This Content Submission Agreement for Thrivent Action Teams Digital Platform (this “Agreement”) is entered into by and between the individual (the “User”) who uploads or otherwise submits words, images, video or any other content (the “Content”) using the Cotribute Thrivent Action Team app or website (collectively, the “Platform”) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and each of its subsidiaries, affiliates, and independent contractor sales agents (collectively, “Thrivent”).
On their own behalf and on behalf of each person named, described, or depicted in the Content, the User licenses Thrivent to make any commercial or other use of the User’s Identity, and the Identity of each person named, described, or depicted in the Content, in any medium (where “Identity” means, at least, each person’s name, likeness, or other identifiable characteristics) however submitted in or with the Content. As part of this license, the User waives, on behalf of each person whose Identity is in anyway used in the Content, any right to inspect or approve the manner in which the Content is used and all claims for compensation or damages arising from Thrivent’s use of any Identity in the Content. This license is royalty-free, perpetual, and irrevocable. User also grants to Thrivent a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licenseable and otherwise fully transferable copyright license to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt (including without limitation edit, modify, translate, and reformat), derive, transmit, broadcast, post or allow others to post to social media or anywhere on the Internet, display and perform, publicly or otherwise, the Content.
The User agrees to and confirms each of the following: the User is legally capable of entering into this Agreement; the User has all necessary legal authority to enter into this Agreement, including, without limitation, the appropriate authority to grant the above license to Thrivent on behalf of each person whose Identity is used in the Content; the User has the right to grant to Thrivent the copyright license contained in this Agreement, because the User is the sole owner of copyright in the Submitted Content or otherwise has the legal authority to grant such a license; each adult in the Submitted Content expressly agreed to permit Thrivent to make any commercial use of his or her Identity in any medium and authorized the User to enter into this agreement on his or her behalf; for each minor or other person lacking the capacity to enter a legal contract who is depicted in the Submitted Content, a parent or other legal guardian expressly agreed to permit Thrivent to make any commercial use of that minor or other person’s Identity in any medium and authorized the User to enter into this agreement on his or her behalf.
The User understands that Thrivent may decline to publish the Content on the Platform, or may remove the Content from the Platform at any time, for any reason and at its sole discretion.