Terms of Service (TOS), Privacy Policy, and DMCA

1. Introduction

We want to let our users understand what we're all about. We have your success and interest at heart and have established rules and terms of service that need to be adhered to for the security of all users that utilize this platform.

When you read Genuine Intelligence or "we" below, it refers to Genuine Intelligence, LLC.

Should you have other questions or concerns about this document, please send us an e-mail at damian@lookingforgm.com.

2. Full Acceptance of These Terms

By accessing or using LookingForGM.com in any way, whether you have created your own account, are using the website on behalf of another user's account, or are using or visiting the site without a registered account, you agree to and are bound by the terms and conditions written in this document.

3. Breach of Terms

If you breach any of the terms and conditions in this document, your authorization to access or use LookingForGM.com can and may be terminated.

We may block, restrict, disable, suspend or terminate your access to all or part of LookingForGM.com at any time in our sole discretion, without prior notice or liability to you.

4. What information do we collect?

We may collect the following personal data directly from you (only if you choose to provide it):

  • Username
  • E-mail address
  • Age
  • Address Information
  • Phone Number
  • Gaming and Other Preferences

We may collect or utilize the following personal data indirectly from your browsing history (if you browse our website):

  • IP Address
  • Stripe Account ID if you apply for an Artisan account
  • Cookies for security purposes

We may use your email address to provide communication between you and LookingForGM.com regarding its service and for inter-user correspondence. You will be required to have cookies enabled to use the LookingForGM.com website.

We may require additional information in the future to determine your identity. Should you not choose to provide the information needed, you understand that you may not be able to access certain features of the site.

5. Access to your data

5.1 Who sees my password?

We do not have access to your password and no one will ask you for your password. Your password is encrypted and stored securely.

It is your sole responsibility to keep your email, password, and other sensitive information confidential. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security, you shall notify Genuine Intelligence immediately.

5.2 Are children allowed to use the platform?

All users must be at least 13 years of age to use this platform. We do not create or produce content intended to reach an audience of children under the age of 13.

Individuals under the age of 18 are required to have permission by their legal parent or guardian to use LookingForGM.com.

5.3 Who at Geunine Intelligence can access my data?

We restrict who at Genuine Intelligence can access customer data to only senior members of the team, and never to outside contractors.

We never make changes to anything unless explicitly requested by a user.

We may give access to US authorities if requested in writing, though we hope we never have the need to do so.

5.4 How is my data protected?

We use software to house and secure your data for the use of this website. We implement best practices to provide security to your data and do not release any private information to 3rd parties or other members of this site. You do, however, agree to allow public viewing of information as it relates the information that you submit for your profile, which you can view and edit in your profile. You understand that not all information is able to be changed due to limitations of the system. We cannot guarantee that a hacker cannot access any member's data on this website.

5.5 Who has access to my credit card information?

We do not have access to your credit card information. We use the Stripe payment service, which handles all credit card transactions. We only utilize your Stripe ID to connect with the payment system on LookingForGM.com and perform actions when necessary.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

6.1 Who owns LookingForGM.com Materials?

Genuine Intelligence materials are all the information, data, documents, communications, downloads, files, text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, webcasts, publications, content, tools, resources, software, code, programs and products on LookingForGM.com produced by Genuine Intelligence.

Genuine Intelligence materials are protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets and all other intellectual property and proprietary rights, and any unauthorized use of Genuine Intelligence Materials may violate such laws and the Terms of Service.

You agree not to copy, republish, frame, download, transmit, modify, adapt, create derivative works based on, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, display, perform, license, sublicense or reverse engineer the LookingForGM.com service or Genuine Intelligence Materials or any portions of them.

You agree that you will not decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the software. Any copying or redistribution of the software is prohibited, including any copying or reproduction of the software to any other server or location for further reproduction, redistribution or use on a service bureau basis. Any unauthorized use, copying or distribution of the software is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on this Site are the property of Genuine Intelligence, LLC or other third parties. You are not permitted to use them without the prior written consent of Genuine Intelligence, LLC or such third party that may own the Marks. LookingForGM.com and the LookingForGM.com logo are trademarks of Genuine Intelligence, LLC.

Genuine Intelligence materials may not be modified or altered in any way.

Genuine Intelligence materials on LookingForGM.com may not be distributed or sold, rented, leased, licensed or otherwise made available to others.

You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in Genuine Intelligence materials.

You may not copy or distribute any graphics in Genuine Intelligence materials apart from their accompanying text.

You will not quote or display Genuine Intelligence materials, or any portions thereof, out of context.

Genuine Intelligence reserves the right to revoke the authorization to view, download and print Genuine Intelligence materials available via LookingForGM.com at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from Genuine Intelligence.

The rights granted to you constitute a license and not a transfer of title.

Any Genuine Intelligence materials made available only upon payment of a fee may only be viewed, downloaded, and printed subject to your payment of such fee.

7. User Behavior Clauses

7.1 Use of LookingForGM.com

You agree that you shall not:
  • Collect, harvest, mine or engage in any other activity to obtain e-mail addresses, phone numbers, personal information or any other information about others.
  • Use or attempt to gain access to or use another’s user or company account, password, data, or computer systems or networks connected to any LookingForGM.com server, whether through hacking, password mining or any other means.
  • Access or attempt to access any material that you are not authorized to access. Make available any files containing materials where you do not own or control, or have not received the necessary licenses to, all intellectual property rights, rights of privacy and publicity and all other rights in and to such materials.
  • Use any materials in any manner that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any party.
  • Disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the LookingForGM.com service, Genuine Intelligence materials, systems resources, accounts, passwords, servers or networks connected to or accessible through
  • LookingForGM.com or any affiliated or linked sites.
  • Transmit unsolicited or bulk communications to any LookingForGM.com account holder or to any LookingForGM.com or affiliated e-mail address.
  • Post or otherwise submit any software, programs or files that are harmful or disruptive of another’s equipment, software or other property, including any corrupted files, time bombs, Trojan horses, viruses and worms.
  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
  • Download any materials posted by another that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, distributed, performed or displayed in such manner.
  • Disrupt, interfere or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the LookingForGM.com service or other affiliated or linked sites, materials or services.
  • Access or use LookingForGM.com in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any LookingForGM.com server or the network(s) connected to any LookingForGM.com server.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations related to the access to or use of LookingForGM.com, or engage in any activity prohibited by the Terms of Service.
  • Post or otherwise submit any topic, name, material or information that is child pornography, defamatory, excessively violent, harassing, inappropriate, indecent, lascivious, lewd, obscene, profane, racist, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable.
  • Prepare, compile, use, download or otherwise copy any LookingForGM.com user directory or other user or usage information or any portion thereof, or transmit, provide or otherwise distribute (whether or not for a fee) such directory or information to any third party.
  • Engage in any chain letters, contests, junk e-mail, pyramid schemes, spamming, surveys or any other duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
  • Violate the rights of Genuine Intelligence or any third party (including rights of privacy and publicity) or abuse, defame, harass, stalk or threaten another.
  • Market any goods or services for any business purpose (including advertising and making offers to buy or sell goods or services), unless specifically allowed to do so by Genuine Intelligence.
  • Execute, facilitate, discuss, or otherwise complete financial transactions outside of the LookingForGM.com website related to games, events, conventions, game stores, or any other activity engaged in, established on, initiated on, or otherwise connected to LookingForGM.com.

7.2 Restriction and Termination of Use

Genuine Intelligence may block, restrict, disable, suspend or terminate your access to all or part of LookingForGM.com at any time in Genuine Intelligence’s sole discretion, without prior notice or liability to you.

7.3 Notification of Copyright Infringement (DMCA Policy)

Genuine Intelligence will, in appropriate circumstances, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. Genuine Intelligence will investigate notices of copyright infringement and take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) (“DMCA”).

If you believe that your work has been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and such infringement is occurring on LookingForGM.com or on sites linked to from LookingForGM.com, please provide written notification of claimed copyright infringement to the designated agent for LookingForGM.com, which must contain the following elements:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that is alleged to have been infringed;
  • A description of the copyrighted work or works that you claim have been infringed and identification of what content in such work(s) is claimed to be infringing and which you request to be removed or access to which is to be disabled;
  • A description of where the content that you claim is infringing is located on LookingForGM.com; Information sufficient to permit Genuine Intelligence to contact you, such as your physical address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the content identified in your Notice in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Genuine Intelligence’s designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

By mail: 6545 Market Ave. North STE 100, North Canton, OH 44721

By e-mail: damian@LookingForGM.com

7.4 Links to Third-Party Sites

LookingForGM.com may include links that will take you to other sites outside of the LookingForGM.com service. Linked sites are not an endorsement from LookingForGM.com nor can we realistically find and monitor all links on the website created by users. You understand that by using this site, you are responsible for the actions you take and that Genuine Intelligence is not responsible for any of the contents found on any linked site nor any form of transmission from linked sites.

7.5 Advertisements and Promotions

We may run adertisements and prmotions from third parties. Should you engage in any events, payments, delivery of goods or services, or other terms and conditions with parties other than LookingForGM.com, you agree that Genuine Intelligence, LLC is not responsible or liable for such actions or damage incurred as a result.

We may also utilize assets from the website in our marketing including, but not limited to, text, graphics, and other content that is provided by the company or users. If you wish to opt-out of this, please contact us directly at damian@lookingforgm.com.

7.6 Refunds, Payments, Warranties, and Disclaimers

Genuine Intelligence, LLC will do our best to make sure that the use of LookingForGM.com is a pleasurable and positive experience. We will do whatever we can to facilitate the resoution of disputes when possible and within our means. However, if facilitation or resolution exceeds what Genuine Intelligence, LLC deems reasonable, we reserve the right not to provide or resolve any standards, warranties, refunds, or handling, mediation, and/or resolution of disputes between parties on the platform and by using the platform you understand and agree to these terms. Each Game Master is in control of their own accounts and are each responsible for the validity of their offerings as well as the resolution of disagreements and refunds.

In using LookingForGM.com, you accept and agree that:

  • Each host or Game Master is providing a service that cannot be confirmed or verified Genuine Intelligence, LLC and therefore we are not responsible for the accuracy or quality the hosts abilities, game listings, or other advertised or non-advertised offerings provided by host;

This LookingForGM.com service and Genuine Intelligence materials may include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies, or typographical errors. Genuine Intelligence may make changes to the site, materials and services, including the prices and descriptions of any software or products listed, at any time in its sole discretion and without notice. The LookingForGM.com service and Genuine Intelligence materials may be out of date, and Genuine Intelligence makes no commitment to update the site, materials and services.

The use of, and/or the downloading of any materials from the LookingForGM.com service, Genuine Intelligence materials is at your own risk. If you are not comfortable with using the service, please do not use it.

7.7 Indemnity and Liability

You agree to indemnify and hold Genuine Intelligence and its officers, co-branders, other partners and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of:

  • your user materials and any other content (e.g. computer viruses) that you may submit, post to or transmit through LookingForGM.com, including a third party’s use of such user materials or content (e.g. reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of your user materials);
  • your access to or use of LookingForGM.com (including any use by your employees, contractors or agents and all uses of your account numbers, user names and passwords, whether or not actually or expressly authorized by you, in connection with LookingForGM.com);
  • your connection to LookingForGM.com;
  • your violation of the Terms of Service;
  • the actions of any member of your work group, including non-logged in users you have granted access to your LookingForGM.com campaigns;
  • your infringement of any third party’s intellectual property rights when using any of the software made available on LookingForGM.com;
  • your violation of any rights of any third party;
  • your access to or use of linked sites and your connections thereto; or any dealings between you and any third parties advertising or promoting via LookingForGM.com.

7.8 International Users

The LookingForGM.com service can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to Genuine Intelligence products, services and programs that are not available in your country. This site is controlled and operated by Genuine Intelligence, LLC from with the United States of America. We make no guarentee that materials or services on this website are appropriate for use in other countries. If you access this site from outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.

7.9 Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Genuine Intelligence, its officers, directors, employees, partners or suppliers be liable to you or any third party for any special, punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential damages or losses of any kind, or any damages or losses whatsoever, including those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not foreseeable or if Genuine Intelligence has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, and on any theory of liability, including breach of contract or warranty, negligence or other tortious action, or any other claim arising out of or in connection with:

  • the access or use of or the inability to access or use the LookingForGM.com service or Genuine Intelligence materials;
  • the statements or actions of any third party on or via the site, services or materials;
  • any dealings with vendors or other third parties;
  • any unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions, user materials or other data;
  • any information that is sent or received or not sent or received;
  • any failure to store or loss of data, files, materials or other content;
  • any services available that are delayed or interrupted;
  • any web site referenced or linked to from this site; or
  • your access to, use of, inability to access, or use of any linked site.

8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The LookingForGM.com service (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Genuine Intelligence, LLC from its offices within the state of Ohio, United States of America. By accessing LookingForGM.com, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, LookingForGM.com shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the State of Ohio, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. The parties specifically disclaim the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. You also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the districs and courts in which Genuine Intelligence, LLC is registered as a company with respect to such matters.

10. TOS and Privacy Policy History and Revisions

4/18/20: Updated policies.

9/10/19: Initial document put in place.