urlscan.io - Terms of Service

Last updated: July 22, 2020

Acceptance of Terms

This service is offered and operated by urlscan GmbH (“urlscan”, “urlscan.io”), a German limited-liability company, incorporated in Aachen, Germany (HRB 23462). These Terms of Service constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“You”), and urlscan (“We”, “Us”) and governs all use of the urlscan.io and urlscan.com website (the “Site”), the content available as part of our Service (the “Content”), the raw data available through our Service (the “Data”), as well as any auxiliary services and products provided by us and available through our site (collectively, the “Service”). If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity, its affiliates and all users who access our services through your account to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms "You" or "Your" shall refer to such entity, its affiliates and users associated with it. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not accept this agreement and may not use the services.

The Service is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on this site by urlscan (collectively, the Terms of Service).

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing the Site or otherwise using the Service. You agree that by accessing the Site or using any part of the Service, you have read, understood and agree to become bound by all of these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Service, then you are prohibited from accessing the Site, Service, or any part thereof and must discontinue use immediately.

Our Privacy Policy (the Privacy Policy), which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, is expressly incorporated by reference. By using the Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. For inquiries in regard to our Privacy Policy, or to report a privacy related problem, please contact us at info@urlscan.io.

In addition, some services offered through the Site (specifically, but not limited to, commercial services and products) may be subject to additional terms and conditions or documents that may be posted on the Site from time to time; your use of such services is subject to those additional terms and conditions, which are expressly incorporated into these Terms of Service by reference.

We may, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Site including the release of new tools and resources. Such new services and/or features shall be subject to these Terms of Service. Your continued use of the Service after the introduction of new services and/or features constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Service as changed or modified.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service at any time. We will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this page or by directly sending you a notification. The updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms of Service to stay informed of updates. Your continued use of the Site and the Service represents that you have accepted such changes.

Acceptable Use

The Site and the Service (including without limitation, any Content (as defined below), documents or other information made available on or through the Service) is provided only for your own personal use. You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the site and our services available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.

You are prohibited from using the Site or the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Service. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations.

By using our Service through the UI or API interfaces, you agree to:

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to upload, download, post, submit or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content (including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data or other information) through the Service, that:

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to:

With the exception of acceptable API usage, you will not:

urlscan may remove any Content at any time for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content), or for no reason at all. urlscan may, at its sole discretion, immediately terminate your access to the Service should your conduct fail to conform strictly with our Terms of Service, including with any provision of this section.

Please report any violation of these Terms of Service by contacting us at info@urlscan.io.

Information you provide to us

By using the Service, you understand and warrant that:

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user information (such as an identification code or user name) and/or password you must promptly notify us at info@urlscan.io. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may suspend or terminate your account.

Our content and data

Unless otherwise indicated, the Site and Services including source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site (Our Content) are owned or licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws. Any artifacts produced by analysing third-party websites (the “Data”) remain the intellectual property of said third parties and are not considered part of our Content. You may use this information in accordance with the terms of service of the third party service from which it was retrieved.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Service, no part of the Site, Services or Our Content may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission.

Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited licence to access and use the Site and Our Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Commercial use of any part of our service requires express written permission.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that Our Content on the Site is accurate, complete or current.

The content on the Site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.

As part of the Service, urlscan endeavors to identify phishing websites (for example websites which fraudulently collect personal information) and to offer these verdicts to others. urlscan is not liable for the effect of (including, your reliance on) this anti-phishing data. If you think a website has mistakenly been designated as a phishing website, please contact us at info@urlscan.io to provide details or use the builtin “Report” feature.

This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.

Link to third party content

The Site may contain links to websites or applications operated by third parties.We do not have any influence or control over any such third party websites or applications or the third party operator. We are not responsible for and do not endorse any third party websites or applications or their availability or content.

We accept no responsibility for adverts contained within the Site. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises in the Site, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser, and not us, is responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any questions or complaints in relation to them, you should contact the advertiser.

We do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties. We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools. Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s). By way of example, and not as a limitation, such tools include the third-party API and SOAR integrations referenced on our API documentation page.

We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.

Site Management

We reserve the right at our sole discretion, to:

We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access the Site and you should use your own virus protection software.

Modifications to and availability of the Service

We reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

We cannot guarantee the Site and Service will be available at all times. We may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site or Services during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site or Service. Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We are not obliged to maintain and support the Site or Services or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases.

There may be information on our Site or in our Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update information. We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.


The service, site and all content, products and services included in or available through the site, are provided "As is" and "As available." the service, site and content, products and services are provided without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties implied by any course of performance or usage of trade, all of which are expressly disclaimed. Urlscan, and its agents, partners, suppliers and content providers do not warrant that: (a) any content, including, any results, data, or information obtained through the service will be accurate, reliable, or complete; (b) the service will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (c) any defects or errors will be corrected; (d) the content is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (e) the results of using the service, or obtaining products through the service, will meet your requirements. Your use of the service is solely at your own risk. Neither urlscan nor its agents, partners, suppliers or content providers makes any warranties of any kind in regard to any content, opinions, advice and all other information expressed or posted by users of this site.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall urlscan, its officers, directors, employees, agents, or suppliers be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or any other legal theory with respect to the site, the services or any content or products accessible through the site and service (i) for any lost profits or special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, substitute goods or services (however arising), (ii) for any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like (regardless of the source of origination), (ii) for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available at or through the site and service. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You specifically acknowledge that urlscan shall not be liable for any user content or conduct.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless urlscan, its affiliates and our employees, contractors, officers, directors and representatives from all liabilities, claims, demands and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, that arise from your (i) use or misuse of the Service; (ii) your access to the Site, use of the Services, violation of the Terms of Use by you; or, (iii) the infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.


If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms of Service is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms of Service and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

Unless otherwise indicated, these Terms of Use and all Content provided by urlscan are copyright © 2020 urlscan GmbH. All rights reserved. The names of actual companies and products mentioned on the Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Term and Termination

urlscan 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. Without limiting any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to, in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the Site and the Services (including blocking certain IP addresses), to any person for any reason including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty or covenant contained in these Terms and Conditions or of any applicable law or regulation.

If you wish to terminate these Terms of Service or your urlscan account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Service. All provisions of the Terms of Service which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

If we determine, in our sole discretion, that your use of the Site/Services is in breach of these Terms and Conditions or of any applicable law or regulation, we may terminate your use or participation in the Site and the Services or delete your profile and any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in our sole discretion.

If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason set out in this Section, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes. These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site. If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).

About These Terms

These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Site or in respect to the Services constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and us, including, but not limited to, any prior versions of these Terms of Service.

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute as a waiver of such right or provision.

These Terms of Service and the Service contemplated hereunder are personal to you, and are not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with urlscan’s prior written consent. urlscan may assign, transfer or delegate any of its rights and obligations hereunder without consent. All waivers and modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship is created as a result of these Terms of Service and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other in any respect.

If you are a business user, these Terms and Conditions, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by German Law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Germany. The German courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, the Service although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of the Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Service or to receive further information regarding use of the Service, please contact us by email at info@urlscan.io or by mail to:

urlscan GmbH
Kuhlweg 6b
52074 Aachen

If you have any doubts as to whether your use of the Service complies with these Terms or have a concern with any aspect of the Site or the Service, please contact us.