Submission Rules

By visiting (the "Website") and uploading a picture of yourself (hereinafter, the "Submission Materials"), you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

You represent and warrant that:

- (A) all contents of the Submission Materials are wholly original, have been created entirely by you, have not been taken in whole or in part from any source other than you and do not incorporate or include anything that is owned by any third party or would require the consent of any third party;

- (B) you own and/or control one hundred percent (100%) of all right, title and interest in and to the Submission Materials, as well as all elements contained therein;

- (C) the Submission Materials do not and shall not violate any law or the copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right, or any other right of any third party;

- (D) the Submission Materials, or any part thereof, have not been commercially released; and

- (E) you have the written consent, release and/or permission of each and every participant in the Submission Material to participate in the Submission Materials as contemplated herein;

- (F) you and any individual(s) participating, appearing and/or recognizable in the Submission Materials (each, a "Participant") are at least fifteen (15) years of age as of the date of submission; and

- (G) you and any Participant are legal resident(s) of Australia or New Zealand; and

You grant to Harlequin Australia a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free licence in your Submission Materials in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, anywhere in the world, with the right to make any and all uses thereof, including, without limitation, the potential use or display of your Submission Materials on the cover the book, the Website and on the social media of the author known as Maria V. Snyder (the "Author")and the right to grant any third party use of the Submission Materials in connection with the book.

To the extent that you hold now or at any time in the future, any moral rights in respect of your entry in any territory of the world, all such rights are reserved, but you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably consent for the benefit of Harlequin Australia, its licensees and successors in title, to the making of material alterations to your entry (including but not limited to editing or adapting at any time your entry for legal, editorial or operational reasons) for any purpose and consent to Harlequin Australia doing or refraining from doing all other acts comprised in the moral rights as allowed by law. This consent is for the benefit of the Harlequin Australia, its licensees and any person authorised by Harlequin Australia and its licensees to do any act in relation to your entry.

The Submission Materials must not contain references which are obscene, crude, vulgar or defamatory; depict or contain references to excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages; contain gang identification, references to commercial products, license plate numbers, phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email), Website URLs, derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups; contain references to illegal or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct; or contain any other references that could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Harlequin Australia, in its sole discretion. By providing the Submission Materials in connection herewith, you may receive the opportunity to have your Submission Materials, or any portion thereof, appear on the Website or be used in connection with the Author, and you grant to Harlequin Australia and its affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use your Submission Materials, or any portion thereof, alone or with other materials, as part of or in connection with the Author or Website without compensation to you unless required by law. You shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of the Submission Materials. You hereby release Harlequin Australia from, and shall neither sue nor bring any proceeding against any such parties for, any liability, loss, demands, claims or causes of action, whether now known or unknown, for defamation, invasion or other violations of rights to privacy, publicity or personality, or any similar matter or based upon or relating to the use of my Submission Materials, and for any loss, damage, injury, including death, that you may sustain. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to Harlequin Australia and its affiliated companies and agents with respect to all participants in the Submission Materials. The Submission Materials to be used on the Website or in connection with the Author will be selected by Harlequin Australia in its sole discretion. Harlequin Australia is under no obligation to use any of the Submission Materials for any other purpose. By providing the Submission Materials in connection herewith, you agree that you will complete and execute any and all documentation provided to you (if any), by Harlequin Australia in connection with Harlequin Australia's use and ownership of the Submission Materials.

You hereby represent and warrant that: (a) you and any Participant are: (i) legal resident(s) of Australia or New Zealand, and (ii) at least fifteen (15) years of age as of the date of submission; (b) you have the written permission of any Participant; (c) if you or Participant are under the age of majority in your state or province of residence, you have the express permission of your parent/legal guardian to participate/submit the Submission Materials for the use contemplated herein; and (e) you, Participant (and your parent/legal guardian, if applicable) have read and agree to the foregoing and are fully familiar with its contents.

By continuing, you agree to be bound by the decisions of Harlequin Australia and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of New South Wales and subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of News South Wales.