University of Essex Online video submission terms and conditions

Your video ownership

By submitting your video, images, sounds and/or live-stream (collectively, “Video Content”) to University of Essex Online, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (“Submission Terms”).

By submitting the Video Content you hereby grant University of Essex Online a worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, sub-licensable, transferable, royalty-free, and fully paid-up right and license to use, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, transmit, stream, broadcast, publicly perform, reference, store, cache, license, sell, transfer and otherwise exploit (including through its distribution channels) the Video Content for promotional and marketing purposes.

You hereby waive (A) to the extent permissible under relevant laws, any moral rights in the Video Content and (B) any right to inspect or approve the Video Content or printed or electronic matter that may be used in conjunction with such content now or in the future and you waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of the Video Content. You also grant University of Essex Online the right to use your name and course name in connection with the Video Content, although University of Essex Online will have no obligation to use your name or credit you in any way in its use of the Video Content.

You hereby make all warranties, representations and guarantees with respect to the Video Content that you make with respect to Content as defined in the Terms of Service, including but not limited to a representation and warranty that the Video Content does not infringe or violate the intellectual property rights or proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy, or other rights of any third party. In addition, you represent and warrant that you (1) have received and will maintain the necessary consents, permissions and approvals from the owner(s) of any premises where the camera will be used and (2) will receive and maintain the necessary consents, permissions and approvals from anyone who appears in or is heard in any of your Video Content, including without limitation (i) permission for their image and/or voice to appear in that Video Content and (ii) permission for that Video Content to be submitted to us pursuant to these Submission Terms.

By submitting a video, you represent and warrant that you have full power and authority to agree to these Submission Terms, including without limitation the power and authority to grant all rights and licenses relating to the Video Content. It is at the discretion of University of Essex Online to decide whether and how to use the Video Content. University of Essex Online claims no ownership of your Video Content.

If you have any questions regarding the use of your Video Content, please contact us at


£25 Amazon voucher reward (the “Reward”)

  1. This Reward is open to people aged 18 and over who complete the video submission form in full.
  2. Employees or agencies of Kaplan Open Learning or University of Essex Online (“KOL”, “UoEO”, “We”) its group companies or their family members, or anyone else connected with the Reward may not enter the Reward.
  3. Entrants for the Reward shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.
  4. To submit an entry for the Reward you must complete the full form hosted on this page:
  5. Only one entry per person. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.
  6. KOL/UoEO accepts no responsibility is taken for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason. Proof of delivery of the entry is not proof of receipt.
  7. The closing date of the Prize Draw is 23:59 on 30 September 2017.  Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.
  8. The Reward will be applied at the discretion of the marketing team at University of Essex Online, for the first 20 videos that we use on our Facebook page.
  9. The Reward recipients will receive a £25 Amazon gift voucher.
  10. We accept no responsibility for any costs associated with the prize and not specifically included in the prize.
  11. The Reward recipient will be notified by email. If the recipient rejects their prize or the entry is invalid or in breach of these Terms and Conditions, the Reward will be forfeited.
  12. The prize will be emailed to the winner by KOL/UoEO.
  13. The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and is not redeemable for cash or other prizes.
  14. KOL / UoEO retain the right to substitute the prize with another prize of similar value in the event the original prize offered is not available.
  15. We shall use and take care of any personal information you supply in accordance with data protection legislation.  By entering a submission for the Reward, you agree to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of your personal information in order to process and contact you about your entry.
  16. We accept no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering a submissions for the Reward. KOL / UoEO further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the Reward. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the liability of KOL / UoEO for death, personal injury, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation as a result of its negligence.
  17. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Reward with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of KOL / UoEO in all matters under its control is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  18. Promoter: Kaplan Open Learning, West Gate, 6 Grace Street, Leeds LS1 2RP, UK.