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data-export.json
equality.json
governance.json
guarantee.json
jurisdiction-law.json
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user-choice.json
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README.md

Read: https://github.com/tosdr/tosdr.org/wiki/Specification:-topics

leave

Right to leave the service
To avoid lock-in and stay in control
Once you subscribe to the service, will you have the right to leave it and remove your data?

#waiver Waiving your right
What kind of rights do you give up on?

#ownership Ownership
What happens with the content you generate on the service?

#user-choice User choice
How much can YOU decide?
The level of choice that is left to the user.

#law-enforcement Law enforcement and due process
What are the law enforcement standards followed by the service?

#changes Changing Terms
When and how can the terms change?

  • terms can change at any time without notification: -70
  • ridiculous kind of notification, no reasonable delay (less than a week): -40
  • correct notification (by email for instance) sent one month in advance: +30
  • notifications + reasonable delay, and taking users' feedback into account in the process: +70 [also applies to governance topic]
  • immediate: additional -30 [Comment: what does that mean?]

#governance Governance
Your relationship with the service and the community

  • indemnify: -20
  • 'defend and ...': additional -20
  • 'hold harmless': -0
  • survives: additional -20

#law-gov Law and government requests
How do services deal with government requests?

#logs-length Logs
How long do they keep them?

#jurisdiction-law Jurisdiction and governing laws
What is the jurisdiction, what laws govern the terms?

#cookies Cookies and related technologies
Cookies are files stored locally in your web browser containing identifiable information.

#readability Easy to read
Are the terms easy to find and well written?

#user-info User information Transparency and education
The level of information provided by the service that is beneficial to the user.

#third Third Parties
can they transfer and sub-license your content to third parties?

#business-transfer Business Transfers
Is your data a business asset?

#track Anonymity and Tracking
Are you being spied on?

#copyright-scope Scope of the copyright license
Do you grant only the necessary rights?

#personal-data Personal Data
Can you control your privacy?

#data-export Data portability
Can you get your data back?
It must be in the terms, otherwise it's not a point because it's only a feature that they can remove any time they want.

#suspension Suspension and Censorship
Can they end your use of the service at any time?