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By using the Web site, you are representing to the Mail Tribune and the Web site that you are at least 18 years old (or the minimum legal age in the jurisdiction in which you are viewing the Web site). You may not use the Web site for any unlawful purpose. The Mail Tribune may change any term in these Terms and Conditions at any time. The changes will appear in these Terms and Conditions, and your use of the Web site after any changes have been posted, will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms and Conditions each time you access the Web site, before you begin using the Web site. You may print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for your reference.
You understand and agree that the Mail Tribune may discontinue or change the Web site at any time, without notice. You also understand and agree that the Mail Tribune may discontinue or restrict your use of this Web site for any reason without notice.
Copyright and limitations on use
The content displayed on the Web site ("content") is the property of The Mail Tribune or its licensors, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. This Web site and the content may be used only for your personal and non-commercial use. You agree not to copy, reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, create derivative works from, or store any Content from the Web site. You also agree not to distribute, transmit, broadcast or circulate any content from the Web site to anyone, including but not limited to someone else in the same company or organization, without the express prior written consent of the Mail Tribune, with this one exception:
You may, on an occasional and irregular basis, produce, distribute, display or transmit an insubstantial portion of content, for a noncommercial purpose and without charge, to a limited number of individuals, provided you include all copyright and other proprietary rights and notices with such portion of the content in the same form in which the notices appear at the Web site, the original source of attribution, and the phrase "Used with permission from the Mail Tribune and mailribune.com, publications of the Mail Tribune Newspapers Inc." However, you may not post any content from the Web wite to forums, newsgroups, mail lists, electronic bulletin boards, or other Web sites, without the prior written consent of the Mail Tribune.
You also agree not to provide links to the Web site for commercial purposes or to provide links to the Web site that bypass the Web site's home page, http://www.mailtribune.com.
Copyright And Limitations On Use
The content displayed on the Ottaway Web sites, including the selection, arrangement, and design of the content of the Ottaway Web sites ("content") is our or our licensors' property, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any content including code and software.
You may download content from the Ottaway Web sites for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices and you include the phrase "Used with permission from Mail Tribune and mailtribune.com, publications of Ottaway Newspapers, Inc." when you display or otherwise use the content. All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.
You may not use the Ottaway Web sites for any unlawful purpose.
You shall not post or transmit through the Ottaway Web sites any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law. Any conduct by you that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user of the Ottaway Web sites from using or enjoying the Ottaway Web stes will not be permitted.
Disclaimer Of Warranties
THE CONTENT AND THE OTTAWAY WEB SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES. DUE TO THE NUMBER OF SOURCES FROM WHICH THE CONTENT IS OBTAINED, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN SUCH CONTENT AND THE OTTAWAY WEB SITES. WE AND OUR AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE OTTAWAY WEB SITES, OR THE OTTAWAY WEB SITES THEMSELVES, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY SUCH EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
Limitation of Liability
NEITHER WE NOR OUR AGENTS OR LICENSORS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY RESULTING DIRECTLY FROM USE
OF THE OTTAWAY WEB SITES CAUSED IN WHOLE OR PART BY OUR NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND OUR CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING THE OTTAWAY WEB SITES AND THE CONTENT.
IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE ON SUCH CONTENT OR ON THE OTTAWAY WEB SITES. WE AND OUR AGENTS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE
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BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES OR THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN OF WARRANTIES, PARTS OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IF ANY REMEDY HEREUNDER IS DETERMINED TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, ALL LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMERS AND EXCLUSIONS OF WARRANTIES AND DAMAGES SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Ottaway Web Sites may contain links to web sites operated by persons other than us. Those links are provided for your reference and convenience only. A link from an Ottaway Web Site to another web site does not imply or mean that we endorse the content on that web site or the operator or operations of that site. You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you may use any content, make any purchases or provided any information at any other web site to which you might link from the Ottaway Web Sites. You agree not to hold us responsible for the content or operation of such web sites.
Dealings With Advertisers
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation
in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Ottaway
Web Sites, including payment and delivery of related goods or
services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations
associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such
advertiser. You agree that we are not responsible or liable for
any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such
dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers
on the Ottaway Web Sites.
By submitting any information to the public areas of the Ottaway
Web Sites including but not limited to, chat services, bulletin
boards, reviews, letters to the editor (collectively "Public Areas")
you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If
you do not want to be bound by these terms, then do not use the
Public Areas. The Public Areas are free services provided to users
of the Ottaway Web Sites and may be terminated at any time without
notice. Information submitted to the Public Areas and posted by
us have been selected by us in our sole discretion from among
the information submitted to such Public Areas. We have the right
to refuse to post or remove, edit or abridge any message, letter
or posting for any reason and to disclose any information as necessary
to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental
request, all in our sole discretion. You agree to be fully responsible
for your own postings and agree to access and use the Public Areas
at your own risk on an as-is basis. By submitting any information
to the Public Areas, you are granting us a perpetual, royalty-free
and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt,
publish, translate, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly
perform, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, and
sell such information and to use your name and other identifying
information you provide in connection with information. You agree
to indemnify and hold us and our affiliates and their respective
officers, directors and employees harmless from any claims, damages,
losses or costs (including reasonable attorney's fees) that arise
out of any of your submissions and postings to the Public Areas
and any material contained therein, including, without limitation,
any material posted or otherwise provided by you that infringes
any copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual
property right of any person or defames any person or violates
any person's rights of publicity or privacy.
Copyrights and Copyright Agents
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our
users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied
in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide
our Copyright Agent the following information:
* an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized
to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
* a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been
* a description of where the material that you claim is infringing
is located on the site;
* your address, telephone number, and email address;
* a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the
disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent,
or the law;
* a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the
above information in your notice is accurate and that you are
the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's
In the event that you have a claim of copyright infringement
with respect to the Content, we encourage you to contact Andrew
Langhoff Vice President and General Counsel,
By mail at: Ottaway Newspapers PO Box 401 Campbell Hall, NY 10916
By e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
By phone at: 845-294-8181
By fax at: 845-294-1659
We cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result
of your correspondence.
We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor your use
of the Ottaway Web Sites to determine compliance with this Agreement
and any operating rules established by us and to satisfy any law,
regulation, authorized government request or trade association
Additional Legal Terms
The laws of the United States of America and the State of New
of Use were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed
within the State of New York. Venue is an appropriate federal
or state court located in the State of New York. The United Nations
Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does
of Use is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining
provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid
or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid,
enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of
the original provision. The failure by us to exercise or enforce
a waiver of such right or provision. You agree to comply with
all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations concerning
entire and final agreement regarding the Ottaway Web Sites and
its Content, and supersede any prior or contemporaneous communications
between Ottaway and you regarding the Ottaway Web Sites and its
Content. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the
contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related
to the use of the Ottaway Web Sites must be filed within one (1)
year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
All rights reserved. Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. Copyright (c) 2001.
The Community Newspaper Subsidiary of Dow Jones & Co. Inc.
Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., the parent company of Ottaway Newspaper
Group, and its affiliates (collectively referred to as "Ottaway",
"we", "us" or "our", as applicable) are committed to maintaining
the privacy of personal information that you provide to us when
using their respective web sites (the "Ottaway Web Sites"). This
about you when you visit the Ottaway Web Sites.
Web Site Usage Information: We automatically collect IP addresses
and web site usage information from you when you visit the Ottaway
Web Sites. This information helps us in evaluating how our visitors
use and navigate the Ottaway Web Sites on an aggregate basis,
including the number and frequency of visitors to each page of
the Ottaway Web Sites, and the length of their visits.
Special Features: When you use some of the special features of
the Ottaway Web Sites and at other times, we may collect personally
identifiable information from you that may include your name,
age, address, e-mail address, credit-card number and facts about
your interests and similar information.
Surveys and Form: We may conduct occasional online surveys or
ask you to fill in forms. For example, when you are within the
Ottaway Web Sites, you may see a pop-up window offering you the
optional opportunity of participating in a survey. These surveys
and forms are entirely voluntary and you may easily decline to
Children: We do not knowingly collect information from children
under the age of 13 although certain third party sites that we
link to may do so. These third-party sites have their own terms
of use and privacy policies and we encourage parents and legal
guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and to help
provide information on the Ottaway Web Sites without their permission.
How We Use Information Collected
We may use information that you provide us in the following ways:
* For the purposes for which you specifically provided the information,
for example, when you request that additional information be sent
to you, we will use your personal information to process your
* To send you e-mail notifications about our new or existing
services, special offers, or to otherwise contact you.
* To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that
you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences.
* To enhance existing features or develop new features, products
* To provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate
information about our user base and usage patterns.
We may combine the information that we collect from you on the
Ottaway Web Sites with information that you provide to us in connection
with your use of our other products, services and web sites.
We use third party network advertisers to deliver ads to you
on our behalf. We may also use third-party service providers to
contact you on our behalf, or facilitate some aspects of our services
or fulfill your requests. These network advertisers and service
providers may be supplied with or have access to your personally
identifiable information solely for the purpose of providing these
services to us or on our behalf.
We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in
special circumstances where it is necessary to enforce our Terms
of Use (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual
property rights) or when we, in our sole discretion, believe it
is necessary or appropriate, in connection with a sale or transfer
of some or all of our assets in the Ottaway Web Sites. We may
also disclose personally identifiable information when we, in
good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so. As we develop
our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In transactions
such as these, customer information is generally one of the transferred
business assets. Moreover, in the unlikely event that we or one
of our publishing lines are acquired, customer information may
be one of the transferred assets.
not share your personally identifiable information outside of
Ottaway unless you "opt in" to having your personally identifiable
information shared with a company that is not affiliated with
Your Ability to Choose
You can always decide not to provide your personal information
to the Ottaway Web Sites, however in some cases failing to provide
such information may limit your ability to use certain features
available at the Ottaway Web Sites. You can let us know that you
do not wish to receive information about special offers and new
products and features by opting out at the time you give us your
personally identifiable information or after opting in by contacting
us at the following e-mail address: email@example.com.
to recognize repeat visitors and to allow you to take advantage
of some of our site's special features. A cookie is a string of
information that is sent by a Web site and stored on your hard
drive or temporarily in your computer's memory. Cookies are small
files (just a few hundred bytes) and should not pose any significant
disk-space concerns. When you visit the Ottaway Web Sites, or
use some of the features, like saving your personalized Ottaway
Web Sites settings, we may pass cookies to your computer. Some
of the cookies that we pass to your computer are long term. Otherwise,
we would need to ask you for certain information with each new
session, such as your login information. Some cookies do expire
after a short period of time.
Other cookies that you will receive during your sessions here
are from third-party service providers or third party network
advertisers. These network advertisers may use their own cookies
in order to serve ads on the Ottaway Web Sites, ensuring that
you will not see the same ads over and over again. We are not
responsible for the cookies of such third parties or any use of
your personal information collected by such third parties.
Ottaway Web Sites Ads
When you view an ad for the Ottaway Web Sites on other sites,
our third party advertising company may place or recognize a unique
cookie on your browser. The Ottaway Web Sites and the advertising
company may also use invisible images (often referred to as pixel
tags, clear GIFs or web beacons) to note which Ottaway Web Sites
pages you visit after viewing our ads. The information that is
collected through the use of these images is not personally identifiable
and is used only to track responses to our advertising efforts.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
We may make third party content or services from other web sites
available to you from links located on the Ottaway Web Sites.
at each such web site to determine how that site protects your
privacy. We are not responsible for the content of those web sites
or the actions of third party web site operators.
The personally identifiable information we collect about you is
stored in limited access servers. We will maintain reasonable
safeguards to protect the security of these servers and your personally
Review and Correction
You can also request to review, change or delete any of your personally
identifiable information held by us by contacting us at the following
e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any submissions that you make to any public areas of the Ottaway
Web Sites including but not limited to, chat services, bulletin
boards, reviews, letters to the editor (collectively "Public Areas")
We do not control, and are not responsible for, the actions of
other users of the Ottaway Web Sites with respect to any information
you post in Public Areas. In addition, information that you submit
to Public Areas may be collected and used by us and by others
to send you unsolicited messages and for other purposes.
any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically.
Comments and Questions
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy
Policy, you may contact us by e-mail at email@example.com
or by regular mail at: P.C. Box 401, Campbell Hall, NY 10916,
Attn: Andrew Langhoff.
All rights reserved. Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. Copyright (c) 2007.
The Community Newspaper Subsidiary of Dow Jones & Co. Inc.