Google Play SDK problem

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Thu Jul 30 13:18:07 EDT 2020

I've never seen that. Did you accidentally tick the ads checkbox in 
standalone settings?

Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
HyperActive Software |
On July 30, 2020 12:29:00 AM scott--- via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> I have an app (Windows, Mac, iOS and Android… thank you LC!) that is aimed 
> at children. It does not contain advertising. I recently submitted an 
> update to Google Play and although it was accepted into the store a few 
> weeks ago, today I received the notice below. I am suspicious that this is 
> not currently addressed by LC. Has anyone else encountered this and if so 
> how was it solved?
> —————————————————
> — from Google Play—
> —————————————————
> Hi Developers at Elementary Software,	After a recent review, we found that 
> your app Terrific Triangle (com.elementarysoftware.terrifictriangle) is not 
> compliant with one or more of our Developer Program Policies. Please 
> resolve the issue within 30 days of the issuance of this notification or 
> your app will be removed from Google Play.
> Issue with your app
> We have detected that your app includes non-certified ad SDKs or SDKs that 
> are not approved for use in child-directed services.
> About the Families Policy Requirements
> Any SDKs used in the app must be appropriate for use in child-directed 
> services. Additionally, apps that solely target children must not contain 
> any SDKs that are not approved for use in child-directed services, 
> including ads SDKs. Apps in the Designed for Families program must only use 
> ad SDKs that have certified their compliance with the Families Ads Program 
> <>.
> —————————————————
> Scott Morrow
> Elementary Software
> (Now with 20% less chalk dust!)
> web
> email     scott at
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