Local Legend Terms & Conditions

By nominating or participating in the Tamar Valley News Local Legend of the Month you agree to the following terms and conditions.

  1. You agree to the terms of use of Tamar Valley News, as published by Hyperlocal Media. The Terms of use are viewable here: www.hyperlocalmedia.info/conditions/
  2. When nominating someone for the Local Legend of the Month you must not nominate someone who:
    • You know has a criminal history or criminal involvement (other than minor traffic violations)
    • You believe would not be a good representative of the Local Legend of the Month, or who by their selection may negatively impact on the public image of Hyperlocal Media and/or its publications, as defined in our terms of use.
  3. When accepting a nomination, you will be required to cooperate with us reasonably to participate in interviews, photo shoots and/or the production of a short video about your story.
    • You agree that you will not be in any way paid, renumerated or financially compensated for your time or involvement.
    • You agree that you will sign an image consent and release form
  4. When accepting a nomination you agree to disclose to us any information that may impact our decision to select you as the Local Legend of the Month, this includes, but is not limited to:
    • Criminal History
    • Accusations of criminal or civil misconduct
    • Accusations or convictions of assault, fraud, theft or other serious crimes
  5. If selected as the Local Legend of the Month, you agree to keep your nomination and selection confidential and private up until it has been published by Hyperlocal Media. This process may take numerous months as we may select and interview nominees several months in advance of when we plan to announce them.
  6. If selected as a Local Legend of the Month, you will be provided with a digital copy of the short video and image we produce. You will not be provided with these until these have been publicly published and announced. You are free to use these digital assets for your own personal use.
  7. If selected as a Local Legend of the Month your story will be published in our Newspaper, Tamar Valley News, as well as on multiple social media platforms and our website. We are not responsible or liable for any comments or public commentary that occurs on those platforms. This is further explained and discussed in our Terms of Use.
  8. You agree that nominees can be revoked at any time at the sole discretion of Hyperlocal Media if they believe that continuing to promote the individual may negatively impact Hyperlocal Media or its publications. This can include removing the individual from our website and social media platforms, as well as issuing a public statement regarding the revocation. Situations that may lead to this decision include but are not limited to:
    • Information regarding serious criminal or civil misconduct is discovered
    • The individual engages in activities that promote criminal or unlawful behaviour
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