This is a legally binding contract between you and Byline Media Holdings Ltd, trading as Byline TV & BylineTV+. Please make sure you read it, because it is important. We’ve tried to make it as clear as possible, but we welcome your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have suggestions or questions.
When we say “site”, we mean byline.tv and the services offered through byline.tv and bylinetv.memberful.com. When we say “we”, “us” or “our”, we are referring to Byline TV. When we say “content”, we are referring any copyrightable text, video, audio, graphics and other material created and owned by Byline TV. When we say “members” or “subscribers” we are referring to any user with an account who pays to access premium Byline TV services (BylineTV+). Finally, “terms” refers to these terms of service.
2. Accepting These Terms
Please read these terms carefully before using this site. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not register for this site or use its services. Use of this site and its services represents agreement to these terms. If we make material changes to these terms we’ll let you know either through the site of via the email you use to register. If you do not agree to any updated terms, you may send a request to cancel with the subject “Request to Cancel” to email@example.com. If we do not hear from you within seven (7) days, the revised terms will automatically apply to you.
When you register with the site, you will be asked to provide certain personal information, including your name and email address. We will store your personal information, but will not share it with any third parties, except as necessary to provide the services offered, to monitor usage, and to improve the service. For example, we share your name, email address and subscription information with Memberful; or we may use a third party analytics tool like Monster Insights to learn how you are using Byline TV, and how we can improve that experience. We also use your personal information to send you notifications about the service and to respond to customer support requests. We will never share your personal information with advertisers or send you promotions for unrelated services. You can access and change your personal information or cancel your account by managing your account settings using the links in the header and footer of each page on this site.
We may be required to disclose your personal information in order to:
If we must disclose your personal information in order to comply with the law or legal process, we will inform you (at the email address you provide) as soon as practicable, provided that it is lawful for us to do so.
We will also aggregate user information and perform statistical analyses of the collective behavior of our members and visitors, to measure overall demographics, and to analyze how to improve our service. We may share this information with third parties (such as Google Analytics), but such aggregate information does not contain personal information other than IP addresses. In addition, we may compile and disclose aggregate information about our users for promotional or other purposes. For example, we might want to disclose that a certain percentage of our users are located within a particular geographic area or work most frequently in the mornings.
We use session and login cookies, which help us keep track of when a person is logged in and determine the content or sites users link to, and which services people use. We will also capture login timestamps, and usage statistics, as well as IP addresses. We’ll capture some information about the documents stored on the site (such as word count, use of various markup tokens, number of versions, etc.), but we will not view the content of your documents unless you give us permission to do so, or it becomes necessary in order to comply with legal obligations.
We will communicate with you via email, to the email address you provide to us. Some communications, such as emails informing you of new features, may be unsubscribed to via the unsubscribe link in the email. If you would like to cease all communications from us, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will cancel your account.
4. Permitted Users
You must be thirteen (13) years of age or older to participate in any activities or services offered on our site(s) and/or be a member and receive membership benefits, and you must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to participate in any in-person events.
We will not knowingly allow to use our premium subscription services or collect personal information from visitors under sixteen (16) years of age for these activities. Upon discovery of the participation of a person under sixteen (16) years of age in such activities, his/her registration or participation will be canceled immediately and all personal information will be deleted from our files.
You are not required to set a password for your account but we recommend that you do so. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and any membership account information you provide. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or other membership account information and further agree to indemnify and hold the site, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, operational providers and partners harmless for any improper or illegal use of your password.
5. Copyright & Intellectual Property
All Byline TV content, including downloads and accessible content from other Byline Media Holdings brands like Byline Times, the selection, compilation, arrangement and presentation of all materials, and the overall design of the site are copyrighted by us, and are protected by UK and international laws under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act. While we encourage the sharing of our content via social media sites like Twitter for the purposes of news, education and information, personal, educational or professional use of our content, particularly for profit, without our express prior written permission is strictly prohibited.
Byline.tv, Byline TV, BylineTV+, Byline Times and the corresponding logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Byline Media Holdings Ltd., in the United Kingdom and other foreign countries. Our trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service without our express written permission.
6. Byline TV Rules
Byline TV is designed to offer the public a fair, reliable and honest alternative to mainstream media. BylineTV+ is a premium subscription service designed to offer perks, such as exclusive content, as a reward for financial support of Byline TV; as such, we have some ground rules which you must adhere to when using the site.
You agree not to do any of the following:
You further agree that you are responsible for your actions in relation to the site, and for any communications transmitted under your account, including comments and replies to marketing and notification emails; that you will comply with all laws relating to the transmission of technical data or software exported from the United Kingdom; and that you will comply with all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations, including without limitation those related to privacy, data collection, and email creation and delivery.
If it appears you have violated any of these rules, we may, in our sole discretion, remove any offending material or immediately limit or terminate your account.
7. Cancelling Your Account
You can cancel your subscription at any time using the account management features at bylinetv.memberful.com or by sending an email to email@example.com. If you like, you may export your order history and receipts prior to canceling your subscription. Upon canceling your subscription, your account will cease to be active at the end of your current billing period.
Provisions that, by their nature, should survive termination of these Terms shall survive termination. By way of example, all of the following will survive termination: any obligation you have to pay us or indemnify us, any limitations on our liability, any terms regarding ownership or intellectual property rights, and terms regarding disputes between us, including without limitation the arbitration agreement.
We reserve the right at any time to charge fees for access to services or to any specific new feature or content that we may introduce from time to time. In no event will you be charged for access to any service unless we obtain your prior agreement to pay such fees. If you do not consent to the payment of such fees, however, you may not have access to paid content or services. Details regarding the content or services you will receive in exchange for fees, as well as the payment terms and conditions that apply, will be disclosed to you prior to your agreement to pay such fees. You agree to pay such fees if you sign up for any fee-based service. Any such terms and conditions shall be deemed to be a part of (and are hereby incorporated by reference into) these terms.
We may periodically adjust, amend the fee for any service we provide for any reason. We will do our best not to increase the base fee for membership of BylineTV+ and where we do will endeavour to apply the increase only to members who do not currently have a subscription at the time of increase. However this is not a guarantee and in some circumstances; inflation, an increase to the cost of providing such services, we may need to increase the fees paid by existing members as well as new subscribers. If we do decide to adjust, amend or otherwise change any fee in relation to your account you will be notified by email no less than twenty eight (28) days before the change takes effect. If you do not consent to the adjusted fee, you may lose access to the services to which it pertains.
9. Email Communications
Email is an important communication method for BylineTV+ subscribers. The person in whose name the email account is registered should generate all email sent to us. Email users shall not mask their identity by using a false name or another person’s name or account. We will use your email address and the content of any email for correspondence and visitor response purposes. Any non-personal information you provide to us by email, including, but not limited to, feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and we assume no obligation to protect such non-personal information contained in the email from disclosure.
10. Links to Third Party Websites
We may provide links to other websites or internet resources for your convenience only, and such links do not signify or imply our endorsement of such other website or resource or its contents over which we have no control and which we do not monitor. You use those links at your own risk and should apply a reasonable level of caution and discretion in doing so. You agree that we shall have no responsibility or liability for any information, software, or materials found at any other web site or internet resource.
We may also integrate with third parties who will interact with you under their terms of service. One such third party is YouTube and by using its sites or services, you agree to be bound by the YouTube Terms of Service located here. Another such third party is Memberful, which provides the software for our membership system. By using our site and its services, you are agreeing to Memberful’s terms of service, which you can read here.
The Services may also contain links to third-party products or services that are monetized using affiliate marketing partners or programs (“Affiliate Links”). If you purchase a product or service through an Affiliate Link, we may receive revenue from that purchase.
11. Limitations of Liability
Under no circumstances — including, without limitation, negligence — shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, resulting from (1) the use or the inability to use the site; (2) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services; (3) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (4) loss of profits, use, data or other intangibles, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless us, our officers, directors, employees, members, partners, agents, and suppliers, and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees, members, shareholders, partners, and agents, from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the site, including but not limited to your violation of this agreement. We may, at our sole discretion, assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you. The assumption of such defense or control by us, however, shall not excuse any of your indemnity obligations.
13. Disclaimer of Warranties
We will strive to prevent interruptions to the service and be good stewards of your data. However, the site and our services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We do not make any warranty that the site or our services will meet your requirements, or that the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. You understand that you download from or otherwise obtain content or services through the site at your own discretion and risk.
We may at any time decide to alter, amend, modify, or terminate the site, any functionality or portion of it, all in our sole discretion, and you understand that there is no guarantee that the site or any portion or functionality of it will continue to operate or be available for any particular period of time. If we terminate services for any reason, we will not be liable for continuation of services contracted for between you and your members.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising out of your use of the site in the courts located within the United Kingdom, and you also agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of those courts. You agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of your use of the site or these terms must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or it shall be forever barred, notwithstanding any statute of limitations or other law to the contrary. If any provision contained in these terms is determined unenforceable, then such provision will be severed and replaced with a new provision that most closely reflects the intent of the original provision, and the remaining provisions of these terms will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of these terms shall be effective except pursuant to a written instrument signed by us expressly waiving compliance, and any such waiver shall be effective only in the specific instance and for the specific purpose stated in such writing. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of these terms and/or your use of the site. You may not assign any right, interest, or benefit provided under these terms or through the site without our express prior written consent. These terms set forth the entire agreement between you and us, and supersede any and all prior communications, agreements and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and us with respect to the site and our services. A printed version of these terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these terms and/or your use of the site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
In the event of any conflict between these terms and terms of a specific site within the network of Byline Media Holdings Ltd sites, these terms shall govern.
The terms of sections 1-3, 5 and 10-16 of these terms, as well as any other limitations on liability explicitly set forth herein, shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Services.