Case & Topic Descriptions needed

Since PR #933 topic and case descriptions are now displayed as tooltips and on their appropriate pages. This brings quite a few issues as some cases and topics have none or only placeholder descriptions.

This Post is a wiki post, meaning everybody can edit it. Feel free to correct the list below if you or somebody else has added a description

I’ll make an extensive list of all cases with a status of their description:

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The copyright license maintained by the service over user data and/or content is broader than necessary. |
This service can license user content to third parties |
The service is not transparent regarding government requests or inquiries that may involve user data. | (Contributor commentary) (Though its deprecated)
The copyright license that users grant this service is limited to the parties that make up the service’s broader platform. |
This service keeps a license on user-generated content even after users close their accounts. |
Users agree not to submit illegal content |
This service employs a broad copyright license over user content including the right to distribute through any media |
very broad |
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the service harmless in case of a claim related to your use of the service |
Any liability on behalf of the service is only limited to the fees you paid as a user |
only for your individual use |
The service is transparent regarding government requests or inquiries that may involve user data. | (Contributor commentary) (Though deprecated)
Users agree to comply with the law of the service’s country |
defend, indemnify, hold harmless; survives termination |
Provides instructions on how to submit a copyright claim |
The service can read your private messages |
This service will continue using anonymized user-generated content even after erasure of personal information |
This service is only available to users over a certain age |
Spidering or crawling is not allowed |
Features of the website are made available under a free software license |
Content is published under a free license instead of a bilateral one |
This service tracks you on other websites |
This service only uses temporary session cookies |
This service allows you to retrieve an archive of your data |
You waive your right to a class action. |
This service retains rights to your content even after you stop using your account |
This service holds onto content that you’ve deleted |
You can delete your content from this service |
User logs are deleted after a finite period of time |
This service keeps user logs for an undefined period of time |
The service provides details about what kinds of personal information they collect |
The court of law governing the terms is in location X |
The court of law governing the terms is in a jurisdiction that is friendlier to user privacy protection. |
The service may change its terms at any time, but the user will receive notification of the changes. |
This service respects your browser’s Do Not Track (DNT) headers |
The service makes critical changes to its terms without user involvement |
The service promises to inform and/or notify users regarding government inquiries that may involve users’ personal data |
The service can intervene in user disputes |
none |
If the service shares personal information outside of its jurisdiction, it is processed according to the original jurisdiction’s data protection standards |
The service has a no refund policy |
You cannot distribute or disclose your account to third parties |
You are solely responsible for claims made against the service and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the service. |
Only necessary user logs are kept by the service to ensure quality |
This service takes credit for your content |
Users are free to choose the type of copyright license that they want to use over their content |
This service is only available for use individually and non-commercially. |
Users have a reduced time period to take legal action against the service |
This service fines spammers |
If you are the target of a copyright holder’s take down notice, this service gives you the opportunity to defend yourself |
You can opt out of promotional communications |
You cannot opt out of promotional communications |
User feedback is invited regarding changes to the terms. |
The service provides information about how they intend to use your personal data |
You must create an account before you can access the service’s pricing information |
The service provides a free help desk |
The service informs users about the risk of publishing personal info online |
This service requires first-party cookies |
Inconvenient process for obtaining personal data |
This service employs third-party cookies, but with opt-out instructions |
The service uses your personal data to employ targeted third-party advertising |
Your personal data is given to third parties |
When the service wants to make a material change to its terms, users are notified at least 30 days in advance |
The user is informed about security practices |
Conditions may change, but your continued acceptance is not inferred from an earlier acceptance |
IP addresses of website visitors are not tracked |
The court of law governing the terms is in a jurisdiction that is less friendly to user privacy protection. |
This service cannot be held responsible for disputes that you may have with other users |
The service allows you to use pseudonyms |
The service can delete your account without prior notice and without a reason |
When the service wants to change its terms, users are notified a week or more in advance. |
User suspension from the service will be fair and proportionate. |
The service can sell or otherwise transfer your personal data as part of a bankruptcy proceeding or other type of financial transaction. |
User pseudonyms are allowed due to the service’s billing policies |
The service is not responsible for linked or (clearly) quoted content from third-party content providers |
Users are not allowed to use pseudonyms, as trust and transparency between users regarding their identities is relevant to the service. |
Terms may be changed any time at their discretion, without notice to the user |
This service prohibits users sending chain letters, junk mail, spam or any unsolicited messages |
You can choose with whom you share content |
The service may collect extra data about you through promotions |
The service uses your personal data for advertising |
You must provide your legal name, pseudonyms are not allowed |
Users shall not interfere with another person’s enjoyment of the service |
You can choose the copyright license |
If you offer suggestions to the service, they become the owner of the ideas that you give them |
You maintain ownership of your data |
This service reserves the right to disclose your personal information without notifying you |
The service will not allow third parties to access your personal information without a legal basis |
Many third parties are involved in operating the service |
They may stop providing the service at any time |
Third parties may be involved in operating the service |
Your personal data is used for limited purposes |
Only aggregate data is given to third parties |
You can request access and deletion of personal data |
This service can use your content for all their existing and future services |
Per the service’s terms, users may not express negative opinions about them |
This service throttles your use |
This services gives no guarantee regarding quality |
This service will warn users about website maintenance |
Accessibility to this service is guaranteed at 99% or more |
This service provides archives of their terms of service so that changes can be viewed over time |
This service employs separate policies for different parts of the service |
This service may collect, use, and share location data |
The terms for this service are easy to read |
You have the right to leave this service at any time |
Users cannot scrape the website of the service |
This service provides a way for you to export your data |
This service uses your personal information for many different purposes |
This service assumes no liability for unauthorized access to your personal information |
Your data may be processed and stored anywhere in the world |
Your private content may be accessed by people working for the service |
Your personal data is aggregated into statistics |
This service does not sell your personal data |
The service does not index or open files that you upload |
The service can suspend your account for several reasons |
The service gives 30 days of notice before closing your account |
The service can delete specific content without reason and may do it without prior notice |
Third parties used by the service are bound by confidentiality obligations |
This service assumes no responsibility and liability for the contents of links to other websites |
Users agree not to use the service for illegal purposes |
The service refers users to external documents for more information |
Users are entitled to a refund if certain thresholds or standards are not met by the service |
This service prohibits users from attempting to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems |
The service is provided ‘as is’ and to be used at the users’ sole risk |
The service provider makes no warranty regarding uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free service |
Usernames can be rejected for any reason |
The terms for this service are translated into different languages |
The cookies used by this service do not contain information that would personally identify you |
The service does not guarantee accuracy or reliability of the information provided |
The service does not guarantee that software errors will be corrected |
This service does not guarantee that it or the products obtained through it meet the users’ expectations or requirements |
Users are responsible for any risks, damages, or losses they may incur by downloading materials |
This service does not condone any ideas contained in its user-generated contents |
This service assumes no liability for any losses or damages resulting from any matter relating to the service |
Invalidity of any portion of the Terms of Service does not entail invalidity of its remainder |
Failure to enforce any provision of the Terms of Service does not constitute a waiver of such provision |
This service only shares user information with third parties when given specific consent |
The service provides information about how they collect personal data |
Users can access most of the pages on the service’s website without revealing any personal information |
The service informs users that its privacy policy does not apply to third party websites |
The service provides a complaint mechanism for the handling of personal data |
The service reviews its privacy policy on a regular basis |
The service’s data retention period is kept to the minimum necessary for fulfilling its purposes |
The service may keep a secure, anonymized record of users’ data for analytical purposes even after the data retention period |
The service will resist legal requests for user information where reasonably possible |
The service provides a complete list of all cookies set by its website |
Tracking cookies refused will not limit your ability to use the service |
You have the right to request lower Charges from Third Party Providers |
If you are the target of a copyright claim, your content may be removed |
The service does not share user information with third parties |
Tracking via third-party cookies for other purposes without your consent. |
Other applicable rules, terms, conditions or guidelines |
Tracking pixels are used in service-to-user communication |
User accounts can be terminated after having been in breach of the terms of service repeatedly |
The service may use tracking pixels, web beacons, browser fingerprinting, and/or device fingerprinting on users. |
The service deletes tracking data after a period of time and allows you to opt out |
This service ignores the Do Not Track (DNT) header and tracks users anyway even if they set this header. |
App required for this service requires broad device permissions |
Users who have been permanently banned from this service are not allowed to re-register under a new account |
No need to register |
Promises will be kept after a merger or acquisition |
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and for the activities on your account |
The service provides two factor authentification for your account |
You can opt out of targeted advertising |
This service may use your personal information for marketing purposes |
Prohibits the posting of pornographic content |
Prohibits political forum discussions |
Users agree not to submit libelous, harassing or threatening content |
Prohibits public posting of private messages |
Prohibits the posting of content which promotes or glorifies violence or politically or religiously extremist values. |
Service does not allow alternative accounts |
You cannot delete your account of this service |
This service uses third-party cookies for statistics |
Your profile is combined across various products |
Users should revisit the terms periodically, although in case of material changes, the service will notify |
The service disables software that you are not licensed to use. |
There is a date of the last update of the terms |
The service provides information about its attitude towards ethical, social or political problems or controversies |
This service may keep personal data after a request for erasure for business interests or legal obligations |
The service explains how to prevent disclosure of personal information to third parties |
This service does not force users into binding arbitration |
The service allows you to opt out of providing personal information to third parties |
Your identity is used in ads that are shown to other users |
You can limit how your information is used by third-parties and the service |
Service can block or censor user communications |
This service forces users into binding arbitration in the case of disputes |
User-generated content is encrypted, and this service cannot decrypt it |
The service collects many different types of personal data |
This service can delete your content if you violate the terms |
Service fines users for Terms of Service violations |
The policy refers to documents that are missing or unfindable |
You authorise the service to charge a credit card supplied on re-occurring basis |
The service does not use third-party analytics or tracking platforms |
This service gathers information about you through third parties |
You cannot delete your contributions, but it makes sense for this service |
This service can view your browser history |
Copyright license limited for the purposes of that same service but transferable and sublicenseable |
You are allowed to quote their content with attribution |
Users can scrape the site, as long as it doesn’t impact the server too much |
If you offer suggestions to the service, they may use that without your approval or compensation, but they do not become the owner |
The services will notify users if personal data has been affected by data breaches |
The service warns you of the potential consequences related to third-party access |
This service does not collect, use, or share location data |
The service uses third party tracking pixels to track social media conversion |
This service tracks which web page referred you to it |
This service does not track you |
Blocking first party cookies may limit your ability to use the service |
The service will only respond to government requests that are reasonable |
You waive your moral rights |
This service can share your personal information to third parties |
The service may sell your data unless you opt out |
Your biometric data is collected |
This service has a no refund policy with some exceptions |
They store data on you even if you did not interact with the service |