Terms & Conditions

Note from co-founder Adriana Teresa: Dear FV-member, please submit projects that have all the necessary releases up-to-date.

TERMS, CONDITIONS OF USE, AND WEBSITE RULES

Welcome to the FotoVisura Grant. Following are the terms and conditions that govern your use of the FotoVisura Grant webpages. BY CLICKING THE BUTTON TO CONTRIBUTE AND THEREFOR ENTER INTO THE CONTEST YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO THE FOLLING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CONSTITUTE A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND THE FOTOVISURA GRANT (“THE ORGANIZERS,” “WE” OR “OUR”). PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE YOU CONTINUE TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR UPLOAD ANY IMAGE. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

A NOTE REGARDING COPYRIGHTS & FotoVisura

FOTO VISURA INC DOES NOT RETAIN THE RIGHT TO USE IMAGES UPLOADED TO OR DISPLAYED ON THE SITE (EXCLUDING THOSE CREATED BY OR OTHERWISE COPYRIGHTED TO FOTO VISURA INC OR ITS PARTNERS) FOR ANY USE INCLUDING COMMERCIAL OR PROMOTIONAL, OUTSIDE OF THE FOTOVISURA.COM SITE, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT FROM THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER. Please read our full website terms at www.fotovisura.com/terms. Additionally each album is labeled as copyrighted to the creator of the album – this is displayed on every instance in which the album is displayed – and grants the creator legal copyright as described by the DMCA.

TERM

The Grant application period begins August 1, 2013, at 12:01 a.m. (EDT).

WHO MAY ENTER

Entrants must be at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry. CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

ENTRANT LICENSES/RELEASES

For all submissions:  If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or that are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the publication, exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.

THIRD PARTY RELEASES/LICENSES—When submitting a body of work, please have all your paper work up to date. FotoVisura does not obtain copyrights of your work without your prior consent. However, third party publications require signed releases from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted. We advice all photographers to have this prepared by the time you submit in case you are approached by a third party for the project submitted to the Grant and self-published in FotoVisura.com.

Upon the Organizers’ request, each entrant must be prepared to provide a signed written personal release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted, authorizing use of the Photograph by any Authorized Party in any media now or hereafter known, without restriction, limited to the Organizers’ editorial publications, press releases, marketing and promotions. In addition, upon Sponsor’s request, each entrant must be prepared to provide a signed written license from the copyright owner of any sculpture, artwork or other copyrighted material that appears in the photograph entry, authorizing use of the photograph by any Authorized Party in any media now or hereafter known, without restriction, limited to Sponsor’s editorial publications, press releases, marketing and promotions. All releases must be in the form provided by the Organizers. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless FotoVisura Inc, The FotoVisura Grant, Visura Media Inc and each of their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

The Organizers assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. The Organizers are not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading, or downloading of any materials related to this Contest.

CONDITIONS

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. This Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Certain restrictions may apply. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete or misdirected entries. Entries void if the Sponsor determines the entry to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.

Participants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decisions of the Judges are final on all matters relating to the Contest; and (c) if he/she wins, that Sponsor may use the winning photographs and each winner’s name and photograph in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval (except in Tennessee and where prohibited by law). All federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize is/are ineligible or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and the Organizers, in their sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.

RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST

If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Organizers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Organizers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If the Organizers elect to cancel or terminate the Contest, the Organizers will not retain any rights in the submitted photographs and will return the entry fees.

WINNERS LIST

Winners will be announced at grant.fotovisura.com

For more information contact: grant@fotovisura.com

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