Terms

Terms and Conditions of worldofvanilla.com

Terms and Conditions ("Terms")

Last updated: June 22, 2019

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the worldofvanilla.com website (the "Service") operated by World of Vanilla ("us", "we", or "our").

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Accounts

When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Service.

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by World of Vanilla.

World of Vanilla has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that World of Vanilla shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Termination

We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

We may terminate or suspend your account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Service.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 15 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

License

Community Competition License Conditions for StarCraft®, StarCraft®: Remastered, StarCraft® II, World of Warcraft®, Warcraft® III, Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft®, Diablo® III, and Heroes of the Storm®.

Collegiate Competitions.

If you are organizing a competition primarily for college students, the competition must be either:

An intracollegiate competition organized by the school or a student from the school, or
An intercollegiate competition lasting less than a week or consisting of players from 8 schools or fewer organized by a registered student organization.

Compensation.

The value of the total compensation including prizes, prize money, salaries, travel and accommodation stipends or reimbursements, and appearance fees paid by organizers and sponsors to the players, teams and team owners, for participating in the competition ("Compensation"), must:

not exceed Ten Thousand US Dollars ($10,000 USD) or the equivalent for a single competition; and
not exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000 USD) or the equivalent for all of the events organized or hosted by you during the last 12 months pursuant to this Community Competition License;

Provided you comply with all applicable laws (including residency eligibility requirements), you may charge players and/or teams entry fees to compete in your community competitions under the following guidelines:

For StarCraft®, StarCraft®: Remastered, StarCraft® II, World of Warcraft®, Warcraft® III, Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft®, Diablo® III, and Heroes of the Storm® competitions almost all countries and states allow organizers to charge entry fees for participants to compete in the competition; and

For Hearthstone, competition organizers must exclude residents from North Dakota, Maryland, Connecticut and Arizona from competitions with cash prizes and entry fees. Additionally, some countries may prohibit Hearthstone competitions with cash prizes and entry fees.

If you charge players and/or teams an entrance fee to participate in the competition, the value of the Compensation must be at least equal to the combined value of the entrance fees paid by players.

Broadcasting.

You may broadcast your competition online, and may stream on whichever online platform you like;
However, you may receive only up to a maximum of $100,000 in compensation from any online broadcast or streaming platform (e.g., Twitch, YouTube, Hitbox, Azubu, Facebook, etc.) in conjunction with the broadcast of your competition (whether that compensation be paid in the form of sponsorship, broadcast fees, in-kind promotion, or other form of payment); You may not charge fees of any kind for spectators to watch the competition online;

If you broadcast your competition online, you are responsible for ensuring that any accompanied chat is adequately moderated to prevent vulgar,

abusive or an otherwise mean spirted environment;
You may not broadcast on television; and
You must follow the Blizzard Entertainment Video Policy;

Merchandising

You may not sell any Blizzard or game branded merchandise.

On Site Audiences.

You may not charge fees of any kind for spectators to watch the competition in-person.

Use of Blizzard Trademarks.

Any use of Blizzard’s logos or trademarks to promote the competition must comply with the Blizzard Entertainment Logo and Trademark Guidelines; and Each game’s branding guidelines as may be posted and amended from time to time.

Crowdfunding.

If you conduct any crowdfunding activity for your competition, you must state that your competition is licensed under Blizzard’s Community Competition License with a link to these terms.
You must state that the crowdfunding campaign is neither endorsed nor sponsored by Blizzard; and

You must use all of the proceeds of the crowdfunding campaign for the development, and promotion of the event and you may not retain any portion of the crowdfunding proceeds as profit;

Advertisements and Sponsorships.

Gambling, including raffles and fantasy sports betting, cannot be associated with the competition in any manner.
The competition cannot be sponsored by any companies that sell or promote any of the following products:

Pornography (or extremely mature materials); Alcohol;
Tobacco or cigarettes;
Firearms;

Gambling websites; or
Any company that is detrimental to Blizzard’s business (hacking, gold services, account selling, key sellers)

Blizzard’s Rights to Promote and Use Content from the Competition.

In consideration of Blizzard granting you the right to operate a competition under this license, you agree that Blizzard can choose to promote your community competition, and may use the results of your community event to qualify players for Blizzard sponsored competitions; and

Additionally, by operating or sponsoring a competition using the Community Competition License you agree to license to Blizzard for free and forever, any rights that you may have in the broadcasted content, highlights, video and still content and news regarding the competition for Blizzard to copy, modify,

distribute, or publicly display or to sublicense those rights to someone else.

Play Nice, Play Fair.

The rules for the competition should promote a fun and engaging experience for the players, with skill in playing the game being the factor that determines who will win or lose matches in the competition;
Organizers and sponsors must comply with other Blizzard policies as may be amended from time to time. If there is not a right granted in another Blizzard policy, the right does not exist;

The competition must comply with all applicable laws and regulations and the policies of any party service you are using to stream or broadcast your game; and
Blizzard may revoke a Community Competition License if the competition promotes or represents anything contrary to Blizzard’s Core Values, the interpretation and application of which is in Blizzard’s sole discretion.

Other Legal Stuff.

You agree that Blizzard may audit your books and records to ensure that you have complied with the terms of this Agreement; and
If there is a disagreement between you and Blizzard, we will try to resolve that by negotiating with each other for thirty days. If that doesn’t work, any disputes will be resolved under California law in the courts in Orange County, California.

Blizzard may, in its sole discretion, at any time, and without notice, change, revoke or cancel this Community Competition License.