The Fold – Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions are an agreement between you and The Social Deck and Associates (terms hereinafter may include our, us or we) regarding the use of The Fold application/game and its related services including applications for mobile devices and The Fold website.

By accessing or using (including browsing) The Fold application/game or website, you agree to these terms and conditions.

You must provide all equipment and software to enable connection to the The Fold application/game and website including a mobile device that is applicable for connection. You are responsible for any fees, including internet connects or mobile fees that you incur by playing The Fold application or browsing the website.

Privacy Policy

Use of The Fold application/game is governed by our privacy policy.

Updates to Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, amend, add or remove any part or section of the terms and conditions at any time. Any changes will be posted on The Fold website and mobile application. You will have been deemed to have accepted any changes by continuing to use the game. We may also revise or amend any rules, codes or content of the mobile application game or website at any time.

If at any point you do not agree to the terms and conditions, or any other policies, rules or codes of The Fold game, mobile application or website, you must immediately stop using the game or website.

Use of The Fold application game

      You shall not use the application/game or access the service if you are under 13.

      You shall monitor use of the application/game or restrict use by minors and will deny access to children under 13. You accept full responsibility for any unauthorised use of the application/game by minors in connection to your mobile device.

      You shall not use the application/game for commercial purposes, or transferring virtual items for sale.

      You shall not use the application/game to advertise, solicit or transmit any commercial advertisements which also includes chain letters or repetitive spam messages; or transmit unauthorised communication that promote malware, spyware and downloadable items.

      You shall not use the application/game to engage in any illegal conduct.

      You are responsible for any use and purchases made on your mobile device, whether authorised or not by you.

      You are responsible for anything that happens on your mobile device.


Use of The Fold application/game that is deemed to be in violation of the following is strictly prohibited:

      Engaging in any act that The Social Deck and Associates deems to be in conflict with the spirit or intent of the application/game, which can include circumventing or manipulating the terms and conditions, the game rules, game mechanics or policies.

      Submitting false abuse reports or using abusive or profane language in communications with support personnel.

      Using the application/game that violates any laws or regulations or you do anything to promote violation of any applicable laws and regulations.

      Use the application/game to design or modify any software or game experience

      Modify any files that are part of the application

      Institute, assist or become involved in distribution of a virus or service attack, or disrupt any other persons use of the application/game.

      Attempt to gain unauthorised access to another persons use of the application/game.

      Attempt to, collect, harvest or post anyones private information, including personally identifiable information, identification, or financial information.

You agree that you will not under any circumstances:

      Write a story or post any information that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libellous, or racially, sexually, religiously or otherwise objectionable or offensive. The Social Deck and Associates does not take any responsibility for the content, themes or language used in the stories created in The Fold application/game.

      Write a story or post information that contains excessive violence or other offensive subject matter or contains a link to such content.

      Write a story or post information that harasses, abuses or harms another person or group.

      Write a story or post information that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, right of privacy, right of publicity, or other right of any other persons, group, entity; or impersonates another person.

By transmitting, or posting your story, you agree that the transmission or posting is:

      Not confidential;

      Not in violation of any applicable laws or these terms and conditions; and

      Free of viruses, adware, spyware, works or other malicious code.

You are completely responsible for all user content that is written, posted or otherwise transmitted from this application/game. The Social Deck and Associates does not assume any responsibility for the conduct of any user and the content that is written or posted; and does not assume responsibility for monitoring the application or inappropriate or illegal content or conduct. You have sole responsibility for the information and content written in the game or when posted to Facebook, Twitter, email or anywhere else. We do not have an obligation to monitor the user content but if we choose to at any time, it is in our sole discretion, to monitor and the right to edit, refuse to post or can remove any user content.

By transmitting or posting your stories, The Social Deck and Associates does not assume any responsibility of others viewing your ideas. The Social Deck and Associates also does not have responsibility for any comments to, or misuse or misappropriation of posted stories to social media networks.

If you become aware of any misuse or violations of the application/game, please contact us via the website. We may reject, refuse to post or delete any stories for any or no reason based on our sole judgement.

You have sole responsibility of your interactions with other users and who you choose to play the game with. If you have a dispute with one or more other users, you agree to release The Social Deck and Associates from claims, demands and damages of any type, and nature, known and unknown, arising from any incidents or disputes including content written in stories and the posting of stories by others.

The Social Deck and Associates reserve the right to remove any user from the application at any time and for any reason. The Social Deck and Associates may delete or terminate access to the application, if they suspect that you are failing to comply with any of the terms and conditions for actual or suspected illegal or improper use of the application/game. This may be done without warning or notice. You may lose or be terminated from any benefits, earned items or purchases made with your use or termination of the application/game; and the Social Deck and Associates are under no obligation to compensate you for any such losses or results.

The Fold application/game, its concepts, graphics, computer code, titles, story topics, in-game features are copyrighted works owned by The Social Deck and Associates, which reserves all rights, of all intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights in connection to the application. You agree that you do not have ownership or other property interest of the application.

Purchases

In the application/game you may purchase, with real world money, additional features of the game. All purchases are non-refundable. You agree to pay all purchases made by you or anyone using or account/mobile device. You agree that The Social Deck and Associates are not required to provide a refund for any reason, and that you will not receive money or other compensation for unused features and/or you stop using the game, including whether closure or cessation of use was voluntary or involuntary

Third party advertisements

You acknowledge that The Fold application may feature advertisements from The Social Deck and Associates or third parties.

Updates to application

You understand and acknowledge that the application is continuously evolving and may require you to accept updates to the application/game you have installed on your mobile device. You agree that the application/game may be updated with or without notification.

Waiver of liability and indemnification

You agree that to the fullest extent permitted by any applicable laws, the disclaimers of liability contained in these terms and conditions apply to all and any damages or injuries whatsoever (including psychological and physical) caused by the use or related to the use, or inability to use, the application/game. The Social Deck and Associates are not liable for any indirect, direct, incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages.

You agree that The Social Deck and Associates are not liable for the conduct of third parties, including other uses of the application/game and operators of external sites; and that the risk of the application and use of external sites and actual or potential damages or injury rests entirely with you.

You agree to indemnify, The Social Deck and Associates and affiliated companies/persons and its third party suppliers, harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising from any use or misuse of the application, any violation by you or others of the terms of conditions. The Social Deck and Associates reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify Us; and you agree to cooperate with our defence of these claims.

Disputes

If a dispute arises between you and The Social Deck and Associates, we agree that we will resolve any claim or controversy at law or equity to the best of our ability. We strongly encourage you to contact us directly via our website to seek resolution. We will consider reasonable requests to resolve any disputes.