1. Use of the Site and Story Submission
Your use of this website (“Site”) and submission of a story (“Submission”) is subject to the following terms (“Terms and Conditions”) and all applicable laws and regulations. By submitting a story, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
2. Warranty Against Infringement Of Third-Party Rights
You shall be solely responsible for your Submission. In connection with your Submission, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (I) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to your Submission to enable inclusion and use of your Submission in the manner contemplated by these Terms and Conditions; and (II) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in your Submission to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of your Submission in the manner contemplated by these Terms and Conditions. In furtherance of the foregoing, you agree that you will not: (I) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to use the material in the manner contemplated by these Terms and Conditions and to grant Wild Angel Films LLC (“Company”) all such rights; (II) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage the Company or any third party; (III) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate.
3. Ownership of Copyright
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Submission. However, by submitting your story to Company, you hereby grant Company a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to prepare derivative works based on the Submission and to reproduce, distribute, display, or perform publicly, the Submission or derivate works based upon the Submission, in connection with the Site and Company’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) business, including without limitation on the Company’s blog and for reproduction in any media format and in any media channel.
The Company maintains the right to disclose the Submission internally within the Company and to third parties for purposes of determining whether the Company wishes to reproduce the Submission (or derivative works based thereon) on the Site or in another medium. Should the Company determine in its sole discretion that it wishes to reproduce the Submission (or derivative works based thereon) on the Site or in another medium, Company will contact you to obtain your express consent prior to such reproduction. Your consent to reproduce the Submission (or derivative works based thereon) shall be perpetual and will cover all future reproductions in any form.
5. No Obligation to Consider Submission
While Company attempts to respond to all submissions in due course, you understand and agree that Company is under no obligation to give the Submission any consideration and will give the Submission only such consideration as Company deems in its sole discretion appropriate. Company is under no obligation to reveal the degree of consideration it may have given the Submission, or to state any reason for rejection.
6. No Compensation
You understand and agree that this agreement contemplates no promise to pay you any money and that no agreement to compensate you is to be implied from Company’s consideration of the submission or from failure of Company to respond after such submission is made. If Company determines that any particular story submitted is of interest, Company may, in its sole discretion, contact you regarding the submitted story, and discuss possible uses. You understand and agree, however, that Company is not obligated to pay any compensation whatsoever, absent a written contract for the use of any submission.
7. Ownership of the Site
The text and images on the Site are owned and copyrighted by Company or others with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted. Your use of any text or images other than for noncommercial, personal use is strictly prohibited.
8. Entire Agreement
This Agreement represents the entire understanding between the parties and all prior negotiations or agreements by any agent or representative of Company are merged into this Agreement, and no such prior representation, negotiation or agreement shall be binding on Company or have any force or effect.
9. Applicable Law
This Agreement shall be deemed to have been made and shall be governed by the substantive laws of the State of New York, without consideration of its choice of laws principles. The finding of one aspect of this agreement to be unlawful does not rescind the full agreement. You certify by your submission that you have read this agreement in full, understand it, and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions.
10. Term Headings
The headings for each section of these Terms and Conditions are for convenience of reference only and shall be ignored in the construction or interpretation hereof.