GOOGLE TERMS OF SERVICE
Effective March 31, 2020 | Archived versions | Download PDF
[c]This page offers a preview of Google’s new Terms of Service that takes effect on March 31, 2020. Until then, the existing Terms of Service continues to describe the rules you agree to when using our services. For more details, we’ve also provided a summary of the key changes. If you don’t agree to our new Terms of Service, you can find more information about your options in our Frequently Asked Questions.[/c]
What’s covered in these terms
We know it’s tempting to skip these Terms of Service, but it’s important to establish what you can expect from us as you use Google services, and what we expect from you.
These Terms of Service reflect the way Google’s business works, the laws that apply to our company, and certain things we’ve always believed to be true. As a result, these Terms of Service help define Google’s relationship with you as you interact with our services. For example, these terms include the following topic headings:
Understanding these terms is important because, by using our services, you’re agreeing to these terms.
- What you can expect from us, which describes how we provide and develop our services
- What we expect from you, which establishes certain rules for using our services
- Content in Google services, which describes the intellectual property rights to the content you find in our services — whether that content belongs to you, Google, or others
- In case of problems or disagreements, which describes other legal rights you have, and what to expect in case someone violates these terms
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