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User Generated Content Terms and Conditions

User Generated Content Full Terms & Conditions

Hillarys reaches out to social media users to seek their permission to feature our favourite content on our various sites, social channels, and various promotional materials. You are reading this because Hillarys has requested your permission to use your social media content in this way.

These terms and conditions apply to our use of any words, pictures, images, data, information or any other ‘user generated content’ (“Content”) that you upload, post or share using third party websites or platforms including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter (the “Third Party Platforms”) and which we use on our website, in other marketing channels or in any Hunter Douglas owned social media platforms (“Hillarys Marketing”). For further information please also read our Privacy Policy

Hillarys reserves the right to alter these terms & conditions without advance notice by posting revised terms & conditions. Accordingly, you should review the terms & conditions each time you grant permission or authorisation to feature your Content.

User Content Licence

If we would like to use your Content in any Hillarys Marketing, we will contact you on the relevant Third Party Platform to ask to use your Content. We will ask you to reply to us with the hashtag “#yeshillarys” if you agree to allow us to use your Content in Hillarys Marketing. By using the #yeshillarys hashtag you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions as well as the terms of use of any relevant Third Party Platform.

You must respond directly to us within the same chat, thread or by private message using the hashtag “#yeshillarys” in order to agree to release the agreed Content to us. If we do not receive your response within 7 days from the date we contacted you, we will assume that you do not agree to our use of your Content and your Content will not be used by us in any Hillarys Marketing.

By agreeing to our use of your Content, You hereby agree and represent and warrant that (i) you are solely responsible for your Content, (ii) you own all rights in and to your Content and/or have obtained appropriate rights and permissions from any and all other persons and/or entities who own, manage or otherwise claim any rights with respect to such Content, (iii) you are not a minor, (iv) the Licensed Parties’ use of your Content as described herein will not violate the rights, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy, publicity, moral, proprietary or other rights, of any third party, or any law, rule or regulation, and (v) the Content is not libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, indecent, threatening, harassing, hateful, or offensive or otherwise unlawful.

You hereby grant to Hillarys and its related companies, agents, licensees, sub-licensees, contractors, successors, legal representatives, assigns, and third-party service providers, and their respective retail partners, marketing or public relations agencies, and other affiliates ( “Licensed Parties”) a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable right to use your Content in any manner to be determined in the Licensed Parties’ sole discretion, including but not limited to on webpages and social media pages operated by the Licensed Parties, in promotional e-mails and advertisements, and in any and all other marketing, promotional and advertising initiatives, and in any media now or hereafter known. The Licensed Parties may use, display, reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works from, combine with other materials, alter and/or edit your Content in any manner in their sole discretion, with no obligation to you whatsoever.

You grant the Licensed Parties the right to use your username, real name, image, likeness, descriptions of you, location or other identifying information, including but not limited to your voice, in connection with any use of your Content.

You accept that we may choose not to use your Content or to remove your Content from any Hillarys Marketing at any time. You agree that you will not receive any payment or other remuneration if we use your Content in any Hillarys Marketing.

These terms are governed by English law and any disputes in relation to them are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Additional Terms

These terms & conditions apply to the entire Hillarys website, the Hillarys Properties and Hillarys Services and to your Content unless otherwise provided. In addition, to the extent your Content is displayed on the website or on any of the Hillarys Properties or in connection with the Hillarys Services, you also will be subject to additional terms of use, agreements, guidelines or rules provided by Hillarys applicable to such Hillarys Services and Content, including but not limited to those set forth on the Hillarys website at https://www.hillarys.co.uk/terms-conditions/, and you hereby agree to be bound by such additional terms of use or service, agreements, guidelines, instructions or rules provided or posted by Hillarys (the “Hillarys Terms & Conditions”).

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