The Terms and Conditions of Service for publishing press information and material with MediaHQ.com, Galzacs.com SingleSend.mediahq.com online services.
MediaHQ.com services are intended for companies and corporate bodies. MediaHQ.com will not enter into agreements with private individuals. (MediaHQ.com, for the purpose of this agreement, includes all subsidiaries and ancillary companies and businesses of MediaHQ.com).
These general conditions set forth the terms and conditions under which press information is administered and published at www.mediahq.com, singlesend.mediahq.com in other media and / or other services that MediaHQ.com own, collaborate with and administer, and are applicable to all agreements entered into with MediaHQ.com.
If you have signed a subscription to “Media HQ Starter”, “Media HQ Direct”, “Media HQ Multi, you have a 12 month contract and may not may terminate the agreement before this time period.
For the purpose of these general conditions ”press information” shall include, but not be limited to:
The content of MediaHQ.com is created by the users of the web-site.
By contracting with MediaHQ.com you are bound by these general conditions.
You, the user, warrant and undertake unconditionally that press information you publish at MediaHQ.com shall not contain any item that is unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication or will, in any way cause damage to MediaHQ.com and further that such press information shall not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party or parties.
You further warrant that you own, or have the necessary rights to, any press information that you publish, including pictures and videos. Your rights must include the right to publish, re-produce, modify or make such other use of the press information at and via MediaHQ.com services, and shall further include the right for MediaHQ.com to disclose and publish press information in accordance with these general condition.
Where you publish press information that includes pictures or video you must first obtain the appropriate prior consent from those individuals or bodies appearing on the pictures/video or any other parties whose consent may be necessary.
MediaHQ.com shall not be responsible for the content or layout of the press information or for any quality problems the publication or the dissemination of the press information may cause.
MediaHQ.com reserves the right to systemise, summarise and publish all or part of any press information that you publish at or via MediaHQ.com services. The press information will become publicly available and accessible for journalist as well as others.
MediaHQ.com shall not be responsible for any premature or late publication of press information or any deletion, blocking or alteration of press information save as may be provided for or implied by the application by Clause 5 immediately following.
MediaHQ.com may terminate any agreements by giving one (1) One month’s notice. MediaHQ.com may also immediately terminate any agreements if you; (1) become insolvent, bankrupt, or enter into any arrangement with creditors; (2) cancel your payments to MediaHQ.com; (3) have been suspended from the service; or (4) you are in material breach of these general conditions.
In the event of termination, MediaHQ.com shall have the right to delete all or part of your press information. No refunds are given by MediaHQ.com.
By accepting these general conditions you give your consent to MediaHQ.com to store the information that you provide when you register yourself as a customer, along with any information that you submit or enter.
MediaHQ.com will not share your personal data. MediaHQ.com will only store your personal data while you are a registered user and will delete the personal data after termination of the agreement.
You have the right, on the anniversary of your agreement with MediaHQ.com to seek and to be supplied with, free of charge, all information regarding personal data concerning you that is retained by MediaHQ.com. Should you wish to receive such information you should submit a written and signed request to us. If your personal data is incorrect, you may demand that the information is corrected, blocked or deleted.
Revocation of your consent, at any time, in whole or in part can be made under this section. If such revocation is not confirmed by you in writing, MediaHQ.com will confirm your revocation in writing.
When you use or interact with the MediaHQ, we may use a variety of technologies that collect information about how MediaHQ is accessed and used. This information may include:information about your interactions with the MediaHQ.com, such as interactions with Newsfeed Content, Lists and the Contacts Database. (1) the details of the search queries you make and the date and time of your request; (2) technical data, which may include URL information, cookie data, your IP address, the types of devices you are using to access or connect to the MediaHQ Service, unique device ID, device attributes, network connection type, network and device performance, browser type, language, information enabling digital rights management, operating system.
Why we do this:
This helps us to deliver our services, personalise content, and improve our user interface by using this information to understand how you use and interact with our services. We conduct surveys and research, test features in development, and analyse the information we have to evaluate and improve products and services, develop new products or features, and conduct audits and troubleshooting activities.
Use of this site or associated sites (MediaHQ.com, singlesend.mediahq.com or galzacs.com) is at your own risk. You assume full responsibility and risk of loss resulting from your use of information and/or use of files, communications, content, or other material accessed through or obtained by means of this site. Under no circumstances shall MediaHQ.com or related services of MediaHQ.com and its affiliates, be liable for any indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages that are directly or indirectly related to the use of, or the inability to use, the site, subscription services and related content, even if MediaHQ.com, the affiliates, or their providers of such information have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The total liability of MediaHQ.com and the affiliates hereunder is limited to the amount, if any, actually paid by you for access and use of the subscription services. You hereby release MediaHQ.com, or related services of MediaHQ.com, and the affiliates from any and all obligations, liabilities and claims in excess of this limitation.
MediaHQ.com’s services are, like most Internet-based services, potentially vulnerable to various security risks. MediaHQ.com strives to reduce such risks but, when using the services, MediaHQ.com cannot guarantee that you will not be subject to:
And MediaHQ.com shall have no liability in respect of such events.
MediaHQ.com reserves the right to modify these general conditions, as well as the prices of MediaHQ.com’s services, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in the general conditions shall be effective one month after notice of such change is posted at www.MediaHQ.com, sent to you via e-mail or given by any other agreed procedure.
As a customer, you undertake to pay the current price of the services, as changed from time to time.
All prices are exclusive of value added tax and other indirect taxes. These will be charged according to current taxes at the time of the invoice.
MediaHQ.com reserves the right to charge for invoicing. Outstanding unpaid balances shall incur late payment interest, chargeable at the court nominated rate of 8% per annum from the due date until the date of actual payment.
A precondition for agreements with MediaHQ.com is that you have been deemed to be credit-worthy. You agree that MediaHQ.com will be entitled to make enquiries about your credit record.
You must co-operate actively in assisting MediaHQ.com to obtain a credit reference so as to satisfy this condition. Failure to obtain a satisfactory credit reference within two weeks of application may result in MediaHQ.com refusing access or, where appropriate, terminating access.
MediaHQ.com shall communicated to its prospective clients the prices for services provided by MediaHQ.com by publishing the same on its Website. An offer by the client to purchase services by confirmation of an order through the Website of MediaHQ.com shall bind the client. On receipt of an order MediaHQ.com will issue an invoice for the appropriate fee and the issue of such an invoice confirms the existence of the Contract between the parties and such Contract shall be governed by these conditions.
This Agreement shall be deemed to commence with effect from the date the Customer first uses MediaHQ.com services and shall continue, subject to these conditions, until the close of business on the first anniversary of the date of this agreement and thereafter until terminated by either party upon 90 days written notice to the other.
15.1 MediaHQ.com, in exchange for a completed Order Form shall provide the the MediaFlash online newsletter, the media jobs and CV search facility, the MediaHQ online media directory and press release distribution service and all and any other services provided by MediaHQ.com.
15.2 In the event of any invoice issued by MediaHQ.com remaining unpaid for a period of 30 days after issue, MediaHQ.com may unlilaterally decide to terminate this contract and cease supplying the services.
The customer acknowledges that they can only use the Mediahq.com services for themselves and their usage is governed by a single user license.
The customer acknowledge that MediaHQ.com will be monitoring the use of its service and will terminate the contract and suspend service if they allow the service to be used by more than my licensed number of users.
The customer acknowledges that they are not permitted to use their MediaHQ.com log in details for the benefit of another member of the communications or marketing staff at their organisation. This means the customer cannot issue press releases with another persons contact details, or that they are not dealing with directly, or working on directly themselves.
The customer also acknowledges that any sharing of log in details with non-authorised users, or using log-in details for the direct benefit of other members of the marketing, or communications teams, will breach the data protection policy and terms of service of MediaHQ.com and will immediately terminate the contract and suspend the service without refund.
15.4 The customer acknowledges that MediaHQ.com retains copyright over the information as presented and retains intellectual property in relation to the site design, which cannot be copied by the customer.
15.5 The customer takes responsibility for the use of the database and they purchase the product and service from MediaHQ.com. The customer indemnifies MediaHQ.com from and against all claims howsoever arising as a result of the customer’s unlawful or negligent use of the database and information provided. The customer further indemnifies MediaHQ.com from and against all claims by the Data Protection Commissioner.
15.6 MediaHQ and Singlesend.mediahq.com are online services designed to send the standard form of communication to media outlets known as media or press releases.
15.7 The customer accepts that MediaHQ.com has the right to suspend indefinitely, without refund, any MediaHQ, Galzacs.com, Singlesend.mediahq.com account, if it deems that either service has been used to send illegal, or inappropriate messages to the media, or messages that are deemed as spam, and not legitimate media or press releases.
15.8 The customer acknowledges that they have read the MediaHQ.com Privacy Statement and confirms their acceptance of the terms and conditions therein.
15.9 The customer agrees to enter into a Formal Contract for services with MediaHQ.com and to execute such a Formal Contract as soon as is practicable after being supplied with a contract for services by MediaHQ.com.
15.10 By registering an account with MediaHQ.com, Galzacs.com or singlesend.mediahq.com you agree that your account and any information associated can be shared across all 3 websites.
15.11 Course and Conference Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be made 21 days prior the course and an admin fee of €75 + VAT will be charged for all cancellations, to be deducted from any refund or invoice. No cancellations can be made within 20 days of the course but a replacement delegate can be nominated. No delegate is permitted to attend without prior payment being made. Bookings are not confirmed until payment is received.
These general conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the law.