Terms of Use for the Yandex Site Search Service

This document is a translation of Terms of Use for the Yandex Site Search Service (“Terms”) in English. In case of conflict between the Russian version of the Terms and this translation, only the Russian version shall be considered legally binding. The Russian version of the Terms is available at https://yandex.ru/legal/site_termsofuse/?lang=ru.

1. General Provisions

1.1. YANDEX LLC ("Yandex") provides the internet user (“User”) with the Yandex Site Search service available at: http://site.yandex.ru/ (”Service”).

1.2. These Terms constitute an addition to the User Agreement for Yandex Services regarding the use of the Service. In all matters not provided for in these Terms, the relationship between the User and Yandex regarding the use of the Service are governed by the User Agreement for Yandex Services (https://yandex.by/legal/rules/), the License to Use Yandex Search Engine (https://yandex.by/legal/termsofuse/), and the Privacy Policy (https://yandex.by/legal/confidential/).

1.3. By starting to use the Service or its individual features, the User is considered to have accepted these Terms, as well as the terms and conditions of all of the abovementioned documents, in full, without any reservations and exceptions. In the event the User disagrees with on of the provisions the mentioned documents, the User may not use the Service.

1.4. These Terms may be amended by Yandex without any notice, and the new version of the Terms shall be effective upon publication on the Internet at the address specified in this paragraph, unless otherwise provided by the new version of the Terms. The current version of the Terms is always available on the webpage at https://yandex.by/legal/site_termsofuse/.

1.5. In the event Yandex makes any changes to these Terms (as provided in Section 1.4. of these Terms) with which the User disagrees, the User shall cease using the Service.

1.6. The Service offers the User a free solution for search at the User's website. All currently existing features of the Service, any further development of existing features and/or any addition of new features shall be subject to these Terms.

2. Use of the Service. Individual Features of the Service

2.1. The Service is available only to Users who have completed the registration procedure and have an account with Yandex.

2.2. Any User who receives the code for the search form and places it on his or her website shall not:

2.2.1. change code of the search form, if otherwise is stated herein;

2.2.2. remove, hide or change any Yandex logos (including the position of the Yandex logo on the page) or any links to Yandex resources contained in the search results page;

2.2.3. install the search form code on any website that does not meet the requirements of Section 5 of the User Agreement for Yandex Services (https://yandex.by/legal/rules/).

2.2.4. delete, modify, hide or otherwise make unavailable for perception by the end user search results generated by the Service, including but not limited to allow display of pop-up windows, banners or animation over the search results or of other elements concealing the search results, if otherwise is stated herein.

2.2.5. change the order of search results on the search results page.

2.2.6. use the Service for any purpose other than search at the User's website.

2.2.7. use any programs or other tools for collecting and processing results automatically.

2.2.8. send requests generated automatically.

2.2.9. place on the search form and / or search results, obtained through the Service, advertising, and / or trademarks of similar search engines;

2.2.10.not to upload, send, transmit search engine spam, and not to interfere with the normal operation of the Service.

2.3. Any User who receives the code for the search form and places it on his or her website may:

2.3.1. remove Yandex logos, contained in the search form, provided that the Yandex logo is left unchanged on the search results page.

2.3.2. change the design of the search form, including but not limited to, change the code of the search form to the extent that is necessary to change the design of the search form, provided that such changes do not damage goodwill of Yandex.

2.3.3. add to the search results on the User’s website (but not to the search results throughout other sites or the Internet) interactive elements, as well as elements that increase the descriptiveness, without changing the snippet (part of the text page of the site, which is located below the link on the search results page).

2.4. Yandex may, without notice and at its sole discretion, place advertising information on the search results pages generated by end users using the Service installed on the User’s website. The form, order and quantity of such advertising information are determined by Yandex.

2.5. Yandex reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to limit the User's access to the Service (or to certain features of the Service if technically possible) under his or her account, or to completely block the User's account, in case of repeated violation of these Terms, or to apply to the User other measures required by law or necessary to protect the rights and legitimate interests of third parties.

2.6. By using the Service the User grants Yandex right to use the logo, trademark and/or brand name of the User and/or the User's Site for information, advertising or marketing purposes without further User's consent and any remuneration for such use. For the avoidance of doubt, use for marketing purposes means the use of the foregoing means of individualization of the User and / or the User's Site, in particular, at conferences, webinars, text and audio-video materials, and the use by placing them on the Service website.

Date of publication: 20.04.2015 г.

Previous version of the document: https://yandex.by/legal/site_termsofuse/14102013/.

Previous version of the document: https://yandex.by/legal/site_termsofuse/19032013/.

Previous version of the document: https://yandex.by/legal/site_termsofuse/20092011/.