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  • You must be 18 years of age or older to submit book titles to Our City Our Books.
  • All submissions are voluntary on your part.
  • You are solely responsible for the content that you submit and the consequences of submitting said content.
  • You retain ownership of your submission. However, by submitting content, you give Dublin City Council Culture Company, and those authorised by Dublin City Council Culture Company, permission to use it for any educational, promotional, or other standard purpose, in any media now known or later developed, without compensation to you. You further give the public permission to share the content you submit, for personal, educational or non-commercial uses in any media, now known or later developed, without compensation to you.
  • You will not submit content that is off-topic, partisan-political, contains personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, pornographic or that infringes on the rights of any third party. Dublin City Council Culture Company will not accept any submission containing plagiarised content.
  • You will only submit content that is your personal opinion or for which you have received permission from the person or entity that wishes to put forward a book title.
  • Any content you are submitting should not include photographs, full names or other personally identifiable information about children currently under the age of 18, without obtaining prior verifiable consent from the child’s parent or guardian. Photographs that include children under the age of 18 may only be shared if you (the submitter) are the parent or legal guardian of each child represented or if you have obtained prior written content from each child’s parent or legal guardian.
  • By submitting content, you waive any privacy expectations you may have with regard to the submitted content. Dublin City Council Culture Company will, if appropriate, publish the content you submit on www.ourcityourbooks.ie and make it available to the general public online. Do not submit any content or personally identifiable information that you do not want made public.
  • Dublin City Council Culture Company will not disclose your email address in relation to your submission. However, your own submission may contain other personal information that may give rise to a privacy issue. This is beyond the responsibility of Dublin City Council Culture Company. For additional information, please see our Privacy Policy.
  • You understand that Dublin City Council Culture Company monitors all submitted content and is under no obligation to publish or otherwise use the content you submit.
  • If your content is selected by Dublin City Council Culture Company for posting, website visitors may share your content via social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. These sites operate independently of Dublin City Council Culture Company and have their own privacy policies. In addition, comments with which you may disagree may become associated with the content you submit.
  • You agree to indemnify and hold Dublin City Council Culture Company and its sponsors harmless against any claims asserted by any third parties that allege your submission violates their rights, or from any breaches by you of these terms and conditions.
  • Dublin City Council Culture Company decisions are final and binding.

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