Terms and Conditions

The County of Essex offers something for everyone - whether you are a resident, volunteer, business owner or a visitor to our community.

To share the many attributes and uniqueness of our community, we invite you to submit photos that reflect what the County of Essex is all about.

Selection of Photos Used:

The County will determine which photograph(s) submitted will be utilized by the County. We will select photos for use based on overall quality, scenic shots and community in action shots.

The photos selected will help to promote our community and may be part of the new County of Essex website. The decisions of the County with respect to all aspects of the submission are final.

Submission Timelines:

Photos received by June 30th, 2014 may be included on the County of Essex website at the time of launch.  Photos on the website will be changed on a seasonal basis so we welcome your photo submissions on a regular basis.

Photo Submission Details:

Thank you in advance for sharing your photos with the County of Essex. By submitting your photos, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions, and will be deemed to have received, understood and accepted these terms and conditions.

If your photograph is chosen for use, you give and grant the County of Essex (hereinafter, the County) and parties designated by the County, including clients, licensees, purchasers, agencies, and periodicals, the irrevocable and royalty-free right and license to use your photograph for promotional matters or purposes of advertising, trade, display or exhibition. The County will not be required to pay any royalty, license fee, cost or any other fee for the use of such photograph.

The County shall have the right to use your photograph in any manner in its sole discretion, including, but not limited to, the right to edit your photograph and to add to, delete from, alter and otherwise combine your photograph with other content in any manner and in any media whatsoever.

The County is not responsible for including photo credits with the use of the photograph.

By submitting a photograph, you represent and warrant that the photograph you submit is an original work by you, that you own or control 100% of the rights in and to your photograph, and such rights shall be free and clear of any and all third party claims or rights.

If an individual appears in your photograph, you are solely responsible for obtaining the consent of that/those individual(s) to have his/her/their likeness(es) displayed and published by the County. The County may request Photo Consent forms from submitters.

By submitting your photos, you consent to the use of your name, address (city and province/territory) and/or photograph without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the County with respect to the photo submissions.

The County reserves the right to terminate, amend or modify this photo submission process any time and in any way, without prior notice.