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The Midwest Open will host a media team not only dedicated to enhancing the experience of Go players in attendance but also to providing entertainment to the online Go community.

As there will be a media team present during the event, we ask you kindly to read and consider the Agreement below as you will be asked to accept it upon registering for the event.


I grant permission to BadukClub to capture my image and voice, to be used in the video project named above, and to be used in all forms of media publications including composite or modified representations for purposes, including advertising, trade, or any commercial purpose throughout the world and in perpetuity. I understand that this material will be edited, may be linked with my name, and exhibited in public screenings and online, including methods of video distribution not yet devised. I hereby waive any right to inspect or approve versions of my image used for publication or the written copy that may be used in connection with the images in conjunction with then now or in the future, whether that use is known to me or unknown, and I waive any right to royalties or compensation arising from or related to the use of the image.


I agree that I will not assert or maintain against BadukClub, BadukClub’s successors, assignees and licensees any claim, action, suit or demand of any kind of nature whatsoever, including but not limited to those grounded upon invasion of privacy, rights of publicity, or other civil rights, or for any other reason in connection with BadukClub’s authorized use of my physical likeness and sound in the project (named above) as herein provided. I hereby release BadukClub, BadukClub’s, assignees and licensees, and each of them, from and against any and all claims, including any and all claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, or infringement of moral rights, rights of publicity, copyright, liabilities, demands, actions, causes of actions(s), cost and expenses whatsoever, at law or in equity, known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated, which I ever had, now have, or may, shall or here after have by reason, matter, cause or thing arising out of BadukClub’s use as herein provided. BadukClub is permitted, although not obligated, to include my name as a credit in connection with the image.


I am 18 years of age or older and I am competent to contract my own name, or I am the parent or legal guardian of the child for whom this agreement is being accepted on behalf. I have read this release, and I fully understand the contents, meaning and impact of this release. I understand that I am free to address any specific questions regarding this release by submitting those questions in writing prior to agreeing, and I agree that my failure to do so will be interpreted as a free and knowledgeable acceptance of the terms of this release.


BadukClub is not obligated to utilize any of the rights granted in this Agreement.


I have read and fully understand this Agreement, and intending to be legally bound. This Agreement expresses the complete understanding of the parties.

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