Terms of Service and Rules

This Document, CraftAU Terms of Service, outlines the conditions you agree to upon using our website and registering as a member in our community.

Terms of Service

By connecting to our website, logging in to our servers or utilizing our upgrade system, you agree to abide by the rules, terms and conditions outlined in this document and the rules here.

Definitions

'Staff' refers to a member of the CraftAU management team with a rank of either Moderator, Administrator or Owner on the forum and/or in game. 'Content' refers to, but is not limited to the following:
  • Player Data and XML Files
  • Inventories, Residences
  • Forum Profiles, Content and Threads
  • Blocks, Items, Entities within the Game
  • Anything submitted to CraftAU

Donations

Donations are not required, and are completely optional within the CraftAU community. Donations do not necessarily entitle a user to any additional privileges, status or ranks, these are awarded to users as a thank-you for your donation, at the discretion of staff and may be effected by changes to gameplay, procedures or other influencing factors.. By Donating to CraftAU you are agreeing to these terms and conditions in full, donating does not entitle or give you authority to bypass or deter from these conditions or the server rules. Donations are not automatically approved or issued under any circumstance, and are left to the complete discretion of a server Administrator or Owner. By disputing a payment you agree that CraftAU staff have unrestricted permission to revoke all access to the CraftAU website, game servers, voice servers and other CraftAU services. By registering and/or donating you agree that all payments are non refundable, and non disputable, failure to follow these terms may result in instant suspension of access without opportunity to appeal, at the CraftAU staff's discretion. Service downtime, suspension from the server, changing your mind, or disagreeing with a decision made by the CraftAU staff are not grounds for a refund.

Content Licensing

All Content, defined above in 'Definitions' may be retained, stored, removed or relocated at the full descresion of CraftAU staff. By submitting any content to CraftAU, by submitting content to the CraftAU staff via email, private message, social media or any other content message, or creating content on the servers for example player files, or inventories, you grant us perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable rights to use, copy, modify, asapt, distribute, perform or publically display that content. You also represent and warrant that you are the owner of or have the right to post your content, and that the submission or nature of your content does not infringe the rights of any third party. Any damages resulting from such infringements are exclusively the liability of the user who submitted said content. These terms should not in any way be interpreted to imply a transfer of copyright or other intellectual rights from the creator of any content supplied to or created on CraftAU. However, our license (as described above) for your work does mean that we have the right to partially or fully move, delete, or change any content as it exists on our server, at any time, and without warning or permission. Depending on the degree of changes made, you recognize that our actions may also result in a change in copyright ownership or intellectual property rights on the altered content as a result of sufficiently derivative alteration. We also have the right to deny you access to your content as it exists on our server.

Termination and Suspension of Access

Players found violating the Terms of Service may find their accounts or IP addresses restricted or eliminated from the CraftAU servers, websites and social media websites. In addition, staff retain the right to kick, ban, or block your access to the the server or any other affiliated websites or services for any other reason, without explanation or warning. While players may appeal their bans as a courtesy, server staff retain the right to revoke any request for a ban appeal at any time, if they deem necessary.

Prohibited Behaviour

By joining the CraftAU community or creating an account on any related website, you agree NOT TO: Use or encourage others to use the CraftAU server or related websites for any illegal purpose. Impersonate any Staff member in the game or on any other web site; Make unsolicited or inappropriate offers, advertisements or proposals for goods, services or other commercial activities that are not related to CraftAU; Interfere with any security-related features of the CraftAU server or related websites; Harass members, staff or guests of the CraftAU Community. Engage in any other conduct prohibited by Staff and or Rules; Save (in any form other than temporary Minecraft or browser server packets required for viewing and intended interaction), reproduce, mimic, or otherwise copy any content on the CraftAU server or associated websites or services, for either personal use or public distribution, unless you you hold the sole, original copyright on that content. Release or distribute any server content without Staff consent (with the exception of unaltered content to which you hold the sole, original copyright)

General

You agree to hold harmless CraftAU and staff, their heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, and all other persons acting under CraftAU's or staff's authority or those for whom they are acting, from any liability resulting from:
- your usage of the CraftAU server or affiliated websites or other services.
- Any usage of content you have submitted or created as defined above, or any changes or modifications made thereto.
Staff retain the right to modify these terms at any time without warning. You agree that these terms are binding upon you and your heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, in perpetuity.

By registering to our website you have also agreed that you are at least thirteen (13) year of age and fully accept these Terms and are bound by them, if you are under the age of thirteen (13) you must have parental permission to join the CraftAU community.

By donating to our server you have also agreed that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully accept these Terms and are bound by them as well as authorised to use whatever payment mechanism you used to donate. All terms allocated to said payment mechanism issued by their rightful owners are applicable.