Google Maps Business View Terms of Service
By uploading the photographs of the interior/exterior of the Business for use by Google in Google’s products, software, services and websites, you agree on your own behalf and on behalf of the Business (“You”) to be bound by our Google Terms of Service, as well as these additional terms and conditions (the “Terms”).
Appropiate Conduct and Probihited Uses
You agree that when uploading the photographs for use by Google in Google’s products, software, services and websites, You will not:
- upload, post, email or transmit or otherwise make available any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, obscene, or unlawful content; and
- upload, post, email or transmit or otherwise make available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or other proprietary right of any party, unless you are the owner of the rights or have the permission of the owner to post such content.
Uploading Photographic Imagery
Please note that we reserve the right to review or reject photographic imagery that violate our content policy or is otherwise contrary to the criteria set forth at the Trusted Photographers Program Website or such other URL as Google may designate from time to time, for example photographic imagery that contains:
- illegal content
- violations of copyright
- trademark infringement
- incitement of violence
- promotions of hate
- invasion of privacy
Google Maps Photos and Videos Policy
Images and videos uploaded to Google Maps must follow the Maps terms of service: http://maps.google.com/help/terms_maps.html.
We reserve the right to both remove photographs and videos that violate our content policy, and suspend business owners who upload such media.
Photos or videos that violate our content policy might contain:
- Illegal content
- Violations of copyright
- Trademark infringement
- Incitement of violence
- Promotions of hate
- Invasion of privacy
Photos that are uploaded to Google+ Local pages should also be relevant to the business represented by the page.
Specifically they should:
- Not be merely text, unless it is relevant to the place. For example, the menu of a restaurant or a photo of the storefront with large fonts would be permitted.
- Not be copyrighted
- Not be screenshots
- Be of respectable quality. Photos that are overly blurry, noisy, rotated, or too dark may be removed.
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