Terms & Conditions

TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY.

Welcome to The Afrobean Echos, the first online magazine for, by and about African and Caribbean in Scotland. By accessing and using this website, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement.

When using this websites specific services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services. Notes that articles may be posted and/or modified from time to time without notice.

 

DISCLAIMER CONTENT

The content of this website is for your general information and use only. We do not accept any responsibility for any comment on our site. All the contents you submit to us should be yours, or you shall have the permission to use someone’s material before sending it to us.

The existence of links on this site does not imply that we validate their activities or views. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the websites. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked sites.

Each advertiser is responsible for the content of its advertising material. Also, while we take every possible measure to ensure the accuracy of information provided on this website, we do not give any warranty of accuracy. Therefore, your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. Each writer or owner of content on owner website is held responsible for any errors in the material presented, or for the information provided being accurate, complete, or suitable for any purpose.

We do our best to provide constant access to the site, but we do not guarantee it.

We value and respect everyone, but children the most. So, anyone posting something against child protection might be prosecuted.

Our Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted by the Scottish law.

USING OUR CONTENT

You are allowed to use our content but for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You may not use our material for any other purpose without our prior written authorisation. You usually need to ask permission to use any of our photos, videos, articles, content or anything else protected by copyright. In case we don’t own the copyright of what you would like to use, we will refer you to the right person.

You can share things on our website as it will be a great way of telling your friends about something interesting. However, there are some restrictions:

–           Don’t modify what you are sharing. Give us credit by clearly indicating that what you are sharing is from our website.

–           Don’t use or share our content for harmful or offensive purposes.

–           Don’t associate our content with advertising or sponsorship without permission.

–           Don’t use this website in any way that is, or maybe, damaging to this website;

–        Don’t use this website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;

–        Don’t use this website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;

–        Don’t engage in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity on this Website, or while using this Website.

COMMENTING AND UPLOADING

We are delighted to receive any comments or uploading since they are not defamatory, racist, illegal, offensive, plagiarism or any other harmful comment.

In using this website, you agree to respect everyone’s opinion. You also decide to give everyone the same courtesy you would expect in return. Any post of harassment, intimidation and profanity are forbidden here. Also, we do not accept inappropriate imagines or profane and explicit content. Make sure you have a written agreement before posting any advertisements or product promotion.

 

COPYRIGHT

 

We own the copyright of what we publish. Our content can sometimes not being ours. However, you own the copyright of your post if it is original and new. If the post is from someone else, you will need the owner permission before posting their content.

We use, store and host your posts. We can edit them and report them to other authorities when necessary.

We can use or edit your post or uploading at any time and anywhere. We won’t pay you for it, and you can’t say we’ve treated it in a derogatory way. If a fee is agreed for an exceptional circumstance, payment will be made no later than three weeks after the use of your work.

You give up your moral right to what you upload. Therefore, we can use it without identifying you as the creator, unless special agreement.

We are not under any obligation to use your work.

PERSONAL DATA

We keep all your personal information confidential unless you permit us to share it. Also, you can delete your posts at any time without any notice.

 

USE OF COOKIES

We use our cookies to understand you as they help us to improve our work for your satisfaction. Our cookies do not generally store your personal information. In case they do, we protect them, and no one can access your personal information without your permission.

COMMISSIONING TERMS

The contributor is the copyright owner of their content. Any idea you submit might be developed independently.

By submitting to us any work (articles, photos, videos, graphics materials…), you agree to be legally bound by our terms and conditions.

We do not pay for contribution. However, there might be an excellent agreement made between you and the editor which allow a payment to be made for your work. In that case, the money will be put into your account under our terms and condition.

TERMINATION CLAUSE

We may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with your account. All provisions of this Agreement that, by their nature, should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

If for any reason we believe you do not comply with our terms and conditions, we may terminate your registration accounts immediately and without prior notice.

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION

Europe is now covered by the world’s strongest data protection rules. The mutually agreed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on May 25, 2018, and was designed to modernise laws that protect the personal information of individuals. And we do enforce this new regulation. Keeping your data safe and increasing transparency are essential to us, and we are committed to these changes. Any information you provide us will be safe, and we won’t use it for any other purpose than our website ends without your prior consent.