User Agreement

Thank you for visiting Astrolight Media Group’s digital publication. The site is available to the public, whether or not they register as users, which is only required for commenting on articles. All site users, registered or not, are who we are referring to in this agreement.

We ask you to review this agreement with care as your use of the Astrolight Media Group platform is conditioned on your acceptance of this User Agreement, which will likely be amended from time to time. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions please discontinue your site visits now and in the future.

Our Service

Astrolight Media Group, the media platform and website, is fully owned and operated by Astrolight Media Coup LLC (hereafter “AMG”). We are a news source that provides original content based on research our writers conduct. Today’s environment requires that we ask that you not rely on any information on the website and that you seek second and third party sources and verification before taking any financial or other actions based thereon.

Our platform includes advertisements. In some cases we are paid directly for publishing this content, in other cases we may have an affiliate relationship where AMG may receive compensation in some form for customers who respond to the advertisements through the website and platform.

We expressly disclaim any and all responsibility based on any business users may choose to do with these advertisers. Your sole remedy for any challenges, problems, or even outright fraud will be to pursue those companies, not AMG.

Registered Users

To comment on AMG articles, we have an automated registration process. When you register as a user you are certifying that you are of legal age and have the capacity to enter into a contract as, by registering and posting you have certain obligations to us and our readers.

By registering you agree that your posts will not be, in the sole opinion of AMG management and editors, defamatory, libelous, abusive, or unreasonably offensive. You also agree not to post any information that violates any third party’s rights including but not limited to posting their private information which might include personal identification or financial information. You further agree not to post anything that in the sole opinion of AMG management any material that directly or indirectly advertises or publicizes a third party (including your own) organization, services, or other offerings.

Finally you agree that your registration will truthfully identify yourself and where relevant, your organization.

Data Capture and Tracking Tools

Users agree and permits AMG to capture data and track usage within the AMG platform and website. We use cookies to learn trends so that we can provide a more valuable experience with our content and tools. Your use of the AMG platform confirms your agreement to the use of these cookies.

IP

All content on the AMG platform and website is protected by US and international intellectual property protection laws. We use “content” in this paragraph to include not only all articles, videos, photos, and posts but also logos, site design, platform software, as well as those of our suppliers and contributors.

Except for sharing content using the social media share button on the website you may not otherwise publish or display or copy or reproduce or otherwise commercially exploit any intellectual property referenced in the above paragraph and you agree that this provision shall be liberally construed in favor of AMG.

Limitation of AMG Liability

AMG shall not be responsible for your use of the AMG platform or website. Use is at your own risk and shall be subject to all applicable laws and regulations. We are not obligated to update or correct sites or content without limitation.

All information or entertainment posts on the AMG platform or website are for informational purposes only and may or may not be in compliance with the latest legal developments, certainly relevant here as our “beat” is the latest on the latest digital everything. As such users understand AMG does not guarantee completeness or accuracy of any information. Nothing on the AMG platform should be relied upon for investment decisions. You should find competent financial counsel to advise you on any such matters. Nor should our platform be relied upon for legal decisions for which you should retain competent lawyers in your jurisdiction, experts on your topic.

Copyright Infringement Notices

AMG supports the rights of intellectual property owners and we request all our users to act in the same manner. Should you thing that your IP has been copied in a manner that violates your IP rights, please forward the following information:

  • Your name and a physical signature of whoever is acting on behalf of the IP owner or other interest;
  • A description identifying the copyrighted work that is the topic of your infringement notice;
  • The location of the content you believe infringes on your intellectual property;
  • Your physical address, a phone number and email contact information;
  • A brief statement beginning with “Under penalty of perjury I declare as follows…” that you are the owner or someone legally entitled to act on the owner’s behalf and that you believe the described material infringes on the copyright owner’s rights.

Please send your notice and information by email to [hidden email]

Arbitration Notice

In the event of any controversy between a User and Astrolight Media Group, Inc. arising out of the platform, website, or this Terms of Use agreement, you agree that the dispute shall be resolved through arbitration with proceedings managed by the American Arbitration Association using its rules covering business disputes. Your claim can be brought solely by yourself as an individual and you expressly disclaim any right to lead or join in a class action lawsuit. The venue for such arbitration shall be Houston, Texas and the arbitrator’s award shall be confidential and binding. This agreement is a waiver by you of all rights to trial by jury.

Severability

Should any provision of this Terms of Use agreement be deemed unenforceable or invalid by a court or regulatory authority, such provision will be enforced to the extent legally permitted and all other terms, conditions, and covenants in this agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

Special Notice to California Consumers – Personal Information – Your CCPA Rights

The California Consumer Privacy Act allows California residents to opt out of any sale or sharing of their personal information. While final regulations have not been distributed by California’s Attorney General we do want to comply with both the spirit and the words of the law so we invite any California resident to let us know they want to opt out of any sale or share of your information by simply sending an email to [hidden email] with “Cal Resident – Do Not Sell My Information” in the subject line from the email you used to subscribe and we will honor your request within 24 hours of receipt.

Complete Agreement

This Terms of Use agreement, together with any updates or amendments, is the entire agreement between AMG and users.