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Walk Score Terms of Use

The services that Walk Score ("WS") provides to you on the Walk Score websites (defined to include all mobile, web, apps or other properties, collectively "Services") are subject to the following terms of use ("Terms of Use"). If you are using the Walk Score API, Walk Score Neighborhood Map, or Walk Score Flyer, you also agree to the Walk Score Services Terms of Use.

Please see the Walk Score Privacy Policy, Trademark Guidelines, and Community Guidelines.

1. Restrictions

You agree to use the Services for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree not to otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, decompile, disassemble or reverse-engineer any portion of the Services. You agree not to use the Services in any way that is unlawful, or harms, its service providers, suppliers or any other user. These Terms of Use do not provide you a license to use, reproduce, distribute, display or provide access to any portion of the Services on third-party Websites. Automated queries including screen and database scraping, spiders, robots, etc. are prohibited unless you have received express permission from WS. As a limited exception, publicly available search engines may query the Services and provide an index with links to the Services' Web pages.

2. Changes to the Agreement or the Services

You agree and understand that these Terms of Service and the Services may be modified at any time without prior notice. You agree to review the Terms of Use periodically so that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued use of the Services after any modifications indicates your acceptance of the modified Terms of Use. Unless expressly stated otherwise by WS, any new features, new services, enhancements or modifications to the Services implemented after your initial access to the Services shall be subject to these Terms of Use. The Walk Score calculated for a specific address may change at any time due to changes, additions, deletions, or corrections to the data sources we use, changes or improvements to our scoring algorithm, or other reasons.

3. Linked Materials

The Services include links to third-party products, services and Websites. Walk Score does not endorse, and takes no responsibility for such products, services, and websites.

4. Content You Provide

You own all content you submit to the Services, including but not limited to profile information, images, and comments ("Your Content"). By submitting Your Content you hereby irrevocably grant us world-wide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferrable rights to use Your Content for any purpose. By "use" we mean display, copy, distribute, modify, incorporate into other works, create derivative works, and allow third party sites and services who obtain Your Content from us to do the same. You irrevocably waive any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content brought against us and any third party sites and services.

By submitting Your Content to us, you represent that you are the sole author of Your Content, and use of Your Content does not violate or infringe any rights of any third party. With regard to Your Content that contains photographs or images, you agree that you have either taken the photograph, own the rights to the image, or have explicit permission from the rights-holder to submit your image.

WS is not liable for any statements or representations related to Your Content. WS assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Services for appropriate user content and has no obligation to remove content. However, WS reserves the right to monitor, edit, or remove any content at any time for any reason.

5. Complaint Regarding Copyright Infringement

If you are a copyright holder and believe your work has been used on the WS websites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact our Copyright Agent with the following information:

  • Your name, address, phone number, and email address, so that we can reach you;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work(s) you believe to be infringed;
  • Identification of the material on the websites you believe is infringing, including a location description (e.g., a URL);
  • A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf, and that the information you provided is accurate;
  • A statement that you have a good-faith belief the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A physical or electronic signature;

Send your infringement notices to:

Copyright Agent
Walk Score
2025 1st Ave, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98121
Email: copyright@walkscore.com

If Your Content is removed or access to it is disabled and you believe in good faith that a claim has been wrongly made against you, you may submit a counter-notification to WS. Your counter-notification must be in writing and sent to our Copyright Agent, whose address is above. Your counter-notification must contain the following information:

  • Your physical or electronic signature;
  • Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
  • A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
  • Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which you are located, or if you are outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which Walk Score may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who notified Walk Score of the alleged infringement or an agent of such person.

6. Intellectual Property

The Services including but not limited to content, visual interfaces, interactive features, graphics, design, computer code, images, and data are the property of Walk Score, and subject to the intellectual property rights of Walk Score and its licensors. We also own the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world associated with the Services. © 2012 Walk Score. All rights reserved.

7. NO WARRANTY

WS PROVIDES THE SERVICES "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS, STATUTORY AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION (A) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, ACCURACY, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NO ENCUMBRANCES, NO LIENS AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, (B) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND (C) WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE ACCESS OR USE.

8. LIABILITY LIMITATION; EXCLUSIVE REMEDY

IN NO EVENT WILL WS OR ANY SUPPLIER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, BASED ON, OR RESULTING FROM THESE TERMS OF USE OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES UNDER THIS PARAGRAPH IS INDEPENDENT OF YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND SURVIVES IN THE EVENT SUCH REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OR IS OTHERWISE DEEMED UNENFORCEABLE. THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM (A) BREACH OF CONTRACT, (B) BREACH OF WARRANTY, (C) NEGLIGENCE, OR (D) ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THESE TERMS OF USE, OR YOU HAVE ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM AGAINST WS OR ITS SUPPLIERS WITH RESPECT TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR THE SERVICES, THEN YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICES.

9. Choice of Law; Disputes

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Washington, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts sitting in King County, Washington for any and all disputes, claims and actions arising from or in connection with the Services and/or these Terms of Use. In any dispute arising under this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to attorneys' fees and expenses.

10. General

You agree not to export from anywhere any part of the Services provided to you or any direct product thereof except in compliance with, and with all licenses and approvals required under, applicable export laws, rules and regulations. You may not assign these Terms of Use, or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights, if any, in the Service. WS’s failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. Except as expressly stated herein, these Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and WS with respect to the Services and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications of any kind between you and WS with respect to the Services.

Last modified 8/31/2012