Terms of Use of Yandex.Games Service

1. General Provisions

1.1. YANDEX, LLC, (hereinafter referred to as “Yandex”) invites an Internet user (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) to use Yandex.Games Service available at: https://yandex.com/games, and as part of other Yandex software products (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).

1.2 These Terms are an annex to the User agreement for the Yandex Services regarding the manner of using the Service. In all cases not provided for by these Terms, the relations between Yandex and the User in connection with the use of the Service shall be governed by the:

1.3. By starting to use the Service/its certain functions, the User is deemed to have accepted these Terms and terms of the above documents, in full, without any reservations and exceptions. If the User disagrees with any of the provisions of the said documents, the User may not use the Service.

1.4. These Terms may be amended by Yandex without any prior notification, the new version of the Terms shall become effective upon its posting on the Internet at the address specified in this paragraph, unless otherwise provided in the new version of the Terms. The current version of the Terms is always available at: https://yandex.com/legal/games_termsofuse.

1.5. If Yandex makes any amendments to these Terms in the manner provided for by section 1.4. of these Terms, to which the User does not agree, he/she shall stop using the Service.

1.6. By using the Service, the User consents to receiving informational notices. The User may unsubscribe from the notices by using relevant functions of the Service or following instructions specified in a message received.

2. Use of the Service. Certain Functions of the Service. Intellectual Rights

2.1. The Service provides the User with free access, viewing and playback on the User's device html5 games (the "Game") uploaded to the Service by the developer and (or) the rightsholder of the Games (hereinafter "Rightsholder").

All currently existing features of the Service, as well as any development of them and / or the addition of new ones, are subject to these Terms.

2.2. The rights to all components of design of the Service as a whole and to its parts, to Service software are vested in Yandex. The rights to the Games posted on the Service belong to their rightsholders.

2.3. The license agreement for the use of the Game is available at: https://yandex.com/legal/sublicense_users.

2.4. By starting to use the Service, the User guarantees that he does not perform and will not perform any actions aimed at circumventing the technical means of protection against unauthorized use of the objects specified in section 2.2 of these Terms. Any copying, reproduction, modification, distribution, public display, circumvention of technical protection or other use of the above-mentioned objects of the Service beyond the scope of the capabilities provided by the Service, as well as any use for commercial purposes, is prohibited.

2.4.1. User also warrants, represents, and undertakes that with respect to these Terms:

(a) he meets and shall comply with all applicable sanctions and export control laws and regulations, including those administered and enforced by Russia, Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union and relevant Member States, any other jurisdiction applicable to Rightsholders, the United Nations Security Council or any other body with jurisdiction relevant to these Terms (collectively, “Sanctions”) and is not identified on any Sanctions lists.

(b) User shall promptly notify Yandex of the occurrence of any fact or event that would render any representation or warranty in this Section incorrect or misleading. Yandex may immediately terminate these Terms in case of any breach by User of any representation or warranty in this clause or if Yandex reasonably determines that it cannot perform its obligations under these Terms due to Sanctions-related prohibitions.

2.5. The Service provides authorized Users with the opportunity to publish reviews of Games containing a subjective assessment of the User experience of using the Game, its characteristics, content, etc.

When publishing a review, it is not allowed to use obscene and rude language, insults, threats against third parties, as well as to violate other conditions specified in Section 5 of the User Agreement for Yandex Services (https://yandex.com/legal/rules).

The User is hereby notified and agrees that along with the review, his / her name specified in the Yandex services account, as well as an image from his / her profile page (avatar) will be published.

By posting a review, the User agrees that the review may be used by Yandex in other Yandex services and applications, as well as in advertising or marketing materials published on Yandex resources on the Internet, as well as on other resources and sites on the Internet, to promote the Service or other Yandex applications and services, either with or without specifying the name of the User who posted the information, without the need to obtain special permission from the User and without paying royalties, on the territory of all countries of the world without a time limit, with the right of Yandex to grant the rights to use such information to third parties.

Upon complaint, the review can be deleted from the Service if the User violates the rules for publishing reviews.

3. Restrictions

3.1. The Service is provided by Yandex “as is”. Yandex does not guarantee the compliance of the Service with User’s goals and expectations, the safety of the data submitted and posted by a User on the Service, uninterrupted and error-free operation of the Service or its features. Yandex shall be entitled at any time to partially or fully change the functionality provided by the Service.

3.2. The use of the Service by a minor is permitted with the knowledge and consent of his legal representative and under his control provided that the legal representative has read these Terms and fully accepted their provisions on his own behalf. Yandex does not guarantee the absence of the information which does not correspond to the age category of a minor, as well as that the classification of information products provided by the Rightsholder is correct. The Rightsholder is fully responsible for the content of the Games and the proper classification of information products.

3.3. Yandex shall not be liable for the content of the Games or other information published in the Service. Yandex also does not guarantee the security of the use of Games for the User's device, the absence of malware, viruses, or the technical compatibility of Games with the User's device.

3.4. Upon detection of the violations committed by the Rightsholder, the User of the Service or other persons may report these facts through the functionality of the Service or by sending a notice via the feedback form at https://forms.yandex.ru/surveys/10012584.

3.5. Yandex reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to limit the User’s access to the Service (or its particular functions, if technologically feasible) using User’s account, or completely block the User’s account in case of repeated non-compliance with these Terms or take other measures against the User in order to comply with legislative requirements or respect third-party rights and legitimate interests.

4. Miscellaneous

4.1. Any information used in the Service is intended for personal non-commercial use only. At the same time, any copying of the Service's information, including using automatic and other software tools to gain access to data, its reproduction, processing, distribution, making available to the public (publication) on the Internet, any use in the media and/or for commercial purposes without the prior written permission of Yandex is prohibited

4.2. The User's data received when using the Service is processed under the conditions specified in the Privacy Policy published at: https://yandex.com/legal/confidential.

The User is notified and agrees that, subject to authorization in the Service using the Yandex Services account, and the User's posting of materials and publications, and / or participation in the User rating, and/or under other circumstances related to the display of User actions in the Service, the Service may publicly display a name and image (avatar) of the User specified in the User account of the Yandex Service.

The above data, as well as other data related to the use of the Service functionality (statistics of visits, results and progress of the Game, purchases made in the Service, and other information) may be transferred to the Rightsholder for the purposes of maintaining the correct operation of the Service and provision of certain functions of the Games, forming User rating tables( leaderboards), posting reviews in the Game interface, collecting and analyzing anonymized statistical data.

4.3. If there are reasonable assumptions about a possible violation of the law, the rights and interests of third parties by the information posted in the Service, or by the User's actions, the User can report this by using the special functionality of the Service or via the feedback form available at https://forms.yandex.ru/surveys/10012584

Date of publication: 13.01.2023.

Previous version of the document: https://yandex.com/legal/games_termsofuse/29012021