- business user
- commercial guarantee
- EU Platform-to-Business Regulation
- immaterial rights
- indemnify or indemnity
- intellectual property rights (IP rights)
- lack of conformity
- legal guarantee
- your content
An entity that belongs to the Google group of companies, which means Google LLC and its subsidiaries, including the following companies that provide consumer services in the EU: Google Ireland Limited, Google Commerce Limited, and Google Dialer Inc.
An individual or entity who is not a consumer (see consumer).
A commercial guarantee is a voluntary commitment that certain quality standards will be met and that if those standards aren’t met, the company offering the guarantee is responsible for repairing, replacing, or refunding the consumer for defective items.
An individual who uses Google services for personal, non-commercial purposes outside of their trade, business, craft, or profession. This includes “consumers” as defined in Article 2.1 of the EU Consumer Rights Directive. (See business user)
A legal right that allows the creator of an original work (such as a blog post, photo, or video) to decide if and how that original work may be used by others, subject to certain limitations and exceptions.
A statement that limits someone’s legal responsibilities.
EU Platform-to-Business Regulation
The Regulation (EU) 2019/1150 on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services.
Rights other than intellectual property rights and data protection rights related to your content, such as your right to authorize the use of your own image in photos or videos, even if the photo or video doesn’t belong to you.
indemnify or indemnity
An individual or organization’s contractual obligation to compensate the losses suffered by another individual or organization from legal proceedings such as lawsuits.
intellectual property rights (IP rights)
Rights over the creations of a person’s mind, such as inventions (patent rights); literary and artistic works (copyright); designs (design rights); and symbols, names, and images used in commerce (trademarks). IP rights may belong to you, another individual, or an organization.
lack of conformity
A legal concept that defines the difference between how something should work and how it actually works. Under the law, how something should work is based on how the seller or trader describes it, whether its quality and performance are satisfactory, and its fitness for the usual purpose of such items.
A legal guarantee is a requirement under the law that a seller or trader is liable if their digital content, services, or goods are defective (that is, that they lack conformity).
Losses from any type of legal claim, whether the claim is based on a contract, tort (including negligence), or other reason, and whether or not those losses could have been reasonably anticipated or foreseen.
A legal entity (such as a corporation, non-profit, or school) and not an individual person.
The Google services that are subject to these terms are the products and services listed at https://policies.google.com/terms/service-specific, including:
- apps and sites (like Search and Maps)
- platforms (like Google Shopping)
- integrated services (like Maps embedded in other companies’ apps or sites)
- devices and other goods (like Google Nest)
Many of these services also include content that you can stream or interact with.
Symbols, names, and images used in commerce that are capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one individual or organization from those of another.
Things that you create, upload, submit, store, send, or share using our services, such as:
- Docs, Sheets, and Slides you create
- blog posts you upload through Blogger
- reviews you submit through Maps
- videos you store in Drive
- emails you send through Gmail
- pictures you share with friends through Photos
- travel itineraries that you share with Google