Protect hours of hard work with a simple document outlining your app's terms and conditions.
What's in this guide?
- Do I need a lawyer to write this document?
- How users can and cannot use the app.
- Who can and cannot download the app e.g. country-specific restrictions.
- A user's rights and obligations when using the app.
- The operator's app and intellectual property rights.
- Privacy policies.
- Termination of the agreement.
- How personal data is stored and used.
- Any terms and conditions of any third-party providers used in the app e.g. Google Maps.
Do I need a lawyer to write this document?
- Begin by explaining exactly what the agreement is, when it comes into action and who it affects.
- Mention if anyone is prohibited from entering into the contract, perhaps due to their age, or country-specific restrictions.
- Explain what a user can and cannot do on the app.
- Include a termination clause that gives the operator the right to suspend or delete an account if the terms are violated.
- Declare your intellectual property rights to protect any company logos, slogans or otherwise.
- If your app accepts payment for goods or services, you should include payment clauses that outline how a user makes payments, subscription policies and refund policies.
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