Terms of use

These terms and conditions apply whenever you access Nationmedia.com, or any other Nation Media Group website. By using any NMG website, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.

Some areas and services/functions on NMG websites require registration. By completing the registration form, and by entering your email address, username and password, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. Also, by subscribing to any of our email services, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. Before registering, ensure you read our privacy policy.

If you have registered with us and subsequently change your details, you should immediately update your profile on our website. To do so, click on Edit profile on our website.

Any changes we make to the terms and conditions will be reflected on this page.

1. Registration
When you register, you are registering as a personal user of NMG websites. Access to registration areas is via your Username and password.

We allow you access to the member’s areas of the site on the basis that:

(i) your email address, username and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else.

(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any members only area of NMG websites.

(iii) you do not maliciously create additional usernames for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user by adopting a similar username.

(iv) you comply with these terms and conditions.

If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may, at our discretion, cancel your access to the members' only areas of NMG websites immediately and without giving you any advance notice.

2. Termination of registration

If we wish to bring the agreement to an end, we will do so by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated. The agreement will terminate and your user name and password will become invalid immediately.

3. Use of material appearing on NMG websites

For the purposes of this agreement, "content" means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on Nationmedia.com and other Nation Media Group websites, whether copyright Nation Media Group or a third party.

You may download and print extracts from the content and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the content, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on NMG any website.

You must not reproduce any part of any NMG website or the content or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the content in any other form, unless with our direct permission.

We may be prepared to allow you to distribute or reproduce some parts of our website(s) or the content therein, in certain other circumstances. Please read through our Rights and Permission page for more information.

If you would like to use content from NMG website(s) on your website, please contact us for permission by sending an email to syndication@ke.nationmedia.com

4. Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted by law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the content. You must not rely on any statement we have published on NMG websites without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.

For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the content or any part of it (except for death or personal injury attributable to our negligence/to the extent permitted at law).

You can access other sites via links from NMG websites. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their content.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning NMG websites or the content therein. In particular, we do not warrant that Nationmedia.com or any other NMG website is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

5. Third party material on NMG websites

You may/will see advertising material submitted by third parties on Nationmedia.com and other NMG websites. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

If you want to advertise on Nationmedia.com, please email internetsales@nation.co.ke.

6. Blogs, Letters to the Editor, Readers Comments, Discussion Boards, and Chat

Users of our site may submit content for publication in various areas of the site, including Blogs, Letters to the Editor and Readers Comments. We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy.

If you want to submit content to us for publication in the Blogs, Letter to the Editor, Readers Comments, or Discussion Forum you may do so on the following terms and conditions:

(i) publication of any content you submit to us will be at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication.

(ii) you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish any content you submit to us in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format.

(iii) you warrant to us that any content you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights.

(iv) you warrant that the content you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal.

(v) you agree not to post content which is deliberately intended to upset other users.

(vi) you acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause us damage or loss and you agree to indemnify us in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses.

(vi) we reserve the right to remove your access to the Discussion Forums, Letters to the Editor, Readers Comments completely if we believe you are abusing them in any way.

7. Data Protection

If you have indicated on the registration form that you wish to receive direct marketing material, your personal details will be included in a database compiled for direct marketing purposes. From time to time, you may receive direct marketing information from us or from third parties.

If you have indicated that you wish to receive email updates only from Nationmedia.com, you will receive only updates.

If you wish to unsubscribe from any of our email services please follow the instructions included in the emails.

8. Variations

These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.

9. Internet Access

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to Nationmedia.com and our other websites, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.