This agreement is in effect as of August 7, 2013.
We reserve the right to change this Content Submission Agreement from time to time without notice.
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By submitting blog posts to us, Content Creator is an independent contractor, not an employee of The Underwear Expert. You agree that you are not entitled to, and don’t expect any wages or compensation for the Works that you submit. You also agree that by submitting the Works to us you are not eligible for any employee benefit plans or programs. You must obtain and pay for your own computer, Internet access, third-party clearances and licenses and everything else you need to create and submit your content posts to us. You cannot hold yourself out as our agent or representative or attempt to bind us to any obligations.
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Content Creator warrants the Works are original and created solely by them, and that the Works will not violate any law, regulation or the rights of any third party. Content Creator warrants that he has obtained rights from any third-parties, including individuals shown in the Works, sufficient to make the representations and grant the rights to The Underwear Expert contained herein.
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