Date of Last Revision: October 26, 2021
The following is a legal agreement between you ("you" or "User/s") and the owners and operators ("we", "us", or "plainJS") of the site at plainjs.com (the "Website") and all related websites, software, mobile apps, plug-ins and other services that we provide (together, the "Service"). Your use of the Service, and our provision of the Service to you, constitutes an agreement by you and plainJS to be bound by the terms and conditions in these Terms of Service ("Terms").
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms at any time. If we do this, we will post the changes on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these Terms were last revised. Any such changes will become effective immediately. Your continued use of the Service after the date any such changes become effective constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.
Requirements and Registration
Use of the Service
In connection with your use of the Service you must not engage in or use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data gathering or extraction methods. The technology and software underlying the Service or distributed in connection therewith is the property of plainJS and our licensors, affiliates and partners and you are granted no license in respect of that Software. You agree not to copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, or otherwise transfer any right in such technology or software. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by plainJS. Large scale or systematic copying of content, including using any of the methods referred to above, is prohibited except as expressly authorized by plainJS.
Notice and Takedown Policy
plainJS respects the right of creatives. Accordingly, it is our policy to respond to alleged infringement notices promptly. If you believe that your copyright, trademark, or other right has been infringed by content that is accessible via the Service, we ask that you write to us and provide the following information:
- Identification of the copyright work, trade mark or other right you claim has been infringed;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, including a URL link to where it appears on the Service;
- Your contact details, such as your email address;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright / trademark / other right owner, its agent, or law;
- A declaration that the above information is accurate and that you are the rights owner (or authorised to act on their behalf).
Please submit the information to by email to
The preceding does not constitute legal advice. It may be advisable to contact an attorney regarding your rights and obligations under applicable laws.
We may terminate or suspend your account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. Upon termination, your right to use the Service will immediately cease.
https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/ plainJS is not obligated or willing to participate in arbitration proceedings within the meaning of the VSBG. plainJS endeavors to settle any disagreements amicably. Our email address:
Indemnification for breach of Terms
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless plainJS from and against any and all loss, expenses, damages, and costs, including without limitation reasonable attorneys fees, resulting, whether directly or indirectly, from your violation of the Terms. You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless plainJS from and against any and all claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the Website.
Warranty and liability
THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". WE OFFER NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY CONTENT, THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. PLAINJS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. PLAINJS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT.
Personal information we collect
Information you provide us directly
Certain parts of the Service may ask you to provide personal information voluntarily, such as your first and last name, date of birth, gender, the city and country you live in, information about you, online profiles, uploaded media and email address. This information will be displayed on your public profile page on plainJS and can be edited and removed at any time.
We also collect any messages you send to us and other users. We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide the features and functionality of the Service, to correspond with you, and to address any issues you raise about our services.
If you don't provide your information to us, you may not be able to access or use certain features of the Service or your experience of using the Service may not be as enjoyable.
Information we receive from third parties
We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, when you log into the Service using a third-party account (such as Facebook) we may also collect certain information from the third party necessary to authenticate your account, such as your email address and any other information you allow the third party to share with us. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to our Service. You may also unlink your third party account from our websites by adjusting your settings on the third party service. If you unlink your third party account, we will no longer receive information collected about you in connection with that service.
Information we collect through your use of the Service
Whenever you visit a page, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends. This may include information such as your IP address, browser type and language, browsing and uploading behaviour, other user interactions with your media uploaded, pages viewed, the date and time. This data is used for ensuring the stability of the Service and is deleted automatically after seven days.
Legal basis for processing personal information
We need a legal basis to collect, use and disclose your personal information. Our legal basis for collecting, using and disclosing your data will depend on the information concerned and the context in which it is processed. However, we will normally process your information only where we need it to perform a contract with you, it is in our legitimate interests to do so, or we have your consent to do so. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to process your information.
Processing in the context of contacting us:
If you contact us (e.g. by email), your information is processed to carry out pre-contractual measures, fulfil our contract with you or because it is in our legitimate interests to do so.
General processing in the context of our business relationship:
If your information is processed to deal with business transactions and to process the sale of the Service, your information is processed to carry out pre-contractual measures, fulfil our contract with you or because it is in our legitimate interests to do so.
Processing for direct marketing purposes:
If we contact you to inform you about news from our company, offers and events and to promote our own range of services, your information is processed either on the basis of your consent or because it is in our legitimate interests to do.
Processing to manage security and improve our services:
We process your information to ensure system security, manage the Service technically, optimizing service quality and improve the Service where it is in our legitimate interests to do. We do not rely on this lawful basis where our legitimate interests are overridden by your interests.
Processing to comply with our legal obligations:
We may process your information because it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, such as for tax, accounting and audit purposes.
Sharing your information
We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We do not sell or otherwise provide personal information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law (e.g., to comply with a subpoena, warrant, or court order) and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, avoid litigation, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, and/or respond to a government request. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.
If you have consented to the disclosure of your personal information to any other third party, we may also share the data with them.
How we transfer, store and protect your information
Your information will be stored and processed in the United States and any other country in which plainJS, its group companies, service providers and partners maintain facilities.
This means that your data may be transferred to and processed in countries other than the country in which you are located. These countries may have data protection laws that are different to the laws of your country (and, in some cases, may not be as protective).
You have the right to access the data we process about you, obtain rectification of inaccurate data, request deletion of your data, restrict our processing of your data, request portability of your data, and/or object to unreasonable processing. If we process your data on the basis of your consent, you have the option to withdraw your consent at any time. Doing so will not affect the lawfulness of the processing we carried out based on your consent up to the time of withdrawal.
You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us using the contact details provided at the bottom of this page under the “How to contact us” heading. We respond to all requests we receive in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
You also have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link in the marketing e-mails we send you or in your user profile page. You can also contact us using the contact details provided at the bottom of this page under the “Contact us” heading.
Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
We will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with the Service or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymise it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies are used on plainJS to store visitor preferences and other technical information required for the functionality of the Service. No personal information is stored in these cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.
Persons under 16
plainJS is not marketed toward persons under the age of 16. If we discover that personal information was inadvertently collected about individuals under the age 16, we will promptly delete such information.
Third-party service-based information
plainJS is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
Changes to this policy
How to contact us
If you would like to request, edit, or remove collected personal data, please email: