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PRIVACY RELEASE AND COPYRIGHT LICENSE

I acknowledge and agree that in exchange for good and valuable consideration (which includes the right to participate in the Chiacgo Student Invention Convention (“CSIC”)), the receipt of which is acknowledged by Participant, hereby grants the following rights to CSIC and its agents, representatives, licensees, assigns, publishers, and any other person or entity with whom CSIC may contract for or otherwise permit the use of the Materials and the Work defined below (collectively, with CSIC, “CSIC Users”).

Materials are defined as photographs, pictures and sound and video recordings created by CSIC Users that include the Participant’s name, likeness and/or voice.  Work is defined as text, photographs, pictures and video recordings created by Participant and submitted to CSIC.

Participant grants CSIC Users a perpetual, irrevocable worldwide right to use the Materials and a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable copyright license to use the Work in all forms of media, including, but not limited to, print, broadcast or online materials designed for news, informational, educational, fundraising or other promotional purposes related to CSIC Users, such as websites and social media, news articles, television pieces, research articles, promotional videos and literatures, and research articles. The foregoing usage rights include the right to store, edit, reproduce, distribute, perform, display, create derivative works of the Materials and/or of the Work, and the right to obtain copyright registration of the Materials.

Participant hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless CSIC Users from any liability arising from:

(1) the creation, processing, or publication of the Materials, including, without limitation, any claims for libel or invasion of privacy; and (2) the use of the Work, including, without limitation, any claims of copyright infringement.

Participant has reached the age of 18 and has every right to contract in Participant’s own name or, the parent or legal guardian checking the box (in agreement) has every right to contract for Participant. By checking the box, Participant (or parent/legal guardian, if applicable) acknowledge that Participant (or parent/legal guardian, if applicable) has read the above Agreement and is fully familiar with its contents.

Checking the box of this agreement by parent/legal guardian is required if Participant is younger than 18.

If the Participant is younger than 18, the person checking the box and acknowledging/agreeing to the details of this agreement represents and warrants that they are the parent/legal guardian of the person named above as Participant and consent to this Agreement.

This Agreement is binding on and shall inure to the benefit of the Participants and CSIC and to their respective successors and assigns. The provisions of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect even after the termination of the Activities, whether by agreement, by operation of law, or otherwise.

BY COMPLETING THIS REGISTRATION, PARTICIPANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT PARTICIPANTS HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THAT PARTICIPANTS ARE VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE CSIC AND ALL OTHER RELEASEES.

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