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- all "moral rights" that you may have in such content have been voluntarily waived by you;
- all content that you post is accurate;
- you are at least 13 years old;
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- for which you were compensated or granted any consideration by any third party;
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Reviews, Comments, and Submissions
Except as otherwise provided elsewhere in this Agreement or on the site, anything that you submit or post to the site or Venus’ social media site and/or provide Venus, including, without limitation, ideas, know-how, techniques, questions, reviews, comments, images, photos, and suggestions (collectively, "Submissions") will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary, and by submitting or posting, you agree to irrevocable right, permission and license to the Submissions and all IP rights related thereto (excluding the moral rights such as authorship right) to Venus without charge and Venus shall have the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, and transferable right to use, copy, distribute, display, publish, perform, sell, lease, transmit, adapt, create derivative works from such Submissions by any means and in any form, and to translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or decompile such Submissions. All Submissions shall automatically become the sole and exclusive property of Venus and shall not be returned to you and you agree not to raise any dispute in connection with any use of the entry by Venus in the future.
By submitting to this site or the Venus social media site, (1) You represent and warrant that your Submissions, in whole or in part, are clear and free of any IP right infringement, disputes or third-party claims. Venus assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright or any other rights of third parties by you. (2) You represent that you have obtained express permission from everyone who took, or is appearing in, your Submission. (3) You acknowledge that you will not be compensated in any way for our use of your Submission. (4) You represent that you understand that we may retouch, edit or otherwise alter content (such as photos) without your ability to inspect or pre-approve. (5) You undertake to defend for and indemnify Venus against any losses caused due to the use of the entries for any purposes.
In addition to the rights applicable to any Submission, when you post Submissions to the site or Venus’ social media, you also grant Venus the right to use the name that you submit with any review, comment, image, photo or other content, if any, in connection with such review, comment, or other content. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the reviews, comments, image, photo and other content that you post on this site and that use of your reviews, comments, image, photo or other content by Venus will not infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party. You shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead Venus or third parties as to the origin of any Submissions or content. Venus may, but shall not be obligated to remove or edit any Submissions (including comments, reviews, images or photos) for any reason.
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