2008 09 01 United Nations; International Year of the Potato

The Competition


United Nations; International Year of the Potato

Ends 1 September 2008

The Rules of this Contest

Listed below are extracts from the rules of this competition. These extracts detail the rights being claimed from entrants.

By entering this contest -

"1.6 - The entrant declares and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recognizes that he/she is the only copyright holder of the material submitted. By entering the International Year of the Potato 2008 World Photography Contest, Focus on a global food, the photographer gives permission to FAO to use the material submitted to the contest in eventual exhibitions resulting from the contest and in all promotional material relating to the International Year of the Potato. FAO hereby reserves the non-exclusive right to publish the entries of category winners and of short listed nominees in brochures or materials directly related to the International Year of the Potato 2008 for a period of no more than 12 months from the date of the announcement of the winners without any remuneration being due to the photographer. FAO will ensure due recognition and acknowledgement to the photographer. After the expiry of the 12 months period, FAO will negotiate on a case-by-case basis compensation to the photographer for any subsequent use of the material. The photographer declares that to the best of his/her knowledge no third party can claim any rights on the material submitted. The photographer also confirms that each person depicted in the image(s) has granted permission to be portrayed as shown."

This contest meets every requirement of the The Bill of Rights.

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