Father.io is a service of Proxy42 Inc. a Delaware corporation (“Proxy42” or “we” or “us”). By using our products and services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully. Our products and services allow users to play a massive multiplayer first person shooter in real life, using a portable device ("Inceptor Device"). After connecting your smartphone to the Inceptor Device, you can play the game through mobile software application (each application, an "App") available through your mobile device's app store. Part of the game can be played even without The Inceptor via App and Website https://father.io (the “Site”).
The Inceptor Device, the Apps, and the Site are collectively referred to herein as the “Service”. Our products and services allow users to play with smartphone, after connecting your smartphone to the Inceptor. This Master Terms of Service along with the Additional Terms (defined below), as such terms and policies may be updated from time to time (collectively, the “Terms”), governs your use of the Service.
By downloading an App, visiting the Site or otherwise accessing or using the Service, you agree that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are prohibited from accessing or using the Service.
We reserve the right at any time, in our sole discretion to:
This Agreement includes both the terms above and the following sections, to which you may jump to directly by selecting the appropriate link below. The headings and subheadings are for your convenience only - you are responsible for reviewing all sections, defined terms and related links in their entirety to ensure you fully understand this Agreement.
You are solely responsible for the use of the Service. Don't misuse the Service. You may not interfere with the Service or try to access the Service using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use the Service only as permitted by law, and are solely responsible for compiance with all applicable use, import, export and re-export control laws and regulations that apply to the Service as well as the Inceptor Device and to any hardware or other components that you may use in connection with the Service. Use of the Inceptor Device, the App or any other downloadable software components provided by Proxy42 are subject to these Master Terms of Service and any Additional Terms provided by Proxy42.
In addition to these Master Terms of Service, the following additional terms apply to your use of the Service. By using the Service, you agree to be bound by these additional terms (including any age restrictions applicable to use of a particular App or feature of the Service), as applicable, which are incorporated herein by reference (collectively the "Additional Terms"):
In the event of a conflict between the terms and conditions in this document and the terms in any of the Additional Terms, these Master Terms of Service will control.
Subject to the Terms, Proxy42 grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use any software that is provided by Proxy42 that is pre-installed on, embedded in or incorporated into the Proxy42 Device (“Embedded Software”) solely in connection with your use of the Service. This license does not authorize you to use or modify the Embedded Software for any purpose, although you may independently develop apps through the Inceptor Device.
By accepting this Agreement, you represent that you are at least 13 years of age and you have the legal authority to enter into this Agreement and use the Service in your jurisdiction. If you are at least 13 years of age and less than 18 years of age, your parent or legal guardian must read and accept this Agreement on your behalf.
You may not use the Service or register to use the Website (i) for the duration of your suspension if you have been suspended by Proxy42; (ii) at any time if you have been terminated from access to the Website or the Service by Proxy42; or (iii) at any time if you are a person barred from accessing the Website or the Service under applicable law.
Account Information. For security purposes, in order to access the Service and use the Proxy42 Device, you have to create an account and verify your identity. You hereby represent and warrant that the information you provide to Proxy42 upon registration will be true, accurate, current, and complete. You also hereby represent and warrant that you will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up-to-date at all times.
Password. As a registered user, you will have login information, including a username and password. Your account is personal to you, and you may not share your account information with, or allow access to your account by any third party. As you will be responsible for all activity that occurs under your access credentials, you should preserve the confidentiality of your username and password. If you have any reason to believe that your account information has been compromised or that your account has been accessed by a third party, you agree to immediately notify Proxy42 by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You are solely responsible for your own losses or losses incurred by Proxy42 and others due to any unauthorized use of your account.
You agree that we may send you communications (via text, email or through the Service) regarding your use of the Service and certain features or applications of the Service you may be interested in. You may opt out of certain of these communications via your FATHER.IO profile settings, but you may not opt out of administrative communications from Proxy42 regarding your use of the Service.
If your use of the Service includes Proxy42 Apps for mobile devices, you hereby consent to and grant us the following permissions in connection with your use of the Proxy42 Apps for mobile devices:
You agree to operate the Service, and to locate and mount any related Inceptor Device and third-party devices, in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. You further agree that it is solely your responsibility to determine if use of the Service in your jurisdiction is permitted under all applicable laws and regulations, as well as to determine a correct geolocation to play the game for the Inceptor Device and related third-party devices that is permitted under such laws and regulations. You acknowledge that Proxy42 is not responsible for your use of the Service, the Inceptor Device or any related third-party devices in violation of any law or regulation.
Proxy42 does not allow use of the Service for any illegal, abusive purposes, in any manner that interferes with or interrupts the proper functioning of the Service, or through the use of any bot, crawler, spider, or other automated process. Proxy42 reserves the right to restrict or terminate your right to use particular features of the Service if Proxy42 determines, in its sole discretion, that your use violates these Terms or any other applicable Additional Terms.
You agree not to use the Site or any aspect or feature there of for any unlawful purpose or in any way that might harm, damage, or disparage any other party. Without limiting the proceeding sentence, you agree that you will not do, or attempt to do, any of the following:
Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell, distribute or exploit, any part of the Site, use of the Site, access to the Site, or content obtained through the Site for any purpose other than for your authorized use of the features of the Service that you have fully paid for, in accordance with all applicable Terms;
Access or use the Site for any comparative or competitive research purposes;
Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Site, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Site or any content therein;
Use any manual or automated means to extract and/or compile content from the Site for any commercial purpose or otherwise;
Interfere with or disrupt the Site, networks or servers connected to the Site, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks or servers;
Undertake, cause, permit or authorize the modification, creation of derivative works, translation, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or hacking of all or part of the Site or any other part thereof, except and solely to the extent permitted by law, or otherwise attempt to use or access any of the Site other than as intended; or
Use the Site in any manner whatsoever that could lead to a violation of any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.
The Service is owned and operated by Proxy42. The software, content, visual interfaces, interactive features, information, trademarks, logos, graphics, design, compilation, computer code, products, software, services, content, and all other elements of the Service (“Proxy42 Materials”), are protected by copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws of the United States and other jurisdictions, international conventions, and all other relevant intellectual property and proprietary rights, and applicable laws. All Proxy42 Materials, including intellectual property rights therein and thereto, are the property of Proxy42 or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. You may not sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise make unauthorized use of the Proxy42 Materials. Proxy42 reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms. You shall not acquire any right, title or interest to the Proxy42 Materials, whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, except for the limited rights set forth in these Terms.
These Terms will remain in effect until terminated. These Terms, and your rights and licenses hereunder, will terminate immediately upon your breach of the Terms. You may terminate these Terms by canceling your account with Proxy42 and, if applicable uninstalling and ceasing use of the Apps. Proxy42 may terminate the Service, disable any App, and/or these Terms, or limit or terminate your access to the Services at any time for any reason or no reason at all. No refunds will be granted in connection with any termination of the Service. Sections 13, 14, 15 and 17 shall survive the termination of this Agreement. You agree that termination of your account is your sole remedy for any claims, including dissatisfaction with the Service.
Proxy42 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to add, remove, or modify features of the Service at any time for any reason without liability to you. Proxy42 may change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms (including the Additional Terms) at any time by making such modified terms available to you on the Proxy42 website or through an App, or both. If Proxy42 materially modifies these Terms, it will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the change. For example, we may send a message to your email address, if we have one on file, or generate a pop-up or similar notification when you access the Service for the first time after such material changes are made. No modifications to these Terms will apply to any dispute between you and Proxy42 that arose prior to the date of such modification. Your use of the Service after modifications to these Terms become effective constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. If you are dissatisfied with the terms of these Terms, then you agree that your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue any use of the Service.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Proxy42 DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, QUALITY, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. Proxy42 EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY OR FUNCTIONALITY OF THE SERVICE, THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE.
NEITHER Proxy42 NOR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS, SPONSORS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS, NOR OUR OR THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES, ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER LOSSES OR DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS, OR LOSS OF DATA) OR LIABILITIES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY MANNER TO THE SERVICE, THE USE OF TARGET DEVICE OR ANY OTHER HARDWARE, OR THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THESE TERMS, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR LIABILITIES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO RELEASE AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE Proxy42 OR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS, SPONSORS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS, OR OUR OR THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR LIABILITIES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE IS TO STOP USING THE SERVICE. NEITHER Proxy42 NOR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS, SPONSORS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS, NOR OUR OR THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES, EXPENSES, LOSSES OR OTHER LIABILITY INCURRED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF ANY INACCURACY, INCOMPLETENESS OR MISREPRESENTATION OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, POSTINGS OR SUBMISSIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE BY THIRD PARTIES.
You agree to fully indemnify, defend, and hold Proxy42, our licensors, suppliers, agents, successors, and assigns and our and their directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents and other representatives, harmless from and against any and all liability, claims, losses, demands, expenses and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by such indemnified parties, relating to or arising out of the use or misuse of the Service by you or by third parties using the Service ("Users"),or your violation of the Terms, violation of any applicable law or regulation by you or an User, or a violation of the rights of any third parties by you or an User related to the use of the Service.
Proxy42 makes no representation that the Service operates (or is legally permitted to operate) in all geographic area of the world, or that the Service is appropriate or available for use in all such locations. Using the Service in locations or territories where the Service or any content or functionality of the Service or portion thereof is illegal is expressly prohibited. If you or a User chooses to use the Service, you agree and acknowledge that you and such User do so on each party's own initiative and at each party's own risk, and that you are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
These Terms, whether interpreted in a court of law or in arbitration, shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of the State of California as they apply to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within California by California residents, and without regard to conflict of law principles. To the extent that any lawsuit or court proceeding is permitted hereunder, you and Proxy42 agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts and federal courts located within the Northern District of California for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes. These Terms (including the various additional terms incorporated herein by reference) constitute the entire agreement between you and Proxy42, and supersedes any and all prior agreements, negotiations, or other communications between you and Proxy42, whether oral or written, with respect to the subject matter hereof, and, except as expressly provided herein, cannot be modified except in writing signed by both parties. ----------- Except as set forth in Section (h) of "Dispute Resolution" above, in the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then: (a) such provision shall be deemed reformed to the extent strictly necessary to render such provision valid and enforceable, or if not capable of such reformation shall be deemed severed from these Terms; and (b) the validity and enforceability of all of the other provisions hereof, shall in no way be affected or impaired thereby. You agree to abide by all applicable laws in your use of the Service, including export control laws and similar regulations governing the transfer of software and other technology outside of the United States or other jurisdictions. You may not assign these Terms without the prior written consent of Proxy42, whether expressly or by operation of law, including in connection with a merger or change of control, and any such attempted assignment shall be void and of no effect. Proxy42 may assign these Terms without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms shall be binding on the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns, heirs, and estates. You acknowledge and understand that if Proxy42 is unable to provide the Service as a result of a force majeure event Proxy42 will not be in breach of these Terms. A force majeure event means any event beyond the control of Proxy42. The failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, a right, power or remedy provided in these Terms or by law shall not constitute a waiver of that right, power or remedy. Proxy42's waiver of any obligation or breach of these Terms shall not operate as a waiver of any other obligation or subsequent breach of these Terms.