PetSquare is a search engine for pet owners where pet owners can review and exchange
information around animals.
Our policies play an important role in maintaining a positive experience for our users. Please
policies when you upload content on PetSquare or share it (collectively referred to below as the
We will remove content that violates PetSquare's Content policy.
We occasionally modify these policies, so please check back here for any updates.
LAST UPDATED: MAY 4, 2019
Do not use our Services to engage in illegal activities or promote dangerous and
Malicious and Deceptive Practices
Do not transmit viruses, malware, or any other malicious or destructive code. Do
not distribute content that harms or interferes with the operation of the networks,
servers, or other infrastructure of Google or others. Do not use our Services for
Third party rights
Do not upload content on our services and/or share it, unless you have all necessary
rights(including copyright and trademark rights).
Our products are platforms for free expression. But we don't support content that
promotes or condones violence against individuals or groups based on race or ethnic
origin, religion, disability, gender, age, nationality, veteran status, or sexual
orientation/gender identity, or whose primary purpose is inciting hatred on the
basis of these core characteristics. This can be a delicate balancing act, but if
the primary purpose is to attack a protected group, the content crosses the line.
Personal and Confidential Information
Do not distribute other people’s personal and confidential information, such as
credit card numbers, confidential national ID numbers, or account passwords,
without their permission.
Do not access another user’s account without their permission.
Do not upload or share content that exploits or abuses children. This includes all
child sexual abuse imagery (even cartoon images) and all content that presents
children in a sexual manner. We will remove such content and take appropriate
action, which may include disabling accounts and reporting to the National Center
for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and law enforcement. Note that this
policy may additionally apply to any content uploaded or transmitted through Google
If you find any content that you think exploits children in this manner, do not comment on such
content, even if your intent is to bring it to PetSquare’s
attention. Instead, please contact [email protected]
with a link to the page that shows abusive content.
If you find content elsewhere on the internet, please contact
Do not spam, including by sending unwanted promotional or commercial content, or
unwanted or mass solicitation.
Do not manipulate ranking or relevancy using techniques like repetitive or
misleading keywords or metadata.
Sexually Explicit Material
Do not distribute sexually explicit or pornographic material. Do not drive traffic
to commercial pornography sites.
Harassment, Bullying, and Threats
Do not engage in harassing, bullying, or threatening behavior, and do not incite
others to engage in these activities. Anyone using our Services to single someone
out for malicious abuse, to threaten someone with serious harm, to sexualize a
person in an unwanted way, or to harass in other ways may have the offending
content removed or be permanently banned from using the Services. In emergency
situations, we may escalate imminent threats of serious harm to law enforcement.
Keep in mind that online harassment is also illegal in many places and can have
serious offline consequences for both the harasser and the victim.
Do not distribute depictions of graphic or gratuitous violence.
Do not use our Services to mislead or confuse users by pretending to be someone
else or pretending to represent an organization you do not represent.
Use of Multiple Accounts
Do not create or use multiple accounts to evade our policies or bypass blocks or
otherwise subvert restrictions placed on your account. For example, if you’ve been
blocked by another user or suspended for abuse, don’t create a replacement account
that engages in similar activity.
Do not upload any copyrighted content to PetSquare unless you own the right to use the content.
About our Policies and Terms
These policies apply generally to the content you post on our Services.