Full Terms for Use and Work

Full Terms for Use and Work 

1) Permission for Photography and Video

In no event will The Light Committee (also referred to herein as “company” or “photographer” and which is a D.B.A. of Emissary Communications, Inc.) be liable to you or any party for any direct, indirect, special, punitive or other consequential damages for any use of this web site or the materials or information contained in it, or on any other hyperlinked web site, including, without limitation, any lost profits, revenue, business interruption, loss of use of programs, computers or other data on your computers or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

By visiting any page on this web site, you agree to hold company harmless from and not to sue company for any claims based on or related to the use of the web site. This web site might contain links to web sites owned and/or controlled by parties other than company. Company does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the use or content of any other web site, which you may access through this one. Company is providing these links to you only as a convenience. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of viruses and other items of a destructive nature.

The information or materials contained on this web site may be out of date or include omissions and / or technical inaccuracies or other errors. While images or other content used on this web site may contain images or references to other brands, organizations or companies, in no way does this represent any partnership, working or business relationship between any other brands or organizations with company unless expressly noted by company. All information and materials contained in this web site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Company hereby disclaims all warranties with respect to this information or materials, whether expressed or implied, including the implied guarantees / warranties of merchantability / services and fitness for a particular purpose. Company owns or licenses all copyright rights in the text, images, photographs, video, audio, graphics, and other content provided on the web site. You are prohibited from copying, reproducing, modifying, distributing, displaying, performing or transmitting any of the contents of the web site for any purposes, and nothing otherwise stated or implied anywhere on this web site or off of it confers on you any license or right to do so. By accessing, using or downloading any information and / or materials from this web site, you agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms, do not use this web site. This web site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. This web site may be changed or updated without notice.

Company may also make improvements and / or changes in its services and / or the programs described on this web site at any time without notice. The information and materials on this web site does not represent a commitment on the part of company in the future.

2) Permission for Photography and Video

For valuable consideration received, I grant Photographer and its employees or representatives the following rights and unrestricted permission concerning any photographs or video that Photographer has taken or may take of me or in which I may be included with others. I grant Photographer the right to use, reuse, publish, and republish the photographs or video in whole or in part, individually or in connection with other material to use the photos or videos only to promote Photographer’s business on the company website or in printed materials, on online social media profiles such as but not limited to, Instagram, Facebook, and Google Business, but not for any other use where photographer received direct monetary compensation for the use of photographs or video with my likeness included. I release and discharge Photographer from any and all claims and demands that may arise out of or in connection with the use of the photographs or video, including without limitation any and all claims for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy. I acknowledge that, as established by US copyright laws, Photographer retains copyright to photos and video Photographer produces. Photographer is granting me a lifetime license for personal use as digital or printed copies or for use online such as a business websites, social media or work profiles, but not for sub-licensing use for intended or direct monetary compensation. I further acknowledge that I may have paid Photographer for services and I release Photographer from any further financial or other compensation for the use of any photographs or video of me. I also hereby release Photographer from any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking of such photographs or video or in any subsequent processing of them. This authorization and release shall also inure to the benefit of the heirs, legal representatives, licensees, and assigns of Photographer, as well as the person(s) for whom Photographer took the photographs or video. I am a legally competent adult and have the right to contract in my own name. I have fully read these terms and fully understand its contents. This release shall be binding upon me and my heirs, legal representatives, and assigns.

3) Permission for Photography and Video of a Minor

I also agree, if I am the parent or legal guardian of a minor that I want to be photographed or put in a video, to the following rights and unrestricted permission concerning any photographs or video that Photographer has taken or may take of the minor or in which the minor may be included with others. I grant Photographer the right to use, reuse, publish, and republish the photographs or video in whole or in part, individually or in connection with other material to use the photos or videos only to promote Photographer’s business on the company website or in printed materials, on online social media profiles such as but not limited to, Instagram, Facebook, and Google Business, but not for any other use where photographer received direct monetary compensation for the use of photographs or video with my likeness included. I release and discharge Photographer from any and all claims and demands that may arise out of or in connection with the use of the photographs or video, including without limitation any and all claims for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy. I acknowledge that, as established by US copyright laws, Photographer retains copyright to photos and video Photographer produces. Photographer is granting me a lifetime license for personal use as digital or printed copies or for use online such as on a business website, social media or work profiles, but not for sub-licensing use for intended or direct monetary compensation. I release, discharge, and agree to hold harmless and defend Photographer, its legal representatives or assigns, and all persons acting under its permission or authority or those for whom it is acting, from any liability by virtue of any reason in connection with the making and use of such photographs or video, including blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the taking of said pictures or video or in any subsequent processing thereof, as well as any publication of them, including without limitation any claims for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy. I hereby warrant that I am a legal competent adult and a parent or legally appointed guardian of the minor, and that I have every right to contract for the minor in the above regard. I state further that I have fully read this authorization, release, and agreement, prior to its execution, and that I am fully familiar with the contents of it. This release shall be binding upon the minor and me, and our respective heirs, legal representatives, and assigns.

4) Express Assumption of Risk, Loss of, Damage, Injury or Illness to Equipment or People

I understand that participating in a photo or video shoot at The Light Committee studio or other facility or location and including during any transportation provided by Photographer to other locations, whether indoors or outdoors, with related equipment, props and other items, but not limited to, light stands, furniture, wires and cables, slippery shoes and floors or ground, and more, can result in injury to people and damage or harm to equipment or the facilities or locations.  I also understand the consumption of any foods or beverages at any of these locations or during transportation may cause unknown illnesses or injury. I agree, and as a condition of my being allowed to be in or use The Light Committee’s facilities located at 2416 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta, CA, and as a condition of working with Photographer, its employees or representatives at any other indoor or outdoor location, I expressly assume all risks of  damage, harm, injury or illness and I release Photographer from all claims or responsibilities for any  damage, harm, injury, or illness including by way of illustration but not limitation, those resulting from negligence, accidents or injury to myself, members of my family, my friends or equipment while on the premises or surrounding areas of The Light Committee property or during transportation to or from a location or while at any other indoor or outdoor location for the purposes of a photo or video shoot with Photographer, its employees or representatives. I agree to abide by all rules established by The Light Committee staff, in writing and/or verbally conveyed, when I am at The Light Committee premises or elsewhere.  While I am on the premises of The Light Committee or working with Photographer at any location, I will take all precautions necessary to insure the safety of myself, of other people, and of all property and equipment.

5) Parental or Guardian Consent and Acceptance of Express Assumption of Risk, Loss of, Damage, Injury or Illness to Equipment or People

I agree to bind the terms in section (4) herein as being applicable to a minor for which I may be a parent or guardian of, and, in consideration of his or her being allowed to be present at or using the facilities, equipment and other items at The Light Committee premises, or other locations for photo or video shoots, and during transportation to or from a location, I agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of section (4) herein.  I accept full responsibility for the cost of treatment for any injury suffered by him or her, or anyone for which I am a parent or guardian during photo or video shoots with Photographer.

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