Publicity Waiver and Release
I hereby irrevocably permit, authorize, grant, and license The Wiedemann-Steiner Syndrome Foundation, a California Nonprofit Corporation, (“Foundation”), and its affiliates, successors, and assigns, and the employees, officers, directors, volunteers and agents of each and all of them (”Authorized Persons”), the rights to display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, reproduce, record, photograph, digitize, modify, alter, edit, adapt, create derivative works, exploit, sell, rent, license, otherwise use, and permit others to use my and/or my child/children’s name, image, likeness, appearance, voice, actions, biographical information, and all materials created by or on behalf of the Foundation that incorporate any of the foregoing (”Materials”) in perpetuity in any medium or format now existing or hereafter created, including but not limited to, in and on magazines, brochures, newsletters and other print publications, electronic, magnetic, and optical media, video, television broadcast, cablecast, and satellite, home video and video on demand, livestream, radio broadcasts, display, and other advertising and promotional materials, press releases, the internet and other digital transmission or delivery methods, mobile applications, on any platform for any purpose, including but not limited to fundraising, advertising, public relations, education, awareness, publicity, packaging, and promotion of the Foundation and its affiliates and their products and services, without further consent from or royalty, payment, or other compensation to me and/or my child/children.
The Foundation shall be the exclusive owner of all rights, including copyright, in the Materials. I hereby irrevocably transfer, assign, and otherwise convey to the Foundation my entire right, title, and interest, if any, in and to the Materials and all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the Materials arising in any jurisdiction throughout the world, including all registration, renewal, and reversion rights, and the right to sue to enforce such copyrights against infringers. I acknowledge and agree that I have no right to review or approve Materials before they are used by the Foundation, and that the Foundation has no liability to me for any editing or alteration of the Materials or for any distortion or other effects resulting from the Foundation’s editing, alteration, or use of the Materials, or the Foundation’s presentation of me and/or my child/children. Any credit or other acknowledgment of me and/or my child/children, if any, shall be determined by the Foundation in the Foundation’s sole discretion. The Foundation has no obligation to create or use the Materials or to exercise any rights given by this release.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, I hereby irrevocably waive all legal and equitable rights relating to all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, suits, damages, and expenses, including but not limited to claims for copyright or trademark infringement, infringement of moral rights, libel, defamation, invasion of any rights of privacy (including intrusion, false light, public disclosure of private facts, and misappropriation of name or likeness), violation of rights of publicity, physical or emotional injury or distress, or any similar claim or cause of action in tort, contract, or any other legal theory, now known or hereafter known in any jurisdiction throughout the world (collectively, “Claims”) arising directly or indirectly from the Authorized Persons’ exercise of their rights under this Publicity Waiver and Release or the production, exhibition, exploitation, advertising, promotion, or other use of the Materials, and whether resulting in whole or in part by the negligence of the Foundation or any other person, covenant not to make or bring any such Claim against any Authorized Persons, and forever release and discharge the Authorized Persons from liability under such Claims.
I have carefully read this Publicity Waiver and Release and fully understand its contents. I am aware that this is a release of any potential liability and a contract between myself and the Foundation and any other Authorized Persons, and sign this Publicity Waiver and Release on my own free will.