Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEB SITE.
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions or to impose new conditions on use of Tecumsehherald.com from time to time, in which case we will post the revised Terms and Conditions on this website. By continuing to use Tecumsehherald.com after we post any such changes, you accept the Terms and Conditions, as modified.
- Restrictions on Use of Materials
Tecumsehherald.com and all the materials available on the website are the property of us and/or licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. Tecumsehherald.com is provided solely for your personal noncommercial use. You may not use Tecumsehherald.com in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us. More specifically, unless explicitly authorized in these Terms and Conditions or by the owner of the materials, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by e-mail or other electronic means) any material from Tecumsehherald.com You may, however, from time to time, download and /or print one copy of individual pages of Tecumsehherald.com for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. To request permission to reproduce or distribute materials from the tecusmehherald.com please contact us directly at (517) 423-2174.
- You’re License to Us
By posting or submitting any material (including, without limitation, photos and videos) to us via Tecumsehherald.com, you are representing: (i) that you are the owner of the material, or are making your posting or submission with the express consent of the owner of the materials; (ii) that you are thirteen years of age or older. In addition, when you submit or post any material, you are granting us, and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole to in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose. The foregoing grant shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting or submission, including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of such rights, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, e-mail address or screen name, as we deem appropriate.
- Limitations on Linking and Framing
You may establish a hypertext link to Tecumsehherald.com so long as the link does not state or imply ant sponsorship of your site by us or by Tecumsehherald.com. However, you may not, without our prior written permission, frame or inline link any of the content of Tecumsehherald.com or incorporate into another website or other service any of our material, content or intellectual property.
- Notice of Copyright Infringement
If you are a copyright owner who believes your copyrighted material has been reproduced, posted or distributed via Tecumsehherald.com in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform us by sending written notice by U.S. mail to The Tecumseh Herald, P.O. Box 218 Tecumseh, MI 49286 or by e-mail to email@example.com. Please include the flowing information in your written notice: (1) a detailed description of the copyrighted work that is allegedly infringed upon; (2) a description of the location of the allegedly infringing material on Tecumsehherald.com; (3) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and, if available, e-mail address; (4) a statement by you indicating that you have a good-faith belief that the allegedly infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (5) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, affirming that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and (6) an electronic or physical signature of the assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement. Please note that the contact information provided in this paragraph is for suspected copyright infringement only. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions or on Tecumsehherald.com.
- Associated Press Materials
Some of the material available on Tecumsehherald.com is provided by the Associated Press. By using this Site you agree and acknowledge that (1) Associated Press Text, photo. Graphic, audio, and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium and (2) no Associated Press materials or any portion thereof may be stored in a computer except for personal and non-commercial use. The Associated Press will not be held liable for any delay’s, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in its materials or in the transmission or delivery of all or part of its materials, or for any damages arising from any of the foregoing.
Throughout Tecumsehherald.com, we have provided links and pointers to internet sites maintained by third parties. Our linking to such third party sites does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of such sites, or the information, products or services offered on or through the sites. In addition, neither we nor our parent or subsidiary companies nor any of our respective affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties may provide on or through Tecumsehherald.com or on websites linked to us on Tecumsehherald.com.
THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ON OR THROUGH TECUMSEHHERALD.COM AND ANY THIRD-PARTY SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT TECUMSEHHERALD.COM OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED FOR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING BULLETIN BOARDS, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR TOHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE RESULTD OF THE USE OF TECUMSEHHERALD.COM OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE OR ON THIRD-PARTY SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILTY OR OTHERWISE.
You must provide and are solely responsible for all hardware and/or software necessary to access Tecumsehherald.com. You assume the entire cost of and responsibility for any damage to, and all necessary maintenance, repair or correction of, that hardware and/or software.
Tecumsehherald.com is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended for trading or investing purposes, or for commercial use. Stock and mutual fund quotes, and related financial news stories may be delayed at least 20 minutes, as may be required by the stock exchanges and/or the financial information services. Tecumsehherald.com should not be used in any high risk activities where damage or injury to persons, property, environment, finances or business may result if an error occurs. You expressly assume all risk for such use.
- Online Commerce
Certain sections of Tecumsehherald.com may allow you to purchase many different types of products and services online that are provided by third parties. We are not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of these products and services. If you make a purchase from a merchant on Tecumsehherald.com, the information obtained during your visit to that merchant’s online store or site, and the information that you give as part of the transaction, such as your credit card number and contact information, may be collected by both the merchant and us. A merchant may have privacy and data collection practices that are different from ours. We have no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. In addition, when you purchase products or services on or through Tecumsehherald.com, you may be subject to additional terms and conditions that specifically apply to your purchase or use of such products or services. For more information regarding a merchant, its online store, its privacy policies, and/or any additional terms and conditions that may apply, visit that merchant’s website and click on its information links or contact the merchant directly. You release us and our affiliates from any damages that you incur, and agree not to use assert any claims against us or them, arising from your purchase or use of any products or services made available by third parties through Tecumsehherald.com.
You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through Tecumsehherald.com. You agree to use Tecumsehherald.com and to purchase services or products through Tecumsehherald.com for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You also agree not to make any purchase for speculative, false or fraudulent purposes or for the purpose of anticipating demand for a particular product or service. You agree to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so. When making a purchase for a third party that requires you to submit the third party’s personal information to us or a merchant, you represent that you have obtained the express consent of such third party to provide such third party’s personal information.
- Use of Company Directories
The information contained in any company directories that me be provided on Tecumsehherald.com is provided for business lookup purposes and is not used for marketing or telemarketing applications. This information may not be copied or redistributed and is provided ‘AS IS” without warranty of any kind. In no event will we or our suppliers be liable in any way with regard to such information.
- Interactive Features
Tecumsehherald.com may include a variety of features, such as bulletin boards, web logs, chat rooms, and e-mail services, which allow feedback to us and real-time interaction between users, and other features, such as personalized home pages and e-mail services, which allow users to communicate with others. Responsibility for what is posted on bulletin boards, web logs, chat rooms, and other public posting areas on Tecumsehherald.com or sent via any e-mail services on Tecumsehherald.com, lies with each user- you alone are responsible for the material you posted or send. We do not control the messages, information or files that you or others may provide through Tecumsehherald.com. It is a condition of your use of Tecumsehherald.com that you do not:
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying Tecumsehherald.com
- Use Tecumsehherald.com to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
- Interfere with or disrupt any servers or networks used to provide Tecumsehherald.com or its features, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of the networks we use to provide Tecumsehherald.com.
- Use Tecumsehherald.com to instigate or encourage others to commit illegal activities or cause injury or property damage to any person.
- Gain unauthorized access to Tecumsehherald.com, or any account, computer system, or network connected to Tecumsehherald.com, by means such as hacking, password mining or other illicit means.
- Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through Tecumsehherald.com
- Use Tecumsehherald.com to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmission constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
- Use Tecumsehherald.com to post or transmit any information, software or other material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or rights holder.
- Use Tecumsehherald.com to post, or transmit in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, to that contains advertising.
- Use Tecumsehherald.com to advertise or solicit to anyone to buy or sell products or services, to to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval.
- Gather for marketing purposes any e-mail addresses or other personal information that has been posted by other users of Tecumsehherald.com
You understand that we have no obligation to monitor any bulletin boards, chat rooms, web logs, or other areas of Tecumsehherald.com through which users can supply information or material. However, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information we believe necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in our sole discretion are objectable or in violation of the Terms and Conditions. We also reserve the right to deny access to Tecumsehherald.com or any features of Tecusmehherald.com to anyone that violates these Terms and Conditions or who, in our sole judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy our website or infringes the rights of others.
- Usage of Children Under 13
The website is directed to adults and is not directed to children under the age of 13. Tecumsehherald.com must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under 13 to deice which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase. Tecumsehherald.com complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and does not permit registration by and will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 13. This requirement will be posted wherever Tecumsehherald.com collects data within the website, such as during the registration process.
To use certain features of Tecumsehherald.com, you will need a username and password, which you will receive through Tecumsehherald.com’s registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information.
Your right to use this website is not transferable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information is not transferable.
All users, including those users who access the website from a country other than the U.S., agree that he laws of the State of New York shall govern any dispute.
Tecumsehherald.com makes no representation that content on its website is appropriate or available for use in all locations. Those who choose to access the website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for establishing the usability or correctness of any information or content under any or all jurisdictions and the compliance of the information or content with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
- Classified Advertising
When you submit a classified as for publication on Tecumsehherald.com, you agree that the advertisement as it appears on Tecumsehherald.com becomes our property and you assign all ownership interest in the advertisement as it appears on Tecumsehherald.com under copyright law or otherwise to us. Submission of an advertisement does not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement, and publication of the advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication. We will accept only standard abbreviations and require proper punctuation. We reserve the right to edit, reclassify, revise, reject or cancel any advertisement at any time, in our sole discretion. Rates and specifications are subject to change.
- Real Estate Advertisements; Equal Housing Opportunity
The Federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination”. State law may also forbid discrimination based on these factors and others. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on all equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at 800-669-9777
- Limitation of Liability
UNDER SO CIRCUMSTATNCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE, OUR SUBSIDIARY AND PARENT COMPANIES OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIALOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, TECUMSEHHERALD.COM, INCLUDING ITS MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES MADE AVAILBALE THROUGH TECUMSEHHERALD.COM, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVERTISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILTY OF SUCH DAMAGES. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATIONOF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR SUBSIDIARY AND PARENT COMPANIES OR AFFILIATES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.) YOU SPECIFIALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH TECUMSEHHERALD.COM, ANY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES ON TECUMSEHHERALD.COM, OR WITH ANY OF TECUMSEHHERALD.COM’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU’RE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING TECUMSEHHERALD.COM.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by destroying all content obtained from any and all websites and all related documentation and all copies and installation thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. The privileges granted to you by these terms, including the maintenance of a member account, will terminate immediately without notice from Tecumsehherald.com if, in Tecumsehheralds.com’s sole discretion, you fail to comply with any provision of these terms. Upon termination, you must destroy all content obtained from the website and all copies thereof, whether made under these terms or otherwise. Tecumsehherald.com may take such further action as it determines to be appropriate under the circumstances to eliminate or preclude repeat violations, and Tecumsehherald.com shall not be liable for any damages of any nature suffered by any customer, user, or any third-party resulting in whole or in part from Tecumsehherald.com’s exercise of its rights under these terms and conditions.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be fined only in the state federal courts located in New York County and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. You agree that regardless of any law or statute to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or relating to the website and these Terms of Service must be filed within (1) year of the date the cause of action arose, or be barred as untimely. This is the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except as provided herein or in writing, signed by Tecumsehherald.com. To the extent that anything in or associated with the website is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Tecumsehherald.com’s failure to enforce ant provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.
*Last Updated February 12, 2008