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Terms and Conditions Field

Whenever you collect users' data via forms on your websites, blogs, or e-commercials, it is recommended that you have your user's consent before you share their data to avoid any legal disputes, privacy concerns, or security risks.
To allow users to agree or disagree to your terms and conditions , use the Terms and Conditions field in Zoho Forms. The terms can be a policy, disclaimer, warranty, ownership, privacy, copyright protection etc. It is not a legal requisite, but it acts as an agreement between you and the users to let them know your rights and limitations, as well as their own.
You can also configur e conditional rules us ing this field to trigger certain actions based on the respondent's status of agreement to the terms and conditions.

To have users consent,


  1. Add the Terms and Conditions field from the Advanced   Fields to your form.

  2. Under Properties , you can change the default Field Label as required.

  3. To hide the Field Label in the form, deselect Show Field Label .

  4. Under Terms , enter the terms and conditions of your agreement. You can apply basic text formatting to the terms and include links.

  5. To hide the Terms and Conditions from your form, deselect Show Terms .

  6. Under Declaration ,   you can change the default declaration to be displayed in your form as per your preference. The respondents can agree to your terms and conditions by accepting this declaration.

  7. Under Status of Consent , you can enter the respondent's status of agreement. For example: Agreed, Subscribed, Signed Up, etc. The status of consent will be used in emails, document merge, and integrations.

  8. You can choose to keep the field as Mandatory. It is recommended have the necessary consent before the respondents submit an entry by keeping Terms and Conditions field as mandatory.

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