User Generated Content Terms of Use

Effective Date: October, 2020

  1. Purpose. RCI India Private Limited (“RCI”) often display user content on its various affiliated websites, social media channels and in other promotional materials. You are reading this because RCI may use your user content in this way.
  2. Consent Method. By: (i) replying to a request for permission with the hashtag #YesRCI, or any other hashtag or agreed upon communication of assent; (ii) posting a photo memory with any of the following hashtags: #MyRCI; #GoRCI, or any other agreed upon hashtag or agreed upon communication of assent; and/or (iii) agreeing to these terms during a photo upload process, you agree to the following Terms of Use.
  3. Amendment. RCI each reserve the right to alter and amend these Terms of Use without advance notice by posting a revised Terms of Use. Please review the Terms of Use each time you grant permission or authorization to feature your user content.
  4. User Content. "User Content" shall refer to the photos, text, graphics, audio, videos, tweets, posts, location information, comments and other materials from social sites that you posted on social channels and/or were identified in a message, comment, tweet, or other communication to you and/or were tagged or permitted to be tagged with RCI related hashtags or geo-location tags; and/or were described to you in the message, post, comment or other communication to you referring to these Terms of Use.
  5. Grant of Rights to User Content. You hereby grant to RCI and each of its parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and their respective successors and assigns (collectively, the “RCI Parties”) a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferable, sublicensable license to use your User Content in whole or in part, in any manner to be determined in the RCI Parties’ sole discretion, including without limitation on webpages, social media platforms, in promotional emails and advertisements and for any other commercial and promotional purposes and in all media and formats whether now or later known or developed, without further notice, consideration, permission, credit or compensation. You agree that the RCI Parties may use, publish, display, reproduce, create derivative works from, exploit, combine with other materials, modify, alter, edit and/or touch-up your User Content in any manner in their sole discretion with no obligation to you whatsoever. You further agree that you have no approval rights over the use of your User Content and that you waive any and all so-called moral rights you may have in your User Content. You also grant the RCI Parties the right to use your real name, username, likeness, image, caption, location, photograph, voice, and or other identifying information in connection with any use of your User Content. If requested, you agree to execute any documents which may be requested by the RCI Parties to protect, perfect or enforce and of the rights you have granted under these Terms of Use. You understand that the RCI Parties have no obligation to use your User Content and that such User Content may be removed at any time. Use of User Content does not imply endorsement of or any affiliation with you.
  6. Representations and Warranties. You agree and represent and warrant that:
    1. You are at least age eighteen (18) years of age or are legally considered an adult in the jurisdiction where you reside;
    2. You have full power and authority to agree to these Terms of Use;
    3. You are solely responsible for your User Content and it is your own original creation and you own all rights in and to your User Content and/or have obtained appropriate rights and permissions from any and all other persons and/or entities who own, manage or otherwise claim any rights with respect to User;
    4. You confirm and represent that use by the RCI Parties of your User Content as described herein does not and shall not require any payment to any person or entity and does not require license, authorization, approval or consent by any other person or entity;
    5. that if the User Content contains an identifiable person, whether you or another party, you represent and warrant that you have obtained prior expressed consent of all persons (or his or her parent or legal guardian, if the person identified or depicted is a minor) to the use of the User Content as outlined herein and shall provide such written consents to the RCI Parties upon request;
    6. Use by the RCI Parties of your User Content as described herein will not violate the rights, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, moral, proprietary or other rights of any third party, or any law, rule, or regulation;
    7. User Content does not contain anything libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, indecent, threatening, harassing, hateful, or offensive or otherwise unlawful;
    8. Your upload or post of the User Content does not violate any applicable laws or the terms or requirements of the social media platform(s) where you uploaded or posted the User Content; and
    9. You have read and you agree to comply with all of the terms and conditions in these Terms of Use.
  7. Release and Indemnity. You hereby agree to release, discharge, hold harmless, and indemnify the RCI Parties, and anyone acting on their behalf, from any and all claims, suits, actions, demands, liabilities and damages of any kind whatsoever arising out of or in connection with (i) any breach or alleged breach of any warranties, representations, or agreements hereunder; and/or (ii) the use by the RCI Parties of your User Content.
  8. Use of Information. The User Content that you submit is deemed non- confidential and the RCI Parties have no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of any information, in whatever form, contained in any submission, except pursuant to the RCI Parties’ Privacy Notices. For more information, please review RCI India Private Limited’s Privacy Notice at If you do not agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in this way, please do not provide the RCI Parties with personal information or agree to these Terms of Use.
  9. General. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in all respects in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India, without regard to its choice of law provisions. You irrevocably agree that any disputes directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this agreement shall be resolved exclusively in the courts of the Republic of India situated in Bangalore. You hereby irrevocably consent to such venue and to the exclusive jurisdiction of any such court over any such dispute and waive any right to a trial by jury. If any provision of these Terms of Use are determined to be invalid by the court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall in no way effect the validity or enforceability of any other provision herein. You agree that if the RCI Parties do not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in these Terms of Use (or which the RCI Parties have the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of the RCI Parties’ rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to the RCI Parties. These Terms of Use contain all the terms agreed between us regarding the User Content and supersede any prior agreement, understanding, or arrangement between us, whether oral or in writing.