HOW OUR SERVICE WORKS
ABN Digital provides users with access to a rich collection of resources related to financial and business news, such as ABN Digital video programming, financial tools and news analysis (the “Content”). Some of our Content requires users to be registered and other Content requires users to pay a fee which could be billed either in regular increments (e.g. monthly or yearly) or on a pay-per-use basis.
You understand and agree that the Service may include certain communications from ABN Digital, such as service announcements or administrative messages, and that these communications are part of the Service and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. You understand and agree that the Service is provided “AS-IS” and that ABN Digital assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service, and that access may involve third party fees (such as internet service provider or airtime charges). In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
In addition to the aforementioned ABN Digital’s website may contain hyper-links to third party sites. ABN Digital is not responsible for the content of, or the services offered by those sites. The hyper-link(s) are provided solely for your convenience and should not be construed as an express or implied endorsement by us of the site(s) or the products or services provided therein. The Users access those sites and use their products and services solely at their own risk
REGISTRATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT
In order to gain access to portions of the Services, you must become a member by choosing a unique user name, member name and password, and supply us with true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself, as required on the registration page. You will be informed prior to you registering for all mandatory fees that will be levied for the use of certain services. Your access to these services will be dependent upon all fees being paid up front. ABN Digital reserves the right to refuse you from registering and becoming a member or terminating your registration should it deem it necessary for any reason what so ever. You will have no right to any refund or re-imbursement for any fees already paid for use of these services.
SUBSCRIPTION OF PREMIUM SERVICE
In addition to the registration of your user account as stated above, you may also be invited to subscribe to certain services on the ABN Digital site. The subscription offered herein is for the Premium Service bouquet that will be offered to all registered users of the ABN Digital site at an additional fee.
The period for which you will be granted access to the Premium Service will be dependent on the package you choose.
Payment terms are set out under the PAYMENT CLAUSE below.
USER GENERATED MATERIAL AND USER CONDUCT
The ABN Digital site is a dynamic website that contains interactive features. In addition to gaining access to the site, users will also be able to post or upload comments or user-generated content such as video, photos, messages, other materials or items (this will be referred to as “User Generated material”). You are solely responsible for your use of any Interactive features and you use them completely at your own risk.
You further agree to be bound to the following conditions in regard to the manner of your conduct during your access and use of ABN Digital.
a. The user with the inclusion of but not the limitation of agrees that they will not transmit submissions to the ABN Digital site that:
i. Use any of the forums for illegal purposes;
ii. Are for purpose of spamming;
iii. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the forums;
iv. Are unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, profane, pornographic and/or allow for indecent information that constitutes a criminal offence and/or gives rise to a civil liability claim or otherwise violates any local, national or international law, or engage in activity that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability;
v. Violate the Copyright, Trademark or other Intellectual property rights of any other person by the submission of the content to the ABN Digital site through the forums or other avenues, which allow for such submissions. The user by the transmission of content in any manner whatsoever, represents to ABN Digital that they are the rightful owner of such content transmitted or that the user has obtained permission from the rightful owners to submit such content transmitted;
vi. Contain viruses or other harmful content;
vii. Are intended for commercial purposes, contain marketing or promotional materials or are intended to solicit donations.
PROPRIETARY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service, the Materials, the Content and any necessary software used in connection with the Service (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by ABN Digital or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part. ABN Digital grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer or other compatible device such as a smart phone or tablet; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to (a) modify the Software in any manner or form, or (b) use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by ABN Digital for use in accessing the Service. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.