By entering The APA Off The Clock Curated Exhibit, Entrants:
(i) Warrant to APA LA that they have created and own the work submitted (including all elements of the work) and that nothing within any work has been copied or added from another person’s work.
(ii) Warrant that the whole copyright and any other form of intellectual property right in the work is vested in them.
(iii) Warrant that they have not in any way assigned, licensed, disposed of, or otherwise encumbered any of their rights which allow them to deal freely with the work and the copyright therein.
(iv) Agree that their work may be exhibited or shown during APA sponsored events, as well as on the APA website, APA Social Media channels and APA promotional materials, allowing for the photographer to retain complete control over the licensing and sale of their work.
(v) Agree that APA may reproduce and may allow reproduction of winning images in APA approved publications. Credit will be given to the photographer for any image(s) used.
(vi) Acknowledge that APA relies fully upon the warranties and license given by Entrants when submitting their entries for consideration to The APA Off The Clock Curated Exhibit. Entrants indemnify and hold APA harmless from any claims, actions, proceedings, costs and expenses arising as a result of any allegation that the relevant Entrant did not own or is not wholly entitled and authorized to allow publication and reproduction of the work by APA.
(vii) APA LA reserves the right to disqualify any winner not providing the required personal information and/or winning image in the requested file format and size within two weeks of APA's request via the contact information supplied by the entrant. Replacement winners will be selected at the curator's discretion.
(viii)Curating is a blind process. Photographer's names will only be disclosed to the Curator after the curating process has been completed. The decision of the Curator of the competition shall be final and binding.
(ix) Entrants retain full copyright to their images and grant no usage to APA LA other than those granted herein. APA LA, the Sponsors, or Venues showing an exhibition of winners shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any entry. Submission of an entry to the competition automatically constitutes the contestant's acceptance of all conditions set forth in the above rules. It also acknowledges the right of APA LA to use the photographer's likeness and information, as well as the winning images, in exhibitions and promotions, in any and all forms of print, electronic and digital media, social media related to APA Off The Clock Curated Exhibit for up to 24 months following the 2015 Competition winner's announcement.
(x) Deadline for entries is Thursday Feb 12, 2015. Entry fees cannot be refunded, once submitted.
(xi) Submitters will be notified of selection status by March 3, 2015
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