Set out below are the media accreditation terms and conditions (“Accreditation Terms and Conditions”) for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012 (the “Event”). The Event is scheduled to be played in Sri Lanka from 12th September to 7th October 2012 (inclusive of official warm-up matches).
All personnel intending to attend the Event as a media representative MUST complete the relevant Accreditation form online, including an acknowledgement by the Applicant that he/she agrees to be bound by these Accreditation Terms and Conditions. All media Accreditation applications must also include one electronic head and shoulders photograph of the Applicant and, if requested by or on behalf of IDI, a letter of endorsement from the Applicant's employer certifying that the Applicant is attending the Event for legitimate work reasons. The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge and agree that separate Accreditation is required in respect of different media (including, without limitation, print media, internet, radio, television and photography) and applications are not transferable, provided that where an Applicant performs a dual function they may apply for Accreditation in respect of each function and these Accreditation Terms and Conditions shall apply in respect of each such function.
Applicants will be advised whether or not their application for Accreditation has been approved by email or other appropriate method of communication. Neither IDI nor the Host will be responsible for non-notification of Applicants who provide inaccurate email addresses or contact details.
Accreditations will be issued in Sri Lanka (the locations of the accreditation collection centres will be announced by IDI in due course). No application for Accreditation will be considered unless it is made online on the appropriate form.
If required, and at the request of the Applicant, the Event office will provide, to the appropriate authority, a letter in support of a visa application for any successful Applicant for Accreditation. However, all Applicants acknowledge that this letter is not, in itself, a guarantee of successfully securing an entry visa to visit the Host Country for the Event. Any visa applications should be made sufficiently in advance of the Event. It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to ensure that he/she has made the necessary visa arrangements for travel to the Host Country which the Applicant intends to visit during the Event.
Accreditation, if granted by IDI, will be subject to the Applicant complying strictly with the full Accreditation Terms and Conditions. Failure to abide by the Accreditation Terms and Conditions could result in the Accreditation of the Applicant (and the Accreditation of anyone else employed by or representing the Applicant’s employer) being revoked for the whole or any part of the Event.
Kindly make and retain a copy of the completed Accreditation form for your reference.
1. General Terms
An individual and non-transferable right of access to one
or more Venues on and subject to these Accreditation Terms and Conditions and for
a specified period, in accordance with the function to be performed by the named
holder at the Event. It does not give the right to a spectator seat.
The official proof of Accreditation which serves to grant
the named Accredited Party access to the relevant Zone(s) for a specified period.
Any Applicant granted Accreditation.
The unauthorised use of a
ticket to any Match as a prize or in a lottery or competition or for any other promotional,
advertising or commercial purpose and/or any other activity by a person not authorised
by IDI which:
(a) associates the person with the Event; or
(b) exploits the publicity
or goodwill of the Event; or
(c) has the effect (in the reasonable opinion of IDI)
of conferring the status of a Commercial Partner on a person who is not a Commercial
Partner or otherwise diminishing the status of any Commercial Partner.
Any person applying for an Accreditation.
Any official sponsor, official supplier, broadcaster, licensee and/or any other
party which has been granted a commercial association with the ICC, IDI and/or the
Event from time to time.
ESPN (Mauritius) Limited, a company incorporated under the laws of Mauritius under
registered number 15171/2067 and having its registered office and principal place
of business at 608 St James Court, St Denis Street, Port Louis, Mauritius. EML is
IDI’s Production and Broadcast Partner / Host Broadcaster for the Event.
Sri Lanka Cricket which has been appointed by IDI as the host of the Event.
International Cricket Council, a company incorporated under the laws of the British
Virgin Islands and having its administrative office at Street 69, Emirates Road,
Dubai Sports City, P.O. Box 500070, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ICC is the official
international governing body for cricket responsible to its members for governing
the sport of cricket in accordance with its constitution, statutes and technical
rules and for the sanctioning and staging of certain cricket events (including,
without limitation, the Event).
ICC Development (International) Limited, a company incorporated under the laws of
the British Virgin Islands and having its administrative office at Street 69, Emirates
Road, Dubai Sports City, P.O. Box 500070, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. IDI is the
company formed by the members of ICC to own and control the commercial rights to
certain activities and events. In particular, IDI is the ultimate owner of the commercial
rights and of the hosting rights in respect of the Event.
An official cricket match (including a warm up match) to be played as part of the
News Access Regulations
Those regulations governing news access in relation to the Event as may be issued by IDI on a territory-by-territory basis
(i) Newspapers, magazines and newspaper or magazine supplements or other printed
editorial (and strictly non-commercial) publications, including those distributed
by news agencies; and
(ii) Any digital version of such newspapers, magazines and newspaper or magazine supplements or other printed editorial (and strictly non-commercial) publications, including those distributed by news agencies.
The entire premises of a stadium at which a Match(es) will take place and to which
a ticket and/or Accreditation Device is required to gain access, including all entrance
and exit gates as well as all other Zones.
A pre-defined space / area within a Venue where access is limited to those holding
the applicable Accreditation Device.
1.1 All Applicants and all Accredited Parties agree:
(a) to abide by and comply strictly and in full with any and all terms of entry into any Venue as prescribed from time to time by or on behalf of IDI and/or any of the Hosts, including as may be published at any entrance to or otherwise within any Venue and/or Zone;
(b) to abide by all directions issued by or on behalf of IDI and/or any of the Hosts whilst in any Venue, including (but not limited to) places and times of access to the Venues or areas within the Venues;
(c) at all times whilst in any Venue:
(i) to display any Accreditation Device as may be provided by IDI or any of the Hosts. Such Accreditation Device must be visible at all times; and
(ii) not to tamper with any such Accreditation Device or do anything to obscure any part of the same and to return it to IDI or any Host immediately upon the conclusion of the Event or as otherwise directed by IDI and/or any of the Hosts;
(d) not to prejudice or infringe the copyright or other intellectual property or other proprietary interests owned by, or licensed to, any person officially involved with the Event and/or any Match or Matches;
(e) that by completing and submitting the application form, they acknowledge and agree that they have read these Accreditation Terms and Conditions, that they have understood and accepted them and that they will strictly comply with them in full and at all relevant times. Where permitted ‘bulk’ applications are made, it is the responsibility of the person making applications on behalf of others to ensure that all Applicants have read these Accreditation Terms and Conditions, that they have understood and accepted them and that they will strictly comply with them in full and at all relevant times; and
(f) that submission of an Accreditation application form does not guarantee the granting of Accreditation or access to any Venue.
2.1 The Accredited Party and, where the Accredited Party is an employee, his/her employer, jointly and severally agree to indemnify and to hold harmless IDI, ICC and/or the Host from and against any and all loss, damages and liabilities, including (without limitation) bodily or mental harm, personal property damage or loss, loss of profit, business or opportunity, indirect or consequential loss, special damages or any other loss and/or harm howsoever arising (including but not limited to the costs of enforcement or attempted enforcement of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions), suffered or incurred by IDI, ICC and/or the Host or their employees, officers or representatives in connection with, resulting from or arising out of a breach of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions by the Accredited Party or his/her employer.
2.2 If an Accredited Party is found at IDI’s discretion to be responsible for misconduct (such as, without limitation, aggressiveness, throwing of objects, pitch invasion, misuse of alcohol, use of illegal drugs or abuse of Zone privileges), the party is liable to have his/her Accreditation temporarily or permanently withdrawn.
2.3 If an Accredited Party, through his/her negligence or willful intent, causes damage or loss involving personal injury or damage to facilities or impairs his/her safety or the safety of other(s), IDI may withdraw his/her Accreditation temporarily or permanently.
2.4 If an Accredited Party fails to comply strictly with the full terms of entry into any Venue or the Event, IDI may withdraw his/her Accreditation temporarily or permanently.
2.5 If an Accredited Party or his/her employer (if any) fails to comply strictly with the terms of any News Access Regulations (and which News Access Regulations shall be incorporated in these Accreditation Terms and Conditions by reference), IDI may withdraw that Accredited Party’s Accreditation temporarily or permanently.
2.6 By submitting this Accreditation application form, each Applicant agrees to screening by relevant authorities which may include police checks as deemed appropriate by IDI, ICC and/or the Host and/or Criminal Records Bureau checks. Each Applicant also agrees to the findings of any such screening being shared for security, disciplinary and administration purposes between IDI, ICC and the Host and with third parties, including (without limitation) the owners and/or managers of any Venue, relevant investigatory or regulatory bodies, national and international governing bodies in sport, professional advisers and any other person affected by, or likely to be affected by, a request for Accreditation being granted or rejected or a granted Accreditation being suspended or withdrawn.
3. Accreditation not Transferable
The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge that any Accreditation granted in respect of the Applicant is personal to the Applicant. and may not be transferred or assigned to any other person. ACCREDITED PARTIES MAY NOT SELL OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER THEIR ACCREDITATION OR USE THEIR ACCREDITATION JOINTLY WITH THIRD PARTIES
4. Grant of Request for Accreditation
4.1 IDI may grant or reject the request for Accreditation in its absolute discretion and, if granted, may impose such further terms and conditions as it sees fit. Once granted, IDI may revoke Accreditation at any time in its absolute discretion without providing reasons and without being liable to compensate the Applicant, Accredited Party, their employer or any other person or entity.
4.2 IDI, or its representative, may ask an Applicant or Accredited Party to substantiate the work being undertaken at the Event (and/or any Match) by requesting the Applicant or Accredited Party to provide
evidence of their work. If requested, this evidence must be provided as soon as is practicable and in any event by no later than 24 hours after the initial request. Should this material not be provided, IDI may withdraw or refuse Accreditation.
5. Supporting Letter
To be considered for Accreditation, the Applicant must provide a letter from his/her employer, client or commissioning editor in support of his/her application for Accreditation. This letter must contain the contact details, including email address and telephone number, of the editor of the Permitted Publication concerned. Where necessary, IDI may contact the editor to confirm support of the application.
Applicants and Accredited Parties agree to conduct themselves in a way that will not bring the Event, the ICC, IDI, the Host, any of the Commercial Partners or the game of cricket into disrepute or ridicule. Applicants and Accredited Parties agree not to interfere with other media, spectators, rights holders, players, teams or play at any time during the Event. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in these Accreditation Terms and Conditions is intended to be, or shall be, interpreted as undermining editorial independence or as restricting or preventing the reasonable exercise of normal journalistic activities, including expressions of comment and fair criticism.
7.1 The Applicant acknowledges that the ICC has policies and procedures in place to eradicate conduct of a corrupt nature which is prejudicial to the interests of the game of cricket. By completing the Accreditation application form, Applicants and Accredited Parties agree that any information which they receive as a result of obtaining an Accreditation shall be for the sole purpose of media reporting or conducting other legitimate Event business. The information obtained whilst in the possession of an Accreditation Device shall not be used or disclosed by an Accredited Party for the purposes of obtaining financial gain or the creation or collection of data, whether directly or indirectly, for the purpose of gambling, betting, gaming or any other form of financial speculation.
7.2 The Accredited Party shall not, whilst in any Venue:
(a) use any computer device (including any portable, laptop or handheld computer) to engage in any online betting activities in relation to the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of the Match, including but not limited to ball-by-ball spread betting and/or the use of betting exchanges; or
(b) offer to any third party any bribe or other reward to fix or to contrive in any way or otherwise improperly influence the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of the Match.
8. Collection of Accreditation Devices
Please note that the Accreditation Device may only be collected in person by the Accredited Party and not by a representative of the Accredited Party unless otherwise advised or permitted by IDI. Proof of identity on collection of the Accreditation Device in the form of photo identification (national identity card or passport) will be required and a copy of the photo identification may be made. Upon collection of the Accreditation Device, the Accredited Party must sign a separate form to confirm receipt of the Accreditation Device and agreement to these Accreditation Terms and Conditions.
9. Use of Accreditation
9.1 IDI reserves the right to amend or limit an Accreditation and will notify the Accredited Party accordingly. IDI will provide the Accredited Party with one Accreditation Device which must be clearly displayed at all times on the Accredited Party’s person once inside the Venue. The Accredited Party must always carry a valid national identity card or passport on his/her person whilst in any Venue. Each Accredited Party is permitted access to any Venue only for the duration of each Match and to any Zone(s) indicated on the Accreditation Device.
9.2 If the Accreditation Device is lost or stolen, IDI shall, at its sole discretion, decide whether a new Accreditation Device is to be issued. This requires the Accredited Party to adhere to the following procedure:
(a) any theft or loss must be reported to the police within 24 hours after its detection; and
(b) the theft or loss notification issued by the police must be presented at the Accreditation centre.
IDI is not obliged to issue a new Accreditation Device.
10. Access to Venues
10.1 Access to a Venue shall only be granted upon presentation of a valid Accreditation Device and where necessary a valid match day ticket or similar device. On request by the security staff involved in the security check, a national identity card or passport may also be required to be shown. In order to remain at the Venue, the Accredited Party must comply with the safety and security provisions set out in these Accreditation Terms and Conditions as well as any safety and security regulations applicable at the Venue.
10.2 All Accredited Parties acknowledge that they shall move in and around a Venue at their own risk. In the event of the occurrence of an incident which causes damage or loss involving (a) injury causing death, (b) bodily injury or (c) permanent damage to health, ICC, IDI and/or the Host shall only be liable if any of their authorised representatives or agents caused such damage or loss through their negligence. In respect of all other incidents causing damage or loss, neither ICC nor IDI nor the Host shall be liable for any damage or loss suffered by the Accredited Party.
10.3 Access to a Venue will be refused to any person noticeably under the influence of alcohol, narcotics or any behaviour-modifying substance, or to any person behaving or likely to behave violently, harmfully or in a manner contrary to public order. Furthermore, access
will be refused to any person whose appearance or behaviour negatively affects the public standing of the Event, IDI, ICC, any Commercial Partner and/or the Host.
10.4 All Accredited Parties acknowledge that they shall abide by the terms of the ICC Anti-Racism Policy (available for review on the ICC’s official website). Without prejudice to the foregoing, any conduct by the Accredited Party (whether through the use of language, gestures or otherwise) which is likely to offend, insult, humiliate, intimidate, threaten, disparage or vilify any reasonable person (including, without limitation, any player, umpire, referee, staff member or other spectator) on the basis of their race, sex, religion, culture, colour, descent, nation or ethnic origin will result in his/her Accreditation being withdrawn, his/her ejection from the Venue and possible further action such as criminal prosecution, identification by way of photographing and/or capturing by video camera of his/her images and a life-ban being imposed on the Accredited Party.
10.5 All persons at the Venue are strictly prohibited from using, possessing or holding promotional or commercial, political, religious or racist objects and materials, offering to sell, selling or possessing with intent to sell, goods such as (but without limitation) drinks, food, souvenirs, clothes, promotional and/or commercial items, unless specifically approved in advance by IDI or the Host in writing. All such items may be removed or temporarily confiscated by stewards and/or any other duly authorised persons.
10.6 All Accreditation Devices remain the property of IDI and shall, upon request by IDI or by a person authorised by IDI, be returned immediately to IDI (or to the duly authorised person).
11.1 Accredited Parties must follow the directions of the security personnel and all those duly authorised persons to give such directions at any Venue.
11.2 Each Accredited Party is obliged to:
(a) show the valid Accreditation Device and national identity card or passport upon demand;
(b) submit to reasonable body searches and searches of any bags or other containers on the Accredited Party’s person;
(c) consent to the confiscation of prohibited items (as referenced herein); and
(d) follow all other instructions of stewards, safety personnel, and/or any other duly authorised persons at any Venue. Accredited Parties shall be obliged, upon request, to give a prompt and full explanation as to how, from whom and from where their Accreditation Devices have been obtained.
11.3 The following is a non-exhaustive list of items which Accredited Parties are forbidden to use, possess, hold or bring into a Venue, without the specific written permission of IDI and/or the Hosts:
* Any article that is offensive, dangerous, hazardous and/or illegal or that may be used or that may be expected to be used as a weapon or a missile or that may compromise or otherwise interfere with the enjoyment, comfort or safety of (or pose a hazard to) any person or security at the Venue (including, without limitation, glass bottles or containers, cans (whether containing soft drink and/or alcohol), knives, fireworks, explosives, flammable items (other than cigarette lighters or matches for personal use), compressed gas containers, maces, flares, air horns, smoke bombs and/or flag sticks);
* Alcoholic beverages or narcotics (other than those prescribed by a registered medical practitioner);
* Any food or non-alcoholic drinks other than small amounts for personal consumption;
* Animals (other than guide dogs);
* Banners, placards, leaflets, signs or other materials, items, objects or clothing displaying political, religious, offensive or race-related messages, slogans or images or promotional or commercial identification or messages which, in the opinion of IDI and/or the Host, constitute Ambush Marketing;
* Any tripods or video camera equipment whatsoever (whether or not for personal use).
IDI and the Host reserve the right to refuse entry to any person carrying any other items or substances that may be deemed to be offensive, disruptive, dangerous or likely to infringe any party's rights or any party’s safety or security or any dangerous article or substance not referred to above.
All decisions regarding any items carried by any Accredited Party at any Venue shall be at the absolute discretion of the stewards, safety personnel, and/or any other duly authorised persons.
11.4 Unless otherwise authorised by IDI, the following conduct is prohibited at a Venue:
(a) any promotional or commercial activity, without the express prior written approval of IDI;
(b) throwing, casting, thrusting or firing any objects;
(c) use of signal whistles, air horns or other items that cause a disturbing noise;
(d) acting in a violent way, instigating any violence, racism or xenophobia or behaving in a way that others may interpret as provocative, threatening, defamatory, discriminatory or offensive;
(e) expressing national, political, religious, ethnic and/or racial ideas or pursuits;
(f) creating any threat to the life or safety of themselves or others or harming another person in any way whatsoever;
(g) selling anything, including (without limitation) beverages, food, souvenirs and/or clothing without the permission of IDI;
(h) accessing any Zone to which the Accredited Party does not have the right to access;
(i) damaging goods; and/or
(j) accessing restricted areas or entering or leaving the Venue via routes reserved for an easy exit in the event of danger, such as emergency exits (except in the case of a genuine emergency).
12. Sound and Image Recordings
12.1 Any Accredited Party attending a Venue agrees (to the extent permitted by applicable laws) that the Event is a public event and thus agrees that use may be made, free of charge and at any time, of his/her name, voice, image and likeness by means of live or recorded audio/video display, broadcast or other transmission or recording, photographs or any other current and/or future media technologies.
12.2 Except as permitted in accordance with the terms of the Accreditation below, each Applicant and Accredited Party is prohibited from:
(a) recording, broadcasting or transmitting or assisting any person to record, broadcast or transmit, by any means whatsoever (including, without limitation, radio, television, over the internet or by way of mobile telephone or other mobile device, modem or other form of technology), any moving images, sounds (including, without limitation, commentary), data, results, scores or commentary of or concerning any of the Matches, or the Venues, attendees or any activity at any Match, except with the express prior written consent of IDI. For the avoidance of doubt, this paragraph 19.3(a) is not intended to prevent the distribution of data, results, scores or textual commentary distributed or published as part of news services for editorial use only or to prevent coverage of post-Match press conferences via any form of media;
(b) selling, licensing, distributing or otherwise publishing, disseminating or reproducing for a commercial purpose, whether in whole or in part, any recordings taken or made inside a Venue (including, without limitation, photographs, video recordings or sound recordings), except with the express prior written consent of IDI; and/or
(c) creating or developing data or statistics for any purposes other than for bona fide news reporting purposes.
12.3 For the avoidance of doubt, continuous ball-by-ball audio updates (whether live, deferred or delayed) for transmission via the radio, the internet or via any form of mobile device (including, without limitation, mobile telephones) or other related devices from within any Venue are strictly prohibited. IDI may in its sole discretion revoke the Accreditation of any Accredited Party and/or their employer offering and/or undertaking the same off-tube from outside any Venue.
12.4 No Accreditation is available for any party seeking to distribute moving images, pictures, sounds, data (except for editorial text reports), results, scores or commentary via a mobile telephony protocol or otherwise via a mobile device, except that the distribution of non-moving (textual but not audio) images, data, results or scores is permitted via a mobile telephony protocol or otherwise via a mobile device for editorial reporting purposes only provided, however, that with respect to data, results and scores: (i) any and all of these materials are ultimately used in a manner that presents them in context as part of a news story, news update or news bulletin and are not used on a stand-alone basis; (ii) none of these materials are ultimately used on a premium telephone results line, on an internet website 'scoring' service, presented as a scoreboard, scorecard or digital reconstruction of match play or otherwise delivered in a manner that could be misconstrued as the delivery of a 'live, as-live or near-live' scoring service; and (iii) none of these materials will be delivered directly to a mobile service operator or to any other outside agency for the purpose of retransmission to, or display on, a mobile device (including, without limitation, a mobile telephone) without the prior written consent of IDI.
12.5 Applicants, Accredited Parties and their employers (if any) acknowledge and agree that all commercial rights in respect of the Event (or any Match) are (as between the parties) the property of IDI.
12.6 Applicants, Accredited Parties and their employers may only use trade marks, logos, emblems and/or marks associated with the Event strictly in accordance with the guidelines issued by IDI, unless otherwise expressly permitted in writing by IDI. Accredited Parties shall not use tickets or Accreditations for the Event in any manner or engage (either by themselves or with any third party) in any marketing, promotional or any other activities associated with the Event which could result in themselves or any third party or third party’s products, being associated with the Event, except with the express prior written approval of IDI.
12.7 Applicants, Accredited Parties and their employers may not use trade marks, logos, emblems and/or marks owned by the Host, unless expressly permitted in writing by the Host. Accredited Parties shall not use tickets or Accreditations for the Event in any manner or engage (either by themselves or with any third party) in any marketing, promotional or any other activities associated with the Event which could result in themselves or any third party or third party’s products, being associated with the Host, without the prior written approval of the Host in each case.
13. Consequences of Breach of Accreditation Terms and Conditions
13.1 Any Accredited Party whose actions are inconsistent with, or whose Accreditation Device has not been obtained in accordance with, these Accreditation Terms and Conditions may be refused entry to a Venue and/or a Zone or may be expelled
from a Venue and/or Zone which they have accessed and the relevant Accreditation Device may be confiscated.
13.2 Where IDI or the Host has reasonable grounds to believe that an Accredited Party has not strictly complied with these Accreditation Terms and Conditions, the Accreditation Device of such Accredited Party may be confiscated and rendered invalid.
13.3 Accreditation will not be re-granted once it has been invalidated, except for in very exceptional circumstances.
13.4 IDI, ICC and the Host reserve the right to pursue all of their legal rights and remedies against any Accredited Party in breach of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions at their sole discretion.
14. Unforeseen Circumstances
IDI reserves the right to make alterations to the time, date and place of the Event and/or Matches due to unforeseen circumstances. Such circumstances include, without limitation, force majeure, safety and security concerns and decisions of any competent authority.
Any information requests should be addressed to: email@example.com with “NRH – WT20 Accreditation Query” in the subject line.
16.1 These Accreditation Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding between the parties and supersedes any prior arrangements, understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) between them relating to the subject-matter hereof. Nothing in this paragraph 16.2 operates to limit or exclude any liability for, or remedy in respect of, fraud.
16.2 No variation of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions shall be valid unless it is in writing and signed by or on behalf of each of the parties. The expression “variation” shall include any amendment, variation, supplement, deletion, termination or replacement however effected.
16.3 All Applicants and Accredited Parties irrevocably and unconditionally consent to the collection, use and insertion into a database by or on behalf of ICC, IDI and/or the Host of personal information provided by the Applicants and any Accredited Party for the purposes of implementation of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions, including for administration, communication, enforcement and access control purposes. ICC, IDI and/or the Host may share such personal information as may be generally and reasonably required for the proper and efficient staging of the Event and to give effect to any of its rights in terms of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions. All Applicants and Accredited Parties have the right of access to, and correction of, their personal information by written request to IDI.
16.4 Each of the provisions set out in these Accreditation Terms and Conditions shall be severally enforceable. Notwithstanding that the whole or any part of any provision(s) of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions may be declared void, ineffective or unenforceable in any respect by any competent court in any jurisdiction, the provision(s) in question (or part thereof, as the case may be) shall be severed to the extent necessary and the other provision(s) of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions and the remainder of the provision(s) in question (as applicable) shall continue in full force and effect.
16.5 No failure or delay by IDI (or by any third party which has rights under these Accreditation Terms and Conditions pursuant to paragraph 16.6 hereof) to exercise any right (in whole or in part) under these Accreditation Terms and Conditions shall constitute a waiver of that right, nor restrict any further exercise of that right. To the extent that IDI (or any third party which has rights under these Accreditation Terms and Conditions pursuant to paragraph 16.6 hereof) is prevented or delayed by matters beyond its reasonable control from performing any of its obligation(s) under these Accreditation Terms and Conditions, IDI (or such third party, as the case may be) shall be relieved of any liability to any Accredited Party for failure to perform or for delay in performing any such obligation(s).
16.6 Each of the following third parties shall have the right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce:
(a) in the case of the Host, paragraphs 1.1(b), 1.1(c)(ii), 2.1, 2.5, 10.2, 11.3, 12.8, 13.2, 13.4, 16.3 and 16.6 (a) of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions;
(b) in the case of the ICC, paragraphs 2.1, 2.5, 10.2, 10.4, 13.4, 16.3 and 16.6(b) of these Accreditation Terms and Conditions.
16.7 These Accreditation Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Accreditation Terms and Conditions (including, without limitation, any dispute or claim relating to non-contractual obligations) will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law. Any dispute (including, without limitation, any non-contractual dispute or claim) arising from or in connection with these Accreditation Terms and Conditions or an Accredited Party’s attendance at a Match will be submitted to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Notwithstanding the foregoing, IDI reserves the right to pursue any legal proceedings in a competent court in the defendant's domicile.
SPECIFIC ACCREDITATION TERMS
17. No television, radio, internet or other interactive or electronic media broadcaster other than an official licensed broadcaster appointed by ICC or EML may broadcast, transmit and/or stream sound or images or a combination of them anywhere in the world of the Event, including, without limitation, any event/function organised prior to the commencement of the Matches on 12th September 2012, any press conference, interviews, training sessions, warm-up matches and competitive Matches, the opening ceremony, any post Match presentations and the closing ceremony, and/or other events/functions which are organised under the auspices of ICC, IDI, the Host and/or the local
organising committee of the Event, save as expressly permitted under these Accreditation Terms and Conditions or any News Access Regulations.
18. The Accreditation of any Accredited Party may be withdrawn without notice or reason, at the discretion of IDI, for the purposes of ensuring compliance with (and/or in the event of any breach of) any News Access Regulations by the Accredited Party and/or his/her employer (if any).
19. Event Material may only be used in regularly scheduled bona fide daily news programmes/bulletins (specifically excluding any magazine, analysis, feature and/or discussion programmes) of which the actual local, regional, national or international current hard news elements constitute the main feature of the programmes. Such programmes may not be positioned or promoted as Event programmes.
20. Non-rights holders may not make available or provide Event Material to any third party without the prior written consent of IDI.
21. Non-rights holders may not infringe, or facilitate the infringement of, the rights of any party officially associated with the Event and in this regard the non-rights holders may not, without limitation:
(a) add any sponsorship, product placement, signs or other commercial credits in, on or around its broadcasts, transmissions and/or streaming of Event Material;
(b) enter into any sponsorship agreements for the broadcast, transmission and/or streaming of the Event Material;
(c) place any advertising or other commercial message before, during or after the broadcast, transmission or streaming of the Event Material, in such a manner as to imply an association or connection between any third party, or third party’s products or services, and the Event; and/or
(d) alter or add to Event Material so as to remove, change or obscure any advertising or other commercial messages appearing in the Event Material e.g. by way of on-ground signage.
22. Unless otherwise permitted by applicable laws or regulations in the country of transmission, no more than 90 (ninety) seconds of footage per Match may be featured in any single news programme/bulletin, AND any such footage featured in a single news programme/bulletin may not be shown during the live broadcast of the Match from which the footage has been obtained. Access to this footage (if the Match is televised) is available via ICC’s News Access Licensee for the Event.
23. Save as set out above, non–rights holders shall have no further access within any Venue with equipment, including, without limitation, for the purposes of conducting interviews, attending press conferences or otherwise on Match days. Where non-rights holders require access to, for example, Match footage for incorporation in their news programmes/bulletins as set out herein, they must seek access to the same only from the ICC’s News Access
Licensee for the Event. Press conference footage will be made available to non-rights holders by IDI in such manner as it shall (in its absolute discretion) determine.
24. For the avoidance of any doubt, only ICC and EML cameras and equipment are allowed into the Venues for the purposes of recording live action of, and other activity surrounding, any Match.
25. Non-rights holding audio broadcasters in any territory may not broadcast more than 2 (two) minutes of Event Material in any single news programme/bulletin per transmission hour in any medium.
26. Non-rights holding audio and digital text broadcasters may not broadcast ball-by-ball commentary or analogous coverage of the Event, whether on a live or delayed basis, or any other material obtained from within the Venue on Match days, including interviews.
27. Non-rights holders may not originate or broadcast, transmit or stream any audio programming from a Venue.
28. The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge and agree that Accreditation will enable the Accredited Party to gain entry into a Venue for the sole purpose of reporting in Permitted Publications a description of the status and/or outcome of a Match(es) or other newsworthy occurrences.
NON-RIGHTS HOLDING TELEVISION
29. The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge and agree that Accreditation will enable the Accredited Party to gain entry into a Venue for the sole purpose of reporting the status and/or outcome of each Match on free-to-air or pay television, provided always that the recordings, broadcasts, narrowcasts or other transmissions of sound, data and/or images that are made or taken from inside the relevant Venue on Match days comply with paragraph 22 or the terms of any applicable News Access Regulations. For the avoidance of doubt, the Applicant acknowledges and agrees that he/she shall NOT be entitled to record audio-visual footage himself/herself within any Venue on a Match day.
30. The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge and agree that Accreditation will enable the Accredited Party to gain entry into a Venue for the sole purpose of reporting on participating teams/events around the Event on non-Match days. Coverage on non-Match days (including player interviews, warm-up and training sessions and player diaries) shall not involve coverage on an extended live basis (meaning for this purpose more than 20 (twenty) minutes of continuous coverage).
31. All such reporting as permitted under sections 1 and 2 above will be from a Zone.
NON-RIGHTS HOLDING AUDIO
32. The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge and agree that Accreditation will enable
the Accredited Party to gain entry into a Venue for the sole purpose of effecting the transmission by radio or via the internet of verbal reports as to the status or results of each Match, provided always that no more than 2 (two) minutes of verbal updates/reports that do not constitute live commentary may be transmitted from the relevant Venue by any means during any single hour of play of any Match.
NON-RIGHTS HOLDING DIGITAL TEXT
33. The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge and agree that Accreditation will enable the Accredited Party to gain entry into a Venue for the sole purpose of reporting on the internet a description of the status and/or outcome of a Match(es) or other newsworthy occurrences, provided always that such reporting is limited to text and/or still photos only (but not audio), is for editorial (and strictly non-commercial) purposes only and does not constitute continuous consecutive ball-by-ball commentary (whether live, deferred or delayed).
NON-RIGHTS HOLDING PHOTOGRAPHERS
34. The Applicant and his/her employer (if any) acknowledge and agree that Accreditation will enable the Accredited Party to gain entry into any Venue for the sole purpose of taking photographs inside the Venues for editorial purposes.
35. Subject only to paragraph 36 below, the Applicant, Accredited Party and their employer (if any) must not (either together or separately):
(a) sell, assign, transfer or license the copyright in photographs taken at any Venue(s) other than to another media organisation (and then always on the strict condition that such media organisation undertakes to only use the photographs for editorial purposes and undertakes not to sell-on or sublicense the copyright in such photographs, which condition shall be strictly enforced by the Accredited Party and their employer); and/or
(b) publish, disseminate or reproduce such photographs other than for editorial purposes (such as publication in the news section of a newspaper).
36. Nothing in paragraph 35 above is intended to or will be used to preclude news agency and newspaper syndication distribution in the normal course of business including sale of material to third parties for non-commercial use.
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