Pace University Digital Commons Contributor Agreement
To make your work(s) openly available on the web via the Pace University Digital Commons (DigitalCommons@Pace) you as a Contributor are asked to sign this Agreement.
I ______________________________ (the “Contributor”), am the creator of the following original works of intellectual property :_______________________________________________.(“Submission”). For good and valuable consideration, the exchange, receipt, and adequacy of which I hereby acknowledge, I hereby grant Pace University permission to maintain and share copies of my Submission pursuant to the following terms and conditions:
No copyrights are transferred by this Agreement. Accordingly, Pace University acquires no rights in and to the Submission by virtue of this Agreement. If I am the copyright holder of a Submission, I represent that third-party content included in the Submission has been used with permission from the copyright holder(s), or falls within the fair use exception recognized by United States copyright law .
I represent and warrant that I am the original author of the Submission.
I hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that:
I understand that I may request in writing to Pace University Libraries the removal of a Submission for any reason, and that Pace University Libraries will remove the Submission(s) described in my request. Such removal does not alter any other term or condition of this Agreement.
If I am a student making a Submission, I hereby agree to waive any privacy rights granted by applicable law, including but not limited to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (“FERPA”) for the purpose of making the Submission available on the Pace University Digital Commons.
This agreement will remain in effect unless permission is withdrawn by Contributor via written request to Pace University Libraries.
Except as may be preempted by federal law, this Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any choice of law principles. Litigation of all disputes between the parties arising from or in connection with this Agreement shall be conducted in a court of appropriate jurisdiction in the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York.
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Last revised May 8, 2019
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NYC: Jennifer Rosenstein, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pleasantville: Noreen McGuire, email@example.com
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Pleasantville, NY 10570