Certain areas of the HP Websites (e.g., chat rooms or customer ratings and review areas) may permit you to submit feedback, information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials (each, a “User Submission”). By submitting a User Submission, you grant to HP an irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide, license (sublicensable through multiple tiers) to (a) use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform, and publicly display your User Submissions (or any modification thereto), in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed and (b) use (and permit others to use) your User Submission in any manner and for any purpose (including, without limitation, commercial purposes) that HP deems appropriate in its sole discretion (including, without limitation, to incorporate your User Submission or any modification thereto, in whole or in part, into any technol ogy, product, or service). HP reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with User Submissions and to use User Submissions for advertising and promotional purposes. HP may, but is not obligated to, pre-screen User Submissions or monitor any area of the HP Websites through which User Submissions may be submitted. You agree that you are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions. HP is not required to host, display, or distribute any User Submissions on or through the HP Websites and may remove at any time or refuse any User Submissions for any reason. HP is not responsible for any loss, theft, or damage of any kind to any User Submissions. HP does not want to receive any User Submission that is confidential. You understand and agree that any User Submission will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and that HP will be free to disclose your User Submission to any third party absent any obligation of confidence on the part of the recipient. HP does not guarantee that you will have any recourse through HP or any third party to edit or delete any User Submission you have submitted.
By submitting any User Submission, you represent and warrant that:
(a) you are at least 13 years old;
(b) you own all rights in your User Submissions (including, without limitation, all rights to the audio, video, or digital recording and the performance contained in your User Submissions) or, alternatively, you have acquired all necessary rights in your User Submissions to enable you to grant to HP the rights in your User Submissions described herein;
(c) you have paid and will pay in full all license fees, clearance fees, and other financial obligations, of any kind, arising from any use or commercial exploitation of your User Submissions;
(d) you are the individual pictured and/or heard in your User Submissions or, alternatively, you have obtained permission from each person (including consent from parents or guardians for any individual under the age of eighteen (18)) who appears and/or is heard in your User Submissions to grant the rights to HP described herein;
(e) your User Submissions do not infringe the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or any other legal or moral rights of any third party;
(f) you voluntarily agree to waive all "moral rights" that you may have in your User Submission;
(g) any information contained in your User Submission is not known by you to be false, inaccurate, or misleading;
(h) your User Submission does not violate any Law (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising);
(i) your User Submission is not, and may not reasonably be considered to be, defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially, ethnically, religiously, or otherwise biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, or corporation, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, or invasive of another’s privacy;
(j) you were not and will not be compensated or granted any consideration by any third party for submitting your User Submission;
(k) your User Submission does not incorporate materials from a third party web site, or addresses, email addresses, contact information, or phone numbers (other than your own);
(l) your User Submission does not contain any viruses, worms, spyware, adware, or other potentially damaging programs or files;
(m) your User Submission does not contain any information that you consider confidential, proprietary, or personal; and
(n) your User Submission does not contain or constitute any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation.