Ends 4 January 2009
Listed below are extracts from the rules of this competition. These extracts detail the rights being claimed from entrants.
Entrants understand that any image submitted to the contest may be used by The Photo Award, and its partners, for promotional purposes of the event only. Such as exhibitions, book, print and digital media directly related to The Photo Award contest. Use may include publication in The Photo Award partner publication where the text is about the award.
Copyright in all images submitted to the competition will remain with the photographer. Any photograph used by The Photo Award or its partners shall carry the photographers credit line.
You hereby grant The Photo Award a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence in each entry throughout the world for 3 years from the date of announcement of the winners in all media connected with The Photo Award contest. If The Photo Award wish to use any image after the expiry of the 5 year license The Photo Award will ask for the photographer’s permission and the image will only be used if the photographer gives their permission for such use.
The award winning pictures will be made available to the press that writes about the contest and its awarding photographers. The pictures will be provided free of charge to the press for a limited time. The press are not allowed to print any pictures without permission from The Photo Award.
The Photo Award reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any entry that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the entry is submitted. You warrant and represent, in respect of each entry submitted by you, as follows:
• You are the sole owner and author of each entry.
• You have the right to make your entry available to the Competition.
• Each entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity.
Each submitted image, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the entrant. By entering the competition the entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted image is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the image does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the image.
CLARIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT
Copyright in all images submitted to the competition will remain with the photographer. The Photo Award will use the award winning pictures in the Photo Award Book, The Photo Award Exhibition on The Photo Award website and in promotion material connected to The Photo Award. Some of the partners will use the pictures in their publications. The press will be given the award winning pictures to publish in articles connected with the award."
For further information please visit the competition website.
Competitions which comply with the conditions set out in the Bill of Rights For Artists do not -
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