terms of Service
of Service for SimCrafters hosted sites; dated July 7, 2004.
This contract is temporary and extends 90 days from the date the first
SimCrafters files are uploaded to server (July 10, 2004); corresponding with the
temporary contract created between Parsimonious and SimCrafters representative
on July 7, 2004.
At the end of said time the TOS will be reevaluated to reflect the end of the
abovementioned Parsimonious/SimCrafters temporary contract.
1. SimCrafters has been established to
provide hosting for fan sites relating the computer game The Sims produced by
Maxis and Electronic Arts. . SimCrafters is in no way connected to or endorsed
by Maxis or Electronic Arts.
2. Hosted sites may not contain links
to, advertisements for or other material related to the following: pornography,
illegal drugs, weapons, alcohol or tobacco products, spy ware or the misuse of
3. Material created while hosted by
SimCrafters remains the exclusive property of the artist who created it.
Providing hosting for a site in no way implies ownership of material hosted.
4. Hosted sites may request that all
files related to their site be removed from the server and the SimCrafters
project at any time. SimCrafters will comply with such of a request within 24
hours of e-mail or other notification.
5. Hosted sites must develop an
individual TOU, out lining their sites policies, including but not limited to
cloning and file sharing policies.
6. Hosted sites are responsible for
notifying SimCrafters of updates if hosted sites want them advertised on the
7. Each hosted site will be provided
with a site-specific topic at The Drawing Board forum as a means of
communication between site owners and site visitors. Individuals with questions
about a site-specific issue will be referred to the forum by SimCrafters staff.
8. Hosted site owners are responsible
for creating and maintaining individual sites. SimCrafters will not design or
maintain a hostees site.
9. Server maintenance will be done by
and ftp access to same will be provided by Parsimonious, as outlined in
10. At no time during this contract is
any hosted site allowed to solicit donations/payments in exchange for files
while covered by this agreement.
11. If this TOS is violated the
consequences will proceed as follows. Site owner will receive written warning of
violation and a reasonable amount of time to comply and rectify the violation.
If the violation is not rectified within this time, the site in question will be
taken off line until the violation is rectified to the satisfaction of
12. SimCrafters staff, specifically
Michelle, will serve as liaison between SimCrafters and Parsimonious.
13. This agreement may be changed with
a majority vote of all who have a vested interest in SimCrafters, including
staff, hosted site staff and others as deemed necessary. SimCrafters will have
available a current list of those parties on request.