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ThiefGuild.com Terms of Service

Introduction

Dear Guests or Registered Users of ThiefGuild.com Website,

we are writing this Terms of Service document to establish an Agreement between You (Guests and Registered Users) and Us (ThiefGuild.com Team). The Agreement will help You and Us to know your rights and our rights regarding Services provided by Us to You on ThiefGuild.com.

We are based in Poland and the information we collect is governed by Polish law. This text is written in English to provide a consistent source of Terms of Service for all Guests and Registered Users from around the world.

How to Read this Document

Words written in Leading Uppercase and Bold Font are keywords, provided for clarity and easier understanding when the same thing is discussed in different places. Keywords are written in bold font when they are mentioned for the first time.

You allow Us to make small changes to this Terms of Service document without notifying you about it. As a Registered User, you will be notified any time we make any serious changes to the Terms of Service.

Agreement

By accessing and using Our Services, You accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provision of this Agreement. In addition, when using these particular Services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such Services.

Any participation in Our Services will constitute acceptance of this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the above, please do not use Our Services.

Privacy Policy

We will keep a record of Guests' and Registered Users' usage of Our Services. The data stored this way will help Us to better predict the eventual need of improvement of Our Services so that we could deliver them to You more efficiently and deliver them to a larger set of Guests and Registered Users.

While visiting our Website, You allow Us to store the information about Your visit inside persistent storage of Your web browser software. We will use the technology called Cookies to help Registered Users stay logged in despite closing the web browser software or turning off the device that was used during Website visit. You give Us the permission to do it by using our Website. You are able to disable log in related Cookies storage, as well as all other Cookies storage in any modern web browser in its internal settings, so that your web browser tells our website you don't want any Cookies storage.

Apart from above Cookies storage, we will use our internal (no third party) web analytics related Cookies storage. Such Cookies storage and related web browser executed code will help us understand more about You. The data stored this way will help Us to better predict the eventual need of improvement of Our Services so that we could deliver them to You more efficiently and deliver them to a larger set of Guests and Registered Users.

Above web analytics data will be anonymised and pseudonimised by Us, so that nobody (even Us) could identify website users with real physical persons. Your IP addresses will be masked so that we can not read your precise location.

You are able to say no to the web analytics data processing, by opt-out option available at the bottom of each page. Our lawful basis for processing web analytics data is legitimate interests. You have the right to access data We collect from You and process it, as described in article 15 of GDPR. You have the right to ask Us to erase all personal data collected from You by writing to one of the members of ThiefGuild.com Team.

We encourage You to create an Account on Our Website so that You gain access to more Services. Creation of the Account is not mandatory. Our Website visitors that are not logged in are being called Guests. By creating of an Account and logging in, the visitor is no longer a Guest and becomes a member of Registered Users. As long as the visitor stays logged in, he is considered a member of Registered Users. By logging in and staying logged in, the Registered User accepts the Agreement policies related to Registered Users.

We collect and store all information You, as a Registered User, provide to Us via Our Website when: creating an Account, describing Your Profile with details, writing comments on the Website or sending to Us any other content while using the user interface features of Our Website.

Security

We try our best to protect Your information from being stolen. All information that is sent to You from the Website is encrypted so that only your web browser and our Server can see it. We encourage You to use one of modern web browsers where a secure connection (HTTPS) can be clearly indicated.

Secret data such as account login passwords is secured so that information remains invisible even if it is accessed. To do that we use a technique of salted hashing combined with other security layers. When your login user name and password are sent to our Server, the information sent through the network is encrypted so that only your web browser and our Server can see it. After a successful login is made, the login and password data is deleted. A secured version of the password described above is kept in safe persistent storage.

While we try to do the best we can, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information sent between You and our Services and vice versa.

Content Policy

ThiefGuild.com is a Website but also a communication channel, where content can be provided by its Registered Users for public or limited access. Any Website visitor shall follow Content Policy rules when providing any content.

Content is prohibited if it: is illegal, is pornography, is sexual or suggestive content involving minors, encourages or incites violence, is threatening, is harassement, or encourages to threatening or harassement, is personal and confidential information, impersonates someone in misleading or deceptive manner or is spam.

Disclaimer

All of the content contained on the Website is edited, checked, and verified for accuracy as much as it is possible to do so. However, we cannot guarantee either its accuracy or the safety of any external links it might contain. Our Website, as well as its owners, affiliates, and contributing authors can therefore not be held responsible for any problems or damage that occurs as a result of making use of material contained on our site.

Some of the content can be submitted by the Registered Users. We try to do our best to provide to You the highest quality accuracy and safety of all information submitted by Registered Users. To do this we keep a small, trusted and verified group of people with a role of Moderators with privileged access to edit user-submitted content and to communicate with Registered Users in case of actions agains this Agreement.

In case of Content Policy rules being not respected by one visitor or a group of visitors, Moderators are privileged to different kinds of actions such as: asking the visitor to remove or change their submitted content, editing or removal of visitor submitted content, temporary or permanent ban, adding of restrictions to accounts.

Copyright

Any and all of the content presented on the ThiefGuild.com Website is, unless explicitly stated otherwise, subject to a copyright held by ThiefGuild.com Team. It is permissible to link to content from this site as long as the original source is clearly stated, but the wholesale reproduction or partial modification of content is not permitted. Exceptions are granted only if you receive prior written consent from ThiefGuild.com Team.

Any artwork and fan-made content such as game modding resources or game mods such as fan-made missions, described, archived and publicly indexed on the ThiefGuild.com website may be a subject to a copyright held by its explicitly stated author. Such content shall be described with a copyright notice telling its copyright holder as well as a license, if available. Otherwise please consult this information with "readme" files attached to the content.

Any description or "briefing" of fan-made mission or other game modding resources or game mods is a quotation of work that may be a subject to a copyright held by its explicitly stated author in related "readme" file.

We cannot guarantee legality of the content that is linked from our Website to other websites. We cannot guarantee legality of the content that is submitted to Us by its creators, is described, archived and publicly indexed by Us as well as published by Us to download. We try our best to ensure that the content published by Us is legal and We will remove any content in case of copyright violation. We encourage any visitor of ThiefGuild.com website to contact us in case of any illegal content spotted.

Thief: The Dark Project is © 1998 Eidos Interactive. All rights reserved. Developed by Looking Glass Studios.

Thief Gold is © 1999 Eidos Interactive. All rights reserved. Developed by Looking Glass Studios.

Thief II: The Metal Age is © 2000 Eidos Interactive. All rights reserved. Developed by Looking Glass Studios.

Thief: Deadly Shadows is © 2004 Eidos Interactive. All rights reserved. Developed by Ion Storm, L.P.

The Dark Mod is © 2005 Broken Glass Studios (The Dark Mod Team) and the individual authors, and may be distributed under the revised BSD license.

Thievery UT is © 2008 Black Cat Games and the individual authors, and may be distributed freely.

Thief is © 2014 Square Enix Ltd. All rights reserved. Developed by Eidos Montreal.

Thief, the Thief Logo, Eidos Montreal and the Eidos logo are trademarks of Square Enix Ltd. Square Enix and the Square Enix logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd.