Effective Date: 1 February 2019
- TERMS; ACCEPTANCE
GameReady ("GameReady", "our", "us" or "we") welcomes you to GameReady.gg. These terms and conditions govern your access to, and use of, the website www.GameReady.gg and/or other websites (the “GameReady Sites”) and any platforms, online products or services, mobile applications or services, software, features, content or any other property managed or operated by GameReady or any of its affiliated or related companies (collectively, the “GameReady Services”). These Terms and Conditions form an agreement between you and GameReady (“Terms & Conditions”).
By using, accessing and/or visiting any GameReady Site or by accessing or using any of the GameReady Services, you accept and agree to these Terms & Conditions. If you do not accept and agree to the Terms & Conditions, you should immediately stop using, accessing, and/or visiting the GameReady Sites or the GameReady Services.
We reserve the right to make changes at any time to the GameReady Sites, the GameReady Services, these Terms & Conditions, our policies, and/or terms applicable to a service, registration, sign up, opt-in, prizing, rewards or download. We will provide you with reasonable notice of any material changes to the Terms & Conditions by posting the new Terms & Conditions on the GameReady Sites before the changes take effect. Please consult these Terms & Conditions regularly for any changes. The date of the last revision appears at the top of these Terms & Conditions. Your use of the GameReady Sites and GameReady Services following the coming into of effect of any changes to these Terms & Conditions will signify your acceptance of the revised terms.
- REGISTRATION AND YOUR GAMEREADY ACCOUNT
You must be a registered user to access certain services on the GameReady Sites and certain GameReady Services, including in order to play in online tournaments on the GameReady Sites.
In order to register for, and access, an account with GameReady (your “GameReady Account”), you must be 18 years of age (or such other minimum age as is applicable in your country of residence). If you are under the age of 18 (or the minimum legal adult age in your country of residence), your parent or guardian must review and agree to these Terms & Conditions to allow you to register for a GameReady Account. Parents and guardians acknowledge that they are responsible for the actions of minors under the age of 18 in relation to any access or use of the GameReady Sites or GameReady Services.
When registering for a GameReady Account, you will need to provide us with personal information such as your email address, username and password. You may also choose to add a profile picture to your GameReady Account if you wish. You are responsible for ensuring that this information is accurate and current.
In offering or providing certain GameReady Services to you, we may also require you to provide additional personal information. For example, in order to claim certain prizes, you may need to provide details of your mobile phone number, national ID for verification purposes or your street address (for example, if you win a physical prize that needs to be delivered to you).
If you sign up for GameReady’s subscription service or other additional features or services which require payment you will need to provide, and we will collect and use, relevant debit/credit card or bank account information. Further, by providing this payment information, you authorise us to disclose this information to our payment processors to process the transaction. See section 5 below.
When you register and activate your GameReady Account, you will need to provide, and you authorise us to collect and use on the GameReady platform, a username and password. You are responsible for keeping your username password secure and acknowledge that you are responsible for all use and activity carried out in relation to your GameReady Account under this username.
When you use or access your GameReady Account on the GameReady Sites or through a GameReady Service, you agree that GameReady may collect and store data from your device or computer including information such as your IP address, device ID and information about your use of the GameReady Sites and GameReady Services. This may include details of your use of the GameReady Sites, your gameplay on the GameReady Sites, your use of the chat facilities, interactions with our system and statistical data about your performance in games and tournaments. GameReady may collect, use, store, transmit and publicly display any of this statistical data which relates to your game play, which may including your scores, rankings on leader boards and achievements.
- ACCESS TO THE GAMEREADY SITES AND RULES OF USE
Subject to these Terms & Conditions, GameReady grants you a limited non-exclusive license to access and use the GameReady Sites and the GameReady Services for your personal, non-commercial, non-transferable use.
Except as otherwise provided in these Terms & Conditions, the content of the GameReady Sites and GameReady Services are owned by or licensed to GameReady, and protected by various intellectual property and other laws. GameReady and/or its licensors own and reserve all other rights, including all right, title, and interest in the GameReady Sites and GameReady Services and any associated intellectual property rights.
You are granted a limited, revocable, non-exclusive and non-transferable right to create a hyperlink to the home page of www.GameReady.gg so long as the link does not portray GameReady or www.GameReady.gg in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter.
Consequently, unless required and permitted by law, without our express written consent, you may not download (other than through page caching) or modify a GameReady Site or the GameReady Services or any portion thereof, or reproduce, distribute, duplicate, copy, display, sell, mirror, or otherwise exploit the GameReady Sites or GameReady Services or any portion thereof.
You agree that you must not use the GameReady Services or GameReady Sites in any country in which GameReady is prohibited from offering such services under the laws of that country and you acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to ensure that your use of the GameReady Services is not in breach of any laws applicable to your use, including the laws of the country in which you reside.
In accessing or using any of the GameReady Sites or GameReady Services, you acknowledge and agree that you will not:
- violate any law, rule or regulation.
- use any meta-tags or any other "hidden text" utilising GameReady or GameReady's name or trade marks to reference the GameReady Sites or GameReady Services without our express written consent.
- use disguised referrals to link to any GameReady Site.
- reverse engineer, manipulate, attempt to extract or otherwise use any source code or other data from any of the GameReady Services or GameReady Sites, unless expressly authorised in writing by GameReady or permitted by law.
- interfere with or disrupt any GameReady Services or GameReady Sites or any server or network which is used to host, support or provide a GameReady Service or GameReady Site
- use any program, software or modification that may cause damage to, or interfere with, or otherwise disrupt a GameReady Service or a GameReady Site, including but not limited to, any hacking or cracking of a GameReady Service or GameReady Site, uploading any computer viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware or any other corrupted files or software which may cause damage to a GameReady Site or a GameReady Service;
- interfere with any other GameReady user’s use of the GameReady Services or GameReady Site, including any game play in any GameReady tournament or match. This includes, without limitation, using vulgar, harassing or abusive language or spamming or flooding the chat or dialogue services.
- make or publish any comments, content or posts which are in breach of these Terms & Conditions (including the obligations as set out at section 6 below).
- impersonate another person or imply that you are a representative or employee of GameReady or otherwise authorised or associated to speak on behalf of GameReady.
- make any attempt to collect, phish or otherwise obtain secure GameReady Account information of other users, including personal information, account information, payment details or passwords.
- use or distribute to others any software programs, tools or modifications which would be considered to be game hacking, cheat or exploitation software or modifications or which is intended to provide an unauthorised and unfair advantage to a player.
- exploit the GameReady Services, GameReady Sites or any content appearing therein for commercial purposes without our prior consent.
- authorise or allow any other person to do any of the above, or to use the GameReady Site or GameReady Service on your behalf or in your name.
GameReady reserves the right at any time to amend or publish additional rules that apply to your access to and use of the GameReady Sites and GameReady Services.
If you, or someone using your GameReady Account is in breach of these Terms & Conditions, GameReady may take various action against you including: issuing you a warning, suspending your GameReady Account, limiting or revoking your use and access to certain or all GameReady Sites and GameReady Services or otherwise, terminating this limited licence and your GameReady Account in accordance with section 11.
If you become aware or find that another GameReady user is acting or using the GameReady Sites and/or GameReady Services in breach of any of these Terms & Conditions, please report this activity to GameReady by sending an email to [email protected], or otherwise contact the GameReady Support Services.
If you are under age 18, you may use the GameReady Sites and GameReady Services only with involvement of a parent or guardian.
- SUBSCRIPTION AND ADDITIONAL ACCOUNT FEATURES
Subscription to GameReady
The GameReady Services include the option to upgrade your GameReady Account to a paid subscription based GameReady Account (“Subscription GameReady Account”).
If you choose to upgrade your GameReady Account to a Subscription GameReady Account, there may be a subscription fee payable to GameReady (“Subscription Fee”). When you sign-up or upgrade to a Subscription GameReady Account we will inform you of any applicable Subscription Fees and other terms and conditions and we may collect your preferred payment details.
The GameReady Sites and GameReady Services use third party payment processors to collect, store and process your payment information, which may include your debit/credit card number, billing address, and phone number. This may include the circumstances where you wish to sign-up for a Subscription GameReady Account or where you wish to enter a tournament which requires a paid entry fee (see below, section 13).
In such circumstances, the third party service provider or processor, and not GameReady, may store your payment information. Credit card statements will read ‘GameReady’ or similar, and will not be associated with GameReady, the GameReady Sites or the GameReady Services. Any requests for refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis by GameReady.