Terms of Service

This is a legally binding contract between you and The Outliner of Giants (theoutlinerofginats.com). Please make sure that you read it, because it is important. We have tried to make it as clear as possible, but we welcome your feedback to support@theoutlinerofgiants.com if you have any suggestions or questions.

1. Definitions#

We are going to use some shorthand to make this easier to read. When we say ‘site’, we mean theoutlinerofgiants.com and the services offered through that site. When we say ‘we’, ‘us’, or ‘our’, we mean Angelic Informatics Ltd., a company based in the United Kingdom. When we say ‘your content’, we mean any text, sound, graphics or other material which you post, upload, or otherwise share on the site; similarly, when we say ‘The Outliner of Giants content’, we mean the copyrightable text, sound, graphics, and other material owned by Angelic Informatics Ltd. And when we say ‘terms’, we mean these terms of service.

2. Accepting these terms#

Please read these terms before using the site. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not register for or use the site. If we make material changes to these terms, then we will post those updates to our Terms of Service page. If you do not agree with those revised terms you may cancel your account at any time by deleting your data.

3. Privacy policy#

When you register with the site, you may be asked to provide certain personal information, including your email address. We will not share your personal information with any third parties, except as necessary to provide the services offered, to monitor usage, and to improve the service. We will never share your personal information with advertisers or send you promotions.

We may be required to disclose your personal information in order to:

  • comply with the law or legal process;
  • protect or defend our rights or property, or the rights or property of others;
  • enforce these terms; or
  • respond to claims that the content of any material on our system violates the rights of others.

If we must disclose your personal information in order to comply with the law or legal process, we will inform you as soon as practicable, provided that it is lawful for us to do so.

We will also aggregate user information and perform statistical analyses of the collective behaviour of our members and visitors, to measure overall demographics, and to analyse how to improve our service. We may share this information with third parties (such as Google Analytics), but such aggregate information does not contain personal information other than IP addresses.

We use session and login cookies, which help us keep track of when a person is logged in. We will capture some information about the documents stored on the site, but we will not view the content of your documents unless you give us permission to do so, or it becomes necessary in order to comply with legal obligations.

4. Permitted users#

The Outliner of Giants is designed for use by adults. You must be thirteen years of age or older to use it. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of thirteen, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under the age of thirteen, please contact us at support@theoutlinerofgiants.com. When you use the site, you represent and warrant that you have the legal capacity to form a binding contract with us, and are doing so by your agreement to these terms.

5. Copyright and intellectual property#

We own our stuff; you own yours.

You retain ownership of all content you post, upload to, or otherwise share on the site. However, by posting, uploading, or sharing your content, you grant us a non-exclusive, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to access, use, and display your content in connection with the site and services we provide to you. This license permits us to perform the services that you registered for; for example, it permits us to store your content on redundant data servers, but it does not permit us to sell your content to advertisers or any other third party, nor does it transfer the copyright to us. This license ends when you delete the material from your account.

In addition, the site provides features that allow you to share your content with others. There are many things that others may do with that content, including copying it, modifying it, and re-sharing it. So, please consider carefully what you choose to share and with whom; we take no responsibility for that activity.

All The Outliner of Giants content, the selection, compilation, arrangement and presentation of all materials, and the overall design of the site are copyrighted by us, and are protected by United Kingdom, European Union, and international laws. Use of our content without our express prior written permission is strictly prohibited.

6. The Outliner of Giants rules#

By using the site you agree to the following rules:

  • That you will not post any material that infringes or violates any third party’s copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, or other proprietary or property right;
  • That you will not post any material which promotes illegal activity, could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law or regulation;
  • That you will not use the site to send spam, chain letters, junk mail, or any other type of unsolicited mass communication, such as email;
  • That you will not use the site to distribute viruses or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;
  • That you will not use or attempt to use another person’s account;
  • That you will not disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, the site, or any servers or networks connected to the site;
  • That you will not attempt to obtain unauthorised access to the site;
  • That you will not impersonate another person;
  • That you will not share with any minor any content or materials inappropriate for children, or allow any minor access to such materials;
  • That you will not systematically harvest data from the site, or programmatically register accounts on the site.

You further agree that you are responsible for your actions in relation to the site, and for any communications transmitted under your account; that you will comply with all laws relating to the transmission of technical data or software exported between countries; and that you will comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations, including without limitation those related to privacy, data collection, and email creation and delivery.

If it appears you have violated any of these rules, we may, at our sole discretion, remove any offending material or immediately limit or terminate your account.

In order to ensure that we can continue to offer a free tier, free accounts with more than three years of inactivity will be removed from the site.

7. Canceling your account#

You may leave the service at any time by deleting all of your outlines, no additional personal information about you is stored by the theoutlinerofgiants.com service.

8. Disclaimer of warranties#

We will strive to prevent interruptions to the service and be good stewards of your data. However, the site and our services are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We do not make any warranty that the site or our services will meet your requirements, or that the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. You understand that you download from or otherwise obtain content or services through the site at your own discretion and risk.

9. Limitations of liability#

Under no circumstances — including, without limitation, negligence — shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, resulting from (1) the use or the inability to use the site; (2) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services; (3) unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (4) loss of profits, use, data or other intangibles, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

10. Indemnification#

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless us, our officers, directors, employees, members, partners, agents, and suppliers, and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees, members, shareholders, partners, and agents, from any and all claims and expenses, including lawyers’ fees, arising out of your use of the site, including but not limited to your violation of this agreement. We may, at our sole discretion, assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you. The assumption of such defence or control by us, however, shall not excuse any of your indemnity obligations.

11. Right to terminate#

We may at any time decide to alter, amend, modify, or terminate the site, any functionality or portion of it, all in our sole discretion, and you understand that there is no guarantee that the site or any portion or functionality of it will continue to operate or be available for any particular period of time.

12. General#

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising out of your use of the site in the courts located within the United Kingdom, and you also agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of those courts. You agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of your use of the site or these terms must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or it shall be forever barred, notwithstanding any statute of limitations or other law to the contrary. If any provision contained in these terms is determined unenforceable, then such provision will be severed and replaced with a new provision that most closely reflects the intent of the original provision, and the remaining provisions of these terms will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of these terms shall be effective except pursuant to a written instrument signed by us expressly waiving compliance, and any such waiver shall be effective only in the specific instance and for the specific purpose stated in such writing. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of these terms and/or your use of the site. You may not assign any right, interest, or benefit provided under these terms or through the site without our express prior written consent. These terms set forth the entire agreement between you and us, and supersede any and all prior communications, agreements and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and us with respect to the site and our services. A printed version of these terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these terms and/or your use of the site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

These Terms of Service were last updated on 5 March 2016.