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Old 01-08-2009, 02:16 AM
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[POLICY] SWGEmu Website Terms of Service

SWGEmu Website Terms of Service
Updated September 16, 2010
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1. ACCOUNT GUIDELINES

SWGEmu Accounts are used to access the SWGEmu Network, including but not limited to: the SWGEmu Forums, Website, Test Center(s), Bug Tracker and IRC Server. All SWGEmu Users must follow the following rules in respect to their SWGEmu Account:
  • 1.1 Multiple SWGEmu Accounts are not permitted. Each user may only have one account. Measures are incorporated to detect multiple user accounts. Please see the Account Issues Policy for help. 3 points, never expires
  • 1.2 SWGEmu Accounts are non-transferable. Registered users are responsible for any actions that take place on their accounts or private messaging systems. 2 points, never expires
  • 1.3 If you are banned, it is not permitted to get back to the SWGEmu Network on an alternate account. You may contact an SWGEmu Community Manager to discuss the nature of your ban and its duration via email or private message. Email community@swgemu.com if you feel a ban has been issue unfairly.
  • 1.4 You may not attempt to acquire a password, other account information, or other private information from a Member or any other user on the SWGEmu Network. Remember: SWGEmu staff members will NEVER ask for your password. Do not give out your password to anyone. 4 points, never expires
  • 1.5 Users under the age of 13 may only create an account to access the SWGEmu Network with the expressed permission of their Parent / Guardian under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act 1998.
  • 1.6 Account names and all subsequent user names must be appropriate and must not conflict with the Conduct Guidelines or Use Policy of the service in which the user name is involved. Inappropriate naming conventions are covered in, but not limited to, the subjects mentioned in section 2.7 of this document. 1 point, expires in 12 months
  • 1.7 All account and hence user activity on the SWGEmu Test Center(s) are subject to the SWGEmu Test Center Rules and Policies, not transcribed in this document. Please view our rules portal at http://www.swgemu.com/rules to view the said document.


2. WEBSITE AND FORUM CONDUCT GUIDELINES

In the interest of maintaining a constructive and equal environment for everyone, all users of the SWGEmu Forums and Website may not:
  • 2.1 Spam, defined as the re-posting of content repeatedly. 1 point, expires in 2 weeks
  • 2.2 Troll posts or threads. We define troll posts and threads as those which knowingly lead to inflammatory or off-topic messages with the sole intent of A) provoking other users into a desired emotional response or B) disrupting normal on-topic discussion. 1 point, expires in 3 months
  • 2.3 Harass, threaten, or making personal attacks against another Member or guest. This includes: repeatedly sending them unwanted messages, attacking their race, sexual orientation, religion, heritage, and cussing or insulting them personally. 1 point, expires in 6 months
  • 2.4 Purposely repost threads that have been locked or deleted by the SWGEmu Team. 2 points, expires in 6 months
  • 2.5 Advertise or attempt to sell products for profit from any SWGEmu service, such as in-game items, in-game characters, etc or any non-SWGEmu product shown on any of the SWGEmu services. Only products authorised by SWGEmu may be advertised for sale. 1 point, expires in 3 months
  • 2.6 Transmit or facilitate distribution of Content (including images or videos) that is harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, or overtly sexual. 2 points, expires in 24 months
  • 2.7 Post any user’s real-world personal information without his or her expressed permission. 3 points, expires in 18 months
  • 2.8 Impersonate another person (including celebrities), indicate falsely that you are a SWGEmu Staff Member or a representative of any other community, or attempt to mislead users by indicating that you represent SWGEmu or any of SWGEmu's affiliates. 3 points, expires in 24 months
  • 2.9 Promote, Advise the use of or use yourself the Star Wars Galaxies Trial Client, Digital Download, or any other illegal client versions, to connect to the SWGEmu Test Center(s). Only legitimate, physical commercial versions of Star Wars Galaxies may be used. 3 points, expires in 24 months
  • 2.10 Upload any software or Content that you do not own or have permission to freely distribute. 3 points, expires in 24 months
  • 2.11 Promote or encourage any illegal activity including hacking, "web raiding" or distribution of counterfeit software. 3 points, expires in 24 months
  • 2.12 Modify, Copy, Rerelease, Edit or Change the Design, Content or Imagery featured on the SWGEmu Website and Forums. The code base for the SWGEmu Website is the proprietary property of the WiseMon Team. The SWGEmu Forum code base is the proprietary property of Jellsoft Enterprises Ltd. 3 points, expires in 24 months
  • 2.13 Post, transmit, promote, or distribute Content that is illegal. 3 points, never expires
  • 2.14 Upload files or post a link that contains a virus or malicious data. 5 points, never expires
  • 2.15 Modify any part of the SWGEmu Network Service or any SWGEmu website that the SWGEmu Team does not specifically authorize you to modify. 5 points, never expires
  • 2.16 Attempt to interfere with, hack into to or disrupt functionality from the servers which contribute to the SWGEmu Network. 5 points, never expires
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Last edited by Max; 09-18-2010 at 04:05 AM. Reason: Updated Sept 16, 2010
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