Terms and Conditions
(Effective as of September 8, 2013)
Welcome to www.thenewsclues.com (“website”), an online service operated by Aditya Srinivasan and Nikhil Somasundaram (“Company”, “us”, “we”, “our”).
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE USING OUR WEBSITE. BY READING/ACCESSING ANY PART OF OUR WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WHICH ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. DO NOT CONTINUE TO USE THIS WEBSITE IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Articles published on the website are original content and are copyright protected. Pictures are taken from various sources and are cited on the Works Cited page. We do not take credit for any of these pictures. Articles must be cited properly if used as sources. Illegal use of articles is strictly prohibited. Any rights not granted to users in these Terms and Conditions are reserved for us.
3. WEBSITE USE
This website is meant for personal use only. Commercial use is not permitted without our expressed written consent. Using third party content on this website requires the owner’s consent. The user, if under the age of 18, is assumed to have taken permission to access the website from a parent/guardian. Website use is not permitted without this consent. By using this website, the user agrees to abide by all federal, state, and local laws. You do not own anything on this website. By downloading and printing materials, you acknowledge that you do not own this material.
4. USER CONTENT
By submitting content, you agree that you have permission to do so from a parent/guardian. You also agree that the content is original and solely written by you. Do not submit copyrighted material without the written consent of the owner. By submitting content to us, you acknowledge that we have the right to publish your material. We also reserve the right to choose not to do so. You will maintain ownership of your writing. By submitting something inappropriate for the website, you subject yourself to dealing with authorities, and we reserve the right to share your writing with authorities at any time. We do not encourage inappropriate use of language and opinions on this website.
5. WEBSITE CONTENT
The original content published on this website is meant for informational and educational purposes only. We do not take ownership of any third party material. All third party material used on the website are properly cited on the Works Cited page.
We are not responsible for any claims, demands, damages, loss, or disputes as a result of the content of this website or of third party websites. We are not responsible for any problems due to links (either original or third party) on the website.
Any authorized administrators of our website are not responsible and cannot be held accountable for any claims, demands, damages, loss, or disputes as a result of the content of this website or of other third party websites.
YOU AGREE TO USE THIS WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MEDICAL ISSUES AS A RESULT OF READING THIS CONTENT OR THAT OF OUR THIRD PARTY SOURCES. PARENTS/GUARDIANS ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY OF THEIR CHILD’S/CHILDREN’S USAGE OF THIS WEBSITE. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MISCONDUCT OR CHANGE IN BEHAVIOR AS A RESULT OF READING THE WEBSITE. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FACTUAL INNACCURACIES OF OUR CONTENT OR THAT OF OUR THIRD PARTY SOURCES. ANY MISSPELLINGS OR MISTAKES ARE UNINTENTIONAL.
8. COPYRIGHTED CONTENT/POLICY
We respect all copyrighted material and expect users to also do so. We have the right to remove, add, or update articles at any time we wish.
If you are a copyright owner and feel that your rights have been violated, please contact us immediately. We will investigate the infringement and take speedy action.
These Terms and Conditions are crafted in compliance with the laws of the state of California. Any legal proceedings must be held within the state and federal courts of Santa Clara County.
You must contact us in writing about any disputes you wish to bring to concern. We will work to resolve the disputes we are responsible for that have not been outlined otherwise in these Terms and Conditions.
11. ADDITIONAL TERMS
We reserve the right to modify the content of these Terms and Conditions at any time. It is the user’s responsibility to keep up to date with these Terms and Conditions. We also reserve the right to discontinue posting or updating this website at any time. We are not liable for any loss or damage as a result.
12. FINAL CLARIFICATIONS
This website is intended purely for users aged 5 – 11 who have received explicit parent consent to use this website. We do not support using this website if under the age of 18 without parent consent. This website is purely intended for educational and informative purposes. We are not responsible for anything that happens as outlined throughout these Terms and Conditions.