Canva Apps Terms

Welcome to the Canva Apps Terms! This page explains the terms by which you can apply for your App to be included in Canva Apps for installation and use by Canva users around the world (“Terms”). By submitting an App to Canva Apps, you agree to be bound by these Terms, the Canva Developer Terms and Canva’s Terms of Use.

In these Terms, Canva Pty Ltd is referred to as “Canva”, “we”, “our” or “us”. You are referred to as “you” or “Developer”. If you are entering into these Terms on behalf of a company, organisation or other entity, then (a) “you” includes that entity and (b) you represent and warrant that you are an authorized representative of the entity with the authority to bind the entity to these Terms and that you agree to these Terms on the entity’s behalf.

1. Submission and selection

We invite developers to submit their Apps for inclusion in Canva Apps, so that they can be made available to our users. Apps will be selected based on:

  1. their fit for Canva;
  2. their ability to enhance Canva users’ experience; and
  3. technical performance when integrated with the Canva Platform.

The decision to include an App in Canva Apps is entirely at Canva’s discretion and may be withdrawn at any time without notice to you, including where Canva determines that your App is in violation of these Terms, the Developer Terms or any applicable law. Canva shall have the right, but not the obligation, to include any App your submit in Canva Apps.

2. Your obligations

If we do make your App available in Canva Apps, you agree that you will:

  1. Be solely responsible for the distribution and support of your App and your relationships with users;
  2. Make your terms of use and privacy policy available for acceptance by users prior to installing your App on Canva;
  3. Comply with all applicable laws, including privacy laws;
  4. Inform users as to how your App collects, uses and stores their data, and not exploit user data in any way not disclosed and permitted by users;
  5. Use reasonable security practices, including strong encryption to protect data served by and stored on your App;
  6. Not offer any sexually explicit content (whether directly or by proxy);
  7. Not offer any content that supports, incites or promotes discrimination, hostility or violence (whether directly or by proxy);
  8. Not serve any advertising to users of your App;
  9. Ensure that your terms of use do not permit use of your App by children under the age of 13;
  10. Promptly report any data breach that may impact Canva users to Canva by email to

3. License

You grant to Canva and its affiliates a royalty-free, non-exclusive and non-transferable licence to:

  1. make your App available on Canva Apps; and
  2. use your trade marks, logos and/or name during the Term for marketing purposes on, and in connection with, Canva Apps.

You represent and warrant that you have all right, title and interest necessary for Canva to distribute your App and that the distribution of your App by Canva will not violate any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.

We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable, non-assignable and revocable license during the Term to display the Canva brand, solely for the purpose of promoting the availability of your App on Canva Apps. You agree not to claim that you or your App are in any way affiliated with, or endorsed by Canva.

4. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Canva and its representatives, agents and employees from any and all claims, demands, actions, damages and obligations of any kind that any third party may have relating to your violation of this Agreement or any dispute between you and a user of your App.

5. Monitoring

Canva may collect analytics regarding the use of your App within Canva Apps. Such data shall be maintained in accordance with Canva’s Privacy Policy.

6. Suspension

We may suspend your App and disable accessibility to it in Canva Apps at any time if we reasonably suspect that your App is causing harm to Canva and/or its users. The suspension shall remain in place until we are satisfied the issue has been resolved.

7. Termination

You may terminate these Terms at any time by requesting the withdrawal of your App from Canva Apps. We may terminate these Terms:

  1. For no reason; or
  2. If you breach any of these Terms and fail to rectify the breach within 30 days after written notice by us (we will work with you to rectify any issues to the extent possible).

Upon termination, we will remove your App from Canva Apps within a reasonable period of receiving your request.

8. General

If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. We reserve the right to amend these Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. We will notify you of any material changes to these Terms by email or in-app notification. Your continued listing of your App in Canva Apps shall be deemed acceptance of any such changes. No waiver of any of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. These Terms, and the rights and licenses granted, may not be transferred or assigned by you, by may be assigned by Canva without restriction. These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. The parties agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Santa Clara County, California.

Please contact us at with any questions regarding these Terms.