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Terms and conditions of use
Welcome to ManchesterNews.COM. These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via Manchesternews.com, In these terms and conditions, regardless of how you access the network, as well as any Manchesternews.com apps whether you access those via a Manchesternews.com Site or a third-party site. However you access the Manchesternews.com Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
Disclaimer of liability
To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the Manchesternews.com Content. Nothing in the Manchesternews.com Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the Manchesternews.com Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the Manchesternews.com Site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.
Third-party advertising on the Manchesternews.com Site
You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on the Manchesternews.com Site. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
If you want to advertise on the Manchesternews.com Site, please email the user help team at info [email protected] and they will pass your details on to our advertising sales team.
Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the Manchesternews.com Site. When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Manchesternews.com Site.
You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.
You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Manchesternews.com Site or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Manchesternews.com, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the Manchesternews.com Site.
We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.
We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.
You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the Manchesternews.com Site to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the Manchesternews.com Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the Manchesternews.com Site, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the Manchesternews.com Site for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Manchesternews.com Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to the content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Manchesternews.com assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the Manchesternews.com Site.
If you are under 16, you confirm that you have the permission of your parent or Manchesternews.com to submit content.
Changes to these terms and conditions of use
Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the Manchesternews.com Site. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Manchesternews.com Site after it has been posted.
Governing law & jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts
Visitors to the Manchesternews.com Site agree that their use of the Manchesternews.com Site is at their own sole risk. The Manchesternews.com Site is provided “as is” and “as available,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness of the content of the Manchesternews.com Site; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Manchesternews.com also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and Manchesternews.com has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the Manchesternews.com Site may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. Manchesternews.com and its affiliates do not endorse nor shall they be responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the Manchesternews.com Site by anyone other than authorised Manchesternews.com employees acting in such capacity.
This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the Manchesternews.com Site, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of: (i) any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content available on the Manchesternews.com Site; or (ii) any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action. Manchesternews.com does not warrant or guarantee that access to the Manchesternews.com Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.
Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.