Your Beautiful Story
_____________________ (“CONTRIBUTOR”) desires to provide Your Beautiful Story (“YBS”) with written commentary/stories/articles (“Work”) for the website yourbeautifulstory.com. This agreement is entered into by CONTRIBUTOR and YBS as of ____________, 20___.
This agreement covers any and all Work provided by CONTRIBUTOR to YBS before or after the date hereof. CONTRIBUTOR and YBS agree to the following terms and conditions:
1. Perpetual License. CONTRIBUTOR hereby grants to YBS worldwide, perpetual license to use the Work, reproduce, publish in whole or in part, in any form, in any and all media, including print and/or electronic and/or online media, including the right to reprint and republish the Work in any and all media now known or hereafter developed including specifically print and/or electronic and/or online collections of publications, make translations, syndicate, quote and otherwise utilize this work. YBS may make such editorial and other modifications to the Work, as it may deem necessary for publication or replication in print, electronic and/or online media.
2. CONTRIBUTOR Does Not Assign Copyright. CONTRIBUTOR shall retain the right to reproduce and publish the Work, provided that CONTRIBUTOR first publishes the work no earlier than one month after the first date of publication by YBS in any form or medium, stating that the Work was originally published in yourbeautifulstory.com or any affiliated websites.
3. CONTRIBUTOR Representation. CONTRIBUTOR represents and warrants that he or she is the sole owner of the Work and has full power and authority to enter into this agreement; that the Work does not infringe any copyright, violate any property rights, or contain any scandalous, libelous, or unlawful matter. The CONTRIBUTOR shall defend, indemnify and hold harness YBS and/or its licensees against all claims, suits, costs, damages, and expenses that YBS and/or its licensees may sustain by reason of any scandalous, libelous, or unlawful matter contained or alleged to be contained in the Work or any infringement or violation by the Work of any copyright or intellectual property right.
4. No Financial Compensation. CONTRIBUTOR will not receive any financial compensation from YBS and CONTRIBUTOR’S sole consideration will be the opportunity to have YBS utilize the Work.
5. Discontinuing of Use of Work or of Suspension of Site. YBS reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the use of the Work or our site (or any part thereof) with or without notice to CONTRIBUTOR, and at the sole and absolute discretion of YBS. CONTRIBUTOR agrees that YBS will not be liable to CONTRIBUTOR or any third party for such modification, suspension or discontinuation of the site.
6. Jurisdiction. This agreement shall be construed and interpreted according to the laws of the State of California without respect to its conflicts of law provisions and shall be binding upon the parties hereto, their heirs, successors, assigns and personal representatives.
Printed Name _________________________________________
Authorized Representative for Your Beautiful Story
Printed Name ___________________________________________