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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2023

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All entrants will be deemed to have consented to the following terms and conditions:

Terms & Conditions

You hereby consent to the filming, photograph and recording of your participation in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition and the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize 2023 ( the “Competitions”) for use by primarily the BBC in television and radio programmes and as online content featuring the Competitions (collectively the “Programme(s)”).

You hereby assign the complete copyright in your contribution and give all consents as may be required under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) and grant to the BBC any and all rights necessary to enable the BBC to make the fullest use of its recordings without restriction in any and all media throughout the world for the duration of such rights. In particular you hereby grant to the BBC the unlimited right to edit, copy, alter, add to, take from, adapt or translate your contributions hereunder and in relation to such contributions hereby waive irrevocably all 'moral rights' which you have now or in the future, including without limitation any rights under section 77 to 85 inclusive of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 or any similar law of any jurisdiction.

The BBC may without further consent use your name, likeness, biography, photographs of you and recordings of interviews with you, within the Programme(s) or in promoting and publicising the Programme(s) in all media formats worldwide.

You agree at the request of the BBC to take part in publicity events in connection with the Competitions.

The BBC shall not be liable to you or your legal representative for any loss or damage or injury to you or your property caused or suffered in connection with the BBC's making of the Programme(s) unless caused by the negligence of the BBC and recoverable on that ground.

You acknowledge that your performances in the Competitions will be critiqued and these may include positive and/or negative remarks and these remarks may be included in the Programme(s).

You agree that your contribution shall not contain anything which is an infringement of copyright or which is calculated to bring the BBC into disrepute or which is defamatory provided however that the BBC shall not be entitled to bring claim against you in respect
of any defamatory material that was included in your contribution without negligence or malice on your part.

The Courts of England and Wales shall have sole jurisdiction in relation to this declaration which shall be interpreted to the laws of England and Wales.


Competition Manager, Sue Perry-Grech Tel. (+ 44) 303 0802855

Artistic Director, David Jackson