User Generated Content

User-generated content

Hi! You’re probably here because we requested additional rights in sharing your photo across our channels. We love your picture, and we think our residents and visitors would too! We regularly reach out to people who tag us to request additional rights to reproduce our favorite images on our website, in email, for our programs and more. Whenever possible, we also include your handle or byline. 

Thank you for considering this request! It is entirely your choice whether to share or not, but we think people will love your post! By responding to our request with the hashtag #AnnaPromo you are agreeing to the following:

User Content

As between you and the City of Anna, its departments, agents, officers, partners, volunteers, and employees (“the city”), you own all content and information you post or share using the city’s websites and social media channels, (the “sites”) or tagging the city, such as posting or sharing comments, photos, and videos (referred to as “user content”).

You give the city permission to use your user content as follows: you grant to the city a license to reproduce, display, perform, distribute, create derivative works from and otherwise use your user content in connection with the sites and for other marketing purposes, including without limitation in print, email and other communications, city materials and other marketing. We may display advertisements in connection with your user content or on pages where your user content may be viewed by you or others, and we may use your user content to advertise and promote the city. 

Our license to your user content is non-exclusive, meaning you may use the user content for your own purposes or let others use your user content for their purposes. Our license to your user content is fully-paid and royalty free, meaning we do not owe you anything else in connection with our use of your user content. We may exercise our rights anywhere in the world. Finally, our license is perpetual, meaning that our license lasts for an indefinite period of time.

You Promise That

  • You own all rights to your user content or, alternatively, that you have the right to give the city the rights described above; and
  • Your user content does not infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, or other legal rights of any third party.

We may refuse to accept or transmit user content for any reason. We may remove user content from the sites for any reason.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy

Contact us if you believe that a user of the sites has infringed on your intellectual property rights.

Privacy Notice

When your user content is displayed as detailed above, your social media handle may be displayed and your image will be displayed. The city collects and processes this information as necessary for the performance of this agreement between us. 

Business Marketing Request

Have a unique Anna business or story that you want to share? Tell us about it and you may see it in our social media channels.