Effective as of March 1, 2023 | Posted: December 1, 2022

Grammarly Acceptable Use Policy

Grammarly’s services are used by millions of people. For those services to work for everyone, we trust our users to use our services responsibly. (Note: When we refer to our “services,” we mean all of our products and services, including our apps, websites, and software.)

When you use our services, you are agreeing not to misuse them or help anyone else to do so. For example, you must not do, and not attempt or permit anyone else to do, any of the following in connection with our services:

Disruption and Circumvention

  • Probe, breach, circumvent, scan, or test the vulnerability of our services. You may only do so if it’s part of an authorized bug bounty program. Additionally, if you are blocked by Grammarly from accessing our services (for example, by blocking your IP address), you may not circumvent or attempt to circumvent such blocking (for example, by masking your IP address or using a proxy IP address).
  • Interfere or attempt to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting malicious software or computer code, load testing, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing.”
  • Access or derive the source code or architecture of any of our services.
  • Attempt to derive any underlying components of Grammarly’s models, algorithms, or systems.
  • Access content or data not intended for you, log onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access, or otherwise violate or attempt to violate any security or authentication feature or measures of our services.
  • Access, search, or create accounts for our services by any means other than our publicly supported interfaces. For example, you may not scrape or create accounts in bulk.
  • Check more than 300 Grammarly Editor documents or 150,000 words (across all Grammarly services) in any 30-day period or check more than 100 Grammarly Editor documents or 50,000 words (across all Grammarly services) in any 24-hour period. (Note: For members of Grammarly Business and Grammarly for Education team accounts, these restrictions apply to each user on that team, individually.)

Wrongful Activities

  • Use our services for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any laws, including, without limitation, EU, UK, and Swiss Data Protection Laws, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, the UK Bribery Act of 2010, or any additional applicable anti-bribery, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering law, or other law.
  • Misuse our intellectual property. You may not, for example, copy, modify, or create derivative works based on our intellectual property or distribute, transmit, publish, or otherwise disseminate any of our intellectual property. You also may not download or store any of our intellectual property except to the extent we have permitted it.
  • Access or use our services for the benefit of any third party unless you are an authorized reseller and are doing so for a legitimate business purpose.
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
  • Sell, resell, or lease our services or purport to grant any rights under our terms of service to third parties.
  • Use or access any of our services in order to build a competitive product, service, or solution.
  • For members of Grammarly Business and Grammarly for Education team accounts only: Establish an account for our services as an individual for personal, family, or household purposes.
  • Harass or abuse Grammarly personnel or representatives or agents performing services on behalf of Grammarly.
  • Abuse referrals or promotions.

Inappropriate Content

  • Transmit or upload any content that: (i) infringes any intellectual property or other legal rights of any party; (ii) you do not have the right to upload under any law; (iii) contains any malicious software or computer code; (iv) poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person or entity; (v) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized materials; or (vi) is otherwise objectionable. 
  • Submit offensive content to our expert writing service. Our writing experts may reject any order that contains offensive language or subject matter. While we recognize that views differ regarding what may be considered offensive, we don’t recommend submitting content that may offend a general audience or make some readers uncomfortable. 
  • Violate the privacy of others, including publishing or posting other people’s private and confidential information without their express permission, or collecting or gathering other people’s personal information (including account names or information) from our services.
  • Harass others or advance bigotry or hatred against any person or group based on attributes such as their race, ethnicity, caste, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender presentation, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, age, serious illness, disabilities, or other protected classifications.
  • Store, transmit, or otherwise process any information via our services that falls within the definition of “Protected Health Information” under the HIPAA Privacy Rule (45 C.F.R. Section 164.051), unless you have entered into a current Business Associate Agreement with Grammarly.

If you violate this Acceptable Use Policy, we reserve the right to take appropriate action, including, without limitation, suspending or terminating your access to our services.