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WELCOME! QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC., DBA QUINCY [THE "COMPANY"] THAT IS PROVIDING THIS SITE (THE "WEBSITE"). THROUGH ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH GANNAWAY WEB HOLDINGS, LLC D/B/A WORLDNOW ("WORLDNOW") PROVIDES A VARIETY OF ONLINE SERVICES, FROM FREE NEWS AND WEATHER INFORMATION TO ENTERTAINMENT AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE ON THE WEBSITE SUBJECT TO YOUR ACCEPTANCE AND COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW (THE "AGREEMENT").

As the web is an evolving medium, the terms of this Agreement may change from time to time. Please periodically review and become familiar with these terms. Your continued use of the website after the posting of changes to these terms will signify your acceptance of these changes. WorldNow or this Company may immediately terminate any individual's use of the website and/or such user's password(s) or account(s) in the event user violates the terms of this Agreement or engages in conduct that WorldNow or this Company, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable. Such removal or termination may occur without notice to the user.

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

© Copyright 2001-2011 WorldNow, except as to content supplied by this Company which is Copyright 2001-2011 this Company. All Rights Reserved.

Although the website is freely accessible, by providing such access WorldNow and this Company do not intend to relinquish our respective rights, or any other party's rights, to the materials appearing on the website. Unless otherwise noted, WorldNow or this Company owns all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials that are part of the website. The material on the website is provided for private, non-commercial use only.

Reporting Copyright Infringement:

If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe any content or other information appearing on the website infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") containing the following information:

(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright interest that is allegedly infringed;

(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;

(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;

(v) A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and made under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

WorldNow's designated agent to receive notifications of claimed infringements is: Copyright Agent, c/o WorldNow, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, New York 11101., Telephone number: 212-931-1200; email address: Copyright@WorldNow.com.

If you consider any material appearing on the Website to be objectionable and would like to report it, please send an e-mail to Info@WorldNow.com.

TRADEMARK NOTICE

The "WorldNow" logo is a trademark and service mark of WorldNow. This Company's logo is a trademark and service mark of this Company. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used in the Website are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners. You may not use any trademark or service mark appearing on the Website without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark.

CODE OF CONDUCT

You agree not to engage in any of the following conduct. Such conduct is unacceptable and may result in termination of your use of the website:

  • Restricting or inhibiting any other user from using and enjoying the Website and services;
  • Impersonating any person or entity or posting personally identifying information of any other person;
  • Posting or transmitting any unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or harmful information of any kind;
  • Without the Company's or WorldNow's prior written approval, posting or transmitting any advertisement, promotion or solicitation of goods or services for commercial purposes (including without limitation the solicitation of users of the Website to become users of other online services competitive with Company or WorldNow);
  • Posting or transmitting any information or software that contains a virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;
  • Posting or transmitting materials in violation of another party's copyright or intellectual property rights;
  • Using the Website for any commercial or unlawful purposes, including "spamming"; or
  • Modifying, adapting, sublicensing, translating, selling, reverse engineering, decompiling or disassembling any portion of the Website.

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD WORLDNOW, ITS SPONSORS, AND THIS COMPANY HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, COSTS OR OTHER EXPENSES THAT ARISE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OUT OF OR FROM (A) YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO CONTENT SUBMITTED BY YOU, (B) YOUR VIOLATION OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT ABOVE, AND/OR (C) YOUR ACTIVITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR SITE-RELATED SERVICES.

By using the website you are indicating that you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, please do not enter the website. If you are not yet 18 years old, a parent or guardian may agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement on your behalf.

MAKING PURCHASES

You are free to license or purchase products or services described on the website. You may be asked by the applicable merchant or service provider to supply certain information, including but not limited to credit card or other payment information. You understand that any such information will be treated by WorldNow and this Company as described in our Privacy Policy. To read our Privacy Policy, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Privacy Statement." You must provide to any such merchant or service provider information that is accurate, complete and current. You agree to review and to comply with the terms and conditions of any specific agreement that you enter into with the merchant and/or service provider in connection with the licensing or purchase of any product or service. You are responsible for all charges incurred by users of your account and credit card or other payment mechanism at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will also be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to your purchases.

SUBMISSIONS

You may submit any text, images, data, or other materials ("Content") to the website. In so doing, you acknowledge and agree that you grant to WorldNow and this Company a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide right and license to:

  • Link to, use, reproduce, transmit, modify, adapt, publish, display, perform, distribute, and translate such Content without notice, attribution or payment to you.
  • Sublicense such Content (in whole or in part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material without notice, attribution or payment to you.

Further, by submitting Content to the website, you acknowledge that you have the authority to grant such rights to WorldNow and the Company and use of the Content by the Company and WorldNow will not violate the rights of any third party. You further acknowledge that the burden of determining whether any Content posted or transmitted to the Website by you is protected by copyright or will otherwise violate the rights of any third party rests solely with you. Each of this Company, WorldNow, and its subsidiaries, licensees and third party content providers and licensors have the right to assert and enforce these provisions relating to the submission of Content directly or on its own behalf.

CONTESTS, SWEEPSTAKES, AND PROMOTIONS

You acknowledge that if and when this Company or WorldNow sponsors contests, sweepstakes, or promotions ("Special Program"), or third parties sponsor a Special Program in conjunction with this Company or WorldNow, either this Company, WorldNow, or the third party will post terms and conditions in the official rules and/or registration area for the Special Program that apply to the particular Special Program. Those terms and conditions, to the extent they conflict with this Agreement, will govern that particular Special Program.

PRIVACY

Personal information that Website users provide in connection with purchases, contests, polls, chat rooms and forums or other usages of the website or site-related services is collected by WorldNow and this Company. Any such information will be treated as described in our Privacy Policy. To read our Privacy Policy, scroll to the bottom of this page and click "Privacy Statement."  Users are discouraged from posting personally identifying information about themselves on public areas of the website, such as within classified advertisements, comments/reviews for display on the Website or other "user generated content" submitted for display on the website or in any other communications with other users of the website.

USE OF SECURE AREA AND PASSWORD

You are given access to any password-protected area of the website when you are given permission and a password to enter such area. You may not distribute your password to others, but if you wish to authorize another individual to use your password, you must request permission from WorldNow in writing, with the understanding that WorldNow is under no obligation to approve any such request. You are responsible for all uses of your password and any and all damages to WorldNow and this Company resulting from the distribution of your password, whether or not authorized by you.

CONTENT MONITORING

You acknowledge and agree that WorldNow and this Company have the right, but not the responsibility, to monitor the website and site-related services, including without limitation chat rooms and forums, and to disclose any information to any third party in order to operate the website properly, to protect itself, its sponsors and this Company's customers, and to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests, or to respond to any circumstance that WorldNow deems to be an emergency. WorldNow and this Company reserve the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in the sole discretion of WorldNow and this Company, that are unacceptable, offensive or in violation of this Agreement, in the sole determination of WorldNow and this Company.

WARRANTY INFORMATION

THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE LICENSED OR PURCHASED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY WARRANTY THAT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN IS PROVIDED SOLELY BY THE OWNER, ADVERTISER OR MANUFACTURER OF THAT PRODUCT AND/OR SERVICE, AND NOT BY WORLDNOW OR THIS COMPANY. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE AND/OR SITE-RELATED SERVICES MAY NOT BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, OR SECURE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND SITE-RELATED SERVICES.

NEITHER WORLDNOW, THIS COMPANY, NOR OUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SPONSORS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE WEBSITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WORLDNOW AND THIS COMPANY ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTIES, AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.

SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Although WorldNow and this Company attempt to ensure the integrity of the Website, a possibility exists that the Website could include inaccuracies or errors, or unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations made by third parties to the Website. WorldNow and this Company make no guarantees whatsoever as to its completeness, correctness, or accuracy. In the event that such an inaccuracy arises, please inform WorldNow at Info@WorldNow.com so that it can be corrected.

In many instances, the content available through the Website represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider, Website user or member, or other user not under contract with WorldNow or this Company. WorldNow neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Website by anyone other than authorized WorldNow employee spokespersons while acting in their official capacities. Under no circumstances will WorldNow or this Company be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the Website. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the Website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES AND SERVICES

To the extent the Website contains links to outside services and resources ("Linked Sites"), WorldNow and this Company neither endorse nor are affiliated with the Linked Sites and are not responsible for any content that appears on the Linked Sites.  You are encouraged to review any privacy policy or terms of service posted on the Linked Sites. The respective owners of the Linked Sites neither endorse nor are affiliated with WorldNow, its sponsors, and this Company.

PARENTAL CONTROL PROVISIONS

Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 230(d), as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors.  Information identifying current providers of such protections is available at the Websites of the Electronic Frontier Foundation: http://www.eff.org and America Links Up: http://www.netparents.org

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED

Although the Website is accessible worldwide, not all products or services discussed or referenced in or on the Website are available to all persons or in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. WorldNow and this Company reserve the right to limit the availability of the Website and/or the provision of any product or service to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction it so desires, in our sole discretion, and to limit the quantities of any such product or service that it provides. Any offer for any product or service made in the Website is void where prohibited.

RESTRICTED RIGHTS LEGEND

Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the restriction as set forth in the Technical Data and Computer Software Clause in DFARS 227.7202 and FAR 12.212, as applicable. Supplier is WorldNow, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, New York 11101.

MISCELLANEOUS

This Agreement is entered into in the State of New York and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to this Agreement hereby submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the County of New York in the State of New York, and waives any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys' fees. In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties hereto pertaining to the subject matter hereof, and any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements existing between the parties hereto are expressly canceled. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption, or paragraph title contained in this Agreement is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any paragraph or provision hereof.

WorldNow and this Company may at any time change the Website, including eliminating or discontinuing any content or feature of the Website, restricting its availability or limiting the amount of use permitted. Such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means including, but not limited to, posting on the Website, or by electronic mail, or by conventional mail. Your use of the Website after such notice shall be deemed to constitute your acceptance of such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions.

 

BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU SHOULD NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE.  PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY:

27-01 Queens Plaza North, Suite 502
Long Island City, New York 11101

Quincy Newspapers, Inc., dba Quincy
130 South 5th Street
P.O. Box 909
Quincy, IL USA 62306
217.223.5100
info@qni.biz

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