TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
We’ve made every effort to design our Web site to be useful and informative.
By using this site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. Please take a moment to look them over because by using our site you automatically agree to them. Naturally, if you don’t agree, please do not use the site. We reserve the right to make any modifications that we deem necessary at any time. Please continue to check these terms to see what those changes may be! Your continued use of the Pacific-
Westside Stories assumes no responsibility to return unsolicited materials submitted for publication. Unsolicited material will be subject to Westside Stories unrestricted right to edit and to comment editorially. Submission of material to Westside Stories for publication implies the author’s warranty that said material in no way is an infringement on the rights of others. All submitted material will be treated as unconditionally assigned for publication and copyright purposes. Any opinion(s) expressed in any bylined article(s) or paid advertisement(s) published in Westside Stories belongs solely to the writer/advertiser and not Westside Stories. We uphold free speech and first amendment rights. Acceptance of an advertisement into Westside Stories does in no way mean that the staff or publisher endorses the service or product of said advertisement. No part of this newspaper may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form without prior written approval from the publisher.
Restrictions on Use of Our Online Materials
All Online Materials on the Pacific-
Everything you download, any software, plus all files, all images incorporated in or generated by the software, and all data with it, is considered licensed to you by Pacific-
Submitting Your Online Material to Us
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, or other information that you send to Pacific-
That means that we don’t have to treat any such submission as confidential. If we use them, or anything like them, we don’t have to pay you or anyone else for them. We will have the exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of any kind. We can use them for any purpose we deem appropriate to our Pacific-
You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make. This means that you (and not we) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
Limitation of Liability
Use of (or inability to use) the site
Use of (or inability to use) any site to which you hyperlink from our site
Failure of our site to perform in the manner you expected or desired
Error on our site
Omission on our site
Interruption of availability of our site
Defect on our site
Delay in operation or transmission of our site
Computer virus or line failure
Please note that we are not liable for any damages, including:
Damages intended to compensate someone directly for a loss or injury
Damages reasonably expected to result from a loss or injury (known in legal terms as “Consequential Damages.”)
Other miscellaneous damages and expenses resulting directly from a loss or injury (known in legal terms as “Incidental Damages.”)
We are not liable even if we have been negligent or if our authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages or both.
Certain state laws may not allow us to limit or exclude liability for these “incidental” or “consequential” damages. If you live in one of those states, the above limitation obviously would not apply which would mean that you might have the right to recover these types of damages.
However, in any event, our liability to you for all losses, damages, injuries, and claims of any and every kind (whether the damages are claimed under the terms of a contract, or claimed to be caused by negligence or other wrongful conduct, or they’re claimed under any other legal theory) will not be greater than the amount you paid if anything to access our site.
Links to Other Sites
We sometimes provide referrals to and links to other World Wide Web (WWW) sites from our site. Such a link should not be seen as an endorsement, approval or agreement with any information or resources offered at sites you can access through our site. If in doubt, always check the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address provided in your WWW browser to see if you are still in a Pacific-
Termination of This Agreement
This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time, by destroying all materials obtained from all Pacific-
Jurisdiction and Other Points to Consider
Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:
If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-
If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: State of Hawaii, United States of America, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.
Last Updated: January 1, 2010
How we gather information from users
How we collect and store information depends on the page you are visiting, the activities in which you elect to participate and the services provided. For example, you may be asked to provide information when you register for access to certain portions of our site or request certain features, such as newsletters or when you make a purchase. You may provide information when you participate in sweepstakes and contests, message boards and chat rooms, and other interactive areas of our site. Like most Web sites, Pacific-
What we do with the information we collect
Like other Web publishers, we collect information to enhance your visit and deliver more individualized content and advertising. We respect your privacy and do not share your information with anyone.
Aggregated Information (information that does not personally identify you) may be used in many ways. For example, we may combine information about your usage patterns with similar information obtained from other users to help enhance our site and services (e.g., to learn which pages are visited most or what features are most attractive). Aggregated Information may occasionally be shared with our advertisers and business partners. Again, this information does not include any Personally Identifiable Information about you or allow anyone to identify you individually.
We may use Personally Identifiable Information collected on Pacific-
Personally Identifiable Information collected by Pacific-
Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisements
You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on message boards or in chat areas, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of Pacific-
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Changes to this Policy
This policy and the use of this Site are governed by the State of Hawaii, United States of America law. If a dispute arises under this Policy we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-