A. Intellectual Property
B. Game Assets, Virtual Items, and Accounts
All rights and title in and to the Properties, and all content included therein (including, without limitation, user Accounts, computer code, titles, objects, artifacts, characters, character names, locations, location names, stories, story lines, dialog, catch phrases, artwork, graphics, structural or landscape designs, animations, sounds, musical compositions and recordings, audio-visual effects, character likenesses, and methods of operation, trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, domain names, taglines, patents, inventions, utility models, know-how, and any other intellectual property) are owned by Planet Forge Games or its licensors. The Properties, and all content therein are protected the international intellectual property laws (as applicable). Planet Forge Games and its licensors reserve all rights in connection with the Properties, including, without limitation, the exclusive right to create derivative works therefrom. You agree that you will not create any work of authorship based on the Properties except as expressly permitted by Planet Forge Games. Additionally, except as otherwise set forth in this Section IV.A, Planet Forge Games does not authorize you to make any use whatsoever of any Planet Forge Games trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, domain names, taglines, and/or trade dress (collectively, the "Planet Forge Games Marks") under any circumstances without a written license agreement. Any reproduction, redistribution, or modification of the Properties, or use of the Properties not in accordance with the EULA or this Agreement, is expressly prohibited by law and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.
Notwithstanding the above, Planet Forge Games may make a "fan kit" available to you (which may be located on the Site) that includes a limited license to use certain Planet Forge Games Marks and other proprietary material. Except for the license expressly granted with the "fan kit," Planet Forge Games reserves all rights, title, and interest in Planet Forge Games Marks and all other intellectual property, and does not authorize you to display or use such in any manner, including but not limited to use on websites, on blogs, in forums, in signatures, on products, or in printed or electronic publications.
C. Unsolicited Idea Submissions
When using the Game, you may accumulate in-Game assets associated with your Account, including, without limitation, objects, artifacts, currency, items, equipment, and/or other value or status indicators ("Game Assets") that reside on servers operated by Planet Forge Games as data. You acknowledge and agree that such Game Assets are accumulated as part of your Account and therefore you shall have no ownership or other property interest in any of those Game Assets. You acknowledge and agree that Planet Forge Games has the right, but not the obligation, to delete, alter, move, remove, or transfer any and all Game Assets, in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason, with or without notice to you, and with no liability of any kind to you. Planet Forge Games does not provide or guarantee, and expressly disclaims any value, cash or otherwise, attributed to any data residing on servers operated by Planet Forge Games, including without limitation the Game Assets and Virtual Items associated with your Account.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY HEREIN, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU SHALL HAVE NO OWNERSHIP OR OTHER PROPERTY INTEREST IN YOUR ACCOUNT, AND YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, OTHER THAN YOUR LIMITED ACCESS TO USE THE ACCOUNT, ALL RIGHTS IN AND TO THE ACCOUNT ARE AND SHALL FOREVER BE OWNED BY AND INURE TO THE BENEFIT OF PLANET FORGE GAMES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NO CLAIM, RIGHT, TITLE, OWNERSHIP OR OTHER PROPRIETARY INTEREST IN THE GAME ASSETS, VIRTUAL ITEMS OR PLANET FORGE GAMES POINTS THAT YOU ACQUIRE, REGARDLESS OF THE CONSIDERATION OFFERED OR PAID IN EXCHANGE FOR PLANET FORGE GAMES POINTS OR VIRTUAL ITEMS. FURTHERMORE, PLANET FORGE GAMES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN ANY MANNER FOR THE DESTRUCTION, DELETION, MODIFICATION, IMPAIRMENT, "HACKING," OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND CAUSED TO THE GAME ASSETS, VIRTUAL ITEMS OR PLANET FORGE GAMES POINTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DELETION OF GAME ASSETS, VIRTUAL ITEMS OR PLANET FORGE GAMES POINTS UPON THE TERMINATION OR EXPIRATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT
Planet Forge Games values your feedback on its services and products, but please do not submit any creative ideas, suggestions or materials. Neither Planet Forge Games nor any of its employees and/or contractors accept or consider unsolicited ideas, original creative artwork or other works, including, without limitation, ideas or suggestions for new or improved games or technologies, game or product enhancements, marketing plans or names for new games (collectively "Unsolicited Ideas"). Please do not send your Unsolicited Ideas to Planet Forge Games or its employees and/or contractors.
This policy is aimed at avoiding potential misunderstandings or disputes when Planet Forge Games’ products or services might seem similar to Unsolicited Ideas that are submitted. If you do submit your Unsolicited Ideas to Planet Forge Games or to any of its employees and/or contractors despite this policy, then you hereby acknowledge and agree that, from the time of transmission or dispatch, you grant Planet Forge Games and its designees a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable, transferable, assignable, non-exclusive and royalty-free right and license to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt, modify, translate, create derivative works of, publicly perform, publicly display, digitally perform, make, have made, sell, offer for sale and import your Unsolicited Ideas, including, without limitation, all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, industrial rights and all other intellectual and proprietary rights related thereto, in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, including, without limitation, giving the Unsolicited Ideas to others, without any compensation to you. To the extent necessary, you agree that you undertake to execute and deliver any and all documents and perform any and all actions necessary or desirable to ensure that the rights to use the Unsolicited Ideas granted to Planet Forge Games as specified above are valid, effective and enforceable. To the maximum extent permitted by the laws of your jurisdiction, you also give up any claim that any use by Planet Forge Games and/or its licensees of your Unsolicited Ideas violates any of your rights, including but not limited to moral rights, privacy rights, rights to publicity, proprietary or other rights, and/or rights to credit for the material or ideas set for therein. You hereby authorize Planet Forge Games and its designees, assignees and licensees (1) to determine at their sole discretion whether to use your real name or not when using the Unsolicited Ideas, (2) to disclose to the public the Unsolicited Ideas, (3) to use the Unsolicited Ideas with indication of your name as an author or without such indication at its sole discretion, and (4) to amend, alter, abbreviate and otherwise revise and modify the Unsolicited Ideas at the sole discretion of Planet Forge Games and its designees, assignees and licensees.