Designed for Families Addendum
April 14, 2015
By opting into the Designed for Families program, You consent to be bound by these terms in
addition to the existing Google Play
Developer Distribution Agreement and Google Play Developer
Program Policies (the “Agreement”). If there is a conflict between these terms and the
Agreement, these terms govern. Capitalized terms used below but not defined below have the
meaning ascribed to them under the Agreement.
Participation. Your participation in the Designed for Families program
provides you with the ability to promote your app that is designed for kids and family
audiences. As part of this program, you are responsible for maintaining compliance with
the Designed for
Families Program Requirements.
Content Ratings. You alone are responsible for providing accurate and up
to date information to establish your app(s) content rating on Google Play.
Play for Families Badges. By opting into Designed for Families, you must
select a target audience for your app. You are responsible for ensuring that all of the
content in your app(s) (including any advertising) is appropriate for the target audience
that you select.
Legal Compliance. You represent that apps submitted to Designed for
Families are compliant with COPPA (Children’s
Online Privacy Protection Rule) and other relevant statutes, including any APIs that
must also provide clear disclosures on what data your app collects from users and how
that data is used.
Approval and Public Availability. By submitting apps to the Designed for
Families program, your app will be subject to a special review process, and the decision
to include each app is in Google's sole discretion.
Suspension or Termination. Your failure to comply with the Designed for
Families Program Requirements may result in the immediate suspension or removal of
your app(s) from the Designed for Families Program and in some circumstances may result
in removal of your app(s) from the Google Play store.