These Terms of Use govern your submission to Soft Spoken.

By submitting any content to Soft Surroundings, you represent and warrant that:

  • you are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property rights thereto;
  • 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;
  • use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms of Use and will not cause injury to any person or entity.

You further agree and warrant that you shall not submit any content:

  • that is known by you to be false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • that infringes any third party’s rights;
  • for which you were compensated or granted any consideration by any third party;
  • that contains any computer viruses, worms or other potentially damaging computer programs or files.

You agree to indemnify and hold Soft Surroundings (and its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, employees and third-party service providers), harmless from all claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of a breach of your representations and warranties set forth above, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

For any content that you submit, you grant Soft Surroundings a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use, copy, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and/or sell and/or distribute such content and/or incorporate such content into any form, medium or technology throughout the world without compensation to you.

All content that you submit may be used at Soft Surroundings’s sole discretion. Soft Surroundings reserves the right to change, condense or delete any content on Soft Surroundings’s website that Soft Surroundings deems, in its sole discretion, to violate the content guidelines or any other provision of these Terms of Use. Soft Surroundings does not guarantee that you will have any recourse through Soft Surroundings to edit or delete any content you have submitted. Soft Surroundings reserves the right to remove or to refuse to post any submission for any reason. You acknowledge that you, not Soft Surroundings, are responsible for the contents of your submission. None of the content that you submit shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of Soft Surroundings, its agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners or third party service providers and their respective directors, officers and employees.

By submitting your email address in connection with your story, you agree that Soft Surroundings and its third party service providers may use your email address to contact you about your submission and/or other administrative purposes.