4. Content Submitted by You.
Certain portions of this Site may be configured to permit users to submit content. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for any content you may submit via the Site, including but not limited to any text, images, photos, audio, video, and all other forms of data or communication that a user provides or submits to us or our affiliates in any way including but not limited to social media, Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, survey responses, reviews and contests (collectively, “User Content”), including the legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright of all such User Content. By sending or transmitting User Content to us, or by posting such User Content to the Site, you hereby grant, and represent, and warrant that you have all rights and authority necessary to grant, (i) us and our designees, a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, fully sub-licensable, fully paid-up, worldwide license and right to use, modify, copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, publicly perform or display, adapt, translate, create derivative works, archive, store, upload, share, post, sublicense, or otherwise make available, such User Content in any form and through any media of any kind now known or later developed, for any purpose, with or without attribution, and (ii) subject to the restrictions set forth in this Agreement, all users a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to use, such User Content for each such user’s personal, non-commercial use. If we decide, in our sole discretion, to attribute User Content to you, you hereby grant us the right to use your name with respect to such attribution, and waive any claims (including, without limitation, any privacy or publicity rights claims) with respect to such use of your name. You hereby irrevocably waive and assign to us any and all moral rights you may have in or with respect to any User Content you provide to us. You further agree that we are under no obligation to post, display or otherwise use any User Content, and we have no obligation whatsoever to pay you any royalty or other amounts on any revenues or other consideration that we receive directly or indirectly from the use or display of your User Content or otherwise from the exercise of our rights granted under this Agreement.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you own, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to the User Content and to grant the rights and licenses to us under all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary or intellectual property rights in and to any and all User Content in the manner contemplated by the Site and this Agreement; and (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Content to use the name or likeness of such person in the manner contemplated by the Site and this Agreement or, if such persons are minors, the written consent, release, and/or permission of such minor’s parent or legal guardian.
You acknowledge and agree that we have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the Site and the User Content that you or third parties transmit or post; to alter or remove any such User Content; to disclose such User Content and the circumstances surrounding their transmission to any third party in order to operate the Site properly; to protect ourselves, our sponsors and our users; and to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests. We do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the User Content. Nonetheless, we reserve the right, at all times and for any reason whatsoever, to edit or remove any User Content, as well as selectively publish certain User Content (such as positive User Content).