- The Kingdom Of Medieval Knights Terms Of Service

By playing The Kingdom Of Medieval Knights you agree and accept the following Terms Of Service. Failure to comply with these terms will result in your account facing some sort of ban, be it a communication ban, full account ban or IP ban.

The Service

TKOMK provides you with access to an online service that is presented in the form of an interactive, text-based medieval game. You understand and agree that the Service (TKOMK) may include advertisements that are necessary to provide out service to you. These advertisements may be in the form of an email or a Private Message (PM). TKOMK does not take any responsibility for timeliness, security or reliability and availability of the Service. TKOMK disclaims all responsibility and liability for the timeliness, deletion, delay or failure to store any user communications or personalized settings. TKOMK is provided as a beta version, which means that we reserve the right to alter / change anything that is associated with TKOMK with or without any warnings. You also agree to pay attention to service news and messages announced by Staff members (Administrators and Moderators).

Staff

Asking to be a part of "The Elite" will place a marker against your account meaning that if we (The Elite) decide to look for a new member of the team then you won't be consided. Staff are chosen by TKOMK's Administrator with Moderators opinions taken on board. Staff also understand that they are volunteers and aid in the running of TKOMK.

Accounts

By playing TKOMK you agree to have no more then one (1) playing account at any one time. You are fully responsible for the safe keeping of your password. Staff will not be help responsible for any wrong doing to your account and will not give any money back after someone else has accessed your account and taken it or any of your properties. You are not alowed to interact with anyone on the same IP as you, this includes transfer of any kind (Credits / Coins), doing OC's together and activities that may, in fact, do harm to other players or ruining the game economy. If you are inactive for a large amount of time and during that time you are the owner of a property or gang you will be relieved of said properties and gang so that everyone has a level playing field.

Please remember that there may be young children on TKOMK so we would appreciate a low level of foul and abusive language during high peak times!

Banned Accounts

There are 5 types of bannings that you may suffer on your account.

1; Communication Ban - This will restrict your account meaning that you won't be able to communicate with other members of TKOMK. You will not be able to reply / create topics in any forum (Game Forum / Guild Forum / Chat), you will not be able to send / reply to any private messages.

2; Temp Ban - You will not be able to access your account for a set period of time, this may happen if staff are investigating your ban to see if any wrong doing was caused on your part.

3; Perminant Ban - You have broken a rule set by TKOMK and have been punished for it. You lose all rights to your current Credits, Coins, Bank Balance, Carts, Horses and any other commodity that you gained though playing TKOMK.

4; IP Ban - Your IP has been banned, this means that you won't be able to access TKOMK from the IP that has been banned. This will most likely follow a Perminant Ban to the account that is associated with the IP that has been banned.

5; BOS - Ban On Sight, this means that any time that you appear on TKOMK you will be banned and your login IP will be banned as well. You will have had to do a lot to end up on the BOS list.

Cheating or any form of illegal access to the games features are absolutely prohibited in the service of TKOMK. The following is considered as cheating / illegal access, but is not limited to: - Using any kind of program / script which automatically do Petty Crimes / Horse Theft / Cart Theft and or any other game activities - Using multiple accounts. (Duplicates accounts) - Exploiting a bug in the game to make coins, or cause harm to any other players - Selling accounts of another game on the forums, and or trading other game's properties for TKOMK money and vice versa

Game Features

You are fully responsible for reporting all (if any) bugs / glitchs that you may encounter while you are playing TKOMK, failure to report any glitches that you find will result in any of the above Bannings to your account / IP. Users are fully responsible for reporting all (if any) bugs / glitches that you may encounter, failure to report any glitches will result in a Ban and maybe even a IP Ban. Under some circumstances a Credit reward may be offered depending on the damage that said bug could cause. There may also be rules / regulations that must be followed on any page, such as in the forums, any rule breakers will find themselves being punished by any means necessary by a member of staff.

TKOMK Policy

TKOMK collects personal information when you register as a player. When you use the products or services, when you visit TKOMK pages and when you participate in any of services provided by the game itself or the web site of TKOMK. - When you register with the service, we ask for your information. This is so that when you log-in to the game, you are not anonymous. - TKOMK automatically receives and records information on our servers from your browser, including your IP address, TKOMK cookie information, and the page you request. - TKOMK uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfil your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients. - TKOMK does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, unless when we have your permission or under circumstances that the laws allow us to do so. - TKOMK has rights to set and access cookies (only cookies that are set by TKOMK) on your computer. - TKOMK admin's / mod's have the rights to check your private messages, if we find them suspicious and being subjects to the violation of the TOS. - If you are banned you then lose all your rights to all in-game items. - If you are killed you lose all rights to your account expect Credits and Gold Member status which you can transfer onto your new account from the dead page.

Internet Service Provider (ISP)

You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.

Registration Policies

Registering an account with TKOMK requires you to provide us with accurate information such as your email address as this will be a contact method if and only if we need to contact you.

It is up to you to make sure that your current details are kept up-to-date by using the features that are provided within TKOMK.

Credits

Players have the option to donate real money to help cover server fees and any additional fees, in return TKOMK will credit your account with Credits to the equivalent of your donation that will gain certain in game rewards that will benefit your account. All the money made from Credit donations goes towards server costs and any extra fees that may come up to prolong the future of TKOMK. Any user that cancels a donation will be automatically banned and may even be IP Banned depending if there are any chargebacks. There is a safe way of transfering Credits from one account to another and that is by using the Trade feature. Credits remain the sole owner of Sean and TKOMK.

Properties / Coins / Guilds

Players are fully responsible for their actions with their coins and properties. We will never give out coins for any reason, unless cases of bugs. You are responsible if your coins or properties are scammed by another player, therefore there is nothing we will do.

You are also aware that if you are currently in posession of a property and have not logged in for a long period of time that you give up your rights to own the property.
This is also the same with Guilds, if you have not lgged in for a long period of time you also forfit the right to own the guild and the guild will be pasted down the an available structure member or non-structure member.

Development Newsletter

By agreeing to the TOS you also agree to receive a Development Newsletter that will be sent out once a month. This news letter will provide information about what we (the staff) are working on and how we are making TKOMK better.

Other

This document was last edited on the 06/11/2011 at 22:56 pm

The current staff at writing this document are as follows;
Sean
KateZ