TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE Policy
INTRODUCTION AND ACCEPTANCE
Unless otherwise agreed to in writing www.EthioNewsDirect.Com “the Website” by using the website, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions of Use Policy without limitation or qualification. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the website. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions of Use Policy, you are not granted permission to use www.ethionewsdirect.com.
All references in this Terms and Conditions of Use Policy to “we,” “us,” or “our” shall refer to ethionewsdirect.com and its owners. All references in this Terms and Conditions of Use Policy to “you” or “your” shall refer to the users of the website.
Use of www.ethionewsdirect.com —By accessing the website, you warrant and represent to the website owners that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via the website.
Trademarks—The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on www.ethionewsdirect.com are registered and unregistered trademarks of the website owner. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark without the prior written permission of the website owner.
External links—External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of the website owner and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk.
Warranties—The website owners makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website.
Disclaimer of liability—The website owners shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of www.ethionewsdirect.com, any information contained on the www.ethionewsdirect.com, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system. In particular, neither the website owners nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to you or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any share price information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.
Conflict of terms—If there is a conflict or contradiction between the provisions of these website terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the website.
Severability—Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to being void, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as void and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.
Applicable laws (choice of venue and forum)—Use of this website shall in all respects be governed by the laws of the state of Maryland, U.S.A, regardless of the laws that might be applicable under principles of conflicts of law.
www.ethionewsdirect.com publishes informational articles and news daily from different news organizations, individuals, blogs, and institutions, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from international news agencies to government publications. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which www.ethionewsdirect.com does not have the legal right to edit or correct. Articles and commentaries that identify ethionewsdirect as the publisher are produced and published by us. To address comments or complaints, please contact us, to contact the copyright holders for publications, please click on the publishers website link directly provided at the top of each article.
No information on this site is intended as, or shall be construed as, legal, financial, medical or expert advice any kind. EthioNewsDirect is not responsible for typographical errors, editing errors, or news source errors. EthioNewsDirect STRONGLY SUGGESTS THAT YOU SEEK ADVICE FROM A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL REGARDING ISSUES IN ANY PROFESSIONAL FIELD.
Disclaimer of Warranties
THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EthioNewsDirect DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, EthioNewsDirect DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE WEBSITE OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE WEBSITE, AS WELL AS FOR ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE WEBSITE. EthioNewsDirect SIMILARLY DISCLAIMS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY WARRANTIES FOR ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT EthioNewsDirect DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, COMPLETENESS, LEGALITY, RELIABILITY, OR OPERABILITY OR AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION OR MATERIAL IN THE WEBSITE. EthioNewsDirect DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DELETION, FAILURE TO STORE, MISDELIVERY, OR UNTIMELY DELIVERY OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL. EthioNewsDirect DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR HARM CAUSED BY VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. EthioNewsDirect MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE RELIABILITY OR ACCESSIBILITY OF WEB PAGES OR ANY STORAGE FACILITIES OFFERED BY EthioNewsDirect.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS IN THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties. In such jurisdictions, the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you insofar as they relate to implied warranties.
Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL EthioNewsDirect ITS EMPLOYEES, AND OWNERS BE LIABLE TO ANY USER’S USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE. SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES (EVEN IF EthioNewsDirect OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR FROM THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING SUCH DAMAGES INCURRED BY THIRD PARTIES).
SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE WEBSITE OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE WEBSITE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE WEBSITE OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE WEBSITE. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL APPLY, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO THE COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL APPLY WITH RESPECT TO THE PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR MERCHANDISE THAT APPEARS ON, OR IS LINKED OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO, EthioNewsDirect.com. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL ALSO APPLY TO ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY LOSS OF ACCESS TO, DELETION OF, FAILURE TO STORE, FAILURE TO BACK UP, OR ALTERATION OF WEB PAGES OR OTHER CONTENT STORED THROUGHT EthioNewsDirect.COM SITE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL EthioNewsDirect.COM OR ITS LICENSORS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ACTS OF NATURE, FORCES, OR CAUSES BEYOND ITS REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INTERNET FAILURES, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT FAILURES, TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT FAILURES, OTHER EQUIPMENT FAILURES, ELECTRICAL POWER FAILURES, STRIKES, LABOR DISPUTES, RIOTS, INSURRECTIONS, CIVIL DISTURBANCES, SHORTAGES OF LABOR OR MATERIALS, FIRES, FLOODS, STORMS, EXPLOSIONS, ACTS OF GOD, WAR, GOVERNMENTAL ACTIONS, ORDERS OF DOMESTIC OR FOREIGN COURTS OR TRIBUNALS, NON-PERFORMANCE OF THIRD PARTIES, OR LOSS OF OR FLUCTUATIONS IN HEAT, LIGHT, OR AIR CONDITIONING.
In some jurisdictions, limitations of liability are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, the foregoing limitation may not apply to you.
EthioNewsDirect may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other sites or resources located on the World Wide Web by allowing a user to leave the EthioNewsDirect Network to access third-party material or by bringing the third party material into this site via “inverse” hyperlinks and framing technology. EthioNewsDirect has no control over such sites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that EthioNewsDirect is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that EthioNewsDirect shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the EthioNewsDirect.COM Products and Services, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that EthioNewsDirect shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Product and Services.
EthioNewsDirect encourages you to exercise discretion while using the Products and Services to browse the Internet. EthioNewsDirect may produce automated search results or otherwise link you to sites containing information that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. EthioNewsDirect makes no representations concerning any effort to review the content of any of the sites listed in automated search results, or of any of the sites otherwise linked to the EthioNewsDirect Network web sites. EthioNewsDirect shall not be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright or trademark compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in EthioNewsDirect.com or otherwise linked to the EthioNewsDirect Network web sites
Indemnity and Release
By using the EthioNewsDirect Network web sites you agree to indemnify EthioNewsDirect, Inc. and its owners, employees, and licensors and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising from your use of the EthioNewsDirect.com WEBSITE, or your submission of ideas and/or related materials to EthioNewsDirect or from any person’s use of any account or password you maintain with any portion of the EthioNewsDirect website, regardless of whether such use is authorized by you. By using the EthioNewsDirect Network, using the WEBSITE, or submitting any ideas and/or related materials to EthioNewsDirect, you are hereby agreeing to release EthioNewsDirect and its owners, employees, and licensors from any and all claims, demands, debts, obligations, damages (actual or consequential), costs, and expenses of any kind or nature whatsoever, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, that you may have against them arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or to the WEBSITE or to any disputes regarding use of ideas and/or related materials submitted to EthioNewsDirect. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO WAIVE ALL LAWS THAT MAY LIMIT THE EFFICACY OF SUCH RELEASES. FOR EXAMPLE, YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE TO WAIVE THE PROVISIONS OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH PROVIDES
” A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IS KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
Limitations of Actions
You acknowledge and agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action you may have arising out of, or relating to, your use of the EthioNewsDirect Network or the WEBSITE must be filed within one (1) month after such claim or cause of action arises, or forever be barred.
The EthioNewsDirect Network publishes articles, excerpts and summaries from copyrighted works under Fair Use, which allows the use of copyrighted materials for purposes of commentary and criticism for the public interest. EthioNewsDirect can transform summaries of the original copyrighted work into a new format and adds new information and value in the form of commentary or criticism.
EthioNewsDirect has no intention to compete with the original copyrighted content. Rather, it is EthioNewsDirect’s intention to promote such content and deliver readers to such content. Accordingly, when EthioNewsDirect cites a copyrighted work for commentary or criticism, EthioNewsDirect acknowledges the original source and places a clickable link that offers users the opportunity to click directly to the original source of such information. The original publishers benefit from such links in terms of delivered audience, attention and potential advertising revenues, for which EthioNewsDirect requests absolutely no payment or consideration.
Intellectual Property Infringement Claims
It is the policy of the EthioNewsDirect Network to respond expeditiously to claims of intellectual property infringement. EthioNewsDirect will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices complying or substantially complying with the DMCA, the EthioNewsDirect Network will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any material claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is claimed to be infringing. The EthioNewsDirect Network will terminate access for subscribers and account holders who are repeat infringers. Notices of claimed infringement should be directed to:
Email address: [email protected]
Please put “Notice of Infringement” in the subject line of all such notifications. When EthioNewsDirect removes or disables access to any material claimed to be infringing, EthioNewsDirect may attempt to contact the user who has posted such material in order to give that user an opportunity to respond to the notification, although EthioNewsDirect makes no promise to do so. Any and all counter notifications submitted by the user will be furnished to the complaining party. EthioNewsDirect will give the complaining party an opportunity to seek judicial relief in accordance with the DMCA before EthioNewsDirect replaces or restores access to any material as a result of any counter notification.
Changes in Terms and Conditions and Changes to the Website
The EthioNewsDirect Network reserves the right to modify the WEBSITE from time to time, for any reason, and without notice, including the right to terminate the WEBSITE. The EthioNewsDirect Network reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions from time to time, without notice. Please review these Terms and Conditions from time to time so you will be apprised of any changes.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter contained herein and supersedes any other agreement, proposals and communications, written or oral, between EthioNewsDirect’s representations and you with respect to the subject matter hereof; except that any other terms and conditions located on any individual EthioNewsDirect Network web site or in connection with the WEBSITE are incorporated herein by reference to the extent they do not conflict with these Terms and Conditions. To the extent that any other terms and conditions or terms of service conflict with these Terms and Conditions, those other provisions shall control with respect to the use of the particular web site and any information available on or through the web site or the respective content location at which those other provisions may be found.
Non-waiver and Separability
EthioNewsDirect’s failure to exercise any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If a court of competent jurisdiction holds any provision of these Terms and Conditions to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and agree that the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect.
No Resale, Sublicense or Assign
You agree not to resell, assign, sublicense, otherwise transfer, or delegate your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without prior express written authorization of EthioNewsDirect.
Successor and Assigns
Without in any way limiting the prohibition on your resale, assignment, sublicensing, or other transfer of rights or obligations, these Terms and Conditions shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, successors, and assigns.
These Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect for as long as you use the WEBSITE, unless specifically terminated earlier by EthioNewsDirect. All provisions of these Terms and Conditions which impose obligations continuing in their nature shall survive termination of these Terms and Conditions.
Communication with members and subscribers
You consent to receive communications from EthioNewsDirect concerning your use of the WEBSITE (“Communications”). The Communications may be those that EthioNewsDirect is required to send to you by law concerning the WEBSITE (“Required Communications”). The Communications may also be those that EthioNewsDirect sends to you for other reasons. You consent to receive Communications electronically. EthioNewsDirect may provide these Communications to you by sending an email to the email address you provided or by posting the Communication on the EthioNewsDirect Website. You also consent to receive Communications by telephone or by postal mail sent to the postal address you provided in connection with your account, if any. You may change the email or postal address to which EthioNewsDirect sends Communications by visiting your account information page