Byte Back Media Image Policy

Photos and video recordings from Byte Back courses and events help Byte Back build community and share student success and impact. We use photos and/or video in digital and print materials, including but not limited to byteback.org, social media, email marketing, press, educational materials, outreach materials, and fundraising.

Participation in Byte Back activities on its sites or off-site implies permission for the use of images or video taken at those events. No special compensation is provided to any individual in images taken by Byte Back or affiliates. Byte Back does not contact individuals to notify them if or when their images are used.

You have a right to opt out of inclusion in media, but unless a “Media Images Opt-Out Release” is signed and on file with Byte Back with a reference image of the person opting out, participation in activities implies permission to use images taken at those events. This opt out MUST be accompanied by a current photo of the individual. This opt-out form does not apply to photos that might be taken and used by others in attendance. Complete and return this form to Byte Back ONLY if you do NOT give permission for your likeness to appear in Byte Back publications or publicity, in print or digital form.

An employee or student who does NOT want to be photographed or recorded, and who submits an appropriate completed Media Images Opt-Out Release, is responsible for removing themselves from the area in which the photographing/recording is occurring or notifying the camera person on site of their opt-out status. Failure to do so may result in the employee’s or student’s inclusion in an image or recording and will be treated as a release, allowing Byte Back to utilize that photograph or recording accordingly.