Site Terms of Use

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These terms and conditions apply to the services available from the domain and sub-domains of https://usnewsandbusinessreport.com and any US News and Business Report-branded web pages on other domains. This website and its web-client portals are intended to be friendly and functional.

In Reference to Your Client Log-in portal: Reporters / Photographers / Streaming Wire

 

Rights To Suspend or Terminate

You agree that this web-client portal, at its own discretion, may terminate or suspend use of the service immediately and without notice if:

  • You are not abiding by the general rules
  • You have repeatedly broken a certain term
  • You have listed an untrue story item.

Your Conduct

While using the client portal, you will not:

  • Post, list or upload inappropriate content on you US Headline News client portal.
  • Breach any laws or otherwise infringe the copyright, trade mark or other rights of third parties via US Headline News client portal
  • Post, list or upload false, inaccurate, misleading or defamatory content (including personal information) onto US News and Business Report client portal
  • Distribute or post spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes via this domain or US News and Business Report client portal

General Terms

US News and Business Report client portals act as the window for sellers, editors, public relations clients and all other services clients to manage their accounts.

US News and Business Report client portal shall not be responsible for any stories sold by reporters/journalists that were not reviewed by US News and Business Report  editor nor for misrepresentations and/or breaches of contract by either buyer and/or seller.

US News and Business Report client portal assumes no liability for such content of these listings.

If any provision of this User Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall be enforceable.

 

In our sole discretion, US News and Business Report may assign this User Agreement to a third party by giving you notice in accordance with the Notices section above (but without your prior express consent), provided that US News and Business Report assign the User Agreement on the same terms or terms that are no less advantageous to you.

Section headings are for reference purposes only and do not limit the scope or extent of the sections.

Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

 

Content license

When you upload content to your US News and Business Report client portal you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, trade marks, database rights and all other intellectual property rights you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future. In addition, you waive all moral rights you have in the content to the fullest extent permitted by law. (US News and Business Report need these rights to host, display and sell your content.)

 

Liability

Nothing in this User Agreement shall limit or exclude our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from US News and Business Report negligence or the negligence of US News and Business Report agents or US News and Business Report employees or for any other liability that cannot be limited or excluded by law.

 

US News and Business Report (including subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees) shall not be liable to you in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any business losses, such as loss of data, profits, revenue, business, opportunity, goodwill, reputation or business interruption or for any losses which are not reasonably foreseeable by US News and Business Report arising out of your use of any US News and Business Report site or US News and Business Report client portal.

 

You accept sole responsibility for the legality of your actions under laws applying to you and the legality of any stories you list on the client portal.

 

US News and Business Report cannot guarantee continuous or secure access to our services, and operation of the client portal may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. While US News and Business Report will use our reasonable endeavors to maintain an uninterrupted service, US News and Business Report cannot guarantee this and US News and Business Report do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the availability of our services.

 

 

No agency

No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this User Agreement.

 

Notices

Notices to US News and Business Report may be sent by e-mail to legal@americanmediadistribution.com .

US News and Business Report may send notices to you by e-mail or by registered mail to the email address or postal address (as applicable) that you provided when you registered as a member of this client portal. . Notices sent to you by e-mail shall be deemed to have been received by you 24 hours after they are sent, unless US News and Business Report receives notice that the email address is invalid. Notices sent to either party by registered mail shall be deemed to have been received by that party 3 days after they are sent.

 

Third party rights

A person who is not a party to this User Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this User Agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party specified in this User Agreement or which exists or is available apart from that Act.

 

Governing law and dispute resolution

This User Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with United States law. You and US News and Business Report both agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the United States Courts

 

Information, Trademarks and Copyrights

This Site and all material, news and information (“Information”) incorporated by US News and Business Report on this Site are protected by copyrights, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights. Some of the characters, logos or other images incorporated by US News and Business Report on this Site are also protected as registered or unregistered trademarks or trade names owned by US News and Business Report, customers of US News and Business Report or others.

 

Your Use of Information

Your right to make use of this Site and any Information or other content appearing on it is subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use. Modification or use of the Information or any other content on this Site for any purpose not permitted by these Terms of Use may be a violation of laws such as but not limited to those protecting copyrights and/or trademarks. Unauthorized use is prohibited.

 

You may access and display Information and all other content displayed on this Site for non-commercial and personal use on a single computer only. The Information and all other content on this Site may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, republished, transmitted, distributed or used in any way unless specifically authorized by US News and Business Report. Any such use is subject to your keeping intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Using or transferring any Information on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited unless specifically authorized by US News and Business Report. Also, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, or otherwise reducing the code used in any software on this Site into a readable form in order to examine the construction of such software and/or to copy or create other products based (in whole or in part) on such software, is prohibited.

 

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The Information and all other content in this Site are presented solely for the purpose of providing information. US News and Business Report provides this Information “as is” and disclaims all responsibility or warranties, regarding the use of the web site or its fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge that your use of the Information and this Web Site is at your sole risk, that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with use of this Web Site, and that US News and Business Report shall not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, or indirect damages of any kind arising out of your access to, or use of the Information or software made available on this Web Site. The Information and opinions included and/or expressed in information on this Web Site or information sent to you are information that third parties have provided to US News and Business Report. US News and Business Report does not undertake to monitor or review the content of the Information and US News and Business Report is not responsible for the content of the Information. Any use of the Information will be at your own risk and will be subject to the disclaimers and limitations on liability set out above. Neither US News and Business Report nor its third party providers will be liable to you for any error or omission resulting in a failure to result in the publication of a release through any particular outlet or specific changes in search engine placement. You are solely responsible for the content of your press releases, including any errors, omissions, statements of facts or opinions, or third party quotations or references.

 

System Abuse

Without limitation, you agree not to send, create or reply to so called “mailbombs” (i.e., emailing copies of a single message to many users, or sending large or multiple files or messages to a single user with malicious intent) or engage in “spamming” (i.e., unsolicited emailing for business or other purposes) or undertake any other activity which may adversely effect the operation or use of this Site by any other person.

 

Security

Any passwords used for this Site are for individual use only. You shall be responsible for the security of your password (if any). US News and Business Report shall be entitled to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that US News and Business Report considers insecure, US News and Business Report will be entitled to require this to be changed and/or terminate your account. You are prohibited from using any Information, services or facilities provided in connection with this Site to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts.

 

Investigations

US News and Business Report the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms of Use and may suspend any user whose conduct or postings are under investigation and may remove such Information and all other content from its servers as it deems appropriate and without notice.

 

US News and Business Report reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any part of this Site and/or any software, facilities and services on this Site, with or without notice, and/or to establish general guidelines and limitations on their use.

 

Third-Party Sites

This Site may link you to other sites on the Internet. These other sites are not under the control of US News and Business Report, and you acknowledge that US News and Business Report is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of any site by US News and Business Report or any association with its operators.

 

Jurisdictional Issues

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the State of New Jersey, excluding choice of law provisions.