Effective February 10, 2022
CRAFTSMAN engages a limited number of service providers to facilitate the collection and transmission to the CRAFTSMAN websites (https://www.craftsman.com/ and others) (the Site), social media channels, promotional materials and other properties (CRAFTSMAN Properties) of User Content, including photos, text, graphics, audio, video, location information, comments and other materials from social media sites, for use by CRAFTSMAN in connection with its business, including CRAFTSMAN product feature, marketing, promotional, advertising and other consumer-related activities (the CRAFTSMAN Services).
USER CONTENT LICENSE
By replying #YesCraftsman to our inquiry on your social media platform through comment or direct message, you hereby grant to CRAFTSMAN and its related companies, agents, licensees, sublicensees, contractors, successors, legal representatives, assigns, third party commercial customers, third-party service providers, and their respective retail partners, marketing or public relations agencies, and other affiliates (the Licensed Parties) a worldwide, perpetual, 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 websites, and social media pages operated by the Licensed Parties, in promotional emails and advertisements, and in any and all other marketing, promotional and advertising initiatives paid or free, and in any online and offline 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 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 under the age of majority in your location, (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 reserve the right to remove any User Content from the Site and the CRAFTSMAN Properties. If you believe any content, including User Content, residing on the Site or on the CRAFTSMAN Properties or displayed or used in connection with the CRAFTSMAN Services infringes any persons or entities copyright rights, please refer to the CRAFTSMAN Copyright Policy.
You certify that you are at least 18 years of age.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The Site, CRAFTSMAN Services or CRAFTSMAN Properties may be 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 CRAFTSMAN by authorizing use of your User Content or otherwise using or accessing the Site, the CRAFTSMAN Services or the CRAFTSMAN Properties.
You hereby agree and acknowledge that in order to revoke User Content permission previously granted to CRAFTSMAN and its Licensed Parties, you must contact CRAFTSMAN Customer Service at CRAFTSMAN@sbdinc.com.