The following Terms and Conditions serve as a guideline as to how users should interact with Journal Post’s services. These include content, applications, competitions and giveaways, and other promotions. All of our services are meant for providing entertainment and information, and carrying out communication.
By using these services, you agree to our terms and conditions. We reserve the right to make changes, add or remove any aspect of these terms at any time. Users are expected to keep themselves updated via this page. Registered members will be notified of changes via email.
Journal Post strives for inclusivity and aims to make services available to all users without discrepancies. However, at some instances, some services may not be available in all countries.
Last Updated: September 17, 2018
In the following terms, words and expressions will have specific meanings. By saying ‘we’ or ‘us’, we re ‘content’, we mean any text, graphics, images, videos, audios, files, or any other material we post on or through our services. Third-party content refers to any text, graphics, images, videos, audios, files, or any other material posted on or through our third-party partners.
1.1. Ownership of Copyrights
We own all our content, domain names, logos, patents, and all related intellectual property. Your usage of our service does not grant you the right to reuse any of our property for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. This will be considered a legal offense. Our services may only be used for personal entertainment and information purposes.
If you wish to share our content on your commercial website, all original content and exclusive information must be appropriately quotes and linked back to the relevant Journal Post page.
Third-party content that you access through Journal Post is provided under these terms. In some other parts of our services, like Dazzle, we may set additional terms if applicable
By using our services, you allow us to present advertising and other information on our pages. This includes content from third parties like affiliates.
1.3. Cost of Using Our Services
We provide a variety of services. Our basic entertainment and informational content is free to all. However, in some cases, we may require you to make additional downloads or pay for certain features in order to fully benefit from our services. If there are services that need to be paid for, however, we will make sure you are informed beforehand, and there are no hidden or unexpected costs. Once you agree to make payments for certain services, you will be responsible for the charges that are incurred from that point onward.
1.4. User-Generated Content
User-generated content is part of the content of Journal Post. This includes but is not limited to comments, other written content, and pictures. When submitting content on Journal Post, you take full responsibility for the content being posted and ensure that you are not violating anyone’s intellectual rights while doing so. Journal Post does not endorse or take responsibility of any comments made by users, neither do we guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of it.
When submitting content, you agree to our rules of usage. We reserve the right to reject or remove any content if it does not meet our guidelines.
While Journal Post makes an effort to curate comments, we do not take responsibility for offensive comments made by anyone. We do, however, do our best to keep Journal Post free of foul user-generated content.
If you come across user-submitted content that you believe should be on Journal Post, please help us remove it by reaching out to us at [email protected]. Our team will make sure we investigate the details of all complaints.
1.5. Our Liability
Journal Post’s liability to you is limited. You agree that your ultimate solution to problems or issues with our services or products is to stop using them. This is applicable to the extent permissible by law.
1.6. The Law Governing Our Services
Any dispute arising from our terms will be handled and governed in accordance with the laws of the courts of the United States of America.
We aim to provide the best service possible. However, owing to human error, we cannot guarantee that all information we provide is 100% accurate. While we make the effort to provide accurate and complete information, many of our content comes from third-party sources and partners. We do not have complete control over this and cannot guarantee the accuracy in such cases, neither can we fully verify the information. This is especially true for celebrity news, which is majorly based on tips and confidential sources. However, in such cases, we make it clear that the information is from such a source and we do not take responsibility for it being entirely true.
We also strive to provide fully functional products and services at all times. However, we may sometimes encounter technical problems resulting from factors outside our control, such as traffic congestion. We can also not guarantee issues resulting from participating in third-party content on our website. In such cases, we work to solve the issues as soon as possible. If you find that an issue is persisting and hindering you from using our services, please write to us at [email protected] and we will investigate to the best of our ability.
Journal Post takes no responsibility from any damage or loss resulting from the use of our service or any content posted on our websites. However, we will not exclude our liability in case of personal injury caused by our negligence.
- Rules of Use
In addition to terms, by using our services you also agree to our rules. In case of any questions regarding these rules, please directly contact us.
2.1. You must be over 18 to use our services. If you are under 18, please stop using our services. In case of any problems arising or minors being exposed to content that may be deemed inappropriate by parents or guardians, Journal Post will not be responsible.
2.2. Please respect one another in areas where you can interact with users, for example, comments. We require comments to be civil and respectful.
2.3. Please do not post content that:
– is racist, homophobic, sexist, sexually explicit, pornographic, hateful to any religion or community, or personally offensive otherwise
– is defamatory about others
– breaks the law, or condones any harmful activities
– uses threatening or abusive language
– infringes any intellectual property rights
– reveals another person’s personal details, such as their full name, address, email, etc.
– reveals details or contains a photo of a minor
– promotes commercial products or links to other sites or services
– floods or spams the site or other individuals
– contains viruses, computer codes or any programming files intended to destroy or limit the functionality of someone’s computer
– leads to pirated software, pornography, or counterfeit products
– impersonates another person, whether a friend or a public figure
– advertises petitions or asks for donations for any kind of campaigns
– contains inappropriate screen names
2.4. We reserve the right to disapprove or remove any such content, or even block a user in case of such an event. We may temporarily or permanently ban a user in case the rules are not followed. Journal Post holds complete rights to do so and our discretion on such matters will be final.
2.5. We may amend these rules at any time to ensure that we comply with laws as well as social appropriateness.
Most of our content is free for all users. However, users have the option to register with us in order to receive premium services and fully benefit from our website and applications. Examples of these services are features like Dazzle, the beauty-based branch of Journal Post.
4.1. No one will be automatically subscribe to our services. We will only send you subscription material if you actively subscribe to our newsletter and other content.
4.2. Users can unsubscribe at any time.
4.3. In case there is a cost of subscription, this will be made clear before you subscribe. You agree to pay the fees at the time of purchase and will be charged accordingly, through credit cards or via PayPal.
4.4. We reserve the right to change membership prices, though registered members will be informed of this with a 30-day notice and can terminate their membership at any time before the prices are changed.
4.5. While you can subscribe at any time, we cannot provide refunds for services or subscriptions you have already agreed to and paid for. However, if this involves the purchase of products (for example, makeup products from Dazzle) that are delivered damaged or not as promised, we will provide refunds after carefully considering the individual case.
4.6. If you default on any payments, we reserve the right to cancel your membership and to hold the delivery of your products and services. We also have the right to send your details to third-party debt collectors, or take any action required to recover our losses.
4.7. If you wish to resubscribe, we have the right to demand the full outstanding payment before allowing you to do so.
4.8. Journal Post reserves the right to terminate your member for any reason with a 30-day notice.
4.9. Your subscriptions will be automatically renewed according to specified periods unless you state otherwise or cancel your membership.
4.10. Our memberships are available worldwide, but some services and offers may to limited to certain countries.
For any questions about our Terms and Conditions, write to us at [email protected].