Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

November 17, 2010

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Copyright and Restrictions

All material and information displayed, transmitted or carried on (the "Site") including, but not limited to, directories, guides, news articles, opinions, reviews, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, trademarks, service marks and the like in all currently available and future formats (collectively the "Content") is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. No Content may be reproduced, modified, transmitted, distributed, shared, displayed, published, linked or broadcast without the prior written permission of The Herald-Mail Company ("Herald-Mail"). The Herald-Mail, its affiliates or third party licensors, owns the Content.

You may not copy, frame, cache, modify, publish, transmit, transfer, sell, reproduce, create derivative work from, distribute, repost, perform, archive, display, or in any way commercially exploit any of the Content or infringe upon trademarks or service marks contained in the Content. You agree to abide by all copyright notices and restrictions attached to any Content accessed through the Site, not to alter the Content in any way, and not to alter or remove any trademark, copyright or any other notice from copies of the Content.


Permitted Personal Use

You may make a single copy of the Content displayed on the Herald-Mail Web site for personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you do not remove any trademarks, copyright and any other notice contained in such content. With the exception of that copy, you shall not archive or retain any Content in any form without the written permission from Herald-Mail. You may not distribute (including via email or the Internet), or otherwise make available, copies of any Content to others, whether or not for payment or other consideration, without the written permission from Herald-Mail, except through the use of the "email story" service provided by Herald-Mail for any news story posted on the Site.

Permissions Request

Permission may be given at our discretion to allow other Web sites to post a direct link to stories found on the Site. You may submit requests in writing for permission to retain, distribute or reproduce Content to:

Library—Permissions Dept.
P.O. Box 439
100 Summit Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21741

Copyright Complaints

Herald-Mail respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material placed by any third party on the Site, please contact us at: Copyright Agent, P.O. Box 439, 100 Summit Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21741, or by email at

General Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

The Site contains facts, views, opinions, statements and recommendations of third-party individuals and organizations. The Herald-Mail does not represent or endorse the accuracy, timeliness or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Site. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such use of this Site, opinion, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk. The Herald-Mail makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use outside of the U.S. Access to the Site from territories outside the U.S. where the Content is prohibited or illegal is hereby expressly prohibited.

If you access this Site from outside of the U.S., you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. As a user of this Site in any manner, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Herald-Mail from any and all claims and damages arising from or relating to any allegation regarding your use of this Site, Herald-Mail's use of any Content or information you provide to the Site, and any violation of the terms and policies on this Site by you or those acting as your agent.

While Herald-Mail uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the Content and assume no liability or responsibility for any error or omission in the Content. Herald-Mail does not represent or warrant that use of any Content will not infringe rights of third parties. The Site has no responsibility for actions of third parties or for content provided or posted by others.

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