User Generated Content – Terms and Conditions


Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (“Yamaha”) seeks permission to feature our favorite content on our various sites, social channels, and various promotional materials. If you choose to submit your social media content (“User Content”) by submitting photos or videos to us, you agree to these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”).

By submitting or uploading your photo to us, you are authorizing Yamaha to use, publish, and otherwise reproduce, modify, and distribute your User Content, with or without your name. Submitting a photo grants Yamaha a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, non-exclusive, transferable license to use your User Content in any Yamaha-related media for any lawful purpose, including, but not limited to, on webpages and social media pages, in promotional e-mails and advertisements, and any and all other marketing, promotional, and advertising initiatives. Any such use is without compensation to you. Yamaha is also under no obligation to use any or all of the submitted User Content.
Please do not upload or submit any photos other than your own unless you have the owner’s permission. By submitting User Content, you are warranting that you own the material submitted and that Yamaha will not violate any third party’s copyrights or other intellectual property rights or otherwise place us in breach of any applicable laws.

By submitting User Content to Yamaha, you are consenting to Yamaha’s collection of any personal information provided for Yamaha’s use and disclosure in connection with the use of the User Content as described herein. If you do not agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information in this way, please do not submit your photos. Please also be aware that the submission of User Content is being done via third-party websites, such as Facebook and Instagram, which have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies.  

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. Yamaha’s call for the submission of User Content is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 18. By submitting User Content, you are certifying that you at least 18 years of age or have the permission of your parent or legal guardian to do so. You also must have permission to use the photo from all individuals in the photo (or their parents’ or legal guardians’ permission, if the individual is a minor).
In addition to these Terms, you agree to be bound by Yamaha’s standard Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policies for its websites. Yamaha reserves the right to alter these Terms without advance notice. Accordingly, you should review the Terms each time you grant permission or authorization to feature your User Content.

Last updated: March 2020