Terms and Conditions of Use

These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via etceterabuzz.com, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. In these terms and conditions, when we say the “EtceteraBuzz.com Site” we mean the digital information network operated by or on behalf of  Et-Cet-Era the Company or its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “EtceteraBuzz.com”), regardless of how you access the network. By accessing the EtceteraBuzz.com Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions whenever you access the EtceteraBuzz.com Site on any device. If you have accessed the EtceteraBuzz.com Site from the United States, you also agree to be bound by additional terms and conditions of use contained at the end of these terms and conditions of use.

 

1. Registration

You may access registration areas of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site by becoming a registered member and creating an account with us. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account.

By registering on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site, you agree that:

(i) your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the EtceteraBuzz.com Site;

(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site; and

(iii) you will not create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.

 

2. Termination of registration

If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you many terminate your account by sending an email to admin@etceterabuzz.com. If you no longer accept these terms and conditions, or any future modification to these terms and conditions, you must cease using the EtceteraBuzz.com Site. Continued use of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site indicates your continued acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of EtceteraBuzz.com Site immediately and without prior notice.

We may terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated.

 

3. Use of material appearing on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site

Your use of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between EtceteraBuzz.com and you, except for user content and advertisements (as discussed below), EtceteraBuzz.com is the sole owner of all content on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site (“EtceteraBuzz.com Content”). The EtceteraBuzz.com Site and the EtceteraBuzz.com Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of Trinidad and Tobago and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.

You may download and print extracts from the EtceteraBuzz.com Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any EtceteraBuzz.com Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by the EtceteraBuzz.com, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site.

If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at admin@etceterabuzz.com.  If you operate a news aggregation service that charges a subscription fee to its users, then you need to approach the EtceteraBuzz.com directly at admin@etceterabuzz.com to discuss your licensing requirements.

For all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact admin@etceterabuzz.com.

 

4. Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the EtceteraBuzz.com Content. Nothing in the EtceteraBuzz.com Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the EtceteraBuzz.com Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the EtceteraBuzz.com Site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning the EtceteraBuzz.com Site or the EtceteraBuzz.com Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the EtceteraBuzz.com Site or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the EtceteraBuzz.com Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

If you are accessing the EtceteraBuzz.com Site from the United States, the additional disclaimers and limitations of liability in Sections and apply.

 

5. Third party advertising on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

If you want to advertise on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site, please email the sales team at promotions@etceterabuzz.com.

 

6. User content

Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site. Interactions with our site are governed by our Community Standards and Participation Guidelines which are incorporated in these terms and conditions. You will be deemed to consent to these guidelines, and these terms and conditions, if you choose to post any content or comments to the EtceteraBuzz.com Site.

When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created this content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the EtceteraBuzz.com Site.

You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish or transmit, or to authorise third-parties to use, publish or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.

You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of this content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in this content do not necessarily reflect the views of EtceteraBuzz.com, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site.

We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to refuse to publish, cut, crop or edit your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.

We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third-parties.

You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent or invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the EtceteraBuzz.com Site to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the EtceteraBuzz.com Site for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. EtceteraBuzz.com assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the EtceteraBuzz.com Site.

Any queries regarding copyright and your content should be directed in the first instance to admin@etceterabuzz.com.

 

7. Apps

You may download Apps either from EtceteraBuzz.com Sites or which are EtceteraBuzz.com Content. All of the terms set out in the first and second paragraphs of Section , above, apply to your use of the Apps.

In addition to the limitations on our liability set out in Section , above, we shall not be liable for any damage caused to or interference with any equipment or other Apps or content of any description.

 

8. Data protection

Please see our privacy policy for details of how personally identifiable information is collected and may be processed or shared with others. You will find the complete online Privacy Policy at etceterabuzz.com/privacy-policy/.

 

9. Changes to these terms and conditions of use

Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the EtceteraBuzz.com Site after it has been posted.

 

10. Governing law & jurisdiction

This agreement is governed by the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago’s laws.

 

11. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless EtceteraBuzz.com, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

 

12. No waiver

Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of EtceteraBuzz.com.

 

13. Additional disclaimers

Visitors to the EtceteraBuzz.com Site agree that their use of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site is at their own sole risk. The EtceteraBuzz.com Site is provided “as is” and “as available,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness of the content of the EtceteraBuzz.com Site; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. EtceteraBuzz.com also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and EtceteraBuzz.com has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. EtceteraBuzz.com and its affiliates do not endorse nor shall they be responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site by anyone other than authorised EtceteraBuzz.com employees acting in such capacity.

This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the EtceteraBuzz.com Site, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of: (i) any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content available on the EtceteraBuzz.com Site; or (ii) any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action. EtceteraBuzz.com does not warrant or guarantee that access to the EtceteraBuzz.com Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

 

14. Limitation of liability

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, IN NO EVENT WILL ETCETERABUZZ.COM OR ITS AFFILIATES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR: (i) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS AND OTHER PROFITS, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, COST OF REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE OR LOSS OF RECORDS, INFORMATION OR DATA), OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE AVAILABILITY, USE, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE THE ETCETERABUZZ.COM SITE, EVEN IF ETCETERABUZZ.COM SHALL HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES; OR (ii) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE ETCETERABUZZ.COM SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, ETCETERABUZZ.COM’S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW (THEREBY MINIMIZING ETCETERABUZZ.COM’S LIABILITY TO YOU TO THE LOWEST AMOUNT THAT APPLICABLE LAW PERMITS).

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