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SNAPSHOTS TO SELFIES OFFICIAL RULES & GUIDELINES

SPONSOR

Snapshots to Selfies is sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Inc., a Maryland corporation, with the principal address of 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, Maryland 21663, USA ("CBMM").

TERM FOR SUBMISSIONS

WHO MAY ENTER CBMM invites all individuals to submit photographs to be considered unless their participation is otherwise prohibited by law. Each entrant may submit up to three (3) photographs for consideration.

COMPENSATION

No monetary or other compensation will be provided to participants of the Snapshots to Selfies Exhibition or entrants who submit photographs for the Exhibition.

SELECTION

CBMM, in its sole and absolute discretion, reserves the exclusive right to select photographs for the Exhibition. Selection will be based on factors to be determined by CBMM. CBMM shall not be required to explain or justify to any entrant, or other individual or entity, why certain photographs were or were not selected for the Exhibition.

GUIDELINES FOR PHOTOGRAPHS

To be considered for Snapshots to Selfies, a photograph must:

(i) document a summer moment

(ii) be taken during or after 1965

(iii) feature the Chesapeake Bay and/or a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay

(iv) feature a human being(s)

(v) comply with the terms of the “Release” paragraph set forth below

(vi) be in a digital format (.jpeg, .png, or .tiff) with a resolution of 300 dpi or greater (though lower resolution photographs may be accepted and used on the CBMM website)

(vii) must not be extensively manipulated (only minor burning, cropping, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable).

The photograph must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of CBMM, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. CBMM reserves the right to reject any submission that does not in its 2 sole and absolute opinion comply with the provisions set forth in this paragraph and/or any other provision of these Official Rules.

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RELEASE

Entrant must own or otherwise have the right to submit the photograph for consideration. By submitting the photograph, entrant affirms, represents and warrants that entrant has such rights. If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons other than the entrant appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules. If any person appearing in any photograph is a considered a minor in their jurisdiction of residence, entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission, the consent of the minor’s parent(s) or legal guardian.

LICENSE

By submitting a photograph, entrant grants an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to CBMM and its agents to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit when in CBMM’s sole opinion a name credit is feasible and/or otherwise appropriate) in connection with Snapshots to Selfies, the promotion thereof and/or any other use consistent with CBMM’s mission, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: display at the Exhibition, publication in print media, publication online, promotional materials and/or merchandise. Display or publication of any entry on CBMM’s website and/or in print materials does not indicate the entrant’s photograph will be included in the Exhibition. CBMM reserves the right to modify the caption provided by the entrant with the submission of the photograph. Notwithstanding the grant of the license 3 described in this paragraph, entrant shall retain all other rights to the submitted photograph including, if applicable, their copyright.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By submitting a photograph for consideration, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless CBMM and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in Snapshots to Selfies or any related activities. CBMM assumes no responsibility for any error or omission, any theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to entries or entry forms, or alteration of entries or entry forms. CBMM is not responsible for any technical malfunction or the failure of any entry to be received. CBMM is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, or the uploading or downloading of any materials related to Snapshots to Selfies.

CONDITIONS

Entrant agrees that all matters related to Snapshots to Selfies and their participation therein shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland. Entrant further agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, and that all decisions made by CBMM relating to the Snapshots to Selfies are final and uncontestable. CBMM reserves the sole and absolute right to disqualify any entry for any reason or no reason at all. The failure by CBMM to enforce any of the rights set forth herein does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

RIGHT TO CANCEL EXHIBITION

CBMM reserves the right to cancel or modify the Exhibition, and/or the Term for Submissions set forth in these Official Rules, with or without notice.

DATA PRIVACY

Entrants agree that personal data may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of Snapshots to Selfies and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules.

 

To be considered for Snapshots to Selfies, a photograph must: (You may submit up to three)

(i) document a summer moment

(ii) be taken during or after 1965

(iii) feature the Chesapeake Bay and/or a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay

(iv) feature a human being(s)

(v) comply with the terms of the “Release” paragraph set forth below

(vi) be in a digital format (.jpeg, .png, or .tiff) with a resolution of 300 dpi or greater (though lower resolution photographs may be accepted and used on the CBMM website)

(vii) must not be extensively manipulated (only minor burning, cropping, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable).”