1. Grant of Rights/License: You grant Purways Limited (“Jamaican Medium”) the following rights/license to any and all content which you publish, post, submit or otherwise provide for consideration for publication on any websites, blogs or other digital or mobile media platforms dedicated to any Jamaican Medium organization of which you were or are a member (collectively the “Work”): a) Worldwide rights to publish in any or all editions/versions of the Publications (defined as JamaicanMedium.com, Jamaican Medium Stories, Jamaican Medium Magazine,  and other Jamaican Medium branded/affiliated media) including domestic and foreign, whether in the English language or translated into a foreign language, including any successor, similar or replacement versions thereof; b) The right to use the Work as it appears in the Publications in advertising and promoting Jamaican Medium, its publications and/or its products as well as the right to excerpt and create teasers and summaries of the Work; c) Non-exclusive rights to republish, store, syndicate, distribute and/or sell reprints of all or any portion of the Work in any language and in any country; d) The right to use your name and likeness in a fair and dignified manner and to publish information about you in connection with the advertising and promotion of the Publications; e) All rights granted by this agreement are granted in perpetuity and applicable in all media including, but not limited to, all electronic media, internet, wireless or mobile platforms whether now known or hereafter created.

 

    1. Copyright/Coverage: Except for the rights granted us hereunder, you retain all rights, including copyright, in the Work. We intend that this agreement shall cover Works published in any of the Publications after the date of this agreement.

 

    1. Representations and Warranties; Indemnification; Conflict of Interest:
      a) You represent and warrant that you will be the sole author of the Work; that the Work will be original and not previously published in any form; that the Work will not knowingly contain any untrue statements or material that is deceptive, fraudulent or intentionally misleading, that it will not knowingly invade any right of privacy or infringe upon any statutory or common law copyright or otherwise violate the rights of any third party or any applicable law or regulation and that all statements in the Work which are asserted as facts are true and are based upon reasonable research for accuracy. You agree to cooperate in the defense of any legal action brought against Jamaican Medium arising from the publication of your Work and you agree to retain all notes, drafts and copies relating to the Work for three (3) years from acceptance. b) You agree and represent that you will disclose to Jamaican Medium in writing any actual or potential conflict of interest, including but not limited to any financial interest in any product, firm, or commercial venture relating to the subject of the Work. c) You agree and represent that You will not use your association with Jamaican Medium to advertise or otherwise promote or identify yourself in any speaking engagements or public appearances without the prior written consent of Jamaican Medium. In addition, You will not use your association with Jamaican Medium to solicit or accept free or discounted gifts or services. d) You agree and represent that you will clear, at your expense, the rights set forth in Section 2 for any third party content you include in the Work. If you do not, you shall not include such content in the Work. e) You shall indemnify Jamaican Medium and hold Jamaican Medium harmless against any liability, cost or expense including reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred as a result of any breach of your representations or warranties. f) You acknowledge and agree that Jamaican Medium will edit and review your Work in its discretion.

 

    1. Liability of Content Contributors: Jamaican Medium, in its sole discretion, may publish, withdraw, postpone or alter any content you provide. You understand that you are responsible for any legal claims arising from the work you provide and that Jamaican Medium intends to treat such Work as covered by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act’s safe harbor.

 

  1. Contributor Guidelines/Conditions: You agree to abide by the terms of the Contributor Guidelines provided herein below as amended from time to time, which are incorporated herein by this reference. You also agree to periodically check the guidelines for any amendments. Note: Your failure to follow the Guidelines/Conditions, particularly those pertaining to copyright infringement, will result in termination of this agreement.
    1. Relationship of the Parties: Nothing herein shall be construed to create an employer-employee relationship between Jamaican Medium and You. You are an independent contractor and not an employee or agent of Jamaican Medium or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates. You have the right to control the means, manner and method by which you create the Work and you assume responsibility for the quality, scope and accuracy of the Work.

 

    1. Term and Termination: This agreement shall remain in effect until terminated by either party upon written notice. All provisions that, by their nature should survive termination, shall survive, including any grant of rights/license.

 

    1. Modification/Assignment: This agreement contains our entire understanding and may not be modified, waived, assigned or discharged orally. Any modifications, waiver, assignment or discharge must be in writing and signed by you and by us.

 

  1. Governing Law/Jurisdiction/Severability/Superseding Agreement: This agreement shall be governed by the laws of  Jamaica and the parties agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in  Sutton Street Kingston Jamaica. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of the Agreement shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.

 

 

Payment

You will receive a payment related to the number of valid unique page view on  your content, only if and when Jamaican Medium determines that your Properties have remained in compliance with the  Terms and Condition of Jamaican Medium (including Privacy Policy , Terms of Use, Contributor Terms) for the entirety of the period for which payment is made and through to the date that the payment is issued.

If your Account is in good standing through to the time when Jamaican Medium issues you a payment, we will pay you by the end of the calendar month following any calendar month in which the balance reflected in your Account equals or exceeds the applicable payment threshold. If Jamaican Medium is investigating your compliance with the  Jamaican Medium Terms and Conditions or you have been suspended or terminated, your payment may be delayed or withheld. To ensure proper payment, you are responsible for providing and maintaining accurate contact and payment information in your Account. You are responsible for any charges assessed by your bank or payment provider. You may request for payment once Account  balance equals or exceeds the applicable payment threshold.

 

Jamaican Medium has the right to withhold or adjust payments to you to exclude any amounts Jamaican Medium determines arise from invalid activity. Invalid activity includes, but is not limited to, (i) spam, invalid clicks, invalid impressions, invalid queries, invalid conversions, or other invalid events on Ads generated by any person, bot, automated program or similar device, including through any clicks, impressions, queries, conversions, or other events originating from your IP addresses or computers under your control; (ii) clicks, impressions, queries, conversions, or other events solicited or generated by payment of money, false representation, or requests for end users to click on Ads or take other actions; (iii) Ads served to end users whose browsers have JavaScript disabled or who are otherwise tampering with ad serving or measurement; (iv) any click, impression, query, conversion, or other event occurring on a Content that does not comply with the Jamaican Medium Policies; (v) any click, impression, query, conversion, or other event occurring on a Property associated with another Jamaican Medium Account you use; and (vi) all clicks, impressions, queries, conversions, or other events in any Account with significant amounts of invalid activity, as described in (i-v) above or with the types of invalid activity indicating intentional misconduct. In the event Jamaican Medium detects invalid activity, either before or after issuing a payment for that activity, Google reserves the right to debit your Account, and adjust future payments accordingly, for all invalid clicks, impressions, queries, conversions, or other events including for all clicks, impressions, queries, conversions, or other events on Properties that do not comply with the Jamaican Medium Policies.

 

Testing

You authorize Jamaican Medium to periodically conduct tests that may affect your use of the Services. To ensure the timeliness and validity of test results, you authorize Jamaican Medium to conduct such tests without notice.

 

By accepting the Contributor Terms. ,  you agree to the terms of use and privacy policy.