For good and valuable consideration, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, I hereby grant to New Canaan Society, Inc. (“NCS”) and its chapters and affiliates, and their respective successors, assigns, and licensees (collectively, “NCS Parties”) the absolute right and permission to record, digitally or on film, videotape, or audiotape, at the discretion of the NCS Parties, my likeness, image, voice, and any sounds or statements made by me in connection with any participation or attendance by me (the “Footage”) at any event sponsored, either in whole or in part, by NCS and/or any of its chapters (the “Event”).
I authorize the NCS Parties and such other persons as the NCS Parties may designate from time to time, to reproduce, distribute, modify, edit, publicly display, sell, or otherwise use the Footage or any portion thereof, either alone or accompanied by other material, in any media format (including CD or DVD), without time or use restrictions, for any purpose related to NCS, its charitable, educational or religious purposes, or its programs, products or services generally, on or over the Internet, television, radio, cable, or any other media now known or hereafter developed, in all languages, without any payment to, or participation in any proceeds by, me.
I further grant to the NCS Parties the irrevocable right to use, in any media now known or hereafter developed, without time or use restrictions, my name, picture, likeness, voice, biographical or other information concerning me, and any sounds or statements made by me, in each case, in whole or in part, either alone or accompanied by other material, throughout the world, in all languages, for any purpose related to NCS, its charitable, educational or religious purposes, or its programs, products or services generally, without any payment to, or participation in any proceeds by, me.
I hereby waive any right I may have to inspect or approve any use by the NCS Parties of any right granted herein. Nothing in this Release will obligate the NCS Parties to make use of any of any right granted herein. All right, title, and interest in and to the Footage or any recordings or other materials, in whatever form or media, including the copyrights therein, that use any of the rights granted herein shall be the sole property of NCS. I hereby release and discharge the NCS Parties from any and all claims I may have in connection with the NCS Parties’ use or exploitation of any of the rights granted herein, including, without limitation, any claims for defamation or false light, violation of any right of publicity or privacy, and/or any other similar right.
I acknowledge that my participation in any Event is at my own risk, and hereby accept all risks attendant thereto and agree to release and hold the NCS Parties harmless from any damages or liability that might arise out of my participation.
I warrant that I am over the age of eighteen (18) and have full power and authority to enter into this agreement and grant the aforesaid rights.
(If the person joining NCS is not over the age of eighteen (18), please contact NCS to receive a special parent/legal guardian publicity release.)