Terms of Service

You must be 18 years old or older in order to use SHADERed's web platform. We will delete your account without further notice if you aren't and we unknowingly collected some personal information about you.

You are responsible for the content you create and the textures you upload and use. SHADERed is not responsible for those.

SHADERed or its contributors are not responsible for the content shared on the website that can potentially damage hardware and/or software. The user agrees that WebAssembly and WebGL are a delicate technology and you will assume all the risk when browsing, playing and editing the shaders.

The users has all rights to their creations and can decide a specific license for them (see section Shaders). It is prohibited to upload copyrighted assets.

SHADERed reserves the right to suspend any user account without further notice. SHADERed also reserves the right to block & delete any shaders or assets without further notice.

SHADERed team can test plugins and themes submitted for review however they want to and in various scenarios.

Privacy Policy


All shaders created on SHADERed's web platform are owned by you. You decide which license applies to shaders you create.

If no license is specified for your shaders, they will be protected by our default license:
This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

By uploading shaders to SHADERed's web platform, you agree to give SHADERed a worldwide license to host, store, reproduce, copy, modify & create derivative works, communicate, publish, publicly perform or display such content, for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, and improving SHADERed.

Public Information

SHADERed is a public platform. As such, all the shaders and content you share as "Public" become visible to everyone. Content that is not shared as "Public" is not shared with anyone.

SHADERed is also a public community. Your profile, your username & profile picture, your interactions and activity (such as your comments and likes), are visible to anyone who visits SHADERed.

You can delete comments and shaders, edit likes, change profile picture and edit your profile information at any time.

Private information

SHADERed respects the privacy of its users and will not use the data in its database to compete with its users, market to its user's clients, advertise to, or contact them for any other means of profit.

SHADERed collects email addresses as a way to create unique users. When you register to SHADERed's website, you will need to provide an email address as well as a password and an available username to guarantee access to the user account.

All private information (including email address and private shaders and content) is never shared with or sold to any other organizations or services.

SHADERed reserves the right to react according to the law and authorities and investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

SHADERed has implemented processes to guarantee the security of your data to the best of the capabilities of generally available technologies. Each user is assigned a unique username and password, which is required to access their account. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information.

You have the right to access all of your private information. Send us an email to contact@shadered.org for a readable version of your data.

SHADERed also stores IP addresses of non-logged in visitors (the IP addresses are not associated with any user account) who view a shader. This is only used to prevent guest visitors from forcefully increasing shaders' view count. This information is deleted from the database every 24 hours.


Cookies are required by SHADERed's website. They are used to help the system identify users and mantain their session open while they work on the website. Without cookies SHADERed won't operate.

SHADERed does not use cookies to track any of the users actions on the website, or store any of the content they type or search for.


SHADERed collects global, non user-specific information regarding overal website traffic volume, frequency of visits, type of the browser and operating system. SHADERed uses Google Analytics for collecting this data.

Deleting your account

When you decide to delete your SHADERed account, all the content you have created and your profile will be deleted immediately. However, be aware that for some time SHADERed will retain residual information in backups and/or archival copies of the database.

Changes to Privacy Policy

SHADERed's Privacy Policy may sometimes change. SHADERed will not reduce its user's rights under this policy without explicit consent. SHADERed will post any privacy policy changes on this page. If the changes are significant, SHADERed will provide a more prominent notice.

If SHADERed is acquired by or merged with another company, SHADERed will notify the user before any personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Code of Conduct

We encourage freedom of speech and diversity of opinions and believes, but we will not tolerate content that threatens people or communities.

The SHADERed web platform is an international community open to everyone without discrimination. We want this community to be a welcoming and safe place for everyone. Everyone should feel comfortable and accepted regardless of their personal background.

Politeness is expected at all times. Be kind and respectful and always assume positive intent from others.

This Code of Conduct applies to all SHADERed users and contributors.