Terms & Conditions

By visiting Graver News (the “Service,” “App” or “Web Site”) you agree to the following terms & conditions. Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before agreeing to be bound by the same. If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms & Conditions, do not access or use this Service. This Service is provided by Graver News. By using this Service or by submitting any requests using the Service, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth herein.

General Terms

If you are accepting these Terms and continuing to use Graver News Services on behalf of a company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so. If you are using Graver News on behalf of a business, that business accepts these Terms and will hold harmless and indemnify Graver News and its affiliates, officers, agents and employees from any claim, action or proceedings arising from or related to the use of Graver News Services or violation of these Terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, judgments, litigation costs, and legal fees.

You may use Graver News Services only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules, and regulations. As a condition of your use, you warrant to Graver News that you will not use the Services for any unlawful or prohibited purpose. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Services or interfere with any other party’s use of the Services. You may not, by any means, obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information not intentionally made available or provided for through Graver News Services.

Graver News may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version to this Web page. Graver News may stop, permanently or temporarily, providing the Services or any of its features to you or to users generally and may not be able to provide you with prior notice.

Users who violate these Terms may have their access and use of the Service suspended or terminated at Graver News’ discretion.

Privacy Policy

Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your use of Graver News Services, to understand our practices.

Electronic Communications

When you use the Service or send any emails to us, you will be communicating electronically with us. By such electronic communication, you agree to receive such communications from us electronically. You acknowledge that your electronic submissions constitute your agreement and your acceptance to be bound by and to pay for such agreements and transactions. Your agreement and intent to be bound by electronic submissions applies to all transactions you enter into on the Service, and all records including notices of cancellation, policies, contracts, and applications.

License and Access

Subject to your compliance with these Terms and your payment of any applicable fees, Graver News grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to access and make use of Graver News Services. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of any Graver News Services, or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms are reserved and retained by Graver News or its licensors, rights holders, or other content providers. No Graver News Services, part or whole, may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Graver News. If you do not comply with these Terms, the licenses granted by Graver News will terminate.

Trademarks

Graver News may have registered and has common law trademarks in its name, brand logo, and other designs. Graver News retains all rights, and you are not granted any right or license to those trandemarks. The Graver News Services may contain third-party trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos. You are not granted any right or license with respect to the trademarks of any third party.

Your Account

If you use any of Graver News Services, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Copyright Notifications

Graver News will remove infringing materials in accordance with the DMCA if properly notified that Content infringes copyright. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify Graver News’ Copyright Agent in writing by emailing graver@gravernews.com. Your notice must contain the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel, or see the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3), for more information):

an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, sufficient for the Civic Project to locate the material;

your address, telephone number, and email address;

a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

If you believe that your work has been removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, please notify MuckRock’s Copyright Agent in writing. Your counter-notice must contain the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel or see the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(g)(3), for more information):

a physical or electronic signature of the user of the Services;

identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled; and

a statement made under penalty of perjury that the subscriber has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material;

Under the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material is infringing or was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.

If you fail to comply with these notice requirements, your notification or counter-notification may not be valid.

Disclaimers

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. GRAVER NEWS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS OR ACCURACY FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GRAVER NEWS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR VIRUS FREE. USE OF ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, MOBILE TELEPHONE, WIRELESS DEVICE OR DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GRAVER NEWS, OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS.

GRAVER NEWS MAKES NO GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OR RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE GRAVER NEWS SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERRORS. WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE, GRAVER NEWS MAY MODIFY, SUSPEND, OR DISCONTINUE THE GRAVER NEWS SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT) OR YOUR USE OF THEM. WHENEVER GRAVER NEWS ELECTS TO MODIFY, SUSPEND, OR DISCONTINUE THE GRAVER NEWS SERVICES, IT WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR SUBMISSION OF ANY INFORMATION OR DATA TO US IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. GRAVER NEWS DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY TO YOU WITH REGARD TO ANY LOSS OR LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION OR DATA IN ANY WAY.

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MAY ENCOUNTER OFFENSIVE, INDECENT OR OTHER OBJECTIONABLE CONTENT WHEN USING THE GRAVER NEWS SERVICES. GRAVER NEWS WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY SUCH CONTENT.

SOME OF THE CONTENT AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE GRAVER NEWS SERVICES MAY INCLUDE MATERIALS THAT BELONG TO THIRD PARTIES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT GRAVER NEWS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUCH CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

Limitation of Liability

YOU AGREE THAT GRAVER NEWS SHALL, IN NO EVENT, BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER OR FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER FAILURE, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR CAUSED BY YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, EVEN IF GRAVER NEWS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH GRAVER NEWS RELATED TO ANY OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE TERMINATION OF SUCH SERVICE. IN NO EVENT SHALL GRAVER NEWS’ ENTIRE LIABILITY TO YOU IN RESPECT OF ANY SERVICE, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, EXCEED THE FEES PAID BY YOU TOWARDS SUCH SERVICE.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless GRAVER NEWS, its officers, directors, employees, suppliers, contractors, agents, licensors, sublicensors, and affiliates, from and against any losses, damages, fines and expenses, including attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or relating to any claims that you have used the Services in violation of another party’s rights, in violation of any law, in violations of any provisions of the Terms, or any other claim related to your use of the GRAVER NEWS Services.

Waiver and Severability

The failure of GRAVER NEWS to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

Applicable Law

By visiting the Service, you agree that the laws of the NORTH CAROLINA, without regard to the principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms & Conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and GRAVER NEWS.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit or access of the Service or to the products you purchase through the Service shall be submitted to binding arbitration in GUILFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. Arbitration under these Terms & Conditions shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under these Conditions of Use shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to these Conditions of Use, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND IT AND WILL BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS AGREEMENT REPRESENTS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN US AND THAT IT SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT ORAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN US RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT.