Terms and conditions

LSE Research Festival 2014: Terms and conditions

All applicants to the LSE Research Festival 2014 will be asked to agree to these terms and conditions on their submission form(s). Please read them carefully in advance.


All applicants must be the principal creator(s) of work(s) submitted and as such will retain copyright in the work(s) as author/presenter. 

All applicants agree to assign to LSE a non-exclusive licence to use, share, reproduce and publish the submitted work(s) under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike licence and to edit, convert to other formats, create derivatives, and store any content that relates to the entry as may be required for publishing under said licence. Use, reproduction and publication will include, but not necessarily be limited to, exhibition (‘live’ and via LSE digital library), the LSE website, LSE Research Online, YouTube and LSE print publications.

All applicants whose work(s) submitted to the LSE Research Festival 2014 include(s) any material which is the intellectual property, including copyright, of another party, must seek and secure the necessary permissions for their inclusion, and ensure that these permissions are compatible with Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike licence under which LSE intends to publish the submitted work(s).

Data protection

All applicants consent to the use of their personal data being processed for the purposes of the LSE Research Festival 2014 and subsequent publishing. Applicants’ personal data will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. 

Publicity and attendance

All applicants agree to be available to attend the LSE Research Festival 2014 Exhibition on 8 May 2014 at which their work will be exhibited and/or judged.

For film submissions: All applicants agree to their submission being screened at the LSE Literary Festival 2014.

All applicants consent to their involvement in appropriate publicity for the LSE Research Festival 2014, which may include advertising prior to the event, filming of the event and media coverage. LSE may distribute the recorded event via its website or other electronic means.

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike licence

The copyright holder in all works submitted to the LSE Research Festival 2014 agrees to the limited transfer of rights to LSE in order that LSE can use, store and publish the works under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike licence, which has the following restrictions:

Attribution – Users must attribute any works used in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse the user or the user’s use of the works).

ShareAlike — If users alter, transform, or build upon any works, they may distribute the resulting works only under the same or similar licence to this one.

With the understanding that:

Waiver — Any of the above conditions can be waived if the user secures permission from the copyright holder(s).

Public domain — Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status is in no way affected by the licence.

Other rights — In no way are any of the following rights affected by this licence:

  • The user’s fair dealing or fair use of rights, or other applicable copyright exceptions and limitations;
  • the author's moral rights;
  • rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights.

Notice — For any reuse or distribution, the user must make clear to others the licence terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page: