/ Terms of Services

By accessing or using our dashboard, you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions:

1. Introduction

Welcome to the CrossOver Dashboards, a service provided by CheckFirst oy ("we", "us", "our"). By accessing or using our dashboards, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service ("Terms"). These dashboards are hosted by OVH and are based in the European Union.

2. Use of Service

  • Access: The dashboards are publicly available for use by researchers, journalists, and interested parties.
  • Purpose: These dashboards are intended for monitoring and analysing recommendation algorithms on social networks.
  • Restrictions: Users must not misuse the service, including attempting unauthorised access, distributing malicious software, or engaging in illegal activities.

3. Data and Privacy

3.1. Data Sources

The CrossOver Dashboard displays data sourced from various platforms:

  • Google Search
  • Bing
  • DuckDuckGo
  • Reddit
  • YouTube
  • Facebook
  • Google News
  • Odysee
  • Mastodon
  • TikTok

For the platforms where data is obtained via official APIs, we adhere to the terms and conditions of their respective APIs. We encourage you to review these terms:

4. Privacy Policy

4.1 Collection of Information

We collect information provided by the platforms listed above. This includes, but is not limited to, search trends, popular posts, video statistics, and other relevant data.

4.1.1 YouTube data collection

Following users data are collected from YouTube API :

  • Channel name

4.2 Use of Information

The data collected is used to provide you with an aggregated view across different platforms, offering insights, analytics, and trends.

4.3 Data Storage and Sharing

Your data is stored securely on our servers in Europe. We may share aggregated, anonymised data with our partners for the purpose of research. However, we do not sell, trade, or rent data to others.

4.4 Cookies and Similar Technologies

We, or third parties we allow, may store or access information directly or indirectly on users' devices. This can be in the form of cookies or similar technologies placed on your devices or browsers. These technologies help us understand user behaviour, inform us about which parts of our website people have visited and measure the effectiveness web searches. We use this information to enhance the user experience.

5. Intellectual Property

All content on the dashboards, including text, graphics, logos, and software, is the property of CheckFirst oy or its authors and is protected by intellectual property laws.

6. Disclaimer of Warranties

The dashboards are provided "as is" without any warranties, express or implied. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the data provided.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, CheckFirst oy shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the use of the dashboards.

7. Changes to the Terms

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. Users are encouraged to review the Terms periodically.

8. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about our Terms of Service, please contact us at help@crossover.social

9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by the laws of the European Union. Any disputes arising from these Terms will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Finland.

By using CrossOver Dashboard, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing the CrossOver Dashboard.