Free Story Agreement
THIS AGREEMENT is made on this date (logged as date of services date)
Totally Entwined Group Limited, (company number 06032552) whose registered office is at Newland House, The Point, Weaver Road, Lincoln, LN6 3QN, U.K. (“the Publisher”);
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Collectively referred to as “the Parties” or individually “a Party”
IT IS AGREED as follows:
In this Agreement, unless the context requires otherwise,
words and expressions that are defined in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 shall bear the same meanings in this Agreement;words importing the singular number shall include the plural and vice versa;words importing any particular gender shall include all other genders;references to persons shall include bodies of persons, whether corporate or incorporate;words importing the whole shall be treated as including a reference to any part of the whole;the headings do not affect the interpretation of this Agreement
2. Publishing Rights
The Author grants to the Publisher the non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, show, commercialize, distribute and market the Work in all formats, or in all formats currently known or in the future developed, in all Territories; to be used as a lead magnet for other Works by the Author that are contracted with the Publisher.
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3. Rights and Copyright
The Author owns all intellectual property rights in the characters and world which appear in the Work SUBJECT TO:The license granted by the Author to the Publisher under clause 2 in the original contracts where the Work is associated to a Work already under contract with the Publisher. In this instance The Publisher shall own all intellectual property rights in any edited version of the Original Work, including, but not limited to, the Final Edited Version (and the Author hereby unconditionally assigns such rights to the Publisher)The Publisher agrees to include a copyright notice in every copy of the Work, identifying the Author as the owner of the copyright in the Original Work.The Author agrees that the Publisher may use the Author’s name as a party in any legal proceedings brought by the Publisher against a third party for copyright infringement of the Work, provided that:The Author is informed about the action or intended action;the Publisher provides an indemnity to the Author in respect of the costs and expenses of the action; andIn the event that any profits, damages, awards or other sums or benefits are recovered by the Publisher, they shall be apportioned equally between the Parties after all reasonable costs and expenses have been paid by the Publisher.The Author is entitled to use a pseudonym in connection with the Work, however, by this Agreement, the Author grants the Publisher a non-exclusive right to use the Author’s name, likeness and biographical material for publishing, advertising and marketing purposes.The Publisher owns all intellectual property rights in any cover art produced in connection with the Work.
The author may cancel this agreement at any time by giving no less than thirty (30) days notice, to enable the Work to be removed from various sites and platforms SUBJECT TO: The license granted by the Author to the Publisher under clause 2 in the original contracts where the Work is associated to a Work already under contract with the Publisher. In this instance the Author must adhere to clause 7 in the original contract/s where the Work is linked to a series.
5. Electronic Signature
A check in the box below by you shall constitute your signature signifying acceptance of this Agreement with the intent that it be valid for all purposes and in compliance with the eIDAS Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing Directive 1999/93/EC, and, the U.S. Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000 and the laws of any other applicable jurisdiction.
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Signed by Claire Siemaszkiewicz
Signed On: 14/06/2022
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Document Name: Free Story Agreement
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