Amended Terms for Federal, State, and Local Governments in the United States

If you are a federal, state, or local government or government agency in the United States ("You"), and You are using the Instagram website, the Instagram service, or any applications (including mobile applications) made available by Instagram (together, the "Service") in your official capacity ("Official Use"), the following terms ("Amended Terms") apply solely to such use and all other terms and conditions ("Terms of Use") shall remain in effect. With respect to your Official Use of the Service, in the event of any conflict between these Amended Terms and the Terms of Use, these Amended Terms shall control.

  1. Disputes
    You and Instagram will in good faith try to resolve disputes in an amicable fashion. Provisions in the Terms of Use relating to Arbitration shall not apply to your Official Use of the Service.
  2. Governing Law & Venue
    The first paragraph of the Governing Law & Venue section of the Terms of Use shall not apply to your Official Use. For federal government agencies, the Terms of Use and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the United States of America (without reference to conflict of laws) and, in the absence of federal law and to the extent permitted under federal law, the laws of the State of California (excluding choice of law) will apply.
  3. Indemnification
    For federal government agencies, provisions in the Terms of Use relating to Indemnification shall not apply to your Official Use, except to the extent expressly authorized by federal law. For state and local government agencies in the United States, Terms of Use relating to Indemnification shall apply to your Official Use only to the extent authorized by the laws of your jurisdiction.
  4. Time Limitation on Claims
    The section on Time Limitation on Claims in the Terms of Use shall not apply to claims related to your Official Use.
  5. Endorsement
    For federal government agencies, Instagram agrees that it will not use your entity's seals, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and the fact that you have a presence on the Instagram Service, to state or imply an endorsement of the Service. However, the foregoing shall not prohibit Instagram from using your seals, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and the fact that you have a presence on the Instagram Service, as necessary for Instagram's regular operation of the Service.