# Wildland Contributor Agreement
This Contributor Agreement (this “Agreement”) applies to any Contribution you make to any Work.
This is a binding legal agreement on you and any organization you represent. If you are signing this Agreement on behalf of other organization, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to agree to this Agreement on behalf of the organization.
# 1. Definitions
“Contribution” means any original work, including any modification of or addition to an existing work, that you submit to Wildland project in any manner for inclusion in any Work.
“Foundation”, “we” and “us” means Golem Foundation Grafenauweg 8, 6300 Zug, Switzerland.
“Work” means any project, work or materials owned or managed by Foundation, and in particular related to Wildland project.
“You” and “your” means you and any organization on whose behalf you are entering this Agreement.
# 2. Copyright Assignment, License and Waiver
a. Assignment. By submitting a Contribution, you assign to Golem all right, title and interest in any copyright and other intellectual property rights you have in the Contribution, and you waive any rights, including any moral rights, database rights, etc., that may affect our ownership of the copyright in the Contribution.
b. License to Foundation. If your assignment in Section 2 a. is ineffective for any reason, you grant to us and to any recipient of any Work distributed by us, a perpetual, worldwide, transferable, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable, and sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute Contributions and any derivative work created based on a Contribution. If your license grant is ineffective for any reason, you irrevocably waive and covenant to not assert any claim you may have against us, our successors in interest, and any of our direct or indirect licensees and customers, arising out of our, our successors in interest’s, or any of our direct or indirect licensees’ or customers’ use, reproduction, preparation of derivative works, public display, public performance, sublicense, and distribution of a Contribution. You also agree that we may publicly use your name and the name of any organization on whose behalf you are entering into this Agreement in connection with publicizing the Work.
# 3. Patent License
You grant to us and to any recipient of any Work distributed by us, a perpetual, worldwide, transferable, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable, and sublicensable patent license to make, have made, use, sell, offer to sell, import, and otherwise transfer the Contribution in whole or in part, alone or included, in any Work under any patent you own, or license from a third party, that is necessarily infringed by the Contribution or by combination of the contribution with any Work.
# 4. Your Representations and Warranties
By submitting a Contribution, you represent and warrant that:
a. each Contribution you submit is an original work and you can legally (without any kind of limitation) grant the rights set out in this Agreement;
b. the Contribution does not, and any exercise of the rights granted by you (in particular, but without limitation, the licensing of the Contribution under GNU General Public License v3 by Foundation) will not infringe any third party’s intellectual property or other right. You explicitly acknowledge that Golem may license your Contribution under the GNU General Public License v3. You represent and warrant that your Contribution is free of any rights, obligations or restrictions which may conflict or interfere with the terms of the GNU General Public License v3 and that Foundation can, without any kind of limitation and without infringing any third party’s intellectual property or other right, license your Contribution under the GNU General Public License v3;
c. you are not aware of any claims, suits, or actions pertaining to and/or otherwise associated with the Contribution. You will notify us immediately if you become aware or have reason to believe that any of your representations and warranties is or becomes inaccurate. In this case, however, you are still bound by representations and warranties made herein. Moreover, you represent and warrant that your Contribution is free of any malicious content (e.g. virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware, scareware, malware or other computer code, file or program that is or is potentially harmful or invasive or intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment) and that the Contribution and its use (as well as your use according to Section 2 c. above) does not violate any law.
# 5. Indemnification
You agree to release and to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Foundation and its subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as the members of governance bodies, officers, directors, employees, shareholders, contractors and representatives of any of the foregoing entities, from and against any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, costs (including attorneys’ fees and court costs) claims (in particular third party claims) or actions of any kind whatsoever arising or resulting from your violation of this Agreement (in particular, but without limitations, regarding your warranties and representations set out herein).
# 6. Intellectual Property
Except for the assignment and licenses set forth in this Agreement, this Agreement does not transfer any right, title, or interest in any intellectual property right of either party to the other. If you choose to provide us with suggestions, ideas for improvement, recommendations, or other feedback, on any Work we may use your feedback without any restriction or payment.
# 7. Miscellaneous
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the substantive laws of Switzerland, excluding the Swiss conflict of law rules. The United Nations Convention for the International Sales of Goods ("Vienna Sales Convention") is excluded. Any dispute under this Agreement shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Zug, Switzerland.
This Agreement does not create a partnership, agency relationship, or joint venture be-tween the parties. We may assign this Agreement without notice or restriction. You are not allowed to assign this Agreement and/or any rights and obligations set out herein without our prior explicit consent.
If any provision of this Agreement is unenforceable, that provision will be modified to ren-der it enforceable to the extent possible to effect the parties’ intention and the remaining provisions will not be affected. The parties may amend this Agreement only in a written amendment signed by both parties. This Agreement comprises the parties’ entire agreement relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.