By interacting with MINI USA’s (“MINI”) aggregation tool on social media platforms including but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter through the use of the hashtags affiliated with MINI, you hereby agree to these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Statement (http://www.miniusa.com/content/miniusa/en/footer-navigation/privacy-legal.html.) Allowable participants: You must be 18 years of age or older, and have the legal right to enter into this agreement and to grant any and all rights to your user submission content in the form of photo, video or text. (“Content”)
Your Content will be publicly displayed and you understand and agree that it will not be treated in confidence. Quite to the contrary, many people from around the world will be able to see the Content that you post publically on your social channels using the hashtags affiliated with MINI.
MINI Rights to User Generated Content (UGC)
By submitting content, you grant MINI USA, a division of BMW of North America LLC, its affiliated companies and assigns a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty free, fully paid up, transferable, sub-licensable, perpetual, irrevocable license to reproduce, adapt, publish, create derivative works from, copy, display, upload, publicly perform, distribute, store, modify and otherwise use your submitted content and any name, username, likeness, voice or photograph provided in connection with your submitted content, without compensation to you, with or without your first or last name credit, in connection with advertising or marketing of the Services, in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed.
MINI does not act in a consulting capacity. This applies to the Content posting or any comments you make as well as to anything you later disclose, orally or in writing.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS MINI FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, OR FEES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES) THAT SUCH PARTIES MAY INCUR AS A RESULT OF OR ARISING FROM YOUR (OR ANYONE USING YOUR ACCOUNT'S) BREACH OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. MINI RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ASSUME THE EXCLUSIVE DEFENSE AND CONTROL OF ANY MATTER OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO INDEMNIFICATION BY YOU AND, IN SUCH CASE YOU AGREE TO COOPERATE WITH MINI’S DEFENSE OF SUCH CLAIM.
Modifications to These Terms and Conditions
MINI may, in its sole discretion, change these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Any such changes will be posted reflected in this document. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease engaging with all hashtags affiliated with MINI. Continued use of the Website following the effective date of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of such changes. MINI may cease operation of the aggregation tool at any time without notice and is not obligated to retain or return any Content.
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