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Apple Maps Terms of Use

Acceptance

The following Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms of Use”) are between you and Apple and constitute a legal agreement that governs your use of the Apple Maps and any content made available to you therein (collectively referred to as the “Service”).

 

BY USING THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE.

 

Apple reserves the right to make changes to these Terms of Use at any time and at our discretion. If you do not agree with such changes you should cease using the Service. Your continued use of the Service after any such changes to the Terms of Use shall be deemed acceptance of any such new or modified terms. 

 

Use of the Service; Restrictions 

Subject to these Terms of Use, you are granted the right to access the Service. To the extent you choose to access the Service, you do so at your own initiative and agree to use the Service only as permitted by these Terms of Use and any applicable law, regulation, or additional policies or guidelines Apple may make available.  The Service, or any feature or part thereof, may not be available in all languages or in all countries and Apple makes no representation that the Service, or any feature or part thereof, is appropriate or available for use in any particular location.

 

You must not:

(a)     remove, obscure or alter any copyright notices, trademarks, or any other proprietary rights or legal notices, documents or hyperlinks that may appear in or be provided through the Service;

(b)     access or use the Service in any manner that attempts to copy, extract, scrape or reutilize any portions of the data or content provided by the Service, including bulk downloads or feeds of map data or imagery, or the creation of any databases based upon results from the Service;

(c)     reproduce, modify, translate, or create derivative works of the Service or any portion thereof;

(d)     decompile, decrypt, reverse engineer, disassemble, or attempt to derive the source code of, the Service or any portion thereof, (except as and only to the extent this restriction is prohibited by applicable law or by licensing terms governing the use of any FOSS components that may be included with the Service);

(e)     rent, lease, loan, sublicense, publish, transfer, sell, or redistribute access to or use of the Service, or any portion thereof, in any manner;

(f)      exploit the Service in violation of these Terms of Use or in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including, but not limited to, using the Service to transmit any computer viruses, worms, trojan horses or other malware, or by trespass,  burdening network capacity, or otherwise interfering with other users’ enjoyment of the Service; or

(g)     use the Service in any manner to harass, abuse, stalk, threaten, defame or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party, and you agree that Apple is not in any way responsible for any such use by you.

 

Privacy

At all times your information will be treated in accordance with Apple’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at: http://www.apple.com/privacy/.

 

No Warranties 

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES. TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSIONS ARE SPECIFICALLY PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SOME OF THE EXCLUSIONS SET FORTH BELOW MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND SOLE RISK. APPLE AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN PARTICULAR, APPLE AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (II) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (III) ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; AND (IV) ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.

 

Any and all content provided by the Service is made available for informational and planning purposes only and is not intended to be relied upon in situations where precise location information is needed or where erroneous, inaccurate, time-delayed or incomplete location or map data may lead to death, personal injury, property or environmental damage. You agree that the results you receive from the Service may vary from actual road or terrain conditions due to factors that can affect the accuracy of the map data, such as, but not limited to, weather, road and traffic conditions, and geopolitical events. For your safety, always pay attention to your surroundings and observe current road conditions and signage. 

 

Apple and its licensors reserve the right to change, suspend, remove, or disable access to the Service, or any feature or part thereof, at any time without notice or liability. Apple may also impose limits on the use of or access to the Service, or any feature or part thereof, in any case and without notice or liability.

 

Limitation of Liability

NEITHER APPLE NOR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES ARISING FROM ANY USE, MISUSE, RELIANCE ON, INABILITY TO USE, INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO SYSTEM FAILURES, NETWORK ATTACKS OR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED MAINTENANCE.

 

Indemnity

Upon Apple’s request, you agree to indemnify and hold Apple, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of your violation of these Terms of Use and/or use of the Service.  

 

Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that the Service contains proprietary content, information and material that is owned or licensed by Apple and/or its licensors and suppliers, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including, but not limited to, copyright, patent, trademark, and trade secret, and that you will not use such proprietary content, information or materials in any way whatsoever that is inconsistent with these Terms of Use or that infringes any intellectual property rights of Apple or any third party. No portion of the Service, including any content therein, may be reproduced in whole or in part and you may be held liable for any such unauthorized copying or disclosure. 

 

Apple, the Apple logo and other Apple trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Service are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the US and/or other countries. Other trademarks or logos used in connection with the Service may be the trademarks of their respective owners. You are not granted any right or license in any of the foregoing trademarks, and further agree that you shall not remove, obscure or alter any proprietary notices (including trademark and copyright notices) that may be contained within the Service. 

 

Controlling Law, Venue and Severability

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding its conflict of law principles. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts in Santa Clara County, California, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

 

Third Party Materials

Portions of the Service may utilize or include content or software from third party suppliers. Additional acknowledgements, licensing terms and disclaimers for such third party materials are contained in the electronic documentation for the Service available at:

www.apple.com/legal/internet-services/maps/oss-acknowledgements

http://gspe21.ls.apple.com/html/attribution.html

 

Last updated: September 4, 2016