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Guild Wars Wiki: Terms of Use

The Official Guild Wars Wiki is an online, public collaboration of information centering around ArenaNet's competitive online roleplaying game, Guild Wars. All information contained on this website is provided by the voluntary efforts of individual players and groups working to develop a comprehensive information resource for all Guild Wars fans to use and enjoy. “ArenaNet”, as used in these Terms of Use, means ArenaNet, Inc. and its successors and assigns.

This website is an open wiki. It allows anyone with access to the Internet to create and alter its articles and content. Please note that articles and information found within this wiki have not necessarily been reviewed by members of the Guild Wars development team, employees of ArenaNet, or employees of NCsoft Corporation (“NCsoft”).

Although much of the information presented on the Official Guild Wars Wiki will be accurate and up-to-date, ArenaNet and NCsoft cannot guarantee the validity and quality of the information. It should be understood that the content of any article may be modified or changed at any time by any member of the community. It should also be understood that any wiki page has a risk of becoming vandalized or improperly altered by users.

To maintain a sense of community on this user-contributed resource, it is encouraged that any user encountering improper, offensive, or otherwise incorrect information simply take the time to edit the article in question and correct the problem. If any situations arise that warrant further involvement, they should be reported directly to the Official Guild Wars Wiki moderators for review.


Contributions, Licenses & Assignments

Each contributor to the Official Guild Wars Wiki represents that the contributor’s contribution is original and does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third party, and the contributor agrees to license or assign it as follows:

The contributor agrees to license the contributor’s contribution pursuant to the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) 1.2 or any later version (the “GFDL”), except to the extent that the contributor posts the contribution within or to the Feedback Namespace of the Official Guild Wars Wiki. If your contribution is posted within or to the Feedback Namespace, you hereby assign all right, title, and interest, including without limitation all intellectual property rights, to that contribution to ArenaNet, Inc. and its successors and assigns (collectively “ArenaNet”) and it shall be deemed the property of ArenaNet. (This enables ArenaNet to use such contributions in its games.) For contributions posted within or to the Feedback Namespace, ArenaNet grants a nonexclusive license to the contribution back to the Official Guild Wars Wiki users pursuant to the GFDL.

Contributors to the Official Guild Wars Wiki may also post content obtained from Guild Wars, its websites, manuals and guides (excluding commercially released official guides), concept art and renderings, press and fansite kits, and other such copyrighted material that ArenaNet has made available to the general public, to the Official Guild Wars Wiki. Such content is not licensed pursuant to the GFDL and all right, title and interest in and to such content and contributions posted within or to the Feedback Namespace shall remain with ArenaNet and/or NCsoft, as applicable.

By using the Official Guild Wars Wiki, each contributor agrees that any contribution the contributor makes is provided voluntarily and freely with no right to or expectation of content preservation or compensation from ArenaNet or NCsoft. None of ArenaNet or NCsoft, or any of their respective employees, agents or representatives, is responsible if any contributor should change, edit, modify, or remove any information that a contributor has posted on the Official Guild Wars Wiki.


No Formal Developer Reviews

While members of the Guild Wars development team can and do access the Official Guild Wars Wiki, it should be understood that all articles cannot be officially reviewed at all times. Our community of editors use resources such as the Special:Recentchanges and Special:Newpages feeds to monitor new and changing content.

It should be clearly understood that the Official Guild Wars Wiki is not consistently reviewed by official Guild Wars developers. While all ArenaNet and NCsoft employees may correct errors or engage in casual peer review, they have no legal duty to do so and thus all information read here is without any implied warranty of accuracy for any purpose or use whatsoever. Due to open community access to the Official Guild Wars Wiki, even articles that have been reviewed by official employees of ArenaNet of NCsoft may later have been edited inappropriately, changing their original content.

None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators, developers or anyone else connected with the Official Guild Wars Wiki in any way whatsoever can be held responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate or libelous information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from these Web pages.


Trademarks

Any of the trademarks, service marks, collective marks, design rights, personality rights, or similar rights that are mentioned, used, or cited in an Official Guild Wars Wiki article are the property of their respective owners. Their use here does not imply that you may use them for any other purpose other than for the same or a similar informational use as contemplated by the original authors of these articles under the GFDL licensing scheme.

Unless otherwise stated, the Official Guild Wars Wiki is neither endorsed nor affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights, and as such ArenaNet and NCsoft cannot grant any rights to use any otherwise protected materials. Your use of any such or similar incorporeal property is at your own risk.

It should be understood that NCsoft®, the interlocking NC logo, the ArenaNet logo, ArenaNet®, Arena.net, Guild Wars®, Guild Wars Prophecies, Guild Wars Factions®, Factions, Guild Wars Nightfall®, Nightfall, Guild Wars: Eye of the North®, Guild Wars Eye of the North®, Guild Wars 2, and all associated logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCsoft Corporation.

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