Terms of Use


By visiting this website, you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions (the "Terms of Use") and all terms, policies and guidelines incorporated in the Terms of Use by reference (including Privacy Policy which can be found at https://webcam.io/privacy). If you do not agree to any of these terms please do not use the webcam.io website and services.

You should periodically review the most recent version of the "Terms of Use". webcam.io may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Use at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.


The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-dateness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages.

Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.

Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognisable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.


The content and works published on this website are governed by the copyright laws of Germany. Any duplication, processing, distribution or any form of utilisation beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question.

General Conditions of Use

You must be 13 years or older to use this Service.

You undertake to make use of the webcam.io website in a lawful manner. You are only permitted to use the website in such a way or for such purposes that they do not contravene these "Terms of Use", the current german law, or the rights of third parties.

You agree not to access webcam.io website content through any technology or means other than the website itself.

You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the website, without webcam.io's prior written authorization.

You agree not to use or launch any automated system, that accesses the website in a manner that sends more request messages to the webcam.io servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser.

webcam.io reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the webcam.io website at any time.

By using the YouTube data connection (being an API client via webcam.io) you agree to YouTube's Terms of Service (https://www.youtube.com/t/terms) and you are agreeing to be bound by the YouTube Terms of Service.

User Account

To use webcam.io time-lapse service for your own webcam, you will have to create a webcam.io account providing accurate and complete information. Account creation is not necessary for public section of webcam.io site. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account. You must notify webcam.io immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

webcam.io will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.

User Content

Having a user account, you may submit an image url in order to create a time-lapse movie ("my Webcams"). You may also submit images using FTP (file transfer protocol). The automatically pulled images from the image url, the images pushed via FTP, the rendered time-lapse movie and the textual content entered you are referred as "User Content".

webcam.io does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Content.

You are solely responsible for your own User Content and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize webcam.io to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use.

You hereby grant webcam.io worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free rights to perform the User Content in connection with the webcam.io website. You will receive attribution in the form of your supplied name and website url.

You also hereby grant each user of the webcam.io website a non-exclusive license to access your User Content through the website, and to use, distribute and display as permitted through the functionality of the website and under these Terms of Use.

You further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant webcam.io all of the license rights granted herein.

webcam.io will remove all User Content if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights. webcam.io reserves the right to remove User Content without prior notice.

webcam.io respects the rights of its users and any other person. If you believe that your rights are abused please . webcam.io may ask you to provide additional information to process your complaint. webcam.io will make reasonable efforts to review your complaint and respond promptly. webcam.io will not respond to anonymous complaints.

You may not embed webcams that you do not own or have legal written permission to use into any external website.

You may not use webcam.io for images from hidden surveillance cameras in public areas.

You may not use webcam.io images from hidden surveillance cameras in privately owned areas where individuals have the right to expect privacy images of activities that are illegal in the country of origin.

You may not use webcam.io for adult content requiring someone to be over 18 years old to view the content according to german law.

Service Fees

webcam.io offers some of its plans free of charge.

webcam.io also offers fee-based plans. You may use them subject to purchasing the plans, as listed in webcam.io's website at http://webcam.io/pricing. From time to time, webcam.io may change the fees, upon reasonable prior notice that webcam.io will post on its website or send you by email.

webcam.io offers volume based plans; 'Snapshots per day' means the maximum number of images fetched from your webcam(s) per day. Unused 'Snapshots per day' expire at the end of the day. Full use of 'Snapshots per day' is not guaranteed (network and data transfer delay).

You may pay the fees by using the methods of payments as available on webcam.io. Fees will be regarded as paid only after your payment has been confirmed. webcam.io plan features will be available to you promptly after you have paid the plan fees. You acknowledge that fees are not refundable.

webcam.io will make its best efforts to have a transaction processed accurately and expeditiously and reimburse you for any excess payment that you were mistakenly charged with. However, webcam.io will not be liable for mistakes, errors, malfunctions and miscalculations made by the payment service providers.

Upon failure to make any payment, and following a seven (7) days prior notice of due payments sent to you, webcam.io may remove, disable or terminate your account. You waive any and all claims against webcam.io and anyone on webcam.io's behalf in connection therewith.

Our order process is conducted by our online reseller Paddle.com. Paddle.com is the Merchant of Record for all our orders. Paddle provides all customer service inquiries and handles returns.

General Disclaimer

webcam.io reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected.

All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

webcam.io is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages – unless in full knowledge of illegal contents.

Closing Provisions

Any formal legal notices should be sent to us by email () and confirmed by post (see imprint for contact information).

Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right. You may not assign or transfer your rights under these Terms of Use.

If any part of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable as a matter of law, all other parts of these Terms of Use shall be unaffected and shall remain in force.

You and we agree that German law applies to these Terms of Use and that any dispute between us regarding the Site or arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use will only be dealt with by the courts of Hamburg, Germany.

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