Term and Notices of Legal Rights, Responsibilities and Limitations
Notice (back to top)
The Emperor’s Hammer, and Subgroups (emperorshammer.org and affiliated sites), is an UNOFFICIAL association of Star Wars® fans. The site(s) is (are) not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd., LucasArts Entertainment Co., or any of their subsidiaries or licensees.
The Emperor’s Hammer is an association of individuals from around the world for private, non-commercial enjoyment and celebration of the Star Wars® Universe. No profits are made or permitted by the Emperor’s Hammer, its Subgroups, or its individual Members, at least so far as their activities in the Emperor’s Hammer and affiliated Subgroups are concerned. However, voluntary donations are accepted and Emperor's Hammer related product sales by the Owner/Founder (GA Ronin) are permitted via the Emperor's Hammer Imperial Store for the purpose of offsetting the expenses of maintaining the emperorshammer.org organization and Web site.
Use of this or affiliated sites signifies assent and understanding of these Terms and Notices. Any person or entity utilizing or viewing this and affiliated sites agrees to be bound by any posted guidelines or rules which are hereby incorporated into these Terms and Notices. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND NOTICES, PLEASE DO NOT JOIN THE EMPEROR’S HAMMER OR USE THIS OR AFFILIATED SITES.
We reserved the right to add to or otherwise change or modify these Terms and Notices at any time. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Notices periodically for the current form. Your continued use of the emperorshammer.org or affiliated sites constitutes assent to any additions, changes or other modifications made, once posted.
Ownership (back to top)
This site, emperorshammer.org, is owned and operated by William P. Call, P.G. The contents of this Web site are copyright and trademark protected, all rights reserved. Elements of this and affiliated Web sites are protected by trade dress and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound, image or text from this website may be copied or re-transmitted unless expressly permitted by William P. Call, P.G. or an authorized representative (the current trustees can be contacted and are authorized to represent William P. Call, P.G. in Emperor’s Hammer matters, IF reasonable attempts have been made to reach William P. Call, P.G., and if such attempts have failed). You are authorized to download one copy of the materials on any computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
The Emperor’s Hammer does not solicit or accept creative ideas, suggestions, or materials. Occasionally, a specific and limited request may be made for creative material from the membership. Any creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, materials, or other information (including specifically, but in no way limited to member "names" and information), developed for use by or submitted to the Emperor’s Hammer and/or its subgroups shall be deemed and shall remain the property of the Emperor’s Hammer in perpetuity. By developing material for use by membership of the club and/or its subgroups or by making a submission, the developer automatically grants, or warrants that the person has authority to and does grant the Emperor’s Hammer the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute such material, in whole or in part, throughout the universe and/or incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, for the full term of any copyright, trademark or patent that may exist in such material for any purpose the Emperor’s Hammer chooses, without any compensation, credit or notice to the developer whatsoever. The developer waives any "moral rights" and waives any right to make any claims against the Emperor’s Hammer relating to any developed material made available to the membership of the club and/or its subgroups or any unsolicited submission. The developer further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Emperor’s Hammer in any action resulting from the use of any material or submission, in whole or in part.
Because of the unique requirements and responsibilities in the operation of this not-for-profit, volunteer fan club, it is expressly recognized that ideas, suggestions, or materials which facilitate the identification of membership, communication with membership, or which may otherwise be used by members of the Emperor’s Hammer and/or its subgroups in relation to their club activities or relationships, shall be deemed covered by the preceding paragraph. Consideration for these grants by its membership and/or persons submitting material is understood to be and is accepted as the opportunity to participate and share in the club’s activities.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability (back to top)
The Emperor’s Hammer and/or its affiliated Subgroups make no representations regarding the suitability of the information contained in the documents and related graphics and/or "missions" published on this server for any purpose. All such information, documents, graphics, or "missions" are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind and are subject to change without notice. The entire risk arising out of their use remains with the recipient.
In no event shall the Emperor’s Hammer or its individual Members be liable for any direct, consequential, incidental, special, punitive, or other damages whatsoever. Including, without limitation: damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, or loss of business information, even if the Emperor’s Hammer has been warned of the possibility of such damages.
Links to Third Party Sites (back to top)
Linked sites are not under the control of the Emperor’s Hammer and the Emperor’s Hammer is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The Emperor’s Hammer provides links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply the endorsement by the Emperor’s Hammer of the site.
Content (back to top)
The Emperor’s Hammer offers a wide selection and variety of content to our Members and/or users. Content, including but not limited to chats and message boards, may contain profanity or otherwise inappropriate or offensive material for children or other members and/or users. Members and/or users must evaluate and bear the risk associated with the use of the Emperor’s Hammer and its affiliated sites.
The Emperor’s Hammer believes that parents should supervise their children’s on-line activities and consider using parental control tools available to help provide an appropriate on-line environment for their children.
Trademarks (back to top)
The Emperor’s Hammer and the names of all original Emperor’s Hammer materials are trademarks of the Emperor’s Hammer.
All original materials found on the Emperor’s Hammer website or its affiliated sites are copyright protected and the authors reserve all rights therein.
Star Wars®, Starwars.com®, The Empire Strikes Back®, Return of the Jedi®, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace® and all logos, characters, artwork, stories, information, names, and other elements associated thereto are the sole and exclusive property of Lucasfilms Ltd.
X-Wing©®, TIE Fighter ©®, X-Wing CD ©®, Dark Forces ©®, TIE Fighter CD ©®, Rebellion ©®, X-wing vs. TIE Fighter ©®, Jedi Knight ©®, Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance ©®, Force Commander ©®, X-Wing Alliance ©®, Star Wars: Episode I: Pod Racer ©® are copyright protected and registered trademarks of LucasArts Entertainment Co.
The Star Wars Customizable Card Game (CCG)® is copyright protected and is a registered trademark of Decipher, Inc.
Any previously published and copyrighted materials used or displayed by the Emperor’s Hammer is done so entirely for non-commercial, non-profit enjoyment of individual persons. It is the intention of the Emperor’s Hammer only to utilize materials for which it has permission or which constitutes "fair use." Any alleged incidents of copyright or trademark infringement or other intellectual theft or plagiarism should be brought to the attention of the Emperor’s Hammer Fleet Commander, William P Call, P.G. for appropriate action.
Termination (back to top)
You agree that the Emperor’s Hammer, in the sole discretion of William P Call, P.G. or his duly authorized representative(s), may terminate any account or membership you may have with us or use of the Web site and remove or discard all or part of your account or membership or any submissions you may have made, for any reason. The Emperor’s Hammer may also discontinue any or all accounts or memberships with or without notice and for any reason. You agree that any such termination of account or membership may be effected without any prior notice, and you agree that the Emperor’s Hammer shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any such termination.
Miscellaneous (back to top)
The failure of the Emperor’s Hammer to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Notices shall not constitute a waiver of any right or provision. These Terms and Notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey (USA), without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms or the website shall be filed only in the state or federal courts in and for Somerset County, New Jersey (USA).
If any provision of these Terms and Notices shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason, unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Because of the unique nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable materials. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical or other data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
Last Updated: 9/22/08
EH Copyright and Disclaimers last updated: April 8, 2009