Terms of Use

Tough Cookie GamesTM is a site designed and intended for game design. We encourage you to browse the site, provided that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained on the site. Browsing the site does not grant you any rights to the intellectual property rights of Tough Cookie GamesTM. Remember, you may not copy, modify, distribute, or sell any material on this site for commercial or public purposes without explicit written permission from Tough Cookie GamesTM. Please review the Terms of Use set forth below carefully. By clicking here accessing browsing this site, you are agreeing to all of these terms and conditions without limitation or exception. If you do not agree with any of the Terms of Use, please do not use this site. Tough Cookie GamesTM reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, and by continuing to use the site after we post a change, you will be deemed to have accepted the new Terms of Use. Therefore, you should check frequently these Terms of Use for updates.

Use of the Site

This site is intended as a general resource site on our company and news on the software game industry. You agree not to modify, distribute, display, or exploit the contents of this site in any way, except as authorized on this page.

Although Tough Cookie GamesTM will make reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the site, this may not always be possible. We do not guarantee that: (i) the Services will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (ii) any defects or errors will be corrected; (iii) the Services will be free of viruses or other harmful materials; or (iv) the results of using the Services will meet your expectations. You use the Services solely at your own risk. Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Everything on the Site is provided to you “AS AVAILABLE” AND "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY PROVIDING CONTENT VIA THIS SITE SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THIS SITE.

Responsible Conduct

You agree to act responsibly at this site and to treat other members/visitors with respect. You agree not to use this site to harass, harm, bully, troll, or abuse other people with directly or indirectly through information obtained from this site. By using this site, you agree to this policy. While using this site, you cannot discriminate based upon any prohibited class or characteristic, including race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, age or disability.

Protection of Children. Tough Cookie GamesTM complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. To ensure that we do not collect personally identifying information from children under the age of 13,Tough Cookie GamesTM’s submission process does not allow persons under the age of 13 to submit information to the website.

Limited License/Copyright and Intellectual Property Law Restrictions

All materials provided in emails or Web pages generated by Tough Cookie GamesTM, including, but not limited to, information, documents, content, products, graphics, sounds, images, and software, are provided either by Tough Cookie GamesTM or its third party licensors and are protected by Tough Cookie GamesTM or its third party licensors’ copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws.

You are hereby granted a non-exclusive license to use the material at this site (“Content”) while connected to this site. You are also granted a limited license to print and distribute or share any Content posted at the site, but only for your personal use. If you are the creator of the game or content, you have license to monetize your own content elsewhere. Except as expressly provided above, all rights are reserved. Except to the extent required for the limited purpose of reviewing material on our site, electronic reproduction, adaption, distribution, performance or display is prohibited. Changes to or deletion of copyright notices are prohibited. Commercial use of any of the Content is strictly prohibited. Use of any of our trademarks as metatags on other websites is strictly prohibited. You may not display this website in frames (or any of the Content via in-line links) without our expressed written permission, which may be requested by contacting us through our Contact Us link. You may, however, establish ordinary links to our site without our written permission.

Tough Cookie GamesTM respects the intellectual property rights of others and requires those that visit our site to do the same. Tough Cookie GamesTM may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, remove or disable access to material on the Web site that infringes upon the copyrights of others. Tough Cookie GamesTM also may, at its discretion, remove or disable links or references to an online location that contains infringing material or infringing activity. In the event that any visitors to Toughtcookiegames.com repeatedly infringe on others’ copyrights, Tough Cookie GamesTM may in its sole discretion terminate those individuals’ rights to use the website. If you believe we have posted infringing material, please Contact Us with the Take Down Request by clicking on the hyperlink or emailing us at: info@toughcookiegames.com.

Links to Third Party Sites

This website contains links to other sites which may be helpful to our users. Tough Cookie GamesTM provides these links for your convenience and is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of these external sites. Tough Cookie GamesTM is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of external sites and encourages you to review the privacy policy of those sites before you use them. If you decide to access any of the other sites linked to Tough Cookie GamesTM, you do so entirely at your own risk. These sites that we don’t own or control include, for example, links to Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Jurisdiction and Disputes

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Washington, and all disputes shall be resolved in the applicable state or federal courts of Washington.

Mediation

In the event of any dispute arising under this agreement, the matter shall be submitted first to mediation, conducted in Snohomish County, Washington. The terms and procedure for mediation shall be arranged by the parties to the dispute. Mediation costs will be paid by party seeking mediation.

Indemnification You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Tough Cookie GamesTM, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and any third-party providers of information or services to the site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms of Use, any unauthorized use of materials found on this site, or your violation of the intellectual property rights of Tough Cookie GamesTM or any of those other parties.

Privacy

By using our services, you are agreeing that we can process your information in the ways set out in the Privacy Policy. For details on our Privacy Policy and on our policy on the use of this site by minors, please read our Privacy Policy.

Last updated March 2, 2019