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Media House News Subscriber Terms and Conditions
Terms And Conditions For Individual Subscriptions to Media House News (the “Service”)
The Service is an online information service from Media House News, Inc. (“Media House News”).
By using the Service, you (the “Subscriber”) agree to the Terms and
Conditions for an Individual Subscription. Please read the Terms and Conditions
carefully. Media House News may revise the terms in this Agreement at any time. By
using the Service after any change in the Agreement is posted, you agree to be
bound by all of the changes.
The Subscriber is responsible for complying with the Terms and Conditions. Any
violation of the Terms and Conditions may jeopardize future use of the Service,
and upon any such violation, such account may be subject to immediate
suspension or termination.
Section 1. Copyright And Limitations On Use
1.1 Media House News distributes content to its Subscribers through several media:
Web site, e-mail, fax, teleconference, and print (mail). Under the terms of an
Individual Subscription, access to Media House News content, services or tools, and
other premium intelligence is for the Subscriber ONLY and may not be shared. The
Subscriber is responsible for the confidentiality and use of the Subscriber’s
Username and Password. The Subscriber’s responsibility extends to all activity
and use under the Username and Password. By purchasing the Individual
Subscription, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, photocopy, distribute,
disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, or circulate the information received through
the Service to anyone without the express prior written consent of Media House News.
Information abstracted from our intelligence can be used for research purposes
but not for commercial purposes. Copying and distributing original copyrightprotected intelligence from the site is expressly forbidden.
1.2 The Subscriber agrees to provide complete and accurate Subscriber
information, including name, e-mail address, billing address, mailing address,
phone number, and fax number. It is the sole responsibility of the Subscriber to
keep this information up to date using the tools provided on the Web site, or
otherwise to report any changes to Media House News immediately. Further, if it is
determined that the information provided is inaccurate or incomplete, then TO
THE POINT reserves the right to suspend or terminate the account until such
information is corrected by the Subscriber.
1.3 The information available through the Service is the property of Media House News
or its licensors, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.
Information received through the Service is for the Subscriber’s use only.
Corporations, enterprises, organizations or other commercial entities are not
authorized to use the Individual Subscription Service under these Terms and
1.4 Users and Subscribers may not post any intelligence from the Service to
newsgroups, mail lists, or electronic bulletin boards, without the prior written
consent of Media House News.
1.5 Media House News reserves the right to monitor the Subscriber’s use of all
premium intelligence, services, and tools to ensure the Subscriber’s compliance
with the Terms and Conditions. If it is determined that the Subscriber is not in
compliance with these Terms and Conditions, Media House News reserves the right to
take such action as is deemed necessary, including, but not limited to, suspension
or termination of the Subscriber’s account. The Subscriber acknowledges that
such monitoring of use may include determining whether or not the Service is
accessed under the account from multiple IP addresses, as well as noting
excessive use from Individual Subscription accounts.
1.6 The Service includes facts, views, opinions, and recommendations of
individuals and organizations deemed of interest. Media House News does not
guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of, or otherwise endorse,
these views, opinions, or recommendations, give investment advice, or advocate
the purchase or sale of any security or investment.
1.7 Submissions and Postings. Please note that, because we occasionally host
forums on our web sites and therefore redistribute materials you give us, we need
to obtain certain rights in those materials. By sending or transmitting to us
creative suggestions, ideas, notes, concepts, information, or other materials
(collectively, “Materials”), or by posting such Materials to any area of our web
sites, you grant us and our designees a worldwide, non-exclusive, sublicensable
(through multiple tiers), assignable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to
use, reproduce, distribute (through multiple tiers), create derivative works of,
publicly perform, publicly display, digitally perform, make, have made, sell, offer
for sale and import such Materials in any media now known or hereafter
developed, for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without
compensation to the provider of the Materials. None of the Materials disclosed in
any forum on our web sites shall be subject to any obligation, whether of
confidentiality, attribution, or otherwise, on our part and we shall not be liable for
any use or disclosure of any Materials.
1.8 Code of Conduct. While using the Service, you agree not to:
– Restrict or inhibit any other visitor or member from using the Service, including,
without limitation, by means of “hacking” or “cracking” or defacing any portion of
any of Media House News’s web sites;
– Use the Service for any unlawful purpose;
– Express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by us, without our
prior written consent;
– Transmit (a) any content or information that is unlawful, fraudulent, threatening,
harrassing, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or
infringes on our or any third party’s intellectual property or other rights; (b) any
material, non-public information about companies without the authorization to do
so; (c) any trade secret of any third party; or (d) any advertisements, solicitations,
chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities, or other unsolicited
commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by us);
– Engage in spamming or flooding;
– Transmit any software or other materials that contain any virus, worm, time
bomb, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;
– Modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or
disassemble any portion of any of Media House News’s web sites;
– Remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices contained
in Media House News’s web sites;
– “Frame” or “mirror” any part of Media House News’s web sites without our prior
– Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or
automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine,” or in any way
reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service
or its contents;
– Harvest or collect information about visitors to or members of Media House News
without their express consent; or
– Permit anyone without an account or subscription to use the Service through
your subscription, user name or password.
– While using the Service you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and
Section 2. Disclaimer Of Warranties And Liability
2.1 Due to the number of sources from which information on the Service is
obtained, and the inherent hazards of electronic distribution, there may be delays,
omissions, or inaccuracies in such information and the Service.
2.2 Due to the number of different computing platforms, operating systems,
Internet Service Providers, browser software packages, e-mail software packages,
e-mail filtering tools, and other technologies that may be utilized by our
Subscribers, parts or all of the Service may not be accessible by the Subscriber. If
Subscriber has difficulty accessing any part of the Service, Subscriber agrees to
promptly notify Media House News of such difficulty so that Media House News can try to
resolve the problem.
2.3 Media House News, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, AND LICENSORS CANNOT
AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS,
NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
OF THE NEWS AND INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR THE
SERVICE ITSELF. NEITHER Media House News NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, OR
LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO THE SUBSCRIBER OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY
LOSS OR INJURY CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR
CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING,
INTERPRETING, REPORTING, OR DELIVERING THE SERVICE AND ANY NEWS AND
INFORMATION THROUGH THE SERVICE. IN NO EVENT WILL Media House News, ITS
AFFILIATES, AGENTS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO THE SUBSCRIBER OR ANYONE
ELSE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY THE SUBSCRIBER IN
RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION, OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR
SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE SUBSCRIBER AGREES THAT THE LIABILITY OF Media House News ITS AFFILIATES,
AGENTS, AND LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM
(WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE), IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH
THE SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION IN THE SERVICE, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE
AMOUNT THE SUBSCRIBER PAID TO Media House News FOR USE OF THE SERVICE.
2.4 Media House News may discontinue or change the Service, or its availability, at
any time without notice. The rights and obligations of this Agreement are not
assignable. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid under applicable law, the
remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This Agreement, all
intellectual property issues, and your rights and obligations shall be governed by
the laws of the United States of America and the State of Maryland governing
contracts wholly entered into and wholly performed within Maryland.
Section 3. Payment Policies
3.1 Individual Subscription — Annual Account: Accounts are prepaid on an annual
basis and may be paid by credit card or Individual check. Activation begins upon
payment. Your credit card account will be automatically charged each year on the
anniversary of your subscription. At that time, you will be renewed at the then
current rate, unless you notify us of your desire to cancel your subscription at
least thirty (30) days prior to the renewal date.
Section 4. Cancellation Policies
4.1 To cancel your Individual Subscription, you may fax your cancellation request
to 703-531-1899 or e-mail it to email@example.com or send it via regular
mail to Media House News, Attn: Member Services, 4938 Hampden Lane, Suite 414,
Bethesda, MD 20814. Please be sure to provide your name, address, e-mail
address, and Username for authentication. We ask that you include the reason
you want to cancel. Cancellations are processed upon receipt of the cancellation
request. Cancellations requesting a closing statement will receive confirmation via
e-mail (if an e-mail address has been provided).
4.2 Individual Subscription — Annual Account: Upon cancellation, annual accounts
will be charged only for the year of service during which the account was active.
All fees and charges are nonrefundable for an annual account. However, if a user
requests cancellation of an Annual Account within thirty (30) days following its
automatic renewal date (see Section 3. Payment Policies), said request will be
honored subject to a third-party handling fee of $14.95 that will be deducted from
the amount refunded for each said cancellation.
Section 5. Termination
5.1 This Agreement shall remain effective until terminated in accordance with its
terms. Media House News may terminate this Agreement, and/or your access to and
use of the Service, immediately, in the event we determine, in our sole discretion,
that you have breached this Agreement. In addition, we reserve the right, upon 10
business days notice and the reimbursement of any whole months remaining on
your subscription, to terminate this Agreement without cause.
Section 6. General
6.1 We reserve the right at any time to:
– Change the terms and conditions of this Agreement;
– Change the Service, including eliminating or discontinuing any content or
feature of any of the Service; or
– Change any fees or charges for use of the Services.
– Any changes we make will be effective seven (7) days after notice of any change
is provided to you, which may be done by means including, without limitation,
posting on our web sites or via electronic mail. Your use of the Service after such
notice will be deemed acceptance of such changes. Our business changes
also. You should check our web sites frequently to see recent changes.
6.2 Jurisdictional Issues. Our products and services are directed solely to
individuals residing in the United States. We make no representation that
materials provided in the Service are appropriate or available for use in other
locations. Those who choose to access the Service from other locations do so on
their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for compliance with
local laws, if and to the extent applicable. We reserve the right to limit the
availability of the Service and/or the provision of any service or product described
therein to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction we so desire, at any time
and in our sole discretion, and to limit the quantities of any such service or
product that we provide.
6.3 Links to Other Websites. Our products and services may contain links to other
Internet web sites or resources. We neither control nor endorse such other web
sites, nor have we reviewed or approved any content that appears on such other
web sites. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be held responsible for
the legality, accuracy, or inappropriate nature of any content, advertising,
products, services, or information located on or through any other websites, nor
for any loss or damages caused or alleged to have been caused by the use of or
reliance on any such content.
7.1 Media House News is committed to protecting your privacy. Information that we
collect stays within Media House News and any information distributed to third parties
is reported in aggregate only. We do not give or sell your information. For more