Terms and Conditions - The News Hero

Terms & Conditions

The terms of this agreement (“Terms & Conditions”) govern the relationship between you (“The User”) and the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, address: 11B Kalnciema Street, Rīga, LV-1048, Latvia (hereinafter – „Administration”) regarding your use of “”The News Hero.”

“The News Hero” game is available on Facebook at: apps.facebook.com/thenewshero (hereinafter – “Game”), and is designed for simultaneous, 24/7 use by a large number of Users, who have received access to the Game at the aforementioned address.

These Terms and Conditions are in addition to the Privacy Policy.

1.1.     The Terms & Conditions shall be binding to all persons who have agreed to access the Game via submitting the in-game questionnaire (hereinafter – “Registration Form”).

If you do not agree to these rules or any future updated version of them then you must not access and/or use, and must cease all access to “The News Hero”. The Administration reserves the right to amend, add, or remove portions of these Terms & Conditions. We may provide additional notice via the in-game pop-up screen. Unless we state otherwise, changes are effective when posted. New versions of the Terms & Conditions will be accessible at www.thenewhero.org. If you continue to access the Game after the changes are posted, you are agreeing that the changes apply to your continued use of the Game. If the Administration requires that any future update to these terms requires any action from you in order to accept the updated terms, then you may not be able to continue to access the Game until you have taken such action.

2.        Rights and obligations of the Users:

2.1.     The User, when registering for the Game, is responsible for keeping his/her Registration Form secure and not to disclose information on the Registration Form to third parties.

2.2.     The User hereby confirms that all the information entered on the Registration Form is lawful, true, accurate, up-to-date and complete.

2.3.      The User shall be prohibited from entering on the Registration Form any information that is deemed offensive, threatening, slanderous, discriminating, pornographic, blasphemous, contain commercial secrets or are unlawful in other respects.

2.4.     The User may not use the Registration Form for any goals that are unlawful or prohibited in other aspects.

2.5.    The User may not interfere or tamper with the functioning of the Registration Form, and/or servers and/or networks pertinent to the Registration Form.

2.6.   The User cannot copy or otherwise use Game’s materials and components without the reference to the game. Game materials and components are the following: any text, photographic image, graphics, as well as any visual, audio or audio-visual.

3.        Rights and obligations of the Administration:

3.1. The Administration is entitled to suspend User’s access to the Game if Participant does not comply with these Terms & Conditions.

3.2 The Administration does not delete the collected Game results or records for as long as the game exists, unless the User requested otherwise. Even if you delete the Game from your profile or do not join the Game again, the past results will not be deleted for as long as the game exists.

3.3 The Administration won’t have any access to User’s data if User decides to delete the User ID.

3.4 The Administation will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or unauthorized alteration. By accesing the Game, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.