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Terms of Use

CLEVELAND JEWISH NEWS ("CJN") TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

1. Introduction

(A) General Rules

The ClevelandJewishNews.com website, including the features and services available from the website such as the RSS feed, forums, bulletin boards, embedded video, CJN E-Edition and CJN Archive (collectively the "Website"), provide information about the Jewish community in Northeast Ohio, Israel and the world. The Website also provides information regarding affiliates of CJN ("Affiliates") and parties unrelated to CJN ("Third Parties"). By visiting the Website, you agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use, our Privacy Policy, and any additional terms and conditions that may apply to specific sections of the Website, or to products and services that we make available to you through the Website. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, you may not use the Website and must immediately cease use of the Website.

CJN reserves the right to deny anyone access to the Website for violating the Terms and Conditions of Use, any applicable law, for engaging in conduct that is harmful to the interests of CJN, Affiliates or Third Parties, or for interfering with another's use and enjoyment of the Website. Further, CJN may take steps to prohibit access and/or use without prior notice to any such user. If CJN revokes access to a Premium Product, the user will forfeit any fees already paid.

(B) Changes to Terms and Conditions of Use

CJN may modify the Terms and Conditions of Use, or any part thereof, at any time. Any modification to the Terms and Conditions of Use will be effective upon posting. Continued access to the Website shall constitute acceptance of any modification to the Terms and Conditions of Use.

2. Community Usage Guidelines

(A) General Content Usage

The Website is made available for informational purposes only. You may display, reformat and print information from the Website only for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not sell, re-publish, distribute or display any text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, video clips and audio clips (collectively, "Content") or other material from the Website for any other purpose. All such uses are strictly prohibited without CJN's prior express written consent, which may be given or withheld in our discretion. The Website may contain other proprietary notices and limitations, the terms of which must be observed and followed. You agree that you will not in any way modify, move, add to, delete from or tamper with any Content or feature of the Website or interfere in any way with its proper functioning. All Content and other copyrightable material may be used only as provided in these Terms and Conditions of Use.

(B) Premium Information Products Features

Send Item by E-mail. Users of the Website's CJN E-Edition and CJN Archive services (collectively, "Premium Information Products") may utilize the "Send Item by E-mail" feature of the Premium Information Products, but not for the purpose of regularly providing other users with unpaid access to Premium Information Products.

Add Item to My Collection. Users may also download and archive content with the "Add Item to My Collection" feature, but not for the purpose of regularly providing other users with unpaid access to Premium Information Products; not for the purpose of mining data or text; and not for the purpose of retransmission or re-publication in whole or in part, whether for commercial or for nonprofit use.

3. User Registration

You may elect to subscribe to the Website by registering. As part of the registration process, you will select a password and user name. Passwords, user names and other identifying log-in information are intended only for use by the individual subscriber, may not be shared or transferred, and may be used by only one individual at a time unless CJN has granted prior approval. Unauthorized sharing or transferring of passwords or other log-in information may result in revocation of access and forfeiture of any fees paid. Further, user names that impersonate other individuals, that are protected by trademark or other laws, or are deemed offensive may be refused or deactivated.

4. The Website's Content

(A) Property of CJN, Affiliates, or Third Parties

The Website's Content, the compilation of the Content (meaning its collection, arrangement and assembly) and all software used on or in the Website are the property of CJN, Affiliates, or Third Parties. All Content and software are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

The names, trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively, "Trademarks") used and displayed on the Website including, but not limited to, Cleveland Jewish NewsTM are registered or unregistered trademarks of CJN, Affiliates or Third Parties that have licensed the Trademarks for use on the Website. No license is granted for any further use of any Trademarks.

(B) Content Provided by Third Parties

The Website includes information provided by Third Parties, such as the opinions and advice of experts in different fields. CJN, its advertisers, Affiliates, and their respective employees and agents are not responsible for the opinions, statements, services, offers or other information provided by Third Parties. Neither CJN, Affiliates, nor any of their respective employees or agents makes any representation or warranty or assumes any liability regarding the quality of products or services that may be purchased by you from the Website or from any Third Parties.

The Website includes hyperlinks that may take you out of the Website to the websites of Third Parties. Links to websites of Third Parties may be included in advertisements for services of Third Parties, or they may be accompanied by descriptions of services of Third Parties. All links to websites of Third Parties are provided for your convenience only. Neither CJN nor Affiliates control the content or operation of any linked websites of Third Parties and we disclaim any responsibility for any product, service or information provided on any linked website.

The Website includes information relating to communal institutions that raise money from the public to support their work or the work of member agencies. Although an institution may be listed or discussed on the Website, neither CJN, Affiliates nor any of their respective employees or agents makes any representation or warranty or assumes any liability regarding the financial stability, charitable nature or tax exempt status of the institution. It is up to you, the user of this Website, to perform your own research and determine whether a specific institution satisfies your objectives and whether such institution is a tax exempt organization for income tax purposes.

Neither the publication of content or advertisements of Third Parties on the Website nor links to websites of Third Parties constitutes an endorsement of Third Parties or their products or services by CJN, Affiliates or their respective employees and agents.

(C) User Submitted Content

All material you submit to any of our chat rooms, forums, blogs and other public posting areas, whether text or images, becomes the property of CJN and may be reproduced, modified and distributed in any medium including, without limitation, books, magazines, television, home video, DVD, motion pictures, blogs, websites, mobile services, products or any other commercial promotion, for any purpose and in perpetuity, without compensating you in any way and without right of attribution or credit. Further, you understand that by posting material on CJN's community and social media websites, you are granting to CJN, its partners, vendors, production companies, and programming and content distributors, and anyone else authorized by CJN, and Affiliates, licensees, successors and assigns of same (the "CJN Parties"), a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, fully paid up, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to display, use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform such materials posted on CJN's community and social media websites, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose. The foregoing grant shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting or submission including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of such rights, you grant CJN, and anyone authorized by CJN, the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, email address or screen name, as CJN deems appropriate without any obligation by CJN. You represent and warrant that any submission will be wholly owned by, and original to, you and that no consent or the approval of any other person or entity will be required for you to assign the rights to CJN as contemplated herein. If you do not wish to grant us such rights, we ask that you not make submissions to the Website, particularly any information you consider to be confidential or original creative material, such as scripts, story ideas, photographs or original artwork. If you make submissions, you agree to grant to us and our Affiliates all rights described herein.

5. Disclaimer of Representations

Any opinions expressed on this Website are the opinions of the authors and neither CJN, Affiliates nor any of their employees or agents assume any liability for the Content of any materials provided on the Website. Reliance upon any opinion or advice provided on the Website is at your own risk. CJN, Affiliates, and their employees assume no liability or responsibility for damage or injury to person or property arising from any use of any product, service, information or instruction contained on the Website.

6. Linking and Framing

Without prior written permission of CJN, you may not frame, or make it appear that a website of Third Parties is presenting or endorsing any of the Content of the Website, or incorporate any intellectual property of CJN or any of their licensors into another website or other service.

7. Cancellation Policy

You may cancel print subscriptions to the CJN at any time, except for those sold as non-refundable at time of purchase, and receive a refund for any unmailed issues by calling 216-454-8300 x218, or e-mailing circulation@cjn.org. Refunds for CJN E-Edition and CJN Archive access will be pro-rated based on the maximum level of access provided at the time the refund request is received.

8. Liability

The Website is made available "AS IS." Neither CJN, any Affiliates nor any of their respective employees or agents makes any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Website or the Content or other information and materials included on the Website.

To the full extent permitted by applicable law, CJN, Affiliates and their respective Employees and Agents disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warrants of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, or any warranty that the Website will operate uninterrupted or error free.

In the event of any final determination that you are entitled to damages as a result of or in connection with your use of the Website, CJN, Affiliates, Third Parties and their respective employees and agents shall be liable only to the extent of actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed U.S. $500 in the aggregate.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL CJN, AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT LOSSES OR DAMAGES IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE OR FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH A PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL THEORIES, AND WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE CHARACTERIZED AS GENERAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

If you are dissatisfied with the Website or any Content on the Website or any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Use or the Privacy Policy, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website.

9. Modification and Waiver

The Website and the products, services and programs described on the Website may be changed, eliminated or updated without prior notice.

No waiver of any breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use or the Privacy Policy shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions of either the Terms and Conditions of Use or the Privacy Policy, and no waiver of any provision shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of CJN.

Use of the Website is not authorized in any jurisdiction that does not give full effect to all provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use or the Privacy Policy, including, but not limited to, disclaimers and limitations of liability. In the event any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use or the Privacy Policy is determined to be invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, the remaining terms shall continue in full force and effect in that jurisdiction, and a determination of invalidity or unenforceability in one jurisdiction shall not affect the Terms and Conditions of Use or the Privacy Policy  in any other jurisdiction.

10. Prohibited Uses

This Site is not intended for use by persons located within the European Economic Area (EEA). We do not request or accept personal information concerning or supplied by persons who are located within the EEA at the time they access this Site. If you have accessed this Site from within the EEA, you should immediately discontinue your use. If you have supplied personal information to us in violation of this provision, whether through the registration of new user accounts or otherwise, please contact us at webinfo@cjn.org.

11. Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between us and you with respect to the Website. No prior or current agreements or communications between the parties will have any effect as part of this agreement or as a separate continuing agreement.

12. Contact Information

You may contact us at the following address: webinfo@cjn.org

The Terms and Conditions of Use were last updated on May 29, 2018.

 

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