Social Media Legal Terms
HXL operates its social media presences as a convenience and provides them on an “as is, as available” basis with no representations or warranties that these channels will at all times be accessible, uninterrupted, delivered without delay, free from errors or fit for any specific purpose. We will never ask you to disclose your social security or other personal identification number, financial account information, passwords or PINs via social media. Social media platforms and channels are third party services unaffiliated with HXL and are not managed by HXL. Any comments or activity arising from persons sharing or otherwise reproducing any communications published by HXL is not controlled, endorsed or monitored by HXL. We are not responsible for the privacy or security policies or practices of any social media platform or channels, or of any of the third party websites that a social media platform or channel may link to.
The information and/or materials provided via HXL’s social media channels is for distribution only under such circumstances as may be permitted by applicable law. It has not been prepared with regard to the specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any specific recipient. It is published solely for informational purposes and is not to be construed as a solicitation or an offer to buy or sell any securities or related financial instruments or to participate in any particular trading strategy. You should not construe the contents of the material as legal, tax, accounting, regulatory, or other specialist or technical advice or services or investment advice or a personal recommendation. No representation or warranty, either express or implied, is provided in relation to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the information contained in the material. Any opinions expressed in the material are subject to change without notice. HXL is under no obligation to update or keep current the information contained in the material, and past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Neither HXL nor any of its directors, officers, employees or agents accepts any liability for any loss or damage arising out of the use of all or any part of the material or reliance upon any information contained therein.
When you contribute to our social media channels, please observe the following rules of conduct, which have been set up to ensure that visiting our pages is a positive and enjoyable experience for everyone.
Please be respectful of others and their opinions. We will not permit any comments or images that are defamatory, discriminatory, malicious, racist, sexist, obscene, otherwise abusive or that threaten others, or includes offensive comments about specific, named individuals or organizations.
Observe the law
Do not post content you do not have the right to post, in particular content that infringes the intellectual property or privacy of others, or advocates illegal activity of any kind.
Please be careful not to post any content that contains viruses, malware, spyware or the like, or has links to inappropriate websites.
Only post information that is deemed for public use. Do not include any confidential or sensitive information or any information that could harm HXL, our subsidiaries or affiliate companies (collectively, the “HXL Group entities”).
Stay on topic
Some discussions may drift from the stated topic of the pages. However, to ensure maximum benefit for everyone, you should keep your postings relevant.
Spam includes sending identical and irrelevant or unsolicited submissions to many different users, and includes misrepresenting the source of what you post. Do not post any advertisements.
We reserve the right to delete comments that we deem to be inappropriate, offensive, or off-topic, including advertising. In addition, we may remove identical posts by the same user or multiple users.
By contributing to our social media pages, you consent to any information provided by your contribution being used by HXL, HXL Group entities globally and/or third parties on our behalf for the purposes explained in our Privacy Statement and for evaluating the effectiveness of our marketing and statistical analysis.
We may post links to third-party sites when we think you’ll find the information helpful. However, HXL has not reviewed the entirety of those sites and no relationship, association, sponsorship or endorsement is suggested or implied by HXL and such third-party site or company.
We will try to respond to comments and posts in a timely manner but we cannot guarantee that we will reply to all comments and posts.
Additional Terms for Specific Social Media Channels
By submitting your photo to HXL for posting on our @HXL Instagram channel, or by tagging your photo with HXL campaign or event hashtags or HXL usertags (such as @HXL) (“Your Photo”), you hereby acknowledge and agree that you are granting HXL (meaning and including without limitation, HXL AG, HXL Group AG, and their respective branches, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, successors and assigns) a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, publicly display, publicly perform, modify, sublicense, and distribute Your Photo, and incorporate it in other works, in whole or in part, in any manner and any media now known or hereafter developed. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing herein obliges or requires (or may be deemed to oblige or require) HXL to use Your Photo or to exercise any of the rights granted by you hereunder.
You shall continue to own all rights in and to Your Photo. You represent and warrant that you own all copyright and other intellectual property rights to Your Photo (or otherwise have sufficient rights in Your Photo), and have obtained all permissions and releases from all individuals and entities featured, contained or otherwise appearing in Your Photo, to grant to HXL the foregoing license and to display any publicity, promotional materials and distribution rights in connection with Your Photo without infringing or violating the rights of any third party. HXL does not investigate, monitor or check that such rights, permissions or releases have been obtained.
You acknowledge that Your Photo was sent voluntarily by you, and you agree and accept that you will not receive any compensation of any kind for the submission or use of Your Photo. You agree that HXL shall have no obligation to give you credit for Your Photo, but in our sole discretion may elect to do so.
You consent to the use by HXL of your likeness, name, username, and any other identifying information, including, without limitation, any information contained in Your Photo, as used by HXL in connection with our @HXL Instagram channel. You acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy with regard to Your Photo.
No relationship, association, sponsorship or endorsement is suggested or implied between HXL and you by our use of Your Photo.
You, and not HXL or our officers, directors, employees, contractors or suppliers, shall remain fully and solely responsible and liable at all times for any and all claims, loss or damages relating to or arising from our possession, handling and publishing of Your Photo on the @HXL Instagram channel.
HXL is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal access to employment opportunities to all prospective employees within the recruitment process. HXL complies with and supports all national and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination and advancement opportunity, including those relating to making reasonable accommodations to the recruitment process for applicants who require them. We respect and seek to empower each individual and the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.
Last update in June 2017.