Photo Release Agreement
I certify that the photographs I have submitted were taken by me and have not been previously published. I have read, understand, and agree to the contest rules. I understand that Reston Zoo retains the right to use selected contest entries for publication, Web site, educational, or promotional projects. I do hereby certify that I am eighteen (18) years or more of age,* and do hereby give and grant to the zoo, and/or any individual, firm or publication designated by it, the exclusive right to use, publish and copyright my name, and photograph. I may be included in the photographs in whole or in part, in composite or distorted form, in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name for reproduction in any medium. I agree that should the Reston Zoo and its designees not desire to use any of the rights described above, they are under no obligation to do so.
Hold Harmless Statement
I agree my participation in the photo contest is voluntary and at the sole risk of the undersigned. I hereby release Reston Zoo , employees, officers, directors, agents, and volunteers from any and all liability, losses or claims to me and to all my legal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin for damage and injury to me to any person or property arising out of participation in the photo contest whether on Reston Zoo property or elsewhere. This agreement includes but is not limited to claims or demands on account of injury or damage caused by negligence of Reston Zoo staff and any other individual listed above.
Reston Zoo is committed to ensuring that the photo contest is safe for the participants, animals, and general public. All participants must follow the posted and printed rules and guidelines provided by the zoo. Failure to do this will result in removal from the property and disqualification from the photo contest.