Terms & Conditions

Please read this carefully because it sets out the terms of a legally binding agreement between you and CyberNews.

Use of material appearing on CyberNews website 

Our ability to invest in high quality cyber security research and journalism depends on our users complying with copyright laws. Copyright laws give the copyright owner the exclusive right to control the use of copyright protected works. All of the material published on our website is protected by copyright law. Use that is made without our permission may therefore infringe our copyright which can result in personal and corporate liability.

You acknowledge that, as between CyberNews and you, except for user content, user comments and advertising/sponsorship materials (as discussed below), CyberNews is the sole owner of all content on the CyberNews website, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the CyberNews website.

We recognise that users of the Internet want to share information with others; thus, as long as you do not create a substitute, you may publish online the original CyberNews headline and a link to the article indicating CyberNews as the original source. You may also share our content via Facebook and Twitter buttons available on our website. 

Except as expressly authorised by CyberNews, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the CyberNews website.

For all inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please get in touch with us via our Contact form.

User comments

In order to make it possible for you to post comments on our website, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable and worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate, and create derivative works of your content. Posting confidential information is not allowed. You are not permitted to make any comments of fraudulent, misleading, disrespectful or unlawful content. We reserve the right to review and remove comments in our sole discretion. We may also terminate your access to our website or prevent you from posting additional comments.

User content

You also can send us a story for publication on CyberNews. When you submit a story to us, you agree and represent that you have created this content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to us. You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully transferable, perpetual, worldwide licence to use, publish or transmit, modify, make derivative works, or to authorise third-parties to use, publish or transmit your content in any format and on any platform. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in this content do not necessarily reflect the views of CyberNews, and we do not support or endorse any user content. We reserve the right to refuse to publish, cut, crop or edit your content at our sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time. You warrant that the content you submit to us is not fraudulent, misleading, disrespectful or otherwise illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual.

If you have any questions regarding user content, please reach us via our Send Us a Tip or Contact forms.

Third party advertising and sponsorship

Our website may contain third party advertising and sponsorship materials. Each individual advertiser and/or sponsor is solely responsible for the content of its advertising and/or sponsorship material. We accept no responsibility for the content of such material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. If you would like to advertise on CyberNews, please reach out to us via our Contact form.

Sources protection

By submitting a message in our Send Us a Tip form, you can send us a story or a tip that you think CyberNews should cover. We do respect the privacy and anonymity of our sources, unless a state agency lawfully requires disclosure and we have exploited all the possible remedies at our disposal.

Disclaimer of liability

At CyberNews we strive for thorough and ethical research. However, to the extent permitted by law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the CyberNews content. If you believe that an actual factual error has been made, please get in touch with us via our Contact form. This way we could sort out the issue together and either correct or confirm the facts.

CyberNews accepts no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third-parties.

CyberNews is only for your general information and entertainment purposes and is not intended to address any particular requirements. For the avoidance of doubt, we are not liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to CyberNews content or any part of it. 

Our website may contain links to and from other websites. These websites have their own privacy notices and/or terms of service. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these other websites.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning our website or content. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay in the access of our website.

We believe this is fair on the basis that you can view our content and services free-of-charge.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless CyberNews, its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses, arising out of a breach of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

Data protection

Please read our Privacy Policy to find out how CyberNews deals with personal data processing.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of Lithuania and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Lithuania.

General

You may not license or transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions. 

Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of CyberNews.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions, which will remain in full force and effect.

We may update our Terms & Conditions from time to time. This may be in relation to changes in the law, best practice or changes in our services. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised document; thus, you should check here regularly.

Last update: 2020 05 06