PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY

The Helena Dolphins uses photos and video of swim team members taken during swim practice ,competitions and social events in team publications including but not limited to the team website and teams social media channels. By signing your child up as a member of the Helena Dolphins Swim Team you are agreeing that photos and videos of your child can be used. At any time, a parent or guardian of an athlete may request in writing that photographs of their child may not be used. Unless a parent or guardian opts out of this policy in writing, photographs and video of all swimmers may appear on social media, in the media, website, or other publications of HDST. 

 

All photographs must observe generally accepted standards of decency in particular: 

  • Action shots should be a celebration of the sporting activity and not a sexualized image in a sporting context. 

  • Action shots should not be taken or retained where the photograph reveals a torn or displaced swimsuit.

  • Photographs should not be taken behind swimming blocks at the start of a race or exhibit a child climbing out of the swimming pool. 

  • Photographs should not be taken in locker-rooms or bathrooms.