Terms & Conditions

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The Services that MyNewsTips.com provides to you on, or through, this Website are subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”).

MyNewsTips.com shall have the right at any time to change or modify these Terms and Conditions, or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, posting on this Website, or by electronic or conventional mail, or by any other means by which a User obtains notice thereof. The most current version of the Terms of Use can be reviewed by clicking on the “Terms of Use” hypertext link located at the bottom of our homepage.

Definitions

“User” means each person who establishes or accesses a connection for access to and use of the Services.

“Website” means this Website located at www.mynewstips.com.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

Through this Website, MyNewsTips.com provides you with access to a variety of resources and services, including searchable lists, information about products and services, common questions and answers, detailed fact sheets, and a system to request more information from Featured Schools (collectively “Services”). The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new web properties, are subject to the Terms and Conditions.

PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE

Unless otherwise specified, the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Services.

Elements of this Website are protected by copyright, trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any MyNewsTips.com Website may be copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by MyNewsTips.com.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

MyNewsTips.com AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED AS PART OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. MYNEWSTIPS.COM  AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL MYNEWSTIPS.COM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE SERVICES.

THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THE SERVICES COULD INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. MYNEWSTIPS.COM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PRODUCT(S) AND/OR THE PROGRAM(S) DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME.

MYNEWSTIPS.COM MAKES EVERY EFFORT TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION IS ACCURATE AND CURRENT. HOWEVER, OTHER ENTITIES CHANGE THEIR INFORMATION FREQUENTLY, AND THERE MAY OFTEN BE A TIME DELAY BEFORE MYNEWSTIPS.COM OBTAINS THE REVISED INFORMATION AND UPDATES ITS INFORMATION APPROPRIATELY. FOR THIS REASON, MYNEWSTIPS.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE CURRENCY OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION IN ITS SERVICE, AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. EACH USER SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH EACH USER.

IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES. EACH USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE.

IN ADDITION TO THE TERMS SET FORTH ABOVE WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OR DURATION, FOR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER DEFECTS IN, OR UNTIMELINESS OR UNAUTHENTICITY OF, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY DELAY OR INTERRUPTION IN THE TRANSMISSION THEREOF TO THE USER, OR FOR ANY CLAIMS OR LOSSES ARISING THEREFROM OR OCCASIONED THEREBY. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS OR LOSSES OF ANY NATURE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

See the Privacy Statement disclosures relating to the collection and use of your information.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any MyNewsTips.com server, or the network(s) connected to any MyNewsTips.com server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any MyNewsTips.com server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.

DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

THE SERVICE MAY PROVIDE, OR THIRD PARTIES MAY PROVIDE, LINKS TO OTHER WORLD WIDE WEB SITES OR RESOURCES. BECAUSE WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER SUCH SITES AND RESOURCES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE AVAILABILITY OF SUCH EXTERNAL SITES OR RESOURCES, AND DO NOT ENDORSE AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY CONTENT, ADVERTISING, PRODUCTS OR OTHER MATERIALS ON OR AVAILABLE FROM SUCH SITES OR RESOURCES. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH CONTENT, GOODS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ANY SUCH SITE OR RESOURCE. MYNEWSTIPS.COM IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY MYNEWSTIPS.COM OF THE SITE.

Express Consent to Receive Prerecorded Voice Messages, Text Messages and Calls Using an Autodialer

If you have provided prior consent in the process of requesting information from us, and/or third parities about offerings or services, or if you have provided prior express consent to receive communications related to purposes other than marketing, we or a third party may use an automatic telephone dialing system (auto-dialer), artificial or prerecorded voice messages, and text messages to communicate with you.

In the case of text communications, you may receive text messages periodically regarding information related to education. Message and data rates may apply. You may receive up to 15 messages a month. You may opt out at any time by texting STOP to cancel future text messages. By sending STOP, you agree to one additional confirmation message stating that you’ve opted out and will no longer receive text messages. To get help, text HELP. You may also get additional support or help by sending an email to info@mynewstips.com.

By consenting to receive texts you specifically authorize My News Tips, or third parties to send text communications using an automatic telephone dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice. Your participation and/or your consent is not a condition of purchasing any goods or services. Your consent also provides authorization for the specific telephone number that may be contacted via this program.

Sharing with Third Parties

We may share the information we collect about you in limited circumstances, including:
With service providers that perform certain functions on our behalf, including processing information that you provide to us on the Site, operating the Site or portions of it, or in connection with other aspects of our business.

To an educational establishment such as a college to give you further information about educational programs or related information.

With all visitors to the Site, to the extent that you submit information to a portion of the Site designed for public communications. With our affiliates and subsidiaries.

To respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, in response to a request for cooperation from law enforcement or another government agency, to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or to enforce our user agreement or privacy policy, or to protect our rights or the rights of others.

In connection with a corporate transaction involving  MyNewsTips.com In aggregated or another non-personally identifiable form to third parties for various business purposes, including to improve the quality of our business, the Site, and the products and services we offer. As otherwise described to you at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent.

Schools Contacting You

We may share your contact information with our service providers who use the information for purposes related to the delivery of marketing and communication materials to our visitors. Different schools have different methods of following up with student information requests. Some will send brochures in the mail, others will reply via email or try to contact individuals by SMS or telephone. By using our service to request information from schools, you are giving permission to schools (or their partners or vendors) to contact you using the method of their choice, to fulfill your information request, notwithstanding your possible listing in the National Do-Not-Call Registry.