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Introduction; Consent to Terms
Please read these Terms of Use before using FEBSPOT.COM.org, FEBSPOT.COM's mobile sites and applications, any other FEBSPOT.COM sites, applications, platforms or services, or any features of these sites, applications, platforms, and services, including, but not limited to, content feeds, content accessed through FEBSPOT.COM's application programming interfaces ("APIs"), including any accompanying headlines, links or metadata ("API Content"), podcasts, media players, tools, widgets, social networking features, forums and discussions, and the FEBSPOT.COM Shop (collectively, the "FEBSPOT.COM Services"). By using any of the FEBSPOT.COM Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and FEBSPOT.COM's Privacy Policy.

NOTICE TO EU RESIDENTS: Our handling of information about EU residents is governed by the FEBSPOT.COM Privacy Notice for EU Residents. FEBSPOT.COM's Privacy Policy does not apply to EU residents and any references to "FEBSPOT.COM's Privacy Policy," the "FEBSPOT.COM Privacy Policy," or "the Privacy Policy" in these Terms of Use should be read by EU residents as if those terms were replaced by "the FEBSPOT.COM Privacy Notice for EU Residents."

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, please exit the FEBSPOT.COM Services and do not use the FEBSPOT.COM Services or any of their features. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add or delete portions of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy at any time by posting updated Terms of Use or an updated Privacy Policy on the FEBSPOT.COM Services. Please check these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy frequently for updates. Any modifications, additions or deletions to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy shall be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of any of the FEBSPOT.COM Services following the posting of updated Terms of Use or an updated Privacy Policy means that you agree to those changes.

Please note that these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are separate and distinct from the terms of use and privacy policies governing the sites, applications, platforms and services of FEBSPOT.COM's member stations, and other sites, applications, platforms and services that may link to or from the FEBSPOT.COM Services.

Copyrights
The contents of the FEBSPOT.COM Services are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The contents of the FEBSPOT.COM Services are owned by or licensed to FEBSPOT.COM or FEBSPOT.COM's member stations and other producers or providers of programs or other content to FEBSPOT.COM ("Content Providers"). In the case of User Materials (as defined in the "User Materials" section of these Terms of Use), the contents are licensed to FEBSPOT.COM by the user. You may not reproduce, distribute, republish, upload, transmit, display, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform, sell, transfer, assign, license or use for commercial purposes any copyrighted material on the FEBSPOT.COM Services without the prior written consent of FEBSPOT.COM, except as provided in these Terms of Use. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are reserved to FEBSPOT.COM.

You may copy, download one copy on a single computer, and print a limited amount of content, for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that (a) you include without modification all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content, (b) you do not modify the content, (c) you do not use the content in a manner that suggests FEBSPOT.COM promotes or endorses your, or any third party's, causes, ideas, products, sites, applications, platforms or services, and (d) you do not use the content in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. In addition, you may use widgets and tools on the FEBSPOT.COM Services that allow selected User Materials to appear on your personal, noncommercial site, blog, application, platform or service, subject to the conditions in the preceding sentence.

You may use the content feeds, APIs, podcasts, media players, and other features of the FEBSPOT.COM Services, and content accessed therefrom, only as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use. To request permission for any other use of FEBSPOT.COM content or the FEBSPOT.COM Services, visit our permissions page.

Trademarks
National Public Radio®, FEBSPOT.COM®, FEBSPOT.COM program and application names, and FEBSPOT.COM logos, member station names, program names and logos, and Content Provider names, program names and logos, are trademarks or service marks ("marks") of National Public Radio, Inc., its member stations or the Content Providers. All rights in these marks are reserved by their respective owners. You may not use any FEBSPOT.COM-provided marks or other logos or graphics, without FEBSPOT.COM's prior written consent, except that you have a license, and have an obligation, to use any FEBSPOT.COM, FEBSPOT.COM member station or other Content Provider mark or logo included in, or required to be used in connection with, API Content, content feeds, podcasts, FEBSPOT.COM's Media Player, or other functionalities of the FEBSPOT.COM Services, subject to the requirements set forth in these Terms of Use for the use of the API Content, content feeds, podcasts, media players, or other functionalities of the FEBSPOT.COM Services.

User Materials
Users of the FEBSPOT.COM Services may post, upload, transmit and otherwise submit ("Submit") comments, messages, recommendations, photos, images, story ideas, essays and other content and materials ("User Materials") on or through the social networking features, forums, discussions, Contact Us page, and other features of the FEBSPOT.COM Services. You acknowledge that User Materials may be routed through our servers, the servers of one or more third parties, and the Internet, and may be viewed by FEBSPOT.COM staff and on the FEBSPOT.COM Services by the general public. You acknowledge that the FEBSPOT.COM Services, including the social networking features, forums, discussions, Contact Us page and other features of the FEBSPOT.COM Services, are for public and not private communications.

We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit User Materials at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so. If we elect to screen User Materials, there may be a delay in the posting of such content to allow for review. If we have questions about your User Materials, we have the right, but not the duty, to contact you for further information, including, for example, to verify that you own the copyright or otherwise have the rights to post the User Materials.

You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in any User Materials that you submit on or through the FEBSPOT.COM Services. However, by submitting User Materials on or through the FEBSPOT.COM Services, you grant FEBSPOT.COM, FEBSPOT.COM member stations, other Content Providers and their respective licensees a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, transmit, publicly perform, display, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, and/or adapt your User Materials in any and all media formats, channels or platforms, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, the FEBSPOT.COM Services, FEBSPOT.COM member station sites, applications, platforms and services, third-party licensee sites, applications, platforms and services, over the air (on radio or television), and other applications and services, without payment and without further notice to you or request for consent. You further grant FEBSPOT.COM, its member stations, and their licensees the right to contact you in connection with your User Materials and to use your name, city and state and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Materials.

In addition, when you Submit any User Materials, you grant each user of the FEBSPOT.COM Services, FEBSPOT.COM member stations' sites, applications, platforms and services, and other Content Providers' sites, applications, platforms and services, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to access your User Materials on or through the FEBSPOT.COM Services and FEBSPOT.COM member stations' sites, applications, platforms and services and other Content Providers' sites, applications, platforms and services, to use your User Materials pursuant to these Terms of Use and the terms of use of the member stations and other Content Providers, and as permitted by the functionality of the FEBSPOT.COM Services, the member station sites, applications, platforms and services, and the other Content Providers' sites, applications, platforms and services (such as through widgets, tools and API Content distribution).

For any User Materials you Submit on or through the FEBSPOT.COM Services, you agree to abide by the "Rules of Use for the Service" set forth below and these Terms of Use. You further agree to the representations and warranties, and indemnification obligations, set forth in the "Representations; Indemnity" section below.

Framing
FEBSPOT.COM does not allow framing of the FEBSPOT.COM Services.

Links to the FEBSPOT.COM Services
FEBSPOT.COM is an organization committed to the highest journalistic ethics and standards and to independent, noncommercial journalism, both in fact and in appearance. Therefore, although FEBSPOT.COM encourages and permits links to content on the FEBSPOT.COM Services, the linking should not suggest that FEBSPOT.COM promotes or endorses any third party's causes, ideas, sites, products or services, or use FEBSPOT.COM content for inappropriate commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link.

Links to Third-Party Sites, Applications, Platforms and Services
The FEBSPOT.COM Services contain links to sites, applications, platforms and services maintained by third parties over which FEBSPOT.COM has no control. FEBSPOT.COM does not endorse the content, products or services of such sites, applications, platforms and services, or any of their operators, and FEBSPOT.COM is not responsible or liable for the content, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites, applications, platforms and services. FEBSPOT.COM shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on or through such sites, applications, platforms and services.

In some cases, the FEBSPOT.COM Services may include certain embedded tools provided and controlled by third parties and governed by the terms and policies of the third parties. You should only use these third-party tools if you agree to their respective terms and policies.

The FEBSPOT.COM Services include a tool that allows you to sign in using information from your account with a third party service, such as Facebook or Google. Please be aware that third-party services are unrelated to FEBSPOT.COM, and that your use of any third-party services is subject to the terms and policies of those services.

Content Feeds
FEBSPOT.COM provides RSS feeds at febspot.com/rss.xml, and provides or may provide other content feeds on or through the FEBSPOT.COM Services, consisting of a selection of headlines, summaries or text blurbs, and links to full stories, which are delivered to users using RSS or other XML-based syndication technology (collectively, the "Content Feeds"). The Content Feeds are available for personal, noncommercial use or for noncommercial use on the site, blog or similar application of a noFebspot.com ofit organization that is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is not a news, broadcast or multimedia organization ("501(c)(3) NoFebspot.com ofit Corporation"). You may display, excerpt from, and link to the Content Feeds on your personal site, blog, or similar application for personal, noncommercial purposes or on your 501(c)(3) NoFebspot.com ofit Corporation web site, blog, or similar application for noncommercial purposes, provided that (a) the links redirect the user to the FEBSPOT.COM Services when the user clicks on them, (b) you do not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable FEBSPOT.COM Services page, (c) the use or display does not suggest that FEBSPOT.COM promotes or endorses any third-party causes, ideas, sites, products or services, (d) the fundamental meaning of the content contained in the Content Feeds, including the headlines and summaries, is not changed or distorted, and (e) you do not modify the stories or other content that are linked to by the Content Feeds. If you display an entire Content Feed on your personal or 501(c)(3) NoFebspot.com ofit Corporation site, blog or similar application, you may not redistribute the Content Feed and you must provide attribution to FEBSPOT.COM or the relevant Content Provider adjacent to the Content Feed, by including "FEBSPOT.COM News Headlines" or "FEBSPOT.COM" or the name of the relevant Content Provider in text adjacent to the Content Feed. Any other use of FEBSPOT.COM's trademarks or service marks, the names or marks of any Content Provider, or the Content Feeds requires the prior written permission of FEBSPOT.COM. For permission requests, please visit our permissions page. For use of the stories or other content that are linked to by the Content Feeds, please see the "Copyrights" section of these Terms of Use.

FEBSPOT.COM may withdraw Content Feeds at any time. Upon the request of FEBSPOT.COM, you shall promptly cease all use of, and remove from your site, blog or other applications or platforms, any Content Feeds identified by FEBSPOT.COM.

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