We regularly reach out to request rights to reproduce our favorite user-generated content on our website and social media. We love to feature great photography and furthermore to see how you use products from The Alice Files in your photography business! Whenever possible we also include your handle or byline. Thank you for considering this request!
By responding to our request with the hashtag #YesTheAliceFiles you are agreeing to the following:
You own all content and information you post or share using the Site (referred to as “User Content”), such as comments, posts, photos, videos or other user generated content and information. You give The Alice Files permission to use your User Content as follows: you grant to The Alice Files a license to reproduce, display, perform, distribute, and otherwise use your User Content in connection with the Site and for other The Alice Files marketing, advertising and promotional purposes, either through our own services or services provided by third parties. We may display advertisements in connection with your User Content or on pages where your User Content may be viewed by you or others, and we may use your User Content to advertise and promote The Alice Files or the Site. If you posted your User Content with your real name, username, caption, location information or other identifying information, you agree we may use that information with your User Content. The User Content and other information may be used either alone or in conjunction with sketches, cartoons, captions, films, art work, textural matter, materials written by us or others, or other photographs. You understand that you won’t have the right to approve how we use your User Content. Our license to your User Content is non-exclusive, meaning you may use the User Content for your own purposes or let others use your User Content for their purposes. Our license to your User Content is fully-paid and royalty free, meaning we do not owe you anything else in connection with our use of your User Content. We may exercise our rights anywhere in the world. Finally, our license is perpetual, meaning that our license lasts for an indefinite period of time.
You promise that:
• You own all rights to your User Content or, alternatively, that you have the right to give The Alice Files the rights described above;
• You have paid and will pay in full any fees or other payments that may be related to the use of your User Content; and
• Your User Content does not infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, or other legal rights of any third party.
You also understand that by granting us permission to use your User Content, you release The Alice Files its affiliates and any third party services that use your User Content from any and all claims, actions or proceedings of any kind, and from any and all damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees and expenses relating to or arising out of the use of your User Content as contemplated by this license.
We may refuse to accept or transmit User Content, or may remove User Content from our own services or services provided by third parties for any reason. If you don’t agree to these terms, we completely understand and no further action is required.
To request removal of the User Content please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You must include a link to the Content you wish to have removed. The Alice Files will use reasonable efforts to remove the Content within ten (10) business days of your request.
Please reply with #YesTheAliceFiles to signify your acceptance of these terms and to grant The Alice Files the rights described above.
Thanks again and please contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions.