This Conditions of Service Agreement (the "Agreement") sets out the terms and conditions
under which PR Newswire (also referred to as "We") provides its iReachTM service
(the "Service") to you or your business ("You" or "Your") and Your use of the Service
on behalf of You or Your business.
Please read the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement very carefully
before using the Service. Use of the Service indicates that you accept the terms
and conditions contained in this Agreement. If you do not accept the terms and conditions
of this Agreement, please do not use the Service.
1. PR Newswire facilities are governed by Federal and State regulations. News copy
and other information, in any format now known or hereafter developed, including,
without limitation, textual, photographic, video and audio files and urls (collectively,
"Content"), may be submitted through the Service, subject to the terms of this Agreement.
You are responsible for payment of all fees associated with your use of the Service.
2. You are responsible for the content and accuracy of all Content submitted through
the Service. Because of the volume of information and copy submitted to PR Newswire,
PR Newswire is not responsible for verifying any facts contained in the Content.
You represent and warrant to PR Newswire that (i) You have the right and authority
to deliver to PR Newswire all Content submitted, including for distribution through
the Service, (ii) You will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations,
including but not limited to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998
and laws relating to "spam", (iii) You have obtained all required authorizations
and consents with respect to any data that you provide concerning individuals and
the use and transfer thereof, (iv) You will not submit Content that is obscene,
libelous, slanderous or otherwise defamatory, inflammatory, false or misleading
or which violates any copyright, right of privacy or publicity or other right of
any person, (v) You are using the Service for a valid and legitimate business purpose,
(vi) You will comply with all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement,
(vii) the Content that You submit will conform to PR Newswire's
iReach Copy Acceptability Guidelines and will not, among other restrictions,
contain information related to threatened litigation, advertising, celebrity endorsements,
stock advice or recommendations or online gaming websites, and (viii) the Content
will not contain any viruses, scripts, macros, or programs or links to macros, scripts,
programs, or any code that alters, destroys or inhibits the operation of, or infiltrates,
computer systems or data run through such computer systems. You agree to shall indemnify
and hold harmless PR Newswire, its affiliates and agents, and those licensed or
otherwise authorized by PR Newswire to process, transmit or distribute Content from
and against any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses
(including reasonable attorney's fees) arising out of or relating to any breach
of any of the foregoing representations and warranties or otherwise arising out
of or relating to the contents or nature of the Content.
3. We reserve the right to reject or edit copy or other information when necessary
in our judgment, provided that no material substantive edits will be made. In the
event PR Newswire rejects Your Content for distribution, Your credit card will be
refunded. We reserve the right to retract or withdraw your Content for any reason,
at any time, in our sole discretion. You grant to PR Newswire a royalty-free perpetual
license and right to reproduce, distribute, translate, archive and create derivative
works of the processed Content.
4. PR Newswire does not warrant or ensure that the Service will be free from errors,
including omissions, interruptions, delays or other timing errors, losses or defects,
whether human or mechanical. Any errors by PR Newswire will be corrected promptly
upon discovery, without additional charge, and such obligation to correct shall
constitute the sole liability of PR Newswire in this regard. PR Newswire makes no
warranties, express or implied, as to the Service, including but not limited to
any warranties of merchantability or suitability for print or broadcast. The liability
of PR Newswire and its affiliates and agents to You shall be limited to the refund
of the fees paid by You in connection with the item of Content at issue, and in
no event will PR Newswire or its affiliates or agents be liable for any indirect,
consequential, special, exemplary or incidental damages regardless of the form of
action, damages, claim, liability, cost or expense whether in contract, statute,
tort (including, without limitation, negligence) or otherwise. PR Newswire shall
not be liable for any delay or non-performance arising from any cause beyond its
reasonable control, including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental acts,
war, fire, terrorism, civil commotion or industrial disputes.
5. All news releases and other information transmitted by PR Newswire must contain
a clearly identifiable source, including a contact name and phone number. The source
indicates the entity or individual that is responsible for the Content and cannot
be the name of an agency issuing news on Your behalf.
6. This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of
the State of New York. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of
competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions
shall nevertheless continue in full force without being impaired or invalidated
in any way. Any dispute arising under or related in any way to this Agreement shall
be adjudicated in a court of competent jurisdiction in the County of New York.
7. Your submission of copy and/or other information to PR Newswire and by clicking
"I accept", You agree to be bound by this Agreement. You represent and warrant that
you have full right, power and authority to accept this Agreement and submit any
Content for distribution.
REGISTRATION AND SECURITY
As part of the registration process for the Service, You must provide a username,
enter a password and provide accurate registration information. You may not share
your password with any third party, authorize any third party to use Your password
or impersonate another person in your registration information. You are responsible
for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you shall immediately
notify the PR Newswire iReach Team at 866-355-0527 or firstname.lastname@example.org of any
known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account, or any known or suspected
breach of security. You are responsible for all usage or activity on your PR Newswire
account. Any failure to abide by these registration and security requirements or
fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination
of your account, at PR Newswire's sole discretion, and PR Newswire may refer you
to appropriate law enforcement agencies.