Terms and Conditions
All services provided by I Love Mahj ("ilovemahj.com") may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States federal, state or city law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statute. The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless ilovemahj.com from any claims resulting from the use of service which damages the user or any other party.
Not a Gambling Site
While ilovemahj.com allows for users to manage and track their own mah jongg games, no mah jongg or gambling of any kind takes place on the site itself. Users are responsible for following their own local state and federal laws that may apply.
Prohibited are content that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to ilovemahj.com's servers, or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.
Examples of unacceptable content or links:
- posts that contain illegal and/or copyrighted information
- links to pirated software
- links to malicious programs such as spyware, adware, and viruses
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or user of ilovemahj.com is strictly prohibited. As a user you are responsible for your account. Should you violate the Terms of Services outlined within, your account will be disabled and/or deleted.
Refusal of Service
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend any accounts for any reason, at our sole discretion.
Limitation of Liability
ilovemahj.com shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from ilovemahj.com going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Furthermore, ilovemahj.com shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion of any content from ilovemahj.com's servers.
Violations of these Acceptable Use Policies should be referred to the contact form using the subject "File a Complaint". All complaints will be investigated promptly. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation.
By activating your account with ilovemahj.com, you agree to the above policies and disclaimer. Upon requesting activation of an account, you are required to accept these policies, guidelines and disclaimer.
ilovemahj.com reserves the right to amend any or all of the above policies, guidelines and disclaimer without notification.
ilovemahj.com collects user information to display on the user's profile page as well as for internal use. Certain information, such as your name may be displayed on group pages and visible to group members. Other information such as your email address, phone or address are only displayed to group members and only if you hosting a game. No information will be shared or sold to any third parties.
We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site.
Acceptable Use Policy
When users disseminate information from the Internet, they must keep in mind that ilovemahj.com does not review, edit, censor or take responsibility for any information its users may create. When users place information on the Internet, they have the same liability as other authors for copyright infringement, defamation and other harmful speech. Also, because the information created is carried over ilovemahj.com's network and may reach a large number of people, including both users and non-users of ilovemahj.com, users' postings to the Internet may affect other users and may affect ilovemahj.com's goodwill, business, reputation or operations.
For these reasons, users violate ilovemahj.com policy and the Service Agreement when they engage in the following prohibited activities:
Sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial information repeatedly through ilovemahj.com's messaging system or repeatedly submitting similar posts to the system. It is not only harmful because of its negative impact on attitudes toward ilovemahj.com, but also because it can overload ilovemahj.com's network and disrupt service to ilovemahj.com's users. When a complaint is received, ilovemahj.com will investigate and shutdown the account that is SPAMing. Furthermore ilovemahj.com reserves the right to prosecute for this violation.
Obscene Speech or Materials
Using ilovemahj.com to advertise, transmit, store, post, display, or otherwise make available child pornography or obscene speech or material is prohibited. ilovemahj.com is required by law to notify law enforcement agencies when it becomes aware of the presence of child pornography on or being transmitted through its network.
Defamatory or Abusive Language
Using ilovemahj.com as a means to transmit or post negative, defamatory, harassing, abusive or threatening language.
Illegal or Unauthorized Access to Other Accounts
Accessing, illegally or without authorization, accounts belonging to another party, or attempting to penetrate security measures of another individual's account (often known as "hacking"). Also, any activity that may be used as a precursor to an attempted system penetration (i.e., port scan, stealth scan or other information-gathering activity).
Distribution of Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses or Other Destructive Activities
Distributing information regarding the creation of and sending Internet viruses, worms, Trojan horses, pinging, flooding, mail bombing or denial of service attacks. Also, activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use I Love Mahj or any connected network, system, service or equipment.
Engaging in activities, whether lawful or unlawful, that ilovemahj.com determines to be harmful to its users, operations, reputation, goodwill or customer relations.
As we have pointed out, the responsibility for avoiding harmful activities just described rests primarily with the users. ilovemahj.com will not, as an ordinary practice, monitor the communications of its users to ensure that they comply with ilovemahj.com's policy or applicable law. However, when ilovemahj.com becomes aware of harmful activities, it may take any action to stop the harmful activity, including, but not limited to, removal of information, shutting down an account, implementing screening software designed to block offending transmissions, denying access to the site, or any other action deemed appropriate by ilovemahj.com.
ilovemahj.com will not intentionally monitor private messages sent or receive by its users, unless required to do so by law, governmental authority or when public safety is at stake. ilovemahj.com may, however, monitor its service electronically to determine that its facilities are operating satisfactorily. Also, ilovemahj.com may disclose information, including, but not limited to, information concerning a users, a transmission made using our network, or a web site, in order to comply with a court order, subpoena, summons, discovery request, warrant, statute, regulation or governmental request. ilovemahj.com assumes no obligation to inform the user that user information has been provided and, in some cases, may be prohibited by law from giving such notice. Finally, ilovemahj.com may disclose user information or information transmitted over its network where necessary to protect ilovemahj.com and others from harm, or where such disclosure is necessary to the proper operation of the system. However, ilovemahj.com will never sell information to other services or outside companies.
Users may subscribe to monthly or yearly payments for use of part of the site. You are responsible for cancelling your membership if and when you no longer wish to use these features. While ilovemahj.com will make a best effort to handle all support issues, users accept the site as-is knowing that because the site is an online service, there may be temporary downtimes associated with scheduled maintenance, loss of network connection, and possibly other unforeseen problems.
This policy demonstrates our commitment to protect your information.
The following information is collected from individuals that register with ilovemahj.com:
Address (optional, only required if hosting a game at your home)
Telephone Number (optional, only required if hosting a game)
All of the above mentioned information is shared with the director(s)/administrator(s) of the ilovemahj.com group(s) that an individual joins, or requests to join. The First Name and Last Name will be displayed to group members on the group's page but will not be available for public viewing on the ilovemahj.com website.
ilovemahj.com will never share the above information with any third parties. ilovemahj.com will never sell the above information to any third parties.
Group director(s)/administrator(s) have the ability to add an individual's First Name, Last Name, and Email Address to their respective mah jongg group(s). A group membership notification message is sent to individuals that have been added to a mah jongg group by a director/administrator. The group membership notification message includes the instructions necessary for an individual to cancel a membership with a mah jongg league.
ilovemahj.com allows group director(s)/administrator(s) to send email messages to their respective mah jongg group members. If you do not wish to receive group email messages, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your group membership.
Cookies, Web beacons, and Other Information Collected Using Technology
Information Automatically Collected
For site maintenance, optimization, security and other legally permissible purposes, our servers (or third party servers) may collect certain information about website visitors automatically. Such information may include such visitors' IP address, browser type, date, time and duration of visit and particular pages viewed, and such other information as is permitted by law.
No Information Collected from Children
I Love Mahj will never knowingly or intentionally collect any personal information about children under the age of 13. If I Love Mahj obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately deleted from its database. Because it does not knowingly or intentionally collect such information, to the best of I Love Mahj's knowledge and belief, I Love Mahj has no such information to use or to disclose to a third party. I Love Mahj has designed this policy in order to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
Credit Card Information
I Love Mahj may in certain cases collect credit card numbers and related information, such as the expiration date of the card ("Credit Card Information") when an individual places an order from I Love Mahj. When the Credit Card Information is submitted to I Love Mahj, such information is encrypted and is protected with SSL encryption software. I Love Mahj will use the Credit Card Information for purposes of processing and completing the purchase transaction, and the Credit Card Information will be disclosed to third parties only as necessary to complete the purchase transaction.
Storage of Individual Information
I Love Mahj stores Individual Information in a database on I Love Mahj computers. I Love Mahj computers have security measures (such as firewalls) in place to reasonably protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under I Love Mahj's control. Notwithstanding such measures, I Love Mahj cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent I Love Mahj computers from being illegally accessed, and the Individual Information on them stolen or altered.