Terms

Please read these Terms & Conditions of use carefully before using this site. By using this site, you signify your agreement to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the site. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to these terms (including our Privacy Policy) will mean you agree to any changes.

Licence

All content, unless otherwise credited, is assumed to be owned by BLACK. Thus we have the right to copy, distribute, syndicate, display, promote and perform such works. Any other works belonging to other copyright holders remain the copyright of those individuals and/or organisation whether sent, submitted, contributed, posted, commissioned, written or offered to us via any section of this site. As such we will respect and credit every piece of work sent, submitted, contributed, posted, commissioned, used, written or offered in any manner by crediting the author, owner, licensor and/or the original copyright holder with a “By line” wherever known and possible.

This site currently operate on a non-commercial basis so we will not use any material, however submitted, in a commercial way without first contacting the copyright holders and informing them of our intention. Where copyrighted material is used in a commercial manner the original copyright owner, author or licencee will be paid an agreed fee for their work. In lieu of financial compensation other alternative arrangements will be made to compensate the original copyright owner for use of their work.

RSS Terms Of Use

RSS (really simple syndication) service is a means by which we offer newsfeeds of story headlines in XML format (“RSS Content”) for visitors to BLACK (the “Site”) who use RSS aggregators. These Terms of Use govern your use of the RSS service. The use of the RSS service also is subject to these Terms and Conditions, which governs the use of our website, information services and content. These Terms of Use and Service Agreement may be changed by us at any time without notice.

Use of RSS Feeds

RSS is a free service offered by BLACK for non-commercial use. Any other uses, including without limitation the incorporation of advertising into or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS Content, are strictly prohibited. You must use the RSS feeds as provided by BLACK, and you may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied by BLACK.

Link to Content Pages

The RSS service may be used only with those platforms from which a functional link is made available that, when accessed, takes the viewer directly to the display of the full article on the BLACK Site. You may not display the RSS Content in a manner that does not permit successful linking to, redirection to or delivery of the applicable BLACK Site web page. You may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the RSS link and the applicable web page.

Ownership/Attribution

BLACK, its writers, contributors and assigns, retain all ownership and other rights in the RSS Content, and any and all logos and trademarks used in connection with the RSS Service. You must provide attribution to the appropriate BLACK website in connection with your use of the RSS feeds. If you provide this attribution using a graphic, you must use the appropriate BLACK website’s logo that we have incorporated into the RSS feed.

Right to Discontinue Feeds

We reserve the right to discontinue providing any or all of the RSS feeds at any time and to require you to cease displaying, distributing or otherwise using any or all of the RSS feeds for any reason including, without limitation, your violation of any provision of these Terms of Use. We assumes no liability for any of your activities in connection with the RSS feeds or for your use of the RSS feeds in connection with your website.

Use of Materials Located on this Site

This site is owned and/or operated by BLACK (“Owners”). No material from this site or any Web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by Owners may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of the Owners copyrights and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks and trade names are proprietary to Owners or the other designated owner of a posted mark.

Software Available on this Site

Any software that is made available to download from this server, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software and data accompanying the software (collectively, the “Software”), are the copyrighted work of the respective author(s) of the Software (“Author”). Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software (“License Agreement”).

An end user will be unable to install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement, unless he or she first agrees to the License Agreement terms. The Author retains full and complete title to the Software itself, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse-engineer or otherwise disassemble the Software. OWNERS MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE QUALITY OF SUCH SOFTWARE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Purchase of Products or Services from this Site

The purchase of any products from this site is governed by the terms and conditions of the sales transaction with the provider of the product. THE OWNER AND UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED THE OTHER OWNERS MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE QUALITY OF SUCH PRODUCTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The Owner(s) do not have any responsibility for the processing or delivery of products purchased from this site.

Links to and from the Owners Site

Owners permit the linking to its sites from any other site so long as the linking site is not a competitor of Owners and does not contain libellous, defamatory, obscene or illegal content. Any link must not frame the Owners’ site and must be to the entire site rather than to a particular page or graphic. Permission to link to any Owners site is temporary and at Owners’ sole discretion. Owners reserve the right to request any linking site to remove such link to any Owners site.

Any linking site agrees to comply with such a request within 24 hours of receipt of such a request from Owners. Links in the Owners sites will let you leave the site. The linked sites are not under the control of Owners and the Owners are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Owners provide these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by Owners unless expressly indicated.

Public Forums

“Forum” means any auction, audience participation, bulletin board, chat, classified, public or private e-mail, forum thread, personal dating, poll or any other function, facility, application or user interactivity or offered as part of this site. You shall not upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through this site any content that is libellous, defamatory, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, or which is in violation of another’s copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights.

You further agree not to abuse, harass others; make any bigoted, hateful or racially offensive statements; advocate illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit them; post or distribute any material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any law; post or distribute any vulgar, obscene, discourteous or indecent language or images; advertise or sell to, or solicit others; post or distribute any software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful component; or post material or make statements that do not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any chat room or bulletin board.

BLACK reserves the right to remove or edit messages or material submitted by you. BLACK is not responsible for material submitted to BLACK or posted in chat rooms, on bulletin boards or on other forums by users of the site. By communicating with BLACK or participating in any forum in the site you grant BLACK an irrevocable, transferable and worldwide right to use, reproduce, publicly perform and display, distribute, sub-license, and sell any information, suggestions, ideas, drawings or concepts communicated to BLACK for any purpose BLACK chooses, commercial, public or otherwise, without any compensation to you whatsoever.

Gathering Information

The gathering of information for purposes other than using our specific service by you or a third-party is strictly prohibited. You may not gather information about our users. Doing so constitutes a violation of this user agreement and will subject you to x-amount of civil and/or criminal penalties. We take matters of privacy very seriously so don’t test, seen!

Disclaimer

This site is provided by BLACK on an “as is” basis. BLACK makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, BLACK disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. BLACK will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

These Terms along with the terms of the Privacy Policy, Terms of conditions and Copyright policies is the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein.