Terms of Use

www.oshkoshindependent.com Terms of Use

Greetings and welcome to The Oshkosh Independent.  Please review the following guidelines and terms of use which constitute a binding agreement that condition your use of this website. If you choose not to be bound by the Guidelines and Terms of Use, please exit the Oshkosh Independent website. If you remain on this site, or return thereafter, you agree to be bound by the Guidelines and Terms of Use.

The Oshkosh Independent currently provides users with access to a rich collection of online resources, including, various communications tools, online forums, shopping services, personalized content and branded programming. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current services, including the release of new content properties, shall be subject to the Terms of Use. You understand and agree that these services are provided as is, and that The Oshkosh Independent assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

In order to use the the services of www.oshkoshindependent.com, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device.   The Oshkosh Independent is not responsible for any part of your equipment utilized to access this site.

In consideration of your use of this website, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when providing information, and (b) maintain and promptly update any registration information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or The Oshkosh Independent has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, The Oshkosh Independent has the right to suspend or terminate any account or registration you may have with this site, and refuse any and all current or future use of this site (or any portion thereof). Please remember that this site is designed to appeal to a broad audience. Accordingly, as the legal guardian, it is your responsibility to determine whether any of the services and/or content are appropriate for your child.  Please use discretion with all content provided.  Inappropriate language and detailed adult situations should be avoided.

Comment and Review Guidelines: The Oshkosh Independent does not control the content of reader comments or reviews, nor does it guarantee the accuracy or quality of their content. You, as a user of this website, understand that by browsing reader comments and reviews, you will be reading content that may be objectionable to you. Under no circumstances will the Oshkosh Independent be liable in any way for any reader comment or review, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted on this website. You are entirely responsible and liable for any content you post or any content that is posted through your account. The Oshkosh Independent reserves the right to remove any comment or review without notice or warning. The Oshkosh Independent reserves the right to modify or discontinue any and all parts of the website without notice even though such changes may affect the way you use the website. You agree that the Oshkosh Independent shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the comment/review and display system.

Content Posting Guidelines: You agree not to use this website to: (A) publish content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, or reflective of racial or ethnic bias; (B) misrepresent your identity; (C) post any material that contains or links to software viruses or any other damaging computer programs; or (D) delete or alter any material posted by another user. If you fail to comply with these Content Posting Guidelines, including without limitation infringing another’s copyright, The Oshkosh Independent shall take down your posting. In the event you fail to comply with these Content Posting Guidelines, including without limitation infringing another’s copyright on more than one occasion, The Oshkosh Independent shall suspend or terminate your use of the website. The Oshkosh Independent reserves the right to refuse to provide services for any reason and with no warning.

Permission to Use: The user of the Oshkosh Independent website grants the Oshkosh Independent a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable license to use, distribute, publish, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publicly perform and publicly display (in whole or in part) all graphics, photographs, audio recordings, video recordings, or other content you post on, or link to from, the Oshkosh Independent’s website, along with the right to incorporate any such content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.

Use of Material Published by the Oshkosh Independent: Except for material in the public domain, the content on this website is protected by intellectual property laws, including U.S. copyright laws. All content is copyrighted by The Oshkosh Independent. All content of this site and its feeds are for personal non-commercial use and not for further dissemination in any medium, without express written consent from the editor.

Links: We have no control over and are not responsible for the content in linked sites and makes no representations about any content or material available at these locations. Links are not intended to imply sponsorship, affiliation, or endorsement and you access them at your own risk.

Usage Disclaimer: You agree that use of this website is at your own risk.  The Oshkosh Independent is not responsible for any content found in the ads on this site.  There is no warranty that your access to or use of this site will be uninterrupted or error free.  Usage of this site is available as is, without any warranty or guarantee of any kind.  Neither the Oshkosh Independent nor any person or entity providing authorized content via this website shall be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages.  If you are dissatisfied with the website or do not agree with these terms, your only recourse is to stop utilizing the website. The Terms of Use will not be modified on an individual basis. You agree and understand that the Oshkosh Independent may modify the Terms of Use (or discontinue this website) in its sole discretion, without advance notice, and that your right to access this site is conditioned on an ongoing basis with your compliance with the then-current version of the Guidelines and Terms of Use. You should therefore visit this page frequently.

Indemnity: You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Oshkosh Independent, its affiliates, employees, and agents from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the website, the violation of these terms by you, or the infringement by you, or others using your computer to access this website, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. The Oshkosh Independent reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

Jurisdiction: The Oshkosh Independent’s website is hosted on servers located in the United States of America and is intended to be viewed by residents of the United States only. In the event of any dispute arising out of or relating to this website, you agree that the exclusive venue for litigating disputes shall be in state or federal court in the United Sates of America. You also agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any lawsuit asserting claims or causes of action arising out of or related to use of this website or these Terms of Use must be filed and served within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action accrues or be forever barred.

Severance and Waiver: You, the user, acknowledge and agree that if any provision of the Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. You also acknowledge and agree that the Oshkosh Independent may fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing disclosure of information or materials in the Oshkosh Independent’s possession. Furthermore, if any provision of the Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the invalid provision. The Oshkosh Independent’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Guidelines and Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by The Oshkosh Independent..

Violations and Misuse: Please report any violations of the Guidelines and Terms of Use or misuse of the system here.