USO CONTENT SUBMISSION RELEASE AGREEMENT
By submitting or sharing a message, story, testimonial, quotation, text, comment, photograph, video, audio recording, or other submission (collectively, “Content”) through the uso.org website (and any sub-domain associated with that URL), any third-party website operated by or for the USO (including, without limitation, USO’s social media accounts), e-mail, postal mail, or telephone, I grant the USO, its affiliates, and licensees the right to edit, copy, reproduce, incorporate, distribute, publicly display, or otherwise use such Content, or any portions, reproductions, derivations, compilations, or versions thereof, in any lawful manner, including, but not limited to, USO fundraising appeals (via e-mail, postal mail, and online), USO stewardship messages (via e-mail, postal mail, and online), and USO marketing and promotional materials (including posters and apparel), in any format, media, or technology (now known or hereafter invented, including, without limitation, radio, television, video, print, electronic, internet, mobile services, and merchandising), an unlimited number of times, in perpetuity, throughout the world, without payment or compensation to myself or any third parties.
To the extent permitted under applicable law, I hereby waive, release, and covenant not to assert any rights, title, or interest that I may have in the Content (including, but not limited to, any privacy or publicity right, intellectual property right, or right to inspect and/or approve the manner in which the Content is used), and in any additional Content that I may later choose to share, via any medium, in any subsequent communications that I have with the USO regarding the original Content.
I represent and warrant that I own or have the right to use and permit the USO to use such Content in the manner(s) stated above, and that such Content does not infringe any copyright, trademark, other intellectual property, proprietary, privacy, or publicity right of any third party. I further represent and warrant that I have obtained written authorization(s) to share such Content with the USO from any and all recognizable persons appearing in the Content, and from any and all persons who provided or contributed to any of the Content, and shall provide such authorization(s) to the USO upon request.
I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the USO, its affiliates, licensees, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, legal representatives, agents, successors, and assigns, from and against any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may arise out of any use of the Content, or due to a breach of any of my representations or warranties in this Release.
I further represent and warrant that I am 18 years of age or older, and competent to sign this Release, or that this Release bears the signature of my parent or legal guardian.
The undersigned has read, understands, and agrees to the foregoing terms and conditions.