TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ZATON QUEST.

You should carefully read the following Terms of Service Agreement ("Agreement") before using Zaton Quest ("Site") and services ("Services") of Zaton Quest ("Company"). If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the Site. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add to, or otherwise alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon their posting, so please review the Terms and Conditions posted at this link periodically. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes and/or modifications will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms and Conditions (including the ZatonQuest.com Privacy Policy).

 

1. OWNERSHIP

All site software, designs, text, images, photographs, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, artwork, graphic material, or other copyrightable elements, and the selection and arrangements thereof, and trademarks, service marks and trade names (the \"Materials\") are the property of Zaton Quest, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, licensors or other respective owners, and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws.

 

2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

Zaton Quest provides users with access to an online service, presented in form of an interactive, text-based game. You also understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Zaton Quest to provide the Service. In addition, you understand and agree that the Service is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis. Zaton Quest disclaims all responsibility and liability for the availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Service. Zaton Quest disclaims all responsibility and liability for the timeliness, deletion, delay or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. This service ( Zaton Quest ) is provided as a beta version, which means we absolutely have the rights to make necessary changes with or without major improvements to the service. We may modify or terminate game services from time to time, for any reason, and without notice. This includes the right to terminate the game with or without notice, without liability to you, any other user or any third party. We also reserve the right to change any content (this includes any rules, game content, or any other content based on the service of Zaton Quest ) with or without notice or any liability to you. You also agree to pay attention to service news and any messages announced by Zaton Quest staff members.

 

3. CREDITS

Credit on Zaton Quest is a quantity in which the user can donate through PayPal's secure online payment system to obtain. Money from the credits are donations used for servers maintenance. Credits are used to buy special items in the Credits Shop (a feature of the Service). For more information on how to obtain or use credits, please refer to the Zaton Quest Frequently Asked Questions ("FAQs"). The credits shop feature is accessible from the link "Credits" on the game menu. All funding from Credits will go to the game creator, also the person who is in charge of Zaton Quest, and used to cover expenses and provide improvements to the service. If the purchaser chooses to cancel the payment after receiving the credits, we reserve the right ban the purchaser's, and/or any relating account(s), and/or ban the IP address of referred account(s), and/or any other necessary actions that we see appropriate.

 

a) CREDITS USE AND SALES

Users are fully responsible for their own credits and how they are used. Users may choose to sell Credits for Zaton Quest money ("spartz") or other goods of the game. Credit balance may be verified on the game forum for selling purposes only by using the button provided.  Users may also ask any Moderator to verify the seller's credit balance.

 

b) CREDIT SCAMS

Any attempts to sell credits while not having any will not be tolerated.  Any users found doing this either in public on the forums or privately through inboxes will result in an immediate ban of the user's account, and any subsequent accounts that credits or money were sent to due to the false sale.  Once Credits or Zaton Quest Money ("Spartz") is transferred, the user gives up all rights to the goods.  No refunds will be given by Zaton Quest or any of the Zaton Quest staff.

 

4. PROHIBITED USES.

Company imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Site and the Service. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site or Service, including, without limitation,


(a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access;

(b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Service, the Site, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;

(c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site or Service, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing," or "crashing;"

(d) using the Site or Service to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services;

(e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Service; or

(f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by Company in providing the Site or Service. Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

 

 

5. USER INFORMATION.

You are required to register to use or access the Site or Service, during which you will be asked to complete the registration process by providing the complete and accurate information requested on the online registration form, which includes your email address, a user name and password. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, or if Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that the information is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, Company may decide to suspend or terminate your membership and access to the Sites and Services.

5.1 PASSWORD SECURITY.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Password and you will be held responsible for all uses of your Password, whether or not authorized by you. Also, note that the security of your account is your responsibility. Company is not responsible in the event that your account is "hacked", or if your account or your computer is damaged by a virus, or of any other issues with your computer or your account. You agree to notify Company immediately on any unauthorized use of your account, user name, or password. If you report your account stolen, hacked, or in any way compromised, Company will suspend the account while the matter is investigated. Following this investigation, Company will determine appropriate course of action in its sole and absolute discretion. Importantly, Company shall not be liable for any loss or changes in your account that you incur as a result of someone else using your password, either with or without your knowledge. You may be held liable for any losses incurred by Company, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives due to someone else's use of your account or password.

 

•  ISP (INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER)

You are responsible for obtaining access to Zaton Quest and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access Zaton Quest.

 


7. CONSENT TO RECEIVE EMAIL.

If you register to use the Site and Services, you hereby consent to receive periodic newsletters and other types of email communications from Company, including customer service issues, new product offers and other matters. You may choose to opt out of certain newsletter and announcement email correspondence; however, Company reserves the right to email you at any time regarding issues related to your account and your use of the Site and Service.

 

 

8. MESSAGES (ONSITE EMAIL), CHATROOMS and MESSAGE BOARDS.

To the extent that portions of this Site provide users an opportunity to post and/or exchange information, ideas, and opinions ("Postings") in chat rooms and message boards ("Forums"), and via Mail, and in descriptions of users, spirits, legions, please be advised that Postings do not necessarily reflect the views of Zaton Quest. Although we periodically monitor exchanged and posted information, in no event does Zaton Quest assume or have any responsibility or liability for any Postings or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from their use and/or appearance on or in conjunction with this Site or elsewhere. Thus, users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages and postings. Nonetheless, Zaton Quest will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Forums serve the best interests of all users and, therefore, Zaton Quest reserves the right to edit, delete, or refuse to post any Posting that violates these Terms and Conditions, as well as revoke the privileges of any user who does not comply with these Terms and Conditions. Zaton Quest also reserves the right to contact any third party who may have an interest in preserving the safety of users (such as a school or law enforcement) regarding the content of any post and supplying identifying information regarding such poster to such third party. Please see the Privacy Policy .

You hereby understand and agree that Zaton Quest does not allow Postings that contain:

You hereby further agree that you will not upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through or in conjunction with the Site, any Postings that are libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable, or that would constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any person, or otherwise violate any law or give rise to liability. Further, you agree not to abuse our forum service by "spamming" (posting numerous identical messages) or by creating "party boards" (group postings often containing inappropriate content) on them. Moreover, you hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all Postings you provide and all information they contain.

The Forums and Mail may be used for non-commercial purposes only. You are not permitted, without our express written approval, to distribute or otherwise publish any Postings containing any solicitation of funds, endorsements (including of a religious, political, sexual orientation, or social cause nature), promotions, or advertising (free or paid in money or Spartz or Zaton Quest' Items), or solicitations of any kind or nature. You specifically acknowledge that soliciting other Zaton Quest' users to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization or group (profit, non-profit, religious, social, political, or otherwise) is expressly prohibited.

You (and your parents, if you're under age 18) hereby authorize us to use, and to authorize others to use, your Postings and submitted opinions and materials in whole or in part, throughout the universe in perpetuity in any form, medium, or technology (now known or hereafter developed or devised throughout the universe) alone or together or as part of other Materials of any kind or nature. Without limiting the foregoing, you hereby grant to Zaton Quest the right to use and change the Postings in any manner that Zaton Quest may determine.

 

 

 

9. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THIS SITE AND ALL MATERIALS CONTAINED ON IT ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TRANSMITTED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, ZATON QUEST DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ZATON QUEST DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ZATON QUEST DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE WITH REGARD TO THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS AND VALIDITY OF ANY MATERIAL RESTS WITH YOU. YOU (I.E., NOT ZATON QUEST) ASSUME THE COMPLETE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ZATON QUEST, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS TO THE SITE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY ZATON QUEST OR ANY THIRD PARTY.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL ZATON QUEST HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEEDING THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.

 

 

 

10. DENIAL OF ACCESS

Zaton Quest, for any reason and at its sole discretion, may decide that any person shall be denied access to any part of the zatonquest.com site. The sending of an e-mail notice by Zaton Quest to any e-mail address used by a person who is subject to the denial shall constitute complete and sufficient notice of the denial. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you agree to cease and desist immediately from any attempt to access the site upon issuance of a denial. If you do not cease and desist, you hereby consent to an injunction to be entered against you by a court of competent jurisdiction, as provided herein, permanently enjoining you from attempting to access the zatonquest.com site.

11. INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Zaton Quest, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third party providers to the site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you. Zaton Quest reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Zaton Quest in asserting any available defences.

 

12. PRIVACY POLICY.

Company respects your privacy and permits you to control the treatment of your personal information. A complete statement of Company's current privacy policy can be found at http://www.zatonquest.com/privacypolicy.php , Company's privacy policy is expressly incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. Additionally on the issue of privacy, you hereby acknowledge that Company has the right to obtain certain identification information about your computer and its operating system, including IP addresses and information contained in your personal Flash data storage files for identification purposes without any further notice to you.

 

13 . COPYRIGHT.

The Site or Service are copyrights or registered copyrights as follows: Copyright © 2007 Zaton Quest. All rights are reserved. Such content shall include, but is not limited to: all games offered for use on the Site and Service, screenshots, screen captures, story text; tools, weapons, armour, and other game play items, wallpaper, IM graphics, and any other media distributed pursuant to license.

 

14. TRADEMARK.

Unlawful use of Company trademarks is strictly prohibited. Such trademarks shall include, but are not limited to: "Zaton Quest".

 

 

15. GAME FEATURES

Players are fully responsible to report bug(s) that they encounter during the game. Exploiting of the bug, spreading, and/or denial of reporting the bug(s) will lead to deletion/ban (of any kind) of the account. Players are also responsible for what they bet on casino games and their uses of ZQ money or other properties. No money or property will be refunded, except in the case of a verified bug and approved for refund (of game money/property) by the game owner(s).

16. SPIRITS

Spirits is a major feature of the game. Users are fully responsible for the ownership or their Spirit. Spirits may not be sold for real money; Zaton Quest owns all spirits on the game. If you are found in violation of selling off Spirits this will result in an immediate ban. New Spirits will be added during the course of the game.  Players may choose from the Spirits that are given, Players may only have two Spirits at any one time, and to have another Spirits they must delete another one. Once Spirits are deleted there is no way of getting them back. Spirits may evolve at level 10, some spirits do not evolve, ZQ is not responsible if you pick a non-evolving Spirit.

17. MONEY/PROPERTIES

Players are fully responsible for what happens to their money/properties, we will never give out any amount of money for any reason, except in the case of a verified bug and refund approved by the game owner. Users are solely responsible if your money or properties are scammed by another player.

 

18. ZARAINIA ( ZATON QUEST WORLD)

Players may explore freely, although players will not be able to access places that they are not in. To obtain access to certain places they must fly using an Airship which is obtained by using the "Find an Airship" located on the sidebar. Some places will be locked and will be un-accessible until the rank of "Mage". Telling/Selling/buying/asking for/giving hints of what is in "Black Mountain" or the "Crydon Caves" to people who are below "Mage" Is absolutely prohibited on ZQ. If you offend this act, your account will be banned (of any kind)/killed/deleted with or without notification.

 

19. ACCOUNTS

As mentioned above, no more than one account is allowed per player.

Users are ONLY allowed to access their own account. Sharing of accounts is not allowed. Logging on to someone else's account is not allowed. Anyone caught on someone else's account is subject to the killing and/or banning of both/all accounts on the IP address at the sole discretion of the Administrator/Moderator.
No interactions of any kind of same IP players, both Registered and Last Login IP, are allowed. This includes transfers of any kind (Credits/Money), doing OC together and any other activities that are considered harmful to other players, to the game play, or to the game itself.
Players are fully responsible for what they do with their passwords or usernames, we are not responsible for your passwords, and they are encrypted safely in the database, which no one except for Administrators can access.

If a user's account gets hacked or accessed by another player, ZQ is not responsible for the undoing of any results of said hacking. This includes the return of any Money, Credits, Cars, Properties and any other goods of ZQ, as well as, the revival of killed accounts or un-banning of the account. Once reported, Administrators or Moderators will investigate and ban any users involved in said hacking.

Accounts that have been banned for any reason lose all rights to any Money, Credits, Cars, Properties or any other game possessions remaining on the account. Accounts that have been killed lose all rights to any Money, Cars, Properties or any other game possessions on the account with the exception of Credits. Users may contact Administrators to get any remaining credits on the dead account transferred to their new account.

"Scripting" is absolutely prohibited on any acount(s) and will include a permanent ban if a player is found doing so.