THE VOICE KIDS MALTA (SERIES 1) ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITIONS
THE VOICE KIDS MALTA (SERIES 1) ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. INTRODUCTION
1.1. We are greatt Company Limited, a limited liability registered in Malta (registered number: C84896) of Suite 2, Park Lane Business Centre, Mountbatten Street, Ħamrun, Malta (“we”, “us”, “our”) and we are the producers of The Voice Kids (Series 1) (the “Programme”).
1.2. By completing and submitting an entry form for the Programme (the “Entry Form”) for yourself to participate in the Programme you agree to these terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”).
1.3. When you submit your Entry Form the Terms and Conditions will be legally binding on you so please make sure you read these Terms and Conditions carefully to make sure you are completely happy with them before you submit your Entry Form.
2.1. These Terms and Conditions relate to your submission of an Entry Form for you to take part in the Programme and will form part of a submitted Entry Form.
2.2. We are not responsible for any expenses you incur in submitting an Entry Form.
2.3. Due to the large number of entries we receive, unfortunately we can’t acknowledge or respond to each and every Entry Form submitted but only those who we wish to put forward to the next stage of the selection process. Entry Forms put forward to the next stage of the selection process will be selected at our sole discretion.
2.4. Please be aware that by receiving a phone call and/or any other correspondence from a member of the Programme production team and/or attending any recording days that it doesn’t automatically mean that you will be appearing on the Programme.
2.5. You agree that we reserve the right at our sole discretion at any time up to the Closing Date to add more types of music acts that we consider for the Programme, including, without limitation, our ability to consider music acts larger than a Trio. If we consider acts of a group larger than a Trio then, each member of the larger group will need to complete and submit a separate Entry Form.
3. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
3.1. If required by us, we may require you to attend to auditions, rehearsals and other meetings for your continued participation in the selection process for the Programme on dates as shall be notified to you.
3.2. You must have the permission of your parent or legal guardian to attend any auditions and/or any subsequent stages of the Programme selection process, which you have been invited to. If your audition and/or a subsequent selection stage falls on a weekday and you attend school or college, your parent/legal guardian must provide written headteacher/principal consent authorising your absence to attend. Proof of age will also be required. We may in our absolute discretion withdraw you from the selection of the Programme if we suspect or find that your supporting documents are not genuine.
3.3. You also confirm:
3.3.1. you comply with each of the eligibility requirements set out in the Entry Form (the “Eligibility Requirements”) and, if required by us, you will provide us with evidence to confirm any the information provided in your Entry Form;
3.3.2. you understand the nature and purpose of the Programme (which includes finding a winner for the Programme, the prize for which winner includes an exclusive recording contract);
3.3.3. the content of your Entry Form shall, to the best of your knowledge and belief, be true in all respects;
3.3.4. to the extent your Entry Form submission remains in contention for inclusion in the Programme, you will advise us of any information which might compromise or call into question the integrity of the Programme and/or which might impact our reputation;
3.3.5. that nothing in your Entry Form will infringe any copyright or any other right of any person, breach any contract or duty of confidence, constitute a contempt of court, be defamatory, and/or otherwise bring us, the Programme or any other party into disrepute; and
3.3.6. you will comply with all other relevant laws in connection with your submission of your Entry Form.
3.4. You agree, that if you are formally selected to appear on the Programme, to sign a participation agreement with us (the “Participant Agreement”) which shall contain without limitation the terms and conditions of your participation in the Programme and a short form version of the Music Agreements (as defined in the Eligibility Requirements) (the “Short Form Music Agreements”).
3.5. Should you reach the later stages of the Programme (as specified by us) you will be obliged to sign a series of long form versions of the Music Agreements (“Long Form Music Agreements”). And independent legal advice shall be made available to you at no cost to you.
3.6. If, for any reason, you fail to sign the Short Form Music Agreements or, having received the benefit of independent legal advice, any of the Long Form Music Agreements promptly upon request (subject to the review of any Previous Artist Agreements and Commercial Agreements in accordance with Clause
3.7 below), you acknowledge that you may be unable to continue in the Programme and we will have the right to withdraw you from the Programme and/or replace you with an alternative participant.
3.7. If so requested by us, you agree to provide us with full details of:
3.7.1. any recording contract or music publishing agreements which you have previously had (the “Previous Artist Agreements”); and/or
3.7.2. any other agreement, including without limitation, any other recording contracts or music publishing agreements (whether written or oral and current or otherwise) with any third party (“Commercial Agreement(s)”) which could restrict in any way your ability to participate in the Programme, to enter into the Music Agreements or otherwise obligate you to provide compensation to any third party in connection with your activities in the entertainment industry. Should you fail to inform us of any such Previous Artist Agreements and/or Commercial Agreements, we shall be entitled in our absolute discretion to withdraw you from participating in the Programme at any stage.
3.8. You hereby authorise us to hand over such Previous Artist Agreements and/or Commercial Agreements to our music partners, Universal Music Group (the “Record Company”) for their review.
3.9. If we and/or the Record Company are of the view that any Previous Artist Agreement and/or Commercial Agreement conflicts with the Terms and Conditions or in any way restricts your ability to participate in the Programme or enter into the Music Agreements (a “Conflict”), we and/or the Record Company shall discuss such Conflict with you. Should we or the Record Company consider that the Previous Artist Agreement and/or Commercial Agreement would preclude you from entering into any of the Music Agreements, we shall be entitled, at our absolute discretion, to withdraw you from continuing to participate in the Programme.
3.10. You agree and acknowledge that if you enter into a new Commercial Agreement between the date of your registration and your continued involvement in the Programme without first seeking our prior written approval that you may be unable to continue in the Programme and we shall have the right to withdraw you from the Programme and/or replace you with an alternative participant. You therefore agree to seek our written approval before entering into any new Commercial Agreement which you may be offered during your continued participation in the Programme.
4. ANY PHOTOS, VIDEOS OR OTHER MATERIALS WHICH YOU SUBMIT WITH YOUR ENTRY FORM
4.1. If you submit any photos, videos and/or any other materials with your Entry Form (the “Materials”):
4.1.1. you confirm that you’ve got the rights and permissions to submit the Materials as part of your Entry Form; and
4.1.2. if you are selected for the Programme you give us permission to use the Materials as part of the Programme without any further fees becoming due to you.
Unless otherwise agreed by us in writing, you shall keep any information, photographs or other material relating to your Entry Form confidential and shall not disclose it to any third party. The same applies to any information, photographs or other material we give to you and tell you to keep confidential.
6.1. We may amend, change or revise the Terms and Conditions at any time in our absolute discretion.
6.2. We shall be entitled to assign these Terms and Conditions and these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Malta and the parties herein hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Malta.