Terms of Service

Thank you for using GIS!

More simply put

Every company has its terms. These are ours.

1. Using gis.co

You may use our Products only if you can form a binding contract with gis.co, and only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws. When you create your gis.co account, you must provide us with accurate and complete information. Any use or access by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited. If you open an account on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, then (a) "you" includes you and that entity, and (b) you represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant all permissions and licenses provided in these Terms and bind the entity to these Terms, and that you agree to these Terms on the entity's behalf. Some of our Products may be software that is downloaded to your computer, phone, tablet, or other device. You agree that we may automatically upgrade those Products, and these Terms will apply to such upgrades.

More simply put

You can use gis.co unless you're under 13. Also, if your boss is making you use gis.co, you need to set up a business account.

Subject to these Terms and our policies, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use our Products.

If you want to use our Products for commercial purposes you must create a business account and agree to our Business terms of service.

2. Your content

gis.co allows you to post content, including photos, comments, links, and other materials. Anything that you post or otherwise make available on our Products is referred to as "User Content." You retain all rights in, and are solely responsible for, the User Content you post to gis.co.

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If you post your content on gis.co, it still belongs to you but we can show it to people and others can save it.

You grant gis.co and our users a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, store, display, reproduce, save, modify, create derivative works, perform, and distribute your User Content on gis.co solely for the purposes of operating, developing, providing, and using the gis.co Products. Nothing in these Terms shall restrict other legal rights gis.co may have to User Content, for example under other licenses. We reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including User Content that we believe violates these Terms or our policies.

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Copies of content shared with others may remain even after you delete the content from your account.

Following termination or deactivation of your account, or if you remove any User Content from gis.co, we may retain your User Content for a commercially reasonable period of time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. Furthermore, gis.co and its users may retain and continue to use, store, display, reproduce, re-pin, modify, create derivative works, perform, and distribute any of your User Content that other users have stored or shared through gis.co.

We value hearing from our users, and are always interested in learning about ways we can make gis.co more awesome. If you choose to submit comments, ideas or feedback, you agree that we are free to use them without any restriction or compensation to you. By accepting your submission, gis.co does not waive any rights to use similar or related Feedback previously known to gis.co, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you

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Also, don't post porn or spam or be a jerk to other people on gis.co. Oh, and we can actually freely use your suggestions to make gis.co better.

3. Copyright policy

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We respect copyrights. You should, too.

4. Security

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We do our best, but the bad guys may sometime may defeat it.

5. Third-party links, sites, and services

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Pins link to content off of gis.co. Most of that stuff is awesome but we're not responsible when it's not.

6. Termination

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We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

7. Indemnity

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If we are sued because of something your business does on gis.co, you have to pay our costs. Also, you should have created a business account and agreed to our commercial terms in the first place.

8. Disclaimers


gis.co takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other user or third party posts or transmits using our Products. You understand and agree that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuited to your purpose.