King Care Terms and Conditions

1 About these terms

1.1 These terms create a legal agreement between you (“ you” or “your”) and King.com Limited, a company registered in Malta whose address is Aragon Business Centre, Level 4, Dragonara Road, St Julians STJ3140, Malta . (“ we”, “ us” or “ our”) in relation to this website, and any services related to this website (together “ King Care”). You agree that by accessing King Care, you are agreeing to these terms and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these terms or our Privacy Policy then you should not access King Care.

1.2 You agree that you are at least 13 years old and that if you are between 13 years and 18 years old, your legal guardian has reviewed and agrees to these terms and is happy for you to use King Care.

1.3 You can access these terms at any time at https://care.king.com/en/terms-of-service We can make changes to these terms at any time in accordance with paragraph 11 below and your continued use of King Care shall confirm your acceptance of the updated terms. You should check that url from time to time to review the then current version of these terms.

2 About accessing and using King Care

2.1 You are responsible for the internet connection and/or mobile charges that you may incur for accessing King Care. You should ask your mobile operator if you are unsure what these charges will be.

2.2 You agree that you shall take all steps necessary to protect your log in details and keep them secret. You agree you shall not give your log in details to anyone else or allow anyone else to use your log in details or account. In these terms, reference to “log in details” or “account” include your log in details and account for any social network or platform that you may be able to allow King Care to interact with.

2.3 If you fail to keep your log in details secret, or if you share your log in details or account with someone else (whether intentionally or unintentionally), you accept full responsibility for the consequences of this (including any unauthorised purchases) and agree to fully compensate for any losses or harm that may result.

2.4 We will not be responsible to you for any loss that you suffer as a result of an unauthorised person accessing your account and using King Care and we accept no responsibility for any losses or harm resulting from its unauthorised use, whether fraudulently or otherwise.

2.5 We have the right to withdraw or modify King Care (in whole or in part) without notice and without liability to you from time to time:

  • for technical reasons (such as technical difficulties experienced by us or on the internet);
  • to allow us to improve user experience;
  • where we have legal reasons for doing so (including privacy or other legal objections to the content or conduct of King Care or our games);
  • because it no longer makes business sense for us to provide the relevant part of King Care; or
  • because we have altered the services or games we provide.

2.6 There may also be times when King Care or any part of it is not available for technical or maintenance related reasons, whether on a scheduled or unscheduled basis.

2.7 We reserve the right to delete your account if no activity is conducted by you in relation to the account for 180 or more days.

2.8 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to King Care (including by deleting your account) if we reasonably believe that you are in material breach of these terms (including by repeated minor breaches). Without limitation, any breaches of paragraph 3 are likely to be considered material breaches.

3 Content and user conduct

3.1 You must comply with the laws that apply to you in the location that you access King Care from. If any laws applicable to you restrict or prohibit you from accessing King Care, you must comply with those legal restrictions or, if applicable, stop accessing King Care.

3.2 You promise that, to the best of your knowledge, all the information you provide to us on accessing King Care is and shall remain true, accurate and complete at all times.

3.3 Information, data, or other materials may be sent, uploaded, communicated, transmitted or otherwise made available via King Care by you or by others (“Content”). You agree that your Content may be viewable by other users of King Care. You should therefore only share Content that you are comfortable sharing publicly.

3.4 You agree not to upload, communicate, transmit or otherwise make available any Content:

  • that is or could reasonably be viewed as unlawful, harmful, harassing, defamatory, libellous, obscene or otherwise objectionable;
  • that is or could reasonably be viewed as invasive of another's privacy;
  • that is likely to, or could reasonably be viewed as likely to incite violence or racial or ethnic hatred;
  • which you do not have a right to make available lawfully (such as inside information, information which belongs to someone else or confidential information);
  • which infringes any intellectual property right or other proprietary right of others; or
  • which contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of King Care, or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
  • which consists of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes' or any other form of solicitation.

3.5 You agree that you will not:

  • disguise, anonymise or hide your IP address or the source of any Content that you may upload;
  • remove or amend any proprietary notices or other ownership information from King Care;
  • interfere with or disrupt King Care or servers or networks that provide King Care;
  • attempt to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or hack King Care, or to defeat or overcome any of our encryption technologies or security measures or data transmitted, processed or stored by us;
  • 'harvest', 'scrape' or collect any information about or regarding other people that use King Care, including, but not limited to any personal data or information (including by uploading anything that collects information including but not limited to 'pixel tags' cookies, graphics interchange formats ('gifs') or similar items that are sometimes also referred to as 'spyware' or 'pcms' (passive collection mechanisms);
  • use King Care to harm anyone or to cause offence to harass any person;
  • create more than one account to use King Care;
  • use another person or entity’s email address in order to sign up to use King Care;
  • use King Care for fraudulent or abusive purposes (including, without limitation, by using our forum to impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person, entity, our forum or our games);
  • sell, transfer or try to sell or transfer an account with us or any part of an account;
  • disobey any requirements or regulations of any networks that may be connected to King Care;
  • use King Care in any other way not permitted by these terms or the House Rules which we may issue from time to time.
  • use King Care in violation of any applicable law or regulation; or
  • use King Care in any other way not permitted by these terms

3.6 Whilst we try to ensure that the information that King creates on King Care is complete and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy and/or completeness of any information on King Care. We also make no commitment to keep the information on King Care up to date. In particular, we do not endorse, support or guarantee the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any Content posted by any user of King Care.

3.7 Any use of or reliance on any Content posted on King Care is at your own risk. The material on King Care is provided “ as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any information on King Care, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any information, or any losses or harm of any kind resulting from the use of any information made available via King Care.

3.8 Although we may attempt to moderate the behaviour of users of King Care, due to the volume of Content on King Care we are unable to monitor all interactions. You are therefore solely responsible for your interactions with other users of King Care. We reserve the right (but are not obligated) to remove any Content from King Care at any time, in our sole discretion.

4 Your breach of these terms

You agree to compensate us, according to law, for all losses, harm, claims and expenses that may arise from any breach of these terms by you.

5 Our liability

5.1 We accept liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or agents, and for losses or harm caused by fraud by our agents, or us or any other liability which may not by law be excluded.

5.2 For any losses or harm other than those mentioned in paragraph 5.1 or those excluded elsewhere in these terms, we will only be responsible for losses or harm which are a reasonably foreseeable consequence of our negligence or breach of these terms and conditions, up to the value of the amount you have spent playing King games in the twelve months preceding the relevant loss or harm. Losses and harm are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and us at the time of you agreeing to these terms and conditions.

5.3 We are not responsible for:

  • losses or harm not caused by our breach of these terms or negligence;
  • losses or harm which are not reasonably foreseeable by you and us at the time of you agreeing to these terms and conditions including those losses which happen as a side effect of foreseeable losses. This could include loss of data, loss of opportunity, service interruption, computer or other device failure or financial loss;
  • any increase in loss or damage resulting from breach by you of any of these terms and conditions; or
  • technical failures or the lack of availability of King Care where these are not within our reasonable control.

5.4 We will provide King Care with the same skill and care as the providers of other similar websites, but you acknowledge that your only right with respect to any problems or dissatisfaction with King Care is to discontinue your use of King Care and we are not responsible or liable for any interruptions or errors that you may experience while using King Care.

5.5 Any additional legal rights which you may have as a consumer remain unaffected by these terms.

6 Intellectual property

6.1 You acknowledge that all copyright, trade marks, and other intellectual property rights in and relating to King Care are owned by or licensed to us. You will not take any action to jeopardise, limit or interfere with our intellectual property rights.

6.2 Whilst you are in compliance with these terms, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, revocable limited licence to access and use King Care (but not any related object and source code), in each case provided that such use is in accordance with these terms. You agree not to use King Care, or any elements thereof, for anything else.

6.3 Whilst you are in compliance with these terms, you are permitted to print and download extracts from King Care for your own use provided that (i) you do not modify any extract, document or graphic in any way; (ii) you do not remove or amend any proprietary notices or other ownership information from King Care.

6.4 Other than as set out in paragraph 6.3, you must not copy, distribute, make available to the public or create any derivative work from King Care or any part of King Care unless we have first agreed to this in writing (including by express statement via King Care). In particular, and without limiting the foregoing, you must not make available any technological measures designed to control access to, or elements of, King Care

6.5 By submitting Content (as defined in paragraph 3.3) via King Care you:

  • are representing that you are fully entitled to do so;
  • grant us and our group companies the right to edit, adapt, publish and use your entry and any derivative works we may create from it, in any and all media (whether it exists now or in the future), for any purpose, in perpetuity, without any payment to you;
  • warrant and represent that you have the right to grant us the licence of your Content immediately above;
  • acknowledge that you may have what are known as “moral rights” in the Content, for example the right to be named as the creator of your entry and the right not to have work subjected to derogatory treatment. You agree to waive any such moral rights you may have in the Content; and
  • agree that we have no obligation to monitor or protect your rights in any Content that you may submit to us, but you do give us the right to enforce your rights in that Content if we want to, including but not limited to taking legal action (at our cost) on your behalf.

6.6 In connection with King Care, if you believe that someone else has infringed your intellectual property rights over the internet, you may contact us by emailing the following information to ip-notice@king.com:

  • a description of the intellectual property rights and an explanation as to how they have been infringed;
  • a description of where the infringing material is located;
  • your address, phone number and email address;
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that (i) you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use of material in which you own intellectual property rights is not authorised, and (ii) the information that you are providing is accurate, correct, and that you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
  • a physical or electronic signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that has allegedly been infringed.

6.7 We do not consider or accept unsolicited proposals or ideas, including, for example, ideas for new games, characters, game names, mechanics, technologies, promotions, game feedback and improvements (“Unsolicited Proposals”). If, despite this, you send any Unsolicited Proposals to us, you acknowledge and agree that we are not required to keep them confidential and that we are permitted to use them for any purposes whatsoever without any liability or payment to you of any kind.

7 Privacy

7.1 We will only collect, process, use and share your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and as set out in these terms. By accessing King Care, you give your consent to us collecting, processing, using and sharing your personal data in this way. If you do not agree to our Privacy Policy you should not continue to access King Care.

7.2 We may use cookies to store certain types of information each time you use King Care. They may for example be used to help us recognise what kind of device you are using. You can find out more about how we use cookies by reading our Privacy Policy.

8 Links

We may link to third party websites or services from King Care. You understand that we make no promises regarding any content, goods or services provided by such third parties and we do not endorse the same. We are also not responsible to you in relation to any losses or harm caused by such third parties. Any charges you incur in relation to those third parties are your responsibility. You understand that when you provide data to such third parties you are providing it in accordance with their privacy policy (if any) and our own Privacy Policy does not apply in relation to that data.

9 Transferring these terms

We may wish to transfer all or a part of our rights or responsibilities under these terms to someone else without obtaining your consent. You agree that we may do so provided that the transfer does not significantly disadvantage you. You may not transfer any of the rights we give you under these terms unless we first agree to this in writing.

10 Entire agreement

These terms set out the entire agreement between you and us concerning King Care (as defined in paragraph 1) and they replace all earlier agreements and understandings between you and us. If you also access or play our games (for example, by using those versions of our games that are made available via the App Store, Google Play, the Windows Store, KakaoTalk, on Amazon Kindle and/or on Facebook), or visit our gaming websites www.king.com or www.royalgames.com, then different terms and conditions apply to you in respect of your use of such games and/or website(s).

11 Changes to these terms

You can find these terms at any time by visiting https://care.king.com/en/terms-of-service. We reserve the right to update these terms from time to time by posting the updated version at that address. We may do so because we change the nature of our products or services, for technical or legal reasons, or because the needs of our business have changed. You agree that if you do not accept any amendment to our terms then you shall immediately stop accessing and/or using King Care.

12 Severability

If any part of these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable under any applicable local laws or by an applicable court, that part shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect as nearly as possible our original intentions and the remainder of these terms shall remain valid and enforceable.

13 Waivers of our rights

Our failure to exercise or enforce any of our rights under these terms does not waive our right to enforce such right. Any waiver of such rights shall only be effective if it is in writing and signed by us.

14 Complaints and dispute resolution

In the unlikely event that you wish to bring legal action against us these terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. Any dispute arising in connection with these terms will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England unless you choose the courts of your home country.

These terms were last updated on 9 December 2014.