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SOUND by SOULCYCLE Persona Release
Persona Release – Independent Contractors
- For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, I, the undersigned, grant to SoulCycle Inc. (“SoulCycle”) and any of its affiliated companies, its agents, partners and others working for them or on their behalf, and their respective licensees, successors, designees, and assigns (collectively, the “Permitted Parties”) the right, but not the obligation, to: (a) film, photograph and/or interview me; (b) create from any such filming photographing, interviewing, or from the product of any of my services, any materials of any kind (collectively, the “Materials”); (c) use, reproduce, distribute, publish, modify, digitize, edit, retouch, crop, enhance, publicly perform, translate, create derivative works from, publicly display and otherwise exploit the Materials, as well as: (i) my name, performance, signature, picture, likeness, nickname, image, voice, social media handle and avatar, profile and biographical information (collectively, “Persona”), (ii) any statements (including, without limitation, opinions, endorsements and/or testimonials) made by me (collectively, the “Statements”), and (iii) any proceeds of my services, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, for any purpose, including, without limitation, advertising or trade. I agree that SoulCycle may include in or use in connection with the Materials any other content or people that SoulCycle in its sole discretion sees fit, and that SoulCycle has the right to modify, edit, shorten, alter, and combine with other material the Materials and/or my Statements or Persona, or the content of any photograph, film, videotape, recording and/or interview of me. I agree that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (a) SoulCycle shall have all right, title and interest in and to the Materials; and (b) the product of my services hereunder shall be a work-made-for-hire for SoulCycle for copyright purposes, or if for any reason held not to be work-made-for-hire, I hereby assign to SoulCycle all right, title, and interest in and to such product.
- I shall have no right to approve any use of the Materials nor any elements of the Materials, including without limitation, my Persona or my Statements. Nothing contained herein shall obligate any Permitted Party to make any use of the Materials or the rights granted herein. I shall have no claim (including, without limitation, claims based upon invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, retouching, alteration, distortion, illusionary effect, faulty reproduction, or use in any composite form of my Persona or the Materials. In addition, I hereby waive the benefit of any provision of law known as droit moral or moral rights, or any similar or analogous law or decision in any country of the world. I also hereby waive any right to enjoin or interfere with the production, distribution or exploitation of any Materials. I agree that my services and the creation and use of the Materials shall not fall within the jurisdiction of any union or guild. I shall not make any mention of any of the Permitted Parties or any of their products or services in a derogatory manner, and I shall not use or disclose any of the Permitted Parties’ trade secrets or confidential information (including, without limitation, the terms of this release and any information concerning any of the Materials or any future campaigns for the Permitted Parties).
- I represent and warrant that: (a) I am over the age of majority (or, if a minor, my parent or legal guardian will sign below to signify agreement to the terms and conditions of this release); (b) I have the right to enter into this release and have no conflicting commitments or obligations that would interfere with my ability to perform the services required of me and the rights herein granted; (c) any claims I make about SoulCycle or SoulCycle’s products or services shall reflect my honest and truthful opinions and if my positive opinion(s) about SoulCycle or SoulCycle’s products or services should change, I will immediately advise SoulCycle; and (d) in the event I make any public statements in connection with my work with SoulCycle, I shall clearly and conspicuously disclose my affiliation with SoulCycle in accordance with applicable law, the highest industry standards, and applicable guidance, including, without limitation, the Federal Trade Commission Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonial in Advertising (as they may be updated).
- The parties are solely independent contractors, and I will not be considered an agent or employee of SoulCycle. I shall not be: (i) entitled to participate in any of SoulCycle’s benefit plans; (ii) covered by SoulCycle’s health insurance or worker’s compensation policies; or (iii) entitled to any unemployment benefits. I agree to release and forever discharge the Permitted Parties from and against any and all liabilities or claims whatsoever with respect to or in any way arising from the services (including, without limitation, any liability for economic injury, personal injury, illness, property damage, or any other loss or any other harm). This Agreement contains the entire understanding between SoulCycle and me with respect to the subject matter hereof, may not be altered or waived except by a writing signed by both parties, and shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, applicable to contracts executed and performed entirely therein. Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page to this release by facsimile or email shall be as effective as delivery of a manually executed signature page hereof. Any action to enforce this release shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located or having jurisdiction in New York, NY, and I hereto irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of such courts and agree to waive any objection that such courts are an inconvenient forum for the resolution of such action.