These terms of service ("Terms") apply to your access and use of the mc.poniarcade.com website, forums, Minecraft servers, or any other service provided by PoniArcade (the "Service"). The Service is one of several operated by Poniverse Networks ("Poniverse Services"). Please read these terms carefully.

If you access or use the Service, it means you agree to be bound by all of the terms below. So, before you use the Service, please read all of the terms. If you don't agree to all of the terms below, please do not use the Service. Also, if a term does not make sense to you, please let us know by contacting a Staff Member.

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time, for any reason. Whenever we make changes to these Terms, it is your responsibility to check this website for changes to these Terms. In addition, if you continue to use the Service after the revised Terms go into effect, then you have accepted the changes to these Terms.

Privacy Policy

For information about how we collect and use information about users of the Service, please check out our privacy policy available at privacy policy.

Third-Party Services

From time to time, we may provide you with links to third party websites or services that we do not own or control. Your use of the Service may also include the use of applications that are developed or owned by a third party. Your use of such third party applications, websites, and services is governed by that party's own terms of service or privacy policies. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third party application, website or service that you visit or use.

By using Minecraft, developed by Mojang, you are additionally governed by Mojang's terms of service.

Account Terms

When you create an account or use another service to log in to the Service, you agree to maintain the security of your password and accept all risks of unauthorized access to any data or other information you provide to the Service.

Anything that occurs on your account is your responsibility, even when your account is loaned to other users.

Your Content & Conduct

Our Service allows you and other users to post, link and otherwise make available content. You are responsible for the content that you make available to the Service, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.

When you post, link or otherwise make available content to the Service, you grant us the right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute your content on or through Poniverse Services. We may format your content for display throughout the Service, but we will not edit or revise the substance of your content itself.

Aside from our limited right to your content, you retain all of your rights to the content you post, link, and otherwise make available on or through the Service.

You can remove the content that you posted by deleting it. Once you delete your content, it will not appear on the Service, but copies of your deleted content may remain in our system or backups for some period of time.

You may not post, link and otherwise make available on or through the Service any of the following:
  • Content that is libelous, defamatory, bigoted, fraudulent or deceptive;
  • Content that is illegal or unlawful, that would otherwise create liability;
  • Content that may infringe or violate any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of privacy, right of publicity or other intellectual or other right of any party;
  • Mass or repeated promotions, political campaigning or commercial messages directed at users who do not follow you (SPAM);
  • Private information of any third party (e.g., addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers);
  • Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or code.

Also, you agree that you will not do any of the following in connection with the Service or other users:

  • Use the Service in any manner that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect or inhibit other users from fully enjoying the Service or that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the functioning of the Service;
  • Impersonate or post on behalf of any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Collect any personal information about other users, or intimidate, threaten, stalk or otherwise harass other users of the Service;
  • Create an account or post any content if you are not over 13 years of age years of age;
  • Circumvent or attempt to circumvent any filtering, security measures, rate limits or other features designed to protect the Service, users of the Service, or third parties.

PoniArcade Minecraft Materials

We put a lot of effort into creating the Service including, the logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information and other content (excluding your content). This property is owned by us, our designers, or our licensors and it is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. You are denied the right to use these materials unless granted explicit consent from an Operator ("Op") or a Tech. This consent should be granted in the form of written text, and must be displayed along with your use of these materials

However, unless we expressly state otherwise, your rights do not include: (i) publicly performing or publicly displaying the Service; (ii) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Service or any portion thereof; (iii) using any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (iv) downloading (other than page caching) of any portion of the Service or any information contained therein; (v) reverse engineering or accessing the Service in order to build a competitive product or service; or (vi) using the Service other than for its intended purposes. If you do any of this stuff, we may terminate your use of the Service.

Payments, Refunds, Rewards & Prices

All payments are made to Poniverse Networks and will be used as donations to support Poniverse Services. At no point in time will the server staff ever be paid using your donations, nor will the server staff use your donations for non-Poniverse-related purposes. None of the server staff, including moderators, admins, OPs, and techs, are paid for any of their time.

All payments to Poniverse are final and non-refundable. If you pay using a recurring payment, or any other payment method that is billed on timed basis, it is your responsibility to cancel that recurring payment. Poniverse is not responsible for additional charges made using a recurring payment method.

You do not have to pay for in order to use the Service. If you do choose to pay, you may be granted extra content ("Rewards"). Rewards are published on the Service and are subject to change. We reserve the right to revoke or deny your reward at anytime. Paying for rewards does not grant your account any extra rights.

Prices may vary from time to time. We reserve the right to change these prices. If you are using a recurring payment method, you will continue to be charged for that amount, however any Rewards may change. It is your responsibility to check if you still qualify for a particular Reward

Termination & Entire Agreement

If you breach any of these Terms, we have the right to suspend or disable your access to or use of the Service.

These Terms, in combination with Poniverse's terms of service, constitute the entire agreement between you and PoniArcade regarding the use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and PoniArcade relating to your use of the Service.

Feedback

Please let us know what you think of the Service, these Terms and, in general, PoniArcade. When you provide us with any feedback, comments or suggestions about the Service, these Terms and, in general, PoniArcade, you irrevocably assign to us all of your right, title and interest in and to your feedback, comments and suggestions.