Media Policy

From time to time, Doane Uschool video tapes, photographs and captures audio recordings of our Participants for training purposes or; to inform potential schools, students of the activities of the Program or; to promote the Program to those who might support our charitable activities. Our image use agreement is as follows:


For Doane Uschool (Producer)

By registering in the program, Participant agrees that the Producer may take photographs and / or capture video recordings (the “Images”) of the Participant. The Participant hereby agrees that the Producer may, in perpetuity and without limitation, use and allow others to use the Images and the likeness of the Participant in Uschool in any manner or form — for the promotion of Doane Uschool — and place it desires. This right of use extends to any media now known or hereafter developed including, without limitation, print, intranet, internet, CD, DVD and mobile devices.

The Participant hereby assigns to the Producer, and understands that the Producer will own all of the right, title and interest to the Images and to any likeness of the Participant therein and that the Images may be edited, modified, or combined or incorporated with any other material at the sole discretion of the Producer.

The Participant hereby waives any right to inspect and/or approve the Images or the manner in which they are edited or used. To the greatest extent possible, the Participant grants the Producer and its licensees a permanent irrevocable license to use any recordings of the Participant’s musical compositions or other copyrighted works captured in the Images.

The Participant acknowledges that the participant shall receive no additional compensation for any use by the Producers or others of the Images. Further, the Participant acknowledges that the Producer is under no obligation to use the Images in any way.

The Participant hereby expressly releases the Producer, its directors, officers, employees, licensees, transferees and agents from and against all claims, liabilities, demands, actions, causes of action, costs and expenses, whether at law or in equity, which the Participant has or may in the future have for invasion of privacy, appropriation of personality, defamation or any other cause of action arising out of the Recordings including any use of the Images.

The Participant agrees to hold the Producer harmless from any liability, loss or damage caused by, or arising from, the Participant’s participation in the Recordings or any use of the Images.

This Agreement is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the Images. Any modification must be in writing. This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario.

Parent/Guardian Consent (Must be given when The Participant is under 18 years of age)

I am the custodial parent or legal guardian of the Participant who is a minor child. I have read and understood the terms of this Agreement and consent to the Participant’s acceptance of this Agreement (which the Participant did voluntarily) and to the use of their image, likeness, voice and performance (or the image and license of their property as the case may be) in Recordings as contemplated herein, which I acknowledge is the Participant’s best interests. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold all harmless the Producer, and their respective directors, officers, employees, licensees, transferees and agents from any and all claims, complaints, actions, causes of action, liabilities, damages, losses, legal fees, costs and expenses of any nature and kind whatsoever relating to: (a) any repudiation, revocation, breach or termination of this Agreement by the Participant; 9b) The Producers’ use of the Images as contemplated in this Agreement; and (c) any determination that the Agreement is not binding or is unenforceable against the Participant. My consent shall be valid and binding, even if the Agreement does not bind the Participant.