Terms of Use

Terms and definitions

Database — The combination of classified cartographic information, information about businesses and other information available for use through the Program in the following countries: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Latvia, Georgia, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, the copyright holder of which is Yandex.

Request — Access call to the Program that contains textual information for receiving information about organizations or geographical features.

Organizations — Businesses, individual entrepreneurs, and enterprises that Yandex has Information about in the Database (including, but not limited to: location address, business hours, and phone number).

Program — The Places API computer program, which is designed for automated retrieval of information from the database of organizations.

Software (Places API software) — The Program and the Database.

Usage of the Program and Database

The Licensor may use the Software in the following ways:

1.1. Form queries to the Database through the program interface in order to get information from the Database for further display on the Licensor's own website or in an application and to be able to display their own data against the background of the Yandex.Maps map as provided in the Program.

1.2. Make information from the Database publicly available only through the Program, including in closed systems that a limited number of people have access to, and only with the Yandex.Maps map in the background, as provided in the Program.

1.3. Temporarily save (cache) for a maximum of 30 days the results of the Program's response to requests (coordinates, address, information about organizations) on the Licensor's computer, solely for the purpose of improving the system's performance. Upon termination of the license, the Licensee undertakes to immediately delete all stored (cached) results on all their servers.

Responsibilities of the Licensor

When using the Software, the Licensor agrees to:

2.1. Post a notice that informs the End User that information is provided by Yandex, when publishing request results. This text must be placed directly next to the results in the Licensee's software product or website.

The exact text, font, color and other characteristics of this notice shall be agreed upon in writing by the Parties via email.

2.2. Never omit the location of organizations when publishing request results.

This mapping information must be displayed in close proximity to the other information included in the request results.

The manner of displaying this information shall be agreed upon in writing by the Parties via email.

2.3. Use the last two versions of modern browsers to work with the Program.

2.4. Use the latest version of updates to the Program.

2.5. Not delete, not change the order or sort, and not conceal or modify data obtained by using the Program, as well as any information contained in the Program or received data, including, but not limited to, advertising and informational materials, trademarks, logos, links or other references to the copyright holders, as well as any other notices and/or information transmitted by the Program with the data.

2.6. Not save or store the results of the Program's response to requests (coordinates, address, information about organizations) on the Licensee's computer, except for the case described in clause 1.3 above.

Note. The Software must be used in accordance with the terms of the Offer published at: https://yandex.ru/legal/maps_api_offer.