Rules

Wakelet promotes the free exchange of ideas and content. It is designed to allow people to share their opinions, research, thoughts, and information. We do have a few ground rules though, and they are designed to keep Wakelet free of inappropriate behavior that is explained below.

Content Standards

These Content Standards apply to all User Content and use of Interactive Services. User Content must in their entirety comply with all applicable local and international laws and regulations. The following is a list Content that is not allowed:

  • Defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.

  • Pornographic material, threats of violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

  • Material that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.

  • Deceitful or criminally prohibited material.

  • Material promoting any illegal activity, or advocating, promoting or assisting any unlawful act.

  • Spam or the use of deceptive tags or links, or the embedding of malicious code.

  • Content that registers accounts or posts content automatically, systematically, or programmatically.

Content must:

  • Be accurate (where they state facts).

  • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).

  • Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

We reserve the right to take down hateful slurs or other Content we deem inappropriate.

Copyright and Trademark Infringement

Do not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attack our site by a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the U.K. Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Deceptive Impersonation

Don’t impersonate someone else in a deceptive way. Parody and ridicule are fine, but make clear that that’s what you’re doing.

Privacy Violations

Don’t use Wakelet to fish for personal information in deceptive ways. Do not post content that violates others’ privacy, including personally identifying or confidential information like credit card numbers, social security numbers, or non-public contact information.

Phishing and Other Frauds

Do not use Wakelet to engage in phishing or fraud.

If You Break the Rules

If you violate these policies, you may receive a notice via email. If you don’t explain yourself or fix the problem, your account may be suspended and your IP address may be blocked. We do our best to act fairly, but we always reserve the right to suspend accounts or remove content, without notice, for any reason, but particularly to protect our services, infrastructure, users, or community.

We reserve the right to enforce, or not enforce, these policies at our sole discretion, and these policies don't create a duty or contractual obligation for us to act in any particular manner.

We also reserve the right to change these rules using the procedures laid out in our Terms of Service.

If you have questions or feedback, don't hesitate to let us know.