Updated agreements now available

The Program License Agreement, Schedules 1, 2, and 3, and Apple Developer Agreement have been updated to provide clarification, and to support updated policies and upcoming features. Please review the changes below and accept the updated terms as needed.

Program License Agreement

  • Purpose and Section 7: Updated TestFlight terms to support Mac apps.
  • Definitions and Section 3.3.55: Specified requirements and restrictions with respect to the use of ShazamKit.
  • Definitions and Section 3.3.56: Specified restrictions and obligations with respect to the use of the Xcode Cloud service.
  • Sections 5.3, 11.2(f) and 14.8: Clarified legal export control requirements.
  • Sections 14.3 and 14.5: Updated notice information.
  • Attachment 2, Section 3.5: Specified requirements with respect to use of end-user consumption data.

Schedule 1

  • Section 2.3: Clarified legal export control requirements.
  • Section 6.3: Clarified legal export control requirements.
  • Exhibit A: Updated Apple Services LATAM LLC as agent for the marketing and End-User download of the Licensed Applications by End-Users located in Latin America in Section 1. Indicated countries where Custom Applications are available in Sections 1-2.
  • Exhibit B: Updated reference to the current Apple Media Services Terms and Conditions in Sections 1–2. Clarified the scope of product claims include HealthKit and HomeKit frameworks in Section 5. Clarified legal export control requirements in Section 7.
  • Exhibit C: Updated the URL for Apple Media Services terms in Section 11.
  • Exhibit D: Clarified that paid promotion of an app on the App Store may be presented in a promotional placement and designated as advertising content. Clarified developers who may submit complaints pursuant to country-specific platform-to-business regulation.
  • Review the updated Program License Agreement.

Schedules 2 and 3 (Paid Applications Agreement)

  • Section 2.3: Clarified legal export control requirements.
  • Section 3.2: Specified practices for the collection and remittance of telecommunication taxes. Specified requirements and responsibilities for the selection and maintenance of tax categorization for apps and in-app purchases in the App Store Connect site.
  • Section 3.6: Clarified responsibility for taxes relating to Apple’s commission and end-user prices.
  • Section 3.8: Removed language stating Apple may retain its commission when it issues refunds.
  • Section 6.3: Removed language stating Apple may retain its commission when it issues refunds.
  • Section 7.3: Clarified legal export control requirements.
  • Review the updated Paid Applications Agreement.

Apple Developer Agreement

  • Section 11: Removed language stating Apple may use any information, suggestions or recommendations you provide pursuant to the Agreement for any purpose.
  • Section 16: Clarified legal export control requirements.

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