Terms of Service
The contents of this site are provided on an 'as is' basis. We make no warranties, expressed or implied, and
hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions
of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other
violation of rights.
Further, this site does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or
reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites
linked to this site.
By accessing this website ("site") at http://rule-34.net (http://rule-34.net), you ("User") are agreeing to
be bound by the following terms of service. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from
using or accessing this site.
By accessing and using this site you, the User:
Represents and warrants that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or twenty-one (21) years of age if you
reside or access the internet in states, provinces or countries where eighteen (18) is not the age of majority.
Represents and warrants that if the User accesses any adult materials that it is legal for the User to receive
and view same and that User will not use the adult materials in any unlawful manner including, but not limited
to, unlawful transmission, display to minors and infringing on the intellectual property rights of owners or
licensees of the adult materials.
Acknowledges and represents that he or she knows and understands the laws concerning adult materials in the
location where he or she resides and/or views same and accepts responsibility for his or her actions.
3. Prohibited content
To stay within the confines of applicable law, below is a list of rules you must obey in relation to content
you, the user, upload to this site.
Upload content featuring legally drawn characters of any kind, including anime-style drawings, western-style
cartoons and derivative stylized depictions, both pornographic and semi-pornographic from within the realms of
popular media ("anime", "cartoons", "television" and "film"), Internet memes or general pop-culture.
You may NOT:
Post any kind of material that contains or depicts people who are or appear to be underage, nor images that
claim to contain this kind of content (using keywords like "lolita", "preteen", "incest", "lolicon" or
derivatives, even if they do not contain this). This includes drawings and underage "models" who do not engage
in actual sexual activity, as well as normal photos involving children. ANY AND ALL ILLICIT ACTIVITY INVOLVING
CHILDREN WILL BE REPORTED ALONG WITH A FULL TRACE OF ALL YOUR ACTIVITY ON THIS SITE.
Post photographic material of real people that can be considered "obscene". This includes extreme BDSM,
bestiality or scat.
Post any kind of drawn or virtual material that violates the principles above. This explicitly includes, but is
not limited to, computer-generated images ("rendered") and images created based on real people or pictures
("rotoscoped"). If it resembles or was obviously manufactured to resemble the real thing, this rule particularly
Post material listed in our DNP List. We have worked with many content creators over the years to foster a
healthy relationship between our site and their respective galleries, website.
Post material that has no relevance to the guidelines laid out in section 3.1 of these terms including
photographic material adult or otherwise.
In no event shall we be liable for any damages arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on this
site, even if we have been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some
jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or
incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
We have not reviewed all of the sites linked on this site and are not responsible for the contents of any such
linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by us of the linked website. Use of any such
linked website is at the user's own risk.
We reserve the right to revise these terms of service at any time without notice. By using this website you are
agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.
7. Copyright and Intellectual Property
Our staff comply with applicable copyright law. Unfortunately, due to sheer volume it is impossible for us to
verify the copyright status of every single image uploaded to our site, nor are we legally complied to do so.
If you find that your copyright has been infringed by one of our Users, please report this to email [email protected]
Please make sure to include all the
- A properly filed takedown notice needs the following information to be valid. You are hereby made aware
any of the legally required information is missing or invalid, we cannot be legally considered to have
knowledge of copyright infringement.
- A physical or electronic signature of a person (full legal name) authorized to act on behalf of the
owner of an
exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works
single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing
that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to
service provider to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address,
number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is
authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you
authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
You may send it to the specified email address in the form of a DMCA Takedown Notice if you wish, as it contains
sufficient provisions. Please allow six to twelve hours in case there is no qualified staff available to process
Please note that using the report button or sending an email to us directly is much faster than contacting to
our hosts. They are well informed of our takedown procedures, and they will simply forward the complaint to us
with a day or two delay for their own processing.
Furthermore, please be aware that all copyright claims are made under perjury of law, and false claims may be
8. 18 U.S.C. §2257
Rule-34.net is an image sharing site which allows for the uploading, sharing and general viewing of various types
of pop culture based cartoon adult content and while Rule-34 does the best it can with verifying compliance, it
may not be 100% accurate.
Rule-34.net abides by the following procedures to ensure compliance:
Requiring all users to be 18 years of age to upload images, webm videos.
When uploading, user must verify the content; assure he/she is 18 years of age; certify that he/she is aware of
our strict rules on "underage content" and understands that any breach of these rules will result in immediate
account termination and all associated images, videos to be removed.
Rule-34.net allows for our images and videos to be reported for breach of our rules. Should any content be
reported as illegal, unlawful, harassing, harmful, offensive or various other reasons, we shall remove it from
the site without delay.
Users of Rule-34.net who come across such content are strongly and visibly urged to report it as inappropriate by
clicking "Report" button found in the sidebar of each upload.
Because this site contains no images depicting 'Actual human beings' within the meaning and definitions of 18
USC §2257 OR 18 USC §2257A, the operators of this website have been advised by counsel that they cannot maintain
records pursuant to those statues.