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Team

Eric Staal, Executive Editor

Alexander Ackley, Creative Director and Managing Editor

Christopher Recouso, Political and Financial Editor

John Diego, Political and Financial Editor

Thomas S. Nigro, Economics Editor

Victor Miller, Political and Financial Editor

Jim Reggio, Political Editor

 

Columns and Contributing Writers

Eric Staal

Alexander Ackley

Ben Simonton

Peter Brookes

Jim Reggio

Alexenia Dimitrova

Eurohawk by Atlanticus

Dr. William D.E. Mallinson

Paul S. Hanway, Jr

MULLAH D.

Ed Kaplan

Richard James

Sophia Kuby                                                      

Elie Kerrigan

Ralph E. Winnie, Jr.

Oliver Rothschild

John McIntyre

Thomas H. Spartacus

Wasee Panah Khan

Mark Tapson

Mark Steyn

Tom Goeller

Gil Shidlo

Heyecan Veziroglu


 

The Fine Print

Please read this carefully. These are the terms and conditions on which you may use the The International Chronicles.com website and the content/services available on it (”The International Chronicles Content”). These terms apply to your use of The International Chronicles.com and all The International Chronicles Content both irrespective of the delivery platform you use - e.g. desktop PC, laptop, mobile device or otherwise - and irrespective of how the The International Chronicles Content is delivered to you - e.g. via web browser, Mobile Internet browser, email, SMS or otherwise. By accessing The International Chronicles.com you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below. If you use The International Chronicles.com in the course of your business, you are also agreeing to these terms and conditions on behalf of that business and should also read the paragraph in Section 1 regarding At Work Use. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions (or are not authorised to do so) you should not use The International Chronicles.com.

If you have any questions please contact contact@theinternationalchronicles.com

We recommend that you print, store or save a copy of these terms and conditions for your records.

1. Access and Use

2. Privacy Policy and Registration

3. Submitting Articles

4. Discussion Forums

5. Warranties and Limitation of Liability

6. Third Party Sites and Services

7. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

8. General

9. Corporate Information

10. Copyright and Trademarks

11. Changes to Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions were published on 26 May 2011. The International Chronicles may change, alter, suspend or withdraw any part of the website or the services available on it at any time (with or without notice to you) and may also change the terms and conditions. The International Chronicles will publish details of any changes to the terms and conditions in Section 11 below. You should regularly check Section 11 of these terms and conditions to see if any changes have been made - by using The International Chronicles.com after we have posted the changes, you are agreeing to be bound by them. If you do not agree to the changes you should cease using The International Chronicles.com. References in these terms and conditions to ”The International Chronicles” (or ”we”, ”us” or ”our”) refer to the company operating The International Chronicles.com, see the Corporate Information section below for more details.

1. Access and Use

The International Chronicles.com is accessible to all users free of charge. The International Chronicles is an open forum for selected contributors to publish their articles and opinions. The material on this web site is provided for general information only and the opinions aired are for discussion purposes only. The opinions are the opinions of the contributors and are not specifically endorsed by The International Chronicles. The International Chronicles Content may include the views or recommendations of third parties, and does not necessarily reflect the views of The International Chronicles, or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action. The International Chronicles contributors retain their rights in the published articles.

The International Chronicles.com web site contains commentary. Therefore, before relying on the material, users should individually verify the accuracy, completeness, relevance and timeliness of all information on this site.

Permitted Use: All The International Chronicles Content belongs to The International Chronicles or its licensors. The International Chronicles or its licensors own all intellectual property rights (including copyright and database rights) in the The International Chronicles Content and any selection or arrangement of the The International Chronicles Content. You may for your personal, non-commercial use:

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  • print a single copy of individual articles on paper (but not photocopy them);
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  • store such articles in electronic form on disk or on a mobile device (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network); and
  • Use spidering technology to search and link to The International Chronicles.com, provided that you do not infringe the Restrictions on Use below.

Restrictions on Use: You may not use The International Chronicles.com for any unlawful purpose. Except as expressly set out above, you may not copy, reproduce, publish, broadcast, transmit, modify, adapt, create derivative works of, store, archive, publicly display or in any way commercially exploit any of the The International Chronicles Content. Without limitation, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from The International Chronicles (and neither may you allow a third party to do any of the same):

  • with the exception of personal, non-commercial use of the "Send a Friend" service redistribute any of the The International Chronicles Content, including our headlines (including by using it as part of any syndication, content aggregation, news aggregation, library, archive or similar service); or
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  • create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically and/or regularly downloading, caching, printing and storing all or any of the The International Chronicles Content (by spidering or otherwise); or
  • frame, harvest or scrape the The International Chronicles Content or otherwise access the The International Chronicles Content for similar purposes.

You acknowledge that "The International Chronicles" is a registered trade mark and that you may not use them without written permission from The International Chronicles Limited.

Linking: If you would like to link to The International Chronicles.com, please read and comply with the following guidelines and all applicable laws. A site or service that links to The International Chronicles.com: may display an The International Chronicles logo but must not otherwise use any The International Chronicles trade marks without permission from The International Chronicles;

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  • must not be a site or service that contains content that could be construed as distasteful or offensive.

The International Chronicles expressly reserves the right to require that any link in breach of these terms and conditions be removed and to take whatever other action it deems appropriate.

PLEASE NOTE THAT IN ADDITION AND WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO OUR RIGHTS AT LAW TO RESTRICT THE TYPES OF USE REFERRED TO ABOVE, THESE RESTRICTIONS ARE ALSO CONTRACTUAL IN NATURE AND BIND ALL USERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CHRONICLES.COM.

At Work Use: If you are using The International Chronicles.com in an ”at work” capacity (whether for a company, partnership, public sector body, charity etc.) and your use extends beyond personal, non-commercial use then you should contact The International Chronicles at contact@theinternationalchronicles.com to discuss your requirements, since it is possible that your use of The International Chronicles Content extends beyond what is permitted by these terms and conditions. In particular, all requests to republish, redistribute or syndicate The International Chronicles Content, whether headlines, full text articles (or parts thereof) must be addressed to us, as such use falls outside the scope of use permitted by these terms and conditions.

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All information received by you from your use of The International Chronicles.com will be used by The International Chronicles in accordance with our privacy policy.

Unless you choose to provide any personal information, the only information gathered by The International Chronicles during your visit is the standard computer-contact information. This includes the internet domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com); your IP address (an Internet Protocol address is a number that is automatically assigned to any computer that is connected to the Internet); the date and time you access the site; the type of browser, operating system, and connection speed used to access the site; pages requested and if you linked to this web site from another web site, the address of that web site.

Personal information about users is limited for the purposes of adding them to the subscription list or obtaining relevant feedback or comments. This information is limited to a name, email address and other details that a user may voluntarily provide. The only information collected is that which is supplied by the user.

On any registration, as applicable, you must provide The International Chronicles with accurate, complete registration information and it is your responsibility to update and maintain changes to that information on the applicable The International Chronicles.com registration pages. The International Chronicles is entitled to rely on any information you provide to us.

You are responsible for all use of The International Chronicles.com made by you or anyone else using your details and for preventing unauthorised use of your ID. If you believe there has been any breach of security such as the disclosure, theft or unauthorised use of your details, you must notify The International Chronicles immediately by e-mailing us at contact@theinternationalchronicles.com.

If you provide The International Chronicles with an email address that will result in any messages The International Chronicles may send you being sent to you via a network or device operated or owned by a third party (e.g. your employer or college) then you warrant that you are entitled to receive those messages. You also agree that The International Chronicles may refrain from sending messages to you without notifying you.

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By submitting content to The International Chronicles you are representing that you have the right to do so and that you are the author of the content. You may not submit content that has not been originally written by you.

You retain the rights in the content subject to the provisions of this section 3.

The International Chronicles is not obliged to publish any content submitted to it. It may also remove any content at any time in its absolute discretion.

It is not possible for The International Chronicles to fully and effectively monitor when content may infringe the copyright of a third party or other third party rights.

If you believe that any content infringes any legal rights that you may have, you should notify The International Chronicles immediately with specific details by contacting us at contact@theinternationalchronicles.com stating ‘infringement’ in the subject line.

4. Discussion Forums

The International Chronicles.com includes discussion forums and blogs that allow interaction between users and between users and The International Chronicles contributors ("Forums"). While The International Chronicles does not control the information/materials posted to Forums by users (the "Messages"), it reserves the right (which it may exercise at its sole discretion without notice) to delete, move or edit the Messages and to terminate your access to and use of the Forums and you waive any moral rights that you may have in regard to the Messages.

You must comply with any rules posted by The International Chronicles on a Forum. You may not:

  • post, link to or otherwise publish any Messages containing any form of advertising or promotion for goods and services or any chain Messages or "spam";
  • post, link to or otherwise publish any Messages with recommendations to buy or refrain from buying a particular security or which contain confidential information of another party or which otherwise have the purpose of affecting the price or value of any security;
  • post, link to or otherwise publish any Messages that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, indecent, infringe copyright or other rights of third parties or which contain any other form of illegal content;
  • disguise the origin of any Messages;
  • impersonate any person or entity (including The International Chronicles contributors, employees or Forum guests or hosts) or misrepresent any affiliation with any person or entity;
  • post or otherwise publish any Messages unrelated to the Forum or the Forum's topic;
  • post or transmit any Messages that contain software viruses, files or code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of The International Chronicles.com or any computer software or equipment;
  • collect or store other users' personal data;
  • restrict or inhibit any other user from using the Forums.

You are solely responsible for the content of your Messages. By submitting messages to any Forum you agree to indemnify The International Chronicles from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising out of any Messages posted or published by you that are in breach of this Section 3.

The Forums contain Messages submitted by users over whom The International Chronicles has no control. The International Chronicles cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any Messages. Some users may breach these terms and conditions and post Messages that are misleading, untrue or offensive. You must bear all risk associated with your use of the Forums and should not rely on Messages in making (or refraining from making) any specific decisions.

The International Chronicles contributors will also contribute material to the Forums in order to stimulate discussions. The Forums may also contain messages from special guests selected by The International Chronicles. The opinions of those The International Chronicles contributors and special guests are their own and are not necessarily endorsed by The International Chronicles. They should not be considered by you as professional advisers in any shape or form.

By submitting Messages to any Forums you are granting The International Chronicles a worldwide perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the Message in whole or in part and in any form or media. This may include personal information such as your user name and alias and your expressions of opinion. The International Chronicles reserves the right to contact you by e-mail with regard to your use of the Forums.

It is not possible for The International Chronicles to fully and effectively monitor when Messages may infringe the copyright of a third party or other third party rights.

If you believe that a Message infringes any legal rights that you may have, you should notify The International Chronicles immediately with specific details by contacting us at contact@theinternationalchronicles.com stating ‘infringement’ in the subject line.

5. Warranties and Limitation of Liability

The International Chronicles Content is only for your general information and use. The International Chronicles is not responsible for any use of the The International Chronicles Content by you outside its scope as stated in these terms and conditions.

LIMITED WARRANTY

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IF A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION DETERMINES THAT ANY OF THE ABOVE LIMITS ON OUR LIABILITY ARE UNENFORCEABLE, THEN YOU AGREE THAT IN ANY EVENT OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL NOT EXCEED DAMAGES GREATER THAN TWICE THE VALUE OF THE HIGHEST THEN APPLICABLE ANNUAL THE INTERNATIONAL CHRONICLES.COM SUBSCRIPTION FEE (IF ANY) OR EUR 100 (ONE HUNDRED EURO), WHICHEVER IS THE HIGHEST.

The above disclaimers and restrictions on liability apply equally to your use of The International Chronicles.com and all The International Chronicles Content.

OTHER INFORMATION

Without limiting the above, The International Chronicles is not liable for matters beyond its reasonable control. The International Chronicles does not control postal or courier services, telephones, third party communications networks (including your Internet Service Provider), the Internet, acts of God or the acts of third parties.

Notwithstanding anything else contained in the provisions of this Section 5, The International Chronicles's liability will not be limited in the case of death or personal injury directly caused by The International Chronicles's negligence.

6. Third Party Sites and Services

The International Chronicles.com contains links to other Internet websites or online and mobile services provided by independent third parties ("Third Party Sites"), either directly or through frames. Third Party Sites may be co-branded with The International Chronicles and so include The International Chronicles's trade mark. The International Chronicles is not responsible for the availability or content of Third Party Sites and will not be a party to, or in any way responsible for, any transaction concerning goods or services available from such Third Party Sites. If you purchase products or services from a Third Party Site your contract for such products or services will be with the third party and not with The International Chronicles. Our privacy policy does not apply to Third Party Sites.

Copyright in any software that is made available for download from The International Chronicles.com belongs to The International Chronicles or its suppliers. Your use of the software is governed by the terms of any licence agreement that may accompany or be included with the software. The International Chronicles is not responsible for any technical or other issues that may arise if you download third party software. Do not install or use any software unless you agree to such licence agreement.

The International Chronicles.com contains advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on The International Chronicles.com complies with international and national law. The International Chronicles will not be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising or sponsorship material.

7. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law.

To the extent possible in the applicable jurisdiction, the parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall (subject to the paragraph below) have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these terms and conditions.

For the exclusive benefit of The International Chronicles and to the extent possible in the applicable jurisdiction, The International Chronicles shall retain the right to bring or enforce proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country of your residence or, where these terms and conditions are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of the place of business in which you agreed to these terms and conditions or (if different) the country of your principal place of business.

8. General

You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Headings in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect.

9. Corporate Information

The International Chronicles.com and is operated by The International Chronicles Limited whose corporate details are as follows: registered office address is 69 Great Hamptin Street, B18 6EW Birmingham, United Kingdom and the company number is 06424403. The company may assign its rights and obligations under these terms and conditions to any other company within the The International Chronicles group of companies.

10. Copyright and Trademarks

Unless otherwise stated all contents of this web site are © 2011 The International Chronicles Ltd.

“The International Chronicles” is a registered trademark of The International Chronicles Ltd. At the date of this document the registration of a Community Trademark is pending.

11. Changes to Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions were published on 26 May 2011 and replace with immediate effect any terms and conditions previously published.

 

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