Photo Submission


Photo Contest Terms and Conditions

Contest Details:

Thank you in advance for sharing your photos with The City of Trail BC (hereinafter “the Municipality”). By entering this contest, entrants agree to abide by these terms and conditions, and will be deemed to have received, understood and accepted these terms and conditions. The Municipality reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to disqualify any contestant or any photograph that it has reason to believe does not comply with the contest rules.

All photographs submitted, whether chosen as a winning entry or not, are granted to the Municipality and parties designated by the Municipality, including clients, licensees, purchasers, agencies, and periodicals, the irrevocable and royalty-free right and license to use your photograph for promotional matters or purposes of advertising, trade, display or exhibition. You will also waive all moral rights in any of the winning or selected photographs. The Municipality will not be required to pay any royalty, license fee, cost or any other fee for the use of such photograph.

The Municipality shall have the right to use your photograph in any manner in its sole discretion, including, but not limited to, the right to edit your photograph and to add to, delete from, alter and otherwise combine your photograph with other content in any manner and in any media whatsoever.

Where ownership of, or the rights thereto, any of the submitted photographs are contested in any manner, the Municipality may, at its sole discretion, disqualify that photograph from the contest and discontinue the photograph’s use. The Municipality is not responsible for including photo credits with the use of the photograph.

By submitting a photograph to this contest, you represent and warrant that the photograph you submit is an original work by you, that you own or control 100% of the rights in and to your photograph, and such rights shall be free and clear of any and all third party claims or rights.

If an individual appears in your photograph, you are solely responsible for obtaining the written consent of that/those individual(s) to have his/her/their likeness(es) displayed and published by the Municipality and shall provide same to the Municipality. For photographs that include identifiable children, you are responsible for obtaining the written consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian, and shall provide same to the Municipality. The Municipality may request Photo Consent forms from winning submissions.

Submitted photographs must be appropriate for posting on a public local government website and other related uses. Photographs will not be considered if they contain defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene content, and further that they will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following: nudity, alcohol/drug consumption or smoking, explicit or graphic sexual activity or sexual innuendo, crude, vulgar, or offensive language and/or symbols, derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, content that endorses, condones or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky behavior or conduct, personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic), commercial or political messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services, or any identifiable third party products, trade-marks, brands or logos, and any conduct or other activities in violation of these rules or any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Municipality in its absolute and sole discretion.

By participating in this contest, you agree to hold harmless the Municipality and its employees, agents and representatives from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of action, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this contest, including infringement of another person’s intellectual property rights. You also release the Municipality and its employees, agents and representatives from any responsibility or liability for any damages, injuries, claims, causes of action, or losses of any kind you may incur or suffer arising in whole or in part from your participation in this contest.

By entering this contest, you consent to the use of your name, address (City and province/territory) and/or photograph without remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Municipality with respect to the contest.

The Municipality reserves the right to terminate, amend or modify this contest at any time and in any way, without prior notice.

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