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  • By Submitting you agree to all the following warranties and terms listed below: 

-I understand that Joule Magazine has no control over who reads the magazine, nor does Joule Magazine have control over the amount of readers. Joule Magazine will actively publicize the magazine whenever and wherever it sees fit.

-I understand that Joule Magazine may need to edit my submission/s.  I understand that Joule Magazine may or may not use my submission/s, or may decide to use only a portion of my submission/s, but by entering this agreement I have given Joule Magazine the option to use the submission/s in any way that Joule Magazine sees fit until December 31, 2016.

-I understand that all submissions are IN-KIND and my only compensation will be credit.  For legal purposes, I must receive credit under my name as on the copyright and/or registration — pseudonyms are acceptable if it is on the copyright or registration. If the submission/s is not copy-written or registered, the credit will be under my legal name. However, if I choose not to receive credit, I must email Joule Magazine of that request along with the submission/s.

-I understand that once a submission is made it cannot be withdrawn.

-I understand Joule Magazine does NOT provide free print copies.  Free digital copies are available for download.

A: For selected images, you warrant that your image/s are allowed to use in all Joule Magazine formats: Joule Magazine Digital Platforms, Joule Magazine print, Joule Magazine digital print, social media sites, website and any marketing tools and printable marketing tools related to Joule Magazine. You warrant that images are not defamatory and does not infringe on any law.

-For photographs with any parts that aren’t owned by photographer and for any models appearing in photograph, photographer is responsible for obtaining all releases and consents necessary to permit use of photograph/s in Joule Magazine and if the rare occasion should arise photographer must be able to provide signed release forms from models appearing in photographs. For artists submitting photography of artwork, artist is responsible for obtaining all releases and consents necessary to permit use of photograph/s in Joule Magazine.

-Joule Magazine Editorial and Creative Teams have the right to add graphics and text for credits, title and page numbers for all selected images and text/graphics for interviews/articles. If a spelling error has occurred due to our part or submitting photographers part contributor please e-mail and a correction to page will be made. Joule Magazine content editors and copywriters reserve the right to cut photos and spreads.

B. Limitation of Liability: For contributors submitting photos, written content and artwork to Joule Magazine all agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Joule Magazine and its partners, affiliates, employees, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in the publication. Contributors agree to indemnify Joule Magazine, JouleMag and Joule Magazine media against all legal fees, damages, and other expenses that can be incurred as a result of your breach of the above warranty. Joule Magazine assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, deletion or theft of photos or content. Joule Magazine is not responsible for any problems with technical issues regarding email entry to not be received due to servers, providers, online systems, traffic congestion to websites, human error, or combinations, including damage to computers resulting from downloading or uploading materials for magazine. You hereby agree NOT to sue, assist in or be a voluntary party to asset in or be a voluntary party, against Joule Magazine for any claims, actions, suits, damages, liability, losses or expenses of whatever kind or however arising out of or relating to your use of any Joule Magazine services.  

FOR ADVERTISERS

Interested in advertising in the pages of Joule Magazine? Email contact@joulemag.com for rate card

ADVERTISERS – Copy of advertisements provided by Advertiser, Joule Magazine shall have no liability for errors. In no even will Joule Magazine have any liability for indirect, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages whatsoever, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information and the like.  Any advertising or other material (including product samples) submitted by Advertiser or Agency, and any material to which the advertisement or other material links or refers, complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations and does not violate the personal or proprietary rights of, and is not harmful to, any person, corporation or other entity. As part of the consideration of Joule Magazine to Publish such advertisement, Advertiser and its Agency, if there be one, each agrees jointly and severally to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Joule Magazine, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their officers, directors, members, employees, contractors, licensees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns against any and all liability, loss, damage, and expense of any nature, including attorneys’ fees (collectively, “Losses”) arising out of any actual or potential claims for libel, invasion of privacy, harm, copyright, patent, or trademark infringement, and/or any other actual or potential claims or suits that may arise out of (a) the copying, printing, publishing, displaying, performing, distributing or transmitting of such advertisement; Advertiser and Agency agree that any submitted advertisements published, under Joule Magazine’s choice, may be republished, re-transmitted, archived or reused by Joule Magazine or its agents in any form (whole or part) in all media in existence of hereafter developed, combined or not with other materials. 

FOR EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY 

Photographers wanting to attend events under Joule Magazine Media must obtain permission through the magazine at contact@joulemag.com.  Provide in detail the event wanting to cover, location, event press application and contact information.  Should Joule Magazine allow use of name for press coverage: A. You agree and warrant that you have all legal rights necessary to have content published by Joule Magazine.  B. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Joule Magazine shall, at all times, possess the right to refuse inclusion and/or cause the removal or any or all of your Content for any reason at our sole discretion. C. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Joule Magazine, at its sole discretion, disclose your content in order to: i. comply with law enforcement, court orders, legal process ii. protect rights of individuals iii. settle disputes of intellectual property ownership.  D. You grant Joule Magazine a non-exclusive, transferable, worldwide license to use copy, perform, display, design, reformat, translate, edit and distribute such content and prepare derivative works and to grant and this license includes without limitation any or all professional names, photos, trademarks, logos and biographical information of  artists, performers or bands.  E. INDEMNITY: You agree to indemnify and hold Joule Magazine and its directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners, employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim or demand, including lawyer’s fees arising out of any claim, action, investigation or proceeding made or instituted by any third party due to: i. your breach of any representations or warranties made by you hereunder or your breach of any term of this Agreement; ii. your use of the services in violation of this agreement; iii. or your violation of any law or rights of a third party.  You hereby agree not to sue, assist in or be a voluntary party to asset in or be a voluntary party, against Joule Magazine for any claims, actions, suits, damages, liability, losses or expenses of whatever kind or however arising out of or relating to your use of Joule Magazine services.  Upon Event completion: All photos/articles and so on agreed upon by written consent, written email, phone or text must be turned in within two weeks unless granted permission by editor for deadline extension.  Copy of all footage, photography, material must be returned to Joule Magazine staff, in cases where materials are not returned you take on the risk of being billed for cost of admission/tickets per venue/Public Relations/Management group of event attended. Joule Magazine will NOT be responsible materials not turned in and will not pay for any charged amount for ticket/admissions billed to photographer by PR/Managementment/Venue including parking charges when necessary upon failing to turn in materials for Media and/or Public Relations Firm.