Ferris Acceptable Use Policy

Ferris is used by a great community of people, and we're proud of the trust placed in us. In exchange, we trust you to use our services responsibly.

You agree not to misuse the Ferris services ("Services"). For example, you must not, and must not attempt to do the following:

    • attempt to create an account and use the Service if you are not of eligible age to do so. You must be at least 13 years old to use the Service;
    • send unsolicited communications, promotions or advertisements, or spam;
    • send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information, including "spoofing" or "phishing";
    • solicit, collect or use the login credentials of other Ferris users;
    • promote or advertise products or services other than your own without appropriate authorization;
    • sell the Services or Services accounts via unauthorized channels;
    • use automated or other means to create accounts in bulk;
    • infringe on copyrights. Only upload videos that you made or that you are authorized to use. This means don't upload videos you didn't make, or use content in your videos that someone else owns the copyright to, such as music tracks, snippets of copyrighted programs, or videos made by other users, without necessary authorizations;
    • no sexually explicit material or pornography. Also, be advised that we work closely with law enforcement and we report child exploitation;
    • no content that promotes or condones violence against individuals or groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, nationality, veteran status, or sexual orientation/gender identity, or whose primary purpose is inciting hatred on the basis of these core characteristics;
    • no videos that depict or promote unlawful acts, extreme or real-life violence, self-harm, cruelty toward animals, or gory content that's primarily intended to be shocking, sensational, or disrespectful;
    • violate the law in any way including storing, publishing or sharing material that's fraudulent, defamatory, misleading, or that violates the privacy or infringes the rights of others;
    • defame, stalk, bully, abuse, threaten, harass, intimidate, other predatory behavior, reveal other people‚Äôs personal information, impersonate, or incite others to commit violent acts. This is taken very seriously and anyone caught doing these things may be permanently banned from Ferris;
    • post videos which encourage others to do things that may cause them to get badly hurt, especially kids. Videos showing such harmful and/or dangerous acts may be removed depending on their severity;
    • use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You agree to comply with all laws, rules and regulations (for example, federal, state, local and provincial) applicable to your use of the Service and your Content, including but not limited to, copyright laws;
    • probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network;
    • breach or otherwise circumvent any security or authentication measures;
    • interfere with or disrupt any user, host, or network, for example by sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing any part of the Services;
    • access or search the Services by any means without our consent (for example, "scraping").