EdUGames Volunteer agreement
Copyright © 2005 by Pete Antoniak
1 Jun 05
1. The Parties
1.1. This is an opened ended agreement between EdUGames, a privately owned
company with headquarters in San Bruno, California and __________________
, of _______________ ,hereafter to be called the Volunteer. This agreement
will here after be referred as agreement number V-__________.
2. What is Covered
2.1. This agreement covers the supplying of the following electronic
data or services as may be described in the EdUGames Dictionary
2.1.2. Paint Files
2.1.3. Sound Files
2.1.4. Video Files
2.1.5. Midi and HyperCard format
2.1.6 Text Files that support
Rounds such as Answer Lists, and Common Text
2.1.8. Proof reading, Quality Control checking and testing
2.1.9. Managing electronic data libraries and databases
2.1.10. Reviewing, categorizing, archiving and forwarding electronic data
2.1.11. Providing expert advice
2.1.12. Creating RFP, RFB, Specification and Task Descriptions
2.1.13. Evaluating Bids and Proposals
2.1.14. Monitoring Researchers, Authors and Associates
2.1.15. Managing Programs, Projects, Contracts and Tasks Assignments
3.1. The following documents are included and made part of this agreement.
3.1.1. EdUGames Dictionary of Terms
4.1. EdUGames is in the business of providing an educational computer games
on the internet similar to Jeopardy and Trivia Pursuit. EdUGames is creating
question material as well as entering into contracts with Researcher, Authors
and staffers for question material which is referred to as content. Content
can include, but is not limited to: Questions and Answers; Data Tables;
Lists; Pictures; Maps; Drawings; Diagrams; Video Clips; Sound Bytes; Blocks
of Text; and Music. The document EdUGames Standard
Specifications describes each item of content in detail.
4.2 EdUGames is breaking new ground in the concept of a CyberOrganization
to facilitate the traditional process of production, sales, marketing and
distribution. The CyberOrganization includes positions of responsibility
that can be occupied by Volunteers as well as Associates.
4.2. Volunteer is an individual interested in learning more about computers
and education. Volunteer states that he/she is complying with all laws,
school policies and applicable regulations in applying for an Volunteer
position with EdUGames.
4.3 Volunteer is of legal age, or has the permission of his/her guardian
who has also signed this agreement.
4.4 Volunteer understands the educational nature of this agreement and expects
no financial compensation for any work or services rendered to EdUGames
as a result of this agreement.
5. Transfer of Electronic Research Data
5.1. Volunteer agrees that the any intellectual content created as a result
of this agreement constitutes a work for hire and that all intellectual
property rights in said content shall vest in EdUGames at the time that
it is created to the extent permitted by law. If laws prevent such vesting,
Volunteer makes assignment of all such rights to EdUGames at the time of
creation. If laws prevent such assignment, Volunteer grants a perpetual
world wide non-revocable license to EdUGames to use said content. If laws
prevent such licensing, Volunteer agrees never to sue EdUGames for the use
of said content.
5.2. Volunteer certifies by his/her submission that any electronic data
he/she submits is his/her work and that to the best of the Volunteer's knowledge,
the electronic data is not claimed by another.
5.3. Volunteer understands the nature of the EdUGames® program and how
data is often altered, modified and distorted in the creation of a challenging
intellectual game play situation. Where permissible by law, Volunteer waves
all of his/her rights, including moral rights, to prevent alteration, mutilation
or distortion of said data.
5.4. Volunteer understands that some of the Game processes challenge the
user to recognize an image that starts out unclear and becomes progressively
more clear as game play continues. This process may include, but is not
limited to: covering the image with panels; covering the image with lines;
making the image blurry; morphing the image; scrambling the image into puzzle
parts; and any other means available, now, or in the future that EdUGames
may be able to use in creating a challenging discovery type situation. Volunteer
expressly authorizes such usage of content.
5.5. Volunteer makes this agreement without reservation for him/herself
and his/her estate for now and for all times in all places.
5.6. If Volunteer is under legal age, his/her guardian makes this agreement
6. Quality of Content and Training
7. EdUGames will provide sufficient tools, training and direction to Volunteer
as necessary to accomplish mutual goals. Volunteer agrees to insure that
any work provided is correct, error free and does not contain any inflammatory
language, indecency or obscenities.
8.1. Volunteer places no restrictions on the use of submitted material.
9. Volunteer Negotiating Procedure
9.1. Volunteer will contact EdUGames requesting to be an Volunteer and completing
such forms as EdUGames requires. Volunteer may be motivated by the opportunity
to learn or to be part of an exciting, interesting or entertaining venture.
Volunteer is responsible to convey to EdUGames specifically what he/she
wants to achieve as a result of the Volunteer process.
9.2 EdUGames will suggest Assignments that may help Volunteer accomplish
said goals. These Assignments will become an important basics for the Volunteer
agreement and Volunteer is encouraged to negotiate with EdUGames over them.
9.3. Volunteer formally agrees to the Assignment List.
9.4. EdUGames provides the necessary and agreed upon support to complete
said assignments and Volunteer completes said assignments to the best of
his or her ability within the time limits specified until the terms of the
agreement are completed. If Volunteer fails to live up to the terms of said
agreement, EdUGames may cancel the agreement and bar the Volunteer from
any further assignments with EdUGames.
9.5 EdUGames agrees to provide an evaluation of Volunteer's work on completion
of said agreements if so requested by said volunteer.
10. Dispute Resolution
The parties to this contract hereby agree to have any dispute, controversy
or claim arising out of or relating to this contract in any manner, form or method,
submitted to binding arbitration with a neutral Internet Arbitration Firm such
as www.squaretrade.com, www.arbitration-forum.com or
other similar firm as chosen by EdUGames. In so agreeing, the parties expressly waive any right they may have to a bench or
jury trial. They further agree to abide by said firm's Rules of Arbitration and that the
award of the arbitrator will be final and binding upon them as if rendered by a court
of law, and enforceable by any court having jurisdiction over the same.
the event that the above arbitration requirements are, for whatever reason unenforceable,
parties agree to resolve legal disputes in the Courts of the State of
__________________________ ________________________ ________________
------EdUGames, Date ------------Volunteer, Date ----------------Legal Guardian,