Terms & Conditions

Google Small Business Community Program Terms and Conditions

By signing up to the Google Small Business Community program, you agree to be bound by the following: (1) the Google Terms of Service (the "Universal Terms"); and; (2) the additional terms and conditions set forth below (the "Additional Terms"). You should read each of these two documents, as together they form a binding agreement between you and Google Inc. regarding your participation as a small business in the small business program (the “Program”) and your use of Google’s products and services. Collectively, the Universal Terms, the Code of Conduct, and the Additional Terms are referred to as the "Terms." By signing up to the program, you will automatically receive email notifications. These notifications can be changed at anytime.

Google may remove an individual from the Program at any time, in its sole discretion.

Users must comply with any Event rules or regulations, as well as applicable law, while attending an Event.

Users must abide by Google's Anti-Harassment policy both as part of the Program and at Events. Users will be held accountable for the actions of any guests they invite to Events and may be removed from the Program based on the actions or behavior of their guests.

You must not at any time represent yourself in any way as a Google employee or a representative of Google or its products or services.

The Google My Business logo and Google Small Business logo are both Google brand identity and are reserved for official use only. Do not use the Google My Business logo, pin, or any other Google imagery in any of your online or offline materials without expressed written permission.

Who is qualified to be a member?

In order to participate in the Program as a member , you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age

  • have signed up to participate in the Program; and

  • be a business owner or manager  

Some participants may be ineligible for the Community, including persons who do not have a business address within Dallas-Ft.Worth, Pittsburgh, or Chicago, and persons who are not based in the United States. 

Appropriate Conduct and Participation

You must comply with the Universal Terms. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using Google’s products or services, you will not:

  • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (including the rights of privacy and publicity) of others;

  • upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any unlawful, inappropriate, defamatory, or obscene content or message;

  • trespass, or in any manner attempt to gain or gain access to any property or location where you do not have a right or permission to be;

  • upload, post, or otherwise make available pyramid schemes, or other disruptive notices;

  • impersonate another person or entity;

  • post personal information

  • promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities;

  • promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual;

  • transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses, or any items of a destructive nature; or

  • submit fake, falsified, misleading, or inappropriate information.