LIONSHEART STUDIOS PTY LTD (ACN: 169 410 459)
We operate the website located at www.playconomics.com
This is the site through which you are able to access and participate in the Game.
In these terms and conditions:
When are these terms and conditions binding on you?
If you accept our offer to access the Site to enable you to participate in the Game you do so subject on the basis that you will comply with these terms and conditions. By doing so you will be able to participate in the Game according to the access level you are given, either as a Student or an Educator.
The period of time or term during which you are able to access the Site and participate in the Game depends on the level at which you are participating:
We may retain any information you provide through the Site or you generate through the Game for as long as we determine necessary or desirable. The information forms an important historical record of outcomes achieved by those participating in the Game and we are required to maintain some of the information.
However, we have no obligation to store or maintain or provide you a copy of any information that you provide through the Site or you generate through the Game.
The Site is configured to allow various levels of access. The extent of the access you will have as a user after opening an account will depend on your status with respect to the Game.
You promise us that the information you provide is, and will remain, true, accurate and complete. Decisions may be made which are based on the information you provide.
You consent for your Educator to provide us with your course and any course-related data, including demographics and academic performance (i.e., marks) for each of your assessment tasks and your final exam result in the course in which you participated and which used the Game.
Establishing an Account
By submitting an application to access and use the Site, you promise to us that you are over the age of 18 years.
As part of the registration process you will be asked to create a username and password which will enable you to activate your account and access the Site. The same username and password will give you access to the Game.
Please note that, in the case of a Student applicant, we will verify that you are enrolled at the Education Organisation that you tell us requested you to use the Game.
You must keep your password safe and not share it with anyone else. If you forget your password, you can reset it by requesting a new password.
You must not permit others to use your account. You must not use any other user’s account.
Use of Site and Game
We grant to you the non-exclusive, non-transferrable, revocable licence to:
Applicable charges (if any) related to the licence are set out in the online order form for your purchase and/or your account area of the Site. All licence purchases are non-refundable, non-returnable and may not be exchanged, even if you do not access or use the Site and the Game.
You must use the Site and the Game only for the purposes for which it is made available to you. You must comply with any further rules we publish from time to time on the Site.
We do not moderate discussions occurring through the Site or the Game. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users through open access areas of the Site. However, if a complaint is made about the conduct of any user, we will investigate the complaint and reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate access to the Site and to the Game by a user if their conduct in using the Site and/or the Game is contrary to these terms and conditions or any further rules published on the Site.
We may need to notify you about something relating to the Game or the Site. We will do this through your email address. So, it is important you log in to your email account periodically to see if you have received any communication from us.
Site and Game Availability
We strive to have the Site and the Game available to be accessed by you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, there may be times when the Site and/or the Game are not available, either as a result of us undertaking preventative maintenance or implementing upgrades or for reasons beyond our control.
We do not guarantee that the Site and the Game will function without interruption or error.
We may update and improve or otherwise modify the Site and the Game from time to time. Your right is to access the Site and Game as it exists at any given time.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
We may change these terms and conditions from time to time. We will give you notice of a change by posting an alert on the Site and/or direct email communication to you.
If you continue to use the Site after such notification you will be deemed to be aware of, and have agreed to, the changed terms and conditions of use.
Activities Not Allowed
When you are accessing the Site and/or the Game you are required to act in a responsible and lawful manner.
Without limiting this obligation, you must not:
We reserve the right to investigate occurrences which may involve any of these violations. We may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who have participated in any one or more of these violations.
We welcome your feedback about your participation in the Game and use of the Site.
If you want to give us feedback please email us at email@example.com
Limitation of Liability
The Site and the Game are provided on an "as is" and “as available” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Site or the Game, or the information, content or materials in the Site of the Game.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all other terms, conditions and warranties which might be implied into these terms and conditions.
However, if, under the Australian Consumer Law, we are in breach of a consumer guarantee that we cannot exclude, our liability is limited to providing the service again or paying to have the service provided again.
You expressly agree that your use of the Site and the Game is at your sole risk.
We are not liable for any loss of profits, loss of data, loss of revenue, loss of business opportunity or other head of damage commonly described as being ‘direct’, ‘indirect’, ‘incidental’, ‘consequential’ or ‘punitive’ arising from the supply of the Site and the Game to you or its use.
Additionally, we note that the information provided on the Site and the Game is made available for educational purposes and is not intended to provide or substitute medical advice from a health professional. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult a qualified health professional for advice. If you think someone you know or a patient you are treating may be suffering from any medical condition or an existing medical condition is causing you or them concern you should seek professional medical advice. We do not accept any liability for any loss or costs incurred by you as a result of having used or relied upon any information provided on the Site and/or Game.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and require you to do so as well.
We reserve all of our intellectual property rights existing in the Site and the Game and any services we provide through the Site and the Game. These intellectual property rights include but are not limited to logos, trademarks, service marks, graphics, all educational materials (textbooks, quizzes and/or videos) and gameplay elements.
You acknowledge that any unauthorised copying or unauthorised use of the Site and the Game is a violation of these terms and conditions and is strictly prohibited.
Termination, Suspension and Restriction of Account
We may terminate, suspend or restrict your account on the Site and your ability to participate in the Game, with immediate effect, for any reason or no reason at any time with or without notice.
If your account it terminated, we will disable your access which will prevent you from accessing and using the Site and the Game. However, these terms and conditions survive any termination.
Upon termination of your account for any reason all licenses and rights to use the Site and the Game will terminate and you must remove the Game from your computer equipment and for any other devices on which you installed it.
If any of these terms or conditions is found to be illegal or unenforceable, the term or condition may still be enforced but only to the extent it is not illegal or unenforceable. All other terms and conditions will remain in full force and effect.
We may fully or partially delegate all rights and obligations in respect of the Site and the Game without notice to you.
You may not assign any rights granted by us to you.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall constitute a partnership, agency or joint venture between you and us.
Our agreement with you is governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws applicable in New South Wales, Australia and each of us agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the New South Wales courts.
If you are a Student at University of Queensland enrolled in ECON1011, by agreeing to these terms you acknowledge that you have read and fully understood the information and consent stipulations relating to the use of your game and non-game information. You also understand that you will not be identifiable by any information related to you and that will be used in academic research, and that your anonymity is guaranteed. You further understand that you will not be prejudiced or penalized by your Educator for refusing to have your data used in academic research, and that the Educator/Primary Investigator will never know if you consented or not. Finally, you acknowledge that you are over 18 years of age, and that you are of sound mind to give consent for your data to be used in academic research.
We also note that the research study “Assessing the effect of multi-dimensional leaderboards on student learning” adheres to the Guidelines of the ethical review process of The University of Queensland and the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research. Whilst you are free to discuss your participation in this study with project staff (contactable on firstname.lastname@example.org), if you would like to speak to an officer of the University not involved in the study, you may contact the Ethics Coordinators on +617 3365 3924 / +617 3443 1656 or email email@example.com.
Effective February 2019