Media Submission Terms and Conditions
By submitting your audiovisual media (hereinafter the “Content”) to the Cornell Lab, you retain the copyright to this Content, and you thereby grant to Cornell University a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free and perpetual license, in all media (print, electronic, or other), to use, distribute, sublicense (see below), reproduce, modify, adapt, and publicly display the Content for any purposes that further the research and educational mission of the Cornell Lab. These purposes may include (without limitation) scientific research, display on Cornell Lab websites such as NestWatch, eBird, Macaulay Library, Birds of North America Online, and Neotropical Birds, promotional uses, and inclusion in Cornell Lab multimedia content and products. We retain the right to sublicense the Content for research use, but will not sublicense the Content to any third party for commercial use without your permission. Whenever the Cornell Lab uses your media, you will be attributed. Cornell Lab reserves the right to use/not use any submitted audiovisual media as deemed appropriate by Cornell Lab in its sole discretion.
You warrant that the Content is owned either by you, or is in the public domain. You agree that you will hold Cornell Lab and Cornell University harmless from any claims of Content ownership or infringement by any other person or entity. You agree that you are solely responsible for protecting the Content from infringement by a third party; Cornell Lab is not responsible for pursuing such claims on your behalf.
You agree and confirm that you have permission from any persons 18 years old or older, or the parents and/or guardians of any persons under the age of 18, that may appear in the photographs you have submitted to this gallery.
You represent that you are 18 years old or older. Participants who are not 18 years of age must have the consent of a parent or guardian to submit a photo to our gallery. If you are between the age of 13 and 18, you may submit media with the consent of a parent or guardian. Parents or guardians: Please use the form at the bottom of this page to submit your consent for our records. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
This release and indemnification shall be binding upon you, and your heirs, executors, administrators and assigns.