This License Agreement (the “Agreement”) regulates the relations between the administration of online interactive game Stalker Online (the “Game”), located at the Internet address http://stalker.so/, and users of the game (the “User”). In case, if under your state law it is forbidden to play online games or there are any law restrictions, including age restrictions, which do not allow you to play the game, you have no right to use the game or other services, offered within the game.
1. The User must read the agreement carefully before creating an account (register). By creating a new Stalker account (registering), the user accepts all terms and conditions set out in the Agreement in accordance with article 438 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
2. The Agreement may be modified by administration without prior notice at any time. It is recommended that the User frequently check terms and conditions of the Agreement to determine if any changes have been recently made. The following use of the Game by the User means that the User agrees with any changes and/or modifications of the Agreement.
3. Only the administration has the right to provide any public or additional (paid) services and/ or any other services offered within the Game. Using services provided by a third party may cause refusal to provide any services (or some of them) to client.
4. All rights in and to the Game and the web site of the game (including without limitation any audio-visual effects, characters, computer code, objects, stories, dialogues, artworks, animations, sounds, musical compositions) are owned by the administration.
5. The User is hereby informed that all rights for the objects of author’s and related rights, means of individualization, posted (as concealed or public information) on the website of the Game and in the computer code of the Game are owed by the Administration and are protected by the legislation of the Russian Federation and international law. The stated rights may be used only in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. The User may use materials, content, software of the Game for own non-commercial purposes only. Any attempt to turn user created properties into commercial properties is expressly forbidden . Copying or modifying the content of software of the game, creating any works based on the software of the Game, deriving source code from the program are also strictly forbidden. The User understands that the Game inspects and reports information about the computer on which it is installed to other connected computers and the User agrees to allow the Game to inspect and report such information about the computer on which the User installs the Game. The User understands and agrees that the information that may be inspected and reported by the Game includes, but is not limited to, devices and any files residing on the hard-drive and in the memory of the computer on which the Game is installed. Further, the User consents to allow the Game to transfer actual screenshots taken of the User's computer during the operation of the Game for possible publication. The User understands that the purpose and goal of the Game is to ensure a cheat-free environment for all participants in online games. The User agrees that the invasive nature of the Game is necessary to meet this purpose and goal. The User agrees that any harm or lack of privacy resulting from the installation and use of the Game is not as valuable to the User as the potential ability to play interactive online games with the benefits afforded by using the Game.
6. Right and Obligations of the Administration:
6.1. Administration operates the Game and game play at own and sole discretion.
6.2. Administration has the right to change (modify) the Game and/or game play on a unilateral basis without any special notice of User.
6.3. Administration has the right to close and/or limit the functionality of the Game at any time without any special notice of User.
6.4. Administration has the right to ask for, collect and store personal information of User in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law, including information about name, surname, paronym, sex, age, registered or residence address, contact numbers, and/or email addresses, and/or any other means of electronic communication; and also information about User's payment details, including information about debet and/or credit cards and/or other means of payment provided that User uses additional (commercial) services provided.
6.5. Administration will not disclose personal information of User to any third parties, except as requested by the Laws of the Russian Federation to receive such information, and when it is necessary for performance of the Agreement.
6.6. Administration on a unilateral basis and without any special notice of User has the right to block User's access to the Game fully or partially if User breaks the Agreement and/or the Rules of the Game, which are an integrant part of the Agreement.
6.7. Adminstration on a unilateral basis and without any special notice of User has the right to delete and/or edit any information posted by User in the Game or on the official website of the Game.
6.8. Administration has the right to email User, using the address give when creating an account (registering) in the Game.
7. Rights and Obligations of the User:
7.1. User has the right to use the Game and all services provided for non-commercial purposes in full accordance with the Rules of the Game, which are an integrant part of the Agreement.
7.2. User pays for User's computer software and access to the Internet needed for using the Game.
7.3. As required by Administration User shall give true and full information about themselves, which allows to identify the owners of accounts.
7.4. User is obliged not to give information and/or software which contains viruses or any other malicious software, and take any actions are incompatible with the Laws of the Russian Federation or International Law. If User's actions breaks the Agreement or the Laws of Russian Federation Administration has the right to report about User's actions and disclose their personal data to the law-enforcement authorities or equal foreign agencies if User is outside the Russian Federation.
7.5. User must not use software bugs and is obliged to report about them to Administration.
7.6. User must not edit the source code, get unsanctioned access to the computing system, get the access to the database of the users of the Game or materials of the official website without specific permission of Administration.
7.7. User has the right to use additional (commercial) services provided. User is obliged to follow all instructions on order and method of payment, including the rules on inputting short text messages (SMS), including without limitation the order of inputting small and/or capital letters, white spaces, input language. Administration is not liable for User's accuracy of fulfilment of rules of payment for additional (commercial) services. User can use such services only if User pays for them, Administration has the right to limit additional (commercial) services or access to the Game and/or ban the access at all until the confirmation of payment if received.
7.8. If User uses additional (commercial) services, they are still obliged to follow the agreement.
7.9. User must adjust their account (registration) by the rules of safety requirements, currently valid. 9. Liability Restrictions and Notifications:
8.1. AMINISTTION UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT/INDIRECT DAMAGE, THAT CAN OCCUR BECAUSE THE USE OF THE GAME AND/OR SERVICES PROVIDED, AND/OR BECAUSE OF THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF USING THE GAME.
8.2. USER HEREBY IS NOTIFIED THAT THE GAME CAN PROVIDE VARIOUS SOUND AND/OR VISUAL EFFECTS, WHICH UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES MAY AFFECT PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY OR ANY OTHER NERVOUS DISORDERS AND CAUSE THE ATTACK OF STATED CONDITIONS. USER IS OBLIGED TO CONFIRM THAT THEY DO NOT SUFFER FROM SUCH DISORDERS, ELSEVISE THEY MUST NOT USE THE GAME.
8.3. USER IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT REGULAR, LONG (CONTINUOUS) SITTING IN FRONT OF THE COMPUTER MAY CAUSE VARIOUS COMPLICATIONS OF PHYSICAL CONDITION, INCLUDING SIGHT REDUCING, SCOLIOSIS, DIFFERENT FORMS OF NEUROSIS AND OTHER NEGATIVE IMPACT ON HUMAN BODY. USER GUARANTEES THAT THEY WILL USE THE GAME WITHIN REASONS, BREAKING FOR THE REST AND OTHER IMPROVING PHYSICAL STATE MEASURES, IF SUCH MEASURES ARE PRESCRIBED.
8.4. Administration does not give any guarantees that all software bugs were revealed or all errors were considered, thus Administration does what it takes to reveal and correct those errors and/or bugs. If User finds such bugs and/or errors and uses them to get some features of the Game beyond the rules, without informing Adminstration about those bugs, they must be deprived of all rights provided by the Agreement.
8.5. User hereby notified that none element of the Game, including without limitation, game mail and chat, is not a reliable, safe, providing privacy of correspondence means of communication; and all messages sent by User to other Users can be recorded and studied by Administration in order to prevent violations of the Agreement and fraud.
8.6. User hereby notified that the rights on copyright and all related right, as well as the right on means of personalization on the official web site and within the source code are owned by Administration and protected by the Laws of Russian Federation and International Law. Using stated right are possible in the circumstances and under the procedure established by law. Administration authorizes User to use the content and software of the Game with noncommercial purposes, provided that User or any other persons with the assistance of User don't copy, except for the information that is automatically copied to the operating terminal, or edit the software; make programmes, based on the software of the Game; hack the software for the purpose of getting source codes; sell the content of the Game or give it to any third party or modify the service.
9. Other Terms:
9.1. The rules of the Game are an integrant part of the Agreement. Following the Rules of the Game is necessary for User.
9.2. All interaction between the sides under this Agreement must be in Russian.
9.3. For the persons that did not reach the age of majority their legal representatives must conclude this Agreement. CREATION AN ACCOUNT (REGISTERING) IN THE GAME MEANS USER'S UNCONDITIONAL CONSENT AND CONFIRMATION OF GUARANTEES OVER ALL PROVISIONS OF THE AGREEMENT.
9.4.The user is acknowledges and accepts the terms of the log storage information on the in-game values of User's account to the administration of the project: a list of in-game valuables and data on the interaction with the in-game valuables stores no longer than 3 month (90 days) since the last time the user logs into the game under a specific account.
9.5. Fraudulent actions against other players are prohibited. The administration has the right to block all user accounts for an indefinite period of time at their discretion until the circumstances become clear.