Bing Map App Submission Addendum

This Bing Map App Submission Addendum (“Submission Addendum”) supplements the Microsoft Service Agreement for the site located at, as may be amended from time to time (the "Terms of Service"). This Submission Addendum, the Terms of Service, and the Code of Conduct (accessible from the link above for the Terms of Service), provide the terms and conditions that will govern your relationship with Microsoft regarding any application and related materials you submit to us for use on or ("Submission").

Microsoft does not claim ownership of the Submission, except for any material in your Submission that we licensed to you. By uploading your Submission, you give us all the necessary rights to make your Submission available on and other Microsoft or third party sites. These rights include granting Microsoft and its licensees a free, worldwide license to:

We will not pay you for your Submission. We may refuse to publish and may remove your Submission from the service at any time and for any reason. In particular, we may refuse to publish your Submission if you fail to comply with this Submission Addendum, the Terms of Service, and the Code of Conduct. We may also create or permit others to create Submissions that offer similar features and services to, or otherwise compete with, your Submission.

The following terms shall also apply:

  1. You are responsible for insuring that your Submission and all content related to your Submission complies with the Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct is available here:
  2. Your use of the Bing Maps Platform APIs is subject to the Bing Maps Platform API’s Terms of Use located at
  3. Your Submission will add new functionality to enhance any material (including sample code) that Microsoft licenses to you.
  4. You cannot use any components, data, images or other parts of your map application in your Submission that are hosted, owned or provided by other consumer mapping platforms.  You may use data from geo-data web services, provided you have procured the appropriate rights and licenses to use such data in your Submission.
  5. Microsoft does not provide you with access to any user data or information through the Bing Map App APIs, and you must not attempt to otherwise access any user data through the Bing Map App APIs.
  6. You will provide users with adequate notice of the privacy practices applicable to the Submission in advance of the user providing any personal information. If your Submission permits a user to input login or other personal information you will inform users in advance of use, what data you will use and how you will use, store, display or otherwise share the data either by: (i) providing a hypertext link to the applicable privacy policy, or (ii) incorporating the text of the applicable privacy practices into your Submission.
  7. You will not give us information that you independently collect from a user or a user's content without that user's consent.
  8. Submissions that publish a user’s location information to any other person or service must first obtain the user’s express permission (opt-in) to do so and must provide a mechanism through which the user can opt out of having location information published.
  9. You will provide customer support for your Submission.
  10. You will not show third party ads or third party web search boxes in your Submission without the authorization of Microsoft.
  11. We can issue a press release regarding your Submission, and describing our relationship with you.
  12. You will comply with all applicable laws.
  13. You give us all rights necessary to enable your Submission to work with Microsoft, including without limitation, rights to analyze and test your Submission for quality control purposes on an ongoing basis.
  14. You give us the right to place content, including ads, around your Submission.

You warrant and represent to Microsoft that: