Terms of Service - Read Only Mind

Below is the full agreement that you agree to when using the website. We recommend that you read it in its entirety, but a brief overview of the agreement is :

- You must be of legal age to use this website
- You must respect our Code of Conduct when using the website
- You may only upload your own stories
- You keep full ownership of your stories even after uploading them


Read Only Mind Terms of Service

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) apply to your access to the use of the websites and other online services provided by Read Only Mind. By clicking your consent (e.g. “Log In,” or “Register”) or by using our services, you agree to these Terms.

To access our website, you must be at least 18 years old.

Your use of Read Only Mind must comply with our Code of Conduct.


Your Account and Responsibilities

To access some of our website features, You may need to register for an account. Help us keep your account protected. Safeguard your password to the account, and keep your account information current. We recommend that you do not share your password with others.

You agree that you will not try to abuse any of the software or hardware that runs the Read Only Mind website. Any unauthorized attempt to tamper with the snaps system, log into another user's account, or any other abusive behavior will be subject to suspension of your account as well as possible legal action, if warranted.


User Content on Read Only Mind

You are responsible for your use of Read Only Mind and any content you provide, including compliance with applicable laws. Content on the website may be protected by others’ intellectual property rights. Please don’t copy, upload, download, or share content unless you have the right to do so.

Read Only Mind staff may review your conduct and content for compliance with our Terms of Service and our Rules, and reserves the right to remove any violating content or content alleged to be infringing the intellectual property rights of others or violating content rules. We also reserve the right to terminate accounts of repeat infringers. 

Every story on this site is considered 100% fiction to the best of our knowledge.

Read Only Mind does not prescreen for content. Complaints are investigated only when they are submitted through the appropriate channels and with the appropriate information.


Rights and Ownership of uploaded content

You retain your rights to any content you submit on Read Only Mind. Read Only Mind is a hosting community, as such your content can be posted outside of this community.

All of the stories in this site are the property and exclusive copyright of their author(s).


Privacy Policy

To ensure proper use of the website, we store the following information :
- Your username and display name
- Your user settings
- Your email address and personal description, if provided
- The content of your stories
- The metadata of your stories, such as upload date, publication date, title, tags, and description
- Your comments and their associated metadata (date the comment was published, edition history of the comment)
- Your suggestions and associated metadata (date the suggestion was published, edition history of the suggestion)
- Your snaps and associated metadata (date the snap was added) for each story you gave a snap to
- Your follows and associated metadata (date of the follow) for each of your followed author, stories or suggestions
- Your reports and associated metadata (date the report was sent, edition history)
- The messages you sent to the moderation team, and associated metadata (date the message was sent)

You can request your account's contents by using the data request option available on your account settings page.

The content can be unpublished from the website at any time either by unpublishing the specific content or disabling your account. Unpublished content is not deleted, the information will still be stored on the website.

This content stays stored on our servers until either the specific piece of content is deleted, or you request the deletion of your account.

After the deletion request, it may take up to 60 days until the information is deleted from our website and website backups.


Account Termination

You’re free to stop using Read Only Mind at any time. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the website with or without notice.

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