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You are not required by law to display a Terms of Service policy, but it is recommended that you have one in place. Here are five reasons why.
The agreement is a contract between you and the visitor to your website. It sets forth the rules and guidelines the visitor to your website must follow. It helps to prevent abuses.
The agreement informs users that you are the sole owner of the content on your site and that content is protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
If your website makes it possible to register as a user, then your terms of service agreement makes it clear that you have the right to suspend users who break the rules.
The terms of service usually includes a warranty clause that states that the owner cannot be responsible for errors in content or the information provided.
The terms of service sets forth the jurisdiction that applies to the terms presented in the agreement.