TERMS AND CONDITIONS
FOCUS CONTENT SUBMISSION AGREEMENT
FOCUS is excited you are interested in sharing your footage with us. Please read carefully the terms and conditions that follow. This Content Submission Agreement (the “Agreement”) is a binding agreement between you (“You”) and FOCUS Bikes, Derby Cycle Werke GmbH, Siemensstraße 1-3, 49661 Cloppenburg, Germany (“FOCUS”).
BY CLICKING THE "AGREE" BUTTON AND UPLOADING YOUR CONTENT, YOU
(A) ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT;
(B) REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE OF LEGAL AGE TO ENTER INTO A BINDING AGREEMENT; AND
(C) ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY BOUND BY ITS TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT UPLOAD YOUR CONTENT TO FOCUS.
You represent and warrant that You own or have the right to license to FOCUS pursuant to the terms herein all the video or audiovisual content, footage and photographs filmed, captured and/or recorded or 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 FOCUS through any delivery means prescribed by FOCUS (together, the “UGC”).
FOCUS wishes to license and You desire to grant FOCUS a license to include, exhibit, display, reproduce or distribute the UGC for any and all purposes, marketing, promoting and advertising of the FOCUS brand., products and services. Such a license further includes, among other things, the right for FOCUS to incorporate the UGC in video or audiovisual content, text, graphics, artwork, photographs, templates, and other content or materials created by or on behalf of FOCUS or its licensees (the “FOCUS Network”) to create what is referred to herein as the “FOCUS Network Materials.”
This Agreement also governs FOCUS’ use of the name, nickname, likeness, 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 Content, 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:
Submitting UGC means that You hereby grant to FOCUS, with a right to sublicense for commercial use, a perpetual, worldwide, unlimited, irrevocable, transferable, assignable, royalty-free, fully-paid license for FOCUS 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 the FOCUS Network Materials, for any purpose, in any and all media now known or hereafter created, including, but not limited to, the following (collectively, the “Licensed Uses”):
- 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 the FOCUS Network (collectively, “Online Media”);
- PR / Industrial / Retail: All public relations, media outreach and/or industrial uses, including, without limitation, the exhibition, performance and other use of the Content 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;
- Print Media: The display and other use of FOCUS Network Materials 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;
- Out-Of-Home / Transit / Events: The exhibition, display, performance and other use of the Content 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);
- Commercials: by means of Online Media, radio and Television in audiovisual works as commercial(s), produced by the FOCUS Network;
- Internal Usage: internal usage for testing and system improvements by FOCUS and companies in the FOCUS Network and
- Other Uses: Any other exhibition, display, performance, communication to the public, distribution, exploitation or other use of the Content and/or Appearances not set forth above.
(b) to the extent that You or any third party recognizably appear in the Content, to use the Appearances, in or in connection with the Content or the FOCUS Network Materials, 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 Content to FOCUS is not a guarantee that FOCUS will publish or otherwise use the Content. For clarity, as part of the Licensed Uses, FOCUS may use Your Content, in whole or in part or as part of the FOCUS Materials without any further approval by You.
FOCUS acknowledges and agrees that You retain all right, 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 FOCUS shall acquire all right, title and interest in the derivative works of the UGC that are contained as part of the FOCUS Network Materials.
You represent and warrant that:
(i) You have all rights and licenses necessary to grant to FOCUS the rights granted in the UGC and Appearances, including but not limited to rights to synchronize any master recording and or composition used to video, images, video, audio, 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) FOCUS 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.
You will indemnify, defend and hold FOCUS 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 FOCUS use there of, 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 of 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 FOCUS 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 FOCUS USE OF THE CONTENT AND APPEARANCES, EVEN IF FOCUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Not with standing the provisions of this Section 8, 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.
You may not assign or transfer this Agreement without FOCUS’s prior written consent, and any attempt to do so will be void. FOCUS 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.
FOCUS FILM ADDITIONAL TERMS
BY PARTICIPATING, SUBMITTER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THEY PARTICIPATE AT THEIR OWN RISK AND THAT FOCUS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PHYSICAL HARM OR DEATH THAT MAY BEFALL ANY SUBMITTER AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS CHALLENGE. SUBMITTER SHOULD NOT EXPOSE THEMSELVES OR OTHERS TO ANY DANGEROUS, HARMFUL OR ILLEGAL BEHAVIOR OR ACTIVITY AT ANY TIME DURING THIS CHALLENGE. SUBMITTER AGREES TO ABIDE BY ALL APPLICABLE LAWS.
The submission to the FOCUS moments film (the “FILM” begins February 10, 2021 at 6am Central European Time (CET) and ends February 25, 2021 CET. By submitting a Clip (as defined below), each Submitter agrees to these FOCUS FILM ADDITIONAL TERMS (the “Additional Terms”) and the FOCUS Content Submission Agreement.
Who may enter
The Challenge is open to all who agree to the FOCUS Content Submission Agreement and conditions.
Submission of a Clip constitutes a Submitter’s certification that he/she meets the eligibility requirements set forth in these Additional Terms and the FOCUS Content Submission Agreement.
The FILM is void where prohibited or restricted by law. FOCUS reserves the right to cancel the FILM or modify these Additional Terms at its discretion. FOCUS’s decisions will be final.
All Clips must comply with the FOCUS Content Submission Agreement. Clips that violate or infringe upon another person’s intellectual property rights are not eligible.
How to submit
To submit a Clip, navigate through the FOCUS website, located at www.focus-bikes.com/int/made-to-lose-share-your-moment. All submissions are subject to these Additional Terms and the FOCUS Terms and Conditions.
By submitting Clips through the FOCUS form Submitters agree to these Additional Terms and the FOCUS Content Submission Agreement