Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.
If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account. You must immediately notify the Hosts of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. The Hosts will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
If you post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
- the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
- if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
- you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
- the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
- the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
- the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
- your content is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
- your content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company; and
- you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by the Hosts or otherwise.
User contributions are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, the Hosts have the right (though not the obligation) to, in the Hosts’ sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in the Hosts’ reasonable opinion, violates any of the Hosts’ policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in the Hosts’ sole discretion. The Hosts will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.
Use of the Ambridge Reporter is currently free. At a time when the number of users of the board necessitates transfer to a dedicated server, users may be asked for voluntary contributions to defray the associated expenses. No special rights or privileges will be conferred to contributors solely as a result of such contribution.
The Hosts have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, the Hosts do not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that they believe such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. The Hosts disclaim any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which Ambridge Reporter links, and that link to Ambridge Reporter. The Hosts do not have any control over those non-Ambridge Reporter websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Ambridge Reporter website or webpage, The Hosts do not represent or imply that they endorse such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Hosts disclaim any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Ambridge Reporter websites and webpages.
If you believe that material located on or linked to by The Ambridge Reporter violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify the Hosts , who will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. The Hosts will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of the Hosts or others. In the case of such termination, the Hosts will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to the Hosts.
This Agreement does not transfer from the Hosts to you any Ambridge Reporter or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with the Hosts.
The Hosts reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. The Hosts may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website. Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
The Hosts may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Ambridge Reporter account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, indemnity and limitations of liability.
The Website is provided “as is”. The Hosts and their suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied. Neither the Hosts nor their suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. If you’re actually reading this, here’s a treat. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
In no event will the Hosts, or their suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; or (ii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data. The Hosts shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Hosts, their contractors, licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Hosts and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified the posting by the Hosts of a revised version. The Hosts may assign their rights under this Agreement without condition.
This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with English law.
This document is CC-BY-SA. It was last updated on 7 April 2017.
Originally adapted from the WordPress Terms of Service.