Yes, terms and conditions are protected by copyright. Legal policies, including terms and conditions, count as written work, which is protected by US copyright laws.
If someone copies your terms and conditions or if you copy someone else’s terms and conditions, it would be copyright infringement.
Not only can copying terms and conditions lead to copyright infringement claims, but you might also lose legal protection, as copycat policies won’t be tailored to your website’s content.
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