This Agreement describes the legal relationship between you (an individual providing a story to the FreeMasonStore) and the FreeMasonStore editors ("us", "we" in the following text). Please read this document carefully, as the submission of your story/poetry to us constitutes agreement to the following:
Section 1: Copyright holders
1.1, General license. By providing a story or poetry to us you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-retractable non-terminable, worldwide license to: a) Distribute your story/poetry on the FreeMasonStore web site or in any other form of distribution that we deem appropriate. b) Publicly display, publicly perform, broadcast, transmit, reproduce, manufacture and distribute your story/poetry in whole or in part, alone or in compilation with content provided by third parties, through any medium now known or hereafter devised. c) To edit or subtract from the story/poetry in any manner and to combine the story/poetry or any portion thereof with other works and subject-matter.
1.2, Ownership of Copyrights. You retain ownership of the copyrights and all other rights in the story provided to us, subject only to the non-exclusive rights granted to us under this Agreement. You are free to grant similar rights to others.
Section 2: General terms and conditions
2.1 Disclaimer. FREEMASONSTORE GIVES NO GUARANTEE TO OFFER ANY SERVICE OR DISTRIBUTION OF MATERIAL PROVIDED TO US. THE FREEMASONSTORE WEB SITE AND ALL SERVICES OFFERED (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE MATERIALS PROVIDED BY YOU) ARE PROVIDED AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR OTHERWISE.
2.2 Agreement term and termination. This Agreement is non-terminable and may not be cancelled by any party.
2.3 Agreement scope. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement of the parties as to this Agreement's subject matter and supersedes all prior proposals, discussions or agreements with respect to such subject matter. All headings in the Agreement are for convenience only and shall have no legal or contractual effect. Should we choose not to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement, this shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provisions. You agree that you and we are independent contractors under this Agreement, and nothing in this Agreement shall be used to create a partnership, or joint venture.
2.4 Understanding. Finally, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this agreement and that you had sufficient time and reasonable opportunity to consult with independent legal counsel prior to the execution of the agreement and that this agreement is executed voluntarily and without duress or any undue influence on the part of any other persons, firm or entity.