Sandbox Terms of Use

Updated: January 2018

Acceptance of Terms of Use


These Sandbox Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms of Use”) apply to the Sandbox (as defined below). The Sandbox is the property of OpenWrks, a trading name of Business Finance Technology Group Limited (with company number 09422433) which expression includes its subsidiaries, affiliates and holding company, whose registered office is at:  The Poynt, 45 Wollaton Street, Nottingham, NG1 5FW. By using or accessing the Sandbox, you agree to comply with, and be bound by, these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations. Please review the following Terms of Use carefully. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SANDBOX. The terms “we” and “our” refer to OpenWrks. The terms “you” and “your” refer to the user of or person or entity accessing the Sandbox.


OpenWrks reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Sandbox following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes.


What is the Sandbox?


The ”Sandbox” is OpenWorks’ self-contained API preconfigured to provide a standalone OpenWorks environment located at




You acknowledge that the Sandbox is being provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Sandbox may contain errors or inaccuracies that could cause failures, including but not limited to data corruption or loss of data from the Sandbox and from peripherals (including, without limitation, servers and computers) connected thereto. OpenWrks is not obligated to provide any maintenance, technical or other support for the Sandbox. You are responsible for backing up, to your own computer or other device, any data that you store or access via the Sandbox. Any activities that you perform using or accessing the Sandbox are at your own risk.





User Accounts


The Sandbox is accessed via accounts that are secured via a provisioned token (“User Account”). User Accounts are for designated users and cannot be shared or used by more than one user. You are responsible for all activity that takes place on your User Account. You agree that you are responsible for keeping your token confidential and secure. You also agree that you are solely responsible and liable for any activities that occur under your User Account and for any harm caused to the Sandbox as a result of use under your User Account.


Sandbox Rules


The OpenWrks Sandbox is provided to you for education, demonstration and evaluation purposes only. You are not permitted to use the Sandbox for production use. Please note that your access to the Sandbox may be terminated without notice and OpenWrks reserves the right to discontinue the availability of the Sandbox at any time. The Sandbox is provided exclusively as a means for you to evaluate OpenWrks products in a hosted environment; it is not provided to allow setting up your own environment. You are not permitted to launch a production application or service using the Sandbox.


Prohibited Uses of the Sandbox


  • You are not permitted to use the Sandbox for any purpose not expressly specified in these Terms of Use. Without limiting the foregoing sentence, you agree:
  • You are responsible for Your conduct and content while using the Sandbox and for any consequences thereof
    • To use the Sandbox only for purposes that are legal, do not cause harm to OpenWrks or any third party and are in accordance with these Terms of Use and any applicable OpenWrks policies or guidelines
    • To comply with your own local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content and not to use the Sandbox for any illegal purpose
    • Not to access the Sandbox for the purpose of monitoring its availability, performance and functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purposes
    • When using the Sandbox, you will not:
    • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
    • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, obscene, or unlawful content;
    • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or other proprietary right of OpenWrks or any third party;
    • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available messages that promote pyramid schemes, chain letters or disruptive commercial messages or advertisements, or anything else prohibited by applicable law, these Terms of Use, or any applicable policies or guidelines.
    • distribute any file that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
    • impersonate another person or entity, or falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material;
    • restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Sandbox;
    • remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Sandbox;
    • interfere with or disrupt the Sandbox or servers or networks connected to the Sandbox
    • disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Sandbox;
    • create User Accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses; or
    • transmit any viruses, worms, defects, trojan horses, or any items of a destructive nature.


Revocation of User Accounts


OpenWrks reserves the right to revoke a user account anytime, without notice, for any reason, including if the name or account is being used to abuse the Sandbox, confuse or mislead users, in an offensive manner or not in accordance with these Terms of Use.





Reservation of Rights


Except for the rights expressly granted in these Terms of Use, OpenWrks reserves all rights, title and interest in and to the Sandbox, including all related intellectual property rights. No rights are granted to you other than as expressly set forth herein.


Ownership of Your Data


As between OpenWrks and you, you retain exclusive right, title and interest in and to all data that was not made available to you by OpenWrks, either via the Sandbox or otherwise (“Your Data”). You are solely responsible for the accuracy, quality and integrity of Your Data and for the means by which you acquired Your Data.




OpenWrks’ Privacy Policy located at applies to your use of this Sandbox and its terms are incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference. Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to or via the Sandbox may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission (for example, credit card information) is encrypted. By using the Sandbox, you consent to have your personal data transferred to, and processed by, OpenWrks.


Changes to the Sandbox


OpenWrks reserves the right to modify the Sandbox (or any part thereof), either temporarily or permanently, at any time without prior notice to you. You agree that OpenWrks shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or termination of the Sandbox. You acknowledge and agree that OpenWrks has no obligation to provide the Sandbox, or any part of the Sandbox, now or in the future.