Happy Holidays! We’re so thrilled you’re enjoying our Original Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark this season. You’re probably here because we are requesting rights to share your comment/tweet across our channels.
We regularly reach out to customers to request additional rights to reproduce our favorite content in our social feed, website, catalog, email + more. Whenever possible, we also include your handle or byline.
Thank you for considering this request! It is entirely your choice whether to share or not, but we think people will love your content. By responding to our request with the hashtag #yesws you are agreeing to the following:
As between you and us, you own all content and information you post or share using Williams Sonoma brand websites (the “Sites”) or tagging Williams Sonoma, such as posting or sharing comments, photos, and videos (referred to as “User Content”).
You give Williams-Sonoma, Inc. permission to use your User Content as follows: you grant Williams-Sonoma, Inc. and its affiliates and its international third party franchisees a license to reproduce, display, perform, distribute, create derivative works from and otherwise use your User Content in connection with the Sitesand for other Williams Sonoma marketing purposes, including without limitation in Williams Sonoma catalogs, email and other customer communications, store materials and other marketing. We may display advertisements in connection with your User Content or on pages where your User Content may be viewed by you or others, and we may use your User Content to advertise and promote Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Williams Sonoma, or the Sites. Our license to your User Content is non-exclusive, meaning you may use the User Content for your own purposes or let others use your User Content for their purposes. Our license to your User Content is fully-paid and royalty free, meaning we do not owe you anything else in connection with our use of your User Content. We may exercise our rights under this license anywhere in the world. Finally, our license is perpetual, meaning that our license lasts for an indefinite period of time.
You promise that:
- you own all rights to your User Content or, alternatively, that you have the right to give Williams-Sonoma the rights described above;
- you have paid and will pay in full any fees or other payments that may be related to the use of your User Content; and
- your User Content does not infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, or other legal rights of any third party.
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