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Terms Of Use
(Last Updated: 12/21/2016)



Terms

Users must be 13 years of age or older and agree to the Terms of Use to use Flight Rising. By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.


Account

  1. You agree to provide accurate information upon registration. This includes your own name, your own valid email address, and your own date of birth. This information must remain accurate, and must be updated if your circumstances change.
  2. It is the user's responsibility to create a strong password and keep that password secure from the knowledge of others.
  3. Members may not share accounts. This includes sharing account details with any other member.
  4. You agree to register a maximum of one account per individual user.
  5. Your privilege to use the Flight Rising is not transferable. Your account may not be given away or sold to another user or person.
  6. The sale of Flight Rising items or accounts for $USD or "real-world" currency is prohibited. (Updated 6/15/2013)
    1. Artists may sell their skin designs or PSD for $USD or "real-world" currency. Once the skin or design is turned into an item on-site, it is considered to be a Flight Rising item and may not be sold for $USD or "real-world" currency. (Updated 6/15/2013)
  7. Flight Rising may ban or suspend an account at any time, for any reason, without notification.
  8. Discussion of, or relating to, specific incidents of account suspension or termination is not permitted in the Flight Rising forums. Any and all inquiries regarding an account action should be directed to Contact Us by any affected parties. This is to protect the account owner. Please keep in mind that the Flight Rising staff, to protect player privacy, will never disclose account-related issues with anyone but the owner of the affected account. (Updated 12/21/2016)



Conduct

  1. You may not use the site for unlawful purposes. This includes posting, distributing, or promoting content that is illegal.
  2. You may not post unsolicited advertising in chat or private messages.
  3. Distributing material which may cause harm to Flight Rising or its users is not permitted. This includes programs designed to damage, disrupt, or allow unauthorized access to user accounts.
  4. Do not publish your sensitive information or the information of others.
  5. You may not impersonate another person or imply that you are a Flight Rising employee.
  6. Harassment of other users is not permitted. This includes abusive language, spamming, or encouraging other users to target an individual by proxy.
  7. Comments that are abusive, aggressive, personally insulting, or threatening are not permitted.
  8. Pornography of any kind is not permitted. This includes written or visual.
  9. You must agree to and abide by Flight Rising's Rules and Guidelines for all places where players can input text, including but not limited to: forum messages, clan profiles, dragon profiles, player broadcast messages, dragon names, usernames, and skin submissions. (Updated 7/22/2014)
  10. Exploitation of glitches or loopholes is not permitted. The discovery of a new bug should be reported immediately so that Flight Rising may take steps to correct the issue.
  11. The use of bots, scripts, auto-refreshers, or third party software designed to play the game for you in any way is not permitted. (Updated 6/19/2013)
  12. The use of bots, scripts, or third party software that shortcut or alter site functions to run or appear in ways that are not intended by site design is not permitted. (Updated 11/26/2013)
  13. The use of bots, scripts, or third party software that generate an excessive amount of concurrent connections or potentially damage site stability is not permitted. This can fall under the realm of using browser functions, add-ons, extensions, etc. to hit Flight Rising's server infrastructure in repetitive or disproportionate ways. These incidents will be reviewed thoroughly on a case-by-case basis.(Updated 2/14/2014)
  14. Item or dragon "lending" is not a supported transaction. The Flight Rising development and Customer Support team will not be able to assist in cases where a lent item or dragon is not returned, and these types of deals are conducted at the user's own risk. To avoid fraudulent trades, please use the Auction House or Crossroads. (Updated 6/17/2013)



Links

Flight Rising has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Flight Rising of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.


Copyright

  1. All of the contents and elements of Flight Rising, unless otherwise stated, are copyright 2014 Stormlight Workshop. This includes user-submitted suggestions, derivative works, and skins.



Skins Use Policy

Flight Rising offers the use of the layered PSD art files containing the artwork of Flight Rising's dragons. These files are made available so that users can paint their own dragons. These painted files derived from our PSD shall hereafter be referred to as "skins".
  1. You may display your Flight Rising dragons and skins on your personal website provided that you:
    1. Display "© Flight Rising" on or near the image.
    2. Provide a link or the URL text to or for flightrising.com on or near the image.
  2. The skins psd template may not be reposted or b. redistributed. This is to ensure that anyone downloading our PSD template has the chance to read and understand its terms of use.
  3. Skins and images derived from our PSD are the property of flightrising.com. You may not use skin or images derived from our PSD template for in print media or for use in another game.
  4. All sales of skins from user to user should be negotiated on flightrising.com.



Art Sales Policy

(Updated 5/30/2014)
  1. You may sell your digital Flight Rising fan art or commissions for both "real world" currency or for Flight Rising Currency.
    1. Note that Flight Rising retains the copyright to its dragons and designs.
  2. You may display your Flight Rising fan art on your personal website provided that you provide a link or the URL text to or for flightrising.com on or near the image.
  3. No more than 5 units be sold of tangible merchandise utilizing the Flight Rising intellectual property (IP) be sold for "real world" currency. Making a piece of fan art or a craft project is fine, but making a business out of Flight Rising merchandise is not.
    1. Tangible merchandise utilizing Flight Rising IP may be gifted, traded, purchased with Flight Rising currency, or raffled (provided the raffle does not utilize "real world" currency) beyond this 5 unit limit, but may not be sold for "real world" currency once the 5 unit limit is exceeded.
  4. Artwork utilizing the Flight Rising IP may not be added to third party, print-service stores. Example: shapeways, deviantart prints, redbubble, cafepress, zazzle, and similar entities.
  5. Artwork sales of original works, -tangible and digital- utilizing the artist's own IP may be sold by the artist and have no limitations on units sold. The limitations above are placed solely on works using Flight Rising's IP.



Virtual Currency Purchases

Flight Rising allows its players to purchase a virtual currency. This currency is called "Gems", and is used to purchase a variety of virtual products on Flightrising.com.
  1. All gem and virtual items sales are final and non-refundable.
  2. All digital purchases made on Flight Rising are for the USE of items within the website, and are not indicative of personal ownership of said items. (Updated 6/15/2013)
  3. Players who attempt to issue a Paypal chargeback on gem purchases will have their account suspended.



Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Flight Rising's web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. use the materials for any commercial purpose;
    2. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Flight Rising's web site;
    3. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    4. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
  2. The materials on Flight Rising's web site are provided "as is". Flight Rising makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties.



Limitations

In no event shall Flight Rising be liable for any damages arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Flight Rising's Internet site.


Site Terms of Use Modifications

Flight Rising may revise these terms of service for its web site at any time. Updates to the terms of service will be noted in the news section of the site. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.





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