Article and Link Submission Terms of Agreement

This Agreement (“Agreement”) is by and between Dine Decorate Design, and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensees and representatives and You, Your heirs, agents, successors and assigns (“You”), and is made effective as of the date of electronic execution.
By participating in this transaction, You acknowledge that You have read, understand and agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement along with any new, different or additional terms, conditions or policies.

  • Guest Posts, whether manually submitted or via RSS feed, must be original works that have been previously published on Your website or social media site.
  • Content must be your own work. Plagiarism or copyright infringement is not permitted.
  • When quoting others, please cite the source, including the website.
  • Content must be objectionable in our reasonable but exclusive opinion.  No racist, hateful, discriminatory, illegal, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content will be published.
  • You may promote your Guest Post on your own website, Twitter, Facebook, or other social media forums.
  • Contributor will submit a short bio (50 words or less) to be included with in the Author Profile listed under each post. Contributor is required to provide a photo or logo. Dine Decorate Design will not create a bio for Contributor.
  • Guest Posts shall not include any affiliate links.
  • Dine Decorate Design reserves the right to add its own affiliate links where appropriate.
  • The Contributor shall not be entitled to any compensation for writing the post or for any revenue generated from affiliate links, if included.
  • Guest Posts shall include one image/video under the following circumstances:
    • The Contributor must be the copyright holder of the image/video or the image/video must be licensed under an appropriate creative commons license or in the public domain.
    • The image/video can be utilized by Dine Decorate Design and its affiliates.
    • Dine Decorate Design reserves the right to change the image/video.
    • If people are included in the image/video, the Contributor must provide written release allowing use of likeness.
    • Any image/video submitted must be specifically related to the post
    • Images/video may be no larger than 2MB
    • Images may be either vertical or horizontal in orientation
    • All images shall have proper attribution
    • Dine Decorate Design reserves the right to deny or remove any image/video it deems inappropriate or contrary to the values of the Dine Decorate Design website.
  • Contributors will receive the writing credit as author of their post.
  • Dine Decorate Design will amplify the Guest Post on a variety of social media networks or within the published newsletter, but does not guarantee any particular site or reach.
  • All SEO’d anchor text or tags will be reviewed and subject to inclusion at the discretion of Dine Decorate Design.
  • Excessive links or links that appear to be affiliate or spam will be removed at the discretion of Dine Decorate Design.
  • All Guest Posts will be reviewed and approved by Dine Decorate Design prior to posting.
  • Dine Decorate Design reserves the right to edit posts where necessary to ensure the post is consistent with the values of Dine Decorate Design.
  • Contributors may be requested to edit the submitted article.  If you elect not to edit it in the accordance with Dine Decorate Design’s reasonable requests, we can revoke our acceptance of the article for publication.
  • Dine Decorate Design will review any material changes made prior to publication.
  • Dine Decorate Design reserves the right to refuse publication or remove the Guest Post without prior notice to the Contributor.
  • By providing a Guest Post to Dine Decorate Design you agree you are not becoming part of the website nor shall you hold yourself out to be more than a Contributor of the Dine Decorate Design website.
  • Dine Decorate Design reserves the right to refuse publication of any post that appears to have been submitted solely for the purpose of advertising a business or service.
  • Dine Decorate Design reserves the right to remove any article at any time after it has been posted all at Dine Decorate Design’s sole discretion.  We are not obligated to provide a reason for any removed or rejected articles.
  • Dine Decorate Design and its affiliates are held harmless from actions by third parties asserting the rights to the image/video/article.  You will be responsible for any costs incurred by Dine Decorate Design and its affiliates for defense or settlement of third-party claims, including, but not limited to reasonable attorney’s fees of Dine Decorate Design.

By submitting a Guest Post, you agree that you have read this Agreement and agree to be bound by it.