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Schroeder Photography Policy/Consent Form
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Schroeder Photography Policy/Consent Form

PURPOSE

There has been much talk about whether it is safe to have images taken of children participating in sports. While the great majority of images are appropriate and are taken in good faith, it is a fact that images can be misused and children can be put at risk if common‐ sense procedures are not observed.

POLICY

In the case of open meets and other competitions where the host club has an official photographer present, all parents attending should be made aware of this in your meet information. If photos are to be published anywhere, the individual parent should be given the opportunity to withhold their consent. Their right to do so should be specifically drawn to their attention.

All photographs must observe generally accepted standards of decency in particular:

Schroeder Photography Consent Form

Schroeder  may wish to take photographs (individual and in groups) of swimmers under the age of 18 that may include your child during their membership in the club. All photos will be taken and published in line with club policy. The club requires parental consent to take and use photographs.

Parents have a right to refuse agreement to their child being photographed.

As the parent/caregiver of          

I allow the following

Take photographs to use on the club’s secure website                         Consent given           Consent refused

Take photographs to include with newspaper articles                         Consent given           Consent refused

Take photographs to use on club notice boards                                       Consent given           Consent refused

Video for training purposes only                                         Consent given           Consent refused

Signed:                                                          Dated:          

Please return this form to your lead coach.