“Unload” Your Photos? You May Not Be So Happy!
Check the terms and conditions of the following contests before submitting your photos!
- “Unload Your Happy Photos” contest – The terms state:
Your License to Frito-Lay . . . by submitting your name and Photograph to the Project, you hereby irrevocably grant to Frito-Lay the unlimited, non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, sublicensable, assignable, royalty free right to use, redact, republish, modify, crop, adapt, edit, copy, create derivative works of, perform, distribute or otherwise modify your Photograph including any intellectual property contained therein . . . in advertising and/or promotional materials for Frito-Lay, in any medium now known or hereinafter developed (collectively, “Frito-Lay Advertising”) in perpetuity, without payment or compensation to you, and without seeking any further approval from you.
- The Scientific American “The World Changing Ideas Video Contest” – the contest rules provide:
- American Photo Magazine and Popular Photography Magazine’s Travelographer of the Year contest – the rules state:
GENERAL RULES & LIMITATIONS . . . By entering, you grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use your submission, along with your name and likeness, in any and all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law). . . . Sponsor reserves the right to amend these official rules . . . .
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