Official Terms & Conditions

DESTINATION BRITISH COLUMBIA PHOTO & STORY SUBMISSION AGREEMENT AND RELEASE

By clicking on "I accept", you hereby acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions respecting any photographs, videos, stories or other content (collectively, "Materials") you submit to any of Destination British Columbia's websites, including the Consumer Blogs page (the "Websites") and/or flickr.com:

  1. You grant us permission to use your Materials: You are granting to Destination British Columbia ("Destination BC") for the Province of British Columbia, as well as its affiliates, agents and partners, a royalty-free license and permission to use, display and reproduce the Materials provided by you, on Destination BC's Consumer Blogs page and/or flickr.com;

  2. You confirm you own all rights in any Materials you submit: You represent and warrant to Destination BC that you are the sole owner of all rights, including copyright, to distribute the Materials you submit, that no other party owns any rights of any kind associated with the Materials and that the Materials you submit are royalty-free and can be freely used for the purposes expressed above. You further represent and warrant that no Materials you submit violate or infringe upon any rights of others, including contract rights and including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trade-mark or other proprietary rights or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder;

    Copyright and ownership of all submissions remain with the photographer/contributor and the photographer/contributor has the right at any time to request the removal of submissions from Destination BC's Consumer Blogs page or flickr.com.

  3. You have obtained consent from all people who appear in your Materials: You are granting permission to Destination BC to use your own name and likeness for the purposes described above and you represent and warrant to Destination BC that you have obtained the consent of all individuals whose likeness appears in any such Materials, including the unrestricted royalty-free right to use those persons' likeness for the purposes expressed above. You are solely responsible for the Materials you post and you release and indemnify Destination BC, its affiliates, agents and partners and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, demands, losses or expenses (including legal fees) brought against Destination BC or any of its affiliates, agents and partners, by any party, arising out of the posting on the Websites of any Materials; and

  4. You are waiving further rights: you are hereby waiving the right to seek further compensation or other consideration for the use of your Materials for the purposes expressed above, and agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Destination BC, its affiliates, agents and partners and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, demands, losses or expenses (including legal fees) arising out of the use of your Materials as contemplated in this Photo & Story Submission Agreement and Release.

  5. Further Acknowledgments by you:
    You acknowledge that (i) Destination BC will select and post Materials in its sole discretion, does not make any representation that your Materials will be posted, and reserves the right to post and remove Materials from time to time as it sees fit; (ii) your right to submit Materials to its Websites may be revoked by Destination BC if you fail to comply with the terms of this Agreement; (iii) Destination BC can not be responsible in any way for any use of your Materials which may be made by third parties as a result of it having been posted on the site; (iv) you have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence and are therefore of legal age to form a binding contract; (v) you may be asked to sign and return a written agreement regarding the posting of your Materials on the Websites; and (vi) by submitting Materials and otherwise using any Destination BC website, you agree to comply with and be bound by the website terms and conditions applicable to all visitors, as may be posted on those websites from time to time.