Terms and Conditions

Mavericks is an interactive game owned and operated by Automaton Games Limited ( "Automaton", "we" or "us"), headquartered at The Maurice Wilkes Building, Cambridge CB4 0DS, United Kingdom, and made available to end users at the website www.mavericks.gg ("the Website", which term shall include any mirror or future incarnation of such site). BY DOWNLOADING, ACCESSING AND/OR USING MAVERICKS YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THESE TERMS.

If you are under the age of 13, you must not open an account at the Website ("Mavericks Account") and must not use Mavericks. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, your parent or guardian must agree to these Terms and Conditions (both for themselves and on your behalf) before you can use Mavericks or a Mavericks Account. If you are a parent or guardian, you accept responsibility for the use of your account, including any payments, fees and charges.

We may make changes to these terms and conditions over time. By continuing to use Mavericks after we make any changes to these terms and conditions, or our privacy policy, you are agreeing to be bound by the revised terms.

Permitted Use

We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable, personal, revocable license to download and use Mavericks client software and to connect to our servers solely to participate in Mavericks for non-commercial purposes in accordance with these terms and conditions. We reserve all rights not expressly granted hereunder.

Any breach of the terms of this licence or any termination, suspension or expiry of your Mavericks Account shall be deemed to automatically revoke the rights granted to you hereunder with immediate effect and without further notice.

Your Mavericks Account

When setting up your Mavericks Account, you may be asked to choose a username. You must not choose a username that is deliberately confusing, offensive, unlawful or otherwise inappropriate. We reserve the right to make such assessment in our sole discretion and change any username for any reason.

If, acting reasonably, we consider that these terms and conditions or any game rules or codes of conduct have been breached by your Mavericks account; you have taken part in fraudulent, unlawful or abusive activity; or it is necessary in order to prevent or stop any harm or damage to us, other players or the general public, we may either (a) terminate your Mavericks Account; (b) restrict access to any feature of Mavericks or the Website; and/or (c) remove any item from your Mavericks Account, in which event you will not be refunded anything credited to your account.

Your Mavericks Account is personal to you only. You must not from transfer, lend or otherwise permit any other person to access or use it. Your Mavericks Account, its name, any of its virtual items, and any associated identifiers are Automaton's property and we can disable, reclaim and reuse these once Your Account is terminated for any reason.

Restricted Activities

You must not copy, alter, reverse engineer or disassemble Mavericks for any purpose, or any software or publish any specifications designed to enable others to do the same. You must not attempt to circumvent any security protocols embodied in Mavericks.

We reserve all right and title in Mavericks and assert all rights of ownership in the same. To the extent that you make any alterations to or create any derivative works from Mavericks (including by way of reverse engineering of the same) (collectively, "Derivatives") you agree that we shall own the Derivatives from the date of inception and to the extent that any rights in the Derivatives do not automatically vest in us you hereby assign to us with full title guarantee any residual interest you may have therein.

You must not engage in any of the following activities via your Mavericks Account (or allow any other person to do the same):

  • Send any junk, advertising, or other commercial messages
  • Submit content that breaches (or may result in a breach) of any laws
  • Engage in any commercial services or services for the benefit of a third party
  • Engage in any illegal transactions or other activities
  • Reveal information that enables another person to be identified outside of Mavericks or the Website
  • Impersonate or misrepresent another person
  • Infringe our rights or any third party's rights

Intellectual Property Rights

All information and media used in Mavericks or on the Website belong to us or our licensors. You must not use these materials except in accordance with these terms and conditions and for personal use only.

You have no right to use our trademarks, product names, logos or other brand features without our prior written consent. Any suggestions you may provide regarding Mavericks are entirely voluntary and we will be free to use them at our discretion without any payment or other obligation to you.

Updates to Mavericks

We will use reasonable endeavours to maintain operation of Mavericks and rectify bugs and other errors as quickly as possible. We cannot guarantee Mavericks will work on any particular hardware or in conjunction with any particular software and we do not accept responsibility for such hardware or software.

We may distribute updates to Mavericks at our discretion. You agree to receive and permit us to deliver these updates to your device, and you acknowledge that, if you do not accept and install an update, Mavericks may either partially or completely cease to function.

We reserve the right to stop offering any feature of Mavericks at any time either permanently or temporarily, at which point any license granted to you to use that feature will be automatically terminated. In such event, we shall not be required to provide refunds, benefits or other compensation to users in connection with such discontinued features of Mavericks unless required by law.

User Generated Content

We are under no obligation to monitor the materials submitted by our users in relation to Mavericks either to us or to other users within the game or on the Website ("User Generated Content"). We reserve the right to monitor, record, or remove User Generated Content or to disclose it to the relevant authorities if: (a) we consider that it breaches these terms and conditions; (b) we consider that such steps are necessary to protect us or others; (c) a criminal act or civil wrong has been committed; or (d) we are required to do so by law.

You agree that by submitting any User Generated Content to us for any purpose you are giving us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, modify, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute it for any purpose, provided that we may not use it in violation of our Privacy Policy. You agree to waive any moral rights to the extent permitted by law and that you will not withdraw the submission or attempt to make a charge for its use. Furthermore, you warrant that you are the exclusive copyright holder in relation to the submission and that the submission in no way breaches the rights of any other person or entity.

Founders Pack Purchases and Refunds

Founders Packs are a way for you to support the development of Mavericks. Any in-game benefits provided in exchange for a Founders Pack purchase may be subject to change or replacement or removal by us in good faith. Purchases of Mavericks Founders Packs are refundable within ten (10) days of purchase. Beyond this period, they are non-refundable.

Limitation of Liability

We shall have no liability for any consequential loss or damage suffered by you as a result of using Mavericks and our liability to you for a failure of Mavericks software, save where such failure causes physical injury or death and is caused by our negligence, shall be limited to the greater of 1 GBP or the amount of any payments in respect of Mavericks paid by you.

Law and Jurisdiction

This agreement shall be interpreted under the laws of England and Wales and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in respect thereof.