Privacy Policy

The Twelfth Night Masque is a private, invite-only event. The Committee of Twelve, which represents TWELFTH NGHT MASQUE, LLC requests that all participants and guests respect the personal privacy of all people that attend the event. As a result of your ticket purchase, each guest accepts the following terms and conditions regarding privacy at the event:

I UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THAT NO USE OF IMAGES, FILM, OR VIDEO OBTAINED AT THE EVENT MAY BE MADE WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC, OTHER THAN PERSONAL USE (as defined below). I understand that I have no rights to make any non-Personal Use of any image, film, or video footage obtained at the event, and that I cannot sell, transfer, license, sublicense or give my images, footage, film or video obtained at the event to any other party, except for Personal Use, and I agree to inform anyone to whom I give any footage, film, or video that it can only be used for Personal Use. Use in any advertisement or in the title or cover of any publication designed for dissemination to the public (other than blog posts) of images from the Twelfth Night Masque Event , logos, trademarks and other intellectual property owned or licensed by TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC, or of the phrase "Twelfth Night Masque," or "12th Night Masque," is prohibited without prior written consent of TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC.

TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC grants to participants a license to use images obtained at the event for "personal use" without the necessity of obtaining written permission from TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC; however, as discussed below, this "personal use" permission or license may be revoked by TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC for reasons in its sole discretion. "Personal Use" of images, film or video means to share with friends and family, to display on personal websites (as long as your website does not sell any other product or service, and as long as your website does not purport or appear to be an official website of TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC),. Social networking sites such as Flickr and Facebook generally are deemed "Personal Use," but will not be considered "personal use" if the display of the images, film or video on these sites is used in any manner for commercial promotion, or if one's immediate network is not inordinately large, to be determined in TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC's sole discretion.

I further assign to TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC a joint ownership in the copyright for images obtained at the event so that in the event any third party displays or disseminates any of my images in a manner not authorized by this agreement, TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC can enforce against the third party (and against me) any restrictions concerning use of the images, and I appoint TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC as my attorney-in-fact to execute any documents necessary to effectuate such assignment.

TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC agrees that it will not utilize this joint ownership to enter into any licensing agreements for the images. Since I understand that, in the absence of written permission from TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC, I have no right under this agreement to sell, transfer, license, sublicense or give any of my images, footage, film or video obtained at the event to any other party, except for Personal Use, in the event that a third party obtains and uses any of my images, footage, film or video for use other than Personal Use without such written permission from TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC, I agree that any permission, license or rights I may have granted this third party is completely void and invalid and that TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC has the absolute right, as joint copyright owner, to require the third party to cease all use of the images, footage, film or video.

I agree, in the event I post, or allow to be posted, any images (still or video) on a personal website or a website controlled by a third party, even if permissible as Personal Use, that: (1) I will place, or cause to be placed, on any website in which such images are displayed, a notice that the images can be used only for the poster's personal use and not for any other purpose and that downloading or copying of the images is prohibited, except in accordance with the Creative Commons' BY-NC-SA license where the licensee agrees to use the image for non-commercial purposes and only for his or her Personal Use (as defined herein) (; (2) I will not authorize the use of any images under the Creative Commons' license if the image contains any nudity, partial nudity, or sexually suggestive poses (nudity and partial nudity include any images in which bare breasts, bare buttocks or genitals or genital areas are visible), and TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC, as joint copyright owner, may revoke any Creative Commons license if such license was erroneously placed on the image in violation of these Terms and Conditions; (3) in the event TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC notifies me that any such images must be removed, for any reason whatsoever in TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC's sole discretion, I will promptly remove or cause to be removed those images, and in the event after notification by TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC any such images are not removed, TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC may, as joint copyright owner, cause the removal of any such images.

The only Creative Commons license TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC approves for personal use licensing is the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license, Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike For full legal code see However, as described above, images that contain human nudity, partial nudity or sexually suggestive poses may NOT be licensed in this fashion. Be aware that the use of this license does not supersede these Terms and Conditions nor the responsibility of the photographer/videographer to obtain all necessary permissions from subjects and artists as appropriate.

TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC forbids the making of private profit from the documentation of nudity at the event when images are presented in a sexual context, and/or without the express written permission of subjects. If you have seen a violation or suspect a problem of this nature, please contact the Committee of Twelve by email at:

TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC requires any party interested in making any commercial use of their documentation of the event or in distributing footage beyond Personal Use on personal friend/family networks to enter into a written contract with TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC. Contact the Committee of Twelve via email ( for additional details on written contracts of this nature. Such projects require TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC's review and approval prior to any distribution.

TWELFTH NIGHT MASQUE, LLC's community grows primarily by word of mouth. The organization does little to solicit attention from television or media companies about the Twelfth Night Masque Event, and does not seek to grow the Event itself by exposure through the mass media.