This agreement, by and between The Poetry of Yoga/ Rajeev “HawaH” Kasat (hereinafter referred to as Editor) and Author (the party who holds the rights to submit the piece(s) discussed herein), is an exchange of services, for mutually agreed upon sufficient consideration, under the agreeable terms below:
Author agrees to submit piece(s) to Editor for use in the anthology of books, journals, magazines, websites and any other multi-media creations (known or not yet known) for “The Poetry of Yoga” (hereinafter referred to as “Project”) under non-exclusive license to Editor for commercial use via the sale of the Project and for other uses related to promotion of the Project (including, but not limited to, reproducing excerpts from the piece online or in print). This commercial license extends to any third party publisher to whom Editor assigns the right to publish the Project in the future.
Author agrees to allow his/her name, image, likeness and piece(s) to be utilized in connection with promotion of the Project.
Author agrees to secure all needed clearances necessary for the Editor to utilize the Author’s name, voice, image, likeness and piece(s) contributed for the production and promotion of the Project. Author will defend and hold harmless the Editor in the event of any actions arising from the Editor’s use of the Author’s name, voice, image, likeness, and piece(s) contributed for the production or promotion of the Project or the inclusion of the Author’s name, voice, image, likeness and piece(s) (in whole or part) in promotional materials created to generate publicity for the Project in which the piece is featured.
Author warrants that he/she is the sole owner and author of the piece submitted for the Project and that Author has the full right and authorization to submit the material for inclusion in the Project. Author will defend and hold harmless the Editor in the event of any actions arising from the Editor’s use of the piece(s) contributed to the Project where such actions arise out of allegations alluding to the Author’s unauthorized usage of any protected element within the contributed piece(s) or regarding ownership or control over the piece(s).
Author agrees that the piece(s) contributed to the Project will be commercially utilized if included, and expects no compensation and/or royalties for inclusion of the piece(s) in the Project, beyond the valuable publicity generated for his/her piece(s).
Author understands that submission of piece(s) is no guarantee of inclusion.
Editor reserves the right to alter, modify or otherwise format the piece(s) submitted in any manner deemed necessary, in his editorial discretion, to assure cohesiveness and aesthetic quality of the overall Project.
Author agrees that he/she has the power to enter into this agreement under the terms stated herein and the terms herein shall be binding on he/she, and his/her heirs, successors, licensees and assigns in perpetuity.
In exchange for the valuable consideration of the Author contributing pieces(s) to the Project and the Editor promoting the Author’s piece(s) included in the Project, the parties agree to perform according to the terms herein. Agreement to all terms herein is further indicated by the Author clicking the “SUBMIT” button, which is equivalent to an electronic signature. Editor’s acceptance of this transmitted document after the “SUBMIT” button is clicked constitutes Editor’s agreement to be bound, thereby binding all parties herein.