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Copyright Policy

By using this Web site, you agree to be bound by all of the terms of this Copyright Policy.  We reserve the right to change the terms of this Copyright Policy, or any policy, at any time, by posting the revised terms here. By continuing to use the Web site after changes to the Copyright Policy are posted, you are agreeing to the revised terms in the Copyright Policy.

Copyright and Use of Our Articles

Fourth Estate news articles, reports and other content may only be reprinted or distributed by Fourth Estate members and our customers, without charge, and in any media.

We require that the editorial integrity of the article be preserved. We require that you copy and distribute the entire, original work without editing, except to reflect relative changes in time, location and editorial style or to distribute an excerpt.  If you make style edits or distribute an excerpt, you should not edit the original in such a way as to alter the message or otherwise misrepresent the facts or opinions expressed.

We also require that credit be given to the author and to Fourth Estate, and that we be notified of the re-publication or distribution.

In addition, when any article, excerpt or other material is posted electronically, a hyperlink to FourthEstate web site should be included at the beginning or end of the republished work.

You may not sell, syndicate and/or aggregate our news articles, reports and other content without written permission and license from the Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation.

Copyright and Use of Materials from Others

The Fourth Estate respects the copyright of others. By using this site, you agree to do so as well. We cannot grant permission for you to copy, distribute, display or use any material appearing on this site, or material to which we link, that is owned or copyrighted by others, including video or audio clips, documents, articles, advertisements, photographs or images. Only the person holding that copyright can grant permission.

If you are unsure if material is an original FourthEstate article may be owned by a third person, you can send an e-mail or contact us by mail.

If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on our own site without authorization in a way that might constitute a copyright infringement, you may notify us. We will investigate the matter promptly in accordance with that policy.

Links

The Fourth Estate publishes links to Web sites maintained by third parties on an as-is basis and without warranties either express or implied. The existence of these links does not mean the Fourth Estate approves or endorses the content on these Web pages to which we link. If you wish to obtain, copy, distribute, display or use material from a third-party site, you should contact that site’s Webmaster directly.

If you discover a link on a Fourth Estate site that is no longer valid, please notify us and we will attempt to update the link.

Miscellaneous Terms

You agree not to use the Fourth Estate website or content for any unlawful purpose. The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation shall not be liable to you or any third person for any damages resulting from or arising from the Fourth Estate website or content, other than direct damages. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation its directors, officers, employees and members, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your violation of any term of this Agreement. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this Section. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.

You irrevocably agree that any dispute or complaint you may have about this Web site or its content shall be heard in a federal or state court located in Miami, Florida, and you agree not to seek to have any such dispute or complaint heard in any court other than a court located in Miami, Florida.

If any term of this Copyright Policy is found to be unenforceable in whole or in part by a court of competent jurisdiction, such term shall be deemed severed, and the remainder of the terms in this Copyright Policy shall be enforced to the fullest extent permissible by law.

THE WEB SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED AS IS, AND THE FOURTH ESTATE PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEB SITE AND ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

This Copyright Policy is the final and entire agreement between us, and no different or additional terms, whether in writing or orally communicated, shall be deemed to amend or be part of this Copyright Policy.