Terms of Use

These Terms of Use ("Terms of Use") are an agreement between you and Gatestone Institute (collectively "Gatestone," "we," "us," and "our"), and govern your use of the website located at www.gatestoneinstitute.org (the "Site").

Your access to and use of the Site is subject to the following Terms of Use and all applicable laws. These Terms of Use may be changed by us from time to time without notice to you, and the latest version will be posted on the Site. You should review these Terms of Use when you use the Site to ensure that you have a current understanding of the most recent Terms of Use.By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use.

Ownership

Unless otherwise indicated, the Site and its design, text, content, and other matters related to the Site ("Content") are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary laws (including, but not limited to, intellectual property laws), and all rights therein are the property of Gatestone or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of the Content may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, without our express prior written permission. Permission is hereby granted to lawfully access and use the Site to display, download, archive and print, portions of the Site on a temporary basis for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. You may not otherwise modify or download any Content on the Site without our prior express written permission.

The Gatestone logos, graphics, icons, trademarks, service marks and headers appearing on the Site, unless otherwise noted, are service marks, trademarks (whether registered or not) and/or trade dress of Gatestone (the "Marks"). All other trademarks, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated on the Site are the property of their respective owners. You are not authorized to display or use the Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. The use or misuse of the Marks or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained on our Site, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.

Privacy Policy

By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy. All personal data provided to us as a result of your use of the Site will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Your Obligations

You agree to use the Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including the laws of any country from which you may access the Site, if you are outside of the United States. You agree not to upload or transmit through the Site any computer viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer. Any unauthorized modification, tampering or change of any information, or any interference with the availability of or access to the Site is strictly prohibited. We reserve all rights and remedies available to us.

Click-Through Agreements

These Terms of Use may be supplemented or amended by the terms of a "click-through" agreement or other end user license agreement (collectively "EULAs") between you and Gatestone. For example, when you download certain Content from our Site, you may be asked to agree to special terms governing your use of that Content. In such cases, you may be asked to expressly consent to the special terms, for example, by checking a box or clicking a button marked "I agree." If the terms relating to the subject matter of these Terms of Use are different than those special terms, the special terms will supplement or amend these Terms of Use.

Disclaimers

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, WHICH ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, IT'S SERVERS OR E-MAIL SENT FROM US WILL BE FREE OF ANY HARMFUL COMPONENTS (INCLUDING VIRUSES). WE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AGAINST THE POSSIBILITY OF DELETION, MISDELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE COMMUNICATIONS, PERSONALIZED SETTINGS, OR OTHER DATA.

Exclusion of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICALE LAWS WE, THE GATESTONE INSTITUTE, AMERICAN SECURITIES LLC, AND ANY AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, PARENT COMPANIES, PARTNERS, OR RELATED ENTITIES OR PARTIES OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION EDITORS), CONTRACTORS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WRITERS), AGENTS, AND SUPPLIERS OF EACH OF THE FOREGOING, AND NINA ROSENWALD (ALL OF THE FORE GOING ARE COLLECTIVELY THE "GATESTONE PARTIES") EXCLUDE AND DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS AND EXPENSES OF ANY NATURE AND HOWSOVER ARISING INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS CAUSED BY A VIRUS, LOSS OF INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR OTHER LOSSES OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, ANY CONTENT THEREON, OR ANY OTHER CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS SITE OR THE CONTENT THEREON. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE GATESTONE PARTIES FOR ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID FOR ACCESS TO THIS SITE, IF ANYTHING.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless each and all of the Gatestone Parties from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, arising out of or related in any manner to your violation of these Terms of Use or your access to or use of the Site.

Intellectual Property Policy

We respect the intellectual property of third parties, and take matters of alleged intellectual property infringement seriously. If you believe that your own work, or the work of a third party for whom you are authorized to act, is featured on the Site or has been otherwise copied or made available by Gatestone on the Site or elsewhere in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send us a notice of the alleged infringement including all of the following information:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the intellectual property owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner;
  • A description of the work that you claim has been infringed (including the URL, location on the website, title and/or item number (if applicable) or other identifying characteristics);
  • Your name, company name, address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address (and, if you are not the owner of the intellectual property, the name of the owner);
  • A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the described use of the work is not authorized by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the intellectual property owner or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner.

Please send the notice of alleged infringement to us by e-mail to editor@gatestoneinstitute.org. Your e-mail should contain an electronic or physical signature.

Modification and Discontinuation

We reserve the right at any time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the Site (or any portion thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.

Termination of Access

We reserve the right at any time, without notice, to terminate your (or any party's) use of or access to the Site, for any reason or no reason at all, in our sole discretion. You agree that neither we, nor any of the Gatestone Parties, will have any liability to you or to any third party for termination of your or any party's use of or access to the Site or any content or available through the Site.

General

These Terms of Use (together with our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein) and any EULAs you may enter into with Gatestone, contain the entire understanding between you and us with respect to use of the Site. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. In the event any provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid, such invalidity will not affect the validity of the remaining portions, and the parties will substitute for the invalid provision a provision which most closely approximates the intent and economic effect of the invalid provision. These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of New York in the United States of America, without regard to conflict of law principles. Access to, or use of, the Site may be prohibited by law in certain countries or jurisdictions. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing the Site. You hereby consent and waive all objection to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in the New York, NY and venue therein to resolve any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to use of the Site. If you have any questions, you may contact us by e-mail at info@gatestoneinstitute.org.