SUBMISSION RELEASE – Read this before submitting your content to Recursor
You are submitting the material attached, linked, or otherwise accessible in or from the materials you are providing us (collectively, the “Material”) as part of your submission for Recursor’s review and consideration for potential development and/or use on the Website (the “Submission”). You acknowledge and agree that Recursor would be unwilling to review and consider the Material without each and every one of the following agreements, and, as a material inducement for such review and consideration, you hereby irrevocably agree as follows and acknowledge that Recursor is relying on these agreements (collectively, this “Submission Release”):
- BINDING EFFECT. You are submitting the Material to Recursor of your own accord. If you are acting on behalf of a business entity, partnership, co-writer, or co-owner(s), you represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights and authorizations to do so, and to bind such entity, partnership, co-writer, or co-owner(s) with this Submission Release, and that any references to “you” and “your” in this Submission Release will include such parties as context may require. This Submission Release is a part of Recursor’s Terms of Service and is subject to all terms and conditions thereof.
- REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. You represent and warrant to us that (a) You are the sole and exclusive creator, author, and owner of the Material and all rights therein; (b) you have the full and exclusive right, power, and authority to submit the Material to us and to grant you the rights in the Material herein granted upon the terms and conditions set forth herein, including, without limitation, for individuals, having reached the age of majority; (c) no part of the Material has been published except as expressly stated in your Submission; (d) no rights in the Material have previously been granted to any person, business entity, or other entity or otherwise exercised or exploited except as expressly stated in your Submission; (e) the Material is not in the public domain except as expressly stated in your Submission; (f) the Material is wholly original with you and no incident or part thereof is taken from, based on, or adapted from any other literary material or other work, except as expressly stated in your Submission, and full use of the Material or any part thereof will not in any way violate or infringe upon any copyright, constitute a libel or defamation of or an invasion of the rights of privacy or publicity of, or otherwise violate or infringe upon any other personal, property, or other rights of any kind of any person, business entity, or other entity, or subject us to any costs or liability of any kind or nature whatsoever; and (g) all representations and information contained in the Submission are accurate and complete.
- COPIES. You acknowledge and agree that you have retained at least one copy of the Material, and you hereby release us from any and all liability for loss of, or damage to, the copy of the Material provided with your Submission. We shall be entitled to retain or destroy, at our election, the copy of the Material submitted to us.
- COMPETING MATERIAL. You acknowledge and agree that we have access to and/or may create or have created literary, film, video, animation, and/or other materials, ideas, and concepts that may be similar or identical to the Material in theme, idea, plot, format, characters, appearance, and/or other respects. You acknowledge and agree that you will not be entitled to any compensation or other consideration, and you will have no other rights against us, or against any other authors or owners if applicable, because of our use of any such similar or identical material, ideas, and/or concepts. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you further acknowledge and agree that our use of material containing elements similar to or identical with those contained in your Material shall not obligate us to negotiate with you nor entitle you to any compensation, credit, or other claim, if, because we or other persons or entities independently have prepared or submitted or may hereafter prepare or submit material containing similar or identical elements, or because of any other reason, we determine that we have an independent legal right to use such material. You agree that you shall not bring or assert any claim, action, or proceeding against us in connection with any of the foregoing.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Recursor from and against any claims, losses, damages, or liability (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) that may be asserted against or incurred by us at any time in connection with the Material or any use thereof, or in connection with your breach or alleged breach of any provision hereof.