Rules

PARK(ing) Day® License & Release of Liability
Revised February 2009

Thank you for your interest in participating in PARK(ing) Day, an open-source experiment in reclaiming public space. Below are the requirements for participation and use of the name “PARK(ing) Day” (which is a Registered Servicemark) as well as a Liability Release. Other than these restrictions on the use of the concept and name, participation is open and at your own risk.

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY! Thanks and have fun PARK(ing)!

1. License to Use the Name “PARK(ing) Day”
“PARK(ing) Day” is the name of an annual, one-day global event during which individuals and groups transform parking spaces, parking lots (and other areas of the landscape built to store stationary motor vehicles), into places for people to congregate, socialize and play, to the exclusion of motor vehicles (any of these transformations is a “PARK(ing) Day Installation”). The term “PARK(ing) Day” is a Registered Servicemark of Rebar Group, Inc., and all rights related to the use of the mark are reserved, except as set forth here:

a. Attribution: All participants who create PARK(ing) Day Installations must credit Rebar as the inventor of PARK(ing) Day by including the following language on any signage, flyers, websites or other materials related to that Installation: “Original concept by Rebar. http://www.rebargroup.org.”

b. Non-commercial Use: All participants who create PARK(ing) Day Installations agree to the following branding and commercial use restrictions:

i. Non-profit groups: Non-profit groups, civic organizations, art collectives, individuals, governmental agencies, unincorporated groups or associations, and other noncommercial entities may place their respective organizationʼs brand, logo or other promotional imagery on signage and other materials associated with their PARK(ing) Day Installation.

ii. For-profit groups: For-profit groups, design, planning and architecture firms and other commercial enterprises (any “Commercial Enterprise”) may NOT place their respective organizationʼs brand, logo or other promotional imagery on signage and other materials associated with their PARK(ing) Day Installation, without the prior written consent of Rebar.

iii. No participant in PARK(ing) Day may use their respective PARK(ing) Day Installation, or any derivative works of that Installation (including but not limited to photographs or video footage) to make specific offers for goods or services, or to offer specific promotions, discounts, or coupons, whether related to PARK(ing) Day or not, without the prior written consent of Rebar. If you are a Commercial Enterprise and which to contact Rebar about commercial licensing, email us at participate@parkingday.org.

2. RELEASE OF LIABILITY.

READ THIS. Participation in PARK(ing) Day is open and at your own risk! You will be acting independently of Rebar Group, Inc. and its owners, employees, officers, directors, members, volunteers, agents, assigns and partners, none of whom are liable for your actions. By participating in PARK(ing) Day, you voluntarily and entirely assume the risk of injury to yourself or others, assume all legal liability related to your PARK(ing) Day Installation, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Rebar Group, Inc., and its owners, employees, officers, directors, members, volunteers, agents, assigns and partners. You also agree to obey the law and the directives of any duly-authorized law enforcement officer. Remember, PARK(ing) Day is about operating for the broader public good! Obey the law and have fun!

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