Social Media Sharing Terms of Service
Updated, January 19, 2022
Hello, and welcome to Places.Travel!
You’re most likely viewing this page because we’ve asked for the rights to a photo or video you shared on social media. When you reply with #YesGoPlaces, you give us permission to use your content on our digital channels. Please take a look at the below FAQs and official Terms and Conditions to understand what permission you are giving us.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where and how will my photo/video be used?
By providing us permission, your photo/video can potentially be reshared on Places.Travel’s social media pages, website (Places.Travel) and email newsletters. We will always provide photo credit no matter the placement.
Why are you asking for the rights to my photo/video?
Our social team loves your photo/video and it is our hope to showcase it to inspire other travelers.
Will you give me credit when using my photo/video?
Always! There is never a situation we do not give credit to the person who took the photo/video. It is important to us that all content creators receive credit for their beautiful work.
Why do you say “potentially share it” and not “definitely share it”?
Our marketing goals change over time and this means there is a possibility your content may no longer be suitable than what we originally intended to use it for. Therefore, we cannot guarantee we will definitely use your photo/video in our materials.
Will I be able to revoke permission to use my photo/video?
We understand you may change your mind in giving us permission to feature your photo or video on our channels. If this is the case, please let us know by emailing UGC@ odysseystudios.com. Places.Travel will make reasonable efforts to respond within 30 days from receipt of this request with confirmation that we will no longer use your photo/video on our channels.
Will you edit my photo/video?
Depending on our marketing needs, we may provide minimal image enhancements in order to meet our brand’s visual guidelines. Videos are never altered by our team.
Terms and Conditions
Thank you for your interest in allowing Places.Travel to use your content. Please review the Terms and Conditions below. If you agree, return to your social media account and reply to Places.Travel’s comment with hashtag #YesGoPlaces. Odyssey, a Miles Partnership company, (“Odyssey,” or “Miles”) possesses the domain name Places.Travel and the social media username GoPlaces.Travel. Through these and other platforms, Odyssey promotes tourism through advertising and media campaigns which may include the use of user-generated content. By replying to GoPlaces.Travel’s request for permission to share your user-generated content with the hashtag #yesgoplaces, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
You warrant that you are eighteen years of age or older and have the legal right to agree to these terms and conditions and to grant any and all rights to your name, username, and image (collectively, “Name”) and user-generated content in the form of original photography, video, or text (“Content”). You warrant that you own any and all rights to your Name and Content, including the elements appearing in your Content (such as video or audio recording). You warrant that your content does not infringe on the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or any other legal or moral rights of any third party. You warrant that, to your knowledge or reasonable belief, your Content is not false, inaccurate, or misleading. You warrant that your Content does not violate any law. You warrant that your Content does not contain any personally identifiable information of anyone other than yourself.
- Grant of Rights
You grant Odyssey the unlimited and irrevocable right, but not the obligation, to use and share your Name and Content: (a) on Odyssey’s website; (b) on Odyssey’s social media channels, such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, including both organic posts and paid advertisements; and (c) any and all of Odyssey’s other promotional materials.
- Potential Use of Content
Subject to these terms and conditions, Odyssey may decide whether, when, and how to use your Content. If Odyssey decides to use your Content, Odyssey will make every reasonable effort to display your Name in connection with the use of your Content.
- Grants of Licenses
You grant Odyssey a perpetual, transferrable, sublicensable, non-exclusive, worldwide license, to (i) use, copy, transmit, distribute, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, adapt, combine with other ideas or works, publish, translate, publicly perform, publicly broadcast, and publicly display your Name and Content (or any modification thereto); and (ii) use your Name and Content in any marketing, advertising, commercial or promotional purposes that Odyssey or its agents may deem appropriate. You grant Odyssey creative license and creative treatment in the use and production of your Content.
- Waiver of Moral Rights
You waive all “moral rights” that you may have to your Content.
- Responsibility for Content
You are solely responsible for your Content. Odyssey is not required to host, display, or distribute your Content and may remove or refuse to use your Content at any time and for any reason. Odyssey is not responsible for any loss, theft, misuse, or damage to your Content.
- User Acknowledgements
You acknowledge Odyssey is under no obligation to use your Name or Content in any way. However, if Odyssey does use your Name or Content in any way or form, you acknowledge the following: that your Name or Content will be publicly displayed, and that your Name or Content will not be treated as confidential information. that Odyssey will not compensate you in any way for the use of your Name or Content. that these terms and conditions do not create a relationship or affiliation between you or any third party and Odyssey. that, despite Odyssey’s reasonable attempts to display your Name in connection with your Content, some placements may not allow for such a display, in which case Odyssey is under no obligation to display your Name in connection with your Content.
- Linking Restrictions
If you link to Odyssey’s website or social media channels, you may not: (a) use any of Odyssey’s intellectual property; (b) create the appearance or impression of a relationship or affiliation between you or any third party and Odyssey; or (c) include in association with the link any offensive, distasteful, illegal, or inappropriate content, as Odyssey may define at its sole discretion.
- Release of Claims
You release Odyssey and its agents from any and all claims you may have against Odyssey or its agents, or their respective successors and assigns, arising out of or related to the use of your Name, Content, or anything contained therein.
- User Indemnification
You indemnify and will defend Odyssey and its agents from and against any claims that may arise from: (a) the use of your Name, Content, or anything contained therein; or (b) your breach of this agreement. Odyssey reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any claim otherwise subject to this section 8, and you agree to cooperate with Odyssey’s defense of such claims at your expense.
Unless Odyssey otherwise agrees in writing, you may not change these terms and conditions. Odyssey may change these terms and conditions at any time at its sole discretion. Odyssey will post any such changes, effective on the date of posting on Places.Travel.
- Request for Removal
You may request that Odyssey remove your content from its website, social media channels, or other promotional materials by sending a written request to the following address: UGC@ odysseystudios.com. Odyssey will make reasonable efforts to respond to your request within 30 days from receipt of this request. However, Odyssey reserves the right not to respond or to deny your request for removal.