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Searchub maintains a canonical directory of all live events in the United States. We built our Platform to enable others to build cool applications on top of that data.

These Rules of the Road (“Rules”) describe the philosophy behind our Platform and the ways we allow folks to use it. Our goal is to create an open, straightforward way for developers to build applications related to live events. We will update these Rules as we believe is necessary to achieve that goal, so please check back periodically.

By accessing the Searchub Platform, you agree to abide by these Rules. If you would like to use our API in a way that isn’t permitted in these Rules, please get in touch with us at [email protected] and we will see if it’s appropriate to make an exception.

Using the Searchub API

The items in this section are likely to differ from what you may see in other API Terms of Services. Thus, we hope you read them carefully.

Ticket listings

When using the Searchub API you cannot display ticket listings on behalf of other ticket sellers. This is designed to prevent you from using the Searchub API to create a service that directly competes with Searchub (which we think is reasonable). You can, however, use the Searchub API and display your own ticket listings.

Revenue Share

If you use the Searchub API, you are entitled to enroll in our revenue share program. Once enrolled, every time you link to Searchub you should pass a query string parameter that uniquely identifies your application. If a customer coming from your application makes a purchase, you will be entitled to half of the revenue derived from that purchase. For more information, go here:


You agree to display attribution, in the form of the Searchub logo, in places within your application where Searchub data is being used. The Searchub logo for this purpose can be found here. Trademark license agreement, which applies to any of your use of the trademarks can be found here. Clicking on the logo should direct a user to Searchub’s homepage. You can modify the logo and/or use it in a “powered by” context if necessary. Please ask us if you have questions about whether your attribution is sufficient.


You cannot not sell, rent, redistribute, transfer, or sublicense the API or API content to anyone.

Commercial Use

The API can be used by both free and commercial apps.

Press Releases

Searchub may issue press releases discussing any applications built on our platform and may discuss such applications with the media.

Want to get in touch?

Please email us at [email protected] with any questions.

Legal disclaimers

This section is full of more standard legalese that is relatively common among API Terms of Service. The API License, which you must comply when using our APIs, is found here.

Changes to API and API Rules

We will try to avoid unexpected changes to our API and its Rules and alert developers if any of its components will become unavailable in the future. With that said, we do reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Searchub API and Rules or any portion of them with or without notice. Searchub shall not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Searchub API or part of it.

Official Endorsement

You cannot claim to be officially endorsed by Searchub, part of Searchub, or to represent Searchub. Nothing in these Rules shall be construed as creating an employer- employee relationship, a partnership, or a joint venture.


To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to hold harmless and indemnify Searchub and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors, co-branders or other partners, and employees from and against any costs, losses, damages, liabilities, judgments and expenses (including reasonable fees of attorneys and other professionals) resulting from any third party claim, action or proceeding (“Claim”) arising from or in any way related to your use of any Searchub Materials. At Searchub’s option, you shall assume control of the defense and settlement of any such Claim, provided that Searchub may at any time thereafter elect to take over control of the defense and settlement of any such Claim, and in any event, you shall not settle any such Claim without Searchub’s prior written consent.

Proprietary Rights

As between you and Searchub, any and every Searchub API, Searchub brand features, and all intellectual property rights contained in the foregoing, are and will at all times remain the sole and exclusive property of Searchub and are protected by applicable intellectual property laws and treaties (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist.). You agree that at no time during or after the termination of the Rules will you attempt to register any trademarks (including domain names) that are derived from or confusingly similar to those of Searchub brand features or Searchub content, or will you buy or otherwise arrange to use any such domains to redirect internet content to your application

Disclaimer of any Warranty

Searchub does not represent or warrant that any Searchub materials are free of inaccuracies, errors, bugs, or interruptions, or are reliable, accurate, complete, or otherwise valid. The Searchub materials are provided “as is” with no warranty, express or implied, of any kind and Searchub expressly disclaims any and all warranties and conditions, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, availability, security, title and/or non-infringement.

Your use of Searchub materials is at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage that results from the use of any Searchub materials, including, but not limited to, any damage to your computer system or loss of data.

Limitation of Liability

Searchub shall not, under any circumstances, be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with use of the Searchub apis, whether based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort (including negligence, product liability or otherwise), or any other pecuniary loss, whether or not Searchub has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Under no circumstances shall Searchub be liable to you for any amount.

Choice of Law, Waiver, and Claims

These Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Searchub’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Rules will not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Rules is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Rules remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the the API must be filed within six (6) months after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.