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Terms & Privacy Policy

Effective as of June 5, 2019

Updated June 5, 2019

Save and OpenArchive are designed to never collect or store any sensitive information. Media preserved by the Save mobile application cannot be accessed by us or unauthorized third parties because there is no centralized database or server that manages your media and we use Orbot and Tor for private and secure data transmission between the application and the destination server. If you choose to use the Internet Archive or other public servers as a destination, the information you share with them such as your email address, media, metadata, etc. will be public. Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy are available below.

Terms of Service

Save by OpenArchive (“Save”) utilizes state-of-the-art security measures and practices to provide safe management and transmission of your media. You agree to our Terms of Service (“Terms”) by installing or using our apps, services, or website (together, “Services”).

About our services

Minimum Age. You must be at least 13 years old to use our Services. The minimum age to use our Services without parental approval may be higher in your home country.

Privacy of user data. Save does not sell, rent or monetize your personal data or content in any way – ever.

Please read our Privacy Policy to understand how we safeguard the information you provide when using our Services. For the purpose of operating our Services, you agree to our data practices as described in our Privacy Policy, as well as the transfer of your encrypted information and metadata to the United States and other countries where we have or use facilities, service providers or partners. If you choose to send media to the Internet Archive, your media will be stored on their servers, which as of June 4, 2019 are located in the United States and Canada. Software. In order to enable new features and enhanced functionality, you consent to downloading and installing updates to our Services. Fees and Taxes. You are responsible for data and mobile carrier fees and taxes associated with the devices on which you use our Services.

Using Save

Our Terms and Policies. You must use our Services according to our Terms and posted policies. If we disable your account for a violation of our Terms, you will not create another account without our permission. Legal and Acceptable Use. You agree to use our Services only for legal, authorized, and acceptable purposes. You will not use (or assist others in using) our Services in ways that: (a) violate or infringe the rights of Save, our users, or others, including privacy, publicity, intellectual property, or other proprietary rights; (b) involve sending illegal or impermissible communications such as bulk messaging, auto-messaging, and auto-dialing.

Harm to Save. You must not (or assist others to) access, use, modify, distribute, transfer, or exploit our Services in unauthorized manners, or in ways that harm Save, our Services, or systems. For example you must not (a) gain or try to gain unauthorized access to our Services or systems; (b) disrupt the integrity or performance of our Services; (c) create accounts for our Services through unauthorized or automated means; (d) collect information about our users in any unauthorized manner; or (e) sell, rent, or charge for our Services.

Keeping Your Account Secure. Save embraces privacy by design and does not have the ability to access your media or credentials. You are responsible for keeping your device and your Save account safe and secure. If you lose your phone, follow the steps on our Support site to re-register for our Services. When you download the app on a new device, you will need to re-enter your server login credentials and will not have access to media that was not backed up from your former device (such as photos, videos, audio, text, etc.).

No Access to Emergency Services. Our Services do not provide access to emergency service providers like the police, fire department, hospitals, or other public safety organizations. Make sure you can contact emergency service providers through a mobile, fixed-line telephone, or other service. Third-party services. Our Services may allow you to access, use, or interact with third-party websites, apps, content, and other products and services. When you use third-party services, their terms and privacy policies govern your use of those services.

Contact Us

If you have questions about our Privacy Policy please contact us at info[at]open-archive.org