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Your use of our Internet sites is subject to these Terms of Use ("Terms"). We may modify these Terms at any time without notice to you by posting revised Terms on our sites. Your use of our sites constitutes your binding acceptance of these Terms, including any modifications that we make. 

 

Content on Our Sites

Our sites include a combination of content that we create and that our users create. You are solely responsible for all materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available on our sites ("Your Content"). You certify that you own all intellectual property rights in Your Content. You hereby grant us, our affiliates and our partners a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transfer, transmit, distribute and publish Your Content and subsequent versions of Your Content for the purposes of (i) displaying Your Content on our sites, (ii) distributing Your Content, either electronically or via other media, to users seeking to download or otherwise acquire it, and/or (iii) storing Your Content in a remote database accessible by end users, for a charge. This license shall apply to the distribution and the storage of Your Content in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed.

 

Your Conduct on Our Sites

You agree not to post or transmit material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, misleading, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening or invasive of a person's privacy; that otherwise violates any law; or that encourages conduct constituting a criminal offense.

 

User Agreement for pcgamers.net.au Forums

This message forum, and other user contributed/comment areas ("Forums") are provided as a service to members of our community. By using or participating on the Forums, you agree to this User Agreement including but not limited to the Rules of Conduct and the Terms of Service stated below. For purposes of this agreement, "User" refers to any individual posting on or otherwise using the Forums refers to any or all of pcgamers.net.au and their authorized representatives.

 

RULES OF CONDUCT

User agrees not to post material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, misleading, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, that otherwise violates any law, or that encourages conduct constituting a criminal offense. User agrees not to post any material that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner(s) of said copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. User agrees not to use nicknames that might be deemed abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise inappropriate. User agrees not to use nicknames that might mislead other Users. This includes but is not limited to using nicknames that impersonate developers, staff, or other Users, or other individuals.

 

TERMS OF SERVICE

User acknowledges and agrees that use of the pcgamers.net.au's forums is a privilege, not a right, and that pcgamers.net.au has the right, at its sole discretion, to revoke this privilege at any time without notice or reason. User agrees that this Agreement in its entirety applies to both public and private messages.The goal of the Forums is to foster communication and the interchange of ideas within the User community. User agrees and acknowledges that any posts, nicknames or other material deemed offensive, harassing, baiting or otherwise inappropriate may be removed at the sole discretion of pcgamers.net.au. User authorises pcgamers.net.au to make use of any original stories, concepts, ideas, drawings, photographs, opinions and other creative materials posted on the Forums without compensation or other recourse. User also agrees to indemnify and hold harmless pcgamers.net.au and our agents with respect to any claims based upon or arising from the transmission and/or content of your message(s).

pcgamers.net.au has the right but not the obligation to monitor and/or moderate the Forums, and offers no assurances in this regard.

pcgamers.net.au is not responsible for messages posted on the Forums or the content therein. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. Each message expresses the views of its originating User, not necessarily those of pcgamers.net.au. Unless expressly stated otherwise by a pcgamers.net.au representative such as the Editor in Chief, this includes messages posted by pcgamers.net.au personnel, agents, delegates, representatives et al. Any User who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us. We have the ability to remove messages and we will make every effort to do so within a reasonable time if we determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, so please realize that we may not be able to act immediately. Removal of messages is at the sole discretion of pcgamers.net.au. The appropriate individual to contact is usually the editor of the site associated with the board where the message in question is to be found. As a standard operating procedure, pcgamers.net.au does not enter into discussions, either public or private, about Forum policies, individual moderators, bans or other sanctions, etc.

pcgamers.net.au reserves the right to reveal the identity of and/or whatever information we know about any User in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by said User.

Advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes and other commercial solicitations are inappropriate on the Forums.

pcgamers.net.au is not responsible for the content posted by pcgamers.net.au members or visitors on any area of our site including without limitation. The opinions and views expressed by pcgamers.net.au's members or visitors do not necessarily represent those of pcgamers.net.au and pcgamers.net.au does not verify, endorse, or vouch for the content of such page(s). Further, pcgamers.net.au is not responsible for the delivery or quality of any goods or services sold or advertised through or on pcgamers.net.au members' page(s).

You are solely and fully responsible for any content that you post any area of our site. We do not regularly review the contents of materials posted by our members or other visitors to our site. We strictly prohibit the posting of the following types of content on all areas of our sites:

    • nudity, pornography, and sexual material of a lewd, lecherous or obscene nature and intent or that violates local, state and national laws.
    • any material that violates or infringes in any way upon the proprietary rights of others, including, without limitation, copyright or trademark rights; this includes "WAREZ" (copyrighted software that is distributed illegally), "mp3" files of copyrighted music, copyrighted photographs, text, video or artwork. If you don't own the copyright or have express authorization and documented permission to use it, don't put it on your site at pcgamers.net.au (if you do have express permission you must say so clearly on your pcgamers.net.au homepage). pcgamers.net.au will terminate the memberships of, and remove the pages of, repeat infringers.
    • any material that is threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, indecent, or otherwise objectionable; including posting other peoples' private information.
    • content that promotes, encourages, or provides instructional information about illegal activities - specifically hacking, cracking, or phreaking.
    • any software, information, or other material that contains a virus, "Trojan Horse", "worm" corrupted data, or any other harmful or damaging component;
    • hate propaganda or hate mongering, swearing, or fraudulent material or activity;

By submitting your data to pcgamers.net.au, you represent that the data comply with pcgamers.net.au's Terms of Service. If any third party brings a claim, lawsuit or other proceeding against pcgamers.net.aubased on your conduct or use of pcgamers.net.au services, you agree to compensate pcgamers.net.au (including its officers, directors, employees and agents) for any and all losses, liabilities, damages or expenses, including attorney's fees, incurred by pcgamers.net.au in connection with any such claim, lawsuit or proceeding.

pcgamers.net.au is the final arbiter of what IS and IS NOT allowed on our site. Further, pcgamers.net.au reserves the right to modify or remove anything submitted to pcgamers.net.au, and to cancel any membership, at any time for any reason without prior notice. pcgamers.net.auis not obliged to maintain back-ups copies of any material submitted or posted on our site. Actions or activities that may cause termination of your membership and/or removal of your page(s) include, but are not limited to:

    • posting or providing links to any content which violates our Terms of Service:
    • conducting or providing links to any raffle, contest, or game which violates any local, state or national laws;
    • using in the registration of your pcgamers.net.au membership an email account that is not your own or that is or becomes inactive.
    • violating the pcgamers.net.au Terms of Service. Please read and familiarize yourself with the pcgamers.net.au Terms of Service.
    • sending unsolicited email using a pcgamers.net.au address
    • reproducing, distributing, republishing or retransmitting material posted by other pcgamers.net.au members without the prior permission of such members.

We reserve the right to monitor, and to investigate any complaints regarding any content of pcgamers.net.au members' pages, message-board postings, and to take appropriate action if pcgamers.net.au finds violations of these Terms of Use. In the case of any such complaint, pcgamers.net.au reserves the right to remove the content complained of while the pcgamers.net.au member and the complaining party attempt to resolve their dispute. This could result in your posts(s) being removed from pcgamers.net.au for as long as it takes to resolve the dispute.

You grant to pcgamers.net.au and its affiliates a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive, worldwide, unrestricted license to use, copy, modify, transmit, distribute, and publicly perform or display the submitted pages or other content for the purposes of displaying such information on pcgamers.net.au's sites and for the promotion and marketing of pcgamers.net.au services. pcgamers.net.au disclaims ownership of member sites and will not resell or otherwise convey these.

 

Endorsement Disclaimer

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, brand names, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by pcgamers.net.au, or its officers, employees or agents nor does such reference constitute an endorsement of pcgamers.net.au or any of the foregoing.

 

Copyright & Trademark Disclaimer

pcgamers.net.au has made the content of these pages available to the public and anyone may view the information for personal use unless otherwise stated on particular material or information to which a restriction on free use may apply. pcgamers.net.au makes no warranty that materials contained herein are free of Copyright or Trademark claims or other restrictions or limitations on free use or display. Making a copy of, transmitting, or otherwise re-using such materials may be subject to the copyright, trademark and/or related laws.


Unauthorized Modifications

Unauthorized attempts to modify or modifications of any information stored on pcgamers.net.au web pages may result in criminal prosecution.


Disclaimer for Links to Other Sites

pcgamers.net.au website and materials may contain hypertext or links to other Internet computer sites which are not owned, operated, controlled or reviewed by pcgamers.net.au. These links are provided solely as a courtesy and convenience to you, the visitor.

pcgamers.net.au and its officers or employees, exercise no control over the entities owning such websites or the views, accuracy, copyright or trademark, compliance or the legality of the material contained on those servers and does not sponsor, endorse or approve the information, content, proceeds, materials, opinions or services contained on such external sites. The visitor proceeds to those external sites at his or her own risk. pcgamers.net.au specifically disclaims any and all liability from damages, which may result from the accessing of a third-party site, which is linked to pcgamers.net.au website, or from reliance upon any such information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of such websites. No endorsement of any third-party products or services is expressed or implied by any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to, any pcgamers.net.au webpages. Any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to, any pcgamers.net.au webpage from a third-party webpage does not constitute an endorsement of pcgamers.net.au products or services.

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