Terms of Use

TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING

OR USING OUR SITES AND OUR SERVICES, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS

AND ALL TERMS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF YOU,

THE USER, CUSTOMER, OR PROSPECTIVE CUSTOMER TO READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

BEFORE PROCEEDING TO USE THIS SITE IF YOU DO NOT EXPRESSLY AGREE TO ALL OF THE

TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE OUR SITES OR OUR SERVICES.

THIS TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT IS EFFECTIVE AS OF 05/26/2017.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The following Terms of Service Agreement (the “TOS”) is a legally binding agreement that shall govern the

relationship with our users and others which may interact or interface with The Palladium-Times And The Valley

News, also known as The Pall & Valley, located at 140 West 1st Street, Oswego, New York 13126 and our

subsidiaries and affiliates, in association with the use of the The Pall & Valley website, which includes oswegocountynewsnow.

com, (the “Site”) and its Services, which shall be defined below.

DESCRIPTION OF WEBSITE SERVICES OFFERED

The Site is a news and information website which has the following description:

OswegoCountyNewsNow.com is a collaborative effort of Oswego County’s two main newspapers, The Palladium-

Times (located in Oswego NY) and The Valley News (located in Fulton NY). Together, we bring readers

the most local news for Oswego County on a 24/7 news cycle. With dedicated local reporters on regular beats,

no one covers Oswego County NY better. In addition to quality news reporting and the most local news content,

OswegoCountyNewsNow delivers a marketplace to bring the buyers and sellers of our communities together on

a daily basis.

Any and all visitors to our site, despite whether they are registered or not, shall be deemed as “users” of the herein

contained Services provided for the purpose of this TOS. Once an individual register’s for our Services, through

the process of creating an account, the user shall then be considered a “member.”

The user and/or member acknowledges and agrees that the Services provided and made available through our

website and applications, which may include some mobile applications and that those applications may be made

available on various social media networking sites and numerous other platforms and downloadable programs,

are the sole property of The Palladium-Times And The Valley News. At its discretion, The Palladium-Times And

The Valley News may offer additional website Services and/or products, or update, modify or revise any current

content and Services, and this Agreement shall apply to any and all additional Services and/or products and any

and all updated, modified or revised Services unless otherwise stipulated. The Palladium-Times And The Valley

News does hereby reserve the right to cancel and cease offering any of the aforementioned Services and/or

products. You, as the end user and/or member, acknowledge, accept and agree that The Palladium-Times And The

Valley News shall not be held liable for any such updates, modifications, revisions, suspensions or discontinuance

of any of our Services and/or products. Your continued use of the Services provided, after such posting of any

updates, changes, and/or modifications shall constitute your acceptance of such updates, changes and/or modifications,

and as such, frequent review of this Agreement and any and all applicable terms and policies should

be made by you to ensure you are aware of all tenus and policies currently in effect. Should you not agree to the

updated, revised or modified tenus, you must stop using the provided Services forthwith.

Furthermore, the user and/or member understands, acknowledges and agrees that the Services offered shall be

provided “AS IS” and as such The Palladium-Times And The Valley News shall not assume any responsibility or

obligation for the timeliness, missed delivery, deletion and/or any failure to store user content, communication or

personalization settings.

REGISTRATION

To register and become a “member” of the Site, you must be at least 18 years of age to enter into and form a legally

binding contract. In addition, you must be in good standing and not an individual that has been previously

barred from receiving The Pall & Valley’s Services under the laws and statutes of the United States or other applicable

jurisdiction.

When you register, The Pall & Valley may collect information such as your name, e-mail address, birth date, gender,

mailing address, occupation, industry and personal interests. You can edit your account information at any

time. Once you register with The Pall & Valley and sign in to our Services, you are no longer anonymous to us.

Furthermore, the registering party hereby acknowledges, understands and agrees to:

a) furnish tactual, correct, current and complete information with regards to yourself as may be requested by the

data registration process, and

b) maintain and promptly update your registration and profile information in an effort to maintain accuracy and

completeness at all times. If anyone knowingly provides any information of a false, untrue, inaccurate or incomplete

nature, The Palladium-Times And The Valley News will have sufficient grounds and rights to suspend or

terminate the member in violation of this aspect of the Agreement, and as such refuse any and all current or future

use of The Palladium-Times And The Valley News Services, or any portion thereof.

It is The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s priority to ensure the safety and privacy of all its visitors, users

and members, especially that of children. Therefore, it is for this reason that the parents of any child under

the age of 13 that permit their child or children access to the The Pall & Valley website platform Services must

create a “family” account, which will certify that the individual creating the “family” account is of 18 years of

age and as such, the parent or legal guardian of any child or children registered under the “family” account. As

the creator of the “family” account, s/he is thereby granting permission for his/her child or children to access the

various Services provided, including, but not limited to, message boards, email, and/or instant messaging. It is the

parent’s and/or legal guardian’s responsibility to determine whether any of the Services and/or content provided

are age-appropriate for his/her child.

PRIVACY POLICY

Every member’s registration data and various other personal information are strictly protected by the The Palladium-

Times And The Valley News Online Privacy Policy (see the full Privacy Policy at http://www.oswegocountynewsnow.

com/site/privacy.html). As a member, you herein consent to the collection and use of the information

provided, including the transfer of information within the United States and/or other countries tor storage, processing

or use by The Palladium-Times And The Valley News and/or our subsidiaries and affiliates.

MEMBER ACCOUNT, USERNAME, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

When you set up an account, you are the sole authorized user of your account. You shall be responsible for

maintaining the secrecy and confidentiality of your password and for all activities that transpire on or within

your account. It is your responsibility for any act or omission of any user(s) that access your account information

that, if undertaken by you, would be deemed a violation of the TOS. It shall be your responsibility to notify The

Palladium-Times And The Valley News immediately if you notice any unauthorized access or use of your account

or password or any other breach of security. The Palladium-Times And The Valley News shall not be held liable

for any loss and/or damage arising from any failure to comply with this term and/or condition of the TOS.

CONDUCT

As a user or member of the Site, you herein acknowledge, understand and agree that all information, text, software,

data, photographs, music, video, messages, tags or any other content, whether it is publicly or privately

posted and/or transmitted, is the expressed sole responsibility of the individual from whom the content originated.

In short, this means that you are solely responsible for any and all content posted, uploaded, emailed, transmitted

or otherwise made available by way of the The Pall & Valley Services, and as such, we do not guarantee the

accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. It is expressly understood that by use of our Services, you may be

exposed to content including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content posted, and/or any loss or

damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made

available by The Pall & Valley.

Furthermore, you herein agree not to make use of The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s Services for the

purpose of:

a) uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, or otherwise making available any content that shall be deemed

unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or invasive of

another’s privacy or which is hateful, and/or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable;

b) causing harm to minors in any manner whatsoever;

c) impersonating any individual or entity, including, but not limited to, any The Pall & Valley officials, forum

leaders, guides or hosts or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting any affiliation with an individual or entity;

d) forging captions, headings or titles or otherwise offering any content that you personally have no right to pursuant

to any law nor having any contractual or fiduciary relationship with;

e) uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise offering any such content that may infringe upon any

patent, copyright, trademark, or any other proprietary or intellectual rights of any other party;

f) uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise offering any content that you do not personally have

any right to offer pursuant to any law or in accordance with any contractual or fiduciary relationship;

g) uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, or otherwise offering any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising,

promotional flyers,”junk mail,” “spam,” or any other form of solicitation, except in any such areas that may have

been designated for such purpose;

h) uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, or otherwise offering any source that may contain a software virus

or other computer code, any files and/or programs which have been designed to interfere, destroy and/or limit the

operation of any computer software, hardware, or telecommunication equipment;

i) disrupting the normal flow of communication, or otherwise acting in any manner that would negatively affect

other users’ ability to participate in any real time interactions;

j) interfering with or disrupting any The Palladium-Times And The Valley News Services, servers and/or networks

that may be connected or related to our website, including, but not limited to, the use of any device software

and/or routine to bypass the robot exclusion headers;

k) intentionally or unintentionally violating any local, state, federal, national or international law, including, but

not limited to, rules, guidelines, and/or regulations decreed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in

addition to any rules of any nation or other securities exchange, that would include without limitation, the New

York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of

law;

l) providing informational support or resources, concealing and/or disguising the character, location, and or

source to any organization delegated by the United States government as a “foreign terrorist organization” in accordance

to Section 219 of the Immigration Nationality Act;

m) “stalking” or with the intent to otherwise harass another individual; and/or

n) collecting or storing of any personal data relating to any other member or user in connection with the prohibited

conduct and/or activities which have been set forth in the aforementioned paragraphs.

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News herein reserves the right to pre-screen, refuse and/or delete any content

currently available through our Services. In addition, we reserve the right to remove and/or delete any such

content that would violate the TOS or which would otherwise be considered offensive to other visitors, users and/

or members.

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News herein reserves the right to access, preserve and/or disclose member

account information and/or content if it is requested to do so by law or in good faith belief that any such action is

deemed reasonably necessary for:

a) compliance with any legal process;

b) enforcement of the TOS;

c) responding to any claim that therein contained content is in violation of the rights of any third party;

d) responding to requests for customer service; or

e) protecting the rights, property or the personal safety of The Palladium-Times And The Valley News, its visitors,

users and members, including the general public.

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News herein reserves the right to include the use of security components

that may permit digital information or material to be protected, and that such use of information and/or material

is subject to usage guidelines and regulations established by The Palladium-Times And The Valley News or

any other content providers supplying content services to The Palladium-Times And The Valley News. You are

hereby prohibited from making any attempt to override or circumvent any of the embedded usage rules in our

Services. Furthermore, unauthorized reproduction, publication, distribution, or exhibition of any information or

materials supplied by our Services, despite whether done so in whole or in pan, is expressly prohibited.

INTERSTATE Communication

Upon registration, you hereby acknowledge that by using oswegocountynewsnow.com to send electronic communications,

which would include, but are not limited to, email, searehes, instant messages, uploading of files,

photos and/or videos, you will be causing communications to be sent through our computer network. Therefore,

through your use, and thus your agreement with this TOS, you are acknowledging that the use of this Service shall

result in interstate transmissions.

CAUTIONS FOR GLOBAL USE AND EXPORT AND IMPORT COMPLIANCE

Due to the global nature of the internet, through the use of our network you hereby agree to comply with all

local rules relating to online conduct and that which is considered acceptable Content. Uploading, posting and/

or transferring of software, technology and other technical data may be subject to the export and import laws of

the United States and possibly other countries. Through the use of our network, you thus agree to comply with all

applicable export and import laws, statutes and regulations, including, but not limited to, the Export Administration

Regulations (http://www.access.gpo.gov/bis/ear/ear_data.html), as well as the sanctions control program of

the United States (http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Pages/Programs.aspx). Furthermore,

you state and pledge that you:

a) are not on the list of prohibited individuals which may be identified on any government export exclusion

report (http://www.bis.doc.gov/complianceandenforcement/liststocheck.htm) nor a member of any other government

which may be part of an export-prohibited country identified in applicable export and import laws and

regulations;

b) agree not to transfer any software, technology or any other technical data through the use of our network Services

to any exportprohibited

country;

c) agree not to use our website network Services for any military, nuclear, missile, chemical or biological weaponry

end uses that would be a violation of the U.S. export laws;and

d) agree not to post, transfer nor upload any software, technology or any other technical data which would be in

violation of the U.S. or other applicable export and/or import laws.

CONTENT PLACED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR COMPANY SERVICES

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News shall not lay claim to ownership of any content submitted by any

visitor, member, or user, nor make such content available for inclusion on our website Services. Therefore, you

hereby grant and allow for The Palladium-Times And The Valley News the below listed worldwide, royalty-free

and non-exclusive licenses, as applicable:

a) The content submitted or made available for inclusion on the publicly accessible areas of The Palladium-Times

And The Valley News’s sites, the license provided to permit to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly

perform and/or publicly display said Content on our network Services is for the sole purpose of providing and promoting

the specific area to which this content was placed and/or made available for viewing. This license shall be

available so long as you are a member of The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s sites,and shall terminate

at such time when you elect to discontinue your membership.

b) Photos, audio, video and/or graphics submitted or made available for inclusion on the publicly accessible areas

of The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s sites, the license provided to permit to use, distribute, reproduce,

modify, adapt, publicly perform and/or publicly display said Content on our network Services are for the sole

purpose of providing and promoting the specific area in which this content was placed and/or made available for

viewing. This license shall be available so long as you are a member of The Palladium-Times And The Valley

News’s sites and shall terminate at such time when you elect to discontinue your membership.

c) For any other content submitted or made available for inclusion on the publicly accessible areas of The Palladium-

Times And The Valley News’s sites, the continuous, binding and completely sub-licensable license which is

meant to permit to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and/or publicly

display said content, whether in whole or in part, and the incorporation of any such Content into other works in

any arrangement or medium current used or later developed.

Those areas which may be deemed “publicly accessible” areas of The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s

sites are those such areas of our network properties which are meant to be available to the general public, and

which would include message boards and groups that are openly available to both users and members. However,

those areas which are not open to the public, and thus available to members only, would include our mail system

and instant messaging.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO COMPANY WEBSITE

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News provides an area for our users and members to contribute feedback

to our website. When you submit ideas, documents, suggestions and/or proposals (“Contributions”) to our site,

you acknowledge and agree that:

a) your contributions do not contain any type of confidential or proprietary information;

b) The Pall & Valley shall not be liable or under any obligation to ensure or maintain confidentiality, expressed or

implied, related to any Contributions;

c) The Pall & Valley shall be entitled to make use of and/or disclose any such Contributions in any such manner

as they may see fit;

d) the contributor’s Contributions shall automatically become the sole property of The Pall & Valley; and

e) The Pall & Valley is under no obligation to either compensate or provide any form of reimbursement in any

manner or nature.

INDEMNITY

All users and/or members herein agree to insure and hold The Palladium-Times And The Valley News, our subsidiaries,

affiliates, agents, employees, officers, partners and/or licensors blameless or not liable for any claim

or demand, which may include, but is not limited to, reasonable attorney fees made by any third party which

may arise from any content a member or user of our site may submit, post, modify, transmit or otherwise make

available through our Services, the use of The Pall & Valley Services or your connection with these Services,

your violations of the Terms of Service and/or your violation of any such rights of another person.

COMMERCIAL REUSE OF SERVICES

The member or user herein agrees not to replicate, duplicate, copy, trade, sell, resell nor exploit for any commercial

reason any part, use of, or access to The Pall & Valley’s sites.

USE AND STORAGE GENERAL PRACTICES

You herein acknowledge that The Palladium-Times And The Valley News may set up any such practices and/or

limits regarding the use of our Services, without limitation of the maximum number of days that any email, message

posting or any other uploaded content shall be retained by The Palladium-Times And The Valley News, nor

the maximum number of email messages that may be sent and/or received by any member, the maximum

volume or size of any email message that may be sent from or may be received by an account on our Service, the

maximum disk space allowable that shall be allocated on The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s servers

on the member’s behalf, and/or the maximum number of times and/or duration that any member may access our

Services in a given period of time. In addition, you also agree that The Palladium-Tunes And The Valley News

has absolutely no responsibility or liability for the removal or failure to maintain storage of any messages and/

or other communications or content maintained or transmitted by our Services. You also herein acknowledge that

we reserve the right to delete or remove any account that is no longer active for an extended period of

time. Furthermore, The Palladium-Times And The Valley News shall reserve the right to modify, alter and/

or update these general practices and limits at our discretion.

Any messenger service, which may include any web-based versions, shall allow you and the individuals with

whom you communicate with the ability to save your conversations in your account located on The Palladium-

Times And The Valley News’s servers. In this manner, you will be able to access and seareh your message history

from any computer with internet access. You also acknowledge that others have the option to use and save

conversations with you in their own personal account on oswegocountynewsnow.com. It is your agreement to

this TOS which establishes your consent to allow The Palladium-Times And The Valley News to store any and all

communications on its servers.

MODIFICATIONS

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News shall reserve the right at any time it may deem fit, to modify, alter

and or discontinue, whether temporarily or permanently, our service, or any part thereof, with or without prior

notice. In addition, we shall not be held liable to you or to any third party for any such alteration, modification,

suspension and/or discontinuance of our Services, or any part thereof.

TERMINATION

As a member of oswegocountynewsnow.com, you may cancel or terminate your account, associated email address

and/or access to our Services by submitting a cancellation or termination request to editor@palltimes.com.

As a member, you agree that The Palladium-Times And The Valley News may, without any prior written notice,

immediately suspend, terminate, discontinue and/or limit your account, any email associated with your account,

and access to any of our Services. The cause for such termination, discontinuance, suspension and/or limitation

of access shall include, but is not limited to:

a) any breach or violation of our TOS or any other incorporated agreement, regulation and/or guideline;

b) by way of requests from law enforcement or any other governmental agencies;

c) the discontinuance, alteration and/or material modification to our Services, or any part thereof;

d) unexpected technical or security issues and/or problems;

e) any extended periods of inactivity;

f) any engagement by you in any fraudulent or illegal activities; and/or

g) the nonpayment of any associated fees that may be owed by you in connection with your oswegocountynewsnow.

com account Services.

Furthermore, you herein agree that any and all terminations, suspension, discontinuances, and or limitations of

access for cause shall be made at our sole discretion and that we shall not be liable to you or any other third party

with regards to the termination of your account, associated email address and/or access to any of our Services.

The termination of your account with oswegocountynewsnow.com shall include any and/or all of the following:

a) the removal of any access to all or part of the Services offered within oswegocountynewsnow.com;

b) the deletion of your password and any and all related information, files, and any such content that may be associated

with or inside your account, or any part thereof; and

c) the barring of any further use of all or part of our Services.

ADVERTISERS

Any correspondence or business dealings with, or the participation in any promotions of, advertisers located on

or through our Services, which may include the payment and/or delivery of such related goods and/or Services,

and any such other term, condition, warranty and/or representation associated with such dealings, are and shall

be solely between you and any such advertiser. Moreover, you herein agree that The Palladium-Times And The

Valley News shall not be held responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any nature or manner incurred as a

direct result of any such dealings or as a result of the presence of such advertisers on our website.

LINKS

Either The Palladium-Times And The Valley News or any third parties may provide links to other websites and/

or resources. Thus, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of any such external

sites or resources, and as such, we do not endorse nor are we responsible or liable for any content, products,

advertising or any other materials, on or available from such third party sites or resources. Furthermore, you acknowledge

and agree that The Palladium-Times And The Valley News shall not be responsible or liable, directly

or indirectly, for any such damage or loss which may be a result of, caused or allegedly to be caused by or in

connection with the use of or the reliance on any such content, goods or Services made available on or through

any such site or resource.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You do hereby acknowledge and agree that The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s Services and any essential

software that may be used in connection with our Services (“Software”) shall contain proprietary and confidential

material that is protected by applicable intellectual property rights and other laws. Furthermore, you herein

acknowledge and agree that any Content which may be contained in any advertisements or information presented

by and through our Services or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents or other proprietary

rights and laws. Therefore, except for that which is expressly permitted by applicable law or as authorized by

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News or such applicable licensor, you agree not to alter, modify, lease, rent,

loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform and/or created any plagiaristic works which are based

on The Palladium-Tunes And The Valley News Services (e.g. Content or Software), in whole or part.

The Palladium-Times And The Valley News herein has granted you personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive

rights and/or license to make use of the object code or our Software on a single computer, as long as you do not,

and shall not, allow any third party to duplicate, alter, modify, create or plagiarize work from, reverse engineer,

reverse assemble or otherwise make an attempt to locate or discern any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant

a security interest in and/or otherwise transfer any such right in the Software. Furthermore, you do herein agree

not to alter or change the Software in any manner, nature or form, and as such, not to use any modified versions of

the Software, including and without limitation, for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to our Services.

Lastly, you also agree not to access or attempt to access our Services through any means other than through the

interface which is provided by The Palladium-Times And The Valley News for use in accessing our Services.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS

YOU HEREIN EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT:

a) THE USE OF THE PALLADIUM-TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS SERVICES AND SOFTWARE ARE

AT THE SOLE RISK BY YOU. OUR SERVICES AND SOFTWARE SHALL BE PROVIDED ON AN “AS

IS” AND/OR “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE PALLADIUM-TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS AND OUR

SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY

DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED,

INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY,

FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

b) THE PALLADIUM-TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES,

AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO SUCH WARRANTIES THAT (i) THE PALLADIUM-

TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS SERVICES OR SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS;

(ii) THE PALLADIUM-TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS SERVICES OR SOFTWARE SHALL

BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THAT SUCH RESULTS WHICH MAY

BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE PALLADIUM-TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS SERVICES

OR SOFTWARE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (iv) QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES,

ANY INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL WHICH MAY BE PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU

THROUGH OUR SERVICES OR SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (v) THAT ANY

SUCH ERRORS CONTAINED IN THE SOFTWARE SHALL BE CORRECTED.

c) ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY WAY OF

THE PALLADIUM-TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS SERVICES OR SOFTWARE SHALL BE ACCESSED

BY YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND SOLE RISK, AND AS SUCH YOU SHALL BE SOLELY Responsible

FOR AND HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION WITH RESPECT

TO ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER AND/OR INTERNET ACCESS, DOWNLOADING AND/OR

DISPLAYING, OR FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT COULD RESULT FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY

SUCH INFORMATION OR MATERIAL.

d) NO ADVICE AND/OR INFORMATION, DESPITE WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, THAT MAY BE

OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE PALLADIUM-TIMES AND THE VALLEY NEWS OR BY WAY OF OR

FROM OUR SERVICES OR SOFTWARE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED

IN THE TOS.

e) A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF SOME USERS MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DEGREE OF EPILEPTIC

SEIZURE WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR BACKGROUNDS THAT MAY BE

CONTAINED ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING OUR SERVICES. CERTAIN CONDITIONS

MAY INDUCE A PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN CONDITION OR UNDETECTED EPILEPTIC SYMPTOM

IN USERS WHO HAVE SHOWN NO HISTORY OF ANY PRIOR SEIZURE OR EPILEPSY. SHOULD YOU,

ANYONE YOU KNOW OR ANYONE IN YOUR FAMILY HAVE AN EPILEPTIC CONDITION, PLEASE

CONSULT A PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS WHILE USING

OUR SERVICES: DIZZINESS, ALTERED VISION, EYE OR MUSCLE TWITCHES, LOSS OF AWARENESS,

DISORIENTATION, ANY INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, OR CONVULSIONS.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPLICITLY ACKNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE PALLADIUM-TIMES

AND THE VALLEY NEWS AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS,

PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY PUNITIVE, INDIRECT,

INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT

LIMITED TO, DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE RELATED TO THE LOSS OF ANY PROFITS, GOODWILL,

USE, DATA AND/OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, EVEN THOUGH WE MAY HAVE BEEN ADVISED

OF SUCH POSSIBILITY THAT SAID DAMAGES MAY OCCUR, AND RESULT FROM:

a) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE OUR SERVICE;

b) THE COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES;

c) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR THE ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS AND/OR DATA;

d) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY ON OUR SERVICE;

e) AND ANY OTHER MATTER WHICH MAY BE RELATED TO OUR SERVICE.

RELEASE

In the event you have a dispute, you agree to release The Palladium-Times And The Valley News (and its officers,

directors, employees, agents, parent subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, partners and any other third

parties) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and

unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected to such

dispute.

SPECIAL ADMONITION RELATED TO FINANCIAL MATTERS

Should you intend to create or to join any service, receive or request any such news, messages, alerts or other

information from our Services concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, please review the

above Sections Warranty Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability again. In addition, for this particular type of

information, the phrase “Let the investor beware” is appropriate. The Palladium-Times And The Valley News’s

content is provided primarily for informational purposes, and no content that shall be provided or included in

our Services is intended for trading or investing purposes. The Palladium-Times And The Valley News and our

licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted

and/or made available by way of our Services, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading and/

or investment decisions based on any such information.

EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS

THERE ARE SOME JURISDICTIONS WHICH DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN

WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL

DAMAGES. THEREFORE, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS WARRANTY

DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES

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