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The Website and Bizreport Channels are not intended for individuals under the age of 16, and you must be at least 16 years old to use them. If you are below the age of consent under your applicable local law, your parent or guardian must review and accept these Terms on your behalf.
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Specific Requirements for Certain Services
1. Account Registration
To access certain features and services on Bizreport, users may be required to create an account. Users must provide accurate and up-to-date information during the registration process. Each user is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their account credentials and is liable for any activities that occur under their account.
2. Content Submission
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3. Advertising and Sponsored Content
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4. Premium Services
Bizreport may offer premium services, such as subscription-based content or exclusive access to certain features. Users who choose to subscribe to these premium services agree to pay the applicable fees and abide by any additional terms and conditions specific to the premium services.
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By accessing and using Bizreport, you agree not to engage in any conduct that is unlawful, harmful, or otherwise prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. Prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to:
1. Using Bizreport for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, or in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
2. Posting, transmitting, or otherwise making available any content that is defamatory, libelous, obscene, offensive, or otherwise objectionable.
3. Harassing, threatening, or intimidating any person or entity, or promoting violence, discrimination, or hatred based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.
4. Impersonating any person or entity, or falsely representing your affiliation with any person or entity.
5. Accessing, collecting, or storing personal information about other users without their express consent.
6. Interfering with, disrupting, or otherwise negatively affecting the operation of Bizreport or its servers, networks, or other infrastructure.
7. Transmitting or distributing any viruses, malware, or other harmful code.
8. Attempting to gain unauthorized access to any part of Bizreport, or to any accounts, systems, or networks connected to Bizreport.
9. Using any automated means, such as bots or scripts, to access, scrape, or otherwise collect information from Bizreport without our express written permission.
10. Engaging in any activity that infringes or violates the intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights of Bizreport or any third party
Intellectual Property and User Content
All content, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, video clips, and software, on Bizreport is the property of Bizreport or its content suppliers and is protected by international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. The compilation of all content on Bizreport is the exclusive property of Bizreport and is protected by international copyright laws. All software used on Bizreport is the property of Bizreport or its software suppliers and is protected by international copyright laws.
By submitting, posting, or displaying any content, including but not limited to text, images, audio, video, or other materials, on or through Bizreport (“User Content”), you grant Bizreport a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such User Content in any media. You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights and permissions to use and authorize Bizreport to use all intellectual property rights in and to any User Content and to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by Bizreport and these Terms and Conditions.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Bizreport, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in connection with:
1. Your access to or use of Bizreport;
2. Your violation of these Terms and Conditions;
3. Your infringement or violation of any intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third party; or
4. Your conduct in connection with Bizreport, including any content you submit, post, or transmit through Bizreport.
Bizreport reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you agree to cooperate with Bizreport in defending such claims. This indemnification, defense, and hold harmless obligation will survive these Terms and Conditions and your use of Bizreport.
Bizreport reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of Bizreport, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, including, without limitation, your violation of these Terms and Conditions or any applicable law. Upon termination, you must immediately cease all use of Bizreport and destroy any and all materials, content, or information obtained from Bizreport.
You may also terminate your use of Bizreport at any time by discontinuing your access to and use of the website. All provisions of these Terms and Conditions that by their nature should survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability, shall survive termination.
Modification of the Terms
Bizreport reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, amend, or update these Terms and Conditions at any time and without prior notice. Any changes to the Terms and Conditions will be effective immediately upon posting on Bizreport. Your continued use of Bizreport following the posting of any changes to the Terms and Conditions constitutes your acceptance of those changes. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions periodically for any updates or changes.
Disclaimers of Warranties
Bizreport is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Bizreport disclaims all warranties, including, but not limited to:
1. Implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and title;
2. Warranties that Bizreport, its content, or any services or features available through Bizreport will be uninterrupted, error-free, accurate, reliable, or secure;
3. Warranties that any defects or errors in Bizreport will be corrected;
4. Warranties that Bizreport or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components; and
5. Warranties arising from course of dealing or usage of trade.
You acknowledge and agree that your use of Bizreport is at your sole risk and that Bizreport does not warrant that the information provided on or through Bizreport is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Bizreport or through the website shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Bizreport, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses (even if Bizreport has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (a) your use or inability to use the Services; (b) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information, or services obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Services; (c) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (d) statements or conduct of any third party on the Services; or (e) any other matter relating to the Services.
In no event shall Bizreport’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing or using the Services.
By entering into this agreement, you acknowledge that both you and Bizreport are waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action.
You and Bizreport agree that any claims against each other must be brought solely on an individual basis, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative proceeding.
Modification of the Services
Bizreport reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services, or any part thereof, at any time and without notice. You agree that Bizreport shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services or any part thereof. Bizreport may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability.
These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of the Bizreport website, content, products, and services (collectively, the “Services”). By accessing or using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not access or use the Services. Bizreport reserves the right to update or modify these Terms at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of the Services following any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms.