API Terms of Use

Terms of Use

CCE’s APIs Terms of Service

These Terms of Use (the "Agreement") is an agreement between Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. ("CCE”) and you for the purpose of setting for the terms and conditions pursuant to which you may access and use the CCE Property. Before accessing any CCE Property or submitting an application for CCE’s API Access Keys, you must first read and agree to the terms of this Agreement.  By clicking “I Accept”, accessing a CCE API, or submitting an Application for CCE’s API Access Keys, you agree to all of these terms and conditions.

You also agree that your use of the CCE Property, including CCE’s APIs (all as defined below) is also subject to the CCE’s Use Policy at www.cokecce.com, and that the terms of the Use Policy is hereby incorporated into this Agreement.

CCE reserves the right, from time to time, with or without notice to you, to change this Agreement in its sole and absolute discretion. You must review these Terms of Use periodically to keep abreast of any changes.   The most current version of this Agreement will supersede all previous versions.  Your use of any of the CCE APIs after changes are made will constitute your agreement to such changes. Your only recourse if you disagree with any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement, or any changes to this Agreement, is to discontinue use of the CCE Property. 

1.   Agreement.

By submitting an Application for CCE’s API Access Keys, you acknowledge and agree that you have read and understand this Agreement, (ii) you are acting (a) as an individual, and not as an employee of any employer, in performing work with the CCE APIs, or (b) as an employee of a company and are authorized to make the representations and commitments under this Agreement on behalf of your employer, and the terms “you” and “your” includes your employer, and (iii) if your Application for CCE’s API Access Keys is accepted by CCE, this Agreement shall, immediately upon such acceptance, become a legal binding agreement between you and CCE. The terms and conditions of this Agreement shall govern your participation in the CCE Developer Network.  You may not use the CCE APIs if you do not accept this Agreement.   If you are agreeing to be bound by this Agreement on behalf of your employer or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have full legal authority to bind your employer or such entity to this Agreement.  If you do not have the requisite authority, you may not accept this Agreement or use the CCE APIs on behalf of your employer or other entity.

2.   Definitions.

For purposes of this Agreement, the following terms will have the indicated meanings:

“API Access Key” means a unique string identifying a CCE API user (e.g., you) that is passed to CCE in a CCE API request.

 “CCE APIs” means a set of HTTP and HTTPS based services providing programmatic access to certain data generated by CCE and provided to Developer.

"CCE Data" means the data, text, photographs and other materials provided by CCE through the CCE APIs.

 “CCE Links" mean web page URLs, banners or button advertisements, or other graphical or text elements, provided by CCE through a CCE API and containing one or more CCE Marks and a link to a page on the CCE Web Site.

"CCE Marks" means trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos owned by or licensed to CCE.

"CCE Materials" mean the CCE APIs, CCE Links, CCE Marks, Photos, and CCE Data.

“CCE Photos” means the photographs that are included from time to time as a part of the CCE Data.

"CCE Web Site" means the web site located at http://www.cokecce.com. 

"Developer" "you" and "your" means the individual who completed and submitted an Application for API Keys.

“Developer Application” means any client of a CCE API, including a web site, mobile application or desktop application.

"Developer's Site" means the web site(s) indicated in your Application for API Access Keys under "URL of Site.” “End Users” means the individuals who view and/or use your Developer Site and/or your Developer Application.

3.   Enrollment.

3.1    To apply for enrollment in the CCE Developer Network, you must accept this Agreement and must complete the Application for API Access Keys.  Once enrolled, your participation may be rescinded by CCE for any reason whatsoever, in CCE’s sole discretion.  This may include, but not be limited to, a determination that you or your Developer Site or Developer Application is in violation of this Agreement, is unsuitable for or incompatible with the CCE Developer Network, competes with CCE in a manner that CCE finds unacceptable, or the type of API or design is not compatible with CCE’s needs or intended use for APIs.

3.2  CCE reserves the right to change the contents of the CCE Data including, but not limited to, excluding categories from such CCE Data from time to time in its sole discretion without notice to you.  CCE also reserves the right to modify the functionality of any API at any time. 

4.   License; Ownership.

4.1  License. On the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in this Agreement, and conditioned on CCE’s acceptance of your Application for API Access Keys, CCE grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, royalty-free (i) license during the Term to use the CCE Property in your Developer Application, solely in connection with the exercise of your rights under this Agreement (the “Limited License”).  The provisions of this Agreement will be applicable to all updates, revisions or substitutions of the CCE APIs or CCE Property, and any copies of the CCE APIs or CCE Property made by or for you.  All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved to and by CCE.  You agree that CCE, in its sole discretion, may use your trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, and domain names for the purpose of advertising or publicizing your use of the CCE API.

4.2  Ownership. As between CCE and Developer: (i) CCE retains all rights, title and interest in and to all intellectual property rights embodied in or associated with the CCE Property, and any content CCE created or derived therefrom; and (ii) Developer retains all rights, title and interest in and to all intellectual property rights embodied in or associated with your Application, excluding the aforementioned rights in this Section 1.1(i) above owned by or licensed to CCE. There are no implied licenses under this Agreement, and any rights not expressly granted to you hereunder are reserved by CCE or its suppliers. You will not take any action inconsistent with CCE’s ownership of CCE Property. Neither party will exceed the scope of the licenses granted hereunder.    

4.3  CCE Marks. Under no circumstances may you use any CCE Marks for any purpose other than the placement of CCE Links on your Developer Site or Developer Application in accordance with this Agreement.  You specifically acknowledge that entry into any agreement with a third party for the purchase of traffic involving keywords that are identical to or similar to any of CCE’s Marks will constitute a breach of this Agreement and will, whether occurring during or following the Term, also constitute trademark infringement.

 5. Attribution.

Give CCE attribution in your application by displaying the following “CCE Logo” on your Developer Site and Developer Application, in one of the sizes indicated:

The CCE Logo should link back to http://www.cokecce.com. 

You may not change, enlarge, shrink, alter or modify in any way the image of the CCE Logo, without the prior written consent of CCE.  Send requests to change enlarge, or shrink the image of the CCE Logo to apisupport@cokecce.com

You must not use the CCE Logo to suggest that CCE is responsible for, or endorses or recommends, your Developer Site's or Developer Application’s content, design, language or topic.

 6. Developer Representations and Warranties.

You represent and warrant that (i) you have full power and authority to enter into this Agreement, and (ii) that, as of the time you accept this Agreement and for the duration of your use of the CCE APIs:

a. You are in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, if any, related to the performance of your obligations under this Agreement and the operation of your Developer Site and your Developer Application, and that the statements in section 1 and 7 are, and will be during the term of this Agreement, true and correct;

b. You fully own and control all of the development, maintenance and operation of, and content on, your Developer Site and your Developer Application (other than CCE Property);

c. All content and materials on your Developer Site and Developer Application is owned or validly licensed for use by you or is in the public domain;

d. None of the content on your Developer Site or your Developer Application is defamatory, constitutes obscenity, or violates any law or regulation, any right of any person, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or publicity, and you have adequate insurance to cover your liabilities to CCE under this Agreement;

e. None of the content and materials on your Developer Site or your Developer Application constitutes or results in any consumer fraud, product liability, breach of contract to which you are a party or which cause injury to any third party;

f. Your Developer Site and your Developer Application do not contain or directly link to any objectionable material, as determined by CCE in its sole discretion, and do not contain any pornography, obscene language or other obscene content, or support for violent or hate groups, or content that is abusive, illegal, hateful, harmful, harassing, or racially or ethnically discriminatory; and

g. Your Developer Site is not an incentive-based web site, such as a lottery or sweepstakes site that rewards End Users for clicking on links.

h.   Access to the CCE APIs and other CCE Property will be solely through the Developer Application and displayed only to End Users. The CCE API results will not be permitted or facilitated through any other web site or means, whether under Developer's ownership and control or otherwise. No sub-licensing, re-packaging, or other use (including "service bureau" use) is permitted.

 7.  Certain Restrictions.

You acknowledge and agree that:

7.1   Queries to the CCE API must contain all required parameters.

7.2   CCE may limit the number API queries that may be submitted by your Developer Application per day.

7.3   No substitution shall be made for page URLs included in the CCE Property, and the CCE Links shall convey End Users directly to such page URLs within the same browser window and without any framing, redirection (with the exception of redirection through a tracking system), or interstitial advertising (including pop-up or pop-under ads).

7.4   You will not copy, store, archive, distribute to any third party (other than to End Users as contemplated in this Agreement), alter or modify in any fashion, any CCE Data, any metadata or any Link.  Any cached CCE Data will be used by you only for the purpose of populating the Developer Application.

7.5 You will not display the name, logo, trademark or other identifier of another person (except the CCE Logo or your name or logo) on your Developer Site or Developer Application in such a manner as to give End Users the impression that such other person is a source, publisher or distributor of the CCE Data.

7.6 You will not sell, lease, share, transfer, or sublicense the CCE API Access Keys, whether for commercial or monetary gain or otherwise, without CCE’s prior, express, written permission.

7.7 You will not use the APIs in connection with or to promote any products, services, or materials that constitute, promote or are used primarily for the purpose of dealing in: spyware, adware, or other malicious programs or code, counterfeit goods, items subject to US embargo, hate materials (e.g. Nazi memorabilia) or materials urging acts of terrorism or violence, goods made from protected animal/plant species, recalled goods, hacking/surveillance/interception/ descrambling equipment, cigarettes, illegal drugs and paraphernalia, unlicensed sale of prescription drugs and medical devices, pornography, prostitution, body parts and bodily fluids, stolen products and items used for theft, fireworks, explosives, and hazardous materials, government IDs, police items, unlicensed trade or dealing in stocks and securities, gambling items, professional services regulated by state licensing regimes, non-transferable items such as airline tickets or event tickets, non-packaged food items, weapons and accessories or other items, which in CCE’s sole discretion, are not appropriate or compatible with CCE’s corporate image.

7.8 You will not influence any search engine's results in a way that violates such search engine's published policies, including its "spam" policy.

7.9 You will ensure that the use or display of the CCE Property does not suggest that CCE promotes or endorses you or any third party or the causes, ideas, web sites, products or services of you or any third party.

 8. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold CCE, its parent company and any affiliate entities, and its and their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, claims, liabilities, damages, suits, actions or expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from or in connection with (i) any breach of these representations, warranties and covenants, or (ii) your performance or failure to perform any of your obligations under this Agreement.

 9. Disclaimer of Warranties.

CCE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, RELATING TO THE CCE WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  In addition, CCE makes no representation or warranty that the CCE Links, the operation of the CCE Web Site, or the CCE APIs will be uninterrupted or error-free, and CCE will not be liable for the consequences of any interruptions or errors.

 10. Limitation of Liability.


 11. Term and Termination

11.1    Term. The term of the Agreement (the "Term") will commence on the date your Application for API Access Keys is accepted by CCE and will continue until terminated by either party.  Either party may terminate this Agreement by giving notice of such termination to the other party.  Notices will be sent to you at the email address you provided in your registration form.  Notices to CCE should be sent to apisupport@cokecce.com.  CCE may terminate this Agreement for any reason, or no reason, at any time.  A termination by CCE of Developer’s access to the APIs shall be deemed a termination of the Agreement by CCE, and the complete discontinuation of the use of all CCE APIs and CCE Property by you will be deemed a termination of the Term by you.  CCE may condition your continued use of CCE Property, and thus its agreement not to exercise its right to terminate the Term, on your compliance with additional conditions or requirements that are not set forth in this Agreement and that may not be applicable to other licensees of CCE Property. 

11.2    Effect of Termination. Upon the termination of this Agreement for any reason, the Limited License will terminate immediately, and you must immediately cease use of the CCE APIs and all other CCE Property.  All of the provisions of this Agreement other than the Limited License will survive the termination of the Limited License.

 12. Miscellaneous

12.1   Assignment. Only CCE may assign its rights or delegate its obligations under this Agreement.  You may not assign this Agreement or any of your rights or delegate any of your obligations.  Any attempted assignment or delegation is null and void.

12.2   No Third Party Beneficiaries. All rights and obligations of the parties hereunder are personal to them.  This Agreement is not intended to benefit, nor shall it be deemed to give rise to, any rights in any third party.

12.3   Publicity. Other than as otherwise specifically permitted by this Agreement, you may not create, publish, or distribute any item (e.g. press release) that references CCE without first submitting those items to CCE for approval and receiving CCE’s written consent.

12.4   Governing Law; Venue. This Agreement shall be solely governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You agree that, unless expressly waived by CCE or CCE brings an action in a different jurisdiction, the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your use of the CCE APIs shall be in the state or federal courts located in the Cobb County, State of Georgia, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.

12.5   Legal Fees.  If any dispute arises between the parties with respect to the matters covered by this Agreement which leads to a proceeding to resolve such dispute, the prevailing party in such proceeding shall be entitled to receive its reasonable attorneys’ fees, expert witness fees and out-of-pocket costs incurred in connection with such proceeding, in addition to any other relief it may be awarded.

12.6   Independent Contractors. The parties are independent contractors. This Agreement shall not be construed to create a joint venture or partnership between the parties. Neither party shall be deemed to be an employee, agent, partner or legal representative of the other for any purpose and neither shall have any right, power or authority to create any obligation or responsibility on behalf of the other.

12.7   Entire Agreement. This Agreement, including the policies referenced in it, constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof.  This Agreement supersedes, and the terms of this Agreement govern, any other prior or collateral agreements with respect to the subject matter hereof.

12.8   Severability. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held or made invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity shall not affect the remainder of this Agreement, and the invalid or unenforceable provisions shall be replaced by a mutually acceptable provision, which being valid, legal and enforceable comes closest to the original intentions of the parties hereto and has like economic effect.

12.9   Section Headings. The section headings contained herein are for reference purposes only and shall not in any way affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement.

12.10 Supplier Guiding Principles. You agree to comply with CCE’s Supplier Guiding Principles that are set forth at www.cokecce.com/about-cce/doing-business-with-cce.

CCE reserves the right to terminate any agreement, including this Agreement, with you if you cannot demonstrate that you are upholding the requirements of the Supplier Guiding Principles.

12.11  Supplier Code of Business Conduct. You will comply with and agree to supply each of your employees and subcontractors performing services under this Agreement with a copy of the then-current Code of Business Conduct for Suppliers to CCE, a copy of which will be provided by CCE to you upon your request, and also is set forth at http://www.cokecce.com under the Doing Business with CCE tab.  You will ensure compliance with the Code of Business Conduct for Suppliers to CCE by all of your employees and subcontractors.