Interview Release Form
The terms and conditions of this Interview Release Form (the “Release”) govern your participation in interviews by Wogrammer, Inc. about your experience as a female software engineer (the “Interviews”) and the use by Wogrammer, Inc. and its designated contractors, representatives, agents, assigns, licensees, and successors (together, “Wogrammer”) of the Interviews and any and all photographs, audiovisual recordings, text, and other materials provided by you to wogrammer (the “Materials”) in connection with your story (a) on the wogrammer website, located at Wogrammer.org (the “Site”) and the wogrammer social media pages, newsletter, and related materials about female software engineers (together, the “Wogrammer Content”), and (b) in advertising, marketing, and promotion for Wogrammer ((a) and (b) together, the “Purpose”).
By clicking “I agree,” you agree to, and will be legally bound by, the terms of this Release.
License and Release. In consideration for the opportunity to be included in the Wogrammer Content, you grant to Wogrammer a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable, and perpetual right, license, and consent, with the right to sublicense: (i) to reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, distribute, and otherwise use for the Purpose the Materials and the text of your responses to wogrammer’s questions during the Interviews (your “Interview Responses”); and (ii) to use your name (including any professional name and/or nickname), likeness, image, voice, and biographical information, including your experiences described in the Interviews (collectively, your “Appearance”) for the Purpose. You grant the foregoing license and release, in or by means of any format and media now known or later discovered, including, but not limited to, by means of online and electronic media, print media, and telecasting (including over-the-air, pay, or cable television). wogrammer will use the Materials and your Appearance solely for the Purpose, and not for any defamatory or derogatory purposes.
Ownership of Interviews and Wogrammer Content. You understand and agree that the Interviews and Wogrammer Content are and will remain the exclusive property of Wogrammer. You waive any right that you may have to inspect or approve versions of the Interviews, Materials, Wogrammer Content, and any other use of your Appearance and Interview Responses as contemplated in this Release.
No Compensation. You agree that you will not receive any monetary compensation for the rights and permissions granted herein.
No Termination. You understand and agree that (i) all rights and licenses granted by you to Wogrammer in this Release shall be irrevocably vested in Wogrammer and not subject to rescission or revocation by you or any other party, and (ii) your rights and remedies with respect to any alleged breach by Wogrammer of this Release shall be limited to a claim of damages in an action at law and you may not seek, obtain, or enforce any injunctive or equitable relief against Wogrammer (such as obtaining an injunction to stop the use or distribution of the Materials, Wogrammer Content, Appearance, or Interviews) or seek any termination or rescission of this Release. This Release is binding upon you and your heirs, legal representatives, successors, and assigns.
Miscellaneous. You agree that: (i) you have read and fully understand this Release; (ii) you have the full right to enter into this Release and you are authorized to grant the rights granted in this Release; (iii) you may not assign or transfer this Release without Wogrammer’s prior written consent, and any attempt to do so will be void, but Wogrammer may assign this Release; (iv) failing to enforce any provision of this Release will not constitute a waiver of future enforcement of that or any other provision; (v) this Release cannot be waived, amended, or modified except if in writing and signed by both parties; (vi) if a court of competent jurisdiction holds any provision of this Release to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible and the rest will remain in full force and effect; (vii) this Release is the complete understanding between wogrammer and you regarding its subject matter, and it supersedes any other discussions or understandings you may have had with Wogrammer regarding the Interviews, your Appearance, the Materials, and the Wogrammer Content; (viii) this Release will be governed by and be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, excluding that body of law known as conflict of laws; and (ix) any legal action or proceeding arising under this Release will be brought exclusively in the federal or state courts located in the Northern District of California and the parties irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue therein.