Terms & Conditions
1. USE OF WEBSITE
This website ("Site"), is a website owned and operated by Local Media Network, company number 10835918 whose registered address is 408 The Grand, 1, Aytoun Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 3DA
("Local Media Network", "we", and "us").
2. REGISTRATION and personal data
Certain parts of our Site may require you to provide certain information about yourself. When you submit such information, you agree to:
a. provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being "Registration Data").
Our Site may, from time to time, provide you with certain features, provided by our third party affiliate companies (such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, "Partners"), which enable you to upload and share comments about Content provided on our Site. Before you will be able to use these features and upload your comments, you may need to register with one of our Partners and each time you use those features, you will need to be logged into your account with the Partner. We will do our best to make it clear on our Site when features are provided by our Partners and not by us.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
5. RULES OF ACCEPTABLE USE
Use of our Site that is inconsistent with the following Rules of Acceptable Use is strictly prohibited. By your use our Site, you are deemed to accept our Rules of Acceptable Use. Your use of our Site is subject to the following (non-exhaustive list of) key rules. You must not:
o use our Site for any illegal or unlawful purpose (you must comply with these Terms and with all applicable laws and regulations at all times);
o use our Site for any purpose other than your own private or domestic purpose;
o use our Site to solicit information from anyone under the age of 18;
o alter, adapt, modify, copy or create a derivative work from our Content.
6. LINKING TO OUR WEBSITE
7. FEEDS TO OTHER WEBSITES/RSS
If you operate your own website, you can display the latest headlines from other websites on your own websites using RSS.
We encourage the use of feeds as part of your website, provided that the proper format and attribution is used when any of our Content appears. You may not use any Local Media Network logo or other trademark alongside the RSS feed.
We reserve the right to prevent the distribution of content using RSS. We do not accept any liability arising from your use of the feeds or from any inaccuracy or omission in the content or interruption in availability.
8. THIRD PARTY LINKS
Third party links are provided to you for convenience only and do not imply that Local Media Network endorses, is affiliated or associated with any such website, or is legally authorised to use any intellectual property accessible through such links.
If you have a complaint about editorial content on this site can be reported by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org but should always outline the subject of your complaint and in the case of complaints relating to a webpage (if possible) include a link to where the webpage which is the subject of your complaint may be easily located.
Using the same email address, you can also report any abuse or complain about any Content, Comments or other Content on our Site giving full details of the abuse or complaint, including:
o your full name (or the full name of the alleged victim/complainant and confirmation that you are authorised to act of their behalf);
o a description of the Content or User Content that is the subject of your complaint and an explanation of why you object to it;
o information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the User Content / Content in question on our Site (including a URL specifying the date our Site was accessed and/or a screen shot);
o information that will enable us to contact you, such as your name, a postal address, telephone number and, if available, an email address (these contact details may also be provided to the user that has submitted any User Content complained of so that they may contact you directly, in order to attempt to resolve the complaint amicably);
o your electronic or physical signature (which may be a scanned copy); and
o your confirmation that the information in the notification is true and accurate.
10. NOTICE AND TAKEDOWN
If you are a rights owner (or acting on behalf of a rights owner) and believe that any User Content / Content infringes your copyright or other intellectual property right you must provide us with a written notice by email to email@example.com which states:
i. that you are the rights owner or are authorised to act on the rights owner's behalf;
ii. that you have identified Content or User Content on our Site which infringes your copyright (or infringes the copyright of a third party on whose behalf you are entitled to act, if applicable) and you believe in good faith that use of the Content/User Content in the manner complained of is not authorised by you, the rights owner's agent or by law;
iii. a description of the copyright work that you claim has been infringed which should include, the type of work (such as a photograph or a video clip) and any relevant further details;
iv. a description of the way in which the copyright material has been infringed;
v. information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the Content/User Content in question on our Site (including a URL specifying the date our Site was accessed and/or a screen shot);
vi. information that will enable us to contact you, such as your name, a postal address, telephone number and, if available, an email address (these contact details may also be provided to the alleged infringer so that they may contact you directly, in order to attempt to resolve the complaint amicably);
vii. your electronic or physical signature (which may be a scanned copy); and
viii. that the information in the notification is true and accurate.
Our 'notice and takedown' and/or complaints procedures are regulated by law. There may be negative consequences if you falsely allege User Content/Content is infringing copyright or is defamatory or send a copyright infringement notice to us in bad faith. We recommend that you take legal advice before sending a copyright infringement notice or defamation complaint, especially if you are unsure about your rights in the, or whether there has been an infringement of your rights.
11. ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP
Our Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on our Site complies with applicable laws and regulations. We do not assume responsibility for any error or inaccuracy in any advertising or sponsorship material.
You use our Site and the services offered by us at your own risk. Our Site , the Content and other services offered by us are provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. The Content and information displayed on our Site is provided without any warranties as to its completeness or accuracy.
We do not guarantee that our Site , the Content or any services offered by us will always be available or be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from bugs, viruses, errors and omissions.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Local Media Network (including its officers, employees and agents) expressly excludes conditions, representations, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and any liability incurred by any user of our Site, including, without limitation, any liability for:
i. loss of revenue, income, profits, contracts, business, goodwill, anticipated savings, reputation, data or information;
ii. wasted management or office time; and
iii. any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable whether arising directly or indirectly.
a. death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
b. the tort of deceit; or
c. any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
16. EXCLUSION OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
17. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
18. LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms were last updated in February 2022