Terms and conditions

Thanks for reading La Voz de Guanacaste. We ask that you please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using La Voz de Guanacaste in any form for publishing content on the site. Continued use of La Voz de Guanacaste, or delivering content for publication on the site means that you accept these Terms and Conditions of Use and will submit to them.

1. Site Changes

We reserve the right, at any time and whenever we deem it appropriate, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, our site (or any part of it) with or without notice. You release Voz de Guanacaste from all liability to you or any third party for such modification, suspension or interruption of our site. It is your responsibility to check the terms and conditions of use periodically, in order to determine acceptance. Continued use of the products and/or services shall be deemed your acceptance and therefore you may be held liable.

2. The site and its content are our exclusive property.

All content, including designs, software, applications, editorials, columns, photographs, illustrations, cartoons, videos, audio, graphics, pictures, infographics, blogs, chats, interviews, forums, features, “podcasts”, etc., are owned by La Voz de Guanacaste, so they may not be copied or altered for commercial purposes in any way unless expressly authorized in writing and under certain conditions, which must be approved by a legal representative with authority to do so.

La Voz de Guanacaste allows downloading of its content for personal use only. For academic purposes, the content can be used as a source of information and must contain the proper credit to be specified as follows: Credit: Title, author, date and page.

You will be solely responsible for the submission of information and the consequences of sending or publishing them. For each one of the publications that you make on La Voz de Guanacaste site, you affirm, that you are the owner of them and for that reason, are not breaking or violating any rights of others, whether natural or legal persons, and thus give to La Voz de Guanacaste an unrestricted right to use the content in the way it deems convenient. Because of your submission of content in any form to La Voz de Guanacaste, you agree that we may authorize the distribution, sale or publication of such content.

3. We are not responsible for, nor necessarily hold the views expressed by, the contributors to our content

Opinions and other statements made by users and third parties, including comments and blogs posted, are theirs alone. They do not represent the opinions of La Voz de Guanacaste. Content created by third parties is the sole responsibility of those third parties. You acknowledge that La Voz de Guanacaste allows you to view and distribute content through the site and it assumes no obligation or liability in connection with that content. La Voz de Guanacaste and its affiliates, successors, employees, agents, directors, senior management and shareholders do not accept or assume any duty to monitor the existence of inappropriate or illegal content on our site.

La Voz de Guanacaste doesn’t allow the publishing of content considered abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or that might be seen as a violation of the law in such a way that offends others or that its publication or dissemination can be considered a crime. If you as a user commit such abuses, the information in your records, including your IP address, username, name, IP location or other information will be provided to the relevant legal authorities, without your consent or prior notice.

4. We are not responsible for the linked sites

We assume no responsibility for the availability or content of other services that may be linked to our site. Because we have no control over such services, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites, and do not endorse and are not responsible for any content, accuracy, quality, advertising, products or other materials available on such services or available through them. You acknowledge and agree also that we accept no responsibility, 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 content, goods or services available through them.

5. We are not responsible for the content posted on the classified section of The Voice of Guanacaste.

The classified section of La Voz de Guanacaste is a free service for the Voz de Guanacaste users. La Voz de Guanacaste has the right but not the obligation, to regulate the content that users post, store or transmit through the classified section. La Voz de Guanacaste, in its sole discretion and without notice, may remove any content or materials deemed fraudulent or that can be considered as a violation of costarican laws in such a way that offends others or can be considered libelous.

By creating an account with La Voz de Guanacaste, the user is responsible for all content published or transmitted through the account. It is expressly forbidden to post content on behalf of or pretending to be another person. Users can only publish their own content and will not allow, induce or encourage any third party to publish content on their behalf.

La Voz de Guanacaste has limited liability regarding damages from any transaction, potential transaction, promised goods, services exchanged, or other content, interactions, representations, communications or relationships by, related to or arising from the classified ads section of La Voz de Guanacaste website or content accessed through it. This includes liability for any injury, loss or harm of any kind, caused by an authorized or unauthorized use of La Voz de Guanacaste website.