1. User Generated Content Privacy Policy

LEXUS UK Social Media Content Use Terms and Conditions

1. By permitting LEXUS UK to use particular Content (by affirmatively answering a request from us or on our behalf on social media or otherwise indicating your agreement for LEXUS UK to use your Content), you agree to be bound by these Terms. Please read and ensure you are in agreement before proceeding. 

2. In these Terms “Content” refers to the photo [and/or video, including any sound] and accompanying text posted through your account on social media, accompanying metadata such as time and place of creation, your username, and links to your social media profile. 

3. You grant LEXUS UK a right to use and display the Content, in any media, worldwide, for any lawful commercial purpose, in original or edited form, including: on LEXUS UK’s social media accounts, websites, blogs, digital displays, advertising, and generally in the promotion of LEXUS UK’s products or services. Such rights also extend to LEXUS UK’s subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, representatives, assigns, licensees, and anyone else acting on behalf of LEXUS UK. 


4. LEXUS UK’s rights to use your Content last indefinitely until cancelled by you, which you can do at any time by contacting LEXUS UK by email: [privacy@ld.lexus.co.uk] or by post: Great Burgh, Burgh Heath. Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5UX, England. After cancelation we will not reuse your Content. However, please note that past posts may remain visible and LEXUS UK will retain your Content for 2 years after cancelation.

5. The rights you grant to LEXUS UK are non-exclusive and (subject to LEXUS UK’s rights) you retain all rights to use the Content for your own purposes. LEXUS UK will not pay any royalties or compensation to you or any third party for use of the Content. Use is at LEXUS UK’s discretion and LEXUS UK is not obliged to use your Content in any particular way or at all.

6. You agree that you do not have any right to review, approve, or object to LEXUS UK’s use of your Content or advertising copy, or to be identified as the author/creator of the Content.

7. LEXUS UK respects applicable laws and the rights of others and wishes to avoid using any content that does not. By agreeing to these Terms you represent and warrant to LEXUS UK that:

(a) the Content is your original work and you own it and all intellectual property rights in it and have all necessary rights to grant LEXUS UK the rights set out in these Terms (including in relation to copyrights, trademarks, private or public buildings, performances, sounds, and music) or, if you are not the owner of such rights, you have already obtained permission from the owner of such rights, and will inform us if this is incorrect or such permission is withdrawn at any time;

(b) LEXUS UK’s use of your Content as provided herein will not infringe intellectual property, privacy, image, performance, or publicity rights, or any other rights of any third party, require the payment of any compensation to any third party, or breach any applicable laws;

(c) nothing in your Content will be illegal, defamatory, obscene, or threatening to any third party; and

(d) you are over 18 years of age and have the right to agree to these Terms.

8. You will hold LEXUS UK harmless and indemnify LEXUS UK against any actions, loss and damage arising out of any claims by third parties in connection with the Content, including for breach of intellectual property, data protection, privacy, image, performance, or publicity rights

9. The Content may contain information about you or identifiable individuals which constitutes personal data under applicable laws.

10. By agreeing to these Terms you give your consent to the processing of such personal data by LEXUS UK for the purposes set out in these Terms.

11. Where any personal data relating to any other person appears in the Content you warrant that you also have obtained their consent for processing of such personal data.

12. LEXUS UK will process personal data included in the Content or otherwise provided to us in connection with our use of the Content in accordance with all applicable data protection laws. If you would like to make a complaint about how your personal data has been processed, please contact us using the contact details provided. You also have the right to make a complaint to our supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). 

13. LEXUS UK is the controller of your personal data and individuals can obtain further information or exercise any of their legal rights by contacting the LEXUS UK Data Protection Officer at: [gdpr@tgb.toyota.co.uk.LEXUS UK also engages data providers or service providers to assist with the processing of personal data, including Qubeeo Limited, located in the UK, who provides content curation, hosting, showcasing, and analytics services. Content and related personal data is not transferred outside of the UK or the European Economic Area (EEA).

14. The provision of the Content and any personal data included in it is not a statutory or contractual requirement, and the Content (including any personal data) will not be subject to automated decision-making or profiling.