Self-Hosting Terms

Self-Hosting Terms of Service & Conditions of Use: Updated 22-March-2021

By Self-hosting the Invoice Ninja platform, you are agreeing to the following terms of use:

Elastic- License is an source-available application and source code is governed by Elastic licensing:

Self-hosting Invoice Ninja

Instructions on how to set-up Invoice Ninja on your own server can be found at All Pro and Enterprise features from the hosted app are included in the source code. For those choosing to self-host the Invoice Ninja platform, please note that you are agreeing that the platform is provided “as is” and “with all faults” and uses the platform at your own risk.

Reselling the Invoice Ninja SaaS

The Invoice Ninja platform may not be resold, integrated or bundled with third-party software and resold, white-labeled and resold, or marketing in any way without a contractual reseller agreement with Invoice Ninja LLC. Please contact us for details:

Data Ownership

The User or Self-hoster accounts own & take responsibility for all data generated in their self-hosted or rebranded account. has no access to view/edit/modify/remove self-hosters data in any capacity

The User or Self-hoster are responsible for their data. has no responsibility or liability for data hosted by third parties. The User or Self-hoster is responsible for any loss or damage a User Account may cause to their Clients or other people.

Right to Amend

Invoice Ninja may amend this Agreement upon notice to you, which may be provided through email, your account dashboard, and/or the Invoice Ninja web site(s). You agree that any changes to this Agreement will be binding on you 7 days after the amendment is made (or, if a longer period if required by applicable law). If you elect to not accept the changes to this Agreement, you must immediately cancel/cease using the Invoice Ninja platform. 

Definitions users who access services are defined as “User Accounts”. User Account clients who use services to view and/or pay invoices are defined as “Clients.” The wording “data” and “content” are used interchangeably.


By agreeing to these Terms, you represent and warrant to us: (i) that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age; (ii) that you have not previously been suspended or removed from the Website and (iii) that your use of the Website is in compliance with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

Personal Responsibility

User Accounts must ensure the confidentiality of usernames and passwords used to access their account.

User Accounts are responsible for all activity occurring within their account including all laws relating to personal & public company data, privacy, personal information, international copyright and trademark laws. You must obtain all necessary rights, releases and permissions to provide your data to Invoice Ninja. Your data and its transfer must not violate any applicable local, state, federal and international laws and regulations (“Laws”) (including without limitation those relating to export control or electronic communications).

Your Obligations

You are solely responsible for, and Invoice Ninja disclaims all liability for, the provision of any goods or services sold to your customers or users as part of your use of the Invoice Ninja platform, and any obligations you may owe to your clients.

Customer Service

Customer service for your business is your responsibility. We provide customer service to you the account user, for use of the Invoice Ninja platform.

You are solely responsible for all customer service policies and issues relating to your goods or services, including pricing, order fulfillment, cancellations or no shows by you or a customer, returns, refunds and adjustments, rebates, functionality and warranty, technical support, and feedback concerning experiences with your personnel, policies or processes. In performing customer service, you will always present yourself as a separate entity from Invoice Ninja. 

Data Ownership & Access

The User Accounts owns all data generated in their account.

Invoice Ninja will not access, modify or distribute User Account data.

Platform Service & Data Use

You hereby grant Invoice Ninja a non-exclusive, fully sublicensable, worldwide, royalty-free right to collect, use, copy, store, and transmit data solely for the purpose of providing services to User Accounts.

Recurring Billing

By signing up for the Invoice Ninja “white-label”, you are agreeing to allow Invoice Ninja to auto-bill your credit card annually to ensure that you do not experience any interruption of service or downgrade of account.

By providing us with a payment method, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to use such payment method.

We reserve the right to change the subscription fees that we charge for the Service, at any time in our sole discretion, provided that we give you at least thirty (30) days’ prior notice of such changes. Unless otherwise specified in such notice to you, any changes to the subscription fees will take effect in the billing period immediately following our notice to you.

Referral Program Use of Trademarked Materials

Users may utilize marketing materials provider for referral program marketing:

However the use of such materials does not constitute a licensing for use of the Invoice Ninja brand.

Referral Program users may utilize the provided Invoice Ninja materials in the capacity of marketing Invoice Ninja as a 3rd party entity, independent from themselves.  

Referral Program Users may not create social media accounts or ‘community’ discussion board accounts presenting themselves as “Invoice Ninja”, or any of our noted trademarked brands.

Restricted Businesses

The following categories of businesses and business practices are restricted from using the Invoice Ninja platform ("Restricted Businesses"). In certain cases, businesses listed below may be eligible for processing with explicit prior approval, however businesses that offer illegal products or services are never eligible to use the Invoice Ninja platform. Businesses categories listed below in “Prohibitive Industries” are representative, but not exhaustive. If you are uncertain as to whether your business is a Restricted Business, or have questions about how these requirements apply to you, please contact Invoice Ninja ASAP for clarification:

By opening an account with Invoice Ninja you are confirming that you will not use the Invoice Ninja platform in connection with the following businesses, business activities, or business practices, unless you have received prior written approval

*It is prohibited to use the Service for any dealings, engagement, or sale of goods/services linked directly or indirectly with jurisdictions deemed high risk, such as Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Crimea Region, and Syria.

Prohibitive Industries

You may not use the Payment Services for the following businesses or business activities: 

(1) any illegal activity or goods illegal in the location of seller or purchaser, 

(2) paraphernalia that may be used for any illegal activity 

(3) buyers or membership clubs, including dues associated with such clubs, 

(4) credit counselling or credit repair agencies, 

(5) credit protection or identity theft protection services, 

(6) direct marketing or subscription offers and/or services, 

(7) infomercial sales, 

(8) internet/mail order/telephone order pharmacies or pharmacy referral services (where fulfillment of medication is performed absent a physical visit, 

(9) unauthorized multi-level marketing businesses, 

(10) inbound or outbound telemarketers, 

(11) prepaid phone cards or phone services, 

(12) rebate based businesses, 

(13) betting, including lottery tickets, sports related gambling, casino gaming chips, off-track betting, and wagers at races, 

(14) manual or automated cash disbursements, 

(15) prepaid cards, checks, insurance or other financial merchandise or services, (16) sales of money-orders or foreign currency, 

(17) wire transfer money orders, 

(18) high-risk products and services, including telemarketing sales, 

(19) automated fuel dispensers, 

(20) sales of (i) firearms, firearm parts or hardware, and ammunition; or (ii) weapons and other devices designed to cause physical injury 

(21) internet/mail order/telephone order of age restricted products (e.g., tobacco),

(22) hate or harmful products.


(i)You agree to protect, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Invoice Ninja and its officers, employees, and third party service providers from and against all claims, demands, costs, expenses, losses, liabilities and damages of every kind (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) imposed upon or incurred by Invoice Ninja directly or indirectly arising from your use of and access to the Invoice Ninja site & platform;

(ii) your violation of any provision of this Agreement or the policies or agreements which are incorporated herein; and/or

(iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any intellectual property or other proprietary right.

Limited Liability

User Accounts and Clients agree to indemnify, defend, and hold, its directors or employees harmless against any and all liability and cost as a result of using User Accounts and Clients shall not assert any claim or allegation of any nature whatsoever against, its directors or employees. shall not be liable for damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of site use, loss of profits or loss of data, tort or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of or inability to use

You shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless from any loss, damages, liabilities, expenses, claims and proceedings arising out of your use of

Communication & Resolution

Users with questions regarding their account privacy, data use, data purging, questions or concerns on any privacy or any data use matter, should contact: privacy@invoiceninja.comor

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