ADOPTION CONTACTS AUTHOR'S AGREEMENT
The following are the terms and conditions governing article
submissions to the Adoptioncontacts.com Web site (hereinafter "Site").
We ask that you (hereinafter "Author") read the terms of the Agreement
(hereinafter "Agreement") with Adoptioncontacts.com carefully.
Please read the following.
By submitting your article, commentary,
report, recommendation, review, analysis or other content ("Content") to
this Site, Author agrees to these terms and conditions. The Site
reserves the right, in its discretion, to change or modify all or any
part of this agreement at any time, effective immediately upon
publishing such changes or modifications. If Author does not agree, then
Author should not submit any Content to this Site.
By submitting any Content to the Site, Author
represents that Author has full rights to send us the Content and that
sending us the Content for publication on the Site will not violate or
infringe the rights of any third person or party, including but not
limited to, rights in copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks,
trade secrets or other proprietary rights. Author also represents and
understands that Author will not receive any form of compensation from
the Site for the Content Author is submitting. Author further
understands that submission of any Content to the Site does not in any
way guarantee the Content will be published or appear on the Site.
Author grants to The Site the following rights to the Content:
- the worldwide and perpetual right to electronically publish and
distribute the Content in all versions of the Site in any language and
the right to translate and electronically publish and distribute the
Content to other sites under license or contract with The Site;
- the worldwide and perpetual right to include the Content in
advertising and promotion;
- the worldwide and perpetual right to include the Content in print
and non-print products anywhere in the world.
Finally, we may delete any Content at any time, without any notice to
Author Represents and Warrants To
Author is the sole author and owner of the
Content and have the full power and authority, free of any rights of any
nature whatsoever by any other person or party, to enter into this
Agreement and to grant the rights, which are being granted by this
The Content does not and if published on the Site, will not infringe
upon any copyright or any proprietary right at common law or otherwise.
The Content is based on true facts and diligent research.
Author will not enter into any subsequent Agreement or understanding
with another person or entity which might conflict with the rights
granted to The Site under this Agreement regarding the Content.
Author acknowledges that the fee for the Content will be $0 and an
email and site link within the article.
Adoptioncontacts.com is under no obligation to publish Author's
Author Further Represents That Author Will:
Disclose any pecuniary or non-pecuniary
interest Author may directly or indirectly, have in any security,
company, or financial product, which is the subject matter of the
Content. If a member of Author's family, or an entity in which Author is
a shareholder has a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in the security,
company, or financial product that must be disclosed as well.
Make certain any hypertext links within the Content are active and
working, obtain any necessary approvals from that company or entity, and
make certain that such linking does not violate any copyrights, patents,
trademarks, service marks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights.
Not make any statement that Author knows, or should have reason to
know is untruthful and/or unlawful.
Not submit any Content that is defamatory, libelous, obscene, or in
violation of any law.
Not submit any Content that contains any viruses, "worms", "trojan
horses" or any other computer code, files or programs designed to
interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software
or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
Disclose your true identity and not impersonate any person or entity,
or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
Not forge e-mail headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order
to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted to the Site;
Not upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that you do
not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or
fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and
confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment
relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
Not intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local,
state, national or international law, including, but not limited to,
regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including,
without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock
Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
Not publish the Content in violation of this Agreement. Author agrees
to cooperate with The Site in its defense of any action related to the
Content. In addition, you agree to indemnify and hold The Site harmless
from any and all claims, losses and expenses that are a result of your
breach of the foregoing representations.
Termination Of Service
The Site reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate the Site at any time, for
any reason without prior notice or liability. The Site may change,
suspend, or discontinue all or any aspect of The Site at any time.
Author agrees to indemnify, defend and hold
harmless The Site, its officers, directors, employees, agents,
licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the
Site from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs,
including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of
this Agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by Author or
any other person accessing the Site.
Author agrees that this is the entire
Agreement between Author and The Site related to the Content and that
this Agreement supersedes all previous agreements and understandings
related to the Content. Any disputes related to this Agreement shall be
governed by the laws of the State of California and Author consents to
the jurisdiction of the courts of the same.
The Site reserves any and all rights not expressly stated herein.