In fact, many of us don’t like reading “terms of service”, “terms and conditions” or anything that is legally binding between parties involved because they are often long or perhaps we don’t want to bother ourselves with those legal terms we don’t understand. When it comes to Opera News Hub Terms Of Service, as a writer it’s a must-read. Of course, you don’t want any blockage to your account or any unfortunate thing to happen to your account. Because Opera News Hub Terms Of Service is legally binding between you and Opera News, I have just presented it as it is, without alteration to it.
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1. Your Relationship With Us
Welcome to Opera News, provided by Opera Software International AS, a private company with registration number 887 726 752, whose place of business is Vitaminveien 4, 0485 Oslo (“Opera”) and the undersigned content provider (“Writer”) that owns and operates the Opera news hub account on Opera News specified below (“Channel”).
These terms of service (the “Terms”) are an agreement between you and us and set forth the terms and conditions by which you may access and use our website, services, applications, products and content (that include but are not limited to the Platform) (collectively, the “Services”). Our Services are provided for private, non-commercial use. For purposes of these Terms, “you” and “your” means you as the user of the Services.
The Terms form a legally binding agreement between you and us. Please take the time to read them carefully.
This Terms is subject to, and shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of Norway, without reference to the principles of conflict of laws thereof. Any matters arising concerning the interpretation, validity or implementation of this Agreement not solved by mutual agreement between the Parties within 14 days of the notification of a dispute, shall be submitted to arbitration in the English language before a sole arbitrator, agreed between the Parties, to take place in Oslo, Norway as the seat of the arbitration. If the Parties are unable to agree on the arbitrator within 5 days after being called upon to do so, the arbitrator shall be selected by the Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).
The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 2004 or such other statutory enactment in replacement thereof. The arbitral decision shall be final and binding on the Parties and may be made an order of the court. The Parties unconditionally consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the High Court of Oslo, Norway, for such purpose.
2. Accepting the Terms
If you access or use the Services from within a jurisdiction for which there are separate supplemental terms, you also hereby agree to the supplemental terms applicable to users in each jurisdiction as outlined in the relevant “Supplemental Terms – Jurisdiction-Specific” section below, and in the event of a conflict between the provisions of the Supplemental Terms – Jurisdiction-Specific that are relevant to your jurisdiction from which you access or use the Services, and the rest of these Terms, the relevant jurisdictions’ Supplemental Terms – Jurisdiction-Specific will supersede and control. Access to the Services from jurisdictions where the contents or practices of the Services are illegal, unauthorized or penalized is strictly prohibited. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not access or use our Services.
If you are accessing or using the Services on behalf of a business or entity, then: (a) “you” and “your” includes you and that business or entity; (b) you represent and warrant that you are an authorized representative of the business or entity with the authority to bind the entity to these Terms and that you agree to these Terms on the entity’s behalf; and (c) your business or entity is legally and financially responsible for your access to and use of the Services as well as for the use of your account by others affiliated with your entity, including any employees, agents or contractors.
You accept the Terms by accessing or using our Services. You understand and agree that we will treat your access to or use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards. You should print off or save a local copy of the Terms for your records.
3. Changes to the Terms
We amend these Terms from time to time, for instance when we update the functionality of our Services or when there are regulatory changes. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to generally notify all users of any material changes to these Terms, such as through a notice on our Platform, however, you should look at the Terms regularly to check for such changes. We will also update the “Last Updated” date at the top of these Terms, which reflect the effective date of such Terms. Your continued access to or use of the Services after the date of the new Terms constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to the new Terms, you must stop accessing or using the Services.
4. Your Account with Us
To access or use some of our Services, you must create an account with us. When you create this account, you must provide accurate and up-to-date information. It is important that you maintain and promptly update your details and any other information you provide to us, to keep such information current and complete.
It is important that you keep your account password confidential and that you do not disclose it to any third party. If you know or suspect that any third party knows your password or has accessed your account, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com. You agree that you are solely responsible (to us and to other users of our Services) for the activity that occurs under your account. We reserve the right to disable your user account at any time if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.
5. Your Access to and Use of Our Services
Your access to and use of the Services is subject to these Terms and all applicable laws and regulations. You may not:
modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or create any derivative works based on the Services, including any files, tables or documentation (or any portion thereof) or determine or attempt to determine any source code, algorithms, methods or techniques embodied the Platform or any derivative works thereof;
distribute, license, transfer or sell, in whole or in part, any of the Services or any derivative works thereof;
market, rent or lease the Services for a fee or charge, or use the Platform to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation;
interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services, disrupt our website or any networks connected to the Services, or bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Services;
incorporate the Platform or any portion thereof into any other program or product. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts or limit access to the Services in our sole discretion;
use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the Services;
impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent you or your affiliation with any person or entity, including giving the impression that any content you upload, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise make available emanates from the Services;
intimidate or harass another, or promote sexually explicit material, violence or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
use or attempt to use another’s account, service or system without authorization from Opera News, or create a false identity on the Services;
use the Services in a manner that may create a conflict of interest or undermine the purposes of the Services, such as trading reviews with other Users or writing or soliciting shill reviews;
use the Services to upload, transmit, distribute, store or otherwise make available in any way (including for the purposes of creating and/or streaming content):
files that contain viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful;
any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes”, or any other prohibited form of solicitation;
any private information of any third party, including addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, number and feature in the personal identity document (e.g., National Insurance numbers, passport numbers) or credit card numbers;
any content which does or may infringe any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or privacy rights of any other person;
any content which is defamatory of any person, obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
any content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, dangerous activities or self-harm;
any content that is deliberately designed to provoke or antagonize people, especially trolling, or is intended to harass, scare, distress, embarrass or upset people; any content that contains a threat of any kind, including threats of physical violence;
any content that is racist or discriminatory, including discrimination on the basis of someone’s race, religion, age, gender, disability or sexuality;
any answers, responses, comments, opinions, analysis or recommendations that you are not properly licensed or otherwise qualified to provide; or
content that, in the sole judgment of Opera News, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using the Services, or which may expose Opera News, the Services or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
We reserve the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or disable access to content at our discretion for any reason. Some of the reasons we may remove or disable access to content may include finding the content objectionable, in violation of these Terms, or otherwise harmful to the Services or our users.
6. Intellectual Property Rights
We respect intellectual property rights and ask you to do the same. As a condition of your access to and use of the Services, you agree not to use the Services to infringe any intellectual property rights. We reserve the right, with or without notice, at any time and in our sole discretion to block access to and/or terminate the accounts of any user who infringes or is alleged to infringe any copyrights or other intellectual property rights.
A. Your Use of Opera News Content
As between you and Opera News (except User Content (as defined below)), content on the Services, including the text, software, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, scripts, photographs, audio, videos, music, images, graphics, illustrations, and “look and feel” of the Services, and all intellectual property rights related thereto, are either owned or licensed by Opera News, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. However, you or your licensors own any User Content that you upload or transmit through the Services.
Opera News Content is provided to you AS IS. You may access Opera News Content for your information and personal use solely as intended through the provided functionality of the Services and as permitted under these Terms of Service.
Use of Opera News Content or materials from the Services for any purpose not expressly permitted by these Terms is strictly prohibited. You shall not download any Opera News Content unless you see a “download” or similar link displayed by Opera News on the Services for that Opera News Content. You shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any Opera News Content for any purpose whatsoever without our or, where applicable, our licensors’ prior written consent. We and our licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to their content.
Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to access and use the Services, including to download the Platform on a permitted device, and to access the Opera News Content through your use of the Services. Opera News reserves all rights not expressly granted herein in the Services and the Opera News Content. You acknowledge and agree that Opera News may terminate this license at any time for any reason or for no reason at all.
You acknowledge and agree that when you view content provided by others from the Services (including any User Content), you are doing so at your own risk. The content from our Services is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action based on the content on our Services.
B. User Content
Users may be permitted to upload, transmit (e.g., via a stream) or otherwise make available content (“User Content”) through the Services. Users may also overlay music, graphics, stickers and other elements provided by Opera News (“Opera News Elements”) onto this User Content and transmit this User Content through the Services. The information and materials in the User Content, including User Content that incorporates Opera News Elements, have not been verified or approved by us. Opera News does not endorse any User Content submitted to the Services by any user or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein.
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload or transmit User Content through the Services or allows you to make contact with other users of the Services, you must comply with the standards set out at “Your Access to and Use of Our Services” above. You may also choose to upload or transmit your User Content, including User Content that incorporates Opera News Elements, on sites or platforms hosted by third parties.
If you decide to do this, you must comply with their content guidelines as well as with the standards set out at “Your Access to and Use of Our Services” above. You warrant that any such User Content that you upload, transmit or otherwise make available through the Services does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer resulting from your breach of warranty.
Any User Content will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. When you submit User Content through the Services, you agree and represent that you own that User Content or you have received permission from, or are authorized by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Services.
You retain all ownership rights in your User Content. However, by submitting content to us, you hereby grant us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, assignable, sub-licensable, perpetual worldwide license to use, modify, translate, adapt, reproduce, make derivative works of, publish and/or transmit your User Content in connection with the Services and Opera News’s (and Opera News’s successors’ and affiliates’) business, including but not limited to advertising, marketing and promoting and redistributing part or all of the Services (and derivative works thereof) in any formats and through any channels.
You also hereby grant other users of the Services a non-exclusive license to access your User Content through the Services and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the Services and under these Terms of Service. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your User Content on the Services. You further agree that you will not submit to the Services any User Content or other material that is contrary to the Opera News Community Guidelines which may be updated from time to time, or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
You warrant that your User Content:
is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal; and
does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy rights of any party or individual.
We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorized third parties.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Platform without prior notice if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out at “Your Access to and Use of Our Services” above.
Opera News takes reasonable measures to expeditiously remove from our Services any infringing material that we become aware of. It is Opera News ’s policy, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, to disable or terminate the accounts of users of the Services who repeatedly infringe copyrights or intellectual property rights of others.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any User Content posted or uploaded by you to our Services constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
If you wish to complain about the information and materials uploaded by other users, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any Questions? Get in touch at email@example.com.
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