“Agreement” means this commitment entered into between the OFI and APS and effected upon the APS’ acceptance by clicking “I Agree”
“APS” means an Athlete’s Personal Sponsor and is defined as Non-Olympic Partner under section 2 of the Team Ireland Rule 40 Guidelines.
“APS Advertising” means advertising that promotes the APS’ brand, products or services and that may include Athlete Data; provided that, the only connection to the Olympic Games, the OFI, the IOC, or Team Ireland or a national governing body for sport is the fact the advertising uses Athlete Data.
“Athlete” means the Team Ireland athlete(s), team official(s), coaches and/or other team personnel participating in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with whom APS represents and warrants it has a valid, direct sponsorship relationship and who has asked APS to enter into this Agreement. For the purposes of this definition, “direct sponsorship relationship” includes (without limitation) sponsorship relationships contracted with Athlete directly or through intermediary agencies but does not include sponsorship of a team or a National Federation (“NF”) collectively. For clarity, an APS that is also an NF sponsor may not use NF marks without the NF’s consent.
“Athlete Data” means an Athlete’s image (still or moving), digital or graphic depiction, name, voice, identifying biographical data, signature, and/or any data that objectively identifies an Athlete.
“Athlete Thank You” means a piece of still (not moving) content that includes Athlete Data, solely in the form of an Athlete thanking an APS.
“Campaign” means any single or multiple pieces of marketing, advertising, promotional or media content or activation created by or for, and/or used by APS in the Territory, which includes Athlete Data and is distributed publicly in the Territory during the Games Period.
“Commercial Sponsorship Arrangement” means any sponsorship, endorsement, partnership, association, representation or otherwise by an entity acting in a commercial capacity with an Athlete.
“Games Period” means for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, July 14, 2020 to August 11, 2020
“Guidance” means the guidelines published by the OFI for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, called Commercial opportunities for Participants during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games taking place in 2021.
“IOC” means the International Olympic Committee
“Olympic Games” means the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games or any other Summer or Winter Olympic Games thereafter
“Olympic IP” means the intellectual property owned by the IOC and/or the OFI, including but not limited to
- Olympic Symbol
- Olympic emblems, mascots, pictogram and graphics
- OFI emblems: OFI Crest/5-Rings
- Words: Olympic, Olympics, Olympiad
- Tokyo 2020 (or any other Games/Host City + year reference.)
- Names of Olympic team (e.g. Team Ireland)
- Taglines associated with the Olympic Movement such as Citius, Altius Fortius;
- Team Ireland and/or Games-branded apparel or other products
- Olympic Games medals
- Still and/or moving images from any Olympic Games
“Rule 40 Permissions” means the permissions set out in the Team Ireland Rule 40 explainer and pictorial guidance, and well as the Team Ireland Rule 40 Guidelines prescribing how Athletes are now permitted to promote their personal sponsors, and how personal sponsors are permitted to use Athlete imagery before, after and during the Games Period
“Team Ireland” means the Irish Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020, comprised of Athletes and support staff.
“Territory” means the Republic of Ireland