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Guest Contributor Agreement
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review


This contract applies to every submission which is published in Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review.

The purpose of this contract is solely to allow BellaOnline to publish a contrubitor's content on our website and our print issue. The contributor gives BellaOnline that one permission. The contributor keeps full rights to their work, retains all copyright, and the contributor can publish their work wherever else they wish. BellaOnline primarily needs this page to have assurance that the contributor is the actual creator of the material they submitted.


This Guest Contributor Agreement ("Agreement") is made by and between BellaOnline.com ("Company") and the author ("Guest Contributor"), for providing content written by Guest Contributor for publication on Companyís internet website, BellaOnline.com ("Site") as well as one issue of Mused.

1. GUEST CONTRIBUTORíS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Guest Contributor agrees to act as an Independent Contractor.

b) Guest Contributor agrees to submit a creation ("Content") for the Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review area of the Site.

c) Guest Contributor will retain all rights to the Content Guest Contributor provides to Site.

2. GUEST CONTRIBUTORíS REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
a) Guest Contributor represents and warrants that all Content Guest Contributor provides is original and created by Guest Contributor.

b) Guest Contributor represents and warrants that all Content Guest Contributor provides is the sole property of Guest Contributor and does not violate the copyright, patent, trademark, right of privacy or publicity, of any person or entity.

c) Guest Contributor represents and warrants that Guest Contributor has the right to enter into and fully perform all terms of this Agreement.

3. COMPANYíS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Company retains all rights, including copyrights, patents and associated rights, to any and all intellectual property on the Site, including, but not limited to, content related to Site, the name and URL of Site, any trademarks related to the Site, the graphical look and feel of the Site, software (including modifications, upgrades, or new versions), designs, icons, menus, text, graphics, photographs, illustrations, audio, video, and data.

a) Company agrees to attribute Content provided by Guest Contributor to Guest Contributor, such attribution to include Guest Contributorís name and any identifying information, including but not limited to the website URL that Guest Contributor provides to Company and designates for use in attribution.

4. LICENSE
a) Guest Contributor grants to Company a worldwide license to use Guest Contributorís Content on the Site as well as in the print issue.

b) Guest Contributor retains the right to use the Content provided to Company in any manner Guest Contributor chooses, including, but not limited to, posting on other internet websites and publication or broadcast in other media.

5. TERM OF AGREEMENT
This Agreement shall commence on the date that Guest Contributorís Content becomes available to users of Companyís Site. This Agreement will end if Guest Contributorís Content is removed from Companyís Site but the provision entitled Guest Contributorís Rights and Representations shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

6. CONSIDERATION
The sole consideration offered by Company to Guest Contributor is the opportunity to have Guest Contributorís Content published on Site.

7. INDEMNIFICATION
Guest Contributor agrees to indemnify and hold Company harmless for and against any and all claims and damages, including, but not limited to reasonable attorneyís fees, resulting from a breach or claimed breach by Guest Contributor of any of Guest Contributorís representations, warranties, obligations, or responsibilities contained in this Agreement.

8. MODIFICATION
The offer contained in this Agreement is made only on the terms originally set forth in this Agreement. No modifications may be made to this Agreement by Guest Contributor without the express written consent of Company.

9. GOVERNING LAW
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts.

10. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter of the Agreement and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings among the parties with respect to its subject matter.

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