Terms and Conditions



1. About Us 

1.1. This Site is operated by Jerusalem Story (hereinafter as “Us,” “Our,” “JS,” or “Jerusalem Story”). 

2. Using Our Site 

2.1. You may view (and, where applicable, listen to) the content available on the Site for personal, noncommercial use. You may occasionally print individual webpages on the Site for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that such printing is not substantial or systematic, and that our trademarks and copyright and trademark notices are not removed and remain clearly visible. 

2.2. Unless otherwise stated in these Terms, you must not (whether directly or indirectly) copy, download, store, make available, distribute, sell, or offer to sell, or allow any of the previous to be done on all or any part of the content or Site, or download or otherwise copy or allow to be downloaded or copied (whether directly or indirectly) any content, files, or data from the Site to make or populate a database or publication of any kind whatsoever. If you require any further information on permitted use, or a license to republish any part of the Site (or any content), please email us

2.3. You may only play video or audio files using the media player provided on the Site. 

2.4. You must not use all or any part of the Site or its contents for commercial purposes without our written permission. 

2.5. Information posted on our official social media accounts, including Twitter and Facebook, is often published just as breaking news occurs and may not be amended or removed following updates made to articles. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of posts, for the most current version of a story, readers should visit www.jerusalemstory.com

2.6. For content on the Site that has an embed code (hereafter: “Embeddable Content”), you may use said code to embed and display such content on your website or social networking profile subject to these Terms and on the following conditions: 

2.6.1. Any use of the Embeddable Content must be for personal, noncommercial purposes. You may not: (a) charge users of your website for access to the Embeddable Content; (b) use the Content as means to secure advertising; (c) or commercialize the Embeddable Content in any other way. 

2.6.2. All title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in and to the Embeddable Content and the embeddable player shall remain the property of us and/or our licensors. 

2.6.3. The Embeddable Content cannot be used on any websites that: (a) contain unlawful text or images; (b) contain pornography or sexually explicit content; (c) contain gratuitous violence; or (d) condone or encourage unlawful acts. 

2.6.4. You may only use the Embeddable Content where Your Site: (a) complies with all applicable data protection and privacy laws, codes of practice, and the self-regulatory principles for online behavioral advertising; and (b) clearly explains that cookies and similar tracking technologies may be used on Your Site by third parties for analytics and advertising purposes and (if required by law) provides a link to our privacy policy

2.6.5. We grant you a nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use the embeddable computer code to display the content on Your Site. 

2.6.6. You may not copy, edit, alter, add to, or allow any of these to be done to the Embeddable Content or the embeddable player in any other way. 

2.7. You may not directly or indirectly suggest any endorsement or approval by us of Your Site or any entity, product, or content or any views expressed within Your Site without our prior written approval. 

2.7.1. You may not use the Embeddable Content in any way that could bring us into disrepute or otherwise cause any liens, encumbrances, lawsuits, loss, or damage to us. 

2.7.2. The Embeddable Content is made available by us on an “as is” and “as available” basis and we give no warranty of any kind in relation to the Embeddable Content or the embeddable player, including warranties related to noninfringement of third-party rights. We disclaim all implied and statutory warranties to the maximum extent permitted by law. 

2.7.3. You hereby agree to reimburse us in respect of all damages, costs, and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and litigation expenses, arising out of or as a result of any breach of these embedding Terms or otherwise in connection with your use of the Embeddable Content and/or the embeddable player. 

3. Your Content—What We Are allowed to Do 

3.1. We may publish, check, edit, or remove all or part of the content you provide us with or other material, including your name, town, and country, which you submit to us (“Your Content”), at our sole discretion. We are not obliged to do any of these things and we may not. 

3.2. You retain any copyright you may have in Your Content. By submitting material to us, you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive worldwide license to use, reproduce, copy, edit, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, make available, communicate, and distribute Your Content (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, format, or technology now known or later developed. By submitting Your Content, you warrant that you have the right and capacity to grant this license to us. The license is capable of sublicense by us to other entities and brands in our group of companies, subsidiaries, or affiliates. 

3.3. To the extent permitted by law, you waive your moral rights (e.g., the right to be identified as author or to object to derogatory treatment) in Your Content. 

This clause 3.3 means, for example (without limitation), that we can: 

  • continue to publish all or part of Your Content, including your name, town, and country, even if you change your mind and want us to remove it; 
  • remove Your Content, even if you have not breached these Terms; 
  • use all or part of Your Content in promoting our content or services (e.g., we may use a screenshot including Your Content in our advertising); 
  • edit Your Content, which may result in part of it being modified and displayed anywhere on our Site or in any way we deem fit or necessary, including without your name. 

4. Your Content—What You Are Not Allowed to Do 

4.1. You must not submit any material to our Site that: 

(a) is: (i) defamatory, malicious, threatening, false, misleading, offensive, abusive, discriminatory, harassing, blasphemous, or racist, (ii) indecent, obscene, or of a sexual nature, (iii) a breach of confidentiality or of someone’s privacy; 

(b) could prejudice any active legal proceedings of which you are aware; 

(c) is likely to encourage violence or racial or religious hatred; 

(d) infringes any intellectual property rights, such as copyright and trademarks. This means generally that you must own the rights in everything you submit or must obtain permission or a sublicense from the rights owner to submit, use, reproduce, or broadcast the material submitted; 

(e) is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software, harmful data or conduct); 

(f) advertises or endorses any product or services; 

(g) impersonates anyone else or otherwise misrepresents your identity, affiliation, or status; 

(h) is in breach of these Terms, or any applicable laws or regulations; 

(i) is, encourages, or teaches conduct that is a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability, or is otherwise unlawful. 

4.2. You must not include links on the Site to any websites. 

4.3. You must not try to get around, overpass, disrupt, hinder, slow, or cause to malfunction any protections we put in place for the security and operation of this Site. 

4.4. You must not resubmit content that we have previously modified or removed. 

5. Third-party Content and Third-party Links Available on This Site 

5.1. Where this Site contains links to other third-party sites and resources, these links and resources are provided for your information only, and you access them by your own choice and at your own risk. We are not liable or responsible for the content of third-party sites or resources. Please review carefully the third-party’s policies and practices and ensure you understand them before you engage in any engagement or transaction on such sites. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party sites should be directed to the relevant third party. 

6. Your Personal Information 

6.1. We will not use or share your personal information in any way with any third party unless when requested to do so by the competent authorities or as may be required by the applicable laws. 

7. Our Liability 

7.1. The information contained on this Site is for information purposes only and does not constitute advice. You should check any information on the Site and use your own judgment before doing or not doing anything on the basis of what you see, read, or hear. We give no warranties of any kind in relation to the Site or its contents. 

7.2. Except for liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, we are not liable for: 

(a) any action you may take as a result of relying on any information provided on this Site or for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of you taking this action; 

(b) any dealings you have with third parties that take place using or facilitated by the Site; 

(c) any liability for losses which are not a foreseeable or likely consequence of (i) your use of the Site, or (ii) a breach of these Terms; 

(d) any loss or damage that you may suffer as a result of or connected to your use of the embeddable player or the Embeddable Content. 

7.3. We are not responsible if you cannot access the Site properly or at all because of any event outside our control, for example (without limitation), the performance of your browser, your wireless provider, or the Internet. 

7.4. The Site relies in part on software to work. Software has bugs. Whilst we will monitor the Site and try to fix bugs, we cannot guarantee that the Site or any individual feature of the Site will be error-free, available all the time, and/or free from viruses. 

7.5. However, nothing in these Terms will affect any liability we may have arising from our negligence or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law. 

8. Site Maintenance 

8.1. Making your use of the Site enjoyable means we need to fix bugs, install updates, and conduct general Site maintenance. We will try to conduct such maintenance during times when we anticipate that online use is lower than usual or average. 

8.2. From time to time, we also need to be able to undertake emergency maintenance and/or suspend access to the servers in cases where, at our reasonable discretion, we see the need to do so. We will try to minimize the duration of such offline periods to the best of our ability, balancing that against the need to ensure safety of the Site environment. 

9. Validity of These Terms 

9.1. If any part or provision of these Terms is found to be unlawful or unenforceable, this shall not affect the validity of any other part or provision. 

10. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law 

10.1. These Terms are governed by English law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute relating to these Terms.