Terms and Conditions (“Terms”)

 

Last updated: September 22, 2017

 

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the http://www.mudandmag.com operated by Journal Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Purchases

If you wish to purchase any product or service made available through the Service (“Purchase”), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Purchase including, without limitation, your contact information, billing address and credit card information.

Content

Copyright and other intellectual property rights

Material published on mudandmag.com, including articles, photos, Content Feeds, graphics, bulletin board postings, audio and video clips, trademarks, service marks, and other content (“Content”), is copyrighted by Mud & Magnolias, or by other information providers who have licensed their content for use on mudandmag.com. Additionally, the entire Content of mudandmag.com is protected by copyright as a collective work owned by Mud & Magnolias. You may not reproduce, republish or redistribute Content or any portions thereof, including, without limitation, Content provided by licensors and others, including member-submitted content, without the written consent of the copyright owner.

License grant to access mudandmag.com

Subject to these Terms of Service, mudandmag.com grants you permission to access mudandmag.com and view the Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. In addition to viewing Content online, you may electronically store a reasonable portion of mudandmag.com Content for your personal, non-commercial use by making a single electronic copy on your computer’s hard drive, or a single copy on a disk or other media or a single copy in printed form. You agree, however, that you will not store or archive a significant portion of the Content or create a database using the Content.

These rules also apply to your use of mudandmag.com:

You will not in any way infringe or misappropriate any of the intellectual property in and to the Content accessible through mudandmag.com. This means you agree not to copy, modify, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or display the Content, including logos, trademarks or service marks, or otherwise violate the proprietary rights of mudandmag.com or others except as expressly permitted herein.

You will not reuse, republish or otherwise distribute the Content or any modified or altered versions of it, whether over the World Wide Web or otherwise, and whether or not for payment, without the express written permission of Mud & Magnolias or a third-party copyright holder, except that in some cases you may use individual stories that appear on mudandmag.com as specifically designated by the functionality of mudandmag.com (e.g., e-mail a story to a friend or purchase the rights to reproduce a story for other use). In such cases we communicate such rights to you directly in the applicable portion of the Content.

You will cooperate promptly and completely with any reasonable request by Mud & Magnolias or mudandmag.com related to an investigation of infringement of copyright or other proprietary right.

To obtain permission to reuse or republish any material identified as copyrighted by Journal, Inc., please call 662-842-2611, or send an e-mail to editor@mudandmag.com.

Mud & Magnolias cannot grant permission to reuse or republish material from other information providers, such as the Associated Press; however, these information providers are intended third party beneficiaries of these terms and conditions and they may exercise all rights and remedies available to them. Please contact them directly to obtain permission.

Member-submitted content

Members and other users of mudandmag.com may be able, as dictated by the functionality of mudandmag.com, to submit or to otherwise make available messages, e-mails, photographs, videos and other content for display on mudandmag.com (“Member Content”). You are solely responsible for Member Content that you submit, and mudandmag.com acts as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of Member Content. Member Content must conform to the guidelines below. Without limiting any of its rights in law and equity, mudandmag.com reserves the right to remove any Member Content for any reason in its sole discretion including any Member Content that it believes may violate these Terms of Service, or any copyright or third-party rights.

By submitting or otherwise making available any Member Content to mudandmag.com, you automatically grant Mud & Magnolias and mudandmag.com a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable (through multiple tiers), license to use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, create derivative works of, distribute, transfer or sell any such content, for any purpose, including commercial purposes and in connection with advertising for the sole benefit of mudandmag.com (collectively, “use”), in any type of media or in any form now known or later developed, without any payment to you. In addition, you automatically waive and give up any claim that any use of such content violates any of your rights, including privacy rights, publicity rights, moral rights or any other right, including the right to approve the way mudandmag.com uses such content. You also grant Mud & Magnolias and mudandmag.com the right to use any material, information, ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you provide, submit, or otherwise make available to mudandmag.com or to Mud & Magnolias for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, commercial purposes. By submitting Member Content, you automatically warrant and represent to Mud & Magnolias and mudandmag.com that you are the owner of all intellectual property rights in and to the Member Content or that you otherwise have all sufficient rights to grant the license above. By submitting Member Content, you further warrant and represent that the Member Content infringes no third-party right of privacy, right of publicity, or any other third-party right or proprietary interest.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at editor@mudandmag.com.