TV3ís Commissioning Terms & Conditions

TV3ís Commissioning Terms & Conditions

In order to submit a proposal for consideration by TV3, you must agree to the following set of terms and conditions.

  1. By submitting a proposal on this website you (the “Applicant”) acknowledge and agree to the disclaimers, terms & conditions (“Terms”) set forth below. References to “we”, “our” and “us” are references to us, TV3 Television Network Ltd (“TV3”). We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms at any time. Applicants are advised to read these conditions carefully to ensure they are aware of any changes made by TV3. You agree to be legally bound by these conditions as updated/amended by TV3.

  2. Submissions are made on the condition that TV3 will handle submissions in a non-discriminatory and fair manner; that similar or identical programme ideas can be generated separately by different applicants at different times; that TV3 itself creates and also receives from different sources, a large number of programme proposals; that TV3 may already be developing/producing/commissioning programme proposals or ideas which resemble the Applicant's submission or might do so in the future; that TV3's consideration of a submission does not constitute an acknowledgment by TV3 that the submission is distinctive or original to the Applicant; that TV3's consideration of a submission does not adversely affect any copyright, trademark or any other right of any nature that TV3 or any third party may already have, or assert in the future, based on similar or identical programme ideas and proposals generated independently; that a similarity between a programme developed/produced/commissioned by TV3 and a submission submitted by the Applicant does not in itself mean that TV3 has copied the Applicant's submission or handled the Applicant's submission unfairly or dishonestly; that TV3's consideration of a submission does not constitute an acknowledgement by TV3 that a duty of confidentiality exists in respect of any non-distinctive or unoriginal elements of the submission or in respect of any elements of the submission that are in the public domain; that TV3 may select the best creative material from all sources, whether external or internal, in accordance with TV3's commissioning and scheduling priorities which may change from time to time.

  3. If a proposal is not commissioned TV3 is not obliged to return any materials submitted by the Applicant (including but not limited to scripts, tapes and DVDs) and those  materials may be archived, destroyed or returned by TV3’s commissioning team. It is the Applicant’s responsibility to keep duplicates of all materials submitted to TV3.

  4. TV3 will have no responsibility or liability for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment of any kind suffered by the Applicant as a result of any submission made to TV3.

  5. TV3 shall process any information submitted in relation to this process in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003.  Any data submitted will be processed by TV3 for the purpose of administration and consideration of submissions. Personal and company contact details submitted may be recorded to ensure that TV3’s contact database is accurate.

  6. These conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ireland.

Please indicate that you agree to the above terms and conditions by selecting the option on your proposal application form.