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Visit Wales ADMIN March 21, 2013
The Share Wales group rules have been updated.
Please take 2 minutues to read them before adding your images to this group.

This group discussion is for members only.

Group Description

This is the official group of Visit Wales.

Whether you live in Wales or are just visiting, we would love to see your photos of Wales.
Join our group and upload your photos and share with the community.
We'll also feature the best on the Visit Wales website!

Please read the group rules for more information on this.

You can also visit us at Visit Wales to find out more about Holidays in Wales.

Group Rules

This group is owned and managed by Visit Wales.

Please tag your images according to our basic tagging guidelines and have a suitable Creative Commons license applied (www.flickr.com/creativecommons).

By accessing or using the ‘Share Wales’ Group (the “Group”) and in consideration of Visit Wales allowing you to use the Group, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (the “Rules”) in addition to the Yahoo! Terms of Service and Flickr Community Guidelines which also apply to use of the Group.

User Submissions: Share Wales Material

Visit Wales is the Welsh Government’s tourism team, within the Department for Economy, Science and Transport. Any licences entered into in accordance with these Rules are granted to the Welsh Ministers, who hold such licences on behalf of the Welsh Government. References to “Visit Wales” in these Rules shall, from a legal perspective, include the Welsh Ministers, acting on behalf of the Welsh Government and operating through Visit Wales; together with Welsh Government employees and representatives.

By posting or submitting to the Group any still or motion images (“Images”) or any messages, comments, text, data, audio or graphics (“Content”) you agree to grant to Visit Wales a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free licence to use, copy, publicly display, publicly perform, publish or distribute any such Images and/or Content; and to grant sub-licences of the same. You will still own the copyright in such Images and/or Content. Visit Wales’ licence to use such Images and/or Content shall be limited to (a) its use in connection with the Group or the promotion of the Group; and (b) use by Visit Wales on any social media channels or in other online media throughout any Visit Wales domain ; including, but not limited to, www.visitwales.com. Visit Wales will attribute you, using your Flickr account name, as the owner of any Image used by Visit Wales pursuant to these Rules.

In the event that Visit Wales desires to use your Images or Content in any manner not permitted by the aforementioned licence grant, Visit Wales will first contact you by FlickrMail to obtain your express written permission prior to use of any Image or Content.

[The licence described above shall remain in force only for as long as you continue to include your Images and/or Content as part of the Group and shall terminate at the time you remove such Images and/or Content [provided that you notify us of your decision to remove the same] and we shall have a reasonable period to remove such Images and/or Content from Visit Wales’ other social media channels and other media.]

Visit Wales may, at its sole discretion, delete, remove, edit, modify, reject or refuse any Content or Images submitted to the Group. You understand that all Images or Content posted by members of the Group do not necessarily reflect the policies, opinions or ideas of Visit Wales and Visit Wales is not responsible for any such Images or Content.

Visit Wales’ trade marks, its images and any other content that may be submitted by Visit Wales to the Group, may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used by you, except with the prior permission of Visit Wales.

Visit Wales is part of the Welsh Government and does not deal in booking, advertising or promotion of specific companies. Visit Wales operates on a not-for--profit basis and its chief aim is to promote Wales as a tourist destination to the wider market and to increase the number of visitors to Wales.

Interactive Areas

You assume full responsibility for risks associated with using discussion forums and other interactive areas of the Group. Visit Wales is not responsible for and assumes no liability associated with Content or Images posted or submitted to the Group by you or anyone else. [Visit Wales is not liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity or for any statements or representations you may encounter in using the Group.]

Removal or Suspension

Visit Wales may at any time, in its sole discretion and without notice, terminate or suspend your right to use the Group.

You represent and warrant that:

(i) you own the Images and/or the Content or have the right to post or otherwise distribute them, including permission from all persons depicted in any Image or Content: to this end you should obtain written permission from each person who is depicted in the Images to submit their picture (or, in the case of minors, the permission of the minor’s parent or legal guardian) for use as described herein and you must be able to provide written proof of such consent upon request.

(ii) any Image or Content posted is your original work and you have the right to post it; you will not include Images or Content that infringe anyone else’s intellectual property rights or could reasonably be considered indecent or immoral.

(iii) any Images posted will not include any products, brand names, logos, signs, artwork, posters or other material in the foreground or background that is owned by anyone other than you.

(iv) any Images posted do not include advertisements or solicitations of business, or company names, including, but not limited to, any of Visit Wales’ competitors.

(v) any Content posted will be complete and accurate, not misleading or illegal. The Group is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 18. Through the use of the Group, Visit Wales does not collect personally identifiable information from any person it has actual knowledge is under the age of 18.

Compliance with Flickr and Yahoo! Terms of Use

In using the Group, you agree that, in addition to these Rules, you will comply with all Flickr and Yahoo! Terms of Service and Flickr Community Guidelines and all other policies governing your use of such services. Visit Wales may notify Flickr and Yahoo! of any acts or omissions that it believes in its sole judgement violate such terms of use, guidelines or policies.

Contacting Us

To contact us, please email: info@visitwales.com.

Changes to these Rules

We may revise these Rules at any time. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we may make, as they are legally binding on you.

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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