Google Drive API Terms of Service

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By using this API, you consent to be bound by these terms in addition to the Google APIs Terms of Service ("API ToS") at

Google Drive API Policies

Acceptable customer implementation

The Drive API is not allowed for certain use cases without Google’s express prior written consent, including the following:

  • Backup of user/app content from developer’s app to Drive.
  • Cryptocurrency mining.
  • Broad video distribution and/or dissemination of copyrighted content without authorization.
  • Using Drive as a replacement for large-scale content distribution. Using Drive as a CDN is not allowed.