CREDENTIAL USE CONDITIONS
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING USE OF THIS CREDENTIAL ARE SET FORTH IN THE CREDENTIAL USE CONDITIONS, WHICH ARE AVAILABLE AT NBA MEDIA CENTRAL (mediacentral.nba.com) AND INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE CREDENTIAL USE CONDITIONS CONTAIN A BINDING, INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AND CLASS-ACTION WAIVER PROVISION. BY ACCEPTING THIS CREDENTIAL, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ARE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THE CREDENTIAL USE CONDITIONS.
This credential is issued for the sole purpose of providing arena/venue access to an individual (“Bearer”) who is working on an assignment for a legitimate news organization or an authorized provider or vendor of game-related services (as employee or agent) in connection with the National Basketball Association (“NBA”), Women’s National Basketball Association (“WNBA”), NBA G League (“NBA G League”) or NBA 2K League (“NBA 2K League” and together with the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League, “Leagues”) pre-season, regular season and/or playoff home game(s) of the [insert team name] specified on the front of this credential (the “Game”) and the events, activities, and interviews relating to such Game, and/or other events otherwise conducted by the [insert team name] or one or more of the Leagues (each, an “Event” and collectively, the “Events”), and Bearer hereby represents that he or she is attending the Game/Event solely for such purpose. This credential is non-transferable, and any unauthorized use of this credential or violation of its terms may subject Bearer and/or the assigning news organization, provider or vendor to ejection from the arena/venue, revocation of the credential, denial of access to team and/or League arenas/venues in the future, prosecution for civil or criminal trespass, and any other remedies available under law.
The credential and Bearer’s access to an arena/venue are subject to all safety and health requirements and policies relating to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and any resulting disease (together with any mutation, adaptation or variation thereof, collectively, “COVID-19”) put in place by the applicable League and the applicable team and arena/venue (all such safety and health requirements and policies, as they may be updated from time to time in the sole discretion of the team, the applicable League and/or the arena/venue, “Safety Requirements”). Bearer acknowledges and agrees to comply with such Safety Requirements (including all requirements that must be satisfied prior to a Game/Event), and attendance at a Game/Event is conditioned on such compliance.
BEARER expressly acknowledges an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any place where people gather and that no precautions (including the Safety Requirements described HEREIN AND in the CREDENTIAL USE CONDITIONS) can eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Bearer and his or her employer or assigning news organization, provider or vendor: (i) assume all risk incident to the performance of services by Bearer and assume all risk incident to Bearer’s attendance at any Game/Event (including, without limitation, personal injury (including death), sickness (including illness and other risks of exposure to COVID-19, or any other communicable disease or illness, or a bacteria, virus or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness), lost, stolen, damaged or confiscated property, and all other hazards arising from, or related in any way to, any Game/Event (including complying with the Safety Requirements), whether occurring prior to, during or after a Game/Event), in each case, howsoever caused, whether by negligence or otherwise; and (ii) agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless each of the Leagues, their respective teams, the arena/venue, and their respective affiliates, DIRECT AND INDIRECT OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, PARTNERS, agents, contractors, employees, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS from and against all claims, liability, loss, damage or expense resulting from or arising out of (x) Bearer’s presence at the arena/venue (which may include, without limitation, Bearer’s exposure to COVID-19), (y) Bearer’s acts or omissions or (z) the presence at the arena/venue of any cameras, wires, cabling or other equipment brought on the premises or used by Bearer.
No autographs are allowed during media access periods. Copying, duplicating or otherwise reproducing or distributing this credential or its image in any manner, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.