Photo and Video Procedure

All students and employees are advised that Eastern Gateway Community College officials and others hired by the college take photographs and shoot videos throughout the year which may include images (as well as audio/video recordings of voices) of members of the student body and faculty/staff. The college reserves the right to use them for publicity, promotional and marketing purposes. The college also reserves the right to take photographs of campus facilities and scenes, events, faculty, staff and students for promotional purposes in any areas on campus or at any Eastern Gateway-sponsored event off campus where subjects do not have a normal and reasonable expectation of privacy. All such photographs are the property of Eastern Gateway and may be used for Eastern Gateway promotional purposes (e.g. electronic and printed publications, web sites, classroom use, college ads, etc.) without prior permission of the subjects.

As a general practice, there is no attempt to collect individual photo release forms from students and employees. Instead, we make the assumption that Eastern Gateway students and employees are our best resources for marketing the college and that they will welcome involvement in these activities. However, students who do not wish to have their images/voices used for this purpose must stipulate this in writing to the office of the Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at the beginning of the semester. It is also expected that such students will excuse themselves from photo/video sessions and inform the Eastern Gateway photographer that they do not wish to be included. Employees who do not wish to have their images/voices used for this purpose must stipulate this in writing to the office of the Vice President for Administrative Services.