Each year, photos and/or video are taken throughout the MSS Annual Meeting space, be it in person or virtual. By registering for the event, you are authorizing MSS use any photos or video taken of you as promotional images/video. 

When you enter a Midwest Sociological Society (“MSS”) event or program, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, be they in person or virtual, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by MSS and its representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar MSS events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of MSS. You release MSS, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings.

By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by MSS or the person or entity designated to do so by MSS.

You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the event.