Legal Stuff

December 4th, 2016


By submitting your design (the “Design”) to you express your intention to use the services offered by Humble Apparel Co, its affiliates and parents, which include the marketing and advertising of your Design, and the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of your Design on physical products, and you agree to the following terms and conditions (the “Design Submission Terms and Conditions”):

  1. The Design is your own original work and does not contain any trademarks, logos, copyrighted material, any other intellectual property belonging to any third party, or content subject to a third party’s right of publicity or privacy.
  2. The Design does not infringe any rights (including but not limited to copyright) of any third party.
  3. This is a legal, binding agreement. You represent and warrant that you have the full right, power and authority to enter into this agreement, agree to the Design Submission Terms and Conditions, and that your agreement to them does not violate any other agreement you have entered into with a third party. If you have entered into an agreement with any third party concerning the Design you must advise Humble Apparel Co immediately by emailing:
  4. As between you and Humble Apparel Co, you own and will maintain ownership of the Design. Humble Apparel Co does not and will not own the Design because of your submission of the Design.
  5. By submitting the Design, you hereby grant Humble Apparel Co a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, right and license to use, upload, modify, reproduce, copy, exhibit, create derivative works of, distribute, sell, advertise, and display the Design, in any manner now known or hereafter devised. This license may be sub-licensed by Humble Apparel Co to others. You waive any “moral rights” you may have in the Design.  You also agree to the winning prize as a one-time payment for the use of the submitted design with no additional payments.
  6. You also grant Humble Apparel Co a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, right and license to use, portray, display and publish your name, appearance, voice, likeness, photographic image, and biographical information, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised. This license may be sub-licensed by Humble Apparel Co to others.
  7. Humble Apparel Co understands that circumstances may change and recognizes that, on a rare occasion, you may need to request a revocation of one or both of the irrevocable licenses you granted to Humble Apparel Co in paragraphs 5 and 6 above (the “Non-Exclusive License(s)”). On such a rare occasion you can make this request by emailing Your e-mail must have "Request for Revocation" in the subject line, include the title of the Design, and explain the basis for the request. You understand and agree that Humble Apparel Co is not obligated to revoke a Non-Exclusive License and that, if Humble Apparel Co does revoke a Non-Exclusive License, it may do so with certain conditions, for example, preserving its or its sub-licensees right to sell through any items bearing the Design, and advertise and promote the same, until all inventory is exhausted.
  8. Humble Apparel Co also may terminate the Non-Exclusive Licenses by providing written notice to you, at the email address provided by you, of Humble Apparel Co’ election to terminate a Non-Exclusive License. Upon such notice, the Non-Exclusive Licenses shall terminate; provided, however, Humble Apparel Co and any sub-licensees and wholesale parties that sell the Design under Humble Apparel Co’ authorization, may, at their discretion, sell through any items in their possession bearing the Design and advertise and promote the same, until such time as the inventory of such products is exhausted.
  9. On certain limited occasions Humble Apparel Co may include the Design in miscellaneous items such as, without limitation, calendars or books that promote the Humble Apparel Co brand or community, and Artist will not be owed or paid any amounts or payments for such use.
  10. Humble Apparel Co' use of the Design and its payments to you are subject to your representation that you own the Design and that the Design does not infringe any third party’s legal rights.
  11. You alone will be responsible for the payment of any tax that arises as a result of receiving any payment from Humble Apparel Co, its subsidiaries, related companies, partners, or licensors.
  12. Pursuant to applicable U.S. law, payments under these Design Submission Terms and Conditions (or otherwise) will not be made to persons who reside in Cuba, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Sudan and Burma (Myanmar) or to select persons who are prohibited from receiving such payments.
  13. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Humble Apparel Co, including Humble Apparel Co’ sublicensees (each an “Indemnified Party”) from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs) arising out of or relating to an Indemnified Party’s use of the Design (including reproducing, distributing, adapting, and displaying the Design) and/or a breach or alleged breach of the Design Submission Terms and Conditions by you.
  14. The Design must not disparage any person; it must not be indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, untruthful, inaccurate, defamatory, slanderous or libelous; it must not promote bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promote discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  15. You acknowledge that Humble Apparel Co may decline to render its services to you in connection with the Design by, for example, deciding not to market or advertise the Design, or taking down the Design from Humble Apparel, and that this can be done for any reason, at any time, and in Humble Apparel Co’ sole discretion. You agree that the decisions of Humble Apparel Co are final and binding.
  16. Humble Apparel Co may, in its discretion, change these Design Submission Terms and Conditions at any time and such changes shall be effective immediately and incorporated into this Agreement. It is your responsibility to review any changes to the Design Submission Terms and Conditions. No modification of this Agreement shall be binding unless confirmed in writing by Humble Apparel Co.

By submitting your Design, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to these Design Submission Terms and Conditions. Your agreement with Humble Apparel Co is governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, in connection with any dispute arising from this agreement.