1. GENERAL RULES
1.1 Welcome to the corporate website of Newsroom Nigeria (www.newsroom.ng). Newsroom Nigeria maintains this site in an attempt to provide you with comprehensive and current news, information on politics, business, sports, entertainment, editorials e.t.c.
1.2 The use of this site or any of its features is governed by the terms and conditions set forth. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before accessing this website. Newsroom Nigeria requires that all the visitors to its site on the Internet adhere to the rules and regulations contained herein. By accessing materials and information on this site, you indicate your acknowledgement and acceptance of these terms and conditions as outlined in this notice, which apply to all visits to the site both now and in the future.
1.3 Newsroom Nigeria reserves the right to revise, modify and update the terms and conditions to which you are bound. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms, you may not use this site.
You agree to review the terms contained herein periodically, to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access or use of the site after modifications have become effective shall be deemed, your conclusive acceptance of the modified terms.
1.4 Newsroom Nigeria may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the service at any time, including the availability of any service feature, database, or content. Newsroom Nigeria may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the service without notice or liability.
You may view and read news information and materials available on this website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. No other use of the materials or information is authorized.
Any violation of the foregoing may result in civil and/ or criminal liabilities.
3.1 The content of this site including its “look and feel” (e.g. text, graphics, images, logos, editorial contents and other materials) are protected by Nigeria’s copyright, patent, trademark and other laws. The contents belong to Newsroom Nigeria or any party credited as the provider of the content.
3.2 You may not modify; publish; transmit; participate in the transfer or sale of; reproduce; create new works from; distribute; perform; display or in any way exploit any of the content or the service (including software) in whole or in part.
3.3 You may download or copy the content and other downloadable items displayed on the service for personal use only, provided you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein.
Copying or storing of any content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Newsroom Nigeria or the copyright notice contained in the content.
4.1 All comments, opinions, materials forwarded or submitted to the Newsroom Nigeria site through or in association with this site shall be considered non-confidential. By submitting such comments to this site, you agree to a no-charge assignment to Newsroom Nigeria of the right to use, edit, copy, modify, display and distribute the submissions.
Also, you waive any rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.
4.2 You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the service any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.
4.3 You agree that you will not threaten or verbally abuse other users, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or “spam”.
4.4 The service shall be used only in a non-commercial manner. You shall not, without the express approval of Newsroom Nigeria, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.
4.5 You are solely responsible for the content of your submissions. However, while Newsroom Nigeria does not and cannot review every submission and is not responsible for the content of these messages Newsroom Nigeria reserves the right to delete, move or edit submissions that is, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in
violation of copyright or trademark laws, or other wise unacceptable.
5. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
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(i.) violate, plagiarize or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or
(ii.) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless Newsroom Nigeria and all its officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all liability and costs, including
without limitation, solicitors’ fees incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account, of these terms and conditions or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defence
of any such claim. Newsroom Nigeria reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
5.2 Newsroom Nigeria does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the service by any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that reliance upon such opinion, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk.
THE SERVICE AND ALL DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
6. LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Links to website other than those owned by Newsroom Nigeria are offered as a service to readers. The editorial staff of Newsroom Nigeria were not involved in their production and not responsible for their content. You should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.
7. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
7.1 This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Nigeria. The Nigerian courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any dispute arising out of or relating to the agreement and each party hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts.
7.2 The failure of Newsroom Nigeria to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
7.3 If any provision of the terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, unlawful or unenforceable for any reason, that term shall be severed from this agreement and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect; the parties nevertheless agree that the court shall endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision.