Terms of Service
Updated 62 Days Ago

Preamble

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) are a legal agreement between DigiPen Corp USA (the “Company”, "we", or "our") and you ("you"). By using or accessing the ZeroHub website, ZeroMarket website, Q/A website, or any site under the zeroengine.io domain (collectively known as "the Service" and "the Site") you agree to these terms.

NOTE: Summary sub-sections are redundant and superseded by their parent section. They exist for the sole purpose of abstracting the Terms for the convenience of the reader and should not be considered as complete explanations of the underlying Terms.

Age Requirement

Summary

You must be 13 years old to use the Service.

By accepting these terms you agree:

  • that you are 13 years of age or older;
  • if you are the age of majority in your jurisdiction or over, that you have read, understood, and accept to be bound by the Terms;
  • if you are between 13 and the age of majority in your jurisdiction, that your legal guardian has reviewed and agrees to these Terms.

Supplementary Policy Documents

Summary

The Terms include the following documents which offer more detail on certain policies.

  • The L3 Zero Engine End User License Agreement is the authoritative license document for all legal agreements and supersedes all other legal agreements made between you and the Company unless explicitly stated otherwise a written agreement.
  • Our L1 Privacy Policy contains information on what personal information the Company collects and how it is managed.
  • OUr {L7} contains more detailed information on our copyright and intellectual property policies.

Additional Key Terms

The Company: DigiPen Corporation USA
Member: A person with a valid registered Account with the Serice
Editor: The graphical interface for the Zero Engine
Engine: The Zero Engine
Content: Graphical, text, audio, conceptual, and information.
Member Content: Content posted or uploaded by a Member.
Collective Content: All Member and Company content found on or in the Service.
Contributions: Content posted, uploaded, or submitted to the Service with the explicit intent of it being licensed to and used the Company in the Service and/or Engine.

Acceptence of These Terms

Summary

You must accept all the Terms to use the Service.

By clicking on the “I agree,” “I accept,” or similar acceptance button, or by accessing or using the Service, or by downloading or posting any Content from or on the Site or through the Services, you are indicating that you have read, and that you understand and agree to be bound by, these Terms, whether or not you are a registered Member. If you do not agree to these Terms, then you have no right to access or use the Site, Services, or Collective Content. If you accept or agree to these Terms on behalf of a company or other organization, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that organization to these Terms and, in such event, “you” and “your” will refer and apply to that organization.

Modification

Summary

We can change the service at any time.

We can change the Terms at any time.

Any changes to the Terms are effective after seven (7) days.

The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify or revise these Terms at any time, in whole or in part, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Any such change or modification will be effective seven (7) days following posting on the Service, and your use of the Service after the effective date will constitute your acceptance of, and agreement to, such changes or modifications. The date this document was last updated will always be recorded at the top of this page. If you object to any change or modification, your sole recourse shall be to cease using the Service.

Rights To Use The Service

Summary

You may use the Service to communicate with other Members

You agree to not break these terms.

We can revoke access to the Service without notice for any reason.

The Service provides communities and open source, as defined in the L3 Zero Engine End User License Agreement development platform for the Zero Engine open source project. The Service may allow you to participate in public and private communication and to utilize messaging features to communicate with other users of the Service. Subject to your compliance with these Terms, the Company grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use and access the Service.

You agree not to (and not to attempt to):

  • use the Service for any use or purpose other than as expressly permitted by these Terms or
  • copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Service or any portion of the Service, except as expressly permitted in these Terms. No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by the Company or its licensors, except for the permissions and rights expressly granted in these Terms.

The Company reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The Company reserves the right to refuse any user access to the Services without notice for any reason, including but not limited to a violation of the Terms.

If you violate these Terms, the Company reserves the right to issue you a warning regarding the violation or immediately terminate or suspend any or all Accounts you have created using the Service. You agree that the Company need not provide you notice before terminating or suspending your Account(s), but it may do so.

Your Account

Summary

Accounts must be registered by an individual user.

You must register using one the approved third-party account options.

We will extract some information from your third-party account to create your Account.

Your account information must be accurate and kept up to date.

You will not give a third-party access to your account.

You take sole responsibility for the activities of your account.

To access certain features of the Service and to post any Member Content on the Site or through the Services you must register to create an account (“Account”) and become a Member.

Accounts must be registered as an individual user by logging into your account with one of the available third-party social media, social networking sites (“SNS”), or open source development sites (such as Gmail or GitHub) via the Service. We will extract personal information you have provided to the SNS (such as your “real” name, email address, profile picture, account ID, and other information you make publicly available via the SNS) from the account you have with the SNS and use that information to create your Account. The specific information that we extract may depend on the privacy settings you have with the SNS. You hereby consent to our access to and collection of such personal information. We will not provide, share, or sell your data to 3rd parties unless legally required to do so.

You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information during the registration process and to update such information to keep it accurate, current and complete. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your Account(s) if any information provided during the registration process or thereafter proves to be inaccurate, not current or incomplete. You are responsible for safeguarding your authentication credentials (3rd party account, ssh keys, passwords). You agree that you will not disclose your password to any third party and that you will take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under your Account, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You will immediately notify ZeroHub Staff of any unauthorized use of your Account using the Conduct Report Form.

Third-Party Account Content

Summary

You must allow the Company access to information from your linked thrid-party account.

You are solely responsible for the Terms of your third-party account.

You may unlink your third-party account.

As part of the functionality of the Site and Services, you may link your Account with online accounts you may have with third party service providers (each such account, a “Third Party Account”) by either:

  • providing your Third Party Account login information to the Company through the Site or Services;
  • or allowing the Company to access your Third Party Account, as is permitted under the applicable terms and conditions that govern your use of each Third Party Account. You represent that you are entitled to disclose your Third Party Account login information to the Company and/or grant the Company access to your Third Party Account (including for the purposes described herein), without breach by you of any of the terms and conditions that govern your use of that Third Party Account and without obligating the Company to pay any fees or making the Company subject to any usage limitations imposed by the third party service providers.

By granting the Company access to any Third Party Accounts, you understand that the Company may access, make available and store (if applicable) any Content that you have provided to and stored in your Third Party Account (“Third Party Account Content”) so that it is available on and through the Site and Services via your Account. Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all Third Party Account Content, if any, will be considered to be Member Content for purposes of these Terms. Depending on the Third Party Accounts you choose and subject to the privacy settings that you have set in such Third Party Accounts, personally identifiable information that you post to your Third Party Accounts will be available on and through your Account on the Site and Services. Please note that if a Third Party Account or associated service becomes unavailable or the Company’s access to a Third Party Account is terminated by the third party service provider, then the Third Party Account Content that was available from that Third Party Account will no longer be available on and through the Service.

You have the ability to disable the connection between your Account and your Third Party Accounts, at any time, in the “Settings” section of the Site. Please note that your relationship with the third party service providers associated with your Third Party Accounts is governed solely by your agreement(s) with such third party service providers. the Company makes no effort to review any Third Party Account Content for accuracy, legality, non-infringement, or any other purpose, and the Company is not responsible for any Third Party Account Content.

Third-Party Content

Summary

We are not liable for and do not endorse and third-party content or links.

The Service may contain links to third-party websites or resources. The company is not responsible or liable for:

  • the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources
  • the Content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources.

Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by the Company of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources or the Content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources.

Ownership

Summary

We own our content.

Members own their content.

You will not claim content you do not own.

The Service, Contributions, and Collective Content are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States and foreign countries. All trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names, and any other proprietary designations of the Company and the Zero Engine used on the Service are trademarks or registered trademarks of DigiPen Corp USA. Any other trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names and any other proprietary designations are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective parties. You acknowledge and agree that the Service and Collective Content, including all associated intellectual property rights, are the exclusive property of the Company and/or its licensors. You will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Site, Services, or Collective Content.

Intellectual Property and Copyrights

Summary

When you upload your content to our Service, you grant us a license to make that content available to you and to the other users that are supposed to have access your content.

Only upload code or content that is your original work or that you have the right to upload.

Don’t upload code or content that is intended to harm others’ systems or data.

When you access other users’ code or content, you have the right to use that code or content subject to any restrictions that the creator has placed on that code or content.

We won’t claim that your work belongs to us unless it is actively submitted as a Contribution.

We may, in our sole discretion, permit Members to post, upload, publish, submit or transmit Member Content. We do not claim any ownership rights in any Member Content and nothing in these Terms will be deemed to restrict any rights that you may have to use and exploit your Member Content. By making available any Member Content on or through the Site or Services, you hereby grant to the Company a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, to use, view, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast and otherwise exploit such Member Content.

Subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions of these Terms, the Company:

  • grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to view, download, use and print any Content to which you are permitted access, further subject to any additional terms accompanying such Content;
  • grants Members a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to view, download, print and otherwise use any Member Content to which such Members are permitted access, further subject to any additional terms accompanying such Member Content. You have no right to sublicense the license rights granted in this section.

You will not use, copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Service or Collective Content, except as expressly permitted in these Terms. No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by the Company or its licensors, except for the licenses and rights expressly granted in these Terms.

You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all Member Content that you make available through the Service. Accordingly, you represent and warrant that:

  • you either are the sole and exclusive owner of all Member Content that you make available through the Service or you have all rights, licenses, consents, and releases that are necessary to grant to the Company the rights in such Member Content, as contemplated under these Terms;
  • neither the Member Content nor your posting, uploading, publication, submission or transmittal of the Member Content nor the Company's use of the Member Content (or any portion thereof) on, through or by means of the Site or Services will infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation. The Member Content will not contain any “back door,” “trap door,” “time bomb,” “Trojan Horse,” “worm,” “drop dead device,” “Easter Eggs,” “cancelbots” or other computer programming routines or viruses that are intended to damage, interfere with, intercept or expropriate any system data or personal information, permit access to or use of the Service or other software or hardware by unauthorized parties, or disable, damage or erase any portion of the Service.
NOTE: {L7} provides further details on our copyright policies.

Communication

Feedback

Summary

When you give us feedback about our services, you agree that you are also giving us the full rights to use that feedback.

We welcome and encourage you to provide feedback, comments, and suggestions for improvements to the Service and/or Engine (“Feedback”). You may submit Feedback by emailing us at zeroengineteam@gmail.com or through any of the methods listed in our support section. You acknowledge and agree that all Feedback will be the sole and exclusive property of the Company and you hereby irrevocably assign to the Company and agree to irrevocably assign to the Company all of your right, title, and interest in and to all Feedback, including without limitation all worldwide patent rights, copyright rights, trade secret rights, and other proprietary or intellectual property rights therein. At the Company’s request and expense, you will execute documents and take further actions as the Company may reasonably request to assist the Company to acquire, perfect, and maintain its intellectual property rights and other legal protections for the Feedback.

All communication must fall within the Rules of Conduct for the Service listed in the next section.

Rules of Conduct and Prohibitions

Summary

We provide Communication Channels within the Service.

We may revoke access to Communication Channels for any reason.

We are not liable for Member activities in the Communication Channels

Keep communications G-Rated, legal, polite, truthful, and within the Terms of this agreement.

The Service provides communication channels such as forums, communities, or chat areas ("Communication Channels") designed to enable you to communicate with other Members. The Company has no obligation to monitor these communication channels, but it may do so in connection with providing the Service.

The Company may also terminate or suspend your access to any Communication Channels at any time, without notice, for any reason. You acknowledge that any Member Content (including without limitation chats, postings, or materials posted by users) on the Communication Channels is neither endorsed nor controlled by us. The Company will not under any circumstances be liable for any activity within Communication Channels. The Company is not responsible for information that you choose to share on the Communication Channels, or for the actions of other users.

As a condition of your use of the Service, and without limiting your other obligations under these Terms, you agree to comply with the restrictions and rules of use set forth in these Terms as well as any additional restrictions or rules set forth in the Service.

You agree not to use the Service in order to:

  • Post, upload, transmit or otherwise disseminate information that is
    • obscene, indecent, vulgar, pornographic, or sexual
    • infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights, other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy
    • violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability
    • is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive
    • promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group
    • defame, libel, ridicule, mock, stalk, threaten, harass, intimidate or abuse any individual or group
    • is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any person or entity
    • promotes illegal or harmful activities or substances
    • Contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files or data, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Service or other Members' software or hardware
  • violate the contractual, personal, intellectual property or other rights of any party including using, uploading, transmitting, distributing, or otherwise making available any information made available through the Service in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other right of any party (including rights of privacy or publicity)
  • attempt to obtain passwords or other private information from other members
  • improperly use support channels or complaint buttons to make false reports to the Company
  • violate any applicable laws or regulations, or promote or encourage any illegal activity including, but not limited to, hacking, cracking, or distribution of counterfeit software.
  • Access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Service, the Company's computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of the Company’s providers;
  • Attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any the Company system or network or breach any security or authentication measures
  • Avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair, descramble or otherwise circumvent any technological measure implemented by the Company or any of the Company’s providers or any other third party (including another Member) to protect the Service or Collective Content
  • Attempt to access or search the Service or Collective Content, or download Collective Content from the Service through the use of any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism (including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools or the like) other than the software and/or search agents provided by the Company or other generally available third party web browsers (**i.e. Google is allowed)
  • Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any Member, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Service
  • Collect or store any personally identifiable information from the Service or from other Members without their express permission
  • Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity
  • Violate any applicable law or regulation
  • Encourage or enable any other individual to break any of the Terms

These rules of use are not meant to be exhaustive, and we reserve the right to determine what conduct we consider to be a violation of the Terms or improper use of the Service, and to take action including termination of your Account and exclusion from further participation in the Service.

The Company may investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above to the fullest extent of the law. The Company may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms. The Company has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Service or Collective Content, or to review or edit any Collective Content, but has the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Service, to ensure your compliance with these Terms, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental body. The Company reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or disable access to any Collective Content that the Company, at its sole discretion, considers being in violation of these Terms or otherwise harmful to the Service.

Notices

Summary

You will be notified via multiple channels if an action we take affects your account.

Any notices or other communications permitted or required hereunder, including those regarding modifications to these Terms, will be in writing and given:

  • by the Company via email (in each case to the address that you provide)
  • by posting to the Site
  • via the Applications

For notices made by e-mail, the date of receipt will be deemed the date on which such notice is transmitted.

Termination

Summary

We can terminate your account for breaking the Terms.

You may terminate your account.

If your account is terminated we will remove your profile picture.

We may keep some identifiable information about you after account termination to identify your Member Content.

If you breach any of these Terms, the Company may suspend or cancel your Account or terminate these Terms, at its sole discretion and without prior notice to you. In the event the Company terminates these Terms for your breach, you will remain liable for all amounts due hereunder. You may cancel your Account at any time by using the cancellation process provided on our Site. Upon cancelation of your Account, we will use reasonable efforts to remove your profile picture and other account details from the Service, and we will have no obligation to retain your Member Content or other data. Given the inter-related nature of certain Collective Content, however, Account cancelation will not necessarily result in deletion or removal of your Member Content, and we may continue to identify you (by Account ID or name, as applicable) as the source of your Member Content.

Disclaimers, Liability, Indemnity, and Controlling LAW

Disclaimer of Warranty

Summary

We offer no warranty on the Service or advice given.

THE SERVICE AND COLLECTIVE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SERVICE AND COLLECTIVE CONTENT ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR TO BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM THE COMPANY OR THROUGH THE SERVICE OR COLLECTIVE CONTENT WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE AND SERVICES. THE COMPANY DOES NOT SCREEN MEMBER CONTENT OR INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUND OF ANY USERS OF THE SERVICE NOR DOES THE COMPANY MAKE ANY ATTEMPT TO VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF USERS OF THE SERVICE. YOU AGREE TO TAKE ALL APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE AND COLLECTIVE CONTENT.

Limitation of Liability

Summary

We are not liable for your actions.

In legal cases where liability must be assigned to the Company you agree to limit the damages.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE AND COLLECTIVE CONTENT REMAINS WITH YOU. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS, REPRESENTATIVES, OR SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER DAMAGE OR SYSTEM FAILURE OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, IN ANY WAY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS OR THE SERVICE OR COLLECTIVE CONTENT, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRAT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, THE SERVICE, OR COLLECTIVE CONTENT EXCEED THE GREATER OF: (A) THE AMOUNTS YOU HAVE PAID TO DIGIPEN IN THE PRECEDING SIX MONTHS FOR USE OF THE SITE, SERVICES, OR COLLECTIVE CONTENT, OR (B) ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). THE LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COMPANY AND YOU. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnification

Summary

If you are found legally responsible for damages you agree to pay them.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Company, its officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Service or Collective Content, or your violation of these Terms.

Controlling Law

Summary

You agree that any case involving the Service, Company, and You will be held in the State of Washington.

These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington (USA) without regard to its conflict of laws and provisions.

Entire Agreement

Summary

L3 Zero Engine End User License Agreement, {L2}, and {L5} supersede this agreement.

Except as otherwise stated herein, these Terms constitute the entire and exclusive understanding and agreement between the Company and you regarding the Service and Collective Content, and these Terms supersede and replace any and all prior oral or written understandings or agreements between the Company and you regarding the Service and Collective Content, excluding any agreements made from the L3 Zero Engine End User License Agreement, {L2}, or {L5}.

Assignment

You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without the Company’s prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be null and of no effect. The Company may assign or transfer these Terms, at its sole discretion, without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.