homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.161.185.244
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Home / Forums Index / Google / Google Shopping (Was Google Merchant Center)
Forum Library, Charter, Moderator: open

Google Shopping (Was Google Merchant Center) Forum

    
Google Base TOS and "resale of services"
Opinions of consulting
cmendla

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3941624 posted 3:57 pm on Jun 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

I realize that legal issues, especially with Google are pretty tangled up. However, I was looking at the Google Base new TOS and saw


10. NO RESALE OF SERVICE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, or resell any portion of Google Base, use of Google Base, or access to Google Base.

The question I have is that if I'm helping a client get their stuff listed, am I "providing access to Google Base"? I would think not, My guess is that the wording above would apply to a front end to access GB.

Justa wondering.

thanks

cg

 

janharders

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3941624 posted 4:03 pm on Jun 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

IANAL, but I'm think you're right.
As far as I understood that, it's against Redirect-Services that push the items under their name and then redirect to the real site.
As long as you just tell the client how to set up the account and write the export-scripts etc but do not publish the items under your account and then "sell" the redirects to your client, you should be fine.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Google / Google Shopping (Was Google Merchant Center)
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved