Please complete all the details below, and make sure you read and agree to the Participation Agreement. Once this has been done, and subject to confirmation by us, your city will be eligible to proceed.
ONLINE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
ONLINE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
Following the global successes of the man-made New 7 Wonders of the World® campaign that culminated in 2007,
and the New7Wonders® of Nature campaign that culminated in 2011, participation is now underway for New7Wonders® Cities,
a campaign to choose and vote for the seven most wonderful cities in the world, together becoming part of Global Memory forever.
This campaign, as with the previous campaigns, is run by and under the authority of NewOpenWorld Corporation (“NOWC”), whose legal
address is Morgan y Morgan Trust Corp., Calle 53, Urbanizacion Obarro, Swiss Tower, Piso 16, Republic of Panama. NOWC offers to all
participants a worldwide platform to showcase and promote their city, and provides global exhibition and promotion via the new7wonders.com website,
mobile and digital platforms, as well as worldwide media and press interest.
This agreement provides the terms and conditions by which participating cities and their Official Supporting Committees (jointly “N7WC Participant”) shall
benefit from NOWC’s expertise, the established platform and the substantial amount of added value generated in terms of advertising, awareness and exposure.
These terms and conditions may be amended by NOWC from time to time, by notice in writing.
By agreeing to the Online Participation Agreement, N7WC Participant agrees to all the following terms and conditions without exception:
1.0 Use of name, logo and images
NOWC licenses to N7WC Participant the non-exclusive right to use:
the "Official New7Wonders® Cities Nominee" name and logo in association with matters provided for in this agreement, valid until the end of the nominee voting phase;
where the N7WC Participant qualifies to become one of the 28 finalist candidates: the “Official New7Wonders® Cities Finalist Candidate” name and logo, valid until the end of the finalist candidate phase in which the N7WC Participant remains eligible for voting;
where the N7WC Participant is elected one of the New7Wonders® Cities: the “Official New7Wonders® City” name and logo.
Use of the above is permitted only in non-commercial communications, marketing, and initiatives
related to being a nominee/candidate/wonder. Commercial use (for example with a brand or a sponsor) is
NOT permitted unless authorised in writing by NOWC, and brands or sponsors wishing to support a
nominee/candidate/wonder must first sign a licensing contract with NOWC.
N7WC Participant will be entitled to link from its own website, mobile and digital platforms to the official new7wonders.com website, mobile and digital platforms. At no time will content or aspects of the new7wonders.com platforms be reproduced on other platforms without the express written consent of NOWC. N7WC Participant will also be invited to coordinate the contribution of content supporting its participation in New7Wonders® Cities to the new7wonders.com platforms.
3.0 Press collaboration
N7WC Participant will assist NOWC’s communication staff with all aspects relating to press relations in the N7WC Participant country.
4.0 Where N7WC Participant becomes an Official Finalist Candidate
In such case, N7WC Participant and all parties related to it will assist NOWC to ensure
successful media and promotional visits to the finalist candidate, including
setting up a coordination team to facilitate all permissions, customs clearance, internal
logistics, event management, N7W filming and communications and media management.
5.0 Where N7WC Participant become an Official New7Wonders® City
In such case, N7WC Participant and all parties related to it will assist NOWC with the following:
New7Wonders® Cities Official Inauguration: support for an official ceremony, a square or park to be named New7Wonders, an the unveiling and installation of the Official New7Wonders® Cities Plaque; and
Film and documentary production: assist and facilitate on-site NOWC production of New7Wonders® Cities film content; and
Official Museum: provide exhibits on permanent or rotating loan to the New7Wonders® Official Museum; and
Other initiatives that shall be communicated by NOWC from time to time
6.0 New7Wonders® intellectual property
NOWC is the exclusive worldwide rights owner of and for present purposes sole legal representative
of the New7Wonders® projects, the original concept and now
global phenomenon which was conceived created and developed by Mr. Bernard Weber, and launched
in the year 2000 under the name New7Wonders®, based on the idea that the
world’s population is invited and asked to vote for their new seven world wonders.
The parties shall take all reasonable precautions to safeguard the confidentiality
of information provided, and protect the intellectual property described.
7.0 Protocol and communications
NOWC will decide the protocol aspects of the visits and the Official Inauguration event.
All suggested activities and communication between the N7WC Participants will be done via NOWC
centrally, as the authority responsible for coordinating and deciding all joint initiatives, meetings and colloquiums.
All other uses of the New7Wonders® Cities name, concept and ideas not mentioned here shall be at the sole discretion of NOWC.
8.0 Further business aspects
Where there are commercial, advertising, marketing and sponsor aspects related to the visits,
promotions, Official Inauguration events and other New7Wonders® events and initiatives, these
will be decided by NOWC with the support of N7WC Participant to ensure that: (i) all NOWC costs
are covered and (ii) additional revenues are generated for New7Wonders® overall objectives. N7WC Participant
shall invite and provide leading companies to contract with NOWC as sponsors and commercial partners, and will assist
NOWC in the setting up of the national official New7Wonders telephone and sms voting lines. NOWC has the
right to bring and promote N7W sponsors and commercial partners during the campaign, its events and
on location at the nominee, candidate and possible wonder site.
9.0 General terms
All titles and rights are granted under NOWC’s authority, and are subject to voting verification
and validations. NOWC reserves the right to withdraw or modify the status of any N7WC Participant,
nominee, candidate or wonder, at any time, for reasons it shall solely determine as the ultimate and
highest authority for all New7Wonders campaigns, including for non observance and non fulfilment of
any of the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement shall be governed exclusively by the laws of
Switzerland, Canton Zurich, whose courts shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction.
Cities need an OSC (Official Support Committee) to proceed in the New7Wonders Cities campaign.
This form is not for voting
nor for comments.
This form is for OSC applications from
relevant interested authorities,
such as city or national governments, civil organisations or
associations, or other similar entities.
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