These terms apply to your application to and, if selected, your participation on, the NHL Power PlayersTM Youth Advisory Board ("NHL YAB"). If selected to join the NHL YAB, before you may participate on the NHL YAB you will be required to re-affirm your agreement to these terms, and your parent or legal guardian will be required to also confirm his or her agreement to these terms, by signing an agreement with the NHL that contains these terms. From time to time, we may also require you and your parent or legal guardian to sign other documents (e.g. waivers) in order to participate in certain activities, such as attending NHL games.
These terms are a legal agreement between you and the NHL (as defined below).
For purposes of these terms:
- "Advisory Board Content" means any and all statements, information, suggestions, opinions, ideas, artwork, photos, videos, sound recordings, or other works or materials that you provide or otherwise make available to the NHL or any of the Clubs in the course of your participation on the NHL YAB.
- "Clubs" means the National Hockey League's member clubs.
- "NHL" means the National Hockey League and its affiliates.
- "NHL Content" means any and all statements, information, suggestions, opinions, ideas, artwork, photos, videos, sound recordings, or other works or materials that the NHL provides or otherwise makes available to you in the course of your participation on the NHL YAB.
You will ensure that the Advisory Board Content does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent or other personal, intellectual property or other proprietary rights (all of the foregoing, "Intellectual Property Rights") of any person or entity and is provided or made available with the permission of the owner(s) of such rights. You agree to indemnify and hold the NHL and the Clubs harmless from and against any third party claims in connection with any breach or alleged breach of this paragraph, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
You understand and agree that to the extent permitted by applicable law, the Advisory Board Content and all Intellectual Property Rights therein will become the property of the NHL, and the NHL and the Clubs will be free to use the Advisory Board Content without any further consent from, or payment to, you. To the extent permitted by applicable law, you shall and hereby do assign to the NHL all right, title and interest in and to the Advisory Board Content and the Intellectual Property Rights therein.
You hereby waive any and all moral rights you may have in and to any Advisory Board Content, to the extent permitted by applicable law. You agree to cooperate with the NHL and to take such further actions, including without limitation by signing any supporting documentation, that the NHL reasonably requires to secure its ownership of the Advisory Board Content and to otherwise exercise its rights in the Advisory Board Content. You represent and warrant that you have and will retain all rights necessary to effect the assignment herein and for the NHL to exercise its rights in and to the Advisory Board Content and the Intellectual Property Rights therein.
NHL Content provided to or otherwise made available to you as part of your participation in the NHL YAB is proprietary and may be confidential to the NHL and you may not copy, disclose or distribute such NHL Content in whole or in part without the NHL's prior written consent in each instance, or use the NHL Content for any purpose other than as expressly permitted by the NHL in the course of your participation on the NHL YAB.
We do not endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or necessarily agree with any statements, information or content that you or any other NHL YAB member may provide or make available to any third party. Neither the NHL nor the Clubs will be responsible, and to the extent permitted by applicable law neither the NHL nor the Clubs will have any liability to you, with respect to any such statements, information or content. You agree to make clear that all statements, information and content that you provide or make available to third parties, represent only your views, and do not necessarily represent the views of the NHL or the Clubs.
You acknowledge and agree that participation on the NHL YAB is voluntary, does not constitute employment with the NHL or the Clubs, and is not a paid role.
You further acknowledge and agree that these terms also incorporate by reference the NHL.com Terms of Service located at https://www.nhl.com/info/terms-of-service ("NHL TOS"). In the event of any discrepancy or conflict between the terms set forth herein and the terms set forth in the NHL TOS, the terms herein shall govern.
The foregoing terms (including any terms in the NHL TOS) shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. Unless context requires otherwise, "or" will be construed in the inclusive sense (and/or).