Social Media Content Use Terms & Conditions

1. Acceptance of Terms

By allowing Lyco Group Limited, trading as Lighting Direct, to use your content (by responding to a request from us on social media or indicating your agreement), you agree to be bound by these terms. Please read and ensure you agree before proceeding.

2. Definition of Content

"Content" in these Terms refers to any photos and/or videos, including accompanying sounds and text, that you post through your social media account. This also includes metadata such as the time and place of creation, your username, and links to your social media profile.

3. Grant of Rights

By agreeing to this, you are giving Lyco Group Limited permission to use and showcase the Content across all media platforms worldwide for any lawful commercial purposes, whether it's in its original form or after being edited. This includes the use of Lyco Group Limited’s social media accounts, websites, blogs, digital displays, advertising, and the promotion of Lyco Group Limited’s products. These rights also apply to Lyco Group Limited’s subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, representatives, assigns, licensees, and anyone else acting on behalf of Lyco Group Limited.

4. Non-Exclusivity and Retained Rights

The rights you grant to Lyco Group Limited are non-exclusive, and you retain all rights to use the Content for your own purposes. Lyco Group Limited will not pay any royalties or compensation to you or any third party for the use of the Content. The use of the Content is at Lyco Group Limited’s discretion, and is not obliged to use your Content in any specific way or at all.

5. Waiver of Approval Rights

You agree that you do not have any right to review, approve, or object to Lyco Group Limited’s use of your content or advertising copy.

6. Representations and Warranties

Lyco Group Limited respects applicable laws and the rights of others and aims to avoid using content that does not. By agreeing to these Terms, you represent and warrant to Lyco Group Limited that:

a. The content is your original work, and you own it and all intellectual property rights in it. You have all necessary rights to grant Lyco Group Limited the rights outlined in these Terms, including copyrights, trademarks, private or public buildings, performances, sounds, and music. If you are not the owner of such rights, you have obtained permission from the owner and will inform us if this is incorrect or if such consent is withdrawn at any time.

b. Lyco Group Limited’s use of your content as provided herein will not infringe upon intellectual property, privacy, image, performance, or publicity rights, or any other rights of any third party. It will not require the payment of any compensation to any third party, nor breach any applicable laws.

c. Nothing in your content will be illegal, defamatory, obscene, or threatening to any third party.

d. You are over 18 years of age and have the right to agree to these Terms.

7. Indemnification

You agree to hold Lyco Group Limited harmless and indemnify Lyco Group Limited against any actions, losses, and damages resulting from any claims by third parties related to the Content. This includes claims for breach of intellectual property, data protection, privacy, image, performance, or publicity rights.

8. Personal Data

The Content may contain information about you or identifiable individuals, which constitutes personal data under applicable laws.

9. Consent to Data Processing

By accepting these Terms, you are giving consent to Lyco Group Limited for processing your personal data for the purposes outlined in these Terms.

10. Third-Party Consent

If any personal data relating to any other person appears in the Content, you warrant that you have obtained their consent for the processing of such personal data.

11. Data Protection

Lyco Group Limited will process personal data included in the Content or otherwise provided to us in connection with our use of the Content by all applicable data protection laws and our privacy policy.

12. Data Controller Information

Lyco Group Limited is the controller of your data. Individuals can obtain further information or exercise any of their legal rights by contacting Lyco Group Limited at [email protected].