Google Trusted Photographers are not allowed to upload imagery of: Some legal establishments such as police/military facilities, detention centers and jails. Some medical centers such as mental health clinics, abortion clinics, trauma centers, rehabilitation centers, and addiction treatment centers. Vacant real estate units like houses, apartments, shops (hotels, model houses and other publicly rented facilities [...]
Street View | Trusted Photographers are independent business owners that are not employed by Google, agents of Google or affiliated with Google in any way. Google however, has certified them to take the feature pictures and panoramic pictures, uploading them, moderating them and eventually publishing them on Google properties.
Because we want to keep the focus of the photos on the inside of your business, we aim to have as few people in the shots as possible. As the business owner it would be your responsibility to notify your employees and customers that the photo shoot is taking place. The face of any person appearing [...]
Photo shoots will exclude any areas of your businesses which you would not like to feature. In addition, our photographers will always alert customers and employees before a photo is taken, to uphold their privacy. All panoramic imagery will be processed by our state-of-the-art blurring technology to blur out faces of any employees or customers [...]
You must have the proper authority to allow a Street View | Trusted Trusted Photographer access to the business premises to collect photographs and to subsequently allow Google to use those photographs in its products and services. People with this authority include the owner of the business or a director or manager with the designation to make [...]
Google may use these images in other products and services in new ways that will make your business information more useful and accessible to users. For example, further integration with Google Maps will allow customers to find these images easily from the 360-degree Street View imagery of nearby roads for many locations.
Yes, you will own the photos taken by our Google Trusted Photographer once you have paid for this service and the shoot is completed. Keep in mind that by signing the agreement, provided by the Trusted Photographer, you will also license the use of the photos to Google who will publish the imagery.
Similar to Street View imagery policy, the “Report a Problem” tool enables any user to request further blurring of images that feature him in the 360-degree imagery. Users can also request the removal of images that display inappropriate content, and business owners can ask us to remove 360-degree images taken by photographers through the “Report a [...]