These Terms of Services, are subject to change at anytime.
By signing up to the game and logging-in to your account, you are agreeing to these terms.
1.1 Breaking this Terms Of Service
If you are found guilty of violating the Terms Of Service, or any of its addendums, ZedWars staff may temporarily ban or remove access to an area of the game. Staff may also lock, or "jail", your account for an amount of time they deem necessary. Subsequent violations of Terms of Service will carry increased penalties and restrictions. Purchasing a donator pack of any type does not make you immune to the Terms of Service.
This game is not intended for persons under 13 years old. Some content may be inappropriate for young children. By signing up for an account you are agreeing that you are thirteen years old or older. If you are under 13 and wish to play, you must have your parent's permission. Please be aware that player profiles are not heavily moderated and some content may be inappropriate for minors. We do, however, remove offensive and illegal content.
1.3 Multiple Accounts (Multis)
You are only permitted one ZedWars account. If you are found with more than one account, this will result in all linked accounts being jailed.
1.4 Illegal Transfers
Illegal Transfers are transactions in which virtual currencies are traded between accounts on the same IP, accounts that are on Permissions, between multi accounts, or any of these done via third party. Any illegally gained funds/equipment will be removed from the accounts involved, and further actions, such as stat loss may occur as deemed necessary.
If you have friends, family or co-workers playing on your network you can submit a family permission requests for you all to play. (To report shared network accounts, please login and post on the Confidental Board for Permissions.) However, when granted, you are not permitted to trade any in-game currency or equipment with the accounts on the same network. (Unless given 1 transaction permission by a higher member of staff). Breaking this rule will result in all accounts on the network jailed. Please login and navigate to the help page for more information.
1.4.1 Gifting system & Buying Donator Packs
In game, there is an option to buy subscriptions and virtual currencies with real cash. You are able to buy these currencies for yourself, or direct the product to a player on your network (This includes the Donator Pack gifting system). Buying virtual currency for your account and sending it in game to a player on your network will count as an illegal transfer.
1.5 Account Sharing
Account sharing is an account that's accessed by anyone who did not originally create the account. For paid or non-paid accounts, this is strictly prohibited. It may result in both accounts being jailed without warning. Do not give your password to anyone.
1.6 Transferring Account Access & Selling
Game accounts can only be accessed by the user who initially signed up. Game accounts cannot be transferred to a new owner or sold to any third party. Accounts caught being transferred to a new owner will be permanently jailed. You are also not permitted to sell any in game currency or items for real cash direct to you and/or cash purchases made for you.
2.1 Bug Abuse
Any users found to abuse a bug or glitch within the site will be jailed and advantages gained from the bug removed. If you come across a bug, please report it on a Bug Report ticket.
2.2 Interactive/Automated Software
You are not permitted to use any other software, which includes automated software, apart from a web browser to play the game. Any automated software written to interact with the game is strictly forbidden. This includes automated web browser add-ons. Any software, or software add-on, which interacts with the game without you clicking an in-game link, is prohibited. Any users found using, distributing or promoting the use of such software will be jailed. Any illegally gained advantages will be removed from the accounts involved, and further actions, such as stat loss may occur if deemed necessary.
2.2.1 Refresher Software
A refresher is a program (most often an add-in to your web browser) that reloads a webpage at set intervals.
You are not permitted to use any type of refreshers which interacts with the game without you clicking an in-game link. Any users found using, distributing or promoting the use of such software will be jailed. Any illegally gained advantages will be removed from the accounts involved, and further actions, such as stat loss may occur if deemed necessary. Use of these programs gives players an unfair advantage and is strictly forbidden on all levels.
2.2.2 Suspicious Activity
If account activity leads to suspicion of violation of the Terms of Service through use of unauthorised software, timers, add-ons, or any other manner inconsistent with fair game play, that account is subject to being held in jail after a preliminary investigation, until such time that a final investigation produces a conclusion. Time served while the account is under investigation will count toward the final sentence. If an account is determined to be innocent and released, donator days will be reimbursed.
2.3 Encouraging Cheating
Encouraging or wilfully assisting another player to break any of these rules will be considered and treated as if you broke the rule(s) yourself.
2.4 Gang Theft
Users found to intentionally remove assets from a gang for the purpose of self-profit or as an attack against the gang may be jailed and the assets returned to the gang. If the assets cannot be retrieved the user will be fined the total value of assets stolen.
2.5 Being A Threat
A player may be considered a threat to the game if they are constantly involved in acts that will make the game less enjoyable for other members. This includes constantly harassing players, slander, abuse, exposing information about staff or things deemed not appropriate etc. Depending on how threatening the player is considered to be, the consequence can vary from a communications ban, jail, or deletion. Also, all players that are involved in these acts, by either taking part or contributing will also be subject to jailing.
You are given the choice to edit your profile. There are specific profile rules on the edit profile page, which you must adhere too. Failure of following the guidelines will result in you losing the ability to edit your profile and also a jail sentence. At ANY time can we edit your profile without notice.
2.7 Gang Invites/Spam
A built in gang invite system is in place to help stop comment spam. If you send a comment gang invites and you're caught or reported then your account is liable for jailing. You must stick with the gang invite system to recruit people to your gang. However one mail per person and one post is allowed.
2.8 Points Offers
ZedWars has offers that users can complete to earn Points, ZedWars has no control of what is on these offers, and cannot be held responsible for anything when you press the link and you leave the site.
2.9 User Generated Content
To the extent that portions of this site provides users an opportunity to post and/or exchange information, ideas, and opinions in chat rooms, forums, mail, etc. Please be advised that postings do not necessarily reflect the views of ZedWars. Although we periodically monitor exchanged and posted information, in no event does ZedWars 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. Users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages and postings. However, ZedWars 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.
Being abusive to other players and staff is strictly prohibited. You may be banned from chat rooms and forums if you verbally abuse staff or other players. You could also be put in jail.
2.11 Abuse #2
If another player is harassing you, you have been given an option to BLOCK them. If you are still being harassed by other means AFTER you've blocked them, then please contact us.
2.12 Soliciting Information
Attempting to obtain personal information from a minor (Under the age of 18) that could allow "offline contact" (such as phone number, address, full name, etc) is strictly forbidden. Any users found attempting to obtain such information will be banned indefinitely from the site. Users who are found attempting to collect account information such as signup email and password will be banned from the site.
2.12.1 Personal information
It is not permitted to post any personal contact information (email, address, telephone number etc.) about you on the public features (chat/forums/profiles/blogs) of the game.
Every player has the right to accuse another player who they suspect is breaking these terms of service. Please post on the confidental board with full details.
2.13.1 False Accusations
Users found deliberately making false accusations of cheating by another player will be jailed from the game. Altering "evidence" against a player, such as editing chat logs, will be considered as making a deliberate false accusation.
A player who decides to quit ZedWars is not permitted to give away their in-game items (money, points, tokens, etc.). Any player who receives items from a quitting player should return those items to either the quitting player or a game developer. Game staff will not delete accounts upon request. If you wish to stop playing, simply log out and your account will be deleted for inactivity. Abandoning one account to begin a new one is not permitted until after the original account has been deleted. The Staff retains the right to make changes to this list without notice. Violating these rules will punishments including, but not limited to, a Message Board Ban, Jailing, or Deletion of your account.
Any player that becomes inactive for more then 90 days will be deleted due to inactivity. At this time, account will be deleted with no return. Only exception is people who are active donator. Gang will be deleted once all staff members of the gang are inactive for more then 90 days. The development team, reserves the right to keep or transfer inactive players or gangs for any reason. If the development team decides not to delete your character, you have no rights for anything lost or missing from your account.
2.16 Jailed Accounts
Jail board is for discussing a jail sentence, you can explain your side of the story. Asking to be un-jail when you receive a SYSTEM jailing will result in a 30 additional days of jail time. Begging or asking to be release after discussion is over will result in 60 additional days per post in jail. Simply said if you are jailed by the SYSTEM, nothing can be done to reverse this. If you believe you are unfairly jailed, tell us your side of the story and do not ask to be released, this is up for staff to decide.
3.1 Donator Packs
All accounts are free and the game is free to play. However there is an optional donator upgrade, which gives you some in-game extras. All packs are one-time payments only; there are no 'recurring subscriptions'. Packs are not refundable, but it is possible for you to buy packs for another account. Donator packs cannot be transferred or removed once applied/used to an account.
3.2 Donator Packs and Point Purchases
All Donator packs and Point purchases are the purchase of a physical membership card, which may be sent, only if requested. This card will be sent via recorded post anywhere in the world, to the address the PayPal account is registered to. (We will not sell your share your address with any third party). This is to help secure against chargeback's and other payment fraud issues. Any non-physical goods received from purchase on this site are simply a free reward for purchasing the card at the specified value. May take up to 10 working days to dispatch the card. If you make several purchases in that amount of time, they will be sent in the same package. The delivery cost must be added to your payment, please contact us.
Users agree if any payment transaction tied to their account is charged back or refunded, your account will lose all of what you bought and your account will be jailed until the money is returned. The amount returned must be the full chargeback amount + $20 + 5%, please contact us for more information on this.
4. External Sites
4.1 Advertising Other Sites
It is against the rules to advertise and post links to any competing website, in chat,blog(zlog) entries, forum, mail or anywhere in game. Doing this can lead to banning/jailing without warning.
4.2 External Sites
ZedWars is not held responsible for the content of any external sites. Users can link to other sites; a confirmation page is displayed before a user continues. Any site that is hosted outside the ZedWars.com domain is not associated with us.
4.3 External Sites #2
Via profiles and gang pages it is possible to embed content from certain sites, i.e. YouTube, Xat etc. ZedWars is not held responsible for the content of these external sites. If you have any issues with what is external and what is not, please contact us. If you have any problems with the external content, please contact that site support; we cannot help with any external sites.
Users found creating multiple accounts to cheat the referral system will be jailed from the game, all multiple accounts deleted, and any rewards obtained from referral points removed. You are not allowed to post your referral link on ZedWars.com; doing so would be considered spam and an attempt to cheat the referral system.
ZedWars does not guarantee connectivity, though we do our best to keep the servers online 24/7.
5.2 Staff Policy
Staff have a final say on everything, if you are abusive to staff or do not obey their rules then your account can be jailed or banned without warning.
5.2.1 Impersonating Staff
Impersonating a member of ZedWars staff or impersonating a representative of ZedWars is strictly forbidden. Any users caught doing so can be banned or jailed.
5.3 Account Rights
All Accounts remain the property of ZedWars and members are simply given rights to access them.
5.4 Intellectual Rights
Any individual who attempts to reverse engineer, hack, gain unauthorized entry into or undermine the system integrity of ZedWars (including attempting to access any internal part of the game from an offsite location) will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law.
5.5 This Agreement
ZedWars shall be not responsible for any failure to perform its obligations under this Agreement (Connectivity, loss of account information) if such failure is caused by events or conditions beyond ZedWars's reasonable control.
Other sections of the game may have its own rules (such as the chat rooms.) These rules are an addition to the ToS, not a replacement. Violation of these rules is considered to be a violation of the ToS and will be dealt with accordingly. Please familiarize yourself with all game rules before playing. Failure to be familiar with the game rules is not an excuse for breaking them and will not be accepted as a defence of your account.
This site contains advertisements for non-donator players, ZedWars is not held responsible for what is shown, or the content on the ads or the sites they link to. We do monitor the content but cannot be held responsible for it. If you have any complaints or queries, contact us.
5.8 Updates to Terms of Service
ZedWars reserves the right to modify the terms of service at anytime with or without notice. A link will be provided at the footer of everypage with the label 'Terms'. It is your responsibility to check for updates. ZedWars also reserves the rights to modify the terms of service, and require the new terms to be accepted before allowing to continue any further within the game.
AT ANY POINT, THE DEVELOPERS CAN REMOVE YOU FROM THE GAME OR BAN YOU WITHOUT HAVING TO GIVE WARNING IF THE DEVELOPERS DEEM IT NECESSARY.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL ZEDWARS 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.
USE OF THE SITE CONSTITUTES AGREEMENT WITH THE CURRENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS.