Terms and policies
We have legal agreements for the production of our software, the way we present it on our websites and the protection of intellectual property — both yours and ours. In the sections below, you can see all the legal terms and policies for Ubuntu and Canonical.
Website terms and conditions
These terms and conditions cover both Ubuntu and Canonical. They govern the content of our websites, including things like the use of images and text.
Intellectual property rights
Our intellectual property rights policy lets you use, modify and redistribute Ubuntu. It also outlines how you can use our trademarks, design assets and other copyrighted materials.
U1 and Software Centre
Ubuntu One and the Ubuntu software centre are provided by Canonical. This legal notice applies to your use of Ubuntu One and the Ubuntu software centre.
Confidentiality agreement standard form
You can enter into a confidentiality agreement with Canonical. Please use this form where directed to by Canonical.
Terms and conditions for developers
This is a legal agreement between Canonical and anyone who builds apps for distribution by Canonical on an Ubuntu platform (the Ubuntu Software Centre, for example).
Launchpad terms of service
The terms for use of our Launchpad service, a suite of tools to help people and teams to work together on software projects.
Livepatch terms of service
The terms of service of our Livepatch service which provides users of Ubuntu with a subscription to use the Livepatch on up to three physical or virtual Ubuntu systems.
JAAS Beta Terms of Service
This is a legal agreement between Canonical and users of the Juju-as-a-Service Beta.
Ubuntu font licence
This is a licence which allows the licensed fonts to be used, studied, modified and redistributed freely.
Systems information notice
Find out about the information we may collect during installation of Ubuntu.
Partner Portal terms and conditions
Terms and conditions governing use of Canonical's Partner Portal.