By submitting your design (hereinafter the "Design") to Dottinghill.com, you are hereby known as our Creative Resident and you agree to the following terms and conditions, which serve as a binding agreement ("the Agreement") between you and Dots Connection LLP/Dottinghill.com (hereinafter collectively "DH"):
The Design is defined by any word, combination of words, symbol, slogan, photographic image, graphic design or any other type of design that you are submitting to DH for its possible use in any manner on or in connection with the manufacturing of "skin-accessories" also known as temporary water-transfer body tattoos ("Skin-Accessories") including but not limited to:
You represent and warrant to DH that you have the right and authority to convey the rights granted hereunder;
You shall hold DH harmless and shall indemnify DH for all costs and expenses (including attorney fees) in the event of a breach of any of the foregoing warranties or representations. These warranties and representations do not extend to any material not furnished by you.
DH reserves the right to reject any submission that it deems in its sole discretion to be unlawful, vulgar, profane, pornographic, defamatory, discriminatory, offensive, or inappropriate. In addition, DH is not obliged to accept the Design or use it in any way for any reason, including poor design.
A Design accepted by DH becomes part of the scoring system used by DH on Dottinghill.com and will be made available for scoring by the Dottinghill.com community for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days. By submitting your Design, you may not reproduce, sell, or submit the Design to others for any commercial purpose relating to Skin-Accessories for one hundred and twenty (120) days after the date of submission while the Design is being scored on Dottinghill.com and evaluated by DH.
Once the one hundred and twenty (120) days have passed, if DH does not select your Design for print, you are free to use the Design for any purpose. DH reserves the right to choose your design after the one hundred and twenty (120) days have passed, on the condition that the design has not been used on Skin-Accessories for commercial or non-commercial purposes.
If DH selects your Design for print, you acknowledge that you hereby grant to DH an exclusive and royalty-free license to the copyright in your Design for five (5) years from the day DH receives your hi-resolution artwork deemed suitable for print. This license is for its sole and exclusive use on and in connection with Skin-Accessories including the right to sue for past infringement and the rights to further sublicense the Design.
If DH selects your Design for print, you may not use the Design (or derivatives of the Design) or allow others to use the Design (or derivatives of the Design) on any Skin-Accessories.
DH shall use reasonable efforts to ensure that the use of the Design in Skin-Accessories is accompanied by a reasonable credit to you, either in conjunction with your name (or the alias you will provide).
If DH selects your Design for print, DH reserves the rights to:
If any of the above-mentioned adjustments are made to the Design, you will be notified via email accordingly.
You will be required to submit your Design into one of the following two (2) submission categories for Creative Residents:
If DH selects your Design for print, you will receive the following awards based on the submission category which your Design was submitted in:
You will be responsible for the payment of any tax that arises as a result of receiving payment from DH.
All award payments will be sent via PayPal within fourteen (14) business days from the day DH receives your hi-resolution artwork for the Design deemed suitable for print. If the hi-resolution artwork is not deemed suitable for print as determined by DH, DH will notify you of the reason(s) for its determination by email and will make a good-faith effort to assist you in presenting a suitable hi-resolution format.
In addition to Point 10 above, you will also receive an additional USD 100.00 in cash should your Design on which DH uses on our Skin-Accessories ("the Selected Skin-Accessory") meets an online sales threshold of 300 pieces sold within 60 days from the date the Selected Skin-Accessory is launched for sale on Dottinghill.com. This is a one-time payment and it will be sent via PayPal within fourteen (14) business days from the day the sales threshold is met. You will be able to monitor the sales number of the Selected Skin-Accessory in your account with DH on Dottinghill.com.
You will be responsible for any transaction fees typically imposed by PayPal on receiving parties as a result of receiving payment from DH.
DH reserves the right to change the award terms set out in Point 10 and Point 12 at any time, by amending this Agreement or otherwise posting them on Dottinghill.com, and changes will be effective upon amendment or posting. Awards for a particular Design will be based on the terms in effect when that Design is first submitted to DH.
DH may freely assign this Agreement to a third party. You may not assign part or whole of the Agreement without the prior written consent of DH.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
If any part, term or provision of this Agreement shall be held illegal, unenforceable, or in conflict with any law of a federal, state or local government having jurisdiction over this Agreement, the validity of the remaining portions or provisions shall not be affected thereby.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore. The courts of the Republic of Singapore shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising under or in relation to this Agreement.