Terms and Conditions of Submission of Photograph or Image (“Works”) to Nexus

By ticking the box on the submission page you agree to the following terms on which you (you) agree to allow Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive t/a Nexus (Nexus) to use, for the purposes set out below, the photograph, image, or literary work you are submitting (referred to as the “Works”). In making a submission, you are subject to the Acceptable Use Policy and Privacy Policy incorporated into these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms you will not be able to submit your Works.

1.1   You accept that you will not receive any form of payment or commission for your submission.

1.2   You confirm that you are the owner of the Works and own the copyright to the Works, or, if you are not the owner of the Works or the copyright you have written permission from the owner to submit the Works.

1.3   If the Works you are submitting include a photograph, you are the person in the photograph, or have written permission from the person/s identified in the photograph to submit the photograph. If there are minors (under the age of 18) in the photograph, they are now adults and you have permission as per clause 1.2 above, or you are the parent or guardian of the minors in the photograph.

1.4  You accept that Nexus may contact you to confirm you have the permissions referred to in clauses 1.2 and 1.3 above.

1.5  If you are under 16, you confirm that you have permission of your parent or guardian to submit the Works.

1.6   We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to crop, cut, delete, edit or refuse to publish, the Works at our or their sole discretion. We may remove the Works from use at any time.

1.7   You agree to your first name and location being displayed with your Works, should Nexus decide to do so. For the avoidance of doubt, Nexus may use your Works without any credit to you.

1.8   You or the owner of the Works still own the copyright in the Works sent to Nexus, but by submitting the Works, you grant Nexus an unconditional, irrevocable, royalty free, non-exclusive, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit the Works in any format and on any platform, either now or hereinafter invented.

1.9    You warrant that the Works you submit to us do not infringe any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree that should anyone claim that they own the copyright in the Works submitted Nexus has no liability whatsoever for such claims on the basis you have confirmed you own the copyright.

1.10   You agree not to submit Works for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit payment or to promote, advertise or sell any goods or services.

1.11   You agree not to submit Works that victimise, harass, degrade, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any of the following characteristics: religion or belief, gender reassignment, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital or civil partnership status, or disability.

1.12   Nexus assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store the Works or other information submitted by you.

1.13   You will not submit anything that is inappropriate or contains illegal images/illegal content. In the event that Nexus considers you to have submitted Works that break the law, Nexus reserves the right to send your details and the Works to the police.

2.   This agreement and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

3.   Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter or formation.

4.   Any queries regarding your submission should be sent in the first instance to communications@nexus.org.uk