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What are InterACTIVE Audio Adventures?

They are immersive audiobooks where you are the hero and can change the story every time you listen to them.

Hidden World InterACTIVE Audio Adventures are designed for all ages.

If they were movies, they would be Rated PG for situations of peril, scary images, some thematic elements, and sequences of violence and intense action; depending, of course, on the choices you make during your adventure.

Our InterACTIVE Audio Adventures remain family friendly for kids to enjoy yet include white-knuckle thrills to keep teens and adults engaged.

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More Games Are Coming

Keep an eye on this section for more games to play in the Hidden World as they are added.

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Elf Trouble

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Christmas is in trouble.

Someone from the naughty list has taken control of the North Pole and threatens to end Christmas forever.

What will you do to save it?

Rescue Mrs. Claus from a dungeon?

Ride a Snow Leopard into battle?

Wrestle a near-sighted Yeti?

Convince yodeling goats to help you?

Elf Trouble Stats (for you data nerds):

Hours of Original Content: 6

Total Number of Songs: 31

Chambers in the Catacombs: 42

Interactive Options: 437

AUTHOR'S NOTE: I beg of you. Heed the warning above the entrance and DO NOT enter the maze of catacombs under Santa's Castle.

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Fuzzle's Holiday Tour

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The Best Show In Town!

Do you live too far away from the nearest holiday lights show?

This year, was the local holiday celebration canceled?

Was everything sold out before you got the chance to sign up?


Well, never fear, Fuzzle is here!


Fuzzle’s Holiday Tour brings the magic of a holiday lights drive-thru event to wherever you are.

Load the family in the car and witness the magic of driving through a spectacular show of holiday lights with the power of imagination and the aid of your elf tour guide, Fuzzle.

Listen as you drive around your neighborhood looking at decorated homes.

Listen on the ride to the grocery store.

Listen during a leisurely stroll around the block.


Fuzzle’s Holiday Tour is coming December 10th, 2020 and is the premiere showcase of our location-aware audiobooks.


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Attention Holiday Event Coordinators:
Do you want to bring Fuzzle to your unique drive-thru or walk-around holiday lights display?

Contact Us today to discuss a custom audio adventure tour for your drive-thru or walk-around event starring Fuzzle the Elf.




Dino Park

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It's getting close to lunchtime.

You and your brother are among the first to visit Dino Park.

Will you be the last?


Coming January 10th, 2021. Plan your visit and get your passport today.





Pawn's Sacrifice

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The game is simple.

All it takes to win is five points.

But you have to convince the other two players to give them to you.

Will you be victorious and win the game, or will you just be another player’s pawn?

Pawn’s Sacrifice is the ultimate cooperative and competitive game of strategy for three players.

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The Hunger: Infected

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The Vampires have come out of the shadows and are flooding our fine cities with their vile existence.

Vampires are already encroaching into the highest levels of society and we have gathered to decide what to do about this growing threat to our way of life.

My only hope is that we are not too late. In order to be certain there are no dreadful creatures among us, we will wait until morning to discuss what to do.

As this place is secluded, and well away from the city proper, a Vampire will have no recourse but to feed off of one of us during the night, revealing their unwelcome presence.

If any of you among us are a Vampire, your own insatiable hunger will be your undoing.

The Hunger: Infected is set in the same universe created by the novel, Oliver Twist: Victorian Vampire.

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Capture the Flag

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This is Capture the Flag where you can place up to 12 virtual flags at real-world GPS coordinates.

You can play a game using only the virtual flags or place physical flags at the same locations.

I use this app when playing laser tag at our local park with my son and his friends.

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Adventure Club Passport

Your Adventure Club Passport gives you access to the InterACTIVE Audio Adventure Monthly Selection which becomes active on the 10th of every month.

Adventure Club BONUS: Your active passport also provides unlimited year-round access to Elf Trouble, Fuzzle's Holiday Tour, Pawn's Sacrifice, The Hunger: Infected, and Capture the Flag.

Passport Price: $6.99/mo.

Effortless Registration: Tap "Login" at the top of your screen and then tap "Create Account".

Worry-Free Cancellation: We mean it. Cancel anytime. Your Passport will remain active for the duration of your subscription.

Automatic Renewal: So your passport doesn't suddenly expire without warning.

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Adventures Unlimited Passport

Your Adventures Unlimited Passport gives you UNLIMITED ACCESS to every available InterACTIVE Audio Adventure. No more waiting for your favorite adventure to become the selection of the month.

Passport Price: $11.99/mo.

Effortless Registration: The Adventures Unlimited Passport is not yet available.

Worry-Free Cancellation: We mean it. Cancel anytime. Your Passport will remain active for the duration of your subscription.

Automatic Renewal: So your passport doesn't suddenly expire without warning.




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Our Story and Our Mission

TL;DR — We are "The 2 Dads" (and childhood friends) creating InterACTIVE Audio Adventures, like Elf Trouble, which also happens to be the biggest holiday thing since Montgomery Ward (the department store) created Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in 1939.

We were in the midst of a worldwide pandemic where social distancing was forcing everyone to stay at home. A world where we were unable to meet with our friends face-to-face. While this was hard on adults it was especially hard on kids.

I know it was hard on my kid.

After our first month in isolation my son was bouncing off the walls. It was important then (and still is today as we start on the cautious road to worldwide recovery) that he get out of the house to the back yard, the front yard, or even the common areas in and around our housing complex for some exercise every day.

But he didn't want to go outside and play by himself when he could sit at his computer and play with friends online. And he's never going to exercise just because it's good for him. He's a kid and he wants to have fun.

I get it. I remember being a kid. In fact, here is me and my co-founder circa 1982 (we met a couple years earlier in grade school).

Steve 1982

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Syruss 1982

Syruss

As I sat at my computer mapping out audio enhancements to "Elf Trouble" (our Augmented Reality Interactive Story we created for Christmas in the Park San Jose that is "growing up" to become an InterACTIVE Audiobook Musical) I suddenly realized I had the technology to create location-aware InterACTIVE Audio Adventures and make everyone an active hero of their own audiobook story.

With a few tweaks we could modify our location-aware game engine to work in the front or back yard (or even the exterior walkways of an apartment complex) of anyone's home no matter where they live.

And with that I could give him a reason to get off the couch, go outside, and be active.

I suddenly found myself able to make everyone the hero of an InterACTIVE Audio Adventure that rewards them with the continuation of their story as they move around in the real world (for those games created with location-enabled actions).

If you know someone who wants to be the hero of their own adventure, be sure to share the Hidden World with them.




About Us

Steve CEO Steve is the Founder & CEO of FICTION Silicon Valley and the creative visionary behind Hidden World. He is also a #1 Bestselling Amazon Action & Adventure Sci-Fi Author who co-authored two fantasy novels with Charles Dickens. Yes! That Charles Dickens.

With 100,000+ books sold (in print and digital) he has hit #1 on the Amazon Children’s Action & Adventure Sci-Fi Bestseller list, #1 on the Amazon Steampunk Bestseller list, and rose nearly to the top of other bestseller lists.

Check out his published books at Amazon.

Syruss CTOSyruss is the Co-Founder & CTO of FICTION Silicon Valley and the tech guru keeping the Hidden World visible to all.







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This may come as surprise to some of you, but I don't know who is playing Hidden World games beyond the details of the account used to access our game portal.

This is unheard of in online gaming, or online anything for that matter, but it is important to me that I keep the personal and private information about anyone playing in the Hidden World safe, and the best way I know how to do that is to never capture anything about them in the first place.

You heard that right. We do not track anything personal about anyone before, during, or after they play Hidden World games.

I don't know who they are, what type of phone they are playing on, what browser they are using, or even how long or often they play.

I am in the dark and that's how I want it to stay.

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The Siteowner shall provide Free and Paid-for Content. This includes [a subscription for Paid-for Content available]. The Siteowner reserves the right to vary the Free and Paid-for Content and does not guarantee that the content provided free of charge ("Free Content") will remain free of charge and does not guarantee that the content provided subject to payment ("Paid-for Content") will remain a paid-for service.

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4. Limited License to Use

5. Content and Content Rights

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The right to reproduce User Content by any means and in any form.

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  • encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.;

Although FICTION Silicon Valley is not obligated to monitor access to or use of the Services or Content or to review or edit any Content, we have the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Services, to ensure compliance with these Terms, and to comply with applicable law or other legal requirements. We reserve the right to remove or disable access to any Content, at any time and without notice. FICTION Silicon Valley may remove any Content we consider to be objectionable or in violation of these Terms. We have the right to investigate violations of these Terms or conduct that affects the Services. We may also consult and cooperate with law enforcement authorities to prosecute users and others who violate the law.

ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DISRUPT OR INTERFERE WITH THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION UNDERMINING OR MANIPULATING THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY SITE OR APP, IS A BREACH OF FICTION SILICON VALLEY'S TERMS AND MAY BE A BREACH OR VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS.

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The term "Event(s)" means any in-person event, gathering, activity or the like which is directly organized, hosted, or managed by FICTION Silicon Valley, and any Promotion (as defined below). By registering or, where required, purchasing tickets for an Event, you represent and warrant that the information you provide is true and accurate. If you are registering or purchasing tickets on behalf of others, you represent and warrant you have all necessary rights and consents to register and provide this information for others.

Subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in these Terms, no refunds or exchanges of Event tickets are permitted and tickets are non-transferable. Reasonably acceptable proof of identity, for example a driver's license or passport, showing the same first and last name as those provided at time of prior registration, may be required to access an Event. Actual or attempted resale of tickets subjects them to revocation without refund. Tickets obtained from unauthorized sources may be invalid, lost, stolen, or counterfeit and may not be honored. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost, stolen, or destroyed. Commercial use of tickets is prohibited without written approval from FICTION Silicon Valley. Tickets are not redeemable for cash or credit. You agree to abide by any published ticket limits or restrictions, and orders exceeding or violating these restrictions are subject to cancellation without notice or refund. Events may have limited space and/or availability and FICTION Silicon Valley does not guarantee your ability to purchase a ticket or attend an Event.

Unless otherwise prohibited under applicable law, by attending an Event you acknowledge that FICTION Silicon Valley will use your data collected pursuant to the Privacy Policy for providing Event features (both in person and online), including contacting you and giving you updates about the Event, mailing you required materials (e.g., a QR wristband), providing emergency or severe weather notifications, or public Event leaderboards and gameplay competitions.

7.2 Event Conduct and Policies

You shall at all times comply with all applicable laws and any rules and policies provided by FICTION Silicon Valley or any other authorized party involved in creating or delivering the Event, including all health and safety policies and procedures and all reasonable instructions of the venue staff and FICTION Silicon Valley representatives at the Event. As a condition of participation, you agree to comply with all policies on the Sites, including, without limitation, any applicable Event website.

Illicit drugs, controlled substances, contraband, weapons, and illegal items are prohibited at Events. You agree and consent to reasonable security precautions and search on entry. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you waive and release FICTION Silicon Valley and any other party involved in creating or delivering the Event from any and all claims, demands, causes of action, damages, losses, expenses or liability which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to such security precautions and/or searches. If you elect not to consent to such security precautions and searches, you may be denied entry, or removed from, an Event without refund or other compensation.

FICTION Silicon Valley and its authorized third parties reserve the right to refuse admission to, or to remove from an Event without refund or compensation of any kind, any person that (a) does not comply with these Terms, (b) engages in disorderly conduct or willful misconduct, or (c) FICTION Silicon Valley or its authorized third parties believe will cause a negative effect on the Event, participants, spectators, and/or personnel.

Any minor attending an Event must be accompanied by a Parent.

7.3 Assumption of Risks

Unless prohibited by applicable law, you agree that by purchasing tickets to, participating in or attending an Event, you willingly, knowingly and voluntarily assume any and all risks occurring before, during or after the Event, including injury by any cause and damage, loss, or theft of property. You acknowledge that Events, and certain activities at Events, have inherent and unforeseen risks, including but not limited to (a) contact or collision with persons or objects, (b) obstacles (e.g., natural and man-made water, road and surface hazards), (c) equipment related hazards (e.g., broken, defective or inadequate equipment, unexpected equipment failure), (d) weather related hazards, (e) inadequate first aid and/or emergency measures, (f) judgment and/or behavior related problems (e.g., erratic or inappropriate participant, co-participant, or spectator behavior or errors in judgment by personnel at the Event), and (g) natural hazards (e.g., uneven or difficult terrain, wildlife and insects, contact with plants). You agree to take reasonable precautions before attending or participating in an Event and its activities, for example consulting with a personal physician and ensuring you are in good physical health, wearing appropriate attire, and bringing necessary or recommended supplies. You further understand and acknowledge it is your responsibility to inspect the Event grounds, facilities, equipment and areas to be used, and that by participating in the Event, you acknowledge the Event grounds, facilities, equipment, and areas to be used are safe, adequate, and acceptable for participation. If you believe or become aware of any unsafe conditions or unreasonable risks, you agree to immediately notify appropriate personnel and cease participation in the Event.

To the extent permitted under applicable law, you hereby waive and release FICTION Silicon Valley and any other party involved in creating or delivering the Event from any and all claims, demands, causes of action, damages, losses, expenses or liability which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to your attendance or participation in an Event, including for negligence, inherent and unforeseen risks, injury or damage to persons or property and the actions of third parties or Event participants and spectators.

7.4 Event Features and Cancellation

Subject to applicable law, all schedules and any live or in-game experiences, activities, goods, services, perks, items, rewards and/or Content (collectively "Event Features") advertised in connection with an Event are not guaranteed and are subject to change and/or cancellation at any time prior to or during an Event without notice or compensation of any kind. Admittance to an Event does not guarantee any specific Event Features while at the Event.

Event date, time and/or location are subject to change at any time, and FICTION Silicon Valley will make a commercially reasonable effort to notify you in advance of any material changes. If an Event is canceled, suspended, or rescheduled and you are not able to attend, you will not be entitled to any compensation other than a refund of the ticket price at its face value with no further liability or compensation from FICTION Silicon Valley or any other party. Any travel or accommodation costs incurred are entirely your responsibility.

7.5 Recordings and Use of Likeness

You consent to and approve of FICTION Silicon Valley's recording of your image, likeness, name, dialogue, biographic information, personal characteristics, and voice at Events and the royalty free use of this information subject to the same "Rights Granted by You" above. FICTION Silicon Valley may publish the results of any competitions (including rankings and any winners), gameplay statistics, and pictures of participants in promotional and marketing materials and on social media in accordance with these Terms.

8. Sweepstakes, Contests, Raffles, Surveys And Similar Promotions

Periodically, FICTION Silicon Valley and/or its partners may organize sweepstakes, contests, raffles, surveys, games, and similar promotions on the Services (each a "Promotion"). In addition to these Terms, Promotions will be subject to particular terms which we shall communicate to you at the time of these Promotions ("Promotional Terms"). By participating in any Promotion, you will become subject to those Promotional Terms. All Promotional Terms are incorporated into, may vary from, and shall supersede these Terms. FICTION Silicon Valley urges you to read the Promotional Terms. Our Privacy Policy, in addition to these Terms and any Promotional Terms, governs any information you submit in connection with such Promotions.

9. Beta Programs

FICTION Silicon Valley may offer you early access to certain pre-release mobile application software ("Beta Software") in order to allow you to test and provide feedback on Beta Software as part of FICTION Silicon Valley's beta testing program ("Beta Program"). This Section only applies to closed Beta Programs, where FICTION Silicon Valley offers private access to selected testers. This Section does not apply to open betas that FICTION Silicon Valley makes publicly available on the Site.

You acknowledge that any product features or content, game documentation, promotional materials and/or any other information that FICTION Silicon Valley may provide to you in connection with the Beta Program ("Test Materials"), the Beta Software, as well as everything related to the Beta Program is the exclusive property of FICTION Silicon Valley, is confidential, and should be treated as confidential until such time as FICTION Silicon Valley releases it.

If FICTION Silicon Valley offers you access to the Beta Software, then, subject to your compliance with these Terms, FICTION Silicon Valley grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to use the Beta Software solely for the purposes of testing and providing feedback on the Beta Software as part of the Beta Program.

Without limiting the foregoing and except as prohibited under applicable law, the following are prohibited and you may not:

  • copy, modify, or create derivative works based on the Beta Software;
  • give or sell the Beta Software to anyone;
  • reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decrypt, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of the Beta Software;
  • install the Beta Software on systems you don't directly control or that you share with others;
  • discuss the Beta Software with or demonstrate it to anyone outside of FICTION Silicon Valley;
  • blog, tweet, or otherwise publicly post information about the Beta Software;
  • take screenshots, photos, videos, or audio recordings of the Beta Software unless FICTION Silicon Valley has allowed you to do so in writing; or;
  • make Beta Feedback (as defined below) available to any third party, unless approved by FICTION Silicon Valley in writing and in advance.;

Be careful when using the Beta Software in public. Do not allow anyone to see, hear, film, or photograph the Beta Software. Please notify FICTION Silicon Valley promptly of any unauthorized access or of any suspected breach of your account's security.

FICTION Silicon Valley may collect your comments, suggestions, and feedback on the Software, and may also track your use of the Software through analytic tools, in accordance with FICTION Silicon Valley's Privacy Policy. All such comments, suggestions, feedback, and analytic data (collectively, the "Beta Feedback") is the exclusive property of FICTION Silicon Valley.

You understand and agree that participation in the Beta Program is voluntary and does not create a legal partnership, agency, or employment relationship between you and FICTION Silicon Valley, and you will not be compensated for your participation or any Beta Feedback.

Unless prohibited by applicable law, all Test Materials are provided to you "as is" without any explicit or implicit warranty of any kind. You understand that the Beta Software is in development and may contain errors, bugs, and other problems that could cause loss of data and/or system failure. You should install the Beta Software on non-production devices that are not business critical and have been backed up. To the extent permitted under applicable law, FICTION Silicon Valley is not liable in any way for any damages you might incur as a result of your participation in the Beta Program.

You agree that any breach of your confidentiality obligation will result in irreparable harm to FICTION Silicon Valley, the extent of which would be difficult to ascertain, and that monetary damages will not be an adequate remedy. Accordingly, you agree that in the event you breach your confidentiality obligation, FICTION Silicon Valley will be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief as the court deems appropriate, in addition to any other remedies which it may have available.

10. Third Party Websites or Resources

Services may contain links to third party websites or resources. FICTION Silicon Valley provides these links only as a convenience and is not responsible for the content, products, or services on or available from those websites or resources, or links displayed on such websites. To the extent permitted under applicable law, you acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from, your use of any third-party websites or resources.

FICTION Silicon Valley is not responsible for the availability or quality of third-party services, including cell phone networks, hotspots, wireless internet, and other services. Such third party services may affect your ability to utilize the Services or participate in an Event and you hereby waive and release FICTION Silicon Valley and any other party involved in creating or delivering the Services from all claims, demands, causes of action, damages, losses, expenses or liability which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to such third party services.

11. Disclaimer of Warranties

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, OR NONINFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT.

YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATING TO YOUR ONLINE OR OFFLINE COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SERVICES AND WITH OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT FICTION SILICON VALLEY DOES NOT SCREEN OR INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUND OF ANY USERS OF THE SERVICES. FICTION SILICON VALLEY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE CONDUCT OF USERS OF THE SERVICES. YOU AGREE TO TAKE REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SERVICES AND WITH OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, PARTICULARLY IF YOU DECIDE TO MEET OFFLINE OR IN PERSON.

12. Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER FICTION SILICON VALLEY NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SERVICES OR CONTENT WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER DAMAGE OR SYSTEM FAILURE OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR CONTENT, OR FROM ANY COMMUNICATIONS, INTERACTIONS, OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SERVICES OR PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT FICTION SILICON VALLEY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, EVEN IF A LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL FICTION SILICON VALLEY'S TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, AN EVENT, OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR CONTENT EXCEED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1000). THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN FICTION SILICON VALLEY AND YOU.

13. Dispute Resolution

YOU AGREE THAT DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND FICTION SILICON VALLEY WILL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING, INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION, AND YOU ARE WAIVING YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY OR TO PARTICIPATE AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.

THIS NOTICE DOES NOT APPLY: (1) IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF THE EEA, OR ANY JURISDICTION WHICH DOES NOT ALLOW THIS ARBITRATION AGREEMENT, (2) IF YOU OPT OUT OF ARBITRATION AS DESCRIBED IN THE "ARBITRATION" SECTION BELOW, OR (3) TO CERTAIN TYPES OF DISPUTES DESCRIBED IN SECTION 13.1, "ARBITRATION," BELOW.

13.1 Arbitration

If you live in the US or another jurisdiction which allows you to agree to arbitration, you and FICTION Silicon Valley agree that any disputes will be settled by binding arbitration, except that each party retains the right: (a) to bring an individual action in small claims court and (b) to seek injunctive or other equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation, or violation of a party's copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or other intellectual property rights (the action described in this clause (b), an "IP Protection Action"). Notwithstanding this arbitration agreement, FICTION Silicon Valley reserves the right to bring an action in any court of competent jurisdiction against you to stop and/or seek compensation for the intentional or willful misuse or abuse (e.g. hacking or falsifying location) of its IP, products, and Services.

Without limiting the preceding paragraph, you will also have the right to litigate any other dispute if you provide FICTION Silicon Valley with written notice of your desire to do so by email to sdewinter@fictionsv.com within thirty (30) days following the date you first accept these Terms (such notice, an "Arbitration Opt-out Notice"). If you don't provide FICTION Silicon Valley with an Arbitration Opt-out Notice within the thirty (30) day period, you will be deemed to have knowingly and intentionally waived your right to litigate any dispute except as expressly set forth in clauses (a) and (b) above. Further, unless both you and FICTION Silicon Valley otherwise agree in writing, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of any class or representative proceeding. If this class action waiver is held unenforceable, then the parties' agreement to arbitrate will be deemed void. Except as provided in the preceding sentence, this "Dispute Resolution" section will survive any termination of these Terms. If the terms of this Section 13.1 "Arbitration" are found unenforceable as to any claim for relief, that claim must be severed from the arbitration and brought pursuant to Section 13.6, "Governing Law and Exclusive Venue." All other claims will be arbitrated. The arbitrator, and not any court or agency, shall have exclusive authority to (a) determine the scope and enforceability of this arbitration agreement and (b) resolve any dispute related to its interpretation, applicability, enforceability, or formation including any claim that all or any part of it is void or voidable.

13.2 Arbitration Rules

The arbitration will be administered by the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules and the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes (the "AAA Rules") then in effect, except as modified by this "Dispute Resolution" section. (The AAA Rules are available at www.adr.org/Rules or by calling the AAA at 1-800-778-7879.) The Federal Arbitration Act will govern the interpretation and enforcement of this Section.

13.3 Arbitration Process

A party who desires to initiate arbitration must provide the other party with a written Demand for Arbitration as specified in the AAA Rules. (The AAA provides a general Demand for Arbitration) The single arbitrator will be either a retired judge or an attorney licensed to practice law and will be selected by the parties from the AAA's roster of arbitrators. If the parties are unable to agree upon an arbitrator within fourteen (14) days of delivery of the Demand for Arbitration, then the AAA will appoint the arbitrator in accordance with the AAA Rules.

13.4 Arbitration Location and Procedure

Unless you and FICTION Silicon Valley otherwise agree, the arbitration will be conducted in a confidential manner, in the county where you reside. If your claim does not exceed $10,000, then the arbitration will be conducted solely on the basis of the documents that you and FICTION Silicon Valley submit to the arbitrator, and there will be no other discovery conducted (such as depositions), unless the arbitrator determines that a hearing is necessary. If your claim exceeds $10,000, your right to a hearing will be determined by the AAA Rules. Subject to the AAA Rules, the arbitrator will have the discretion to direct a reasonable exchange of information by the parties, consistent with the expedited nature of the arbitration. Notwithstanding the arbitrator's discretion, absent a showing of good cause, in no event shall the parties be allowed more than three (3) depositions per side, and there will be no corporate deposition of the type contemplated by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) and California Code of Civil Procedure 2025.230.

13.5 Arbitrator's Decision

The arbitrator will render an award within the time frame specified in the AAA Rules. The arbitrator's decision will be treated as confidential, and will include the essential findings and conclusions upon which the arbitrator based the award. Confirmation and enforcement of the arbitration award may be done in any court of competent jurisdiction. The arbitrator's award of damages must be consistent with the terms of Section 12 "Limitation of Liability" as to the types and amounts of damages for which a party may be held liable. The arbitrator may award declaratory or injunctive relief only in favor of the claimant and only to the extent necessary to provide relief warranted by the claimant's individual claim. If you prevail in arbitration, you will be entitled to an award of attorneys' fees and expenses to the extent provided under applicable law. FICTION Silicon Valley will not seek, and hereby waives, all rights it may have under applicable law to recover attorneys' fees and expenses if it prevails in arbitration.

13.6 Governing Law and Exclusive Venue

To the extent that these Terms allow you or FICTION Silicon Valley to initiate litigation in a court, other than for small claims court actions, both you and FICTION Silicon Valley agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in the state and federal courts located in the Northern District of California. Each of the parties hereto waives any objection to jurisdiction and venue in such courts. These Terms and your use of the Services are governed by the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflicts-of-law rules. If you are resident in a member state of the EEA or a country in which this clause is prohibited by local law, this section does not apply to you, and does not deprive you of the protection of the mandatory provisions of the consumer protection laws in your country.

13.7 Fees

Our responsibility to pay any AAA filing, administrative, and arbitrator fees will be solely as set forth in the AAA Rules. However, if your claim for damages does not exceed $75,000, FICTION Silicon Valley will pay all such fees unless the arbitrator finds that either the substance of your claim or the relief sought in your Demand for Arbitration was frivolous or was brought for an improper purpose (as measured by the standards set forth in Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 11(b)).

13.8 Changes to Dispute Resolution

Notwithstanding the provisions of the "Changes to Terms or Services" section above, if FICTION Silicon Valley changes this "Dispute Resolution" section after the date you first accepted these Terms (or accepted any subsequent changes to these Terms), you may reject any such change by sending us written notice (by email to sdewinter@fictionsv.com) within thirty (30) days of the date such change became effective, as indicated in the "Last Updated" date above or in the date of FICTION Silicon Valley's email to you notifying you of such change. By rejecting any change, you are agreeing that you will arbitrate any Dispute between you and FICTION Silicon Valley in accordance with the provisions of this "Dispute Resolution" section as of the date you first accepted these Terms (or accepted any subsequent changes to these Terms).

14. General

14.1 Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire and exclusive understanding and agreement between FICTION Silicon Valley and you regarding the Services and Content, and these Terms supersede and replace any and all prior oral or written understandings or agreements between FICTION Silicon Valley and you regarding the Services and Content.

14.2 Severability

If any provision of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without FICTION Silicon Valley's prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be null. FICTION Silicon Valley may freely assign or transfer these Terms without restriction, and the transferor or assignor shall not remain jointly and severally liable. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

14.3 Force Majeure

Neither FICTION Silicon Valley, any user, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Services or Content shall be liable with respect to any damages, injuries, nonperformance or delay in performance by reason of any act of God, weather, fire, flood, acts of terror or foreign enemy, satellite or network failure, governmental order or regulation, trade dispute, or any other cause beyond its respective control.

14.4 Notice

Any notices or other communications provided by FICTION Silicon Valley under these Terms, including those regarding modifications to these Terms, will be given: (a) via email; or (b) by posting to the Services. For notices made by email, the date of receipt will be deemed the date on which such notice is transmitted to any email address Your provided.

14.5 Waiver

FICTION Silicon Valley's failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of such right or provision. The waiver of any such right or provision will be effective only if in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of FICTION Silicon Valley. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, the exercise by either party of any of its remedies under these Terms will be without prejudice to its other remedies under these Terms or otherwise.

14.6 Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms or the Services, please contact FICTION Silicon Valley at sdewinter@fictionsv.com or 4601 Lafayette St., Suite 6491, Santa Clara, CA 95054.

PRIVACY POLICY

END USER PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY Welcome to our Privacy Policy. This document explains what we do with the personal information that you give us. If you have not already done so, please read our User Agreement before reading this Privacy Policy. In general, we use the personal information that we collect from you to allow you to use the services offered by our website including Paid-For Content (the Service). This Privacy Policy applies only to our Service and not to any other company, individual, organization or website that you may reach via a link from our website, except for those companies we mention below. If at any time you have a question about anything contained in this Privacy Policy or a general query on privacy, please contact sdewinter@fictionsv.com. Consent Your use of our Service signifies your consent to us collecting and using personal information about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Should we choose to change our Privacy Policy for any reason, the changes will be posted here, so that you are always kept informed of how we collect and use your personal information, and when we may disclose it.

Visitor Information Although certain areas of our website are made available to all visitors, we reserve the right to ask for your date of birth to verify your age. Please note we will not collect the personal information of any individual who tells us he or she is under the age of 18.

How we collect information from you In order to process your account for the Service and in order to reconcile our accounts, Stripe or such other payment partner as we may use from time to time may provide us with information detailing the credits and/or debits made to your credit/debit card.

Cookies Cookies are small files of information which are stored on your computer. Web sites you visit ask your computer to store this information and retrieve the information from your computer so that they can keep track of things like other web sites you visit or how you navigate our website or other files which provide you with the Site. For more information about what cookies are and how they work, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Learn more about where the Cookies used on our site come from HERE.

How we look after your information We make sure that all the information we hold on you is as safe as possible. In addition, we have strict security procedures covering the storage and disclosure of your information in order to prevent unauthorized access and to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. This means that sometimes we may ask you for proof of identity before disclosing any personal information to you.

What do we do with your information? We use your information to process orders you make from our Site. We may contact you from time to time to let you know about our services which may include sending you newsletters and news on events that you may be interested in. You can elect not to receive such marketing material at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of our emails or writing to sdewinter@fictionsv.com and letting me know.

When do we give information that you provide us with to other people? Apart from entities that are involved in helping us to run our Site, we never give your information to any third parties. We will only use data you provide to the extent necessary to enable us to operate the Site. We reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information (i) to comply with applicable laws and government requests, (ii) to be able to operate our systems properly or (iii) to protect ourselves or our users.

How to contact us If you ever want to change any information you have provided to us please contact us at sdewinter@fictionsv.com or you can always send postal mail to:
FICTION Silicon Valley attn: Steve DeWinter
4601 Lafayette St., Suite 6491
Santa Clara, CA 95054




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