Welcome to Kinky Haven. This "Terms of Service" describes the agreement between you as a User of the services and Kinky Haven owners.
Registering an account to use the services offered by Kinky Haven, implies you agree to all applicable conditions found described in these terms.
1. Section 1 - Terms and Definitions
The following agreement (this "Agreement" or the "Terms of Service") describes the terms on which Kinky Haven offers you access to its services.
This offer is conditioned on your agreement to all of the terms and conditions contained in the Terms of Service.
By using Kinky Haven, you agree to these Terms of Service. If you do not so agree, you should decline this agreement, in which case you are prohibited from accessing or using Kinky Haven.
We here at Kinky Haven take your privacy very seriously and we would like to reassure you that we protect all your information with the highest security
2. Changes to this Agreement
You will be notified of changes to these terms and should you disagree with any changes to our terms you must cease and desist any useage of Kinky Haven services.
You must create an account with Kinky Haven to utilise the services. You agree to provide true, accurate and complete information as asked by the registration process.
Kinky Haven reserves the right to terminate accounts found to not be true and accurate. Forum registration is not required but highly recommended and encouraged. Help build your community!.
You must use an account name that is not offensive, demeaning, copyrighted or infringing. You must select a secure password and protect it accordingly.
Kinky Haven may suspend or terminate your account at any time deemed appropriate. You agree that you are not obligated any refund of fees paid if this should occur.
You are forwarded the right to appeal and a dispute resolution investigation will occur.
You must be over the age of 18 years to use the services provided by Kinky Haven. Kinky Haven reserves the right directly or through third parties,
to make any inquiries we consider necessary to validate your registration data. User accounts found to not be over the age of 18 years will be banned.
Child or Teen avatars are NOT permitted within Kinky Haven.
Anyone found in violation of this rule will be banned at IP level, NO EXCEPTIONS.
By accepting this agreement you understand that Kinky Haven is bound to the laws of the United States of America and the United Kingdom.
a.) ---Community guidelines---
We are a drama free environment, we understand there will be some moderate level of tolerable drama for there to be interaction between users.
However, excessive discourse and mudslinging drama will NOT be tolerated by any means.
We as a community would like to request you please leave your racial bias, political and religious affiliations outside our grid service.
4. Currency Exchange
Content sold for profit in Kinky Haven, that is given away freely in another grid, by a different creator, is not allowed. This is a violation of the original creators copyright
(unless duly documented by original copyright holder), and as such, Kinky Haven reserves the right to fully remove any and all instances from the grid
(inventory, contents, or any instance thereof). Kinky Haven assumes no responsibility nor liability for reimbursement of these items.
Kinky Haven abides by the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). As such, any DMCA filed with Kinky Haven will be result in that content being removed.
In cases where items are removed from the entire grid (inventory, contents of prims, or any instance thereof)
Kinky Haven shall bear no liability nor assume any responsibility for reimbursement of these items.
a.) Kinky Haven currency is sold and handled by Gloebit (G$) or Podex (KY$). Any dispute over a transaction must be handled with the currency provider.
Kinky Haven services are subject to scheduled and unscheduled interruptions. Various system updates and upgrades will be applied when needed.
Kinky Haven reserves the right to interrupt services with or without user notification. When practical all attempts will be made to notify the user base.
You agree that Kinky Haven will not be liable for any service interruptions required, and you will not be entitled to any refunds of fees paid.
b.) Land and Ownership or rental of such is pursuant to agreements and payment between you and Kinky Haven.
Fees and structure are outlined in further documents on the www.Kinky Haven.com website. Private Island Ownership is available for varying pricing structure.
5. Kinky Haven World Service
Kinky Haven is a multi-user virtual world experience, tailored for the over 18 years of age user.
By using Kinky Haven services you agree to these terms and certify that you are over 18 years of age. User accounts found to be fraudulent in this certification by any means,
will be removed and banned from further use of the services. Kinky Haven is a service provider meaning among other things that we do not necessarily control various aspects of the environment.
You acknowledge that Kinky Haven is a service provider and understand that various user content does not necessarily reflect the opinion nor stance of Kinky Haven as a service provider.
Kinky Haven will not as a rule regulate the communications either in text or interaction of users barring conduct outlined in these terms.
Harassment in any shape or form will not be tolerated however, and reports should be made to customer service with applicable chat logs.
The onus of proof will bear on the user and not Kinky Haven. See more under Dispute Resolution.
Content available in Kinky Haven may be provided by users and not Kinky Haven. As such, you acknowledge that content creators maintain certain rights and privileges in their respective content.
You accept full responsibility for use of provided content and remain liable for unlawful usage. If a content provider reports a DMCA violation to Kinky Haven,
such instances will be investigated and if warranted, removed from public access. Offending accounts will be banned from use of the services.
Kinky Haven will not as a rule, police or pre-screen user content.
6. Content Licenses and Copyrights
You retain copyright and other intellectual property rights with respect to content you create in Kinky Haven to the extent that you have such rights under applicable law.
Kinky Haven retains ownership of the account and related data, regardless of intellectual property rights you may have in content you create or otherwise own.
Even though Kinky Haven retains this right, your intellectual property will not be used without prior permission and or licensing to Kinky Haven.
Kinky Haven supports content creators and encourages full creativity to enhance and grow the community. As stated before however, Kinky Haven will not police nor pre-screen content.
The onus is on the creator to provide proof of infringement. See more in Dispute Resolution.
You will comply with the processes of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act regarding copyright infringement claims covered under such Act.
Kinky Haven staff identified by the surname and at the top of the TOS have full and complete authority to handle disputes and offending content removal.
Back end and region or grid issues will be escalated as needed to appropriate staff member's. You acknowledge and release liability on all Kinky Haven staff identified by surname.
Furthermore, you acknowledge that people are human and mistakes can/will be made. Proper complaint reporting will be utilised and investigated.
7. Suspension and Termination of Account
Obvious griefing activities will not be tolerated. These include but are not limited to, Excessive malicious scripts, player versus player activity in a sim not flagged,
overload of avatar prim attachments, automated prim replication etc. Copybot is simply and absolutely not allowed.
Any proof of use in Kinky Haven will result in permanent banning from all Kinky Haven services.
8. Disputes Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Alternate Accounts - While users may choose to play Kinky Haven with more than one account, specifically or consistently using an alternate account to harass other users or violate
the community standards is not acceptable. Alternate accounts are generally treated as separate from a users principal account, but misuse of alternate accounts can and will result
in disciplinary action on the principal account. Kinky Haven acknowledges that there will be disputes of varying nature. This is human. But we expect you to handle yourselves like adults.
Kinky Haven will not police nor pre-screen content, text nor interaction. Any dispute raised between users will be investigated if brought to our attention.
The onus of proof will always lie with the claimant. Kinky Haven will not be responsible for maintaining nor perusing chat logs on a regular basis.
That said, you as the user will be responsible for providing said chat logs and/or screenshots. Kinky Haven will pull applicable chat logs from the database to compare and inspect.
Kinky Haven does not guarantee that any chat logs will be available in an archived manner at any time. Again, common sense will prevail.
9. OARs and Region files.
Kinky Haven will not under any circumstance distribute, redistribute, or use OARs (region files) created by it's residents. Residents are not entitled to receive an OAR file upon leaving Kinky Haven.
Creations the resident wishes to save must be legally exportable by the residents themselves. OARs will remain on the Kinky Haven server for upto 90 days but not more then 6 months before being
archived or deleted upon request of the resident. unarchival of an OAR to be reinstated only to the Kinky Haven virtual world will incur an additional charge.
Furthermore no IAR (inventory) files will be made available for transfer due to copyright laws.