We hope that you will be inspired by the stories on our Draw the Line website, and we thank you for considering sharing your story. But first, please review these Terms and Conditions.
By submitting your story with the Draw the Line website (www.drawtheline.org; the “Website”), you hereby agree to these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Statement. The Center for Reproductive Rights (”the Center”) also agrees to abide by these Terms and Privacy Statement as well. The Center may terminate the Website at any time at its sole discretion.
Qualifications for review
Postings must relate to reproductive health. User Submissions will be rejected if they, as determined by the Center in our sole discretion, do not conform to these Terms for Submission for Website.
The Website is intended for reproductive rights supporters. You must have the legal right to enter into this agreement and to grant any and all rights in your submissions, including images. Please determine whether another entity besides yourself owns the idea you are thinking of posting or submitting. The Center cannot accept ideas that are in violation of your agreement or understanding with another party.
As your submissions will be publicly displayed, you understand and agree that they will not be treated in confidence. Quite to the contrary, many people from around the world will be able to see the story that you submit. You are completely free to submit your stories to other companies without informing us.
Center for Reproductive Rights rights to user submissions
By posting a User Submission, you grant to the Center an irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide, license (sub-licensable through multiple tiers) to (a) use, copy, transmit, distribute, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, adapt, combine with other ideas or works, publish, translate, publicly perform, and publicly display your User Submissions (or any modification thereto), in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed and (b) use (and permit others to use) your User Submission in any manner and for any advocacy and fundraising purposes that the Center deems appropriate in its sole discretion. The Center reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with User Submissions and to use User Submissions for advertising and promotional purposes. The Center may, but is not obligated to, pre-screen User Submissions or monitor any area of the Website through which User Submissions may be submitted. You agree that you are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions. The Center is not required to host, display, or distribute any User Submissions on or through the Website and may remove at any time or refuse any User Submissions for any reason. The Center is not responsible for any loss, theft, or damage of any kind to any User Submissions. You understand and agree that any User Submission will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and that the Center will be free to disclose your User Submission to any third party.
By submitting any User Submission, you represent and warrant that:
(a) you are at least 18 years old, and you are not impersonating anyone else;
(b) you own all rights in your User Submissions (including, without limitation, all rights to the images, audio, video, or digital recording and the performance contained in your User Submissions) or, alternatively, you have acquired all necessary rights in your User Submissions to enable you to grant to the Center the rights in your User Submissions described herein;
(c) your User Submissions are wholly original and do not infringe the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or any other legal or moral rights of any third party;
(d) you agree to release and allow all creative license/treatment in the production of the User Submission as directed by the Center;
(e) any information contained in your User Submission is not known by you to be false, inaccurate, or misleading;
(f) your User Submission does not violate any law (including, but not limited to anti-discrimination, or false advertising);
(g) you were not and will not be compensated or granted any consideration by any third party for submitting your User Submission;
(h) your User Submission does not incorporate materials from a third party website;
(i) your User Submission does not contain any viruses, worms, spyware, adware, or other potentially damaging programs or files;
(j) your User Submission will not constitute a notice or allegation of infringement or wrong doing of any kind by the Center; and
(k) your User Submission does not contain or constitute any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Center from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that such parties may incur as a result of or arising from your (or anyone using your account’s) violation of these Terms for Submission. The Center reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and, in such case, you agree to cooperate with the Center’s defense of such claim.
The Center administers the Website from New York, United States of America. The Center makes no representation that the Website is appropriate for use outside the United States. If you choose to access the Website from outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. You agree to comply with all export and re-export laws, restrictions and regulations of your government in connection with your use of the Website. You agree not to post items that are prohibited by law.
Modifications to these Terms for Submission
The Center may, in its sole discretion, change these Terms for Submission from time to time. Any such changes will be posted along with the new effective date. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease using the Website. Continued use of the Website following the effective date any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the Terms for Submission of such changes. The Center may cease the Website at any time without notice and is not obligated to retain or return any post.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE SUBMISSION PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
These Terms for Submission and the Privacy Statement, together with any additional terms to which you agree when using particular elements of the Website, constitute the entire and exclusive and final statement of the agreement between you and the Center. These Terms for Submission and the relationship between you and the Center shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York. All lawsuits arising from or relating to these Terms for Submission or any use of the Website shall be brought in the Federal or State courts located in New York, New York, and you hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose.