Terms of Use

  • Website content The content of the pages of this website is for general information purposes only.

  • The hoax.ly logo and name The hoax.ly brand is in ownership of acolono GmbH, Filgradergasse 12-14a, 1060 Vienna. Logo is designed by Nico Grienauer.

  • Tools created by hoax.ly All our tools available on github are licensed by GPL2 or MIT. Feel free to contribute or use it on your own.

  • Using the hoax.ly API The API is providing information regarding content created by third party organisations and authors (an index of fact checks). The provided data is only metadata and is aimed to link back to the original content. hoax.ly is not responsible for the content that is made available using the API. hoaxly is not responsible for any linked content. Linking to content does not mean that we support, favor or validated the linked websites and its content in any form. But see our quality guidelines for adding sources to the hoax.ly index. You can use the hoax.ly API for free, as long you: - respect copyright and ownership of the content authors. - don’t present any information out of context - always link back to the original content prominently. - make clear that you use the hoax.ly API by attributing as defined in https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/summary/ The index itself is licensed under ODbL 1.0 .

Use of the websites, chatbots, browser extensions and its content

While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Registration, password and security procedures

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  • We don’t ask you for any Password at any given time when using our service.

  • We keep our servers secure and up to date

  • If you find something to fix please create an issue on github: https://github.com/hoaxly/

Availability of the website

We don’t give any available guarantee for the uptime of our website and services.

Use of cookies

Our Web site and tools may use cookies, e.g. to distinguish you from other users during a browser session.

Please see our privacy policy (https://www.hoax.ly/privacy-policy) that applies to users of all hoax.ly websites and tools.

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For further information about this policy, please contact: info@hoax.ly.

Our Service may include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the websites. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked websites.

This does not mean that we support those websites.

Liability disclaimers and limitations

We don’t provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. Information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors. We expressly exclude liability for such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.

Unauthorised use of this website or other hoax.ly tools may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.