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My  SOC  Contest  Submission  Guidelines    

SOC.american.edu  and  its  affiliated  websites,  including  but  not  limited  to   www.youtube.com/AUSOCMedia ,  etc.  (herein  referred  to  as  “SOC.american.edu”)   welcome  submissions  of  User  Content  from  the  entire  American  University   community  to  the  My  SOC  Contest,  including  students,  faculty,  alumni  and  staff.    

 

User  Content  may  be  related  to  academic  courses,  or  done  independently.  

By  submitting  your  User  Content  to  the  School  of  Communication  (herein  “SOC”),   you  agree  to  abide  and  be  bound  by   AMERICAN.EDU  TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS ,  and  

  the  following  submission  guidelines.  

 

You  also  agree  to  provide  true,  accurate,  current  and  complete  information  about   yourself  and  the  submission.    Content  may  be  submitted  through  social  media  using   the  hashtag  #MySOC  or  by  email  to   [email protected]

 .  Social  media   accounts  must  be  public  for  the  submission  to  be  viable.    

User  Content  accepted  includes:  

Video  

Audio  

 

In  order  to  be  considered  for  the  My  SOC  contest,  User  Content  or  social  media  

  account  must  include:  

Your  name  

Contact  information  (social  media  account  acceptable,  as  long  as  account   owner  is  identifiable)  

Your  relationship  to  SOC  

Title  or  other  brief  description  of  the  work    

Listing  of  any  and  all  collaborators  

Identify  all  third  party  content  (including  music  and  text)  and  either  specify  if   you  have  a  license  to  include  the  third  party  content  or  give  a  detailed   explanation  as  why  your  inclusion  of  the  third  party  work  is  consistent  with   the  fair  use  doctrine  under  copyright  law.    

Associated  website  links  (if  applicable).    

 

In  addition  to  the   AMERICAN.EDU  TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS ,  you  understand  that   you  grant  the  SOC  permission  to  copy,  post  and  distribute  your  User  Content  on  SOC   web  pages.    Specifically,  you  agree  that  your  User  Content  submitted  to  the  SOC  will   be  made  freely  available  worldwide  via  the  World  Wide  Web.    You  also  grant  SOC   permission  to  translate  the  work  to  any  medium  or  format  for  the  purpose  of   preservation,  and  to  make  more  than  one  copy  of  the  work  for  purposes  of  security,   back-­‐up,  and  preservation.  

 

You  represent  and  warrant  that:    

 

You  hold  the  necessary  rights,  and  have  secured  the  necessary  releases  and   permission  forms  required  to  include  any  third  party  content,  and  to  grant   the  rights  granted  herein;  

 

The  User  Content  does  not  violate  anyone  else’s  intellectual  property;  

 

Your  permission  granted  herein  does  not  violate  or  infringe  upon  the  rights   of  any  third  party;    

 

Any  inclusion  of  copyrighted  material  into  the  User  Content  was  made  with   written  permission  or  is  consistent  with  the  fair  use  doctrine  under  copyright   law  and  any  such  third-­‐party  materials  is  clearly  identified  and   acknowledged  within  the  text  or  content  of  the  User  Content.  

 

You  have  the  authority  to  agree  to  these  terms  and  conditions.  

 

The  University’s  inclusion  and  use  of  the  User  Content  will  not  violate  any   copyright,  privacy,  proprietary  or  personal  rights  of  any  third  party.  

 

You  have  not  in  any  manner  disposed  of  any  of  the  rights  herein  granted  to   the  University  or  granted  any  rights,  adverse  to  or  inconsistent  therewith;   nor  are  there  any  rights  outstanding  which  would  diminish,  encumber,  or   impair  the  full  enjoyment  or  exercise  of  the  rights  herein  granted  the  

University.      

You  also  agree  to  defend,  indemnify  and  hold  harmless  AU  from  and  against  any  and   all  claims  or  liability,  including  costs  and  attorneys  fees,  arising  from  or  in   connection  with  your  use  of  AU  web  sites,  the  User  Content  you  provided,  or  failure   to  abide  by  the   AMERICAN.EDU  TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS  and  these  submission   guidelines.

 

Editorial  policy  

 

There  is  no  obligation  of  any  kind  for  SOC.american.edu  to  accept,  post,  or  promote  

  submitted  content  

SOC.american.edu  and  its  editors  reserve  the  right  to  remove  any  content  from  the   site,  to  change  the  associated  keywords,  title,  description,  for  any  reasons,  in  their  

  sole  discretion.  

 

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If  SOC.american.edu  editors  select  your  content  submission  to  share  via  one  of  its   social  media  contests  or  on  SOC.american.edu,  and  you  would  like  to  ask  for  some  

  modification  about  the  presentation,  please  send  your  request  via  email  to   [email protected]  

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