By participating in YULE DUEL – a joint venture between organizers The Bloom Group Community Services Society and the Gastown Business Improvement Society (“Organizers”) – all participants, including choirs and each individual choir member; other performers (guest singers, musicians, accompanists); personalities (including judges and masters or mistresses of ceremonies); volunteers and spectators consent to the following:
I, a voluntary participant in YULE DUEL (“Participant”), hereby acknowledge and consent to the use of any and all photography, videography and/or audio recordings capturing my likeness, image, voice and other features; as well as my performances and creative works; recorded as part of the production of the YULE DUEL event and YULE DUEL-related activities, including but not limited to media relations, promotions, rehearsals, previews and other activities; taken or commissioned by the Organizers and their sub-contractors, partners or agents.
I hereby grant permission to the Organizers to use such recordings at their sole and complete discretion. I understand these recordings may be used for promotional purposes, commercial purposes, fundraising purposes and/or in professional portfolios assembled by the Organizers and their agents, sub-contractors, partners or members. I understand these recordings may appear in promotional print materials including but not limited to: brochures, posters, programs and advertisements, and may appear in digital form for distribution on-line on various digital platforms, including but not limited to: websites belonging to and/or managed by the Organizers, partners, sponsors, or agents; advertisements, including on third-party websites and digital platforms; in e-newsletters produced by Organizers, partners, sponsors or agents; on blogs published by the Organizers, partners, sponsors or agents; and across social media networks managed by the Organizers, partners, sponsors or agents.
I hereby waive any and all rights with respect to these recordings.
I also know, understand, and appreciate the risks that are inherent with the above acknowledgements, representations and warranties. I hereby assert that my execution of this consent and release is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks. I understand that by agreeing to this clause I am releasing claims and giving up substantial rights.
Lastly, I also hereby indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Organizers, and their licensees against any and all legal claims and proceedings of any description that may have been asserted in the past, or may be asserted in the future, directly or indirectly, arising from my participation in YULE DUEL and the rights related to use of the recordings described herein.