Terms & Conditions
for the submission of Story Material to earth-altar
By submitting a story (“Story”) and/or photograph (“Photograph”) for the website and blog www.earth-altar.org (the “Website/Blog”) and for the rights to publish the Story and/or Photograph in a separate collection of other stories in the future, you (“Writer”) hereby consent to and agree as follows:
The Website/Blog may publish any Story and/or Photograph submitted by Writer in and in connection with the Website/Blog, and, as applicable, prospectively (i) in a Collection on the worldwide internet, and/or (ii) in print.
If Writer requests that the Website/Blog not to use Writer’s name, likeness or biography in connection with the Website/Blog and elects to remain anonymous for purposes of said posting of a Story and/or Photograph, then Website/Blog agrees not to use the Writer’s name, likeness or biography in, or in connection with, a Story, a Photograph or any published collection.
The Website/Blog shall own, in perpetuity, on a worldwide basis, all copyright, including, without limitation, all renewals and/or extensions thereof, in and to the Website/Blog.
Writer hereby will not assert and waives its common law and statutory rights of privacy or publicity, and claims of copyright, or other personal or proprietary rights herein, in connection with the Website/Blog and/or a Story and/or a Photograph and therefore releases the Website/Blog (and its licensees, assigns and/or successors) from and against all liability and damages of any kind that Writer may now or hereafter have, relating to a Story and/or a Photograph and/or the Website/Blog.
Writer represents and warrants that Writer is free to submit a Story and/or a Photograph and solely grant to the Website/Blog all rights herein granted and to release all matters herein released without any obligation to obtain any further consent from, or make any payment to, either to Writer or any third party.
Writer warrants and represents that the Story and/or Photograph, as submitted, will not infringe upon any party’s rights; and shall indemnify and hold harmless the Website/Blog, (and its, licensees, successors and assigns) from any claims, demands, causes of action, suits, costs, expenses, liabilities and damages, of any kind (including reasonable, outside attorneys' fees) arising out of any breach of Writer's representations, warranties and obligations hereunder.
The Website/Blog is not obligated to produce, distribute, and/or use a Story and/or a Photograph in any way.
These terms and conditions shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns.
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Writer shall not be entitled to terminate or rescind the rights granted hereunder or seek an injunction or other relief against, and/or to enjoin and/or restrain, the use of a Story or a Photograph hereunder.