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Acceptable Use Policy

The San Diego Daily Transcript, ("SDDT") maintains the SDDT.com Website ("Site"). The following are the terms of use that govern use of the Site ("Terms of Use"). By using the Site you expressly agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and the SDDT privacy policy and to follow these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations governing use of the Site. SDDT reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Please check this page of the Site periodically. We will note when there are updates to the Terms of Use at the bottom of the Terms of Use. If you violate these Terms of Use, SDDT may terminate your use of the Site, bar you from future use of the Site, and/or take appropriate legal action against you.

Limited License

You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable and non-transferable license to utilize and access the Site pursuant to the requirements and restrictions of these Terms of Use. SDDT may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time. SDDT may also, without notice or liability, impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to all or portions of the Site. You shall have no rights to the proprietary software and related documentation, if any, provided to you in order to access the Site. If you have purchased an online subscription to the Site, it is personal to the individual whose name appears in the first and last name fields of the Online Print and Subscription Form and it cannot be shared with or used by any other individual, or entity. Except as provided in the Terms of Use, you shall have no right to directly or indirectly, own, use, loan, sell, rent, lease, license, sublicense, assign, copy, translate, modify, adapt, improve, or create any new or derivative works from, or display, distribute, perform, or in any way exploit the Site, or any of its contents (including software) in whole or in part.

Permitted Use

You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view and to retain a copy of pages of this Site for your own personal use, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify or otherwise distribute the material on this Site for any purpose other than for personal use, unless otherwise specifically authorized by SDDT to do so. You also agree not to deep-link to the site for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by SDDT to do so. The content and software on this Site is the property of SDDT and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Representations By You

By visiting the Site, you represent, warrant and covenant that (a) you are at least 13 years old; and (b) that all materials of any kind submitted by you to SDDT through the Site or for inclusion on the Site will not plagiarize, violate or infringe upon the rights of any third-party including trade secret, copyright, trademark, trade dress, privacy, patent, or other personal or proprietary rights.

No Commercial Use

This Site may not be used by you for any commercial purposes such as to conduct sales of merchandise or services of any kind. You must obtain SDDT's prior written consent to make commercial offers of any kind on the Site, whether by advertising, solicitations, links, or any other form of communication. SDDT will investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Site and barring such violators from use of the Site.

Links And Search Results

The Site may automatically produce search results that reference and/or link to third party sites throughout the World Wide Web. SDDT has no control over these sites or the content within them. SDDT does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in the sites is accurate, legal and/or inoffensive. SDDT does not endorse the content of any third party site, nor does it make any representation or warranty about these sites, including that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against SDDT for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results or to link to another site. If you have a problem with a link from the Site, you may notify us at webadmin@sddt.com.

Copyright Policy

SDDT may terminate the privileges of any user who uses this Site to unlawfully transmit copyrighted material without a license, express consent, valid defense or fair use exemption to do so. If you submit information to this Site, you warrant that the information does not infringe the copyrights or other rights of third parties.

Disclaimer Of Warranty, Limitation Of Damages

SDDT MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTY OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS IN RELATION TO THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, VALIDITY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF THESE PAGES AND/OR THE SITE. SDDT ALSO DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION THAT IS SUBMITTED, DISPLAYED OR UPLOADED THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY USER. SDDT SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, EVEN IF SDDT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THE LIABILITY OF SDDT WOULD IN SUCH CASE BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT OF LIABILITY PERMITTED BY LAW.

Violation Of The Terms Of Use

You understand and agree that in SDDT's sole discretion, and without prior notice, SDDT may terminate your access to the Site, or exercise any other remedy available and remove any unauthorized user information, if SDDT believes that the information you provide has violated or is inconsistent with these Terms of Use, or violates the rights of SDDT, or any third party, or violates the law. You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to SDDT for violations of these Terms of Use and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations. SDDT may release user information about you if required by law or subpoena.

Applicable Law

The Laws of the State of California shall govern the use of the Site and the Terms of Use, without regards to conflict of laws principals. All disputes arising in connection therewith shall be heard only by a court of competent jurisdiction in San Diego County, California.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold SDDT, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of or relating to your use of the Site, including also your use of the Site to provide a link to another site or to upload content or other information to the Site, or your breach of the Terms of Use.

License Granted By You

By providing materials to SDDT, including by submitting or uploading content or materials for use on the Site you represent and warrant that you or the owner of all rights to such content or materials has expressly granted SDDT an irrevocable world-wide right in all languages and in perpetuity to use and exploit all or any part of the content and materials provided by you. SDDT may publish and distribute any such submitted content or materials at its sole discretion by any method now existing or later developed. You agree that you shall waive all claims and have no recourse against SDDT for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary rights in any communication, content or material submitted to SDDT.

Advertising

The Site may contain advertisement and/or sponsorships. The advertisers and/or sponsors that provide these advertisements and sponsorships are solely responsible for insuring that the materials submitted for inclusion on the Site are accurate and comply with all applicable laws. SDDT is not responsible for the acts or omissions, of any advertiser or sponsor.

Additional Terms Applicable To Online Subscribers

The following terms are applicable to online subscribers to SDDT:

As part of the registration process for an online subscription, you must select a password and a subscriber ID, as well as provide us with certain registration information, all of which must be accurate and updated. It shall be a breach of the Terms of Use to select or utilize a user name (i) of another person with intent to impersonate that person, (ii) in which another person has rights, if you do not have that person's authorization to use such name, or (iii) that SDDT in its sole discretion deems offensive. Please notify security@sddt.com of any potential unauthorized use(s) of your account, or breach of security.

SDDT charges fees for access to portions of the Site. You agree to pay for your subscription the amounts set forth on the online print and subscription form ("Fees"). You shall pay all Fees incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such Fees are incurred. You shall pay all applicable sales and use taxes relating to your use of the Site.

You may terminate your online subscription at any time by sending email to: circulation@sddt.com. All electronic subscriptions and/or licenses are final upon receipt of payment. No refunds will be issued.

Severability

If any provision of the Terms of Use is held to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force and effect.

Headings

Section titles in this Terms of Use are for convenience and do not define, limit, or extend any provision of this Terms of Use.

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