Password/Character Names
    As part of the registration process, you will also be asked to select a username and password for your account which you will use each time you access the game. You will then need to create an in game character with a unique character name. We reserve the right to refuse to grant you or to terminate an account with a character name that falls into the following categories: Impersonates someone else, including, without limitation to, another user or game master; May be considered vulgar, defamatory, obscene, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive, including any character names which are sexual in nature; Includes any special characters and/or is otherwise inappropriate, regardless of our software's ability to disallow such usernames. You agree that you will not use misspellings or alternative spellings or take any other actions for the purpose of circumventing the foregoing restrictions. In addition to the foregoing restrictions, we reserve the right to change, remove, alter or delete any character at any time for any reason in our sole discretion. If you believe your current character name falls into the foregoing restrictions please contact a game master to get the issue resolved prior to possible action being taken against your account. You will be fully responsible for the confidentiality and use of your username and password and agree not to transfer your right to access the game via your username or password to any third person (Except if you are a parent or guardian of the user who is a considered a minor). If you have reason to believe that your account with us is no longer secure, you must promptly change your password by visiting http://www.ArchMS.net
    Game Use & Restrictions

    Players agree that Game Masters and Administrators ("GMs") have ultimate discretion and authority in applying, construing, interpreting, acting or omitting of the Game Use & Restrictions ("Rules") based on the evidence obtained from any source. Furthermore, Game Masters possess and may exercise the additional and final discretion in modifying punishment for a violation of the Rules, based on the severity of the violation. The severity of a violation is determined on a discretionary basis by GMs, and the determination of any severity of a violation cannot be disputed by Players. Players agree that all decisions by GMs are FINAL AND BINDING, although they are entitled to one appeal of a banishment of a given violation, as long as the appeal is completed in full accordance with the rules and/or procedures which govern the appeal process. Players agree that the judgment rendered from an appeal are FINAL AND BINDING, and may not appeal the judgment further.

    NOTE: Circumventing a ban in any way will cause the length of the original ban to be doubled. Evading a ban includes, but is not limited to creating a new account to play on.

    While using the game, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to take any actions we deem necessary and appropriate to preserve the integrity of the game. We further reserve the right to determine what conduct is outside the "spirit" of the game. While using the game, you agree not to:
    Restrict or inhibit any other individual from using the game, including, without limitation, by means of "hacking" or defacing any portion of the game; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Institute an attack upon any server used in connection with the game or otherwise attempt to disrupt such servers; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Use the game for any unlawful purpose or in any manner not intended by 
    ArchMS; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Exploit glitches or use of 3rd party programs with the intent to duplicate items or mesos including, but not limited to, knowingly possessing illegitimately obtained items or mesos not necessarily created by you. Punishment: Permanent ban
    Engage in rude, unlawful, harassing, vulgar, obscene, hateful, threatening, abusive or otherwise objectionable behavior, including, without limitation, looting, kill stealing, making sexual comments; Punishment: 1st offence - 3 day ban, 2nd offence - 7 day ban, 3rd offence - permanent ban
    Express or imply that any statements you make or actions you take are endorsed by us; Punishment: 1st offence - 7 day ban, 2nd offence - permanent ban
    Impersonate another person, indicate that you are a 
    ArchMS staff member or attempt to mislead users by indicating that you represent ArchMS; Punishment: 1st offence - 7 day ban, 2nd offence - permanent ban
    Transmit any content that is unlawful, harassing, vulgar, obscene, hateful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, sexually explicit, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, or that could be deemed to be stalking or constitute an invasion of a right of privacy of another person. Punishment: 1st offence - 3 day ban, 2nd offence - 7 day ban, 3rd offence - permanent ban
    Transmit any content that infringes our or any third party's intellectual property or other rights, or that you otherwise do not have permission to transmit. Punishment: Permanent ban
    Transmit any software or other materials that contain any viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects, date bombs, time bombs or other items of a destructive nature. Punishment: Permanent ban
    Transmit any material, non-public information about companies without the authorization to do so; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Transmit any trade secret of any third party; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or other unsolicited commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by us); Punishment: 1st offence 7 day ban, 2nd offence - permanent ban
    Engage in spamming or flooding; Punishment: 1st offence - 3 day ban, 2nd offence - 7 day ban, 3rd offence - permanent ban
    Link to any page of or content on the Site other than the URL located at ArchMS.net ; Punishment: 1st offence - 3 day ban, 2nd offence - 7 day ban, 3rd offence - permanent ban
    Provide a link to any web sites that promote any product or any service; Punishment: 1st offence 7 day ban, 2nd offence - permanent ban
    Harvest or collect information about the game, visitors to the website or users of the game without their express consent; Punishment: 1st offence 7 day ban, 2nd offence - permanent ban
    Sell, advertise, or post information on hacks for the Software and/or advertising, posting information on or selling hacks for any other software or web sites; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Exploit the Software, Cash Items or the game for any commercial purpose, this includes but is not limited to; buying or selling Mesos and/or "power leveling" services; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Exploit errors in design, features which are not documented and/or bugs to gain access that would otherwise not be available or to obtain any competitive advantage (Always contact a game master if you are unsure); Punishment: 1st offence - 3 day ban, 2nd offence - 7 day ban, 3rd offence - permanent ban
    Modify the game data-files, including, without limitation, creating cheats and/or hacks or using third-party software to access files in the game; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Use tools which hack or alter the game or that allow you to connect to the games' private binary interface or utilize user or other interfaces other than those provided by us to you; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Engage in robot play (i.e., "botting") or any other behavior that allows you (or any character you are controlling) to automatically function or effect any action in a game with or without your presence; Punishment: 1st offence - 7 day ban, 2nd offence - permanent ban
    Use "packet sniffing," scripting and/or macroing software for any purpose whatsoever, or otherwise monitor the game; Punishment: Permanent ban
    Attempt to obtain a password or other private account information from any other person or user of the game. Punishment: Permanent ban
    Sharing account information so that an individual other than the owner of the account may use the account. This includes the act of logging into or using an account owned by another person, with or without permission. Please note that if you use the same login details on another server and share your account information there, you are jeopardizing your account security here and will be expected to take responsibility for any consequences.
    Punishment: 1st Offence - 30 day ban; 2nd Offence - permanent ban. In instances where major abuse has taken place, the ban will be permanent, even if it is your first offence. Ban evasion for this offence will result in a permanent ban.
    Attempting to and/or bypassing the restriction of not voting more than once every 24 hours per person. Punishment: 1st Offense - 7 Days 2nd Offense - 14 Days 3rd Offense - Permanent Ban
    Making a believable claim to have broken any of the other rules in the T&C, including but not limited to posing as another player who has broken these rules. Punishment: The same punishment as the proclaimed offense or offender
    Partying with someone who is breaking any form of rule to gain a competitive advantage makes you guilty by association. (When found in this situation, leave the party, leave the map, and report the situation in-game or via the forums. Be very cautious about this!) Punishment: The same punishment as the original offender
    Transmitting Smegas in a language other than English. Punishment: 3 day ban.
    Knowingly using outdated game files more than 14 days after a game patch is posted. Punishment: Ban until files are updated. 7 day ban if false claim of updated files are made.

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