These terms and conditions apply to the services available from the domain and sub-domains of https://americanmediadistribution.com and any American Media Distribution-branded web pages on other domains. This website and its web-client portals are intended to be friendly and functional.
In Reference to Your Client Log-in portal: Reporters / Photographers / Streaming Wire
Rights To Suspend or Terminate
You agree that this web-client portal, at its own discretion, may terminate or suspend use of the service immediately and without notice if:
- You are not abiding by the general rules
- You have repeatedly broken a certain term
- You have listed an untrue story item.
While using the client portal, you will not:
- Post, list or upload inappropriate content on you US Headline News client portal.
- Breach any laws or otherwise infringe the copyright, trade mark or other rights of third parties via US Headline News client portal
- Post, list or upload false, inaccurate, misleading or defamatory content (including personal information) onto American Media Distribution client portal
- Distribute or post spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes via this domain or American Media Distribution client portal
American Media Distribution client portals act as the window for sellers, editors, public relations clients and all other services clients to manage their accounts.
American Media Distribution client portal shall not be responsible for any stories sold by reporters/journalists that were not reviewed by American Media Distribution editor nor for misrepresentations and/or breaches of contract by either buyer and/or seller.
American Media Distribution client portal assumes no liability for such content of these listings.
If any provision of this User Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall be enforceable.
In our sole discretion, American Media Distribution may assign this User Agreement to a third party by giving you notice in accordance with the Notices section above (but without your prior express consent), provided that American Media Distribution assign the User Agreement on the same terms or terms that are no less advantageous to you.
Section headings are for reference purposes only and do not limit the scope or extent of the sections.
Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
When you upload content to your American Media Distribution client portal you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, trade marks, database rights and all other intellectual property rights you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future. In addition, you waive all moral rights you have in the content to the fullest extent permitted by law. (American Media Distribution need these rights to host, display and sell your content.)
Nothing in this User Agreement shall limit or exclude our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from American Media Distribution negligence or the negligence of American Media Distribution agents or American Media Distribution employees or for any other liability that cannot be limited or excluded by law.
American Media Distribution (including subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees) shall not be liable to you in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any business losses, such as loss of data, profits, revenue, business, opportunity, goodwill, reputation or business interruption or for any losses which are not reasonably foreseeable by American Media Distribution arising out of your use of any American Media Distribution site or American Media Distribution client portal.
You accept sole responsibility for the legality of your actions under laws applying to you and the legality of any stories you list on the client portal.
American Media Distribution cannot guarantee continuous or secure access to our services, and operation of the client portal may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. While American Media Distribution will use our reasonable endeavors to maintain an uninterrupted service, American Media Distribution cannot guarantee this and American Media Distribution do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the availability of our services.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this User Agreement.
Notices to American Media Distribution may be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
American Media Distribution may send notices to you by e-mail or by registered mail to the email address or postal address (as applicable) that you provided when you registered as a member of this client portal. . Notices sent to you by e-mail shall be deemed to have been received by you 24 hours after they are sent, unless American Media Distribution receives notice that the email address is invalid. Notices sent to either party by registered mail shall be deemed to have been received by that party 3 days after they are sent.
Third party rights
A person who is not a party to this User Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this User Agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party specified in this User Agreement or which exists or is available apart from that Act.
Governing law and dispute resolution
This User Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with United States law. You and American Media Distribution both agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the United States Courts
Information, Trademarks and Copyrights
This Site and all material, news and information (“Information”) incorporated by American Media Distribution on this Site are protected by copyrights, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights. Some of the characters, logos or other images incorporated by American Media Distribution on this Site are also protected as registered or unregistered trademarks or trade names owned by American Media Distribution, customers of American Media Distribution or others.
Your Use of Information
You may access and display Information and all other content displayed on this Site for non-commercial and personal use on a single computer only. The Information and all other content on this Site may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, republished, transmitted, distributed or used in any way unless specifically authorized by American Media Distribution. Any such use is subject to your keeping intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Using or transferring any Information on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited unless specifically authorized by American Media Distribution. Also, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, or otherwise reducing the code used in any software on this Site into a readable form in order to examine the construction of such software and/or to copy or create other products based (in whole or in part) on such software, is prohibited.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
The Information and all other content in this Site are presented solely for the purpose of providing information. American Media Distribution provides this Information “as is” and disclaims all responsibility or warranties, regarding the use of the web site or its fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge that your use of the Information and this Web Site is at your sole risk, that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with use of this Web Site, and that American Media Distribution shall not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, or indirect damages of any kind arising out of your access to, or use of the Information or software made available on this Web Site. The Information and opinions included and/or expressed in information on this Web Site or information sent to you are information that third parties have provided to American Media Distribution. American Media Distribution does not undertake to monitor or review the content of the Information and American Media Distribution is not responsible for the content of the Information. Any use of the Information will be at your own risk and will be subject to the disclaimers and limitations on liability set out above. Neither American Media Distribution nor its third party providers will be liable to you for any error or omission resulting in a failure to result in the publication of a release through any particular outlet or specific changes in search engine placement. You are solely responsible for the content of your press releases, including any errors, omissions, statements of facts or opinions, or third party quotations or references.
Without limitation, you agree not to send, create or reply to so called “mailbombs” (i.e., emailing copies of a single message to many users, or sending large or multiple files or messages to a single user with malicious intent) or engage in “spamming” (i.e., unsolicited emailing for business or other purposes) or undertake any other activity which may adversely effect the operation or use of this Site by any other person.
Any passwords used for this Site are for individual use only. You shall be responsible for the security of your password (if any). American Media Distribution shall be entitled to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it. If you use a password that American Media Distribution considers insecure, American Media Distribution will be entitled to require this to be changed and/or terminate your account. You are prohibited from using any Information, services or facilities provided in connection with this Site to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts.
American Media Distribution reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any part of this Site and/or any software, facilities and services on this Site, with or without notice, and/or to establish general guidelines and limitations on their use.
This Site may link you to other sites on the Internet. These other sites are not under the control of American Media Distribution, and you acknowledge that American Media Distribution is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of any site by American Media Distribution or any association with its operators.