Terms of Service

The rules laid out here apply to all services maintained by Unknown Borders.

1. Definitions

"Staff" are defined as users ranked as Administrators and Moderators
"Administrator" is defined as the head of the online entity
"Network" is defined as the collection of websites hosted, Teamspeak servers, Game servers, and other services supplied to you.
"Content" includes, but is not limited to:

  1. User Data
  2. User content
  3. Articles written
  4. Graphical contributions (screenshots, videos, maps, textures, ...)
  5. Sound contributions (sound files, music, ...)

By using any of the services supplied by out Network, you agree yo be bound by this Terms of Service, and that you agree with the Community Rules.

You agree to hold harmless Unknown Borders and it's Staff, their heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, and all other person acting under Unknown Borders or Staff's authority or those for whom they are acting, from any liability resulting from your usage the Network.

Unknown Border reserves the right to update and change this Terms of Service and Rules without notice. Violation of any of the terms will result in the termination of your account. While Unknown Borders prohibits illegal activity and has put measures towards prohibiting illegal activity, you understand and agree that we cannot be responsible for the Content and actions of our members.

2. Content Ownership

All content as defined above may be retained, removed, or relocated at the discretion of the Staff. By submitting content to our Network, or by submitting content to staff or server email accounts or other contact media, or by creating content on our Network, you grant us perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, rights to use, copy, modify, adapt, distribute, prepare derivative works of, perform, or publicly display that content.

3. Graphical Content and Content

The Graphical Content and Textures and all of our Content that we make available to the public fall under the "Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)" license.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Unknown Borders by Nikolaj Thorup Jensen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at www.unknownborders.net

4. Donations

By donating you agree by these Terms of Service. Access to the Network is completely free and unrestricted. As such, donations are fully optional and not required to experience our community. Donating does not give you the right to be treated in a special way.

By donating you are not entitled to any physical or virtual good. A donation is not a purchase. As defined, a donation is an act or instance of presenting something as a gift, grant or contribution with no expectation of anything in return.

A refund of your donation will not be made under any circumstances. You agree to not buy back, stop credit, or force charge-back on donations. If you are banned or your access gets restricted because you violated this Terms of Service and Community Rules, you will not be entitled to a refund.

5. Punishment and Suspension of Access

Users found violating the Terms of Service may find their accounts or IP addresses restricted from any server or service within the Network. In addition, Unknown Borders retains the right to kick you, ban you, enact restrictive measures or block your access to the Network for any reason, without explanation or warning. Users may request to appeal their ban. However, appeals are a courtesy, the Staff retains the right to revoke any request for a ban appeal.

6. Privacy

For privacy information see our Privacy Policy.

7. Prohibited Behaviour

You agree NOT to:

  1. Use or encourage others to use the Network for any illegal purpose
  2. Impersonate any members in the game or on any other website
  3. Make unsolicited or inappropriate related features of the Network
  4. Interfere with any security-related features of the Network
  5. Harass, bully, intimidate or abuse users of our Network
  6. Release or distribute server group access information without Staff consent
  7. Share any account or login information with another party in order to access the Network

8. Additional Terms of Staff Members

All staff members are bound to the following additional terms. Staff are to promote a safe, fun and friendly environment within the Network. A Staff position equals contributing to the project in a voluntary way, and doesn't make you entitled to any special treatment. Staff are bound to these Terms of Service and Community Rules at all times. Certain Staff ranks have their own set of procedures and documentation to follow, which are described in a Rank document. They will follow the procedures described by the official documents provided for them.

Any staff members that are unable or unwilling to fulfill their duties and responsibilities are subject to the loss of their rank. Administrators retain the right to revoke a user's rank without warning.