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“IGDB API” shall mean any and all forms of accessible application programming interface giving access to an IGDB service.
By utilizing the IGDB API in any way (such as installing, accessing, or otherwise using na IGDB API within a software application, website, or product you create or a service you offer designed to provide access to a IGDB service or application (an “ Application”)), you are agreeing to these terms (“API Terms”) with “8 Dudes in a Garage AB”, a company incorporated in Sweden. You represent and warrant that you have the authority to accept the terms and conditions contained herein.
Should any additional terms (“Additional Terms”) apply to an IGDB API, both these API Terms and the Additional Terms (collectively, “ Terms”) will apply to your use of the IGDB API. If a conflict arises between the Terms, the Additional Terms shall prevail.
IGDB grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, revocable license, for commercial and non-commercial purposes, to install, use, and make calls to IGDB APIs to develop, test, and support your Application, and allow end users to use your integration of IGDB APIs within your Application.
Account, Registration, Fees
In order to access IGDB APIs you are required to sign up for an account and provide certain information (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the APIs, or as part of your continued use of the APIs. Any registration information you give to IGDB must always be accurate and up to date and you must inform us promptly of any updates. You agree to keep the password to your account secret and immediately inform us if you become aware of any security breach.
IGDB provides several levels of accounts, i.e. pricing plans; Free, Hobby, Pro, Ultra and Enterprise. Each pricing plan entails additional terms, such as fees.
When using the IGDB APIs, you may not:
Nothing within these Terms shall transfer any intellectual property rights to you, except for the rights expressly granted. These Terms does not include any right for you to use any trademark or name of IGDB.
If you give feedback about the IGDB APIs to IGDB, IGDB has the right to freely use, share and commercialize your feedback in any way and for any purpose.
See the IGDB Privacy Statement (https://www.igdb.com/privacy_policy) for disclosures relating to the collection and use of your personal data.
No warranties, guarantees or conditions with respect to your use of the IGDB APIs are given whatsoever. The use of the IGDB APIs is exclusively at your own risk on an “as is” basis with all faults, as available when available. We exclude any implied warranties, including for merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, workmanlike effort, and non-infringement. We don’t guarantee IGDB APIs will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, updated or an appropriate data source for the products or services you intend to use it in, error-free or that content loss won’t occur. You may be able to access third-party websites or services via IGDB APIs; you acknowledge that we are not responsible for such websites or services or content that may be available there.
We may change or amend these Terms at any time. Notification of such changes or amendments will be published at https://api.igdb.com/ before they enter into force.
Your use of the IGDB API after the changes become effective means you agree to the new Terms. If you do not agree to the new Terms you must stop using the IGDB API.
We may change or discontinue the availability of some or all of the IGDB APIs at any time for any reason with or without notice.
These Terms enters into force when you agree to these Terms and they shall apply until termination.
We may immediately terminate or suspend these API Terms, any rights granted herein, and/or your license to the IGDB APIs, in our sole discretion at any time, for any reason.
You may terminate these Terms at any time by ceasing your access to the IGDB APIs.
IGDB reserves the right to terminate accounts that have not been active/have not made any request to IGDB API for three (3) months.
Upon termination, all licenses granted herein immediately expire and you must cease the use of the IGDB APIs. Notwithstanding you may still store and cache data on your servers.
Neither party will be liable to the other for any damages resulting solely from termination of these API Terms.
You may be given access to certain non-public information, software, and specifications relating to the IGDB API (“Confidential Information”), which is confidential and proprietary to IGDB. You may use Confidential Information only as necessary in exercising your rights granted under these API Terms. You may not disclose any Confidential Information to any third party without IGDB’s prior written consent. You agree that you will protect any Confidential Information from unauthorized use, access, or disclosure in the same manner that you would use to protect your own confidential and proprietary information.
You warrant that your Application has been developed to operate with IGDB API content in a secure manner. Your network, operating system and the software of your servers, databases, and computer systems (collectively, “Systems”) must be properly configured to securely operate your Application and store content collected through your Application (including the IGDB API content). Your Application must use reasonable security measures to protect the private information of your users.
We may use technology to detect, prevent or limit the impact of any issues caused by your Application (before or instead of suspension of your access). This may include, for example, filtering to stop spam or limiting your access to the IGDB API.
You may not assign, pledge or otherwise encumber these Terms or any of its rights or obligations under these Terms. We may freely assign or delegate all rights and obligations under these Terms, fully or partially without notice to you.
The Parties confirm that these Terms (including the API Terms and ant Additional Terms) represents the entire understanding and constitutes the whole agreement between the Parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements, covenants, arrangements, communications, representations or warranties, whether oral or written, by any officer, agent, employee or representative of either of the Parties.
Sections of these API Terms that, by their terms, require performance after the termination or expiration of these API Terms will survive termination of this agreement and remain in force during a period of three (3) years thereafter.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden without regard to its principles of conflict of laws.
The courts of Sweden shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with this Agreement, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof. The District Court of Gothenburg shall be court of first instance.
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