How to Analyze Legal Jargons Using a Terms of Service Reader
Before you start using a company's product or service, you need to understand the consequences. That said, according to a Carnegie Mellon study published in 2012, reading the TOS for all products and services people use will take 76 days. Fortunately, DoNotPay has a terms of service reader that analyzes terms and conditions agreements for you.
What to Do if You Were Banned From a Company
If you want to analyze a company's terms of service because you were banned from the company, don't worry. DoNotPay has an Unban My Account product that allows you to restore access to your account in just four simple steps. Specifically, you only have to:
- Log in to DNP
- Select the Unban My Account product
- Provide a little information, like the name of the company that banned you and the date the company banned your account
- Confirm your signature and submit
From there, a letter will be generated and submitted to the company on your behalf. The best part is, this letter will contain a deadline by which the company should send you a response.
Arbitration Clauses Explained
Most terms of service agreements contain an arbitration clause to protect the company. There are two types of arbitration - non-binding and binding. Non-binding arbitration can be ignored, and further recourse can be pursued. Both parties must agree to binding arbitration. In other words, the results of binding arbitration are legally binding and final.
Different companies have different arbitration clauses, but they are usually binding, and you typically give up your rights to a jury trial or bench (judge) trial and class-action lawsuits. If you decide to review a company's terms of service on your own, look for the ability to opt-out of the arbitration clause so you can take any concerns you have to court if necessary.
How to Analyze a Company’s Terms of Service Yourself if You Don’t Want to Use DoNotPay’s Terms of Service Reader
If you want to analyze a company's terms of service on your own, here are the most important things to look out for:
- The ability to opt-out
- Whether the company will divulge your information to a third party or an affiliate company
- Whether there is an arbitration clause and what it says
- Whether you give up your rights to any content you create
- Any mention of waivers or releases of rights
- Sections written entirely in capital letters
To make things easier for yourself, you may find it helpful to use a search bar to search for such keywords as:
How to Use DoNotPay’s Terms of Service Reader
Reading a TOS agreement is incredibly time-consuming. Even if you have nearly an hour to read all of the words, understanding the legal jargon takes even more time. Luckily, there's a better way - DoNotPay.
How to Analyze Terms of Service With DoNotPay’s Help
Do you want to analyze a company's terms of service but feel unsure of where to start? DoNotPay can help you in just five simple steps:
- Go to the Analyze Terms and Services product on DoNotPay.
- Enter the website domain you would like to scan.
- Wait for DoNotPay to identify any legal violations on the website (it should only take a few seconds!) If there are violations, proceed to drafting a demand letter.
- Enter how much you want to receive in compensation and the company name.
- Enter your contact information so the company can contact you.
DoNotPay's terms of service reader works for any company's terms of service, and DNP can get you compensation for TOS violations. Here are some of the most popular companies that you can use this reader for:
Why Use DoNotPay's Terms of Service Reader
There are three primary reasons to use DNP's terms of service reader; it is fast, easy, and successful. It takes mere minutes to use this TOS reader, the five steps are simple and easy-to-follow, and DNP will generate a demand letter for compensation for every TOS violation found.
How to Sue a Company for TOS Violations
You can also use DoNotPay to quickly, easily, and successfully sue a company for TOS violations if they ignore your compensation demand letters. DNP offers a Sue Now product that allows you to escalate any compensation demand letters to Small Claims Court so you can be compensated for TOS violations.