Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions - User Generated Content

User Generated Content Terms of Use


Bluewater (“Bluewater”) reaches out to social media users to seek permission to feature beautiful content on our various sites, social channels and promotional materials. You are reading this because Bluewater have requested your permission to use your social media content in this way.


If you choose to allow us to use your social media content (“Content”) by replying with the hashtag #agreebluewater, you agree to these Terms of Use.


1. Introduction

a) These Terms of Use ("Terms") describe the terms and conditions in relation to Bluewater Yachting use of content you have uploaded onto a third party social media platform ("Content").

b) The use of your Content is carried out by Bluewater International LLP (UK) and/or its direct and indirect affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, "Bluewater").

c) You consent to and acknowledge the use of any personal data associated with your Content by Bluewater on the terms of the Bluewater’s Privacy Policy.


2. You and Your Content

You should only grant us permission to use your Content, if the following conditions are met:

i. You are 18 years or older;

ii. If minors are depicted in your Content, you are a parent/guardian with legal responsibility for any minors depicted in the Content;

iii. You grant permission for Bluewater to process and use your name, social media handle, image, likeness and/or other personal information in connection with using your Content as contemplated by these Terms;

iv. You have permission from any and all third parties appearing in your Content for Bluewater to process and use their names, social media handles, images or likenesses and/or other personal information in connection with using your Content as contemplated by these Terms;

v. You own or otherwise control the rights to use your Content and any and all elements contained within the Content; and

vi. Your Content, and Bluewater's proposed use of your Content pursuant to these Terms, does not infringe or violate the rights of any third parties, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, copyright, trade marks, patent, defamation or confidentiality.


3. Rights of use

a) You shall at all times retain ownership of your Content.

b) You hereby grant to Bluewater a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, sub-licensable right to use your Content by displaying it on any of Bluewater's websites, social media channels and/or in other advertising.

c) Bluewater's rights set out above shall expire 3 years after your acceptance of Bluewater's request to use your Content. You may revoke Bluewater's rights to use your Content before the expiry of Bluewater's rights by mailing Bluewater stating that you no longer wish Bluewater to use your Content at: digital@bluewateryachting.com

d) If you revoke Bluewater's rights to use your Content as set out above, Bluewater shall stop using your Content within 20 days.


4. You and Bluewater

a) Bluewater is not required to use your Content, even if you have accepted Bluewater's request to use it. Bluewater may choose to use, use and stop using, reuse or not use your Content at any time.

b) You acknowledge that Bluewater is not responsible for, and has no liability for, any use of all or any part of your Content outside of the uses contemplated by these Terms. You agree to release Bluewater, along with its respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees and successors from any and all claims that you or any persons acting on your behalf have or may have relating to the use of your Content in accordance with these Terms.