Google Maps Platform Acceptable Use Policy

Last modified: August 22, 2018 | Previous Versions

Use of the Services is subject to this Acceptable Use Policy.

Capitalized terms have the meaning stated in the applicable agreement between Customer and Google.

Customer agrees not to, and not to allow third parties to use the Services:

  • to violate, or encourage the violation of, the legal rights of others (for example, this may include allowing Customer End Users to infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of others in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act);
  • to engage in, promote or encourage illegal activity;
  • for any unlawful, invasive, infringing, defamatory or fraudulent purpose (for example, this may include phishing, creating a pyramid scheme or mirroring a website);
  • for any Customer Applications related to sexual content, services, or paraphernalia (for example, escort services, erotic massage services, pornographic images, or sex-related devices);
  • to intentionally distribute viruses, worms, Trojan horses, corrupted files, hoaxes, or other items of a destructive or deceptive nature;
  • to interfere with the use of the Services, or the equipment used to provide the Services, by customers, authorized resellers, or other authorized users;
  • to disable, interfere with or circumvent any aspect of the Services;
  • to generate, distribute, publish or facilitate unsolicited mass email, promotions, advertisements, or other solicitations (“spam”); or
  • to use the Services, or any interfaces provided with the Services, to access any other Google product or service in a manner that violates the terms of service of such other Google product or service.

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