Thank you for your interest in contributing to the Scribblog website (‘Site’) at www.scribblog.com. These are the terms and conditions that govern contributions to the Site. They apply in conjunction with our general Scribblog Terms.
The Scribblog Site runs on the Scribblog platform and allows the submission of text, articles, information, photographs, drawings, images, videos and/or other communications submitted by you and other users (‘User Submissions’) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. Scribblog may choose to publish or not to publish any material you submit to us and exercise our rights in relation to that material in our absolute discretion. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Scribblog does not guarantee any confidentiality. We reserve the right to remove, at any time and without reason or prior notice or taking any liability for, material submitted by you or other users or advertisers or third parties. We will not sell, receive money for, or distribute User Submissions; they will be solely and exclusively used by the Scribblog Corporate Family, for its Site, and directly relevant commercial activities such as promotion, marketing and development.
2. Contributor responsibility
You are solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of them being published on the Site.
In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that:
(a) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorise Scribblog and Scribblog to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Site and our Scribblog Terms ; and (b) you have the consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Submission to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Site and these Scribblog Terms.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting the User Submissions to Scribblog, you hereby grant Scribblog a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual license to use, copy, publish, republish, store, archive, adapt, edit, create derivative works from, or exercise publicity in relation to such User Submissions in any manner in connection with the Scribblog Site and Scribblog’s (and its successor’s) business, in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Scribblog and Scribblog Site a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Site, as permitted through the functionality of the Site and under its Terms.
3. Prohibited user submissions
In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not:
(a) 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 post the material and to grant Scribblog all of the license rights granted herein; or
(b) submit falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Scribblog, Scribblog or any third party; or submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libellous, threatening, abusive, pornographic, harassing, racially or ethnically offensive, in breach of confidence, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; or
(d) include advertisements or solicitations of business: or
(e) impersonate another person.
Scribblog does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Scribblog expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. Scribblog does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Site, and Scribblog or Scribblog will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. Scribblog reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions and/or terminate a User’s access without prior notice and at its sole discretion. Scribblog reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with our Terms and does not violate common decency, nor intellectual property, pornography or defamatory material laws.
You understand that when using the Scribblog Site, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that Scribblog or Scribblog is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Scribblog with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Scribblog, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, publishers, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
6. Contact Information
The Site is operated by Scribblog. We are a company registered in Belgium with company registration number XXXX.XXX.XXX. Our registered office address is Guldensporenlaan 16, 8670 Oostduinkerke, Belgium. Our VAT number is BEXXXXXXXXXX.