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April 2020


By checking the box labelled “I accept” or otherwise indicating acceptance (e.g., via email) of the Order (as defined below), you are entering into the Agreement on behalf of Customer. The Agreement is effective as of the date you indicate acceptance of your first Order (the “Agreement Effective Date”). The Customer (as defined below) may be either an individual person or a legal entity. You hereby represent and warrant that (1) if the Customer is an individual person, then you are the Customer and have the legal authority to enter into this Agreement on your own behalf; or (2) if the Customer is a legal entity, then you are an authorized representative of the Customer and have the legal authority to enter into this Agreement on the Customer’s behalf. Solely for purposes of this paragraph, the term “you” means the person indicating acceptance of this Agreement.


REUTERS PICTURES LICENSE TERMS


1. General.


§1.1 Agreement. These Reuters Pictures License Terms (“Terms”) are by and between the Reuters entity (“Reuters” or “we” or “us”) and the customer entity (“Customer” or “Licensee” or “you”) identified on the Order. The Order , these Terms and any addenda, schedules, exhibits and other terms incorporated therein, are collectively the “Agreement”.


§1.2 Precedence. If there is any conflict among any elements of the Agreement with respect to Licensed Content, the descending order of precedence will be (unless expressly stated otherwise for any particular terms): Order, any addenda, schedules and exhibits, and this Content License; provided that Restrictions take precedence over any conflicting term of the Agreement.


§1.3 Defined Terms. Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined elsewhere in this Content License will have the meaning set forth in Section 19, or on the Order.



2. Use of Licensed Content.

§2.1 Your Rights to Use Licensed Content. Reuters hereby grants to you, during the License Period, a e limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right, subject to the terms of the Agreement and payment of all applicable Charges, to access and use the Licensed Content within the Territory (as defined below) solely by incorporating it into the Customer Properties in accordance with Section 2.5 below, and to make and store internal copies of the Licensed Content solely as necessary to enable such use.


§2.2 Social Media Pages. If a Social Media Platform uses Licensed Content from your Social Media Page in a way that is inconsistent with the Agreement, then, without limiting Reuters’ rights or remedies or your obligations, Reuters reserves the right to restrict further use of Licensed Content on such Social Media Platform and/or request that you remove License Content from your Social Media Page. Nothing in the Agreement indicates Reuters’ or any Third Party Provider’s acceptance of any particular Social Media Platform’s terms.


§2.3 Editorial Use Only and Limited Commercial Use subject to Reuters’ Prior Approval.


§ 2.3 (a) All Licensed Content is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY, unless otherwise specifically agreed. You are responsible for determining whether a particular use is an Editorial Use, for which determination Reuters shall bear no responsibility.

§ 2.3(b) Any Commercial Use of any item(s) of Licensed Content shall be subject to Reuters’ prior written consent. In the event Customer requires Commercial Use of any item(s) of Licensed Content, Customer will be required to contact and submit the Commercial Use Form to Reuters. Subject to Reuters prior approval and on a case by case basis, Customer will be granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to make Commercial Use of any item(s) of Licensed Content in the Project, provided that Customer obtains any and all necessary Clearances required for the Project. For clarity, the Commercial Use license granted under this section is granted for the Project only; you are not permitted to use any Licensed Content in respect to any other project without the prior written consent of Reuters; and such additional use may be subject to additional fees. Customer is responsible for determining whether the intended Commercial Use requires Clearances and Customer is solely responsible for procuring all necessary Clearances and for any additional costs associated with obtaining the Clearances. Customer acknowledges that Reuters does not obtain any such Clearances and does not purport to grant any rights in any item(s) of Licensed Content that would require such Clearances.


§2.4 Applicable Law. The publication of certain Licensed Content may not be lawful in all jurisdictions. You are responsible for determining whether a particular item of Licensed Content and its use on your Customer Property complies with applicable law.


§2.5 Incorporating into Customer Properties;


§2.5(a) You may incorporate Licensed Content into your Customer Properties and publish such incorporated Licensed Content and display such Licensed Content for the duration of the License Period only. You must not strip out (in whole or in part) any Licensed Content that is incorporated into a Customer Property for the purposes of re-supplying or re-using (or allowing any other person or entity to re-supply or re-use) the Licensed Content absent express prior written consent from Reuters. Upon expiration or termination of the License Period, the License Content may no longer be used.


§2.5(b) Subject to any Restrictions, you may adapt and modify the Licensed Content as necessary for you to produce finished material for your Customer Properties, which may include editing or using textual Content as source material, slightly cropping or resizing still photographs, and editing video footage for length or to combine it with other Content; provided that you do not alter or distort the editorial meaning of the Licensed Content.


§2.6 Restrictions.


§2.6(a) You must comply with any Restrictions. Restrictions accompanying any particular item(s) of Licensed Content are binding in the same way as any other provision in the Agreement. A glossary of the meaning of Restriction codes that may accompany Licensed Content is currently available at https://liaison.reuters.com/tools/restrictions.


§2.7 Corrections and Withdrawals. Reuters and Third Party Providers have complete editorial freedom in the form and content of the Licensed Content, and may alter the Licensed Content from time to time, even after you have received, downloaded or used it. Such alterations may include corrections and withdrawals. Upon notification from Reuters, you will use all reasonable efforts to immediately update the Licensed Content as it appears in your Customer Properties or, in the case of withdrawals, to immediately remove it from your Customer Properties.


§2.8 Compliance by Hosts. Each Host retained by you must be retained pursuant to a written agreement. With respect to the Licensed Content, you will ensure that any Hosts act solely on your behalf, and comply with the terms of the Agreement applicable to you. Any act or omission by a Host that would be a breach of the Agreement if made by you will be deemed a breach of the Agreement by you.


§2.9 Password. Depending on your choice of registration (credit card or invoiced purchasing) you will either be notified immediately by email your username and password to access the Platform or upon validation by a picture specialist. You represent and warrant that the information provided in your registration and any Order is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge, and you will inform Reuters of any changes to your information. You are responsible for the use of any password you create as part of your registration and agree that Reuters may use this registration information to identify you. Reuters reserve the right to deny, restrict or terminate your access to the Platform for any reason, in its sole discretion. If you are registering an account on behalf of your organization, one password will be required for each employee in your organisation who requires access to the Platform and each person must apply individually for their own password following the procedures set out in the Platform. If you learn or suspect that your password has been obtained by another person you must promptly notify Reuters. You must then promptly alter your password. Any attempt to access any part of the Platform which requires a password without the required password is unlawful and could result in criminal and/or civil penalties.


3. Notice, Credit and Branding.


§3.1 You agree to comply with Reuters and any Third Party Provider requirements for displaying copyright notices, disclaimers and branding, as set out at https://agency.reuters.com/en/platforms-delivery/reuters-brand-attribution-guidelines.html or otherwise communicated in connection with the applicable Licensed Content, as may be updated from time to time by Reuters or a Third Party Provider, as applicable.


§3.2 You agree to retain the Licensed Content’s identification markers and any other information or metadata that may be embedded in the electronic file containing the original Content, and to maintain appropriate security to protect the Licensed Content from unauthorized use by third parties. In the event of use of Licensed Content on Social Media Platform, Customer must ensure that the Licensed Content is labelled with appropriate watermark(s) clearly identifying the ownership of the Licensed Content as belonging to Reuters and/or appropriate Third Party Provider.


§3.3 In connection with any permitted use on any social media platform or other third-party website, your rights to such permitted uses shall automatically be revoked in the event that the third-party website seeks to exploit purported rights to the Licensed Content contrary to the terms of this Agreement; and in such event, upon Reuters’ request, you shall remove any Licensed Content from such platform or website.


4. Intellectual Property.

§4.1 As between Reuters and you, all Intellectual Property Rights in the Marks, Platform and Content contained therein (including the Licensed Content): (a) will remain the sole property of Reuters, its Affiliates or its licensors (including Third Party Providers); and (b) are hereby reserved by Reuters, its Affiliates or its licensors, unless specifically granted to you in the Agreement.


§4.2 You will provide reasonable assistance to Reuters or such Third Party Provider, at its expense, in connection with its efforts to address any infringement or threatened infringement of Reuters or Third Party Provider Intellectual Property Rights.


5. Third Party Content. Reuters does not control and has no obligation to monitor Third Party Content. Reuters may block or disable access to any Third Party Content (in whole or part) through the Platform at any time. In addition, the availability of any Third Party Content through the Platform does not imply our endorsement of or affiliation with any Third Party Provider. Reuters may provide any Third Party Provider with details of your usage of its Third Party Content.


6. Charges.

§6.1 You agree to pay all Charges for downloading Licensed Content as specified in each Order or otherwise agreed with Reuters, which are due upon completion of of your Order and prior to downloading of the Licensed Content. Unless otherwise stated on your Order, the amounts specified on the Order are exclusive of VAT, sales tax or any other such additional amounts under any applicable law, and you are responsible for payment of such additional amounts.


§6.2 You must pay all Charges by credit card through the Platform or within ten (10) days from receipt of an invoice from Reuters. In connection with any such payment, you may be asked to supply certain information, such as your credit card number and its expiration date, your billing address and your shipping information. IN THE EVENT OF PAYMENT OF CHARGES BY CREDIT CARD, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO USE ANY SUCH CREDIT CARD, AND THAT ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS ACCURATE AND COMPLETE. By submitting such information, you grant to us the right to provide such information to third parties for purposes of facilitating such payment transactions. Verification of information may be required prior to the acknowledgment or completion of any payment transaction.


§6.3 ALL CHARGES ARE FINAL with respect to Licensed Content identified on an Order, upon download of the applicable Licensed Content. Reuters has no obligation to refund any Charges, even if you never publish or otherwise use the applicable Licensed Content, except that Reuters will refund to you the Charges paid under the Agreement for any Licensed Content that is withdrawn during the Usage Period by Reuters, subject to your removal of such Licensed Content from your Customer Properties. The grant of the license under this Agreement, is contingent upon receipt by Reuters of the Charges, pursuant to the Order. No license to use the Licensed Content is granted if the Charges are not paid to Reuters in accordance with the Order.


7. Term; Termination.

§7.1 Term. The term of the Agreement (the “Agreement Term”) will commence on the Agreement Effective Date and continue until the date upon which the last Order expires or is terminated in accordance with the Agreement. Expiration or termination of an Order does not lead to automatic termination of this Agreement, provided that there is another active Order in existence. Termination of this Agreement, results in immediate termination of all Orders.


§7.2 Termination for Breach. Either party may terminate the Agreement, immediately upon written notice, if the other party materially breaches the Agreement and the breach (a) remains uncured thirty (30) days after the date the breaching party receives written notice from the other party describing the breach and requiring it to be cured; or (b) is incapable of being cured.


§7.3 Other Termination and Suspension Rights. Reuters may terminate or suspend the licenses granted under the Agreement, in whole or in part, with respect to any Licensed Content: (a) if the Licensed Content becomes the subject of a claim of infringement of any Intellectual Property Rights; (b) if the Licensed Content becomes illegal or contrary to any applicable rule, regulation, guideline or request of any regulatory authority; or (c) if the Licensed Content is Third Party Content, and any applicable agreement with the Third Party Provider is modified, expires or is terminated, or is breached by such Third Party Provider.


§7.4 Effects of Termination. Upon any termination of this Agreement pursuant to Section 7.2 above, you must immediately cease accessing and using the Platform pursuant to this Agreement and delete any Licensed Content from all Customer Properties. Reuters will have no obligation to provide any refund with respect to such Licensed Content. Any access to and use of the Platform after the Term will continue to be governed by the General Terms and/or any other applicable agreement between you and Reuters.


§7.5 Survival. Sections 1, 2.6–2.8, 3–5, 6 (with respect to any Charges that accrue during the Term), 7.4, 7.5, 8, 9, and 11–19 will survive any termination of the Agreement.


8. Your Feedback. Reuters may collect and use information related to your use of the Platform and Licensed Content to test, develop, improve and enhance its products and services, as long as such information is not identifiable to you. If you provide Reuters with any feedback on the Platform, the Licensed Content or Reuters’ other products and services, you hereby grant to Reuters and its Affiliates the right to use it to develop their services and products and to create and own derivative works based on such feedback.


9. Personal Information. Any submission by you of personal information to us through the Platform, or otherwise in connection with the Agreement, is governed by this Content License and the Privacy Policy, located at https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/privacy-statement.html.


10. Export Control and Sanctions. Customer will not obtain, retain, use, or provide access to the Platform to any Affiliate or third party in a manner that may breach any applicable export control or economic sanctions laws and regulations of any jurisdiction, including the United States of America and the European Union and its Member States. Customer warrants that neither it nor any Affiliate to which Customer provides access to the Platform is or is affiliated with a specially designated or sanctioned entity under any of those laws and that, in any transaction related to Thomson Reuters, it will not involve sanctioned parties, including through the use of bank accounts that are sanctioned parties.


11. Representations and Warranties. Each party represents and warrants that it has the authority to enter into the Agreement. You also represent and warrant that the information submitted by you in connection with the Order or any related payment process (whether to Reuters or any third-party payment processor or otherwise) is accurate and complete, and you will promptly notify Reuters in writing upon any change in your contact information.


12. DISCLAIMERS. ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND OTHER TERMS IMPLIED BY STATUTE OR COMMON LAW, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OR OTHER TERMS AS TO SUITABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE EXCLUDED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE PLATFORM AND THE LICENSED CONTENT ARE DELIVERED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. REUTERS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE PLATFORM, LICENSED CONTENT, WILL BE FREE OF ANY INACCURACIES, INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS, OMISSIONS OR ERRORS (“FAULTS”), OR THAT ANY FAULTS WILL BE CORRECTED. REUTERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES RESULTING FROM ANY FAULTS. ALL DISCLAIMERS OF ANY KIND IN THE AGREEMENT ARE MADE FOR THE BENEFIT OF REUTERS AND ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, LICENSORS (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS) AND SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “REUTERS PARTIES”).


13. Indemnity.

§13.1 By Reuters. Reuters will defend, indemnify and hold you harmless against all liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses and fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) (“Losses”) arising out of any third-party claim alleging that your use of the Licensed Content in accordance with the Agreement infringes or violates any third-party Intellectual Property Rights. This Section 13.1 will not apply to any claim that arises from: (a) any use of the Licensed Content not permitted under the Agreement; (b) any adaptation, derivative or other modification of the Licensed Content; or (c) continued use of Licensed Content after Reuters or a Third Party Provider has notified you to cease such use or to correct, modify, update or remove it.


§13.2 Third Party Limitation. Without limiting Section 14 below, Reuters’ monetary liability under Section 13.1 for any claims arising from Third Party Content will not exceed the amount Reuters recovers from the relevant Third Party Provider, divided by the number of actual or potential claims arising from such Third Party Content that are or may be asserted against Reuters or subject to indemnification by Reuters (including such claims against you).


§13.3 By You. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold each Reuters Party harmless against all Losses arising out of any third-party claim in connection with: (a) any breach or alleged breach of the Agreement by you; (b) your use of, or activities in connection with, the Platform, Licensed Content; or (c) any adaptation, derivative or other modification of Licensed Content made by you or on your behalf.


§13.4 Procedures. The indemnification obligations under this Section 13 are conditioned on the indemnified party: (a) providing the indemnifying party with prompt notice of the details of the claim (except that any delay in providing such notice will not relieve the indemnifying party of its obligations to the extent the indemnifying party is not materially prejudiced by such delay) and, if the indemnifying party requests it, control of the claim; (b) cooperating, at the indemnifying party’s expense, in the defense of the claim; and (c) not making any admission or taking steps to settle the claim without the indemnifying party’s prior written approval. The indemnified party may participate, at its expense, in the defense of the claim through legal counsel of its choice


§13.5 Failure to Defend. If the indemnifying party fails to promptly conduct the defense and other handling of any indemnified claim in good faith after receiving notice thereof, the indemnified party may, without limiting its rights hereunder or other remedies, and at the indemnifying party’s expense: (a) select counsel to conduct the defense and other handling of such claim; and (b) defend or handle such claim in such manner as it may deem appropriate. In such event, the indemnified party will seek to keep the indemnifying party apprised of the status of such claim, and will not settle it, without the prior written consent of the indemnifying party, which consent will not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed. If the indemnified party defends or handles such claim, the indemnifying party will reasonably cooperate with the indemnified party, at the indemnified party’s request (but at no expense to the indemnified party), and will be entitled to participate in the defense and handling of such claim with its own counsel and at its own expense.


14. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY. EXCEPT WITH RESPECT TO THE INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATIONS UNDER SECTION 13, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF ALL REUTERS PARTIES, COLLECTIVELY, FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE AGREEMENT, THE PLATFORM OR LICENSED CONTENT, INCLUDING FOR NEGLIGENCE, WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO REUTERS TO USE THE APPLICABLE LICENSED CONTENT PURSUANT TO THE AGREEMENT. NO REUTERS PARTY WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF PROFITS (EXCEPT WITH RESPECT TO CHARGES), EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES COULD HAVE BEEN FORESEEN OR PREVENTED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, REUTERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PLATFORM OR LICENSED CONTENT, INCLUDING FROM ANY VIRUS THAT MAY BE TRANSMITTED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE PLATFORM OR LICENSED CONTENT IS TO STOP USE THEREOF. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, NOTHING IN THE AGREEMENT LIMITS ANY LIABILITY TO THE EXTENT IT CANNOT BE LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. ALL LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO REUTERS IN THE AGREEMENT ARE MADE FOR THE BENEFIT OF BOTH REUTERS AND THE OTHER REUTERS PARTIES.


15. Assignment. You may not assign, delegate or otherwise transfer the Agreement, or any rights or obligations hereunder, without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters may assign, delegate or otherwise transfer the Agreement, or any or all rights or obligations hereunder, without restriction. Any attempted assignment, delegation or other transfer in violation of this Section 15 will be void. The Agreement will bind any permitted successors and assigns.


16. Force Majeure. Reuters will not be liable for any Losses or failure to perform its obligations under the Agreement due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.


17. Notices. All notices under the Agreement must be in writing and sent by e-mail (except for notices of Reuters’ alleged breach of the Agreement or any claims for which Customer seeks indemnity from Reuters, which may not be sent by e-mail) or by registered mail, courier or delivered in person, in each case to the party representative and address set out in the Order (or such other more recent address notified by one party to the other party); provided that Reuters may give technical and operational notices, and notices of Restrictions, via the Platform. You may contact Reuters with regard to this Agreement at http://liaison.reuters.com/contact-us. If you wish to inquire about uses or other licenses outside the scope of the permitted uses in this Agreement, please contact ReutersPartnerSales@thomsonreuters.com.


18. Miscellaneous. The parties are independent contractors. Neither party is an employee, agent, co-venturer or legal representative of the other party for any purpose. The Agreement contains the entire understanding and agreement between the parties, and supersedes any prior agreements between the parties, in each case with respect to the subject matter hereof. The Agreement may not be modified or amended except in a writing signed by both parties that expressly refers to the Agreement and the provision to be modified or amended. No term or provision of the Agreement will be deemed waived, and no breach excused, unless such waiver or consent is in a writing that expressly refers to the Agreement and the provision to be waived or the breach to be excused, and that is signed by the party claimed to have waived or consented. No waiver or consent, whether expressed or implied, will constitute a waiver of, consent to or excuse for any other different or subsequent breach. The terms of the Agreement are intended solely for the benefit of each party and Reuters’ Affiliates, and their respective successors and permitted assigns, and there are no other intended third-party beneficiaries. If any term or provision of the Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such term or provision will be ineffective only to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability, and the remainder of the Agreement will continue in full force and effect. Any use of the term “including” or variations thereof in the Agreement will be construed as if followed by the phrase “without limitation.”


19. Definitions.

§19.1 “Affiliate” means (a) in the case of Reuters, Thomson Reuters Corporation and any entity that, at the applicable time, is directly or indirectly Controlled by Thomson Reuters Corporation; and (b) in the case of you, any entity that, at the applicable time, is directly or indirectly Controlling, Controlled by, or under common Control with you.


§19.2 “Charges” means the fees Reuters charges with respect to any Licensed Content, and/or any other related charges, as specified in the Order


§19.3 “Customer Property” means any of your publications, programs, services, internet sites, applications and mobile properties, collectively, that are expressly specified on the Order, and that are made available through the media specified on the Order to end users for their personal, non-commercial use. Customer Properties include any Social Media Pages, subject to Section 2.2 above.


§19.4 “Confidential Information” means information in any form (including written or oral form) of a business, financial or technical nature that is or should reasonably be known to be confidential, and that is disclosed by a Disclosing Party to a Receiving Party (each as defined below). For clarity, Reuters’ Confidential Information includes the terms of the Agreement and any pricing information related to the Platform or Licensed Content.


§19.5 “Content” means text, photographs, graphics, video, metadata and other content, in whatever form or media.


§19.6 “Control” means the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of another entity, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.


§19.7 “Disclosing Party” means a party or Affiliate that discloses Confidential Information under the Agreement.


§19.8 “Editorial Use” means use relating to events, information, commentary and analyses that are newsworthy, a matter of public concern or of general interest to the public; provided that “Editorial Use” does not include any commercial, promotional, advertorial, endorsement, advertising or merchandising use, or any other use that would violate any person’s right of publicity or privacy under applicable law, absent such person’s consent.


§19.8(a) “Commercial Use” means commercial, promotional, advertorial, endorsement, advertising or merchandising or any similar use, requiring Clearances.


§19.8(b) “Clearances” means clearances and consent from third parties required under applicable law, as determined by Customer, to make Commercial Use of the Licensed Content for the specific purpose used by Customer, which approvals may include but are not limited to rights of personality, publicity, privacy, misappropriation, image/portrait; copyright; and trademark.


§19.8(c) “Commercial Use Form” means the form that Customer shall be required to complete and submit to Reuters upon Customer’s request for Commercial Use of any item(s) of Licensed Content.


§19.9(d) “Project” means the specific purpose for which the Licensed Content is intended to be used by Customer, subject to prior consent from Reuters, as identified on the Commercial Use Form.


§19.9 “Host” means any third party retained or permitted by you to host or maintain any Customer Property or to distribute Licensed Content.


§19.10 “Intellectual Property Rights” means database rights, design rights, moral rights, the rights in and to patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names and service names, copyrights, know-how and trade secrets, and all rights or forms of protection of a similar nature or having similar effect, now existing or hereafter arising.


§ 19.11 “Licensed Content” means any Content made available to you by Reuters for download through the Platform, as expressly identified on the Order, or as expressly identified by Reuters in a transaction through the Platform.


§19.12 “License Period” means the period from the start date to the end date specified in the Order, or the termination of the Order, whichever is earlier.


§19.13 “Platform” means Reuters photographic library accessible via https://pictures.reuters.com/C.aspx?VP3=HomePage that Reuters makes available to you under the Agreement for purposes of accessing any Licensed Content, together with any materials and functionality available therein, and any successor platform(s) thereto.


§19.14 “Order” means any order for Reuters Pictures as completed by you at https://pictures.reuters.com/C.aspx?VP3=HomePage (or such other website of which Reuters may notify you from time to time) and accepted by Reuters, or order made by you and accepted by Reuters via exchange of emails. The completed Order is the final record of Licensed Content you have selected to download and license from Reuters and the information and all details related to your intended use provided by you in such Order shall form part of this Agreement.


§19.15 “Receiving Party” means a party or Affiliate that receives Confidential Information under the Agreement.


§19.16 “Restriction” means a specific restriction on any Licensed Content that limits your use of the Licensed Content and which is communicated to you in the Agreement, through the Platform, or otherwise in writing.


§19.17 “Social Media Page” means any account, profile, page, feed or other presence operated by you under the Marks of any of your Customer Properties on a Social Media Platform.


§19.18 “Social Media Platform” means a third-party website or application that facilitates social interaction and content-sharing among its community of users, and that does not feature a material quantity of Content that it has developed independently or licensed from third parties that are not its users.


§19.19 “Territory” means the territory identified in the Order.


§19.19 “Third Party Content” means any Licensed Content from a Third Party Provider.


§19.20 “Third Party Provider” means any third party (other than a Reuters Affiliate) whose Content is made available to you under the Agreement.