Quills Acceptable Use Policy
Quills are digital content (i.e., Illustrations of Quills) that can only be purchased from Urnovl. Urnovl introduced Quills as a way for readers to celebrate moments and express appreciation for others and events; we refer to this as Kudos.
Our vision is to build a positive experience with Quills on Urnovl for authors, Urnovl Pages and their community. One way to do that is to introduce a common understanding of how Quills can serve the community on Urnovl, in addition to identifying activities that are not appropriate with Quills. Publishing this Acceptable Use Policy (“Policy” or “AUP”) is a step in that direction.
This Policy applies to any Urnovl Creator (Either Author or Urnovl Page) or reader that purchases, obtains, interacts with, or otherwise uses Quills. We may change this Policy from time to time with such changes effective upon posting online or otherwise providing you an updated version. We encourage you to review this Policy on a regular basis.
Your use of Quills is further subject to and governed by Urnovl’s Terms of Service, Urnovl’s Terms of Sale, and House Rules. In the event of a conflict between this Policy and those agreements, this Policy shall control.
Two ground rules to orient your Quills experience. Keep these principles in mind whether you are an author, a Urnovl Page, reader, or any other party:
Quills are not a money instrument
Quills are digital content intended to be purchased and consumed on Urnovl, and do not serve as a currency.
Quills cannot be directly exchanged for items or services of value.
Don’t engage in an exchange of Quills for items or services that typically are associated with a cost or value. Urnovl Pages can gather to achieve a goal that unlocks a benefit or experience for the Urnovl Page (explained further below). Authors and Urnovl Pages can also announce benefits in response to individual Kudos, however, in each of those scenarios, the activity does not provide a return of anything of value.
Ads for Quills
From time to time, Urnovl may make available an opportunity to view an advertisement in exchange for Quills. Such opportunities may be limited by third-party advertisement inventory or other elements, and Urnovl does not guarantee that Quills will be available at all times or at any given time. We remind you that this AUP applies to Quills that you may obtain from those opportunities. As such, you should not use Ads for Quills as a means to obtain Quills to Kudo on your own channel,such as creating accounts for the purpose of using Ads for Quills. Quills are not designed as a means to transfer money. You may also not use robots, or other automated means, to obtain Quills using the Ads for Quills feature; such activity is prohibited.
Violations of this Policy
Any violations or attempted violations of this Policy by you (or any third party acting on your behalf) will constitute a violation of the Terms of Service, including this Policy, by you and a material breach of any other applicable agreement, and/or supplements to any applicable agreement(s), with Urnovl.
Additionally, a violation may result in civil or criminal liability, and Urnovl, in its sole discretion, in addition to any remedy that it may have at law or in equity, may immediately terminate permission for you to use Quills. Urnovl may bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or collect damages caused by any violation of any part of this AUP.
Urnovl's failure to enforce this AUP in every instance in which it might have application does not amount to a waiver of Urnovl's rights.