1. Acceptance of Terms
2. Registration and Account Security
To access certain features and functions of the Site, you may be required to register and create an account. By creating an account, you agree to:
a) Provide accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form.
b) Maintain and promptly update your account information to keep it accurate, current, and complete.
c) Keep your account password secure and confidential.
d) Notify WNCTimes LLC immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any breach of security.
e) Accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account.
3. User Conduct
As a user of the Site, you agree not to engage in the following activities:
a) Post, transmit, or share any content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or otherwise objectionable.
b) Post, transmit, or share content that infringes upon the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of any third party.
c) Post, transmit, or share unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, spam, or any other form of solicitation.
d) Impersonate another person, entity, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.
e) Interfere with or disrupt the Site, its servers, or networks connected to the Site.
f) Use automated scripts or bots to collect information from, or interact with, the Site and its users.
g) Engage in any activity that could be harmful to minors.
h) Violate any applicable local, national, or international laws or regulations.
You are solely responsible for the content you post, transmit, or share on the Site. WNCTimes LLC does not endorse and has no control over user-generated content. WNCTimes LLC reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor, remove, or edit user-generated content at its sole discretion.
By submitting content to the Site, you grant WNCTimes LLC a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content in any media.
5. Third-Party Websites
The Site may contain links to third-party websites. WNCTimes LLC is not responsible for the content, accuracy, or opinions expressed on such websites. Accessing any linked website is at your own risk.
6. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall WNCTimes LLC, its affiliates, directors, employees, or agents be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including but not limited to, loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, resulting from (a) your use or inability to use the Site; (b) any content posted, transmitted, or shared by you or any third party; (c) unauthorized access to or alteration of your content; or (d) any other matter relating to the Site.
You agree to indemnify and hold WNCTimes LLC, its affiliates, directors, employees, and agents harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of your use of the Site, your violation of these Terms, or yourinfringement of any third-party rights.
WNCTimes LLC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and your account, with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason. This includes, but is not limited to, any violation of these Terms or any suspected fraudulent, abusive, or illegal activity. Upon termination, your right to use the Site will immediately cease.
9. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Haywood County,North Carolina, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms or your use of the Site shall be resolved through negotiation, mediation, or arbitration, as agreed upon by the parties. If the parties are unable to resolve a dispute through these methods, they agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Haywood County,North Carolina.
10. Copyright Policy
If you believe that any content on the Site infringes upon your copyright, please notify WNCTimes LLC by sending a written notice to our designated Copyright Agent at [Email Address]. Your notice should include:
a) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
b) A description of the material that you believe to be infringing, and its location on the Site.
c) Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address.
d) A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
e) A statement by you, under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the owner's behalf.
f) Your electronic or physical signature.
If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .