Censys Terms of Service


These Terms of Service govern the access and use of www.censys.io, including all services and tools available through the site ("Services"), as well as any content and materials downloaded from or appearing on the site ("Content"). Any reference to “you” or “your” means you as user of the Services; any reference to “we”, “us”, “our”, “University” or “Censys” means the Regents of the University of Michigan. By accessing or using the Services, you agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement. Unless otherwise specified, these Services are for non-commercial use.

Use of Services


You must follow all policies made available to you within the Services. You also agree:

  • to use the Services only for lawful purposes, in a manner which is not expressly prohibited by these terms, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights or interests of University or third parties;
  • to abstain from any activity that could damage, overload, harm, or impede the normal functioning of the Services;
  • to not attempt to gain or give others unauthorized access to our Services, our website, or any server, computer, or database connected to our Services;
  • not to rent, loan, sub-license, lease, attempt to grant other rights to Content or material based on the Content to third parties.
  • to follow community best practices in responsibly disclosing any found vulnerabilities (e.g., http://www.cert.org/vulnerability-analysis/vul-disclosure.cfm).

Attribution


Attribution is required for material based on our Content. Academic works should cite A Search Engine Backed by Internet-Wide Scanning (bibtex). Other material should appropriately cite Censys and link to the Censys website.

Disclaimer


Your access to and use of the Services is at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Services are provided to you on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. Without limiting the foregoing, THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND SUBSIDIARIES DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

User Responsibilities


We require a personal account for access to certain Services. You are responsible for safeguarding any credentials associated with this account and for any activities that use these credentials. We recommend the use of a strong password unique to our Services.

Copyright Infringement


If you believe that content located on or linked to by our site violates your copyright, please notify us at requests@censys.io.

Information We Collect


We may monitor any use of the Services in order to provide, protect and improve them, to develop new services, to protect our users, and for research purposes. We may share aggregated, anonymized information publicly, e.g., we may publicly share statistical trends about how our services are used. When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you to changes in our service and to send you administrative messages.

Feedback


Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding the Services is voluntary, and we will be free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.

Termination


If you wish to terminate this agreement, you can simply discontinue using the Services and any Content downloaded from the site. We may terminate your access to all or any part of the service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately.

Changes


We may modify these terms at any time. We will post any modifications to this page. By continuing to access the Services after any changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. We will notify you by email to changes as appropriate.

Contact Us


Please contact us with any questions or concerns about these terms.