The Older Gamers Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
The Older Gamers offers you a wide variety of online products and services, including
general and personalized content, communication tools and forums on the following
terms. By using the Service in any way you are agreeing to comply with these
terms, which we may update with advance notice (or without notice at our discretion).
You must be at least 18 years old and competent to enter into a contract to use
the Service. If you are under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian who is
competent will enter on your behalf and take full responsibility for you. Unless
we expressly note otherwise, these terms incorporate and supersede any other
terms associated with the files and applications available on the domain www.TheOlderGamers.com,
its sub-domains, and any international counterparts and sub-domains, as well
domains and sub-domains operated by The Older Gamers.
Treat others with respect and behave yourself. Don't do anything disruptive or illegal. By using this Service you
agree to ou
r rules and guidelines. If you disagree, stop using this Service immediately. The Older Gamers are not responsible
for the mi
suse or illegal use of any of the information and/or the software listed on the Service.
Your Responsibility For Content & Conduct
You are responsible for any content that you post or transmit on or through the Service. You will not use the Service
ribute, link to, or solicit content that:
- is unlawful, harmful to minors, threatening, harassing, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, gratuitously violent,
ornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive;
- includes personally identifiable information about children;
- infringes someone else's intellectual property or other rights;
- advocates or solicits violence or other criminal conduct;
- violates any law, regulation, or contract;
- promotes participation in multi-level or pyramid marketing initiatives;
- constitutes a raffle, sweepstakes, lottery, or any other form of gambling;
- specifically advertises firearms or ammunition, tobacco, alcohol, pornography,
or any other product or service that is illegal in Melbourne Australia, or
the domicile of either the distributor or recipient;
- constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, junk or bulk e-mail, chain letters, or any other unsolicited
ial communication, except as The Older Gamers specifically authorizes;
- contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to
, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment;
- contains pirated or illegal software or crack serial numbers that are designed to circumvent proper software
You will comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding online conduct and content. You will not use
e to collect, store, or use information about others for the purpose of sending unsolicited or unauthorized
xcept as we specifically authorize (via license or otherwise), you will not reproduce, distribute, or commercially
y part of the Service.
You will provide accurate and current information on all registration forms on the Service. You will not
impersonate any pe
rson or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or misrepresent the origin of any content
through the Service.
Security / No Disruption
You are responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account, and will keep your password(s)
al. You will immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of
security. You w
ill not disrupt the functioning of the Service, solicit another user's password, or otherwise act in a way that
th other users' use of the Service. Nor may you post or distribute any computer program that damages, detrimentally
s with, surreptitiously intercepts, or expropriates any system, data, or personal information. You are responsible
for all us
es of your account, whether or not actually or expressly authorized by you.
The opinions and views expressed by other users of the Service or content providers do not necessarily reflect
those of The
Older Gamers. You waive any claim resulting from your exposure to material on the Service that is offensive,
indecent, or ot
Links to Third-Party Sites
We or third-party providers of content may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. We do not
e sites and resources, do not endorse them, and are not responsible for their availability, content, or delivery of
Links to The Service
If you wish to link from your website to the The Older Gamers site, please link
to the The Older Gamers Home Page (http://ww.theoldergamers.com). You are granted
a limited, non-exclusive license to create a hypertext link to other parts of
the link does not portray the Service, The Older Gamers, or The Older Gamers
members in a false, misleading, or defamatory way. We may revoke this license
at any time. You will not frame any aspect of the Service or any The Older Gamers
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The Older Gamers, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees,
nts and agents from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to,
fees) arising from your use of our services, your violation of the AUP or your infringement, or infringement by any
er of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. The AUP will inure to the
The Older Gamers' successors, assigns and licensees.
Your email address is used only for confirming your registration details, password (and for sending new passwords
u forget your current one), or receiving newletters if you subscribe. The Older Gamers mailing lists are opt-in, if
you do no
t opt-in, you will not receive any newsletters from these lists. The Forums at The Older Gamers also have the ability
you emails informing you of replies if you so elect. Please refer to the Notices section below.
Cookies are placed on your system so that whether as a registered member or not, the Service will maintain for you
sonal Service configurations like Language. As a registered member, the cookies will also log you back in
Service visitation. These cookies are used only by the Service to enhance your stay and are not used for any kind of
In order to ensure that The Older Gamers are able to provide high quality services which are responsive to customer
you must consent to The Older Gamers employees being able to access your account and records on a case by case basis
tigate complaints or other allegations or abuse. The Older Gamers shall not disclose the existence or occurrence of
such an i
nvestigation unless required by law. Violation of AUP may result in immediate deletion of a users account.
All chat and bulletin board communications are public and not private communications. Although we reserve the right
ve without notice any bulletin board posting for any reason, we have no obligation to delete content that you may
ionable or offensive.
We may modify or discontinue our services or your account with us, with or without notice, without liability to
you, any ot
her user or any third party. We reserve the right to terminate your account if we learn that you have provided us
or misleading registration information, interfered with other users or the administration of The Older Gamers'
services, or v
iolated this AUP.
General Disclaimer / Limitation of Liability
THE SERVICE AND THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED BY The Older Gamers ON AN "AS IS" BASIS,
AND The Older Gamers EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE OR ANY MATERIALS AND
PRODUCTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL The Older Gamers BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS
OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF
ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS,
IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER The Older Gamers HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SUCH LOSS, INJURY, OR DAMAGES. IF ANY OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE VOID UNDER
GOVERNING LAW, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
IF FOR ANY REASON A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION FINDS ANY PROVISION OR
PORTION OF THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY TO BE UNENFORCEABLE, THE REMAINDER OF
THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY WILL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF The Older Gamers' SERVICES ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK, THAT ANY MATERIAL
ATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF The Older Gamers' SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK
T YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE
DOWNLOAD OF SUC
H MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.
It is not acceptable to use The Older Gamers for any purposes which violate Australian
or state laws. Users of The Older Gamers shall not deploy data-mining, web-mirroring
or web-copying of any kind against the site. Any such effort will be construed
as an attempt to duplicate copyright data, and/or to destabilize the operation
of the website. The Older Gamers employs active log checking in order to identify
users who ignore this condition of use, and will investigate fully any suspected
The Older Gamers respects user privacy. The Older Gamers does not disclose
rent or sell your email address or any other information we may receive
to any third party, unless you specifically request it. In registration,
The Older Gamers requires a username and an email address. All other
details are optional. The Older Gamers may disclose individual account
or user information in cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing
this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action
against someone who may be violating The Older Gamers AUP or may be causing
injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally)
The Older Gamers' rights or property, other The Older Gamers users, or
anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. The Older Gamers
may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith
that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that
we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and
services. Please note that with each page visited, your IP address is
recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from the Service or
your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation
of this agreement.
The Older Gamers do not take any responsability for the nature of the advertisements found on this site.
Contextual ads are based on the actual site's content, this does not guarantee relevance nor appropriate content, nor
does it guarantee that advertisements displayed are in line with the TOG general ethos.
Any questions relating to advertising should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Logo and Trademark
The Older Gamers and it's logo are part of a registered trademark and cannot be used without specific conscent by
it's rightful owner Stefaan H.G. de Keersmaeker
Once permissions to use of this trademark have been given any display of the tradermark must follow the following
Proper Form - The Older Gamers trademarks should be used in their exact form -- neither
abbreviated nor combined with any other word or words.
- Accompanying Symbol - The first or most prominent mention of The Older Gamers trademark
should be accompanied by a symbol indicating a registered trademark ("®")
- Distinguishable - In at least the first reference, the Trademark should be set apart from
surrounding text, either by capitalizing it or by italicizing, bolding or underlining it.
Modifications to this policy
The Older Gamers reserves the right to modify this policy at any time
without prior notification at our discretion. The responsibility to stay
informed of any changes to this policy remains solely on you.
Notices to you may be made by email via newsletter, or posted prominently
on the Service.
Questions related to the The Older Gamers Acceptable Use Policy should
be addressed to:
Stefaan H.G. de Keersmaeker
The Older Gamers users authorize The Older Gamers to use, reproduce,
transmit, store and display any user-supplied content (including
message board postings
and replies) for any purpose in any and all media. .
This AUP constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect
to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or
contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding
such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the AUP will be effective
only if in writing and signed by The Older Gamers.