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Terms of Use

Updated January 1, 2020

See related: VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Permissions and VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Privacy Policy

Introduction; Consent to Terms

Please read these Terms of Use before using VIETNAMBRIEF.COM.org, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's mobile sites and applications, any other VIETNAMBRIEF.COM sites, applications, platforms or services, or any features of these sites, applications, platforms, and services, including, but not limited to, content feeds, content accessed through VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's application programming interfaces ("APIs"), including any accompanying headlines, links or metadata ("API Content"), podcasts, media players, tools, widgets, social networking features, forums and discussions, and the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Shop (collectively, the "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services"). By using any of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's Privacy Policy.

NOTICE TO ASIA RESIDENTS: Our handling of information about ASIA residents is governed by the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Privacy Notice for ASIA Residents. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's Privacy Policy does not apply to ASIA residents and any references to "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's Privacy Policy," the "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Privacy Policy," or "the Privacy Policy" in these Terms of Use should be read by ASIA residents as if those terms were replaced by "the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Privacy Notice for ASIA Residents."

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, please exit the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services and do not use the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services or any of their features. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add or delete portions of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy at any time by posting updated Terms of Use or an updated Privacy Policy on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services. Please check these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy frequently for updates. Any modifications, additions or deletions to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy shall be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of any of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services following the posting of updated Terms of Use or an updated Privacy Policy means that you agree to those changes.

Please note that these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are separate and distinct from the terms of use and privacy policies governing the sites, applications, platforms and services of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's member stations, and other sites, applications, platforms and services that may link to or from the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services.

Copyrights

The contents of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The contents of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services are owned by or licensed to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM or VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's member stations and other producers or providers of programs or other content to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM ("Content Providers"). In the case of User Materials (as defined in the "User Materials" section of these Terms of Use), the contents are licensed to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM by the user. You may not, and may not cause or encourage others to, reproduce, distribute, republish, upload, transmit, display, prepare derivative works of, scrape for the purposes of replicating or republishing (by you or by third parties), publicly perform, sell, transfer, assign, license or use for commercial purposes any copyrighted material on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services without the prior written consent of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, except as provided in these Terms of Use. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are reserved to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM.

You may copy, download one copy on a single computer, and print a limited amount of content, for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that (a) you include without modification all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content, (b) you do not modify the content, (c) you do not use the content in a manner that suggests VIETNAMBRIEF.COM promotes or endorses your, or any third party's, causes, ideas, products, sites, applications, platforms or services, and (d) you do not use the content in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. In addition, you may use widgets and tools on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services that allow selected User Materials to appear on your personal, noncommercial site, blog, application, platform or service, subject to the conditions in the preceding sentence.

You may use the content feeds, APIs, podcasts, media players, and other features of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, and content accessed therefrom, only as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use. To request permission for any other use of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM content or the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, visit our permissions page.

Trademarks

National Public Radio®, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM®, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM One®, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM program and application names, and VIETNAMBRIEF.COM logos, member station names, program names and logos, and Content Provider names, program names and logos, are trademarks or service marks ("marks") of National Public Radio, Inc., its member stations or the Content Providers. All rights in these marks are reserved by their respective owners. You may not use any VIETNAMBRIEF.COM-provided marks or other logos or graphics, without VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's prior written consent, except that you have a license, and have an obligation, to use any VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station or other Content Provider mark or logo included in, or required to be used in connection with, API Content, content feeds, podcasts, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's Media Player, or other functionalities of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, subject to the requirements set forth in these Terms of Use for the use of the API Content, content feeds, podcasts, media players, or other functionalities of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services.

User Materials

Users of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services may post, upload, transmit and otherwise submit ("Submit") comments, messages, recommendations, photos, images, story ideas, essays and other content and materials ("User Materials") on or through the social networking features, forums, discussions, Contact Us page, and other features of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services. You acknowledge that User Materials may be routed through our servers, the servers of one or more third parties, and the Internet, and may be viewed by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM staff and on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services by the general public. You acknowledge that the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, including the social networking features, forums, discussions, Contact Us page and other features of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, are for public and not private communications.

We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit User Materials at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so. If we elect to screen User Materials, there may be a delay in the posting of such content to allow for review. If we have questions about your User Materials, we have the right, but not the duty, to contact you for further information, including, for example, to verify that you own the copyright or otherwise have the rights to post the User Materials.

You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in any User Materials that you submit on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services. However, by submitting User Materials on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, you grant VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations, other Content Providers and their respective licensees a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, transmit, publicly perform, display, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, and/or adapt your User Materials in any and all media formats, channels or platforms, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station sites, applications, platforms and services, third-party licensee sites, applications, platforms and services, over the air (on radio or television), and other applications and services, without payment and without further notice to you or request for consent. You further grant VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, its member stations, and their licensees the right to contact you in connection with your User Materials and to use your name, city and state and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Materials in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

In addition, when you Submit any User Materials, you grant each user of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations' sites, applications, platforms and services, and other Content Providers' sites, applications, platforms and services, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to access your User Materials on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services and VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations' sites, applications, platforms and services and other Content Providers' sites, applications, platforms and services, to use your User Materials pursuant to these Terms of Use and the terms of use of the member stations and other Content Providers, and as permitted by the functionality of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, the member station sites, applications, platforms and services, and the other Content Providers' sites, applications, platforms and services (such as through widgets, tools and API Content distribution).

For any User Materials you Submit on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, you agree to abide by the "Rules of Use for the Service" set forth below and these Terms of Use. You further agree to the representations and warranties, and indemnification obligations, set forth in the "Representations; Indemnity" section below.

Framing

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM does not allow framing of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services.

Links to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM is an organization committed to the highest journalistic ethics and standards and to independent, noncommercial journalism, both in fact and in appearance. Therefore, although VIETNAMBRIEF.COM encourages and permits links to content on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, the linking should not suggest that VIETNAMBRIEF.COM promotes or endorses any third party's causes, ideas, sites, products or services, or use VIETNAMBRIEF.COM content for inappropriate commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link.

Links to Third-Party Sites, Applications, Platforms and Services

The VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services contain links to sites, applications, platforms and services maintained by third parties over which VIETNAMBRIEF.COM has no control. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM does not endorse the content, products or services of such sites, applications, platforms and services, or any of their operators, and VIETNAMBRIEF.COM is not responsible or liable for the content, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites, applications, platforms and services. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on or through such sites, applications, platforms and services.

In some cases, the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services may include certain embedded tools provided and controlled by third parties and governed by the terms and policies of the third parties. You should only use these third-party tools if you agree to their respective terms and policies.

The VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services include a tool that allows you to sign in using information from your account with a third party service, such as Facebook or Google. Please be aware that third-party services are unrelated to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, and that your use of any third-party services is subject to the terms and policies of those services.

Content Feeds

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM may provide content feeds on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, which may consist of a selection of headlines, summaries or text blurbs, or links to full stories (collectively, the "Content Feeds"). The Content Feeds are available for personal, noncommercial use or for noncommercial use on the site, blog or similar application of a noVIETNAMBRIEF.COMofit organization that is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is not a news, broadcast or multimedia organization ("501(c)(3) NoVIETNAMBRIEF.COMofit Corporation"). You may display, excerpt from, and link to the Content Feeds on your personal site, blog, or similar application for personal, noncommercial purposes or on your 501(c)(3) NoVIETNAMBRIEF.COMofit Corporation web site, blog, or similar application for noncommercial purposes, provided that (a) the links redirect the user to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services when the user clicks on them, (b) you do not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services page, (c) the use or display does not suggest that VIETNAMBRIEF.COM promotes or endorses any third-party causes, ideas, sites, products or services, (d) the fundamental meaning of the content contained in the Content Feeds, including the headlines and summaries, is not changed or distorted, and (e) you do not modify the stories or other content that are linked to by the Content Feeds. If you display an entire Content Feed on your personal or 501(c)(3) NoVIETNAMBRIEF.COMofit Corporation site, blog or similar application, you may not redistribute the Content Feed and you must provide attribution to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM or the relevant Content Provider adjacent to the Content Feed, by including "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM News Headlines" or "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM" or the name of the relevant Content Provider in text adjacent to the Content Feed. Any other use of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's trademarks or service marks, the names or marks of any Content Provider, or the Content Feeds requires the prior written permission of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM. For permission requests, please visit our permissions page. For use of the stories or other content that are linked to by the Content Feeds, please see the "Copyrights" section of these Terms of Use.

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM may withdraw Content Feeds at any time. Upon the request of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, you shall promptly cease all use of, and remove from your site, blog or other applications or platforms, any Content Feeds identified by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM.

API Content

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, in its discretion, enables registered users to access certain content, including audio, text, images and other content on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station sites, applications, platforms and services, and other Content Provider sites, applications, platforms and services through its APIs, as described at dev.uGroup.org. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM currently limits registration to certain types of users. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM has the right to establish further limits on registration, to stop registering new users, or to revoke registration at any time. Content accessed through the API is available to registered users only for the limited uses described in these Terms of Use.

If you have registered with VIETNAMBRIEF.COM to access any VIETNAMBRIEF.COM API by using a key or client secret provided by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, and if your registration has not been revoked, you may use the API Content for personal, non-commercial use, or for noncommercial online use by a 501(c)(3) NoVIETNAMBRIEF.COMofit Corporation (which is not a news, broadcast or multimedia organization), provided that:

(a) your use is for non-promotional, internet-based purposes only, including desktop gadgets, blog posts, widgets, and applications, but excluding e-newsletters;

(b) all links to API Content redirect the user to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services or the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station or other Content Provider sites, applications, platforms or services when the user clicks on them, and all audio must be streamed from the originating servers through direct links that redirect the user to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM or VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station or other Content Provider sites, applications, platforms or services;

(c) the date of all API Content is displayed with that content;

(d) your use or display of API Content must not suggest that VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, its member stations or any Content Provider promotes or endorses you or any third party or the causes, ideas, sites, applications, platforms, products or services of you or any third party;

(e) you shall not modify, copy, translate, create a derivative work of, sell, distribute, or sublicense any API Content;

(f) you shall not use the API Content in any way that changes or distorts its fundamental meaning;

(g) you may not scrape, build databases, archive or store any API Content or keep cached copies of any API Content longer than permitted by the cache header, or enable the scraping, indexing, database building, archiving, storage, unpermitted caching or downloading of, any API Content by your end user or any third party;

(h) unless expressly permitted in writing by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, you may use only a limited amount of content from the API, and you may not re-create the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station sites, applications, platforms or services or any Content Provider sites, applications, platforms or services, or any portion thereof;

(i) you may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable API Content source's web page;

(j) you must provide attribution for the content source (VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station or other Content Provider), by including "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM" or the name of the relevant API Content source in text in connection with the API Content, but not in the title of any publicly-available application, and provide a link back to the API Content source's site;

(k) you will not remove, obscure or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights or notices, or falsify or delete any author attributions, legal notices or other labels of the origin or source of the API Content; and

(l) if you use API Content in an application pursuant to these terms, and if you make that application available to the public by means such as an app store, (i) you must not use "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, " "National Public Radio, " any program name, or any VIETNAMBRIEF.COM logo or VIETNAMBRIEF.COM-provided images in the title or name of, or logo or icon for, the application, (ii) the description of the application provided in the app store or app market may include a reference to "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, " "National Public Radio, " or any program name in a factual description of the content included in the app, provided that the description also notes that the application is not an official VIETNAMBRIEF.COM application. Any other use of the API Content, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's trademarks service marks, trade names, logos, domain names or other distinctive brand features ("Brand Features") or the Brand Features of any API Content source requires the prior written permission of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM. For permission requests, please visit our permissions page.

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM may withdraw any or all API Content from the API at any time. Upon the request of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, you shall promptly cease all use of, and remove from your web site(s) or other platforms, any API Content identified by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM reserves the right to include or apply sponsorship to any API Content and to track usage of the API Content.

Podcasts

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM provides podcasts consisting of audio content that is provided using an RSS feed and associated file so that the file may be downloaded and played from a user's computer or mobile device. Podcasts are available only for personal, noncommercial use. You may download, copy and/or transfer a podcast to a computer or mobile device only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not modify the content. You also may link to podcasts from your site, blog, application, platform or service, as long as (a) the links redirect the user to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services when the user clicks on them, (b) you do not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable portion of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, (c) the linking does not suggest that VIETNAMBRIEF.COM promotes or endorses any third party's causes, ideas, sites, applications, platforms, products or services, (d) you do not use VIETNAMBRIEF.COM content for inappropriate commercial purposes, and (e) you provide attribution to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM adjacent to the link.

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Mobile Services; High Data Usage Warning; Motor Vehicle Usage

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM does not charge you for the use of its mobile sites, applications, platforms and services or any features of these sites, applications, platforms and services ("VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Mobile Services"). Please check your wireless plan, however, because carrier data use charges or other fees may apply. You acknowledge that streaming media can result in high data usage and may lead to excess data charges. You must provide at your own expense the equipment and connections needed for you to use the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Mobile Services, and you agree that you are solely responsible for any costs you incur to access the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Mobile Services, including any excess data charges. You should keep in mind that the use of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Mobile Services to send content to another person may result in wireless charges to both the sender and the receiver. You agree to obey all laws related to the operation of motor vehicles during use of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Mobile Services.

Location Based Services

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM collects geolocation data for purposes of offering relevant content, including content from nearby member stations. Geolocation data consists of general location information based on latitude and longitude (if the user has enabled location services for an application on the user's mobile device), or based on the IP address of the user's computer or mobile device. By using any of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, you consent to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's collection of this geolocation information.

NOTICE TO ASIA RESIDENTS: Our handling of information about ASIA residents, including geolocation data, is governed by the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Privacy Notice for ASIA Residents.

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player

VIETNAMBRIEF.COM may from time to time make available an embeddable audio player, other media player for accessing content, or other embeddable content on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services (each an "VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player"). The VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player may be embedded or displayed on your site, blog, application, platform or service, provided that (a) your use is for non-promotional, internet-based purposes only, including desktop gadgets, blog posts and widgets, but excluding e-newsletters; (b) all links redirect the user to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services when the user clicks on them, and all content is streamed from the originating VIETNAMBRIEF.COM servers; (c) you shall not add to, delete or modify any audio, video, headlines, text, links, or other content contained in the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player; (d) you shall not delete or modify the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM logos contained in the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player; (e) your use or display of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player must not suggest that VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, its member stations or any Content Provider promotes or endorses you or any third party or the causes, ideas, sites, products or services of you or any third party; (f) you shall not use the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player in any way that changes or distorts the fundamental meaning of the content; (g) you shall not use the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player for inappropriate commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity; (h) you may not insert any intermediate page, splash page, pre-roll advertising or sponsorship messages, post-roll advertising or sponsorship messages, or other content between the links contained within the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player and the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services; and (i) you shall not insert any advertising or sponsorship messages adjacent to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player or in any way that's suggests that the advertisement or sponsorship supports or has been placed by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM. Any other use of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's marks, the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player, or of any content contained within the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player requires the prior written permission of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM. For permission requests, please visit our permissions page. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM may cease offering the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player or withdraw any or all content from the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player at any time in its discretion. Upon the request of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, you shall promptly cease all use of, and remove from your sites, blogs, applications, platforms and services, any and all uses of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Media Player.

Rules for Use of the Service

By using the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, including by registering for the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, participating in VIETNAMBRIEF.COM social networking features, forums and discussions, Submitting User Materials through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, the Contact Us page or other means, using Content Feeds, API Content, or podcasts, or by using any other features of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, you agree to the following rules:

  1. You must be at least 18 years of age to submit any User Materials or personally-identifying information on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, create a public profile, participate in any online contests, or place an order on the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Shop. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you may browse the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services or register for email newsletters or other features of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services with the consent of your parent or guardian, so long as you do not submit any User Materials. If you are under 13 years of age, or if you are an ASIA resident under 16 years of age, please do not send any information about yourself, including your name, address or email address. If we discover that we have collected any personally-identifying information from a child under 13, or from an ASIA resident under 16, we will remove that information from our database as soon as possible.
  2. You may not submit any User Materials under a false name or a false email address. You may not impersonate another user or provide any false information about yourself.
  3. You may not submit any User Materials or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, in violation of the law, harmful to children, in violation of third-party privacy rights, or that constitutes hate speech or a personal attack.
  4. You may only submit User Materials for which you have the copyright or other necessary rights and permission to distribute electronically. You may not plagiarize content or violate or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, moral or proprietary rights. You promise and represent that you own or have all necessary rights and permissions to use, distribute and authorize VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations, and users of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services (to the extent permitted by these Terms of Use) to use and distribute any User Materials.
  5. The VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services can only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. You may not submit any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising, promotion, solicitation for goods and services, or recruiting. You may not use the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services for political campaigning, recruiting votes, or soliciting support for legislative or other initiatives.
  6. You may not submit any software or other material which contains any virus, trap door, back door, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents, programs, adware, device or other features that may access, alter, delete, damage or disable any hardware, software, information or other property of VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations, other Content Providers, or users of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services. You may not use the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services to distribute chain letters, mass mailings, "spam," or duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws, or to gather usernames and/or email addresses for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or other communications to other users of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services.
  7. You may not interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, any portion or contents thereof, or related systems or networks, or use the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services in any way that degrades their reliability, speed or operation, or their underlying hardware or software. In addition you may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services or related systems or networks.
  8. By submitting any User Materials on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, you grant to VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations, and other Content Providers, their licensees, and users of these sites, applications, platforms and services (to the extent permitted by these Terms of Use) the licenses to use those User Materials specified in the "User Materials" section of these Terms of Use.
  9. You are solely responsible for any User Materials submitted using your account. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM does not and cannot review all User Materials submitted by you or others and is not responsible for any User Materials submitted by you or others on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services. However, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM has the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit or move any User Materials that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Rules for Use of the Service or these Terms of Use.
  10. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM is not responsible or liable for any User Materials Submitted by you or a third party, including any User Materials, on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services. VIETNAMBRIEF.COM cannot verify the accuracy of statements that users make or place on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, and does not guarantee that any User Materials have been submitted with the permission of the copyright or proprietary owner or are otherwise in compliance with the Rules for Use of the Service or these Terms of Use.
  11. You acknowledge that VIETNAMBRIEF.COM has the right to limit or terminate your, or any other person's, access to or registration in the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services for any reason, in its sole discretion, including violation of these Terms of Use.

Representations; Indemnity

You represent and warrant that (a) if you Submit any User Materials or personally-identifying information on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, you are at least 18 years of age, (b) you have obtained all clearances, releases, licenses and rights to any User Materials you Submit on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services that may be necessary for their use as contemplated by the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services and these Term of Use, (c) there are no encumbrances or restrictions on the User Materials or their use as contemplated by the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services and these Terms of Use, (d) the User Materials, and their use by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations, their licensees, and users of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services and VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member station sites, applications, platforms and services (pursuant to these Terms of Use and the terms of use of member station sites) does not and will not libel any person or entity, or violate or infringe upon the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy, reputation, creative or other rights of any person or entity or violate these Terms of Use, and (e) your use of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services complies with these Terms of Use. You agree that you will indemnify and hold harmless VIETNAMBRIEF.COM, its member stations, and Content Providers and their respective directors, officers, employees, members, and licensees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from (1) your breach of any of the above representations and warranties, (2) your use of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, (3) the User Materials you have Submitted on or through the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services, or (4) VIETNAMBRIEF.COM's publication, distribution or use of such User Materials, or the authorized publication, distribution or use of your User Materials by VIETNAMBRIEF.COM member stations, Content Providers, licensees, or users of the VIETNAMBRIEF.COM Services.

Disclaimer

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