Terms and Conditions Cookiedatabase API
Cookiedatabase.org offers an application programming interface (API) for the use of
the cookiedatabase in an automated manner. Using the API you can store and receive
data using the cookie-service. Use is subject to the below terms and conditions.
Article 1. Access to the API
1.1. To use the API you must file a request which Cookiedatabase.org shall consider
and accept or reject, with no need to motivate a rejection.
1.2. After acceptance of your request Cookiedatabase.org shall give you the necessary
instructions for access to the API.
Article 2. Grant of permission
2.1. For as long as you adhere to all terms and conditions of this document,
Cookiedatabase.org hereby grants you permission to use the API for your websites,
applications and other services.
2.2. It is forbidden to use the API of Cookiedatabase.org for acts that would violate a
person’s privacy or relevant data protection law.
2.3. Use of the API must be fair to other users (‘fair use policy’). In particular your use
should not deviate in an extreme manner from the average. In addition
Cookiedatabase.org can temporarily limit or suspend the API in case of maintenance,
disruptions or abuse.
2.4. You are free to present the data obtained using the API at your own discretion and
using your own layout on sites and services under your control.
2.5. If desired you may accompany the presentation of data obtained from the API
with the name and/or logo of Cookiedatabase.org. In any event is it strictly forbidden
to use the name or logo of Cookiedatabase.org to create the impression you are part
of Cookiedatabase.org or have a special status or relationship with
2.6. Data obtained using the API may be kept in a temporary cache if such caching is
necessary to reduce unnecessary repeat queries. You must take the usual measures
against outdated data in the cache.
2.7. Should Cookiedatabase.org discover that you violate any of the above, or receive a
valid complaint alleging the same, Cookiedatabase.org may limit or suspend your
access to the API until the violation has been ended.
2.8. Cookiedatabase.org may recoup from you all damages it suffers as a result of your
Article 3. Availability and maintenance
3.1. Cookiedatabase.org uses its best efforts to have the service available at all times,
but is only willing to make specific guarantees if a separate service level overeenkomst
is concluded with met Cookiedatabase.org.
3.2. Cookiedatabase.org actively maintains the API and the Cookiedatabase. In case
maintenance is reasonably expected to negatively impact availability,
Cookiedatabase.org carry out such maintenance at times when use of the service is
relatively low. Maintenance is announced in advance whenever possible. Emergency
maintenance can take place at any time and without prior announcement.
3.3. Cookiedatabase.org may from time to time adapt the Cookiedatabase and the API
definition. Your feedback and suggestions are welcome but ultimately
Cookiedatabase.org decides which adaptations to carry out (or not).
3.4. Cookiedatabase.org does not offer any support for using the API.
Article 4. Intellectual property
4.1. The service Cookiedatabase.org, the accompanying software as well as all
information and images on the website is the intellectual property of
Cookiedatabase.org, and the property of our suppliers or licensors.
4.2. Any information about services or cookies added to the Cookiedatabaseapplication
is and remains your property (or the property of your suppliers or
licensors). Cookiedatabase.org receives a CC-By-SA license from you to use this
information for the service, including for future aspects thereof.
4.3. If you send information to Cookiedatabase.org, for example a bug report or
suggestion for improvement, you grant Cookiedatabase.org a perpetual and unlimited
license to use this information for the service. This does not apply to information you
expressly mark as confidential.
4.4. Cookiedatabase.org shall refrain from accessing data you store or transfer using
Cookiedatabase.org, unless this is necessary for a good provision of the service or
Cookiedatabase.org is forced to do so by law or order of competent authority. In these
cases Cookiedatabase.org shall use its best efforts to limit access to the information as
much as possible.
Article 5. Compensation for API access
5.1. Access to the API is offered completely at no charge. In addition a paid version is
available. The speed of the free version is significantly limited compared to the paid
5.2. Payment shall be made at the beginning of each month.
Article 6. Limitation of liability
6.1. Except in case of intentional misconduct or gross negligence the liability of
Cookiedatabase.org shall be limited to the amount paid by you in the three months
prior to the moment the cause of the damage occurred. If you did not take the
premium option, the limitation is to zero.
6.2. Cookiedatabase.org in no event is liable for indirect damages, consequential
damages, lost profits, missed savings or damages through business interruption.
6.3. You indemnify and hold harmless Cookiedatabase.org from all third-party claims in
connection with the data you store and receive using the service Cookiedatabase.org,
in particular (but not limited to) for violations of copyright.
6.4. Damages may only be claimed if reported in writing to Cookiedatabase.org at most
two months after discovery.
6.5. In case of force majeure Cookiedatabase.org is never required to compensate
damages suffered by you. Force majeure includes among others disruptions or
unavailability of the internet, telecommunication infrastructure, power interruptions,
riots, traffic jams, strikes, company disruptions, interruptions in supply, fires and
Article 7. Term and termination
7.1. This agreement enters into force as soon as your request has been accepted and
then remains in force until terminated.
7.2. If you entered into this agreement as a consumer, you may terminate the
agreement at any time with a notice period of one month, calculated from the
moment of the notice. Non-consumers can terminate the agreement with a notice
period of two months.
7.3. Cookiedatabase.org is entitled to terminate the agreement if you have not called
the API at all in the last 18 months. In such an event Cookiedatabase.org shall first send
a reminder mail to the e-mail address connected to your account.
Article 8. Changes to terms
8.1. Cookiedatabase.org may change or add to these terms and conditions as well as
any prices at any time at the start of a new payment period (as defined in 5.1) at any
8.2. Cookiedatabase.org shall announce through the service changes or additions at
least thirty days before their taking effect.
8.3. If you do not want to accept a change or addition, you can terminate the
agreement until the date the changes take effect. Use of Cookiedatabase.org after the
date of effect shall constitute your acceptance of the changed or added-to terms and
Article 9. Miscellaneous provisions
9.1. Dutch law applies to this agreement.
9.2. Except to the extent determined otherwise by mandatory applicable law all
disputes arising in connection with Cookiedatabase.org shall be brought before the
competent Dutch court for the principal place of business of Cookiedatabase.org.
9.3. For any clause in these terms and conditions that demand that a statement must
be done “in writing” to be legally valid, a statement by e-mail shall be sufficient
provided with sufficient certainty the authenticity of the sender can be established and
the integrity of the statement has not been compromised.
9.4. The version of any communication of information as recorded by
Cookiedatabase.org shall be deemed to be authentic, unless you supply proof to the
9.5. In case any part of these terms and conditions are declared legally invalid, this
shall not affect the validity of the whole of the agreement. The parties shall in such an
event agree on one or more replacement provisions that approximate the original
intent of the invalid provision(s) within the limits of the law.
9.6. Cookiedatabase.org is entitled to transfer its rights and obligations under this
agreement to a third party as part of an acquisition of Cookiedatabase.org or the
associated business activities.