Welcome to Folsom Times! These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your access and use of our website, mobile application, and any other products or services we offer (collectively, the “Service”). By accessing or using our Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

  1. Content

All content provided on our Service, including articles, photographs, videos, and other materials, is the property of our local online news company and is protected by copyright laws. You may not copy, modify, distribute, or use any content from our Service without our prior written consent.

  1. User Conduct

You agree to use our Service in a responsible and lawful manner. You may not:

  • Use our Service for any illegal purpose;
  • Post, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that is defamatory, obscene, or harmful to minors;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Post or transmit any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or any other harmful or disruptive component;
  • Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service;
  • Collect or store personal information about other users.
  1. User-Generated Content

We may allow users to submit content to our Service, including comments, reviews, and other materials. By submitting content to our Service, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights to submit such content and that your content does not violate any third-party rights.

  1. Third-Party Links

Our Service may contain links to third-party websites or resources. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the content, products, or services available on those websites. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from your use of any third-party website or resource.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties

Our Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We make no warranty that the Service will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free. We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

  1. Limitation of Liability

We shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Service, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses. In no event shall our total liability to you exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing the Service.

  1. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any claims, damages, expenses, or losses arising out of your use of the Service or your breach of these Terms.

  1. Modification of Terms

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the revised Terms on our Service. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

  1. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of California. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms shall be resolved exclusively by the courts of Sacramento County.

  1. Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Folsom Times.