Terms of Service

Please read these terms of service before using Minus.

Terms of use

By using this site, you certify you have reviewed this document and agree to comply with its terms.

Privacy policy

Before using Minus, please read the Privacy Policy regarding user data collection.

Age restriction

You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age before you can use this website. Minus assumes no responsibility for liabilities related to age misrepresentation.

Intellectual property

Minus is an artwork in the form of an interactive website. As such, its signature concepts and implementations are the intellectual property of its creator. You agree to not reproduce or take this property, including the project’s logo or the primary unusual components/features of its form and function (e.g., 100 posts for life). Screenshots of the work for academic and/or artistic research are exempt from this limit, as long as typical citation practices are followed.

You grant Minus a royalty-free and non-exclusive license to display, use, copy, transmit, and broadcast content you post here. It may be used in the future during talks or writing about the project (if that happens, proper credit will be given)—though you can opt out of this if you prefer. Either way, you retain all ownership and copyright over anything you submit to Minus.

Privacy of Post Submissions and Replies

Access to the main feed of Minus is restricted to logged-in accounts, though anyone can create such an account. Individual posts and replies are open for public sharing. You should presume that anything you post on this site could be shared publicly at any time.

Disallowed Content

None of the following are allowed on Minus: hate speech, violence/violent threats, targeted harassment or bullying, private information (e.g. doxxing), illegal content, spam, or ads. Accounts that engage in any of these will be removed.

User accounts

As a user of this website, you are also responsible for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you think there any security issues with your account, please contact us as soon as possible. Minus reserves the right to terminate any account any time for any reason.

Applicable law

By visiting this website, you agree that the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to principles of conflict laws, will govern these terms and conditions, or any dispute of any sort that might come between Minus and you, or its business partners and associates.

Disputes, Indemnification, and Liability Limitation

Any dispute related in any way to your visit to this website shall be arbitrated by state or federal court in Urbana, IL, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

You agree to indemnify Minus and its affiliates and hold Minus harmless against legal claims and demands that may arise from your use or misuse of our services.

Minus is not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your misuse of our website. Minus reserves the right to edit, modify, and change this Agreement any time.

Additional Questions?

If you have questions about these terms or anything else related to Minus, please contact grosser [at] bengrosser.com.