Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Autistic Empire, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old. Citizenship is available only to those over 18 years old.
If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account. You must immediately notify Autistic Empire of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Autistic Empire will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
If you post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
- the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
- if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
- you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
- the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
- the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
- the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
- your content is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
- your content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company; and
- you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by Autistic Empire or otherwise.
User contributions are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Autistic Empire has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Autistic Empire’s sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Autistic Empire’s reasonable opinion, violates any Autistic Empire policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Autistic Empire’s sole discretion. Autistic Empire will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.
Optional paid services or upgrades may be available on the Website, such as Citizenship. When utilizing an optional paid service or upgrade, you agree to pay Autistic Empire the monthly or annual subscription fees indicated. Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you begin utilizing the service or upgrade and will cover the use of that service or upgrade for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. These fees are not refundable.
Unless you notify Autistic Empire before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel a service or upgrade, your subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Subscriptions can be canceled at any time.
Hosting, Support Services
Optional Hosting and Support services may be provided by Autistic Empire under the terms and conditions for each such service. By signing up for a Hosting/Support or Support services account, you agree to abide by such terms and conditions.
Autistic Empire has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Autistic Empire does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Autistic Empire disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which autisticempire.com links, and that link to autisticempire.com. Autistic Empire does not have any control over those non-autisticempire.com websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-autisticempire.com website or webpage, Autistic Empire does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Autistic Empire disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-autisticempire.com websites and webpages.
As Autistic Empire asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by autisticempire.com violates your copyright under the terms of UK copyright law (primarily Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (the 1988 Act)) but any other EU copyright legislation or Directives for such time as the United Kingdom remains a member), you may issue us with a copyright notice. Autistic Empire will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Autistic Empire will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Autistic Empire or others. In the case of such termination, Autistic Empire will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Autistic Empire.
This Agreement does not transfer from Autistic Empire to you any Autistic Empire or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Autistic Empire. Autistic Empire, autisticempire.com, the autisticempire.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with autisticempire.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Autistic Empire or Autistic Empire’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Autistic Empire or third-party trademarks.
Autistic Empire reserves the right to display advertisements on your content unless you have purchased an Ad-free Upgrade or a Services account.
Autistic Empire reserves the right to display attribution links such as ‘Powered by autisticempire.com,’ theme author, and font attribution in your content footer or toolbar. Footer credits and the autisticempire.com toolbar may not be removed regardless of upgrades purchased.
Autistic Empire reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Autistic Empire may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Autistic Empire may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your autisticempire.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
The Website is provided “as is”. Autistic Empire and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Autistic Empire nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. If you’re actually reading this, here’s a treat. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
In no event will Autistic Empire, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Autistic Empire under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Autistic Empire shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Autistic Empire, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Autistic Empire and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Autistic Empire, or by the posting by Autistic Empire of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom.
This document is CC-BY-SA. It was last updated September 13, 2018.
Originally adapted from the WordPress Terms of Service.