KnightNews.com Terms of Service
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D. DISCLAIMER —No responsibility for links 1. This Knight News, Inc. Web site contains links to and frames of sites which are not maintained by Knight News, Inc.. While we try to include only links to or frames of those sites which are in good taste and safe for our visitors, we are not responsible for the content of those sites and cannot guarantee that sites will not change without our knowledge, and inclusion of such links and frames in this Knight News, Inc. Web site does not imply Knight News, Inc. ‘s or this site’s endorsement of the linked or framed sites or their content.
E. DISCLAIMER —Letters to the Editor 1. By sending us a letter to the editor, you agree to have it along with your name posted for public viewing both here and in other Knight News, Inc. promotional and advertising materials without compensation. We will try to post as many of these messages as we can, although we cannot promise to post every submission. All messages that are posted here represent the opinions of other Knight News, Inc. Web site users and do not necessarily represent the ideas or opinions of Knight News, Inc. or this site. You may copy them as much as you like for personal use, but redistribution in any way requires the permission of Knight News, Inc.. In consideration of this authorization, you agree that any copy of this information which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained here in this Web site.
F. DISCLAIMER —Searches 1. Any search from this site is provided to you at no cost, “as is.” All efforts will be used to maintain the site but you should not assume that it is error-free or is suitable for the particular purpose that you intended when gaining access to the site. Knight News, Inc. is not responsible for the results of any defects that may be found to exist in the site or any lost profits or other consequential damages that may result from such defects.
2. Our search function may refer to sites and information located worldwide throughout the Internet. Because Knight News, Inc. has no control over such sites and information, it makes no guaranties as to those sites and
information, including: (1) the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the search results, or (2) whether the search may locate any unintended and objectionable content.
3. Because some of the content on the Internet consists of material that is adult-oriented or otherwise objectionable to some people, the results of your search may automatically and unintentionally generate links or references to objectionable material. Knight News, Inc. can make no claim that such results will not occur. Search technology does not give results limited to only the hits that were sought. There may be extraneous hits as well.
G. DISCLAIMER —Non-endorsement policy 1. The views and opinions of authors published on this site do not necessarily reflect those of Knight News, Inc. or this site.
2. Reference to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Knight News, Inc. or this site. Nor shall any information or statements contained on this server be used for the purposes of advertising, or to imply an endorsement or recommendation.
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2. Knight News, Inc. is concerned about your right to privacy. We may use the information you provide us to send you special offers that we feel may be of interest and use to you. However, in the event Knight News, Inc. goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Additionally, Knight News, Inc. may need to disclose personal information when required by law if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served.
3. Information provided for your purchase (including billing name, billing address, telephone number and fax number) will not be shared or sold to anyone outside of Knight News, Inc. or to any third party except in accordance with these Terms of Service. Payment information (credit card numbers and expiration dates) is treated confidentially and will not be shared with anyone except the financial institutions used to process payments except in accordance with these Terms of Service.
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K. Message boards and Comment Areas 1. The following are guidelines for posting material on Knight News, Inc. Message Boards and Comment Areas:
a. Everyone (except employees, editors, contributors, and other associates of Knight News, Inc. without appropriate permission) is welcome to suggest new message threads that pertain to the topic of the message board or article to be commented on.
b. Because children may visit our Message Boards and Web sites, the use of profanity, vulgar language, antagonistic remarks and/or ethnic slurs is discouraged. Such language may be deleted from Message Boards and Comment Areas.
c. Advertising of any outside Web sites or placing outside Web links on the message boards and comment areas is strictly prohibited as well as the advertising or “hawking” of any products. These posts will be deleted.
d. We encourage creative, original and thought-provoking discussions. However, the Message Boards and Comment Areas will not be a free forum for personal attacks on others who log onto these Boards and Comment Areas.
2. Violators of this policy may be barred from access to our Message Boards and Comment Areas. Adherence to these guidelines will ensure that all who visit will enjoy their experience on Knight News, Inc. Message Boards and Comment Areas.
L. Children’s Privacy 1. If you are under 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifying information about yourself. We will not knowingly collect personally identifying information about anyone under the age of 13 unless we have verified consent of the child’s parent or guardian prior to collection. If we learn we have collected such information without proper consent of an actual parent or guardian, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.