This service is hosted in the Province of British Columbia, Canada - all relevant laws apply as usual.
IP addresses are logged for administrative purposes as part of regular system logs.
Content posted by users remains the property of those users, though you grant us permission to temporarily cache and re-serve that content as per the inner workings of the Mastdon software suite and underlying infrastructure.
Full source code and documentation, including licensing, for the Mastodon software is available at: The Mastodon Project GitHub Page
This is Kithop's private, invite-only instance - hosted on FreeBSD in Canada.