ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS & CONDITIONS
MESSAGE FOR PARENTS
We understand that some younger children may not understand some areas of our web site. We encourage parents to accompany children while they are online to explain how the site works and to help them have an enjoyable experience.
Every effort is made to keep this site in service, and technical problems or temporary service interruptions which may affect site availability. PokemonCharacters.com accepts no responsibility for losses resulting from interruptions of service.
Users and visitors to this site are encouraged to use the PCW Blog.
Please note that the blog is a public domain, that is information you disclose in the forum is viewed by any member of the public online. Don’t post personal details in your comments for safety.
Any emails, notes, messages, ideas, suggestions, concepts or other material submitted will become the property of PCW. No obscene language or spamming is allowed and is strictly prohibited. We reserve the right to remove and delete all objectionable material from our message board, emails and any other submission to the PCW. We also reserve the right to ban email and IP addresses at our discretion. So please be respectful of all other users.
This site may contain links to other web sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. The PCW is not responsible for the content of the Linked Sites, whether or not PCW is affiliated with sponsors of the sites. PCW does not in any way endorse the Linked Sites.
Sometimes we will run a competition and ask for an email address and name. We will only ask for further details such an address of the winner with their parents approval. Please discuss this with your children so that they understand what is expected for entry.
User, customer and visitors are offered several products which require instant download to their own computers or other Internet connection equipment. Whilst we made our own safeguards to prevent infection and corruption of our own equipment, we made no claims and do not accept any liability for any damages or loss to third parties as a result of downloading from our site or from third party sites. We strongly urge all users to ensure that they have their own safeguards in place before connecting to the Internet.
There are various advertisements and links to purchase goods from respected third party merchants and via the Pokemon Store. This area is for adults only aged 18+ using their own personal payments. All of your payment details are kept private and transmitted to our third party payment processors using secure encryption. No private information is ever seen, stored or held by PCW. Your privacy and security is assured always.
TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS
This site is run by two an avid Pokemon Fan as a hobby. It is aimed at other children with a keen interest for the popular Pokemon trading cards, games and all other related merchandise and information. All material on this site is solely provided for your personal, non-commercial use. Such material may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means. Violation of the copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited. Except as specifically permitted, no portion of this web site may be distributed or reproduced by any means, or in any form, without prior written permission from PCW. All other trademarks, service marks, trade names, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.
How We Use and Gather Information From Users
PCW uses a third party service called FeedBurner to manage blog subscription via RSS News Feeds and FeedBurner email service.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookie technology is used all over the internet with the purpose of tracking the number of visitors to a website. No personal information is obtained in any way. The gathering of statistical hits to a website is used in-house to help maintain performance and to help with on-going strategies and developments to this website. Cookies also enable a visitor to automatically log into password generated areas by storing information on a users PC and saving time entering the same information over and over again.
This website uses third party ads served by Google AdSense and other third party advertisers. We do not share personal information such as your email address for our blog at any time. These third party ads are to enhance the site and provide value to interested visitors. Please consult the ad company directly for further information if required.
PCW reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Information collected prior to the time any change is posted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the time the information was collected.
This policy and the use of this Site are governed by English law. This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or behalf of any party.
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This web site is not owned by the official Pokemon company. We do not represent the main Pokemon site and do not make any claims or associations with them. This site is set up for the purpose of sharing interests with anyone interested in Pokemon trading cards and memorabilia.