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User Generated Content Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to areas of the Nike website (the "Website") that invite users to post content ("User Generated Content").

You agree that your registration for, access to, and participation in any User Generated Content feature is subject to the following Terms and Conditions, the Terms of Use, and applicable law. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and Terms of Use, these Terms and Conditions will govern. Also, click here to link to Nike's Privacy Policy.

NIKE does not prescreen User Generated Content. NIKE retains the right, but not the responsibility, to edit or remove any User Generated Content or terminate your account for any reason in its sole discretion.

Important Notice for Student Athletes

You are entirely responsible for ensuring that your User Generated Content posting does not jeopardize your amateur athletic status. Nike reserves the right to withhold your participation in any User Generated Content Website feature if it determines in its sole discretion that participation will jeopardize amateur athletic status

NCAA Athletes.
Student athletes currently playing or eligible to play NCAA sports are prohibited from posting User Generated Content to a Website if the posting includes the student athlete's name, image or athletic ability.
High School Athletes.
High school athletes are prohibited from posting User Generated Content on a Nike website if the posting includes a high school identifier, including high school uniform or practice gear with high school logos/marks. High school athletes cannot receive any compensation for taking part in a User Generated Content feature.

General Rules for Posting User Generated Content

Be Relevant

Post only User Generated Content that responds to Nike's instructions. Stay on topic.

Be Constructive.

Post only constructive comments and questions.

Be Courteous.

Flaming and insults are prohibited. Do not post content that is offensive, libelous, defamatory, indecent, harmful, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, abusive, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, or offensive in a sexual, racial, cultural, or ethnic context.

Be Private.

Do not post personal information, including your email address, IM address, or phone number. Do not solicit personally identifiable information from other Website users.

Be Personal.

Do not post User Generated Content for any commercial purpose. Do not post any advertising or commercial content whatsoever. Do not post any content that involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming."

Be Yourself.

Do not impersonate anyone else.

Be True.

Do not post any content that includes information that is false, misleading, inaccurate, fraudulent, or deceptive, or that promotes illegal activities.

Be Legal.

Do not post any content that violates or depicts any violation of any applicable local, state, national, or international law (e.g., illegal drug use). Do not post any content, or take any action, that is designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or to interfere with or disrupt the Website or services connected to the Website.


If you are under 18 years old, you must have your parent/guardian's permission to use or post on this Website.


Nike Rights to Your Posting. Your User Generated Content is not confidential or proprietary. You grant to Nike a non-exclusive, non-revocable, worldwide, perpetual right to use your User Generated Content in any manner or media now or later known without limitation, including but not limited to, the right to sublicense and assign and commercialize without any compensation due to you.

Changes to these Terms. Nike reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued use of the Website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Terms and Conditions. If any future change is unacceptable to you, you should discontinue using the Website.

Ownership. You are responsible for ensuring that any User Generated Content that you post does not, and will not, violate the rights of any third party rights of any kind. You warrant and represent that you own or control all rights in any User Generated Content that you post to the Website.

General. You acknowledge and agree that Nike does not have any obligation to review User Generated Content, that Nike is not in any manner responsible for User Generated Content, that Nike does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of User Generated Content, and that NIke cannot assure that harmful, inaccurate, deceptive, offensive, threatening, defamatory, unlawful or otherwise objectionable User Generated Content will not appear on the Website. You also acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to access, view and/or post User Generated Content on the website, Nike is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any User Generated Content or activities of users on the Website. Nike may, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, edit or remove any User Generated Content, terminate the accounts of users who may be violating these terms and conditions or otherwise prohibit such users from accessing the Website.

Copyright Infringement. If your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify our copyright agent in accordance with the provisions set forth below.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability. For important information about NIKE's disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability arising from your use of this Website, including, without limitation, with respect to any User Generated Content, please see the Terms of Use. The information, materials and opinions expressed or included in any User Generated Content are not necessarily those of Nike or its affiliated or related entities or content providers.


You agree that you shall immediately notify NIKE in writing of any objectionable content appearing on the Website. NIKE will make good faith efforts to investigate allegations that any User Generated Content violates these Terms and Conditions but (a) makes no warranty to you that it will edit, remove, or continue to permit the display of any specific User Generated Content, whether or not subject to such allegations, and (b) will have no liability whatsoever for editing, removing, or continuing to permit the display of any User Generated Content whatsoever.

Copyright Agent

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent with the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; (4) your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; (5) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon NIKE actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. NIKE's copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

Name: Legal Department (Copyright)
Address: One Bowerman Dr., Beaverton, OR 97005
Telephone: 503-671-6453
Fax: 503-646-6926

We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice with NIKE's copyright agent. You should note that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.