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I hereby grant to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce lifelong, paid-up, worldwide, non-exclusive permission to reproduce, use for Governmental purposes, and further disseminate the attached image(s) and/or shoreline survey data in all media now existing or to be created in the future, including, but not limited to, the use of the image(s)/data in NOAA’s Marine Debris Monitoring and Assessment Project (MDMAP) Field Survey Data Collection Site, accessible at https://mdmap.orr.noaa.gov/login, and on NOAA’s marine debris website, accessible at http://marinedebris.noaa.gov. I acknowledge that any image(s)/data I upload will be viewable (and therefore downloadable) by other database users and members of the public.

I hereby represent and warrant that I am qualified to grant this license, being the owner of the image(s)/data, or the owner’s authorized employee or agent. I further warrant that I have obtained releases to be photographed and to use one’s likeness from any individuals who might appear within the image(s), or from their legal guardians or authorized representatives. I hereby indemnify and hold harmless NOAA, as well as its employees, agents, and contractors, against any and all claims, actions, or damages (including attorney’s reasonable fees) asserted by or paid to any party on account of a breach or alleged breach of the above warranties.

I understand that a notice acknowledging copyright protection shall accompany any use of the referenced image(s). I further understand that NOAA will not compensate me in any way or pay me for using these data/image(s).