The User Agreement addresses various rights and responsibilities of those who use the services offered by News Innovations, LLC.
Last Updated March 18, 2015 This User Agreement (the “Agreement”) outlines the terms and conditions of the relationship between News Innovations, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “News Innovations”, the “Company”, “we”, “us,” or “our”) and you (“you”, “your”, the “Customer”). News Innovations provides a platform wherein Customers can purchase commissioned articles, or sponsored content, and related services (the “Services”).
The Services we provide are generally described on the various pages of our website, which can be accessed at http://www.newslauncher.com. We may change the description or content of our Services and/or the user agreement at any time.
You are purchasing products from News Innovations. These products include articles created and published by third party publishers and distribution of those articles through the Internet. You authorize News Innovations to transmit your information, article proposals, edits to articles, and other information related to the Services through its Platform to the publisher. You warrant that you have the right and are authorized to distribute the content you provide us. In connection with the Services, News Innovations may collect additional information about you (for example, addresses, wiring instructions and banking information) and you warrant that all information provided is truthful and accurate. You warrant that you are authorized to purchase the products listed at checkout and that you are the name represented on the card used to purchase the Services and products.
You authorize us to transmit the information you provide to create and publish web content by third party publishers. You authorize us to modify any content as we see fit to provide our services. You warrant that you have the right to distribute the content you provide us, and to indemnify us against any damages arising from the use of the content you provide, whether due to copyright infringement or other reason. In addition to the general release, below, you specifically release and hold us harmless for all damages caused as a result of the Services rendered by us, including any damages resulting from publication of the content you provide us or any other cause. Publisher reserves the right to remove the content from its site after ninety (90) days. Content is online for an average of six (6) months.
The pricing and term of our products shall be governed by the terms contained in the checkout and purchase page above wherein you have chosen to purchase products and confirm purchase.
In the event that News Innovations initiates legal proceedings to enforce any terms of the and/or this User Agreement, including legal proceedings to collect payments due to News Innovations then News Innovations shall be entitled to recover as damages all costs, including collection costs and reasonable attorney’s fees incurred in connection with said legal proceeding.
News Innovations does not own the rights to any of the content created or published by the third party publishers in its publisher network. Customer shall not obtain any ownership or licensing rights in the content created on its behalf by third party publishers. The publishers that News Innovations works with retain all ownership and licensing rights for content that they create.
In the event that a publisher has created content but not published the content, regardless of the fault of the customer or the publisher, that content shall be owned by News Innovations and used for publication with another publisher with the consent of you, the customer.
By using this site and purchasing products from News Innovations, you agree not to (1) abuse, harass, defame, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other users; (2) post or transmit, or cause to be transmitted any content that is infringing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party; (3) use the content marketing platform for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, including violating any local, state, national, or international laws (including but not limited to infringing any trademark, trade secret, copyright, patent or other proprietary rights of any party); (4) post or transmit, or cause to be posted transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or any other personally identifiable or private information from any user; (5) use any robots, spiders, scrapers or any other automated means to access the the content marketing platform for any purpose; and (6) advertise to, or solicit any user to buy or sell any products or services. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the content marketing platform in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user or third party connected with this platform without their prior explicit consent.
News Innovations may notify the Customer at any time that Customer’s use of News Innovations’ service violates News Innovations’ judgment as to what constitutes an acceptable use of the services. Upon News Innovations’ discovery that Customer’s use of the service violates News Innovations’ opinion as to what constitutes an acceptable use of the Services, News Innovations will notify Customer of the use which violates News Innovations’ judgment and reserves the right to cancel any existing agreement for services with the Customer, and shall bear no responsibility to return to Customer any fees paid to News Innovations.com thereunder.
Users of News Innovations must truthfully and accurately represent their identities in subscribing and using the Company’s Services. You represent and warrant that you are truthfully representing your identity, and agree to release and hold harmless News Innovations for any loss or damage to you resulting from a false or inaccurate representation of identity. Further, you agree to indemnify News Innovations against any loss or damage caused to News Innovations resulting from fraudulent or malicious representations of identity made to News Innovations.
THE SERVICE, THE SOFTWARE, THE REPORTS, AND ANY AND ALL RELATED AND ANCILLARY SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, CLAIMS OR REPRESENTATIONS MADE BY NEWS INNOVATIONS AND AFFILIATES, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND REPORTS, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NOR ARE THERE ANY WARRANTIES CREATED BY COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR TRADE USAGE. NEWS INNOVATIONS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES OR REPORTS WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR BE FREE FROM ERRORS, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED. THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS ARE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT AND FORMED THE BASIS FOR DETERMINING THE PRICE CHARGED FOR THE SERVICE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF AN IMPLIED WARRANTY, SO THIS DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
NEWS INNOVATIONS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO CUSTOMER OR ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIMANT FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA COLLECTED THROUGH THE SERVICE), OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED ON A CLAIM OR ACTION OF CONTRACT, WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER TORT, BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY DUTY, INDEMNITY OR CONTRIBUTION, OR OTHERWISE.
News Innovations does not guarantee the Service will be operable at all times or during any down time (1) caused by outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, (2) caused by any failures of your equipment, systems or local access services, (3) for previously scheduled maintenance or (4) relating to events beyond News Innovations’ control such as strikes, riots, insurrection, fires, floods, explosions, war, governmental action, labor conditions, earthquakes, natural disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where News Innovations’ servers are located or co-located. Complete accuracy in all aspects of your reports at all times also is not guaranteed.
Refunds are permitted only in the following limited circumstances: (1) Full refunds (100%) are permitted if no publisher agrees to draft your content; (2) Fifty (50%) percent refunds are permitted if you and the publisher do not agree on a final draft and/or the publisher does not publish the drafted content; (3) Full refunds (100%) are permitted if you approve your draft with no edits and the publisher does not publish it.
News Innovations reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement or any policy governing the Services provided to Customer, at any time, by posting the new agreement to the site located at http://www.newslauncher.com (or such other URL as News Innovations may provide). You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Agreement and related documents. No amendment to or modification of this Agreement will be binding unless in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of News Innovations or posted to the News Innovations website by a duly authorized representative of News Innovations.
News Innovations shall be excused from performance hereunder to the extent that performance is prevented, delayed or obstructed by causes beyond its reasonable control. Among many other factors, our services depend heavily on privacy law in the United States, the various States and Territories, and other jurisdictions. The law can and will change in the future and such changes are outside the control of News Innovations. Additionally by creating an account at NewsLauncher.com you are granting us permission to use your logo in our marketing material and also on the NewsLauncher.com website. We cannot predict the impact of future changes in the law. Some legal changes, including but not limited to legislation or judicial interpretation, may render it more difficult or impossible for us to perform the services offered.
This Agreement (including any amendment agreed upon by the parties in writing) represents the complete agreement between us concerning its subject matter, and supersedes all prior agreements and representations between the parties. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be reformed to the extent necessary to make it enforceable to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of the parties, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the state of New York without reference to its conflict of law principles. In the event of any conflicts between foreign law, rules, and regulations, and Pennsylvania law, rules, and regulations, New York law, rules and regulations shall prevail and govern. Each party agrees to submit to the exclusive and personal jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located within the Federal Southern District of New York. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act shall not apply to this Agreement.
A waiver of any default is not a waiver of any subsequent default. You may not assign or otherwise transfer any of Your rights hereunder without News Innovations’ prior written consent, and any such attempt is void.