CBS RADIO INC.
USER GENERATED CONTENT SUBMISSION RELEASE
Submitter hereby provides user generated content, which shall mean and refer to any content, media, or
materials, regardless of the tangible format, medium, or form, including but not limited to electronic images,
photographs, animated or motion pictures, caricatures, likenesses, vocal or other sounds, video or audio recordings, text,
artwork, logos, graphics or visual effects, and to all derivative works, translations, adaptations or variations of same, as
well as any accompanying correspondence, packaging, or other materials (collectively, the “Content”) to CBS Radio
Inc. (“CBS Radio”), which directly or through an affiliated entity, is the owner and operator of Radio Station [INSERT
CALL LETTERS AND CITY AND STATE] (“Station”) under the terms and conditions contained herein
(“Release”). Submitter acknowledges that he/she has received adequate consideration for his/her agreement hereunder,
most notably the potential publicity and promotional value to Submitter from CBS Radio’s possible broadcast, Internet
transmission, display, publication, or other use and dissemination of the Content.
1. The undersigned Submitter grants CBS Radio a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, assignable,
transferable, unqualified, unrestricted, unconditional, unlimited, royalty-free, license for the use and exploitation of
the Content in any manner, including but not limited to the right to, publish, perform, display, scan, edit, crop,
merge, resize, view, broadcast, distribute, reproduce, modify, translate create derivative works and/or duplicate of
any part of the Content, to incorporate it in other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later
developed, and to index, store or categorize the Content by CBS Radio, the Station or their affiliated entities, or
their respective advertising agencies, third party suppliers or service providers, participating advertisers, sponsors
and promotional partners, or the officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives of each
(collectively, the “Released Parties”) for operational, advertising and/or publicity purposes relating to CBS Radio
or the Station or any of their affiliated entities, or for any other lawful purpose, in any media now known or
hereinafter invented without any financial or other compensation. Under no circumstances will the Released
Parties be held liable or responsible to Submitter for the subject matter or content of the Content or for the
authorized or unauthorized use, editing, viewing, broadcast, publication, distribution, manipulation, and/or
duplication of the Content. CBS Radio is acting only as a host or conduit for the submitted Content. Submitter
understands and agrees that he/she has no right to approve or control the manner in which the Content may be used
2. Submitter further understands that the use and exploitation of the Content may subject him/her to risk of notoriety,
publicity, ridicule, scorn and/or indignity.
3. Submitter represents and warrants the following:
a. Submission of the Content does not violate any agreement or understanding in place with another party,
including other organizations, and former or current employers, or their policies and procedures or the like
that govern Submitter.
b. The Content is Submitter’s own creation and Submitter owns all rights in and to the Content, including,
but not limited to, trademark, copyrights, digital rights and publicity rights. If Submitter is not the holder
of such rights, the holder of them has validly and irrevocably granted to Submitter, in writing, the right to
grant the license set forth in this Agreement without restriction and without compensation from CBS
Radio. At CBS Radio’s request, Submitter will provide a copy of such document evidencing the
assignment of rights to Submitter.
c. The Content is not indecent, illegal, pornographic, sexually explicit, harassing, threatening, tortious,
abusive, hateful, embarrassing, offensive or harmful to another individual or entity and does not contain
material showing aberrational behavior, graphic violence or drug abuse, and does not defame, invade the
privacy of, or infringe upon or violate any rights of any kind whatsoever of any individual or entity.
d. The Content does not violate any law, rule, or regulation of any governmental entity.
e. The Content is not subject to any obligation of confidentiality.
f. Submitter has not accepted or agreed to accept, or paid or agreed to pay, any money, service or other
valuable consideration for the inclusion of any matter in the Content.
4. SUBMITTER AGREES THAT HE/SHE WILL NOT MAKE ANY CLAIM OR ACTION, OR ALLOW OR
AUTHORIZE ANY THIRD PARTY TO MAKE ANY CLAIM OR ACTION ON BEHALF OF THE
SUBMITTER, WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENT AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES. SUBMITTER
HEREBY RELEASES, DISCHARGES, HOLDS HARMLESS, AND INDEMNIFIES THE RELEASED
PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSSES, CLAIMS,
DAMAGES, ACTIONS, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, COSTS OR EXPENSES, INCLUDING,
WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, NO MATTER HOW CAUSED, ARISING
OUT OF OR OTHERWISE RELATING IN ANY WAY TO ANY BREACH OR ALLEGED BREACH BY
SUBMITTER OF HIS/HER AFFIRMATION, UNDERTAKING, OR OBLIGATION OF THIS RELEASE, OR
AS A RESULT OF THE BROADCAST, DISPLAY, DISSEMINATION, OR USE OF THE CONTENT FOR
ANY PURPOSE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY CLAIM OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT,
INVASION OF PRIVACY OR RIGHT TO PUBLICITY, AND SUBMITTER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT NONE
OF THE RELEASED PARTIES HAVE MADE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY TO HIM/HER
REGARDING THE CONTENT.
5. Submitter understands that submission of the Content does not obligate CBS Radio to broadcast, display, publish or
otherwise transmit, disseminate, promote or use the Content for any purpose and that CBS Radio makes no claim
that the Content is appropriate for any audience or purpose. Submitter further understands that the Content will not
6. Submitter understands that CBS Radio has the right to review or monitor any Content and to edit, delete, reject,
remove or modify, without notice to Submitter, any Content that CBS Radio deems, in its sole discretion, to violate
reason whatsoever; provided, however, that CBS Radio shall have no obligation or liability to Submitter or any
third party for failure to do so or for doing so in any particular manner. CBS Radio also reserves the right to take
down any Content if published on a Station website if the Station or CBS Radio personnel receive a notice of any
claim of infringement.
7. Submitter agrees that if Content is selected for broadcast, display or dissemination, CBS Radio may use Submitter’s
full name, title of the Content, and city and state of residence and/or operation for the purpose of identifying,
promoting and/or generating publicity for CBS Radio and/or its designees, if such personally identifiable
information is provided to CBS Radio. CBS Radio will not disclose any other personally identifiable information
to the public, unless the Submitter consents to such disclosure or reasonably believes that it is necessary to: a)
conform to regulatory and legal requirements or comply with the legal process; b) protect the safety and security of
its users, employees, or property; c) to defend the rights of the CBS Radio Released Parties; or d) enforce this
8. Submitter certifies that either he/she is eighteen (18) years of age or older or whatever the legal age of majority
(adulthood) is in the Submitter’s state of residence, or alternatively, that he/she meets any age and/or residency
eligibility for a specific Station event or promotion in connection with which the Content is submitted. However, if
Submitter is at least thirteen (13) years old but not older than seventeen (17) years old or the legal age of majority,
the Submitter certifies that he/she has secured the written consent of his/her parent or legal guardian to submit such
Content. Content knowingly submitted by persons under thirteen (13) years old will not be accepted and will be
immediately deleted or destroyed.
9. If the Content is submitted via the Station’s website, Submitter acknowledges that he/she has read, understands and
to this Release, without reservation.
10. Submitter understands that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law, and Submitter
agrees that if any portion of this Release is deemed invalid, the remainder will continue in full force and effect.
Submitter further understands and agrees that this Release is to be interpreted under the laws of the State of
[INSERT STATE/LOCATION WHERE STATION IS LOCATED] or federal law, as applicable, and
Submitter submits to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts within the State of [INSERT
STATE/LOCATION WHERE STATION IS LOCATED] notwithstanding its conflict of laws provisions, and
waives all objections to the jurisdiction or venue of such courts.
I, the Submitter, have read the foregoing Release and by affixing my signature below or by clicking the “I
ACCEPT” button on the Station website, I represent and warrant that I fully understand and consent to the
contents thereof and meet any age and/or residency eligibility requirements.
SUBMITTER SIGNATURE: _________________________________________________________
SUBMITTER PRINT NAME: ________________________________________________________
STREET ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________
CITY, STATE AND ZIP CODE: _____________________________________________________
EMAIL ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________
TELEPHONE NUMBER: ___________________________________________________________
If applicable, please complete the information below. A parent/legal guardian’s signature is required for eligible
Submitters ages thirteen (13) to seventeen (17), or under the age of legal majority in the Submitter’s state of residence.
The parent/legal guardian must also meet any specific age or residency requirement.
PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN: ____________________________________________________
PRINT NAME: _________________________________________________________________
STREET ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________
CITY, STATE AND ZIP CODE: ____________________________________________________
EMAIL ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________
TELEPHONE NUMBER: __________________________________________________________