AnOpenLetterTo.org Terms
of Service

Effective: July 24, 2018

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) are a contract between you and
Zibly Services, LLC DBA AnOpenLetterTo.org
(AnOpenLetterTo.org). They govern your use of
AnOpenLetterTo.org’s sites, services, mobile apps, products, and
content (“Services”).
By using AnOpenLetterTo.org, you agree to these Terms. If you
don’t agree to any of the Terms, you can’t use
AnOpenLetterTo.org.
We can change these Terms at any time. If a change is material,
we’ll let you know before they take effect. By using
AnOpenLetterTo.org on or after that effective date, you agree to
the new Terms. If you don’t agree to them, you should delete your
account before they take effect, otherwise your use of the site and
content will be subject to the new Terms.

Content rights & responsibilities

You own the rights to the content you create on
AnOpenLetterTo.org.
By creating content on AnOpenLetterTo.org, you give us a
nonexclusive license to publish it on AnOpenLetterTo.org
Services, including anything reasonably related to publishing it
(like storing, displaying, reformatting, and distributing it). In
consideration for AnOpenLetterTo.org granting you access to and
use of the Services, you agree that AnOpenLetterTo.org may

enable advertising on the Services, including in connection with
the display of your content or other information. We may also use
your content to promote AnOpenLetterTo.org, including its
products and content. We will never sell your content to third
parties without your explicit permission.
You’re responsible for the content you create. This means you
assume all risks related to it, including someone else’s reliance on
its accuracy, or claims relating to intellectual property or other
legal rights.
You’re welcome to post content on AnOpenLetterTo.org that
you’ve published elsewhere, as long as you have the rights you
need to do so. By creating or placing content on
AnOpenLetterTo.org, you represent that doing so doesn’t conflict
with any other agreement you’ve made.
By posting content you didn’t create to AnOpenLetterTo.org, you
are representing that you have the right to do so. For example, you
are posting a work that’s in the public domain, used under license
(including a free license, such as Creative Commons), or a fair use.
We can remove any content you post for any reason.
You can delete any of your letters, or your account, anytime.
Processing the deletion may take a little time, but we’ll do it as
quickly as possible. We may keep backup copies of your deleted
post or account on our servers for up to 14 days after you delete it.

Our content and services

We reserve all rights in AnOpenLetterTo.org’s look and feel. Some
parts of AnOpenLetterTo.org are licensed under third-party open
source licenses. We also make some of our own code available

under open source licenses. As for other parts of
AnOpenLetterTo.org, you may not copy or adapt any portion of
our code or visual design elements (including logos) without
express written permission from AnOpenLetterTo.org unless
otherwise permitted by law.
You may not do, or try to do, the following: (1) access or tamper
with non-public areas of the Services, our computer systems, or
the systems of our technical providers; (2) access or search the
Services by any means other than the currently available,
published interfaces (e.g., APIs) that we provide; (3) forge any
TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any
email or posting, or in any way use the Services to send altered,
deceptive, or false source-identifying information; or (4) interfere
with, or disrupt, the access of any user, host, or network, including
sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing
the Services, or by scripting the creation of content or accounts in
such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on
the Services.
Crawling the Services is allowed if done in accordance with the
provisions of our robots.txt file, but scraping the Services is
prohibited.
We may change, terminate, or restrict access to any aspect of the
service, at any time, without notice.

No children

AnOpenLetterTo.org is only for people 13 years old and over. By
using AnOpenLetterTo.org, you affirm that you are over 13. If we
learn someone under 13 is using AnOpenLetterTo.org, we’ll
terminate their account.

Security

If you find a security vulnerability on AnOpenLetterTo.org, tell us.
We have a bug bounty disclosure program.

Incorporated rules and policies

By using the Services, you agree to let AnOpenLetterTo.org collect
and use information as detailed in our Privacy Policy. If you’re
outside the United States, you consent to letting
AnOpenLetterTo.org transfer, store, and process your information
(including your personal information and content) in and out of
the United States.

Miscellaneous

Disclaimer of warranty. AnOpenLetterTo.org provides the
Services to you as is. You use them at your own risk and discretion.
That means they don’t come with any warranty. None express,
none implied. No implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for
a particular purpose, availability, security, title or non-
infringement.
Limitation of Liability. AnOpenLetterTo.org won’t be liable to you
for any damages that arise from your using the Services. This
includes if the Services are hacked or unavailable. This includes all
types of damages (indirect, incidental, consequential, special or
exemplary). And it includes all kinds of legal claims, such as
breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort, or any other loss.
No waiver. If AnOpenLetterTo.org doesn’t exercise a particular
right under these Terms, that doesn’t waive it.
Severability. If any provision of these terms is found invalid by a
court of competent jurisdiction, you agree that the court should try

to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision
and that other provisions of the Terms will remain in full effect.
Choice of law and jurisdiction. These Terms are governed by
California law, without reference to its conflict of law’s provisions.
You agree that any suit arising from the Services must take place
in a court located in San Francisco, California.
Entire agreement. These Terms (including any document
incorporated by reference into them) are the whole agreement
between AnOpenLetterTo.org and you concerning the Services.
Questions? Let us know at accounts@anopenletterto.org.