Terms of Service
Last updated: October 1, 2023
Welcome to Creepypasta.org (“Website”, “Service”). Our platform provides a space for users to share, read, and engage with stories across various dark genres. By accessing or using our Website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Service (“Terms”).
2. User Registration & Eligibility:
- Users must register to access specific features.
- You must be a minimum of 18 years to create an account.
- Ensure that all registration information is accurate and current.
- If you initiate account deletion, it will be in a “pending deletion” status for one week before permanent removal. Users may reverse this action within the given timeframe.
3. User Conduct & Responsibilities:
- Mutual respect is paramount. Harassment, threats, or intimidation of other users is strictly prohibited.
- Users are forbidden from:
- Sharing or promoting hate or discriminatory content.
- Uploading explicit, graphic, or unsuitable media.
- Sharing any personal data without consent, including one’s own.
- Sharing or uploading copyrighted content without consent.
- We reserve the right to suspend or terminate accounts based on misconduct or any other reason we deem appropriate.
4. Content & Copyright:
- All user-submitted content remains the intellectual property of the user.
- We disclaim any liability related to user-generated content.
- All other content on Creepypasta.org is our exclusive property unless otherwise stated.
- Report content concerns or copyright infringements through our contact form. We maintain the right to manage, modify, or remove content at our discretion.
5. Payment & Subscription Services
- In the future, Creepypasta.org may offer premium features or services. Users will be informed, and any associated costs or terms will be transparently communicated.
6. Privacy & Data Protection:
- Your privacy is paramount. All user data is securely stored.
- Certain information, like email and username, is essential for account setup. Any other data provided is optional but helps enhance user experience.
- Note: Some user data may be shared with third-party service providers (e.g., hosting or analytics) to enhance our services. Rest assured, we only partner with entities that prioritize data protection.
7. Third-party Services & Integration:
- Users have the option to integrate third-party services, such as Facebook and Google, for registration and authentication.
- While these integrations aim to simplify the process, we aren’t responsible for third-party practices. It’s recommended users familiarize themselves with third-party terms before engagement.
8. Disputes & Liability:
- Our goal is smooth user experience, but we cannot guarantee continuous service or absolute data security. Technical issues, while rare, can occur, and we advise users to maintain backups.
- We (and our affiliated entities) are not responsible for damages, losses, or claims stemming from user-generated content or use of our Service.
- Breaching these Terms might result in legal repercussions. Users agree to protect and uphold Creepypasta.org, its staff, and partners from any resulting damages or claims.
- If any ToS clause becomes unenforceable, it won’t impact the validity of the remaining clauses.
- For concerns or disputes, please approach us via our contact form first. We always strive for an amicable resolution.
9. Modifications & Notification:
- As we grow, our ToS might evolve. Users will be notified of substantial changes through their registered email.
All matters relating to Creepypasta.org and these Terms shall be governed by the laws of The Netherlands, without regard to its conflicts of law principles.
By using Creepypasta.org, you confirm understanding and compliance with these terms.