Fish Florida engages a limited number of service providers to facilitate the collection and transmission to the social media channels of User Content, including photos, text, graphics, audio, video, comments and other materials from social media sites, for use by Fish Florida in connection with its business, including Fish Florida’s product feature, marketing, promotional, advertising and other consumer-related activities.
USER CONTENT LICENSE
You hereby grant to Fish Florida and its related companies, agents, licensees, sublicensees, contractors, successors, legal representatives, assigns, and third-party service providers, and their respective retail partners, marketing or public relations agencies, and other affiliates (the “Licensed Parties”) a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable right to use your User 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 User Content in any manner in their sole discretion, with no obligation to you whatsoever.
You will retain ownership of your User Content subject to the license granted herein. 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 User Content.
You hereby agree and represent and warrant that (i) you are solely responsible for your User Content, (ii) you own all rights in and to your User 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 User Content, (iii) you are not a minor, (iv) the Licensed Parties’ use of your User 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 User Content is not libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, indecent, threatening, harassing, hateful, or offensive or otherwise unlawful.
You hereby release, discharge and agree to hold the Licensed Parties, and any person acting on their behalf, harmless from any liability related in any way to the Licensed Parties’ use of your User Content. The Licensed Parties shall not be responsible for any other parties’ use of your User Content, even if such third-party use originated with or is derived from Licensed Parties’ use of your User Content.
You certify that you are at least 18 years of age.
If any children are depicted in the User Content, you represent that you are the parent or guardian with legal responsibility of any minors depicted in the User Content.
The Licensed Parties reserve the right to remove any User Content from Fish Florida social channels at any time. You additionally have the right to request that we cease all further use of your User Content, which you may request by notifying us at firstname.lastname@example.org and providing the following information: (a) first and last name, (b) email address, (c) content origin, (d) social platform, and (e) social handle and media content description. Fish Florida will take commercially reasonable, good-faith steps to cease further use by Fish Florida of specifically-identified User Content within five (5) business days thereafter. However, Fish Florida may not be able to eliminate uses of your User Content that are in the process of production or distribution, and not all User Content is capable of being completely or permanently removed.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Fish Florida is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You acknowledge and agree that you do not acquire any ownership or other rights in proprietary information and materials of Fish Florida by authorizing use of your User Content or otherwise using or accessing Fish Florida social channels.
If you are requesting removal of content because of a violation of your copyrights, please note that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your own work, or the work of a third party for whom you are authorized to act, is featured by Fish Florida or has been otherwise copied and made available by Fish Florida in a manner that constitute copyright infringement, please notify us immediately. Your notice must be in writing and must include:
• an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
• a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
• a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on this Site (including the URL, title and/or item number if applicable, or other identifying characteristics);
• your name, address, telephone number, and email address, and, if you are not the owner of the copyright, the name of the owner;
• a written statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
• a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Your statement must be addressed as follows:
PO Box 897
Melrose, FL 32666
Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon us actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident.
Last updated: April 10, 2022
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