By uploading a photo/story and any other personal information (“Submission”) for use by ACCO Brands USA LLC (“ACCO”) via this Web site ( (the “Web Site”), you agree to the following Terms & Conditions for Submission and any future updates to these Terms & Conditions for Submission (“Submission Terms”).

Before you show us how you turn stress into strength, these are the things you need to know and agree to (or that your parent/legal guardian must agree to if you are a minor):

  • You understand and agree that these Submission Terms control any Submissions you make on this Web Site and are legally binding. If you are a minor, these Submission Terms must be reviewed by and agreed to by your parent or legal guardian before making a Submission.
  • In addition to these Submission Terms, you and any photo/story you submit are subject to ACCO’s Web Site Terms & Conditions and any future updates to those Terms and Conditions
  • By making a Submission on this Web Site, you confirm that you are at least 13 years old.
  • You own any Submission you upload to the site, and have full authority to permit us to use your Submission as described in these Submission Terms.
  • You give us (a.k.a. ACCO, who owns Five Star) permission to use your Submission (in its original form or edited as we see fit) on this site,, and on any of our other ACCO-selected sites or ads, forever, and we won't pay you for that.
  • You agree that any photograph you upload you took yourself. If you don’t have a selfie stick and needed some help snapping your photo, make sure you have permission from whoever took the photo to upload it to this site (even if it’s just a photo of you).
  • You agree that you are the actual author of any story you share on this site. No ghostwriting. You also agree you will not submit a photo or story for another person, and that you are not using a false email address, impersonating anyone else, or misleading us about your ownership and permission to use any Submission you make on this Web Site.
  • Keep it clean. Do not submit offensive, obscene or inappropriate content of any kind.
  • You agree your Submission does not use, misuse or disparage anyone else’s property, including anyone else’s products, logos or brands.
  • You agree that no person other than you is pictured or referenced in any photo or story you submit. Don’t mention any names, cities, states or other personally identifiable information in the caption or content of your Submission.
  • Upon ACCO’s request, you (or your parent or legal guardian if you are a minor) may be contacted and asked to sign a liability/publicity release.
  • We’d love to post every Submission we receive, but it’s possible that we may not post your Submission for any reason we choose. We may also take down your Submission at any time for any reason we choose.
  • Your Submission must not exceed 5 MB in file size and must be submitted in gif, jpg, png, bmp, or tif file format.
  • ACCO’s Privacy Policy and any future updates to that Policy apply to you and any Submission you make on this Web Site. You can read the Privacy Policy at this link:
  • Questions about Submissions? Please contact us at: or