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Irrespective of any other term or condition mentioned elsewhere, employees of Nikon India, affiliates, subsidiaries, individuals or entities contractually obligated to provide content to Nikon India are eligible to get featured on Nikon’s digital platforms.
You represent and warrant that You own all proprietary and other rights in order to grant an exclusive license to Nikon India to use, pursuant to the terms contained herein, all the video or audio visual or static content, footage and photographs filmed, captured and/or recorded with Nikon’s digital audio visual cameras, products, accessories, or otherwise filmed, captured and/or recorded, including any rights to the music contained therein, including the right to exploit any master recordings and underlying musical compositions as synchronized to the user generated content and the public performance rights for such user generated content and submitted by You to Nikon India through any delivery means prescribed by Nikon India (together, the “User Generated Content” or “UGC”).
This Agreement also grants to Nikon India the right to use the name, nickname, likeness, and rights of publicity, voice, live or recorded performance, autograph, photographs and biographical information of You or any third parties (“Appearances”) as included in the UGC. You represent and warrant that You have obtained the appropriate licenses, permissions, and/or releases from all people that recognizably appear in the UGC, including the real names, nicknames, likenesses, voices, live or recorded performances, autographs, photographs and biographical information of such third party individuals, and the owner of any music, images, video, audio, photos, text, or other material embedded within the UGC. If your UGC contains photographs or digital or video images that depict a child that is under the age of majority in their state of residence, You represent that You have written permission from the minor’s parent or guardian to provide the photo, digital, or video image for commercial use.
NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:
LICENSE GRANT. Submitting UGC pursuant to this Agreement means that You grant to Nikon India, along with a right to sublicense for commercial use, a perpetual, worldwide, unlimited, irrevocable, transferable, assignable, royalty-free, fully-paid, exclusive license, for Nikon India to use that UGC and Your Appearances or other identifying information in connection with Your UGC, and the right to record, copy, publicly perform, broadcast, exhibit, transmit, distribute, create derivate works and otherwise exploit any master recordings and underlying musical compositions as synchronized to the UGC and provide the public performance rights for such UGC, for any purpose, including but not limited to any commercial advertising, in any manner or media now or later developed, including, without limitation, the rights enumerated below:
(a) to reproduce, modify, display and prepare derivative works, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute, broadcast, transmit and otherwise use the UGC, in whole or in part, whether or not within or in connection with Nikon India, for any purpose, in any and all media now known or hereafter created, including, but not limited to, the following (collectively, the “Licensed Uses”):
(i) Online / Mobile: All forms of transmission over the Internet, mobile carrier networks, satellite networks or other method of connectivity (as defined below), including, without limitation, all forms of streaming technologies and downloads accessible on or through any and all websites, applications, gaming and/or media platforms, social media services and/or other offerings made available by Nikon India;
(ii) PR / Industrial / Retail: All public relations, media outreach and/or industrial uses, including, without limitation, the exhibition, performance and other use of the UGC and Appearances at retail establishments (e.g., “point-of-sale” and “point-of-purchase” displays), kiosks, trade shows, conventions, sales and/or marketing meetings and other industrial and/or promotional events;
(iii) Print Media: The display and other use of Nikon India in and in connection with all forms of print media, including, without limitation, catalogues, newspaper and magazine articles, editorials, advertising and circulars, merchandise packaging and product manuals;
(iv) Out-Of-Home / Transit / Events: The exhibition, display, performance and other use of the UGC and Appearances via all forms of out-of-home advertising (including, without limitation, on billboards, “bus wrappers” and in other public places), in public or private transportation (including, without limitation, airline flights, trains, subway cars, buses, taxis, limousines and “ride-sharing” services) and at public events (including, without limitation, on electronic billboards and video displays at those public events);
(v) Television: All forms of television media, whether linear or on-demand (including, without limitation, all forms of local, regional and network broadcast, pay, cable, satellite and internet protocol television);
(vi) Theatrical: Theatrical exhibition (including, without limitation, as embodied in motion pictures);
(vii) Home Video / EST: All home video formats (i.e., DVD, Blu-Ray, VHS and other fixed, transportable audio-visual media) and the “electronic sell-through” of motion pictures and television programs embodying the UGC in digital download formats;
(viii) Commercials: by means of Online Media, radio and Television in audio-visual works as commercial(s), produced by the Nikon India
(ix) Internal Usage: internal usage for testing and system improvements by Nikon India and companies affiliated to Nikon India
(x) Other Uses: Any other exhibition, display, performance, communication to the public, distribution, exploitation or other use of the UGC and/or Appearances not set forth above.
(b) to the extent that You or any third party recognizably appear in the UGC, to use the Appearances, in or in connection with the UGC in any and all media now known or hereafter created, including, but not limited, for the Licensed Uses for any purpose and as necessary to exercise the rights granted in these Terms. Subject to applicable laws, You waive any moral and privacy rights that You or Your licensors may have in any UGC.
USE OF YOUR UGC. Submission of UGC to Nikon India is not guarantee that Nikon India will publish or otherwise use the UGC. For clarity, as part of the Licensed Uses, Nikon India may use Your UGC, in whole or in part, without any further approval by You.
OWNERSHIP. Nikon India acknowledges and agrees that you retain all rights, title and interest in and to the UGC and Appearances, including all intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy and moral rights therein, other than those rights granted herein. You acknowledge and agree that Nikon India shall acquire all rights, title and interest in the derivative works of the UGC that are created by Nikon India
WARRANTIES. You represent and warrant that: (i) You have all rights and licenses necessary to grant to Nikon India the rights granted in the UGC and Appearances, including but not limited to rights to synchronize any master recording and or composition used for creating the videos, images, audios, photos, text, or other material embedded within the UGC, and You will pay any and all third parties who may be entitled to a royalty or fee (including public performance organizations) arising from the Licensed Use of any composition or master recording embedded within the UGC; (ii) to the extent any third-parties are visible in the UGC, You have obtained express consent from the third-parties to submit their likeness; (iii) Nikon India ’s use or sublicense of the UGC, Appearances, or third-party materials as contemplated by this Agreement will not infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights or any applicable law or regulation; (iv) Your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Agreement will not violate or conflict with any obligations owed by You to a third party; and (v) you will comply with all laws, rules and regulations applicable to this Agreement.
INDEMNITY. You will indemnify, defend and hold Nikon India harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or related to: (a) breach of any of Your representations and warranties in this Agreement; (b) any third party claim that the UGC or Appearances, or Nikon India ’s use thereof, infringe, misappropriate or violate such third party’s intellectual property or other third party rights and (c) any third party claim that is based on any act or omission by You that results in personal injury, death, property damage or the violation of any law, ordinance or regulation.
Limitation of liability. in no event will nikon india be liable for any incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages (including, without limitation, loss of profits, use or other economic advantage), regardless of the theory of liability, arising from or related to this agreement or nikon india 's use of the ugc and appearances, even if nikon india has been advised of the possibility of such damages. nikon india’s total, cumulative liability to you or a third party arising from or in relation to this agreement will be limited to the amount paid by nikon india to you pursuant to this agreement. notwithstanding the provisions contained herein, nothing in this agreement excludes or limits or purports to exclude or limit the liability of either party for: (a) death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) any damage or liability incurred by a party as a result of fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by the other party; or (c) for any liability which cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law.
GENERAL. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India, excluding that body of law known as conflict of laws. Any and all disputes, differences or claims shall be referred to and conclusively settled by arbitration. The venue of arbitration proceedings shall be New Delhi. The arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in English language. The award of the arbitral tribunal shall be final and binding between the Parties. The arbitration proceedings shall be subject to the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 as amended/substituted, at the relevant time. The courts in New Delhi shall have exclusive jurisdiction for performance of any arbitral award under this Agreement.
You may not assign or transfer this Agreement without Nikon India ’s prior written consent, and any attempt to do so will be void. Nikon India may freely assign this Agreement. The failure by either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that or any other provision. Any waiver, modification or amendment of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by both parties. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent possible and the other provisions will remain in full force and effect. This Agreement is the complete and exclusive understanding and agreement of the parties regarding its subject matter, and supersedes all prior understandings and agreements between the parties regarding its subject matter. The parties to this Agreement are independent contractors and this Agreement will not establish any relationship of partnership, joint venture, employment, or agency between the parties.
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