Terms of Service

MurfreesboroVoice's mission is to create a thriving local news website that encourages an atmosphere of community, respect, collaboration, and growth for individuals of all backgrounds.

As a user of MurfreesboroVoice, it is your responsibility to know and adhere to the Terms of Service. MurfreesboroVoice reserves the right to change, alter or modify the Terms of Service as needed.

Terms of Service:

All postings, past and present are subject to the most current terms of service.

Users are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is constructive and respectful of others at all times. Additionally, we hope that each user will work to facilitate a culture of collaboration and positive reinforcement.  In this manner contributors will be happy to share their thoughts and readers/users will fill in the gaps with additional perspectives or background information.

Comments on articles are accepted without moderation.  We include a "Report" option on each comment and any logged-in user can click this button to report a user comment that violates the the site's Terms of Service.

Users will not use this community for: Any practices that affect the normal operations of the site (Admins will take whatever steps are necessary to restore service). Transmitting any libelous, defamatory, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

Personal attacks are not allowed. This includes but is not limited to destructive, abusive, defamatory communications in any form and retaliatory attacks from personal attacks. If you need assistance, please communicate with someone from our MurfreesboroVoice Team.

Contributors represent that any written words or images uploaded to the site are their original creation or that they have the rights to upload to this site.

Any article, image or comment can be removed at the discretion of staff if it is deemed unsuitable. Conversely, there may be some images which, whilst in apparent violation of the rules, will be permitted to stay in the interests of free speech.

MurfreesboroVoice maintains a Zero Tolerance policy on certain behaviors within the community. These include, but are not limited to the following: Any threats of physical harm, property damage or acts of violence toward another individual, or group of individuals.  Intentional practices that adversely affect the normal operations of the community.

Remedies for violating the TOS range from a cooling-off period on posting comments to a complete ban on accessing the site.

Privacy:

MurfreesboroVoice maintains a database of user information to facilitate the community's operations for members, users, and administrators. The following discloses our information collection, use, and dissemination practices.

Member e-mail addresses are stored in a database for use in distributing member selected newsletters. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our TOS.

User IP addresses are collected, and stored in a database to help diagnose, track, and manage issues within the community. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our TOS.

MurfreesboroVoice maintains a database of all purchases. Purchasing Data consists of, but is not limited to, Name, Address, and Phone. MurfreesboroVoice does not keep a database of credit card numbers. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our Zero Tolerance Conduct.

We use browser Cookies to improve the user experience on the site and to deliver targeted advertising.  We utilize third-party ad networks such as Google to serve ads on the site.  See Google's privacy policy here.

We collect and use aggregate data for the purpose of soliciting advertisers. This data includes page views, ad impressions, click throughs, total membership, and total number of subscribers. No sensitive personal information is shared with this statistical data.

MurfreesboroVoice uses analytics tracking code for Google Analytics, along with tracking for social media platforms like Facebook and Pinterest. We do not store any personal or identifying information in conjunction with this tracking code.

This site contains links to a variety of other websites. These are usually in the form of user provided links.  We cannot, and will not be held responsible for the privacy practices, or content of any website other than our own.

INDEMNITY:

YOU AGREE THAT THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, WITHOUT REGARD TO PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICTS OF LAWS, WILL GOVERN THE TERMS OF SERVICE AND A DISPUTE OF ANY TYPE THAT MAY ARISE BETWEEN YOU AND MURFREESBOROVOICE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE BROUGHT EXCLUSIVELY IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE OR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE, TO WHICH YOU SUBMIT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION AND VENUE THEREOF. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT LITIGATION ENSUES OVER THE TERMS OF SERVICE AND YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE PREVAILING PARTY IN ANY SUCH LITIGATION SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER ALL COSTS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, REASONABLE ATTORNEY'S FEES, COURT COSTS, AND ATTENDANT EXPENSES, FROM THE NON-PREVAILING PARTY.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES:

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. MURFREESBOROVOICE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. MURFREESBOROVOICE MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM MURFREESBOROVOICE OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT MURFREESBOROVOICE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF MURFREESBOROVOICE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE;THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

 

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