Submit an Article or Photos


By submitting a file containing an article, letter to the editor, comment, or any and all other forms of written communication (herein after called the “Work”) to Catholic Exchange, (herein after called the “Publisher”) , I agree to the following terms and conditions of the communication’s use.
1. Publisher has the right to edit or otherwise change the Work in any way whatsoever at its sole discretion. Publisher is under no obligation to publish the Work on the Website or otherwise apply the Work to any specific purpose. In the event the Publisher fails to publish the Work on the Website within 120 days after acceptance of the Work then this Agreement will be terminated and all rights in the Work shall revert to the Author.
2. The Author grants, assigns and transfers to Publisher the following designated rights and interests in and to the Work, in whole or in part, alone or in combination with other works, and in all languages:
(a) Nonexclusive worldwide World-Wide-Web/Internet rights to publish, distribute and archive the Work on Website during the term of copyright in the Work;
(b) Nonexclusive worldwide reproduction rights for Publisher, including, but not limited to reprint, photocopy, and provide facsimile transmission of the Work during the term of the copyright in the Work; and
(c) Nonexclusive worldwide rights for Publisher to condense, adapt, revise or republish the Work in any print format anthology, compilation or collection during the term of the copyright in the Work.
3. The Author represents and warrants either that the Work has not previously been published elsewhere, or that prior publication has been disclosed and there are no copyrights in effect which would preclude publication or require compensation by the Publisher. In addition, the Author represents and warrants that the Work is original except for excerpts from previously published works which fall within the bounds of fair use or for which permission to include has been secured from the copyright owners thereof; that it contains no matter which is libelous, unlawful or which infringes upon anyone’s proprietary rights, including, but not limited to statutory or common law copyright; that it does not violate any right of privacy; that the statements in the Work are or will be true; and that the Author is the sole Author and proprietor of said Work and the sole owner of all the rights granted to Publisher, and has full power to enter into this Agreement. The Author will indemnify and hold harmless Publisher, its licensees, and any seller of the Work from any claim, suit, damage, loss or expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of any breach or any allegation which if true would constitute a breach of any of the foregoing warranties or representations.
By uploading photographs and any and all other images via this Catholic Exchange website, I agree fully to the following.
Without payment or remuneration of any kind whatsoever, either now or in the future, I hereby grant (herein also referred to as “the website”), its employees, legal representatives, and assigns, and those for whom the website is acting and those acting with the website’s authority and permission, the irrevocable and unrestricted right and permission to copyright in the website’s name or otherwise, and use, publish, and republish photographic portraits, images or video uploaded at the website, in whole or in part, as part of a composite or distorted in character in form, without restriction as to the changes or alterations, in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name, or reproductions in color or otherwise made through any medium, and in any and all media now or hereafter known for illustration, promotion, art, editorial, advertising, trade, publishing, or any other purpose whatsoever.  I also consent to the use of any printed matter or video in connection with.
I hereby waive any right that I may have to inspect or approve the finished product or products and the advertising copy or other mater that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied.
I hereby release, discharge, and agree to save harmless the web site, its employees, legal representatives and assigns, and all persons acting under the website’s permission or authority from any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise that may occur or be produced in the taking of such photographic portraits, images or video in any subsequent processing thereof, as well as any publication thereof, including without limitation any claims for libel or invasion of privacy.
I hereby warrant that I am of full legal age or that I am the parent or legal guardian of any children pictured in these photographs or have obtained the full legal consent of any person or persons appearing in the uploaded images.  I have read the above authorization, release, and agreement prior to uploading any images, am fully familiar with the contents thereof,  and have checked the appropriate box to signify this, fully executing this agreement in perpetuity.  This release shall be binding upon , its employees, legal representatives, and assigns.