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Terms of Use

Axantum Software AB, incorporated in Stockholm, Sweden, provides services for online storage and retrieval of personal confidential information under the trade name Xecrets. We do so under the following no-nonsense terms, avoiding lengthy legal wording as much as possible. Legal representatives must try to interpret the intent and spirit of these terms, as if they were expressed using traditional formal legal language. Use of the service means you accept these terms.

We reserve the right to change these terms at any time without prior notice. The current terms are always available at http://www.axantum.com.

Services Provided

The service consists of searching, retrieving and updating an encrypted storage of up to 1,000 records of encrypted text. Each record is limited to a reasonable size. A significant effort is made to keep the service available at all times, and we guarantee at least 99.9% server uptime and availability over a year. We are not responsible for unavailability due to issues outside our control, such as network failures. We also keep the data backed up in more than one location, and guarantee that any information loss in case of catastrohpic failure will be limited to the last 24 hours, at most.

To be able to store and update records you must purchase full access. If you have stored information as a result either of a free trial period or a purchased period of full access, you have free retrieval access indefinitely. You may later resume full service at any time.

Your information is kept confidential by XML encryption as recommended by W3C using 256-bit AES encryption, and we guarantee that the stored encrypted data on our servers is as confidential as standard XML encryption makes it, limited by your password. If you choose a weak password, your data may be at risk. We do not guarantee or check that you choose a sufficiently strong password.

Disclosure to third parties

We will not disclose any information about you as a result of using the service to third parties without your explicit consent, unless required by law.

Disclosure to authorities and law enforcement.

In theory we may be forced by law to disclose information to government authorities. If required by law, we will comply. Such information is by definition limited to statistics, access logs and encrypted XML. We do not know your password, nor do we know what information you have stored, and cannot disclose this even if required by law because we do not know it.

It is our belief, although it is probably not tested in the legal system, that we cannot be forced to reprogram our servers in a way that would make it possible to disclose your information.


In the event that we should fail to keep one or more of our promises, you may write an e-mail to us in english, and request compensation.

We are only liable for direct damages, never indirect damages. If we lose or disclose information, we are only liable for direct costs to recover it, reconstruct it or invalidate it, never for any other costs. You are also advised to take advantage of the provided software and services enabling you to keep your own backups and offline access in addition to the online services provided by us.

We are only liable for information disclosure that you can show is due to unprofessional implementation or management by us. We are not liable for any inherent weaknesses that in the future may be discovered in the security technology standards used.

Our liability can never exceed the amount paid for the service.

Dispute and validity

Should you wish to take legal action against us, you must do so under the laws of Sweden, and in a court of law in Stockholm, Sweden.

If any part of this agreement is found to be invalid, it does not invalidate any other parts of the agreement, and the new interpretation should be as close to the original as allowed.