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The content of this web site is not legal advice. It only constitutes commentary on legal issues concerning the creative industry, and is for educational and informational purposes only. Reading this web site, replying to its posts, or any other interaction on this site does not create an attorney-client privilege between you and the author. No information you provide through this website shall be deemed confidential. The Author/Editor is not a licensed attorney, and this web site is not an attempt to engage in the practice of law.

Please note: Our purpose is not to defame companies or clients. This list is to be used simply as a resource for creative professionals and for potential clients to learn about the policies of the companies they work with.

If a company listing is found to be incorrect, we will happily change a listing. In order to do so, please send us a current copy of your contract, NDA, purchase order, or document that confirms your company has changed it's work-for-hire (restrictive convenant) policy.

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At Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com we appreciate your readership and value your personal privacy. We respect the personal nature of the information you provide us on our web site and acknowledge the importance of protecting this information. In adopting this privacy policy, our intent is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using your personal information with your reasonable expectations of privacy. The policy may be revised or updated at any time and we encourage you to check back often to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version and the terms of our policy.

When does Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com collect my personal information?

You may provide personal information to Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com in one of four ways: (1) by sharing your e-mail address and subscribing to email newsletters or requesting site updates, (2) by sharing personal information when you provide tips to our news department, (3) by sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts or stories, or (4) by sharing contact information as a Contagious Festival entrant. We may also ask for other information at other times but at no time will you be required to share any personal information to gain complete access to our site.

In addition to personal information—such as name, street and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers—we may also collect information that is in no way personally identifiable. This may include the operating system you are working on, the internet browser you are using, the domain name of your internet service provider, and the web sites you visit directly before and after your visit to Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com.

How does Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com use my personal information?

The more we know about you, the better we are able to customize our web site to suit your personal preferences and interests. The e-mail address you provide may be used by Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com for any reason, such as contacting you for editorial purposes or to advise you of any changes to our site. We may also from time to time send you messages about our marketing partners’ products.

To maintain a site that is free of charge and does not require registration, we display advertisements on our web site. We also use the information you give us to help our advertisers target the audience they want to reach. At no time does any party other than Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com have access to your personally identifiable information, and you will never be contacted by any party other than Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com. The only exceptions to the foregoing are that we may disclose personally identifiable information (i) in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or subpoena, (ii) in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take actions regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of another person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law, or (iii) in the event we are acquired by or merged with another company.

When you sign up for our updates or receive e-mail messages from Stopworkforhire.com & the Professionalartistsleague.com, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of special offers and site updates. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.

Non-personally identifiable information (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.

Is there anything else I should know about my privacy and stopworkforhire.com?

Any information you disclose voluntarily on our lists, comments pages, or in any forums we may develop in the future becomes public information. We cannot control the actions of our site users and advise you to use your discretion in sharing information about yourself on the internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when disclosing personal information online.


Work-for-hire is an affront to creatives and the creative process. Chapter 7 >>