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Rules, Terms of Use, & Privacy

The following rules will be enforced by the CAG's administrators and moderators. Violation of these rules may result in content editing or deletion and account banning or deletion.


Community Rules

CAG Registration & Membership
You may not register or access CAG if you are under the age of thirteen (13). Upon registration, you agree to provide truthful and accurate information about yourself as requested, and to promptly make any updates as to keep such information current. You may not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, or disguise the origin of any content transmitted through CAG. The Management may suspend or terminate your account and refuse use of the CAG in the event that you provide false information about yourself, fail to keep information current, or create multiple accounts. You can change your display name here.

Language & Disruptive Behavior
You may not use CAG to make available content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, tortious, defamatory, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. You may not engage in any behavior that interferes with the operation of CAG or its enjoyment by other users.

Trademarks, Copyrighted Material, and Confidential Information
You may not use CAG to make available content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of another. You may not use CAG to make available content which you have no right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (including but not limited to inside information and proprietary or confidential information disclosed in employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).

Trolling & Harassment
Posting unsubstantiated negative commentary intended solely to annoy and/or offend other users is not allowed. You may not "stalk" or otherwise harass or harm another user in any way.

Spam & Solicitation
You may not use CAG to make available unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," “stock touts,” “pyramid schemes,”, "affiliate links", "cookie stuffing", or any other form of solicitation. For more information on affiliate links and why we only allow CAG Affiliate links, please read this.

Viruses & Data Collection
You may not use CAG to make available software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment. You may not collect or store personal data about other users of CAG.

Piracy & Other Illegal Acts
You may not use CAG to make available information on the acquisition or use of pirated content, circumvention of copy protection, and software or hardware which enables the use of pirated content. Requesting or providing links or invitations to web sites which contain this information or content is not allowed. You may not use CAG to discuss, buy, sell, or trade pirated content or hardware which enables the use of pirated content.
You may not use CAG to violate local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to administrative regulations and any other regulations having the force of law.

System Abuse
CAG has various features which are designed to help the community, but can be negatively affected by malicious user input. These features include (but are not limited to): thread and blog tagging, trade-in value tracker, reporting posts, user reviews, trading, feedback, marketplace, private messages, price tracker and the game database. Those users who abuse the Site features will find their privileges or account revoked at the administrator's discretion.






Terms of Use
By using the CheapAssGamer.com web site (the “Site”), you agree to these TERMS OF USE (“TOU”). CAG Productions, LLC. as the management of the Site (the “Management”), reserves the right to modify the TOU at any time and it is your responsibility to regularly check for changes. Your use of the Site after we make changes will signify your acceptance of the changes.

Although the administrators and moderators of Cheap Ass Gamer will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of Cheap Ass Gamer, nor Invision Power Services, Inc (developers of IPS) will be held responsible for the content of any message.

By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar,
sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws.

The owners of Cheap Ass Gamer reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any posting or user account for any reason.

REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
Upon registration, you also agree to provide truthful and accurate information about yourself as requested, and to promptly make any updates as to keep such information current. The Management may suspend or terminate your account and refuse use of the Site in the event that you provide false information about yourself , fail to keep information current, or create multiple accounts. You may not access the Site if you are under the age of thirteen (13).

USE OF GENERAL CONTENT
You acknowledge that all content on the Site (the “Content”), including but not limited to images, audio clips and video clips, is protected by copyrights, trademarks and/or other intellectual and proprietary rights. Unauthorized duplication of any of the content, in whole or in part, is prohibited – including but not limited to copying, republishing, posting or transmitting the Content or creating derivative works based upon the Content. You may download one copy of the Content on a single computer for personal, noncommercial home use only, and you may not change nor delete any attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice. Downloading the Content does not confer to you any ownership rights in that material. Unauthorized use of the Content may subject the offender to civil liability and/or criminal prosecution under applicable laws.

The Site does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any Content. You acknowledge that the Content cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including but not limited to, financial, medical, or legal matters. You further acknowledge that by accessing the Site, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will the Site or the Management be liable for Content, including but not limited to for any errors or omissions in Content or for loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of Content.

By providing links to other sites, CheapAssGamer.com does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to CheapAssGamer.com.

You acknowledge that all content posted on the Site is the sole responsibility of the person posting such Content. This means that you, and not the Site, are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Site. The Management does not control the Content posted by others and does not guarantee its accuracy, integrity or quality. You understand that by accessing the Site, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.
Content on the Site may not be appropriate for children. The Site is not directed to children under the age of 18, and the Management does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. We strongly recommend that parents take an active role in the use of the Internet by their children, and that parents employ parental control software to limit the access of their children to inappropriate material on the Internet.


COMMUNITY CONTENT
Posting any Content on the Site, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) to Management the perpetual, non-exclusive, world-wide, sublicensable, royalty-free and fully paid license to use any or all of the Content you post, in its original or edited form, in radio programs, television programs, books, articles, commentaries, or in any other medium now known or later developed. You also warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content you have posted and that the public posting and use of such content by us will not infringe the rights of any third party. You further warrant that any “moral rights” in posted materials have been waived. You acknowledge that you are not entitled to any compensation for any Content you may post on the Site or Management’s use thereof pursuant to the license set forth above.

The Management is not responsible for material appearing in any area of the Site, except for material signed by one of its identified representatives. The Management is not responsible for screening material posted by users for libel, obscenity, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, accuracy, or for any other reason. However, the Management retains the right to modify or remove messages or other material that it, in its sole discretion, consider infringing, offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, stale, or otherwise unacceptable. It also reserves the right to edit materials for any other reason. Whether or not it modifies or removes such material, users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages or postings.

The Management may, at its sole discretion, suspend or terminate the registration of any user who violates any of these terms of use, or for any behavior that the Management, in its sole discretion, believes is inappropriate.

MERCHANDISE BOUGHT, SOLD, OR TRADED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE
The Management makes no warranties with respect to any of the merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, or sold on or through the Site. Transactions for any such item shall be between the user and the third party seller, buyer, trader, distributor, or manufacturer without any involvement of the Management. You agree that the Management are not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to merchandise, products, and/or services featured, mentioned, sold, or distributed on or through the Website, including illegal, offensive or illicit items, even items that violate this Agreement.


REPORTING ALLEGED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe Material has been made available on the Site that infringes on your copyright, send your complaint to: CheapyD@CheapAssGamer.com. Complaints are required to include the following information:

a. a physical or electronic signature;
b. identification of the infringed work;
c. identification of the infringed material;
d. contact information for the complainant, e.g. address, telephone number, electronic mail address;
e. a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner or the law;
and
f. a statement that the information contained in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS, WHERE IS,” AS AN ACCOMMODATION, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, NOR DOES MANAGEMENT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND IN RESPECT OF ANY CONTENT, GOODS AND SERVICES PURCHASED BY OR PROVIDED TO USERS OF THE SITE (UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY STATED IN WRITING IN THE RELEVANT TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE). THE MANAGEMENT EXPRESSLY EXCLUDES ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT IN RESPECT OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKS TO THE SITE. IT IS AGREED THAT MANAGEMENT AND ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE CONTENT ON THE SITE, OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. (THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IF APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES). IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU BY MANAGEMENT AND ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES FOR ALL DAMAGES (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT.


LAWS AND REGULATIONS
These TOU shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any legal proceedings relating to these Terms of Use or the Site shall be initiated in a state or federal court located in the State of New York, County of New York, and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.

Your use of this Website is governed by all applicable laws and regulations of the United States and any state and locality having jurisdiction. Content may be subject to U.S. export and re-export control restrictions. Your use of this Website may be subject to the laws of other countries if you are not located in the United States.

If any of the provisions of these TOU are held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions of these TOU. This is the entire agreement relating to the TOU. This agreement may be modified only by the posting by Management of changes to these TOU conditions, or by a writing signed by both parties.



Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is a part of the TOU, and covers information collected on CheapAssGamer.com. This policy does not cover information collected offline or elsewhere. The Management may amend this policy at any time.

You may be asked to provide personal identification information in connection with your access to all or part of CheapAssGamer.com. This personal identification information will only be collected from you if you voluntarily submit such information. CheapAssGamer.com uses security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control; however, all security is subject to possible circumvention, and we cannot and do not provide any guarantees regarding the effectiveness of the security we employ or our ability to prevent third parties, acting unlawfully, from obtaining information that you provide to us.

The information that you submit may be used in the following ways: your IP address may be used to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer CheapAssGamer.com. Your IP address may also be used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information that is anonymous in nature and is not associated with particular individuals. Other anonymous information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to CheapAssGamer.com may be gathered for use in providing advertisements on CheapAssGamer.com. In the course of serving advertisements to Site users, our third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on CheapAssGamer.com and their use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads based on users visits to CheapAssGamer.com and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the here.

We reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from your activities on CheapAssGamer.com. If identity or account information is sought in connection with a civil legal matter, the party seeking such identity or account information must serve CheapAssGamer.com with a valid subpoena.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the TOU or the Site, please contact CheapyD@CheapAssGamer.com.