Terms and Conditions regarding Ownership of mypicturetown.com

I just checked the Terms and Conditions regarding ownership of items posted on mypicturetown.com and came to the conclusion that it is better to sign up as a European citizen than a US citizen. Read the difference between the two paragraphs regarding ownership.

This is an extract from the US Terms and Conditions


All rights, title, ownership and interest in and to all content, text, images, data, information and other material displayed, available or present on the Website, including without limitation, Templates and Photomovies, and all trademark, service mark, copyright, patent, utility model design, and other intellectual property and proprietary, privacy and publicity rights (hereinafter collectively “Intellectual Property Rights”) in and to all of the foregoing, but excluding User Content (collectively, “Content”), are the property of Nikon, its licensors or the designated owners, and are protected by applicable Intellectual Property Rights laws. You hereby grant to Nikon a worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, full right and license to publish, copy, reproduce, modify, exhibit, perform, exploit, display, transmit, distribute, make derivative works of, license, include in compilations, and/or otherwise use User Content contained in any and all Photomovies, in any format and through any means, in any media now known or hereafter created, for any purpose whatsoever.

This is an extract from the NL Terms and Conditions


The User retains the copyright to all User Content posted to the Site. When you post User Content to the Site or otherwise provide User Content to us in order for us to be able to provide a Service, you authorize us to make copies there of, to adapt these, make derivative works, combine these with other works, make them available on the Internet, and otherwise use this User Content if necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the User Content on the Website or the provision of the Service.


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