Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policies
Terms and Conditions
Welcome on on4news!
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully. By accessing this Website you are agreeing to the terms and conditions that appear below.
If you click on the appropriate box during registration, you acknowledge that you have read the Terms and Conditions and agreed with it. You can also print and download them. You can also read our privacy policies at a separate place.
1. Registration, User account
1.1. Eligible are only users have full legal capacity or acting with the consent of their legal guardian.
1.2.To register on on4news, you only need a username, a password and a correct and valid e-mail address. Only the on4news administrator can see your e-mail address and besides authentication it is only used for the contact between the user and on4news. All other personal details or a user photo are optional.
2. Conclusion of the contract, changes of terms
2.1.By finishing registration a licence agreement to these terms is made between the user and on4news.
2.2.Opposing or from these terms deviating conditions of the user have no validity.
2.3.Online services are rendered visible by advertisers or online partners, their Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
2.4.on4news has the right to change or adapt the conditions during the membership. on4news will announce the changes to the terms and conditions four weeks before they take effect. If the user does not disagree within four weeks, the changes take effect. In the announcement on4news will indicate the user to his right of objection and on the consequences if there is no objection. If the user objects the conditions, on 4news has the right to terminate the contract immediately, when the conditions taking effect. If there is no cancellation then theagreement between the user and on4news continue with the previous contractual arrangements.
3. Dealing with passwords
3.1.The user has to keep his password in secret, store it safely and make it inaccessible to unauthorized people. This permission applies only to the user and is not transferable.
3.2.If the passwordis known from any unauthorized person, the user has to inform on4news immediately by e-mail or writing. The old password will getl ocked and a new password assigned. The user is not entitled to provide his account to unauthorized people ora third party. The user acknowledges that he is also responsible for the actions of a third party to whom he provides his user account.
4. Content of the site and extent of use
4.1. on4news aggregates daily actual positive news from all over the world.But on4news has no own editorial department. All goodnews are written by our users or collected from appropriate and freely available internet sources and linked on on4news. These messages can be read, rated, commented and forwarded to interested parties by other users. Every registered user also receives, in the sense of a community, the opportunity to create an own profile, build a network with other users and contact them.
on4news is a non-commercial project from m-coach.com ®.
4.2. on4news provides registered users the following options:
4.2.1. Setting or linking positive messages that have been self-created or found in freely accessible Internet sources and the author's consent has been obtained for their publication, copying and public disclosure, if it is a copyrighted work;
4.2.2. Read, rate, comment and passon goodnews;
4.2.3. Creation of your own public profile page (also indexedby search engines), that shows the news-activity of the user (providing, voting, commenting, et cetera) and offers the opportunity to make voluntary personal information (including upload an image). The profile can be importeddirectly from the Facebook profile, too.
4.2.4. View or changepersonal information and account settings (e.g. administration of your password or your alternate e-mail address) in "My Profile";
4.2.5. Building your own network / group of friends with other on4news users;
4.2.6. Contact with members of the local network via an internal message system;
4.2.7. Find messages and other members;
4.2.8. Subscription ofgood news via RSS feeds and email newsletters.
4.3. Non-registeredusers can read good messages on on4news.
5.1. on4news tries to keep the offer available at all times. on4news does not warrant that the website is always available and free of errors or suitable for a particular purpose. If there is data loss for the user because of malfunctions, maintenance or enhancements there is no claim for compensation. Also for unavoidable, unforeseeable and extraordinary events that may lead to non-availability of the offer, such as Power failures, hacking, or failure of telecommunications lines on4news assumes no responsibility. The use of on4news is at your own risk. This also applies to the case that by downloading or other use of content damage results e.g. on technical equipment or data loss occurs. This also applies to any damages to third parties.
5.2. On the transport of data over the Internet and the communication channels of the user to the server on4news has no influence and therefore on4news cannot guarantee that access to the Internet and the offer is ensured and the data is transferred accurately and safely.
5.3. The specific graphical and functional design of the uses, the expansion of these uses with additional features or supplementing it with fee required additional services is at the discretion of on4news. on4news is entitled to modify and adapt this specific design maintaining these terms at any time. on4news is also entitled to interrupt or end parts or the hole offer at any time.
5.4. With the setting up and linking of contents the user assigns on4news to store and publish these contents under the provisions of these terms and conditions.
6. General obligations of the user
6.1. Statements in news, comments, messages, etc., should follow the rules of a polite and respectful contact with each other. Criticism and opinions should be expressed constructively.
6.2. The user agrees not to violate the applicable statutory provisions and the contractual terms. He may use on4news only in the context of the presumed purpose. Any misuse, beyond this earmarking, is forbidden to the user, these include in particular the following actions:
6.2.1. The useof on4news for publication and dissemination of news and content that is in accordance with statutory provisions or in the opinion of on4news illegal, aggressive, abusive, libelous, untrue, intrusive, obscene, hateful, racially, pornographic, violent, harmful to minors or inappropriate and impairs the attractiveness of on4news to other users;
6.2.2. Undueharassment of other users, e.g. by the mass sending of unsolicited advertising or other spam-mails;
6.2.3. Any actions that lead to excessive loads or to system disorders, or intended or suitable to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
6.2.4. Systematicreading of the personal data of other users and modifying, copying, or distribution of areas of the site that are not allocated for that purpose by on4news.
6.2.5. The use of other identities for the registration, placing posts or the sending of messages. This also refers to feign a membership on the on4news team or a relationship with a particular person;
6.2.6. The manipulationof news and content to disguise the origin of any Content.
6.3. Each of the aforesaid breaches of duty entitles on4news to terminate the contract immediately, to block the user accounts and delete the presented contents. Furthermore on4news is entitled to refuse the activation of a new account for this user.
6.4. The user must ensure that by posting content (messages, texts, images, photos, videos, names, trademarks, etc.) he will not infringe rights of third parties (in particular copyrights, privacy rights, including the portrait rights, trademark rights). He also has to ensure that the applicable criminal laws and youth protection regulations are observed and in particular no unsuitable or criminal content for young people are distributed. Also, the user must not post any content he is not entitled to pass on. on4news respects the intellectual property of third parties and claims no rights to the uploaded content.
6.6. The user is liable for all consequences and disadvantages, arising on4news by improper or illegal use of the site or through the violation of other fundamental contractual obligations. The user releases on4news from all claims of third parties at the first request, which these claim on on4news in matters of an infringement, caused by the user or contents placed by the user. The user carries all necessary costs of legal defense in this matter. The user agrees to assist on4news in defending against such claims.
6.7. on4newsis entitled to delete or disable contents posted by users if they violate the rights of third parties or third parties assert claims due to a violation of law, whose merits cannot be excluded obviously.
7. Terminationand cancellationof useraccounts
7.1. The user is entitled to terminate the contract with on4news at any time without giving any reasons and without any notice period. The termination has to be in written form. In case of termination, the user profile gets deleted, but on4news can decide to keep the published articles and other publish contents without a link to the former profile.
7.2. on4news is entitled to terminate the contract with a notice of one month to the end of the preceding month.
7.3. on4news can exercise its right of a notice of cancellation and a deletion of the profile, when the user did not sign in for at least a year and did not answer to a reminder.
7.4. on4news is entitled to cancel the contract without notice, when there is a important reason. An important reasonexists in particular,
7.4.1. If the user violatesits contractualobligations;
7.4.2. If the user breaches against statutory provisions while using on4news.
7.5. In the caseof paragraph 7.4 on4news is entitled to delete the user account immediately without notification of termination and to oppose the installation of a new account for this user.
7.6. A termination according to these terms and conditions must be in written form, whereat an e-mail is sufficient.
8.1. on4news has unlimited liability regardless of the legal basis
8.1.1. In case of intentor grossnegligence,
8.1.2. According to the provisionsof the Product Liability Act, as well as
8.1.3. For injury to life, bodyorhealth.
8.2. With slightly negligent breach of a duty, that is essential to achieve the contractual purpose (cardinal obligation), the liability of on4news is limited to the damage, that is predictable and typical for the type of business, but not for other special damages or consequential damages (e.g. lost profits, business interruption, loss of business information).
8.3. A further liability of on4news does not exist.
8.4. For the negligenceof vicarious agents and representatives on4news shall be liable to the same extent.
8.5. on4news is not liable for the possibility and quality of accessibility, the quality of representation, for memory loss, interruption, any delay, cancellation and transfer errors in communication - except in cases of deliberate intention or gross negligence. The same goes for damage-causing events that have occurred on a transmission path outside the control range of on4news.
9. Data Protection
9.1. All personal data will only be stored, processed and used for the purpose the user has stated.
9.2. on4news is entitled to collect, process, store and use personal data of the user about the use of his tender, as far as it may be necessary to allow the user to use the offer. Furthermore on4news is authorized to access this data to ensure the operability of the named offer.
10. Final provisions and applicable law
10.1. Place of executionis the headquartersof on4news, therefore Munich.
10.2. It only applies the law of the Federal Republic of Germany excluding the UN purchase right.
10.3. In case of claims in business transactionswith merchants, legal persons under public law or public law special fund, the court is the domicile of on4news, therefore Munich. Where claims of on4news cannot be made in enforcement proceedings, the court of jurisdiction for non-traders is their residence.
10.4. Changes and additions to these Terms including amendments to this clause shall be legally valid in written form.
10.5. The possible invalidity of any provision of these Terms does not affect the validity of rest of the Terms.
on4news takes the protection of your data very seriously. We collect, store and process personal data only in accordance with applicable data protection regulations. Below we explain what information we collect and how they are used:
1. Anonymous datacollection and processing
1.1. Each Web server registers access to websites automatically. Our servers will automatically collect log-file data, which are transferred over user browser and store them in an internal log file. That concerns the following data:
1.1.1. Type and version of browser used by users
1.1.2. Type and version of the operating systems used by users
1.1.3. URL of the pages from which users reach us
1.1.4. Keywords, users found our website with
1.1.5. Date and time when our website was used
1.1.6. Name of sub-pages accessed by users
1.2. the data are collected and processed in an anonymous form, they cannot be assigned to a specific person. Purpose of data collection and processing is an analysis for intern system-related and statistical purposes.
2. Pseudonymous data collection and processing
2.1. Ifusers have registered on our website, we continue to collect and store the above mentioned data from the user access of our site in a pseudonymised form. This data is only associated with an internal code, but not with personal user data, so that there is no assignment between data and individual.
2.2. Purpose of the data collection and processing in pseudonymised form is the creation of utilization profiles (not user profiles), to design our offer adjusted to the needs of our users. If users do not want the creation of a utilization profile, they may disagree. Further information about exercising the right to object you can find in the paragraph "objection and cancellation rights."
3.1. We use for our websites so called “Cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the data processor of the user and saved by his browser. Cookies are not designed to identify people and can cause no damage to computers. By placing Cookies our web server can recognize user browser, individual user settings and where indicated parts of the login data in encrypted form, to simplify the use of our sites.
3.2. When you click or go on advertising, it may be possible that the delivering server has also set cookies. Forthese cookies, the respective advertisers are responsible.
4. Use of email addresses
4.1. We use the email addresses of users to complete the registration procedure with a confirmation email and stay in touch with our users.
4.2. We only use the email addresses of the users to send our newsletter or other interesting information, when they gave their permission to do so. It is possible to withdraw this agreement and stop receiving the newsletter at any time. Further information about exercising the right to object you can find in the paragraph "objection and cancellation rights."
5. Transfer of personal details
5.1. The transmission of personal details to government institutions and authorities will only happen within the framework of mandatory national legislation or if the transfer is required in case of attacks on our network infrastructure for legal or law enforcement.
5.2. A transfer to any other third parties does not occur.
6. Right to be informed, correction, blocking and deletion of data
6.1. Every user can get informed about his stored personal details in his profile at any time and edit them. On request we also give our users free information about saved personal data. You can get this information from the contact details showed in the ‘imprint’. In order to obtain information about a person you have to identify yourself as this person or proof that you are enabled to receive information about a third person.
6.2. If the statutory requirements are existent our users have the right on rectification, blocking or deletion of data. But it should be noted that after deleting data on4news cannot used in its entirety anymore, as it requires a certain minimum of information.
6.3. Provided on4news should be legally obliged to store personal data, this data will be blocked and not deleted.
7. Right of objection and withdrawal
7.1. Our users have the right to object the use of their data for the creation of pseudonymous utilization profiles and withdraw possible given consent to on4news. In this case, we will cease processing the data for these purposes.
7.2. The contradiction may be submitted informally by post, telephone or email without any reason.
With enhancements of our website or the implementation of new technologies it may be necessary to modify our privacy policies. on4news reserves the right to change the privacy Policies with effect for the future at any time.We therefore recommend that you reread the current privacy policies periodically.
Declaration of consent
If our users agreed to the use of their email addresses for the receipt of our newsletter and other information, they made the following declaration of consent to us.
Consent to use my email address:
I want to subscribe the newsletter from on4news as well as receive information from on4news and agree in this context to the use of my email address. I can recall my consent at any time and independently to this terminate receiving newsletters and email information by unsubscribing (click on the link at the bottom of each email).
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The information generated bythe cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there.
Googlewill use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compose reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other relevant website activities and internet services. In addition, Google may also transfer this information to third parties, as long as it is required by law or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google.
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