Terms of Use – Story Submissions

Terms of Use: Story Submissions

You acknowledge that User Content may be routed through our servers, the servers of one or more third parties on our behalf, and the Internet, and may be viewed by staff and on the Internet by the general public. You acknowledge that the Site, including its features, are for public and not private communications.

You shall be solely responsible for your own User Content and the consequences of MMRI posting, publishing or otherwise distributing them. By submitting your User Content to the Site, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (a) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to upload, use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, in and to any and all User Content to enable inclusion, distribution and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Site and these terms; (b) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion, distribution and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Services and these terms; (c) the User Content is your own original work and that you own or control the necessary rights to enable inclusion, distribution and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Services and these terms; (d) the User Content does not in any way violate any laws, rules or regulations, (e) the User Content is not in any way derogatory, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, harmful to children, vulgar, profane, lewd, obscene, offensive, pornographic, threatening, harassing, violent, racist, or hateful, nor does it encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, or give rise to civil liability; (f) the User Content does not violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity whatsoever; (g) the User Content is not an endorsement, express or implied, of any party, product, or other entity and (h) you have not received payment or consideration of any kind for submitting the User Content to MMRI or the Site.

Unless you enter into a separate written agreement with the MMRI, we do not claim ownership in User Content you submit; however, by submitting the User Content to MMRI, you hereby waive any and all moral rights in connection with the User Content and you automatically grant it and its licensees, a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, sub-license, modify, create derivative works of (including without limitation, to rename, edit, shorten, if video – split the videos into different segments, and use the entire User Content or segments thereof), publish, transfer, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, host, index, cache, tag, encode, and/or adapt the User Content in any and all media formats and channels, including, but not limited to, the Services (including the advertisement and promotion thereof), third party licensee web sites, over the air (on radio or television), and on mobile platforms, without payment and without further consent or notice to you. You further grant the MMRI and its licensees the right to contact you in connection with your User Content and to use your name, city and state or province and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Content.

By uploading User Content, you are consenting to its display through the Site and for related promotional purposes.

You acknowledge MMRI has no obligation to, and does not in the normal course, monitor or control any User Content you post on the Site and that MMRI reserves the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit User Content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so. If we elect to screen User Content, there may be a delay in the posting of such content to allow for a review process. If we have questions about your User Content, we have the right, but not the duty, to contact you for further information, including, for example, to verify that you own the copyright or otherwise have the rights to post the User Content.


MMRI does not permit the infringement of intellectual property rights, including copyright, on its Site, and MMRI will remove Content (including User Content) if properly notified that such Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. MMRI reserves the right to remove Content, including User Content without prior notice.

MMRI reserves the right to change or discontinue temporarily or permanently any Content, or services available through the Site at any time without notice. MMRI will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the services therein.

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