Terms of Service

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing and using the Local Morning Star News website (hereinafter referred to as 'the Website'), you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service (hereinafter referred to as 'Terms') without limitation or qualification. If you do not accept any part of these Terms, you must not use the Website. The Website is owned and operated by Kieran Botha, with a registered address at Durban Botanic Gardens, 9A John Zikhali Rd, Musgrave, Durban, 4001, South Africa. The Website provides comprehensive coverage of regional and national news across various categories such as politics, business, sports, and entertainment. Your continued use of the Website is considered as acceptance of the updated or amended terms. If you have any questions regarding these Terms, you may contact the owner directly via email at [email protected].

Use of the Website

This section details the permissible ways in which you may use the Website and the conditions under which you may access it. The Website provides content, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, and multimedia, for personal, non-commercial use only. Users are forbidden from copying, reproducing, republishing, or redistributing the Website content in any form without explicit written permission from the owner. The Website reserves the right to terminate access for users who infringe or violate these Terms. It is the user's responsibility to ensure their conduct on the Website does not disrupt the operation of the Website or interfere with other users' access and enjoyment of the Website.

Intellectual Property

All content present on the Website, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is the property of Local Morning Star News or its content suppliers and is protected by South African and international copyright laws. Unauthorized use of any trademarks, service marks, and logos found on the Website may constitute a violation of federal and state trademark laws. Users are granted a limited, non-exclusive, and revocable license to access the Website for personal, educational, or informational purposes only, provided that such use is compliant with these Terms. No part of this Website, irrespective of the form, can be reproduced or transmitted in any way without the prior written permission of the owner.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

The Website and all its contents are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. The owner does not warrant that the Website service will be uninterrupted or error-free, nor does it make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Website, or as to the accuracy, timeliness, or reliability of any information obtained through the Website. Users agree that it is solely their responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise, and other information provided through the site or on the Internet generally. In no event will the owner be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, or punitive damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tort action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the Website or any content available from the Website.

Updates to Terms

The Website owner reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time without giving prior notice. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Website following any such modifications will be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Terms. We highly recommend users review these terms periodically to ensure compliance with any updates.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Service or any issues connected to the Website, please feel free to contact Kieran Botha at the following email address: [email protected]. The physical mailing address is Durban Botanic Gardens, 9A John Zikhali Rd, Musgrave, Durban, 4001, South Africa.

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