1. Use of material appearing on Voice Online
For the purposes of this agreement, “material” means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the Voice Online network, whether copyright of The Voice Media Group or a third party. You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on Voice Online. You must not reproduce any part of Voice Online or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so. We may be prepared to allow you to distribute or reproduce other parts of Voice Online or the material in certain circumstances. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to apply for permission to do so.
2. Disclaimer of liability
To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material including any material which is regarded as being defamatory, obscene or offensive. You must not rely on any statement we have published on Black Wall Street Media without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the material is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. In the event of any such liability we shall only be liable to you for any loss or damage arising from your use of Voice Online which is a reasonably foreseeable consequence or a breach by us of these terms and conditions. We will also not be liable to you for any damages in excess of £30, or if higher, the amount of any fees you have paid us for access to Black Wall Street Media. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the material or any part of it (except for death or personal injury attributable to our negligence and to the extent permitted at law). You can access other sites via links from Black Wall Street Media. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents. We give no warranties of any kind concerning Black Wall Street Media or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that Black Wall Street Media or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.
3. Third party material on Black Wall Street Media
You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on Black Wall Street Media. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. If you want to advertise on Black Wall Street Media, please email our advertising sales team at email@example.com
4. Submitting graphical material and photography for publication on Black Wall Street Media.
When you send a photograph or other graphical material to us you do so in accordance with these Terms of service. This means that you hereby agree that you have taken the photograph(s) you have sent to us or you have permission from or are authorised by the owner of the photograph(s) to send it (them) to us, and you are granting us a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to publish or otherwise use the photograph(s) in any way and at any time we want on the Black Wall Street Media web site. Selected photographs and graphical material will be published at the discretion of the editor and you will not be paid, even if your photograph(s) is (are) published. We may cut, edit, crop or arrange your photograph(s) or graphic as we think fit to appear on the Black Wall Street Media web site, and we may remove your photograph(s) or graphics at any time. Your name will be published alongside your photograph(s) or graphic, but we may edit or delete any comments which you submit along with your photograph(s) or graphic. IMPORTANT: You or the owner of the photograph(s) still own the copyright in the photograph(s) sent to us and are free to republish the photograph(s) wherever you or the owner wish and in whatever medium you or the owner want.
5. Submitting text for publication on Black Wall Street Media
For the avoidance of doubt we accept no responsibility for any defamatory, offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent or other unlawful or objectionable material or information published on Black Wall Street Media. If you want to submit material to us for publication on Voice Online, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:
(i) publication of any material you submit to us will be at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication
(ii) you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format
(iii) you warrant to us that any material you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights (iv) you warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal
(v) you agree not to post material which is deliberately intended to upset other users
(vi) you agree to indemnify and hold us and any of our officers, employees and agents harmless from and against all and any expenses, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses incurred or suffered and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened, in each case arising from your use of, or conduct on Black Wall Street Media and/or breach of any warranties and/ or terms and conditions of Black Wall Street Media.
(vii) you agree to indemnify and hold us and any of our officers, employees and agents harmless from and against all and any expenses, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses incurred or suffered and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened, in each case arising from your use of, or conduct on Black Wall Street Media and/or breach of any warranties and/ or terms and conditions of Black Wall Street Media.
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted. Details of variations will be posted.
7. Force majeure
Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to Black Wall Street Media we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.
8. Governing Law & Jurisdiction
This agreement is governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
When you register, you are registering as a personal user of Black Wall Street Media. Access to registration areas is via your email address and password. We allow you access to the registration areas of the site on the basis that:
(i) your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access Black Wall Street Media
(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of Black Wall Street Media
(iii) you do not maliciously create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user
(iv) you are agreeing to abide and be bound by these terms and conditions.
If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may, at our discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of Black Wall Street Media immediately and without giving you any advance notice.
9. Termination of registration
If we wish to bring the agreement to an end, we will do so by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated. The agreement will terminate and your email address and password will become invalid on Black Wall Street Media immediately.
Privacy Notice for Black Wall Street Media.
We endeavour to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality and to respect the privacy of our readers, web site visitors and associated persons who deal with us. Our commitment to privacy includes being transparent about the nature and extent of the personal data processing we undertake. This privacy statement aims to inform you about how we collect, store, use and disclose information about you when you:
interact or use our websites;
register and/or attend any of our events, webinars, or conferences, and
if you use any of our products, services or applications (collectively the “services”) in any manner.
Who we are
The effective management of all personal data, including its security and confidentiality, lies at the very heart of our business and underpins our practices and processes.
As a Limited Company with a global presence, we are subject to the varying requirements of data protection legislation in the jurisdictions where we operate. Our aim is to be as consistent as possible and obey all applicable laws and apply the highest standard of privacy laws to our approach.
What information do we collect?
We gather various types of information, that may identify you as an individual (“personal information”). We gather information from the following sources:
From Events: We may collect any personal information that you choose to provide to us.
From our Website. We may collect information you choose to upload to our website to subscribe directly to our services or competitions. When you visit the Websites, we may collect certain information related to your device, such as your device’s IP address, what pages your device visited, and the time that your device visited our Website. These include:
Usage information – we keep track of user activity in relation to the types of services our customers and their users use, and the performance metrics related to their use of the Services.
Log information – we log information about our customers and their users when you use one of the services, including Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.
Information collected by cookies and other similar technologies – we use various technologies to collect information which may include saving cookies to users’ computers.
For further information, please read the section headed “Cookies” in the “Your Privacy Rights” section of this statement.
From the Services we provide: We receive and store information you provide directly to us. For example, when you attend an event we may collect your personal information if you volunteer it.
From our competitions. If you apply for a competition, you will fill out an online form which we will ask if you’d like to sign up to our database and receive further information from us.
The types of information we may collect directly from our customers include; Email address, Name and telephone number. Information is uploaded to our systems in connection with the services. We retain this information in line with our retention policy.
How do we use the information?
We may use the information we collect from our web site visitors and readers with the services we provide for a range of reasons, including to:
communicate a request back to and to manage the relationship with you or your business;
manage our customers’ use of the services, respond to enquiries and comments and provide customer service and support;
process and complete transactions and send related information, including transaction confirmations and invoices;
to develop new ways to meet our readers needs and to grow our business;
keeping our records up to date;
to carry out any legal obligations we may have;
to develop and carry out marketing activities of our group company and share products discounts, promotions and events that we think may be of interest to you;
developing products and content for our website;
to study how our customers interact with our website;
to enable us to provide marketing material that we may think may be of interest to you; to provide advice or guidance about our publications and services;
for any other purpose about which we notify customers and users.
Our lawful basis for processing your data includes:
Your “Consent” when you opt-in to our mailing list for marketing, and
“Performance of a Contract” where you engage with us to display advertising on our website or newsletter.
Retention periods for records are determined based on the type of record, the nature of the activity, product or service, the country in which the relevant company is located and the applicable local legal or regulatory requirements. We normally keep customer records for up to two years after analysis reveals that we have had no interaction with you.
If you apply for a freelance role with us and you ask us to retain your details on file, then we may hold this data for seven years.
If you engage with us on a commercial, basis, we keep details of the financial transactions and contract for seven years.
How do we share and disclose information to third parties?
We do not rent or sell your personal information to anyone. We may share and disclose information (including personal information) about our customers in the following limited circumstances:
We may share your information for compliance purposes to national law enforcement agencies in other countries if requested to do so;
We may share your information to our group company to provide you with offers, discounts, event invites and promotions if you have given us your consent to do so.
we may share your information with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who we employ to perform tasks on our behalf.
If Black Wall Street Media receives your personal information and subsequently transfers that information to a third-party agent or service provider for processing, we remain committed to ensuring that such third-party agent or service provider processes your personal information to the standard required to meet GDPR and other local privacy laws.
For your convenience, hyperlinks may be posted on the website that link to other websites. We are not responsible for these sites, and this privacy notice does not apply to the privacy practices of any linked sites or of any companies that we do not own or control. Linked sites may collect information in addition to that which we collect on our website. We encourage you to seek out and read the privacy notice of each linked site that you visit to understand how the information that is collected about you is used and protected.
We may choose to buy or sell assets and may share or transfer customer information in connection with the evaluation of this transactions. Also, if we (or our assets) are acquired, or if we go out of business, enter bankruptcy, or go through some other change of control, personal information could be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party.
We use appropriate technical, organisational and administrative security measures to protect any information we hold in our records from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We have written procedures and policies which are regularly audited, and the audits are reviewed at a senior level.
Exercising your Privacy Rights
What choices do I have?
You can always opt not to disclose information to us, but keep in mind some information may be needed to transact with us or to take advantage of some of our offers and discounts. You can opt-out of emailing lists at any time by clicking unsubscribe on our email communications.
track your Internet usage after leaving the website, or
store personal information others may read and understand.
processing of personal data associated with the use of these cookies occurs based on our Legitimate Interests to administer the website.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
For other browsers please see www.allaboutcookies.org
You also have the option to install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on and thereby deactivate the use of Google analytics cookies and the associated data processing. You can find the Opt-out browser add-on here.
Please note that we may still use any aggregated and de-identified personal information that does not identify any individual. We may also retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Automated decision making and profiling
Tailoring Products, Services, Offers and Marketing
We may place you in groups with similar customers. These are called customer segments. We use these to study and learn about our customers’ needs and behaviours, and to make decisions based on what we learn. This helps us to design products, services and offers for different customer segments, and to manage our relationships with them. It also helps us tailor the information that individuals receive or see on our own and other websites and mobile apps, including social media.
Unless you have told us that you do not want to hear from us, we will send you relevant marketing information (including details of other products or services provided by us or other companies which we believe may be of interest to you), by mail, phone, email, text and other forms of electronic communication. If you change your mind about how you would like us to contact you, or you no longer wish to receive this information, you can request the necessary changes to be made by contacting us. For the contact information please look at the “Contact Us” section of this notice.
Changes to this privacy statement occur from time to time as the business develops and grows and adds more processing. You are encouraged to check back regularly to see any changes that may have occurred.
Information pertaining to children
We do not knowingly hold information on children. If a parent of guardian believes we hold information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately and we will remove the information promptly.