Social Media Participation/Submission Terms
By posting or submitting material (i.e., user-generated content, including, but not limited to: comments, forum messages, text, video, audio, and photographs) (each, a “Submission”) to this site and any other site owned by Bloomberg L.P. and its affiliates (collectively, “Bloomberg”) , you grant to Bloomberg a perpetual, nonexclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable (in whole or in part) worldwide right and license in any and all media, now known or later developed, to use, publish, reproduce, display, modify, transmit digitally, create derivative works based upon, distribute, copy and otherwise exploit such Submission (including, without limitation, any names, voices, likenesses, performances and actions contained therein), including any Submission to this and any other site owned by Bloomberg, through a third party site or application, for any purpose whatsoever (including, without limitation, advertising, commercial, promotional and publicity purposes) in Bloomberg’s discretion without additional notice, attribution or consideration to you or to any other person or entity.
You certify that you are the original author or creator of your Submission (except as expressly indicated otherwise), that neither the permission nor consent of any other person or entity is required to enable Bloomberg to legally use your Submission in accordance with this license and that Bloomberg’s use of your Submission in accordance with this license will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity. You agree to forever release and discharge Bloomberg and its licensees from any and all claims you may have in connection with Bloomberg’s use of your Submission in accordance with this license. You agree that this authorization contains the full and complete understanding between Bloomberg and you regarding Bloomberg’s use of your Submission and cannot be modified except by a document signed by Bloomberg and you. You further certify that you have read the foregoing and any relevant website terms of service, including any restrictions of use found in the terms of service located at www.bloomberg.com/tos, fully understand their meaning and effect, and intend to be legally bound by their terms.