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Terms of Use

Published On: Sep 01 2011 02:12:45 PM AKDT

The following Terms of Use (the "Terms of Use") govern any use of or access to the website of Channel 2 News ("Company") available at KTUU.com (the "Site"). BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, THEN YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SITE OR USE THE CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES IN THE SITE. THESE TERMS OF USE ARE AN AGREEMENT MADE BETWEEN COMPANY AND ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO ACCESSES OR USES THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT (THE "USER"). Throughout these terms, "We" or "Our" refers to Company, and "You" or "Your" refers to the User.

1. Use of Site & Content. The information provided on this Site is for general informational and educational purposes. Although use of this Site is intended for members of the general public, certain sections of this Site may be intended for and limited to particular audiences, such as Company's employees and customers. Company has the exclusive right to control accessibility, hours of use, features on the Site and any other information found on the Site. Company can restrict access to any or all portions of the Site or alter or remove any information or content from the Site at any time. Company reserves the right to monitor use of the Site. Use of this Site and its content is licensed, not sold, to you. As a User of this Site you are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to access and use this Site and its content in accordance with these Terms of Use. Company may terminate this license at any time for any reason.

2. Content Ownership and Usage. All of the content you see and/or hear on this Site, including without limitation, all of the articles, text, images, illustrations, graphics, photographs, audio clips, video clips, page headers, the "look and feel" of the Site, its color combinations, layout and all other graphical elements, are subject to trademark, service mark, trade dress, copyright and/or other intellectual property rights or licenses of Company, its affiliates and/or its third party content providers. The contents of this Site are subject to copyright protection (Copyright ? 2010 Northern Lights Media. All Rights Reserved.). Unless otherwise expressly noted in the Terms of Use, nothing that you read or see on the Site or other Site content, or any of the source code or HTML code that Company uses to generate the Site, may be copied, reproduced, modified, distributed, transmitted, republished, uploaded, posted, displayed, "framed" on another site or performed for commercial use, except with the prior written consent of Company. Notwithstanding the foregoing, User may make one (1) electronic or paper copy of the content displayed on the Site for personal, noncommercial use only. You may not distribute (including via e-mail or the Internet) or otherwise make available copies to others, whether or not for payment or other consideration, except with Company's prior written permission or to the extent expressly authorized on this Site. User must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices on any authorized reproductions of any portion of the Site. Any third party marks and content appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners. You are not permitted to use any of these third party marks or content without permission of the respective owner.

3. Privacy Policy. Company respects the privacy of the Users of this Site. Company's current privacy policy is available at http://www.ktuu.com/ktuu-privacy-policy-1,0,6978717.story (the "Privacy Policy") and is incorporated herein by this reference. The Privacy Policy explains the User's rights and responsibilities with respect to information that is disclosed on this Site.

4. Prohibited Conduct. You are required to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with your access to and/or use of the Site or any of Site content and such further limitations or restrictions as may be set forth in any written or on-screen notice from Company. As a condition to your use of the Site, you represent and warrant to Company that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you expressly agree that you will not, either personally or through an agent:

(a) Use any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or other information for purposes of registering as a user of the Site or for purposes of registering for any promotions, contests or surveys offered through the Site;

(b) Use any device or other means to harvest information about other Users;

(c) Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus to the Site or transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any other item or process to the Site that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of the Site, host or network;

(d) Interfere or attempt to interfere in any manner with the use, enjoyment or service of the Site, including, without limitation, by "flooding", "spamming", "mail bombing" or "crashing" the Site;

(e) Post any material on the Site that is offensive to any other User. Company maintains the exclusive right to determine what is offensive;

(f) Modify any information, including headers, found on the Site;

(g) Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer to the Site any unauthorized advertisement or communication;

(h) Use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Site other than the search engine and search agents available from Company on the Site and other generally available third-party web browsers (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer);

(i) Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site;

(j) Engage in any action that Company determines is detrimental to the use and enjoyment of the Site;

(k) Use the Site for any unlawful or defamatory means;

(l) Post or store on the Site any content that violates or infringes the intellectual property rights of others (including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and/or publicity rights); and/or

(m) Transmit, install, upload, post or otherwise transfer any information in violation of the laws of the United States or post any information that could result in civil unrest.

5. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability. Although Company has attempted to provide accurate information on the Site, it makes no representation, guarantee or warranty of any kind, express or implied, as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of that information (and assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions therein), or as to the products or services Company may provide. YOU ACCESS AND USE THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT THEREOF AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. NEITHER COMPANY NOR ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, ASSIGNS, OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THIS SITE, SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO, USE OR UNAVAILABILITY OF, INFORMATION OR CONTENT ON THIS SITE, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH INFORMATION OR CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA, OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COMPENSATORY, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS DISCLAIMER IS ALSO APPLICABLE TO ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE OR OMISSION OF COMPANY, COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS. COMPANY IS NOT LIABLE FOR CRIMINAL, TORTIOUS, OR NEGLIGENT ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES THAT AFFECT THIS SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, ASSIGNS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY TORTIOUS OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR ASSIGNS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT, HARDWARE OR OTHER PROPERTY OF USER OR PERSONAL INJURY THAT ARISES IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE SITE. Company is not responsible for any inaccuracies, typographical errors or any other mistakes on the Site or in any content you may obtain from the Site, and reserves the right to make corrections.

6. Trade and Service Marks. All rights in product names, Company names, trade names, logos, product packaging and designs of Company and/or third-party products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol on this Site (collectively, "Marks"), are trademarks or service marks of Company, its affiliates, related companies and/or its licensors, unless otherwise noted. The use or misuse of these Marks or any other materials, except as permitted by Company, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, the law of slander and libel, the law of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. User does not have any right or license of any kind to use any such Marks. Please be advised that Company actively and aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.