Terms of Service Agreement

1. What We Own

2. Rights to Use What We Own

3. What You Provide to Us


This Terms of Service Agreement (the “Agreement”) is an agreement between you (the “User”) and Squarespace, Inc. ("Squarespace", "we", or "us").  We provide Users with access to certain Materials (as defined below) to help our customers create and manage websites by providing general and personalized content, website hosting services, communication tools and forums, mobile applications, and ecommerce tools and services (collectively, the “Services”) directly and through the website and associated domains of http://www.squarespace.com (the “Site”).  We've tried really hard to keep this Agreement as readable and straightforward as possible.  If you have suggestions that can help us improve it or any questions about this Agreement, please email us and let us know.  This Agreement explains our obligations to you, and your obligations to us.  This Agreement is the entire Agreement between us. By using the Site in any way you are agreeing to comply with these terms, our Privacy Policy and any other legal notices or conditions or guidelines posted on the Site.

1. What We Own

All material and services available on the Site, and all material and services provided by or through Squarespace, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents, licensors or other commercial partners including, but not limited to, software, all informational text, software documentation, design of and "look and feel," layout, photographs, graphics, audio, video, messages, interactive and instant messaging, design and functions, files, documents, images, or other materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted as well as all derivative works thereof (collectively, the "Materials"), are owned by us or other parties that have licensed their material or provided services to us, and are protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret and other intellectual property laws.  All Squarespace trademarks and service marks, logos, slogans and taglines are the property of Squarespace.  All other trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans and taglines are the property of their respective owners.  Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, nothing should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans or taglines displayed on Squarespace without our express written permission, or the express written permission of such third-party that may own the trademark, service mark, logo, slogan or tagline. 

2. Rights to Use What We Own

Subject to this Agreement, Squarespace hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to use the Materials through a user identification reference provided by Squarespace (“User ID”) to the extent, and only to the extent, necessary to access and use the Services in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.  This license does not permit you, and you agree not to: store, copy, reproduce, republish, modify, upload, post, translate, scrape, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, transfer, transmit, display, decompile, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to discover any programming code or any source code used in or with the Materials or otherwise distribute in any way the Materials other than as specifically permitted in this Agreement.  You may not sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise attempt to transfer any right in the Materials, create derivative works based on or in any manner commercially exploit the Materials, in whole or in part, other than as expressly permitted in this Agreement.  Any use of the Materials for any purpose other than as specifically permitted herein or without our prior consent or the prior written consent of our licensors, as applicable, is expressly prohibited. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement.

We will provide you one User ID for each account held by you, thereby permitting you access to the Materials on one computer at a time through the Site.  You agree to fully and accurately provide the information requested by us when setting up your accounts and to regularly update such information.  Your failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your account and loss of Services.  You further agree (a) not to provide User IDs to anyone who is not your employee, and (b) to ensure all individuals permitted to use the User IDs are aware of and have agreed in writing to comply with the terms of this Agreement. 

As part of the Services, we may provide you a sample website which may be populated with sample content provided by us to illustrate how your final site might look (“Sample Content”).  You agree that you will not make this Sample Content publicly available and that you will remove all Sample Content from your site before permitting any third party users to access or view your site.

3. What You Provide to Us

You are legally responsible for all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials uploaded, posted or stored in connection with your use of the Services (“Content”).  Squarespace is not responsible for your Content.  You hereby grant Squarespace a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to host and use the Content in order to provide you with the Services and hereby represent and warrant that you have all the rights necessary to grant us such license.  You are responsible for any Content that may be lost or unrecoverable through your use of the Services.  You are encouraged to archive your Content regularly and frequently.