This service retains rights to your content even after you stop using your account

Classification: bad

Weight: 25



Service Title Rating Status Author
couchsurfing "If you post Member Content to our Services, you hereby grant us a perpetual (i.e. lasting forever), worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully sublicensable (i.e. we can grant this right to others) license to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, have distributed and promote such Member Content in any form, in all media now known or hereinafter created (including in emails or other communications to our members) to administer, operate, develop and otherwise provide the Couchsurfing Services." approved import script
Wikipedia "If your account or access is blocked or otherwise terminated for any reason, your public contributions will remain publicly available (subject to applicable policies)" declined ps
Google "This license continues even if you stop using our Services (for example, for a business listing you have added to Google Maps). Some Services may offer you ways to access and remove content that has been provided to that Service. Also, in some of our Services, there are terms or settings that narrow the scope of our use of the content submitted in those Services." approved import script
Tik Tok "by submitting User Content via the Services, you hereby grant us an unconditional irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, modify, adapt, reproduce, make derivative works of, publish and/or transmit, and/or distribute and to authorise others users of the Services and other third-parties to view, access, use, download, modify, adapt, reproduce, make derivative works of, publish and/or transmit your User Content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.</li> " approved spylee
groupon "If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your Personal Information to provide you services contact us at support@groupon.com. We will retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements." approved michielbdejong
Course Hero This service retains rights to your content even after you stop using your account changes-requested
Presearch "In the event of termination, your account will be disabled and you may not be granted access to Presearch services, your account or any files or other content contained in your account." changes-requested Tsuser
Open Humans "We may also continue to display some information you have made publicly available through Open Humans (comments, for example). " approved ArloJamesBarnes
Imgur "For legal reasons we may retain backup and/or archival copies of information prior to your corrections, amendments, or deletions." approved LuneSirius
twitch "If you close your account, Twitch may retain certain information about you for the activities described in this Privacy Policy, or as permitted or required by applicable law." approved LuneSirius
LinkedIn "We retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our User Agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further messages from us. We will retain de-personalized information after your account has been closed.</p>" declined radiorahim
Stack Overflow "any content or information you share publicly is governed by the terms described below in the section titled "Public Content Permissions, Restrictions, and Creative Commons Licensing," and you should be aware that once you place content in the public sphere, you willingly give up some rights and control over such content" approved ps
Flattr This service retains rights to your content even after you stop using your account changes-requested Photon
Wikipedia "If your account or access is blocked or otherwise terminated for any reason, your public contributions will remain publicly available (subject to applicable policies)" declined Asotyheaty
Kuketz-Forum "Bei der Löschung eines Kontos bleiben die von Ihnen verfassten Beiträge weiterhin öffentlich einsehbar. " pending komo
FullContact "We may retain some of your information as necessary for fraud detection and prevention and enhancing safety. For example, if we suspend a FullContact Account for fraud or safety reasons, we may retain certain information from that Account to prevent that user from opening a new FullContact Account in the future.</li> <li>We may retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations. For example, we may keep some of your information for tax, legal reporting, and auditing obligations.</li> <li>Information you have shared with other systems (e.g., Google) may continue to exist in those systems, and in some cases be publicly visible.</li> <li>Some copies of your information (e.g., log records) may remain in our Database but are disassociated from personal identifiers.</li> <li>Because we maintain backup to protect our Services from accidental or malicious loss and destruction, residual copies of your information will be included in backups and may not be removed from our backup systems.</li> </ul>" pending Jake
Bose "Please note, however, that certain information may be exempt from such requests in some circumstances, which may include if we need to keep processing your information for our legitimate interests or to comply with a legal obligation. " pending cloudtester


Comments:
On 2018-09-20 23:57:27 UTC, Michael wrote:

I think this case should be merged into case 130 "This service keeps a license on user-generated content even after users close their accounts." under the topic "Scope of the copyright license".