Testimonial Consent and Release Form (“Release”)
Taylor Media Corp. d/b/a The Penny Hoarder contacted me via social media message or email requesting permission to use my testimonial, name and/or likeness and included a link to this Release.
I am the author of the testimonial and authorizing The Penny Hoarder to use my testimonial, name and/or likeness in accordance with the terms of this Release.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, terms, and conditions set forth herein, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:
I hereby grant The Penny Hoarder, its employees, designees, agents, independent contractors, legal representatives, successor and assigns the absolute and unrestricted permission to use and distribute my testimonial, or any part of my testimonial, and my full name and likeness along with my testimonial (together the testimonial, name and likeness (if applicable) are referred to herein as the “testimonial”).
I hereby irrevocably authorize The Penny Hoarder to store, alter, modify, edit, adapt, publish, republish, create derivative works or collective works from, and use, display, license, syndicate, and publish in any form the testimonial, in any media, now known or hereafter devised, on an unlimited, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual basis for publication, advertising, promotion, commercial and business purposes, and for any other lawful purpose in any medium.
I understand The Penny Hoarder is under no obligation to make use of or to provide compensation for any of the rights or permissions granted in this Release.
I hereby release all right, title, and interest, including copyright in the testimonial. I also agree The Penny Hoarder may authorize others to use the testimonial or any part thereof as The Penny Hoarder sees fit in its sole discretion. I hereby irrevocably waive any right to attribution (including, without limitation, being “tagged” or similarly identified via any social media platform) and any right to inspect or approve The Penny Hoarder’s use of the testimonial or any use The Penny Hoarder authorizes.
I hereby release and discharge The Penny Hoarder, its licensees, affiliates, successors, assigns, and agents of each from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that I or my estate or assign may have against them arising from or related to the testimonial, or regarding anything contained in the testimonial, or in any advertising or promotional materials, including, without limitation, any claims based on the right to privacy, the right to publicity, copyright, libel, or defamation.
This Release may be terminated at any time with thirty (30) days written notice provided to The Penny Hoarder via email to [email protected]; please use “Testimonial Consent” as your subject line. Upon termination, The Penny Hoarder shall refrain from new use of the testimonial; provided, however, the revocation of this Release will not affect any past action that The Penny Hoarder has taken in reliance on this Release before receiving your termination.
THIS RELEASE PROVIDES THE PENNY HOARDER WITH YOUR ABSOLUTE AND UNCONDITIONAL CONSENT, WAIVER, AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, ALLOWING THE COMPANY TO PUBLICIZE AND COMMERCIALLY USE YOUR LIKENESS, AND OTHER PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND THE PRIVATE INFORMATION YOU GIVE US, LIKE YOUR NAME, AS SET OUT ABOVE. BY SIGNING, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS RELEASE AND THAT YOU ARE GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE THE COMPANY.