Social Media Terms and Conditions for social media accounts of The Five Star Travel Corporation d/b/a Forbes Travel Guide and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Company" or "we", "us" or "our").
INFORMATION ABOUT COMPANY AND THE ACCOUNTS
The Company operates a number of websites and accounts on publicly accessible third-party social media services (the "Accounts").
HOW SHARING CONTENT WORKS WITH THE ACCOUNTS
Company encourages visitors to the Accounts to use certain hashtags (e.g., #ForbesTravelGuide) and other labels designated by Company, to identify any content that they would like to be reposted, shared or otherwise made available by Company (each a "Designated Label"). Please note that if you follow any Company Account, or label any content with a Designated Label, you agree we can repost and share photographs and other content as set out in these Social Media Terms.
YOUR CONTENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
We claim no ownership rights in your content and by making available any content to Company, you or your licensor still own all the intellectual property rights in such content. However, by sharing your content with Company as described in the Social Media Terms, you grant Company a royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive license to use, copy, reproduce, adapt, modify, edit, create derivative works of, publish, post, distribute, sublicense, assign, transfer or otherwise exploit, your content in any and all media, formats and channels now in existence or hereinafter developed, including, without limitation to social media sites, for any purpose in connection with the operation of our Accounts and Company's business.
If you no longer want us to use the content as set out in these Social Media Terms, you may contact us to request the removal of the content from our Accounts. We will honor your request as soon as and to the extent reasonably practicable following receipt.
BY MAKING YOUR CONTENT AVAILABLE TO COMPANY, YOU AGREE THAT: (I) YOU OWN THE CONTENT OR YOU CAN OTHERWISE GRANT US PERMISSION TO USE THE CONTENT AS DESCRIBE IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA TERMS; AND (II) THE CONTENT DOES NOT INFRINGE ANY THIRD PARTY'S RIGHTS.
If you use any content from third parties (i.e., not you) you must get their permission to make the content available to Company and you must credit the owner of such content in the content you make available to Company.
If we use any of the content you make available to us, we will use reasonable efforts to credit the author of such content by referencing the name or social media handle in Company's publication of the content.
If we use your content in any way that is permitted by these Social Media Terms, you agree that we are under no obligation to pay or otherwise compensate you for such use.
Company maintains certain standards when interacting with users and when posting content. When you make any of your content available to Company, you agree not to post any material or make any content available to Company (a) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, infringing, harassing or racially or ethnically offensive (b) in a manner that is illegal or causes damage or injury to any person or property; or (c) that infringes any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property right of any person.
If you make any content available to Company that does not comply with the Company content standards, Company may take any action it deems appropriate including "blocking" you on a social network, reporting your behavior to the social network, or informing appropriate law enforcement authorities.
COMPANY'S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Company is the owner or the licensee of content and material (including trademarks, logos, and service marks) it makes available through the Accounts. Those works are protected by copyright laws, trademark laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. Company grants you permission to use this content and material for your personal use only. Any other use of the Accounts or the content available through the Accounts is prohibited. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to: (i) making commercial use of this content; and (ii) material; reproduction of the Company names, logos or trade marks. If you wish to make any use of the content and material available through the Accounts other than that set out above, please contact us.
NOTICE AND TAKE DOWN POLICY
Access to the Accounts is subject to the terms of service of the particular social network on which that Service operates and these Social Media Terms. We will not be liable if for any reason the Accounts are unavailable at any time or for any period.
We exclude all warranties and conditions implied by statute, common law or the law of equity, to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not, in any way, be liable for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect) in tort (including negligence), breach of contract, breach of statutory or otherwise (even if foreseeable) in connection with any use you make of the Accounts.
You consent to our assignment of the content, including personally identifiable information, in the event that all or part of our assets are sold or acquired by another party, including all or substantially all or part of our websites, or in the event of a merger for the same.
You agree that all matters relating to your access to the Accounts, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Georgia, without regard to its conflicts of laws rules. YOU AGREE TO THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION BY AND VENUE IN THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA. YOU ALSO WAIVE ANY OBJECTIONS TO SUCH JURISDICTION OR VENUE.