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Top News Terms Of Services

Effective Date: October 09, 2023

Welcome to Top News. By accessing or using our website, mobile application, or any other services provided by Top News, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use our Services.

  1. Acceptance of Terms

By accessing or using the services provided by Top News, you are entering into a legally binding agreement with Top News and agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use our Services.

  1. Contract Formation: These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding contract between you and Top News. You acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by all the terms and conditions contained herein. These Terms of Use govern your access and use of the Website and supersede any prior agreements or understandings, whether oral or written, between you and Top News.
  2. Terms Modifications: Top News reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, amend, or update these Terms of Use at any time and without prior notice. All modifications will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. It is your responsibility to regularly review these terms to stay informed of any updates. Continued use of the Services after modifications constitute your acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.
  3. Electronic Acceptance: By accessing and using the Website, you consent to the electronic acceptance of these Terms of Use and any future amendments thereto. You agree that any electronic acceptance of these Terms of Use is as legally binding as if you had physically signed a written agreement.
  4. User Eligibility: By accessing the Website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction. If you are under the legal age of majority, you may only use our Services with the express consent of your parent or legal guardian.
  5. Privacy Policy: Your use of the Website is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. The Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your personal information. Please carefully review our Privacy Policy to fully understand our data practices.
  6. Termination of Use: If you do not agree to these Terms of Use or any modifications thereof, your sole recourse is to immediately discontinue using our Services. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to suspend, restrict, or terminate your access to the Website at any time and for any reason, including if you violate these Terms of Use.

 

  1. User Eligibility

Our Services are intended for users who are at least 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction. Users under this age may use our Services only with parental or legal guardian consent.

  1. Age Requirement: By accessing or using the services provided by Top News, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction. If you do not meet these age requirements, you may only use our Services with the express consent and supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms of Use on your behalf.
  2. Capacity to Contract: By accepting these Terms of Use, you confirm that you have the legal capacity and authority to enter into a binding agreement with Top News. If you are accessing or using the Website on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you further represent and warrant that you have the authority to legally bind that entity to these Terms of Use.
  3. Responsibility of Parent or Guardian: If you are under the age of 18 and wish to use our Services, your parent or legal guardian must review and agree to these Terms of Use on your behalf. Your parent or guardian is responsible for your compliance with these Terms of Use, and they accept full responsibility for any misuse of the Website or Services by you.
  4. Liability for Minors: Parents and legal guardians are advised to monitor their minor children’s use of the Website and ensure that they understand and comply with these Terms of Use. Top News disclaims any liability for the actions of minors who access the Website without proper parental or guardian consent.
  5. False Information: You must provide accurate and truthful information when registering for an account or using our Services. Providing false information about your age or any other personal details is a violation of these Terms of Use.
  6. Termination for Ineligibility: If Top News determines, in its sole discretion, that you do not meet the eligibility requirements outlined in these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to terminate your access to the Website and Services without notice.
  1. User Profile
  1. Creation and Maintenance: Top News may offer the option to create a user profile on our website. Your user profile may include personal information such as your name, username, email address, profile picture, and other relevant details. You are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the information you provide in your user profile.
  2. Access and Security: You are solely responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your user profile credentials, including your password. You agree not to share your credentials with others or allow any unauthorized access to your user profile.
  3. Accurate Information: You must provide accurate and truthful information when creating and updating your user profile. Providing false or misleading information may result in the termination of your account or other actions by Top News.
  4. Profile Privacy Settings: Top News may offer privacy settings that allow you to control who can view certain information in your user profile. You are responsible for configuring these settings to align with your privacy preferences.
  5. User Content in Profile: Any content or information you voluntarily add to your user profile, including but not limited to profile pictures, bio, and other descriptive details, is considered User Content and is subject to the terms outlined in the “User Generated Content/User Content” section of these Terms of Use.
  6. Termination and Deactivation: You have the right to terminate or deactivate your user profile at any time by following the instructions provided on our platform. Upon termination or deactivation, your user profile information may be retained for legal or operational purposes, as outlined in our Privacy Policy.
  7. Third-Party Access: If you choose to link your user profile to third-party services or social media accounts, you understand and agree that Top News may access and use information from these accounts in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  8. Minors’ User Profiles: Top News does not knowingly collect or maintain user profiles for individuals under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years old, you may not create a user profile on our website.
  1. User Generated Content/User Content
  1. Ownership and Responsibility: Top News may offer you the opportunity to submit, post, or upload content, including but not limited to comments, reviews, articles, text, images, videos, and other materials on our website. You acknowledge that User Content is your responsibility, and you retain ownership of the intellectual property rights in the User Content you submit.
  2. License to Top News: By submitting User Content to Top News, you grant Top News a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, publicly display, publicly perform, and create derivative works from your User Content in connection with the operation of the website and its services, including promoting and redistributing part or all of the User Content (in any format or media) on various platforms.
  3. User Content Guidelines: You are solely responsible for the User Content you submit, and you agree that your User Content will not: Violate any applicable laws or regulations OR Infringe upon the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or other rights of any third party OR Contain false, misleading, or defamatory information OR Promote hate speech, harassment, discrimination, violence, or harm to individuals or groups based on their race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic OR Contain viruses, malware, or any other harmful code. Top News reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove or edit any User Content that violates these guidelines or for any other reason without notice.
  4. User Content Accuracy: You represent and warrant that any User Content you submit is accurate and truthful to the best of your knowledge. Top News is not responsible for verifying the accuracy of User Content, and any reliance on User Content is at your own risk.
  5. User Content Attribution: Top News may provide attribution to you as the author of User Content at its sole discretion. You grant Top News the right to use your name or a pseudonym, as well as any associated profile information, in connection with your User Content.
  6. No Compensation for User Content: You understand and agree that you will not receive compensation or any form of remuneration for your User Content unless expressly agreed upon in writing with Top News.
  7. User Content Termination: You may request the removal of your User Content from the Website by contacting [Contact Information]. However, Top News may retain copies of your User Content in its records, archives, or backups for legal or operational purposes.
  8. Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold Top News, its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from any claims, losses, liabilities, expenses, or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your User Content, your use of the Website, or any violation of these Terms of Use.
  1. User Behavioral Guidelines

When accessing or using the services provided by Top News, you agree to adhere to the following user conduct guidelines. Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in the termination of your access to the Website and, in some cases, legal action:

  1. Lawful and Responsible Use: You shall use the Website and Services in a lawful and responsible manner, in full compliance with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations.
  2. No Harassment or Hateful Behavior: You shall not engage in harassment, bullying, discrimination, or any behavior that promotes hate speech, violence, or harm towards individuals or groups based on their race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.
  3. Intellectual Property Rights: You shall respect all intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, and patents, as they pertain to the content and materials on the Website. You may not use, reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works from the content without express written consent from the rights holder.
  4. No Unauthorized Access: You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of the Website, its systems, or any user accounts. Unauthorized access includes but is not limited to hacking, password mining, or any other means.
  5. No Disruption of Services: You shall not engage in any activity that may disrupt, impair, or damage the functionality, security, or availability of the Website or its associated systems. This includes but is not limited to the transmission of viruses, malware, or any other harmful code.
  6. Respect for Privacy: You shall respect the privacy of others and not engage in the unauthorized collection, use, or disclosure of personal information or data related to other users of the Website.
  7. No Impersonation or Misrepresentation: You shall not impersonate any person or entity, or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, including Top News.
  8. Compliance with Community Guidelines: You shall adhere to any community guidelines or rules posted by Top News related to user-generated content, comments, or forums on the Website. Failure to comply may result in the removal of your content and/or the termination of your account.
  9. Reporting Violations: If you become aware of any user conduct that violates these Terms of Use or any applicable laws or regulations, you shall promptly report such conduct to Top News using the designated reporting mechanisms provided on the Website.
  10. Legal Consequences: Top News reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against any user who, in our sole discretion, violates these Terms of Use or engages in any conduct that is harmful to Top News, other users, or third parties. This may include the reporting of such conduct to law enforcement authorities.
  1. Monitoring
  1. Monitoring of User Activity: Top News reserves the right to monitor and review user activity on the website, including but not limited to user-generated content, comments, and interactions. This monitoring may be conducted to ensure compliance with these Terms of Use, applicable laws, and the protection of Top News’s interests.
  2. No Obligation to Monitor: While Top News retains the right to monitor user activity, it is under no obligation to do so. Top News may choose to monitor user activity at its sole discretion, and such monitoring does not create any duty or liability on the part of Top News.
  3. User Privacy and Data Collection: User activity monitoring may involve the collection and analysis of data related to user interactions with the website. Such data collection is subject to Top News’s Privacy Policy, which outlines the types of data collected, the purposes for which it is collected, and how it is handled. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more details.
  4. Content Moderation: Top News may employ automated or manual content moderation processes to review user-generated content for compliance with these Terms of Use and community guidelines. This may result in the removal or modification of content that is in violation of our policies.
  5. Disclosure of User Activity: Top News may disclose user activity information, including IP addresses, user profiles, and content, to law enforcement authorities, regulatory agencies, or other third parties if required by law or if Top News believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to protect its rights, the safety of users, or to comply with legal obligations.
  6. Protection of Top News Interests: Top News may monitor user activity to protect its legitimate interests, including but not limited to preventing fraud, detecting security threats, enforcing these Terms of Use, and maintaining the integrity and availability of its services.
  7. Reporting Violations: If you become aware of any user conduct or content that violates these Terms of Use or any applicable laws or regulations, you are encouraged to report such conduct or content to Top News through the designated reporting mechanisms provided on the website.
  1. Content Usage
  1. Ownership of Content: All content and materials available, are the property of Top News or its content providers and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may use such Content only as expressly permitted by these Terms of Use or as otherwise authorized by Top News in writing.
  2. Limited License: Top News grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and use the Content for personal, non-commercial purposes, provided that you comply with these Terms of Use. This license does not confer any ownership rights or licenses to use Content in any manner not expressly authorized.
  3. Restrictions on Use: You shall not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any part of the Content except as explicitly permitted by these Terms of Use or with the prior written consent of Top News or the copyright owner.
  4. Attribution and Copyright Notice: When using any Content that you are expressly allowed to reproduce, you shall ensure that all copyright and other proprietary notices are retained and displayed prominently. Proper attribution to Top News and the respective content creators or rights holders must be given where applicable.
  5. User-Generated Content: Any user-generated content submitted by you to the Website, including comments, posts, or other contributions, remains your property. However, you grant Top News a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, and create derivative works from such user-generated content in connection with the operation of the Website and its services.
  6. Third-Party Content: The Website may display or link to content owned or controlled by third parties. Top News does not endorse, warrant, or assume any responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or quality of such third-party content. Your access to and use of third-party content is subject to the terms and conditions of the respective content providers.
  7. Copyright Infringement Claims: If you believe that any Content on the Website infringes upon your copyright or intellectual property rights, you may submit a written notification of claimed infringement.
  8. Termination of Usage Rights: Top News reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Website and Services if you violate these Content Usage provisions or any other terms outlined in these Terms of Use. Upon termination, you must immediately cease using any Content obtained from the Website.
  1. Privacy
  1. Data Collection and Use: Top News values your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. We may collect and use certain data from you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our services, you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in our Privacy Policy.
  2. Cookies and Tracking: We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your use of our website. These technologies help us improve the functionality and user experience of our site. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more details about our use of cookies and tracking technologies.
  3. Third-Party Services: Our website may incorporate third-party services or links to third-party websites. These third parties may have their own privacy policies and data collection practices that are beyond our control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more details about how third-party services are used on our website.
  4. Security Measures: We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your personal information. However, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or access credentials associated with our services.
  5. Children’s Privacy: Our website is not directed at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not use our services or provide any personal information to us. If you believe we have inadvertently collected information from a child under 13, please contact us immediately.
  6. Changes to Privacy Policy: Top News reserves the right to update or revise our Privacy Policy at any time. We will notify you of any material changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the updated policy on our website with a revised “Effective Date.” Your continued use of our services after such changes constitutes your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more details about how we handle changes to our policy.
  1. Termination
  1. Termination at Top News’s Discretion: Top News reserves the right to terminate, suspend, or restrict your access to all or any part of our services, including but not limited to the website and its features, at any time and for any reason without prior notice. This may include, but is not limited to, termination due to violations of these Terms of Use, applicable laws, or conduct that Top News deems harmful to its interests, other users, or third parties.
  2. User-Requested Termination: You may terminate your account or discontinue using our services at any time by following the instructions provided on our platform. If you choose to terminate your account, Top News will remove your account information from active use, but certain data may be retained as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
  3. Effect of Termination: Upon termination, you shall cease all use of the Top News services, including access to the website and any related features. Top News may, in its sole discretion, delete or retain your account information and User Content. Top News shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of your access to the services.
  4. Survival of Provisions: The following sections shall survive termination of these Terms of Use: “Content Usage,” “User Generated Content/User Content,” “Intellectual Property,” “Privacy,” “Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability,” “Governing Law,” and “Dispute Resolution.”
  5. Return of User Content: Upon your request and where feasible, Top News may, at its discretion, return User Content to you before deleting it from its systems. However, Top News is not obligated to provide such return, and any decision to do so will be at its sole discretion.
  6. Termination of Third-Party Access: Top News may terminate the access or privileges of users or third parties who, in Top News’s sole discretion, infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others or otherwise violate these Terms of Use.
  7. No Liability for Termination: Top News shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the services or for any loss or damages that may result from such termination. Termination shall not affect any accrued rights or obligations, including but not limited to payment obligations, as of the date of termination.
  1. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
  1. Content Accuracy and Reliability: Top News provides news, information, and content for informational purposes only. While we strive to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the content on our website, we make no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of any content. You acknowledge that any reliance on the content is at your own risk.
  2. No Professional Advice: The content on Top News is not intended to constitute professional advice of any kind. It is your responsibility to seek appropriate professional advice or verification before making any decisions or taking any actions based on the information provided on our website.
  3. Third-Party Content: Our website may include content, links, or references to third-party websites, products, or services. Top News does not endorse, warrant, or assume any responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or quality of such third-party content. Your interactions with third parties are solely between you and the third party, and Top News disclaims any liability arising from such interactions.
  4. No Warranty: TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Top News DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. Top News MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, OR ACCURACY OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE.
  5. Limitation of Liability: TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, Top News, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES.
  6. Total Liability Cap: REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION OR THEORY OF LIABILITY (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), Top News’s TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU (IF ANY) TO Top News IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.
  7. Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold Top News, its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from any claims, losses, liabilities, expenses, or damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your use of the Services, your violation of these Terms of Use, or any violation of applicable laws or regulations.
  8. No Third-Party Beneficiaries: These disclaimers and limitations of liability are for the benefit of Top News and its affiliates and licensors and do not confer any rights or remedies upon any third party.
  1. Governing Law
  1. Venue and Jurisdiction: Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or your use of the Website shall be commenced exclusively in the state or federal courts located within the State of [State], and you consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.
  2. Limitation of Time to Bring Claims: Any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or your use of the Website must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
  3. International Users: If you access or use the Website from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with all local laws and regulations. Top News makes no representation that the Website or its content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Access to the Website from jurisdictions where its content is illegal is prohibited.
  1. Contact Us
  1. Contact Information: If you have any questions, concerns, feedback, or wish to contact Top News for any reason related to these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, or your use of the Website, you may reach us through the following means:

Email Address: [email protected]

Please specify the nature of your inquiry in the subject line or message to facilitate a timely response.

  1. Response Time: Top News aims to respond to inquiries and concerns within a reasonable timeframe. However, response times may vary depending on the nature and complexity of the inquiry.
  2. Feedback and Suggestions: We value your feedback and suggestions for improving our services and user experience. Please feel free to share your thoughts and ideas with us.
  3. Reporting Violations: If you become aware of any user conduct or content on the Website that violates these Terms of Use or any applicable laws or regulations, please report such conduct or content to us promptly. We appreciate your assistance in maintaining a safe and compliant online environment.
  4. Accessibility Assistance: If you require assistance in accessing or using our Website due to a disability or accessibility issue, please contact us, and we will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your needs in accordance with applicable law.

For information about our Privacy Policy, please click here.

These Terms of Use were last updated on October 02, 2023.