AMO:Legal/Current Developer Agreement

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Current Developer Agreement

If you upload add-on software or otherwise make information or material available (each an “AMO Contribution”) by means of the services provided by Mozilla Corporation (“Mozilla”) via the website or any of its subdomains (“AMO Services”), you (“Contributor”) and the AMO Contribution are subject to the following terms, as well as Mozilla’s Privacy Policy, web site notices and other policies, guidelines or requirements that may be posted on an AMO Services web site (the “Terms”). By acting as a Contributor, you agree to these Terms. If you are an individual acting as a representative of a corporation or other legal entity that wishes to use any AMO Services, you represent and agree that you accept the Terms on behalf of such entity. If you have any questions about these terms or the AMO Service, please email:

  1. Responsibility Re AMO Contributions. You represent and warrant that:

    • if any information about the user or usage of the AMO Contribution is collected or transmitted outside of the user's computer, the details of this collection will be provided in the description of the AMO Contribution and you will provide a link to a privacy policy detailing how the information is managed and protected;
    • the descriptions and other data you provide about the AMO Contribution are true to the best of your knowledge; and
    • if the AMO Contribution is an add-on, such add-on is accompanied by an accessible license that describes the rights of users;
    • the AMO Contribution does not violate any applicable law, regulation or ordinance, nor infringe or misappropriate the rights of any third party.
  2. Licenses. In order to provide the AMO Service, you grant to Mozilla and its Affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable license to distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish, publicly and privately perform and display and otherwise use the AMO Contribution, including any updates, solely in connection with Mozilla’s provision of the AMO Services. Mozilla may also (i) bundle and/or package your AMO Contribution with third party add-ons for delivery and promotion of the AMO Contributions to users and (ii) maintain and/or update your AMO Contribution for the purpose of providing compatibility with current and new versions of Firefox or other Mozilla software that the AMO Contribution interoperates with.

  3. Management of AMO Services. Mozilla may manage the AMO Services in a manner designed to facilitate the integrity and proper functioning of the AMO Services without limitation or liability. The following is a list of exemplary activities that Mozilla in its sole discretion may undertake as part of its management of the AMO Services: (i) monitor, test and review AMO Contributions; (ii) remove or disable AMO Contributions or change their listing or description; (iii) move an AMO Service and related AMO Contributions to a new domain or website; (iv) rate limit, throttle and/or block requests or access to any AMO Service; (v) use, modify or remove authentication requirements for access to AMO Services; and (vi) collect statistics and other data regarding your AMO Contribution, which may be made publicly available through the AMO API (as described below).

  4. AMO API. As part of the AMO Services, Mozilla provides the API (“AMO API”), which allows you to get information about certain AMO Contributions distributed by Mozilla via the AMO Service and is currently served via calls to You may use the AMO API solely to retrieve data made publicly available by Mozilla via the AMO API, which data may be used solely for your own reasonable business purposes or personal use. In addition to the restrictions otherwise set forth in the Terms regarding AMO Services generally, you agree that you are responsible for your use of and contribution to the AMO API and you will not:

    • hide or mask from Mozilla the identity of your service as it uses the AMO API, including by failing to follow required identification conventions; or
    • use the AMO API for any application that replicates or attempts to replicate the Mozilla AMO Service or experienc such thatexperience unless your use of the AMO API is non-confusing. By non-confusing, Mozilla means that people should always know with whom they are dealing and where the information or software they are downloading came from. Websites and software that are not produced by Mozilla shouldn’t imply, either directly or by omission, that they are.
  5. Ownership, Reservation of Rights. You are welcome to use the AMO Services subject to these Terms, and Mozilla grants you the right to do so. Mozilla and its licensors reserve all other rights in the AMO Services. Further, nothing in the Terms shall be deemed to grant you any right to use the trademarks, trade names, service marks, or trade dress of Mozilla or its licensors and Mozilla hereby reserves all right, title and interest therein. For information on our trademarks, please see our Trademark and Logo Usage Policies.

  6. The AMO Services are provided “as-is”. Mozilla, its contributors, licensors, and distributors, disclaim all warranties, whether express or implied, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties, so this disclaimer may not apply to you.

  7. Except as required by law, Mozilla, its contributors, licensors, and distributors will not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages arising out of or in any way relating to the use of AMO Services. The and their collective liability under these Terms will not exceed $500 (five hundred dollars). Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain damages, so this exclusion and limitation may not apply to you.

  8. Changes to the Terms. Mozilla may update these Terms as necessary from time to time. These Terms may not be modified or cancelled without Mozilla’s written agreement.

  9. Eligibility. You represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and that you not are a person barred from receiving or using the AMO Services under the laws of any country, including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the AMO Services.

  10. Export Control. The AMO Services are subject to all applicable export restrictions including the export and import laws, restrictions and regulations of any United States or foreign agency.

  11. Miscellaneous. These Terms are governed by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions. If any portion of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. In the event of a conflict between a translated version of these Terms and the English language version, the English language version shall control. Mozilla’s subsidiaries and affiliates shall be third party beneficiaries of these Terms, entitled to enforce and rely upon the provisions hereof.

  12. Termination. You may terminate your use of the AMO Services at any time. Mozilla may modify or discontinue the AMO Services at its sole discretion.

For both your benefit and the benefit of users that download your add-on, Mozilla requests that you identify the license terms applicable to use of your add-on by users. Unless you specify otherwise, any updates to your add-on will be assumed to be under the same license as that specified for your add-on. Please select the applicable license terms from the list below or, if your license terms are not listed, select “Other” and identify the license terms in the dialog box provided. Please note that you must include an accessible copy of your license terms with your add-on (such as in a parent directory).
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