Privacy Policy

  1. Vanguard Servers reserves the right to refuse or cancel service of any user. Either you or Vanguard Servers may terminate your Account at any time without further obligation to the other. Further Vanguard Servers reserves the rights to terminate the Service at any time without further obligation to you. IF THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCOUNT IS TERMINATED OR CANCELED FOR ANY REASON, NO REFUND OF ANY FEES WILL BE GRANTED. NO PRORATION OF FEES IS AVAILABLE TO YOU UPON TERMINATION OF THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCOUNT FOR ANY REASON. UPON TERMINATION OF THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCOUNT, YOUR ACCESS PRIVILEGES TO THE SERVICE WILL BE TERMINATED AND YOU WILL FORFEIT ANY UNUSED ACCESS TIME THAT YOU PURCHASED OR RECEIVED PRIOR TO TERMINATION.
  2. You may not use any offensive or sexually explicit language.
  3. You may not use any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, hateful, racial, ethnically or otherwise objectionable language toward any other player.
  4. You may not impersonate any Vanguard Servers customer support representative or other member of Vanguard Servers.
  5. You may not market, promote or advertise anything, or make any other form of solicitation (including pyramid schemes and chain letters) on Vanguard Servers servers or through the Vanguard Servers web site.
  6. You may not violate any local, state, national or international law or regulation.
  7. You may not modify any part of the Vanguard Servers clients, servers or web site that Vanguard Servers does not specifically authorize you to modify. (This includes any scripts or third party programs of any kind.)
  8. All characters and accounts are the sole property of Vanguard Servers. You may not buy, sell, trade, or gift any account or character without the expressed written consent of Vanguard Servers.
  9. You may not arrange for the exchange or transfer of any pirated software or other contraband while you are on the Vanguard Servers servers or web site, or use the Vanguard Servers servers or web site for any other illegal purpose.
  10. You may not organize any guilds or groups that are based on, or espouse, any racist, sexist, anti-religious, anti-ethnic, anti-gay, or other hate-mongering philosophy.
  11. You may not use the Vanguard Servers servers or the Vanguard Servers web site for any activities other than activities that are permitted within the game world.
  12. You may not post or communicate any player’s real world personal information within the Vanguard Servers server or through the Vanguard Servers web site.
  13. You may not give false information or intentionally hide any information that is required at the time you register with Vanguard Servers.
  14. You will not upload or transmit on the Vanguard Servers server, or through the Vanguard Servers web site, any copyrighted content that you do not own all rights to, unless you have the express written permission of the author or copyright holder.
  15. You will not attempt to interfere with, hack into, or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Vanguard Servers servers. (This includes any scripts or third party programs of any kind.)
  16. You will not exploit any bug in the Vanguard Servers server to gain unfair advantage in the game and will not communicate the existence of any such bug (either directly or through public posting) to any other user of the Vanguard Servers servers. You will also report any bug that you find to Vanguard Servers staff and report any players you know are abusing bugs.
  17. You will not do anything else that interferes with the ability of others to enjoy playing the game in accordance with its rules, or that increases the expense or difficulty of Vanguard Servers in maintaining the servers for the enjoyment of all its users.
  18. Parental Guidance: Vanguard Servers has not been given a rating, which means that parents may find use by persons under the age of 17 is inappropriate. While Vanguard Servers may choose to monitor and take action upon inappropriate game-play, chat or links to the Service, it is possible that at any time there may be language or other material accessible on or through the Service that may be inappropriate for children or offensive to some users of any age. While Vanguard Servers has established Rules of Conduct for players accessing the Service, Vanguard Servers cannot ensure that other players will not provide Content or access to Content that parents or guardians may find inappropriate or that any user may find objectionable. Vanguard Servers does not as a matter of policy pre-screen the content of the materials or communications transmitted by each player.
  19. Privacy: You understand that you have no expectation of privacy regarding the communications you make on the Service, and that all communications made by or received from you may be monitored by Vanguard Servers representatives. You hereby consent to the extraction of hardware system profile data and any data related to operation of the Software through the Service from any computer that logs on to the Service using your Account.
  20. Conduct and Communication: You, and anyone you authorize to use your Account and User ID on the, agree to follow the Rules of Conduct set by Vanguard Servers. The Rules of Conduct may change at Vanguard Servers‘s discretion, at any time with out notice. Vanguard Servers reserves the right to terminate your Membership if it determines in its sole discretion that you have engaged in any impermissible conduct whether or not such conduct violates the Rules of Conduct. You acknowledge, however, that Vanguard Servers does not pre-screen Content or communication over the Service.
  21. Former Members: Members whose Accounts have been terminated by Vanguard Servers may not access the Service in any manner or for any reason without the express written permission of Vanguard Servers. Active Members may not knowingly allow former Members whose Accounts have been terminated to use the active Members’ Accounts or User IDs.
  22. Passwords: You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and you are responsible for any harm resulting from your disclosure or allowing the disclosure of any password or from use by any person of your password to gain access to your Account and User ID. At no time should you respond to an online request for a password. Vanguard Servers staff will never ask for your password online.
  23. Account, User ID: YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OLD AND/OR ARE ACTING WITH PARENTAL CONSENT. When you register for the Service, you will become a Member of the Service and an account will be created for you (your “Account”). The term “Member” in this Agreement refers to any person or entity, including you that has registered for the Service has entered into this Agreement with Vanguard Servers and is authorized by Vanguard Servers to use the Service. Upon your registration as a Member of the Service, you must choose a name to identify yourself to other Members and Service staff when you use the Service (your “User ID”). You may not select as your User ID the name of another person (unless it is also your name), or a name which violates any third party’s trademark right, copyright, or other proprietary right, or which Vanguard Servers deems in its discretion to be vulgar or otherwise offensive. Vanguard Servers reserves the right to delete any vulgar or otherwise offensive User ID, or to require you to change your User ID name. You are entirely liable for all activities conducted through your Account and the User ID registered to your Account.
  24. Complaints: If you have a complaint about another player or employee of Vanguard Servers, Vanguard Servers policy, rules or judgements you will conduct all complaints through GM’S (Game Masters) or through email, you will not make any complaints public information through our service, any outside service, message boards or any other public media. Failure to follow this guideline will cause immediate TERMINATION of your account.
  25. Message Boards: Vanguard Servers message boards are a privilege and not a right, Vanguard Servers will delete any vulgar, abusive, flames, (Rule 23) posts it sees fit. Vanguard Servers will also ban any IP address of offenders, this could effect non offenders as well if your IP is in the same IP range, we can not guarantee your access to the Message Boards if you IP happens to fall into the same IP range as an offender.
  26. Complaints: Any and ALL complaints will be dealt with either by email ( pwobusiness@gmail.com) or with a GM (Game Master). Any player using shouts, pages, normal game talk, message boards or any other public media to voice their complaints about a punishment will face further punishment. If you do not agree with a punishment or have a complaint you will use the proper channels (email or talking with a GM).
  27. We are not liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting from any causes beyond our reasonable control. Further, we cannot and do not promise or ensure that you will be able to access your Account whenever you want, and there may be extended periods of time when you cannot access your Account.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU AGREE TO THESE RULES AND WILL ABIDE BY THEM. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT THESE RULES WILL APPLY TO ANYONE THAT USES YOUR Vanguard Servers ACCOUNT, AND THAT YOU ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES (INCLUDING TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT) THAT MAY RESULT IF ANY SUCH PERSON BREAKS THESE RULES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF YOUR ACCOUNT AND RIGHT TO USE THE Vanguard Servers SERVER IS TERMINATED BY Vanguard Servers FOR ANY REASON, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND OF ANY FEES PAID BY YOU FOR USE OF THE Vanguard Servers SERVER AND YOU WILL FORFEIT ANY UNUSED ACCESS TIME THAT YOU HAVE REMAINING AT THE TIME OF TERMINATION. IN ORDER TO HELP MAKE Vanguard Servers A GOOD EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE, Vanguard Servers MAY OCCASIONALLY FIND IT NECESSARY TO MAKE CHANGES TO, OR RESET CERTAIN PARAMETERS OF, AN ON-GOING WORLD IN ORDER TO BRING IT BACK INTO BALANCE. THESE CHANGES OR RESETS MAY AFFECT CHARACTERS UNDER YOUR CONTROL AND MAY CAUSE YOU SETBACKS WITHIN THE GAME WORLD. THESE RULES MAY BE CHANGED, AND NEW RULES MAY BE ADDED, AT ANY TIME. YOU AGREE TO CHECK THE Vanguard Servers WEB SITE FROM TIME TO TIME TO REVIEW ANY RULE CHANGES THAT Vanguard Servers MAY HAVE MADE.
 
PLAYER INTERCOMMUNICATION POLICY
Vanguard Servers promotes a family friendly environment, and in doing so has found the need to establish a set of rules and regulations for all in Game Intercommunication. Certain Phrases, Words, Topics and Actions will be prohibited, and if caught breaking these guidelines you may be subjected to online jail time and/or char experience loss. Below is a list of these rules and regulations.
At no time during player intercommunications may you:
  • Make sexual comments.
  • Use vulgarity of any sort.
  • Make racist comments.
  • Speak of politics or religion (Unless Game Religion).
  • Publicly argue with a GM.
  • Make any drug related comments.
  • Masking vulgar words which mean’s using a Asterisk or other keyboard char’s to cover up portions of vulgar words, the meaning is still evident and will be dealt with as if you typed the actual word out.
PLAYER HARASSMENT POLICY
Vanguard Servers condemns all forms of harassment and states that it will not be tolerated. Harassment is a severe offense. Any type of behavior that causes distress or offense to other players is not permitted in the game. Inappropriate conduct may include, but is not limited to:
  • Vulgar or obscene language.
  • Derogatory names and remarks.
  • Racial, sexual, gender or religious comments (Religious comments outside of game world religions).
  • Any words or actions, which offend, inflame, upset or humiliate.
If caught, the offending player can be subject to permanent banning, removal from play, and/or other forms of action which Vanguard Servers deems fit. Although Vanguard Servers cannot control the conduct of other players, we do not condone their actions. However, we provide role-playing games that encourages various play styles. These play styles are not in themselves harassment. For example, harassment does not include:
  • Player killing
  • Stealing
  • Combat
WHAT TO DO: If another player is harassing you in the game, there are several steps you should take to protect yourself and inform Vanguard Servers.
  1. Ask the offending player to “Please stop what you are doing, it offends me.”
  2. When possible, move your character away from the offending player.
  3. Report all harassment to the Vanguard Servers Game Masters (GMs). To do so page a GM and say “Another Player Is Harassing Me.” Make sure that you include the name of the offending player and the nature of the harassing conduct.
You can also send reports to pwobusiness@gmail.com.Please include the date and time of the action (shout, page, etc) so we may verify the offender in our logs.
Vanguard Servers understands the seriousness of harassment and thanks you for your efforts in this regard.
By Logging on and playing on any of Vanguard Servers servers you agree to abide by these rules, and to accept the punishment’s if you break any of these guidelines, which are listed above.