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Google+ Platform Terms of Service

Last modified: February 26, 2013

By using this API, you consent to be bound by these terms in addition to the Google APIs Terms of Service ("API ToS") at http://developers.google.com/terms.
  1. Developer Content Policies

    You agree to comply with the Google+ Platform Developer Policies ("Developer Policies") set forth at http://developers.google.com/+/policies (or other such URL as Google may provide for this purpose from time to time). The content of your API Client, including any content supplied by your users or other content providers, must follow the Google+ User Content and Conduct Policy at http://www.google.com/intl/en/+/policy/content.html.

  2. Fees that you charge

    For API Clients that appear while a Google+ user is on a website that is served from a google.com domain ("Google+ Canvas Applications"), if you collect payments in connection with virtual goods or functionality of your Google+ Canvas Applications, you must use Google In-App Payments in accordance with the applicable terms of service at https://checkout.google.com/termsOfService?type=Seller, policies at https://checkout.google.com/seller/policies.html, and transaction fee schedule at https://checkout.google.com/seller/fees.html. Google reserves the right in the future to charge you additional fees for payments in connection with your Google+ Canvas Applications.

  3. Object Code License

    Any Google-provided object code that calls the APIs shall be considered part of the APIs. Subject to these terms, you may copy and distribute this code solely for inclusion as part of your API Client(s). Google and its licensors own all right, title and interest, including all intellectual property and other proprietary rights, in and to this code. You will not modify, translate, or create derivative works of the code.