Dufferin Rising Star Contest 2022
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This agreement contains the entire understanding between the Conestant/Performer(s) and the Organizers of Music In The Hills (Producer).
Prior to uploading a Video Submission, please confirm that you meet the Eligibility Requirements below. In addition, please ensure that your Video Submission meets the Video Submission Requirements below.
Video Submissions will be accepted commencing at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 21, 2022, through and including 11:59 p.m. ET on May 20, 2022 (the “Video Submission Period”). No Video Submissions will be accepted after 11:59 p.m. ET on May 20, 2022.
Producer makes no guarantee that all online Video Submissions it receives will be reviewed.
As used herein, “User” will refer to the individual who completes the data fields on the Competition Website and uploads the Video Submission.
You shall retain all ownership rights in your Submission Video. By submitting the Video, you hereby grant to Producer, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and freely transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, adapt, reformat, translate, and otherwise exploit and perform all or any portion of the Submission Video for any purpose whatsoever, throughout the universe in perpetuity, including, without limitation, in connection with (i) the Program, including, without limitation, motion pictures, television and publishing, and in connection with the advertising (including at physical locations), sale, promotion, publicity, marketing, merchandising, distribution, publicizing and any and all other types of exploitation of the Program or any part thereof (including without limitation in connection with Program advertisers and/or sponsors and any of their respective products, integrations and/or services) and of any and all ancillary and subsidiary rights, and redistributing.
Producer shall also have the unrestricted right to edit the content and text of the Program in any manner or form; and may distribute content to end users, whether now existing or hereafter developed (together, the “Platforms”), in any and all media formats and through any and all media distribution and advertising and promotional purposes, without accounting, notification, credit or other obligation to you.
For the avoidance of doubt, without limiting the generality of the rights granted to Producer and/or any Program Entities, these rights include, without limitation, the absolute right to edit and/or alter any Video Submission; distribute and synchronize all or any portion of your Video Submission in timed relation to any other visual elements; to web cast, podcast, re-publish, retelecast, re-platform, port, syndicate, route, and link to and from all or any portion of your Video Submission; to encrypt, encode and decode, and compress and decompress all or any portion of your Video Submission; to edit, mix, combine, merge, distort, superimpose, create or add special effects, illusions and/or other material to or of all or any portion of your Video Submission; to create composite, stunt, comic or unusual photographs, videos, animations, motion pictures and/or voice reproductions from all or a portion of your Video Submission; and to excerpt and/or extract portions of your Video Submission in order to host, store, index, categorize and display your Video Submission on or through the Platforms.
Producer has no obligation to review your Video Submission or to use your Video Submission in any manner whatsoever. Producer has the right, but not the obligation to use any of the rights granted by you herein.
Representations and Warranties / Indemnification
You represent and warrant: (i) you are the copyright owner of the Video; (ii) the Video Submission is your own original, previously unpublished, and previously unproduced work; (iii) the Video Submission is wholly original with you and as of the date of submission, is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iv) the Video Submission neither infringes upon nor violates the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; (v) the Video Submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and meets the Video Submission Requirements set forth in Section B above. Video Submissions must not contain any unauthorized third party owned material, including, but not limited to, trademarks, logos, music, copyrighted photos and the like.
You will, upon request, furnish to Producer any documentation, substantiation, and releases necessary and reasonably required for all copyrighted material, music, identifiable third parties, identifiable locations, and releases from anyone who assisted in the creation of the Video Submission to prove, confirm, verify, and substantiate participant’s compliance with any or all of these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, the foregoing representations and warranties. In the event you cannot provide all required releases, Producer reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to discard or remove your Video Submission, or seek to secure the releases and clearances for the benefit of Producer, or may allow the applicable Video Submission to be utilized.
Additionally, you represent and warrant that you will not acquire any trademark rights, copyrights, or any other rights in the trademarks, trade names, logos or other intellectual property of Producer. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Producer from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of you hereunder.
Conditions of Participation
This Online Competition is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws. You hereby: (a) agree that the Producer shall have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by you against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to person(s) (including death) or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, as a result of participating in this Online Competition or any related activity; (b) waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Online Competition or these Terms and Conditions. Producer reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions, remove suspect Video Submissions, and/or cancel, terminate or suspend any portion of this Online Competition at any time and for any reason (or no reason at all) in their absolute discretion. Producer reserves the right to exclude, in its sole and absolute discretion, any individual from any of the auditions for any reason or for no reason at all, including without limitation, violation of any portion of the Program rules, violation of any of these Terms and Conditions, or tampering with the entry process or the competition process. Producer also reserves the right to change the Program rules and procedures at any time. Being chosen to participate at any level in the competitions does NOT ensure that you will be selected to further participate in the competition.