MPC ADVERTISING UK & NETHERLANDS Terms & Conditions of Business.


1.1 In these Terms, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Agreement” means the Quote, these Terms and any Contract for Services.

Client” means the person, firm, company or other entity who has instructed MPC to carry out the Services  (as defined below) as set out in this Agreement.

Client Materials” means  any  goods,  products  and materials in whatever  form  (including  all  Intellectual  Property Rights in  the same) provided or made available by  the Client  to MPC for use in connection with  this Agreement,  and  including  any  master  tapes,  film  negative  prints,  sound  tapes,  video  tapes  or  visual  images or sound held in any media.

Confidential  Information” means such information as MPC may  from  time  to  time provide  to  the Client  (in whatever form including orally, written, in electronic, tape, disk, physical or visual form) relating to this Agreement  and  the  Works,  and  all  know-how,  trade  secrets,  tactical,  scientific,  statistical,  financial,  commercial or technical information of any kind disclosed by MPC to the Client whether in existence prior  to  the  parties  entering  into  this Agreement  or  which  subsequently  comes  into  existence,  including  any  copies, reproductions, duplicates or notes in any form whatsoever.

Contract for Services” means any subsequent contract for the provision of Services entered into between  MPC and the Client pursuant to these Terms.

Intellectual Property Rights” means copyright (including rights in computer software), database rights,  design  rights, moral  rights,  patents,  trademarks,  service marks,  rights  (registered  or  unregistered) in any  designs, applications  for any of the  foregoing, trade or business names, and topography rights, knowRhow,  secret  formulae  and  processes,  lists  of  suppliers  and  customers  and  other  proprietary  knowledge  and  information, internet domain names, rights protecting goodwill and reputation, and all intellectual property  rights  and  forms  of  protection  of  a  similar  nature  to  any  of  the  foregoing  or  having  equivalent  effect  anywhere in the world and all rights under licences and consents in respect of any of the rights and forms of  protection mentioned in this definition.

MPC” means: (a) The Technicolor Creative Studios UK Limited, with  offices located  at 11-14 Windmill Street, London, W1T 2JG, United Kingdom; and/or (b) Thomson Multimedia Distribution (Netherlands) B.V (trading as “Moving Picture Company”), with its registered office at 124 Herengracht, 1015BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

MPC  Intellectual  Property” means  all  rights, including  Intellectual  Property  Rights, in  and  to  (i) MPC’s  proprietary  underlying  mechanical  or  electronic  devices, software (in  source  code  and  object  code),  libraries, engines, subroutines, data,  files, development  tools and utilities  (in source code and object code  form),  processes,  know  how,  research  and  development,  technologies  and  generic  or  stock  elements  not  provided  by  Client,  including  any  underlying  models,  rigging,  and  animation  data  and  all  Intellectual  Property Rights in the foregoing, which were in existence prior to the parties entering into this Agreement  or developed  independently  of  this Agreement;  (ii)  any  other  materials,  in  whatever  form  (including  documents, information, data and software), which were in existence prior to the parties entering into this Agreement or developed independently of this Agreement; and (iii) any subsequent modification thereto or  enhancement thereof.

Quote” means a quote presented by MPC in respect of Services to be provided to the Client.

Services”  means  the  services  to  be  provided  by  MPC for  the  Client  pursuant  to  this Agreement,  and  includes the Works (as defined below) arising out of the Services.

Terms” means these terms and conditions of business.

Value Added Tax” means value added tax as provided for in the Value Added Tax Act 1994 and legislation  (or purported legislation and whether delegated or otherwise) supplemental thereto, and in any tax similar  or equivalent to value added tax imposed by any country other than the United Kingdom and any similar or  turnover tax replacing or introduced in addition to any of the same.

Works”  means  the  products  and  materials  created,  developed  and  produced  by  MPC for  the  Client  pursuant to this Agreement.

1.2 Headings  used in  these  Terms  are  purely  for  ease  of  reference  and  do  not  form  any  part  of  or  affect  the  interpretation of these Terms.

1.3 The words “include” and “including” shall not be construed restrictively.

1.4  Any  reference  to a  statute  or  statutory  provision is a  reference  to it as amended, extended  or  re-enacted  from time to time.


2.1 The Services will be carried out in accordance with these Terms, any Quote, and any subsequent Contract for Services to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions the Client seeks to impose whether orally or  in writing, unless agreed otherwise in writing by the parties.

2.2  All  representations,  conditions  or  warranties,  or  other  terms  concerning  the  Services  which  might  otherwise be implied or incorporated in this Agreement, whether by statute, common law or otherwise are,  to  the maximum  extent  permitted  by law,  excluded  from this Agreement  or  any  variation  thereof,  unless  expressly accepted by MPC in writing.

2.3  No employee, consultant, freelancer or agent of MPC has the power to vary these Terms orally or in writing,  or to make any statement or representation about the Services offered, their fitness for any purpose or any  other matter.

2.4  Upon  requesting Services  from MPC,  the  Client  shall  be  deemed  to  have accepted  these  Terms and  these  Terms  shall  become  binding  as  between  the  Client  and  MPC,  notwithstanding  the  absence  of  any  formal  acknowledgement.

2.5  The Client and MPC may enter into a Contract for Services which will constitute a separate binding contract  between the parties which shall incorporate (with any necessary changes) these Terms. In the case of any  conflict or inconsistency between these Terms and any subsequent Contract for Services, these Terms shall  take precedence.


3.1  MPC will invoice the Client for the prices quoted in respect of Services to be provided at the times set out in  the  relevant  Quote  or  Contract  for  Services. Unless  otherwise  mutually  agreed  in  writing,  MPC’s  quoted  prices are  for  services and materials  requiring  standard  procedures  based  upon  the  use  of MPC  facilities  and personnel during normal working hours.

3.2  MPC shall  be  entitled  to  make  an  adjustment  to  any  quoted  prices  in  the  event  that  additional  costs  are  incurred, or likely to be incurred, by reason of:

3.2.1  the  Client  Materials  (or  any  part  thereof)  being,  in  the  reasonable  opinion  of  MPC,  in  any  way  defective, in an unsuitable  format (or a different  format to that which MPC is expecting to receive  the same) or of unsuitable quality for normal processing;

3.2.2  any information supplied by  the Client or any  third party in connection with this Agreement and  the Services being inaccurate or incomplete, or failing to give MPC a full and accurate indication of  the work involved and/or time and resources required;

3.2.3  changes by the Client or any third party in its requirements for the Services or Works;

3.2.4  exceptional circumstances outside the control of MPC, including currency fluctuations and changes  in third party costs; or

3.2.5 failure to timely provide any final instructions or Client approvals.

3.3  Subject  to  clause  3.4  and  unless  otherwise  agreed  by  MPC in  writing,  all  invoices  rendered  by  MPC are  payable within 28 days of the date of invoice and any interim invoices are payable within 7 days of the date  of invoice.

3.4  MPC expressly  reserves  the  right,  at  its  sole  option,  to  require  payment  by  installments  during  the  performance of this Agreement and/or to require payment of all amounts due to MPC in respect of Works to  be provided prior to delivery of such Works.

3.5  The  Client  shall  pay  all  amounts  owing  to  MPC in  full  and  shall  not  exercise  any  rights  of  set  off  or  counterclaim against invoices submitted.

3.6  Payment  of  all  amounts  shall  only  be  made  in  the  currency  in  which  they  are  invoiced  and  shall  not  be  subject to any deductions or charges whatsoever.

3.7  In  the  event  of  default  in  payment  by  the  Client  under  this Agreement,  MPC shall  be  entitled,  without  prejudice to any of its other rights or remedies, to suspend any further performance of the Services without  notice and to charge interest on any amount outstanding at the rate of 4% above the base rate of Royal Bank  of Scotland from time to time (accruing from day to day both before and after judgment), from the due date  of payment to the actual date of payment. Client agrees to pay all reasonable costs and expenses (including  attorneys’ fees) incurred by MPC, in connection with the collection of any monies owed by Client to MPC.

3.8  All sums payable under this Agreement are exclusive of (a) any sales, use, Value Added Tax, customs, duties,  exhibition and any other duty or taxes, imposed by any foreign, federal, state, provincial, municipal or other  governmental  authority in  respect  of any item  of Work  or  the Services to  be  furnished  by MPC  to  Client,  which shall (if and to the extent applicable) be payable by the Client at the rate and in the manner from time  to  time  prescribed  by  law and  (b)  any  freight  and  delivery  charges  and  any  other  services  that  are  not  expressly included in the applicable Quote or Contract for Services.

3.9  The  Client  shall  pay  any  withholding  tax  or  other  similar  taxes  applicable  for  the  Services  or otherwise  required by law to be deducted from any payment by the Client to MPC pursuant to this Agreement. Should  the  Client  be  required  to  pay  any  such withholding  or make  such  deduction  on  account  of  tax,  the  Client  shall  pay  such  additional  amount  as  will  ensure  that  MPC receives,  free  and  clear  of  any  tax  or  other  deduction  or  withholding,  the  full  amount  which  it  would  have  received  had  no  such  withholding  or  deduction  been  required.  The  Client  shall  indemnify  MPC against  all  costs,  claims,  expenses  (including  reasonable  legal  expenses)  and/or  proceedings  arising  out  of  or  in  connection  with  such  payments.  The  Client and MPC shall cooperate in good faith to respond to any query from the applicable tax authorities in  connection  with  withholding  tax  or  other  similar  taxes  and  shall  each  make  available  to  the  other  any  information or documents and all relevant approvals or authorisations which the applicable tax authorities  may reasonably require.

3.10 Any Client requests for revisions, additions or deletions to the Services ordered by Client or changes in the  schedule for the Services (collectively, “Modifications”), shall be negotiated in good faith by the parties, and  performed in accordance with the terms of one or more mutually agreed additional or updated estimates,  bids, work orders, purchase orders, overages, statements of work, Quotes or Contracts for Services, whether  by email or in writing (collectively, “Change Order(s)”), each of which shall set forth the Modifications, the  increase or decrease, if any, in the compensation to be paid to MPC occasioned by such Modifications, any changes to the schedule to complete such Modifications and any other proposed changes or known impacts  to any other terms, conditions or assumptions in this Agreement, as mutually agreed in writing by the Client  and MPC.


4.1  Unless  otherwise  agreed  in  writing  between  the  parties,  all  times  specified  in  a  Quote  or  Contract  for  Services  for  performance  of  the  Services  and  delivery  of  the  Works  are  given  in  good  faith  but  are  not  guaranteed by MPC.

4.2  Notwithstanding that MPC and the Client may have agreed that time is of the essence in respect of specified  Services or Works, the time for performance of the Services or delivery of the Works shall in every case be  dependent  upon  prompt  receipt  of  all  necessary information, materials  (including  Client  Materials),  final  instructions and/or approvals from the Client. The Client acknowledges and agrees that any changes to its  requirements and/or the occurrence of any of the circumstances in clause 3.2 or this clause 4.2 may result  in delay in performance or delivery, for which MPC shall not be liable.

4.3  Where the Works are to be delivered electronically, the Client acknowledges and agrees that:

4.3.1  electronic delivery is not a completely secure medium of communication and that an unauthorised  third party may intercept, tamper with or delete the Works to be delivered electronically; and

4.3.2  electronic delivery may involve reliance upon  third party providers and data carriers, over which  MPC has no control.

4.4  MPC shall not be responsible for and shall have no liability to the Client or any third party for:

4.4.2  any delay in delivery or any nonRreceipt of any Works delivered electronically;

4.4.3  any  loss  or  damage  (including  loss  of  data)  that  results  from  any  person  gaining  unauthorised  access to any Works delivered electronically;

4.4.4  use  or  disclosure  of  any  data  obtained  by  any  third  party  as  a  result  of  that  third  party  gaining  unauthorised access to any Works delivered electronically; and

4.4.5  any loss  or  damage  resulting  from any malfunction  of  or  the introduction  of any  viruses, worms,  logic bombs, time locks, time bombs, trojan horses and/or bugs to any equipment and/or software  used to effect and/or receive any Works delivered electronically.


5.1  The  Client  acknowledges  that MPC (or its  third  party licensors)  owns,  and  shall  retain  ownership  of, the  MPC Intellectual Property, and MPC shall not at any time be required to deliver, license or grant any rights to the Client any of the MPC Intellectual Property whatsoever.

5.2  The  Client  acknowledges  and  agrees  that  if  in  the  course  of  performing  the  Services  (including  any  processing or production of materials on behalf of the Client) MPC: (a) discovers or devises any techniques  or knowRhow or (b) creates any mechanical or electronic devices, software (in source code and object code),  libraries, engines, subroutines, data,  files, development  tools and utilities  (in source code and object code  form), or any underlying models, rigging, and animation data to provide the Services, all rights of every kind  in and to the foregoing shall belong to and vest in MPC and shall be deemed to be MPC Intellectual Property  for the purposes of this Agreement.

5.3  MPC shall retain ownership and possession of, and all rights (including all MPC Intellectual Property Rights)  in and  to, any original character design, ideas or concepts presented or created by MPC in relation  to this Agreement, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the parties. Where the Client requires a licence to use any such original character design, ideas or concepts,  for whatever purpose, the terms of such licence shall be  agreed by the parties in writing pursuant to a Quote and/or any subsequent Contract for Services.

5.4  Subject to clauses 5.1 to 5.3 above and any other terms agreed pursuant to a Quote or Contract for Services,  all  title  and  Intellectual  Property  Rights in  and  to  the Works  (excluding MPC Intellectual  Property),  shall  pass  to  the Client only upon  the Client paying  to MPC all sums due and payable under this Agreement. To  the extent required,  the parties may agree on  terms  for  the licence of MPC’s  Intellectual Property  (or any  part of it) incorporated into the Works, to enable the Client to receive the benefit of the Works.

5.5  The Client hereby grants to MPC a perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free licence  to use the Client Materials to the extent necessary for MPC and/or its suppliers to provide the Services and  the Works.

5.6  The  Client  acknowledges  and  agrees  that  Intellectual  Property  Rights  in  and  to  underlying  materials  processed by MPC in the performance of the Services and/or embodied in the Works may be owned by third  parties and that the use by the Client of the Works shall be subject always to the Client obtaining any and all  necessary licences and consents from the relevant underlying rights’ owner(s).


6.1  Where  Confidential  Information  has  been  disclosed  to  the  Client,  the  Client  acknowledges  that  such  Confidential Information has been disclosed in confidence, may have considerable value and is of significant  importance to MPC.

6.2  The  Client  further  acknowledges  that  MPC makes  no  representation  with  respect  to  the  accuracy  or  completeness of any Confidential Information, except to the extent agreed by MPC in writing.

6.3  The Client agrees to keep the Confidential Information, including any MPC Intellectual Property provided to  the  Client  pursuant  to  clause  5, in  complete  confidence  and  not  to  disclose it  to  any  third  party.  Save  as  expressly permitted under this Agreement, the Client shall not use, copy in whole or in part, modify or adapt  the  Confidential  Information  in  any  way  without  MPC’s  prior  written  consent,  which  may  be  given  or  withheld in its absolute discretion.

6.4  The Client may use the Confidential Information only for the purposes contemplated by this Agreement and  for no other purpose. The Client may disclose the Confidential Information to such of its officers, employees  and  agents  to whom  disclosure is  necessary  for  the  performance  of its  obligations  under this Agreement  provided  the  Client  shall  ensure  such  officers,  employees  and  agents  observe  the  obligations  of  confidentiality imposed by this clause 6 and the Client shall be liable for any failure by them to do so.

6.5  The  Client  shall  not  be  in  breach  of  this  clause  6  if  it  discloses  Confidential  Information  where  such  disclosure  is  required  by  law,  regulation  or  order  of  a  competent  authority  provided  that  MPC is  given,  where  possible,  reasonable  advance  notice  of  the  intended  disclosure  and  a  reasonable  opportunity  to  challenge the same.

6.6  The Client acknowledges that any breach of its confidentiality obligations under this clause 6 would cause  MPC irreparable and unquantifiable damage and that MPC shall be entitled to apply for and obtain (without  prejudice to any other rights or remedies available to MPC in contract or at law) interlocutory and/or final  injunctive or other equitable relief against or in respect of any actual or threatened breach of this clause 6  by the Client.

6.7  On  receipt  of  a  written  demand,  the  Client  shall  return  to  MPC,  or  destroy  at  MPC’s  option,  any  and  all  written documents or materials containing Confidential Information, together with all copies thereof, and if  MPC should  so  require  the  Client  shall,  when  returning  documents  or  materials,  provide  to  MPC a  certification or statutory declaration duly executed by an officer of the Client confirming that, to the best of  the declarant’s knowledge, information and belief, the Client has complied with all of its obligations under  this clause 6.


7.1  Except where otherwise stated in a Quote or Contract for Services, this Agreement will expire on completion  of the Services to be provided pursuant to it.

7.2  This Agreement (and any Services to be provided under it) may only be cancelled with the written consent  of MPC and in accordance with  these  Terms  (and if applicable,  the  terms  of any  subsequent  Contract  for  Services). The giving of consent shall not in any way prejudice MPC’s right  to recover  from  the Client  full  compensation for any loss or expense arising from such cancellation of this Agreement.

7.3  Notwithstanding  clause 7.2  and  without  prejudice  to  any  other  rights  or  remedies  available  to  MPC,  the  Client  may  give  MPC written  notice  of  cancellation  of  this Agreement  (and  any  Services  to  be  provided  thereunder), provided that where such notice is received by MPC:

7.3.1  less than 24 hours prior to the date for performance or the commencement of performance of the  relevant  Services  (the  “Target  Date”),  MPC shall  be  entitled  to  charge  the  Client  the  full  price  specified  in  the  Quote  or  the  relevant  Contract  for  Services  or,  if  none  is  stated,  the  applicable  amount chargeable to the Client based on MPC’s rate card current at the Target Date; and

7.3.2  less than five working days but more than 24 hours prior to the applicable Target Date, MPC shall  be  entitled  to  charge  the  Client  one  half  of  the  full  price  specified  in  the  Quote  or  the  relevant  Contract for Services or, if none is stated, one half of the applicable amount that chargeable to the  Client based on MPC’s rate card current at the Target Date,

in each case reflecting the fact that MPC is unlikely to be able to secure an order for the Services and/or to  reallocate the resources allocated to the Client’s order within the specified timeframes.

7.4  MPC may cancel this Agreement (and any Services to be provided under it) at any time on written notice to  the  Client.  Cancellation  under  this  clause  shall  be  without  prejudice  to  any  other  rights  or  remedies available to MPC (including the right of MPC to recover payment from the Client for any Services provided).

7.5  Any provisions of this Agreement which by their nature are intended to survive cancellation or expiration (including clause 6  (Confidentiality) and clause 8  (Liability and  Indemnity)) shall remain in  full  force and  effect notwithstanding any cancellation or expiration of this Agreement.


8.1  Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or in any way limit either party’s liability for fraud, or for death or  personal injury caused by its negligence, or any other liability to the extent such liability cannot be excluded  or limited as a matter of law.

8.2  Subject to clause 8.1 and without prejudice to any other provision of these Terms, the Client agrees that:

8.2.1 this Agreement states the full extent of MPC’s obligations and liabilities in respect of the Works and  performance of the Services;


8.2.3 MPC’s  entire  liability  for  any  direct  loss  suffered  by  the  Client  under  or  in  connection  with this Agreement, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise,  shall, subject to the limitations expressly set forth herein, not exceed the fees paid by the Client in  accordance with this Agreement; and

8.2.4  this  clause  8.2  is  reasonable  and  necessary  in  the  circumstances  and,  having  regard  to  that  fact,  does not take effect harshly or unreasonably against the Client.

8.3  The Client shall indemnify and hold harmless MPC and its parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries and  their  respective  officers,  directors,  employees  and  agents  (collectively,  “MPC  Indemnitees”) from  and  against all claims, judgements or proceedings and all costs, liabilities, losses, expenses and damages of any  kind (including reasonable legal and other professional fees and expenses) awarded against, or incurred or  paid by, any of the MPC Indemnitees as a result of or in connection with:

8.3.1  any defamatory, slanderous or libelous matter or invasion of privacy or any infringement or alleged  infringement of a third party’s Intellectual Property Rights or other rights arising out of the supply  or  use  of  the  Client  Materials  in  relation  to  the  Works  and/or  in  the  course  of  carrying  out  the  Services;

8.3.2  any damage to property caused by MPC in the course of carrying out the Services as a result of any  act or omission of the Client (including its officers, employees, consultants, freelancers and agents);

8.3.3  the publication, processing, use, distribution and/or exhibition of the Client Materials;

8.3.4 MPC  carrying  out  any  of  Client’s  written  instruction(s)  or  following  the  written  instructions  of  Client (including, but not limited to, any claim that Client does not have full and lawful authority to  place or authorize MPC to execute an order with MPC in respect of the Client Materials); and

8.3.5 any  breach  by  the  Client, including its  officers, employees,  consultants, freelancers and agents, of  any of these Terms or the terms of any Contract for Services.

8.4  Clause  8.3  above  shall  apply  whether  the  Client,  or  its  officers,  employees,  consultants,  freelancers  or  agents, have been negligent or otherwise.

8.5  Any recommendations or suggestions by MPC relating to the use of the Works are given in good faith but it  is  for  the Client  to satisfy itself of  the suitability of  the Works  for its own particular purpose. Accordingly,  unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing, MPC gives no warranty as to the fitness of the Works for any  particular  purpose,  even  though  that  purpose  may  be  specified  in  the  applicable  Quote or  Contract  for  Services, and any implied warranty or condition (statutory or otherwise) to that effect is excluded.

8.6 Each party will only look to the other party and not to any director, officer, employee, consultant, freelancer or agent of the other party for satisfaction of any claim, demand or cause of action for damages, injuries or  losses incurred as a result of the other party’s action or inaction.


The Client shall maintain and keep effective at all  times insurance policies with  reputable insurers as are  sufficient  to protect  the Client against any loss  or liability which it may incur  or  suffer arising  out  of this Agreement, including insurance which covers the Client for any damage or loss for which MPC is not liable  pursuant  to  the  these  Terms,  and  which  protects  the  Client  against  any  accidental  loss,  damage  or  destruction to any Client Materials or any other materials of any kind supplied by the Client to MPC whilst  in the possession or control of MPC. MPC may at any time request the Client to provide copies or certificates  of insurance or other evidence to prove compliance with this clause.


10.1  MPC shall be under no liability whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage to or destruction of the Client  Materials  (whether such Client Materials are in  the possession of MPC or otherwise) and it is  the Client’s  responsibility to ensure that it has appropriate backRup copies of all Client Materials.

10.2  In accordance with clause 9 above,  the Client shall insure all Client Materials  to  their  full value against all  risks. Client hereby waives all rights of subrogation with respect to losses covered by its insurance policies  or coverage.

10.3  The Client shall provide details to MPC for the return of the Client Materials within two (2) months from the  date of confirmation of a Quote or Contract  for Services, as applicable.  If  the Client does not provide MPC with details for  the  return of  the Client Materials, MPC shall send  the Client Materials  to its archive upon  completion  of  the  Services  and MPC shall  be  entitled  to  charge  the  Client  reasonable  storage  charges  for  doing  so. If  Client  fails  to  remove  the  Client Materials  and Works, MPC may  dispose  of  the  same without  liability to Client or any other person.

10.4  Where Client Materials are supplied or specific instructions are given by the Client, MPC accepts no liability  for any reduction in  the quality of  the Services caused by defects or errors in or  the unsuitability of such  Client  Materials  or  by  MPC’s  use  of  the  Client  Materials  or  adherence  to  any  of  the  Client’s  specific  instructions.


11.1  The Client shall be solely responsible for ensuring that all information, advice and recommendations given  to MPC either directly  or indirectly by  the Client  or by  the Client’s employees,  consultants, freelancers  or  agents  are  accurate,  correct  and  suitable.  Acceptance  of  or  use  by  MPC of  such  information,  advice  or  recommendations shall in no way limit the Client’s responsibility hereunder, unless MPC specifically agrees  in writing to accept responsibility.

11.2  The  Client  hereby  undertakes  to  MPC to  ensure  that  all  of  its  personnel  (including  its  employees,  consultants, freelancers and agents) who at any  time have access  to any premises occupied by MPC or at  which any of MPC’s equipment shall be kept, shall at all times:

11.2.1  observe all  rules, policies and  regulations in  force at  the applicable premises, including all health  and  safety  regulations  and  any  rules  governing  the  use  of  equipment  and/or  facilities  at  the  applicable premises; and

11.2.2  keep confidential and not divulge or communicate or make any use of any Confidential Information  which  the applicable  person  shall  become aware  of as a  result  of  being  present at  the applicable  premises.


12.1  MPC may  publicise,  advertise  and  market  the  Works  on  its  website(s),  social  media  site(s),  blog(s),  in  pitches  to  third  parties, in  connection  with  any  appropriate industry  awards,  or in  any  other manner,  as  MPC may in its sole discretion decide, without the prior written consent of the Client.

12.2  The Client hereby grants to MPC a perpetual and royalty-free licence to use the Works throughout the world  for the purposes of clause 12.1 above and in order  for MPC to promote its business by whatever means it sees fit.


13.1  MPC is  an  authorised  data  controller  for  the  purposes  of  the Data  Protection Act  1998  (the  “Act”)  under  registration number Z54390974.

13.2  The Client acknowledges that in the course of its dealings with MPC, MPC may acquire personal data which  relates  to  the Client and/or any of its employees, consultants, freelancers or agents and  the Client hereby  consents  to  MPC,  in  accordance  with  its  authorisation  and  the  Act,  collecting,  storing,  processing  and  transferring to third parties such personal data. The Client further consents to the sale or transfer by MPC of  such personal  data in  connection with an assignment  or  transfer  of any  of its assets and its  disclosure in  compliance with any rule of law or order of competent authority.

13.3  The  Client’s  consents  pursuant  to  this  clause  13  are  given  by it  for itself  and  on  behalf  of its  employees,  consultants,  freelancers  and  agents  (if  any)  and  the  Customer  hereby  warrants  to  MPC that  it  has  the  authority to give such consent on behalf of those persons.


The Client shall, and shall ensure its officers, employees, consultants, freelancers and agents, comply with all  laws relating to anti-bribery and anti-corruption including the UK Bribery Act 2010 (the “Bribery Act”) in  all matters  relating  to this Agreement, and  shall  not  (i) engage in any activity,  practice  or  conduct which  would constitute an offence under the Bribery Act if such activity, practice or conduct had been carried out  in the UK; or (ii) do or suffer anything to be done which would cause MPC to contravene the Bribery Act.


If the Client shall become bankrupt, or under the provisions of Section 123 of the Insolvency Act 1986, shall  be  deemed  to  be  unable  to  pay its  debts  or  compounds  with its  creditors  or in  the  event  of  a  resolution  being passed or proceedings commenced for the administration or liquidation of the Client (other than for a  voluntary winding up  for  the purpose  of  reconstruction  or amalgamation)  or if a Receiver  or Manager  or  Administrative Receiver is appointed of all or any part of its assets or undertaking, MPC shall be entitled to  cancel this Agreement in whole  or in  part  by  notice in writing, without  prejudice  to any  right  or  remedy  accrued or accruing to MPC.


In  the  event  of  the  Services  being  prevented,  delayed,  or  in  any  way  interfered  with  by  any  act  of  government, war, industrial dispute, strike, breakdown of machinery or equipment, accident, fire or by any  other  cause  beyond  MPC’s  control,  MPC may,  at  its  option,  suspend  performance  of  or  cancel  this Agreement, without liability to the Client for any resulting damage or loss, such suspension or cancellation  being  without  prejudice  to  MPC’s  right  to  recover  all  sums  owing  to  it  in  respect  of  Services  and Works  delivered and costs incurred up to the date of suspension or cancellation.


MPC shall be entitled to appoint one or more subRcontractors to carry out all or any of its obligations under  this Agreement.


18.1  Variation:  No  variation of  this Agreement  (including  any  of  the  Services  or  Works  to  be  provided  hereunder) shall be valid unless it is in writing and signed by, or on behalf of, each of the parties.

18.2  Waiver:  A  waiver  of  any  right  or  remedy  under this Agreement  is  effective  only  if  it  is  in  writing  and  it  applies only to the circumstances for which it is given. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right  or remedy under this Agreement or by law shall constitute a waiver of that (or any other) right or remedy.

18.3  Severance:  If.  any  provision  of this Agreement  (or  part  of  any  provision)  is  found  by  any  court  or  other  authority of competent jurisdiction  to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable,  that provision or part-provision  shall,  to  the  extent  required,  be  deemed  not  to  form  part  of  this Agreement,  and  the  validity  and  enforceability of the provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected.

18.4  Relationship: No partnership or joint  venture is intended or created by this Agreement and neither party  shall have authority to act as agent for, to bind, the other party.

18.5  Rights of Third Parties: A person who is not a party to this Agreement shall not have any rights under the  Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this Agreement.

18.6 Assignment: The Client may not assign this Agreement, by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior  written consent of MPC.

18.7  Entire  Agreement:  This  Agreement  constitutes  the  entire  agreement  of  the  parties  with  respect  to  the  subject  matter  contained  herein,  and  supersedes  all  prior  and  contemporaneous  understandings  and  agreements, whether written or oral, with respect to such subject matter.

18.8 Notices:  Any  notice  or  other  communication  required  to  be  given  under  this  Agreement  or  otherwise  in  writing may be sent by email or by first class pre-paid post to: c/o MPC Advertising, 6040 Sunset Blvd, 5th  Floor,  Hollywood,  California  90028,  Attn:  General  Counsel.  Any  notice  sent  by  first  class  post  shall  be  deemed  received  two  working  days  after  the  date  of  posting.  Any  notice  sent  by  eRmail  shall  be  deemed  received on the next business day after the date of delivery.

18.9 Trademarks and Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not grant either party a license to, ownership in  or  the right  to use  the other party’s  trademarks,  trade names, service marks, copyrights, patents or other  intellectual property.


This Agreement or any dispute relating to its subject matter shall be governed by and construed exclusively  in  accordance  with  the  laws  of  England  and  Wales  and  the  parties  hereby  submit  to  the  exclusive  jurisdiction of the Court of England and Wales.


This  Agreement  may  be  executed  in  counterparts,  each  of  which  shall  be  deemed  an  original,  but  all  of  which together shall be deemed to be one and the same agreement.

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