Terms & Condition

Terms & Conditions for using the Global News Website

THESE TERMS AND CONDITION ARE BINDING AND ENFORCEABLE AGAINST ALL PERSONS (USERS) THAT ACCESS THE GLOBAL NEWS. co. ke WEB SITE OR ANY PART THEREOF (THE GLOBAL NEWS.co.ke WEB SITE).

DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
a. References herein to the Global News.co.ke web site or content shall include any part thereof;
b. References herein to User(s) means any person who access the Zambian Watchdog web site, notwithstanding the fact that such a person only visited the home page of the Global News.co.ke web site;
c. References herein to the singular includes the plural and vice versa
1. GENERAL
1.1 The Global News.co.ke, is one of the leading online news service, provides groundbreaking Multiple newsffrom different sources around the globe.
2. ALLOWED USE AND LICENSE
2.1. Global News licenses the User to use the content of the Global News.co.ke web site, provided that:
2.1.1 such content is used for personal, educational and/or non-commercial purposes only; and
2.1.2 any reproduction of content from the Global News.co.ke

keweb site includes the following copyright notice: ©GLOBAL NEWS.co.ke 2019. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

2.2 Content from the Global News.co.ke web site shall not be used or exploited for any commercial and non-private purposes without the prior written consent of Global News.co.ke.
2.3 Users may only access and use the Global News.co.ke web site for legal purposes.
2.4 Use of content from the Global News.co.ke web site in electronic clipping services or personalised news services shall only be allowed if such electronic clipping service or personalised news service:
2.4.1 does not copy or provide the whole article, as it appears on the Global News.co.ke web site, but only provide a short summary of the contents of the article;
2.4.2 acknowledges Global News.co.ke as the source of the content;
2.4.3 provides a correct and working hyperlink to the source of the content or article on the Global News.co.ke web site;
2.4.4 acknowledges writers, journalists, photographers and third party agencies as they are acknowledged on the Global News.co.ke web site; and
2.4.5 includes the date upon which the content was sourced from the Global News.co.ke web site in the summary of the content.
2.5 The caching of the Global News.co.ke web site shall only be allowed if :
2.5.1 The purpose of the caching is to make the onward transmission of the content from the Global News.co.ke web site more efficient;
2.5.2 The cached content is not modified in any manner whatsoever;
2.5.3 The cached content is updated at least every 12 (twelve) hours; and
2.5.4 The cached content is removed or updated when so required by Global News.co.ke .
2.6 If any person uses content from the Global News.co.ke web site in breach of the provisions detailed herein:
2.6.1  Global News.co.ke reserves the right to claim damages from such person; and
2.6.2 Global News.co.ke shall not be liable, in any manner whatsoever, for any damage, loss or liability that resulted from the use of such content by such person or any third party.
2.7 Hyperlinks to the Global News.co.ke web site from any other source shall be directed at the home page of the Global News.co.ke web site. Global News.co.ke shall not be liable, in any manner whatsoever, for any damage, loss or liability that resulted from the use of content from the Global News.co.ke web site, if such content was accessed through a hyperlink not directed at the home page of the Global News.co.ke web site. Persons that wish to link to content beyond the home page of the Global News web site shall do so at their own risk and undertake to indemnify Global News.co.ke against any loss, liability or damage that may result from content on the Global News.co.ke web site, if such content was accessed through a hyperlink not directed at the home page of the Global News.co.ke web site.Global News.co.ke ’s non-liability for deep linking is based on the fact that deep links bypass these terms and conditions.
2.8 Users may quote small and reasonable amounts of content available from the Global News.co.ke web site only if such quote is placed in inverted commas, the author is acknowledged and a hyperlink to the quoted content is provided as a footnote to such quote.
2.9 No person may frame the Global News.co.ke web site, in any manner, without the prior written consent of Global News.co.ke
2.10 Apart from bona-fide search engine operators and use of the search facility provided on the Global News.co.ke web site by Users, no person may use or attempt to use any technology or applications (including web crawlers or web spiders) to search or copy content from the Global News.co.ke web site for any purposes, without the prior written consent of Global News.co.ke.
2.11 All licenses and/or permissions granted in terms of this clause 2 are provided on a non-exclusive and non-transferable basis and may be terminated or cancelled by Global News.co.ke at any time without giving reasons therefore.
3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND DOMAIN NAME USE
3.1 All intellectual property on the Global News.co.ke web site, including but not limited to content, design elements, software, databases, text, graphics, icons and hyperlinks are the property of or licensed to Global News.co.ke and as such, are protected from infringement by domestic and international legislation and treaties. Subject to the rights licensed in clause 2, all other rights to intellectual property on the Global News.co.ke web site are expressly reserved.
3.2 “Global News.co.ke” is a registered business name and Users agree not to use the Global News.co.ke trademark as an element of a domain name or sub domain name, notwithstanding the fact that such domain name use or registration may be allowed in terms of trademark and/or constitutional law. Upon request to do so a User shall immediately cease to use such domain name and transfer it to Global News.co.ke Media at the cost of the User. The website or domain name of the Global News.co.ke is www.globalnews.co.ke
Access to the services and content available from the Global News.co.ke Web site is classified as “electronic transactions”
3.2.1 The web site addresses of the Global News.co.ke web site is www.globalnews.co.ke
3.2.2 Membership of self-regulatory or accreditation bodies: Global News.co.ke is a member of the Online Ethics Council.
3.2.3 Codes of conduct to which the Global News.co.ke web site subscribes: Global News’s editorial policy is aligned to practises of the constitution of the Republic of Kenya ;
3.2.4 Management: The identities and contact details of the Global News.co.ke
3.2.5 Costs: Access to content on the  Global News.co.ke Web site is free to any person who subscribes to these terms and conditions. Notwithstanding the aforegoing,  Global News.co.ke, may in future, charge fees for access to the  Global News.co.ke Web site;
3.2.6 User may lodge complaints concerning theGlobal News.co.ke web site with Global News.co.ke,  or the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK)
6. CHANGES AND AMENDMENTS
Global News.co.ke expressly reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to do any of the following, at any time without prior notice:
6.1 change these terms and conditions;
6.2 change the content and/or services available from the Global News.co.ke web site;
6.3 discontinue any aspect of theGlobal News.co.ke web site or service(s) available from the Global News.co.ke web site; and/or
6.4 Change the software and hardware required to access and use the Global News.co.ke web site.
Global News.co.ke shall not disclose personal information from Users unless the User consents thereto;
Global News.co.ke shall disclose information without the User’s consent only through due legal process; and
Global News may compile, use and share any information that does not relate to any specific individual.
8. HYPERLINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
Global News.co.ke may provide hyperlinks to web sites not controlled by Global News.co.ke and such links do not imply any endorsement, agreement on or support for the content of such target sites. Global News.co.ke does not editorially control the content on such target sites and shall not be liable, in any manner whatsoever, for the access to, inability to access or content available on or through such target sites.
9. SECURITY
Global News.co.ke shall take all reasonable steps to secure the content of the Global News.co.ke web site and the information provided by and collected from Users from unauthorised access and/or disclosure. However, Global News.co.ke does not make any warranties or representations that content shall be 100% safe and secure.
 Global News.co.ke is under no legal duty to encrypt any content or communications from and to the Global News.co.ke web site and is also under no legal duty to provide digital authentication of any page on the Global News.co.ke web site.
9.3 Users may not deliver or attempt to deliver, whether on purpose or negligently, any damaging code, such as computer viruses, to the Global News.co.ke web site or the server and computer network that support the Global News.co.ke web site. Notwithstanding criminal prosecution, any person who delivers any damaging code to the Global News.co.ke web site, whether on purpose or negligently, shall, without any limitation, indemnify and hold Global News.co.ke harmless against any and all liability, damages and losses Global News.co.ke and its partners / affiliates may suffer as a result of such damaging code.
10. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
. 10.1 Subject to the CAK law , the Global News.co.ke (including its owners, employees, suppliers, network operators, partners, affiliates and agents) shall not be liable for any damage, loss or liability of any nature incurred by whomever and resulting from:
10.1.1 access to the Global News.co.ke web site;
10.1.2 access to web sites linked to the  Global News.co.ke  Web site;
10.1.3 inability to access the Global News.co.ke web site;
10.1.4 inability to access web sites linked to the Global News.co.ke web site;
10.1.5 content available on the Global News.co.ke web site;
10.1.6 services available from the Global News.co.ke web site;
10.1.7 any other reason not directly related to Global News.co.ke’s gross negligence.
10.2 The Global News.co.ke web site is supplied on an “as is” basis and has not been compiled to meet the User’s individual requirements. It is the responsibility of the User to satisfy himself or herself, prior to entering into this agreement with Global News.co.ke, that the content and services available from and through the Global News.co.ke web site meet the User’s individual requirements and is compatible with the User’s computer hardware and/or software.
10.3 Information, ideas and opinions expressed on the Global News.co.ke web site should not be regarded as professional advice or the official opinion of Global News.co.ke and Users are encouraged to consult professional advice before taking any course of action related to the information, ideas or opinions expressed on the Zambian Watchdog web site.
10.4 This web site is directed primarily at Users in the Republic of Kenya and to some extent beyond Africa and therefore Global News.co.ke shall not, as far as allowed by Kenyan law, be liable for defamation, libel, slander, privacy infringement, personality infringement or copyright infringement, in whatsoever format, outside the borders of the Republic of Kenya.
10.5 Global News.co.ke sources content from various third parties e.g. newspapers, news agencies and freelance journalists and does not editorially control the content provided by such third parties and Global News.co.ke only serves as an electronic distribution platform for such third party content. Therefore Global News.co.ke shall not be liable, in any manner whatsoever for defamation, privacy infringement, personality infringement or copyright infringement related to content on the Global News.co.ke web site not created by Global News.coke or its employees.
10.6 Global News.co.ke does not make any warranties or representation that content and services available from the Global News.co.ke web site will in all cases be true, correct or free from any errors.Global News.co.ke shall take all reasonable steps to ensure the quality and accuracy of content available from the Global News.co.ke web site.
10.7 Global News.co.ke does not make any warranties or representations that the Global News.co.ke web site will be available at all times. Users acknowledge that the Global News.co.ke web site may be unavailable due to updates or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Global News.co.ke, including, but not limited to virus infection, power failure or other “acts of God”.
11. REMOVAL AND CORRECTION OF CONTENT
Users are encouraged to report untrue, inaccurate, defamatory, illegal, infringing and/or harmful content available from the Global News.co.ke web site to Global News.co.ke and Global News.co.ke undertakes to correct and/or remove such content or any part thereof if the person reporting such content provided reasonable grounds to prove the alleged nature of the content.
12. POSTINGS/COMMENTS
These Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between GLOBAL NEWS.co.ke website and you, the user of this website. Any failure by GLOBAL NEWS.co.ke™ to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
12.1 Users may post their personal opinions, messages and ideas to the Global News.co.ke web site and discussion forums available on the Global News.co.ke web site.
12.2 Users undertake not to post content to the Global News.co.ke web site that may be illegal, defamatory, infringing, harassing, obscene, commercial advertising, personal marketing, profane, untrue, incorrect or harmful and Global News.co.ke reserves the right to remove such content in terms of clause 11 above.
12.3 Only comments related to the article, are in English and make sense shall be allowed on the article.
12.4 The User indemnifies and holds Global News.co.ke harmless against any liability, claim, damage or loss that may result from the User’s posting(s) to the Global News.co.ke web site.
13 . INTERCEPTION OF COMMUNICATIONS
13.1 User agree to Global News.co.ke’s right to intercept, block, filter, read, delete, disclose and use all communications sent or posted by the User to the Global News.co.ke web site or its staff and employees.
14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT AND SEVERABILITY
14.1 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between Global News.co.ke and the User and shall take precedent over any disclaimers and/or legal notices attached to any communications and/or postings received by Global News.co.ke from the User.
14.2 Any failure by Global News.co.ke to exercise or enforce any right or provision shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
14.3 In the event that any term or condition detailed herein is found unenforceable or invalid for any reason, such term(s) or condition(s) shall be severable from the remaining terms and conditions. The remaining terms and conditions shall remain enforceable and applicable.