Terms of Use

(Last updated October 2, 2017)

By using our website (the “Site”), you are agreeing to these Let’s Talk Terms of Use. Please read them carefully. The Site, located at uniform resource locator http://letstalkselfdriving.com/ , is provided by Waymo LLC and its subsidiaries (“Waymo,” "we," "our," or "us") to the person accessing the Site ("you," or "your").

1. You Agree to These Terms by Using the Site

Your access to, and use of, the Site is subject to the following Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations. By accessing and using the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use. Waymo may, at any time and without notice, modify these Terms of Use by revising them on the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of any such revisions. You should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use. You may not modify these Terms of Use except in a writing signed by Waymo.

If you do not agree and accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use, you must exit the Site immediately.

2. Permitted Use of the Site

The information and materials on the Site are provided for general informational purposes. You may use the Site solely for the purpose of learning about the use and application of self-driving vehicles. You may not use, reproduce or distribute the text, graphics, downloads, tools or any other content on the Site for any other purpose.

3. User Submitted Content

The Site may, from time to time offer interactive features that allow users to submit content to the Site. Waymo does not and cannot review all such content, and is not responsible for such content.

You acknowledge that by providing the ability to view and distribute your user-generated content on the Site, Waymo is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability related thereto. However, Waymo reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be unacceptable to Waymo in its sole discretion.

Harassment in any manner or form on the Site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Waymo employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the Site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law.

4. Notice; Electronic Communications

When you visit the Site or send e-mails to Waymo, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

5. Privacy

Our collection and use of personal information in connection with the Site will be in accordance with the Google Privacy Policy located at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

6. Disclaimer - Warranty

THE SITE, ITS CONTENT, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WAYMO HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Waymo does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes the Site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Waymo does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in the Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

7. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Waymo, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use or any activity related to you accessing the Site.

8. Limitations of Liability

YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER WAYMO, NOR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS, NOR ANY OF ITS AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT, ARE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE SITE WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Waymo may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Waymo, Waymo has no control over these linked sites, all of which may have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Waymo. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Without limiting the foregoing, Waymo specifically disclaims any responsibility if such sites: infringe any third party's intellectual property rights; are inaccurate, incomplete or misleading; are not merchantable or fit for a particular purpose; do not provide adequate security; contain viruses or other items of a destructive nature; or are libelous or defamatory.

Waymo does not endorse the content, or any products or services available, on such sites. Nonetheless, Waymo seeks to protect the integrity of its Site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own Site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

10. Trademarks

The following trademarks are our property: Waymo. These marks may not be used without our consent on any product or service, except our own.

Copyright © 2017, Waymo LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

All content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Waymo or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on the Site is the exclusive property of Waymo and protected by United States and international copyright laws. All software used on the Site is the property of Waymo or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials printed or downloaded from the Site.

We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement according to the process set out in the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please direct any inquiry regarding alleged copyright infringement to legal-notices@waymo.com.

13. Export Control

Software and other materials downloaded or otherwise made available from the Site may be subject to United States Export Control. The United States Export Control laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No software from the Site may be downloaded or exported: into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Sudan, Syria, or any other country to which the United States has embargoed goods; or anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United States Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders.

Waymo does not authorize the downloading or exportation of any software or technical data from the Site to any jurisdiction prohibited by the United States Export Control Laws.

14. Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The courts of general jurisdiction located within Santa Clara County, California, will have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all disputes arising out of, relating to or concerning these Terms of Use and/or the Site or in which these Terms of Use and/or the Site are a material fact.

15. Assignment

Waymo may assign its rights and duties under these Terms of Use to any party at any time without notice to you.

16. Questions and feedback

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about the Site. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to the Site to contact@letstalkselfdriving.com.