Terms of Service
whose principal place of business is Gjerdrumsvei 19, 0484, Oslo, Norway. By using an Opera website and/or Opera's
services you (“User”) hereby agree to be bound by these Terms. Otherwise, please discontinue the use of this website
and/or Opera service(s).
Opera grants User the right to use the Opera websites and services (“Services”) for personal use only.
Opera reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Ser-
vices (or any part thereof) with or without notice. User agrees that Opera shall not be liable to User or to any third party for
any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services.
In order to use the Services, User must be of legal age and first agree to the Terms. User may not use the Services if User
does not accept the Terms. User can accept the Terms by either clicking to accept or agree to the Terms, where this option
is made available to User by Opera; or by actually using the Services. In the latter case, User understands and agrees that
Opera will treat User’s use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
1. USER PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
1.1 User is entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of User’s password and account. Furthermore, User is
entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under User’s account.
1.2 User agrees to notify Opera immediately of any unauthorized use of User’s account or any other breach of security.
2. USER CONDUCT
2.1 As a condition of User’s use of the Services, User warrants to Opera that the Services will not be used for any purpose
that is unlawful or otherwise prohibited by these Terms.
2.2 Users agree to use the Services only to send, receive, upload, and publish personal messages and content. Any unau-
thorized commercial use of the Services, or their resale, is expressly prohibited.
2.3 User agrees to abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations and is solely respon-
sible for all acts or omissions that occur under User’s account or password, including the content of User’s transmissions
through the Services or any content User uploads or publishes through the Services.
2.4 Certain features of the Services may allow User to publish or send content that can be viewed by others ("User Gener-
ated Content"). User agrees that Opera is not liable for User Generated Content that is provided by others. Opera has no
duty to pre-screen User Generated Content, but Opera has the right to refuse to post, edit, or deliver User Generated Con-
tent. Opera reserves the right to remove User Generated Content for any reason, but Opera is not responsible for any failure
or delay in removing such material. Opera reserves the right to block User's access to any content, website or webpage in
our sole discretion.
2.5 By using the Services, User warrants that User will not upload, transfer, or otherwise make available files, images, code,
materials, or other information or content ("Content") that is obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or that
violates any laws or third-party rights, hereunder, but not limited to, third-party intellectual property rights. Opera strictly
forbids unsolicited messaging and unauthorized advertisements while using any Opera service. User warrants that User
hold all the necessary rights to upload to Opera’s site or another site designated by Opera, including the necessary consent
to upload and distribute any personal information about third persons and that User will not upload viruses or other forms of
2.6 Opera has a zero-tolerance policy against child sexual abuse content and will terminate the access of any User who
publishes or distributes child sexual abuse content. Furthermore, we will report such User to the appropriate authorities.
2.7 Disputes may arise between User and others or between User and Opera related to content, including User Generated
Content. Such disputes could involve, among other things, the use or misuse of domain names; the infringement of copy-
rights, trademarks, or other rights in intellectual property; defamation; fraud; the use or misuse of information; and problems
with online auction or commerce transactions. User agrees that all claims, disputes, or wrongdoing that result from, or are
related in any way to, the content of information that User posts, transmits, re-transmits, or receives through the Services or
Opera's network are User’s sole and exclusive responsibility. Opera may at its discretion block certain websites or domains
and re-route User to other pages. By accepting these Terms, User hereby consents to this.
2.8 Opera does not claim ownership of any User Generated Content. However, by submitting User Generated Content to
us, User grants Opera the right and limited license to use, copy, display, perform, distribute, and adapt this User Generated
Content for the purpose of carrying out the Services.
2.9 By submitting any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques submitted to any Opera developer forum or service, you
consent to Opera's unrestricted use of those items.
3. MY OPERA MAIL PRIVACY AND ADDITIONAL TERMS
3.1 It is Opera's policy to respect the privacy of its members. Opera will not monitor, edit, or disclose any personal informa-
tion about User or User’s use of the Services, without User’s prior permission unless required or allowed by law, or where
Opera has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal pro-
cess; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Opera; (3) enforce these Terms; (4) act to protect the interests of its
members or others; or (5) facilitate a change of control of the Services or the acquisition of Opera's business by a third party
and to enable that third party to continue to provide the My Opera Mail services to you. Opera may provide certain user
information in aggregate form to third parties for demographics. In addition, User’s internet protocol address is transmitted
with each message sent from User’s account.
3.2 Opera may share email User reports as spam with third parties for the purpose of assisting in industry initiatives to
control undesirable email. Information User provides to Opera may be stored outside of the country in which User resides,
and User hereby consents to such storage and transfer of information between jurisdictions.
3.3 User agrees that Opera may access User’s account, including its contents, as stated above or to respond to service or
3.4 The amount of storage space per User may be limited (see the Help link for details). Some sent or received messages,
or uploaded or downloaded files, may not be processed due to space constraints or other limitations. User agrees that
Opera is not responsible or liable for the deletion or failure to store messages, files, or other information.
4. LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
4.1 The Services contain (or User may be sent through Opera’s Site or the Service) links to other websites ("Third-Party
Sites"), as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications,
software, and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the "Third-Party Applications, Software,
or Content"). The Services, Third-Party Sites, Third-Party Applications, Software, and Content are not investigated, moni-
tored, or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by Opera. Furthermore, Opera is not responsible for
User’s use of the Services or any Third-Party Sites accessed through Opera’s Site or any Third-Party Applications, Software,
or Content posted on, available through, or installed from Opera’s Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness,
opinions, reliability, privacy practices, or other policies of or contained in the Third-Party Sites or the Third-Party Applica-
tions, Software, or Content. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any Third-Party Site or any Third-
Party Applications, Software, or Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by Opera.
4.2 If User decides to access the Third-Party Sites or to use or install any Third Party Applications, Software, or Content,
User does so at User’s own risk, and User should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. User should
review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which User navigates
to or any applications User uses or installs from the site.
5. DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
5.1 The information and services included in or available through the Services may include inaccuracies or typographical
errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Opera and/or its respective suppliers may make improve-
ments and/or changes to the Services at any time.
5.2 Opera does not represent or warrant that the Services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected,
or that the Services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Opera does
not warrant or represent that the use or the results of the use of the Services or the materials made available, as part of the
Services will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.
5.3 User specifically agrees that Opera shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of User’s transmis-
sions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the
Services. User specifically agrees that Opera is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive,
or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights.
User specifically agrees that Opera is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the Services by any third
5.4 Opera reserves the right to assign its rights and responsibilities under this agreement to any third party.
5.5 OPERA AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY,
AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED
"AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. OPERA AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL
WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CON-
DITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
5.6 IN NO EVENT SHALL OPERA AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDEN-
TAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION,
DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR
PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES OR RELATED WEBSITES, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES
OR RELATED WEBSITES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFT-
WARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABIL-
ITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF OPERA OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAM-
AGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR
CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO USER. IF USER IS DISSAT-
ISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICES, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, USER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE
REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICES AND RELATED WEBSITES.
User agrees to indemnify and hold Opera, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, and employees, harmless from any
claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys' fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of User’s
use of or conduct on the Services.
7.1 Opera may terminate User’s access to any part or all of the Services and any related service(s) at any time, with or
without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately, for any reason whatsoever, with or without providing any refund
of any payments. Opera may also terminate or suspend User’s account for inactivity, which is defined as failing to sign-in to
the Services for an extended period of time, as determined by Opera. The amount of time that Opera currently considers as
an "extended" period of time may be viewed from the Help link. Upon termination of the Services, User’s right to use the
Services immediately ceases.
7.2 Opera shall have no obligation to maintain any content in User’s account or to forward any unread or unsent messages
to User or any third party.
8. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO CONTENT
User acknowledges that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics, or
other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or electronically distributed, commercially produced information
presented to you by the Services, by Opera, or Opera's advertisers or other content providers, is protected by copyright,
trademark, patent and/or other proprietary rights and laws. User agrees not to violate these laws or infringe these rights in
9. MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS OF SERVICE, MEMBER POLICIES
will be posted at /community/terms-of-service/. It is the responsibility of User to remain informed of any changes at all
This agreement will be governed by the laws of Norway without giving effect to any conflicts of law principles that may
require the application of the laws of a different country. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International
Sale of Goods does not apply to this agreement. All actions or proceedings arising under or related to this agreement must
be brought in the Oslo City Court, and each party hereby agrees to irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction and venue of any
such court in all such actions or proceedings. If any provision of this agreement is determined by a court of competent
jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this agreement shall not be affected or
impaired thereby. User may not assign or transfer this agreement without obtaining Opera’s prior written consent, and any
purported assignment or transfer in violation of this Section 10 will be null and void.