Utopia Newswire Terms of Service
Welcome to Utopia Newswire
Thanks for using our services (“Services”). The Services are provided by Utopia Online Branding Solutions, dba Utopia Newswire (“Utopia Newswire”, or “We”), an independent privately-held company in Hong Kong S.A.R, China. For information about how to contact Utopia Online Branding Solutions, please visit our contact page.
By using our Services, you (“You”) are agreeing to these Terms of Service (“Terms”). Please read them carefully.
Using Our Service
You are required to adhere to any policies provided to you within the Services.
Using our Services does not grant you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access. You must obtain permission from the content owner or comply with applicable laws to use content from our Services. These Terms do not authorize the use of any branding or logos featured in our Services. Please refrain from removing, obscuring, or modifying any legal notices displayed in or alongside our Services.
Our Services may display third-party content. The responsibility for this content lies solely with the entity that makes it available. While we may review content to determine its legality or adherence to our policies, we are not obligated to review all content. Therefore, please do not assume that we review all content.
Please refrain from misusing our Services. This includes not interfering with our Services or attempting to access them in ways other than those provided through our interface and instructions. Your use of our Services must comply with applicable laws. If there is suspected misconduct, we may suspend or cease providing our Services to you while conducting an investigation.
As part of using the Services, you may receive service announcements, administrative messages, and other related information. You may have the option to opt out of some of these communications.
Certain Services are accessible on mobile devices. It is important that you do not use these Services in a manner that distracts you or prevents compliance with traffic or safety laws."
Remember, it's essential to consult with a legal professional to ensure that your revised terms and conditions comply with copyright and legal requirements.
Modifying and Terminating Our Service
We continuously evolve and enhance our Services with a strong focus on your satisfaction. Our dedicated efforts are aimed at delivering the highest level of service in a timely and professional manner.
However, please note that we cannot guarantee specific search engine ranking results, precise placement, or media usage of your press releases. If you have any concerns regarding the performance of your press release, please reach out to us, and we'll be happy to assist you.
We retain the right to introduce or remove functionalities and features, and we may suspend or discontinue a Service entirely. Additionally, we reserve the right to cease providing Services to you or implement new limitations on our Services, as needed.
You have the freedom to discontinue using our Services at any time, although we will be sorry to see you go.
In order to access certain Services, it may be necessary to have an Utopia Newswire account. You have the option to create your own account, which is free of charge, or an administrator, such as your employer or educational institution, may assign an account to you.
To ensure the security of your account, it is important to keep your password confidential. You are responsible for any activity that occurs on or through your account. It is advisable not to reuse your password for third-party applications. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or account, please notify us promptly.
When requested, you agree to provide Utopia Newswire with accurate and complete contact and billing information.
When your submitted press release, either via our website: https://utopiaonlineltd.com/newswire, or through our sales personales, we will send the client a press release distribution report through the email address the client(s) submitted to us upon using our service. Utopia Newswire is not responsible for any failure in such delivery if the email address is not valid or is no longer valid.
Utopia Newswire reserves the right to modify its fees and charges and to introduce new charges at any time.
Privacy and Copyright Protection
Certain Services provided allow you to submit or store content. Any intellectual property rights that you possess in the content you submit or store remain under your ownership. In other words, what belongs to you will continue to be yours.
By submitting or storing content through our Services, you grant Utopia Newswire (and our partners) a worldwide license to utilize, host, store, reproduce, modify, publish, publicly display, and distribute said content. This license remains valid even if you choose to discontinue using our Services.
To submit content, including press releases, through our Services, you are required to have an Utopia Newswire account.
During the content submission process, it is essential to adhere to any policies provided to you.
All submitted content must comply with our Editorial Guidelines, which are subject to change at our sole discretion.
You are accountable for the accuracy of all content you submit, even if it has been reviewed, edited, or written by Utopia Newswire on your behalf. We do not verify the factual accuracy of the submitted content. We reserve the right to edit or reject content or other information when necessary, at our sole discretion.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the submitted content does not infringe upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, privacy, or other personal or proprietary rights. Utopia Newswire does not accept liability for any copyright infringement related to images or videos used in the submitted content.
You must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations regarding the submitted content, including but not limited to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and laws relating to spam.
We reserve the right to charge reasonable costs incurred in connection with regulatory requests or subpoenas related to the submitted content.
At our discretion, we may remove credits from a user's account without compensation if the user has been notified of content submission violations and continues to post materially identical content that has been rejected.
At Utopia Newswire, we provide Services that allow you to access news information from various sources, including websites not owned or controlled by us. Our Services include links and brief descriptions of news stories to help you find the information you're interested in. It's important to note that while we own and retain intellectual property rights to our Services, we do not claim ownership of the original news stories, which are owned by the sites we link to.
The Links provided in our Services may be protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights of Utopia Newswire and/or third-party content providers (referred to as "Publishers"). Without the express permission of the rights owner, you are not allowed to license, sublicense, sell, assign, or transfer any of the Links. You must always clearly designate the Publisher as the source of the news content.
When using our Services, you may encounter an intermediate link that redirects you to the original Publisher's website. It is not permitted to delete, disable, modify, or hide this intermediate link or the code provided by us. Additionally, we reserve the right to modify the presentation of the Links, including their look, format, and the inclusion of advertising or press releases.
Please be aware that the Links provided in our Services do not constitute endorsements by Utopia Newswire or its affiliates of any third-party site or its content. We do not control the availability or accuracy of these third-party sites, nor are we responsible for any information, content, products, or services accessible through them.
To ensure appropriate use of the Links, there are certain restrictions. The Links may not be used on sites that we deem unsuitable, including those that promote discrimination, modify the names of Publishers without permission, or violate intellectual property rights.
If you are a Publisher and do not want your content syndicated, indexed, or linked to by Utopia Newswire, please contact us, and we will consider removing the Links on a case-by-case basis.
Our Warranties and Disclaimers
Utopia Newswire endeavors to offer its Services with a reasonable level of skill and care, aiming for a positive user experience. However, there are certain aspects that we cannot guarantee or promise concerning our Services.
We explicitly state that we do not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or availability of information or materials presented in our Services. We cannot be held accountable for the deletion, failure to store, or delivery of any material, nor for any harm incurred from accessing material on the Internet through our Services.
Unless expressly stated in these terms or additional terms, Utopia Newswire, along with its suppliers or distributors, does not make any specific commitments regarding the Services. This includes refraining from making assurances regarding the content within the Services, their specific functionalities, or their reliability, availability, or ability to meet individual needs. We provide the Services on an "as is" basis.
In some jurisdictions, there may be certain warranties implied by law, such as the implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all such warranties.
Liabilities of Our Services
When allowed by applicable law, Utopia Newswire, along with its suppliers and distributors, shall not be held accountable for any losses in profits, revenues, or data, financial damages, or any indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages.
To the extent permitted by the law, the total liability of Utopia Newswire, its suppliers, and distributors for any claims arising from these terms, including any implied warranties, is limited to the amount you have paid to use the Services (or, if we choose, to provide the Services to you again).
In all cases, Utopia Newswire and its suppliers and distributors shall not be liable for any loss or damage that could not have been reasonably anticipated.
We acknowledge that in some jurisdictions, you may have certain legal rights as a consumer. If you are using the Services for personal purposes, nothing in these terms or any additional terms shall limit any non-waivable consumer legal rights you may have under applicable law.
Please do check your email often to see if there are follow-up message from us. In case the press release you submitted do not conform to the news media platform guidelines or UTOPIA NEWSWIRE Press Release submission guidelines, we might require your timely action and/or response. In case of late delivery of press release due to your late response, UTOPIA NEWSWIRE is not responsible and not liable to any loss/ damage of any parties.
By submitting press release to UTOPIA NEWSWIRE, you agree that UTOPIA NEWSWIRE have the right to adjust the headlines, body contents, media contacts and/or any information you have submitted via our website press release submission forms, in order to conform to the news media platform content guidelines, without prior notice. UTOPIA NEWSWIRE is not responsible and not liable to any loss/ damage of any parties due to this.
Business Uses of Our Services
If you are utilizing our Services on behalf of a business, that business agrees to abide by these terms. It shall indemnify and hold Utopia Newswire, its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees harmless from any claims, suits, or actions arising from or associated with the use of the Services or the violation of these terms. This includes any liabilities or expenses arising from claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorney's fees.
Editing Submitted Content
By submitting a press release to Utopia Newswire, you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions:
1. Editorial Guidelines: Utopia Newswire reserves the right to edit, modify, or revise any submitted press release to ensure compliance with our editorial guidelines and standards for news media. These guidelines may pertain to style, formatting, clarity, accuracy, or any other aspect that aligns with professional journalistic practices.
2. Editing Authority: Utopia Newswire has the sole discretion and final decision-making authority regarding any edits or modifications made to the submitted press release. This includes but is not limited to changes in title, content, language, grammar, punctuation, or overall structure.
3. Purpose of Editing: The purpose of editing the press release is to enhance its readability, coherence, and adherence to journalistic standards. Utopia Newswire aims to present the information in a clear, concise, and unbiased manner to ensure effective communication to our readers.
4. Communication with Submitter: Utopia Newswire may communicate with the submitter regarding any significant changes made to the press release. However, the final decision rests with Utopia Newswire, and the submitter acknowledges that their press release may be edited without prior consultation or consent.
5. Preserving Core Message: While Utopia Newswire reserves the right to edit press releases, we strive to maintain the core message and intent of the original submission. However, we cannot guarantee that all aspects of the original content will remain unchanged.
6. Compliance with Laws and Guidelines: The submitter warrants that the press release complies with all applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines. The submitter takes full responsibility for the accuracy, legality, and authenticity of the information provided in the press release.
7. Rejection of Press Releases: Utopia Newswire retains the right to reject any press release that violates our editorial guidelines, contains inappropriate content, or is deemed unsuitable for publication on our platform. Such rejections may occur without providing specific reasons.
8. Release of Liability: Utopia Newswire, its affiliates, officers, agents, and employees shall not be held liable for any claims, losses, damages, or expenses arising from the editing, modification, or rejection of a submitted press release.
9. Intellectual Property: The submitter represents and warrants that they own or have obtained the necessary rights, licenses, or permissions to submit the press release to Utopia Newswire. The submitter retains the intellectual property rights to the original content, while granting Utopia Newswire a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, distribute, and display the press release on our platform.
10. Governing Law: These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which Utopia Newswire operates.
By submitting a press release to Utopia Newswire, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these terms and conditions.
About These Terms
These Terms govern the relationship between Utopia Newswire and you. They do not establish any rights for third-party beneficiaries.
We may modify these Terms or any additional terms applicable to a Service in order to reflect changes in the law or our Services. It is advisable to review the Terms periodically. Notice of modifications to these Terms will be posted on this page. Changes will not be retroactive and will take effect no earlier than fourteen days after their posting. However, changes made to address new functions of a Service or changes mandated by legal requirements will be effective immediately. If you do not agree to the modified terms for a Service, it is recommended that you discontinue using that Service.
Failure to take immediate action in response to your non-compliance with these Terms does not imply waiving any rights we may have (such as taking action in the future).
If any particular term is deemed unenforceable, it will not affect the enforceability of the other terms.
The interpretation and enforcement of these Terms shall be governed by the laws of the state of Delaware, USA. By using our Services, you irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Delaware, USA, for any actions arising from or related to your use of our Services. The federal and state courts of Delaware shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all such actions. In any such action, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all legal expenses incurred in connection with the action, including but not limited to costs, both taxable and non-taxable, as well as reasonable attorney's fees.