Photo Opt Out Policy
Iona College (the "College") may, at times, use photographs, photographic images, names, audio recordings, and/or video recordings of employees and students for purposes of general publicity and/or student/employee recruitment in publications, public relations, promotions, publicity and advertising. Should an employee or student (or, if under 18 years of age, his/her parent/guardian) NOT want to be photographed or recorded, or have their name, voice or biographical material used in connection with any such recording, please obtain a copy of the appropriate Opt Out of Photograph Release form by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete it by October 1 and return it to the Office of College Marketing and Communications.
Unless a fully executed Opt Out of Photograph Release form is on file for you, you, along with fellow students, as well as College employees and all other persons who are present in or around facilities and/or properties owned and/or operated by the College will be subject to having your image and/or likeness captured by still photography, videography or other photographic or electronic means. In addition to use for security purposes, the College reserves the right to use any such image, photograph, video or the like, for any College-related purpose, including but not limited to promoting, publicizing and/or advertising on behalf of the College. Such images, photographs, videos and the like may be used in print publications, on the Internet or in other forms of media such as signage and/or presentations.
Accordingly, unless you complete an appropriate Opt Out of Photograph Release form, your presence in or around College facilities and/or properties, as well as at off-campus College sponsored events, will constitute your consent to the capturing and/or use of your image and/or voice by the College and will expressly and impliedly waive any claims or rights, whether in law or equity, related thereto.
An employee or student who does NOT want to be photographed or recorded, and who submits an appropriate completed Opt Out of Photograph Release form indicating as such, is responsible for removing themselves from the area in which the photographing/recording is occurring, both on campus and at off-campus functions, or notifying the camera person on site of their opt out status. Failure to do so may result in the employee's and or student's inclusion in a photograph or recording and will be treated as a release, allowing the College to utilize that photograph or recording accordingly.