Millennials 365 Content Submission and Posting Agreement
Welcome to Millennials 365, a democratized news site that gives content creators a platform to express themselves and share their thoughts and perspectives. This is our Online Submission and Publishing Agreement, a legally binding agreement between you and Millennials 365 (“M365”), which sets forth the terms and conditions under which you may submit and publish material using our services. Our Terms of Service, a legally binding agreement between you and Regent Media Group, LLC governing your use of our website located at www.millennials365.com.
Those services include our website, our mobile app and any other services we provide to give you feedback or to help you to reach your audience. Read this agreement carefully before you use any of our services. If you have any questions, feel free to send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Indicate Your Agreement
By using our website and services, and submitting material for publication, you are agreeing to be bound by this agreement and all the terms in it. If you don’t agree, then you may not use our site or other services.
Who Can Submit Material?
You can submit material to us only if you are 18 years or older and are not violating any law by submitting material to, or publishing material with, our services.
Material on the Services
Any material that you submit and publish with our services stays yours, and nothing in this agreement restricts your ability to use your own material so long as it is consistent with the permissions you give us. You agree and promise us that any material you submit or publish shall be entirely your own independent work and creative material (subject to some fair use of materials), shall not violate any laws or any rights of others, shall reflect good judgment in light of the audience, and shall reflect high standards of professionalism and effort. You understand and agree that in its sole discretion Millennials 365 may decline to allow you to publish some or even any material through its services and that Millennials 365 may decide to remove or disable access to any material that you publish through its services. You agree that you submit material to Millennials 365 for publication having no expectation of, or entitlement to, monetary compensation of any kind, direct or indirect, relating to any exploitation or use of the material or any of Millennials 365’s products or services. You’re welcome to submit and publish articles that you’ve published elsewhere, as long as you have the rights you need to do so. By submitting and publishing material, you represent and warrant that doing so doesn’t conflict with any other agreement you’ve entered into with anyone else. Millennials 365 does not claim ownership of any data, information (personal or otherwise) or other materials that you enter through Millennials 365, although it does retain the right to edit and alter all work as deemed necessary.
Permissions You Give to Millennials 365
By submitting and publishing your material on our services, you grant to Millennials 365 a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, (a) to use, reproduce, prepare derivative works based on, distribute copies of, publicly display and publicly perform the material you submit and publish through our services and any future services we may offer or conduct, including for commercial, advertising and promotional purposes relating to our services, and (b) to use your name, image or likeness so that we can identify you as the source of the material and advertise, market, and promote our services.
Millennials 365 Team Captain (Editor)
M365 is seeking Team Captains to organize and recruit contributors to our website. In order to become a Team Captain you will need to recruit a minimum of three other writers to join your team and write under you. Team Captains will be responsible for managing a team of M365 Writers including recruitment, editing weekly submissions and being a liaison between writing staff and M365 executive team. Team Captains will be asked to maintain their roles as writers and contribute four articles a month to Millennials 365. To become a Team Captain simply agree to these Terms and sign-up via millennials365.com/Join-our-team by entering your name, email, desired team name and geographic location.
Team Captains are eligible for three monthly prizes of $50, $15 and $5! To be eligible for the prize, Team Captains must write at least four articles for M365 during the current calendar month and keep up with all other Team Captain responsibilities. The prize of $50 will be awarded to the Team Captain whose team’s articles has the most views at the end of the month (calculated by internal website post view count). The estimated view count will be visible to all Team Captains throughout the month and a final tally will determine the winner on the last day of each month. The prize of $15 will go to the Team Captain whose team’s articles have the 2nd most views at the end of the month. The prize of $5 dollars will be awarded to any Team Captain that recruits 5 new active Content Contributors to their team within the calendar month. It will be the Team Captain’s responsibility to report Content Contributor recruitment total to email@example.com at the end of the month. The Team Captains who win the monthly prizes will receive them via their PayPal account within one week of the announcement of the winners. This only applies to content published after June 1, 2017.
Millennials 365 Content Contributor
M365 is seeking Content Contributors create unique, unpublished content to our website. In order to be a Content Contributor you must submit 2-4 articles or digital videos each month to Millennials 365. To become a Content Contributor simply agree to these Terms and sign-up via millennials365.com/Join-our-team by entering your name, email, desired team and phone number.
Content View Prizes
Both Team Captains and Content Contributors are eligible for two monthly prizes each month of $3 and $8 based off their individual content views. The prize of $3 will be awarded to any Team Captain or Content Contributor whose single published article or digital video gets 2500-4999 views AND 25 combined shares on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest within the first 30 DAYS of original publishing date. The prize of $8 will be awarded to any Team Captain or Content Contributor whose individual published article or digital video gets 5000+ views AND 50 combined shares on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest within the first 30 DAYS of original publishing date. This only applies to content published after June 1, 2017.
You Are Agreeing You Are Not An Employee or Representative of M365
Team Captains and Content Contributors are bound by the terms of this Agreement. Team Captains and Content Contributors are not employees, agents, or representatives of M365. Team Captains and Content Contributors are responsible for their own tax payments with regard to any prizes earned. M365 may change these rules at any time in M365’s unlimited discretion. Any dispute between M365 and a Team Captain shall be resolved solely by M365. M365 is not required to make public its aggregated views tally or any other information regarding its prize decisions, though it may do so in its discretion.
Don’t Mistreat Us or Abuse Our Services.
You agree that we retain all rights in our services, including intellectual property rights. You agree not to copy or adapt any portion of our code or visual design elements (including logos) without our permission. You may not do, or try to do, the following: (a) access or tamper with non-public areas of our services, our computer systems, or the systems of our technical providers; (b) access or search our services by any means other than the currently available, published interfaces that we provide; (c) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use our services to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information; or (d) interfere with, or disrupt, the access of any user, host, or network, including sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing our services, or by scripting the creation of material or user accounts in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on our services. You agree not to crawl our services unless you do it in accordance with the provisions of our robots.txt file, but scraping the services or any material on them is prohibited. Except as expressly permitted by these Terms, you may not modify, reproduce, distribute, publish, create derivative works from, publicly display, or otherwise exploit for any purpose the M365 services or any content contained therein. You may not remove, alter, or reuse in any manner or for any other purpose any copyright, trademark, patent, or other proprietary notices on content contained within the M365 services. All rights not expressly granted to you by these Terms remain the property of M365.
You Stand Behind Your Material You’re responsible for your actions on M365’s services and material that you publish by using M365’s services. This means you agree to assume all risks related to your actions and any material you provide, including someone else’s reliance on its accuracy, or claims relating to intellectual property or other legal rights. You further agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless M365, its subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, suits, liabilities, losses, damages, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to any use by you of the M365 services, any breach by you of any provisions of these Terms, or any claim by any third party who suffers any injury in connection with your use of M365 or your actions related thereto. M365 reserves the right to assume the sole control of the defense and settlement of any claim, action, suit or proceeding for which you are obliged to provide indemnification hereunder. You agree that you will cooperate with M365 with respect to such defense and settlement.
M365 respects the intellectual property rights of others, and requires that the people who use the M365 services do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Designated Agent (set forth below) the following information (as required by Section 512(c)(3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act):
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
The information specified above must be sent to M365’s Designated Agent, whose contact information is as follows:
Attention: DMCA Designated Agent
Please note that Section 512(f) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act may impose liability for damages on any person who knowingly sends meritless notices of infringement. Please do not make false claims. Any information or correspondence that you provide to M365 may be shared with third parties, including the person who provided M365 with the allegedly infringing material. Upon receipt of a bona fide infringement notification by the Designated Agent, it is M365’s policy to remove or disable access to the infringing material, notify the user that it has removed or disabled access to the material, and, for repeat offenders, to terminate such user’s access to the service.
Changes to Agreement or Services
We can change the terms of this agreement at any time by posting the new terms our website or through other communications. It’s important that you review the changed terms because your continued use of our services after we’ve announced and posted our changes indicates that you agree to be bound by the new terms. If you don’t agree to the new terms, you may not use the services any more, although whatever material you published through our services will continue to be subject to the terms that applied when you published it. We try to improve our services and we may modify or discontinue any service and any feature at any time at our sole discretion.
Termination of Access
You agree that, to maintain the quality of the service we desire, we may remove or disable access to any material and suspend or terminate access to the services at any time and for any reason. You may stop using the services anytime. The provisions relating to ownership of your materials, indemnity, termination, disclaimers, limitations of liability, dispute resolution and general terms survive any termination or cancellation of services.
Disclaimers; Limitation of Liability
M365 PROVIDES YOU WITH SERVICES. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK AND DISCRETION. THAT MEANS THAT M365 MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. IN PARTICULAR, M365 MAKES NO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AVAILABILITY, SECURITY, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
YOU AGREE THAT M365 SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT ARISE FROM YOUR USING THE SERVICES OR FROM ANY HARM RELATING TO THE SERVICES. THIS INCLUDES IF THE SERVICES ARE HACKED OR UNAVAILABLE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL OF TYPES OF DAMAGES (INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY). AND TO ALL KINDS OF LEGAL CLAIMS, SUCH AS BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR HARM.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Viewing, Accessing and Use Outside the United States
If and when any products or services referenced on the Site become available, they will become available in the United States and may not become available elsewhere. M365 makes no claims that the Site or any products or services referenced therein may be lawfully viewed, accessed or used outside the United States. Access or use of the Site or any products or services referenced therein may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access or use the Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
Relationship Between Us
You and we agree that you are acting solely on your own behalf and that we are merely providing services to you to help you express yourself and find an audience. You agree that there is no employment or agency relationship between us.
The failure of M365 to enforce any provision of these Terms of Service will not be construed as a waiver or limitation of M365’s right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with that provision or any other provision of these Terms of Service.
No assignment, delegation or other conveyance of these Terms of Service may be made by you (by operation of law or otherwise) without the prior written consent of M365 to be given in its sole discretion. M365 may assign its rights and obligations hereunder to any other party.
Statute of Limitations
Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises; thereafter, any such claim will be forever barred, without regard to any contrary legislation.
Governing Law and Disputes
We will make every reasonable effort to resolve any disagreements that you have with M365. In the event that we cannot resolve our disagreement, California state law governs these Terms without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions.
The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and not appealable, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. This Section shall survive expiration, termination or rescission of this Agreement.
Entire Agreement; Language of Agreement
These Terms of Service contain the entire agreement between you and M365 with respect to the Site. It supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and M365 with respect to the Site. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. A printed version of these Terms of Service and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Service to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that these Terms of Service and all related documents be drawn up in English.