Article 1. The Parties
This agreement is made between
1.1 Belief Wedding Planners Inc. (hereinafter BWP) which is the sole owner of the Belief Awards (hereinafter Contest or Photo Awards); and the wedding planner member responsible for the winning images,
1.2 Wedding planner who has the authorization of the photographer for registered to the award and submit his/her photographs.
Article 2. Acceptance
The wedding planner hereby agrees with the terms of this agreement by authorizing the photographer’s images to be submitted to www.beliefweddingplanners.com/awards
Article 3. The Subject of The Agreement
3.1 Within the scope of this agreement, the wedding planner shall submit the photographer’s images to www.beliefweddingplanners.com/awards in accordance with the terms and conditions situated in this agreement so as to participate the photography contest.
3.2 BWP shall have right to use the submitted photographs for promotional efforts on BWP’s websites, magazines, newspapers, TV’s, exhibitions, mobile media and all relevant online & print PR campaigns worldwide (without no further notice). BWP shall have right to use the submitted photographs on BWP’s workshops as training material and slideshows to communicate to the public. Photographer shall accept and declare to give the right of usage of the submitted photographs and it accepts not to put in a claim for using the photographs within the scope of promoting and advertising for Contest. The wedding planner agrees that he/she shall have no right of approval and no claim to compensation arising out of any use (in accordance with the terms hereof), blurring, alteration, editing, distortion, faulty reproduction, or use in any composite form of the Content. BWP is not obligated to advise with advance where the images will be published. BWP compromise to send the winning images to great media channels worldwide with the respect that the photographer and the wedding planner deserve. The wedding planner irrevocably and voluntarily waives any and all “moral rights” he/she may have in the Content after the press release has been approved.
3.3 The scope of use of the rights granted under this agreement is limited only to the promotion and advertisement of the Belief Awards.
3.4 Award recipient will have the permission to use the winner’s badge of the Belief Awards in their marketing material. The Belief Wedding Planners reserves the right to withdraw consent for its use should it feel the badge/logo is not being respected or use in good faith. All individuals who submit an entry must have the permission of source for the photo as well as permission of the couple, suppliers, and photographers.
3.5 The announcement and promotion of the results of the Belief Awards is a right for Belief members’ related to the winning images for free (advantage exclusive for the winning photos). If the wedding planner decides to take advantage of the PR strategies that BWP offers, the winning wedding planner agrees to pay a flat fee of $75 per awarded wedding. This fee will include a complete press release plus at least 35 images of the same wedding. BWP will send this full wedding as a suggestion for the press to be featured worldwide as a “real wedding”.
Article 4. The Duration of the Agreement
The wedding planner hereby grant to Belief Wedding Planners Inc., its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, licensees, agencies, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Licensees”) the non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, fully paid-up right, license and permission to display, post, publish, distribute, exhibit, reproduce, use the Images and/or his/hers name, likeness, handle, and text in connection with such Images (collectively, the “Awards”) on BWP’s website, microsites and social media properties, including but not limited to www.beliefweddingplanners.com, and BWP’s verified/official pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram (collectively, the “Websites”), for marketing, trade, advertising, promotional, public relations or any other purposes related to the Contest..
Article 5. The Rights of the Belief Wedding Planners Inc.
5.1 Copyrights remain in full on the photographer, Photographer shall give Belief Awards (Website) and BWP right to use the submitted photographs with photographers credit.
Article 6. Removal of content.
If the photographers or the wedding planner wants to remove his/hers Content from the Websites, he/she will send a request to the following email address: [email protected] He/she understands and agree that it may take up to seventy-two (72) hours of such removal to occur from BWP’s social media channels and website. This won’t be possible to do it when the images were already featured in third parties as external websites, blogs, and magazines. To do that, the winning member will agree to pay a fee of $100 for this service per website, blog and/or magazine to be removed or make adjustments in content already approved (press release). For an extreme situation as repeated demand to change BWP’s work with the press (starting at the 2nd time) or infringement of the rules, the wedding planner and also the photographer will lose their title as a Belief Awards winner. Both of the professionals, wedding planner, and photographer, agree that the removal or changing is impossible on printed magazines or newspapers.
All the communication related to the Belief Awards must be done by BWP’s PR section. It won’t be accepted any kind of directly messages or emails between the members’ or photographer’ and the press. To preserve the good relation between Belief Wedding Planners and the press, all the requests must be done by BWP’s team without exception.
Article 7. Applicable law & variation
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of New York, United States. These Terms and Conditions shall not be varied except by agreement in writing.