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Terms and Conditions for submitting a video

By submitting your contribution to the BBC you allow the BBC to use the material in your contribution in any way it may reasonably choose on a free-of-charge basis in any media throughout the world. The BBC very much hopes to be able to use your contribution but cannot guarantee to do so.

You grant the BBC the right to change or edit your contribution for operational and editorial reasons – specifically but not limited to the creation of a new piece combining some or all of your contribution with those of others. The BBC may also share your contribution, individually or as part of the new combined piece with trusted third parties, for instance with other users of BBC Online Services or, in the case of news-related material, the BBC may share your contribution with its overseas partners (for instance reputable foreign news broadcasters).

Any copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material you contribute in any way including allowing others to use it. The copyright in the new combined piece remains with the BBC and your right to use, share and deal in that combined piece shall be the same as with any other BBC output.

You confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory or unlawful and does not infringe anyone else's rights (including privacy rights) and that it complies with the Terms. You also confirm that your contribution is made in your personal (rather than business) capacity and that such contribution does not unfairly promote or further any business activities and has not been contributed for commercial gain. You also confirm that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution.

The BBC may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects. For full details of when and how we may contact you please see the BBC's Privacy and Cookies Policy plus any specific local terms, where applicable.

Please do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating any content you may share with the BBC.

The BBC will ask you to provide some personal information as part of the submission process. Disclosure of this information shall be subject to terms set out in the BBC's Privacy and Cookies Policy. The BBC will keep your personal information secure and will only use it for the purposes specified in the Privacy and Cookies Policy. All personal information held by the BBC will be held in accordance with the terms of applicable data protection laws.

If you do not want to grant the BBC permission to use your contributions in accordance with the Terms, please do not share with or submit them to us.

If you have any questions about contributing content to the BBC, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.