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Pokémon Vortex, its advertisers and affiliates are deeply committed to protecting the privacy of Internet users. Below is information outlining our continued support for the responsible management of consumer information.
During the process of visiting our websites, Pokémon Vortex does not collect any personally identifiable information about you such as name, address, or phone number. However, Pokémon Vortex does obtain some types of non-personally identifiable information such as the Internet Service Provider you use to connect to the Internet, your browser type, or the type of computer operating system you use (Macintosh or Windows, for example). The information collected by Pokémon Vortex is used for the purpose of targeting advertising.
In some cases, you may voluntarily provide personal information in response to a specific advert (this ad may ask you to fill out a survey or provide your zip code). If this does occur, Pokémon Vortex may collect this information on behalf of an advertiser. This information is used by an advertiser to respond to your request. In addition, Pokémon Vortex may combine this information with other users' information and review it in an aggregate form to understand the type of individuals who view a specific type of ad or visit a particular kind of website.
Pokémon Vortex, as well as most sites on the Internet, use "cookies" to enhance your experience on the web. Pokémon Vortex cannot use these cookies to personally identify you in any way. What are cookies and why do we use them? A cookie is a piece of data that is provided to you the first time you visit a website. This unique data may later be recovered from your computer. This cookie can help Pokémon Vortex ensure that we don't serve you the same ad multiple times, and help our advertisers understand what you like and don't like about their offerings so that they can cater better to your needs the next time you are interested in their products or services. We believe that cookies enhance your Internet experience.
User agrees that the use of Pokémon Vortex's services is entirely at User's own risk. Pokémon Vortex's services are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, constructive, or statutory, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose.
Pokémon Vortex makes no guarantee of availability of service and reserves the right to change, withdraw, suspend, or discontinue any functionality or feature of Pokémon Vortex's services. In no event shall Pokémon Vortex be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of the use of or inability to use Pokémon Vortex's services or any content thereon. This disclaimer applies, without limitation, to any damages or injury, whether for breach of contract, tort, or otherwise, caused by any failure of performance; error; omission; interruption; deletion; defect; delay in operation or transmission; computer virus; file corruption; communication-line failure; network or system outage; or theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of any record.
User agrees to indemnify and hold Pokémon Vortex harmless from any loss, liability, claims, damages and expenses, including attorneys fees, arising from or related to the content, use, or deletion of User's Files or use of any other feature or service. This expressly includes:
To ensure the privacy of kids, we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children of any age. Only a user name that they have chosen and information related to the game (such as Pokemon they have, badges earned, etc) is available to other members, unless they wish to share any internet based networking display names with other members. This feature can be turned off or left blank to protect identities.
Any personal information provided to Pokémon Vortex will not be sold or given out.
Suggestions may be sent to Pokémon Vortex, but most will not be reviewed or implemented. Pokémon Vortex will not give credit or be liable (monetarily or otherwise) to anyone for any suggestions submitted or implemented.
By registering an account on Pokémon Vortex you agree to the following rules of play:
Violating any of the rules of play may result in action(s) being taken against you and/or your account. Depending upon the severity of the violation and evidence we hold, we may decide to restrict your access to this website (including a permanent ban of your Pokémon Vortex account(s), past, present and future) to protect the integrity and fairness of the game for all other players.
By making a purchase on the Pokémon Vortex store, you agree that you have permission to spend the funds being used.
If we detect fraudulent activity, all future transactions from the user in question will be denied and reported to the payment processor.
All purchases are given to the customer in the form of a redeemable promotional code that can be redeemed within the game when logged in. A list of all purchases (unused) promo codes can be seen in the users item inventory under the "Promo Codes" sub-category.
Customers may request a refund for any purchase made within the last seven days, for any reason, so long as the purchased promotional code has not yet been redeemed. Once the seven day refund period has elapsed, customers may still request a refund, but Pokémon Vortex is no longer under any obligation to issue a refund after this time.
If a user is having issues with a purchase, it is recommended that they contact Pokémon Vortex through the support system available for store customers found here: https://forums.pokemon-vortex.com/support/
Please do not submit general game issues here, the support system is strictly for store customers.
Of course, Pokémon Vortex wouldn't be possible without the external help of numerous software developers, digital artists, hosting providers and you, the users.
Here are some of the main thank you's we would like to send out in no particular order.
Without you, we wouldn't exist. You're responsible for funding the website through advertisements, and assisting with ideas for updates that YOU wanted to see in the game. Thank you for sticking with us and making Pokémon Vortex possible!
The Pokémon images you see on the website are courtesy of Xous54. We suggest you follow their work and thank them for providing us with enjoyable digital art to display.
Most generation 6, 7 & 8 sprites are courtesy of Smogon, They are a great source for learning how to battle competitively in the Pokémon games, check them out.
Darkrown is designed by Esepibe and sprited by Rob. We ask that you please don't use it without proper permission. We also suggest you follow Esepibe's work and thank them for the design of Darkrown.
Rotom (Halloween) was made by Nova back in 2010 on v1 of Pokémon Vortex.
Assorted map tiles were made by Kyledove. Follow their work and thank them for making our maps possible.
Custom overworld sprites were made by 874521.
Custom PMD portraits used for profile avatars were made by Charburst, a very talented concept artist.
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