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YouTube policies play an important role in maintaining a positive experience for everyone on YouTube.

Community Guidelines

Our Community Guidelines are a key part of our policies and are regularly updated in consultation with outside experts and YouTube creators to keep pace with emerging challenges.

Developer & API Policies

Read more about YouTube API Services and Developer policies.


View YouTube Terms of Service.

YouTube Monetisation

Read the policies for creators in the YouTube Partner Programme.

YouTube Kids Privacy Notice

Learn how we help parents understand what data is collected by the app.