Social Media Terms of Use

We are Quakes and Fog LLC, a California limited liability company (“Quakes and Fog”, “Company”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”). We run the media site Seismic Sisters. We operate the website (“Website”).

We operate social media accounts under the Seismic Sisters trademark. The Seismic Sisters Facebook page, Seismic Sisters Twitter account, Seismic Sisters YouTube channel, Seismic sisters Instagram account, Seismic Sisters Tumblr account, and any other social media accounts operated by Seismic Sisters (collectively, “Social Media Channels”). Our goal is to provide useful and interesting content related to the Seismic Sisters website.

Your use of the Company’s Social Media Channels is subject to these Social Media Terms of Use, and the terms of use of the social platform you are using. You are also subject to these Social Media Terms of Use as well as the Company’s General Terms of Use and Privacy Policy including the arbitration provisions and opt out provisions thereof. By accessing, browsing or otherwise using our Website or using our Social Media Channels, you accept these Social Media Terms of Use, General Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy, without limitation or qualification. If you do not accept these Social Media Terms of Use, you are not entitled to access or use the Website or our Social Media Channels and you should leave the Website immediately.

1. Grant of License

1.1 By commenting, tweeting, posting and/or uploading a photo or video (hereby known as the ‘Assets’) to any Social Media Channels with or without a Seismic Sisters hashtag including #seismicsisters, #quakesandfog, #seismicsistersmedia, and with or without tagging @seismicsisters, you grant the right to the Company for a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, transferrable, sub-licensable, worldwide, perpetual license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivatives of the assets, (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit and display and distribute such content in any and all media or distribution methods now known or later developed, in whole or in part, as well as your image or likeness as reflected therein and your name and/or biographical information in association with the photograph, without further notice, review, participation, compensation from you in any medium existing now or subsequently developed, in connection with the Company.

1.2 You also grant the Company permission to use and authorize others to use your name or social media handle you provide in association with the assets for identification, publicity or promotional purposes.

1.3 You should understand that any content you submit to our Social Media Channels is public and will not place the Company under any obligation to you. This means the Company is free to disclose and use the ideas contained in content on a non-confidential basis to anyone without any liability to you.

1.4 Additionally, you should not use the Company’s Social Media Channels to submit unsolicited ideas. Generally, we don’t accept these, and if you submit any – for example by posting them – you need to understand that you do not have any ownership rights in such ideas, that we won’t compensate or reward you, and that we don’t waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to us, developed by our employees, or obtained from other sources.

1.5 You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Assets or otherwise have the right to grant the rights and licenses set forth in these Social Media Terms of Use; (ii) the posting and use of your Assets on the Company’s page or timeline on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook or any other social media site does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy right, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights; and (iii) you have the legal right and capacity to enter into these Social Media Terms of Use, General Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

1.6 You hereby release the Company and their agents, affiliates and/or assignees from any and all claims for damages of any kind resulting from the use of the Assets; and you will defend and hold the Company harmless from any and all claims arising therefrom.

1.7 By submitting content you waive any right to inspect or approve of such uses and agree to hold harmless the Company and all others identified above from any and all claims you, your heirs, executors or assigns may at any time have against the Company on account of the granting of the license to the Company or arising out of such content.

2. Company’s Rights to Social Media Channels

2.1 The Company reserves all rights relating to the Company's Social Media Channels, including but not limited to: (i) adding, removing, modifying or deleting any content, (ii) blocking disruptive users; and (iii) discontinuing any of our Social Media Channels at any time. The company does not represent that the information on the Company’s Social Media Channels is accurate, complete, reliable, useful, timely or current. You read all content at your own risk. Do not rely on the information or advice in any of these postings.

2.2 The Company may, in its sole discretion, delete irresponsible content or content that is otherwise inconsistent with the purpose of the Company’s Social Media Channels; namely, dissemination and sharing of on-topic, appropriate content. To the extent applicable, the Company reserves the right to block any user that fails to follow these Social Media Terms of Use. Examples of inappropriate or off-topic messages include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Defamatory, malicious, obscene, intimidating, discriminatory, harassing or threatening comments or hate propaganda;

  • Activity that violates any law or regulation;

  • Attempts to target the Company to offer goods or services, of either a commercial or private nature;

  • Spam directed at the Company or any of the Company’s Followers, including any form of automatically generated content or repeatedly posting the same content;

  • Content that includes medical or legal advice that may be unsolicited and/or unverified;

  • Content deemed to constitute an unapproved use of any of our website, service(s), content or product(s) or is otherwise false or misleading;

  • Content which we consider may be false, inaccurate or misleading;

  • Any potential infringement upon any intellectual property rights, including but not limited to, brand names, trade names, logos, copyrights or trade secrets of any person, business or place;

  • Other content deemed to be off-topic or to disrupt the purposes of the channel, its Followers, and its sense of community and acceptance; and

  • Content posted by fake or anonymous users.

3. Disclaimer. Please keep in mind that the Company does not create, control, represent, or endorse any opinions or statements expressed by others within its Social Media Channels, including those that Follow/Like Company and those Followed/Liked by Company and that any content posted by anyone other than the Company is the responsibility of the submitter and not the Company. Links which take you out of our Social Media Channels, websites, and digital assets are not under the control of the Company, and the Company is not responsible for the terms and conditions, privacy policy, or content of any such site or any further links from such site. The Company is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by the Company. Also, please keep in mind that if the Company follows another user’s account, “likes” another page, re-tweets, “favorites,” shares, or otherwise re-posts another user’s content, such an action does not constitute an endorsement.

4. Terms and Conditions of Other Media Sites Apply. This page is intended for a global audience. All terms and conditions of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, and any other social media site apply, respectively.

5. Contact Us.

5.1 Our Social Media Channels are not the appropriate place to resolve issues and complaints about the Company. This does not mean we do not want to hear about such issues. If you’re interested in sharing comments or feedback, contact us via email at [].

5.2 If you have any questions about the Website or this Social Media Terms of Use, please contact us via email at [].

Thank you for visiting our Website.

This Social Media Terms of Use was last updated September 17, 2018. Any changes to this Social Media Terms of Use will be posted on this page. We reserve the right to modify this Social Media Terms of Use at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.