This Agreement for Submission (“Agreement”) is by and between you and State Auto Labs Corp., interrelated and affiliated companies (collectively “State Auto Labs”).
ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS WEBSITE FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMISSION CONSTITUTES YOUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT WHICH SHALL TAKE EFFECT UPON YOUR SUBMISSION.
The terms of this Agreement apply to your use of the State Auto Labs website (“Website”) for purposes of submitting any and all personal information, professional information, ideas for insurance solutions, technologies, or related innovations, proposals, suggestions or content which you voluntarily submit to State Auto Labs (collectively, “Submission”).
As consideration for your acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, State Auto Labs agrees to permit the Submission subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You acknowledge the receipt and sufficiency of the aforementioned consideration.
State Auto Labs’ Ideas
You acknowledge, understand and agree that State Auto Labs and their associates, independent contractors, agents, consultants and partners develop ideas for insurance solutions, technologies, and related innovations, some of which may be similar to your Submission. An idea that is new to you may not be new to State Auto Labs, including similar or identical ideas that may be conceived by State Auto Labs independently.
ACCORDINGLY, YOU WAIVE ANY CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE AT ANY TIME THAT STATE AUTO LABS MISAPPROPRIATED OR INFRINGED ANY IDEAS, CONTENT OR OTHER ELEMENTS CONTAINED OR SET FORTH, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN YOUR SUBMISSION.
Representation and Warranties
You hereby warrant and represent that:
(i) the information you have provided to State Auto Labs through the Website as part of the submission process is accurate and complete;
(ii) the Submission is your own original work, that you have not copied or derived any portion of the Submission from any other person or entity, and that you have the complete legal right to submit the Submission to State Auto Labs for evaluation, licensing, use and/or acquisition, without violating the rights of any third party;
(iii) you have written, executed releases and consents from any and all participants, if any, that appear in the Submission, and have cleared any and all third party elements and material in the Submission;
(iv) you have paid all amounts payable and performed all other obligations in order to comply with subsection (iii) above;
(v) nothing in the Submission is untrue, obscene, libelous, slanderous, blasphemous or defamatory, or infringes any person’s or entity’s rights, including, without limitation, copyrights, contracts, moral rights, trademarks, right of privacy, right of publicity or any other rights whatsoever of any third party;
(vi) you have the full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and grant the rights granted pursuant hereto, and the consent of no other person or entity is necessary in order for you to enter into and fully perform under this Agreement;
(vii) you waive any and all so-called moral rights you may have in the Submission; and
(viii) you are at least eighteen (18) years of age and otherwise have full capacity to enter into, fully perform and be fully bound by this Agreement.
Submission Not Confidential
You acknowledge, understand and agree that the Submission is not confidential and that State Auto Labs may disclose the Submission in its sole discretion for legitimate business purposes.
Submission Not Returned
State Auto Labs does not assume any obligation to return the Submission to you once submitted. You should, therefore, keep a duplicate of the Submission, as well as a copy of this Agreement.
No agreement for compensation will be implied from State Auto Labs’ receipt, consideration or review of the Submission. However, should State Auto Labs elect to use any portion of the Submission which is legally protected, State Auto Labs will negotiate appropriate compensation with you in good faith.
Any consideration of the Submission or negotiations to purchase or otherwise exploit the Submission, in whole or in part, does not waive State Auto Labs’ right to contest the validity of your copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights in and to the Submission.