The following page represents the Terms and Conditions governing your access to Lighthouse News Daily, an online news and media organization focused on bringing its readership noteworthy coverage of day to day events. The rules and regulations, as they are herein stated, will govern your use of the Website, the mobile application as well as other online services provided to you by Lighthouse News Daily, collectively referred to as the “Services”.
Furthermore, the terms and rules as they are presented to you on these page represent a legal and binding contract between Lighthouse News Daily (also referred to as “we”, “us”, “our” or “the site”) and you. It is essential that you carefully review this document before accessing the Services. Your continued use of the services provided to you by Lighthouse News Daily represents your agreement that you have not only read and understood, but also pledged to comply with the terms and conditions as they are herein expressed.
IF YOU ARE NOT IN AGREEMENT WITH LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY’S PRACTICES, POLICIES AND REGULATIONS, PLEASE REFRAIN FROM USING THE SERVICES AND ACCESSING THE WEBSITE. THIS DOCUMENT ALSO CONTAINS DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTY.
General information and introduction
These terms and conditions are subject to changes at the sole discretion of Lighthouse News Daily, without any prior notification to you and at any time. Consequently, make sure to regularly review this document to ensure that you are kept abreast of all alterations and modifications. The most current version of Lighthouse News Daily’s Terms and Conditions will be displayed on the website, and you may access it by clicking on the “Terms of Service” link located at the homepage’s bottom right corner. Your continued use of the Services after the alterations will have been posted is deemed as your acceptance of the changes and an agreement to adhere to all regulations as they are contained in the document.
Your access to the services is offered free of charge and all Lighthouse News Daily users are mandated to comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws. Furthermore, you hereby agree that your use of the services we provide you will never serve any unlawful or prohibited purposes by either these Terms or federal, state and local legislation. Lighthouse News Daily provides the materials and information on its website strictly for your personal, non-commercial, educational and informational use. Consequently, you are barred from using the website, its online applications and all other services provided to you by Lighthouse News Daily for any other purpose than that expressly mentioned herein.
Website Content Copyright
The Services offered to you by Lighthouse News Daily are all protected under copyright as collective works or compilation under US and global copyright legislation. Our services include (but without limitation) written materials, articles, text, photographs, images, graphics, audio files, video clips, podcasts, graphics, website design, overall feel and appearance, and computer code and they are all protected by the aforementioned copyright law. As such, except for the cases in which you have obtained a prior written letter of consent from us or our licensors, or in the case of your contributed content posted on the website, you are PROHIBITED from using, selling, distributing, publishing, copying, printing, displaying, publicly performing, including in a database, reproducing, creating derivative works of, modifying, editing, altering, deleting portions of, transmitting or in any other way exploiting portions of the materials provided to you by Lighthouse News Daily. The only situation in which you are permitted to use certain portions of the content is for your own, personal, informational, educational, non-commercial use, as follows:
- You are allowed to make one (1) copy in the form of a print copy or machine readable copy
- These copies must be limited to occasional interests you are personally interested in
- These copies may not be used in the manner described above.
- If you seek to obtain the written consent of Lighthouse News Daily to make use of work and materials found on the website, please contact our organization.
User Contributed Content, Discussions and Submissions
Lighthouse News Daily encourages its readers to communicate with other website users and engage in constructive discussion regarding the topics it reports on. The materials that users of the Services contribute are collectively referred to as “user generated content” and include text files, written content, images, photographs, audio and video files, as well as any other form of material uploaded to the Services. Our hope is that our readers take this opportunity and have valuable contributions in our forums and discussion threads, where original content is shared with the Lighthouse News Daily community. However, your right to contribute with content comes connected to a series of rules and regulations as follows:
- Lighthouse News Daily reserves the right, but not the obligation, to moderate any user submitted content. We are NOT responsible for the content that is submitted by our readers and users and as such, we may delete, edit or monitor any submission stemming from you. Additionally, we may also revoke your privilege to submit content to our discussion threads and forums at our sole discretion and without any prior notice to you;
- You hereby agree to not submit inappropriate or objectionable content. When we refer to objectionable or inappropriate content, we include the following types of materials, including, but without limitation: i) materials that infringe upon the copyright and intellectual proprietary rights of any person or institution; ii) content that is defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic in nature, vulgar, sexually explicit; iii) materials that clearly violate the right of any other person to privacy; iv) materials that are considered as advocating illegal activities, violent acts, content that encourages illicit activities, or that encourages violations of local, state, national or international law; v) content and material that degrades or offends other users of Lighthouse News Daily on any basis, including but without limitation, race, ethnicity, gender, race, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other classification; vi) material that can be considered hateful, offensive, harassing or contains name-calling and derogatory language; vii) advertising of any sorts; viii) represents a solicitation or invitation to become a member of any online organization; ix) misrepresents your identity or the identity of anyone else, or that represents an impersonation of others.
- You hereby confirm that the content originating from your account is under your sole responsibility. Should you stumble across content posted by you that violates the rules and regulations as they are herein stated, you agree to delete that content. Additionally, you hereby confirm that you will indemnify Lighthouse News Daily as well as its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, managers, contributors, employees, shareholders, directors, agents, licensors and sub licensors from any type of damage, loss, expense and cost that may arise as a result of a claim brought by third parties in relation to the user generated content that you have posted or uploaded.
- You hereby certify that you are the sole author of the content that you have contributed on Lighthouse News Daily. If you do not represent the legal author of the content that you have submitted, you are under the obligation of obtaining the necessary intellectual proprietary license from the rightful right owners.
- You hereby grant Lighthouse News Daily a global, irrevocable, global license to use the content that you chose to share with us. We may, according to this irrevocable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, perpetual and worldwide license, modify, edit, adapt, change, publish, translate, reproduce, create derivative works, incorporate into larger works, distribute, publicly perform, display, sell, use and otherwise exploit the content that you have contributed.
Your use of Lighthouse News Daily may not in any way harm us or any third party, nor may it interfere with the proper workings of our Services. You MAY NOT:
- Use the content provided to you in any other manner than that mentioned above;
- Access portions of the Services that you are not allowed or authorized to access;
- Engage in or employ software that performs unauthorized “spidering”, “crawling” or “scraping” of the website, nor may you collect personal information pertaining to our users or website;
- Employ devices or software designed to interfere with the proper workings of the Services;
- Attempt to decompile, disassemble, decipher, or reverse-engineer any portions of the Services or the software upon which our Services rely;
- Use automatic tools or software, engines or other devices that navigate or search through the Services and its content in order to create an index of the materials provided to you;
- Engage in any type of conduct that prohibits other Lighthouse News Daily users from having an enjoyable experience of our Services.
Despite the fact that our website offers materials and content to all users, it also contains certain features that are available to registered users that login with credentials provided by them, including, but not limited to, an email address, a user name and a password. If you choose to undergo the registration process, you will be asked to provide certain personal data, which you must ensure to keep updated and accurate. Please note that you are solely responsible for the activity originating from your account, regardless of whether it was or was not authorized by you. You are prohibited from sharing or disclosing this login data with any other person. Please note that there is an age requirement in order to use the Services. You must be at least 13 years old in order to use the Services and register to Lighthouse News Daily.
Third Party Content, Links to Third-Party Websites
Indemnification, Disclaimers of Warranties, Limitation of Liability
The Lighthouse News Daily services are offered to you on an “as available”, “as is” basis. We therefore cannot and will not offer any warranties as to the error-free, interruption-free, correct and accurate nature of the information and content we provide to you. Due to the unstable nature of the worldwide web, you may experience interruptions, delays, omissions, inaccuracies, or errors in the news articles, information or any other materials that make up the content.
LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS THAT THE SERVICES WILL SATISFY YOUR REQUIREMENTS, BE ERROR-FREE, UNINTERRUPTED, CORRECT, ACCURATE, OR TIMELY. YOUR DECISION TO RELY ON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU BY LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY OR TO BASE ANY PERSONAL, FINANCIAL, OR HEALTH DECISION IS DONE SO SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. PLEASE NOTE THAT LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY DOES NOT OFFER ANY TYPE OF ADVICE, BE IT FINANCIAL, HEALTH, OR PERSONAL.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE AFOREMENTIONED, LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY DISCLAIMS TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT THAT THE LAW PERMITS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES:
- OF FITNESS FOR A PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY
- AGAINST INTELECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT
- RELATING TO SERVICE DELIVERY OR TRANSMISSION
- CONNECTED TO THE COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY AND UNINTERRUPTED NATURE OF THE INFORMATION AND DATA OFFERED TO YOU VIA THE SERVICES
- RELATING TO THE LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY’S PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE, OMISSIONS AND OTHER ACTS
- PLEASE NOTE THAT WE OFFER NO WARRANTIES AND ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY THAT OUR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THOSE OF ANY OTHER PERSON. IF YOU ARE UNSATISFIED WITH THE SERVICES AS THEY ARE PROVIDED TO YOU, DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY
Notwithstanding the foregoing, LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY OFFERS NO WARRANTIES AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, BE IT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT THE SERVICES, CONTENT, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU VIA THE WEBSITE AND ITS SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, OMISSION0FREE, UNINTERRUPTED, WITHOUT DELAYS, WITHOUT DEFECT, FREE OF TECHNICAL INACCURACIES, FREE OF TYPOGRAHPICAL ERRORS, AVAILABLE REGARDLESS OF TIME OR LOCATION, FREE OF HARMFUL SOFTWARE OR COMPONENTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MALWARE, VIRUSES OR SPYWARE.
IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY OR ITS PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, AFFILIATES, CONTRIBUTORS OR LICENSORS TO BE CONSIDERED LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES THAT HAVE ARISEN OUT OF YOUR USE, MISUSE, ACCESS OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES. FURTHERMORE, YOU ALSO AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND DEEM HARMLESS LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY AND ALL OF ITS PARTNERS AND AFFILIATES, AND DEEM IT NOT LIABLE REGARDLESS OFWHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY HAS ARISEN ON TORT CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF BASIS, EVEN WHEN LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED AS TO THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIGY LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY AND ALL OF ITS OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRIBUTORS, LICENSORS AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ALL EXPENSES, COSTS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, INCLUDING BUT WITHOUT LIMITATIONS, REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES, THAT MAY HAVE RESULTED FROM ANY VIOLATION OF THE TERMS AS THEY ARE HEREIN PRESENTD, AS WELL AS YOUR FAILURE TO FULFILL ANY OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO YOUR REGISTERED ACCOUNT, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THAT FAILURE IS INCURRED BY YOU OR ANOTHER PERSON THAT HAS GAINED ACCESS TO YOUR ACCOUNT.
Termination, modifications and miscellaneous
Lighthouse News Daily reserves the right to modify, delete portions and add to the Terms and Conditions governing your use of the website. Additionally, we also reserve the right to terminate this agreement without prior notice to you, at any time and for any reason. We may also suspend, terminate or restrict your access to or use of the Services, without prior notice.
Please note that all applicable sections of the Terms will survive any suspension or termination of your access to the Services.
You hereby agree that you have not entered a joint venture, partnership, agency relationship or employment between Lighthouse News Daily and you as a result of your access and use of the Services. The present document represents the entire agreement between Lighthouse News Daily and you.
Last Update: 11.08.2015