Terms of Use

Short, non-binding version

Free free to use this site for any personal or educational purpose, including creating copies of it for your lectures. However, no warranties, check anything you intend to use beforehand.

Long, legally binding version

Using this website

Permission hereby granted to you, the visitor, to view, download and store the content published on the refactor.zone domain for personal use, free of charge. Should the laws in your country not explicitly allow it, you are also free to use any browser extensions or transform the content to enhance your user experience, including, but not limited to, adblockers or privacy enhancing extensions.

Exclusion of liability

The content is provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties or correctness, up-to-dateness merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement. In no event shall the authors or copyright holders be liable for any claim, damages or other liability, whether in an action of the contract, tort or otherwise, arising from, out of, or in connection with the content or the use or other dealings with the site.

You agree to verify any information on this site for correctness and up-to-dateness before using said information.


This website is owned and published by Opsbears e.U, 47/6, Graf-Starhemberg-Gasse, 1040 Vienna, Austria. Unless otherwise noted, all rights are reserved.

If the fair use doctrine does not apply in your country, permission is hereby granted to use the text content of this site for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research.

Permission also granted to quote at most two paragraphs of text for any purpose, with proper quotation marks.

All copies of the text content must include clear markings as to where the material originated (e.g. Copyright © Refactor Zone). In web representations of the text “Refactor Zone” must be linked to this site in such a way that search engines can properly follow the link and attribute it to this site.

These grants of permission do not extend to any artwork published on the site (e.g. the decorative images for the articles) as these may be subject to separate copyright restrictions.

For use cases not outlined here, explicit permission is required.

Updates to this policy

From time to time, we may decide to update this policy. You are hereby required to always check for an update before you copy any material for non-personal use.

This policy was last updated 6th of October, 2016