Terms of Use

The Terms of Use were last updated 06-24-14

Seward Data Services LLC. DBA Seward Data Services, Seward City News and its affiliates (collectively referred to as “SCN”, “The News”, “we”, “us” or “our”, as applicable) provide you access to their respective web sites (“sewardcitynews.com”) under the following terms. By accessing and using this web site, you are agreeing to be legally bound by these Terms of Use.

General

We may change these Terms of Use from time to time. The changes will appear in these Terms of Use so be sure to check back periodically. Your use of this web site after any changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms of Use and all of the changes. You understand and agree that we may discontinue or change this web site at any time, without notice. You also understand and agree that we may discontinue or restrict your use of this web site for any reason without notice.

Copyright And Limitations On Use

The content displayed on this web site is protected by Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 3.0 Copyright Licensing and other intellectual property laws. You may download Content from this web site 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 SewardCityNews.com” when you display or otherwise use the Content. All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved.

Lawful Purpose

You may not use this web site for any unlawful purpose. You shall not post or transmit through this web site 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 this web site from using or enjoying this web site will not be permitted.

Privacy

We are committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provided to us. Our Privacy Policy is set forth at here and by accessing and using this web site, you are agreeing to be legally bound by the Privacy Policy.

Disclaimer Of Warranties

THE CONTENT AND this web site 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 this web site. 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 this web site, OR this web site 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 this web site CAUSED IN WHOLE OR PART BY OUR NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND OUR CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING this web site 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 this web site. WE AND OUR AGENTS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES), OTHER THAN DIRECT DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES OR THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN TYPES 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

This web site 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 Seward City News 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 this web site. 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 this web site, 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 be 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 this web site.

Public Areas

By submitting any information to the public areas of this web site including but not limited to, news posts, classifieds, 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 this web site 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. 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.

Monitoring

We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor your use of this web site 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 guideline.

Additional Legal Terms

The laws of the United States of America and the State of Alaska govern these Terms of Use, your rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by these Terms of Use, as if these Terms of Use were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of Alaska. Venue is an appropriate federal or state court located in the State of Alaska. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not govern these Terms of Use. If any provision in these Terms 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 any right or provision under the Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations concerning your use of this web site. These Terms of Use are the entire and final agreement regarding this web site and its Content, and supersede any prior or contemporaneous communications between The News and you regarding this web site 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 this web site must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.