Terms and Conditions
Last updated on January 16, 2020
Gazzine is a publishing platform connecting its users with some of the world’s most talented journalists. With the help of Gazzine the journalists can create and deliver inspiring editorial articles directly to the users.
Terms for Gazzine Journalists
As a journalist on Gazzine you can by yourself publish articles on Gazzine. All published articles are defined as, but not limited to: text, photos, videos, podcasts, comments and other content. To simplify further reading we hereinafter refer this to the term: content.
You as a creative own all the rights to the content you publish on Gazzine. By submitting your content to Gazzine, you give us a non-exclusive license to publish it on all digital platforms associated with Gazzine, including all activities that are reasonably related to publishing, including storing, reformatting, distributing and displaying this content. This might also include promoting your content in other languages or through other platforms & services for broader broadcast and distribution. We will never ever sell or share your content to any other parties.
In order for us to monetize your content you are granting Gazzine the right to enable advertising, e-commerce and offer premium services (e.g. Paywall), when distributing and displaying your content to Gazzine users.
You—and you alone—are responsible for owning and controlling all rights associated to the content you publish on Gazzine. By publishing content on Gazzine, you guarantee that you have the necessary rights to publish that content, and that doing so doesn’t conflict with any licenses or rights you may have granted other parties. You are welcome to publish articles or content already published elsewhere, as long as it doesn’t conflict with any prior agreements and that the article is still deemed as relevant to our readers.
When publishing through Gazzine you assume all risk associated with it, including anyone else’s reliance on its accuracy or legal claims that might stem from publishing the content on Gazzine. Any unacceptable use, including publishing content that is obscene, pornographic, gory, illegal, racist, threatening or harassing, excessively violent or promoting the harm of self or others, will most likely result in immediate termination of your account and suspension of service access.
We assume the responsibility to pre-screen content published by Gazzine’s team of creatives and editors and have the right to review, remove or disable access to any articles on Gazzine for any reason.
You can delete any or all of your articles, or your full account at anytime. Processing the deletion may take a little time (typically 1-2 days), but we’ll do it as quickly as possible. We keep backup copies of your deleted articles and account information for up to 31 days after you delete them.
Revenue share model
As soon as Gazzine has a paywall we will share all the revenue from the paywall with the journalists who have published content on the site.
When publishing content on Gazzine, all journalists retain all copy rights and all other rights to their material.
Gazzine fully complies with the WIPO Copyright Treaty. We respond to takedown notices and have a policy of terminating repeat infringers when appropriate. You can report alleged copyright infringement by emailing to: email@example.com
Crawling the services is allowed if done in accordance with the provisions of our robots.txt file, but scraping the services is strictly prohibited. Any republishing of text, pictures, video, etc. without prior consent from the creators of the content published on Gazzine is strictly prohibited. Legal action may be pursued by Gazzine and it’s Journalists if republished content isn’t removed when requested.
Changes to Our Services
Gazzine is a dynamic platform, always evolving and getting better. As a result, we may change, eliminate or restrict access to our service or any part of our service at any time, for any reason, with or without advance notice. And we may do so with respect to one, some or all of our users.
Gazzine is provided “as is” without any warranties, express or implied. Gazzine disclaims all warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent allowed by law, Gazzine shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, or any loss of profits or revenues, whether incurred directly or indirectly, or any loss of data, use, goodwill or other intangible losses resulting from (A) your access to, use of, inability to access or inability to use Gazzine; (B) any third party conduct or content on Gazzine, including any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of third parties; or (C) any unauthorized access, use or alteration of your content.
Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with this contract, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be finally settled by arbitration administered by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (the “SCC”).
The Rules for Expedited Arbitrations shall apply, unless the SCC in its discretion determines, taking into account the complexity of the case, the amount in dispute and other circumstances, that the Arbitration Rules shall apply. In the latter case, the SCC shall also decide whether the Arbitral Tribunal shall be composed of one or three arbitrators.
These Terms will be governed by the laws of Sweden, except for its conflict of laws principles. For claims that aren’t subject to arbitration, we each agree that any such claims shall be litigated exclusively in a court located in Stockholm, Sweden and you consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.
These Terms and our Privacy & Security Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Gazzine. If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions will continue to be in full force and effect.
We welcome all questions, concerns and feedback you might have about these terms. If you have suggestions for us, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org