Submission Terms & Guidelines

Submission Terms & Guidelines

Notice:  You may not submit Content if you are under the age of 13.  By submitting Content to any of this site, you represent that you are age 13 or over.

You agree not to submit Content:

·    that is unlawful, pornographic, defamatory, libelous, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, or invasive of another’s privacy, or harms minors in any way;

·    that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

·    that falsely claims to be submitted by another person or entity, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with another person or entity;

·    that includes personal or identifying information about another person, or uses the name or likeness of another person for commercial purposes, without that person’s explicit consent;

·    that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;

·    that is false, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative or uses “bait-and-switch” tactics;

·    that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content.

Representations and Warranties

By uploading or otherwise submitting any Content to this site, you represent and warrant that (a) you own or otherwise have all necessary rights, including but not limited to copyrights, to the Content and have the right to use it as provided in this Agreement; (b) all information submitted by you is true, accurate, current and complete, and does not violate this Agreement; (c) you have the full right, power and authority to enter into and perform this Agreement, and have secured all third party consents, licenses, waivers and permissions necessary to enter into and perform this Agreement, including, without limitation, waivers of rights of privacy, publicity and personality from any third parties whose names, likenesses, photographs, animated portrayals, or actual or imitated voices are depicted in the Content; (d) we shall not be required to make any payments with respect to the authorized use of any Content submitted by you, including, without limitation, any payments to you, third parties claiming rights through you or otherwise, publishers, rights agents, performance rights societies, persons who contributed to or whose names, likeness, photographs, animated portrayals or actual or imitated voices appear in such Content, your licensors, unions or guilds; and (e) the Content submitted by you will not (i) infringe upon or misappropriate any rights of others, including, without limitation, any copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights, rights of publicity, rights of privacy, moral rights or any other proprietary rights of third parties, (ii) violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation, (iii) be defamatory, trade libelous, trademark disparaging, fraudulent, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, lewd, pornographic or obscene, (iv) disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to facilitate any unauthorized access to any portion of this site, their computer systems, servers or networks; (v) transmit junk mail, chain letters, or other unsolicited bulk e-mail, spam or duplicative messages to other users of this site; (vi) collect information about other users of this site without their consent or otherwise systematically extract data or data fields, including, without limitation, any financial data or e-mail addresses, from this site or our computer systems without our consent; or (vii) contain any viruses, trojan horses, time bombs or other programming routines or elements that detrimentally interfere with computer systems or data.  You agree that, upon request, you will provide us with evidence, in a form and format reasonably acceptable to us, indicating that the Content submitted by you complies with the foregoing warranties.

License

By submitting Content to this site, you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from such Content, in any form, media (print, electronic or otherwise), software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims, suits, liabilities, obligations, damages, injuries, penalties, fines, losses, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) arising out of, resulting from or related to any breach of the foregoing representations and warranties.  This obligation shall survive the termination of this Agreement for any reason.

Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE.  ALL CONTENT, INFORMATION, AND OTHER MATERIAL ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”.  WE MAKE NO ENDORSEMENTS, GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO THE TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, AUTHORITY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, OR SUBSTANCE OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL ON THIS SITE.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect, special, exemplary, or incidental damages arising out of or in connection with your use of or inability to use this site (including, without limitation, any damages for lost profits or business interruption), or for any claim made against you by any other party, whether arising from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or e-mails, errors, defects, viruses or other malicious code, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.  You also agree that under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content submitted, posted, emailed or otherwise made available via this site.