2024 MEDIA CREDENTIALS POLICY
Social Media: Video and photography that is captured from field level or sidelines with this Credential may not be disseminated on individual personal social media platforms, unless it is an individual journalist’s account that is clearly associated with his or her media organization, without written permission from Chattanooga Football Club. Social media includes, but is not limited to, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat. A direct link back to your media organization’s website with the above footage is allowed as long as the footage complies with the Credential policy.
The term “credential” refers to the current season Media pass/badge that allows bearers access to the north sideline, corner flag areas, and press box.
This credential provides identification and entry into Chattanooga Football Club events. It must be worn in full view at all times and is not transferable.
Each individual (“Bearer”) using this credential for access to any Chattanooga Football Club game or related events including, without limitation a practice, press conference, interview, or other activity associated with such Chattanooga Football Club (CFC) game or related events (the “Events”), on behalf of his or her employer or assigning news organization (“Employer”), agrees to the following:
Each Bearer must be and hereby represents that he or she is acting on a specific assignment for a media agency and has a legitimate working function in conjunction with the Event attended.
The credential is not transferable and may be revoked at any time with or without cause.
In the event that the name or likeness of the Bearer is included in any broadcast, telecast, photograph, film, video or other media taken in connection with the Events, the Bearer grants CFC the non-exclusive, transferable, perpetual right and license to use (and to sub-license the use of) such name and likeness in any media worldwide whether now known or thereafter devised.
The use of any account, description, picture, photograph, video, audio, reproduction, or other information concerning the Events other than for news coverage of or stories about, the Events is prohibited, except with the prior written consent of CFC or its designee. Nothing in these terms and conditions authorizes or allows Bearer to violate any of the CFC trademarks, copyright and other proprietary rights.
Any secondary use of any video of photographs of the Events taken by the accredited organization or individual to whom this credential has been issued (including, but not limited to, non-editorial, advertising, sales promotion or merchandising) is prohibited without prior specific written approval of CFC or its designee.
Neither the Bearer nor the entity that engaged the Bearer may sell photos or video taken at the Events to third-party entities including but not limited to other commercial entities or the general public.