Writers’ Contract

Teach Middle East Magazine Writers’ Contract

I hereby grant permission for Moftah Publishing FZ LLC and its subsidiary, Teach Middle East Magazine and its officers (collectively “Your Organisation”) to use material which I submit.

Important Note
The magazine is freely distributed to teachers and administrators across the Middle East. All our writers share their expertise for free. We give full credit to each writer and also feature our writers to ensure that their work is valued. Each writer is required to review and agree to the terms and conditions outlined in the writer’s contract in order for us to be able to publish his/her work. Contracts are not offered until the review process and initial discussions with the potential writer has taken place.

1. Rights in Works Granted to Teach Middle East Magazine.

The Contributor grants the Publisher exclusive first publication of the original piece of Work (created solely by The Contributor) for reproduction in print, digital, copy for distribution and use in other related media and forums. This Exclusivity Agreement is intended for an agreed period of 12 months following the Effective Date of acceptance of Work(s). If, however, the Publisher does not publish the Work(s) within the agreed Exclusivity Period, this right shall revert to The Contributor.

2. Right to Edit.

The Contributor agrees that the Publisher reserves the right to edit modify or change any submitted Work(s) in the sole and absolute discretion of the Publisher to prepare the Work(s) for publication or other authorised use.

3. Discretion to Publish.

Submission of Work(s) does not guarantee publication. The publication of  Work submitted is at the sole discretion of the Publisher.

4. Copyright.

Ownership of Copyright in ALL Work(s) submitted by The Contributor remains in Contributor, subject to the rights granted by The Contributor to the Publisher as outlined in this Agreement.

I hereby, fully and forever discharge and release Your Organisation from any claim for damages of any kind (including but not limited to, invasion of privacy, defamation, false light or misappropriation of name, likeness and image) arising out of the use or publication of my article/s and photograph/s submitted by me to Your Organisation. I further waive any claim for compensation of any kind for Your Organisation’s use or publication of the article/s and photograph/s that I have submitted. I acknowledge and represent I have read this entire document and I understand the terms and provisions therein and that I have agreed to it knowingly and voluntarily on behalf of myself.