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DevShed, LLC Author Terms

The Developer Shed Network has adopted these Terms regarding all content posted across its various properties.

By submitting an article or writing for publication across the Developer Shed Network you (the author) acknowledge that you have read and understand them and that you agree to them. Developer Shed reserves the right to modify in any way these Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of the Web Site and/or the posting of additional Contributions following the posting of changes to these Terms and Conditions will mean you have checked here for changes and that you accept the changes.

Developer Shed publishes various types of content – some is purchased and is owned fully by the Developer Shed Network, some is licensed for reprint. Authors are responsible for their OWN submission as they are contractors to Developer Shed and are not considered regular employees of Developer Shed.

Exclusive Contributions
By submitting a Contribution for inclusion on the Web Site and upon receipt of monetary consideration, if any, for such assignment of the Contribution (the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged), you hereby assign to Developer Shed all rights, title and interest in the Contribution. Accordingly, Developer Shed may use the Contribution for any and all uses, in any and all formats now known or hereafter to become known, including but not limited to books, CD ROMs, other web sites and online services. You grant us the right to use your name and biography in advertising and promotion related to the Web Site, and in any and all ancillary products related to the Web Site regardless of the formats in which such use occurs. You agree to indemnify Developer Shed for any claims arising out of your submission. You represent and warrant that the Contribution will be wholly original material not published elsewhere (except for material in the public domain or used with the permission of the owner), will not infringe any copyright, and will not constitute a defamation, or invasion of the right of privacy or publicity, or infringement of any other kind, of any third party. You warrant that you have the authority to assign the Contribution to Developer Shed. You understand that Developer Shed’s editors reserve the right to reject any submission for any and no reason, and that submitting a Contribution does not guarantee that it will be published on the Web Site.

All Articles submitted by Authors are considered to be Exclusive Contributions.

Payment for Contributions
From time to time, Developer Shed may compensate Authors for Contributions actually published on the Web Site. Any such fee is a one-time fee only and shall be set forth at the time the Author submits the Contribution to Developer Shed. Developer Shed will Paypal payments at the beginning of each month following the article’s approval.

Author Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant to Developer Shed that: (a) you are over the age of eighteen (18) and possess the power and authority to enter into and perform your obligations under these Terms and Conditions; (b) all information provided by you to Developer Shed is truthful, accurate and complete; (c) you shall comply with these Terms and Conditions, (d) you have provided and will maintain accurate and complete registration information with Developer Shed, including, without limitation, your legal name, address, telephone number and email address; and (e) your submission does not and will not constitute a breach or violation of any other agreement, contract, terms of use, or similar policy or understanding to which you are or may be subject.

Disclaimer
Developer Shed makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to its web site or content contained therein.

Independent Contractor
It is specifically understood and intended that you are an independent contractor, and nothing herein is intended or shall be deemed to constitute you an employee of Developer Shed.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The validity and effect of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, USA without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Any suit, action, or proceeding concerning the contribution in question must be brought in Broward County, Florida and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction of said court.

Entire Agreement
These Terms and Conditions, together with Developer Shed’s privacy policy, supersede any prior discussions, negotiations and agreements between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and these Terms and Conditions, together with the privacy policy, constitute the sole and entire agreement between the parties with respect to the matters covered hereby.

By signing this agreement you understand that you, the author, is responsible for the accuracy of your article and any code associated with the article. If your article is found to be inaccurate, or code does not work, Developer Shed is entitled to a full refund for that article and may terminate this agreement at will.

Last modified: 09/24/12