To access the Uber API Services, you may be required to register. After an approved registration, you will be issued certain credentials, which may be required to access the Uber APIs. You may not make credentials available to others including by embedding them in open source projects and only you may access the Uber API Services with the credentials provided to you. You will not misrepresent or mask your identity or your credentials when accessing or using the Uber API Services.
We reserve the right to revoke your access to the Uber API Services without prior notice if we determine your use violates the Terms or is otherwise objectionable as determined in Uber’s sole discretion.
Access, implementation and use of the Uber API Services must be in compliance with all applicable law, regulation, third party rights (including, without limitation, laws regarding the import or export of data or software, privacy, and local laws) as well as Uber’s instructions. You will only use the Uber API Services in connection with legally permissible activities and as described in the Terms.
Promptly upon request, you will be required to certify certain aspects of your compliance with these Terms, including without limitation, your compliance with the above paragraph, and your security and data use practices, including the details of any privacy or security incidents potentially involving data of Uber users. We will provide the form of certification which must be signed by an authorized officer of your entity.
Uber sets and enforces limitations on the use of Uber APIs. You will not circumvent, or attempt to circumvent, such limitations as they apply to each Uber API or as otherwise set forth in the Terms, except as approved in writing by Uber. Uber may limit the number or nature of network calls that you or your application may make. Uber may change such usage limits at any time with or without notice and may use any means to enforce its usage limitations or prevent overuse of the Uber APIs.
To facilitate your Uber API integration, Uber may make certain Software Development Kit(s) (“SDK(s)”) and/or libraries available to you under a separate open source license. You agree that any Uber API integration facilitated with such open source SDK(s) and/or libraries remains subject to the Terms.
We have the right to inspect, monitor, and audit any records or activity related to your use of Uber API Services to, among other things, improve the Uber API Services, identify security issues, or ensure compliance with the Terms. You will cooperate with audit requests by providing Uber access to relevant knowledgeable personnel, physical premises, documentation, infrastructure, and application software.
We reserve the sole right to determine whether or not your use of the Uber API Services is acceptable including the manner in which the Uber APIs are integrated into Your Products (defined below). Uber may collect and use usage data and information related to your use of the Uber API Services.
Uber’s review, testing, or approval of your products or services does not constitute any representation or acknowledgement by Uber that Your Products and/or any content therein comply with the Terms, any laws, rules, or regulations, nor does it constitute any acceptance by Uber of any responsibility or liability in connection such products or services, or any content therein.
If you do not comply with the Terms, or fail to timely evidence such compliance or if we believe that you have attempted to exceed, circumvent or failed to comply with any of the prohibited uses or the additional requirements or limitations described in the Terms, your ability to use the Uber API Services may be temporarily or permanently blocked or revoked.
Unless permitted by applicable law or any Supplemental Agreement(s) between you and Uber, you will not, and will not direct, encourage, or assist any other party to: (a) license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute or otherwise provide or make available to any other party the Uber API Services; (b) modify or make derivative works based upon the Uber API Services; (c) improperly use the Uber API Services, including (1) creating Internet “links” to any part of the Uber API Services, “framing” or “mirroring” any part of the Uber API Services on any other websites or systems, or “scraping” or otherwise improperly obtaining data from the Uber APIs, (2) transmitting any viruses or other code that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system or data; (d) reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Uber API Services; (e) send spam or otherwise duplicative or unsolicited messages with the Uber APIs; or (f) use the Uber APIs to (1) display any offensive content or any content for which you do not have the right to share with Uber or to display or (2) distribute unsolicited advertising or promotions, or (3) engage in fraudulent or unauthorized activity including phishing, pharming, spidering, harvesting or other similar activities.
In addition, you shall not, and shall not direct, encourage, or assist any other party to, access or use the Uber API Services to: (a) design or develop a competitive or substantially similar product or service; (b) copy or extract any features or functionality thereof; (c) launch or cause to be launched on or in connection with the Uber API Services a malicious automated program or script, including web spiders, crawlers, robots, indexers, bots, viruses or worms, or any program intended to overburden or hinder the operation and/or performance of the Uber API Services; (d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Uber API Services or its related systems or networks; (e) include any underlying Uber platform or product with competitors in any aggregated view i.e. webpage, app, software, etc.; (f) aggregate Uber’s data with competitors’ data; or (g) parse or scrape any of Uber’s data; in each case other than as explicitly permitted by Uber in writing. You will not share with a third party (or enable a third party to use) any operational, technical or other data obtained through the use of the Uber API Services in any manner that is competitive to Uber, including, without limitation, in connection with any application, website or other product or service that also includes, features, endorses, or otherwise supports in any way a third party that provides services competitive to Uber’s products and services.
Uber owns all right, title and interest, including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights and other rights, in and to its software applications (including but not limited to the Uber API Services), any intellectual property rights used in connection with the software applications, and other proprietary technology, including any data structures therein, accompanying documentation, and any updates or revisions to the foregoing. All rights not specifically conveyed are retained by Uber.
You agree that you will not use Uber’s trademarks, service marks, or trade dress or any similar names, marks, or trade dress (“Uber’s Marks”) without express, written permission from Uber. This prohibition on using Uber’s Marks includes, but is not limited to, use in domain names, on websites or social media accounts, or as the names or titles of software applications or software features or functions.
Subject to your compliance with the Terms, Uber hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Uber API Services for sole purposes of developing, testing, using, and maintaining an integration of your application with the Uber API Services, and to refer to Uber for the sole purpose of identifying Uber as the source of the Uber API Services.
Uber may produce and distribute incidental depictions, including screenshots, video, or other content from your API client, and may use your company or product name, trademarks, and trade dress in the course of Uber’s worldwide promotion, marketing, or demonstration of the Uber API Services you are using; you hereby grant Uber a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, to use, copy, modify, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, and otherwise exploit in any manner such incidental depictions, company names, product names, trademarks, and trade dress for the aforementioned purposes without further notice to or consent from you.
Subject to the rights granted to Uber and limitations herein, you reserve and retain sole and exclusive ownership of all right, title, and interest in, to, and under (a) your extensions and applications, and (b) all modifications, corrections, repairs, translations, enhancements, and other derivative works and improvements of your extensions and applications, including all intellectual property rights arising therefrom or relating thereto (collectively, (a) and (b) are “Your Products”), to the extent Your Products do not infringe any of Uber’s intellectual property rights. You are solely responsible for all costs incurred by you in the creation and maintenance of Your Products.
You are solely responsible for selecting all content made available through and contained in Your Products and for ensuring that such content complies with the Terms and any other requirements applicable to such content. You are fully responsible for any information you provide to Uber via the Uber APIs.
The Uber API Services may contain content owned by a third party. This content is the sole responsibility of the third party that makes it available. Additionally, content accessible through Uber APIs and Uber products may be subject to the intellectual property rights of third parties. User-generated content obtained by Uber will be governed by Uber’s user generated content policy.
If you provide feedback or suggestions about Uber API Services, such information may be used for any purpose without obligation to you. Any feedback or suggestions provided by you will be governed by Uber’s Feedback Policy.
Except for and subject to the license granted in Section IV. B. of this agreement and except where otherwise expressly stated, neither party grants the other party any right, title, or interest in or to the other party’s trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features (“Brand Attributes”). You shall not make any statement regarding your use of the Uber API Services which disparages Uber or its business partners.
The documentation for the Uber API you use may include guidelines for providing attribution to Uber. You agree to provide any attribution in accordance with the guidelines and as further described in our Design Guidelines, which may be updated from time to time. You can use these resources but you must not make any changes or modifications to them.
Except for third party content described herein, “Uber Data” includes all data received from Uber through an Uber API. Where such data includes non-public content relating to a user, such content must not be exposed to other users or to third parties without proper consent from that user.
If your use of the Uber API Services or access to Uber Data requires or will likely result in the provision of personal information directly to Uber, you agree to adequately inform and obtain all necessary consents and authorizations from the applicable users to provide such personal information to Uber and retain written records of such consents. Uber will treat personal information obtained from you through your use of Uber APIs in accordance with the applicable privacy and data protection laws and its posted privacy notice.
You may be given access to information that is confidential to Uber (“Uber Confidential Information”), which may include your credentials as well as any materials, communications or other information that is marked confidential or that would reasonably be considered confidential under the circumstances. You agree to use Uber Confidential Information only for the purpose of using the Uber API Services in accordance with the Terms, and, unless compelled by a court of applicable jurisdiction (and you gave Uber written notice and a reasonable chance to defend its interests prior to such court compelled disclosure), you agree to not disclose any Uber Confidential Information to any third party without Uber’s prior written consent.
Uber Confidential Information does not include information that you independently developed, that was rightfully given to you by a third party without any confidentiality obligation, or that becomes public through no fault of your own or any party under your control.
You agree to implement and maintain appropriate technical, physical, and organizational measures to protect Uber Data and Uber Confidential Information against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against unauthorized loss, destruction, damage, alteration, or disclosure in the same manner that you would protect your own confidential and proprietary information but in no event using less than a reasonable degree of care.
You further represent and warrant that (a) you have the right to distribute, or otherwise make available Your Products to your end users, (b) such products comply with all applicable local, state, federal and international laws and regulations as well as applicable terms of service and privacy notices and (c) Your Products do not and will not infringe the rights of any third party.
You agree to indemnify and hold Uber and its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including legal fees), arising out of or in connection with: (a) your use of the Uber API Services or information obtained through your use of the Uber API Services; (b) your breach or violation of the Terms or (c) your violation of the rights of any third party, including with respect to any third party content.
Uber may provide documentation, functional and technical design documents, and other documents that may be relevant or useful in using Uber API Services. Uber has no obligation to provide any maintenance, support, or training for set-up or use of any Uber API Services.
Uber in its sole discretion may modify, update or discontinue the Uber API Services. Uber may also impose additional limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Uber API Services without prior notice or liability. While we can provide no guarantee, we will try to ensure that future versions of the Uber APIs are backwards compatible to the immediately preceding version.