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File #: RES 15-2053    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/2/2015
Title: Authorizing the Office of Technology and Communications to enter into an agreement with iStock by Getty Images to license images for use on the City’s website.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. License Agreement - iStock.htm

Title

Authorizing the Office of Technology and Communications to enter into an agreement with iStock by Getty Images to license images for use on the City’s website.

 

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WHEREAS, the Office of Technology and Communications wishes to license images from iStock by Getty Images for use on the City’s website;

 

WHEREAS, in order to license images, the City must agree to iStock terms and conditions, which include an indemnity provision and a choice of law and venue outside of Minnesota;

 

WHEREAS, the iStock licensing agreement specifies that the agreement will be governed by laws of the State of New York, and disputes will be resolved through binding arbitration held in the jurisdictions of Washington, New York, or California, which the City Attorney's Office has agreed to providing that all costs of arbitration are borne by the Office of Technology and Communications; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Office of Technology and Communications is authorized to enter into the attached licensing agreement with iStock by Getty Images to license and use images on the City’s website, which includes a promise of indemnification and a choice of law other than Minnesota.

 

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