Google StreetView|Trusted – Frequently Asked Questions
Who is My VR 360 Tour, and what is your relation to Google? - I am a Google Street View Trusted Photographer.
How can StreetView|Trusted help my business? - To Showcase Your Business Using Streetview Technology To Millions Of Google Users.
Why are businesses being photographed with StreetView? - To Increase Traffic to There Business.
Can you do a Google StreetView|Trusted Tour for my business? - Yes, If in South Florida, Or If You Are Willing To Pay Travel Expenses Outside That Area.
What is the relationship between a Trusted Photographer and Google? - Trusted Photographers are independent contractors/businesses that are not employed by Google, agents of Google or affiliated with Google in any way. Google has certified us because they meet Google’s standards of quality for taking the feature pictures and panoramic pictures, uploading them, moderating them and eventually publishing them on Google properties.
What is the cost to get my business photographed? - Contact us to Find Out, It's Affordable.
How can I order a My VR 360 Tour? - Click here.
How long will the Photo Tour take? - 1 to 2 Hours Average, Depending on How Many Photos Are Taken.
What do I need to do to prepare my business ahead of the Photo Tour? - Clean the Place Up, You Going to be on Google Maps.
Which areas of my businesses will be photographed? - All Areas that You Want to Showcase on Google Maps.
Will the Photo Tour disrupt my business operations? - All Tours Are Scheduled, So Pick a Great Time that Works for You.
Will people be included in the Photo Tour? - We Want to Photo Your Place Of Business, We Strive to Have As Few People in The Shots as Possible. During The Production Of The Tour, We Can Put Up Signage and Alert Customers and Employees About to be Photographed as a precaution . As The Business Owner it would be Your Responsibility To Notify Your Employees and Customers That The Photo Tour is Taking Place, If They Are Present.
What measures are in place to ensure privacy and legal compliance? - We Comply with Google General Content Policies.
Who from my business can give legal permission for the Photo Tour? - You must have the proper authority to allow us as a Google Trusted Photographer to access to the business premises to collect photographs and to subsequently allow Google to use those photographs in its products and services. People with this authority include the Owner of the Business, CEO or a Director or General Manager with the authority to make those commitments on behalf of the business. Please note that by agreeing to the terms and conditions and the Google Terms of Service, before your photo shoot, you are confirming that you have the authority to make that commitment.
Will Google be using the imagery in other applications besides Google+ Local pages? - Google may use these images in other products and services in new ways that will make your business information more useful and accessible to users. For example, further integration with Google Maps will allow customers to find these images easily from the 360-degree Street View imagery of nearby roads for many locations.
Do I own the photographs taken by us your Google Trusted Photographer? - Yes, you will own the photos taken by us once you have paid for this service and the shoot is completed. Keep in mind that by signing the agreement, provided by the us as a Google Trusted Photographer, you will also license the use of the photos to Google who will publish the imagery.
Can I review the photos after they are taken and before they go live on my Google+ Local page? - No.
Can images be take down from by business listing? - Yes, if you see a major issue you can ask us to blur some areas in each of the panoramic images. You may also ask us to take down all panoramas. At this time we are unable to take down individual panoramas. To request blurring or takedown click on the “Report a Problem” link on the specific images where you see issues and provide the requested information. Please note that the blurring/removal process may take several days.
Can I embed these images on my business website? - Yes. Click Here to see an example.
What does it Take to Order a Photo Tour? - Click Here.