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- Monsanto reserves the right to limit or prohibit the posting of any Submission.
- If your Submission is similar to a question or comment that has already been posted and answered, Monsanto reserves the right not to post your Submission and/or to direct you to where Monsanto has already replied to the comment or question made in your Submission.
- The individual providing the Submission (the “Contributor”) is responsible for the content of that Submission. The views expressed by Contributors do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Monsanto, its management or employees. Monsanto is not responsible for, and disclaims any liability in relation to, the comments and/or materials posted by Contributors.
- In addition to the rights that you grant to Facebook/LinkedIn, you affirm that you have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, and hereby grant to Monsanto and its affiliates, in perpetuity, a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use your Submission (in any format or media). This includes the right to use any ideas you submit (including ideas about our products or advertising campaigns) in any manner that we choose, without any obligation to you whatsoever.
- We reserve the right to retain your Submission and Social Media Information on this website unless you request that we delete your Submission and Social Media Information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include in your request your first and last name and the email address associated with the authentication method you chose when making your Submission.
- You hereby agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Monsanto, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims based on the materials you post on and/or submit to the Website, including (without limitation) claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action.