Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Access and use of the PR News Web sites are subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable laws. Access Intelligence may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by updating this page. By using the Web site you are, affirming that you are or at least 13, and are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions.

Copyright Notice 
All contents of this Web site, other than those expressly otherwise identified, are the property of Access Intelligence, LLC. Copyright 2012, All rights reserved. Materials published in the PR News Web sites may contain other proprietary notices or describe products, services, processes or technologies owned by Access Intelligence or third parties. Please note that by publishing these materials, Access Intelligence is not granting any license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right of Access Intelligence or any third party. 

Restrictions of Use 
Access Intelligence, LLC owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. Various third party content providers have made available their intellectual property for the purposes of promotion and own the copyright in content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, display, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit the content of the sites except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law without the express permission of Access Intelligence, LLC and the copyright owner. For information on reuse and reprints, please contact Kate Schaeffer at kschaeffer@accessintel.com. 

Access Intelligence maintains the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of its sites.

Contributing to the Web site

You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on Forum areas any material protected by trademark, copyright or other proprietary right without the permission of its owner. Responsibility lies with you for determining that such material is not protected by trademark, copyright or other proprietary right. You will be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from any uploading, posting or submission.

Postings made to the Forums do not become the property of Access Intelligence but can be used for the promotion of its print or digital properties. By posting or otherwise uploading content, you grant Access Intelligence the irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive and ongoing right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any message posted in the Forums and/or any e-mail in existing or future digital or print titles. 

Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement 
Access Intelligence does not knowingly publish, or permit individuals to publish, copyrighted materials without permission. If you believe that any materials published on the Web site have been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and if you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed, please notify Access Intelligence's Copyright Agent of any alleged infringement. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA”), your notice to the Copyright Agent should be in the form of a written, signed statement containing the following information:

  • a description of the infringing material;

  • a description of the copyrighted work or works that you believe has been infringed;

  • the name of the owner of the copyright;

  • your name;

  • your address, telephone number and/or e-mail address;

  • a statement that you have a good faith belief that the allegedly infringing use was not authorized by the owner, an agent for the owner, or by law;

  • a statement that all of the information you have provided is true; and

  • a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner of the copyright or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.

Your statement must be sent to Access Intelligence by U.S. mail, fax, or e-mail, addressed as follows: 

If you believe that certain material was removed, or access thereto was disabled, in error, that is, because the material was not used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and because you have the authorization from the copyright owner, from the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the material, you may send to the Copyright Agent a written, signed counter-notice containing the following information:

  • a description of the work that was removed or as to which access was disabled and the location at which the work appeared before it was removed or disabled;
  • statement that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the material;
  • your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address; and
  • a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court Maryland and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, Access Intelligence may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed material or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the provider of the material or the user, the removed material may be replaced, or access thereto restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at the sole discretion of Access Intelligence. 

The trademarks, service marks, and logos (referred to herein collectively as "Trademarks") displayed on this site, including PR News, are registered and/or unregistered marks of Access Intelligence, LLC. The Trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on this site and are the property of their respective owners.

The PR News sites may provide links to certain other Web sites not under our ownership or domain. We have done so only for the convenience of Web users, and are not responsible for the content of other sites.

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