External Contributors Policy

Terms & conditions for freelancers, bloggers and contributors of user-generated content

A. SCOPE AND COMMENCEMENT OF THESE TERMS

The following Terms relate to The Independent,  and other paper and online publications owned by Independent Print Limited (IPL) or Independent Digital News and Media (IDNM) (jointly and separately referred to in these Terms as ‘the Company’). These Terms set out both the Company’s agreement with freelance contributors to its publications, and with external contributors to the Company’s Website.

‘Material’ means any copyright work as set out in the copyright legislation and covers Material intended for publication as well background Materials which have been used directly or indirectly for Material intended for publication.

By submitting Material for publication, or by agreeing to prepare Material for publication or by using the Website you agree to be legally bound by these Terms which will take effect immediately. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms please do not access or contribute to the Website or offer your Material for publication.