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Photo Submission

Terms and Conditions

Selection of photos used

The Municipality of Clarington will determine which photograph(s) will be used. 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 Clarington website. The decisions of the Municipality with respect to all aspects of the submission are final.

Submission categories

All photos must have been taken in the Municipality of Clarington and be submitted in one of the following categories:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Local Attractions
  • Festivals and Events
  • Landscapes

Submission timelines

Photos on the website will change throughout the year, so we welcome your photo submissions on a regular basis.

Photo submission details

Thank you in advance for sharing your photos with us. 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 Municipality of Clarington (hereinafter, the Municipality) and parties designated by the Municipality, 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 Municipality will not be required to pay any royalty, license fee, cost or any other fee for the use of such photograph. 

The Municipality 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 Municipality of Clarington 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 per cent 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 Municipality. The Municipality may request Photo Consent forms from submitters.

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

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



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