Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your use of CODIJY Community and provide information about the CODIJY Community Service, outlined below. When you create a CODIJY Community account or use CODIJY Community, you agree to these terms.

CODIJY Community is one of CODIJY services provided to you by CODIJY. These Terms of Use therefore constitute an agreement between you and CODIJY.


  • This website is intended for community support of colorizers using CODIJY software
  • You must be 18 years of age to join
  • You must be the user of CODIJY software or have invitation from the community member / authorized staff member
  • You may post only your your own colorizations
  • You must not infringe anybody’s rights
  • We are not responsible for anything that you post or say
  • If someone is not happy we are not in the firing line.  

 What is CODIJY Community

CODIJY Community is the social website for the users of CODIJY software. This website is the platform where CODIJY users can ask for help, advice or receive feedback on their works from the peer colorizers. We created and keep developing this Community with the purpose to help CODIJY users support each other’s artistic growth by means of discussions, questions and peer reviews of their creative works.

CODIJY Community Service

We agree to provide you with the service and keep it in accordance with its mission to support the development of colorization art as the means of promoting our historical heritage that fosters understanding and appreciation of world history by the global community. The Service is made up of the following aspects (the Service):

Offering personalized opportunities to connect, network, discover and share.. We strive to create the all-inclusive environment for community-based creative support of CODIJY users. The social network and forum modules that constitute the service provide you with opportunities to share colorized images and project files with community members and website visitors, ability to connect to other members, build your own circle of like-minded artists and discuss all aspects of colorization art in a structured way.    

Fostering safe and positive environment

We offer tools and resources to our community members that help to make their experiences positive and inclusive, including when we think they might need help. We also work to combat abuse and violations of our Terms and policies, as well as harmful and deceptive behavior. We use all the information we have – including your information – to try to keep our platform secure. 

Fostering creative development

We develop and use tools to help our users grow and master their skills in colorization by establishing creative collaboration with the users of CODIJY software and colorization artists, including creative challenges, competitions, joint projects, online learning and other tools. 

Providing community based technical support

The features of traditional forums provide CODIJY users with the opportunity to seek technical and creative advice by addressing their questions to the broad audience of experienced users and colorization experts.  

Ensuring a stable global infrastructure for our Service.

To provide our global Service, we must store and transfer data across our systems around the world, including outside of your country of residence.

Privacy policy

Providing our Service requires collecting and using your information. The Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and share information on CODIJY Community website. It also explains the ways you can control your information. You must agree to the Privacy Policy  to use CODIJY Community.

Your Commitments

In return for our commitment to provide the Service, we require you to make the below commitments to us.

Who Can Use CODIJY Community. We want our Service to be as open and inclusive as possible, but we also want it to be safe, secure, and in accordance with the law. 

  • You must be at least 18 years old or the minimum legal age in your country to use our Community.
  • You must either:
    • be the user of CODIJY software including even if you are using the trial version  
    • be a friend or a family member of any community member
    • or receive the personal invitation to join from the CODIJY staff member
  • We must not have previously disabled your account for violation of law or any of our policies.

How You Can’t Use CODIJY Community 

Providing a safe and open Service for a broad community requires that we all do our part.

  • You can’t post anyone else’s works
  • You can’t share others content outside the platform. 
  • You can’t collect information about community members
  • You can’t download content published in this platform for the purposes other than providing creative advice to the peer members without their consent. 
  • You can’t impersonate others or provide inaccurate information.You don’t have to disclose your identity on Instagram, but you must provide us with accurate and up to date information (including registration information). Also, you may not impersonate someone you aren’t, and you can’t create an account for someone else unless you have their express permission.
  • You can’t violate our Community guidelines
  • You can’t do anything unlawful, misleading, or fraudulent or for an illegal or unauthorized purpose.
  • You can’t do anything to interfere with or impair the intended operation of the Service.
  • You can’t post private or confidential information or do anything that violates someone else’s rights, including intellectual property. Learn more, including how to report content that you think infringes your intellectual property rights, here.  
  • You can’t use a domain name or URL in your username without our prior written consent.

Additional Rights We Retain

  • If you select a username or similar identifier for your account, we may change it if we believe it is appropriate or necessary (for example, if it infringes someone’s intellectual property or impersonates another user).
  • We can remove any content or information you share on the Service if we believe that it violates these Terms of Use, our policies (including our Community Guidelines), or we are permitted or required to do so by law. We can refuse to provide or stop providing all or part of the Service to you (including terminating or disabling your account) immediately to protect our community or services, or if you create risk or legal exposure for us, violate these Terms of Use or our policies (including our Community Guidelines), if you repeatedly infringe other people’s intellectual property rights, or where we are permitted or required to do so by law. If we take action to disable or terminate your account, we will notify you where appropriate. If you believe your account has been terminated in error, or you want to disable or permanently delete your account, consult our Help Center.
  • Content you delete may persist for a limited period of time in backup copies and will still be visible where others have shared it. This paragraph, and the section below called “Our Agreement and What Happens if We Disagree,” will still apply even after your account is terminated or deleted.

Our Agreement and What Happens if We Disagree

Our Agreement

  • If any aspect of this agreement is unenforceable, the rest will remain in effect.
  • Any amendment or waiver to our agreement must be in writing and signed by us. If we fail to enforce any aspect of this agreement, it will not be a waiver.
  • We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.

Who Has Rights Under this Agreement

  • This agreement does not give rights to any third parties.
  • You cannot transfer your rights or obligations under this agreement without our consent.
  • Our rights and obligations can be assigned to others. For example, this could occur if our ownership changes (as in a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets) or by law.

Who Is Responsible if Something Happens

  • We also don’t control what people and others do or say, and we aren’t responsible for their (or your) actions or conduct (whether online or offline) or content (including unlawful or objectionable content). We also aren’t responsible for services and features offered by other people or companies, even if you access them through our Service.
  • Our responsibility for anything that happens on the Service (also called “liability”) is limited as much as the law will allow. If there is an issue with our Service, we can’t know what all the possible impacts might be. You agree that we won’t be responsible (“liable”) for any lost profits, revenues, information, or data, or consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, punitive, or incidental damages arising out of or related to these Terms, even if we know they are possible. This includes when we delete your content, information, or account.

Unsolicited Material

We always appreciate feedback or other suggestions, but may use them without any restrictions or obligation to compensate you for them, and are under no obligation to keep them confidential.

Updating These Terms

We may change our Community and policies, and we may need to make changes to these Terms so that they accurately reflect our Service and policies. Unless otherwise required by law, we will notify you (for example, through our Service) before we make changes to these Terms and give you an opportunity to review them before they go into effect. Then, if you continue to use the Service, you will be bound by the updated Terms. If you do not want to agree to these or any updated Terms, you can delete your account.

Revised: August 18, 2020