Setting Expectations for Users
Protecting Your Website and Your Users
Protecting Your Company
your website’s services
how users may use your services
your rights to your intellectual property
your rights to use any intellectual property or user-generated content submitted on your site. For example, if people upload pictures or posting comments to be displayed on your site, you want permission to do so
your linking policy, including whether users can link to your site and any limitations on such links
whether you link to third parties
the types of use or behavior that is prohibited on the site. For example, many sites prohibit reverse engineering, testing the site for vulnerabilities, or using the site in a way that causes harm to other users.
how you monitor the site and requirements for consent to such monitoring as a condition to using the site
These descriptions set expectations for what can be expected from your service, how your service may be used, what is required for users to continue access and use of your service, your rights to your own intellectual property as well as your rights to use any intellectual property that’s posted on your site, what is prohibited on your site, and how you may monitor and terminate access to your services.
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