Terms and conditions

Information and advice disclaimer

The content on this website is intended to get used by people wanting to be informed about news.

This site contains general information about news matters and does not constitute advice, and should not get treated as such.

The report information on this website gets provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.

Terms and conditions of use

(1) Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of our website. By using our website, you accept these conditions in full. If you entirely or partly disagree with these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

These terms and conditions of use are for the benefit of you and us and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party.

These terms and conditions of use, including the other legal notices on this web page, constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all previous agreements concerning your use of our website.

(2) license to use website

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own all the intellectual property reserved rights on the site. You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your personal use only and subject to the bellow restrictions.

Failing to comply with these terms and conditions of use may disable your access to our website, at our sole discretion and without notice or explanation.

You must not:

(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

(c) show any material from the website in public;

(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;

(e) redistribute material from this website.

By accessing or using our RSS feed, you accept these terms and conditions of use. We grant to you a non-exclusive non-transferable non-sub-licensable license to display our RSS feed in unmodified form on any non-commercial website owned and operated by you. The condition of this license is that you include a credit for us and hyperlink to our website page where ever you publish our RSS feed. This license is revocable at any time, with or without notice or explanation.

(3) Acceptable use

You must not use our website in any way causing, or potentially cause, damage to the website or the availability or accessibility of the site, or in any way which is unlawful, fraudulent, illegal, or harmful, or in connection, linked to, or similar to those as mentioned above.

You must not:

  • Conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities without our express written consent.
  • Use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
  • Use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

(4) Restricted access

Access to certain areas of our website may be restricted. We reserve the right to limit access to areas, or the entirety of our website, at our discretion.

The user ID and password we may provide you with unrestricted access to our website or services must be kept confidential by you. You must notify us by email if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account or password.

You are the sole responsible and may be held liable for any losses arising from any activity on our website related to your failure to keep your password confidential. You must not use other person’s user ID and password, or provide your access details so other people can access our web site.

(5) User content

“User content” refers to the material (including without limitation text, images, audio and video) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

Your user content must not:

(a) be libelous or maliciously false;

(b) be obscene or indecent;

(c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;

(d) infringe any right of confidence, the right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation;

(e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

(f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime;

(g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

(h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(i) be blasphemous;

(j) be in breach of official secrets legislation;

(k) be in violation of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

(l) depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;

(m) be pornographic or sexually explicit;

(n) be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;

(o) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may get acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;

(p) constitute spam;

(q) be offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or

(r) cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

Your user content must not include threats, actual legal proceedings or other similar complaints and must be appropriate, tasteful and accord with generally accepted standards of social etiquette and behavior.

You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that breaches the provisions of these terms and conditions of use.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our site.

(6) Limited warranties

We are not responsible nor do we usually review, approve, edit, warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website by its users.

(7) Limitations and exclusions of liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions of use will:
(a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that’s allowed under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not get excluded under applicable law.

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for:
a) any loss or damage of any nature including business losses,
b) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, contracts, commercial opportunities, goodwill,
c) loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees. You accept that you will not bring any claim personally against individual officers or employees in respect of any losses you may suffer. It will not limit or exclude the liability of the owner itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees.

You will to not hold us liable for any publication of comments, reviews and feedback relating to you, by others, on our website.

(8) Indemnity

You as a result of this terms indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers). Valid for incurred or suffered by us and arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions of use, including claims of you doing so.

(9) Breaches of these terms and conditions of use

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions of use, if you breach, or we suspect you have breached these terms and conditions of use in any way, we may:

(a) send you one or more formal warnings;

(b) temporarily suspend your access to the website;

(c) permanently prohibit you from accessing the site;

(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing the website;

(e) contact your Internet services provider and request that they block your access to the website;

(f) bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise;

(g) suspend and delete your account with the website, and

(h) remove and edit any or all of your user generated content.

You must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking, including without limitation creating and using a different account, network access, software or hardware.

(10) Third party: websites, hyperlinks, and marks

Hyperlinks from our to other sites owned and operated by third parties are are not recommendations. We have no control over the contents of third party websites, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

The other registered trademark or service mark on our website are the exclusive property of their respective owners. Unless stated otherwise, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the external marks holders.

(11) Our trademarks

VIA.NEWS and our logo are trade marks belonging to us. We give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.

(12) Variation

We may revise these terms and conditions of use from time-to-time and will apply from the date of the publication. All registered users will receive an email notice whenever there is an update to the terms and conditions of use.

(13) Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions of use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and duties under these terms and conditions of use.

(14) Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions of use will be governed by and construed in agreement with Portuguese law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions of use will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Portugal.