Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Welcome to TheShoppersWeekly.com. Following are the terms and conditions that govern your use of this website. Using this site tells us that you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy detailed below. Please read the following sections carefully. If you do not agree with these terms, please exit this site or any site affiliated with this site. These Terms of Service and Privacy Policy apply to all web sites owned and operated by The Shoppers Weekly Papers.

Future Changes

These terms may change at any time in the future. No individual notice of changes will be provided to Users. So, please check back periodically and review the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy to ensure that you still agree to abide by them. Unless you terminate your use of this site or any site affiliated to this site, you will be bound by any subsequent change to these Terms.

Copyright

All information, content, services and software displayed on, transmitted through or used in connection with The Shoppers Weekly sites, including, but not limited to, news articles, reviews, directories, guides, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video, html, source and object code, trademarks, logos and the like, as well as its selection and arrangement, is owned by The Shoppers Weekly Papers. You may use the Content online only, and solely for your personal, non-commercial use. If you operate a Web site and wish to link to any of the sites owned and operated by The Shoppers Weekly, you may do so provided you agree to cease such link upon request from The Shoppers Weekly and that you do not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by The Shoppers Weekly. No other use is permitted without prior written permission of The Shoppers Weekly. The permitted use described in this Paragraph is contingent on your compliance at all times with these Terms of Service. You may not, for example, republish any portion of the Content on any Internet, Intranet or extranet site or incorporate the Content in any database, compilation, archive or cache. You may not distribute any Content to others, whether or not for payment or other consideration, and you may not modify, copy, frame, cache, reproduce, sell, publish, transmit, display or otherwise use any portion of the Content. You may not scrape or otherwise copy our Content without written permission. You agree not to decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through The Shoppers Weekly Papers, not to insert any code or product or manipulate the content of The Shoppers Weekly Papers in any way that affects the user’s experience, and not to use any data mining, data gathering or extraction method.

License to The Shoppers Weekly Papers

By posting a message, uploading a file, providing information to, communicating with, or otherwise placing any material on our websites, you are granting The Shoppers Weekly Papers, a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from such information, in any form, media, software or technology or any kind now existing or developed in the future. Without limiting the generality of the previous term, you authorize The Shoppers Weekly Papers to share the information across all Shoppers Weekly Papers locations and to use your name and any other information in connection with its use of the material you provide. All rights in this term are granted without the requirement for additional compensation of any sort to you and without further permission required.

Interactive Features

Services offered by The Shoppers Weekly Papers or any of its affiliated sites may include a variety of features, such as message boards, photo galleries, comments and other interactive features which will allow feedback to The Shoppers Weekly Papers and real-time interaction between users. These features are provided to give users an interesting and stimulating forum to express their opinions and share ideas and information. The Shoppers Weekly Papers cannot and does not monitor all of the material posted or transmitted by users and third party information providers. It is a condition of your use of these Services that you exercise your best judgment and do not: Restrict or inhibit any other user(s) from using and enjoying the Service. Post any material that contains vulgar, profane, abusive, hateful or racist language or expressions, text, photographs or illustrations in poor taste, or attacks of a personal, racial or religious nature. Post any material that is threatening, false, defamatory, misleading, fraudulent, unfair, and inaccurate, contains gross exaggeration or unsubstantiated claims, violates the privacy rights of any party, is unreasonably harmful or offensive to any individual, community, association, business or group. Violate any right of The Shoppers Weekly Papers or any of its affiliates. Post any material that discriminates, or refers to such matters in any manner prohibited by law. Disrupt, interfere with or otherwise harms or violates the security of The Shoppers Weekly Papers, or any services, resources, passwords, servers or networks through The Shoppers Weekly Papers or affiliated or linked sites. Post any material that contains or links to viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files. Use or attempt to use another’s identity, account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted by the Terms of Services. Post any material that includes copyrighted or other proprietary material of any kind without express permission of the owner of the material. Post any material that includes advertisements, promotions, or offers to trade any goods or services, except in areas specifically designated for such purpose, if available. Post any material that violates or encourages the violation of any municipal, state, federal or international law, rule or regulation. The Shoppers Weekly Papers reserves the right to delete any communications at any time, for any reason or in its discretion, but has no obligation to review or remove any such content. The Shoppers Weekly Papers also reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in The Shoppers Weekly Papers’ sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these Terms of Service.

E-Commerce and Transactions on our sites

The Shoppers Weekly Papers may allow you to engage in a transaction involving the purchase of a product or service such as a print or online advertisement, a print of a photograph, a photograph product, a discount coupon, or other tangible goods and services. The service may be administrated by the newspaper or by an affiliated company. The service may also have an additional terms of service and privacy policy that serves as an addendum to this one. If you’re concerned about online credit card safety, in most cases a telephone number will be provided so that you can call to place your order by phone. The Shoppers Weekly Papers cannot take responsibility for the success or security of transactions undertaken or processed by third parties. The Shoppers Weekly Papers are not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of these third party products and services. You agree to release The Shoppers Weekly Papers and its affiliates from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, arising from your purchase or use of any products or services made available by third parties through The Shoppers Weekly Papers.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

While The Shoppers Weekly Papers use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the Content and assume no liability or responsibility for any error or omission in the Content. The Shoppers Weekly Papers does not represent or warrant that use of any Content will not infringe rights of third parties. The Shoppers Weekly Papers has no responsibility for actions of third parties or for content provided or posted by others. Because services provided by The Shoppers Weekly Papers may include links and pointers to Internet sites, content and services provided by third parties. Neither The Shoppers Weekly Papers, its parent or subsidiary companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties may provide on or through The Shoppers Weekly Papers or on a website linked to by The Shoppers Weekly Papers. The content on this site and any third-party sites are provided “as is”, “as available” and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, The Shoppers Weekly Papers disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Shoppers Weekly Papers does not warrant that this website or any of its functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards, or the servers that make it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. In no event, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall The Shoppers Weekly Papers, its subsidiary and parent company or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special or consequential damages including, without limitation, damages related to unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, the content or any errors or omissions in the content, even if advised of the possibility of such damages or those that result from the use of, or the inability to use, The Shoppers Weekly Papers materials, products or services, or third party materials, products or services made available through The Shoppers Weekly Papers. You specifically acknowledge and agree that The Shoppers Weekly Papers are not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user.

Privacy Policy

The Shoppers Weekly Papers strive to offer its visitors the many advantages of Internet technology and to provide an interactive and personalized experience. We may use personally identifiable information such as your name, e-mail address, street address, telephone number, or other information subject to the terms of this privacy policy. Please note that this policy applies only to information collected by The Shoppers Weekly Papers online and does not impact information collected or used by The Shoppers Weekly Papers or its affiliates through other means.

Children’s Privacy Statement

This children’s privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from children under the age of thirteen, and provides important information on your rights under federal law with respect to such information. • We do NOT knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. We screen users who wish to provide personal information in order to prevent users under the age of thirteen from providing such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally-identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen, we will delete such information from our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. • Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen, we also do NOT knowingly distribute such information to third parties. • We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information. • We do NOT condition a child’s participation in online activities on providing more personally identifiable information than is needed to participate in the activity.

Affiliated Sites, Linked Sites and Advertisements

The Shoppers Weekly Papers expects its partners, advertisers and third-party affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. However, third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example, during your visit to our site you may link to, or view as part of a frame on The Shoppers Weekly Papers page, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. Also, through The Shoppers Weekly Papers you may be introduced to, or be able to access, information, Web sites, advertisements, features, contests or sweepstakes offered by other parties. The Shoppers Weekly Papers is not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party. While on our site, our advertisers, promotional partners or other third parties may use cookies or other technology to attempt to identify some of your preferences or retrieve information about you. For example, some of our advertising is served by third parties and may include cookies that enable the advertiser to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before. Through features available on our site, third parties may use cookies or other technology to gather information. The Shoppers Weekly Papers does not control the use of this technology or the resulting information and is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. Should you choose to voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on our site, such as in message boards, chat areas or in advertising or notices you post, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of The Shoppers Weekly Papers and this policy.

Miscellaneous

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between The Shoppers Weekly Papers and you with respect to the subject matter contained in this agreement and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous agreements, proposals and communications, written and oral. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use the products or services of a third party that are provided through any Service. In the event of any conflict between any such third party terms and conditions and these Terms of Service, these Terms of Service shall govern. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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