DaddyHippo - Terms of use

DaddyHippo.com ("Company" or "we") welcome you ("User", "Player" or "you") to our online games available through our website, through our publisher’s websites, the Facebook platform and/or as installable mobile applications for iOS/Android/Amazon (the "Services" as further defined below). Users may use the Services in accordance with the terms and conditions hereunder.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE ("AGREEMENT") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SOFTWARE OFFERED BY DADDYHIPPO ("COMPANY"). BY DOWNLOADING, USING, OR ACCESSING THE COMPANY MOBILE APPLICATION, SOFTWARE, AND/OR ANY DATA OR CONTENT THAT IS ACCESSED, CONTAINED, OR UTILIZED IN OR BY THE APPLICATION OR SOFTWARE (COLLECTIVELY, THE "SOFTWARE") IN ANY MANNER, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY AND A PARTY TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT TO THE EXCLUSION OF ALL OTHER TERMS. IF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO SUCH TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE AGREEMENT, YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO USE THE SOFTWARE, AND YOU MUST UNINSTALL THE SOFTWARE FROM ALL OF YOUR DEVICES IMMEDIATELY. USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. USE OF THE SOFTWARE IS ALSO GOVERNED BY DADDYHIPPO’S PRIVACY POLICY, WHICH IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.


1. About these terms

1.1. By connecting to, using, participating in, accessing and/or playing our Games (as such term is defined below) and/or installing our Apps (as such term is defined below) on your mobile device, and/or by creating an Account (as such term is defined below) and/or by entering into, connecting to, using our website at https://www.daddyhippo.com (the "Site") you acknowledge that you have read and understood the following terms of use including the terms of the Privacy Policy available at https://www.daddyhippo.com/privacy-policy (the "Privacy Policy") and the Terms of Use available at https://www.daddyhippo.com/terms-of-use which are published in connection with each game ("Terms of Use") and you agree to be bound by them and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding your use of the Services and you acknowledge that these Terms constitute a binding and enforceable legal contract between DaddyHippo and you.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT INSTALL THE APPS, DO NOT CONNECT TO, ACCESS OR USE ANY OF THE APPS, GAMES AND SITE, PROMPTLY ERASE ALL DADDYHIPPO APPS FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE AND PERSONAL COMPUTER AND DO NOT ENTER TO, CONNECT TO, ACCESS OR USE ANY OF OUR SERVICES.

1.2. Note that if you are playing our Games on one of our publisher websites, we recommend that you review the terms of use and privacy policy of such publisher with whom you are interacting before doing so. Their privacy policy and terms of use, not ours, will apply to any of those interactions.

1.3. The Service is available only to individuals who (a) are at least thirteen (13) years old (see Section 5 below); and (b) possess the legal capacity to enter into these Terms and to form a binding agreement under any applicable law, or have received the required consent from their legal guardian to enter into these Terms. Therefore, you hereby represent that you possess the legal authority to enter into these Terms and to form a binding agreement under any applicable law, to use the Services in accordance with these Terms, and to fully perform your obligations hereunder. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you represent that your legal guardian has reviewed and agreed to these Terms. Individuals under a certain age who have the express consent of their legal guardian may nonetheless be prohibited from participating in particular games due to age restrictions specifically applicable to those Games.

1.4 These terms can be accessed at https://www.daddyhippo.com/terms-of-use. We can change these terms at any time in accordance with paragraph 10. Your continued usage of our Services shall confirm that you accept the updated terms.


2. About accessing and using our Services

2.1. The specific game rules, scoring rules, controls and guidelines for each Game can be found within the Game itself. Such rules, scoring rules, controls and guidelines form part of these terms and you agree that you shall comply with them in respect of each individual Game which you choose to access and/or play.

2.2. Any individual items that can be purchased via our Website or our Games shall be charged as stated on our Website or Games at the time you place the order, except in the case of obvious error. There might be additional charges issued by your bank. We accept no liability in relation to the same because we have no control over this. Only payments via our processing partners by credit card, debit card, and Paypal only are accepted. You should ensure you are in agreement with terms and conditions of our payment processing partners. Your purchase will not be fulfilled if your transaction with our payment processing partners fails. When a successful payment transaction is completed your purchase will be fulfilled to you as soon as possible.

2.3. You are responsible for the internet connection and/or mobile charges that you may incur for accessing and/or using our Services. You should ask your mobile operator or internet service provider if you are unsure what these charges will be, before you access and/or use our Services.

2.4. We have the right to remove or modify any of our Games or any other part of our Services (in part of fully) from time to time without liability:

2.5. There may be situations when our Services or any part of them are not available for technical or maintenance related reasons, whether on a scheduled or unscheduled basis.


3. Accounts

3.1. You agree to take all necessary steps to protect your log in details and keep them secret. In these terms, references to "log in details" or "account" include your log in details and account for any social network or platform that you may allow our Services to interact with.

3.2. If you share your login details or account with someone else or fail to keep them secret (intentionally or unintentionally), you bear full responsibility for the consequences of this (including any unauthorized purchases) and agree to fully reimburse any losses or harm that may result.

3.3. We will not be responsible to you for any loss that you suffer as a result of an unauthorised person accessing your account and using our Services and we accept no responsibility for any losses or harm resulting from its unauthorised use, whether fraudulently or otherwise.

3.4. We reserve the right to remove your account if it was inactive for 180 or more days. In such event any Virtual Money and/or Virtual Goods (as defined below) associated with that account will not be accessible and no refund will be offered to you.

3.5. You understand that if you delete your account, or if we delete your account in accordance with these terms, you may lose access to any data previously associated with your account (including any Virtual Money or Virtual Goods associated with your account).

3.6. You acknowledge and agree that you shall have no ownership or other property interest in any account that you create using any of our services. We may suspend, terminate, modify or delete any of these accounts at any time for any reason or no reason, with or without notice to you.

3.7. Your account is personal to you and you are not entitled to transfer your account to any other person.


4. Virtual Goods and Virtual Money

4.1. Our Games may include items or services for use with our Games ("Virtual Goods") or virtual currencies such as coins, gold coins ("Virtual Money"). Virtual Money can be bought from us for real money if you are at least 18 years old or older. You agree that Virtual Money and Virtual Goods can never be exchanged for real money, real goods or real services from us or anyone else. You also agree that you will only be able to obtain Virtual Money and/or Virtual Goods from us, and not from any third party.

4.2. Virtual Goods or Virtual Money are not owned by you, instead a limited personal revocable licence is purchased to use them – any balance of Virtual Goods or Virtual Money does not reflect any stored value.

4.3. You agree that all sales by us to you of Virtual Money and Virtual Goods are final and that we will not refund any transaction once it has been made.

4.4. We reserve the right to change or remove any Virtual Money or Virtual Goods without any liability to you.

4.5. Without limiting paragraph 3.5, we may suspend or terminate your account and not refund any Virtual Money and Virtual Goods that you will lose.

4.6. If you do not connect your game play on a device to an account that is linked to either your social network account or a DaddyHippo account, we will not be able to restore any Virtual Money or other data associated with your Game play to a different device if you lose that device or it is damaged. Accordingly, on a device which is not connected in this way:

4.7. The data associated with Virtual Goods, whether purchased by you using Virtual Money or otherwise credited or awarded to you, is stored locally on your device and so is not synced between different devices even if you have connected your game play on a device to an account that is linked to either your social network account or DaddyHippo account. Accordingly, any risk of loss of this data is transferred to you (i) in the case of Virtual Goods which you purchase from us, upon completion of the purchase as described in paragraph 4.3 above; and/or (ii) in other cases, at the time the Virtual Goods are credited or awarded to you.

4.8. We may revise the pricing for Virtual Goods, Virtual Money offered through the Services at any time. We may limit the total amount of Virtual Goods or Virtual Money that may be purchased at any one time, and/or limit the total amount of Virtual Money or Virtual Goods that may be held in your account in the aggregate. You are only allowed to obtain Virtual Money and Virtual Goods from us or our authorized partners through the Services, and not in any other way.

4.9. Depending on your platform, any Virtual Goods or Virtual Money purchased is purchased from your platform provider and such purchase will be subject to its terms of service and user agreement. Usage rights for each purchase may differ from item to item. If you are unsure about usage rights you should check with your platform before making a purchase. Unless otherwise shown, content available in any in-game store has the same age rating as the game.


5. User conduct and content

5.1. You must comply with the laws that apply to you in the location that you access our Services from. If any laws applicable to you restrict or prohibit you from using our Services, you must comply with those legal restrictions or, if applicable, stop accessing and/or using our Services.

5.2. You promise that all the information you provide to us on accessing and/or using our Services is and shall remain true, accurate and complete at all times.

5.3. Information, data, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, tags, or other materials may be sent, uploaded, communicated, transmitted or otherwise made available via our Services by you or another user ("Content"). You understand and agree that all Content that you may be sent when using our Services, whether publicly posted or privately sent, is the sole responsibility of the person that sent the Content. This means that you, not us, are entirely responsible for all Content that you may upload, communicate, transmit or otherwise make available via our Services.

5.4. You agree not to upload, communicate, transmit or otherwise make available any Content:

5.5. You agree that you will not:


If you are concerned that someone else is not complying with any part of these terms, please contact us here: terms@daddyhippo.com

5.6. We do not control Content posted on our Services by other people. You understand that when using our Services, you may be exposed to Content that you may consider offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content.

5.7. We have the right to remove uploaded Content from our Services.

5.8. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of our Services.


6. Playing our Games with other users

6.1. Some of our Games allow you to play against an opponent or to play socially with other users. You may be able to choose to play against another user or to play socially with another user whom we selects for you, or play against, or play socially with, one of your contacts on a platform or social network which you have allowed our Games to interact with. Some of our Games may also allow you to search for your friends (for example, by email address) in order to find them to play against or play socially with.

6.2. By accessing and/or playing our Games you agree that your display name, scores, avatar and other related details may be displayed in any and all media (whether it exists now or in the future), for any purpose, in perpetuity, without any payment to you, including (without limitation) to other users in our games or within our marketing. You also understand and agree that other users may find you by searching for you with your email address. Please note that we will only show your display name publically, and not your email address; another user must already know your email address themselves in order to search for you.


7. Your breach of these terms

7.1. If we reasonably believe that you are in material breach of these terms (including by repeated minor breaches), we reserve the right to take any of the following actions, whether individually or in combination, and either with or without notice to you:

7.2. You agree to compensate us, according to law, for all losses, harm, claims and expenses that may arise from any breach of these terms by you.


8. Limitation of Liability

8.1. We are not responsible for:

8.2. For any losses or harm (other than those mentioned in paragraph 8.1) in any period of twelve months, we will only be responsible for losses or harm which are a reasonably foreseeable consequence of our negligence or breach of these terms and conditions up to the value of the amount that you have paid to us in the 100 day period ending on the date of your claim. Losses and harm are foreseeable only where they could be contemplated by you and us at the time of you agreeing to these terms and conditions.

8.3. Subject to paragraph 8.4 below and unless otherwise specified in these Terms, we do not give any warranty, express or implied, in relation to our Services and you acknowledge that your only right with respect to any problems or dissatisfaction with any of our Services is to discontinue your use of our Services.

8.4. Any additional legal rights which you may have as a consumer remain unaffected by these terms.


9. Intellectual property

9.1. You acknowledge that all copyright, trade marks, and other intellectual property rights in and relating to our Services (other than Content which is contributed and owned by players) is owned by or licensed to us.

9.2. Whilst you are in compliance with these terms, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, revocable limited licence to access and/or use our Services (but not any related object and source code) for your own personal private use, in each case provided that such use is in accordance with these terms. You agree not to use our Services for anything else. These terms also apply to any update or patches which we may release or make available for any of the Services and any such update or patch shall be deemed part of the Services for the purposes of these terms.

9.3. You must not copy, distribute, make available to the public or create any derivative work from our Services.

9.4. In particular, and without limiting the application of paragraph 9.3, you must not make use or available any cheats or technological measures designed to control access to, or elements of, our Services, including providing access to any Virtual Money and/or Virtual Goods, whether on a free of charge basis or otherwise.

9.5. By submitting Content (as defined in paragraph 5.3) via our Services you:

9.6. You must not copy, distribute, make available to the public or create any derivative work from any Content belonging to any other user of our Services.


10. Privacy

10.1. Your contract is with DaddyHippo.com, the data controller for all personally identifiable information or personal data that we collect about you through or in relation to our Games or other Services is DaddyHippo.com.

10.2. We will only collect, process, use and share your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and as set out in these terms. By using our Services, you give your consent to us collecting, processing, using and sharing your personal data in this way. If you do not agree to our Privacy Policy you should not access and/or use our Services.

10.3. We may use cookies, or similar technologies to store certain types of information each time you use our Services. You can find out more about how we use cookies and other similar technologies by reading our Privacy Policy.

10.4. Any personal information that we collect may also be subject to the policy of any social network that you may agree to link our Services to. If you play our Games and you agree to allow them to interact with a social network you are giving us permission to use any information which that social network shares with us that will allow us to personally identify you.


11. Links

11.1. We may link to third party websites or services from our Services. You understand that we make no promises regarding any content, goods or services provided by such third parties and we do not endorse the same. We are also not responsible to you in relation to any losses or harm caused by such third parties. Any charges you incur in relation to those third parties are your responsibility. You understand that when you provide data to such third parties you are providing it in accordance with their privacy policy (if any) and our own privacy policy does not apply in relation to that data.


12. Transferring these terms

12.1. We may wish to transfer all or a part of our rights or responsibilities under these terms to someone else without obtaining your consent. You agree that we may do so provided that the transfer does not significantly disadvantage you. You may not transfer any of the rights we give you under these terms unless we first agree to this in writing.


13. Data and information security

13.1. You provide DaddyHippo.com data at the creation of your account as well as any other information placed in the Game Service at your own risk. Though we undertakes all efforts for ensuring confidentiality of those data which are not intended for public viewing, it is necessary to consider that no security measures are perfect and they can be bypassed.

13.2. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you want to share your profile and information. Therefore we cannot warrant that any content that you post on the Games Services will not be available for viewing by unauthorized persons.

13.3. You are fully responsible for the safety of your login and password that are necessary for access to the extra account. All actions made by you in your extra account, are considered to be made by you, if you do not notify us about loss of your login and password for the extra account or other cases of loss of control over the extra account and your extra account will not be blocked beforehand.

13.4. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal of data and content provided/arranged by you, these data or content may remain visible in the cache or web archives, as well as in the results of search engines, and may also be available to other persons, if other users have copied and stored your data or content.

13.5. You hereby acknowledge that all comments, messages, information, data, content, placed by you in the Game Services are likely to be available for viewing, copying by third parties. You are responsible for the texts, files, images, photos, videos, sounds, works of music, copyrighted works and other material and information etc. placed and published by you on the net (hereinafter referred to as "published information"), that you make available in the Game Services or exchange with other users. We neither appropriate these contents nor do we agree to them. We have no control over the information placed in the Game Services by users. We do not check these contents before they are published. Insofar as we have knowledge of illegal contents, or receive such knowledge, we will delete it immediately. We do not accept any liability for these contents, nor, in particular, do we accept liability for correctness, completeness or integrity.


14. Entire agreement

14.1. These terms set out the entire agreement between you and us concerning our Services (as defined in paragraph 1) and they replace all earlier agreements and understandings between you and us.


15. Changes to these terms

15.1. You can find these terms at any time by visiting https://www.daddyhippo.com/terms-of-use.

15.2. We reserve the right to update these terms from time to time by posting the updated version at that address. We may do so for a number of reasons including without limitation because we change the nature of our products or services, for technical or legal reasons, or because the needs of our business have changed. You agree that if you do not accept any amendment to our terms then you shall immediately stop accessing and/or using our Services.


16. Severability

16.1. If any part of these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable under any applicable local laws or by an applicable court, that part shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect as nearly as possible our original intentions and the remainder of these terms shall remain valid and enforceable. If it is not possible to interpret an invalid or unenforceable part of these terms in a manner consistent with applicable law, then that part shall be deemed deleted from these terms without affecting the remaining provisions of these terms.


17. Waivers of our rights

17.1. Our failure to exercise or enforce any of our rights under these terms does not waive our right to enforce such right. Any waiver of such rights shall only be effective if it is in writing and signed by us.


18. Complaints and dispute resolution

18.1. Most concerns can be solved quickly by contacting us at support@daddyhippo.com.


19. Questions about these terms

19.1. If you have any questions about these terms or our Services you may contact us by email at terms@daddyhippo.com.


These terms were last updated on 03.01.2019.