Effective January 1, 2018
1.1 Your use of the Share News service is governed by this agreement (the "Terms"). "Share News" means Share News Corp, a Wyoming corporation, and its subsidiaries or affiliates involved in providing the Share News Services. The "Share News Services" or "Service" means the services that Share News makes available through this website, including this website or any other software or services offered by Share News in connection to any of those including Share News.
1.2 In order to use the Share News Services you must first agree to the Terms. You can agree to the Terms by actually using the Share News Services. You understand that Share News will treat your use of the Share News Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
1.3 You may not use the Share News Services if you are a person barred from receiving the Share News Services under the laws of the United States or other countries, including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Share News Services. You affirm that you are a human. You affirm that you are over the age of 18 years old or over the age of majority in the country where you are a citizen. If you are less than 18, your parent or legal guardian must approve your account and agree to these terms on your behalf.
1.4 You agree your purchases of Share News Services are not contingent on the delivery of any future functionality or features or dependent on any oral or written public comments made by Share News or any of its affiliates regarding future functionality or features.
1.5 You affirm that you will not share your account with multiple people.
2.1 You must provide accurate and complete registration information any time you register to use the Share News Services. You are responsible for the security of your passwords and for any use of your account. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify Share News immediately.
2.2 Your use of the Share News Services must comply with all applicable laws, regulations and ordinances, including any laws regarding the export of data or software.
2.3 You agree not to (a) access (or attempt to access) the the Share News Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Share News in connection with the Share News Services, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with Share News, or (b) engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Share News Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Share News Service).
2.4 Your account has “hard” and “soft” usage limits, as further explained here (or such URL as Share News may provide). The Share News Services does not permit you to exceed the hard usage limits. Share News reserves the right to enforce soft usage limits in its sole discretion, which may result in Share News serving a “quota or license exceeded” page to you or users to whom you share events and channels with via the Share News Services (“End Users”). End Users shall also include user ids created by you or your delegates or affiliates from within the Share News Services. Repeated exceeding of the hard or soft usage limits may lead to termination of your account.
2.5 You may use the Share News Services only to post personal news and content that you control or have legally been granted rights to use. You may not access the Share News Services for the purpose of bringing an intellectual property infringement claim against Share News or for the purpose of creating a product or service competitive with the Share News Services.
3.1 You agree to comply with the Share News Acceptable Use Policy which is incorporated herein by this reference and which may be updated from time to time.
3.3 You agree that you will protect the privacy and legal rights of the other users. If someone posts Content, you may not repost it to another site or to any social media without their written consent.
4.1 Subject to the Terms, the Share News Services is provided to you as per the pricing listed here (or such URL as Share News may provide).
4.2 For all purchased resources and services, we will charge your credit card on a monthly basis or at the interval indicated in Share News fees and payment policies, if different. Late payments may bear interest at the rate of 1.5% per month (or the highest rate permitted by law, if less). Charges are exclusive of taxes. You are responsible for paying all taxes and government charges, and all reasonable expenses and attorneys fees Share News incurs collecting late amounts. To the fullest extent permitted by law, you waive all claims relating to charges unless claimed within 60 days after the charge (this does not affect your credit card issuer rights). Charges are solely based on Share News's measurements of your use of the Share News Services and the Share News Services you have signed up for, unless otherwise agreed to in writing. To the fullest extent permitted by law, refunds (if any) are at the discretion of Share News and only in the form of credit for the Share News Services. Nothing in these Terms obligates Share News to extend credit to any party. You acknowledge and agree that any credit card and related billing and payment information that you provide to Share News may be shared by Share News with companies who work on Share News's behalf, such as payment processors and/or gateways, solely for purpose of effecting payment to Share News and servicing your account. Share News may also provide information in response to valid legal process, such as subpoenas, search warrants and court orders, or to establish or exercise its legal rights or defend against legal claims. Share News shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of such information by such third parties. Share News reserves the right to discontinue the provision of the Share News Services to you for any late payments.
4.3 Share News may change its fees and payment policies for the Share News Services by notifying you at least fifteen (15) days before the beginning of the billing cycle in which such change will take effect. Changes to the fees or payment policies will be posted on the website (or such other URL Share News may provide from time to time). Any outstanding balance becomes immediately due and payable upon termination of the Terms for any reason.
4.4 All Family plans are for people residing in the same household. When someone moves out of the house, they need to upgrade to thier own plan.
5.1 You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) to which you may have access as part of, or through your use of, the Share News Services are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. All such information is referred to as the "Content".
5.2 Share News reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to remove any or all Content from the Share News Services. You agree to immediately take down any Content that violates the Acceptable Use Policy, including pursuant to a take down request from Share News. In the event that you elect not to comply with a request from Share News to take down certain Content, Share News reserves the right to directly take down such Content or to terminate your account.
5.3 You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Share News has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Share News Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which Share News may suffer) by doing so.
5.4 You agree that Share News has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Content and other communications maintained or transmitted through use of the Service. We will use reasonable and cost-effective effort to not lose data. However, unforseen and unfortunate circumstances may cause data loss.
6.1 You acknowledge and agree that Share News (or Share News's licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Share News Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Share News Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist).
6.2 Except as provided in Section 8, Share News acknowledges and agrees that it obtains no right, title or interest from you (or your licensors) under these Terms in or to any Content that you create, submit, post, transmit or display on, or through, the Share News Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in that Content (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with Share News, you agree that you are responsible for protecting and enforcing those rights and that Share News has no obligation to do so on your behalf.
7.1 Share News gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license, with no right to sub-license, to use the software provided to you by Share News as part of the Share News Services as provided to you by Share News. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Share News Services as provided by Share News, in the manner permitted by the Terms.
7.2 You may not (and you may not permit anyone else to): (a) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the Share News Services or any part thereof, unless this is expressly permitted or required by law, or unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by Share News, in writing (e.g., through an open source software license); or (b) attempt to disable or circumvent any security mechanisms used by the Share News Services or any applications running on the Share News Services.
7.3 Open source software licenses for components of the Share News Services released under an open source license constitute separate written agreements. To the limited extent that the open source software licenses expressly supersede these Terms, the open source licenses govern your agreement with Share News for the use of the components of the Share News Services released under an open source license.
8.1 Share News claims no ownership or control over any Content that you post. You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in the Content and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying the Content on or through the Share News Services you give Share News a worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, and distribute such Content for the sole purpose of enabling Share News to provide you with the Share News Services. Furthermore, for Content that you flag as "public", you give Share News a worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such Content for the sole purpose of enabling Share News to provide you with the Share News Services.
8.2 You may choose to or we may invite you to submit comments or ideas about the Share News Services, including without limitation about how to improve the Share News Services or our products (“Ideas”). By submitting any Idea, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place Share News under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that we are free to use the Idea without any additional compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone.
9.1 Share News may, and you grant us permission to, make recommendations via the Share News Services for people or channels we think may be of interest to you based on your Content, and/or use of the Share News Services. If your Content is flagged as "Public" we may recommend your Content to others.
10.1 Share News is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Share News Services which Share News provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you, subject to the terms in Section 4.3. Changes to the form and nature of the Share News Services will be effective with respect to all versions of the Share News Services; examples of changes to the form and nature of the Share News Services include without limitation changes to fee and payment policies, security patches, added functionality, and other enhancements.
10.2 You may terminate these Terms at any time by canceling your account on the Share News Services. You will not receive any refunds if you cancel your account.
10.3 You agree that Share News, in its sole discretion and for any or no reason, may terminate your account or any part thereof. You agree that any termination of your access to the Share News Services may be without prior notice, and you agree that Share News will not be liable to you or any third party for such termination.
10.4 You are solely responsible for exporting your Content from the Share News Services prior to termination of your account for any reason, provided that if we terminate your account, we will provide you a reasonable opportunity to retrieve your Content.
10.5 Upon any termination of the Share News Services or your account these Terms will also terminate, but Sections 6.1, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 17 shall continue to be effective after these Terms are terminated.
11.1 NOTHING IN THESE TERMS, INCLUDING SECTIONS 11 AND 12, SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT SHARE NEWS' WARRANTY OR LIABILITY FOR LOSSES WHICH MAY NOT BE LAWFULLY EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
11.2 YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SHARE NEWS SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SHARE NEWS SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE."
11.3 SHARE NEWS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SHARE NEWS SERVICES, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SHARE NEWS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT TO YOU THAT: (A) YOUR USE OF THE SHARE NEWS SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) YOUR USE OF THE SHARE NEWS SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR FREE FROM ERROR, AND (C) USAGE DATA PROVIDED THROUGH THE SHARE NEWS SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE.
12.1 SUBJECT TO SECTION 12.1 ABOVE, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SHARE NEWS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE INCURRED BY YOU, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY. THIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY LOSS OF PROFIT (WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), ANY LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS REPUTATION, ANY LOSS OF DATA SUFFERED, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS.
12.2 THE LIMITATIONS ON SHARE NEWS' LIABILITY TO YOU IN PARAGRAPH 13.1 ABOVE SHALL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT SHARE NEWS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH LOSSES ARISING.
13.1 You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Share News, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, licensors, suppliers or partners (collectively "Share News and Partners") from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to (a) your breach of the Terms, (b) your use of the Share News Services, (c) your violation of applicable laws, rules or regulations in connection with the Share News Services, or (d) your Content, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, Share News will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action.
14.1 It is Share News's policy to respond to DMCA notices or other applicable copyright laws and to terminate the accounts of repeat infringers. We reserve the right to take down content in your account upon receipt of a valid DMCA notice. For more information, please see our DMCA Policy.
15.1 The Share News Services may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources or email content. Share News may have no control over any web sites or resources which are provided by companies or persons other than Share News.
15.2 You acknowledge and agree that Share News is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources.
15.3 You acknowledge and agree that Share News is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you or your End Users as a result of the availability of those external sites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such web sites or resources.
16.1 Share News may make changes to the Terms from time to time. If we change the Terms in any substantive way, we will give you at least seven (7) days notice before the changes take effect, during which period of time you may reject the changes by terminating your account.
16.2 You understand and agree that if you use the Share News Services after the date on which the Terms have changed, Share News will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms.
17.1 The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you and Share News and govern your use of the Share News Services (but excluding any services which Share News may provide to you under a separate written agreement), and completely replace any prior agreements between you and Share News in relation to the Share News Services.
17.2 There are no third party beneficiaries to these Terms. The parties are independent contractors, and nothing in these Terms creates an agency, partnership or joint venture.
17.3 If Share News provides you with a translation of the English language version of these Terms, the English language version of these Terms will control if there is any conflict.
17.4 You agree that Share News may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Share News Services. By providing Share News your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you any notices required by law in lieu of communication by postal mail.
17.5 You agree that if Share News does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms (or which Share News has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of Share News' rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to Share News.
17.6 Share News shall not be liable for failing or delaying performance of its obligations resulting from any condition beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to, governmental action, acts of terrorism, earthquake, fire, flood or other acts of God, labor conditions, power failures, and internet disturbances.
17.7 The Terms, and your relationship with Share News under the Terms, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Wyoming without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You and Share News agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the state of Wyoming to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Notwithstanding this, you agree that Share News shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
17.8 Neither party may assign any of its rights or obligations under these Terms, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the other party (not to be unreasonably withheld). Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party may assign the entirety of its rights and obligations under these Terms, without consent of the other party, to its affiliate or in connection with a merger, acquisition, corporate reorganization, or sale of all or substantially all of its assets not involving a direct competitor of the other party. A party’s sole remedy for any purported assignment by the other party in breach of this paragraph shall be, at the non-assigning party’s election, termination of your use of the Share News Services upon written notice to the assigning party.
17.9 If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The section headings used herein are for reference only and shall not be read to have any legal effect.
18.1 We reserve the right at anytime and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Share News Service (or any part thereof) without notice.
18.2 Prices of the Share News Service, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Share News Service, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from us. Such notice may be provied at any time by posting the changes to the Share News website.
18.3 We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Share News Service.