Effective: September 15, 2018.
Last update: February 9, 2019.
Account & identity
In order to ensure continued service and communication, your account information must include a valid email address. An account also requires a password. You are responsible for the strength, privacy, validity and security of your credentials. You have the possibility of displaying your real name on Lexic. If you so choose, you are solely responsible for its exposure and association with the content you produce. Lexic and its services are not intended for children under the age of 13. By using the services, you affirm that you are 13 or older.
Standards of behavior
Personal responsibility: by using the services, you engage your personal responsibility regarding your behavior on the platform and the content you produce. You agree and recognize that while we support your right to free speech by providing the services, your content may have legal or criminal repercussions.
Public activity: by using the services, you recognize that your activity on the platform, including but not limited to: the content you create, your comments on content, your reactions & engagements (likes, etc), is public, and can be viewed by other members and unregistered visitors.
Health & safety: you agree to not, in any way, use Lexic in a way that intentionally encourages injury, bodily harm, or generally jeopardizes the health of yourself and others.
Incitation to violence: you agree to not encourage violence against any individual, group, or organization.
Private information: you agree to not disclose personal, sensitive information about anyone. This includes, but isn't limited to: online credentials, real-world addresses and telephone numbers, private email addresses, banking information, social security numbers.
Protection of children: you agree not to post, link to, or otherwise provide access to child pornography, or suggestive content involving minors, including drawn or digitally rendered material.
Support for terrorism: you agree not to display support, written or otherwise, for domestic & foreign terrorist organizations.
You retain the full rights on any content you produce and publish on Lexic, except as described below.
Lexic reserves the right to use content you publish in the following ways:
- by manually curating and featuring in some public sections of the app (for example, the home page).
- by featuring it on our own social media profiles off-site as a mean of promotion.
We will however, never cede or sell your content to third parties for commercial purpose. You agree that you have the right to publish any content you publish, including any off-site resources linked to or embedded in your articles or comments. You are responsible for the content you publish. You shall assume all risks, legal or otherwise, related to your content. Lexic will not be held accountable for inaccuracies, misrepresentation, breach of intellectual rights, or other claims regarding your content.
Lexic is voluntarily exempt from advertisement. However, you are allowed to publish content paid for by an individual or organization for the means of promotion, with the express condition that this relationship and arrangement be visibly disclosed before the content.
Written erotic material (fictional erotic stories, erotic fan-fiction, etc) is allowed on Lexic. However, graphic nudity and depiction of sexual acts in image, sound or video formats isn't. You agree to properly label your content as adult, if applicable.
Misuse & Exploit
You agree not to use Lexic and its services in a unintended or malicious way, including but not limited to:
- exploiting a software bug and/or security issue.
- spamming members or non-members.
- using automating software to repeat or batch interactions on the platform (e.g. mass liking of articles).
- access the services through means others than those expressly provided (e.g. web scraping).
If you notice a bug or security issue, please report it to us using the integrated chat, or by email at [email protected]
Violations of the agreement
Lexic may, without advance notice, for violation of this agreement, (1) remove any content you published, (2) terminate your user account and any associated content.
Lexic and its services are provided to you as is, without any express or implied warranty. You use the services at your own risk and discretion.
Limitation of liability
Lexic will not be held liable to you for any damage that would arise from your use of the services, including temporary unavailability of the services.