Terms of Service

Please read these Terms of Service (“Terms”) carefully before using the Independent Chronicle website (“Website”). These Terms govern your access to and use of the Website and its content. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you should not access or use the Website.

1. Use of the Website

a. Eligibility: By using the Website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and have the legal capacity to enter into these Terms.

b. Permitted Use: You may use the Website for personal, non-commercial purposes in accordance with these Terms. You may not use the Website in any way that violates applicable laws or regulations or infringes upon the rights of others.

c. Account: Some features of the Website may require you to create an account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and are liable for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to provide accurate and complete information when creating an account and to promptly update any changes.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

a. Ownership: The Website and its content, including articles, images, logos, trademarks, and other materials, are protected by intellectual property laws and are the property of the Independent Chronicle or its licensors. You may not use, reproduce, modify, or distribute any content from the Website without prior written permission.

b. User Submissions: By submitting any content to the Website, such as comments or articles, you grant the Independent Chronicle a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license to use, publish, modify, and display such content for any purpose related to the Website.

3. Disclaimer of Warranties

a. The Website and its content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind. The Independent Chronicle does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the content or the reliability of the Website.

b. The Independent Chronicle disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

4. Limitation of Liability

a. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Independent Chronicle and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, and licensors shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

b. This limitation of liability applies to all claims, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory.

5. Links to Third-Party Websites

The Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by the Independent Chronicle. The Independent Chronicle has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. You acknowledge and agree that the Independent Chronicle shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any third-party websites.

6. Modifications to the Website and Terms

The Independent Chronicle reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. The Independent Chronicle may also revise these Terms from time to time. Your continued use of the Website after any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms.

7. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Jurisdiction]. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms or your use

 of the Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [Jurisdiction].

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding these Terms, please contact us using the information provided below:

[Your Contact Information]

By accessing or using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.