- "Terms" redirects here. For other uses, see Terms (disambiguation).
- Not to be confused with Community Guidelines.
1. User Agreement
1.3 Scratch is open to all ages, and all of your comments, projects, etc., should be appropriate to everyone.
2. Account Creation and Maintenance
2.2 You are responsible for your account, your password, and your identity. If anyone hacks your account, anything they do is your fault, not anyone else's.
2.3 You may NOT use another's Scratch account without permission.
2.4 Account names cannot be changed. If you want a different account name, create a new account and copy your existing projects over by hand.
2.5 If you feel someone has hacked your account, you should change your password or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Rules of Usage
3.1 You must be respectful to the one's around you in Scratch. This section outlines things that are disrespectful on Scratch.
3.3 You must follow general laws and use common sense while using Scratch.
3.4 You should not impersonate anyone else on Scratch.
3.6 You should not use Scratch in any way to disrupt the service (e.g. making projects deliberately made to crash the player).
3.7 Commercial use of Scratch is technically allowed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike License, but should not be done in ways that are harmful to the community.
4. User-Generated Content and Licensing
4.2 When posting user-generated content, you must have the legal right to use anything it contains.
4.3 All user-generated content is public, and with attribution, may be freely remixed or used.
4.4 All user-generated content must have been created with Scratch, not a modified version.
4.5 Rarely one may be exposed to inappropriate content on Scratch. If you see something inappropriate for Scratch, you should immediately report it.
4.7 This part explains that the Scratch Team has no part in most of the user-generated content created; it is provided on an as-is basis.
5. Scratch Content and Licensing
5.1 The Scratch Team owns Scratch, its code, and everything else on the Scratch website besides user-generated content.
5.2 All sounds, images, and other support materials may be used however wished. They are under the same license as all projects are.
5.3 The source code for Scratch 1.4 is available, but also copyrighted.
5.5 Some of the support materials are trademarked by third parties.
6. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
6.1 If you feel something on the Scratch website invades your copyright, you can send a request to email@example.com
6.2 If your content was taken down for copyright, you may send a request to put it back up, with a brief explanation, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Suspension and Termination of Accounts
7.2 If you would like to delete your account, you may email email@example.com
8. Third Party Websites
8.1 The Scratch Team is not responsible for third-party websites users link people to.
This section explains that users must help indemnify Scratch, or protect it from liability.
10. Disclaimer of Warranty
This section explains that Scratch is provided as-is and is not warranted.
11. Limitation of Liability
This section explains that the Scratch Team is not responsible for damage it causes to your computer, even if they have been warned of the possibility of it.
This section explains that Scratch is a U.S. organization. Make sure you abide by your local laws when using Scratch in another country.
13. Choice of Law and Venue
14. Choice of Language
15. No Waiver
16. Entire Agreement