Legal & Terms of Use

1. Use of Website

The Website is owned and operated by Northern Voices Online ® (in these Terms “NVO” means (Northern Voices Online). NVO reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website at any time, with or without notice or explanation.

2. Rights

All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in the content accessible (or available for download) on the Website, including text, pictures, graphics, video, audio material, software or any other form (” Content”) belong to NVO or its licensors. All rights are hereby reserved.

3. Use of Content

The Website and the Content may only be used for your personal, non-commercial use.

You also agree to abide by all copyright notices and restrictions attached to the Content and not to remove any such notice or restriction, or alter the Content in any way.

4. Licence to reproduce Content

If you wish to re-publish, re-distribute or exploit the Content in any way you should address a request for permission to NVO at

e-mail: info@nvonews.com NVO cannot guarantee that any such permission would be forthcoming or on what terms.

5. Links from other sites

Third parties are permitted to link to stories within NVO websites, using the URL and quoting the headline and the source website. Content must not be reproduced on a third party site without express authorisation from us.

6. Limitation of liability and indemnity

NVO obtains the Content from a wide range of sources and the Content includes facts, views, opinions and information which may be of interest to users of the Website.

While all reasonable care is taken, we do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, performance or fitness for any particular purpose of the Content or the Website, nor do we endorse or accept any responsibility for any views, advice, recommendations or opinions expressed on the Website or any website to which we link. You should note that any contact or arrangements made between you and any third party named on the Website or any third party website linked from it (including without limitation any website with which we have a commercial association) is at your own risk, and to the extent permitted by law NVO excludes all liability.

The Content should only be used for your general information and use and not by way of specific recommendation or advice.

Before taking any action or decision based in whole or in part on the Content, you should always make your own independent checks of any information that is important in making such decision or taking such action. You should also seek professional advice in appropriate circumstances such as on medical, investment, tax, financial, legal and other professional matters.

Advertising or promotional material submitted by third party advertisers, sponsors or promoters is viewable on the Website. The advertisers are solely responsible for that material, including ensuring that it complies with all applicable legislation and regulations. NVO is not responsible for such material.

NVO shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties, damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of, or inability to use the Website or Content or from any action taken, or omitted to be taken, as a result of using the Website or Content.

7. Links to third party sites

This Website contains links to other web sites operated by parties who are wholly separate from NVO. Links to all third party sites are identifiable because clicking on them will launch new browser windows displaying the third party’s website URLs, or are otherwise indicated as such by NVO. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only and you access them at your own risk. NVO cannot be held responsible in any way for the content, operation or availability of such websites.

8.Competitions, prize draws and promotions

NVO may on occasion run competitions or prize either on its own behalf, for other parties or in conjunction with commercial partners. These will be subject to additional rules and conditions which will be made available at the time of any such competition.

9. Submission of content to the Website

If you submit any material to this Website (including without limitation any text, graphics, pictures, video or audio) you agree thereby to grant NVO a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content.

If you do not wish to grant such rights to NVO, you should not submit a contribution to the Website.

By submitting your contribution to the Website, you warrant that such contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to NVO for all the purposes specified above.

10. Changes to these Terms

NVO reserves the right to make changes to any part of the Website and to add to or change these Terms or the Privacy Policy, and all such changes become effective as soon as they are posted. It is your responsibility to refer to the Terms whenever you access the Website. Every time you access the Website you agree to be bound by the Terms and the Privacy Policy as varied or amended from time to time.

11. Copyright Infringement
NVO is not liable for any infringement of copyright arising out of materials posted on or transmitted through the site, or items advertised on the site, by end users or any other third parties. Our policy is to comply with all Intellectual Property Laws and to act expeditiously upon receiving any notice of claimed infringement. If you believe that your work has been reproduced on this website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please write:
info@nvonews.com

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