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Welcome to our website. If you browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Bernews’s relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term ‘Bernews’, ‘Bernews.com’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to this website, it’s owner(s), and all affiliated parties. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use, and should you not accept the terms of use you should immediately leave this website.

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Information within this site is only as accurate as information provided to us, and any errors made were in good faith, and will be corrected as soon as possible.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

This website also contains content which is not owned by us [photos, quotes, documents, videos etc] and the copyright is held by the owner.

This website often includes links to other websites with the mind to facilitate a better visitor experience. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Many images we have used were taken from the public domain and/or were labeled as creative commons. Should these have been mislabeled, and you are the copyright owner please do not hesitate to contact us, and we will remove the image.

We often embed videos from video sharing sites. It is the norm for the terms of use of video sharing sites to allow third parties to embed the video. Should your copyrighted material have been used without your consent, it is normally the responsibility of the hosting site to delete the video, however Bernews will honour requests for removal.

The comments from visitors placed on our site, or our Facebook page, do not represent the views of Bernews, our sponsors, staff, subcontractors or any entity of Bernews. Comments represent only the views of the commentator themself.  While attempting not to hinder free speech, we do hold comments in an effort to prevent libelous, racist or extremely malicious content. Should you find a comment offensive, please do not hesitate to contact us for removal.

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