These Program Content Guidelines ("Guidelines") are part of the Operational Documentation incorporated into the Participation Agreement that governs your participation in the Program. The Guidelines apply to your use of our and our affiliates' trademarks and logos that we may make available to you from time to time, including as part of any content you obtain from us (collectively, "Amazon Marks"). "We," "us," or "our" means AmazonSmile Foundation or any of its affiliates. "You" means the person or entity using an Amazon Mark. Strict compliance with these Guidelines is required at all times, and any use of an Amazon Mark in violation of these Guidelines will automatically terminate any license related to your use of the Amazon Marks. You agree that we have the right to monitor the quality of your use or display of any Amazon Marks and you will facilitate such monitoring as necessary.
We reserve the right to modify these Guidelines or the Amazon Marks at any time and in our sole discretion as set forth in Section 9 of the Participation Agreement.
Other than the limited licenses expressly set forth in Section 1, we reserve all right, title, and interest (including all intellectual property and proprietary rights) in and to, and you do not, by virtue of the Participation Agreement or otherwise, acquire any ownership interest or rights in or to, the Program, Links, link formats, Content, any domain name owned or operated by us or our affiliates, Operational Documentation, our and our affiliates' trademarks and logos (including the Amazon Marks), and any other intellectual property and technology that we provide or use in connection with the Program. Other than Your Marks, if you provide us or any of our affiliates with suggestions, reviews, modifications, data, images, text, or other information or content about a product or in connection with the Participation Agreement, any Content, or your participation in the Program, or if you modify any Content in any way, (collectively, "Your Submission"), you hereby irrevocably grant us (even if you have designated Your Submission as confidential) a perpetual, paid-up royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, freely transferable right and license to: (a) use, reproduce, perform, display, and distribute Your Submission in any manner; (b) adapt, modify, re-format, and create derivative works of Your Submission for any purpose; (c) use and publish your name in the form of a credit in conjunction with Your Submission (however, we will not have any obligation to do so); and (d) sublicense the foregoing rights to any other person or entity. Additionally, you hereby warrant that: (y) Your Submission is your original work, or you obtained Your Submission in a lawful manner; and (z) our and our sublicensees' exercise of rights under the license above will not violate any person's or entity's rights, including any copyright rights. You agree to provide us such assistance as we may require to document, perfect, or maintain our rights in and to Your Submission.
We reserve the right to take appropriate action against any use without permission or any use that does not conform to these Guidelines, at any time and in our sole discretion.