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Terms & Conditions You Should Read Before Accepting


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Do you read the 30-page terms and conditions before using a new app? You may be surprised at what you're agreeing to when you click the "accept" button for some popular apps. Don't click "accept" again without seeing these terms of use.

Terms & Conditions You Should Read Before Accepting

  2. 2. There are thousands of cloud apps
  3. 3. I agree to the terms & conditions Accept When was the last time you read the terms & conditions when you signed up for one?
  4. 4. The problem is they’re really long and written in legalese
  5. 5. 36,275words long user agreement is a hefty
  6. 6. By contrast, Hamlet is only 30,066 words long
  7. 7. Mostly they’re used to protect the company and its users from legal trouble
  8. 8. Mostly they’re used to protect the company and its users from legal trouble But a handful hide clauses that take advantage of users
  9. 9. Here are the SNEAKIEST that could be used to claim ownership of you or your company’s data
  10. 10. 1. WE CAN USE YOUR CONTENT With respect to Private User Content, you hereby do and shall grant to Prezi (and its successors, assigns, and third party service providers) a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, and otherwise exploit the content solely for purposes of providing you with the Service”!
  11. 11. 2. EVERYTHING YOU UPLOAD BECOMES OPEN SOURCE Except as otherwise expressly permitted by these Terms, any Code submitted to must be licensed to Slashdot Media and other licensees under a license that is: compliant with the Open Source Initiative ( “ O S I ” ) ’ s O p e n S o u r c e D e fi n i t i o n ( h t t p : / / or certified as an “OSI- Approved License” (”!
  12. 12. 3. YOUR NAME AND LIKENESS CAN APPEAR IN OUR ADS Our goal is to deliver ads and commercial content that are valuable to our users and advertisers. In order to help us do that, you agree to the following:! ! 1.  You can use your privacy settings to limit how your name and profile picture may be associated with commercial, sponsored, or related content (such as a brand you like) served or enhanced by us. You give us permission to use your name and profile picture in connection with that content, subject to the limits you place.”! !
  13. 13. 4. YOU PAY OUR LEGAL COSTS TO RECOVER LATE PAYMENTS 11. If at any time you do not make a payment to us when you are supposed to (including on termination), we can (and this doesn't affect any other rights we may have against you)...! ! 11.1 ...make you pay, on demand, default interest on any amount you owe us at 10% per annum calculated on a daily basis, from the date when payment was due until the date when payment is actually made by you. You will also need to pay all expenses and costs (including our legal costs) in connection with us trying to recover any unpaid amount from you”! !
  14. 14. 5. WE AREN’T RESPONSIBLE FOR DATA LOSS As part of using Amazon EC2 Dedicated Instances, you agree that Dedicated Instances are subject to reboot Maintenance at most once every three months... We have no liability whatsoever for any damages, liabilities, losses (including any corruption, deletion, or destruction or loss of data, applications or profits), or any other consequences resulting from rebooting Dedicated Instances.”!
  15. 15. And the worst terms & conditions for evil maniacs
  16. 16. 6. DON’T USE OUR APP TO BUILD NUCLEAR WEAPONS You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture or production of nuclear, missiles, or chemical or biological weapons.”!  !
  17. 17. Cloud Adoption & Risk Report Learn the top cloud services and trends on usage and risk! ! ! !! DOWNLOAD NOW