Use of the n-gage App and Site, and the services available via either (“services” or “our services”), is subject to this Acceptable and Fair Use Policy (together with the documents referred to in it).
1.We provide services for our users to use and enjoy. By using our services, You agree to this Acceptable and Fair Use Policy, which sets out the rules of good behaviour applicable to your use of our services.
2.Should You have any questions about, or any person’s compliance with, this n-gage Acceptable and Fair Use Policy, please contact us at [email protected]
4.Any terms used in this Acceptable and Fair Use Policy will have the same meaning as the equivalent defined terms in our n-gage Terms of Service, unless the context requires otherwise.
5.In addition to and without limiting anything in our n-gage Terms of Service, You agree that You are entirely responsible for any content that You post, submit, transmit, distribute or upload through our Service. Any use or reliance on any content by You is at your risk and we have and shall not accept any liability for any content posted, submitted, uploaded or transmitted by You or other users like You.
6.We take the safety of our users very seriously. We strongly urge everyone to report suspicious people and sensitive content when they come across it on the n-gage App. You can notify us of any suspicious users or objectionable content by clicking on the Report button located within the n-gage App or by contacting us via the “contact us” link within the n-gage App along with a brief description of the problem faced by You. You may also write in to us at [email protected] We take significant efforts to make sure that the interactions encountered on the n-gage App are done so in a safe manner.
1.You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities on or in relation to our services, or allow any person to use your account with us to do the same:
a)impersonate any person or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in registering an account (including by creating a misrepresentative account name or accessing another user’s account) or in making any communications or sharing or publishing any content or information using our services;
b)name squat via your account name in a way that infringes any third party’s intellectual property rights or other rights;
c)send any unsolicited, unauthorised spam (such as spam comments in our social media services), advertising or promotional messages, or any other commercial communications;
d)submit, upload, transmit or display, through our services, any content (whether displayed publicly or not, and whether displayed directly or indirectly to any other users) which in fact or in our reasonable opinion:
i.breaches any laws or regulations (or may result in a breach of any laws or regulations when used in a manner permitted by the n-gage Terms of Service);
ii.creates a risk of loss or damage to any person or property;
iii.is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive;
iv.harms or exploits any person (whether adult or minor) in any way, including via bullying, harassment or threats of violence;
v.is unlawful, obscene, threatening, hateful, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), threatening, profane or otherwise objectionable;
vi.encourages conduct that would be considered to be criminal offence in any jurisdiction, give rise to civil liability, violate any law or is otherwise inappropriate;
vii.promotes or encourages self-harming;
viii.infringes our rights or any third party’s rights, including any intellectual property rights, contractual rights, confidentiality rights or privacy rights;
ix.is pornographic, sexually explicit, violent or otherwise of a mature nature; or
x.encourages or is likely to encourage any of the above;
e)misuse religious stickers, cards, or themes downloaded from the n-gage App;
f)misuse or make hateful, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, humiliating comments relating to the content within the “Know” area of the n-gage App;
g)violate any applicable laws or regulations, including credit card fraud or bank account fraud;
h)engage in any illegal or potentially illegal (as determined by us) activities or transactions, including sale of any illicit drugs or money laundering;
i)gamble, provide gambling information or entice others to engage in gambling through any method;
j)use or exploit any of our intellectual property rights (including our trademarks, brand name, logo, any other of our proprietary information or the layout or design of any page), or otherwise infringe on any of our intellectual property rights (including attempting to reverse engineer any applications or software used to access our services);
k)access any of our services, collect or process any content made available through our services, send or redirect any communications through our services, in each case, through the use any automated bots, software, engines, crawlers, scrapers, data mining tools or the like, or attempt to do any of the foregoing;
l)engage in any “framing,” “mirroring,” or other techniques directed at simulating the appearance or function of our services;
m)use our services for any commercial purpose or for the benefit of any third party, except as permitted by the n-gage Terms of Service;
n)interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, any user’s or any other party’s access to our services;
o)intentionally distribute viruses, worms, Trojan horses, corrupted files or other malicious code or items;
p)share or publish any other person’s personally identifiable information using our services without their express consent;
q)probe or test the vulnerability of, or otherwise circumvent (or attempt to circumvent) any security features on, our services, our systems or the systems of other users;
r)decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer of the software used to provide our services, or seek to do any of the foregoing, except to the extent that applicable laws and regulations do not allow us to prevent You from doing this;
s)create multiple accounts for disruptive or abusive purposes;
t)post advertisements for solicitations of business or for any other commercial purposes;
u)attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, its related systems, networks or servers; or
v)engage in any other activity that encourages any person or entity to breach the n-gage Terms of Service (including this n-gage Acceptable and Fair Use Policy).
ENGAGING IN ANY OF THE ABOVE ACTIVITIES OR ALLOWING ANY OTHER PERSON TO ENGAGE IN THE ABOVE ACTIVITIES THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT WITH US, SHALL RESULT IN YOUR ACCOUNT BEING PERMANENTLY DELETED OR DISCONTINUED. FURTHER, YOU WILL BE PROHIBITED FROM USING OUR SERVICES IN THE FUTURE.
You may not register for or use our services if:
1.You have been convicted of any child abuse offence or sex offence;
2.You are less than 13 years of age. However, You will be able to claim your prize in the Weekly Prize Draws that may be held only if You are at least 16 years of age if resident in the UK, USA & DC (excluding Florida & New York), or at least 18 years of age if resident in India; or
3.we have previously terminated your account and advised You that You may no longer use our services.
1.Once You have downloaded the n-gage App, You can message, chat with and call any other n-gage App user free of charge. Moreover, You may also choose to access additional features and become a premium user on the payment of certain charges, from time to time. However, in case You choose to not become a premium user, You may still message, chat with and call any other n-gage App user free of charge. However, usage of such free features shall be as per a pre-defined limit set by us, which limit shall be twice the usage of the same feature by any other average user. In the event You exceed the set limit, then we reserve the right to discontinue your use of such features for such time as we deem fit.
2.In case You choose to become a premium user by purchasing the additional features, your use of the premium features will be subject to the terms and conditions governing such premium features, from time to time. You must also comply with the terms of payment as contained in the n-gage Terms of Service herein in relation to your payments with us for the purchase of such premium features or otherwise.
If you have any concerns about this Acceptable and Fair Use Policy, You may contact us via email on support @n-gage.com
Latest Version: 3rd March 2017