RELEASE OF LIABILITY
I agree, that in connection with my involvement in activities undertaken for, and the participation and support of the Georgia Radio Reading Service (GaRRS), I, for myself, my heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators release and discharge GaRRS, its Board of Directors, its employees, agents, and volunteers from all claims, demands, and actions for injuries to release and hold GaRRS, its Board of Directors, its employees, agent, and volunteers harmless from any cause or action, claim, or suit arising therefrom. I hereby attest that my attendance and involvement in such activities is voluntary, that I am participating at my own risk, and that I have read the foregoing terms and conditions of this release.
OATH OF CONFIDENTIALITY
I agree to respect the confidentiality and privacy of listeners and contacts of the Georgia Radio Reading Service (GaRRS). Confidential information includes but is not limited to: plans, employment information, social security numbers, dates of birth, news story sources, staff members, volunteers, and listeners’ phone numbers and any other information I might be privy to in the course of my volunteer role. I understand that the information of a confidential nature that I am exposed to must remain confidential and is not to be discussed with anyone outside of the radio station. I understand that breaching the trust of confidentiality will result in the termination of my GaRRS volunteer position.
GARRS AUDIO/VIDEO/VISUAL IMAGE/INTERVIEW RELEASE
I grant permission to the Georgia Radio Reading Service (GaRRS) to take and use audio, video, or visual image content of them; and/or interview them and use their quotes and information provided; and/or use any audio/video/visual image/concept ideas produced by them, which they represent that they took or otherwise created and which are not an impermissible or otherwise unlawful copy, duplication, or reproduction of another person’s work. Content includes, but is not limited to, text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, digital images, drawings, renderings, voices, sounds, music, videos, audio recordings, audiovisual combinations, and any associated or accompanying written communications or descriptions.
Volunteers agree that GARRS owns the audio/video/visual image/ interview content collected and all rights related to such content. Volunteers further agree that without notification, GaRRS, its employees, and agents may use the audio/video/visual image/interview content at its sole discretion in any print, electronic, or other media or format, including, but not limited to, websites, print or digital publications, presentations, educational courses, videos, film, promotions, broadcasts, advertisements, posters, video signage, radio, social media, as well as for certain approved uses.
Volunteers waive any right to inspect or approve the finished images or any printed or electronic matter that may be used with them. Volunteers further agree to participate in and/or provide audio/video/visual image/interview content to GARRS without the promise of compensation or remuneration in any form whatsoever, and volunteers waive any claim for compensation or remuneration of any kind for GaRRS’ use or publication for the audio/video/visual image/interview content.
Volunteers release GaRRS and any firm authorized to publish, broadcast, and/or distribute a finished product containing the audio/video/visual image/interview content, from any claims, damages, or liability, including attorneys’ fees, that volunteers may ever have in connection with the taking or use of the audio/video/visual image/interview content or material used with the audio/video/visual image/interview content, including, but not limited to, any and all claims for copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, defamation, false light, or misappropriation of name, likeness, or image.
I agree not to reproduce, retransmit, disseminate, sell, offer for sale, distribute, publish, broadcast, modify, circulate or commercially exploit the information available through their services in any manner or for any purposes without the express written consent of GaRRS, nor to use the information available made available to them by GaRRS for any unlawful purpose.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTIONS
I agree that all copyright rights, patent rights, trade secret rights and other intellectual property rights, associated with any ideas, concepts, techniques, inventions, processes or works of authorship created, prepared, produced, authored, edited, amended, conceived, or reduced to practice by Volunteers on behalf of, or for the benefit of, the GaRRS or its affiliates at any time (the “Works”) belong exclusively to GaRRS or its affiliates. GaRRS, its successor and affiliates shall retain all right, title, and interest in and to all Works, and any inventions (patentable or otherwise), discoveries, improvements or copyrightable works (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) that Volunteers create in connection with the performance of Volunteers’ services for GaRRS. At GaRRS’s expense, Volunteers shall provide all reasonable assistance requested by GaRRS in its registration and/or protection of the Intellectual Property.