AAS Event Photography/Videography Disclaimer

Last Updated: 8 August 2023

Photographers/videographers may be present at American Astronomical Society (AAS) events. The AAS reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any AAS event without the express written permission of those included within the photograph/video. The AAS may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used, or contracted by AAS, including but not limited to: emails, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, social media, etc.

If you are attending an AAS event and do not wish to have your image used for publication, you should make your wishes known to the photographer/videographer and the event organizers. You must also contact the AAS at [email protected] to provide a written notification of your wish to not have your image used for publication, and you must include a photograph. The AAS will use the photo for identification purposes and will hold it in confidence.

By participating in an AAS event or by failing to notify the AAS, in writing, of your desire to not have your photograph/video used by AAS, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify the AAS from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.