Terms of use

These terms and conditions apply whenever you access jumuiya.co.ke. By using this website, you are deemed to have read and accepted these Terms of use.

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.

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

1. Use of material appearing on The Jumuiya News website

For the purposes of this agreement, “content” means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on thecoastherald.com, whether copyrighted to The Jumuiya News 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 this website.

You must not reproduce any part of The Jumuiya News 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 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 thecoastherald.com on your website, please contact us for permission by sending an email to info@thecoastherald.com

  1. 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 thecoastherald.com 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 by law).

We give no warranties of any kind concerning The Jumuiya News website or the content therein. In particular, we do not warrant that thecoastherald.com or 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.

  1. Third party material on The Jumuiya News website

You may/will see advertising material submitted by third parties on thecoastherald.com. 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 with us, please email adverts@thecostherald.com

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. Internet Access

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