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RIGHT TO USE AND RELEASE (the “Release”)
I confirm my consent to the recording of my voice, image and likeness, and of all other sounds, images and words recorded or transcribed in any form of media in my presence, in addition to the use of any photographs or other works provided by me (the “Media”) to Gildan Activewear SRL (together with its affiliates hereinafter referred to as “Gildan”) during the interview, meeting video or photo shoot, or other event for the purpose of, including but without limitation, producing material for the Board of Decorators website www.boardofdecorators.com , (hereinafter the “BOD Material”).
I hereby authorize any and all uses, including, without limitation, the reproduction, publication, adaptation, communication and/or broadcast by Gildan and/or any of its subsidiaries, affiliated corporations, its agents, representatives, executives, employees as well as any of its advertising, marketing, communications, video production or other creative agencies, and any other person that may be so authorized by Gildan, without any limitation or restriction as to duration, language, territory or type of media, of the Media. This consent includes, without limitation, use on any and all of Gildan and its customers’ websites and/or any and all of its social media platforms, in promotional and/or corporate materials, in any and all media, and in closed circuits.
In consideration for the opportunity and exposure provided to me by Gildan in connection with my participation in the BOD Material and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, I hereby irrevocably and unconditionally assign and transfer exclusively and perpetually to Gildan and throughout the world, all my rights, title and interest, under copyright and otherwise, in and to the Media, including all statutory and common law rights, the right to sue and make claims and recover damages for any past, present or future infringement, misappropriation or unauthorized use of the Media, and the right to all incomes, royalties, proceeds and other payments that are now or may hereafter become due or payable with respect to the Media; all of such rights, title and interest to be held and enjoyed by Gildan to the same extent that such would have been held and enjoyed by me had this Release not been made.
I understand that I do not have any rights, including any copyrights, in the Media. For greater certainty, should I retain any such rights; I hereby assign them to Gildan. I also hereby waive any moral right that I may have in the Media. I waive any right I may have to claim any damages which may arise as a result of the direct or indirect use of the Media. Furthermore, I release Gildan from any and all liability, directly or indirectly arising out of, or in relation to, my participation in the Media, including without limitation any and all liability for any editing or alteration of the Media or any other materials developed as a result of this agreement, or for any distortion or other effects resulting from the editing, alteration, or use of the Media and materials. I understand and agree that any acknowledgment or credit in connection with the Media, if any, shall be determined by Gildan in its sole discretion.
I agree and acknowledge that from and after this Release Gildan shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the Media. I acknowledge that from and after this Release, Gildan shall have the exclusive right to reproduce, sell, publish, duplicate and/or alter the Media as Gildan deems fit, for any purpose, within all markets in which Gildan, its affiliates and/or its customers and associated companies operate. Moreover, I grant to Gildan the worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, fully sub-licensable, and transferable right, but not the obligation, to use any and all names, identities, usernames, monikers, handles, titles, likenesses, distinctive appearances, physical likenesses, images, portraits, pictures, photographs (whether still or moving), screen personas, voices, vocal styles, statements, gestures, mannerisms, personalities, performance characteristics, biographical data, signatures, and any other indicia or imitations of identity or likeness listed, provided, referenced, or otherwise contained in the Media for purposes of trade, advertising, and promotion of Gildan’s goods and services, in any format, medium, or technology now known or later developed without further notice, approval, or further compensation.
I understand that Gildan does not guarantee that I will appear in the final edit of any BOD Material. Furthermore, I hereby waive any right I may have to review or approve the final edit of the BOD Material. It is understood that Gildan undertakes not to misinterpret any of the opinions or statements I might issue as part of the BOD Material.
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