Digital Media Consent


I understand that from time to time, I may be photographed (including video photography and other digital imaging) while attending events within the Metropolis of Chicago. I hereby grant to the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, its parishes and its ministries including but not limited to the St. Iakovos Retreat Center, Youth and Young Adult Ministries, and Philoptochos Society (collectively, the “Metropolis”) permission to photograph or use my likeness in a photograph, video, or other printed or digital media in any Metropolis publications including web-based publications. Further, I grant the Metropolis the right to use any digital images of me submitted by me or others without payment or any other consideration. For any photographs or images I submit that include others, I have notified them of this Digital Media Consent policy and confirmed their consent for publication by the Metropolis. I hereby affirmatively represent that no one depicted in any photographs or images I have submitted to the Metropolis has objected to the Metropolis’ use of the images.. I understand this permission signifies that the digital images, including photographic or video recordings, of me and all other people shown on those digital images may be published and electronically displayed in Metropolis publications via the internet or other means. I understand and agree that all digital images submitted will become the property of the Metropolis and will not be returned.

I hereby irrevocable authorize the Metropolis to edit, retouch, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. In addition, for myself and for the persons depicted in the digital images, I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product. I hold harmless, release and forever discharge the Metropolis from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this Authorization. I represent that I am of legal age or a minor represented by my parent or legal guardian.

Nothing contained herein will constitute an obligation of the Metropolis to make use of any of the rights set forth herein.

By clicking “I Agree,” I acknowledge that I have read and understood the above digital images release. I affirm that I am at least 18 years of age, or if I am under 18 years of age, I have obtained the required consent of my parents or legal guardian(s).

Approved: September 15, 2022