These Terms of Use govern your access and use of the Plotly and Dash Open-Source Documentation Sites and community forum and the content, documentation, information, and services performed or provided by or through the websites and community forum (collectively the “Services”) by Plotly Technologies Inc. (together with Affiliates “Plotly”). The Services are made available by Plotly solely to the user (“you”) under these Terms of Use and in accordance with the Privacy Policy available by clicking here (together, the “Agreement”). By using the Services, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement and you may access and use the Services only on the condition that you agree to abide by the terms of the Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of the Agreement, do not access or use the Services.


For such time as these Terms of Use are in effect, and provided that you have reached the age of majority in the country, province, state or territory in which you reside, we hereby grant you permission to access and use the Services, provided that you comply with these Terms of Use and applicable law. You may use the Services for personal purposes only. Plotly does not represent or warrant that the information provided through the Services is accurate, complete or current.

  1. Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. Our Privacy Policy (available here), which is hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use, explains how we treat your personal information and protect your privacy when you use our Services.

  1. Proprietary Rights

All information included on the website and all software, texts, graphics, images, designs, illustrations, logos, icons, photographs, videos and written or other materials in any format included or featured on the Services (the “Content”) are the property of Plotly or its licensors. The overall design and appearance of the Services is proprietary to Plotly.

Except as indicated below or where a specific license is otherwise identified, all Content on the Services is protected by Canadian, U.S., U.K., European Union and other copyright, trademark and other legislation and applicable international treaties and conventions governing intellectual property law. Any and all trademarks, logos, service marks, product/service names, company names and trade names appearing on the Services or which Plotly uses in connection with the Services are and remain the property of Plotly or its licensors. Nothing contained in the Terms of Use shall be deemed to grant you any rights in any trademarks of Plotly or its licensors.

Except where otherwise stated in a license identified as applying to certain content, you may electronically copy or print in hard copy portions of the Services for personal use, but you may not copy, modify, upload, download, transmit, publish, create derivative works from, sell, re-sell or otherwise distribute or exploit any Content from the Services except as expressly permitted by these Terms of Use. You are prohibited from removing or modifying any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice that appears on the Services and from reverse engineering any portion of the Services.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

  1. Communications Provided by User

Any communication or material that you transmit to Plotly through the Services, including any questions, comments, reviews and suggestions, are and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Any contributions you make to the Plotly Community Forum are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (communications, material and contributions collectively “User Submissions”).

You are solely responsible for your User Submissions. Plotly may, at its sole discretion, edit, delete and/or remove any and all User Submissions at any time and for any reason and without notice. Be advised that Plotly does not ascertain the validity of User Submissions. Plotly has no obligation to screen, edit, or review any User Submissions prior to their appearance on the Services. User Submissions do not necessarily reflect the views of Plotly.

Your User Submissions shall not contain, and you represent and warrant to Plotly that your User Submissions will not contain, any material that: (i) is false, intentionally misleading, or defamatory; (ii) violates the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, service mark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy, right of publicity, right to image; (iii) contains any element that is unlawful, including illegal hate speech or pornography; exploits or otherwise harms minors; violates or advocates the violation of any law or regulation; or (iv) violates these Terms of Use.

By submitting a User Submission to Plotly or posting it on or through the Services, you hereby grant Plotly a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, and perform the User Submission in connection with the Services and Plotly’s business, including without limitation for publishing and redistributing part or all of your User Submission in any media formats and through any media channels and, and you hereby waive any moral rights in your User Submission. You represent and warrant that you hold all necessary rights and permissions to use and authorize Plotly to use all intellectual property rights in and to your User Submission and to enable their inclusion and use as contemplated by the Terms of Use. Any license in any User Submission granted to Plotly under these Terms of Use shall survive the termination of these Terms of Use for any reason.

  1. Prohibited Uses

You may not use the Services to: (i) post any fake or defamatory content; (ii) trade reviews with others, or compensate someone or be compensated to post, refrain from posting, or remove a review; (iii) violate any third party’s rights, including any breach of confidence, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right of any third party; (iv) threaten, stalk, harm, or harass any person; (v) promote a business or other commercial venture or event, or otherwise use the Services for commercial purposes; (vi) obtain information about other persons for the purpose of sending, or to facilitate or encourage the sending of, unsolicited commercial electronic message or unsolicited bulk communications; (vii) use any robot, search/retrieval application, or other automated means to access, copy, scrape, or index any portion of the Services; (viii) transmit any virus, malicious code, spyware, malware or other items of a destructive or harmful nature; or (ix) otherwise violate the provisions of any applicable law.

  1. Links

This Services may contain links to other websites that are not under the control of Plotly. Plotly is providing these links to you only as a convenience and is not responsible for the content of such websites. Any information, opinions, recommendations, products or services provided on or through third party websites are solely those of such third parties. The use of any third-party websites may be subject to additional terms and conditions and to the privacy policy of such third parties.

  1. Disclaimers

The Services are provided for information purposes only and are provided on an “as is, as available” basis. Your use of the Services is at your own risk.

Plotly does not warrant that the Services will be available or error-free. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Plotly disclaims all such representations, conditions and warranties, including but not limited to any implied or legal warranties of quality, merchantability, title, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Plotly also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, the Services your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Services.

Plotly, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and representatives (“Plotly Parties”) shall not be held liable for any damages arising out of or in connection with the use of or inability to use the Services, including without limitation any indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

  1. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Plotly harmless and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees on a solicitor and own client basis, arising from or related to your use of the Services and/or your violation of these Terms of Use.

  1. Changes

Plotly may modify these Terms of Use at any time by posting a revised version on this page. You should visit this page regularly to review the current Terms of Use. Your use of the Services following a modification to the Terms of Use constitutes your agreement to the revised version of the Terms of Use.