Terms of Use

 

For purposes of this Agreement, “Site” and “Website” refers to the Company’s website, which can be accessed at www.positivenewsstories.com.  “Service” refers to the Company’s services accessed via the Site, in which users can view, post, comment, vote, etc. The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company.  “You” and “Your” refers to you, as a user of our Site or our Services. By accessing our Site or our Services, you accept our Terms of Service

 

Community Guidelines

Welcome to the Positive News Stories community! 

This is a space for Positive People to discuss Positive News with Positive Content.

We want everyone to be part of our community and have their voice heard.

We encourage your feedback and your comments on the Positive Stories. While we do moderate this community, we welcome an open discussion.

To help everyone enjoy our community, we ask that when you post, you keep in mind the following:

Members can post content so long as it is not defamatory, indecent, offensive, profane, discriminatory, misleading, infringing of intellectual property rights, unlawful or threatening.

We reserve the right to delete comments at our discretion and block any repeat offenders.

 

Use of the Site

This website Positivenewsstories.com, is owned and operated by Positive News Stories L.L.C.  These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use this website. This website offers visitors and members an opportunity to view, post, comment, vote, etc. By accessing this website, you approve that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms.

In order to use this website, you must be at least 13 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right and freedom to enter into these Terms as a binding agreement. You are not allowed to use this website if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.

The Positivenewsstories.com website hosts a public forum, which is equipped with commenting facilities. While we invite you to share your opinions in this way, they must not be used to distribute spam messages, post commercial advertisements, or spread links to malicious or dangerous websites. We do retain the right to moderate any comment or written content submitted to the Positivenewsstories.com website and to remove any content we deem to have violated our policies.

You retain ownership rights of your content and you grant Positive News Stories LLC the license to use your content.  When you post your content, you grant Positive News Stories LLC a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, perpetual and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, publish, distribute and modify such content throughout the world in any media known now or developed in the future.

Content contained on the Positivenewsstories.com is edited, checked, and verified for accuracy as much as it is possible to do so. However, we cannot guarantee either its accuracy or the safety of any external links it might contain. Positivenewsstories.com, as well as its owners, affiliates, and contributing authors can therefore not be held responsible for any problems or damage that occurs as a result of making use of material contained on our site.

By joining this site as a member, you will have a public profile that is publicly visible to the website visitors, and your public activity (such as posts or comments) will be visible to other visitors of the website.

Users and members of the website can opt-out and exit the community.  Doing so, the member’s profile will not be publicly visible.

 

Intellectual Property

Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.

You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content. You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website.

Right to suspend or cancel user account

We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to our website without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your membership at any time.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Positive News Stories L.L.C. harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website.

 

Limitation of liability

 

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Positive News Stories LLC be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the service.

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Most disputes can and should be resolved informally.  These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of United States of America/Texas, without respect to its conflict of laws principles.

Right to change and modify Terms

We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. When we change the Terms, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the website constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access the website.

 

Contacts

Should you have any further questions or concerns about these Terms and Conditions, or if you encounter difficulties while navigating and using the site, please contact info@positivenewsstories.com.

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at info@positivenewsstories.com.

Effective 09/01/2020

                                                                                                 

Copyright Notice, Takedowns and The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

Notifications of Claimed Infringement

Positive News Stories LLC respects the intellectual property of others and requires that users of our website do the same. Our policy includes the removal of any infringing materials from the website and for the termination in appropriate circumstances, of users of our website who are repeat infringers.

 

If you believe that anything on our website infringes a copyright that you own or control, the copyright owner may send a notification of claimed infringement (“takedown notice”) to Positive News Stories LLC Designated Agent:

Copyright Agent

Positive News Stories LLC

9900 Spectrum Drive

Austin, TX.  78717-4555

info@positivenewsstories.com

They must be provided to Positive News Stories LLC designated agent in writing and include substantially the following:

A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works on our website.

Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the Positive News Stories LLC to locate the material.

Information reasonably sufficient to permit Positive News Stories LLC to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3)(A). Upon receipt of a compliant takedown notice, Positive News Stories LLC will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity.

If your content is removed in response to a copyright or trademark notice, we will notify you at your provided contact information.

If you believe Your Content was wrongly removed due to a mistake or misidentification, you can send a counter notification to our Copyright Agent at the contact information above.

DMCA/Copyright infringement contact email:  info@positivenewsstories.com

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