Google Earth Engine Terms of Service
By installing, or using the Google Earth Engine software,
accessing or using the Google Earth Engine service (together, the "Products
"), or accessing or using any of the content
available within the Products, you agree to be bound by the following: (1) the Google Terms of Service
(the "Universal Terms
(2) the terms found on our Legal Notices
page (the "Legal Notices
and (3) the additional terms and conditions set forth below (the "Additional
"). Before you continue, you should read each of these three
documents, as together they form a binding agreement between you and Google
regarding your use of the Products. Collectively, the Universal Terms, the
Legal Notices, and the Additional Terms are referred to as the "Terms
As a condition of accessing, or using the Products, you also agree
1. Use of the Products
Google grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to
access the Google Earth Engine service and use the Google Earth Engine software
and service, and to access the Content and Software
(as defined below) within the Products and according to the Terms.
2. Restrictions on Use.
Unless you have received prior written authorization from Google
(or, as applicable, from the provider of particular Content), you must not:
- access or use the Products or
any Content or Software through any technology or means other than those
provided in the Products, or through other explicitly authorized means Google
may designate (such as through the Google App Engine APIs);
- copy, translate, modify, or make derivative works of the Content, the Software, or
any part thereof;
- redistribute, sublicense, rent,
publish, sell, assign, lease, market, transfer, or otherwise make the Products,
Content or Software available to third parties;
- reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the
Service or any part thereof, unless this is expressly permitted or required by
- use the Products in a manner
that gives you or any other person access to mass downloads or bulk feeds of
any Content; or
- delete obscure, or in any manner alter any warning, notice (including but not limited
to any copyright or other proprietary rights notice), or link that appears in
the Products, the Content or Software.
3. Appropriate Conduct; Compliance with Law and Google Policies.
You agree that you are responsible
for your own conduct and content while using the Products, and for any
consequences thereof. You agree to use the Products only for purposes that are
legal, proper and in accordance with the Terms and any applicable policies or
guidelines Google may make available. By way of example, and not as a
limitation, you agree that when using the Products or the Content, you will
- restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Products or Google
- use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve
or index any portion of the Google services or Content, or collect information
about users for any unauthorized purpose;
Service or described in the Earth Engine APIs Documentation
- submit content that falsely expresses or implies that such content is sponsored or
endorsed by Google;
- promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities;
4. Content and Software in the Products.
Google Earth Engine allows you to access and view a variety of Content, including but not limited to photographic
imagery, remote sensing data, topographic information and other related
information provided by Google and its licensors (the "Content
Additionally, Google Earth Engine allows you to access and run a variety of
processing algorithms supplied by Google or its licensors to analyze the
Content (the "Software
"). You understand and agree to the following:
- Content and Software are
provided on an "as-is" basis, and may not be complete or accurate. You should
exercise judgment in your use of the Content and Software.
- By using the Products, you do
not receive any, and Google and/or its licensors and users retain all ownership
rights in the Content or Software. You may not use, access or allow others to
use or access the Content or Software in any manner not permitted under the
Terms, unless you have been specifically permitted to do so by Google or by the
owner of that Content or Software, in a separate agreement.
- Certain Content and Software is
license from third parties, and is subject to copyright and
other intellectual property rights owned by or licensed such third parties. You
may be held liable for any unauthorized use of such Content or Software.
5. Export Compliance.
The Service is subject to
United States export controls. You agree to use the Service only for purposes
that are legal, proper and in accordance with these Terms. Specifically you agree not to:
(i) use the Service to store or transfer any data that would be controlled for export under
Export Control Laws. Export Control Laws
means all applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations,
including the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") maintained by the U.S.
Department of Commerce, trade and economic sanctions maintained by the U.S.
Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, and the International
Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR") maintained by the U.S. Department of
(ii) use the Service in the design, development, production, or use of missiles or the design, development,
production, stockpiling, or use of chemical or biological weapons.
6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY.
GOOGLE AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO
REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY
CONTENT, SOFTWARE OR THE PRODUCTS.
- SUBJECT TO SECTION 14.1 OF THE UNIVERSAL TERMS,
GOOGLE AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE
CONTENT, THE SOFTWARE AND THE PRODUCTS, AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE
OR LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT, THE SOFTWARE, OR THE PRODUCTS.
7. U.S. Government Restricted Rights.
If the Products are being used or
accessed by or on behalf of the United States government, such use is subject
to additional terms located in the "Government End Users" section of
our Legal Notices Page