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WPSU CONSENT, LICENSE AND RELEASE AGREEMENT
I, the undersigned, hereby grant my permission and consent to The Pennsylvania State University (“Penn State”) and its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees (together, “Penn State Representatives”) to photograph, video or audio record or video or audio broadcast me.
I hereby grant an irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free right and license to Penn State and Penn State Representatives to use, reproduce, distribute, publicly perform and display photographic, video, and/or audio works in which I appear or am recorded (collectively “Media”) for use in WPSU Penn State programming in any form now known or later developed, including but not limited to publications, websites, articles, brochures, books, magazines, newsletters, exhibits, audio and/or video broadcasts in any medium, videos, films, social media, advertisements, and training programs (collectively “Materials”). Furthermore, I hereby authorize and consent to the use of my name, image, likeness, and voice (collectively, “Likeness”) in the Media for all Materials. Such rights, license, and permissions granted herein includes the right, license, and permission to adapt, edit, or modify solely in accordance with the National Public Radio (“NPR”) News Code of Ethics (found at https://www.npr.org/ethics, and as may be amended).
I hereby waive any right to be notified or to inspect or approve the Media or any Materials that are created using my Likeness, now or in the future, whether that use is known or unknown to me, and recognize that WPSU Penn State takes great care in ensuring that its journalism is correct and accurate. I hereby waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of the Media or Materials. I hereby release and hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Penn State and its trustees, Penn State Representatives, and their licensees and assigns for any and all claims that I or any third party may have now or in the future for invasion of privacy, right of publicity, copyright infringement, defamation, or any other cause of action arising of the use, exploitation, adaptation, modification, reproduction, distribution, publicly performance or display of my Likeness in the Media or Materials. In accordance with this complete release of all rights in my Likeness used in the Media and Materials , I hereby waive any and all claims, damages, or liability arising from or related to the use of the Media, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, either intentionally or otherwise, of my Likeness that may occur or be produced in taking, processing, reducing, adapting, modifying, producing, reproducing of the Media and Materials and their publication, distribution, display or performance.
I understand and agree that Penn State is and shall be the exclusive owner of all right title and interest, including any copyright, in the Media and Materials.
I have read this Consent, License and Release before signing below, and I fully understand the contents, meaning, and impact of this Consent, License and Release. This Consent, License and Release shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of my successors and assigns, and contains the entire understanding of the parties with regards to the Media and Materials.
I hereby represent that I am eighteen (18) years of age or older and I am competent to contract in my own name.