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2GIS Business Listings API Agreement
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2GIS Business Listings API Agreement, version 2.0

This document titled “2GIS Business Listings API Agreement, version 2.0” defines the procedure of conclusion and contains the terms and conditions of the agreement for use of 2GIS Business Listings API Service, version 2.0 (hereinafter - the "Service") provided by 2GIS Limited Liability Company (hereinafter referred to as the "Right Holder").

1. Terms and definitions

1.1. The terms and expressions used in the present Agreement shall have the following meanings unless otherwise expressly defined hereunder:

a) 2GIS Business Listings API is an application programming interface provided through the Service which allows to receive the Right Holders’ Products and exercise their further use in the User Application under the terms and conditions hereof.

b) The Documentation means technical, marketing and other documentation of 2GIS Business Listings API which the Right Holder may provide or make otherwise available to the User (including via the Website or 2GIS Business Listings API ) in relation to or in connection with the use of the API Tools. The provisions and requirements stated in the Documentation shall be binding upon the Parties of the present Agreement.

c) The API Tools mean 2GIS Business Listings API , Access Key, Documentation, Products, technical support and all other materials, services and information related to 2GIS Business Listings API and Products provided by the Right Holder to the User via the 2GIS Business Listings API or otherwise.

d) The Products mean:

  • data contained in 2GIS Business Listing (except for rubrics, additional attributes and transport API)
  • additional materials

allowed for use within the framework of the Service provided under this Agreement.

e) The Additional Materials mean materials defined in the Documentation, including Advertisement, images, audio and video files and other information which could be provided to the User at the Right Holders’ discretion via the 2GIS Business Listings API .

f) The Advertising Materials/Advertisement mean data transferred via 2GIS Business Listings API which contains informational materials or instructions to perform certain actions with information about organizations from the 2GIS Business Listing aimed at drawing attention of the Consumers to such information, if the placement or fulfillment of such materials is allowed by the Rules for Provision of Information and Advertising Services Using 2GIS Products. The abovementioned Rules are available on the Internet through the Right Holder’s Website and are binding upon the Parties of the present Agreement.

g) A Booklet is a page of a website which is located in a domain controlled by the Right Holder’s Website. The page is created by an Internet user in relation to a company from the 2GIS Business Listing per the company's order.

h) 2GIS Business Listing is the database of electronic directory owned by the Right Holder which includes information about names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail and website addresses, types of goods produced and sold (work done, services rendered), links to Booklets and other details of organizations and sole proprietors residing within a particular territory, and of any other organizations at the discretion of the Right Holder.

j) The Access Key is a unique combination of characters provided to the User and associated with the User Application’s Identifier which allows software interaction of the Service with the User Application.

k) The Identifier is a network address of an Internet Platform (URL) or data identifying the Web Application, indicated by the User in the application to connect to the Service or assigned by the Right Holder as a result of consideration of such application.

l) The User Application is an Internet Platform and other Web Applications (including mobile applications) owned or used by the Right Holder on legal grounds under its own trade mark or other means of individualization used to display and/or represent the Products to the Consumers.

m) The Internet Platform is an Internet site hosted at the domain address (URL) specified by the User in the application to connect to the Service where Products are represented to the Consumers subject to functionality of the Service via the data transfer network.

n) The Web Application means computer software (including software for mobile devices) with a specific Identifier, by means of which the Products are displayed and/or otherwise represented to the Consumers subject to functionality of the Service via the data transfer network.

o) The Issue Page is a web page associated and intended for displaying in the User Application and created by the User in html, wml, etc. formats with use of the Products provided by the Right Holder via 2GIS Business Listings API in response to the Request from the User’s server. The Issue Page can be displayed and/or represented to the Consumer only as a Search Result Page, Profile Page, or other pages expressly specified in the Documentation.

p) The Search Results Page is an Issue Page containing information related to two or more companies from the 2GIS Business Listing, including information required for displaying in the User Application: names of the specified companies, their extensions assigned by the Right Holder, links to Booklets, and other materials of the User’s choice, provided they do not violate the terms of this Agreement. Additional requirements on quantity, composition and representation of the Products and materials displayed in the Search Results Page may be specified by the Right Holder separately in the Documentation.

q) The Profile Page is an Issue Page containing information related to one company from the 2GIS Business Listing, including information required for displaying in the User Application: the company name, address and phone numbers, links to Booklets, Photos, Reviews, Advertising Materials, links to the routes-builder and building entrance-searcher by clicking on any of which the Search Results Page opens on the Right Holder’s Website and optional information on the opening hours, company e-mail and website addresses, types of goods produced and sold (work done, services rendered), which the Right Holder may change from time to time at its sole discretion and without any notice. The Profile Page can be extended with other materials subject to the prior written consent of the Right Holder.

r) The Request is a HTTP request to 2GIS Business Listings API received from the User’s server which must strictly comply with the parameters specified in the Documentation.

s) The Link is a referral hypertext link included in the Issue Page which helps redirect the Click of the Consumer to the information resource (site) on the Internet network to the address (URL) mentioned in the data received from 2GIS Business Listing or Advertising Materials as a part of the Additional Materials related to the relevant organization.

t) The Display is representation of the Issue Page in the User Application as a result of a single Request.

u) The Click is a Consumer’s reference via the Link after the Product containing such Link was displayed and/or represented to the Consumer.

v) The User is a person or a legal entity which entered into a contract on the terms of the present Agreement with the Right Holder for its own benefit or for the benefit of the owner of the User Application according to the terms of the applicable law and the present Agreement.

w) The Consumer is any person using the User Application for its intended purpose.

x) The Right Holder’s Website means Internet sites hosted at 2gis.com.cy, 2gis.kz, 2gis.kg, 2gis.ua, 2gis.cz, 2gis.ae domains and their sub-domains.

y) The Commercial Use means the use of the Service and/or Products in the ways allowed by the present Agreement by an individual with the purpose of obtaining an income, and by a sole proprietor or legal entity with the purpose of receiving commercial benefits including provision of paid services based on such Service and Products, i.e. for a fee or any counter provision of goods, works, services, or with simultaneous provision of goods, works, services on a commercial basis, in any form.

z) The Right Holder means 2GIS LIMITED, a company incorporated and existing under the laws of Cyprus with its registered office at Esperidon 12, 4th floor, Nicosia, Cyprus.

1.5. The present Agreement may contain other terms and definitions not defined in Clause 1.4. hereof. In this case, such term shall be interpreted in line with the text of the Agreement. In case of absence of clear interpretation of such term or definition in the text of this Agreement they shall be interpreted in accordance with, first of all, the Mandatory Documents, in the second turn, the legislation of the Republic of Cyprus and other applicable law, and subsequently, business practices and scientific doctrines.

2. Agreement Conclusion Procedure and Connection to the Service

2.1. To connect to the Service, the User shall apply to the Right Holder and provide the following information:

  • the Identifier of the Internet Platform or Web Application;
  • the subject of the User Application;
  • the User’s identifying data;
  • the User's email address for receiving the Access Key and further notifications;
  • the number of expected HTTP requests to the 2GIS Business Listings API per day.

2.2. Upon consideration of the provided information, the Right Holder provides the User with the Access Key. The Right Holder reserves the right to reject to provide access to the Service at its absolute discretion without any reason and additional notification to the User.

Provision of the Access Key is considered as an offer made by the Right Holder to conclude an agreement for use of the Service on the terms of this Agreement and the Partnership Terms and Conditions as its integral part set forth in the Annex to this Agreement (hereinafter - the "Partnership Terms") and the 2GIS Software Products and / or Online Services License Agreement (hereinafter - the "License Agreement") located at the Right Holder’s Website.

2.3. Further process of connecting to the Service and software communications and interaction with the User Application is described in the Documentation.

2.4. Use of the Access Key creates a contract between the Right Holder and you (the User) on the terms of this Agreement and the Partnership Terms and the License Agreement constituting an integral part hereof.

2.5. By using of the Access Key, you accept, agree and confirm the following:

a) You have read the conditions of the present Agreement and the License Agreement in full prior to the beginning of use of the Service.

b) You accept all conditions of the present Agreement and the License Agreement in full without any exceptions or restrictions on your part and undertake to follow them or stop using the Service.

c) The Agreement (including any part hereof) may be changed or amended by the Right Holder without prior notice. Any new version of the Agreement shall take effect from the date of the placement on the Right Holder’s Website unless otherwise provided in such version.

2.6. By accepting the present Agreement, you confirm and guarantee the following:

a) You have all the required rights and authority to enter into and perform the present Agreement.

b) You will use the Service and the Products only for purposes allowed by the present Agreement subject to the provisions of the present Agreement, the applicable law and generally accepted practice.

c) You will not perform any actions which are in conflict or interfere with the Service (or operation of the equipment, networks, or software by means of which the Service is provided).

d) Your use of the Service for any specific purposes does not violate any property rights and/or personal non-property rights of the third parties or any restrictions or prohibitions established by the applicable law including, without limitation, copyright and related rights, rights to trademarks, service marks and appellations of origin, rights to industrial designs, rights to use images of people; and you have received all necessary permissions from the relevant authorities.

2.7. Pending the development of the directory service of the User Application, the Right Holder has the right to provide the User with the Access Key in the demo mode. Use of such Access Key creates a contract between the Right Holder and you (the User) on the terms of this Agreement and the Partnership Terms and the License Agreement constituting an integral part hereof, subject to the following:

• The directory service of the User Application is understood as a directory section of the Internet Platform or other Web Applications (including mobile ones) owned or used by the User on legal grounds, through which the Products will be presented to the Consumers;

• The User shall be entitled to use the Products for displaying and/or representation to the Consumers who are employees of the User, using the directory service of the User Application available exclusively to the employees of the User;

• The number of Requests to the Service is limited to the maximum amount of 10 per second and (or) 1000 per month for one Access Key. This number of Requests may be increased only upon agreement with the Right Holder.

After notification of the Right Holder about completion of development of the directory service of the User Application, the demo mode of Access Key shall be terminated, the provisions specified in this paragraph shall not be applicable.

3. License

3.1. From the moment of receipt of the Access Key the User has a nonexclusive License to use the Service and Products under the terms and conditions specified d in the present Agreement.

3.2. The User has the right to use the Service and Products received via the Service strictly within the functionality of the Service as specified by the Right Holder.

The Products may be used only for displaying and/or representation to the Consumers as a part of the displayed Issue Page in the User Application accessed via the data transfer network.

3.3. Under the simple (non-exclusive) license provided in accordance with this Agreement, the User shall not be entitled to use the Products:

- for displaying and/or representation to the Consumers who are employees of the User, using the User Application available exclusively to the employees of the User unless otherwise is provided in paragraph 2.7. hereof;

- for displaying and/or representation to the Consumers with use of the User Application provided by the User to third parties for a fee;

- for displaying and/or representation to the Consumers with use of the User Application applied for the sale and / or lease of real estate (if the number of Requests to the Service from such Application exceeds 10 000 (ten thousand) for 1 (one) calendar month);

- for generation of routes (for logistic purposes);

- in conjunction with the digital plan (map) used by the User, granted to the User by a third party.

3.4. The Right Holder grants the User the permission for the Commercial Use of the Service and the Products only in the ways stipulated in paragraph 3.2. hereof and subject to the terms and restrictions as specified by the present Agreement, License Agreement and Documentation.

3.5. The rights to and ways of use of the Service and Products that are not expressly provided/allowed to the User under the present Agreement are considered non-granted/forbidden by the Right Holder.

3.6. The Right Holder may place any information and/or advertising materials and links to websites of third parties in the Additional Materials, and to provide the right to use the Additional Materials in the manner given as aforesaid to any third party under a separate license agreement.

3.7. Each display of a specific type of Product and/or its representation to the Consumer shall be accompanied by the link to the Right Holder including the text “Provided by 2GIS” and the hypertext link to Right Holder’s Website associated with this text which should be placed in the start screen showing the Products on the Internet Platform as defined in the Partnership Terms.

“2GIS” may not be replaced with another logo provided by the Right Holder. You may use the logo provided by the Right Holder under the individual permission provided by the Right Holder at its sole discretion.

Additional requirements to composition and order of representation of the notification about the rights of the Right Holder on the Service and Products provided to the User may be specified by the Right Holder in the Documentation.

3.8. The list of Products allowed to use within the framework of the Service provided under this Agreement may be changed only with the prior written permission of the Right Holder.

4. Interaction with the Service

4.1. In course of interaction with the Customer and the Service, the User agrees to act in compliance with all requirements stated and subject to change from time to time by the Right Holder, as specified in the present Agreement, Mandatory Documents and the Documentation.

In particular, the User agrees to follow the rules regarding forming and sending the Requests, receiving corresponding Products under the Request, displaying and/or representation of the Products to the Consumer, tracking and registration of Consumers’ activities, and reporting on the submitted Requests and the Consumers' access to the Issue Pages and the Products represented therein, including transfers made using the links placed in the Products or provided together with them.

4.2. For the purpose of tracking and registration of Consumers’ activities, the User shall install in the User Application an object code of the counter software provided or expressly indicated by the Right Holder, without any modifications, and shall perform other actions prescribed in the Documentation to provide proper registration of the Displays and collection of other statistical information about Consumers’ behavior.

4.3. The User undertakes to make the Requests to the Products only initiated by the Consumers and consistent with the content of the initial Consumer’s Request or Consumer’s behavior in the User Application.

The Requests initiated by the Consumer shall be transferred to 2GIS Business Listings API to the extent possible, subject to the Documentation, without any changes, modifications or filtering individually or as a group.

4.4. The User agrees not to edit, exclude, mask or transfer to the Right Holder private information on the Consumers, including full data on the used user agent, referring URL, server URL, IP address, session ID, browser data, unique cookies or URL tags of the Consumer, or other anonymous identifiers of the Customer assigned by the User. The User guarantees that he has obtained the Consumer’s consent to the delivery of the aforementioned data to the Right Holder prior to such delivery.

4.5. The User shall cooperate with the Right Holder in accordance with customary business practices to reduce automated, fraudulent or substandard traffic, including, without limitation, to turn off, block and otherwise filter the traffic from the resources identified by the Right Holder as substandard or problematic, as soon as possible after receipt of our notification (but in any case no later than within 24 hours after such notification).

The Right Holder assesses the acceptability and quality of all traffic at its sole discretion and reserves the right to independently discover any activities which may violate the present Agreement, including, without limitation, the use of the software to access the Products or any other activities restricted by the present Agreement.

4.6. The Right Holder provides the Products to the User only in response to the received Request made according to the search parameters (for example, the name, address and type of activities of an organization) defined by the Right Holder, at its sole discretion and to the extent possible.

The Right Holder shall independently determine whether the provided Products are relevant to the received Request.

4.7. The User agrees to show to the Consumer the Products provided by the Right Holder via 2GIS Business Listings API in response to the Request initiated by the Consumer, in whole or in part permitted by the present Agreement and Documentation.

The User has no right to cache any of the Products and/or information received through such Products, and may not change the content of the Products provided in response to the received Request.

The display and representation of the Products to the Consumers shall be carried out by the User in accordance with the requirements of the present Agreement and Documentation.

4.8. The Products received by means of the Service shall be used in the User Application for joint representation to Consumers in the same volume, form, shape and performance as they are provided by means of the Service, without any exceptions or additions, unless otherwise provided in this section of the Agreement.

4.9. The Products displayed and/or represented to the Consumer may only be reduced on the Profile Page, by full or partial exclusion of optional information about the organization. In this case information on the company name, address and phone numbers, as well as Advertising Materials and links to Booklets, Photos, Reviews, links to the routes-builder and building entrance-searcher by clicking on any of which the Search Results Page opens on the Right Holder’s Website is required for displaying on the Profile Page, with possible additions to such information.

4.10. Reviews shall be displayed on the Review Page in the User Application on “as is” basis without any reductions, specifications and additions.

4.11. The Advertisement provided in response to the Request shall be displayed in the User Application jointly with data from 2GIS Business Listing and/or Reviews together with which it is transferred (to which it is related). Such Advertising Materials shall be displayed and/or represented to the Consumers without any changes.

4.12. The Right Holder is entitled to establish any limits and restrictions on use of the Service and the Products provided thereby, including, without limitation, volume and content of data from 2GIS Business Listing, number and format of the Requests, and may change them at its sole discretion without any prior notice to the User.

4.13. The number of the Requests to the Service is limited by maximal value of 100 per second and (or) 50,000 per day for one Access Key unless otherwise is provided in paragraph 2.7. hereof. The number of the Requests to the Service directed by the Users in order to obtain the geographical coordinates of the buildings is limited by maximal value of 10 000 per month day for one Access Key. This number of Requests may be increased only upon agreement with the Right Holder.

4.14. The Right Holder is entitled to change the API Tools at any time without any prior notice to the User. The Right Holder may announce release of the next version of the 2GIS Business Listings API on the Right Holder’s Website.

The Right Holder does not guarantee stable work or continued support of the previous version of the 2GIS Business Listings API .

In case the User disagrees to use the modified or updated API Tools, the User shall cease the use of the Service carried out by sending the Requests and displaying the Products in the User Application, and remove the Access Key.

4.15. Since the Service is subject to constant introduction of additions and updates in functionality, the form and character of the Products and Services provided by means of the Service may be changed from time to time without prior notice to the User. The Right Holder is entitled to stop or suspend (constantly or temporarily) the operation of the Service (or any parts of the Products or Service functionality) to all Users or to a particular User, and to change or revoke the license to use the Service and Products without prior notice.

5. Restrictions on Use of the Service. Responsibility

5.1. The use of the Service and the Products received thereby shall not be allowed:

a) without interaction with the Service in real time mode via the data transfer network;

b) beyond the declared functionality of the Service;

c) for displaying beyond the framework of the User Application defined by the agreed Identifier, including disclosure and other use of information about organizations received through the Service (including data from 2GIS Business Listing and/or Reviews) for any purpose not expressly provided for in this Agreement;

d) in a revised (modified) form, including, without limitation, removal, concealment or modification of certain images, advertising and other information, information and notifications about rights, hyperlinks, logotypes, trade names and trademarks (service marks);

e) in any other form and way in violation of the restrictions specified in the present Agreement, Documentation and Section 5 of the License Agreement.

5.2. It is prohibited to save, including for temporary storage (caching), the Products received via the Service and information received from them, and to conduct their further processing, modification, distribution or communication to the public.

5.3. Creation and sending of the Requests via automatic means or programs or in any other fraudulent way, including, without limitation, repeated execution by the Consumer of manual clicks to send identical Requests, including sending various Requests in order to get a reward, or misleading Consumers, or solicitation to perform clicks on the Search Results, Review Pages, Profile Pages or any parts of the Issue Pages described above and links placed thereon (hereinafter, “fraudulent actions”) are not allowed.

5.4. It is prohibited to place any advertising materials and/or links to the third parties’ Internet sites on the Products and on the Issue Pages created with use of the Products or to provide the right to use the Products in the specified way to the third parties. This rule does not apply to the advertising materials and/or links provided by the Right Holder within or together with the Products.

5.5. It is prohibited to display any Products on the pages reporting about mistakes, containing registration forms or expressing gratitude for performing a certain action, or at any web pages or web sites containing pornographic or other illegal materials, or violating the regulations and requirements of the present Agreement, the Mandatory Documents, Documentation and/or the applicable law in any other way.

5.6. The User shall be solely responsible for operability and commercial effectiveness of the User Application, and the quality of the Services based on it, including all the Products provided to the Consumers and/or their derivatives and related materials, the support and management of all abovementioned, proper compliance with the requirements of the Right Holder and the terms and conditions of the present Agreement.

The Right Holder shall under no circumstances be responsible for providing the Customers with the User Application or services based thereon.

5.7. The Service shall be provided on an “as is” basis, and therefore the Right Holder does not provide any direct or implied warranties that the Service will comply to any certain requirements; the services will be provided in a continuous, timely, reliable and error-free manner; the results which can be received with use of the Service will be accurate and reliable; the quality of the Product, Service, information or any other materials received with use of the Service will meet certain expectations; all errors in software of the Service will be corrected.

5.8. The Right Holder shall not be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the information about organizations from 2GIS Business Listing and Reviews, and the Right Holder is in no way related to materials which are independently added by third parties regarding organizations or in connection with them, and shall not be obliged to carry out verification of the content, authenticity and safety of such materials or their components, and to conduct any check in regard to their compliance with the requirements of the applicable law, and due authority of such persons to use such materials.

5.9. Despite the established prohibition, the use of the Service can cause receipt of materials which can be classified as offensive or indecent information, or information, otherwise breaking the applicable law and the third parties’ rights.

All the responsibility for the content of such materials and its compliance with the applicable law shall be borne by a person who created and/or added such materials to the Internet site which was a source of such materials.

6. Final Provisions

6.1. Interpretation and Performance of the Agreement. In regard to issues that are not regulated in the text of this Agreement, the Parties' relations are governed by the Mandatory Documents (except Section 4 of the License Agreement “User’s Rights”), and the remaining part is governed by the rules of the applicable law.

The matters connected with the Products shall be regulated by the relevant provisions of the License Agreement, and the matters connected with the Service shall be regulated by the relevant provisions the Services Use Agreement.

6.2. If the User is a natural person and requested to provide the User’s personal data to the Right Holder under this Agreement, the User hereby acknowledges that he/she has read and accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy published at the Right Holder’s Website.

6.3. Applicable Law. The present Agreement, the order of its execution and performance, and issues not settled by the present Agreement are regulated by the applicable law of the Republic of Cyprus.

6.4. Arbitration. All disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be settled by an arbitration tribunal at the Right Holder’s location in accordance with the applicable arbitration rules.

6.5. The present Agreement may be changed canceled by the Right Holder at its sole discretion without prior notice to the User and without any compensation in this regard.

Annex

Partnership Terms and Conditions

The Users shall:

  • integrate and display the Products in strict accordance with the requirements of the Documentation without removing the Advertising Materials;
  • register views according to the procedure established in the Documentation placed at the Right Holder’s Website;
  • display the Products immediately after the API response without caching or storing. Subject to the written permission of the Right Holder it is allowed to temporarily store ID and company names for connection of the User's own data;
  • place on all Internet Platforms where the Products are displayed and/or represented to the Consumers the text “Provided by 2GIS” and the hypertext link to the Right Holder’s Website in the start screen of the application (resolution at websites: 1024 × 768 px) without the attribute “nofollow” and the tag “noindex” subject to prior approval of such placement with the Right Holder;
  • in search results of organizations use the relevancy sorting in the default mode.

The Users shall not:

  • add the attribute “nofollow” and the tag “noindex” to the Products; create obstacles for indexing the links leading to the Right Holder’s Website;
  • use the Service in User Applications not potentially available to anyone who would like to use it. See API for Enterprise solutions.

Agreement last updated: April 17, 2017


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2GIS Widget Agreement

This document entitled “2GIS Widget Agreement” is an offer of 2GIS LTD (hereinafter— the “Right Holder”) to enter a contract for use of 2GIS widgets (hereinafter— the “Service”) on the following terms and conditions.

1. General Provisions

1.1. Your use of the Service in any form within the scope of its declared functionality, including:

  • the use of the Widget Constructor;
  • placement or display on the site of the object code of the Widget provided within the Service and/or information (data) received by means thereof

constitutes a contract on terms and conditions of the present Agreement and 2GIS Software and/or Online Services License Agreement (hereinafter—the “License Agreement”) published at http://law.2gis.com.cy/licensing-agreement/, 2GIS Services Use Agreement (hereinafter—the “Services Use Agreement”) published at http://law.2gis.com.cy/rules/ and 2GIS Business Listing API Agreement and 2GIS Maps API Agreement 2.0 (hereinafter together referred to as “Mandatory Documents”).

1.2. By taking advantage of any of the abovementioned capabilities of using the Service, you accept, agree and confirm the following:

a) You have read all conditions of the present Agreement and Mandatory Documents prior to the beginning of use of the Service.

b) You accept all conditions of the present Agreement and Mandatory Documents without any exceptions or restrictions on your part and undertake to follow them or stop using the Service.

c) The Agreement (including any part hereof) may be changed or amended by the Right Holder without prior notice. Any new version of the Agreement shall take effect from the date of the placement on the Right Holder’s Website unless otherwise provided in such version. Your continued use of any Products and the Service constitutes your agreement to the amended terms of the Agreement.

1.3. By accepting the present Agreement, you confirm and guarantee the following:

a) You have all the required rights and authority to enter into and perform the present Agreement.

b) You will use the Service and the Products only for the purposes allowed by the present Agreement subject to the provisions of the present Agreement, applicable law and generally accepted practice.

c) You will not perform any actions which are in conflict or interfere with the Service (or operation of the equipment, networks, or software by means of which the Service is provided).

d) Your use of the Service for any specific purposes does not violate any property rights and/or personal non-property rights of the third parties or any restrictions or prohibitions established by the applicable law including, without limitation, copyright and related rights, rights to trademarks, service marks and appellations of origin, rights to industrial designs, rights to use images of people; and you have received all necessary permissions from the relevant authorities.

1.4. The terms and expressions used in the present Agreement shall have the following meanings unless otherwise expressly defined hereunder:

a) 2GIS Maps API is an interface of API Maps application (version 2.0) including libraries, source code, documentation, developer toolkit and other materials placed on https://github.com/2gis/mapsapi designed for use of 2GIS Maps in the User Application under the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement

b) The Widget is a computer object code provided by the Right Holder through the Service for providing interaction of the Service with the User Application and displaying 2GIS Maps and Additional Materials within functionality of the Service.

c) The Additional Materials are the data defined in the Documentation, including images, advertising and other information which could be provided to the User at the Right Holders’ discretion via the Service for joint use (displaying) together with 2GIS Maps.

d) 2GIS Map is a visual display of geoinformation from the digital map owned by the Right Holder, the content of which corresponds to a map of a certain type and scale limited by certain territory.

e) The Products are the Widget, 2GIS Maps and Additional Materials available through the Service.

f) The Access Key is a unique combination of characters provided to the User under 2GIS Business Listing API Agreement.

g) The Widget Constructor is software available within the Service, which allows the User to create the Widget of a standard form without using additional tools and programming techniques.

h) The API Tools means 2GIS Maps API, Access Key, Documentation, Products, technical support and all other materials, services and information related to 2GIS Maps API and Products provided by the Right Holder to the User via the 2GIS Maps API or otherwise.

i) The User Application is an Internet Platform and other Web Applications (including mobile applications) owned or used by the Right Holder on legal grounds under its own trade mark or other means of individualization used to display and/or represent the Products to the Consumers.

j) The Internet Platform is an Internet site hosted at the specific domain address (URL) where Products are represented to the Consumers subject to functionality of the Service via the data transfer network.

k) The Web Application means computer software (including software for mobile devices) by means of which the Products are displayed and/or otherwise represented to the Consumers subject to functionality of the Service via the data transfer network.

l) The Documentation means technical, marketing and other documentation of 2GIS Maps API which the Right Holder may provide or make otherwise available to the User (including via the Website or 2GIS Maps API) in relation to or in connection with the use of the API Tools. The provisions and requirements stated in the Documentation shall be binding upon the Parties of the present Agreement.

m) The User is a person or a legal entity which entered into a contract on the terms of the present Agreement with the Right Holder for its own benefit or for the benefit of the owner of the User Application according to the terms of the applicable law and the present Agreement.

n) The Consumer is any person using the User Application.

o) The Right Holder’s Website means Internet sites hosted at 2gis.com.cy domain and its sub-domains.

p) The Commercial Use means the use of the Service and/or Products in the ways allowed by the present Agreement by an individual with the purpose of obtaining an income, and by a sole proprietor or legal entity with the purpose of receiving commercial benefits including provision of paid services based on such Service and Products, i.e. for a fee or any counter provision of goods, works, services, or with simultaneous provision of goods, works, services on a commercial basis, in any form.

q) The Right Holder means 2GIS LIMITED, a company incorporated and existing under the laws of Cyprus with its registered office at Esperidon 12, 4th floor, Nicosia 1087, Cyprus.

1.5. The present Agreement may contain other terms and definitions not defined in Clause 1.4. hereof. In this case, such term shall be interpreted in line with the text of the Agreement. In case of absence of clear interpretation of such term or definition in the text of this Agreement they shall be interpreted in accordance with, first of all, the Mandatory Documents, in the second turn, the legislation of the Republic of Cyprus and other applicable law, and subsequently, business practices and scientific doctrines.

2. Terms of Use of Service. License

2.1. To receive an access to the Service, the User shall use the Widget Constructor.

2.2. Process of connecting to the Service and software communications and interaction with the User Application is described in the Documentation and Mandatory Documents.

3. License

3.1. The User is provided with an ordinary non-exclusive license to use the Service and the Products on the terms specified in the present Agreement and Mandatory Documents. When the User wish to use the Widget Constructor the License is provided from the moment of beginning of use of the Widget Constructor

3.2. The User has the right to use the Service and Products received via the Service strictly within the functionality of the Service as specified by the Right Holder. The Products shall be used strictly for displaying and/or representation to the Consumers as part of the Widget shown in the User Application. The Products received through the Service shall be used in the same form, shape and performance as they are provided through the Service, without any exceptions and additions.

3.3. The Right Holder grants the User the permission for the Commercial Use of the Service and the Products only in the ways stipulated above and subject to the terms and restrictions as specified by the present Agreement, Mandatory Documents and Documentation and provided that the use of Service and Products for User’s fee-based projects or other projects restricting Consumer’s access to 2GIS Maps and Business Listings is strictly prohibited.

3.4. The rights to and ways of use of the Service and Products that are not expressly provided/allowed to the User under the present Agreement are considered non-granted/forbidden by the Right Holder.

3.5. The Right Holder may place any information and/or advertising materials and links to websites of third parties in the Additional Materials, and to provide the right to use the Additional Materials in the manner given as aforesaid to any third party under a separate license agreement.

3.6. Additional requirements to composition and order of representation of the notification about the rights of the Right Holder on the Service and Products provided to the User may be specified by the Right Holder in the Documentation.

4. Restrictions on Use of the Service. Responsibility

4.1. The use of the Service and the Products received thereby shall not be allowed:

a) without interaction with the Service in real time mode;

b) beyond the declared functionality of the Service;

c) for displaying beyond the framework of the User Application;

d) in a revised (modified) form, including, without limitation, change of color and graphic design; removal, concealment or modification of certain images, advertising and other information, information and notifications about rights, hyperlinks, logotypes, trade names, and trademarks (service marks) in 2GIS Maps;

e) for displaying in 2GIS Maps any information, regardless of the mode or form of its presentation, other than the Additional Materials received through the Service, including, without limitation, company information (location on the map, name, address, phone and fax numbers, etc.), as well as advertisements;

f) making the Service available to the Consumer without reference to the Right Holder;

g) in any other form and way in violation of the restrictions specified in Section 5 of the License Agreement.

4.2. It is prohibited to store, process, modify, distribute or communicate to the public the data received with use of the Service (including the results of geocoding), except for temporary storage (caching) of the geocoding results exclusively for use within the Service.

4.3. It is prohibited to place any advertising materials and/or links to the third parties’ Internet sites on the Products or to provide the right to use the Products in the specified way to the third parties. This rule does not apply to the advertising materials and/or links provided by the Right Holder within or together with the Products.

4.4. It is prohibited to display any Products on the pages reporting about mistakes, containing registration forms or expressing gratitude for performing a certain action, or at any web pages or web sites containing pornographic or other illegal materials, or violating the regulations and requirements of the present Agreement, the Mandatory Documents, Documentation and/or the applicable law in any other way.

4.5. The User shall not modify, decompile, disassemble, decrypt or perform other actions with the object code and source code of the Widgets and\or the Widget Constructor with the aim to receive the information about implementation of the algorithms used in the Widget and\or the Widget Constructor, to create derivative software products using the Widgets, to use (or to authorize to use) the Widgets or any components of the Widget in any other way without written permission of the Right Holder.

4.6. Since the Service is subject to constant introduction of additions and updates in functionality, the form and character of the Products and Services provided by means of the Service may be changed from time to time without prior notice to the User. The Right Holder is entitled to stop or suspend (constantly or temporarily) the operation of the Service (or any parts of the Products or Service functionality) to all Users or to a particular User, and to revoke the license to use the Service and Products without prior notice and without any compensation.

4.7. The Service shall be provided on an “as is” basis, and therefore the Right Holder does not provide any direct or implied warranties that the Service will comply to any certain requirements; the services will be provided in a continuous, timely, reliable and error-free manner; the results which can be received with use of the Service will be accurate and reliable; the quality of the Product, Service, information or any other materials received with use of the Service will meet certain expectations; all errors in software of the Service will be corrected.

4.8. The User shall be solely responsible for operability and commercial effectiveness of the User Application, and the quality of the Services based on it, including all the Products provided to the Consumers and/or their derivatives and related materials, the support and management of all abovementioned, proper compliance with the requirements of the Right Holder and the terms and conditions of the present Agreement. The Right Holder shall under no circumstances be responsible for providing the Customers with the User Application or services based thereon.

5. Final Provisions

5.1. Interpretation and Performance of the Agreement. In regard to issues that are not regulated in the text of this Agreement, the Parties' relations are governed by the Mandatory Documents (except Section 4 of the License Agreement “User’s Rights”), and the remaining part is governed by the rules of the applicable law.

5.2. If the User is a natural person and requested to provide the User’s personal data to the Right Holder under this Agreement, the User hereby acknowledges that he/she has read and accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy published at http://law.2gis.com.cy/privacy/.

5.3. Applicable Law. The present Agreement, the order of its execution and performance, and issues not settled by the present Agreement are regulated by the applicable law of the Republic of Cyprus.

5.4. Arbitration. All disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be settled by an arbitration tribunal at the Right Holder’s location in accordance with the applicable arbitration rules.

5.5. The present Agreement may be canceled by the Right Holder at its sole discretion without prior notice to the User and without any compensation in this regard.

Agreement last updated: December 01, 2014


2GIS Maps API 2.0 Agreement

THIS DOCUMENT IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT (hereinafter, the “Agreement”) between 2GIS LTD (hereinafter, “We”, “Us”, “2GIS”) AND YOU (hereinafter, “You”) IN RELATION TO API SOFTWARE (hereinafter, “Software”).

BY DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING, COPYING OR OTHERWISE USING THE SOFTWARE, YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE AGREEMENT STATED BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT DOWNLOAD, INSTALL, COPY OR OTHERWISE USE THE SOFTWARE OR ANY PART THEREOF. THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT DESCRIBES YOUR RIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS IN RELATION TO THE SOFTWARE AND COMPONENTS THEREOF.

1. DEFINITIONS

“Application” means any software, application or elements which You develop or control using the Software or Modifications in compliance with this Agreement.

“End User” means the end user of Your Application who has purchased a license for the Application for his personal use, but not for the distribution, resale or development of a user interface, or for other purposes related to development.

“Modification” means: a) any addition to or removal from the content of a file included in the initial version of the Software or previous Modifications created by You and/or b) any new file which uses any part of the initial version of the Software or previous Modifications.

“Source Form” means the preferable form for making changes, including, without limitation, the software source code, source documentation, and configuration files.

“Object Form” means any form resulting from mechanic transformation or changeover from the Source Form, including, without limitation, compiled object code, generated documentation and conversion to other formats.

“Access Counter Code” means a part of the Source Form required for tracking, monitoring and recording the activities of End Users.

“API Software” (hereinafter, “Software”) means the software interface of 2GIS LTD application version 2.0, in the form presented to You by 2GIS LTD, including libraries, source code, documentation, developer’s toolkit and other materials located at the Right Holder Website and intended for modification, adaptation and other changes to the software.

The Software includes any changes, updates, error corrections or modified versions of the Software, provided that We reserve the right to change the Software, as well as to change or revoke this license to use the Software at Our absolute discretion and at any time without sending any prior notice to You. Any new version of the Agreement shall take effect from the date of its placement on the http://law.2gis.com.cy website, unless otherwise provided in the new version of the Agreement. In case You disagree with the changed or updated version of the Software, Section 7 of this Agreement shall apply.

“Means of Individualization” collectively mean any 2GIS LTD trademarks, merchandise marks, service marks, logotypes, copyright notices and domain names, as well as other means of Our individualization.

“Databases” collectively mean electronic maps databases that are publicly available, placed and owned by 2GIS LTD, including, without limitation, GIS data on geographic objects and settlements within the territory delimited by certain geographic coordinates.

“Content” means data, including, without limitation, any fragments of information stored in and/or extracted from the Databases, and/or any other data or information included by 2GIS LTD in its Software. Your use of the Content is limited by simultaneous use of the Software.

“The Right Holder’s Website” means Internet sites hosted at 2gis.com.cy, 2gis.kz, 2gis.kg, 2gis.ua, 2gis.cz, 2gis.ae

2. LICENSE GRANT

2.1. Subject to compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, We grant, for the time of the copyright protection, a worldwide, nonexclusive, free and non-sublicensable license (i) to You for using, copying, modifying and uniting the Software in the Source and Object forms to create Modifications and Applications; (ii) to You for public display, public performance and free distribution to End Users of the Software and/or Modifications in the Source or Object Form which are included in the Applications; and (iii) to End Users for using the Software included in Your Applications in accordance with the terms of this Agreement; (iv) to You for communication between Your Application and the Databases, and extraction of information from the Databases required for use in the manners permitted by this Agreement; (v) to You for making a limited number of intermediate copies of the Content exclusively to perform the actions permitted by this Agreement and for changing (exclusively for the purposes of reorganization or arrangement) the Content within an Application; (vi) to You for disclosing to the public the structure of the Software and the Source Code, provided that You properly identify them using the Means of Individualization.

We reserve the right to modify, change, update and/or upgrade the Software, Databases, Source Code and Content at any time by notifying You, or without such notification at Our absolute discretion.

2.2. You may modify the Source Code exclusively for purposes of design, development and testing of Your Applications. Nevertheless, You are allowed to use, copy, reproduce, distribute and redistribute Your modified Source Code, subject to the following conditions: (a) You include Our copyright notice (the text of which is attached hereto as Addendum A) in Your Application, including in any place where any other copyright notice appears in the Application; and (b) You do not otherwise use Our name, Means of Individualization or Our other trademarks to sell Your Application, except for cases in which We have otherwise agreed in writing. Except for the cases provided above, You may not otherwise modify, delete or change the Access Counter Code included in the Software.

2.3. You are not obliged to pay Us any royalties for Software distribution carried out by You in compliance with this Agreement or any commissions for the use or distribution of Applications in compliance with this Agreement.

3. OWNERSHIP

3.1. This Agreement is a license agreement, but not a sale and purchase agreement. We reserve all intellectual property rights to the Software or the copyright, patent rights, rights to registered or non-registered trademarks (service marks) and confidential information (including production secrets and know-hows) associated with the Software, without limitation, as well as all other rights apart from those expressly provided under this Agreement.

3.2. We provide You with the Source Code, which allows You to create Modifications and Applications. While you reserve all rights to any original work within the Modifications authored by You, We reserve all copyrights and intellectual property rights in respect of the Software, Source Code, Databases, Content and Access Counter Code.

3.3. You may not delete, conceal or change any copyright notices, certifications, references to the source, trademarks, warnings or disclaimers which are attached, included or otherwise applicable to the Software.

4. FEEDBACK

4.1. 2GIS LTD holds a free, worldwide, lifetime license for the use and inclusion into the Software or Content of any proposals, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations and other information and its derivatives provided by You.

5. PROHIBITED USE

5.1. You may not repeatedly distribute the Software or Modifications in any other manner except by including the Software or its part into Your Application. You may not change or delete the copyright notice from the files included in the Software or Modifications.

5.2. Under this Agreement, permission to use this Software is granted to any person for any purpose, excluding commercial use, which is limited in compliance with this Agreement. The Software or Modifications shall be used solely within Applications available for free public use. It is strictly forbidden to use the Software or Modifications for any paid projects or other projects involving a restriction of End Users’ access to the Databases and/or Content.

5.3. Open-source Software versions (the GPL Version) may be licensed under the General Public License version 3.0, created under the GNU Project (hereinafter, “GPL”), but not under this Agreement. If You or another third party developed the whole (or any part) of the Application(s) while using the GPL Version, You may not unite this developed work with the Software and shall license such an Application(s) (or any part thereof) under the General Public License version 3.0, created under the GNU Project, which is available at http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html.

6. LIMITATIONS

6.1. Except for cases expressly permitted by this Agreement, the Licensee may not:

(i) use the Software, Databases, Source Code or Content in any manner that is not expressly permitted or provided under this Agreement;

(ii) copy the Content for any purpose beyond the scope of the License granted under this Agreement;

(iii) use the Content to create databases or any compilations of the Content without Our prior approval in writing;

(iv) distribute, publish, promote, grant the right to, or permit access to, or provide a link to the Content or Databases from any place or source other than Your Application;

(v) use the Content to create an application which offers or advertises any services which discredit Our services, damage or compete with Our services or otherwise harm Our services;

(vi) circumvent, set spiders and indices or in any manner store the information obtained from the Content (other than in the manners provided for in this Limited License), or propagate any viruses, computer worms, Trojan software or other software designed to damage any systems or data, and send or store malicious or illegal materials with the use of the Software;

(vii) provide the Content or Databases to any third parties in a manner contradicting the terms of use provided to users of Our website;

(viii) exercise commercial use (i.e., sell or lease), copy, store or cache the Content or Databases for any purposes other than the ones permitted by this Agreement.

6.2. Limitation on sublicensing. Except for the cases provided in this section, all licensing rights (in accordance with the applicable intellectual property right) granted under this Agreement shall not be sublicensed, transferred or assigned. Subject to compliance with the provisions below, You may sublicense Your right to display the Content and Means of Individualization, as provided herein, to End Users solely for them to be able to display the Content and Means of Individualization on their computer screens and/or websites by means of Your Application.

7. TERMINATION

7.1. This Agreement and Your right to use the Software and Modifications shall immediately be terminated in case You fail to comply with any terms and conditions of this Agreement. After the termination, You shall immediately discontinue use and destroy the Software and Modifications, including all accompanying documents.

8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

8.1. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OR TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MARKETABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXISTENCE OF OWNERSHIP AND ABSENCE OF VIOLATIONS IN RELATION TO THE SOFTWARE. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT OPERATION OF THE SOFTWARE OR ITS CODE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE, AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IT IS TECHNICALLY IMPRACTICABLE FOR US TO GRANT SUCH GUARANTEES.

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

9.1. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE LAW, WE ARE UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES RESPONSIBLE, ON THE BASIS OF ANY LAWS, FOR ANY SPECIAL, ACCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES IN THE FORM OF LOST PROFITS, SUSPENSION OF OPERATIONS, LOSS OF COMMERCIAL INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER PROPERTY DAMAGE) CAUSED BY THE USE OR IMPOSSIBILITY OF USING THE SOFTWARE OR ITS CODE, OR FOR ANY REASON RELATED TO THE SUBJECT OF THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IF WE WERE WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

10. FREE SOFTWARE

10.1. Irrespective of the aforesaid, We acknowledge that certain Software components may be subject to a license for open source software (hereinafter, “Open Source Components”). We undertake to prepare an overview of the relevant free software and provide You with the relevant complete source code, including all changes made by Us (if any). The overview will be included in Addendum A, together with a copy of the license terms regulating the provision of the relevant free software.

10.2. To the extent required by the licenses related to Open Source Components, the terms of such licenses shall be applied instead of the terms of this Agreement, and We hereby declare that the Software includes only the Open Source Components licensable on the basis of licenses granting an extent of rights at least as broad as the license granted under this Agreement. To the extent the licenses applicable to Open Source Components prohibit any limitations contained in this Agreement, such limitations shall not apply to the Components.

11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

11.1. The Software contains Our trademarks, logotypes, patents, production secrets and/or copyrighted materials. You agree not to disclose or provide such production secrets and/or know-hows to any third parties in any form and not to delete trademark notices, copyright notices or license terms from the Software or any components thereof. We reserve Our ownership and intellectual property rights to Our trademarks or in relation to Our trademarks and copyrighted materials which are displayed or available by means of the Software.

11.2. Subject to compliance with the provisions of this Agreement and for the validity period hereof, We grant You a limited, nonexclusive, revocable and sublicensable license for the display of trademarks, merchandise marks, service marks, logotypes, copyright notices, domain names and other Means of Individualization in compliance with this Agreement and solely for purposes of indicating the source of the Software and for promoting and/or advertising the fact that You use the Software in Your Application developed on the basis thereof.

11.3. During the validity period of this Agreement or after its expiration, You may not contest or assist other persons in contesting the rights to the Means of Individualization, and may not assist in the registration of any Means of Individualization or distinctive features of a brand (including domain names) which are in any form confusingly similar to any Means of Individualization.

12. INDEMNITIES OF THE PARTIES

12.1. Subject to compliance with the provisions of this Agreement, You shall defend, hold harmless and indemnify Us, Our affiliates, licensors, each of Our employees, officials and directors against any claims, damages, liability, costs and charges (including reasonable legal expenses) resulting from or connected to Your use of the Software (including any Content provided under this Agreement) or connected to a violation of this Agreement and/or any declarations or guarantees included in this Agreement. You agree that We do not assume any obligations to indemnify You for any losses in connection to Your use of the Software or Content.

13. OTHER CONDITIONS

13.1. The License granted under this Agreement shall apply solely to the Software version provided under this Agreement, as well as to any changes and/or updates which You may have the right to obtain. For the avoidance of doubt, We are not obliged to provide You with any support, troubleshooting means, changes or updates to the Software.

13.2. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and bylaws related to the Software.

13.3. In case of further distribution of the Software or Modifications within Your Application, You may offer support, guarantees, indemnities and other obligations and/or rights complying with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Nevertheless, when assuming such obligations, You may only act on Your behalf and at Your own risk, but not on Our behalf. You shall indemnify Us for losses or, if requested by Us, defend us against any legal actions, claims or judicial proceedings initiated against Us (i) in connection with You having assumed such support, guarantees, indemnities or additional responsibility; or (ii) in connection with the use, reproduction or distribution of Your Application, except for cases where such legal action is based solely on the inclusion of the Software into such an Application.

13.4. Moreover, You shall distribute the Software solely under an agreement which includes all the limitations provided in this Agreement and defends Us and the Software to the same extent as this Agreement.

13.5. You acknowledge that this Agreement is the full and sole expression of our arrangement. No oral or written information provided by Us or otherwise provided on Our behalf shall create any guarantees or additional agreements, or in any way expand the scope of this Agreement, and You may not rely on any such oral or written information.

13.6. This Agreement grants no implied licenses or rights; all other rights, apart from the ones expressly granted hereunder, shall be reserved by Us and Our licensors. Furthermore, no licenses or privileges shall be granted with regard to combining the Software and/or Modifications, as applicable, with any other software or hardware which has not been provided by Us to You under this Agreement. Your rights under this Agreement shall only apply to the Software, Modifications and/or Applications.

13.7. If any provisions of this Agreement are recognized to be invalid, such provisions shall be deemed excluded from this Agreement; the remaining terms and conditions shall retain full force and validity.

13.8. This Agreement shall be regulated by the legislation of the relevant jurisdiction in which the License is executed. If the set of rights under super-imperative norms of the applicable legislation in the relevant jurisdiction includes any additional rights not provided in this License, such additional rights shall be deemed granted under this License in compliance with the terms and conditions of this License.

13.9 The provisions of 2GIS Widget Agreement shall be applicable in matters not regulated by this Agreement

Rev. as of June 30, 2014

Addendum A

Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2014 2GIS. City Expert. www.2gis.com.cy

Please find below the list of open source components as envisaged herein. This list is provided for your convenience. Please read further if you wish to review the copyright notice(s) and full text of the license related to each component.