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Yugioh.com Terms of Use

Please read the following terms of use (“Terms of Use”) carefully before using the yugioh.com website (“Website”). By using the Website, you are agreeing to the Terms of Use as well as the Privacy Policy, which is available at http://www.yugioh.com/news/privacy-policy .

THIS IS A BINDING AGREEMENT

If you are under 18 years old, please have your parent or legal guardian review the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use first.

If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions in the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website, please do not submit or post anything to the Website and please do not authorize others to use the Website or submit or post anything to the Website.

The Website is owned by 4K Media Inc. (“4K”, “we”, “us” or “our”).

THIS IS A BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND 4K. THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS LIABILITY DISCLAIMERS AND RESTRICTIONS, AS WELL AS RELEASES AND WAIVERS, SO PLEASE READ THESE TERMS IN THEIR ENTIRETY.

The Terms of Use applies to the yugioh.com website only. When using other websites owned or controlled by 4K, or any other websites owned by a third party (even if you arrived at such websites through a link on this Website), please review the privacy policy and the terms of use of that specific website.

AMENDMENTS, MODIFICATIONS AND UPDATES WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

From time to time, and in our sole discretion, we may amend, modify or update the Terms of Use without prior notice. Those changes will be in effect immediately when posted. So please check this page periodically. If you do not agree to and cannot comply with the revised Terms of Use, you must stop using and visiting the Website and you must not post or submit anything to the Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of the revised Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use.

CONTENT, OUR SERVICES AND RESTRICTION ON USE

This Website is related to the characters and titles of products distributed or licensed by 4K and its affiliated entities. Please note that this Website is provided for use by individuals only and for non-commercial purposes in compliance with these Terms of Use.

We reserve the right to modify, suspend and discontinue the Website, any Content and any of the services on the Website at any time, without notice. If you have established an account with us or have registered with us, or submitted anything to us or posted anything to the Website, we are under no obligation to store your information, posting or submission.

OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ON THE WEBSITE

All trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website (collectively, the "Trademarks") are the registered and unregistered trademarks of 4K, its affiliates and/or their respective licensors. You cannot use any Trademarks for any reason without obtaining the prior written permission of 4K.
4K, its licensors and its affiliates own and retain all rights, title and interest in the content on the Website and in the services offered on the Website, including, but not limited to, all of the Trademarks, characters, stories, ideas, logos, graphics, illustrations, data, text, artwork, images, marks, photographs, design elements, materials, codes, software, icons, music, audio and video (collectively, the "Content"). The Content is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by 4K, its licensors and/or suppliers, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright trademark, patent, and/or other intellectual property laws. No Content, in whole or in part, may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, sold, downloaded, decompiled, altered, displayed, reverse engineered or disassembled in any way, unless the Content is in the public domain or you have obtained written permission from 4K and/or the appropriate licensor. Modification of the Content or use of the Content, in whole or in part, for any non-approved purpose is a violation of 4K and its licensors’ copyright, trademark, intellectual property and other proprietary rights. For the avoidance of doubt, this prohibition against using any part of the Content includes creating montages, wallpaper, merchandise, video mash-ups, even if you provide these for free.

USER SUBMISSIONS AND POSTINGS; YOUR IRREVOCABLE RELEASE AND WAIVER
You must be 13 years old or older to post anything on the Website or submit anything to the Website.
If you are under 18 years old and would like to submit or post something to 4K or the Website, you must first have your parent or legal guardian read these Terms of Use and the Submission Release and consent to all the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use and the Submission Release.
You irrevocably grant to 4K and 4K’s affiliates and successors sole rights, title and interest in perpetuity) throughout the universe to any and all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, drawings, fan art, video, messages, tags or other materials submitted or posted by or on behalf of you to the Website or to 4K (collectively, “User Submissions”). 4K shall have exclusive right to use, distribute, syndicate, license, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, transmit, publicly perform, create derivate works and publicly display your User Submissions (in whole or in part) in any format or medium now known or later developed (including without limitations on the Internet, mobile devices, merchandise, print media, advertisements and film) without notice to you and without seeking your approval and without any compensation to you.
You irrevocably consent to 4K’s, its affiliates, its successors, and their respective licensee’s and authorized parties use, display, transmission, and broadcast (but not the obligation to use, display, transmit, or broadcast) of your name, nickname and tagline in connection with your User Submission.
4K is under no obligation to pre-screen User Submissions and You agree that you are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions. 4K is not required to host, display, or distribute any User Submissions, and may remove any User Submission at any time without notice, for any reason or no reason at all, and in 4K’s sole discretion. We are not responsible for any loss, theft or damage of any kind to any User Submissions. You represent and warrant that your User Submissions and our use of such submissions shall not be defamatory and do not and will not infringe the rights of any third party (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other legal or moral rights). You, and not we, are responsible for any consequences of sharing personal information about yourself on public areas of the Website, such as your home address or the home address of others. All content and materials displayed or transmitted on the Website are intended for general information, general discussion, and entertainment purposes only. Do not construe that such content is either endorsed or verified by us. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED "AS IS," AND YOUR USE OR RELIANCE ON SUCH MATERIALS ARE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

RULES OF CONDUCT ON THE WEBSITE

4K expects users of the Website to respect the rights and dignity of others. Your use of the Website is conditioned on your compliance with the rules of conduct set forth in this section and understanding that you will not access the Website or use any portion of it in a way that:

• Copies, reproduces, republishes, uploads, posts, transmits, distributes, sells, downloads, decompiles, alters, displays, reverse engineers, modifies or disassembles any Content or services on the Website in any way, unless the Content is in the public domain or you have obtained written permission from 4K;
• Violates the rights of 4K or others, including their respective patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary rights;
• Uses technology or other means to access, index, frame or link to Yugioh.com (including its services and Content) that is not authorized by 4K (including by removing, disabling, bypassing, or circumventing any content protection or access control mechanisms);
• Involves accessing Yugioh.com (including its services and the Content) through any automated means, including "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers" (other than by individually performed searches on publicly accessible search engines for the sole purpose of, and solely to the extent necessary for, creating publicly available search indices " but not caches or archives “of Yugioh.com and excluding those search engines or indices that host, promote, or link primarily to infringing or unauthorized content);
• Introduces viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
• Manipulates identifiers or numeric information to disguise the origin of any visitor, device, material or other information;
• Damages, disables, overburdens, impairs, or gains unauthorized access to Yugioh.com, including 4K servers, computer network, or user accounts;
• Removes, modifies, disables, blocks, obscures or otherwise impairs any advertising in connection with Yugioh.com;
• Advertises or promotes services, products, goods or activities that are not expressly approved in advance in writing by 4K;
• Collects personally identifiable information in violation of Yugioh.com’s Privacy Policy;
• Encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability;
• Violates any law, rule or regulation;
• Violates these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy or any guidelines or policies posted by Yugioh.com;
• Is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, inflammatory, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, hateful or otherwise objectionable;
• Interferes with any other party's use and enjoyment of Yugioh.com; or
• Attempts to do any of the foregoing.

While we are not under any obligation to do so, we retain the right to deny or restrict, in our sole discretion, your or any person’s access to the Website at any time and for any reason, including for violation of any term of these Terms of Use.

We may cooperate with local, state and/or federal authorities to protect the Website, its services, the Content, 4K, our affiliates, our officers and employees, and/or users of the Website.

EMBEDDED CONTENT, LINKED DESTINATIONS AND ADVERTISING

This Website contains embedded content of third parties as well as links to other Internet sites, resources and/or sponsors of the Website. 4K does not verify, warrant, endorse or take responsibility for the availability, accuracy, completeness or quality of the sites themselves or the content contained on these outside sites. Providing links to these sites does not constitute 4K’s approval or endorsement of the content, policies or practices of those other sites or third parties. Furthermore, 4K is not responsible for the quality or delivery of the products or services offered or advertised by such sites. Please review the terms of use and privacy policy posting on these linked sites after linking to them.

To the extent that these sites collect personal information or postings from a User, be advised that in no event shall 4K or any of its affiliates assume or have any responsibility or liability for the manner in which such information or postings are exploited or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from their use and/or appearance on these sites.

Please note that the Website utilizes Hulu and Crunchyroll to stream videos. Any video player and/or content embedded via the Hulu, Crunchyroll and/or other party services shall be governed by those parties’ terms of use and privacy policies. Hulu and Crunchyroll policies can be accessed at:
• http://www.crunchyroll.com/tos
• http://www.crunchyroll.com/privacy
• http://www.hulu.com/terms
• http://www.hulu.com/privacy

4K takes no responsibility for advertisements or any third party material, nor does it take responsibility for the products and services of advertisers. As part of the Terms of Use, you agree that 4K is not liable for any loss or claim that you may have against an advertiser or a third party.

REGISTRATION AND USER INFORMATION

In order to use some of our Website’s services or view some of the pages on our Website, you may be asked to register with us or provide us with certain personal information. We generally do not knowingly collect personal information for children under thirteen (13) years of age, unless we are offering a sweepstakes or contest open to young participants. Please read the rules of such sweepstakes or contest as well as our Privacy Policy for more information. You agree to provide accurate and current information and to update it as necessary to maintain its accuracy. 4K shall maintain and use your information in accordance with its Privacy Policy. You agree not to mask your identity by providing false information or by providing another person’s information that you are not authorized to provide.

If and when you provide us with your email address, you consent to our using that email address to send you notices, including notices required by law, in lieu of postal mail.

CONTESTS AND SWEEPSTAKES

We may from time to time offer contests or sweepstakes. Each contest, sweepstakes or other event has its own rules, which you must read and agree to in order to participate. To the extent that the rules of the contest or sweepstakes conflict with these Terms of Use, then the terms and conditions of such contest or sweepstakes shall control. All other terms of these Terms of Use shall remain unaffected.

DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

4K is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate postings on the Website, or on sites that link to or from the Website, whether caused by Users of the Website or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Website.

THIS WEBSITE AND ALL MATERIALS CONTAINED ON IT ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TRANSMITTED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, 4K, ITS PARENT OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, DISTRIBUTORS AND THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS TO THE WEBSITE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, WHETHER OR NOT THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY 4K OR ANY THIRD PARTY.

4K is not responsible or liable for any problems or malfunction of any computer online systems, servers or providers, computer viruses or contamination of your system, delays, inaccuracies, errors, omissions, computer equipment, software, Internet traffic congestion or Internet services, or for any injury or damage to users or computers related to or resulting from use of the Website.

4K DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT IS FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER POTENTIALLY HARMFUL ATTRIBUTES.

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY OF 4K, ITS PARENT, ITS AFFILIATES AND ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR DISTRIBUTORS AND THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS TO THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS) RELATING TO YOUR USE, OR ANY PERSON’S USE, OF THE WEBSITE, ITS SERVICES OR ITS CONTENT, EVEN IF 4K OR ANOTHER PERSON HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, 4K’S AGGREATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY REASON (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE AND WHETHER FOR NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) SHALL NOT EXCEED $50.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, 4K, its parent, its affiliated companies, their distributors, service providers and suppliers and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, copyright owners of materials on the Website, and representatives from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from any claim relating to (a) your use of, or activities in connection with, the Website, (including without limitations your posting or submissions to the Website or to 4K) or (b) any violation of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy by you. 4K reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter, subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with 4K in asserting any available defenses.

NEW YORK LAW AND FORUM; ENTIRE AGREEMENT

These Terms of Use (including the Privacy Policy and all other policies posted on the Website and that are incorporated herein by reference) contain the entire agreement between you and 4K regarding the use of the Website and supersedes all prior understandings related to the Website.

This Website is controlled and operated by 4K Media, Inc. from its offices within the State of New York. Therefore, these Terms of Uses shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York and the laws of the United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any legal action or proceeding arising under these Terms of Use or relating to this Website will be brought exclusively in courts located in Manhattan in the State of New York, United States, and you consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue therein.

If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. No waiver of any provision of these terms and conditions by 4K shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and 4K’s failure to assert any right or provision under these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

YOU AGREE THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY LAW OR STATUTUE TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE WEBSITE OR THE TERMS OF USE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe a User Submission is infringing your copyright or trademark, please provide us with written notice to Legal Department, 4K Media Inc., 53 West 23rd Street, 11th Floor, New York, New York 10010. Or, send an email to: webmaster@yugioh.com. Your written notice must: (a) contain your physical or electronic signature; (b) identify the copyrighted work alleged to have been infringed; (c) identify the allegedly infringing material in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate that material; (d) your contact information (including postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address); (e) contain a statement, under penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or the law; (f) contain a statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the written notice is accurate; (g) contain a statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; and (h) any supporting documentation to your claim.
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

Questions regarding the Terms of Use should be directed to: Terms of Use, Legal Department, 4K Media Inc., 53 West 23rd Street, 11th Floor, New York, New York 10010. Or, send an email to: webmaster@yugioh.com.

These Terms of Use were posted on August 19, 2016.