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Parties. Writer is a subject matter expert who also engages in writing articles and other materials on a freelance basis. Chicago Asian Network is engaged in the business of providing online publications, news reporting, and lifestyle commentary. Relationship. The parties expressly agree and acknowledge that the relationship created by this Agreement is one of an independent contractor (Writer) and party commissioning particular written works for hire (Chicago Asian Network). Chicago Asian Network is not the employer of Writer, and Writer is not, and will not be treated as, an employee of Chicago Asian Network for federal tax purposes, employee benefits purposes, or any other purposes. Services to be Provided by Writer. Writer agrees to submit, on his or her sole initiative, written articles to Chicago Asian Network (the "Articles"). The manner and method of producing these Articles is solely at the discretion of Writer; Chicago Asian Network has no right of control over Writer’s manner or method of performance under this Agreement. Writer will submit Articles in accordance with any deadlines set forth by Chicago Asian Network and in a form satisfactory to Chicago Asian Network Changes to Material Submitted by Writer. Writer agrees that Chicago Asian Network may make any changes or additions to the Article(s) prepared by Writer, which Chicago Asian Network in its sole discretion may consider necessary, and may engage others to do any or all of the foregoing, with or without attribution to Writer. Chicago Asian Network agrees to give Writer opportunity to revise the article prior to publication and making such changes. Representations and Warranties of Writer. For each and every Article Writer submits to Chicago Asian Network, Writer represents and warrants that he or she is the sole author of the Article and the Article: 1) is Writer’s original work; 2) is not in the public domain; 3) is not owned in whole or in part by any third party; 4) is accurate and truthful; 5) has not been obtained by unlawful means; 6) has not been previously published in any manner or medium, specifically including, but not limited to, print or electronic means; 7) that publication of the article by Chicago Asian Network will not violate any copyright or other rights of any third party, including the right of privacy or publicity; and 8) does not contain material that is either obscene, libelous or otherwise contrary to the law. Indemnification. Writer will indemnify and hold Chicago Asian Network harmless for any claims, matters, complaints, liabilities, and actions arising out of Chicago Asian Network’s engagement of Writer, including but not limited to Writer’s failure to comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations concerning the withholding and payment of taxes in connection with services rendered to Chicago Asian Network pursuant to this Agreement.