UPDATED JANUARY 15, 2010

Terms of Service

This Terms of Service ("Term of Service") applies to web sites and interactive services owned or operated by GamesForBored.com. The Terms of Service applies to each visitor to and user of the Services, including unregistered and registered users. GamesForBored 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 Web site following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. GamesForBored may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Web site (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.

Service Limitations

We work hard to make your experience enjoyable. However, we cannot always anticipate technical or other operational difficulties which may result in loss of data, personalization settings or other service interruptions. For this reason, you agree that the Services, including the services of our third-party service providers, are provided "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE". Neither GamesForBored nor our third-party service providers assume responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any data, communications or personalization settings.

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and has developed a detailed Privacy Policy that is incorporated into the Terms of Service. Please take the time to read our Privacy Policy which is available at http://www.gamesforbored.com/privacy.html. As a User of the Services, you are accepting the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Posting User Content; No Endorsement of User Content.

You are solely responsible for all User Content (as defined in the next sentence) that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Services (collectively, "Post"). "User Content" means User-Posted content or information of any type or medium, including but not limited to: (i) letters, emails or other messages;
(ii) other forms of communication through the Services;
(iii) personal User information; cheat codes; board posts;
(iv) reader reviews; blogs, game ratings, data, notes and testimonials;
(v) poll votes;
(vi) images;
(vii) audio or video files;
(viii) and software.
You may Post only User Content which you own, have created or which you have clear permission to Post. You acknowledge and agree that GamesForBored does not endorse any User Content and is not responsible or , liable for any User Content, even though it may be unlawful, harassing, libelous, privacy invading, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable, or may infringe upon the intellectual property or other rights of another.
You acknowledge that GamesForBored does not pre-screen User Content, and has no obligation to do so, but that GamesForBored and its designees will have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse, edit, move or remove any User Content that is posted on or through the Service.

Provide Accurate Information

You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as requested in the Services registration forms (the "Registration Data"). You agree to update the Registration Data to keep it current and accurate.

Guard Your Password

Upon completing the registration process, you will receive an account and select a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. In the event of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, you must notify GamesForBored immediately and promptly change your password. Obey the Law. You agree not to use the Services for illegal purposes or for the transmission of material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous (e.g., untrue and damaging to others), invasive of another's privacy, abusive, threatening, or obscene, or that infringes the copyright (e.g., rights of an owner or authorized user of material) or other intellectual property rights of others.

Limits on Use of the Services.

You agree not engage in any of the following:
(i) use any automated means, including, without limitation, agents, robots, scripts, or spiders, to access, monitor, data scrape, copy or transfer any part of the Services or the Registration Data or other data of any User (whether individually or in the aggregate);
(ii) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Services, or breach the security or authentication measures on the Services;
(iii) reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other User of the Services, including any GamesForBoredaccount not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Services in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information as provided for by the Services;
(iv) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Services;
(v) use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working or authorized uses of the Services or with any other person's use of the Services;
(vi) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message transmittal you send on or through the Services; and
(vii) impersonate any other individual or entity or misrepresent your identity or your affiliation with another individual or entity.

Responsibility of Contributors

If you make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Web site (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:
(i) 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;
(ii) 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;
(iii) 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;
(iv) the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
(v) 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);
(vi) the Content is not obscene, libelous or defamatory, hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
(vii) your accounts and content are not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that You are another person or company.