Effective June 15, 2021

1. Acceptance of the Terms of Use

These terms of use, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Use”) are entered into by and between you and SlinDev, Klotzenmoor 31, 22453 Hamburg, Germany (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, and their derivatives). These Terms of Use govern your use of our websites, including https://www.slindev.com/ and its subdomains (collectively, the “Websites”), the video games we publish and distribute, including GRAB (collectively, the “Games”, and, each, a “Game”), and other online services we may provide (collectively, with the Websites and the Games, the “Services”).

THESE TERMS OF USE CONTAIN VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, AS WELL AS CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND EXCLUSIONS THAT MIGHT APPLY TO YOU. PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY. BY USING ANY OF THE SERVICES YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE AND CONSENT TO OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES AS DESCRIBED IN OUR PRIVACY POLICY (AVAILABLE AT https://slindev.com/privacy-policy/) (THE “PRIVACY POLICY”) THAT IS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE OR DO NOT CONSENT TO OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES AS DESCRIBED IN THE PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT USE ANY OF THE SERVICES.

2. Children

Children are not allowed to use the Services. A “Child” is a person (a) under 13 years old (for residents of the United States); and (b) under 16 years old or such age needed to consent to the processing of personal information in their country of residence (for residents of the EU).

3. Privacy Policy

All personal information we collect on the Websites, through the Services, and through the Games is subject to our Privacy Policy. Please let us know if you have any questions about our practices concerning the collection and processing of your personal information.

4. Changes to the Terms of Use

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them. If you continue to use our Services, following the posting of revised Terms of Use, you are signifying that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time, so you are aware of any changes.

5. Changes to the Websites and Unavailability of the Websites

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Websites in our sole discretion without notice. The Websites and their content are not necessarily always complete or up-to-date, and we are under no obligation to update them. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Websites is unavailable at any time or for any period.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

All aspects of the Services, including, without limitation, any works of authorship (e.g., any trailers, images, sounds, etc.), trademarks, features, or functionality, and other intellectual property contained in, comprising, or underlying the Services, are owned by the Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

7. Limited License to Use the Services

These Terms of Use permit you to use the Services and view and use the content contained in the Services for your personal, non-commercial use only. Additionally, your use of such Games will be subject to any other applicable end user license agreements or other written terms (including, without limitation, payment obligations) (“EULAs” and, each, a “EULA”). In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the terms of any such EULA and these Terms of Use, such EULA will control. As to each Game, the license contemplated by this paragraph gives you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable limited right and license to use one copy of the Game for your personal, non-commercial use for gameplay. For clarity, the foregoing license with respect to each Game is only granted to those persons that have purchased from or otherwise been given access to the particular Game by us or one of our third-party distributors, subject to any applicable EULAs and other applicable obligations. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material included in the Services. You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Services or materials available through them. No right, title, or interest in or to the Services or any content thereof is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Services not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

8. Feedback

You may elect to informally provide us with Feedback from time to time. You agree that the Company will own, and you hereby assign to the Company your intellectual property rights in and to, any and all Feedback and that the Company will be free to use, disclose, reproduce, license, distribute, and exploit the Feedback provided to it, royalty-free, entirely without obligation or restriction of any kind on account of intellectual property rights or otherwise. “Feedback” means any feedback or ideas you provide to the Company regarding the Services, including the Games, or any suggested improvements.

9. Trademarks

All names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on the Services are the trademarks of their respective owners.

10. Third Party Service Licenses and Terms of Use

The Services and User Content (defined below) may utilize the services or content of third party service providers, which may be governed by separate licenses or other terms of use (including Creative Commons, among other open source licenses), and may apply to your use of the Services and User Content. You agree to abide any and all applicable license or other governing terms promulgated by such third party service providers, including those governing creator attribution of 3D models built with Google Poly as set forth in Google’s terms of service and third party license terms, as may be amended.

11. User Content

“User Content” means any content that a user of the Services with an account submits, transfers, or otherwise provides to or makes available through the Services, including all creative expressions such as text, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, animations, logos, music, software, audio, video, and works of authorship of any kind.

When you submit, transfer, or otherwise make available User Content to us through the Services, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable right and license to use, host, store, cache, reproduce, publish, display (publicly or otherwise), perform (publicly or otherwise), distribute, transmit, modify, adapt, and create derivative works of such User Content. The foregoing license is for the limited purposes of allowing us to operate the Services, improve and promote the Services, and develop new Services. The Company will not compensate you with respect to the use of any User Content.

Any User Content that you share on the Services will be visible to the public and neither we nor any of our users owe you any confidentiality obligations in relation to your User Content. You understand and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for your User Content, and you, not the Company, has full responsibility for such User Content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness. We are not responsible or liable to any third party for the completeness or accuracy of any User Content shared by you or any other user of the Services. You represent and warrant that:

a. you own all your User Content or you have all rights that are necessary to grant us the license rights in your User Content under these Terms of Use; and

b. neither your User Content, nor your use and provision of your User Content to be made available through the Services, nor any use of your User Content by the Company on or through the Services will infringe, misappropriate, or violate a third party’s intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation.

You can remove your User Content by specifically deleting it. However, in certain instances, some of your User Content may not be completely removed and copies of your User Content may continue to exist on the Services, even upon termination, discontinuation, or cancellation of your access to the Services. We are not responsible or liable for the removal or deletion of (or the failure to remove or delete) any of your User Content.

12. Prohibited Uses

You may use the Services only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Services in any way that violates applicable laws, to exploit or harm anyone, to send advertising or promotional material, or to impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company or anyone else. Additionally, you agree not to:

a. use the Services to submit or link to any content which is defamatory, abusive, hateful, threatening, spam or spam-like, likely to offend, contains adult or objectionable content, contains personal information of others, risks copyright infringement, encourages unlawful activity, or otherwise violates any laws;

b. disable, overburden, damage, or impair (or attempt to disable, overburden, damage, or impair) the Services or interfere with anyone else’s use of the Services;

c. engage in any other conduct that affects anyone else’s use or enjoyment of the Services or that, as determined by us, may harm the Company;

d. use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Services for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Services;

e. use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Services or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent;

f. use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Services;

g. introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful;

h. attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Services, including any server on which the Services are stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Services;

i. attack the Services via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack;

j. otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services; and

k. encourage or enable any other person to do any of the foregoing.

Although we are not obligated to monitor access to or use of the Services or User Content or to review or edit any User Content, we have the right to do so for the purpose of operating and updating the Services, to ensure compliance with these Terms of Use, and to comply with applicable law or other legal requirements. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to remove, disable, or suspend your or any user’s access to any User Content or the Services, at any time and without notice, including, without limitation, if we, at our sole discretion, consider any User Content or activity when using the Services to be objectionable or in violation of these Terms of Use. We have the right to investigate violations of these Terms of Use or conduct that affects the Services including, consulting and cooperating with law enforcement authorities to prosecute users who violate the law.

13. Reliance on Information Posted

We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information made available through the Services, and all statements or opinions expressed in User Content are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the user providing that User Content and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials, including User Content by you, any other user of the Services, or by anyone who may be informed of any of the contents of the Services.

14. Linking to the Websites and Social Media Features

You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part.

15. Links from the Websites

If the Websites contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

16. Health and Safety Precautions

The below should be reviewed before use of the Game. Failing to review the below health and safety precautions may cause damage to property, injury, or death. These health and safety precautions are not intended to be an exhaustive list, and use of the Game may involve other health and safety risks not contained herein. The Company is not liable for any damage to property, injury, or death that may occur as the result of your failure to review the health and safety precautions or as a result of the interactions between you and people or objects in or around the play area during your use of the Game.

Epileptic Seizure Warning. Please note that certain people are susceptible to epileptic seizures or loss of consciousness when exposed to certain flashing lights or light patterns, even if they have never experienced epileptic symptoms or been previously diagnosed with epilepsy. Such people may have a seizure while watching certain images on screens, including virtual reality headsets, or playing certain video games, including the Game. If you or anyone in your family has ever had symptoms related to epilepsy (seizures or loss of consciousness in particular) when exposed to flashing lights, you should consult your doctor prior to playing the Game. Stop playing the Game and consult a doctor if you have any of the following symptoms: convulsions, eye or muscle twitching, loss of consciousness or awareness, altered vision, involuntary movements, or disorientation. The Company is not liable for any death, injury, or health complications resulting from any epileptic symptoms or conditions which may occur during or as a result of your use of the Game. To reduce the likelihood of a seizure or epileptic symptoms do not play the Game when tired or need sleep and take 10 or 15 minute breaks every 30 minutes while playing the Game.

Motion Sickness. Playing video games (especially virtual reality games), including the Game, may cause motion sickness in some players. If you feel dizzy or nauseous when playing the Game, stop playing and rest. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, or engage in other demanding or strenuous activity until you feel better. To limit the risk of motion sickness while playing the Game, do not use the Game when you are tired, need sleep, are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, are hung-over, have digestive problems, are under emotional stress or anxiety, or when suffering from cold, flu, headaches, migraines, earaches, or other health issues which may increase your susceptibility to adverse symptoms.

Repetitive Motion Injuries and Eyestrain. Playing video games, including the Game, can make your muscles, joints, skin, or eyes hurt. To avoid problems such as tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, skin irritation, or eyestrain:

a. avoid excessive play;

b. take a 10 to 15 minute break every 30 minutes while playing the Game;

c. if your hands, wrists, arms, eyes, or other parts of your body become tired or sore while playing, or if you feel symptoms such as tingling, numbness, burning, or stiffness, stop and rest for several hours before playing again; and

d. if you continue to have any of the above symptoms or other discomfort during or after playing the Game, stop playing and consult a doctor.

Play Area Precautions. Give yourself plenty of room to play the Game. Always be aware of your surroundings when playing the Game. While playing the Game you will be moving around the play area and using your hands to control gameplay. Make sure the play area is clear of furniture, objects, and other people that could be bumped into during game play. Please ensure that you are not near other people, stairs, balconies, windows, walls furniture, or other objects that may pose a danger to you or could be damaged or injured during or immediately after using the Game. All objects that may pose tripping hazards, could cause injury, or could be damaged as the result of your contact with them while playing the Game should be removed from the play area prior to you playing the Game. Never handle sharp or dangerous objects while playing the Game. Due to the immersive nature of the Game, sound volumes should be kept at low enough levels that you are able to maintain awareness of your surroundings while playing the Game and so as not to damage your hearing. You should not use the Game if your awareness of your surroundings is impaired by lack of sleep, drugs, alcohol, the effects of a hang-over, stress, anxiety or when suffering from a cold, flu, headaches, migraines, or other illnesses.

17. Termination

We may terminate your access to and use of the Services, at our sole discretion, at any time and without notice to you. Upon any termination, discontinuation, or cancellation of the Services, provisions relating to Intellectual Property Rights, Feedback, Trademarks, User Content, Copyright Infringement, Termination, Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification, and Governing Law and Jurisdiction will survive such termination, discontinuation, or cancellation.

18. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND PRODUCTS (INCLUDING THE GAMES AND OTHER SOFTWARE) INCLUDED IN OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE SERVICES, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT (INCLUDING USER CONTENT), MATERIALS, AND PRODUCTS (INCLUDING THE GAMES AND SOFTWARE) OF THE SERVICES, OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SENT FROM THE COMPANY WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THE SERVICES OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE TO YOU ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE SERVICES WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

19. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH (A) THESE TERMS OF USE OR (B) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR THEIR CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY’S TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH (A) THESE TERMS OF USE OR (B) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR CONTENT (INCLUDING USER CONTENT) EXCEED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1000) USD. THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE COMPANY AND YOU.

20. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Services.

21. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Services and these Terms of Use and any related dispute or claim will be governed by and construed in accordance with German law, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.

Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the Services must be instituted exclusively in the courts located at the Companies place of business. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

22. Waiver and Severability

No waiver by the Company of any term or condition set out in these Terms of Use will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the Company to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision will be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

23. Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy are the sole and entire agreement between you and the Company regarding the Services and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, regarding their subject matter.

24. Your Comments and Concerns

If you have any questions about the Services or these Terms of Use, please contact us at [email protected].