1. Use of Content
News Maple’s original content is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, for non-commercial reproduction with credit to the source site. This license permits anyone to reproduce the original News Maple content, in any medium as long as the logo is displayed and credit is given.
2. RSS Feeds
News Maple provides an excerpt RSS feed at newsmaple.com/feed. Please refrain from modifying it in any way.
Full ad-supported feeds are intended only for personal use in RSS readers.
For all other feed uses, including reproduction on websites, you should only use the Excerpt feeds, unless otherwise agreed with the company.
Please do not splice the RSS feeds into or otherwise redistribute them via third-party RSS providers.
Please do not add content, including any advertisements or other promotional content, to the RSS feeds.
News Maple reserves the right to object to your presentation of the RSS feeds and the right to require you to cease using the RSS feeds at any time.
News Maple further reserves the right to terminate its distribution of the RSS feeds or change the content or formatting of the RSS feeds at any time without notice to you.
3. Web Syndication of News Maple Content
Internal links in the Site content must not be removed.
The Site logo and/or URL should appear on each page displaying site content.
The format or branding of the headlines, text and other information provided in the RSS feeds must not be modified.
Reproduction of screenshots from any Site is permissible, without prior written approval, as long as the site logo and URL is fully visible or otherwise included on the page. See above for general permissions on partial content.
The Site logo and URL must appear prominently at the top of each section displaying site content.
Content must be unedited, except for replacement of hyperlinks with full URLs and use of product manufacturer’s site links where appropriate.
Images from site must not be used in print without you obtaining the appropriate copyright clearances yourself.
News Maple provides content “as is” and News Maple shall not be held liable for your use of the information, the feeds, or your use of News Maple . News Maple will not responsible for any complaints regarding content or images that you choose to display on your site or in print. The copyrights to images and videos is held by the respective owners and its use on your site, or in print is entirely at your discretion.
6. Corresponding with News Maple
Any correspondence with News Maple, or submission of content to us, including any documentation or images, is considered property of News Maple. News Maple reserves the right to reproduce such content, in whole or in part, on any of News Maple or its affiliates, and to use it in any way we choose, including sub-licensing the content and allowing third parties to republish the material. In submitting something to us, you are representing that the content is yours and does not infringe on any third party’s rights – copyright, trademark, privacy rights and the like – and is not libelous or unlawful in any other way.
The comments sections on site are accessible to users by after successful approval. News Maple will not accept responsibility for information posted in the Comments. In order to make our comments useful and interesting, the following guidelines have been established for comment users:
>Avoid posting threatening, harassing, defamatory, or libelous material.
>Avoid posting false or misleading statements.
>Please avoid selling or buying any product or service.
>Avoid posting material that infringes copyright or any other intellectual property interest.
>Avoid posting information that you know to be confidential or sensitive or otherwise in breach of the law.
>Keep all comments relevant to the particular content where the comment is being posted.
>Please avoid posting comments/posts which can be personally identifying to you or any other user. Comments are not removed on any request unless required by law or if it infringes anyone’s rights.
News Maple cannot be held responsible for the content and information shared in comments by its users. If a third party files a complaint with us for alleged usage or if your comment infringes someone’s copyrights, trademarks or patents, under such circumstances, the comment may be removed and appropriate action may be taken against the infringing commenting profile by the complaining party.
News Maple typically displays images, audio, and video (the “Material”) as part of blog posts written by our editors. The types of Material editors are authorized to use on News Maple sites include:
Material licensed from photographic archive and video vendors;
Material supplied to our editors or released into the public domain by public relations and marketing companies for press purposes;
Reader-submitted Material, with the implied representation that the person submitting the material owns the copyright in the material and the right to give it to us for use on News Maple;
To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide a written communication (by email with an attached and signed PDF) that sets forth the items specified below. Please do not send us regular mail, as we may not receive it in a timely manner.
To enable us to address your concerns, please provide the following information:
For each allegedly infringing image, video or piece of text that you wish to have removed from one of our sites, provide the exact permanent URL for the page containing the material.
Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you: an email address is preferred, as well as a telephone contact number.
For images, provide the following information detailing your claim to ownership of the copyright in the allegedly infringing image:
Proof of copyright in the image concerned, namely proof of registration of the Image under the DMCA; OR, absent such registration, a detailed description of where the photograph was taken, by whom, who or what the subject of the image is, and evidence to support your claim that you own the copyright in the image. We will not comply with requests to remove an image where the complainant cannot prove that they own the copyright in the image in question.
Include the following statement at the end of the notice: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
Sign the document underneath and email it to: [email protected]
10. External Links Disclaimer
Information on the linked sites may contain errors or inaccuracies; News Maple proprietors do not make any warranty as to the correctness or reliability of the sites’ content. Links to content and quotation of material from other sites are not the responsibility of News Maple.
11. Information Security
News Maple has industry standard secure servers in place to help protect against unauthorized access to, use or disclosure of user information we maintain. Sensitive records are to be retained only as long as necessary for business or legal needs and destroyed before disposal.
Although we work hard to protect personal information that we collect and store, no program is one hundred percent secure and we cannot guarantee that our safeguards will prevent every unauthorized attempt to access, use or disclose personal information.
If you become aware of a security issue, please contact us through our contact us form. We will work with you to address any problems.
12. Notification of Changes