I, for good and valuable consideration, authorize Whiteside County Farm Bureau and its affiliates, employees, officers, agents and assigns (“CFB”), to photograph, record, use, reproduce, modify, distribute and publicly exhibit photographs, video, audio and other recording media, containing Subject’s name, image, likeness, and/or image of Subject’s real or personal property, in whole or in part, without restriction (the “Rights”). All such materials containing the Rights are and shall remain the sole property of CFB and CFB may copyright such materials in its name. Subject further authorizes and grants CFB permission to use the Rights with any other materials as CFB may deem appropriate.
Without limiting the foregoing provisions, Subject hereby grants the above Rights without claim to further compensation of any kind and hereby assign all right, title and interest in the Rights, and to exhibit, distribute, transmit and/or otherwise exploit any and all such reproductions containing the Rights, or any component elements thereof, arranged, copyedited and/or reproduced as CFB sees fit, in any and all media now or hereafter known, and the right to use the Rights, or any component elements thereof, in any connection with any of the foregoing. The Rights granted by Subject hereunder shall inure in perpetuity. Subject understands and agrees that CFB need not identify or credit Subject. Subject waives any right to inspect or approve the finished product or the use to which the Rights may be applied and releases and discharges CFB from any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise.
The terms contained herein constitute the entire agreement between Subject and CFB with respect to this matter, supersede all other oral and written representations, understandings or agreements relating to this engagement, including any prior release and waiver entered into between Subject and CFB and may not be amended except by written agreement signed by the parties. This agreement shall be constructed and controlled by the laws of the State of Illinois, and Subject consents to the exclusive jurisdiction by the state and federal courts in the State of Illinois.
Subject understands CFB is conducting its activities in express reliance upon the foregoing, and Subject represents and agrees that Subject is free to grant the Rights granted to CFB hereunder.
Subject understands that Subject’s participation is contingent, in part, on granting of this Media Release. Subject understands that the terms contained herein are contractual and not a mere recital.
If Subject is a minor, the additional undersigned certifies that he/she is the parent and/or legal guardian of Subject and has the legal authority to execute this Media Release and hereby grants to CFB the Rights set forth above. If there is no additional signature, Subject represents and warrants that Subject has the legal authority to execute this Media Release.