Agreement. Use of this credential by the bearer constitutes the bearer’s agreement and the agreement of the bearer’s employer to the terms stated below. Compliance with these terms is a condition of all uses permitted by this credential. Any unauthorized use of this credential or violation of any term of this credential automatically and immediately revokes all permissions granted in this credential and subjects the bearer to ejection from the stadium and possible prosecution for criminal trespass. This credential must be surrendered upon demand by Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”).
Credential Use. This credential is issued solely to provide stadium access to an individual with a legitimate working function at a game involving a member of MLS, solely to perform such function. The bearer must be on a specific assignment as an employee or agent for the organization to which this credential is issued. It is forbidden to lend, sell or otherwise transfer this credential.
Permitted Use of MLS Events. The filming, taping, photographing or other recording, or broadcast, description, account or other publication or reporting, or other transmission, distribution, sale, or other use in any and all media now existing or invented in the future (“Media Uses”) of MLS games, including excerpts thereof, or other occurrences at the stadium (collectively, “MLS Events”) is limited to current news coverage by accredited organizations in the ordinary course of their business. Television and radio stations may use excerpts of MLS Events only pursuant to MLS’s news access guidelines, receipt of which is acknowledged by such stations. These permissions may be revoked at any time by MLS. Any other use of MLS Events, including without limitation, books, motion pictures, posters, interactive products, advertising, promotional contests, sweepstakes or other trade or merchandising uses, requires the prior specific written agreement of MLS.
Rights. The rights to any Media Use or any other use of MLS Events, including without limitation, all copyright, trademark and other property or ownership rights in MLS Events and in any Media Use thereof, are reserved to and shall remain the sole property of MLS, except to the extent of any rights expressly conferred by this credential or by written agreement of MLS.
Release of Liability. The bearer of this credential and his or her employer assume all risk and danger of personal injury and all other hazards arising from or related in any way to stadium access, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless MLS, its member teams, other agents and employees from and against all liability, loss, damages or expense resulting from or arising out of the bearer’s presence at the stadium.
Publicity. The bearer grants permission to MLS and its licensees to use the bearer’s image, likeness, actions and statements, in perpetuity, in any Media Use relating to any MLS Event in any context for any purpose, including commercial or promotional purposes, without further authorization from or compensation to the bearer.
No Personal Use. Credential bearers may not request autographs, take non-work related photographs or make any other personal use of this credential or the stadium access conferred by this credential.