Thank you for considering this request! You are reading these User-Generated Content Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”) because Staples Canada ULC (and affiliates, herein “Staples”) has reached out to you to seek your permission to feature the content you shared on Staples’ social media channels, website and other promotional materials. These Terms of Use are intended to inform you about what you are agreeing to when you grant Staples the permission to feature your social media content, including photos, comments, videos, and reviews (“Content”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully. If you agree, respond to Staples’ request with the hashtag #worklearngrow.

Use

You grant Staples an irrevocable, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferrable, sublicensable, royalty-free and unlimited right, permission and license to use the Content in any manner to be determined by Staples, in its sole discretion. You agree that you shall never withdraw this permission or the license to use the Content. Staples may  use, store, access, display, copy, reformat, publish, distribute, transmit, stream, broadcast, create derivative works from, combine with other materials, alter and/or edit or otherwise exploit the Content in any manner in Staples’ sole discretion, with no obligation to you whatsoever. Staples will not be liable to you for any distortion or illusionary effect resulting from the publication of the Content.

You grant Staples the right to use your username, real name, image, likeness, caption, location or other identifying information, in connection with any use of the Content.

Whether Staples chooses to use the Content or not is solely at Staples’ discretion. Staples has no obligation to use the Content and Staples may remove or stop using the Content at any time, for any reason. Use of the Content does not imply that Staples endorses or affiliates with you.  

Representations and Warranties.

You represent and warrant that:

· You are at least eighteen (18) years of age or are legally considered an adult in the Province or Country where you reside;

· You have the full right, power and authority to agree to these Terms of Use;

· You are the sole and exclusive owner of the Content or otherwise have all rights, licenses, consents and releases necessary to grant Staples the license to the Content as set forth in these Terms of Use, including permission from all person(s) appearing in the Content;

· Staples’ exercise of its rights under these Terms of Use will not violate the rights of any third party or any applicable laws, rules or regulations, including, without limitation, consumer protection, privacy, copyright, trademark, and trade laws;

· The Content does not contain anything libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, indecent, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise unlawful; and

· You have read and you agree to comply with all these Terms of Use.

Privacy Policy

Staples will use any personal data in accordance with these Terms of Use and in accordance with the Privacy Policy available on www.staples.ca. You agree and consent to the collection, use, disclosure, transfer and processing by Staples of any personal data you provide with respect to the use of the Content as described herein and in accordance with Staples’ Privacy Policy and any applicable data protection laws and regulations. Please note that your personal information may be transferred to servers located outside of your residing country or to any trusted third party that may process your personal data on behalf of Staples.

If you do not agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in this way, you cannot consent to these Terms of Use and shall not provide Staples with any of your personal data.

Intellectual Property Infringement

Staples respects the intellectual property of others and asks that you do the same. If you believe that any content or use of content could constitute a copyright infringement, in anyway, please contact us by mail or email at the following:

Staples Canada ULC

Attention: Social Media Team

6 Staples Avenue

Richmond Hill, ON

L4B 4W3

Legal@staples.ca

Limitation of Liability/ Indemnification

You hereby release, discharge and agree to hold Staples, and any person acting on their behalf, harmless from any liability related in any way to Staples’ use of the Content.

You hereby agree that you shall be liable and shall indemnify Staples against any claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all liabilities, costs, losses, damages and expenses (including legal expenses) related to or arising directly or indirectly from a breach or alleged breach by you of your obligations, representations and warranties under these Terms of Use.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use are personal to you and may not be assigned or transferred by you for any reason whatsoever without our prior written consent. Staples may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms of Use to any other person, in whole or in part, without consent.

A failure by Staples to exercise and any delay, forbearance or indulgence by Staples in exercising any right, power or remedy under these Terms of Use (in whole or in part) shall not operate as a waiver of that right, power or remedy or preclude its exercise at any subsequent time or on any subsequent occasion. A person not a party to these Terms of Use has no right to enforce any of these terms.

Except to the extent that the laws of the Canadian province or territory in which you reside require the laws of such jurisdiction apply to these terms and conditions, the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, will govern these terms and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Staples reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions at any time.

If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms of Use are invalid, then that provision will be removed without affecting the rest of the Terms of Use. The remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will continue to be valid and enforceable.

Acknowledgement and Agreement

When you grant permission through social media or email with the #worklearngrow approval hashtag, you are entering into a binding agreement with Staples on the Terms of Use, you retain whatever legally cognizable right, title and interest that you have in your Content and you remain ultimately responsible for it.