Date of Last Revision: August 15, 2023
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
ACCEPTANCE BY USE
By accessing and browsing the catanstudio.com and catanevents.com domains and any website extensions (collectively, the “CATAN Studio Websites”) and/or utilizing any of its services, you are accepting these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) and the Privacy Notice, which is incorporated by reference into the Terms. By accepting these Terms you agree that you’ve read and understood them.
Asmodee North America, Inc. (“ANA”), located at 1995 County Rd B2 W, 55113, Roseville, MN is the owner and operator of this website and CATAN Studio and is a subsidiary of the Asmodee Group.
The CATAN Studio Websites also contain links to a page for the CATAN Shop (www.catanshop.com). This page or site is operated by Powertex Group and has its own separate Terms and Conditions of Use administered by Powertex Group. If you use CATAN Shop those terms will apply to activities conducted through CATAN Shop.
We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time. The date of last revision will be posted at the top of www.catanstudio.com/policy/terms-use you are responsible for reading and evaluating the Terms as they are revised. The latest revision will supersede and replace any other agreement, document, correspondence, negotiation, conversation, or other written or oral understanding between you and ANA with respect to the subject matter of these Terms.
If you do not agree to the Terms, you are not permitted to browse the CATAN Studio Websites and/or utilize any of its services.
These Terms and the Privacy Notice apply to all aspects of the CATAN Studio Websites, including but not limited to all products, software, content, applications and services offered via the CATAN Studio Websites.
By accessing and browsing the CATAN Studio Websites, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE CATAN STUDIO WEBSITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANA is not responsible for and does not regularly monitor the CATAN Studio Websites. ANA is not liable for any personal injury or property damage, or any other harm or loss of any nature whatsoever, resulting from use and/or access of the CATAN Studio Websites. You understand and agree you may be exposed to communications, including but not limited to public posts and posts by ANA, that are inaccurate, objectionable, offensive, or indecent, and you agree to waive, and do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against ANA with respect to the content.
ANA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.
By accessing and browsing the CATAN Studio Websites, you agree to the following:
- You are at least 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or have specific legal guardian or parental consent, and are fully able to enter into this legal, binding agreement, being the Terms.
- You will not transmit any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, bots, scrapers, or any like or related programming through or to the CATAN Studio Websites.
- You will not alter, modify, or change the CATAN Studio Websites or any portion of it, including security features, except as expressly permitted by ANA.
- You will not engage in any illegal (contrary to applicable local, national and international laws) activities on, to, or through the CATAN Studio Websites.
- If you place an order, you represent and warrant that: (i) you have the legal right to use any credit or debit card(s) or other payment method(s) in connection with any order; and that (ii) the information you supply to us is true, correct and complete.
ANA will do its best to maintain the website and release accurate information through it. However, ANA cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the CATAN Studio Websites. ANA is not liable for any: (1) errors, mistakes, opinions, or inaccuracies with regard to content; (2) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website; (3) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind resulting from the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available through the CATAN Studio Websites; (4) any unauthorized access to our secure servers and the personal and/or financial information contained within; (5) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses and the like which may be transmitted to or through the CATAN Studio Websites by any third party.
The CATAN Studio Websites may contain links to third party websites. ANA has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content of any third-party websites.
ANA has no control over and assumes no responsibility for any product, service or event offered by a third party through the CATAN Studio Websites. ANA recommends using your best judgment and to exercise caution where appropriate.
ANA does not endorse and is not responsible for the opinions, recommendations, or advice of any users of the CATAN Studio Websites. ANA cannot and will not be responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety or intellectual property rights of or relating to any type of communication on or through the CATAN Studio Websites. ANA will not be a party to or monitor, and assumes no responsibility for, any communication or results of communication between you and a third party, including but not limited to other Players and Organizations. ANA recommends using your best judgment and to exercise caution where appropriate.
Any promotions made available through the CATAN Studio Websites, including tournaments, discounts, contests and sweepstakes (“Promotions”), may be governed by rules that are separate from these Terms.
If you participate in any Promotions, please review the applicable rules as well as our Privacy Notice and third party privacy policies or notices. If the rules for a Promotion conflict with these Terms, the Promotion rules will apply.
Tokens are unique electronic identifiers [trackers, passes, tickets, entries] that must be obtained in order for an event to be counted or included in qualifier rounds in tournament play. Tokens are obtained by registering an event through the CATAN Studio Websites Event pages and are only valid once they are approved by the CATAN Studio team.
See our Support pages (https://www.catanstudio.com/support/) for assistance with parts replacement, rules questions, edition compatibility, and more. You may also submit a support ticket to [email protected].
For frequently-asked rules questions, refer to the FAQ on catan.com (https://www.catan.com/faq).
Provided you abide by the Terms, ANA grants you permission to access the CATAN Studio Websites for personal use and/or limited commercial use as expressly permitted herein.
The CATAN Studio Websites are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ANA, its owners, operators, officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the CATAN Studio Websites and your use thereof.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall ANA, its owners, operators, officers, directors, employees or agents, but liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from any (1) Use or inability to use the CATAN Studio Websites, including without limitation use of or reliance on information available on the CATAN Studio Websites, interruptions, errors, defects, mistakes, omissions, deletions of files, delays in operation or transmission, nondelivery of information, disclosure of communications, or any other failure of performance; (2) Errors, mistakes, opinions, or inaccuracies with regard to information available on the CATAN Studio Websites; (3) Personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the website, (4) Any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (5) Any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the CATAN Studio Websites; (6) Any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, bots, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through the CATAN Studio Websites by any third party; (7) Any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use on any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the CATAN Studio Websites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not ASMODEE is advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction. You specifically acknowledge that ASMODEE shall not be liable for customer reviews, the content of customer reviews, or any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any other user or third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.
The CATAN Studio Websites are controlled and offered by ANA from its facilities in the United States of America. ANA makes no representations that the CATAN Studio Websites are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the CATAN Studio Websites from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless ANA and its owners, operators, officers, directors, employees, affiliates, assigns and agents, from and against any actions, claims, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including without limitation, attorney’s fees and costs) arising from or in connection with: (i) your use of and access to the website; (ii) your violation of any term or provision of these Terms; (iii) your failure to abide by applicable local, state, federal and international law; (iv) your violation of any other player or other third party right, including but not limited to any copyright, trademark, property, or privacy right; (v) any claim that one of your player communications or private messages caused damages to a third party; or (vi) any breach of any representation, warranty, or agreement made by you in these Terms. This indemnification obligation survives these Terms and your use of this website.
You hereby release and waive any and all claims, liability, and causes of action against ANA arising from or in connection with your use of the CATAN Studio Websites.
COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK
The graphics, artwork, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, software and service names are copyrights, trademarks, registered trademarks, or trade dress of ANA, its licensors or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. These trademarks, registered trademarks, copyrighted materials, and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the express written consent of ANA or the applicable licensor, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits ANA, its affiliates, or licensors, and is protected by United States and international laws.
Any other intellectual property, as well as any information and material that appears on the CATAN Studio Websites belongs to ANA unless otherwise specified.
You agree not to copy and/or adapt the code used to generate the CATAN Studio Websites and all the graphic material that it offers, including buttons, bars, fonts, logos, photographs or other material not specified under these Terms, without the express permission of ANA.
These Terms and Conditions of Use, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by ANA without restriction.
GOVERNING LAW AND VENUE
The laws of the State of Minnesota govern all matters arising out of or relating to these, without giving effect to conflicts of law principles thereof. You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of the State of Minnesota for resolving any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms. You agree that: (i) the CATAN Studio Websites shall be deemed solely based in the State of Minnesota; and (ii) the CATAN Studio Websites shall be deemed passive websites that do not give rise to personal jurisdiction over ANA, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than the State of Minnesota.
If any term or provision of these Terms is held void, invalid, inoperative, or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then no other term or provision will be consequently affected, and the remaining terms and provisions will remain in full force and effect.
The captions contained herein are for reference purposes only and are not part of this agreement. ANA reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the CATAN Studio Websites at any time. ANA reserves all rights not expressly granted herein. You agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the CATAN Studio Websites must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action occurs. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred. Nothing in the Terms shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.