Our User Content Policy
Unless you really enjoy reading legal terms, you're probably here because we noticed something wonderful you posted on social media, and we asked for permission to use it. So first of all, thanks for being your fun, creative self. We love it when you use Pier 1 as your inspiration to do something unique, beautiful and totally you.
Also, you may be wondering why we asked you to respond to our request with #sharemypier1. That's your way of giving us permission to reproduce your photo on our social media channels, emails, website, catalogs or other marketing pieces. Whenever possible, we'll give you credit by posting your handle or byline.
But without further ado, let's get to the exciting stuff. Here are our terms and conditions explaining exactly what happens when you respond to our request with #sharemypier1.
User Generated Content – Terms and Conditions
If you are not the party who took the photo or video content, you must receive written permission from the photographer/videographer to approve the rights granted below.
When you create content, including but not limited to photographs, videos, comments, and your applicable social media handle and post it to your social media accounts using the tag “#sharemypier1” or other hashtags sponsored or affiliated with the Pier 1 Imports brand (“User Content”), you grant to Pier 1 Imports Online, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively “Pier 1 Imports”) and any of its third-party content management providers (collectively, the “Licensing Parties”) the perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, transferable right to use your User Content in any manner to be determined in Pier 1 Imports’ sole discretion, including but not limited to on webpages and social media channels operated by Pier 1 Imports, and for other marketing and promotional purposes, in any media now or hereafter known.
Pier 1 Imports may use, publish, copy, distribute, create derivative works from, alter and/or edit your User Content in any way in its sole discretion, with no obligation to you whatsoever. You grant the Licensing Parties the right to use your username, real name, image, likeness, caption, location or other identifying information in connection with any use of your User Content. When you respond to Pier 1’s invitation with the hashtag #sharemypier1, you represent and warrant that (i) you own all rights in and to your User Content, or have received permission from the creator of that User Content to grant the rights provided herein; (ii) all person(s) appearing in your User Content have granted permission for the uses and rights described herein; (iii) you are of legal age to consent to this agreement; and (iv) use of your User Content by the Licensing Parties as described herein will not violate the rights of any third party or any law. You agree you will not post or encourage others to post User Content that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, libelous, or otherwise objectionable. You hereby release and agree to hold harmless Pier 1 Imports, the Licensing Parties, and any person acting as their agent harmless from any liability related in any way to the Licensing Parties' use of your User Content.
Pier 1 Imports reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to remove User Content in the event Pier 1 Imports, in its sole and absolute discretion, determines that the User Content violates these Terms and Conditions.