Community standards

The community standards listed below play an important role in ensuring a positive experience for everyone using Google Profiles. Violation of these standards may result in the removal of your profile or deletion of your Google Account.

Nudity and sexually explicit material
We don't allow nudity, graphic sex acts, or sexually explicit material.

Hate Speech
We don't allow the promotion of hatred toward groups of people based on their race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation/gender identity.

Your profile should represent you. We don't allow impersonation of others or other behavior that is misleading or intended to be misleading. If you believe that another user is impersonating you with a Google profile, please go to the profile in question, click Report a profile, and select the appropriate radio button. Learn more about reporting impersonation.

Private and Confidential Information
We don't allow unauthorized publishing of people's private and confidential information, such as credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers, driver's and other license numbers, or any other information that is not publicly accessible. To protect your own privacy and your confidential information, be careful not to share any private or confidential information with others.

We'll respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. For more information or to file a DMCA request, please read our copyright procedures.

Illegal Activities
Google Profiles should not be used for unlawful purposes or for promotion of dangerous and illegal activities. If found engaging in such activity, we may terminate your account, notify law enforcement authorities, or take other appropriate action.

Spam, Malware and Phishing
We don't allow transmission of malware, viruses, or anything that may disrupt service or harm others. Spam is also prohibited and may include: product advertisements, link spam and links to commercial pornography. Malicious scripts and password phishing scams are not allowed either.

Profile Picture
Your profile picture should not include mature or offensive content. For example, do not use a photo that is a close-up of a person's buttocks or a woman's cleavage.

Reporting Abuse
If you believe that someone is violating these standards, click Report this profile within that person's profile. We'll review your report and take action if appropriate. Not all reports result in removal. Learn more about reporting abuse.