Terms and Conditions

AnthropoGraphia’s submission rules

Section I – Organization and objectives

1.1 AnthropoGraphia is organized under the jurisdiction of Productions

1.2 AnthropoGraphia’s objective is to promote human rights worldwide through high quality visual storytelling

Section II – Eligibility

2.1 There is no specific qualification to submit works to AnthropoGraphia except that the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) submitted must contain a clear link to Human Rights. AnthropoGraphia does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, colour, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or identification, or any other factor prohibited by law. Visual Storytellers from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to submit their work to AnthropoGraphia. There is no charge to submit photographs and/or multimedia project(s).

2.2 By submitting your work to AnthropoGraphia you hereby accept these submission rules.

2.3 All submissions may be reviewed by Anthropographia for accuracy of information. “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award”

2.4 Candidates for the “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award” must send their proposal before 23:59 eastern standard time – (Montreal time), June 15, of every year via the AnthropogGraphia website. Photographs and/or multimedia project(s) received by mail will not be considered.

2.5 Visual Storytellers applying to the “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award” must submit 25 photographs on only one subject. Photographs must be in .jpeg format and must be 1400 pixels on their longest side. All formats are accepted, including but not limited to panoramic, diptych, triptych, 6X6 and 6X7.

2.6 Multimedia project(s) submitted to the “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award” should be no larger than 200 MB.

2.7 All photographs and/or multimedia project(s) must be compressed into one “.zip” folder and must use the candidate’s email address in the name of the “.zip” folder. For example, a candidate with the email “jonsmith@gmail.com” would label his “.zip” folder in the following way:
“jonsmith@gmail.com.zip”

2.8 If a candidate is chosen to be shortlisted, a high resolution version of the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) should be sent to AnthropoGraphia, via our website, within 10 days after the candidate is notified.

2.9 Photographs and/or multimedia project(s) entered in a previous year of the competition may be re-entered.

2.10 Each candidate submitting photographs and/or multimedia project(s) must include a short written statement of no more then 150 words to be submitted at the same time as photographs and/or multimedia project(s).

2.11 Failure to comply with any guidelines will result in the candidate’s disqualification from “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award”. “AnthropoGraphia Picture of the Day”

2.12 Candidates for the “AnthropoGraphia Picture of the Day” can send their proposal anytime via the AnthropogGraphia website.

2.13 Visual Storytellers applying to the “AnthropoGraphia Picture of the Day” must submit 1 (one) photograph. It must be in .jpeg format and must be 1400 pixels on their longest side. All formats are accepted, including but not limited to, panoramic, diptych, triptych, 6X6 and 6X7.

2.14 Each photograph requires a caption of up to 150 characters that should be correctly embedded in the metadata file.

Section III – Copyrights and Responsibilities

3.1 The author of the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) guarantees that he owns all rights, including copyrights, for the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) that he/she submits.

3.2 The author of the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) guarantees that he/she has the right to make the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) available to the competition.

3.3 The author of the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) guarantees that the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) do not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contact rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity.

3.4 AnthropoGraphia and Productions Foton denies all responsibilities in case of legal pursuits relative to any photograph and/or multimedia project that depicts people who have not consented to appear in the photograph and/or multimedia project, or if they contain elements whose owner has not consented to and are represented alongside or in relation to these elements.

3.5 AnthropoGraphia and Productions Foton are committed to systematically include the author’s name and copyright on all material used.

3.6 AnthropoGraphia and Productions Foton are committed not to sell any photograph(s) and/or multimedia project(s) without previously contacting the author in order to agree on terms and conditions.

3.7 The author accepts that his/her photographs and/or multimedia project(s) be used by AnthropoGraphia and Productions Foton for press
releases.

3.8 The author accepts that his/her photographs and/or multimedia project(s) be used on the “www.anthropographia.org” website.

Section IV – Jury and shortlist

4.1 A pre-selection of photographs and/or multimedia project(s) submitted by candidates to the “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award” may be made by AnthropoGraphia personnel.

4.2 Photographs and/or multimedia project(s) submitted by candidates to the “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award” will be judged by the AnthropoGraphia’s curators.

4.3 Photographs and/or multimedia project(s) submitted by candidates to the “Picture of the Day” will be selected by the AnthropoGraphia’s personnel.

4.4 Photographs submitted by candidates to the “AnthropoGraphia Human Rights through Visual Storytelling Award” will be assessed according to their engagement in human rights issues, their aesthetic impact and their general coherence.

4.5 The decisions of the AnthropoGraphia personnel and curators are final and irrevocable.

4.6 AnthropoGraphia reserves the right to replace a curator at anytime.

Section V – Exhibition, slideshow and publication/

5.1 AnthropoGraphia reserves the right to choose the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) for exhibitions that AnthropoGraphia is involved in. AnthropoGraphia also reserves the right to select the format and the venue of these exhibitions.

5.2 AnthropoGraphia reserves the right to edit the synopsis and/or the caption of photographs and/or multimedia project(s) submitted by
candidates.

5.3 AnthropoGraphia reserves the right to screen the multimedia project(s) during the exhibitions.

5.4 AnthropoGraphia reserves the right to display the printed photographs with or without the multimedia.

5.5 AnthropoGraphia reserves the right to publish the photographs for promotion purpose only, including but not limited to, magazine, newspapers, online publication, exhibition catalogs.

Section VI – Claims and final Dispositions

6.1 Submition material to AnthropoGraphia implies that the candidate fully agrees to all conditions and guidelines set forth in this document.

6.2 AnthropoGraphia and the Productions Foton cannot be held responsible for major constraints or for any reason beyond its control. Should changes in exhibition dates occur, the competition is modified and/or the exhibition is cancelled.

6.3 AnthropoGraphia and Productions Foton assume no responsibility for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information, whether caused by website users or by the equipment or programming associated with or used in the Competition. Anthropographia and Productions Foton assume no responsibility for technical, hardware or software failure of any kind.

6.4 On-line registration has the legal value of a signature and the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) owner recognizes that he/she has acknowledged the present regulations and commits himself/herself to respecting it. He/she declares moreover that he/she has the right to fully offer the photographs and/or multimedia project(s) to AnthropoGraphia.

Term and Conditions

General

The name “AnthropoGraphia” is registered under the “Canadian Intellectual Property Office” and is protected by Canadian laws.

AnthropoGraphia is organized under the jurisdiction of Productions Foton, a non-profit organization registered in Québec, Canada The material on the “www.anthropographia.org” website is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software.

Disclaimer

AnthropoGraphia has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties.

AnthropoGraphia does not operate or control, in any respect, any information, products or services on these third-party sites. AnthropoGraphia does not guarantee that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be
corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available, will be free of viruses or other harmful components. AnthropoGraphia does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results or the use of the materials in this site or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall AnthropoGraphia be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, AnthropoGraphia materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that AnthropoGraphia is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any AnthropoGraphia material, or with any of AnthropoGraphia’s terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using AnthropoGraphia.

Other

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Québec without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

© 10 may 2012 AnthropoGraphia / Productions Foton