Terms of Service

Effective Date: December 28, 2023

Welcome to Pokemon Emerald!

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your access and use of the Pokemon Emerald website (“pokemonemerald.net”), which offers downloads of Pokémon Emerald ROM hacks and cheats. Please read these Terms carefully before using the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access or use the Website.

1. Content and Ownership:

  • The Website and all content available on or through the Website, including ROM hacks, cheats, text, graphics, logos, images, audio, and video, are the property of Pokemon Emerald or its licensors and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.
  • You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, create derivative works from, or exploit any of the Website content without the express written permission of Pokemon Emerald or its licensors.

2. User Conduct:

  • You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms.
  • You agree not to do any of the following:
    • Upload, transmit, or distribute any content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, obscene, vulgar, invasive of privacy, hateful, or racially or ethnically offensive.
    • Infringe on the intellectual property rights of others.
    • Interfere with the operation of the Website or any server or network connected to the Website.
    • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, accounts, systems, or networks connected to the Website.
    • Use the Website to send spam or other unsolicited commercial emails.
    • Misrepresent your identity or affiliation.

3. Disclaimer of Warranties:

The Website and its content are provided “as is” and without any warranties of any kind, express or implied. Pokemon Emerald disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

4. Limitation of Liability:

Pokemon Emerald will not be liable for any damages arising out of or related to your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, and punitive damages.

5. Termination:

Pokemon Emerald may terminate your access to the Website at any time, for any reason, or for no reason.

6. Governing Law:

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of [your state/country], without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.

7. Entire Agreement:

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Pokemon Emerald with respect to your use of the Website.

8. Contact Us:

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [your email address].

Additional Disclaimers and Policies:

  • Disclaimer of Affiliation: Please note that Pokemon Emerald is not affiliated with The Pokémon Company International, the owner of the Pokémon trademark and related images. The Website’s purpose is to facilitate preservation of classic GBA ROMs and community-created content.
  • ROM Download Policy: You may only download ROMs for the following reasons:
    • You own a physical copy of the original game cartridge.
    • You are downloading a community-created ROM hack.
  • Copyright Compliance: Downloading ROMs for any other purpose is strictly prohibited and may violate copyright laws. You are responsible for ensuring your compliance with all applicable copyright laws.
  • ROM Hack Disclaimer: While we encourage responsible use of ROM hacks, Pokemon Emerald is not responsible for the content or functionality of any ROM hacks offered on the Website. Use of ROM hacks is at your own risk.