SUBMISSION GUIDELINES By providing a submission, you agree that your submission may be posted on Suzanne Vega-related websites, in Suzanne Vega’s sole discretion. Suzanne Vega has no obligation to use or post any submission you submit. By providing a submission, the submitter grants to Suzanne Vega and her companies, an exclusive, perpetual, transferable license to copy, publish, broadcast, display, distribute, use, edit, translate, alter, combine with other material, reuse and adapt any or all portions of the submissions in any way and for any purpose whatsoever, at any time, now or in the future, in any media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in any manner whatsoever and for any purpose.
Submissions cannot (a) be sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity; (b) promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; (c) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (d) contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses without permission; (e) contain copyrighted materials owned by third parties other than the submitters(s) or Suzanne Vega (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without permission; (f) contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission; and (g) depict, and cannot itself be in, a violation of any law.
By submitting a submission you warrant and represent that it: (a) is your or your team’s original work, (b) has not been previously published, (c) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (d) that you/your team have obtained permission from a person who is used in the submission or whose name, likeness or voice is used in the submission, if any, and (e) that publication of the submission via various media including online posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party rights.
Any such submitter will indemnify and hold harmless Suzanne Vega and her representatives. Any submitter whose submission includes likenesses of third parties or contains elements not owned by the submitter (such as, but not limited to, depictions of persons, buildings, trademarks or logos) must be able to provide legal releases for such use including Suzanne Vega’s use of such submission.
All submissions become the sole property of Suzanne Vega, and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting a submission, you agree that your submission is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Suzanne Vega under any obligation, that Suzanne Vega is free to disclose or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the submission on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, Suzanne Vega does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Suzanne Vega , or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
The contest ends April 30th 2015, and all submissions must be uploaded by that date to be considered for the contest.